Calendar

  • Nov
    23

    A Taste of Autumn on the Farm

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

    Join us in the kitchen as we cook some tasty treats together, using some of our Vermont Fall favorites, as we learn where they come from! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Children must be...

  • Nov
    29 to 30

    Sample the Season at the Welcome Center & Farm Store

    Friday to Saturday, 10:00AM–5:00PMSpecial Event

    Come down to our Welcome Center & Farm Store Thanksgiving weekend to "sample the season" and cross some holiday gift-...

  • Dec
    8

    Winter Gifts & Craftmaking

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

    Learn how to make easy holiday goodies to give as gifts, and create “green” crafts with natural and recycled materials. Some examples of past gifts include - pine sachets, felted soaps, tree cookie...

  • Dec
    8

    Create a Winter Centerpiece

    Sunday, 1:30–3:00PMAdult Program

    Please join Inn floral designers Victoria Dilley and Abby Todia for an afternoon creating a winter evergreen centerpiece. Various evergreen foliage, pine cones and berries collected from the...

  • Dec
    11

    Winter Wellness with Hands-on Medicine Making with Spoonful Herbals

    Wednesday, 5:00–7:00PMAdult Program

    Join community herbalists Katherine Elmer and Kara Buchanan to explore key herbal strategies to prevent and relieve symptoms of common winter ailments. Participants will learn how to make...

  • Dec
    21 to 31

    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 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 otherwise....

  • Jan
    4

    Owl Pellet Detectives

    Saturday, 10:00–11:30AMFamily Program, Youth Program

    Did you know that dissecting owl pellets is like going on a treasure hunt? Let’s see what we can find hidden in each pellet and look for clues about what owls like to eat! You'll meet live...

  • Jan
    11 to 12

    Wilderness First Aid Two-Year Certification

    Saturday to Sunday, 8:00AM–5:00PM each day with an hour break for lunch (bring your own)Adult Program

    Prepare for the unexpected with this fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine taught over two full days (optional on-site accomodations available). If you like to take short trips...

  • Jan
    17 to 18

    Collective Science and Stewardship in the Upper Valley

    Friday to Saturday, See event detailsEducator Workshop

    New Workshop Series: 3 Place-Based Workshops focused on collective science & stewardship in the Upper Valley. Join us for an exciting new series of place-based workshops focused on ...

  • Jan
    18

    Winter Wildlife Wander

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

    An adventure for the whole family! We’ll explore the Farms’ winter landscape on foot as we look and listen for clues of winter wildlife in our forests and fields.  For ages five and...

  • Feb
    1

    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...

  • Feb
    15

    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, fluttering birds and scurrying animals. Enjoy the stunning beauty on the land...

  • Feb
    15

    How Now Winter Cow?

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

    Join us for a visit to our cows and sheep to see where they go and what they do during the chilly Vermont winter! For ages five and up; adult chaperone required.

  • Feb
    21

    Brigitta Varadi: Exploring the Invisible's Artist Reception

    Friday, 5:00–8:00PMSpecial Event

    On view at Burlington City Arts February 21–June 7, 2020. Utilizing sculpture, textile, video and public interventions, Brigitta...

  • Feb
    29

    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 wintery, indoor activities at your own pace and schedule, with a staff member present for questions. Romp around in...

  • Mar
    14

    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, fluttering birds and scurrying animals. Enjoy the stunning beauty on the land...

  • Mar
    22

    Photography for Naturalists

    Sunday, 8:00AM–3:00PMAdult Program

    Learn to harness your camera to become a better naturalist while improving your nature photography. In this day-long winter workshop, we’ll practice blending photography techniques and naturalist...

  • Jun
    4 to 5

    Forest to Furniture with the Shelburne Craft School

    Thursday to Friday, Thursday, June 4th 9:00AM–7:00PM & Friday, June 5th 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...

  • Jul
    13 to 17

    Project Seasons for Young Learners: Cultivating Joy & Wonder

    Monday to Friday, All dayEducator Workshop

    Join us for a week of fun and learning on the Farm while using the Big Ideas of Sustainability to inspire your curriculum with fresh ideas. We’ll use lots of hands-on activities, protocols, and...

  • Jul
    27 to 31

    Education for Sustainability: Summer Institute

    Monday to Friday, 8:30PM–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
    13 to 14

    Education for Sustainability: Immersion

    Thursday to Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PMEducator Workshop

    For those already have a strong foundation in Education for Sustainability and wish to dive deeply into their education for sustainability work, our two-day Immersion will provide you with the...


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