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Billings Farm & Museum Features Sheep Shearing & Herding with Border Collies

Categorized as: Kids & Family
Event tags:

  • Weekly on Sunday and Saturday
  • Starting on: May 07, 2016
  • Ending on: May 08, 2016
  • 10:00AM - 05:00PM
  • adults: $14.00; over 62: $13.00; children 5-15: $8.00; 3-4: $4.00; under 3: free.
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Description:

This event showcases the spring shearing of the farm's Southdown ewes by Craig Marcotte at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., along with spinning and carding demonstrations highlighting the skills needed to turn fleece into yarn. Visitors can also watch herdsman, Steve Wetmore, as his team of Border Collies herd sheep in the farm fields during narrated programs at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. each day. Wool craft activities will take place in the activity barn.

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