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Canterbury Shaker Village

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
603 783 9511 shakers.org

About Canterbury Shaker Village

Canterbury Shaker Village is dedicated to preserving the 200-year Shaker legacy of innovative design, entrepreneurship and simple living by providing a place for learning, reflection, and renewal of the human spirit. Visitors are encouraged to rethink tradition by learning about the life, ideals, values, and history of the Canterbury Shakers. The National Historic Landmark includes 25 restored original and four reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement. The Village cafe offers simple lunch fare and the Museum Store features unique gifts and wares handmade by regional artisans. Canterbury Shaker Village, located at 288 Shaker Road in Canterbury, New Hampshire, will be open daily in 2016 from May 14-October 21 and weekends between October 22 and November 27. For more information, visit www.shakers.org

April 2016

Apr 7

Heifer Parade with Food & Fiddle

Parade will begin at approximately 11:00amFree Admission

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Apr 23

Create a Permanent Raised Bed System

Shaker-Inspired  Home Gardening Workshop SeriesApril 23 - Implementing a Permanent Raised Bed System - SOLD OUTMay 21 - Holistic Orchard 10am - 5pm (lunch is not provided -  food will be available for purchase)August 13 - Shaker Oval Box #3 - 9am-4:30pm (lunch is not included -  food will be available for purchase)August 20 - Shaker Oval Box #3 - 9am-4:30pm (lunch is not included -  food will be available for purchase)shakers.org/workshops-events/shaker-inspired-workshops/ 

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

May 2016

May 7

Heifer Parade with Food & Fiddle

Heifer Parade with Food & FiddleSaturday, May 7, 201610:00-3:00 pm. Parade will begin approximately at 11:00 amFree admissionCelebrate the return of the spring to the Village pastures with a parade of heifers to their first spring grass. Maypole dancing, food, outdoor barn dancing, and make-your-own head wreaths and May baskets will be available throughout the day.  Parade will begin approximately at 11:00 am. Self-guided exhibits are open at no charge. Guided tours are available for $10 per person at 11:00 &…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
May 14

XC5K – Canterbury Shaker Village

Opening Day & 9th Annual Canterbury Shaker Village XC5KSaturday, May 14, 201610:00 amRegistration is $25. Children 10 and under are free. Proceeds benefit educational programs at the Village.Run or walk the course, which is totally unpaved and totally beautiful crossing through fields, woods, around ponds and pastures. Music is provided along the route to inspire you. Great prizes and hearty food at the finish.Day-of registration opens at 8:30am at the Village.Read more or register HERE.

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May 14, 2016 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
May 21

Holistic Orchard

Shaker-Inspired  Home Gardening Workshop SeriesApril 23 – Implementing a Permanent Raised Bed System – SOLD OUTMay 21 – Holistic Orchard 10am – 5pm (lunch is not provided –  food will be available for purchase)August 13 – Shaker Oval Box #3 – 9am-4:30pm (lunch is not included –  food will be available for purchase)August 20 – Shaker Oval Box #3 – 9am-4:30pm (lunch is not included –  food will be available for purchase)shakers.org/workshops-events/shaker-inspired-workshops/

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May 21, 2016 10:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

June 2016

Jun 11

Medicinal Plant Walk

Medicinal Plant WalkSaturday, June 11, 2016Time: 10:00-noon                                                                                Cost: $25 non-members or $20 Canterbury Shaker Village members Regi ster Today!Presenter: Sara Woods Kender, clinical herbalistLocation: Canterbury Shaker Village, 288 Shaker Road, Canterbury, NHJoin Clinical Herbalist and Wild Forager Sara Woods Kender for a gentle jaunt through the forests and fields of Canterbury Shaker Village in search of medicinal plants. Our backyards are full of medicine – come explore the fields and forest to discover what Mother Earth has provided. Sara will…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jun 22
$200.

Shaker Dance Revival Project: Summer Dance Intensive

Join us for three or six days of rigorous training from high caliber dance instructors in a range of disciplines, including ballet and an exciting variety of contemporary dance techniques and modern modalities.Under the direction of Resident Dance Maker Lorraine Chapman and Dance Revivalist Joan Talarico-Brodsky, program participants will attend classes given by an impressive roster of New England-based and nationally and internationally acclaimed dance educators.DATES: Two sessions June 22-24 and June 27-29TIMES: 9:00-4:30 each day. Includes lunch and tours…

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June 22, 2016 09:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jun 22

Shaker Annual Dinner & Auction

Simply Shaker: Annual Dinner & Auction in Support of the VillageDate: Wednesday, June 22, 2016Time: 5:30 pmJoin fellow members and Village supporters for a special tour, live auction  and festive evening to benefit Canterbury Shaker Village. There are many ways to support the event; donate a new and unique item, a vacation home or sports tickets for the auction, become a sponsor and attend with your colleagues and friends!Contact Katie Muth at kmuth@shaker.org to find out how to donate an…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

August 2016

Aug 5

Sunset Dance Performance “RELEASED”

This inaugural performance is being curated by Canterbury Shaker Village’s Resident DanceMaker Lorraine Chapman and will feature works by outstanding choreographers including the premiere of a new collaborative work inspired by original Shaker dances. This program is part of the Shaker Dance Revival Project, a strategic program that honors Shaker dance while rethinking these traditions for contemporary audiences and dancers.  This original piece, co-created by choreographers David Parker, a Guggenheim Fellow, and Lorraine Chapman, a Dance Magazine “25 To Watch,”…

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August 05, 2016 07:30 PM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Aug 6

