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The Art Of Shearing- A Sheep to Shawl Festival

Purchase Tickets An Interactive Celebration and Demonstration of All Things Fiber! While our sheep are being shorn, Hill-Stead Museum will welcome fiber artists and vendors demonstrating skirting, carding, spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, felting, and more. There will be free hayrides to and from the barns, food vendors, and craft activities. Learn what it takes to create something “from sheep to shawl.” It’s a celebration— join us!       Tickets Carload | $20 per car Individual Adult | $10 Individual…

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April 7, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An Interactive Celebration and Demonstration of All Things Fiber!
While our sheep are being shorn, Hill-Stead Museum will welcome fiber artists and vendors demonstrating skirting, carding, spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, felting, and more. There will be free hayrides to and from the barns, food vendors, and craft activities.
Learn what it takes to create something “from sheep to shawl.” It’s a celebration— join us!
     
Tickets
Carload | $20 per car
Individual Adult | $10
Individual child | $5
This event is generously sponsored by 

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Junior WILD! Keepers: Spring Session 1

Ages 11 – 13 Heckscher WILD! Junior WILD! Keepers was established in 2015, with the opening of our Heckscher WILD! exotic animal exhibit. The Junior WILD! Keepers program gives participants hands-on experience in the care, feeding, and enrichment of our exotic teaching animals. After completing the class, participants will then choose a day for more in-depth training with our animal care staff. Upon successful completion of both the class and training, participants will then be eligible to volunteer with the…

Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Storytime: The Color Tree

Price: Included with admission  Join us for a reading of our story of the month which relates to the Kid’s Art Workshop that follows each story time. This month, The Color Tree by Denise Bennett Minnerly. The Color Tree is a magical fantasy for young readers, in which lessons of color and color mixing are being taught. A little boy coming upon a colorless landscape realizes the world needs color and begins throwing magical apples at everything in sight. With…

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

Kids Art Workshop: 3D Foam Painting

Child $10 | Adults $5 | Children 5 and Under $5 A Museum Educator leads arts activities that tie into the exhibitions on view, the featured story of the month, artists in our collections or the seasons! Register Here *Children ages 18 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult for the duration of the program. Sponsored by American Savings Foundation and NEST Reinvestment Grant Program.

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

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