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Apr 10, 2017

Wool Days/Sheep Shearing Held at Historic Longstreet Farm

Visitors to Wool Days/Sheep Shearing will enjoy wagons between Historic Longstreet Farm and the Monmouth County Historical Associations’ Holmes-Hendrickson House.

HOLMDEL – From 12-3 P.M. on Saturday & Sunday, April 29 & 30, Historic Longstreet Farm, Longstreet Road, Holmdel will host Wool Days/Sheep Shearing.

Events include sheep-shearing and demonstrations by sheep-herding dogs. Visitors can also enjoy wagon rides to a neighboring site, the Monmouth County Historical Associations’ Holmes-Hendrickson House, where staff will demonstrate the way wool was used in Colonial America with spinning and weaving activities.

Admission and parking are free.

For more information, visit www.MonmouthCountyParks.com or call the Park System at 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711.

The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation Agency.