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March 2021

Shaker Stories, Shaker Lives Series Photograph

Shaker Stories/Shaker Lives: Rosetta Cummings

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Introducing a new series, right in time for Women’s History Month! Please join us for an online talk on Enfield Shaker Eldress Rosetta Cummings by her biographers, Shaker scholars Mary Ann Haagen and Carolyn Smith. Register via Zoom at https://bit.ly/3dTaOh5 or on the Enfield Shaker Museum website, http://shakermuseum.org/events

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Online Class: Shakers 101

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 18, 2021

In 1774, a small group of religious dissidents known as the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing arrived in New York after a difficult ocean voyage from England. Better known as the Shakers, they brought with them a unique approach to Protestant Christianity centered on celibacy, confession, and…

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Weather-Wise: “The History of the Great New England Hurricane as Documented by the People”

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  Dr. Lourdes Avilés, Professor of Meteorology at Plymouth State University, discusses the Great New England Hurricane of 1938, the most devastating tropical cyclone of all time to affect the region. Only two other comparable storms have been documented before or since. The effects of the storm were all encompassing…

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Apple tree with Brethren's East Shop

Orchard Care and Pruning Workshop

March 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 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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Maple Syrup Tap

Maple Syrup Tap Kids’ Kit

March 16 - April 9

Every year during late winter, the Enfield Shaker Brethren and boys went out to tap thousands of sugar maple trees. Carrying on this tradition, Enfield Shaker Museum is offering a maple tap kit for kids this March. The kit includes supplies for tapping one backyard maple tree and other maple-themed…

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Online Class: Shakers 101

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 18, 2021

In 1774, a small group of religious dissidents known as the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing arrived in New York after a difficult ocean voyage from England. Better known as the Shakers, they brought with them a unique approach to Protestant Christianity centered on celibacy, confession, and…

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Bagels with Martin Philip

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join baker and award-winning author Martin Philip for a one hour bagel demo via an online Zoom Baking class on World Flour Day. Martin will show the bagel process, from mixing and shaping to boiling and baking, and set you on a course to make your own crusty bagels at…

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Shaker Sunday Takeout Dinner Fundraiser

March 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Enfield Shaker Museum is thrilled to partner with B&W Catering to offer our community three unique dining experiences this winter! We've shared our Shaker recipes with Chef Brent Battis and are excited to taste his Shaker-inspired creations. Each monthly Takeout Dinner (January, February, and March) will include a short…

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From the Collection: Enfield Tables

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join curator Michael O’Connor for Enfield Tables, the third in a series of five online presentations focusing on objects in Enfield Shaker Museum’s collection. This series takes place at noon on the last Tuesday of the month from January to May 2021, via Zoom. These presentations provide in-depth investigations of…

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April 2021

Weather-Wise: “Exhibiting Nature’s Nation: The Changing Climate of Art History”

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

In the third talk in our Weather-Wise series, Dr. Alan C. Braddock discusses his major traveling exhibition, Nature's Nation: American Art and Environment, co-curated with Karl Kusserow at the Princeton University Art Museum in 2018-19, along with their award-winning book by the same title. Exploring four centuries of American art…

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