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Hancock Shaker Village

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1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
413.443.0188 https://hancockshakervillage.org/

August 2019

Shaker Foodways

August 24 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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In this new program, offered daily in July and August, spend an hour with an expert guide touring our heirloom vegetable and herb gardens on the oldest working farm in the Berkshires. Explore the 1830 Brick Dwelling kitchen and discover ingenious culinary design and surprising technology. Mix up a Shaker recipe to sample. Learn how the Shakers became highly successful entrepreneurs who sold herbs, seeds, and prepared foods such as canned fruits and vegetables. SPACE IS LIMITED; ADVANCE REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED…

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Goat Yoga

August 25 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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One event on May 26, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 9, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 23, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 27, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 25, 2019 at 10:00am

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Show mom why she’s the G.O.A.T. Bring a mat and your mom.

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Calf Cuddling

August 25 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$90 – $100

Spend an hour cozying up to our cuddly calves. Learn about our farm and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing, and walking our newest additions. This wellness trend is our most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health offers, like goat yoga.

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Shaker Foodways

August 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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In this new program, offered daily in July and August, spend an hour with an expert guide touring our heirloom vegetable and herb gardens on the oldest working farm in the Berkshires. Explore the 1830 Brick Dwelling kitchen and discover ingenious culinary design and surprising technology. Mix up a Shaker recipe to sample. Learn how the Shakers became highly successful entrepreneurs who sold herbs, seeds, and prepared foods such as canned fruits and vegetables. SPACE IS LIMITED; ADVANCE REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED…

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Shaker Foodways

August 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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In this new program, offered daily in July and August, spend an hour with an expert guide touring our heirloom vegetable and herb gardens on the oldest working farm in the Berkshires. Explore the 1830 Brick Dwelling kitchen and discover ingenious culinary design and surprising technology. Mix up a Shaker recipe to sample. Learn how the Shakers became highly successful entrepreneurs who sold herbs, seeds, and prepared foods such as canned fruits and vegetables. SPACE IS LIMITED; ADVANCE REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED…

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Shaker Foodways

August 27 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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In this new program, offered daily in July and August, spend an hour with an expert guide touring our heirloom vegetable and herb gardens on the oldest working farm in the Berkshires. Explore the 1830 Brick Dwelling kitchen and discover ingenious culinary design and surprising technology. Mix up a Shaker recipe to sample. Learn how the Shakers became highly successful entrepreneurs who sold herbs, seeds, and prepared foods such as canned fruits and vegetables. SPACE IS LIMITED; ADVANCE REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED…

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Shaker Foodways

August 28 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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In this new program, offered daily in July and August, spend an hour with an expert guide touring our heirloom vegetable and herb gardens on the oldest working farm in the Berkshires. Explore the 1830 Brick Dwelling kitchen and discover ingenious culinary design and surprising technology. Mix up a Shaker recipe to sample. Learn how the Shakers became highly successful entrepreneurs who sold herbs, seeds, and prepared foods such as canned fruits and vegetables. SPACE IS LIMITED; ADVANCE REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED…

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Farm Friends

August 29 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn.

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Shaker Foodways

August 29 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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In this new program, offered daily in July and August, spend an hour with an expert guide touring our heirloom vegetable and herb gardens on the oldest working farm in the Berkshires. Explore the 1830 Brick Dwelling kitchen and discover ingenious culinary design and surprising technology. Mix up a Shaker recipe to sample. Learn how the Shakers became highly successful entrepreneurs who sold herbs, seeds, and prepared foods such as canned fruits and vegetables. SPACE IS LIMITED; ADVANCE REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED…

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Shaker Foodways

August 30 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map

In this new program, offered daily in July and August, spend an hour with an expert guide touring our heirloom vegetable and herb gardens on the oldest working farm in the Berkshires. Explore the 1830 Brick Dwelling kitchen and discover ingenious culinary design and surprising technology. Mix up a Shaker recipe to sample. Learn how the Shakers became highly successful entrepreneurs who sold herbs, seeds, and prepared foods such as canned fruits and vegetables. SPACE IS LIMITED; ADVANCE REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED…

