Sheepshearing Festival

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.


$20 adults, Free to children 12 and under and Gore Place Members. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Now in its 29th year, this outdoor farm festival has become a family favorite and a tradition throughout the region! Enjoy demonstrations of sheep-shearing, herding dogs, spinning, weaving and gardening on a beautiful 50 acre estate. Large crafts fair, live entertainment, historic demonstrators, games and farm animals. Wagon rides and first-floor museum tours (additional charge). Food vendors on site. Free parking. No dogs or other pets allowed.

Follow along on social media and share your experiences with #SheepFest16. Are you a ‘Grammer? Use #‎SheepFest16‬ and tag us on Insta (@goreplace). We’ll pick a winning photo, feature it on our website and social media feeds with credit, and give a prize to the winner.

Who will be here?

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. 


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Thank you to our sponsors!



Eastern Bank