Calendar

 by type, topic, or timeframe, or show all events.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL PROGRAMS, EXCEPT WHERE NOTED.

E.g., 09/18/2018
  • May to Oct
    12 to 21

    Every Day at the Farm

    Saturday to Sunday, times varyFamily Program, Youth Program, Adult Program

    Events and opportunities to explore the Farm are happening every day, including: Property Tours Farmyard  Trails...

  • Jul to May
    9 to 4

    Education for Sustainability Leadership Academy

    Monday to Saturday, all dayEducator Workshop

    A year-long, residential, leadership academy for those wishing to be part of a learning community exploring education for sustainability, systems thinking, and school transformation. ​ Our hope is...

  • Jul to May
    16 to 4

    Watershed for Every Classroom 2018-2019

    Monday to Saturday, Year-long Program Educator Workshop

    Watershed for Every Classroom (WEC) is a year-long professional development experience for K-12 educators in the Lake Champlain Basin of Vermont, New York and Québec, brought to you by ...

  • Sep
    18

    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, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    18

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    20

    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, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    20

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    21

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Sep
    22

    Champlain Mini Maker Faire

    Saturday, 11:00AM–4:00PM & 6:00-9:30PM (new evening program)Family Program, Special Event, Youth Program

    The Champlain Mini Maker Faire brings together families and individuals to celebrate the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset and showcase all kinds of incredible projects. At Maker Faire, you’ll find arts...

  • Sep
    22

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    22

    Forest Bathing

    Saturday, 10:00AM–12:00PMAdult Program

    Truly experience the energy of the fall by connecting to nature. Slowly walk and pause amongst the trees, plants and listen to the birds. Give yourself this time to unplug, slow down and de-stress....

  • Sep
    25

    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, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    25

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    27

    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, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    27

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    28

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Sep
    28

    Fall Campfires With Abenaki Chief Don Stevens: Abenaki Drumming and Life on the Land

    Friday, 6:30–8:00PMFamily Program

    Gather around a fall campfire to learn more about Abenaki Culture with Chief Don Stevens of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation. Don will share stories, artifacts, drumming, songs, and...

  • Sep
    29

    Orienteering

    Saturday, Clinic 9:00–10:00AM; Navigate the courses 10:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program, Adult Program

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

  • Sep
    29

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Sep
    29

    Workshop for Educators Series: Harvest Time

    Saturday, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PMEducator Workshop

    We’ve taken some of your favorite school program topics and turned them into one-day, seasonal educator workshops! In "Harvest Time," you'll cultivate lessons through a morning in the garden. We’...

  • Sep
    30

    Annual Choral Celebration of the Earth & Community

    Sunday, 4:00PMSpecial Event

    Join All Souls Interfaith Gathering for this annual celebration in the cathedral-like Breeding Barn. The event includes reflections on community by...

  • Oct
    2

    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, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    2

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Oct
    3

    Collaborative Dinner with Chef Evan Mallet & Inn Executive Chef Jim McCarthy

    Wednesday, 6:00PM reception; 7:00PM dinner serviceAdult Program

    Join us for a collaborative dinner between Inn Executive Chef Jim McCarthy and Evan Mallett, Executive Chef/Owner Black Trumpet Bistro in Portsmouth, NH and author of Black Trumpet: A Chef'...

  • Oct
    4

    Share the Harvest

    Thursday, Breakfast: 7:30–11:30AM; Dinner: 5:30–9:30PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy a meal at the Inn at Shelburne Farms and a percentage of sales (before alcohol) will help low-income families afford a summer of fresh produce from local farms. For more information visit...

  • Oct
    4

    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, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    4

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Oct
    5

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Oct
    6

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Oct
    7

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Sunday, 2:30–4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    9

    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, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    9

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Oct
    11

    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, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    11

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Oct
    12

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Oct
    12

    Fall Campfires With Abenaki Chief Don Stevens: Birds of Prey in Abenaki Culture

    Friday, 6:30—8:00PMFamily Program

    Gather around a fall campfire to learn more about Abenaki Culture with Chief Don Stevens of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation. Don will share stories, artifacts, drumming, songs, and...

