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
Sheep Shearing School. Dt/Tm: Saturday, April 8, 8:30am to 4pm. 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 email@example.com.
Pancake Breakfast and Maple Syrup Celebration. Dt/Tm: March 25-26/9am to 2pm. Admission: Adults - $10, Children 4-12yo - $5.
Film Screening: America's First Forest. Dt/Tm: Thursday, May 4/7pm. Free. Location: Salem Courthouse Community Center, 58 East Broadway, Salem, NY. This film screening is part of the Community Center's History Lecture Series.
Full Moon Hikes. Dt/Tm: April 11, 7-9pm. $5. A guided hike (weather permitting) with refreshments after!
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.