Find out more »

Shaker Foodways

August 31 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map

In this new program, offered daily in July and August, spend an hour with an expert guide touring our heirloom vegetable and herb gardens on the oldest working farm in the Berkshires. Explore the 1830 Brick Dwelling kitchen and discover ingenious culinary design and surprising technology. Mix up a Shaker recipe to sample. Learn how the Shakers became highly successful entrepreneurs who sold herbs, seeds, and prepared foods such as canned fruits and vegetables. SPACE IS LIMITED; ADVANCE REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED…

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September 2019

Calf Cuddling

September 1 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$90 – $100

Spend an hour cozying up to our cuddly calves. Learn about our farm and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing, and walking our newest additions. This wellness trend is our most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health offers, like goat yoga.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 1 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 2 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 3 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 4 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Farm Friends

September 5 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 5 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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A Starry Night

September 6 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$22.50 – $25

Come see why the Shakers were so fascinated by the sky at this magical location. End summer with a night under the stars and join astronomers and enthusiasts for talks, demos, stargazing, and telescope-hopping. One lucky guest will win a telescope. Food and drinks available for purchase.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 7 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Calf Cuddling

September 8 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$90 – $100

Spend an hour cozying up to our cuddly calves. Learn about our farm and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing, and walking our newest additions. This wellness trend is our most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health offers, like goat yoga.

Find out more »

What’s in the Attic?

September 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Geology Walk

September 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Free

Spend an afternoon at Hancock Shaker Village exploring the rocks, stones, landforms, evidence of glaciation, and more. The walk will include time in the historic village—where you’ll examine fence posts, steps (including one with fossils), foundations, walls, and flooring—and out on the Farm & Forest Trail, where you’ll look for evidence of glaciation, quarries, and other secrets of the earth. Part of the 2019 Housatonic Heritage Walks organized by the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area. FREE; admission to the…

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What’s in the Attic?

September 9 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 10 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 11 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Farm Friends

September 12 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn.

Find out more »

What’s in the Attic?

September 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Woodworking Workshop: Hanging Cupboard

September 14 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$110.00

In this day-long workshop, you will make a Shaker-style hanging cupboard with a flat paneled door and two shelves, based on an example in the Hancock collection. This charming pine cupboard, ideal for storing small items, measures 18” x 11.” All pieces will be pre-cut for assembly. The workshop is perfect for a beginning or intermediate woodworker, especially someone interested in learning more about Shaker craftsmanship and construction. You will gain skills in hand-planing, sanding, chiseling, and nailing, and you’ll…

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On the Shaker Trail

September 14 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Free

Hike the Shaker Trail from Hancock Shaker Village to the Hancock North Family Site and Mount Sinai, a spiritual “feast ground” for the Shaker community. Hike includes stops at remains of mill sites, the North Family dwelling site (active from 1821-1867), and the summit of the mountain, where the Shakers held special celebratory services twice a year in the mid-nineteenth century. Moderate to strenuous hike of about 2.5 miles. Part of the 2019 Housatonic Heritage Walks organized by the Upper…

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What’s in the Attic?

September 14 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Food for Thought: Museum Town

September 14 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$45

MUSEUM TOWN is Jennifer Trainer’s new documentary that tells the unique story of the power of art to transform a post-industrial city. Threaded with interviews with celebrated artists including Nick Cave and David Byrne, and featuring narration by Meryl Streep, MUSEUM TOWN traces the remarkable story of MASS MoCA. The screening (in the 1910 Barn) includes a BBQ dinner and a conversation after the film with Trainer and social impact investor (and The Porches Inn co-creator) Jack Wadsworth. TICKETS $45;…

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Calf Cuddling

September 15 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$90 – $100

Spend an hour cozying up to our cuddly calves. Learn about our farm and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing, and walking our newest additions. This wellness trend is our most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health offers, like goat yoga.

