NH Farm Museum Calendar 2014
Calendar subject to change
603-652-7840/ email: info@farmmuseum.org.

June 18th thru October 12th Museum open Wednesday – Sunday 10 am - 5 pm

July 3rd Stories on the Farm Begins: The Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall
Held every Thursday morning July & August at 10 am
Join us for a fun farm story in the Big Yellow Barn followed by a related farm activity. Program starts at 10 am. Recommended for children ages 3 - 10 years.
Included in Admission $7 adult/$ 4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

July 4th The Fourth on the Farm 12 noon - 4 pm
Join us for this annual event featuring delicious homemade strawberry short cake, patriotic music, farm animals, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, croquet & old fashioned games and living history farmhouse tours.
Admission $7 adult/$4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free
Includes the best homemade strawberry shortcake!

July 10th Stories on the Farm: The Bear Who Heard Crying by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock
Held every Thursday morning July & August at 10 am
Join us for a fun farm story in the Big Yellow Barn followed by a related farm activity. Program starts at 10 am. Recommended for children ages 3-10 years.
Included in Admission $7 adult/$ 4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

July 12nd & 13th Children’s Days on the Farm
The most fun kids can have on a farm! Horse-drawn wagon rides, our annual kids blueberry pie eating contest, sack races, hoop rolling, music, games, stories, farm animals and new this year, The Big Scarecrow Contest! Bring your homemade scarecrow to enter in our contest and get in free for the day! One scarecrow per person limit. Special on Saturday local silhouette artist Leona Hosack demonstrates the ancient art of silhouette cutting and is available to cut silhouette portraits of children or adults for a fee. Special on Sunday Little Red Wagon Theatre of UNH presents the Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County & Other Twain Tales at 2 pm on the lawn or in the barn if raining.
Included in Children’s Days Admission $7 adult/ $4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs / Museum members free

July 14th- 18th Farm Adventures Day Camp for kids ages 7 - 10 years 9 am - 3 pm
Come to camp for all sorts of farm fun! Farm animals, gardening, games, hikes in the forest, farm crafts, butter and ice cream making, berry picking, and more. Day Camps are taught by professional educators and are based in our Cider Mill building. Registration is limited to 10 children per session.
$175/$155 members

July 17th Stories on the Farm: Held every Thursday morning July & August at 10 am
Join us for a fun farm story in the Big Yellow Barn followed by a related farm activity. Program starts at 10 am. Recommended for children ages 3 - 10 years.
Included in Admission $7 adult/$ 4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

July 21st-25th Farm Adventure Day Camp for kids ages 8 - 11 years 9 am - 3 pm
Come to camp for all sorts of farm fun! Farm animals, gardening, games, hikes in the forest, farm crafts, butter and ice cream making, berry picking and more. Day Camps are taught by professional educators and are based in our Cider Mill building. Registration is limited to 10 children per session.
$175/$155 members

July 17th Stories on the Farm: Held every Thursday morning July & August at 10 am
Join us for a fun farm story in the Big Yellow Barn followed by a related farm activity. Program starts at 10 am. Recommended for children ages 3 - 10 years.
Included in Admission $7 adult/$ 4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

July 24th Stories on the Farm: Held every Thursday morning July & August at 10 am
Join us for a fun farm story in the Big Yellow Barn followed by a related farm activity. Program starts at 10 am. Recommended for children ages 3 - 10 years.
Included in Admission $7 adult/$ 4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

July 26th The Milton Market 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Farm Fresh Produce, jams/jellies, baked goods, wool & crafts from local people and more. There is no charge to shop the Market. Held the last Saturday of every month thru October.

