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Sheep to Shawl

Saturday, May 13, 2017

10am – 4pm

FREE FOR ALL AGES!

First held in 1985, our Sheep to Shawl festival is a classic family event, offering the opportunity to experience the full spectrum of wool fiber processing, from the shearing of animals—sheep, of course, but also alpacas, llamas, and the occasional rabbit—to the production of beautiful lace at the hands of expert fiber artists. Weaving, spinning, knitting, and rug-hooking are on display, as are blacksmith demonstrations in our operating forge.

You don't want to miss the 2016 Sheep to Shawl! Bring the whole family! Admission is free for everyone.

Entertainment Schedule

10:30 am to 12:00 pm: Truman Price • Lee House  Porch

11:00 am to 1:00 pm: Cash & Company • Visitor Center (Warehouse Building)

11:00 am to 1:30 pm: Firelight Stories with Gordon Munro • Church

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: Salem Madrigals • Lee House Porch

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm: Old Time Fiddlers • Visitor Center (Warehouse Building)

1:45 pm to 3:30 pm: Orchard Mountain String Band • Church

Thank you to our 2017 Sheep to Shawl sponsors!

Pictures from the past