If the weather is nice this weekend, consider taking the grandkids to the annual sheep shearing event at Longstreet Farm in Holmdel. The free event runs from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday, April 23 & 24.
There will sheep-shearing and demonstrations by sheep-herding dogs. Visitors can also enjoy wagon rides to a neighboring site, the Monmouth County Historical Associations’ Holmes-Hendrickson House, where staff will demonstrate the way wool was used in Colonial America with spinning and weaving activities.
Admission and parking are free. For more information, visit www.MonmouthCountyParks.com or
call the Park System at 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number
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