Village Rising – Canterbury Shaker Village

Village Rising–A day of exploration, inspiration and creativityDate: Saturday, August 6, 2016Time: 10:00-5:00 pmCost:  Included with the cost of regular admission (no charge for Members).Village Rising is a day devoted to cultivating personal inspiration. Canterbury Shaker Village invites you to walk the Village grounds, expand your thinking, discover something new, make a connection and express yourself from the heart. Village Rising will feature the opening of the 2016 installation of Shaker Traditions: Contemporary Translations, special programs, demonstrations, performances, a chance…

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288 Shaker Road
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Aug 13

Shaker Oval Box #3

Shaker-Inspired  Home Gardening Workshop SeriesApril 23 – Implementing a Permanent Raised Bed System – SOLD OUTMay 21 – Holistic Orchard 10am – 5pm (lunch is not provided –  food will be available for purchase)August 13 – Shaker Oval Box #3 – 9am-4:30pm (lunch is not included –  food will be available for purchase)August 20 – Shaker Oval Box #3 – 9am-4:30pm (lunch is not included –  food will be available for purchase)shakers.org/workshops-events/shaker-inspired-workshops/

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Aug 13

Shaker Broom Making

Canterbury brooms were prized for their simplicity, workmanship and usefulness. Join Everett Bailey as he guides you through the broom making process in the historic Carpenter’s Shop. No experience is necessary to attend, only patience and an interest in Shaker craft. At the end of the workshop, you will take home a completed, Shaker-style broom.Lunch is not provided – food will be available for purchase at the Shaker Box Lunch & Farm Stand or participants may bring a packed lunch.Cost: $90…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Aug 20

Shaker Oval Box #3

Shaker-Inspired  Home Gardening Workshop SeriesApril 23 – Implementing a Permanent Raised Bed System – SOLD OUTMay 21 – Holistic Orchard 10am – 5pm (lunch is not provided –  food will be available for purchase)August 13 – Shaker Oval Box #3 – 9am-4:30pm (lunch is not included –  food will be available for purchase)August 20 – Shaker Oval Box #3 – 9am-4:30pm (lunch is not included –  food will be available for purchase)shakers.org/workshops-events/shaker-inspired-workshops/

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288 Shaker Road
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Aug 28

Let Freedom Ring Tour – Canterbury Shaker Village

Let Freedom Ring TourSunday, August 28, 20162:00pmCost: Free with regular admission (no charge for Members).The Village will commemorate the 53rd anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” Speech with a special “Shakers & Equality: Let Freedom Ring” tour at 2:00pm. The tour, which is free with museum admission, will connect visitors with the Shaker ideals of gender and racial equality. The tour will culminate in the ringing of the 500 lb. Paul Revere bell atop the…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Aug 28

“I Have A Dream” speech with a special “Shakers & Equality: Let Freedom Ring” tour

Canterbury Shaker Village Celebrates 53rd Anniversary of MLK’s “I Have A Dream" Speech with Special Tour and Bell Ringing on August 28: Paul Revere bell will be rung at 3:00 pm CANTERBURY, NH: On August 28, 2016 Canterbury Shaker Village will commemorate the 53rd anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream" speech with a special “Shakers & Equality: Let Freedom Ring” tour at 2:00 pm. The tour, which is free with museum admission, will connect visitors with the…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

September 2016

Sep 10

Shaker Broom Making

Canterbury brooms were prized for their simplicity, workmanship and usefulness. Join Everett Bailey as he guides you through the broom making process in the historic Carpenter’s Shop. No experience is necessary to attend, only patience and an interest in Shaker craft. At the end of the workshop, you will take home a completed, Shaker-style broom.Lunch is not provided – food will be available for purchase at the Shaker Box Lunch & Farm Stand or participants may bring a packed lunch.Cost: $90…

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288 Shaker Road
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Sep 17
$12.

Canterbury Artisan Festival

Canterbury Artisan FestivalSaturday, September 17, 201610:00-5:00pmTickets $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-17, children under 5 free.  Members Free.The Canterbury Artisan Fair celebrates Traditional Arts with an Artisan Craft Fair & Farmers’ Market, music, artisan food, family craft activities, farm animals and demonstrations.Juried Craft Fair including artisans in fabric, handknits and wovens, jewelry, pottery, woodworking, painting, toys, and more!Farmer’s Market,  including produce, prepared foods, handcrafted soaps, oils and more!Traditional Arts demonstrations including coopering, blacksmithing, basketry, pottery, wood carving, historic…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Sep 24

Rugs in the Shaker Spirit

Spend the day at Canterbury Shaker Village learning some of the needlework techniques and stitches practiced by Shaker sisters and the 18th and 19th centuries. Topics covered will include shaker confetti rugs, corded, coiled, washboard, and starburst rugs, and simple rag rugs. Learn to recycle worn or unused clothing into useful utilitarian rugs that are knitted, crocheted, or sewn. Participants will leave with completed swatches showcasing the different designs.Please bring a pair of scissors and some leftover worsted weight yarns…

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September 24, 2016 10:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
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October 2016

Oct 15

Shaker Broom Making

Canterbury brooms were prized for their simplicity, workmanship and usefulness. Join Everett Bailey as he guides you through the broom making process in the historic Carpenter’s Shop. No experience is necessary to attend, only patience and an interest in Shaker craft. At the end of the workshop, you will take home a completed, Shaker-style broom.Lunch is not provided – food will be available for purchase at the Shaker Box Lunch & Farm Stand or participants may bring a packed lunch.Cost: $90…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Oct 15

Vintage Car Show

Vintage Car ShowSaturday, October 15, 201610:00-1:00pmCost: Free with regular admission (no charge for Members).Presented in partnership with the White Mountain Region Chapter of the Model A Ford Club of America will host a Vintage Car Show on the Village grounds.Visitors can admire automobiles from many eras, meet with the owners and other vintage car enthusiasts, enjoy Village tours and exhibits, and shop for local handcrafts at the Museum Store. Food truck fare will be available as well as soups, salads,…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Oct 22
$12.

