Calendar

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

E.g., 08/20/2017
  • May to Oct
    14 to 22

    Every Day at the Farm

    Sunday, times varyFamily Program, Youth Program, Adult Program

    Events and opportunities to explore the Farm are happening every day, including: Property Tours Farmyard  Trails...

  • Aug
    14 to 20

    Vermont Open Farm Week

    Monday to Sunday, All DaySpecial Event

    During Vermont Open Farm Week, you can meet the farmers, plants, and animals that bring your favorite high-quality Vermont products to your plate.  The greatest part about Open Farm Week is that...

  • Aug
    19

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    21

    Historic Horse Barn Tour

    Monday, 2:30 pm - 4:15 pmAdult Program

    Explore the magnificent Breeding Barn and supporting structures — their past, present, and future. 1¾ hours.   

  • Aug
    22

    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

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    23

    Community Evenings at the Farm

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

    Enjoy summer evenings at the Farm with local food and entertainment.  Set up your lawn chair and blanket, bring a picnic dinner, or purchase local food prepared by Shelburne Farms. August...

  • Aug
    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...

  • Aug
    24

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    25

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! You'll take a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking. Watch our...

  • Aug
    26

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    28

    Historic Horse Barn Tour

    Monday, 2:30 pm - 4:15 pmAdult Program

    Explore the magnificent Breeding Barn and supporting structures — their past, present, and future. 1¾ hours.   

  • Aug
    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...

  • Aug
    29

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Aug
    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...

  • Aug
    31

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    1

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! You'll take a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking. Watch our...

  • Sep
    2

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    3

    House & Formal Gardens Tour at the Inn

    Sunday, 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
    3

    Isole Dinner Club’s History of English Food & Literature Series: Beatrix Potter

    Sunday, Early afternoon program 12:00 - 3:00 PM; Late afternoon program 4:00 - 7:00 PMSpecial Event

    Please join us in an engaged exploration of Conservationist, Illustrator, and Writer, Beatrix Potter as we stroll the grounds, hills and gardens of Shelburne Farms enjoying live storytelling combined...

  • Sep
    4

    Historic Horse Barn Tour

    Monday, 2:30 pm - 4:15 pmAdult Program

    Explore the magnificent Breeding Barn and supporting structures — their past, present, and future. 1¾ hours.   

  • Sep
    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...

  • Sep
    5

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    6

    Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry

    Wednesday, 6:30 - 8:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    Look & See revolves around the divergent stories of several residents of Henry County, Kentucky who each face difficult choices...

  • Sep
    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...

  • Sep
    7

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    8

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! You'll take a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking. Watch our...

  • Sep
    9

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    9

    Wild Mushroom Foray

    Saturday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PMAdult Program

    Are you intrigued by the wild world of mushroom foraging?  Join Ari Rockland-Miller, co-founder of The Mushroom Forager, to identify species fruiting in our region in late-summer and to learn...

  • Sep
    9

    Celebrating the Lake and Sacred Waters

    Saturday, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PMSpecial Event

    Join this fun day of celebration and connection to our beloved Lake Champlain and the waters that feed her.  You may begin with yoga offered on the shore of Shelburne Bay at 9:00 AM, or simply...

  • Sep
    11

    Historic Horse Barn Tour

    Monday, 2:30 pm - 4:15 pmAdult Program

    Explore the magnificent Breeding Barn and supporting structures — their past, present, and future. 1¾ hours.   

  • Sep
    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...

  • Sep
    12

    Raptors in Residence

    Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    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...

  • Sep
    14

    Raptors in Residence

    Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    15

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! You'll take a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking. Watch our...

  • Sep
    16

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    16

    39th Annual Harvest Festival

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

    Join us for 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...

  • Sep
    18

    Historic Horse Barn Tour

    Monday, 2:30 pm - 4:15 pmAdult Program

    Explore the magnificent Breeding Barn and supporting structures — their past, present, and future. 1¾ hours.   

  • Sep
    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...

  • Sep
    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...

  • Sep
    22

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! You'll take a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking. Watch our...

  • Sep
    23

    Orienteering

    Saturday, Clinic 9:00 AM -10:00 AM; Courses 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMFamily Program, Adult Program

    Orienteering is a sport that you use a map and compass to find your way across unfamiliar terrain. Whether you have been doing it for years or are interested in learning this important skill,...

  • Sep
    23

    Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk with Nick Cavanaugh

    Saturday, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PMAdult Program

    Farm landscapes are capable of so much more than first meets the eye: they produce nourishing foods, but also give us powerful plant-based medicines from weeds, cover crops, ornamental gardens,...

  • Sep
    23

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Sep
    23 to 24

    Champlain Mini Maker Faire

    Saturday to Sunday, Saturday 10AM - 5PM; Sunday 11AM - 4PMFamily Program, Special Event, Youth Program

    The Champlain Mini Maker Faire brings together families and individuals to celebrate the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset and showcase all kinds of incredible projects. At Maker Faire, you’ll find arts...

  • Sep
    24

    Choral Celebration: Gathering & Blessing of the Waters

    Sunday, 4:00PMSpecial Event

    Celebrate the beauty and bounty of the Earth in the magnificent cathedral-like Breeding Barn. You’ll enjoy the soulful voices of the All Souls Choir and the South County Chorus under the...

  • Sep
    25

    Historic Horse Barn Tour

    Monday, 2:30 pm - 4:15 pmAdult Program

    Explore the magnificent Breeding Barn and supporting structures — their past, present, and future. 1¾ hours.   

