Special Events

Special events occur throughout the year, and are usually celebrations for all ages. Many of them are offered jointly with some of our many partner organizations. Hope you can join us!

Some special events require pre-registration. Please check event details.


 

  • Apr
    11

    CANCELLED - Sheep & Shear Delights

    Saturday, 10:00AM–1:00PMFamily Program, Special Event

    Join us any time between 10:00AM and 1:00PM to celebrate sheep and all that they provide us. Watch a sheep get its yearly haircut! After the sheep is shorn, you’ll have the opportunity to skirt,...

  • May
    3

    CANCELLED - Dairy Day at the Farm!

    Sunday, 1:00–4:00PMFamily Program, Special Event

    Come on down to the dairy and meet our spring calves and their amazing moms in our Brown Swiss herd. Take a wagon ride to see the pastures and then see the calves get their afternoon milk. This is a...

  • May
    9

    Brigit Strawbridge Howard Book Event

    Saturday, 5:30–7:00PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    This book tour event has been postponed until further notice. (Brigit resides in the UK.) You may purchase her book at Chelsea...

  • May
    10

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Sunday, 2:30–3:45PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    We are still determining opening dates for 2020 tours. We will post more details as they become available. Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal...

  • May
    29 to 30

    Nourish Vermont: Traditional Foods and Health Gathering

    Friday to Saturday, 9:00AM–5:00PM Friday & Saturday; 8-9:30AM SundaySpecial Event

    This event has been postponed.  We hope to schedule a new fall date with our great lineup of presenters!  To view past presentations, visit/subscribe to the...

  • Jul
    8

    Shelburne Town Concert Series

    Wednesday, Gates open 5:30PM, concert 6:30-8:00PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with live music and great food Wednesday nights on the Farm! Bring a picnic or purchase fresh food grown right on the Farm. The Children's Farmyard will be open. For safety, all...

  • Jul
    15

    Shelburne Town Concert Series

    Wednesday, Gates open 5:30PM, concert 6:30-8:00PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with live music and great food Wednesday nights on the Farm! Bring a picnic or purchase fresh food grown right on the Farm. The Children's Farmyard will be open. For safety, all...

  • Jul
    22

    Shelburne Town Concert Series

    Wednesday, Gates open 5:30PM, concert 6:30-8:00PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with live music and great food Wednesday nights on the Farm! Bring a picnic or purchase fresh food grown right on the Farm. The Children's Farmyard will be open. For safety, all...

  • Jul
    29

    Shelburne Town Concert Series

    Wednesday, Gates open 5:30PM, concert 6:30-8:00PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with live music and great food Wednesday nights on the Farm! Bring a picnic or purchase fresh food grown right on the Farm. The Children's Farmyard will be open. For safety, all...

  • Aug
    5

    Community Concerts at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30PM, concert 6:00–8:00PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with live music and great food Wednesday nights on the Farm! Bring a picnic or purchase fresh food grown right on the Farm. Sisters of Anarchy will be serving ice cream. The...

  • Aug
    9

    12th Annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

    Sunday, 11:00AM–4:00PM General Admission; 10:00AM–4:00PM Patron Admission; additional educational programming Saturday, August 8Special Event

    A letter from Vermont Cheese Council President Marty Mundy: We have had a number of inquiries regarding the status of the Vermont Cheesemakers Festival. We are monitoring the situation...

  • Aug
    12

    Community Concerts at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30PM, concert 6:00–8:00PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with live music and great food Wednesday nights on the Farm! Bring a picnic or purchase fresh food grown right on the Farm. Sisters of Anarchy will be serving ice cream. The...

  • Aug
    19

    Community Concerts at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30PM, concert 6:00–8:00PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with live music and great food Wednesday nights on the Farm! Bring a picnic or purchase fresh food grown right on the Farm. Sisters of Anarchy will be serving ice cream. The...

  • Aug
    26

    Community Concerts at the Farm

    Wednesday, Gates open at 5:30PM, concert 6:00–8:00PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy summer evenings with live music and great food Wednesday nights on the Farm! Bring a picnic or purchase fresh food grown right on the Farm. Sisters of Anarchy will be serving ice cream. The...

  • Sep
    19

    42nd Annual Harvest Festival

    Saturday, 10:00AM–4:00PMFamily Program, Special Event

    A full-day celebration of Vermont forest, farm, and food traditions! Explore a tent full of children's activities, entertainers performing on multiple stages, traditional artisans sharing their...