WINTER BARN SALE & WEAVING RETREATS COMING TO SHEPHERD’S CROSS
Upcoming events include a huge indoor sale & two advanced weaving workshops
CLAREMORE, Okla., January 27, 2021 — Shepherd’s Cross in Claremore is gearing up for three events this February and March. They’ll kick things off with the Winter Barn Sale on February 4-6, then host two Advanced Weaving Retreats on February 12-13 and March 4-6.
The Winter Barn Sale is held in the Tour Barn, located at 16792 E 450 Road in Claremore. This indoor, heated event is held rain or shine on February 4, 5 and 6 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. This is a huge, multi-family garage sale of donated items. Numerous items are for sale including appliances, antiques, furniture, wall decor, housewares, DVDs, farm and garden items, children’s games and toys, bedding, office supplies, books, collectibles and clothing. This sale benefits farming missions, starter flocks and wool mills in remote locations around the world. Locally, the sale benefits the rural veterinary outreach.
Photographs of sale items can be found on Facebook during the week of the sale at http://bit.ly/ShepherdsCrossFacebook.
Two Advanced Weaving Retreats will also be held at Shepherd’s Cross. The first, Weaving 201, will be held on February 12-13 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This two-day class will teach you to weave on a harnessed loom. The cost is $133, fiber included, and you will leave with a finished product. Weaving 101 or similar experience is required prior to taking 201.
Weaving 301 is a three-day class held March 4, 5 and 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. During this class, you will learn to weave on a harnessed floor loom. The cost is $233, fiber included, and you will leave with a finished product. Weaving 201 or a similar experience is required prior to taking weaving 301. Virtual classes are also available.
Guests may bring their own loom or use one of the farm’s looms at no additional charge. You will learn to warp and to weave, completing a sampler scarf or table runner to take home. Shepherd’s Cross is open until 5:30 p.m. each day, and you are welcome to stay and practice or work on your project.
Snacks and beverages will be provided at two break times each day. Please bring a lunch each day; a microwave is available. There is a class size minimum of two, and a maximum of six participants. These classes go a degree farther than most, and teach some history of fiber arts, practical technology and are augmented by hands-on learning tools available in the Educational Farm Museum.
For more information, visit http://bit.ly/FiberClassDetails.
Shepherd’s Cross is both a Made in Oklahoma company and producer and an Animal Welfare Approved farm. They are also an educational and accredited agritourism facility. In addition to the shop, the farm also hosts a Farm Museum, Bible Garden and a Mini Wool Mill.
The farm is located at 16792 East 450 Road in Claremore. They are open year-round Tuesday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. They are closed for major holidays.
Shepherd’s Cross and Heart of the Shepherd is a member of Green Country Tourism, one of eight Multi-County Organizations promoting regional tourism in Oklahoma.
Shepherd’s Cross and Heart of the Shepherd
Dr. Diane Dickinson