On October 6, 2021

The Pittsford Sheep Festival returns on Oct. 10

Sunday, Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. — PITTSFORD — The Pittsford Sheep Festival has been offering free family entertainment for over 25 years. This year it will be held on Sunday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Pittsford Recreation Area off Furnace Road in Pittsford.

Courtesy Vermont Shepherds
A child reaches out to touch a sheep at a previous Pittsford Sheep Festival.

Local craft vendors, felters and spinners will have booths featuring their skills and products. Sheep shearing demonstrations and sheep dog handling demonstrations will be held through the day. The Leaping of the Lambs, an exclusive RAS activity, will be held at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. A basket raffle of items from local vendors will be held. There will be food for sale featuring tasty local lamb.

In the Leaping of the Lambs, the sheep compete against each other by running through an obstacle course to reach a treat at the finish line. Come and cheer on your favorite sheep.

There will be the opportunity to visit with local shepherds and learn about raising sheep in Vermont.

For more information check our website, vermontshepherds.com, or contact Don at 802- 342-3176.

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