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Activities for Thursday, May 5, 2016

11:15 Churning Butter
12:15 Meet Our Sheep
1:15 What Happens to the Milk
2:15 Up Close with a Jersey Cow
3:15 Introduction to Milking
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd (until 5:00)

Throughout the Day:

Tours of the 1890 Farmhouse: 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00

Farm Life Exhibits

A Place in the Land, our award-winning 30-minute film shown throughout the day


Activities for Friday, May 6, 2016

11:15 Churning Butter
12:15 Meet Our Sheep
1:15 Heirloom Garden Tour
1:45 Up Close with a Jersey Cow
2:15 Food For Thought
2:45 Corn, King of the Crops
3:15 Introduction to Milking
3:30 Machine Milking of the Herd (until 5:00)

Throughout the Day:

1890 Farmhouse and Creamery

Farm Life Exhibits

A Place in the Land, our award-winning 30-minute film shown throughout the day


Activities for Sheep Shearing & Herding with Border Collies

Saturday and Sunday, May 7 & 8, 2016

10:30 Sheep Shearing
11:00 Heirloom Garden Tour
11:30 Sheep Herding with Border Collies
12:00 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
12:30 Sheep Shearing
1:00 Dear Miss Billings: A Readers Theater Presentation
1:30 Sheep Herding with Border Collies
2:00 Up Close With a Jersey Cow
2:30 Sheep Shearing
3:00 Corn, King of the Farm Crops
3:15 Introduction to Milking
3:30 Milking of the Jersey Herd (until 5:00)
3:30 Sheep Herding with Border Collies
4:00 Dear Miss Billings: A Readers Theater Presentation
4:30 Sheep Shearing

Throughout the Day:

Try your hand carding wool

Spinning & carding demonstrations

Make a sheep hand-print

1890 Farmhouse and Creamery

Farm Life Exhibits

A Place in the Land, our award-winning 30-minute film shown throughout the day


Open daily April 30 through October 31, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and weekends November - February, and Christmas & February vacation weeks from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.