Shaker Foodways Workshop: A Shaker Harvest

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November 2019

Shaker Foodways Workshop: A Shaker Harvest

November 17 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$40

In response to the popularity of our summer Shaker Foodways tour, the Village will offer three workshops this fall. Travel back in time through your taste buds to experience Shaker cuisine. Make and sample several seasonal Shaker recipes while learning about the history of the Shakers’ dietary practices and food production. The program is held in the 1830 Brick Dwelling kitchen. No cooking experience required; all ingredients provided. Participants may wish to bring an apron.

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BHS Presents Shay’s Settlement in Vermont: A Story of Revolt and Archaeology

November 17 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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Free

On Sunday, November 17 at 2:00 pm, Bennington Historical Society presents Shay’s Settlement in Vermont: A story of Revolt and Archaeology. After fleeing the 1787 uprising in Massachusetts, led by Daniel Shay, many settled in the wilderness of Sandgate, Vermont. Rediscovered in 1997, the site of this settlement has been studied since 2013. Stephen Butz, a teacher from New York, has been leading students in exploring the site and talks about their findings.

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Turkey Walk & Talk

November 29 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Free

Gobble up nature and escape the hectic pace of Black Friday with a peaceful guided walk on our one-mile Farm & Forest Trail. The walk ends in the barnyard, where you can meet our turkeys and say hello to other animals.

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December 2019

Yule Jam

December 6 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$12

Grab an ugly sweater, get in the holiday spirit, and join us at the Village for Yule Jam. We’ll have live music in The Believers’ Room, a roaring fire, food trucks, cool holiday cocktails, and local beer.

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Holidays Around the World Dinner

December 7 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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James Beard award-winning chef Brian Alberg spins a contemporary twist on traditional holiday foods. Kick off the season with sample delicacies from countries around the world that will leave you satisfied, curious, and ready to make merry.

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