Upcoming Events

Check out the events coming up at the Fruitlands Museum.

Conservation in Action
Thursday, September 20
Go behind the scenes, ask questions, and see some of the work that keeps our collections looking great through the years.
Candlelight Yoga
Thursday, September 20
Come quiet your mind, relax your body, and allow your spirit to be filled with peace as you explore meditation, asana and breathe work.
The Trustees present Notch Traveling Biergarten at Fruitlands Museum
Saturday, September 22
The Notch Brewing traveling biergarten comes to Fruitlands, with family-friendly activities, food, refreshments, and entertainment.
Fruitlands 8th Annual Craft Festival
Saturday, September 22
Enjoy original handmade craft by 48 New England Artisans during the 8th Annual Craft Festival at Fruitlands.
The Trustees present Notch Traveling Biergarten at Fruitlands Museum
Sunday, September 23
The Notch Brewing traveling biergarten comes to Fruitlands, with family-friendly activities, food, refreshments, and entertainment.
Fruitlands 8th Annual Craft Festival
Sunday, September 23
Enjoy original handmade craft by 48 New England Artisans during the 8th Annual Craft Festival at Fruitlands.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, September 25
This course is for beginning and returning artists who want to acquire fundamental skills and new approaches to painting with pastels.
Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle
Tuesday, September 25
This course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches to painting
Night and Moonlight: A Transcendental Night Hike
Wednesday, September 26
Join us under the Harvest Moon at the Fruitlands Museum for this Transcendental Night Hike.
Conservation in Action
Thursday, September 27
Go behind the scenes, ask questions, and see some of the work that keeps our collections looking great through the years.
Candlelight Yoga
Thursday, September 27
Come quiet your mind, relax your body, and allow your spirit to be filled with peace as you explore meditation, asana and breathe work.
The Art of Storytelling
Saturday, September 29
Learn how to select and shape the meaningful moments of your life and turn those moments into captivating stories.
The Art of Storytelling
Sunday, September 30
Learn how to select and shape the meaningful moments of your life and turn those moments into captivating stories.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, October 2
This course is for beginning and returning artists who want to acquire fundamental skills and new approaches to painting with pastels.
Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle
Tuesday, October 2
This course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches to painting
Wednesday Wonderings: Pre-School Program Series
Wednesday, October 3
join us on the hillside to hear a story, make a craft, and explore the museum and grounds with your pre-schooler.
Conservation in Action
Thursday, October 4
Go behind the scenes, ask questions, and see some of the work that keeps our collections looking great through the years.
Stories from the Hillside: An Evening of Storytelling
Thursday, October 4
Join us at Fruitlands Museum for an evening of Storytelling.
Candlelight Yoga
Thursday, October 4
Come quiet your mind, relax your body, and allow your spirit to be filled with peace as you explore meditation, asana and breathe work.
Harvest Fest
Sunday, October 7
Enjoy the abundance of the New England landscape at this celebration of the autumn harvest!
Indigenous Peoples' Day at Fruitlands Museum
Monday, October 8
Explore Indigenous culture and history at Fruitlands Museum in celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, October 9
This course is for beginning and returning artists who want to acquire fundamental skills and new approaches to painting with pastels.
Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle
Tuesday, October 9
This course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches to painting
Wednesday Wonderings: Pre-School Program Series
Wednesday, October 10
join us on the hillside to hear a story, make a craft, and explore the museum and grounds with your pre-schooler.
Conservation in Action
Thursday, October 11
Go behind the scenes, ask questions, and see some of the work that keeps our collections looking great through the years.
In Their Own Words: Life in the Fruitlands Consociate Family
Saturday, October 13
Celebrate 175 years since the Fruitlands Utopia with this live performance at the Fruitlands Farmhouse
In Their Own Words: Life in the Fruitlands Consociate Family
Sunday, October 14
Celebrate 175 years since the Fruitlands Utopia with this live performance at the Fruitlands Farmhouse
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, October 16
This course is for beginning and returning artists who want to acquire fundamental skills and new approaches to painting with pastels.
Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle
Tuesday, October 16
This course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches to painting
Wednesday Wonderings: Pre-School Program Series
Wednesday, October 17
join us on the hillside to hear a story, make a craft, and explore the museum and grounds with your pre-schooler.
