Saturday March 10, 2018
Event Information
Section: Festivals and Events
Spring Celebration and Sheep Shearing

When: March 10, 2018
10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where: Oatland Island Wildlife Center
Phone: 912-395-1509
Address: 711 Sandtown Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410
Ages: 1
Cost: $5 per adult; $3 per child (4-17), seniors, milita

Description: Oatland Island Wildlife Center is having a Spring Celebration and Sheep Shearing on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The special fundraising event will feature the shearing of the Shetland sheep, “Cloud” and “Storm”, and the Angora goats, “Rue” and “Finnick” by members of The Fiber Guild of the Savannahs. Guild members will be demonstrating many fiber arts techniques as well as how the fleece is processed into a garment of warmth and beauty. Local musicians, Joe Nelson and James Pittman will play music while visitors enjoy the many fun activities. There will be crafts and games for the kids and Oatland’s “Native Animal Nature Trail” will be open. Food concessions will be available. Admission is only $5.00 per adult, $3 per child 4-17, seniors and military. Children under the age of four are admitted free. For more information call (912) 395-1500 or visit Oatland’s web site at: for a complete schedule of activities. Oatland Island Wildlife Center is a unique facility operated by the Savannah-Chatham County Public School system. It encompasses a total of 175 acres of salt marsh and maritime forest habitat with a two mile walking trail with animals indigenous to Georgia. The Center is used as a field trip site for elementary students and is also open to the public for self-guided walks daily from 10 until 4 p.m. The Center is located five miles east of Savannah off Islands Expressway at 711 Sandtown Rd.


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