Be sure to check out the 21st Annual Sheep & Wool Festival at Jefferson County Fair Park September 10-12, 2021. The popular annual event, which is hosted by the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperation, is anticipated to draw 7-8,000 visitors to the area and will showcase more than 100 vendors, classes, exhibits, a sheep show, wool competition, fiber competition, sheering demonstrations, breed exhibits, newborn lambs, and sheep dog trials. For those who love sheep, wool, and wool crafts…this is the place to be!
Tickets for the event are $10 at the gate, or those interested may purchase a $20 pass that covers all three days of the event. Check out both the Jefferson County Fair Park website and the Sheep & Wool Festival website for more information on this fun, family-friendly event. You can also see a virtual vendor marketplace on the Sheep & Wool Festival website if you can’t make the event this weekend and would still like to support local
Katie is the President of the Jefferson County Tourism Council and the Tourism & Communications Director for the Village of Johnson Creek. Katie has been in public relations and marketing for over 25 years and worked with some of Milwaukee and Northern California's most sought after tourism attractions such as the Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee Betty Brinn Children's Museum, Milwaukee Chamber Theater, and the Sonoma County Museum. Her agency work also afforded her the opportunity to work with an array of clients including McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Gitano Jeanswear's sponsorship of Shania Twain's Tour, and many more. She is also an author, having penned the children's book, Balthazar the Pink, with her two sons. She is big on partnerships and brainstorming and loves her work with Johnson Creek and the Jefferson County Area Tourism Council.