Calendar

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

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

E.g., 11/17/2017
  • Nov
    18

    Farm Craft: Past & Present

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

    Let’s dip candles, create felt pumpkins, and make bread and butter while comparing a young person’s life on the farm in the 1800s and today. For ages 5 and up.

  • Nov
    24 to 25

    Thanksgiving Weekend at the Welcome Center & Farm Store

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

    Come down to our Welcome Center and Farm Store Thanksgiving weekend to "sample the season" and cross some holiday gift-giving off your To-Do list! SHOP. SHIP. SAVE. Save 10% (members save 20%) on...

  • Dec
    10

    Winter Gifts and Craftmaking

    Sunday, 9:30AM – 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...

  • Dec to Jan
    23 to 1

    Horse-Drawn Rides

    Saturday to Monday, 11AM - 2PM, every half hourFamily Program, Special Event

    Giddy-up on these festive and fun 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. Depending on snow, you’ll enjoy either a sleigh or a wagon ride. All rides are weather permitting. Every day December 23...

  • Jan to Feb
    6 to 25

    January & February Private Horse-Drawn Rides

    Saturday to Sunday, 11AM - 2PM, every half hourFamily Program, Special Event

    Giddy-up on these festive and fun 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. Depending on snow, you’ll enjoy either a sleigh or a wagon ride. All rides are weather permitting. Rides begin on the ½...

  • Jan
    13

    Play Date! Winter on the Farm

    Saturday, Anytime between 9:30AM and 1:30PMFamily Program

    Call up a friend and make a play date at Shelburne Farms!  Enjoy lots of wintery, indoor activities at your own pace and schedule, with a staff member present for questions.  Romp around in...

  • Jan
    20

    Winter Wildlife Detectives

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

    Learn about animals that are active in the c-c-c-cold Vermont winter in our cozy, indoor, wintry forest.  Then, we will bundle up and go on an outdoor exploration for signs of those animals all...

  • Jan
    27

    What Do Owls Eat for Lunch?

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

    Have you ever wondered what owls like to eat? Let’s dissect owl pellets to find out! We’ll make masks and meet a live owl, too! For ages five and up with accompanying adult.

  • Jan to Oct
    27 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...

  • Feb
    3

    Shelburne Winterfest

    Saturday, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMSpecial Event

    Come enjoy indoor and outdoor winter activities such as sledding, horse-drawn rides, crafts, music and delicious food during this annual FREE, family-fun event! Keep checking this page for more...

  • Feb
    17

    Play Date! Farm & Food Fun

    Saturday, Anytime between 9:30AM and 1:30PMFamily Program

    Call up a friend and make a play date at Shelburne Farms!  Enjoy lots of indoor activities at your own pace and schedule, with a staff member present for questions.  Become a farmer and...

  • Feb
    24

    Forester for a Day

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

    Put on a hard hat, watch a forester fell a tree, and learn the importance of trees in our lives.  Then, work in the woodshop to make a wood product for your home.  For ages five and up...

  • Mar
    1

    Owl Prowl

    Thursday, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMAdult Program

    Explore the world of Vermont’s winged nocturnal predators on an evening walk.  Listen for (and maybe see) some of the species who make the Farm their home.  Back indoors, warm up with hot...

  • Mar
    9 to 11

    ABCs of Farm-Based Education March 2018

    Friday to Sunday, All DayEducator Workshop

    Are you looking to build a farm-based education program, or inspire your existing programming? At this workshop, you'll fill your toolbox with kid-tested, educator approved...

  • May
    22 to 23

    Forest to Furniture with the Shelburne Craft School

    Tuesday to Wednesday, Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM, Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAdult Program

    Throughout the course of the program, you’ll build a rustic table or bench out of a piece of wood from a tree grown on the Farm. Begin your experience by exploring and learning about the source of...