Shleburne Orchards

Throughout September, in partnership with the Agency of Agriculture, the Vermont Foodbank is coordinating a “Pick for Your Neighbor” program. Pick Your Own customers can donate apples to the program and the Foodbank picks up weekly.

Sept. 9 / Sunday Small Farms Food Fest
11 – 5 pm Highlights include foods prepared and sold by Vermont small farms and food producers, music, hayrides, pick your own apples, ropemaking demonstrations, a tractor petting zoo, a hay bale maze, face painting, Phinneus Sonin with circus arts and other family-friendly activities. $5 p/p, under 12 and over 65 free. Donations of nonperishable foods will be collected at the entrance gates for local food shelves.

Sept. 23 / Sunday Cider House Run & Pie Fest
11 – 4 pm Pre-registered participants in the Pie Fest are asked to drop off a two-crusted apple pie by 11:30 am. Judging takes place then and prizes will be awarded. There will be a performance by the Hokum Bros (comedy and music) and other family activities and foods will be available . Call Megan at 864-7528 or e-mail to register as an entrant (limited to 30 entries).
Hosted by Shelburne Health & Fitness, the Cider House Run is a family-friendly 2- or 4-mile run, or 2-mile walk through the orchard beginning at 11 am. The $20 registration fee includes a bag for Pick Your Own apples, kids are asked to pay $5. Pre-registration by September 19 is suggested. Contact Shelburne Health & Fitness at 985-3141 or Rayne at 316-7142, Race day check-in is from 9:45-10:45 am at Shelburne Orchards.


Shelburne Vineyards

Through August 31

Summer Art Exhibition: Works by Anne Cady “Into the Hills, Flying High”,

Thurs. August 2
First Thursdays Summer Music Series with Jen Crowell 6:00 – 8:30 pm. Spread out a blanket, enjoy handcrafted burgers and hotdogs from the Noble Pig, bring a picnic and sip a glass of wine while listening to the sounds of local artists and watching the sun set over the vines. 10% of proceeds will be donated to a local charity. Free.