Find out more »

What’s in the Attic?

September 15 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Find out more »

What’s in the Attic?

September 16 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Find out more »

What’s in the Attic?

September 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Find out more »

What’s in the Attic?

September 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Find out more »

Farm Friends

September 19 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map

Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn.

Find out more »

What’s in the Attic?

September 19 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 20 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Workshop: Basket Weaving

September 21 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$40

This 12″ x 12″ basket is just the right size to carry your favorite pie or casserole dish. The basket has an open bottom woven in natural and dyed reed with an oak handle. Please choose navy, dark green, red, burgundy or brown at time of registration. Optional wrapped handle if time permits. Instructor: Sandy Salada. A basket maker since 1995, Sandy weaves a variety of baskets, including patterns of her own design, patterns by other teachers, and reproductions of…

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Workshop: Blacksmithing 101

September 21 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$150

In this intensive two-day workshop, participants learn basic blacksmithing skills by making several projects of their choice using traditional tools and techniques in a coal-fired forge. Begin by making several hooks to learn how to manage the forge fire, heat the stock, shape the steel with hammer and anvil, and finish. Next, move on to more advanced projects such as plant hangers, hearth or kitchen utensils, a candle sconce, or other project. This is a fun and fast-paced weekend requiring…

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What’s in the Attic?

September 21 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Workshop: Blacksmithing 101

September 22 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$150.00

In this intensive two-day workshop, participants learn basic blacksmithing skills by making several projects of their choice using traditional tools and techniques in a coal-fired forge. Begin by making several hooks to learn how to manage the forge fire, heat the stock, shape the steel with hammer and anvil, and finish. Next, move on to more advanced projects such as plant hangers, hearth or kitchen utensils, a candle sconce, or other project. This is a fun and fast-paced weekend requiring…

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Calf Cuddling

September 22 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$90 – $100

Spend an hour cozying up to our cuddly calves. Learn about our farm and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing, and walking our newest additions. This wellness trend is our most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health offers, like goat yoga.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 22 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 23 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 24 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Workshop: Timber Framing

September 25 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$720.00

Take a deep dive into the world of timber framing in this five-day intensive workshop. Using eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tools and techniques, participants will cut and raise a timber-framed building while honing skills in selecting and hand-hewing timbers, Square Rule and Scribe Rule systems, layout and cutting of timber joinery, riving and shaping, and assembly and raising of the frame. Instructors Jack Sobon and Dave Carlon have taught this fascinating workshop for more than thirty years.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Workshop: Timber Framing

September 26 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$720.00

Take a deep dive into the world of timber framing in this five-day intensive workshop. Using eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tools and techniques, participants will cut and raise a timber-framed building while honing skills in selecting and hand-hewing timbers, Square Rule and Scribe Rule systems, layout and cutting of timber joinery, riving and shaping, and assembly and raising of the frame. Instructors Jack Sobon and Dave Carlon have taught this fascinating workshop for more than thirty years.

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Farm Friends

September 26 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Workshop: Timber Framing

September 27 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$720.00

Take a deep dive into the world of timber framing in this five-day intensive workshop. Using eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tools and techniques, participants will cut and raise a timber-framed building while honing skills in selecting and hand-hewing timbers, Square Rule and Scribe Rule systems, layout and cutting of timber joinery, riving and shaping, and assembly and raising of the frame. Instructors Jack Sobon and Dave Carlon have taught this fascinating workshop for more than thirty years.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 27 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Workshop: Timber Framing

September 28 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$720.00

Take a deep dive into the world of timber framing in this five-day intensive workshop. Using eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tools and techniques, participants will cut and raise a timber-framed building while honing skills in selecting and hand-hewing timbers, Square Rule and Scribe Rule systems, layout and cutting of timber joinery, riving and shaping, and assembly and raising of the frame. Instructors Jack Sobon and Dave Carlon have taught this fascinating workshop for more than thirty years.

