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At the ZooChildren’s Farms
- FREE with Zoo admission
Join us in the Children’s Farms for fun, games, and learning about different aspects of a real farm.
Farms Festival: Sheep Shearing
Saturday, March 21, 9:30 a.m. – noon
Join us as we shear the sheep and prepare for spring. The Zoo’s Tunis, Karakul, and Navajo Churro sheep will be sheared in the American Barn throughout the morning. Feel the different wool and try your hand at wool carding and hand spinning.
Farms Festival: Heritage Breeds Day
Saturday, May 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Meet all of the Heritage Breeds at the Zoo and learn how we help each other. Purchase unique gifts and handmade items.
Farms Festival: County Fair
Saturday, July 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Celebrate the Farms by participating in some old-fashioned county fair activities. Learn how animals are judged at the fair and much more. You might even win a blue ribbon!
Farms Festival: Pollinator Power
Saturday, September 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
What’s all the buzz about bees? Visit the Zoo to learn more about these pollinators and what we can do to protect them.