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.


 

  • Jan to Mar
    3 to 1

    Sleigh Rides Saturdays & Sundays 2015

    Saturday to Sunday, 11am – 2pm Every Half HourFamily Program, Special Event

    Enjoy a 20-minute horse drawn sleigh ride from the Welcome Center (weather permitting).Saturdays and Sundays January 3rd to March 1, 2015.  Rides are on the half hour from 11am to 2pm. No...

  • Mar
    21

    Junior Iron Chef Vermont

    Saturday, 9:00am - 3:30pmFamily Program, Special Event

    A statewide culinary competition that challenges teams of middle & high school students to create healthy, local dishes that inspire school meal programs. A collaboration...

  • Mar
    28 to 29

    Vermont Maple Open House Weekend

    Saturday to Sunday, 9:00am - 2:00pmFamily Program, Special Event

    Join us to learn about the sugaring process and see where maple syrup comes from. We'll have events and activities both Saturday and Sunday (check times below), including a 4-H Pancake Breakfast,...

  • Apr
    1

    Food Chains Film Screening & Panel

    Wednesday, 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    From a producer of Food Inc. and Fast Food Nation, Food Chains is an award-winning documentary about the workers who pick our food. Following the film there will be a panel discussion with...

  • Apr
    11

    Leaping Lambs and Shear Delights

    Saturday, 10am - 1pmFamily Program, Special Event

    Join us anytime between 10AM and 1PM to celebrate sheep and all that they provide us.   A day of working with wool (washing, spinning, felting), visiting some of our playful lambs,...

  • May
    1

    Spring Soiree & Benefit for Shelburne Farms Summer Camp Scholarships

    Friday, 7 pm - 10:30 pmSpecial Event

    Be the cat's meow and help support the Farm's summer camp scholarships!  Swing to the music of Hot Box Honey, nibble hors d'oeuvres, imbibe at...

  • May
    3

    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
    26

    Edible Forest Gardens and Commercial Food Forestry, an Evening with Eric Toensmeier

    Friday, 6-8 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Edible forest gardens are edible ecosystems that mimic the structure and function of natural forests, while producing food and other useful products. Trees, shrubs, vines, perennials and fungi work...

  • Jul
    8

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 8 - Aug 26. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The Children's...

  • Jul
    15

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 8 - Aug 26. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The Children's...

  • Jul
    22

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 8 - Aug 26. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The Children's...

  • Jul
    29

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 8 - Aug 26. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The Children's...

  • Aug
    5

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 8 - Aug 26. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The Children's...

  • Aug
    12

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 8 - Aug 26. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The Children's...

  • Aug
    19

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 8 - Aug 26. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The Children's...

  • Aug
    26

    Community Evenings at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30 pm/concert starts at 6:30 pmSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with music and great food on Wednesday nights, July 8 - Aug 26. Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here on the Farm! The Children's...