Welcome to the 2021 New York State Sheep & Wool Festival! This year's event will be a combination of on-site and online.
Join us in person at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds to visit and shop with our vendors, attend our Sheep & Goat Shows, shop the Fleece Sale, visit the Breed & Camelid Barns, view a fiber competition or two, and enjoy a variety of author talks.
Workshops, Demos, and Breed Talks will be held online. Some offerings require advance registration (coming soon).
Thank you for your patience as we navigate this strange year and we look forward to seeing you in Rhinebeck and online!
2020 Teaching & Speaking Roster
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40 Years of Rhinebeck!
Listen to the rich Oral History
45 min. NYS Sheep & Wool Festival. We Want Ewe - To Want - SHEEP (thank you, Cheap Trick)
32 min. NYS Sheep & Wool Festival, Part 2: More Things upon which to Ruminant