NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS
Some of the dates listed below are tentative: to confirm that an event will be held, or to learn more about the details of an event which interests you, please call the Visitor Center at 802-394-7836.
Advance reservations--made on a first-come first-served basis--are required for most events due to space limitations or scheduling considerations. Payment in full is due upon registration. Membership discounts apply to many events.
For outdoor events, please dress for the weather: sturdy shoes/boots, layered clothing, snow/raingear, flashlight, snacks and water. Outdoor events are held weather-permitting.
Thoreau Cabin Re-Creation Project
Cabin Raising, May 6/7, 9a-4pm, $50 tuition
Cladding the Walls & Sheathing the Roof, May 20/21, 9a-4pm, $50 tuition
Roof Shingling, June 3/4, 9a-4pm, $50 tuition
Cabin Dedication, July 12, 2017, Free
Plaster/Lath and Chimney Building, August 2017, $50 tuition
"Animals in Winter: Workshop for Children" Dt/Tm: February 21, 12:30-3pm. $5 per child or $25 per family w/3 children, includes refreshments. Pre-Register at 802-394-7836.
"Building a Fairy House: A Workshop for Families" Dt/Tm: February 22, 1p-3pm. $20 per house, includes refreshments. Pre-register at 802-394-7836.
"Baa, Baa, Black Sheep: Learning about Wool, A Workshop for Children" Dt/Tm: February 23, 12:30-3pm. $5 per child or $25 per family w/3 children, includes refreshments. Pre-Register at 802-394-7836.
Pruning Workshop: Apple Trees & Blueberry Bushes. Dt/Tm: March 4, 2017/10am-3pm. $20 pp. Please call 802-394-7836 to register.
Sheep Shearing School. Dt/Tm: Saturday, April 8, 9am. Fee to Audit (no hands-on): $50 per day; One-Day Hands-on Shearing: $150; Two-Day Hands-on Shearing: $275 (Second day is conducted at Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT.) Please note: to register for any portion of this class, contact instructor Jim McRae at 802-483-2463 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Owl Walk. Dt/Tm: February 25, 5:30/6pm - 7pm. $5 pp fee includes a warming cup of chili in the VC at 5:30; the walk commences at 6pm. Please call 802-394-7836 to pre-register.
Pancake Breakfast and Maple Syrup Celebration. Dt/Tm: March 25-26/9am to 2pm. Admission: Adults - $10, Children 4-12yo - $5.
Meet the Lambs. Dt/Tm: May 20, 9a-3pm. Fee.
Solstice Hike. Dt/Tm: June 21, Fee. Pre-registration requested.
Thoreau Cabin Dedication. July 12, Free.
Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing. Dt/Tm: August 21, Fee. Pre-registration requested.
Fall Festival. Dt/Tm: September 16, Fee.
BeBrave Hike-a-thon. Late September 2017.