Ghost Encounters – Canterbury Shaker Village

Ghost EncountersSaturday, October 22, 2016Times: 3:00-8:00pmTickets $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-17, under 5 free. Members half price.Experience the other-worldly feel of our 200-year-old historic site on an October evening. This special night has something for everyone! Stroll the Village for trick-or-treating, hear true ghostly encounters at the Village—several in the actual spaces where these events took place, and enjoy Halloween-themed activities at this event for the whole family.Make sure to wear your costume and join us for…

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October 22, 2016 03:00 PM
October 22, 2016 08:00 PM
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288 Shaker Road
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November 2016

Nov 12

Shaker Broom Making

Canterbury brooms were prized for their simplicity, workmanship and usefulness. Join Everett Bailey as he guides you through the broom making process in the historic Carpenter’s Shop. No experience is necessary to attend, only patience and an interest in Shaker craft. At the end of the workshop, you will take home a completed, Shaker-style broom.Lunch is not provided – food will be available for purchase at the Shaker Box Lunch & Farm Stand or participants may bring a packed lunch.Cost: $90…

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288 Shaker Road
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Nov 19
$90.00

Christmas in the Shaker Spirit

 Presenter: Rose Ann HunterLearn to recycle worn or unused woolen cloth into heirlooms with simple sewn stitches.  By adapting techniques from the early 1800s, participants will create shirred wool garlands with rolled wool beads and sewn woolen flowers. Other projects covered during the workshop included whimsical woolen sheep with fuzzy coats of shirred stitches and woolen ornaments that make perfect holiday gifts. Participants will complete several ornaments and a small garland during the workshop, returning home with the materials for…

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November 19, 2016 10:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

December 2016

Dec 3
$18.

Christmas at Canterbury

Christmas at CanterburyDecember 3 & 10, 2016Times: 3:00-8:00pmTickets: $18 adults, $8 children ages 6-17, under 5 free. Members half price.Christmas at Canterbury is a chance to experience the delights of Christmas in a simpler era. Join us inside the historic Shaker buildings to watch an old-time 19th Century magic show, make Christmas cards for loved ones, decorate gingerbread cookies, meet costumed characters, create ornaments for your Christmas tree, admire a toy train display or listen to fiddlers. Enjoy hot cider…

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December 03, 2016 03:00 PM
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288 Shaker Road
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May 2017

May 6

Heifer Parade and Opening Day

Heifer Parade and Opening Day Saturday, May 6, 2017 10:00-2:00 pm for Heifer Parade activities. Parade will begin approximately at 11:00 am. Open until 5:00 pm for Opening Day. Free admission. Celebrate the return of the spring to the Village pastures and Opening Day with a parade of heifers to their first spring grass. Maypole dancing, food, outdoor barn dancing, and make-your-own head wreaths and May cards will be available throughout the day.  Heifer Parade activities will run from 10:00-2:00 pm…

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May 13

10th Annual Canterbury Shaker Village XC5K

10th Annual Canterbury Shaker Village XC5K Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:00 am. Registration opens at 8:30am. Registration is $25. Children 10 and under are free. Proceeds benefit educational programs at the Village. Run or walk the course, which is totally unpaved and totally beautiful crossing through fields, woods, around ponds and pastures. Music is provided along the route to inspire you.

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288 Shaker Road
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May 20

Plant Sale – Canterbury

Plant Sale Saturday, May 20th 11:00am – 3:00pm Join us and Shaker Organic Garden Manager, Stacey Cooper, for our annual Plant Sale at the Farm Stand! There will be vegetable seedlings, some herbs, strawberry plants and a few perennials from

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June 2017

Jun 6

Giving Day – Canterbury

Giving Day Dates: June 6th & 7th Join us June 6th and 7th for the Village’s first annual giving day. Help the Village put it’s best foot forward with a new coat of paint!  This year’s project will focus on raising funds to paint the exterior of the Visitors Center.  Join us for this 24-hour community fundraising effort and after you make your gift let your friends know why you are supporting this special place.  Can’t make a gift those days? Any…

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Jun 21

Simply Shaker Summer Celebration: Annual Dinner & Auction

Simply Shaker Summer Celebration: Annual Dinner & Auction in Support of the Village Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Time: 5:00 pm Tickets: $100 per person. Please purchase tickets here. Program for the evening: 5:00pm:  Showing of photographer Richard Moore’s “twice-seen” images of the Village and iconic New England landscapes. Silent Auction and Reception in the Horse Barn. 6:00pm: Family-style Shaker inspired dinner and Live Auction in the North Shop. Complimentary wine and beer provided throughout the evening. A sampling of…

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288 Shaker Road
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Jun 21

Canterbury Shaker Village – Annual Auction & Dinner

Canterbury Shaker Village holds Annual Auction & Dinner: NH Gives Day and the Simply Shaker Summer Celebration kick off summer at the Village. The Simply Shaker Summer Celebration Auction & Dinner will be held on Wednesday, June 21 at 5pm. Join fellow Village supporters for a special evening to benefit Canterbury Shaker Village and celebrate the start of summer! The program for the evening includes a showing of Richard Moore’s “twice-seen” images of the Village and iconic New England landscapes…

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Jun 21

Annual Dinner & Auction in Support of the Village

Annual Dinner & Auction in Support of the Village Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Time: 5:30 pm Tickets: $75 per person, $600 for a table of eight. Join fellow members and Village supporters for a special tour, an auction and festive evening to benefit Canterbury Shaker Village.  Complimentary wine and beer throughout the evening.

