Calendar

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

E.g., 01/22/2018
  • Jan to Feb
    6 to 25

    January & February Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Horse-Drawn Rides are cancelled Saturday, January 13th and Sunday, January 14th due to weather. Giddy-up on these festive and fun 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. Depending on snow, you’ll...

  • 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 during this annual FREE, family-fun event! Sledding Horse-drawn rides with Thornapple Farm ($2/person) Dog sled rides with Thesewoods Kennels...

  • Feb
    9

    Jr Iron Chef VT Benefit Dinner

    Friday, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Special Event

    Join us at Guild Tavern for our second annual fundraiser dinner prepared by three of Burlington's most celebrated chefs — all to benefit Jr Iron Chef VT.  Chef Cara Chigazola-Tobin of Honey Road...

  • 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...

  • Feb
    26 to 28

    February Vacation Days

    Monday to Wednesday, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PMYouth Program

    Get ready for a winter adventure during February vacation! We will hike, build campfires, search for animal signs in the forest, and build winter homes. We'll head inside to warm up, bake fresh bread...

  • 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
    3

    Lenses on the Land by Moonlight

    Saturday, 3:00 PM - 10:00 PMAdult Program

    Ignite your passion for making inspiring and unusual photographs during this afternoon and evening workshop with experienced instruction. The buildings, landscape and coastline of Shelburne Farms,...

  • 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...

  • Mar
    10

    Forest Bathing

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

    Experience the  winter wonderland and connect to nature. Slowly walk and pause amongst the quiet dormant trees, the fluttering birds and scurrying animals. Enjoy the stunning beauty on the land...

  • Mar
    17

    Jr Iron Chef VT

    Saturday, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PMSpecial Event

    Jr Iron Chef VT is a statewide culinary competition that challenges teams of middle and high school students to create healthy, local dishes that inspire school meal programs, so students understand...

  • Mar
    23 to 24

    Digital Storytelling for Community Engagement and Sustainability

    Friday to Saturday, This program begins at 10AM on Friday, March 23rd and ends at 4:00PM on Saturday, March 24th. Educator Workshop

    Join Vermont Folklife Center and Shelburne Farms for a deep dive into tools and techniques for digital storytelling to engage students and communities in sustainability.  Together we'll...

  • Apr
    21 to 22

    Green Mountain Draft Horse Beginner Driving Clinic

    Saturday to Sunday, Saturday 9:00AM - 4:00PM &/or Sunday 9:30AM - 2:00PMAdult Program

    In this two-day, hands-on clinic, you’ll work with experienced teamsters of the Green Mountain Draft Horse Association and their horses in the beautiful setting of the Breeding Barn. If you’ve never...

  • May
    20

    Spring Wildcrafting: Greens & Mushrooms

    Sunday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PMAdult Program

    Are you intrigued by the wild world of mushroom and plant foraging? Join Ari Rockland-Miller of The Mushroom Forager on a guided...

  • 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...

  • Jun
    1 to 2

    Nourish Vermont

    Friday to Saturday, TBDSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Come learn the core principles of traditional diets and explore how lifestyle and the environment in which you live impacts health.        Presenters:...

  • Jul
    9 to 13

    Project Seasons for Young Learners: Cultivating Joy & Wonder

    Monday to Friday, 9:00 am–4:30 pmEducator Workshop

    Are you looking for new ways to connect your program to the community outside of your classroom? Join us at the Farm for hands-on, interdisciplinary activities and explore ways in which these can be...

  • 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
    23 to 27

    The Summer Institute on Education for Sustainability

    Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm Educator Workshop

    Spend five rich days with colleagues from around the country at an informative and restorative institute created to give you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of Education for...

  • Aug
    16 to 17

    Education for Sustainability Immersion

    Thursday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pmEducator Workshop

    For those already have a strong foundation in Education for Sustainability, our two-day Immersion will provide you with the opportunity to reflect, learn, and collaborate with a small group of...