Calendar

  • Sep
    1

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    1

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    3

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    3

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    5

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers

  • Sep
    5

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of...

  • Sep
    5

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    8

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    8

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    9

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Wednesday, 1:45 pm - 3:45 pmAdult Program

    A behind-the-scenes look at dairy farming and cheesemaking! Hear our farmers and cheesemakers explain how fresh milk is turned into farmhouse cheddar; tour the dairy and taste cheese with the...

  • Sep
    10

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    10

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    12

    Wild World Of Mushrooms

    Saturday, 9:30 -11:30 AMAdult Program

    Are you intrigued by the wild world of mushroom foraging?  Join Ari Rockland-Miller, the Mushroom Forager, to identify...

  • Sep
    12

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers

  • Sep
    12

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of...

  • Sep
    12

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    15

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    15

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    17

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    17

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    19

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers

  • Sep
    19

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of...

  • Sep
    19

    Shelburne Farms 37th 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
    19

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk. Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey.   

  • Sep
    22

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    24

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    25 to 26

    A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC)

    Friday to Saturday, OFF-SITE. Multiple all-day sessions, some overnightsEducator Workshop

    A continuation of our year-long, place-based education program for educators, A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC), offered at various locations in partnership with...

  • Sep
    26

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers

  • Sep
    26

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of...

  • Sep
    26

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Sep
    26

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Saturday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Sep
    26 to 27

    Champlain Mini Maker Faire

    Saturday to Sunday, Sat. 10 am - 5 pm; Sun. 11 am - 4 pmSpecial Event

    Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of families and individuals celebrating the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset. It showcases...

  • Sep
    27

    Annual Choral Celebration of the Earth

    Sunday, 4:00PMSpecial Event

    Gather in the magnificent cathedral-like Breeding Barn to hear uplifting music and a blend of choral voices from All Souls Interfaith Choir, In Accord, the South County Chorus and more. Remarks...

  • Sep
    29

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    1

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    1

    Share the Harvest

    Thursday, Breakfast 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Dinner 5:30 PM - 9:30 PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy a meal at the Inn at Shelburne Farms and a percentage of sales (not including alcohol) will help low-income families afford a summer of fresh produce from local farms. For more information...

  • Oct
    1 to 18

    "Of Land and Local" Art Exhibition

    Thursday to Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm dailySpecial Event

    Now in its third year, Of Land and Local is an annual multidisciplinary, statewide project designed to initiate a dialog about...

  • Oct
    2

    Farm to Table Dinner, "Of Land & Local" Exhibit

    Friday, reception 5:30 pm; dinner 6:30 pmAdult Program

    Connect with community at a family-style dinner at the Coach Barn during the Of Land and Local Art Exhibition...

  • Oct
    3

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers

  • Oct
    3

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of...

  • Oct
    3

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Oct
    4

    Terrific Tractors & Other Cool Machines

    Sunday, 10:00 - 4:00 PMFamily Program

    Check out our big farm machines in the Farm Barn courtyard. From John Deere tractors to some of the trucks we drive – climb aboard and pretend you are the farmer for a day!  ...

  • Oct
    6

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    8

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    9 to 11

    Forest to Furniture with the Shelburne Craft School

    Friday to Sunday, Friday, 2 - 7 pm; Saturday, 9 am - 6:30 pm, Sunday 9 am - 5 pmAdult Program

      Build a rustic table or bench out of a slab of wood from a tree grown on the Farm! Explore the source of your table - the Shelburne Farms forest, select your piece of wood, and craft it...

  • Oct
    10

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers

  • Oct
    10

    Shelburne Farmers Market

    Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pmSpecial Event

    Come to the Shelburne town green and find our booth full of fresh Market Garden veggies, cheese, and beef, along with the produce and products of...

  • Oct
    10

    Hawk Walk

    Saturday, Hawk Walk 7:30 AM; Live bird presentation 10:00 AMYouth Program, Adult Program

    Enjoy a leisurely walk looking for late migrating raptors and all the other hearty birds that winter on the Farm. You'll also meet some of the Outreach for Earth Stewardship's wild raptor...

  • Oct
    10

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Oct
    13

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    14

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Wednesday, 1:45 pm - 3:45 pmAdult Program

    A behind-the-scenes look at dairy farming and cheesemaking! Hear our farmers and cheesemakers explain how fresh milk is turned into farmhouse cheddar; tour the dairy and taste cheese with the...

