Apr 23, 2022
10:00 am — 4:00 pm
Bring your family and join us as we celebrate spring, the shearing of the sheep, and fiber production at Scotchtown! Our program is growing and this year we have so much more to enjoy!
Sheep shearer Dave from Delly’s Delights Farms will be here answering all your questions about our sheep, the process of shearing, and the important role of preparing the fleece for dyeing and spinning.
Members from Clothos Handspinners guild, an educational non-profit organization located in Richmond, Virginia, will be on-site demonstrating the process of wool production including carding, spinning, and dyeing.
Other activities to enjoy throughout the day!
* Sheepdog herding demonstrations
* Open House Tours
* Children’s activities area
* Demonstrations in the hearth kitchen featuring our spring garden
* Market area with local crafters and vendors
* Food trucks
The open-house tour and fiber festival programs are both included at $8 for students, $9 for Senior/AAA/Military, and $10 for General Admission. Preservation Virginia members and children 6 and under are free. You may purchase advance tickets online to avoid the lines or in person at the event.