Wool Days – 2017

Come see me sheared during Wool Days!

Come see me sheared during Wool Days!

  • Date: April 26-29, 2017
    Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Tickets: General admission rates apply

    • $12 Adults
    • $7 Child
    • Under 6 is Free
    • Annual Pass Holders get in Free!  Get an Annual Pass and come every day!

Schedule of Activities:

Experience the process of turning raw materials into finished products the way it was done on the early Frontier.  Visitors at the museum during Wool Days will see sheep shearing using traditional hand shears, cleaning, carting, dyeing, spinning, and weaving.  There will also be flax processing as well, illustrating the method for creating linen for clothing.

I'm looking forward to getting rid of this heavy winter coat!

I’m looking forward to getting rid of this heavy winter coat!

Wednesday, April 26:

  • Sheep Shearing:
    • 9:00 am: 1850’s American Farm
    • 9:45 am: Irish Farm
  • Igbo Weaving in West Africa
  • Carding wool on the German Farm
  • Baby lambs on the English Farm and 1850’s American Farm
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Here’s a little friend who wants to say “hello”

Thursday, April 27:

  • Sheep Shearing:
    • 10:00 am: 1850’s American Farm
    • 10:00 am: Irish Farm
  • Spinning and carding wool on the 1820’s American Farm
  • Dyed in the Wool/Wool dying in England
  • Baby lambs on the English Farm and 1850’s American Farm
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Sheep shearing is a lot of work

Friday, April 28:

  • Sheep Shearing:
    • 10:00 am: 1850’s American Farm
    • Noon: English Farm
  • Spinning in Germany
  • Sheep shearing in England
  • Baby lambs on the English Farm and 1850’s American Farm

Saturday, April 29:

  • Sheep Shearing:
    • 10:00 am: English Farm
    • 2:00 pm: 1850’s American Farm
  • Baby lambs on the English Farm and 1850’s American Farm


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Did we mention there will be new lambs?