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Jul
30
Sat
Living Designs & Shared Values: Highlights from Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection @ HSV
Jul 30 all-day

Living Designs & Shared Values:  Highlights from the Jane P. Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection, celebrates the personal quilt collection of the proprietor of the Red Lion Inn and Country Curtains, who E2199 (2)bequeathed her personal collection of quilts to HSV.  On display in the hallways and bedrooms of the Brick Dwelling, these beautiful quilts celebrate the skill and artistry of the many women (whose identities are unknown to us) who worked in the medium of fabric.  On view through October 30.  Exhibit included in regular admission.

Young Shaker Tour @ Hancock Shaker Village
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Shaker children in a row 4122014Don a Shaker hat or bonnet and experience the historic Village the way a Shaker child might have in the mid-1800s.  Guided by a museum educator, children engage in work, play and other activities just like Shaker children did more than a century ago.  Pick herbs from the Village gardens, bake a treat in the Shaker Kitchen, ring the Dwellling House bell, use a quill pen and meet our barnyard animals!   Tour runs from 11 am to 12:30 pm every day from July 5 through August 28.  Limit: 10 children per tour. A parent or chaperone must accompany.  Tour not available on Friday, August 5.

Attics & Basements Tour
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

staircasesmallGo behind the barriers in some of the Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop and the Brick Dwelling.  See highlights from our Collections, learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village.  FYI: A moderate level of physical fitness is required as the tour involves walking and some stair climbing.  No advance reservation required; fee includes general admission for the day.  Tour not offered September 24 and 25.

Jul
31
Sun
Living Designs & Shared Values: Highlights from Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection @ HSV
Jul 31 all-day

Living Designs & Shared Values:  Highlights from the Jane P. Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection, celebrates the personal quilt collection of the proprietor of the Red Lion Inn and Country Curtains, who E2199 (2)bequeathed her personal collection of quilts to HSV.  On display in the hallways and bedrooms of the Brick Dwelling, these beautiful quilts celebrate the skill and artistry of the many women (whose identities are unknown to us) who worked in the medium of fabric.  On view through October 30.  Exhibit included in regular admission.

Young Shaker Tour @ Hancock Shaker Village
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Shaker children in a row 4122014Don a Shaker hat or bonnet and experience the historic Village the way a Shaker child might have in the mid-1800s.  Guided by a museum educator, children engage in work, play and other activities just like Shaker children did more than a century ago.  Pick herbs from the Village gardens, bake a treat in the Shaker Kitchen, ring the Dwellling House bell, use a quill pen and meet our barnyard animals!   Tour runs from 11 am to 12:30 pm every day from July 5 through August 28.  Limit: 10 children per tour. A parent or chaperone must accompany.  Tour not available on Friday, August 5.

Attics & Basements Tour
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

staircasesmallGo behind the barriers in some of the Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop and the Brick Dwelling.  See highlights from our Collections, learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village.  FYI: A moderate level of physical fitness is required as the tour involves walking and some stair climbing.  No advance reservation required; fee includes general admission for the day.  Tour not offered September 24 and 25.

Aug
1
Mon
Living Designs & Shared Values: Highlights from Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection @ HSV
Aug 1 all-day

Living Designs & Shared Values:  Highlights from the Jane P. Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection, celebrates the personal quilt collection of the proprietor of the Red Lion Inn and Country Curtains, who E2199 (2)bequeathed her personal collection of quilts to HSV.  On display in the hallways and bedrooms of the Brick Dwelling, these beautiful quilts celebrate the skill and artistry of the many women (whose identities are unknown to us) who worked in the medium of fabric.  On view through October 30.  Exhibit included in regular admission.

Young Shaker Tour @ Hancock Shaker Village
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Shaker children in a row 4122014Don a Shaker hat or bonnet and experience the historic Village the way a Shaker child might have in the mid-1800s.  Guided by a museum educator, children engage in work, play and other activities just like Shaker children did more than a century ago.  Pick herbs from the Village gardens, bake a treat in the Shaker Kitchen, ring the Dwellling House bell, use a quill pen and meet our barnyard animals!   Tour runs from 11 am to 12:30 pm every day from July 5 through August 28.  Limit: 10 children per tour. A parent or chaperone must accompany.  Tour not available on Friday, August 5.

Attics & Basements Tour
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

staircasesmallGo behind the barriers in some of the Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop and the Brick Dwelling.  See highlights from our Collections, learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village.  FYI: A moderate level of physical fitness is required as the tour involves walking and some stair climbing.  No advance reservation required; fee includes general admission for the day.  Tour not offered September 24 and 25.

Aug
2
Tue
Living Designs & Shared Values: Highlights from Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection @ HSV
Aug 2 all-day

Living Designs & Shared Values:  Highlights from the Jane P. Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection, celebrates the personal quilt collection of the proprietor of the Red Lion Inn and Country Curtains, who E2199 (2)bequeathed her personal collection of quilts to HSV.  On display in the hallways and bedrooms of the Brick Dwelling, these beautiful quilts celebrate the skill and artistry of the many women (whose identities are unknown to us) who worked in the medium of fabric.  On view through October 30.  Exhibit included in regular admission.

Young Shaker Tour @ Hancock Shaker Village
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Shaker children in a row 4122014Don a Shaker hat or bonnet and experience the historic Village the way a Shaker child might have in the mid-1800s.  Guided by a museum educator, children engage in work, play and other activities just like Shaker children did more than a century ago.  Pick herbs from the Village gardens, bake a treat in the Shaker Kitchen, ring the Dwellling House bell, use a quill pen and meet our barnyard animals!   Tour runs from 11 am to 12:30 pm every day from July 5 through August 28.  Limit: 10 children per tour. A parent or chaperone must accompany.  Tour not available on Friday, August 5.

