Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A Grand Fair - 2016 NC Mountain State Fair

 Hidaway Farms had a wonderful weekend at the fair...good friends and family...lots of sheep...lots of showing. For the first time in our showing career we received the Premier Exhibitor banner...what fun!
 Katie's Jolene loving anyone that pays attention to her.
 Katie and I showing Hondo and Mississippi in the Long Wool champion ram class. Hondo was Champion Long Wool ram and El Dorado was Reserve Champion.
 Showing Colorado in the Supreme Champion ram class. He was the Champion Shetland ram.
 Katie with Hondo...Champion Long Wool ram and Reserve Champion Natural Colored Woolgrowers ram.
 Colorado, Champion Shetland ram and 1st place Shetland fleece.
 Reserve Champion Long Wool ram...El Icelandic fellow.
 Champion Shetland pair of ewes and Supreme Champion pair...Cora and Caroline.
 1st place white long wool aged ewe with Emory and then Reserve Champion Long Wool ewe.
 Icelandic flock.
 Tess...a precious moorit badgerface Icelandic ewe lamb.
 Whew! What a day!!
 Lovely felted picture and handspun yarn by Katie.
 1st place honeysuckle.
1st place and Judge's Choice with my money plant. This was a great fair!!