  • Oct
    13

    Terrific Tractors & Other Cool Machines

    Saturday, 10:00AM–4:00PMFamily Program

    All weekend, 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
    13

    Lenses on the Land: Advanced

    Saturday, 6:30AM–6:15PMAdult Program

    Ignite your passion for making inspiring photos! The farm offers a wide variety of spectacular subjects to create equally spectacular photos.  Marshall Webb and Sebastian Ventrone will guide you...

  • Oct
    13

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Oct
    14

    Terrific Tractors & Other Cool Machines

    Sunday, 10:00AM–4:00PMFamily Program

    All weekend, 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
    14

    Lenses on the Land: Beginner

    Sunday, 6:30AM–6:15PMAdult Program

    Ignite your passion for making inspiring photos! The farm offers a wide variety of spectacular subjects to create equally spectacular photos.  Marshall Webb and Sebastian Ventrone will guide you...

  • Oct
    16

    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, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    16

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Oct
    18

    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, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    18

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Oct
    19

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! Come join us on a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking.  Visit the...

  • Oct
    20

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey. Presentations will be at the entry to Lone Treel Hill trail in back of the...

  • Oct
    20 to 21

    Cultivating Joy & Wonder Alumni Group

    Saturday to Sunday, All DayEducator Workshop

    Join a learning community of Cultivating Joy & Wonder (CJ&W) for Early Learners alumni. Educators like you, who were inspired by the community that was formed at CJ&W and are looking...

  • Oct
    21 to 23

    ABCs of Farm-Based Education October 21-23, 2018

    Sunday to Tuesday, All DayEducator Workshop

    This workshop is designed for farmers, farm-based educators, and non-formal educators. Are you looking to build a farm-based education program, or inspire your existing programming? At this workshop...

  • Nov
    3

    Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

    Saturday, 4:15, 5:00, 5:45, & 6:30PMFamily Program, Special Event

    A crisp November afternoon is a great time to get outside with your family and enjoy Shelburne Farms by horse drawn wagon ride! Enjoy light snacks and activities back at the education center before...

  • Nov
    10

    Hawks, Owls, & Falcons!

    Saturday, Drop-in any time between 10:00AM & 1:00PMFamily Program, Youth Program, Adult Program

    Hawks, owls, and falcons are all birds found right here on the farm. Come meet some of these live birds of prey in a cozy, indoor setting.  Learn about each of their unique characteristics...

  • Nov
    17

    "A" is for Apples!

    Saturday, 10:00AM–12:00PMFamily Program

    Get into the kitchen with Vermont’s favorite fruit as we turn apples into tasty treats.  We’ll explore the many ways that Vermont’s abundance of apples can be enjoyed.

  • Nov
    28

    Winter Wellness and Fire Cider Preparation with Spoonful Herbals

    Wednesday, 5:00–7:00PMAdult Program

    Using ingredients grown here on Shelburne Farms we will prepare Fire Cider, a vinegar infusion of herbs and vegetables while learning about the many herbs that can help keep us healthy through the...

  • Dec
    9

    Winter Gifts and Craftmaking

    Sunday, 9:30–11:30AM & 12:30–2:30PMFamily Program

    Learn how to make easy handmade gifts and create “green” crafts with natural and recycled materials.  You’ll have fun and be inspired to make more handmade gifts this season at home! For ages...

  • Jan
    12

    Workshop for Educators Series: Animals in Winter

    Saturday, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PMEducator Workshop

    We’ve taken some of your favorite school program topics and turned them into one-day, seasonal educator workshops! In "Animals in Winter,"  you'll discover what strategies Vermont animals use...

  • May
    4

    Workshop for Educators Series: Milk & More

    Saturday, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PMEducator Workshop

    We’ve taken some of your favorite school program topics and turned them into one-day, seasonal educator workshops! In "Milk and More," you'll explore a Vermont tradition and build awareness of the...