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February 2020

Winter Shaker Saturdays

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2020 at 12:00pm

One event on March 7, 2020 at 12:00pm

Join the Museum for a series of fun filled winter afternoons featuring special activities such as guided snowshoeing or winter hiking, beginner cross country ski lessons, behind the scenes tours, craft activities, food, and more. For more information on specific days, call the Museum at (603)632-4346 or email education@shakermuseum.org. Cost:…

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Create Your Own Botanical Gin Recipe

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about the history and production of gin. Review styles and the ingredients that make them special. Smell, taste, mix, and sample until you find the perfect mixture to enhance your gin. Create your own personal botanical recipe and bring your infusion mixture home to try with a bottle of…

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Winter Shaker Saturdays

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2020 at 12:00pm

One event on March 7, 2020 at 12:00pm

Join the Museum for a series of fun filled winter afternoons featuring special activities such as guided snowshoeing or winter hiking, beginner cross country ski lessons, behind the scenes tours, craft activities, food, and more. For more information on specific days, call the Museum at (603)632-4346 or email education@shakermuseum.org. Cost:…

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March 2020

Winter Shaker Saturdays

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 22, 2020 at 12:00pm

One event on March 7, 2020 at 12:00pm

Join the Museum for a series of fun filled winter afternoons featuring special activities such as guided snowshoeing or winter hiking, beginner cross country ski lessons, behind the scenes tours, craft activities, food, and more. For more information on specific days, call the Museum at (603)632-4346 or email education@shakermuseum.org. Cost:…

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Herbal Wreath Making Workshop

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Create a masterpiece from the everlasting flowers and herbs grown in the Shaker Museum Herb Garden. Each person will take home a finished wreath, great for decorating your home or as a thoughtful gift. All materials provided, but please bring your own scissors and clippers.

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Orchard Care and Pruning Workshop

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you grow fruit trees, it’s important to know how to prune them correctly to promote yearly fruiting and reduce disease problems. At this class we will demonstrate pruning and training techniques, then you will try your own cuts under the eye of our Orchardist. We will discuss early season…

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April 2020

Herbal Soap Making Workshop

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn the art of soap making with an instructor from the Enfield Shaker Museum. Participants will use a lye-based process and dry herbs to create their own handcrafted bars of soap. The workshop will start with the basics and each participant will go home with several bars of their own…

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Herbal Jelly Making Workshop

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Museum for a workshop on savory and sweet herbal jelly making. Along the way we will discuss acid/pectic mixtures, commercial and natural pectins, and combinations of both. Participants will be able to sample several and take home their favorites to share with guests, plus recipes for all the…

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Spring Shaker Forum

April 24 - April 26

Join the Museum for an engaging annual weekend devoted to Shaker History and Culture. There will be presentations by Shaker scholars, special activities, lodging and meals in the Great Stone Dwelling, networking with colleagues and friends, and more. Check back in shortly for program and registration information. If you have…

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May 2020

Tuesday Tour: Behind the Scenes: The Great Stone Dwelling through Shaker Eyes

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In the mid-nineteenth Century, Giles Avery, Freegift Wells, Nancy Moore, and other Shakers visited the Enfield Church Family's brand new stone dwelling house. Following in their footsteps, join our Education Coordinator as we explore the building from basement to belfry and discuss the current and historic features that so fascinated…

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