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Sheep Shearing Day at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come see our sheep get their annual haircuts and participate in many of the steps used to turn that wool into cold weather clothing including washing, carding, spinning, and dyeing! CPP is home to many heritage breed sheep including Hog Island, Leicester Longwool, Horned Dorset, and Soay.

Farm open 11 am–4 pm with last admission at 3 pm.

Schedule of shearing:

  • 11:30 AM Violet, Leicester Longwool
  • 12:30 PM Rainbow, Horned Dorset, Hog Island cross
  • 1:30 PM Gus, Hog Island
  • 2:30 PM George, Horned Dorset cross

Tickets: $12 adults, $8 children; $5 members. Member exclusive access at 10:30 AM. Must pre-register for member early access.


April 27
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation
Ridley Creek State Park, 3900 North Sandy Flash Drive
Newtown Square, PA 19073 United States
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