Natural Fiber Extravaganza Schedule

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

Downloadable Education Schedule (pdf)

Sunday July 11, 2021

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

Seminar and Workshop Schedule

Registration for a weekend pass is a bargain at only $150! The weekend pass includes your choice of seminars in the Chattanooga and Memphis rooms, Friday Night Meet & Greet, Annual Luncheon and Keynote Speaker, and the Saturday Evening Fleece Reveal and Social.

Workshop registration fees vary. If you wish to attend only workshops, you do not need to buy a weekend pass.

Schedule subject to change. All times CDT.

Register for weekend seminar pass and workshops


July 11
East BuildingWest BuildingEducation BuildingSchool House BuildingExpo CenterTime
July 11
East BuildingWest BuildingEducation BuildingSchool House BuildingExpo CenterTime
     ChattanoogaMemphisVendor AreaVendor Area 
8:00 a.m. Overdyeing the Alpaca Rainbow
by Elizabeth Taylor
Cost $75
 Wet-felted Lattice Scarf
by Vickie Clontz
Cost $90
Alternative Animal Fibers
by Wini Labrecque
Estate Planning for Alpaca People
by Lisa Q Wirtz
  8:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m.    8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.Orchil Dyes from Lichens
by Sue Gazell
Cost $65
No Fear Fleece Skirting
by Char Johnson
30 minute lunch break
Cost $50
Beginning Your Saori Journey
by Sherrie Wilson & Q Wirtz
Cost $90
 9:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m.The Climate Beneficial Fiber Journey
by Charlene Schmid
Uniformity of Micron: Challenge and Reward
by Cheryl Gehly
 9:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m.  10:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m.Needle Felting Postcards
by Troy Lacey
Cost $65
 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m.Yarn Weight Standards and Struggles
by Sally Brandon
Greener Pastures with Agritourism
by Jay Reeder
 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m.    12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m.      12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m.Introduction to Natural Dyeing
by Sue Gazell
Cost $65
Spinning 102: Beyond the Basics
by Beth Collier
Cost $75
 Alpaca Conformation and Fleece Evaluation
by Laurel Shouvlin
 Continuing Down the Saori Path
by Sherrie Wilson & Q Wirtz
Cost $90
Fabulous Fiber Flower Pin!
by Jennifer Myka
Cost $65
1:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m.  1:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m.Creating Pre-felt
by Vickie Clontz
Cost $50
  2:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m.   2:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.   3:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m.     3:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m.        4:00 p.m.
     ChattanoogaMemphisVendor AreaVendor Area