Sheepshearing & Other Rites of Spring (18th-C. Backcountry Lifeways)

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Sunday, May 07, 2017 1pm - 5pm
1500 E. Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
SHEEPSHEARING & Other Rites of Spring
Sunday, May 7, 1 – 5PM
Please join us for this annual event as historical interpreters in 18th-century dress card and spin the
freshly shorn wool into thread. Try your hand at shearing or the simple craft of weaving on a tapeloom.
Visit the kitchen garden in springtime finery to discover heritage herbs and vegetables; see these
natural seasonings applied to dishes cooked on the open hearth. A seasonal favorite not to be missed!