Saturday, August 8, 2015
9am to 4pm Spencer Peirce Little Farm 5 Little's Lane Newbury, Massachusetts
$6 entrance fee ($4 children) to the property
Rain or Shine!


As a special guest this year, Abby Franquemont, author of Respect The Spindle, is the product of a “nature vs. nurture” experiment intended to create a human textile mill. She lives in southwest Ohio with her family and at least 16 spinning wheels.  Abby will be teaching "Spinning Fine" and "Spindle Long Draw".  Please see workshop sidebar for details and registration info - don't miss this chance to learn from one of the best!

Come and enjoy a day-long exploration of the fiber arts. Shop the vendors, learn a new skill, bring your knitting, your spinning wheel or your sock machine and enjoy a day of community with your fellow fiber enthusiasts.  This is a BYOC (bring your own chair) event, so please remember to bring portable seating of your choice.

Coffee, tea, fruit, and breakfast snacks will be available for purchase in the morning.

Half in the Bag = any half sandwich with chips, popcorn, or fruit and a drink =$8
Fully in the Bag = full sandwich with chips, popcorn, or fruit and a drink = $11

   Sandwich choices:
  • Italian Ham and Cheese:
    • Rosemary Ham, Mozzarella Cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil on fresh ciabatta bread
  • Caprese:
    • Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil on fresh ciabatta bread
  • Turkey:
    • Boar's Head Oven gold Turkey with Havarti cheese, lettuce and tomato on Italian stick bread. Mayo is available on the side.
  • A vegan lunch option is also available but must be ordered in advance. Please call Bethany at 978-807-2932 to order before Friday August 7th.

We will also have Jim Jam’s Hot Dogs and of course the Ipswich Ale Tapmobile!

Vintage Base Ball at Fiber Revival Double-Header Game
Newburyport Clamdiggers vs. Lynn Live Oaks
Saturday, August 8, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass

Watch two of the teams of the Essex Base Ball Association, the Newburyport Clamdiggers and the Lynn Live Oaks, play baseball using 1860s rules. At these fun, historically accurate games, players pitch underhand, a ball bounced once and caught is an out, and no gloves are allowed. Snacks, baseballs, and cards are available for purchase. Grass field seating: bring blankets and lawn chairs, no reserved seating.


There will be many vendors selling spinning and weaving equipment, spinning fiber in all forms. See the vendor list in the sidebar for detail- subject to change for 2015, keep checking back for updates.