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2014 Programs & Events

The Enfield Shaker Museum is focused on sharing the history and culture of the Enfield Shakers. The Museum is open year round and offers a full calendar of special events throughout the seasons.

Visitors to the Museum can enjoy a variety of activities including traditional craft demonstrations, indoor and outdoor educational programs, exhibits, tours, overnight packages, workshops, evening fundraising events and scholarly programs. For something created just for you, view our calendar of events below.

Our summer hours (May 1 to October 31) are Monday through Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday Noon to 5:00 pm. Winter hours (November 1 to April 30) are Monday through Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday Noon to 4:00 pm. Our last tour of the day begins one hour before closing time.

In winter we offer guided tours on Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday and self-guided tours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

The Museum is closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Presidents’ Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Day after Christmas.

Fall Events

Saturday, August 29 through October 31, 2014 - Regular Museum Hours

Exhibit: Spotlight On North Family Cooperage

An exhibit of how the production of cooperage in 1869 became the mainstay of the North Family's economy and returned them to solvency.

Cost: Regular admission. Members free.

Sunday, November 2 3:00 – 5:30 pm

Shaker Sing

Join us for this informal sing led by Mary Ann Haagen in the Great Stone Dwelling Meeting Room. No previous experience required. Music will be provided and taught to all. Bring a friend! Lots of socializing and refreshments available.

Please email mah@valley.net if you can attend.

Cost: Free

Sunday, November 9 1:45 pm

2014 Annual Meeting

Join us in the Great Stone Dwelling Meeting Room doe an opening presentation with window preservationist, Robert Adam followed by behind the scene tours of the Great Stone Dwelling and the East Brethren's Shop Preservation Projects, a business meeting and 2013/2014 Highlights.

Refreshments will be served throughout the meeting.

Friday, November 21 6:30 to 9:30 pm

Moravian Folding Star Workshop

Join artist and teacher extraordinaire, Tracy Smith, for an evening of paper folding. You will create the many pointed stars used in the Moravian community to mark the advent season. These lovely symbols of light are versatile, handmade expressions of hope; fun to make and display.

Cost: $20.

Register by calling the Museum at (603) 632-4346 or email info@shakermuseum.org.

 

Enfield Shaker Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational institution dedicated to interpreting and preserving the complex history of the Enfield Shaker Village and the Missionaries of La Salette.