Friday, April 24, 2009

Cestari Wool Fair this weekend in Augusta County

Cestari Wool Fair will be this weekend, Saturday and Sunday (April 25-56), from 9 am-5 pm both days. Head out to Churchville in Augusta County, a beautiful part of the central Shenandoah Valley, and join in the fun.

Free admission and free parking ... great food ... sheep shearing ... spinning demonstrations ... lots of craft vendors ... pony rides, wagon rides, sheep-go round ... tours of the wool mill.

Cestari will be sponsoring the Scarf project to knit a portion of the world's longest scarf as a part of the Keep the Fleece program to raise money for Heifer International.

Linda Cortwright of Wildfibers Magazine and Mr. Umaru Sule of Heifer International will be here both days.

The Wool Fair is located at Cestari-Chester Farm, 3581 Churchville Avenue, Churchville, VA 24421.

Directions: I-81 to Exit 225. Take bypass south to Rt. 250. Turn right at bottom of exit ramp (west) toward Churchville and go 4 miles. Cestari-Chester Farm will be on the right as you enter the village of Churchville. Info: (540) 337-7282.

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