An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 23, 2023
Celebrate all things sheep and wool with a weekend of shear fun on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, 10:00AM- 5:00PM!
Marvel at the speed and skill of border collies as they bring the flock together in live Border Collie Herding Demonstrationsat 11:00AM, 1:00PM and 3:00PM
See sheep shearers’ balance of physical strength and finesse with Live Sheep Shearing Demonstrations at 12:00PM and 2:00PM
Fill out a Sheep & Wool Passportas you follow the stages in the sheep-to-wool process and collect stamps from stations all around the farm.
Get hands-on—pick straw and dirt from freshly sheared wool at the Skirting Station and learn to card wool at the Carding Station.
See the creative possibilities with demonstrations of felting, knitting, crocheting, drop spindle and wheel spinning, and weaving on a loom.
Admire the final wool transformation in the colorful Dyeing Display.
See historic sheep-shearing toolson display
Spin your own woolen bracelet to take home
EVENT UPDATE: NO FOOD TRUCK TODAY, Sunday, April 23. Ice cream and snacks may be purchased at the Farmhouse Scoop Shop. The Wicked Awesome BBQ Food Truck will be serving up traditional American BBQ on Saturday. What better way to compliment a great meal than with the sweet treat of Vermont-made ice cream from the Farmhouse Scoop Shop, open Saturday and Sunday from 11:00AM – 4:30PM. Sample local sheep’s milk cheeses from Fat Sheep VT on Saturday.
Guests may purchase advance tickets online to expedite the check-in process. Members can beat the lines by following signs for the special member entrance. Not yet a member? Join today! billingsfarm.org/join.