Farmers Markets Every Saturday 9:30am-12:30 pm

Maker’s Monday at the Dudley Farm

Crafters are invited to join the ladies from the Dudley Farm gift shop for fun and fellowship Monday afternoons from 1 to 3 pm downstairs at 
the yellow Munger Barn. Bring your work-in-progress projects and craft in community as we share expertise, advice, and laughter working in centuries-old techniques: sewing, quilting, knitting, basket weaving, hooking, spinning, whatever! Donations appreciated. For more information, contact Mary Norris, 203-415-0426. 

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Community Tag Sale

Dudley Farm 2351 Durham Road, Guilford, CT, United States

Peruse interesting items offered by 20-plus local vendors or book a spot and pass along your own treasures at our annual community tag sale. Hot dogs, music, and fellowship add to the good times.

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Sheep to Yarn Demonstration

Dudley Farm 2351 Durham Road, Guilford, CT, United States

Come meet our newly shorn sheep and talk with shepherd Schuyler Beeman about the joys and challenges of raising sheep.  We’ll also let you try your hand at making yarn from the fleece though washing, picking, carding and spinning. (No fee or registration)

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Living History Immersion: Victorian Farmwomen’s Daily Lives —-Event is Full … Will be offered again next year

Dudley Farm 2351 Durham Road, Guilford, CT, United States

Come spend a weekend engaged in the daily activities of women living on small farms in New England in the late nineteenth century. Activities include sewing, washing, ironing, writing a letter, reading magazines, tending to sheep and chickens, making bread, butter, and shrub. If you would like to sew a period appropriate outfit to wear, we […]

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Churning Butter Demonstration

Dudley Farm 2351 Durham Road, Guilford, CT, United States

Come help make butter from cream using a traditional churn as well as one made of glass so you can see the process.  Then tour our new milkhouse exhibit to explore the role that dairy and buttermaking played on the Dudley Farm. (No fee or registration)

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Creating Historical Perennial Gardens

Dudley Farm 2351 Durham Road, Guilford, CT, United States

Explore the flower choices of bygone times as you tour the Dudley Farm’s 19 th -century perennial gardens with Schuyler Beeman. You’ll learn how to meld classic exotic and true native plants into a perennial garden design that will provide consecutive flowering and year-round visual interest. Presenter: Schuyler Beeman is a Guilford native and owner […]

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Free

Poets and Bards Down On The Farm

Dudley Farm 2351 Durham Road, Guilford, CT, United States

Gather at the Dudley Farm to join Guilford Poet Laureates Gordy Whiteman and Mark McGuire-Schwartz, actor Norman Marshall, and musician Joe Flood for poems and songs of rural life. We will also hear from and honor the winners of the Guilford High School Poetry Contest. Presenters: Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joe Flood has traveled a long […]

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Free

Conversations with Historical Objects

Dudley Farm 2351 Durham Road, Guilford, CT, United States

Each week we’ll focus on one object from the Dudley Farm museum collections and explore what stories can be generated from different perspectives. Objects will include: Amy Dudley’s book of cloth scraps, a stone tool from 7000 years ago, and a 19 th -century mushball. Discussion will be limited to 15 people to allow for […]

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Free

Intro to Knitting

Inviting true beginners to join experienced knitters Mary Linden and Mary Norris under the trees at the Dudley Farm to discover the traditional art of knitting. We will learn the two main stitches, which needles go with what yarn, and how to read a simple pattern. You’ll soon be on your way to creating wonderful […]

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Free – $10.00

Indigenous Storytelling and Art Show

Dudley Farm 2351 Durham Road, Guilford, CT, United States

The Dudley Farm’s Quinnipiac Dawnland Museum invites you to a special event with Deborah Spears Moorehead, as she brings to life in a dramatic and captivating manner the traditional stories of the Wampanoag people, stories that have been passed down for generations that preserve and perpetuate the history and culture of not just the Wampanoag, […]

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Free

Blacksmith Demonstration

Dudley Farm 2351 Durham Road, Guilford, CT, United States

Blacksmith Demonstration, Saturday, July 6, 9:30-12:30.  Troy Antoniewicz of Copper Rose Forge will be at the Dudley Farm blacksmith shop demonstrating how to make basic hand forged items, starting with a raw piece of steel and ending with a finished product. He will have these and other forged items available for purchase.

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Maker’s Monday

Maker's Monday at the Dudley Farm Crafters are invited to join the ladies from the Dudley Farm gift shop for fun and fellowship Monday afternoons from 1 to 3 pm downstairs at the yellow Munger Barn. Bring your work-in-progress projects and craft in community as we share expertise, advice, and laughter working in centuries-old techniques: sewing, quilting, knitting, basket weaving, hooking, […]

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