Family Programs

Kitchen Goodies and Gifts Family Program Our Family Programs are designed for children with an accompanying adult to have fun and learn together about food, farming, and nature. Check out our upcoming offerings below and join us! 

Pre-registration required except where noted.


 

  • May
    30

    Water Critter Fun!

    Saturday, 9:30 am - 11:30 am and 12:30 pm - 2:30 pmFamily Program

    Spring is a perfect time to explore the pond for life and all of the cool critters that live there. We will hike down to the pond and dip in to look for the animals that call it home, and discover...

  • Jul
    2

    Moonlit Campfire

    Thursday, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFamily Program

    Enjoy sitting around a campfire on a warm summer evening, fun activities, s'mores, and a visit from live OFES raptors. 

  • Jul
    24

    Bats in the Barn

    Friday, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFamily Program

    Learn what makes bats so special with a colorful slideshow, then venture out with Barry the Bat Guy to watch their evening flight from the Farm Barn. 

  • Jul
    25

    Garden Tea Party at the Inn

    Saturday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFamily Program

    Bring your family to enjoy the colorful, fragrant gardens at The Inn at Shelburne Farms! After we go on a treasure hunt adventure you will learn to make your own tea bags and enjoy some tea and tasty...

  • Aug
    3 to 9

    Open Farm Week

    Monday to Sunday, All DaySpecial Event

    During Open Farm Week, farms across Vermont will welcome visitors to explore and learn.   You can meet the farmers, plants, and animals that bring your favorite high-quality Vermont products...

  • Aug
    4

    Farm to Ballet Performance

    Tuesday, Gates open at 5PM; Show at 6:15PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy a summer evening during Open Farm Week (www.diginvt.com) at the Farm.  Bring a picnic or purchase farm burgers and seasonal salads grown right here while you enjoy the Farm to Ballet...

  • Aug
    13

    Moonlit Campfire

    Thursday, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFamily Program

    Enjoy sitting around a campfire on a warm summer evening, fun activities, s'mores, and a visit from live OFES raptors.