Sheep-to-Shawl

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - Sunday, April 15, 2012
381 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

 

Celebrate the arrival of spring on the farm! Sheep-shearing, dyeing wool, and weaving cloth are just some of the weekend’s activities. Scottish border collies display their skills with sheepherding demonstrations throughout the day while newborn lambs frolic. Visitors are invited to explore each step in the process of turning wool into cloth using 18th-century techniques. Also takes place April 21-22.

10am to 5pm

Schedule of Activities

Sheep shearing: noon, 1:30pm (Saturdays only), 3pm
Sheep herding with Gene Sheninger: 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm
Storytelling with Jonathan Kruk: 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm
Manor House Tours: 10-11:45am, 12:30-2:15pm, 3-4:45pm
Mill Tours: on the half hour starting at 10:30 

Ongoing Activities

Farm, Barn, Activity Center, Slaves' Garden
open throughout the day

Admission

$14; $12 for seniors; $8 for children 3-17. Free for members and children under 3