Taylor-Bray Farm Spring Sheep FestivalAdd to My Luxx Living
Here’s your chance to see how wool goes from the sheep to the sweater!
At historic Taylor-Bray Farm’s annual Sheep Festival, visitors are treated to demonstrations of the ages-old arts of sheep herding, sheep shearing, wool spinning, blacksmithing, and open-hearth cooking.
On the grounds of the 22-acre farm, you’ll also meet the resident donkeys, sheep, Scottish Highland cattle and other farm animals – with petting areas for up-close visits. Haywagon rides, handcrafts for sale, and refreshments round out the day.
When: June 1, 2014, 9 am – 4 pm
Where: Taylor-Bray Farm, 108 Bray Farm Road, Yarmouthport
Admission: Free ($5 per vehicle requested parking donation)
Highlights this year include:
Sheepherding – David Kennard – Wellscroft Farm, Chesham, NH
Sheepshearing – Andy Rice – Hogget Hill Farm, Brattleboro, VT
Wooly Animal Exhibit – Toni Malouf – Knot-A-Thot Farm, Barnstable, MA
Hearth Cooking – The Heaney Family, So. Yarmouth, MA
Wool Demonstrations and Sales:
Spinning – Cape Cod Spinners Guild
Rug Hooking – Cranberry Rug Hookers
Weaving – Kelly Knight, Dennis, MA
Dying – Lisa Dashinger, River Valley Farm, Pittsfield, MA
For kids and wannabe kids – Haywagon rides with Farmer Don
As always, the silent auction to raise money for the maintenance of the farm and care of the animals has a fascinating array of items donated by our generous supporters. If your bid doesn’t earn you what you wanted, you can stock up on Taylor-Bray hats, tee-shirts, activity books and shopping bags.
Come for a fun filled day at this beautiful historic farm.
More Info: Taylor-Bray Farm
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