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Oct 18-21, 2012 Sheep and Wool Festival
Posted August 8th, 2012 - 6:42 pm by from Rhinebeck, United States (Permalink)
Hi Mid-Hudson Hosts,
I love couchsurfing and I want to introduce it to the many people who come to the Sheep & Wool Festival in Rhinebeck. Thousands of folks come and take workshops, show animals, teach workshops, buy yarn, fleece and tools, or just have a general Fair experience - it's the Fairgrounds' biggest event right after the Dutchess County Fair itself.

And I've just learned that the hotel/motel situation fills of QUICK! I mean, the closest places are already booked! So, why not tell our visitors about Couchsurfing and encourage them to join and stay right nearby with us?! That's my current little project.

So, I'm going to be blasting out a notice to our Workshop participants telling them about couchsurfing.com, generally how it works, and I'd like to send them directly to this Group. Would that be OK? They will be fresh surfers perhaps with no history, but Sheep and Wool festival people are very interesting and likeable, IMHO. ;) So, if there's a surge of requests here for Oct 18-21, I hope that's OK.

I'm posting this to inform you of my intentions so I can get your opinions and feedback. Suggestions welcome. If you want me to include specific tips and/or requests in the mailing I send out to the 300+ people, please drop me a note.

Thanks, everyone. I hope this effort creates lots of beautiful new connections, and I appreciate any advice you have for us to make it work out well for all.

PS. If you want to get involved with the Festival, also drop me a note.