Natural Fiber Extravaganza Schedule

Farm Bureau Exposition Center • 945 East Baddour Parkway • Lebanon, TN 37087

Education Schedule (pdf)

Wednesday July 7, 2021

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Fleece, Fiber Arts, and Skein Competitions Drop-offKnoxville Room
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Vendor Check-inMain Exhibit Hall

Everyone must vacate the building by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Anyone remaining in the building will be charged a $200 fine for every 15 minutes they remain.

Thursday July 8, 2021

8:00 a.m.Doors OpenFarm Bureau Exposition Center
8:00 a.m.Fleece Judging Starts (Closed to Public)Knoxville Room
8:00 a.m.Fiber Artist Marketplace Check-inMain Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m.Vendor Check-inMain Exhibit Hall
7:00 p.m.Doors CloseFarm Bureau Exposition Center

Friday, July 9, 2021 Open to the Public

7:30 a.m.Doors OpenFarm Bureau Exposition Center
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.AOA Registration Booth and Store OpenMain Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m.Fleece Judging (Closed to Public)Knoxville Room
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Seminars (Included with the Purchase of a Weekend Pass)Chatanooga and Memphis Rooms
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Workshops (Requires Registration)Varies
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Vendors and Marketplace OpenMain Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Alpaca Selfie BoothMain Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Petting ZooPop Smartt Barn
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Commercialization of Fleece, Fiber Committee Round Table — Open to All, No Registration RequiredClassroom 1
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Meet & Greet (included with weekend pass)

  • Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar
Veteran's Building in Fiddler's Grove on the Fairgrounds

Saturday, July 10, 2021 Open to the Public

7:30 a.m.Doors OpenFarm Bureau Exposition Center
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.AOA Registration Booth and Store OpenMain Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m.Fleece Judging (Closed to Public)Knoxville Room
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Seminars (Included with the Purchase of a Weekend Pass)Chatanooga/Memphis Room
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Workshops (Requires Registration)Varies
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Vendors and Marketplace OpenMain Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.Alpaca Yoga — Free to First 50 RegistrantsBehind the Main Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Alpaca Selfie BoothMain Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Petting ZooPop Smartt Barn
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.Fastest Crochet Competition — Open to All, No Registration RequiredMain Exhibit Hall Stage
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.Knitting with Chopsticks — Open to All, No Registration RequiredMain Exhibit Hall Stage
11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.Annual Luncheon and Keynote Speaker (included with weekend pass)Chattanooga/Memphis Room
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Alpaca 101 — Open to All, Register Online
If you are a new alpaca owner or interested in alpaca ownership, this class is for you! Free to attend!
Chattanooga/Memphis Room
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.Fashion ShowMain Exhibit Hall
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Fleece Room Reveal and Social (included with weekend pass)
  • Fleece Show Awards
  • Fleece Room Open
  • Light Hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar
Chattanooga/Memphis Room

Sunday, July 11, 2021 Open to the Public

7:30 a.m.Doors OpenFarm Bureau Exposition Center
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.AOA Registration Booth and Store OpenMain Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Fleece Room Open to the PublicKnoxville Room
8:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.Seminars (Included with the Purchase of a Weekend Pass)Chatanooga and Memphis Rooms
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Workshops (Requires Registration)Varies
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Vendors and Marketplace OpenMain Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Alpaca Selfie BoothMain Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Petting ZooPop Smartt Barn