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September 8-10, 2017
Registration Is Open

Schedule of Events

(P) Pre-registration required for these classes and activities. Check Map for locations.

THURSDAY

NOTE: On Thursday the festival is open only to registered Wonders of Wool fiber arts students, vendors and sheep exhibitors.

Times Events Loactions
8:00-3:00 Registration Open Pick-up pre-paid Camping Permits Lobby-Activity Center
8:00-4:00 Jefferson Fair Park Office open-Purchase Camping Permits Activity Center
8:00-6:00 Vendor Setup  East & West Country Store Buildings/Activity Center
9:00-4:00 Wonders of Wool Fiber Arts Classes (P)
4:00-10:00 MSSBA Sheep Check-in Sheep Barn

REMINDER The Country Store is NOT OPEN on Thursday.

FRIDAY

Gates Open: 7:00a.m. - Admission Charged

Times Events Loactions
7:00 a.m. Stock Exchange Open (See Map)
All Day MSSBA Sheep    Check-In Sheep Barn
8:00-4:00 Jefferson Fair Park Office-Purchase Camping Permits Activity Center
7:30 Registration Open  Pick up pre-paid Camping Permits Lobby-Activity Center
8:00 Sheep 101-Beginning Shepherd's Clinic (P) East Exhibit Building
8:00 Crook & Whistle Stock Dog Trial Opens West Field
8:00 Silent Auction (Donations accepted until 9:00 a.m. Sat) Activity Center
9:00-4:00 Wonders of Wool Fiber Arts Classes (P)
10:00 Photo Contest- Entries open for viewing Activity Center
10:00-6:00 Country Store Open
Noon-5:00 Open & Shetland Skein Contest Entry    Check-In Wonders of Wool Building 1
Noon-5:00 Design Challenge Entry    Check-In Wonders of Wool Building 1
NEW! Youth Design Challenge    Check-In Wonders of Wool Building 1
3:00-6:00 MSSBA Fleece Show Entry    Check-In West Exhibit Building
3:00-8:00 Open-Junior Fleece Show    Check-In West Exhibit Building
6:00-7:30 Open & Junior Sheep    Check-In Sale Arena

SATURDAY

Gates Open: 7:00 a.m. - Admission charged

NOTE: Jefferson Fair Park Office CLOSED - Go to Registration, Lobby Activity Center