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July 2017

Jul 15

Woodworking Workshops – Shaker Village

Two full-day woodworking workshops will be offered in July by Village demonstrator Dick Bennett. “Learn to Tape a Shaker Chair” on Saturday on July 15th will teach participants to tape or re-tape their own Shaker chair. The “Woodwright’s Apprentice” on Saturday, July 29th is great for a parent (or grandparent) and child. It begins with learning to identify the trees commonly used by woodwrights; discusses how those tree were turned into lumber; and examines the properties of different species of…

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288 Shaker Road
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Jul 28

The Move Towards Wellness Retreat

The Move Towards Wellness Retreat, a two-day program July 28th-29th, will offer various yoga, Pilates, and Tai Chi classes. Participants will be encouraged to find inspiration, reflect, and document moments through journaling. Guided walks and time to wander and rest will be available. This retreat promises to provide wellness and relaxation along with the context of the Shaker legacy of simple living, health, and peace. For more information and to register, visit www.shakers.org/wellness-retreat.

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288 Shaker Road
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August 2017

Aug 5

One Day Dance and Music Festival

Canterbury Shaker Village hosts its first one day dance and music festival at the iconic site on August 5th featuring NYC based The Bang Group and Boston based LCTC: Experience a number of unique performances during this full program at the Village. CANTERBURY, NH: Canterbury Shaker Village will celebrate the Shaker legacy of dance and music with a contemporary twist. This inaugural event entitled Shaker Inspirations: A Day of Music and Dance offers an opportunity to see diverse dance performances…

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288 Shaker Road
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Aug 5

Village Rising–A day of exploration, inspiration and creativity

Village Rising–A day of exploration, inspiration and creativity Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017 Time: 10:00-5:00 pm Cost:  Included with the cost of regular admission (no charge for Members). Village Rising is a day devoted to cultivating personal inspiration. Canterbury Shaker Village invites you to walk the Village grounds, expand your thinking, discover something new, make a connection and express yourself from the heart. Village Rising will feature special programs, demonstrations, performances, and more. The Shaker legacy offers each of us something…

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Aug 5

Shaker Inspirations: A Day of Music and Dance

Shaker Inspirations: A Day of Music and Dance Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017 Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Daytime activities and performances. 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Evening performance of The Zealous Laborers. Cost:  Daytime activities and performances: Included with the cost of regular admission (no charge for Members). Combined ticket of daytime activities and evening performance of The Zealous Laborers: $35. A day devoted to cultivating personal inspiration, Canterbury Shaker Village invites you to picnic on the Village…

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September 2017

Sep 16

Sept. 16: Canterbury Artisan Festival

Canterbury Artisan Festival Saturday, September 16, 2017 10:00-5:00pm Tickets $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-17, children under 5 free.  Members Free. The Canterbury Artisan Festival celebrates Traditional Arts with an Artisan Craft Fair & Farmers’ Market, music, artisan food, family craft activities, farm animals and demonstrations.

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288 Shaker Road
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Sep 16

Canterbury Artisan Festival

Canterbury Artisan Festival Saturday, September 16, 2017 10:00-5:00pm Tickets: $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-17, children under 5 free.  Members Free. The Canterbury Artisan Festival celebrates Traditional Arts with an Artisan Craft Fair & Farmers’ Market, music, food, family craft activities, farm animals and demonstrations. Come admire local artisans’ work and find unique gifts or something special for yourself! Juried Craft Fair including artisans in fabric, handknits and wovens, jewelry, pottery, and woodworking. Farmer’s Market including produce, prepared…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Sep 17

Symphony NH String Quartet

Canterbury Shaker Village has partnered with Symphony NH to bring a string quartet of Symphony NH musicians to perform an intimate chamber concert in the Chapel of the Dwelling House on Sunday, September 17th at 2pm. The performance included a sneak preview of the upcoming orchestra concert in Concord on October 6th and will explore the connections to the traditional Shaker melody used in Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring. Tickets for this performance are included in the cost of regular admission…

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September 17, 2017 02:00 PM
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288 Shaker Road
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October 2017

Oct 14

Vintage Car Show

Vintage Car Show Date: Saturday, October 14th, 2017 (Rain date: Sunday, October 15th) Time: 10:00-1:00 pm Cost:  Included with the cost of regular admission (no charge for Members). Visitors can admire automobiles from many eras, meet with the owners and other vintage car enthusiasts, enjoy Village tours and exhibits, and shop for local handcrafts at the Museum Store. Food truck fare will be available as well as soups, salads, sandwiches and baked goods at the Shaker Box Lunch & Farm Stand.…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Oct 14

Vintage Car Show

Vintage Car Show Date: Saturday, October 14th, 2017 (Rain date: Sunday, October 15th) Time: 10:00-1:00 pm Cost:  Included with the cost of regular admission (no charge for Members). Visitors can admire automobiles from many eras, meet with the owners and other vintage car enthusiasts, enjoy Village tours and exhibits, and shop for local handcrafts at the Museum Store. Food truck fare will be available as well as soups, salads, sandwiches and baked goods at the Shaker Box Lunch & Farm Stand.…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Oct 28

Ghost Encounters

Ghost Encounters Saturday, October 28, 2017 Time: 3:00-8:00pm Tickets: $12 adults, $6 children ages 6-17, under 5 free. Members half price. Ghost Encounters is an opportunity to experience the other-worldly feel of the 200-year-old historic site on an October evening. Take a ghost tour through the Village and hear about true stories–several in the actual spaces where these events took place. A talented group of professional actors will bring to life encounters the Shakers reported having at the Village. Families…

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Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Oct 28

