Sheep & Wool Day 

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The sheep are losing their winter wool, and you're invited to the shearing!


Saturday, April 28 - 11 AM - 3 PM (rain or shine)
Springton Manor Farm
Free Admission - $5 Parking

Event Highlights


  • Sheep Shearing - The main event! Shearing takes place throughout the day. 
  • Spinning, Weaving, Knitting & Crocheting Demonstrations
  • Animal Education Programs
  • Children's Entertainment
  • Butter Making, Rope Making, Wood Milling
  • Mobile Ag Science Lab
  • 4-H Clubs, farm Animals & Tractors
  • Family Farm Museum 
  • Games, Face Painting, Corn Cribs, Kids Areas
  • Plant Sales, Garden Bed Tours
  • Wagon Rides, Tractors
  • Craft, Food & Activity Vendors

For the Kids

Visit with the animals (including baby lambs and goats!) in Springton Manor Farm’s Great Barn, get your Farm Passport stamped.

Walk through the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s interactive, 40-foot Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab to learn about products grown on PA farms. 

Chester County 4-H Clubs will provide animal exhibits including ponies, milking goats, cows and swine.
 Chester County Animal Response Team will demonstrate how they prepare for emergencies and disasters affecting animals. 

Chester County Library will conduct three-legged races and egg and spoon toss games. Meet Smokey the Bear, play in the corn cribs, make sand art, have your face painted, and appreciate the significance of the tractors - old and new. 


Details


Chester County Master Gardeners plant sale offers a mix of vegetables, herbs and native plants. The Chester County Food Bank will showcase their partnership with Springton Manor through its Outdoor Classroom and tours of the raised garden beds.

Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation will be offering demonstrations. Details will be posted as the event grows closer.

Lancaster Spinners & Weavers GuildBrandywine Rug Hooking Guild, Henrietta Hankin and Honey Brook Libraries, Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers will be on site to their crafts crafts. See how raw fleece is prepared for spinning into yarn then woven into fabric.

Craft vendors will display jewelry, soaps, home decor, bird houses and much more.

Grab lunch or a snack from our food vendors.

Tour the Family Farm Museum to learn about seasonal tools used on farms from the 1700’s to the 1900’s. Watch a portable saw mill utilize our forest's resources.

Take a wagon ride through our scenic 300 acres and help support the Friends of Springton Manor Farm. This non-profit group dedicated to recreation, education, conservation and preservation of the Farm will share information about volunteering at the park. 





Springton Manor Farm is a working demonstration farm operated by Chester County Facilities & Parks located at 860 Springton Road, Glenmoore,
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