Wednesday 26 April 2017
09:00-17:00
Apr 26-29: Wool Days

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:

  • 10:00: Sheep shearing in England
  • 10:00-12:00: Igbo weaving in West Africa
  • 2:00: Sheep shearing in England
  • 2:00-4:00: 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:

  • 10:00: Sheep shearing on the 1850’s American Farm
  • 10:00-12:00: Spinning and carding wool on the 1820’s American Farm
  • 2:00: Sheep shearing in England
  • 2:00-4:00: 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:

  • 10:00: Sheep shearing on the 1850’s American Farm
  • 10:00-12:00: Spinning in Germany
  • 2:00: Sheep shearing in England
  • 2:00-4:00: Tape Loom work on the 1850’s American Farm
  • Baby lambs on the English Farm and 1850’s American Farm

Saturday, April 29:

  • 10:00: Sheep shearing in England
  • 2:00: Sheep shearing in England
  • Baby lambs on the English Farm and 1850’s American Farm

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