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.


  • Oct

    Fall Farmyard Fun! - Milk to Cheese Magic

    Saturday, 11:30 amFamily Program

    Milk our Farmyard cow at 11 AM, then go on a delicious milk to cheese journey. Meet our cheesemaker, taste some cheese and learn all about the cheese making process! All ages.

  • Nov

    Raptor Romp

    Saturday, 10 am - 1 pmFamily Program

    Enjoy a fall walk and meet Outreach For Earth Stewardship’s education raptors in their natural environment. OFES’s birds will “speak” through their interpreters to reveal...

  • Nov

    Moonlit Wagon Rides

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

    A moonlit evening is a great time to get outside and enjoy Shelburne Farms by horse drawn wagon ride! Celebrate this magical time of year with light snacks and activities back at the McClure...

  • Nov

    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.  

  • Dec

    Winter Gifts

    Saturday, Two sessions: 9:30am - 11:30am & 12:30pm - 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!