Ghost Encounters

Ghost Encounters Saturday, October 28, 2017 Time: 3:00-8:00pm Tickets: $12 adults, $6 children ages 6-17, under 5 free. Members half price. Ghost Encounters is an opportunity to experience the other-worldly feel of the 200-year-old historic site on an October evening. Take a ghost tour through the Village and hear about true stories–several in the actual spaces where these events took place. Families of all ages can trick-or-treat-or-create with Halloween-themed activities throughout the Village. Attendees are encouraged to wear a costume…

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October 28, 2017 08:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

December 2017

Dec 9

Christmas at Canterbury

Christmas at Canterbury December 9 & 16, 2017 Time: 3:00-8:00pm Tickets: $18 adults, $8 children ages 6-17, under 5 free. Members half price. Christmas at Canterbury is a chance to experience the delights of Christmas in a simpler era. Join us inside the historic Shaker buildings to watch an old-time 19th Century magic show, meet Santa and costumed characters, make Christmas cards for loved ones, decorate gingerbread cookies, create ornaments for your Christmas tree, admire a toy train display or…

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December 09, 2017 03:00 PM
December 09, 2017 08:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Dec 9

Christmas at Canterbury

Christmas at Canterbury December 9 & 16, 2017 Time: 3:00-8:00pm Tickets: $18 adults, $8 children ages 6-17, under 5 free. Members half price. Christmas at Canterbury is a chance to experience the delights of Christmas in a simpler era. Join us inside the historic Shaker buildings to watch an old-time 19th Century magic show, meet Santa, make Christmas crackers, decorate cookies, admire a toy train display or listen to fiddlers. Enjoy hot cider and singing Christmas carols as we light…

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December 09, 2017 03:00 PM
December 09, 2017 08:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Dec 11

Candlelit Tours at Canterbury

Candlelit Tours Dates: December 11th-15th, 2017 Times: Tours at 6:30pm & 7:00pm Tickets: $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-17, and under 5 free. Village members half price. Suggested for ages 10+. Advance registration required. Tour size limited to 15 people to ensure an intimate experience. Visit Canterbury Shaker Village for a guided candlelit tour highlighting the Shakers’ Christmas traditions and showcasing the Village’s extensive Christmas decorations. Tours last approximately 1 hour and explore some of the ways in…

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December 11, 2017 06:30 PM
December 11, 2017 07:30 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

September 2018

Sep 15

Canterbury Artisan Festival

Canterbury Artisan Festival Saturday, September 15, 2018 Time: 10am- 5pm Cost: $12 for adults, $6 for children between the ages of 6-17, free for Members. The Canterbury Artisan Festival is a celebration of handcrafted arts with music, food, family craft activities, farm animals and demonstrations. Come admire artisans’ work and find unique gifts or something special for yourself! Juried Craft Fair including artisans in fabric, handknits and wovens, jewelry, pottery, and woodworking. Farmer’s Market including produce, prepared foods, handcrafted soaps, candles,…

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September 15, 2018 05:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Sep 15

Canterbury Artisan Festival – Canterbury Shaker Village

The Canterbury Artisan Festival is a family-friendly event features 50 booths of artisan crafts and locally prepared foods for sale, live music, traditional craft demonstrations and horse-drawn wagon rides. In addition to free horse-drawn wagon rides around the Village, families can take part in various activities such as learning basics woodworking skills with hand tools. In the historic letterpress printing shop, visitors can compose and print their own bookmark. There will be a session with a beekeeper and a chance…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

October 2018

Oct 13

Vintage Car Show

Vintage Car Show Date: Saturday, October 13th, 2018 (Rain date: Sunday, October 14th) Time: 10:00-1:00 pm Cost:  Included with the cost of regular admission (no charge for Members). Bring your antique car or motorcycle (25 years and older) to this unique and family friendly car show! No pre-registration or entry fee. Presented in partnership with the White Mountain Region Chapter of the Model A Ford Club of America, this event includes free admission to the Village for one driver and one passenger…

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October 13, 2018 10:00 AM
October 13, 2018 01:00 PM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

November 2018

Nov 11

Remembering WWI at Canterbury Shaker Village

Please join the Canterbury Historical Society and Canterbury Shaker Village for a special program commemorating the centennial of World War I on the anniversary of Armistice Day. Kathryn Grover, author of Staying Small in a Century of Growth, will speak about the town’s involvement in the war, and Sue Maynard, Shaker scholar and author of A Shaker Life: The Diaries of Brother Irving Greenwood, will describe the Canterbury Shakers’ connection with the war. Artifacts from both the town and the…

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November 11, 2018 01:00 PM
November 11, 2018 03:00 PM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

December 2018

Dec 6

Christmas at Canterbury

Christmas at Canterbury Opens Dec. 6 with Candlelight Tours and Two Saturdays of Family Fun Shaker Village Museum Store open till Dec. 23 Add to the magic of your holidays with Canterbury Shaker Village’s beloved traditional Christmas event, Christmas at Canterbury. The family fun takes place on Saturdays, Dec. 8 and 15, from 3 to 8 pm each day.  In addition, one-hour candlelight tours are offered on Thursday, Friday and Sunday, December 6, 7 and 9, and Thursday and Friday,…

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December 06, 2018 06:30 PM
December 06, 2018 08:30 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Dec 8

Christmas at Canterbury

Christmas at Canterbury December 8th, 2018 Time: 3:00-8:00pm Christmas at Canterbury is a chance to experience the delights of Christmas in a simpler era. Join us inside the historic Shaker buildings to watch an old-time 19th Century magic show, meet Father Christmas, make Christmas-inspired crafts, admire a toy train display or listen to fiddlers. Enjoy hot cider and singing Christmas carols as we light the Village Christmas tree. This classic holiday event is a family favorite that will become a…

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December 08, 2018 03:00 AM
December 08, 2018 08:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Dec 15

