Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, New York.
This weekend is the Rhinebeck Festival and I have secretly wished I could be there. A few weeks back someone in the Sit n' Stitch at the Main Library asked if another person in the group was going to Rhinebeck this year. The other knitter responded that she was skipping this year. Then several other knitters piped in that they had been in the past but weren't going this year. Arkansans are going all the way to New York State for a sheep and wool festival even if it is THE sheep and wool festival. This is awesome and amazing. As a Southerner, I have been to New York City but I've never been north of Westchester County. So I will dream of one day going to the legendary Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY; of seeing the fall leaves of New England; and of spending what little I have in a retirement nest egg on yarn - lots and lots of yarn.