CALF CUDDLING Sundays beginning May 19, 11am
Spend an hour cozying up to our cuddly calves. Feeling their lower heart rate and higher body temperature is said to be very relaxing. Learn about our farm and the sensitive, intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing, petting, snuggling, and walking our newest additions. This wellness trend is our most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health offerings, like goat yoga.
SHAKER UP SAUSAGE + BEER NIGHT Friday, April 26, 6:30pm
Oktoberfest in April returns! A multi-course sausage and beer dinner hosted by farm-to-table chef Brian Alberg and Orion Howard of Bright Ideas Brewing. Taste a limited-edition Shaker-inspired IPA, specially brewed for this event, and enjoy old world (and Shaker-style) craft sausage using locally sourced meats, sausage, and charcuterie. Includes a three course dinner with beer pairings.
TALK AND BOOK SIGNING: Shaker Furniture Examined
Saturday, May 4, 3pm
Celebrated woodworker C.H. Becksvoort (featured everywhere from Martha Stewart to Fine Woodworking) explores the evolution, design, and craftsmanship of Shaker furniture in his new book, Shaker Inspiration. Christian Becksvoort is a master woodworker with five decades of experience working in a variety of custom, architectural, and furniture shops.
PEER-TO-PEER: A COLLECTORS’ FORUM
Friday, July 12, 9am-2pm
A half-day program designed to enhance your understanding and enjoyment of collecting. Featuring talks, tours, and behind-the-scenes views, Peer-to-Peer is an exclusive opportunity to learn from experts and connect with other collectors in the field of Shaker design and material culture.