12th Annual Fiber Revival

Saturday, August 11, 2018
9am to 4pm 
Spencer Peirce Little Farm 
5 Little's Lane Newbury, Massachusetts
$6 entrance fee ($4 children) to the property
Rain or Shine!

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.



Josette McWilliams of Enchanted Knoll will be teaching 2 workshops this year. In Going Batty you will learn how to create batts on a drum carder. In Spinning Batty you will learn how to spin batts. 

Josette will also have a selection of batts available for sale during and after her classes.







There will be many vendors selling spinning and weaving equipment, spinning fiber in all forms. See the vendor list in the sidebar for details and keep checking back for updates.

Vintage Baseball: 
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lynn Live Oaks vs. Portsmouth Rockinghams
Lowell BBC vs. Neshanock Base Ball Club of Flemington

Stay for the Vintage Base Ball Fiber Revival Cup, a triple-header with the coveted gold yarn trophy at stake! Cheer on your favorite team as the Lynn Live Oaks play the Portsmouth Rockinghams and the Lowell BBC takes on out-of-towners Neshanock Base Ball Club of Flemington. These teams take the field playing with 1860s rules. Snacks, baseballs, and cards are available for purchase. Grass field seating: bring blankets and lawn chairs. No reserved seating. In partnership with the Newburyport Spinners Guild, the Essex Base Ball Association, and Ipswich Ale Brewery.


Please call 978-462-2634 for more information or buy tickets online at http://shop.historicnewengland.org/SPL-FIBER-MTX-ADLT-7789/

Food:

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

Lunch:
Delicious, fresh sandwiches from Bucciarelli’s Butcher Shop and Deli are available, along with popcorn, chips, and dessert.

Sandwich Choices:
Italian Ham & Cheese: Rosemary Ham, Mozzarella, Extra Virgin Olive Oil on fresh ciabatta
Caprese: Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil on fresh ciabatta
Turkey: Boars Head Oven Gold Turkey, Havarti cheese, lettuce and tomato on ciabatta, mayo available on side.

Vegan or gluten-free lunch option is available, but must be ordered in advance: please call Bethany at 978-807-2932 to order before Friday August 10, 2018.


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