There’s A Lot To See This Season At Hancock Shaker Village

Springtime is always fun at Hancock Shaker Village, with new babies, fun projects, and delicious farm-fresh meals.

In the foreground is a field of red bushy flowers; behind is an historic round stone building.Hancock Shaker Village is a Living History Museum here in the western Berkshires that reflects the life of a Shaker community that once lived and farmed here. Visitors are always welcome to explore the farm and gardens, exhibits and galleries. But this spring, there are additional delights awaiting: baby animals.

Sign up for the village’s Behind-the-Scenes Farm tour and enjoy a wagon ride through the gardens and Farm-and-Forest trail to the historic barn where you’ll meet the newest four-legged members. Keep your smart phone handy, there will be lots of photo ops with kids of all kinds!
Behind-the-Scenes Farm Tour
Through May 6, 2018

Walk and Wonder on a guided hike along the Farm and Forest Trail and discover the plants and animals that live there.
May 5, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Explore your creativity during a Wreath ‘N Sip evening at the Village. No experience? No worries, you’ll get step-by-step instructions to help you make a pretty spring wreath using fresh greenery and forsythia.
May 10, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
$90 fee includes materials and wine

If you enjoy a little downward dog and lizard, sign up for a special treat: Goat Yoga at the Village. It’s the latest fitness trend and includes a one-hour outdoor class in the company of animals.
May 26-27, 2018
10:00 – 11:00
$25 fee includes free admission to Hancock Shaker Village

These are just a few or the fun upcoming events. Be sure to check the Hancock Shaker Village website for a full listing.

Hancock Shaker Village
1843 West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield, MA
Now through June 29, 2018: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily
June 30 through fall, 2018: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Adults, $20; Seniors/AAA members/active military, $18; children 12 and under, free with a paying adult

There’s a summer-full of wonderful touring here in the Berkshires. Another great reason to book a stay at Staveleigh House!

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