Sheepshearing Festival

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.


$20 adults, Free to children 12 and under and Gore Place Members. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased at all entrance gates on the day or online here.

Now in its 29th year, this outdoor farm festival has become a family favorite and a tradition throughout the region! Enjoy demonstrations of sheep-shearing, herding dogs, spinning, weaving and gardening on a beautiful 50 acre estate. Large crafts fair, live entertainment, historic demonstrators, games and farm animals. Wagon rides and museum tours (additional charge). Food vendors on site. Free parking. No dogs or other pets allowed.

Want more info? Visit our main site.

DIRECTIONS TO THE FESTIVAL – Gore Place is located at 52 Gore Street in Waltham, Massachusetts just off Route 20. From I-90 (Mass Pike) take exit 17 to Watertown Square. Turn left onto Route 20 (Main Street). Travel 1~1/4 miles to Gore Street. From Route 128/I-95 exit 26 to Route 20 east (Main Street) 3~1/2 miles to Gore Street.

By Public Transportation: Gore Place is accessible by public transportation via the MBTA 70 and 70A bus Warren Street Stop.


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Video from past Shearing Courtesy Camp Gardner Films.


2 thoughts on “Sheepshearing Festival

  1. To Whom it may concern

    My name is Bev Short my craft is wine cork art and the name of my business is
    All About Corks.
    It is unique and a well made product made from used wine corks no synthetic
    corks are used. Wreaths,candle wreaths of various sizes,boards,trays, antique print
    press boards ornaments, coasters just to name a few.
    Please send a link for an application. I can E-mail pictures, or send them
    with an application.

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