HOLIDAY WREATH & SIP
Sunday, November 24, 2-4 pm
Join uber-talented florist Jed Thompson from Township Four for a fun afternoon of holiday wreath-making, using fresh Fraser fir, juniper, pine, and other natural materials—some foraged from our property. While crafting, enjoy a glass of wine and snacks. TICKETS $80/72 MEMBERS
TURKEY WALK & TALK
Friday, November 29, 11 am
Gobble up nature and escape the hectic pace of Black Friday with a peaceful guided walk on our one-mile Farm & Forest Trail. The walk ends in the barnyard, where you can meet our turkeys and say hello to other animals. INCLUDED WITH ADMISSION/FREE TO MEMBERS
SHOP & SIP
Friday, November 29, 10 am-4 pm
Hate Black Friday? Avoid the crowds and make shopping fun at Shaker Mercantile, a unique store celebrating the region’s best artisans and handcrafted gifts. Enjoy a mimosa while you browse.
GRATEFUL SHAKER SUPPER
Saturday, November 30, 6 pm
A candlelit dinner awaits in the historic Brick Dwelling, where the Shakers ate communally for more than 100 years. Live music accompanies a glorious seasonal feast. After dinner, tour the dwelling to cap off the magical evening. TICKETS $90/81 MEMBERS
Friday, December 6, 7 pm
Grab an ugly sweater, get in the holiday spirit, and join us for live music, a roaring fire, food trucks, cool holiday cocktails, and local beer. $12 COVER AT THE DOOR; wear an ugly sweater and get $2 off.
MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY
Sunday, December 1, 10 am-4 pm
Shop in Shaker Mercantile and receive 10% off (some exclusions apply). Make the holidays special with handmade gifts, jams and local honey, artisan jewelry and clothing, accents for the home, a variety of books and toys, and more. Enter to win a gift basket valued at $100.
CALLING ALL BAKERS
Are you a gingerbread house aficionado? Or a beginner looking to have some fun in the kitchen? Enter our Hancock Holidays Gingerbread House Contest! The theme is outstanding architecture. Prizes will be awarded in three categories: adult, family, and youth.
(Photo: Fallingwater by Melodie Dearden, gardenmelodies.blogspot.com)