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Events for Saturday May 28, 2022

Wheat & Sheep Day at Washington Crossing Historic Park

Saturday May 28, 2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Explore life on a colonial-era farmstead at Washington Crossing Historic Park’s “Wheat & Sheep Day,” being held on Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park’s Thompson-Neely House & Farmstead. During this event, attendees will see sheep being shorn of their winter wool coats and be able to follow the process of washing and carding the wool and spinning it into yarn. Tours will also be given of the restored Thompson-Neeley Grist Mill. Shearings are held every hour and mill tours and held on the half hour. This is a “pay-what-you-wish” event (recommended fee is $7), but registration is required.

Attendance is limited to 150 people. Register at: WashingtonCrossingPark.org/event/wheat-and-sheep-day. The Thompson-Neely House & Farmstead is located at 1638 River Road in Solebury Township, at the intersection of Route 32 and Aquetong Rd.

Campus Collections Outdoor Walking Tour, Princeton University Art Museum

Saturday May 28, 2022
2:00 PM

Princeton University is home to one of the country's most significant collections of twentieth- and twenty-first-century public sculpture. Join a guided walking tour of the campus collections with an Art Museum docent and discover a variety of artworks by modern and contemporary sculptors, from Henry Moore to Louise Nevelson. Learn about materials and techniques and explore elements of design and balance.

Tours meet at 2 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday through June 26, except May 21–22. These one-hour tours are held outdoors, rain or shine, and are stair-free. 

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