Times Events Loactions
7:00 a.m. Stock Exchange Open (See Map)
7:00-8:00 MSSBA Fleece Show Entries Check-In West Exhibit Building
7:00-9:00 Fleece Show - Open, Junior Entries- Check-In West Exhibit Building
7:00-9:00  Open Sheep Show    Check-In Sale Arena
7:30 a.m. Crook & Whistle Stock Dog Trial West Field
7:30 Registration Open-Purchase Camping Permits
Pick up pre-paid  |  Camping Permits
Activity Center
8:00-10:00 MSSBA Sheep Entries   Check-In Sheep Barn
8:00 Shepherds Workshops East Exhibit Hall
8:00 Hall Of Breeds Indoor Arena
8:00 Newborn Lambs! Indoor Arena
8:00 Photo Contest Activity Center
8:00-9:00 Make it With Wool- Registration & Hospitality Lobby - Activity Center
8:00-11:00 & 1:00-3:00 Skillathon West Exhibit Building (south end)
8:45-4:15 Wooly U (P) Wonders of Wool Building 1
8:00-5:00 Open & Shetland Skein Contest Entry  Check-In Wonders of Wool Building 1
8:00-5:00 Design Challenge Entry Check_in Wonders of Wool Building 1
New! Youth Design Challenge Check-In Wonders of Wool Building 1
8:00-5:00 Junior Sheep Show Check-In Sale Arena
9:00-6:00 Country Store Open
9:00 Art Under Foot Hooked Rug Exhibit Open Activity Center
9:00 Wonderful Wisconsin Wool Activity Center
9:00 Silent Auction- Deadline for donations! Activity Center
9:00 Shepherds' Workshops! East Exhibit Building
9:00 Judging - MSSBA Fleece Show West Exhibit Building
9:00-11:00 Judging - Make it With Wool Activity Center
9:00-Noon Entry Check-In Poster Contest Activity Center
9:00-3:00 Silent Auction- Bidding Activity Center
9:00-4:00 Wonders of Wool Fiber Arts Classes (P)
9:30 Judging - Open & Junior Fleece Shows West Exhibit Building
10:00 Judging - Open Sheep Shows- Meat & Wool Breeds Sale Arena
10:00-4:00 Ma & Pa  (History comes alive!) Indoor Arena
10:00 & 1:00 & 3:00 Shearing Demonstrations Indoor Arena
12:30 Judging - Midwest Shetland Sheep Breeders Show Sheep Barn
Noon WSBC Scholarship Winners Announced Activity Center
Noon Consignments Closed- Used Equipment Auction Warm-up Arena
Noon Donations Close - Shepherd's Auction Warm-Uup Arena
2:00 New! Shepherd's  & Used Equipment Auction Warm-up Arena
2:00 New! Make it With Wool-Awards & Best of Wisconsin Style Show Activity Center
New! Drawing for the MIWW Quilt Raffle Activity Center
2:00-4:00 MSSBA Fleece Show Silent Auction West Exhibit Building
4:30 Walk & Knit Relay Challenge Walk & Knit Way (see Map)
5:00 Results Posted- Poster Contest Activity Center
5:30-7:30 New!  Lamb Dinner-Reservations Required Activity Center
6:00-7:00 Silent Auction of Open-Junior Fleeces West Exhibit Building
6:00 Lead Line & Costune Class Competition Sale Arena

SUNDAY

Gates Open 7:00a.m. - Admisson charged

NOTE: Jefferson Fair Park Office CLOSED- Go to Registration, Lobby

Times Events Loactions
7:00 a.m. Stock Exchange Open (See Map)
7:30 Crook & Whistle Stock Dog Trial West Field
7:30 Registration Open - Purchase Camping Permits
Pick up pre-paid  |  Camping Permts
Activity Center
7:45 Youth Judging Contest Beef Barn
8:00-3:00 Photo Contest Activity Center
8:00-9:00 Check-in - Junior Sheep Show Sale Arena
8:00-9:00 Weigh-in - Market Lambs Sheep Barn
8:00-9:00 Weigh-in Carcass Competition-Pens of Three Indoor Arena
8:00-Noon Skillathon West Exhibit Building-(south end)
8:00-3:30 Hall of Breeds Indoor Arena
8:00-3:30 Newborn Lambs! Indoor Area
8:30-3:00 Fleece Sale-Private Treaty Open, Junior Fleeces West Exhibit Buidling
8:30-3:30 Wonders of Wool Fiber Arts Classes (P)
9:00 Judging - Carcass Compitition- Pen of Three Indoor Arena
9:00-2:00 MSSBA Fleece Show - Private Treaty Sale West Exhibit Building
9:00-3:30 Art Under Foot Hooked Rug Exhibit Activity Center
9:00-3:30 Wonderful Wisconsin Wool Activity Center
9:00 Shepherds Workshops (see schedule) East Exhibit Building
9:00 Judging - Open & MSSBA Skein Competition Wonders of Wool Building 1
9:00 Judging Design Challenge West Exhibit Building-(south end)
9:30 Judging -Junior Youth Sweepstakes Showmanship
9:30 Junior Breeding Sheep Show to follow Sale Arena
9:30-3:30 Country Store Open
10:30 Judging - Market Lamb Showmanship- Show to follow Sheep Barn
10:00-3:00 Fiber Arts Demonstrations Wonders of Wool Building 1
10:00-3:00 Ma & Pa  History comes alive! Indoor Arena
11:00 & 1:00 Shearing demonstrations Indoor Arena
Noon Farm to Table-Cooking with the Chefs! Activity Center
3:30  Festival Closes-Thanks for coming and have a safe trip home!

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