Christmas at Canterbury

  Christmas at Canterbury December 15th, 2018 Time: 3:00-8:00pm Christmas at Canterbury is a chance to experience the delights of Christmas in a simpler era. Join us inside the historic Shaker buildings to watch an old-time 19th Century magic show, meet Father Christmas, make Christmas-inspired crafts, admire a toy train display or listen to fiddlers. Enjoy hot cider and singing Christmas carols as we light the Village Christmas tree. This classic holiday event is a family favorite that will become a…

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Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

February 2019

Feb 16

Pop-Up Art Exhibit, Family Workshops and Reception at Canterbury Shaker Village

Five visual artists who spent a week last summer living and working at Canterbury Shaker Village are reuniting for a pop-up exhibit, workshops and reception February 16 and 17. The featured artists are Ray Ciemny, Toni Jo Coppa, Abba Cudney, Alison Palizzolo, and Teresa Taylor.  They will share the special magic of their experiences living and working at the Village last July and present works inspired by their residency that they created onsite or in their own studios. Their exhibit…

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February 16, 2019 12:00 AM
February 17, 2019 11:59 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

March 2019

Mar 23

Canterbury Maple Festival

Saturday & Sunday  March 23rd – 24th, 2019 Time: 9am – 3pm Enjoy a weekend in Canterbury celebrating the sweetest month of the year. Tour sugar houses, artisan shops, and visit the Village for a weekend of historic and modern activities. Stay the night in warm hospitality. Learn about the Canterbury Shakers’ maple production through an exhibit highlighting this industry. “A Pleasurable Time:” Sugaring at Canterbury Shaker Village, will explore the Shakers’ maple sugaring operation. Saturday Schedule: 9am – 11am:…

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March 23, 2019 09:00 AM
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Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

May 2019

May 4

Heifer Parade and Opening Day

Heifer Parade and Opening Day Date: Saturday, May 4th, 2019 Time: 10:00-2:00 pm for Heifer Parade activities. Parade will begin approximately at 11:00 am. Open until 4:00 pm for Opening Day. Free admission. Celebrate our opening day by welcoming a parade of heifers back to the Village from Brookford Farm! Heifer Parade activities, including maypole dancing, outdoor barn dancing, and make-your-own head wreaths and May cards will run from 10:00-2:00pm with the Parade beginning at approximately 11:00am. Self-guided exhibits are open. Guided…

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May 04, 2019 10:00 AM
May 04, 2019 10:00 AM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
May 11

12th Annual Canterbury Shaker Village XC5K

12th Annual Canterbury Shaker Village XC5K Date: Saturday, May 11th, 2019 Time: 10:00am. Registration begins at 8:30am. Registration is $25. Children 10 and under are free. Proceeds benefit educational programs at the Village. Run or walk the course, which is totally unpaved and totally beautiful crossing through fields, woods, around ponds and pastures. Register HERE. View the race map. Race # 4 in the Northeast Dental Dental Capital Area Race Series (CARS).

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
May 12

Mother’s Day at Canterbury Shaker Village

On Mother's Day, Sunday May 12th, all mothers receive free admission to Shaker Village when accompanied by at least one other family member who pays regular admission.  Eat lunch at the Creamery Cafe, or buy all the supplies to enjoy a picnic on the grounds.  The museum will be open for tours at 11am and 2pm.

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May 12, 2019 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

June 2019

Jun 15

Herb & Garden Day

Join us for the 10th Annual Herb & Garden Day presented by the New Hampshire Herbal Network in partnership with Canterbury Shaker Village. Attendees will enjoy a full day of workshops for all levels of skill and interest, plant identification walks, demonstrations. The Herbal Market and Plant Sale with 30+ vendors – a unique collection of local herbalists, farmers, crafters, gardeners, artists and environmental and agricultural organizations – will be on-site for attendees and village visitors to shop from, along…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jun 19

50th Anniversary Gala & Auction

50th Anniversary Gala & Auction Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Tickets: $150 per person Join in a festive celebration of the Village’s 50 years as an incorporated museum with a themed party complete with cake and balloons! A very special evening of hors d‘oeuvres, dinner, entertainment and both silent and live auctions.  Can’t make it to our Auction but still want to show your support of the Village? Consider making a gift to the Village’s Annual Fund today!

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June 19, 2019 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jun 29

Traditional Craft Days

Traditional Craft Days Date: Saturday and Sunday, June 29th & 30th, 2019 Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm Cost: $12 for adults, $6 for children between the ages of 6-17, additional $10 for special guided tours. Members: $6 for adults, $3 for children between the ages of 6-17. Under 5 free. Ticket price covers both Saturday and Sunday. Visit the Village for Traditional Craft Days to learn about and participate in traditional arts and crafts! There will be vendors and demonstrators showing off their…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jun 30

Traditional Craft Days

Traditional Craft Days Date: Saturday and Sunday, June 29th & 30th, 2019 Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm Cost: $12 for adults, $6 for children between the ages of 6-17, additional $10 for special guided tours. Members: $6 for adults, $3 for children between the ages of 6-17. Under 5 free. Ticket price covers both Saturday and Sunday. Visit the Village for Traditional Craft Days to learn about and participate in traditional arts and crafts! There will be vendors and demonstrators showing off their…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

July 2019

Jul 23

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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July 23, 2019 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jul 24

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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July 24, 2019 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jul 24

Evening Tours at Canterbury Shaker Village

Enjoy a serene summer evening at the Village and experience the most successful utopian society in America firsthand on a 75 minute guided tour. Tickets will be sold in advance over the phone (603-783-9511 x 284 or at the Museum Store the day of the event starting at approximately 6:30pm and depending on weather. Wednesday evening tours offered on July 24, August 7, & August 21 at 7pm.