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Country Fair at Hancock Shaker Village

September 28 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One event on September 29, 2019 at 10:00am

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Join us for the 22nd Annual Hancock Shaker Village Country Fair, a heritage fall celebration featuring more than 50 vendors, including regional artisans, local farmers, and local food. Country Fair is a beloved tradition that celebrates the Berkshires’ beautiful confluence of nature, culture, and artistry. This year we introduce Fiber Fest, a gathering of some of the most skilled fiber artisans in the area who hold workshops, conduct demonstrations, and sell and display their handmade creations. Explore some of the…

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What’s in the Attic?

September 28 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Row by Row

September 28 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Walk the fields with our farmer and discover the regenerative farming methods we’re using (and if you want, you can help). Have gardening questions? Just ask!

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Shaker Barn Music: Contra Dance

September 28 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Give folk-style line dancing a whirl with caller Fern Bradley, who instills confidence in new and experienced dancers alike with her relaxed style. Doors open at 6 pm. Contra, an easy-to-learn style of dance, incorporates parallel lines of dancers who begin by standing opposite (contra to) their partners. In response to the caller’s instructions, each couple interacts with the couple next to them to form a four-person set, and each set interacts with the sets on either side of them.…

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Workshop: Timber Framing

September 29 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$720.00

Take a deep dive into the world of timber framing in this five-day intensive workshop. Using eighteenth- and nineteenth-century tools and techniques, participants will cut and raise a timber-framed building while honing skills in selecting and hand-hewing timbers, Square Rule and Scribe Rule systems, layout and cutting of timber joinery, riving and shaping, and assembly and raising of the frame. Instructors Jack Sobon and Dave Carlon have taught this fascinating workshop for more than thirty years.

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Country Fair at Hancock Shaker Village

September 29 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One event on September 29, 2019 at 10:00am

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for the 22nd Annual Hancock Shaker Village Country Fair, a heritage fall celebration featuring more than 50 vendors, including regional artisans, local farmers, and local food. Country Fair is a beloved tradition that celebrates the Berkshires’ beautiful confluence of nature, culture, and artistry. This year we introduce Fiber Fest, a gathering of some of the most skilled fiber artisans in the area who hold workshops, conduct demonstrations, and sell and display their handmade creations. Explore some of the…

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Goat Yoga

September 29 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$22.50 – $25

Goat with the program and try yoga with roaming goats. It’s quirky, it’s fun, and it’s surprisingly relaxing. A certified instructor leads the class. Bring a mat.

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Classic Dorset Buttons

September 29 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Dorset buttons—those charming fasteners first made commercially in the seventeenth century in Dorset, England—were a thriving cottage industry for 200 years. In this workshop, held during the annual Country Fair, expert weaver Gwen Steege teaches students how to make beautiful buttons that can be used for hand-crafted wearables, pendants, bracelets, earrings, ornaments, and more. No experience necessary.

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Calf Cuddling

September 29 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$90 – $100

Spend an hour cozying up to our cuddly calves. Learn about our farm and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing, and walking our newest additions. This wellness trend is our most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health offers, like goat yoga.

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Needle Felting: Baby Hedgehog

September 29 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Who doesn’t love a baby hedgehog? Led by Going Gnome, this beginner-friendly class, held during Country Fair, will teach the needle felting process from start to finish. The result: cuteness overload. Recommended for ages 13 and up. Additional materials fee of $15 is payable in cash at the class.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 29 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

September 30 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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October 2019

What’s in the Attic?

October 1 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 2 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Farm Friends

October 3 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 3 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Autumn Wreath ’n’ Sip

October 3 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$80

Uber-creative florist Jed Thompson from Township Four will guide you in assembling a dazzling fall wreath with gorgeous colors and textures—a cut above the traditional. While you’re crafting, enjoy a glass of wine.

