Sheep Shearing Day at James Monroe's Highland
A Great Event for Families!
Charlottesville, VA - James Monroe's Highland will have their Annual Sheep Shearing Day on Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 12:00 noon (rain or shine), with additional activities to follow. Tom Stanley will demonstrate the New Zealand sheep shearing method at this educational, agricultural event. We will also have traditional wool carding and spinning demonstrations for the family following the shearing. Plus, meet the newest lambs to call James Monroe’s Highland home!
If the weather is favorable, visitors are encouraged to enjoy a picnic lunch on the grounds. Bring your own or choose from our selection of fresh sandwiches at the Museum Shop.
Admission to the sheep shearing event is $5 per person. Children under 6 are admitted free. Tickets are available at the door or online at http://highland.org/annual-sheep-shearing/.