Carol Coallier (left of photo) and her dog Sparky visit with Lois Hunter at the 2014 Surrey Museum Fibre Crafts Festival. The 2016 affair is to take place Aug. 13.

Carol Coallier (left of photo) and her dog Sparky visit with Lois Hunter at the 2014 Surrey Museum Fibre Crafts Festival. The 2016 affair is to take place Aug. 13.

Surrey Museum hosting a fibre affair

Angora bunnies and Surrey’s heritage re-enactment troupe, The Re-enactors, are also planned to be part of the fun.

The Surrey Museum is gearing up to celebrate all things fibre.

The Fibre Arts and Crafts Festival – set for 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13 – is a free, all ages event featuring demonstrations, displays, live harp music and crafts for both children and adults.

Angora bunnies and Surrey’s heritage re-enactment troupe, The Re-enactors, are also planned to be part of the fun.

Highlights are to include a finger weaving exploration with Mechtild Morin; a visit with fashion historian Ivan Sayers, who will display his antique lace collection; a second lace display courtesy of the Lace Makers Guild; Samoyed dog hair spinning with Philippa Joy; and a demonstration from PAWS, the Langley Weavers and Spinners Guild, the West Coast Knitters Guild and the Fraser Valley Knitters Guild.

The Surrey Museum is located at 17710 56A Ave.

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