Woolly Weekend at Shepherd's Cross



Woolly
Weekend at Shepherd’s Cross

Friday
April 26 & Saturday April 27, 2013 from 10:00 am ��" 7:00 p.m.

 


  • Woolly Weekend is a “sheep to shawl” festival
    held at Shepherd’s Cross, an authentic working sheep farm, just north of
    Claremore OK on Scenic Route 66.

  • Come to the farm and watch as the sheep are
    shorn (given a haircut).  Sheep shearing
    occurs throughout the day.

  • Watch the wool processed on site ��" combed, spun,
    and woven into a finished product.

  • Children’s activities include weaving, games,
    wool project and coloring contest.

  • Visit the Farm Animal Barn & pet the barn
    yard animals. (USDA licensed)

  • Tour the educational & interactive Farm Museum.

  • Tour the Bible Garden - guided or self-guided tours;
    every 30 minutes.

  • Shepherd’s Shop will be open, featuring a host
    of “woolly” and farm related handmade gifts made by Shepherd’s Cross and over
    50 local crafters.  Additionally the shop
    features a mission section; purchases made in this section of the store return
    100% of the sale price to missionaries and mission organizations.

  • Shepherd’s Cross features farm fresh, Animal
    Welfare Approved, pasture raised, free range, chemical free American lamb
    meat.  Samples will be available.

  • Shepherd’s Cross is home to a non-profit
    Christian organization called Heart of the Shepherd, that hosts the event.

  • Teaching basic agricultural principles and their
    relationship to the Bible are instrumental in the educational component of the
    farm.

  • This is a free event.   Donations are welcome - suggested donation of
    $3 per person.

  • Groups of twenty or more please pre-register.

  • Picnic area is available; bring your picnic with
    you; limited seating.

  • Snack and beverage concessions are available on
    site.

  • Woolly Weekend will proceed even in the case of
    inclimate weather.  Demonstrations will
    take place in the Amish built gambrel roof tour barn, which houses some of the
    animals as well as the wool processing, farm museum, and the gift shop.

  • Shepherd’s Cross is an accredited Agritourism
    facility, a Made in Oklahoma Company, a producer for the Oklahoma Food Co-op,
    and is Animal Welfare Approved.

  • To find out more information about this woolly
    event please visit our website: www.ShepherdsCross.com



































Friday, 26 April, 2013
10:00 AM
 - 
07:00 PM

Cost:
FREE

Categories:

Location:  
 
Shepherd's Cross
16792 East 450 Road
Claremore, OK 74017
USA

Event Contact Info
Diane Dickinson
Email:
   
Phone:
 918.342.5911 
Website:
 Click to Visit 
 
 
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