Calendar

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

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

E.g., 12/10/2018
  • Dec to Jan
    22 to 1

    Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Jan
    5

    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! Explore lots of theme-based, indoor activities at your pace and schedule, with a staff member present for questions. Seating and tables...

  • Jan
    5 to 6

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Jan
    6 to 7

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Jan
    11

    Watershed for Every Classroom 2018-2019

    Friday, 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Jan
    12 to 13

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Jan
    13 to 14

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Jan
    19

    Winter Wildlife Detectives

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

    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 exploration for signs of those animals all...

  • 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 Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Jan
    20 to 21

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • 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 to 27

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Jan
    27 to 28

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • 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 Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Feb
    3 to 4

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • 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 to 10

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Feb
    10 to 11

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • 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 Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Feb
    17 to 18

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • 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 to 24

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • Feb
    24 to 25

    January & February Weekend Horse-Drawn Rides

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

    Giddy up, giddy-up on these 20-minute rides from the Welcome Center. All rides are weather-permitting. Horse-drawn sleighs will be used if there is enough snow; a horse-drawn wagon will be used...

  • 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 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 a...

  • Apr
    6

    Watershed for Every Classroom 2018-2019

    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 ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 to Jun
    31 to 1

    2019 Nourish Vermont

    Friday to Saturday, 9AM-5PM each daySpecial Event

    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...