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July 24, 2019 06:30 PM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jul 25

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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July 25, 2019 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jul 26

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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July 26, 2019 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jul 27

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jul 28

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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July 28, 2019 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jul 29

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jul 30

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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July 30, 2019 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Jul 31

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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July 31, 2019 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

August 2019

Aug 1

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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August 01, 2019 12:00 AM
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Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Aug 2

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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August 02, 2019 12:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Aug 3

Arts Week at Canterbury Shaker Village

          Tuesday, July 23rd – Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 Join the Village for an exciting two weeks of art! Coming off of our successful inaugural Arts Week in 2018, the 2019 Arts Week has expanded into two weeks of performances and activities!  Visit with our artists in residences in their own studio spaces within the Village’s historic buildings, wander the grounds and experience contemporary outdoor sculpture, sign up for a variety of workshops, and much more!…

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August 03, 2019 12:00 AM
August 03, 2019 11:59 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Aug 7

Evening Tours at Canterbury Shaker Village

Enjoy a serene summer evening at the Village and experience the most successful utopian society in America firsthand on a 75 minute guided tour. Tickets will be sold in advance over the phone (603-783-9511 x 284 or at the Museum Store the day of the event starting at approximately 6:30pm and depending on weather. Wednesday evening tours offered on July 24, August 7, & August 21 at 7pm.

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August 07, 2019 06:30 PM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Aug 21

Evening Tours at Canterbury Shaker Village

Enjoy a serene summer evening at the Village and experience the most successful utopian society in America firsthand on a 75 minute guided tour. Tickets will be sold in advance over the phone (603-783-9511 x 284 or at the Museum Store the day of the event starting at approximately 6:30pm and depending on weather. Wednesday evening tours offered on July 24, August 7, & August 21 at 7pm.

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August 21, 2019 06:30 PM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

September 2019

Sep 14

Canterbury Artisan Festival

Canterbury Artisan Festival Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019 Time: 10am- 5pm Cost: $12 for adults, $6 for children between the ages of 6-17, additional $10 for tours. Members: $6 for adults, $3 for children between the ages of 6-17. Under 5 free. The Canterbury Artisan Festival is a celebration of handcrafted arts with music, food, family craft activities, farm animals and demonstrations. Come admire artisans’ work and find unique gifts or something special for yourself! Juried Craft Fair including artisans in…

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September 14, 2019 10:00 AM
September 14, 2019 10:00 AM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

October 2019

Oct 12

Vintage Car Show

Vintage Car Show Date: Saturday, October 12th, 2019 (Rain date: Sunday, October 13th) Time: 10:00-1:00 pm Cost:  Included with the cost of regular admission (no charge for Members). Bring your antique car or motorcycle (25 years and older) to this unique and family friendly car show! No pre-registration or entry fee. Presented in partnership with the White Mountain Region Chapter of the Model A Ford Club of America, this event includes free admission to the Village for one driver and one passenger…

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October 12, 2019 10:00 AM
October 12, 2019 01:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Oct 18

Spirit Encounters Tours

  Today, we enjoy telling ghost stories, reveling in a well-timed fright or harrowing tale. Few of us still believe in the power of the spiritual world, the world known to the Shakers as “the Summerland.” To the Shakers, however, the spiritual world was an important part of community life. Learn about the growth of spiritualism as part of Shaker religion and hear firsthand accounts of otherworldly encounters on this 60-75 minute tour. Dates: October 18, 19, 25, & 27,…

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October 18, 2019 06:30 PM
October 18, 2019 08:30 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Oct 19

Spirit Encounters Tours

  Today, we enjoy telling ghost stories, reveling in a well-timed fright or harrowing tale. Few of us still believe in the power of the spiritual world, the world known to the Shakers as “the Summerland.” To the Shakers, however, the spiritual world was an important part of community life. Learn about the growth of spiritualism as part of Shaker religion and hear firsthand accounts of otherworldly encounters on this 60-75 minute tour. Dates: October 18, 19, 25, & 27,…

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October 19, 2019 06:30 PM
October 19, 2019 08:30 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Oct 25

Spirit Encounters Tour

  Today, we enjoy telling ghost stories, reveling in a well-timed fright or harrowing tale. Few of us still believe in the power of the spiritual world, the world known to the Shakers as “the Summerland.” To the Shakers, however, the spiritual world was an important part of community life. Learn about the growth of spiritualism as part of Shaker religion and hear firsthand accounts of otherworldly encounters on this 60-75 minute tour. Dates: October 18, 19, 25, & 27,…

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October 25, 2019 06:30 PM
October 25, 2019 09:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Oct 26

Harvest Music Festival at Shaker Village

Harvest Music Festival Date: Saturday, October 26th, 2019 Time: 3-8pm Cost: $12 for Adults, $6 for children (6-17). Members of Canterbury Shaker Village half price. Under 5 free. Click here to purchase tickets. Online ticket sales will close on 10/24. Tickets will be available to purchase at the door. Come out to the Village for a fun event of traditional music performed by a variety of artists and groups!  Sample the fare of our Creamery Cafe and from local brewery,…

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October 26, 2019 03:00 PM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Oct 27

Spirit Encounters Tour

  Today, we enjoy telling ghost stories, reveling in a well-timed fright or harrowing tale. Few of us still believe in the power of the spiritual world, the world known to the Shakers as “the Summerland.” To the Shakers, however, the spiritual world was an important part of community life. Learn about the growth of spiritualism as part of Shaker religion and hear firsthand accounts of otherworldly encounters on this 60-75 minute tour. Dates: October 18, 19, 25, & 27,…

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October 27, 2019 06:30 PM
October 27, 2019 09:00 PM
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288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

