March 25-April 2, 2023
Saturdays & Sundays
Free Admission with Paid Parking
10 AM TO 4 PM
Free Admission with Paid Parking
Parking starts at $16 per vehicle
Sign up for various related classes on making your own felted animal, marcame keychain and more!
See how natural dyes are made using leaves, herbs and other organic materials from our farm.
Sheep Herding Demo
A live simulation of a sheep herding competition will be presented. Come and see dogs at all levels of training as they help their human handlers with the livestock.
Frequently Asked Questions
Admission to the Sheep Shearing Festival is FREE with paid parking.
Online Parking Fee:
$16 (vehicle with 1-8 passengers)
$25 (vehicle with 9-15 passengers)
$50 (vehicle with 16-34 passengers)
$100 (vehicles with 34+ passengers)
*Parking on the day of the event is $4 higher at the door. We recommend that you purchase your tickets online.
If you choose to park on the street you will be charged admission.
Adult $10 (18-64 years old)Senior $8 (65+ years old)Student $8 (13-17 years old)Child $5 (6-12 years old)Free for children 0-5 years old.
If you pay for parking on-site, you DO NOT need to pay for admission. The better deal is to park on-site.
There are no refunds given for any tickets, workshops, classes or parking paid on-line. In the event of inclement weather and the festival is canceled you will be issued credit towards any future festival on our property. Credits expire one year from issue date.
You are welcome to bring groups. No admission is charged if you park on-site.
At this time we are not offering any of our hotel rooms to the public. We have no immediate plans to open the hotel portion of the ranch.
About the Sheep Shearer
Graciano Hernandez founded Legacy Shearing by following his family trade and learning how to shear sheep as a child that was a trade passed on from his father Johnnie Hernandez. Graciano is the fourth generation shearer in his family and intends to keep the family legacy, by teaching his children his families tradition, while presenting hard work and dedication.
sheep shearing festival
Things to do
Daily from 11am-3pm
Daily 12-4 pm
123 farm tour guide
*Annual members may ride the tour for free (VIP members can bring one guest for a free ride, Blue members can ride for free alone and up to 5 people may ride for free with a Family Membership).
sheep dog herding demo
1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm
sign up required
Game Boards available at the front desk
123 Farm Eatery
Located in the Main Lobby, try various menu items made fresh in-house.
123 farm eatery
Menu from 2022 shown. New menu will be uploaded in February 2023.
ground lamb, root vegetables cooked in a rich gravy sauce, covered with creamy mashed potato and sourdough bread crumbs 14
grilled lamb burger on a brioche bun accompanied with fresh tomatoes, onion, wild arugula, roasted piquillo pepper tzatziki sauce and served with french fries 15
LAMB & VEGETABLE STEW IN A BREAD BOWL
all natural lamb braised in a rich tomato and red wine sauce, herbs and spices seasoned with different herbs and spices 15
LAMB STROGANOFF IN A BREAD BOWL
sauteéd lamb and mushrooms in a flavorful gravy, topped with sour cream and chives 15
sauteéd lamb in curry topped with tzatziki, pickled red onions and mint in a soft pita bread 14
HOT DOG & FRIES
1/4 pound all beef Hebrew National hot dog served on a hoagie roll 10
organic marinara sauce, shredded mozzarella 12
sliced pepperoni, organic marinara sauce, shredded mozzarella 13
roasted tomatoes, organic shredded mozzarella, organic marinara sauce, organic basil 14
Fig & Goat
herb oil sauce, sliced dried figs, caramelized sweet onions, wild arugula 15
red onions, roasted tomatoes, shredded mozzarella, herb oil sauce 15
herb oil sauce, sliced merguez sausage, tzatziki and parsley 16
Sheep Cookies 3
Sheep Cupcake 4
Sheep Funnel Cake 13
Lavender Cheesecake 6
HOUSEMADE ORGANIC ICE CREAM 6
Cookies and Cream
Hands-on classes on using yarn or wool to make your own piece of art, felted animal, macrame and more!
sheep shearing festival
NEEDLE FELTING SHEEP
DREAM CATCHER MAKING
All Day Demo
Check back for additional craft classes
1. Parking Entrance
2. 123 Dough Sourdough Bread Marketplace
Purchase organic sourdough bread mad in-house using ancient grains. sample culinary items from 123 Farm, fermented food and drinks and more!
Come to the information desk to pick up your membership card, register for available workshops or to ask questions.
3. Sourdough Eatery and Dining Hall
From soups served with sourdough, tartines, and sandwiches, to sourdough pizza and sourdough desserts, the culinary team from our farm have prepared a variety of menu items that allow you to taste sourdough in different ways. food may be consumed indoors at the dining hall.
The Tipsy Sheep Tavern
Our bar has been decorated in preparation for our next festival (our annual sheep shearing held on Saturdays and Sundays from March 12 to April 3). Sip on fermented drinks as well as some sheep-inspired cocktails and our signature lavender drinks.
Reserve your seat to participate in your choice of topics related to fermented foods and drinks hosted inside our former 800's hotel suites. classes can be booked online (please check late January 2023).
5. Free Lectures
Attend any of our free lecture on topics ranging from sourdough grains to raw milk. Lectures are held in a covered tent outdoors. In the case of rain, the lectures may be moved indoors to the dining hall (#3 on the map).
6. General Parking
7. Vendor Village
vendors offering their selection of fermented foods including cheese and wine, and handmade goods.
8. Organic Galleries
A parade of eight shops, each themed around a product from our farm, and a cafe featuring desserts made with sourdough starter. Products can be purchased by bringing a completed order form to the fulfillment center.
9. Sheep Baa-zaar
Offering sheep-themed goods and other novelty gift items.