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Rhinebeck or Bust 2014 - Brooklyn & Manhattan

  • Oct 18, 2014 · 6:00 AM
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NOTE: RSVPs after September 1st will not include the admission ticket.  You'll have to purchase the admission ticket individually at the festival gate ($12) or online ($9).    

The NYS Sheep & Wool Festival, located in the village of Rhinebeck, NY is one of the largest and best wool festivals on the East coast.  There are over 300 fiber artists and crafts galore, amazing sheep herding demonstrations and sheepdog trials (plus a petting zoo), all the fiber and wool you can dream of and of course, great fair food. If you want to sign up for workshops or classes, please check out the website.

Here are the trip details:

Date: Saturday, October 18th

Cost: $60 per person (includes admission to the festival, giveaways, and raffle prizes).  Bus is air conditioned and has a restroom.

In order to keep the same pricing as last year, your payment is needed by September 1st to secure your seat on the bus.  

NOTE: RSVPs after September 1st will not include the admission ticket.  You'll have to purchase the admission ticket individually at the festival gate ($12) or online ($9).  

Meetup Locations

Brooklyn - 7th Avenue Donut Shop (7th Ave & 9th St) at 6am

Manhattan - McDonalds (6th Avenue & W 36th St) near Herald Square/Penn Station at 7 am

Arrive at Rhinebeck by no later than 9 AM.

Meet for departure from the festival at 4:30 PM. 

After you RSVP, please remember to  fill out the Google Form once you RSVP.  This will make organization for the day go much smoother.   

If you have any questions, please email me through meetup or [masked]   

Thank you and I look forward to seeing everyone for an amazing, fun, and wool filled day :)



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  • Lady M.

    YAY!!! Thanks Jackie for making this trip as great as always. Now what do we owe you for all your hard work?

    1 · October 21, 2014

  • Kelly

    As usual, Jackie with her superhuman organizational skills did a fantastic job of organizing the trip. Her smile and cheer kept us all in good spirits during the bus ride. The Rhinebeck swag she had made for us is awesome! Thank you Jackie for making things run smoothly year after year. We all appreciate all your hard work.

    5 · October 20, 2014

  • jak

    Adding my thanks - for being an amazing organizer, a hysterical seat mate, and an unflappable tour director!

    3 · October 20, 2014

  • Pamela C.

    What a wonderful day. Thank you Jackie for organizing this trip. You did a great job!

    2 · October 20, 2014

  • Cecily A.

    Jackie , once again you did a fabulous job in organizing our trip. Thank you, Thank you, thank you. My cousins & I attend this trip as a mini reunion so that makes it very special. Thank you again for a job well done

    3 · October 20, 2014

  • Yasmin


    October 20, 2014

Your organizer's refund policy for Rhinebeck or Bust 2014 - Brooklyn & Manhattan

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled
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Our Sponsors

  • Brooklyn General

    provided favors and a generous gift certificate for our Rhinebeck trip!

  • LaCasita

    La Casita provided a generous gift certificate for our Rhinebeck trip!

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