SPRING SHEEP SHEARING AND TEXTILE DAY
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Shearing Demonstration from 12:30 PM till 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, last entry at 4 PM
Admission is $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for children ages 4 to 12.
Children under age 4 are free.
Come see the horned dorset sheep and hog island sheep of the Colonial Plantation lose their winter coats. See the complete process -shearing, skirting, washing, dyeing, carding, spinning, knitting and weaving. There will be flax, bobbin lace, and lucet demonstrations. There will also be hearth cooking, garden, farm, and house tours. Enjoy a day in the country that is very close to home.
We will be using hand clippers to shear our sheep.
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