Highland Village

Saturday, June 21 – Cash’s Carding Mill Day at Highland Village – Part of the Celtic Heart Open House Day!  Come join us as we celebrate traditional wool processing. Cash’s Carding Mill Day will begin with a sheep shearing demonstration. There will also be a demonstration of fleece throwing, skirting and rolling and a special lecture on wool processing. Sheep shearing and related activities will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Representatives from the Cash family will also be on hand to talk about the mill. From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m, textile researcher and animator Vicki Quimby will demonstrate the use of natural dyes to add colour to cloth and yarns. In addition, there will be an exhibit of wool textiles on display in the Malagawatch Church. Admission to visit the Highland Village on June 21 will be free. Events run from 11 to 4pm. !