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Sheep to Shawl is a family festival that explores how our ancestors made their clothing from wool. This free event will delight the entire family.  Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10 am to 3 pm.

Children will love seeing the sheep. Visitors will also enjoy demonstrations of wool carding, dyeing, spinning and weaving. Lace making and knitting on a vintage sock machine will also be demonstrated.

Local and regional vendors will offer handmade items for sale. Articles for sale will include a wide variety of woolen and fiber clothing, raw and ready to spin fiber, hand-spun and hand-dyed yarns, and spinning and weaving equipment.

 

When You Visit

The museum is open on Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm and on Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm. It is also open by appointment.

Admission is $7 per person or $25 for a household. Admission is free to all NARM and ROAM members. Kirkman House is also a Blue Star Museum that welcomes current servicemen, armed forces veterans and their families.