Attics & Basements Tour
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

staircasesmallGo behind the barriers in some of the Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop and the Brick Dwelling.  See highlights from our Collections, learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village.  FYI: A moderate level of physical fitness is required as the tour involves walking and some stair climbing.  No advance reservation required; fee includes general admission for the day.  Tour not offered September 24 and 25.

Aug
3
Wed
Living Designs & Shared Values: Highlights from Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection @ HSV
Aug 3 all-day

Living Designs & Shared Values:  Highlights from the Jane P. Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection, celebrates the personal quilt collection of the proprietor of the Red Lion Inn and Country Curtains, who E2199 (2)bequeathed her personal collection of quilts to HSV.  On display in the hallways and bedrooms of the Brick Dwelling, these beautiful quilts celebrate the skill and artistry of the many women (whose identities are unknown to us) who worked in the medium of fabric.  On view through October 30.  Exhibit included in regular admission.

Young Shaker Tour @ Hancock Shaker Village
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Shaker children in a row 4122014Don a Shaker hat or bonnet and experience the historic Village the way a Shaker child might have in the mid-1800s.  Guided by a museum educator, children engage in work, play and other activities just like Shaker children did more than a century ago.  Pick herbs from the Village gardens, bake a treat in the Shaker Kitchen, ring the Dwellling House bell, use a quill pen and meet our barnyard animals!   Tour runs from 11 am to 12:30 pm every day from July 5 through August 28.  Limit: 10 children per tour. A parent or chaperone must accompany.  Tour not available on Friday, August 5.

Attics & Basements Tour
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

staircasesmallGo behind the barriers in some of the Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop and the Brick Dwelling.  See highlights from our Collections, learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village.  FYI: A moderate level of physical fitness is required as the tour involves walking and some stair climbing.  No advance reservation required; fee includes general admission for the day.  Tour not offered September 24 and 25.

Aug
4
Thu
Living Designs & Shared Values: Highlights from Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection @ HSV
Aug 4 all-day

Living Designs & Shared Values:  Highlights from the Jane P. Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection, celebrates the personal quilt collection of the proprietor of the Red Lion Inn and Country Curtains, who E2199 (2)bequeathed her personal collection of quilts to HSV.  On display in the hallways and bedrooms of the Brick Dwelling, these beautiful quilts celebrate the skill and artistry of the many women (whose identities are unknown to us) who worked in the medium of fabric.  On view through October 30.  Exhibit included in regular admission.

Young Shaker Tour @ Hancock Shaker Village
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Shaker children in a row 4122014Don a Shaker hat or bonnet and experience the historic Village the way a Shaker child might have in the mid-1800s.  Guided by a museum educator, children engage in work, play and other activities just like Shaker children did more than a century ago.  Pick herbs from the Village gardens, bake a treat in the Shaker Kitchen, ring the Dwellling House bell, use a quill pen and meet our barnyard animals!   Tour runs from 11 am to 12:30 pm every day from July 5 through August 28.  Limit: 10 children per tour. A parent or chaperone must accompany.  Tour not available on Friday, August 5.

Attics & Basements Tour
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

staircasesmallGo behind the barriers in some of the Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop and the Brick Dwelling.  See highlights from our Collections, learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village.  FYI: A moderate level of physical fitness is required as the tour involves walking and some stair climbing.  No advance reservation required; fee includes general admission for the day.  Tour not offered September 24 and 25.

Aug
5
Fri
Free Fun Friday @ Hancock Shaker Village
Aug 5 all-day

Courtesy of Highland Street Foundation, FREE FUN FRIDAY gives everyone the chance to visit historic Hancock Shaker Village for FREE!  Special activities planned for kids… visit Facebook or the HSV Home page in late July for more.Visitors to Hancock Shaker Village on Free Fun Friday

Free Fun Friday Program Schedule 2016

10:30 am         Interpreter Talk: Introduction to the Shakers Brick Dwelling

11 am              Shaker Music & Dance Brick Dwelling

11:30 am         Water Turbine Talk Laundry & Machine Shop

12 pm              Farm & Garden Tour  begins at the Brick Poultry House & Gallery

1 pm                Interpreter Talk: Introduction to the Shakers Brick Dwelling

1:30 pm           Shaker Music & Dance Brick Dwelling

2 pm                Water Turbine Talk Laundry & Machine Shop

3 pm                Farm & Garden Tour  begins at the Brick Poultry House & Gallery

3:30 pm           Interpreter Talk: Introduction to the Shakers Brick Dwelling

4 pm                Shaker Music & Dance  Brick Dwelling

4:30 pm           Water Turbine Talk Laundry & Machine Shop

 

Crafts Throughout the Day

Woodworking Tannery, Brethren’s Shop

Blacksmithing Tannery

Weaving & Spinning Sisters’ Dairy & Weave Shop

 

Exhibits

Living Designs & Shared Values:  Highlights from the Jane P. Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection on view in the Brick Dwelling

Living on Earth:  The Work of Robert Hite on view in the Brick Poultry House & Gallery and throughout the Village

 

For Kids of all ages

Scavenger Hunt

Discovery Barn activities

Living Designs & Shared Values: Highlights from Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection @ HSV
Aug 5 all-day

Living Designs & Shared Values:  Highlights from the Jane P. Fitzpatrick Quilt Collection, celebrates the personal quilt collection of the proprietor of the Red Lion Inn and Country Curtains, who E2199 (2)bequeathed her personal collection of quilts to HSV.  On display in the hallways and bedrooms of the Brick Dwelling, these beautiful quilts celebrate the skill and artistry of the many women (whose identities are unknown to us) who worked in the medium of fabric.  On view through October 30.  Exhibit included in regular admission.