Calendar

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

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

E.g., 01/19/2019
  • Jan
    19

    Winter Wildlife Detectives

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

    THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.   Learn about animals that are active in the c-c-c-cold Vermont winter in our cozy, indoor, wintry forest.  Then, we'll bundle up and go on an outdoor...

  • Jan
    19

    Lenses on the Land

    Saturday, 3:00–10:00PMAdult 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,...

  • Jan
    19 to 20

    January & February Weekend Sleigh Rides (weather permitting)

    Saturday to Sunday, 11:00AM–2:00PM, every half hour. 2:30 & 3:00PM private rides available.Family Program, Special Event

    Please note: Due to below freezing temperatures and impending snowstorm, all private and public sleigh rides are cancelled for this weekend (Saturday, 1/19 and Sunday, 1/20).  Thank you!...

  • Jan
    26

    Forest Bathing

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

  • Jan
    26

    Bake & Shake: Bread & Butter Making

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

    Come make your own bread and butter to eat and explore other fun things we can create with flour (like playdough)! For ages 4 and up with accompanying adult.

  • Jan
    26

    Burlington Winter Farmers' Market

    Saturday, 10:00AM–2:00PMSpecial Event

    Visit us at the Burlington Winter Farmers' Market at UVM's Davis Center on the Second Floor in The Marketplace and...

  • Jan
    26 to 27

    January & February Weekend Sleigh Rides (weather permitting)

    Saturday to Sunday, 11:00AM–2:00PM, every half hour. 2:30 & 3:00PM private rides available.Family Program, Special Event

    Please note: Due to below freezing temperatures and impending snowstorm, all private and public sleigh rides are cancelled for this weekend (Saturday, 1/19 and Sunday, 1/20).  Thank you!...

  • Jan to Feb
    31 to 2

    Education for Sustainability Leadership Academy

    Thursday 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...

  • Feb
    2

    Play Date! Farm & Food Fun

    Saturday, Any time 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
    2 to 3

    January & February Weekend Sleigh Rides (weather permitting)

    Saturday to Sunday, 11:00AM–2:00PM, every half hour. 2:30 & 3:00PM private rides available.Family Program, Special Event

    Please note: Due to below freezing temperatures and impending snowstorm, all private and public sleigh rides are cancelled for this weekend (Saturday, 1/19 and Sunday, 1/20).  Thank you!...

  • Feb
    9

    Shelburne Winterfest

    Saturday, 10:00AM–1:00PMSpecial Event

    Come enjoy indoor and outdoor winter activities during this annual FREE, family-fun event! Sledding Horse-drawn rides with Thornapple Farm ($2/person) Live birds with Outreach for Earth...

  • Feb
    9

    Burlington Winter Farmers' Market

    Saturday, 10:00AM–2:00PMSpecial Event

    Visit us at the Burlington Winter Farmers' Market at UVM's Davis Center on the Second Floor in The Marketplace and...

  • Feb
    9 to 10

    January & February Weekend Sleigh Rides (weather permitting)

    Saturday to Sunday, 11:00AM–2:00PM, every half hour. 2:30 & 3:00PM private rides available.Family Program, Special Event

    Please note: Due to below freezing temperatures and impending snowstorm, all private and public sleigh rides are cancelled for this weekend (Saturday, 1/19 and Sunday, 1/20).  Thank you!...

  • Feb
    10

    Grazing Dinner to Benefit Jr Iron Chef VT

    Sunday, 5:30–8:00PMSpecial Event

    For one special evening on Sunday, February 10, gather with us at The Great Northern for a grazing-style dinner (many small,...

  • Feb
    16

    Build a Nest Box!

    Saturday, 10:00AM–1:00PMAdult Program

    What is one (of many!) things that American Kestrels and Eastern Screech Owls have in common?  They nest in cozy cavities. Come build a nest box for these important raptors and learn when and...

  • Feb
    16 to 17

    January & February Weekend Sleigh Rides (weather permitting)

    Saturday to Sunday, 11:00AM–2:00PM, every half hour. 2:30 & 3:00PM private rides available.Family Program, Special Event

    Please note: Due to below freezing temperatures and impending snowstorm, all private and public sleigh rides are cancelled for this weekend (Saturday, 1/19 and Sunday, 1/20).  Thank you!...

  • Feb
    23

    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
    23

    Burlington Winter Farmers' Market

    Saturday, 10:00AM–2:00PMSpecial Event

    Visit us at the Burlington Winter Farmers' Market at UVM's Davis Center on the Second Floor in The Marketplace and...

  • Feb
    23 to 24

    January & February Weekend Sleigh Rides (weather permitting)

    Saturday to Sunday, 11:00AM–2:00PM, every half hour. 2:30 & 3:00PM private rides available.Family Program, Special Event

    Please note: Due to below freezing temperatures and impending snowstorm, all private and public sleigh rides are cancelled for this weekend (Saturday, 1/19 and Sunday, 1/20).  Thank you!...