Writing at Fruitlands: A Workshop with Winona Wendth and The Seven Bridge Writers' Collaborative
Wednesday, October 17
Enjoy two two-hour sessions of reading and writing inspired by those who lived in and near Fruitlands.
Conservation in Action
Thursday, October 18
Go behind the scenes, ask questions, and see some of the work that keeps our collections looking great through the years.
Scavenger Hunt Challenge
Saturday, October 20
Join us at the Fruitlands Museum for a Scavenger Hunt Challenge.
Forest Bathing: Connecting with the Forest Atmosphere
Saturday, October 20
Peel the layers of stress away and support healing by experiencing the medicine of the forest on a Shinrin Yoku walk
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, October 23
This course is for beginning and returning artists who want to acquire fundamental skills and new approaches to painting with pastels.
Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle
Tuesday, October 23
This course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches to painting
Wednesday Wonderings: Pre-School Program Series
Wednesday, October 24
join us on the hillside to hear a story, make a craft, and explore the museum and grounds with your pre-schooler.
Writing at Fruitlands: A Workshop with Winona Wendth and The Seven Bridge Writers' Collaborative
Wednesday, October 24
Enjoy two two-hour sessions of reading and writing inspired by those who lived in and near Fruitlands.
Conservation in Action
Thursday, October 25
Go behind the scenes, ask questions, and see some of the work that keeps our collections looking great through the years.
Foliage Bluegrass Cookout
Friday, October 26
Celebrate the fall foliage season with Burgers, Brews, and live Bluegrass at the Fruitlands Museum tent.
Fruitlands Cup of Cyclocross
Saturday, October 27
Mix adrenaline and art at Fruitlands’ Cup of Cyclocross.
Hillside Halloween
Saturday, October 27
Halloween weekend, Fruitlands Museum will be alive with Halloween family fun!
Hillside Halloween
Sunday, October 28
Halloween weekend, Fruitlands Museum will be alive with Halloween family fun!
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, October 30
This course is for beginning and returning artists who want to acquire fundamental skills and new approaches to painting with pastels.
Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle
Tuesday, October 30
This course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches to painting
Writing on the Trail with Tim Castner and The Seven Bridge Writers' Collaborative
Saturday, November 3
explore the varied landscapes of the Fruitlands property while participating in a series of brief writing exercises
Fruitlands Annual Bonfire
Saturday, November 3
Help us say goodbye to the 2018 Main Season in style with our 7th annual bonfire.
Season Closing Celebration
Saturday, November 3
elp us celebrate the closing of our Main Season with this celebration in the Wayside and Art Galleries.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, November 6
This course is for beginning and returning artists who want to acquire fundamental skills and new approaches to painting with pastels.
Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle
Tuesday, November 6
This course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches to painting
Collage Art with Jill Pottle
Saturday, November 10
With collage as your medium, anyone can explore their artistic side.
Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle
Tuesday, November 13
This course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches to painting
Green Friday Opt Outside Hike
Friday, November 23
Forget the retail lines and head to the woods to work off that Thanksgiving turkey and spend some time with the family.
Fruitlands Museum Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 1
Join us for a FREE Holiday Open House at Fruitlands Museum
Rare Book Talk and Appraisals with Kenneth Gloss
Wednesday, December 5
Join us at Fruitlands Museum for a Rare Book Talk with appraiser and shop owner, Kenneth Gloss
Owl Prowl
Saturday, December 8
Under the moons and stars, we are taking to the trails of Fruitlands Museum to see who-who-who might be out and about in the dark woods.
Snow Globe Making
Saturday, December 15
bring the outdoor winter wonderland indoors by making your very own snow globe
Fruitlands Family Solstice Stroll
Thursday, December 20
Join us as we light up the night with a Solstice Stroll at Fruitlands Museum.
Fruitlands Solstice Stroll
Thursday, December 20
Join us as we light up the night with a Solstice Stroll at Fruitlands Museum.
Saturday Storytime
Saturday, December 29
Join us on Saturday, December 29th as we kick off the winter season of Saturday Storytime.
Gifts for the Birds
Sunday, December 30
Join Museum Interpreters in Wayside Gallery where we will make pinecone birdfeeders for our feathered friends.
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