Upcoming Events

Check out the events coming up at the Fruitlands Museum.

Fruitlands 9th Annual Craft Festival
Saturday, September 21
New England Artisans will fill the field at Fruitlands Museum for our nineth annual juried and handmade Craft Festival.
Artist Talk: Esther Solondz
Saturday, September 21
Join Guest Artist, Esther Solondz for an artist talk at her outdoor sculpture Floating Between Two Worlds.
"Celebrating Color and Light: Joelle Feldman, Jill Pottle, and Students" Opening Reception
Saturday, September 21
Join us in toasting the opening of our new exhibition, "Celebrating Color and Light"!
Sliding Dovetails: Woodworking Demo with Eli Cleveland
Saturday, September 21
Join Artisan, Eli Cleveland at Fruitlands Museum for a demonstration on crafting sliding dovetails in furniture making.
Fruitlands 9th Annual Craft Festival
Sunday, September 22
New England Artisans will fill the field at Fruitlands Museum for our nineth annual juried and handmade Craft Festival.
Inside Out: Shaker Herb Industry and Design with Brece Honeycutt
Sunday, September 22
Explore the connections between indoor Shaker furniture and the outside natural world in this interactive demo with artist, Brece Honeycutt.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, September 24
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 24
This 8-week course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches.
Sunset Drum Circle
Wednesday, September 25
Connect with the landscape, mother earth and the ancient wisdom of rhythm while building and celebrating community.
Conservation in Action: Shaker Gallery
Wednesday, September 25
Our own Curatorial Detective at work: Meet our Collections Manager, Anna Thompson, as she catalogs our historic Shaker collection.
Sold out: Candlelight Yoga
Thursday, September 26
Come quiet your mind, relax your body, and allow your spirit to be filled with peace as you explore meditation, asana and breath work.
Conservation in Action: Shaker Gallery
Friday, September 27
Our own Curatorial Detective at work: Meet our Collections Manager, Anna Thompson, as she catalogs our historic Shaker collection.
I Went for a Walk Today: Family Theater Workshop
Saturday, September 28
Professional actors will help you connect to nature through creative walks, theatrical play, and journaling.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, October 1
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 1
This 8-week course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches.
Conservation in Action: Shaker Gallery
Wednesday, October 2
Our own Curatorial Detective at work: Meet our Collections Manager, Anna Thompson, as she catalogs our historic Shaker collection.
Sold out: Candlelight Yoga
Thursday, October 3
Come quiet your mind, relax your body, and allow your spirit to be filled with peace as you explore meditation, asana and breath work.
Conservation in Action: Shaker Gallery
Friday, October 4
Our own Curatorial Detective at work: Meet our Collections Manager, Anna Thompson, as she catalogs our historic Shaker collection.
Behind the Scenes: Little Women Tour
Saturday, October 5
Join us as we step onto the set and Behind the Scenes of the newest Little Women film and explore the Alcott life at Fruitlands.
Sundays on the Trails
Sunday, October 6
Sundays this fall, join Fruitlands Museum Interpreter, Nat Fahy, for guided explorations of the Fruitlands Trails.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, October 8
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 8
This 8-week course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches.
Little Women Book Club
Wednesday, October 9
Join us as we dive in and rediscover what has made Little Women an enduring classic for generations of readers.
Sold out: Candlelight Yoga
Thursday, October 10
Come quiet your mind, relax your body, and allow your spirit to be filled with peace as you explore meditation, asana and breath work.
Behind the Scenes: Little Women Tour
Saturday, October 12
Join us as we step onto the set and Behind the Scenes of the newest Little Women film and explore the Alcott life at Fruitlands.
Autumn Fest
Sunday, October 13
Join us in a celebration of the Autumn season at Fruitlands Museum.
Sundays on the Trails
Sunday, October 13
Sundays this fall, join Fruitlands Museum Interpreter, Nat Fahy, for guided explorations of the Fruitlands Trails.
Wampanoag Perspectives on the Land: Acknowledging Indigenous Space
Monday, October 14
Join Elizabeth James-Perry (Aquinnah Wampanoag) on Indigenous Peoples' Day at Fruitlands Museum.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, October 15
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 15
This 8-week course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches.
Sunset Drum Circle
Wednesday, October 16
Connect with the landscape, mother earth and the ancient wisdom of rhythm while building and celebrating community.
Behind the Scenes: Little Women Tour
Saturday, October 19
Join us as we step onto the set and Behind the Scenes of the newest Little Women film and explore the Alcott life at Fruitlands.
Sundays on the Trails
Sunday, October 20
Sundays this fall, join Fruitlands Museum Interpreter, Nat Fahy, for guided explorations of the Fruitlands Trails.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, October 22
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 22
This 8-week course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches.
