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The Art of Shearing 

March 26, 2023

at Hill-Stead Museum





10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


An Interactive Celebration and Demonstration of All Things Fiber!

While our sheep are being shorn, Hill-Stead Museum will welcome fiber artists and vendors demonstrating skirting, carding, spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, felting; storytelling; and more. There will be free hayrides to and from the barns, food vendors, and craft activities.

Learn what it takes to create something “from sheep to shawl.” It’s a celebration—Join us!


$20 per carload
$10 Adult
$5 Children 12 & Under

Interested in being a vendor? Fill out an application here


                Blue Back Farmers Market

We will be at the Blue Back Farmers Market 

Sundays from June 19- October 23

from 10 -1

at the West Hartford Town Hall parking lot


Hill-Stead's May Market




Knitting in the Company of Sheep 


Pumpkin Chucking 2.0



Fall 2023 Sheep Shearing

Unfortunately, there will be no public viewing of the shearing, but we will be live streaming it again on our Sheepcam!

8:30-12:30 (or until the we are done!)

Click here to watch our SheepCam 


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