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    Name: Billings Farm & Museum Features Sheep Shearing & Herding
    Date: May 26, 2018 - May 27, 2018
    Event Description:
    WOODSTOCK, VERMONT... Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, will feature Sheep Shearing & Herding on Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  This event showcases herdsman, Jim McRae’s team of Border Collies herding sheep in the farm fields during narrated programs at 11:30 a.m., 1:30, and 3:30 p.m. each day.  It’s also the spring shearing of the farm’s Southdown ewes, taking place at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30, and 2:30 p.m., along with spinning and carding demonstrations highlighting the skills needed to turn fleece into yarn. Hands-on wool craft activities will be on hand for all ages! 
    Our operating dairy farm, farm life exhibits, and the restored and furnished farmhouse are included in the entrance fee.
    Location:
    Billings Farm & Museum
    Woodstock VT
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday and Sunday 
    May 26-27 2018 
    10 AM to 5 PM
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