Upcoming Events

May 01, 2020

2020 13th Annual Spring Hook-in

Three days of rug hooking (May 1-3, 2020), shopping, door prizes, sales table for fiber arts-related items, rug show, and scrumptious meals. We will have signups for potluck meals for Friday lunch and Friday supper only. Come spend the weekend working on your projects and catching up with old friends and make some new ones! 

Pre-registration is required for this Hook-in. The Registration Fee for this Hook-in will be $40.00. Deadline to register will be April 10, 2020. Your registration will include discounted Admission to the 5th Annual Spring Fiber Festival to be held at the Pillsbury College Campus in Owatonna (described as a separate event below) . The Baymont Hooking room will be locked during the Spring Vendor Show at Pillsbury and reopened in the afternoon on Saturday. Hooking Room Schedule will be posted at the Hook-in.  Print the Spring Hook-in Registration form, below. Fill out the form and mail it, along with your check, payable to Straight River Rug Hooking before April 10, 2020. If you wish to attend the Spring Hook-in at the Baymont, just for a day of Hooking, the daily charge will be $15.00 per person, per day. Make your room reservations as soon as possible, by calling the Baymont Hotel (507-455-1142). I was given a limited number of available rooms at a discount. This block of rooms will be released to the public on April 10, 2020. There are other planned events going on in Owatonna that weekend and the hotels in town will be full. Vendors will also be making room reservations in this block of rooms. It is important for you to make your room reservation as soon as possible! Check back later, for more information on this event and updates.


May 02, 2020

Spring Fiber Festival

2020 5th Annual Spring Vendor Show

Open to the Public


5th Annual Spring Vendor Show (Fiber Festival) & Hook-in, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Pillsbury College Campus, Dining Hall, 350 East Academy Street, Owatonna, Minnesota, hosted by Straight River Rug Hooking. Vendors selling as-is wool, hand-dyed wool, rug hooking supplies & patterns, applique and punch needle patterns and supplies, yarn, threads, rug hooking frames and equipment, baskets, and much more! Bring a project to work on and shop your favorite vendor! Spend the day visiting with friends.

Admission Fee payable at the door:  $15 per person (Cash or personal checks only please)


Jun 11, 2020

Chillicothe, Missouri

Mid-Summer Rug Hooking Retreat (Vendor)

Four days of rug hooking, shopping (6 vendors!), working on your projects, and meeting new people in Chillicothe, Missouri at the Cultural Corner Art Guild & Gallery. Pre-registration is required. This is going to be a fun hook-in and I encourage all of you to try to make it. Please contact Georgia Adams, Georgeville Store (816-632-8522), Cowgill, Missouri, for more information on this hook-in and registration. Hope to see you at the Hook-in!


Oct 23, 2020

14th Annual Halloween Hook-in

Three day event:  October 22-24, 2020. Baymont Inn & Suites, Owatonna, Minnesota.  Please call the hotel to reserve a room under the block "Straight River Rug Hooking 2020" (507-455-1142). Three days of rug hooking and shopping. There will be lots of beautiful wool and patterns, two wool vendors, door prizes, fiber arts Sale Table, Rug Show-n-Tell, delicious foods and lots of laughter! Entry Fee:  $30 per person for the 3-day event (will be collected at the event), providing you have a hotel reservation. If you wish to just come for the day, the entry fee is $15 per day.

Entry Fee will be collected at the event. A food sign-up sheet will

be emailed to all confirmed attendees two weeks prior to the hook-in to sign up to bring a dish for Friday lunch, Friday supper, and/or Saturday lunch. Hotel serves Continental Breakfast every day. We will have use of refrigerator and microwave in meeting room kitchen. Coffee and water will be provided by hotel. I will furnish all paper products and plastic utensils. Contact Store (507-413-0130) for more information. Check back for more information on this event.

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Hook-in Registration Form

(507) 413-0130

104 W Park Square, Owatonna, MN 55060, USA

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