NEXT UP:

BABY ANIMALS

Saturday, April 13 – Sunday, May 5.

Plan your visit to meet our newest arrivals.

Hancock Shaker Village brings the Shaker story to life
and preserves it for future generations.

Go back in time, forward in thought. Living history museum in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.

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.

GOAT YOGA

It’s here to stay. Goat used to it.

MAY 12 

MAY 26 

JUNE 9

JUNE 23

JULY 27

AUGUST 25

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.

VINO VINYASA SUNSET YOGA
Uncork your chakras with some vino vinyasa. Enjoy a breathtaking sunset, yoga, and glass of wine. Open to all ages. (Grape juice for those under 21.) 

JULY 20

AUGUST 10

Yankee Magazine’s New England Today TRAVEL Best of Massachusetts | 2018

Editors’ Choice Award – Best Historical Attraction

Upcoming Events

Hancock Shaker Village – An Orientation

Bride or groom to be?

Take your wedding vows at Hancock Shaker Village, chosen the “best” wedding venue in the Berkshires by Boston Magazine.

The simplicity of our Shaker farm and the timeless historic village provide the perfect backdrop for any wedding. We offer a variety of rooms to choose from in both modern and historic buildings. Or book our Event Tent, with views of the Round Stone Barn. Go to Host an Event for more information on Wedding Packages.

Please contact the Event Coordinator directly. CSpara@hancockShakerVillage.org or call 413443.0188 x273.

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