  • Mar
    2

    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.

  • Mar
    9

    Burlington Winter Farmers' Market

    Saturday, 10:00AM–2:00PMSpecial Event

    Visit us at the Burlington Winter Farmers' Market at UVM's Davis Center on the Second Floor in The Marketplace and...

  • Mar
    23

    Burlington Winter Farmers' Market

    Saturday, 10:00AM–2:00PMSpecial Event

    Visit us at the Burlington Winter Farmers' Market at UVM's Davis Center on the Second Floor in The Marketplace and...

  • Mar
    30

    Cultivating Farm to Early Childhood Workshop

    Saturday, 8:45AM–2:45PMEducator Workshop

    Come explore Farm to Early Childhood (FTEC) programming with us! Cultivating Farm to Early Childhood is an opportunity for you — Family Child Care, Head Start, Center-Based, Public Pre-K, and Home...

  • Mar to Apr
    31 to 2

    ABCs of Farm-Based Education

    Sunday to Tuesday, 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 activities, as you join...

  • Apr
    6

    Watershed for Every Classroom 2018-2019

    Saturday, Year-long Program Special Event

    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 ...

  • Apr
    6

    Burlington Winter Farmers' Market

    Saturday, 10:00AM–2:00PMSpecial Event

    Visit us at the Burlington Winter Farmers' Market at UVM's Davis Center on the Second Floor in The Marketplace and...

  • Apr
    6

    TOGETHER We Build Resilience

    Saturday, 8:30AM–3:30PM, lunch and snacks providedEducator Workshop

    Join us for this Design Studio for students in grades 6-12, teachers, and community partners. We'll gather to share the rewards and challenges of investigating complex issues related to...

  • Apr
    20

    Burlington Winter Farmers' Market

    Saturday, 10:00AM–2:00PMSpecial Event

    Visit us at the Burlington Winter Farmers' Market at UVM's Davis Center on the Second Floor in The Marketplace and...

  • Apr
    20 to 21

    Green Mountain Draft Horse Beginner Driving Clinic

    Saturday to Sunday, Saturday 9:00AM–4:00PM, 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...

  • Apr
    27

    Forest Bathing

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

    Truly experience the energy of late spring by connecting to nature. Slowly walk and pause amongst the waking trees, the budding plants and listen to the springtime birds. Give yourself this time to...

  • May
    3 to 4

    Watershed for Every Classroom 2018-2019

    Friday to Saturday, Year-long Program Special Event

    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 ...

  • 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...

  • May
    11

    Spring Wildcrafting: Greens & Mushrooms

    Saturday, 9:30AM–12:00PMAdult 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
    15

    Morning Bird Walk

    Wednesday, 7:00–9:00AMAdult Program

    Celebrate the return of the dawn chorus.  Join naturalist Matt Kolan to explore shrubland, grassland, wetland, and forest habitats in search of the sights and sounds of our feathered friends...

  • May
    16

    Weed Walk and Nettle Pesto Making with Spoonful Herbals

    Thursday, 5:00–7:00PMAdult Program

    Learn how to sustainably harvest nettles and then process them into a nutrient dense nettle pesto to take home. Spoonful Herbals ...

  • May to Jun
    31 to 1

    2019 Nourish Vermont

    Friday to Saturday, 9:00AM–5:00PM each daySpecial Event

    Confirmed presenters: Katy Bowman, Nicolas Pineault, Beth Lambert, Dr. Ted Achacoso, Mark Schaztker and Jason Prall. More details coming in Spring 2019!

  • Jun
    10 to 11

    Forest to Furniture with the Shelburne Craft School

    Monday to Tuesday, Monday 9:00AM–7:00PM, Tuesday 9:00AM–5:00PMAdult Program

    Throughout the course of the two-day program, you’ll build a rustic table or bench with metal legs out of a piece of slab wood from a tree grown on the Farm. Begin your experience by exploring and...

  • Jun
    25 to 27

    2019-2020 Northeast Farm to School Institute

    Tuesday to Thursday, All dayEducator Workshop

    The Northeast Farm to School Institute is a unique year-long professional learning opportunity for twelve school teams from New England and New York. It is a cornerstone professional development...

  • Jul
    8 to 12

    Project Seasons for Young Learners: Cultivating Joy & Wonder

    Monday to Friday, All dayEducator 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
    22 to 26

    Education for Sustainability: Summer Institute

    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
    5 to 8

    A Forest for Every Classroom (FFEC)

    Monday to Thursday, Multiple all-day sessions, some overnightsEducator Workshop

    The Forest for Every Classroom is offered in partnership with  Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, Green Mountain National Forest, and the Stewardship Institute.. The purpose of...

  • Aug
    15 to 16

    Education for Sustainability: Immersion

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

    For those wishing to dive deeply into their education for sustainability work in a residential, retreat-like setting at Shelburne Farms.   We will hold evening programming on Thursday night...