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PETTING FARM PLANS LAST-OF-YEAR RITE - NAVAJO SHEEP SHEARING ON AUG. 26

SHARE PETTING FARM PLANS LAST-OF-YEAR RITE - NAVAJO SHEEP SHEARING ON AUG. 26

The Petting Farm in Mapleton, 800 E. 1600 South, will be shearing Navajo sheep, Friday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. This will be the last sheep shearing for the year.

Prized by the Navajo Indians, these sheep produce the white and naturally colored wools used to make the famous Navajo rugs. The farm has a variety of unusual sheep. In addition to the Navajo, they include Lincoln sheep, which produce white and colored curly wool.Admission for the shearing will be $1.25 per person. This includes Petting Farm activities. Horse/

pony rides are $1 extra. The farm will be collecting good used children's clothing for a special Headstart Program.

The Petting Farm is open to the general public on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 7 p.m. until dark during the summer and from 6 p.m. until dark in the fall and spring.

Due to limited parking, reservations are required. Call Shadow-brook Farm at 489-4508.