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Country Fair and Fiber Festival at Hancock Shaker Village

On September 28 and 29, 2019, Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA is hosting its annual Country Fairdescribed as "a heritage fall celebration featuring regional artisans, local farmers, and local food". There will be plenty of activities for young and old alike, including workshops, demonstrations, a talk on beekeeping, a hot sauce contest, as well as music and dancing. The kids can enjoy many activities such as face painting, egg tosses, balloon creations, and sack races. When you work up an appetite with all these activities, enjoy some delicious food.

The Fair also includes the annual Harvest of Quilts. Registration forms for the Harvest of Quilts are available on the Hancock Shaker website.

For the first time this year, the Fair includes A Fiber Festival with regional fiber artisans and enthusiasts, including The Warm Ewe, selling their wares in the iconic Round Stone Barn. Several fiber-related workshops will be offered, including one taught by our own Tempe!

Hancock Shaker Museum is located at 1843 West Housatonic St. in Pittsfield, MA. For more details and to register for a workshop or the Quilt Show, check out the Events section on the Village's website (

Join us for what promises to be a wonderful event. We look forward to seeing you there!

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