July 31st Stories on the Farm: Held every Thursday morning July & August at 10 am
Join us for a fun farm story in the Big Yellow Barn followed by a related farm activity. Program starts at 10 am. Recommended for children ages 3 - 10 years.
Included in Admission $7 adult/$ 4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

August 4th-8th Farm Girls Day Camp for girls ages 10 - 13 years 9am - 3 pm
A fun week for girls who love farms and farm animals. Learn all about the animals. Help plant and harvest in our gardens, pick berries, make butter and jam and bake bread. We will make journals to keep track of our crafts and adventures through the week. We will dry herbs, make candles, card wool and weave and help feed and water the animals each day. Join us for a fun sleep over on Thursday night and we will present a skit to our parents on Friday.
$175/$155 members

August 7th Stories on the Farm: Held every Thursday morning July & August at 10 am
Join us for a fun farm story in the Big Yellow Barn followed by a related farm activity. Program starts at 10 am. Recommended for children ages 3 - 10 years.
Included in Admission $7 adult/$ 4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

August 14th Stories on the Farm: Held every Thursday morning July & August at 10 am
Join us for a fun farm story in the Big Yellow Barn followed by a related farm activity. Program starts at 10 am. Recommended for children ages 3 - 10 years.
Included in Admission $7 adult/$ 4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

August 21st Stories on the Farm: Held every Thursday morning July & August at 10 am.
Join us for a fun farm story in the Big Yellow Barn followed by a related farm activity. Program starts at 10 am. Recommended for children ages 3 - 10 years.
Included in Admission $7 adult/$ 4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

August 23rd & 24th Old Time Tavern & Farm Days 10 am - 4 pm
Join us for our annual Old Time Farm Days. Enjoy horse drawn rides, demonstrations of traditional crafts, basket weaving, blacksmithing, rock splitting, spinning wool, chair caning, carving, butter making, music and more. On Saturday we focus on our tavern history with living history tavern tours, tastes of tavern foods and our local silhouette artist Leona Hosack will demonstrate the ancient art of silhouette cutting and is available to cut silhouette portraits of children or adults for a fee. Explore the barn, shuck some corn, roll some old wooden hoops, and take farmhouse tour. We will have tractors on display, barn tours, and more.
Admission $7 adult/$4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

August 28th Stories on the Farm: Held every Thursday morning July & August at 10 am
Join us for a fun farm story in the Big Yellow Barn followed by a related farm activity. Program starts at 10 am. Recommended for children ages 3 - 10 years.
Included in Admission $7 adult/$ 4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

August 30th The Milton Market 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Farm Fresh Produce, jams/jellies, baked goods, crafts from local people and more. There is no charge to shop the Market. Held the last Saturday of every month.

September 21st The Great NH 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 famous pie contest and win a great prize, enjoy a horse drawn ride around the farm, take a farmhouse tour and explore the exhibits in our barn.
Event admission: $10 adult, $5 child,/ Museum members $6/$3 or bring a pie for the contest and get in free
Prize Sponsors: King Arthur Flour of Norwich, Vermont

September 27th The Milton Market 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Farm Fresh Produce, jams/jellies, baked goods, crafts from local people and more. There is no charge to shop the Market. Held the last Saturday of every month.

October 4th Farm Harvest Day 10 am - 4 pm
Help us with the Harvest, dig up some carrots & turnips, listen to a story and make stone soup, take a horse-drawn wagon ride, press apples for cider, bob for apples, learn about preserving the harvest and much more.
Admission $7 adult/ $4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

October 18th Pumpkin Party 10 am - 3 pm
Our fun family event includes a free pumpkin with each paid admission. Carve or paint your pumpkin, play pumpkin games, hear a pumpkin story, enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride around the farm, follow the pumpkins to find a prize and more- includes a free pumpkin w/ each paid admission.
Admission $7 adult/ $4 child ages 4 - 17 yrs/ Museum members free

October 25th The Milton Market 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Farm Fresh Produce, jams/jellies, baked goods, crafts from local people and more. There is no charge to shop the Market. Held the last Saturday of every month.

November 22nd An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving on the Farm 10 am - 3 pm

December 20th A Victorian Christmas on the Farm 10 am - 3 pm

 

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