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  • May 05, 2020-May 06, 2020 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

WOODSTOCK, VERMONT... Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, will feature Sheep Shearing  & Herding with Border Collies:  Wild& Wooly Weekend, on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The weekend showcases the spring shearing of the farm’s Southdown ewes by Craig Marcotte at 10:30 and 12:30 a.m., 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., with spinning and carding demonstrations of the skills needed to turn fleece into yarn.  Plus, watch herdsman, Steve Wetmore, as his team of Border Collies herd sheep in the farm fields during programs at 11:30 a.m., 1:30, and 3:30 p.m. each day.  The children’s farm art show will be on display and children’s wool craft activity will take place in the barns.

For information, please contact the museum at 802/457-2355 or www.billingsfarm.org