November 2019

Nov 23

Rugs in the Shaker Spirit: Woolen Christmas Ornaments

    Cost: $80 for Canterbury Shaker Village Members; $95 for Non-Members. Fee includes a kit with needles, heavy threads, beads, buttons, and enough wool fabric to complete a few projects in class and enough wool and patterns for a few more to take home. Lunch is not included. Please bring a packed lunch. Click here to register. Adapted from folk art dolls from the 1800’s. We will create those little primitive faces by recycling woolen and cotton fabrics with…

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November 23, 2019 10:00 AM
November 23, 2019 03:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Nov 24

Canterbury Village Concert Series

Organ Concert Series: R.P. Hale Cost: $25 for Non-Members (includes general admission to the Village); $15 for Non-Members (concert only); $10 for Members. Seating is limited in the Chapel. Click here to purchase your tickets. To celebrate the recent restoration of our 1887 Hook & Hastings pipe organ, the Village is hosting a concert series this fall, on Sunday afternoons at 2pm. Each concert will be followed by an informal reception in the Creamery. Organist and harpsichordist R.P. Hale will…

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November 24, 2019 02:00 PM
November 24, 2019 04:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Nov 29

Canterbury Museum Store Members’ Sale

Our spectacular 30% off members' sale takes place in the Museum Store on Black Friday, November 29 from 10-1.  That day members can enjoy a complimentary Cafe Brunch and their guests pay only $7 to join in the fun.

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November 29, 2019 10:00 AM
November 29, 2019 01:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States

December 2019

Dec 6

Christmas with the Canterbury Shaker Tours

  Dates: December 6, 8, 13, & 15, 2019 Times: Tours at 6pm, 6:30pm & 7:00pm Tickets: $15 for adults, $7.50 for children ages 6-17, Village members half price. Suggested for ages 12+. Tours limited to 15 people to ensure an intimate experience. Scheduling for a group? Private tours at different dates or times may be arranged for groups of 10+ people. Click here to purchase tickets. Visit Canterbury Shaker Village for a guided candlelit tour highlighting the Shakers’ Christmas…

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December 06, 2019 06:00 PM
December 06, 2019 09:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Dec 7

Do-It-Yourself Herbal Holiday Body Care Gifts

Cost: $45 for Canterbury Shaker Village Members; $55 for Non-Members. Please click here to register. Save money and your health with great, all-natural bodycare and herbal gifts. We’ll discuss and demonstrate the basic steps for making lip balm, body cream, bath salts & sugars, scrubs, aromatherapy spray, and massage oil—then get to make five of your own products to bring home and give as gifts. Find out just how easy it is to make big batches all at once! The…

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December 07, 2019 10:00 AM
December 07, 2019 12:30 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Dec 7

Christmas at Canterbury

Christmas at Canterbury Date: December 7th and 14th, 2019  Time: 3:00-8:00pm Christmas at Canterbury is a chance to experience the delights of Christmas in a simpler era. Join us inside the historic Shaker buildings to watch an old-time 19th Century magic show, meet Father Christmas, make Christmas-inspired crafts, admire a toy train display or listen to fiddlers. Enjoy hot cider and singing Christmas carols as we light the Village Christmas tree. This classic holiday event is a family favorite that…

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December 07, 2019 03:00 PM
December 07, 2019 08:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Dec 8

Christmas with the Canterbury Shaker Tours

  Dates: December 6, 8, 13, & 15, 2019 Times: Tours at 6pm, 6:30pm & 7:00pm Tickets: $15 for adults, $7.50 for children ages 6-17, Village members half price. Suggested for ages 12+. Tours limited to 15 people to ensure an intimate experience. Scheduling for a group? Private tours at different dates or times may be arranged for groups of 10+ people. Click here to purchase tickets. Visit Canterbury Shaker Village for a guided candlelit tour highlighting the Shakers’ Christmas…

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December 08, 2019 06:00 PM
December 08, 2019 09:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Dec 13

Christmas with the Canterbury Shakers Tours

  Dates: December 6, 8, 13, & 15, 2019 Times: Tours at 6pm, 6:30pm & 7:00pm Tickets: $15 for adults, $7.50 for children ages 6-17, Village members half price. Suggested for ages 12+. Tours limited to 15 people to ensure an intimate experience. Scheduling for a group? Private tours at different dates or times may be arranged for groups of 10+ people. Click here to purchase tickets. Visit Canterbury Shaker Village for a guided candlelit tour highlighting the Shakers’ Christmas…

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December 13, 2019 06:00 PM
December 13, 2019 09:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Dec 14

Christmas at Canterbury

Christmas at Canterbury Date: December 7th and 14th, 2019  Time: 3:00-8:00pm Christmas at Canterbury is a chance to experience the delights of Christmas in a simpler era. Join us inside the historic Shaker buildings to watch an old-time 19th Century magic show, meet Father Christmas, make Christmas-inspired crafts, admire a toy train display or listen to fiddlers. Enjoy hot cider and singing Christmas carols as we light the Village Christmas tree. This classic holiday event is a family favorite that…

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December 14, 2019 03:00 PM
December 14, 2019 08:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
Dec 15

Christmas with the Canterbury Shakers Tour

  Dates: December 6, 8, 13, & 15, 2019 Times: Tours at 6pm, 6:30pm & 7:00pm Tickets: $15 for adults, $7.50 for children ages 6-17, Village members half price. Suggested for ages 12+. Tours limited to 15 people to ensure an intimate experience. Scheduling for a group? Private tours at different dates or times may be arranged for groups of 10+ people. Click here to purchase tickets. Visit Canterbury Shaker Village for a guided candlelit tour highlighting the Shakers’ Christmas…

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December 15, 2019 06:00 PM
December 15, 2019 09:00 PM
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road
Canterbury, NH 03224 United States
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