Celebrate spring and all things wooly! From fiber to fashion, come explore each step in the process of turning wool into cloth using 18th-century techniques.
Hands-on activities include dyeing wool and weaving, and crafts for children, including sewing with wool and creating a picture from sheep or alpaca wool.
Scottish border collies display their skills at sheep- and duck-herding. Visitors are invited to enjoy a fashion show complete with critiques from Historic Hudson Valley’s own expert costume designer. Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk entertains with lively tales.
Craft and food vendors are on hand with seasonal fare.
Where: Philipsburg Manor, 381 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
When: April 22-23, 2017; 10 am to 5 pm.
Online tickets: Adults, $16; seniors $12; children 3-17, $8. Free for Historic Hudson Valley members and children under 3.
Onsite tickets: Adults, $18; seniors $14; children 3-17, $10. Free for Historic Hudson Valley members and children under 3.
For info and reservations: www.hudsonvalley.org or 914-366-6900.