  • Oct
    14

    The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis

    Wednesday, 6:00PM - 8:00PMSpecial Event

    Join us in celebrating the launch of The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis with Brendan Kelly, and examine the current climate crisis through the lens of Chinese medicine. The first book to marry...

  • Oct
    15

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth tour of the Inn and its formal gardens. Originally the 19th-century country home of Dr. William Seward and Lila Vanderbilt Webb, the house was restored...

  • Oct
    17

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers

  • Oct
    17

    Lenses on the Land

    Saturday, 6:30am - 6:30pmAdult Program

    Turn spectacular farm subjects into equally spectacular photos. Marshall Webb and Sebastian Ventrone will guide you throughout the day both technically and creatively, so that you can get the...

  • Oct
    17

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 - 1:30Family Program

    Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey: face to face.  

  • Oct
    18 to 20

    ABCs of Farm-Based Education

    Sunday to Tuesday, All DayEducator Workshop

    Discover easy and fun ways to develop agricultural education programs with engaging, kid-tested, educator approved activities! If you are looking for new ideas for an existing program, or are ...

  • Oct
    24

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers

  • Oct
    24

    Moonlit Wagon Rides

    Saturday, 5:15 pm, 6:00 pm, 6:45 pm, 7:30 pmFamily Program

    Celebrate a magical autumn moon with a horse-drawn wagon ride. Enjoy light snacks and activities at the McClure Education Center before or after your ride.     

  • Oct
    24

    Orienteering

    Saturday, Clinic: 9 - 10 am, Courses: 10 am - 12 pmFamily Program

    Orienteering is a sport that you use a map and compass to find your way across unfamiliar terrain.  Whether you have been doing it for years or are interested in learning this important skill,...

  • Oct
    29

    20 Years of Keeping Track with Sue Morse

    Thursday, 6-8PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Celebrate 20 years of conservation and monitoring through Keeping Track! Join us at the Coach Barn for an inspiring night of images and stories with Sue Morse...

  • Oct
    31

    Burlington Farmers Market

    Saturday, 8:30am - 2:00pmSpecial Event

    Come find us at the Burlington Farmers Market, along with other great farmers and food producers

  • Nov
    7

    Hawks, Owls, & Falcons!

    Saturday, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PMYouth Program, Adult Program

    Hawks, owls, and falcon are all birds found right here on the farm. Join us for this opportunity to meet live birds of prey in a cozy, indoor setting.  Learn about each of their unique...

  • Nov
    14

    Farm Craft: Past & Present

    Saturday, 10am - 12pmFamily Program

    Let's spin wool, dip candles, and make butter while comparing a young person's life on the farm in the 1800s and today.  

  • Nov
    27 to 29

    Thanksgiving Weekend at the Welcome Center

    Friday to Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pmSpecial Event

    Shop and ship early and save 10% on all catalog mail orders! Our staff will advise and take your orders for holiday Farm gifts for local or far-away friends and family. Cheese tastings, hot cider,...

  • Dec
    12

    Winter Gifts

    Saturday, Two sessions: 9:30-11:30am & 12:30-2:30pmFamily Program

    Learn how to make easy, holiday goodies to give as gifts, and create "green" crafts with natural and recycled materials. You'll have fun and be inspired to make more handmade gifts!...

  • Jan
    29 to 30

    A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC)

    Friday to Saturday, OFF-SITE. Multiple all-day sessions, some overnightsEducator Workshop

    A continuation of our year-long, place-based education program for educators, A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC), offered at various locations in partnership with...

  • May
    6 to 7

    A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC)

    Friday to Saturday, ORCHARD COVE. Multiple all-day sessions, some overnightsEducator Workshop

    The closing of our year-long, place-based education program for educators, A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC), offered at various locations in partnership with...

  • May
    24 to 26

    Pasture to Palate: A Farmstead Cheesemaking Journey

    Tuesday to Thursday, 8 AM Tuesday - 4 pm ThursdayAdult Program

    Experience the cheesemaking process from the ground up during this three-day program.  Using The Inn at Shelburne Farms and our dairy barns, pastures, and cheesemaking facility as your classroom...

  • May
    27 to 29

    Bedrock to Birds: Exploring the natural history of the Shelburne landscape at spring migration

    Friday to Sunday, Friday 5 pm - Sunday 1:30 pmAdult Program

    Celebrate the mysteries of spring migration. With birds as your focus, explore the natural history of the landscape: investigate connections between bedrock, soils, plant distribution, animal...