Woolly Weekend at Shepherd's Cross
Weekend at Shepherd’s Cross
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
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
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