Special Events

Special events occur throughout the year, and are usually celebrations for all ages. Many of them are offered jointly with some of our many partner organizations. Hope you can join us!

Some special events require pre-registration. Please check event details.


  • May

    Spring Soiree & Benefit

    Friday, 7 pm - 10:30 pmSpecial Event

    Be the cat's meow and help support the Farm's education programs!  Swing to the music of Mint Julep, nibble hors d'oeuvres, imbibe at...

  • May

    Dairy Day at the Farm!

    Sunday, 1 pm - 4 pmFamily Program, Special Event

    Come on down to the dairy and meet our spring calves and their amazing moms in our Brown Swiss herd!! Take a wagon ride to see the pastures and watch the calves get their afternoon milk.  This...

  • Jun

    2nd Annual Cancer Survivors Social

    Sunday, 2-5pmSpecial Event

    The Eleanor B. Daniels Fund, along with the Vermont Cancer Center (VCC),  VTAAC and PT360 is pleased to be hosting a free afternoon program for survivors, their caregivers and family. This is a...

  • Jul

    Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

    Sunday, 11 am - 4 pmSpecial Event

    Over 40 Vermont cheesemakers. Over 100 cheeses to sample and purchase. Local wineries, breweries, & distilleries, and artisan food producers.

  • Jul

    The Art of Fermentation – An Evening with Sandor Katz

    Monday, 7-9 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join us for an evening of bubbly concoctions and an in-depth look into the world of friendly microbes with the fermentation revivalist himself—Sandor Katz! Learn about the healing qualities and...

  • Jul
    22 to 23

    Two-Day Fermentation Intensive Workshop with Sandor Katz

    Tuesday to Wednesday, 9AM-5PM dailySpecial Event, Adult Program

    Come learn—and enjoy!—the complex techniques and flavors of fermented food and drink with renowned fermentation expert Sandor Katz. Over this two-day intensive, you’ll learn how to...

  • Sep

    Shelburne Farms 36th Annual Harvest Festival

    Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFamily Program, Special Event, Youth Program

    Come celebrate Vermont farm and forestry traditions through connections with food, agriculture, and community! This day-long festival features music, storytelling, hands-on activities for children...

  • Sep
    26 to 27

    The Vermont Traditional Foods and Health Symposium

    Friday to Saturday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PMSpecial Event

    Come learn the core principles of traditional diets, inspired by the teachings of the Weston A. Price Foundation, and explore how embracing this lifestyle can contribute to one’s health,...