Little Women Book Club
Wednesday, October 23
Join us as we dive in and rediscover what has made Little Women an enduring classic for generations of readers.
Conservation in Action: Shaker Gallery
Wednesday, October 23
Our own Curatorial Detective at work: Meet our Collections Manager, Anna Thompson, as she catalogs our historic Shaker collection.
Fruitlands Cup of Cyclocross
Saturday, October 26
Mix adrenaline and art at Fruitlands’ Cup of Cyclocross.
Hillside Halloween
Saturday, October 26
Halloween weekend, Fruitlands Museum will be alive with Halloween family fun!
Behind the Scenes: Little Women Tour
Saturday, October 26
Join us as we step onto the set and Behind the Scenes of the newest Little Women film and explore the Alcott life at Fruitlands.
Hillside Halloween
Sunday, October 27
Halloween weekend, Fruitlands Museum will be alive with Halloween family fun!
Sundays on the Trails
Sunday, October 27
Sundays this fall, join Fruitlands Museum Interpreter, Nat Fahy, for guided explorations of the Fruitlands Trails.
Foliage Bluegrass Cookout
Sunday, October 27
Celebrate the fall foliage season with Burgers, Brews, and live Bluegrass at the Fruitlands Museum tent.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, October 29
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 29
This 8-week course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches.
Adult Night! Halloween Owl Prowl
Thursday, October 31
This Halloween, we invite you to join us as we venture into the dark Fruitlands forest on a quest to connect with our resident owls.
Fruitlands Annual Bonfire
Saturday, November 2
The Fruitlands Annual Bonfire is back!
"Pastoral Present" Book Launch and Talk
Saturday, November 2
Join us at Fruitlands Museum as we celebrate the Book Launch for Pastoral Present, with paintings by visual artist Wilhelm Neusser.
Behind the Scenes: Little Women Tour
Saturday, November 2
Join us as we step onto the set and Behind the Scenes of the newest Little Women film and explore the Alcott life at Fruitlands.
Season Closing Celebration
Saturday, November 2
Embrace the fall and help us celebrate the closing of our Main Season with this celebration in the Art Gallery.
Sundays on the Trails
Sunday, November 3
Sundays this fall, join Fruitlands Museum Interpreter, Nat Fahy, for guided explorations of the Fruitlands Trails.
Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle
Tuesday, November 5
This 8-week course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, November 5
This course is for beginning and returning artists who want to acquire fundamental skills and new approaches to painting with pastels.
Night and Moonlight: A Transcendental Night Hike
Monday, November 11
Join us under the Full Moon at the Fruitlands Museum for this Transcendental Night Hike.
Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle
Tuesday, November 12
This 8-week course is for beginning and returning painters who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches.
Painting with Pastels with Joelle Feldman
Tuesday, November 12
This course is for beginning and returning artists who want to acquire fundamental skills and new approaches to painting with pastels.
Owl Prowl
Friday, November 15
Join local naturalist and educator, Laurie Nehring, on this family friendly guided Owl Prowl.
Astronomy Night
Wednesday, November 20
Join our local Astronomer, Jim Zebrowski and other members of the Aldrich Astronomical Society for a Fruitlands Museum Star Party!
Green Friday Opt Outside Hike
Friday, November 29
Forget the retail lines and head to the woods to work off that Thanksgiving turkey and spend some time with the family.
Owl Prowl
Friday, December 6
Join local naturalist and educator, Laurie Nehring, on this family friendly guided Owl Prowl.
Holiday Open House and Craft Fair
Saturday, December 7
Enjoy a festive atmosphere at the Fruitlands Museum Holiday Open House.
Snow Globe Making
Sunday, December 8
Bring the outdoor winter wonderland indoors by making your very own snow globe.
A Little Women Holiday Stroll
Saturday, December 14
Join the March family at Fruitlands Museum this holiday season for a candlelight holiday stroll inspired by Little Women.
A Little Women Holiday Stroll
Sunday, December 15
Join the March family at Fruitlands Museum this holiday season for a candlelight holiday stroll inspired by Little Women.
Fruitlands Family Solstice Stroll
Thursday, December 19
Join us as we light up the night with a Solstice Stroll at Fruitlands Museum.
Fruitlands Solstice Stroll
Thursday, December 19
Join us as we light up the night with a Solstice Stroll at Fruitlands Museum.
Little Women Story Time
Saturday, December 28
Join us at the Wayside Gallery at Fruitlands Museum for Little Women story time.
First Day Hike
Wednesday, January 1
Kick off a healthy, active, nature-filled New Year with this First Day Hike on the trails of Fruitlands Museum!
First Day Hike
Wednesday, January 1
Kick off a healthy, active, nature-filled New Year with this First Day Hike on the trails of Fruitlands Museum!
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