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July 2019

Tuesday Tour: Guided Hike: Shaker Historic Landscapes

July 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Museum for a guided hike which will focus on how the Enfield, NH Shaker interacted with their environment. This special Tuesday Tour will emphasize how the Shakers developed the landscape around them and how their approach evolved from the early 1780s to 1923 when the community closed its…

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Patriotic Sing-along and Pie Sale

July 4

11:00 am Celebrate the 4th of July in the Mary Keane Chapel. Veterans and service members are invited to come in uniform. Homemade pies will be for sale. Cost: Admission free. Donations to support the chapel accepted.

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Opening Night

July 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Chosen Vale International Percussion Seminar presents a free, open-to-the-public concert at the Mary Keane Chapel. (Pre-concert talk with Director Edward Carroll and Doug Perkins at 7:30) This year's seminar opens with a night of bold new works that explore the vast possibilities of percussion music by Caroline Malonee, Ellen…

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Patterns/Textures

July 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Chosen Vale International Percussion Seminar presents a free, open-to-the-public concert at the Mary Keane Chapel. Pre-concert talk with Director Edward Carroll and Doug Perkins at 7:30. Virtuostic energies are central to this concert with music by Gemma Peacock, Guo Wen-Jin, and Paul Lansky. CV faculty Tim Feeney also brings…

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Metal/Wood

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Chosen Vale International Percussion Seminar presents a free, open-to-the-public concert at the Mary Keane Chapel. Pre-concert talk with Director Edward Carroll and Doug Perkins at 7:30. Metal and wood are celebrated in their purest forms by Iannis Xenakis and Michael Gordon. We are also treated to moody atmospheres by…

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Chosen Vale Finale

July 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Chosen Vale International Percussion Seminar presents a free, open-to-the-public concert at the Mary Keane Chapel. Pre-concert talk with Director Edward Carroll and Doug Perkins at 3:30. We celebrate the closing of Chosen Vale 2019 with dynamic pieces by Michael Burritt, Annika Socolofsky, and a classic by John Cage. MAG…

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An Evening of Piano Music with Daesik Cha

July 14

7:00 pm Join the Museum for an evening of piano compositions by Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, and Liszt featuring M.I.T. Affiliated artist and piano lab instructor, Daesik Cha. Cha, a native of South Korea, has established himself as a dynamic musician whose work encompasses performing, directing, teaching, and music scholarship. He…

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Middle School Field Ecology Summer Camp: Session 1

July 15 - July 19

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Under the guidance of local science teachers, students will carefully examine the area ecology through field and laboratory study techniques on and near the grounds of the Enfield Shaker Museum. Each session will offer different themes and activities. They will also learn about the history…

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Jam Making: 3 Ways Workshop

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come spend time with friends and neighbors- Go home with decadent, sparkling jam! We will use gorgeous, plump organic blueberries from right here at the Enfield Shaker Museum to make jelly jars full of preserves. Along the way we will discuss acid/pectic mixtures, commercial pectins, natural pectins, and combinations thereof.…

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Special Garden Tour: Herbs Used in the Making of Spirits

July 20

1:00 pm Join our Museum Garden Coordinator, Diana Kimball-Anderson, for a special tour of the Museum’s herb garden. Diana will discuss the types of herbs that were used historically and are still used today to produce a variety of herbal liqueurs. Cost: Included with Museum admission.

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