Knit+Wine Field Trip: Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival

Here is the field trip many of you have been asking about and anticipating -- up to Rhinebeck for the Sheep & Wool Festival!! You can find all details about the fair on their website:

http://www.sheepandwool.com/general-information/index.asp

 

The festival runs 9am - 5pm at the county fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, which is just a short taxi ride from the Amtrak train station. We don't all have to travel together, but it would certainly make it more fun, no?

 

My suggested train schedule is:

depart Penn Station at 10:15 am / arrive Rhinebeck 11:50am

depart Rhinebeck at 6:50pm / arrive Penn Station 8:40 pm

And then whomever rides the train together can split the cab fare to and from the fairgrounds.

 

Tickets to the fair are $12. Everyone is on their own for buying their train and fair tickets. But if you are planning to go -- even if you are getting to Rhinebeck a different way -- please do rsvp "yes" so that all the Knit+Wine crew can meet up at the fair!

 

 

 

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  • Rachel

    Here is the link to the pics I took at Rhinebeck. A bit blurry in places because I was workign with an iphone, but still some fun ones. I had a blast! Thanks! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.4308388781606.170698.1043421971&type=1&l=5d870f2b89

    October 21, 2012

    • Megan C.

      love all the wooly animal photos! glad you could join us rachel.

      October 22, 2012

    • Anouche M.

      Outing was such great fun. We had such perfect weather. Megan thank you for the coordination. A question, does anyone know of a mid-town kntting lunch time meet up?

      October 22, 2012

  • Nadine

    Hi, this is my first trip to Rhinebeck, but going on Sunday, instead. Enjoy!

    October 19, 2012

    • Megan C.

      Sorry you couldn't join us yesterday, but am sure you will have a blast!

      October 21, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Missed my train :(

    October 20, 2012

  • Judy S.

    FYI people going to Sheep & Wool Fest,
    Amtrak train goes to Rhinecliff. Rhinebeck is the next town over...just so you know.
    Looking forward to seeing the group tomorrow.
    Judy

    October 19, 2012

  • Elisa B.

    If anyone is driving, let me know I am willing to help pay for gas and expenses.

    September 24, 2012

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