Celebrate the arrival of spring with a fleecy fun extravaganza at Mass Audubon's "Woolapalooza" at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln.
During this fun family event you can bask in the beauty of Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm, the perfect setting to delight in all things sheep. Festival highlights include Drumlin Farm's new spring babies,sheep shearing and sheepherding demonstrations, a "Sheep-to-Sweater Interpretive Trail" to learn how fleece on sheep becomes the warm woolen sweater you wear, hands-on activities for all ages, lunch made fresh from Drumlin Farm vegetables and meat (for purchase), local fiber artisans who will offer demonstrations and sell their handmade products. Woolapalooza is a fundraising event for Drumlin Farm. Because of this unique experience, Drumlin Farm is open on March 29 only to visitors (both member and nonmember) attending Woolapalooza. Your ticket price provides critical support for education and conservation programs. Sat., March 29, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Members and Lincoln residents, $12; non-members, $14; children under 2, free. Advance ticket purchase gets $2 discount. Drumlin Farm, 208 South Great Rd., Lincoln. www.massaudubon.org
Courtesy of Mass Audubon
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