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.


 

  • May
    24

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • May
    29

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • May
    31

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jun
    1 to 2

    Nourish Vermont

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

    Registration is now open below! Come learn the core principles of traditional diets and explore how lifestyle and the environment in which you live impacts health.  Hosted at Shelburne...

  • Jun
    5

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jun
    7

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jun
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Saturday, 2:30–4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jun
    12

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jun
    13

    Formal Garden and Archives Tour

    Wednesday, 2:30–4:30PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Perched above Lake Champlain with expansive views of the Adirondacks, the gardens at our Inn reflect the vision of their creator, Lila Webb, with contemporary inspiration from Birgit Deeds, the Farm’...

  • Jun
    13

    Slow Money and Nurture Capital: A New Vision of Food, Money, and Soil

    Wednesday, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PMSpecial Event

    Since 2009, Slow Money founder Woody Tasch has been at the forefront of a new economic story—a story about bringing our money back down to earth. Published in 2017, Woody's new book SOIL: Notes...

  • Jun
    14

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jun
    19

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jun
    21

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jun
    26

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jun
    28

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    3

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    5

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    10

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    11

    Shelburne Town Concert Series

    Wednesday, Gates open 5:30 PM, concert 6:30-8:00 PMSpecial 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
    12

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    13

    Space Between, a compilation of poems written and shared by Eileen Rockefeller

    Friday, 5:30–7:30PMSpecial Event

    Eileen Rockefeller is an author, public speaker, and venture philanthropist. Her recent memoir, Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself, details a journey of finding herself amidst one of America’s most...

  • Jul
    14

    Farm to Ballet Performance

    Saturday, Gates open at 5:30 PM; Show at 6:30 PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy this full-length performance that reinterprets classical ballet pieces to tell the story of a Vermont farm from Spring to Fall.  Bring a picnic or purchase farm fresh food prepared and...

  • Jul
    17

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    18

    Shelburne Town Concert Series

    Wednesday, Gates open 5:30 PM, concert 6:30-8:00 PMSpecial 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
    19

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    20

    Vermont Mozart Festival at the Coach Barn

    Friday, Gates open 5:30 PM, concert at 7:00 PMSpecial Event

    Widely anticipated to be one of this summer’s cultural highlights, Vermont Mozart Festival returns to Farms’ Coach Barn Courtyard on July 21 and 22 featuring the 30-piece Vermont Mozart Festival...

  • Jul
    21

    Vermont Mozart Festival at the Coach Barn

    Saturday, Gates open 5:30 PM, concert at 7:00 PMSpecial Event

    Widely anticipated to be one of this summer’s cultural highlights, Vermont Mozart Festival returns to Farms’ Coach Barn Courtyard on July 21 and 22 featuring the 30-piece Vermont Mozart Festival...

  • Jul
    22

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Sunday, 2:30–4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    24

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    24

    Young Tradition Vermont Showcase featuring Instructors from Trad Camp

    Tuesday, Gates open 5:30PM; Show 6:00–7:00PMSpecial Event

    This performance is one of a variety of evening showcases/concerts featuring  instructors and campers at Trad Camp, which is held at Lake Champlain Waldorf High School on Bostwick Road in...

  • Jul
    25

    Shelburne Town Concert Series

    Wednesday, Gates open 5:30 PM, concert 6:30-8:00 PMSpecial 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
    26

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Jul
    28

    Vermont Mozart Festival at the Breeding Barn

    Saturday, Gates open 5:30 PM, concert at 7:00 PMSpecial Event

    Widely anticipated to be one of this summer’s cultural highlights, Vermont Mozart Festival returns to the Farms featuring the 30-piece Vermont Mozart Festival Orchestra and Soloists lead by VMF...

  • Jul
    31

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    1

    Shelburne Town Concert Series

    Wednesday, Gates open 5:30 PM, concert 6:30-8:00 PMSpecial 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
    2

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    5

    21st Annual Vermont Fresh Network Forum Dinner

    Sunday, 5:00PM–8:00PMSpecial Event

    Join us at the Vermont Fresh Network Annual Forum Dinner! For one special evening in August, farmers and chefs from all across Vermont come together to prepare a sensational meal for you and...

  • Aug
    7

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    8

    Community Evenings 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....

  • Aug
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    12

    10th Annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival

    Sunday, 10:00AM–4:00PM VIP; 11:00AM–4:00PM General AdmissionSpecial Event

    Join us as we celebrate the 10th Annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival. Vermont is a world class cheese state with the highest number of cheesemakers per capita: 50 of them. You are invited to...

  • Aug
    14

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    15

    Community Evenings 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....

  • Aug
    16

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    21

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    22

    Community Evenings 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....

  • Aug
    23

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    28

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Aug
    29

    Community Evenings 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....

  • Aug
    30

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    4

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    6

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    11

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    13

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    15

    40th Annual Harvest Festival

    Saturday, 10:00AM–4:00PMSpecial Event

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

  • Sep
    18

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    20

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    25

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Sep
    27

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    2

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    4

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    7

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Sunday, 2:30–4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    9

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    11

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    16

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Tuesday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...

  • Oct
    18

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Thursday, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Join our knowledgeable guide for an in-depth, walking tour of the Inn and its formal gardens.  It includes the Inn's main floor, select bedrooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors, and the terraced...