  • Sep
    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...

  • Sep
    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...

  • Sep
    29

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! You'll take a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking. Watch our...

  • Sep
    30

    Hawk Walk

    Saturday, Hawk Walk 7:30 AM; Live bird presentation 10:00 AMAdult Program

    Enjoy a leisurely walk looking for late migrating raptors and all the other hearty birds that winter on the Farm. You'll also meet some of the Outreach for Earth Stewardship's wild raptor ambassadors...

  • Sep
    30

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Oct
    2

    Historic Horse Barn Tour

    Monday, 2:30 pm - 4:15 pmAdult Program

    Explore the magnificent Breeding Barn and supporting structures — their past, present, and future. 1¾ hours.   

  • Oct
    2

    Collaborative Dinner with Chef Evan Mallet & Inn Executive Chef Jim McCarthy

    Monday, 6:00PM reception; 7:00PM dinner serviceAdult Program

    Join us for a collaborative dinner between Inn Executive Chef Jim McCarthy  and Chef Evan Mallett, Executive Chef and owner of Black Trumpet Bistro in Portsmouth, NH. Chef Mallet has...

  • Oct
    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...

  • Oct
    5

    Share the Harvest

    Thursday, Breakfast: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM; Dinner: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PMSpecial Event

    Enjoy a meal at the Inn at Shelburne Farms and a percentage of sales (before alcohol) will help low-income families afford a summer of fresh produce from local farms. For more information visit...

  • Oct
    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...

  • Oct
    6

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! You'll take a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking. Watch our...

  • Oct
    6 to 29

    "Of Land & Local" Art Exhibition

    Friday to Sunday, All DaySpecial Event

    In Of Land and Local’s fifth installment, Burlington City Arts Center further explores the concept of watershed by connecting concentric...

  • Oct
    7

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Oct
    9

    Historic Horse Barn Tour

    Monday, 2:30 pm - 4:15 pmAdult Program

    Explore the magnificent Breeding Barn and supporting structures — their past, present, and future. 1¾ hours.   

  • Oct
    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...

  • Oct
    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...

  • Oct
    13

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! You'll take a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking. Watch our...

  • Oct
    14

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Oct
    14

    Reinventing the Wheel

    Saturday, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PMSpecial Event, Adult Program

    In little more than a century, industrial practices have altered every aspect of the cheesemaking process, from the bodies of the animals that provide the milk to the microbial strains that ferment...

  • Oct
    15

    Terrific Tractors & Other Cool Machines

    Sunday, 10:00AM - 4:00PMFamily Program

    Check out our big farm machines in the Farm Barn courtyard.  From John Deere tractors to some of the trucks we drive – climb aboard and pretend you are the farmer for a day!

  • Oct
    16

    Historic Horse Barn Tour

    Monday, 2:30 pm - 4:15 pmAdult Program

    Explore the magnificent Breeding Barn and supporting structures — their past, present, and future. 1¾ hours.   

  • Oct
    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...

  • Oct
    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...

  • Oct
    20

    Sun to Cheese Tour

    Friday, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PMAdult Program

    Where does the story begin with our delicious Farmhouse Cheddar Cheese? Come and find out! You'll take a behind-the-scenes tour to discover the art and science of cheesemaking. Watch our...

  • Oct
    21

    Raptors in Residence

    Saturday, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PMFamily Program

    Come face to face with a live owl or hawk.  Experience the wonder and learn the mysteries of live birds of prey every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from May 16, 2017 to September 16, 2017...

  • Oct
    22 to 24

    ABCs of Farm-Based Education October 2017

    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...

  • Oct
    29

    Farm to Medicine Cabinet Winter Health Medicine Making

    Sunday, 9:00 PM - 11:30 AMAdult Program

    Cap off our Farm to Medicine Cabinet Plant Walk series with our final herb walk with Guido Masé and Katherine Elmer. We’ll gather medicinal plants and barks particularly suited for winter health and...

  • Nov
    2

    Engaging Farm Visitors: Tours, Camps & Animals

    Thursday, Workshop 2:00 - 5:00 PM; Optional light dinner 5:00 - 7:00 PMEducator Workshop

    Through harvest activities and dress-up games to chore helping and taste testing, your farm is a unique place to teach, share and grow as a community. Discover fun activities for a variety of ages...

  • Nov
    4

    Moonlit Wagon Rides

    Saturday, 5:15 PM, 6:00 PM, 6:45 PM, 7:30 PMFamily Program

    A moonlit evening is a great time to get outside and enjoy Shelburne Farms by horse drawn wagon ride!  Celebrate this magical time of year with lights snacks and activities back at the...

  • Nov
    11

    Hawks, Owls, & Falcons!

    Saturday, Drop-in anytime between 10:00AM - 1:00PMFamily Program, Youth Program, Adult Program

    Hawks, owls, and falcons are all birds found right here on the Farm. Come meet some of these live birds of prey in a cozy, indoor setting.  Learn about each of their unique characteristics,...

  • Nov
    18

    Farm Craft: Past & Present

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

    Let’s dip candles, create felt pumpkins, and make bread and butter while comparing a young person’s life on the farm in the 1800s and today. For ages 5 and up.

  • Dec
    10

    Winter Gifts and Craftmaking

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

    Learn how to make easy handmade gifts and create “green” crafts with natural and recycled materials. You’ll have fun and be inspired to make more handmade gifts this season at home! For ages...