• Sep to Oct
    29 to 23

    "Of Land & Local: Watershed" Art Exhibition

    Thursday to Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm daily (Opening reception Thursday, September 29 at 5-8PM)Special Event

    Now entering its fourth year, "Of Land and Local: Watershed" continues its commitment to the creation of new work through site-specific and place-based art-making and community...

  • Oct

    Lenses on the Land – October 2016

    Saturday, 6:30 AM - 6:30 PMAdult Program

    Ignite your passion for making inspiring photos! The farm offers a wide variety of spectacular subjects to create equally spectacular photos.  Marshall Webb and Sebastian Ventrone will guide you...

  • Oct

    Farm Craft: Past & Present

    Saturday, 10 AM - 12 PMFamily Program

    Let's spin wool, dip candles, and make butter while comparing a young person's life on the farm in the 1800s and today. Ages 5 and up. All children should be accompanied by an adult....

  • Nov

    An Evening with James Rebanks, author of "The Shepherd's Life" & "The Shepherd's View"

    Wednesday, Doors open at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PMSpecial Event

    Join us and the Flying Pig Bookstore for an evening with New York Times best-selling author and international phenomenon, James Rebanks. Rebanks is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir...

  • Nov
    2 to 3

    Vermont Farm to School Conference

    Wednesday to Thursday, All DayAdult Program

    The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets and Vermont FEED in partnership with the...

  • Nov
    4 to 6

    6th Annual Farm-Based Education National Gathering: Connections that Lead to Change

    Friday to Sunday, All day Friday and Saturday & 8AM - 1PM SundayEducator Workshop

    Educators, farmers, nonprofit organization staff, parents, nutrition practitioners, policy makers, students, and more will come together this November to share skills, build relationships, and...

  • Nov

    Back to Your Roots, A Celebration of Common Roots

    Saturday, 5:30 PMSpecial Event

    Help us celebrate and support the work of Common Roots for an evening of locally sourced food, entertainment & auction! Enjoy locally sourced tastings prepared by Jim McCarthy, Executive...

  • Nov

    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

    Burlington Geographic 2016 Field Workshops: Roads and Rails

    Saturday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PMEducator Workshop, Adult Program

    Healthy, sustainable communities develop from rich connections to place. From forest to farm, waterfront to railyard, Burlington...

  • Nov

    Hawks, Owls, & Falcons!

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

    Hawks, owls, and falcons are all birds found right here on the farm. Join us for this opportunity to meet live birds of prey in a cozy, indoor setting.  Learn about each of their unique...

  • Dec

    Winter Gifts and 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,...

  • May
    12 to 14

    Natural History & Birding Weekend

    Friday to Sunday, Friday 5 PM - Sunday 1:30 PMAdult Program

    Join us for a weekend adventure as we explore and celebrate the mysteries of spring migration. Using birds as our focus, we'll explore the natural history of the landscape. Get ready to ...

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