Sheepshearing photo montage

$15 per person, adults, teens and seniors.
Children 12 and under FREE (must be accompanied by an adult).
Free parking!

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DIRECTIONS TO THE FESTIVAL - Gore Place is located at 52 Gore Street in Waltham, Massachusetts just off Route 20. From I-90 (Mass Pike) take exit 17 to Watertown Square. Turn left onto Route 20 (Main Street). Travel 1~1/4 miles to Gore Street. From Route 128/I-95 exit 26 to Route 20 east (Main Street) 3~1/2 miles to Gore Street.

By Public Transportation: Gore Place is accessible by public transportation via the MBTA 70 and 70A bus Warren Street Stop.

NO DOGS OR OTHER PETS ALLOWED.

Video from a previous shearing
Courtesy Camp Gardner Films.

Join us for a fun-filled day of activities including demonstrations of sheepshearing, herding dogs, spinning and weaving, a crafts fair with more than 80 vendors, live music, performers, historic re-enactors, and more. Food vendors on-site.
Parking is free! Shuttle courtesy of the Watch City Trolley.

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Find our festival and more on these sites:

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Gore Place receives support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council


 

For information regarding sponsorship, email Thom Roach at events@goreplace.org
Or, call (781) 894-2798
ext. 12.
WHAT TO SEE AND DO!



Crafts Fair

with 80+ crafters

photo of shearer
Kevin Ford

The only professional shearer using the old technique of shearing by hand.

Andy Rice will demonstrate modern, electric shearing.

photo of sheep herder
Dave Kennard
of Wellscroft Farm and his wonderful border collies!

photo of historic reenactors
Historic Re-enactors
Col. Bailey's 2nd MA Regiment
1812 Marine Guard

photo of musician
Live Music!
Merrimack Valley Bluegrass
Moody Street String Band

photo of blacksmith
Historic crafters
will demonstrate their considerable skills!

photo of RTN wagon ride
Wagon Rides
Tractor drawn sponsored by RTN Federal Credit Union

photo of Waltham Garden Club
Waltham Garden Club
Gardening activity for kids!

photo of Morris Dancer
Traditional
Morris Dancers

photo of Gore Kids Activity Tent
Gore Kids Activities
 

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GORE PLACE
52 Gore Street
Waltham Massachusetts 02453-6866
voice: (781) 894-2798 • fax: (781) 894-5745 • E-mail: goreplace@goreplace.org
copyright 1994-2012 Gore Place Society
Gore Place is an historic house of the Federal period.