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.