New Hampshire Farm Museum Calendar of Events 2015
As of August 15th, calendar subject to change
603-652-7840 / email: info@farmmuseum.org.

Museum Open Wednesday thru Sunday 10 am-5 pm thru Labor Day & Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10 am – 4 pm September & October

August 15th Quilt Exhibit Opening (On Exhibit thru Sept. 13th)
The New Hampshire Farm Museum has a small but impressive collection of quilts, which will be on display in the Jones Farmhouse and the Farmhouse Ell.

August 20th Stories on The Farm: The Quilt Story by Tony Johnston and Tomie dePaola
Listen to a great farm story and then do a quilting project! Held every Thursday in the Big Yellow Barn at 10:15. Best for children ages 3-10.

August 22/23rd Old Time Farm & Tavern Days, Saturday & Sunday 10 am - 4 pm
Join us as we celebrate our Farm and Tavern History this Weekend with living history farmhouse tours, demonstrations of traditional crafts, sheepherding, blacksmithing, weaving, quilting, spinning wool, basket making, musket firing, wood carving, butter & ice cream making, plus horse-drawn wagon rides both days, old fashioned games, and old time music. Pickle making, rock splitting and the dulcimer band happen on Sunday, along with the corn husking contest for kids, barn tours, living history farm house tours, and more. Visit the quilt exhibit.
Admission $7 adult, $4 child 4-17 yrs/ members free. This event is sponsored by New England Roofing of Rochester & Plainspoke Design of Eliot, Me.
Music sponsored by Co-operative Insurance Company of Vermont.

August 27th Stories on The Farm: The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid Of Anything by Linda Williams
Listen to a great farm story and then help make a scarecrow for the farm! Held every Thursday in the Big Yellow Barn at 10:15. Best for children ages 3-10.

August 29th The Milton Market Saturday, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Local crafts, farm products, homemade soaps, wool, jams, jellies, breads, and baked goods for sale.

September 20th The Great New Hampshire Pie Festival, Sunday 12 noon - 4 pm
If you like pie, this one's for you! Taste pie of all sorts from New Hampshire’s best bakers and bakeries. You can enter your pie in our pie contest and win a great prize. Enjoy pie making demonstrations, children’s apple pie eating contest, horse-drawn wagon rides, farm tours, music and guided tours of the historic Jones farmhouse.
Event admission: $10 adult, $5 child/ Museum members $5/$3 or bring a pie for the contest and get in free.

September 26th The Milton Market & Fall Wool Market, Saturday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Local crafts, farm products, homemade soaps, handspun wool & wool products, alpaca yarns, jams, jellies, breads, baked goods for sale, and spinning & weaving & wool dyeing demonstrations.

October 3rd Harvest Day, Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
Celebrate the Harvest at the Farm Museum! Kids can dig potatoes and carrots to make Stone Soup, bob for apples, play farm games and make potato prints. We will press apples to make cider, shell dry beans, winnow the buckwheat and more. Horse drawn wagon rides around the farm, visits with farm animals, and blacksmith and spinning demonstrations.
Admission $7 adult, $4 child ages 4-17 yrs/ Museum members free,

October 17th The Big Pumpkin Party, Saturday 10 am - 3 pm
Join us for pumpkin games and stories. You can pick out your own pumpkin and carve or paint it at our carving station. We will roast pumpkin seeds over the fire and kids will love the pumpkin trail in the woods. A free pumpkin is given with each paid admission.
Admission: $7 adult, $4 child 4-17 yrs/ members free

October 31st The Milton Market, Saturday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Local crafts, farm products, homemade soaps, wool, jams, jellies, breads, and baked goods for sale.

November 21st An Old–Fashioned Thanksgiving, Saturday 10 am - 3 pm
New Hampshire has a special connection to Thanksgiving, as it was our own Sarah Josepha Hale, born on a farm in Newport, NH, who after many years of letter writing, persuaded President Lincoln to declare the fourth Thursday in November a National Day of Thanksgiving in 1863, thereby establishing the National Holiday. So come to the Farm Museum on Saturday for special living history farmhouse tours with costumed role players, homemade pumpkin pie and hot cider in the farmhouse kitchen, horse-drawn wagon rides through the fields, visits with the farm animals, popcorn over the campfire.
Admission $10 adult, $5 child/ Museum members $5/$3

December 19th A Victorian Christmas on the Farm, Saturday 10 am - 3 pm
Tour the beautifully decorated historic Jones Farmhouse with costumed role players and experience the wonder of a Victorian Christmas. Enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh or wagon ride through the fields, depending on the weather. Make a hand-dipped Christmas candle to take home, roast chestnuts and popcorn over an open fire, and partake of gingerbread and hot cider in the farmhouse kitchen. Explore the barns, visit the blacksmith and meet the farm animals.
Admission: $10 adult, $5 child/ Museum members $5/$3

 

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