Watch our flock of sheep get sheared! Join shearer, John Sanchez, as he demonstrates historic & current ways of cutting wool off sheep. Learn how to card & spin wool as they did in the 1830's. The Petaluma Adobe served as the headquarters for General Vallejo's 66,000 acre cattle rancho from 1836 to 1846. Shearing was a necessary part of rancho life. Wool was turned into blankets and rugs and sent out to the trade ships. See website for more details.
Sheep Shearing Day at Petaluma Adobe
Saturday, April 8 2017
Petaluma Adobe State Park
3325 Adobe RoadPetaluma, CA 94954