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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/

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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Winter Wreath ’n’ Sip

November 24 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Join the incredibly talented florist Jed Thompson from Township Four for a fun afternoon of holiday wreath-making, using fresh Fraser fir, juniper, pine, and other natural materials—some foraged from our property. While crafting, enjoy a glass of wine and snacks.

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Holiday Shop & Sip

November 29 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Make holiday shopping fun at Shaker Mercantile. This unique store celebrates the region’s best artisan makers and handcrafted gifts, including items made at the Village by our own blacksmiths and woodworkers. Enjoy a mimosa while you shop. There is no admission required to shop in the store.

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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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Grateful Shaker Supper

November 30 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$90

A candlelit dinner awaits in the historic Brick Dwelling, where the Shakers ate communally for more than a hundred years. You’ll savor a glorious seasonal feast just steps from our garden, where our autumn harvest is at its peak, accompanied by live music. After dinner, tour the iconic dwelling to cap off the magical evening.

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December 2019

Museum Store Sunday

December 1 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Shop in Shaker Mercantile and receive 10% off your purchase (some exclusions apply). Make the holidays extra special with unique handmade gifts, local jams and honey, artisan jewelry and clothing accents for the home, books for every taste, a beautiful selection of children’s toys, and more. Enter to win a gift basket filled with beautiful items for the home, valued at $50 or more.

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Gingerbread House Contest

December 6 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Calling all bakers: Enter our Hancock Holidays Gingerbread Contest! The theme is outstanding works of architecture. Show us your interpretation of an architectural masterwork, including buildings from our own Shaker Village. Participation is free and open to the public, and all submissions will be exhibited during Hancock Holidays, December 6–8, 2019.

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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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Brunch with Santa

December 7 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$45

This classic event was so popular last year that we’ve added a second date (also offered Sunday, December 8). Enjoy a delicious buffet, sit on Santa’s lap, and take part in crafts, music, story time, and visiting with animals in the Round Stone Barn. Fun for the young and young at heart.

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Gingerbread House Contest

December 7 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM

One event on December 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Calling all bakers: Enter our Hancock Holidays Gingerbread Contest! The theme is outstanding works of architecture. Show us your interpretation of an architectural masterwork, including buildings from our own Shaker Village. Participation is free and open to the public, and all submissions will be exhibited during Hancock Holidays, December 6–8, 2019.

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Brunch with Santa

December 7 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$45.00

This classic event was so popular last year that we’ve added a second date (also offered Saturday, December 7). Enjoy a delicious buffet, sit on Santa’s lap, and take part in crafts, music, story time, and visiting with animals in the Round Stone Barn. Fun for the young and young at heart.

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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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Gingerbread House Contest

December 8 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM

One event on December 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Calling all bakers: Enter our Hancock Holidays Gingerbread Contest! The theme is outstanding works of architecture. Show us your interpretation of an architectural masterwork, including buildings from our own Shaker Village. Participation is free and open to the public, and all submissions will be exhibited during Hancock Holidays, December 6–8, 2019.

Find out more »

Brunch with Santa

December 8 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$45.00

This classic event was so popular last year that we’ve added a second date (also offered Saturday, December 7). Enjoy a delicious buffet, sit on Santa’s lap, and take part in crafts, music, story time, and visiting with animals in the Round Stone Barn. Fun for the young and young at heart.

Find out more »

Winter Wreath ’n’ Sip

December 8 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Join the incredibly talented florist Jed Thompson from Township Four for a fun afternoon of holiday wreath-making, using fresh Fraser fir, juniper, pine, and other natural materials—some foraged from our property. While crafting, enjoy a glass of wine and snacks.

Find out more »
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