Sheep shearing day this Saturday
Celebrate spring at Watson Farm's annual Sheep Shearing Day to be held this Saturday, May 12, from noon to 4 p.m.
Historic New England invites the public to this special pre-season Open Farm Day at Watson Farm. It will be a great opportunity to watch shearer Lara Sullivan as she removes the fleece from sheep in the farm flock. Many young lambs and baby chicks await visitors in the barnyard. Hiking the scenic pastures, which meander past the herd of Red Devon cattle down to the shores of Narragansett Bay, may also be enjoyed.
Admission is $5 per car. For more information, contact Watson Farm at 423-0005.
The Watson Farm opens for the season in June. The hours will be June 1 through Oct. 15, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is $4 per adult, $3 for seniors, $2 for students, and children six and under are free.