Saturday Aug 31, 2019
Edgewood, NM 87105
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The gathering showcases 28 fiber artists and demos of yarn spinning, knitting, quilting and learn about spinning to the finished product as well as the season's last chuckwagon.
Join us for the family-friendly Harvest & Fiber Festival and come to native wildlife zoo. Experience an old west atmosphere and rich history of the pinto bean farming, along with local artists, tractor games and fresh vegetables for sale. The Heart of NM Fiber Gathering will showcase 28 fiber artists and demonstrations of yarn spinning, knitting and quilting, and learn about spinning to the finished product. Get a behind the scenes tours of Koshari, 500 pound black bear and eye to eye with 2 young cougars. See the 4 adorable tree climbing Grey foxes and the newest arrival – a magnificent Golden Eagle, along with 20 other species of native wildlife. Knights of Columbus volunteers serve up pinto beans, fresh sweet corn, and hamburgers and hot dogs.
Stay for the last Saturday night Cowboy Chuckwagon BBQ/Western Music Show of the season with the Watermelon Mountain Jug band at 6 – 9 p.m. held in covered all-weather amphitheater. Reservations required by 2 p.m. day of show. Free parking and dry camping.