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Haunted Hancock

October 3 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$30

Join us for an after-hours, spine-chilling evening of ghosts and mystery. Walk the dark paths of the village, hear true tales of ghostly sightings, and discover the Shakers’ role in the spiritualist movement. Tours are 90 minutes and include walking over uneven terrain and climbing several flights of stairs. Suitable for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 4 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Goat Yoga

October 5 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 10:00am

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$22.50 – $25

Goat with the program and try yoga with roaming goats. It’s quirky, it’s fun, and it’s surprisingly relaxing. A certified instructor leads the class. Bring a mat.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 5 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Goat Yoga

October 6 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 10:00am

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$22.50 – $25

Goat with the program and try yoga with roaming goats. It’s quirky, it’s fun, and it’s surprisingly relaxing. A certified instructor leads the class. Bring a mat.

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Calf Cuddling

October 6 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$90 – $100

Spend an hour cozying up to our cuddly calves. Learn about our farm and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing, and walking our newest additions. This wellness trend is our most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health offers, like goat yoga.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Open Stalls

October 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Get up close with our animals and learn about their care. If you’re in the mooood, lend a hand!

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What’s in the Attic?

October 7 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 9 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Farm Friends

October 10 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map

Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 10 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Haunted Hancock

October 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Join us for an after-hours, spine-chilling evening of ghosts and mystery. Walk the dark paths of the village, hear true tales of ghostly sightings, and discover the Shakers’ role in the spiritualist movement. Tours are 90 minutes and include walking over uneven terrain and climbing several flights of stairs. Suitable for ages 12 and up.

Find out more »

What’s in the Attic?

October 11 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Workshop: Make Oval Boxes

October 12 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$150.00

It is perhaps the most iconic of Shaker objects: an oval box. You’ll make two in this intensive two-day workshop: #2- and #3-sized traditional oval boxes. Beginners welcome. Day 1 Learn to carve swallow tails, prepare wood for bending, bend the boxes, and fit wood onto drying forms. Day 2 Measure and cut box tops and bottoms, fit side bands, and tack into place. At least one coat of shellac will be applied. Workshop also includes a behind-the-scenes tour of…

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What’s in the Attic?

October 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
+ Google Map
$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Makers & Shakers: The Luthier’s Craft

October 12 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10

Lutherie, the art of creating stringed wooden instruments by hand, is a centuries-old practice steeped in tradition. This conversation draws together a new generation of luthiers—Trevor Healy (guitar maker, Easthampton, MA), Nathaniel Rowan (violin maker, Putney, VT), and William Seeders Mosheim (banjo maker, Dorset, VT)—three makers whose work honors and challenges tradition, ultimately pushing the craft forward. Following brief individual presentations, curator Sarah Margolis-Pineo will moderate a conversation with all three luthiers. At 5 pm, we invite players and music…

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Old-Time Music Jam

October 12 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Free

Following our Makers & Shakers conversation at 3:30 pm, musicians and old-time music enthusiasts are invited to a jam session, open to stringed instrument players of all skill levels. Come play, dance, or just listen! Steve “Shaker Fiddle” Iachetta of Albany will lead the jam, joined by other regional musicians. FREE; cash bar

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Workshop: Make Oval Boxes

October 13 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$150.00

It is perhaps the most iconic of Shaker objects: an oval box. You’ll make two in this intensive two-day workshop: #2- and #3-sized traditional oval boxes. Beginners welcome. Day 1 Learn to carve swallow tails, prepare wood for bending, bend the boxes, and fit wood onto drying forms. Day 2 Measure and cut box tops and bottoms, fit side bands, and tack into place. At least one coat of shellac will be applied. Workshop also includes a behind-the-scenes tour of…

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What’s in the Attic?

October 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 14 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 15 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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What’s in the Attic?

October 16 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$27 – $30

Go behind the scenes for a guided tour of some of Hancock Shaker Village’s most significant historic buildings, including the Laundry & Machine Shop, Brick Dwelling, and historic barns. See collection highlights and learn about Shaker architecture and material culture as you explore rarely seen areas of the Village. Participants will climb several flights of stairs. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Farm Friends

October 17 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn.

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