New Hampshire Farm Museum Calendar of Events 2015
As of January 25th, calendar subject to change
603-652-7840/ email: info@farmmuseum.org.

February 14th Ice Cutting Demonstration at Milton Town Beach, Saturday 10 am - 11: am

March 14th Maple Day Saturday 11 am - 3 pm
Learn all about maple and how to tap a tree and make maple syrup and enjoy johnny cakes, sugar on snow, donuts, hot cider and horse drawn rides.
Admission: $7 adult, $4 child ages 4-17 yrs, museum members $5/ $3.

April 18th Volunteer Work Day Saturday 9:30 am – 12 noon

April 25th Earth Day Program Saturday 11 am - 3 pm
Plant some seeds, make paper pots and seed tapes, visit farm animals, learn about composting, walk on our trails, harvest spring herbs to make a spring soup and more.
Admission: $7 adult, $ 4 child ages 4-17 yrs, museum members free.

May 2nd Sheep herding Field Trials Saturday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm details coming soon!

May 9th Stonewall/Foundation Workshop w/ Ian Blackman & Kevin Fife details coming soon!

May 23rd Museum Opens Weekends only thru mid-June

May 30th Spring Farm Day 10 am - 3 pm & The Milton Market 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Celebrate Spring with a dance around the maypole, spring tonic, historic farmhouse tours, horse-drawn wagon rides, carding and spinning wool and demonstrations of traditional crafts. Kids can make a paper pot and plant a seed, and help us plant our children’s garden.
Admission: $7 adult, $4 child ages 4-17 years, museum members free.
The Milton Market is free and open to the public.

June 20th New Hampshire Dairy Day Saturday 10 am - 4 pm
Barn tours, cows, goats, NH cheese tasting, butter making demonstrations, horse-drawn wagon rides, haymaking and historic farm house tours. Free ice cream donated by Lone Oak Ice Cream served at 12 noon until it runs out.
Admission: $7 adult, $4 child 4-17 yrs, museum members free.

June 27th The Milton Market Saturday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Local crafts, farm products and baked goods for sale.

June 28th NH Farm Museum Members Annual Meeting Sunday 5:00 - 8:00 pm

July 4th The Fourth on the Farm Saturday 12 noon - 4 pm
Join us for delicious home made strawberry short cake, patriotic music, farm animals, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, writing with a quill pen, croquet & old fashioned games and living history farmhouse tours.
Admission: $7 adult, $4 child 4-17 yrs, museum members free.

July 11th / 12th Children’s Days on the Farm Saturday & Sunday 10 am - 4 pm
Join us for delicious home made strawberry short cake, patriotic music, farm animals, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, writing with a quill pen, croquet & old fashioned games and living history farmhouse tours.
Admission: $7 adult, $4 child 4-17 yrs, museum members free.

July 25th The Milton Market Saturday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Local crafts, farm products and baked goods for sale.

August 15th Quilt Exhibit Opening (On Exhibit thru Sept. 6th)

August 22nd / 23rd Old Time Farm & Tavern Days Saturday & Sunday 10 am - 4 pm
Demonstrations of traditional crafts, blacksmithing, rock splitting, spinning wool, chair caning, carving, butter making and more plus horse-drawn wagon rides, farm games, corn husking contest for kids, barn tours, and historic farm house tours, ice cream making and much more.
Admission: $7 adult, $4 child 4-17 yrs, museum members free.

August 29th The Milton Market Saturday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Local crafts, farm products 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 famous pie contest and win a great prize. Enjoy pie making demonstrations, a kid’s apple pie eating contest, horse-drawn wagon rides, farm tours, farm animals, 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.

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. Enjoy farmhouse tours, horse-drawn wagon rides, 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
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. Enjoy farmhouse tours, horse-drawn wagon rides, visits with farm animals, and blacksmith and spinning demonstrations.
Admission: $7 adult, $4 child ages 4-17 yrs, museum members free.

October 31st The Milton Market Saturday 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Local crafts, farm products 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, and 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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