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Sheep Shearing Festival

Queens County Farm Museum

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway Queens
Floral Park, New York

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$12/adult, $8/ages 12 & under

Celebrate Spring on the longest continuously farmed site in New York State. Join Queens Farm for NYC’s only sheep shearing festival. Farmer-led tours and sheep shearing demonstrations connect visitors to life on the farm. See where vegetables come from. Learn about wool processing, natural dyes and visit with fiber artists as they showcase their craft. Plus enjoy live music, historic farmhouse tours, kids crafts and a free scavenger hunt. Learn home composting techniques and Adopt-a-Worm at the Con Edison Ecology Booth.

Sample local brews and tasty food vendors, and take hayrides. Sheep shearings at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm & 3:30 pm).

Also explore historic farm buildings, a greenhouse complex, farm vehicles and implements, planting fields, an orchard and herb garden and livestock including cattle, chickens and llamas.