Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival

   The Friendliest Little Fiber Festival Around


    2021 Festival Dates: September 25th and 26th

Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival – 2021 COVID Statement

As some have expressed that COVID/Delta infection exposure is still a possibility, is our recommendation that attendees put into practice that which makes them feel the most protected in regard to potential exposure to COVID. We are not able to confirm vaccination status of participants, vendors or guests and strongly encourage people to use their own best judgment regarding handwashing, distancing and masking. Your voluntary attendance at the 2021 festival releases the festival chair, committee, volunteers and vendors, with respect to exposure and subsequent illness, from any responsibility in connection with the event.

NOTE: There is NOT an ATM available at the festival....however...local businesses and banks can meet your needs. Please be prepared. Many vendors do use electronic payment methods via phone apps BUT ....Wi-Fi connections are sometimes an issue beyond our control.


Check out the tab above labeled "Show and Tell/Hospitality" where you will find the theme for this years Show and Tell at the hospitality booth.

Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival

Working to bring small producers of fiber products and fiber fan(atic)s together.

We have something for fiber artists, crafters and people who prefer ready-made items.

With over 80 booths nestled at the Ogemaw County Fairgrounds, you will find yarn/fiber

 as well as food vendors at the Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival.

For more information contact Jeanie at (989) 701-9070 

or email us at: [email protected]

Our story - simple but true!

  

     The Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival got its start in 1998, when Jeanie Prentice went to the Ogemaw County Fair, and the Michigan Fiber Festival (MFF) at Allegan, in the same week. She was enchanted with MFF and felt the beautiful Ogemaw County Fairgrounds had a lot of potential for hosting its own fiber festival. Jeanie was particularly interested in trying to bring together shepherds who were interested primarily in wool and those interested primarily in meat production.


 The first festival opened in 2000 and over the years we have had many dedicated volunteers helping to run this event. After 20 years, Jeanie has decided to retire and will no longer be in charge of this festival after the 2021 event. We have not had anyone volunteer to take over the reins so THIS WILL BE OUR LAST FESTIVAL. We hope you will come and be a part of this last year.


If anyone is interested in taking over, you will need to contact Jeanie and you will need to start from scratch, but any information she can pass along to you, she will be happy to help.