Ray Guimont

School Tours at The Dudley Farm

Not sure where to bring your students for their next field trip? Come to The Dudley Farm Museum, have fun, and learn what life was like during the late 19th century.

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Children participate in a hunt for items located on the Farm grounds, while other “hands-on” activities may include beating rugs, feeding chickens, washing clothes, moving hay and scrutinizing original and replica artifacts in the barns and house. And so much more!$4.00 PER CHILD $5.00 PER ADULT(PARENT OR CHAPERONE) Teachers, Teacher Assistants, and Aides –Free  Interested? Please call 203-457-0770 or email director@dudleyfarm.com. We hope to see you soon.

“Children’s Corner”

Women And Children on the Farm

Quilting Corner

Spoon Carving Workshops At The Dudley Farm

Steve Rowe, a master carver from Saybrook, will be leading two- one day workshops for those interested in learning this skill.

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Steve talks about the joy of carving, saying: “Seeing a chunk of firewood being sculpted into an eating utensil can be fairly interesting to a wide variety of interests. The art. The Zen of it…personally find it meditative to carve. Beautiful wood shavings. And often a cool finished object.” These sessions are limited to 6 people each. Steve will provide tools to use for the day as well as expert guidance on how to chose the wood (perhaps a fallen limb from a recent storm?) and how not to need too many band aids.  Program is offered February 8 and February 22, 2020, starting at 10AM, with more sessions planned as needed. The cost is $150 per person. Please email director@dudleyfarm.com of your interest. A check sent to Dudley Foundation fro $50 will reserve your space

Pizza Soiree

Sunday August 11, 2019

Project: Music Heals Us & The Dudley Farm Museum partner to present an evening of gourmet pizza, award-winning brews, and chamber music in a barn. Grab your picnic blankets and lawn chairs and come enjoy the inaugural…

on August 11, 6pm-8pm
2351 Durham Rd, Guilford, CT.

PMHU and The Dudley Farm Museum present a preview of their anticipated upcoming summer festival, Shoreline ChamberFest. The new 4-dayFestival of Music and Food, slated for June 2020, will present the world’s finest in chamber, jazz, and folk music amidst the rustic charm and 300-year-old history of one of New England’s most beloved farms. This summer’s “preview concert” on Sunday, August11th, catered by FrankAndrews Mobile Kitchen pizza truck and the Gold-MedalWinners of the Great American Brew Festival – Melvin Brewing, will feature the internationally-acclaimed Co-Directors of PMHU, violistMolly Carr and cellist Andrew Janss, alongside PMHU’s roster of musicians from the Juilliard School, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, performing Antonin Dvorak’s iconic “American” Quintet.
Don’t Wait!
Limited Space Available!

— All proceeds directly subsidize Project: Music Heals Us’ regular programming in local nursing homes, hospitals, hospices, homeles sshelters, and prisons. PMHU presents interactive classical music performances to diverse audiences by artists of the highest caliber in order to provide encouragement, education and healing, with a focus on elderly, disabled, rehabilitating, incarcerated and homeless populations.
For more information please visit www.pmhu.org  or email projectmusichealsus@gmail.com.
— The Dudley Farm Museum, located on ten picturesque acres in North Guilford CT, is maintained and operated by the non profit 501 (c)3 Dudley Foundation. The museum occupies a portion of the land farmed by the Dudley family foralmost 300 years. Cared for and maintained by volunteers, the farmhouse museum, barns, outbuildings, grounds and livestock appropriate to the period allow visitors to step back in time to experience farm life as it once was. The concert venue, The Munger Barn,was originally built as a cow barn in 1890 in Madison, CT. It was dismantled and relocated to the Dudley Farm Museum in the mid 1990s. An old fashioned barn raising in 2002 brought it back to life as the center for social gatherings , programs and workshopsat the farm. Visit www.dudleyfarm.com formore information about the museum and how to help preserve the past for future generations.

Antique Farm Equipment Show

August 17, 2019

The Dudley Foundation is pleased to host an Antique Farm Equipment Show on the grounds of The Dudley Farm Museum August 17th starting at 9:30 AM. This event will include vintage equipment selected from The Dudley Farm collections for sale and display items from members of the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association. Additionally, 19th-century books selected from The Dudley Farm Museum’s collection, which includes many farm and machinery related items, will be sold. There is no charge to look, exhibit or tell yarns! Proceeds from the sale will be used to help restore the late 19th-century sawmill which is on the Museum grounds. Exhibitors are welcomed to show their rusty or restored antique machinery after arranging with Craig Reynolds, who may be reached at 203-707-4250. Please feel free to leave a message. The Dudley Farm Museum is a late 19th-century agricultural museum located on the north-east corner of Rtes. 77 and 80 in North Guilford. The Museum is open Thursday through Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM, and Sunday 1 PM to 4 PM. For further information please call 203-457-0770. We would love to have you visit us “down on the Farm!”

Harvest Day October 19, 2019

This year we are offering a great photo opportunity to visitors on Harvest Day! Bring your camera and take a picture of your friends or family to use for your winter holiday greetings . Where else can you get a photo of a nice old red truck
filled with holiday gifts and tree?

Wildflower Walk

Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic, The wildflower walk has been cancelled- hope to see you all next year !!