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October 2020

Enfield Shaker Museum

Tuesday Tour: Restoring Historic Shaker Landscapes

October 20, 2020

2:30 pm Learn about the development of the Enfield Shaker Village on this guided walk with Education Coordinator Kyle Sandler. As part of this experience, he will discuss the Museum’s ongoing work to preserve and restore historic landscapes using historic photographs and primary source documentation. This will be an easy…

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Shaker Anodyne

Tuesday Tour: Ardent Spirits-The Shakers and Alcohol

October 20, 2020

1:00 pm In the early 1780s, Ann Lee and the early Shakers were accused by outsiders of imbibing too much. In 1810, the Shakers of the New Hampshire Bishopric were manufacturing hard cider for both their own consumption and sale to commercial markets in Boston. Less than twenty years later,…

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Museum Guided Tour: October 22-25

October 22, 2020 - October 25, 2020

11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm Join one of our dedicated Museum interpreters for a guided tour of the Great Stone Dwelling and Museum grounds. Due to social distancing requirements, tours are open to nine participants and must be booked 24 hours in advance. Members please enter the coupon code…

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Museum Guided Tour: October 29-31

October 29, 2020 - November 1, 2020

11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 3:00 pm Join one of our dedicated Museum interpreters for a guided tour of the Great Stone Dwelling and Museum grounds. Due to social distancing requirements, tours are open to nine participants and must be booked 24 hours in advance. Members please enter the coupon code…

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November 2020

Enfield Shaker Museum Fall Foliage 2020

2020 Annual Members Meeting

November 8, 2020

1:45 pm Mark your calendar for the 2020 Annual Members Meeting of the Enfield Shaker Museum. This year's meeting will be held online via zoom. Learn more about the Museum's 2020 work through our special presentation "Designing the Digital Enfield Shaker Museum." This will be followed by our business meeting…

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Color image of four photographs advertising Enfield Shaker Museum's 2020 Annual Auction (now online)

2020 Online Fall Auction and Giving Gala

November 16, 2020 - November 30, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that our 2020 Fall Auction and Giving Gala will be moving totally online! Join the fun and bid on an exciting array of items, including gift certificates, socially-distanced experiences, and handmade crafts from local artisans as well as some causes that sit close to all…

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2020 Museum Store Sunday

November 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Visit us on November 29 for Museum Store Sunday. That day, Enfield Shaker Museum joins more than 1,400 other Museum Stores representing all fifty states and the District of Columbia, 23 countries, and five continents. Museum Store Sunday offers a special shopping experience showcasing broad assortments of highly curated, unique,…

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December 2020

Facebook Festival of Trees

December 5, 2020 - December 19, 2020

In this unique year, we are bringing our beautifully decorated tabletop trees to a FREE FACEBOOK RAFFLE, and are asking you to participate by posting a photo of your own home tree or holiday decoration, tagging the Museum and using the hashtag #ESMFestivalOfTrees. Keep the Festival of Trees spirit alive…

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2020 Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees: Tree Sale

December 12, 2020 - December 20, 2020

Keep the Festival of Trees spirit alive in 2020 by participating in our tree sale. We have 10 artfully decorated trees in a variety of themes available in our gift shop. If you would like to purchase any of the below trees, please call the Museum at (603) 632-4346. Local…

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Zoom Holiday Cookie Fair Class

December 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Although austerity was the hallmark of the Shakers, it did not prevent them from celebrating Christmas in a joyful manner complete with special sweet treats. We will take note, and celebrate joyously with a socially-distant-pandemic safe cookie fair, by gathering online to make cookies 'together'! Led by Co-op Food Educator…

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