2014 Indiana Fiber and Music festival promotes local artists
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Keith Kaiser is having fun while promoting natural, sustainable products for the Fiber and Music Festival.
The Arts Council of Southern Indiana, the town of Clarksville, Grinny Possum and Indiana Fiber Artists, present the 2014 Indiana Fiber and Music Festival.
The event happens on Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th at the Tri-County Shrine Club, 701 Potters Lane in Clarksville.
The festival provides an outlet for local artisans, producers, and growers allowing them to promote the use and awareness of natural, sustainable products.
Vendors from Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and Illinois come together, offering product demonstrations and sales of yarn, wool, llama and alpaca products, looms, ceramic goods, and knitting and crochet accessories, among many other goods.
Guests can participate in the "Walk-A-Llama" demonstration and learn about these animals and their contribution to sustainable living.
You can participate in various workshops over the course of the weekend which includes knitting, tatting, spinning, weaving, felting, and crocheting.
There will be two competitions: an artist trading card competition and a skein competition.
Local musical artists will be playing inside, and outside both days of the event.
Musicians include Ziesemer and Luckett, Bomar and Ritter, West of Dublin, Mike Karman and A Girl Named Earl, Troubadours of Divine Bliss, Kevin Rees, John Gage, Moonlight Peddlers, Michael John Mackey, Jeff Guernsey and Tammy Burke, Leigh Ann Yost, and David Dwyer.
The jam tent will be open to anyone who wants to bring their instruments and play.
FREE admission and parking both days but donations are kindly accepted.