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Mothers Day at the Monument

Enjoy the beautiful spring views. Every mother receives a lovely carnation to take home.

Sunday, May 10, 2020 (All day)

Wake Up the Garden: Cultivating Morrill’s Historic Landscape

Work with the Homestead’s Gardener to manage and maintain the Victorian gardens surrounding the home of Senator Justin Morrill. You can earn all of your Master Gardener outreach hours with us. All are welcome. No registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Scouting the Perimeter

The Crown Point Road Association offers a long and moderately strenuous recreational hike circling Monument Hill and experiencing off-the-trail areas that saw activity during the 1777 battle. Meet in the site parking lot. An afternoon to enjoy the outdoors. Wear boots and protective clothing, as you will be going through brushy areas.

Sunday, May 17, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Exhibit Opening

Join us on the first day of the 2020 season to see the new exhibit The Roaring Twenties: Fashions, Fads, and All That Jazz, tour the site, and experience the excitement of the Killington Stage Race as hundreds of cyclists speed through the village!

Saturday, May 23, 2020 (All day)

Early Bird Nature Walk

Sue Wetmore, our bird expert, introduces you to the birds of spring and spring migration. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. No pets please. Meet in front of the Museum. Co-sponsored by Mount Independence Coalition. 

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 8:00am to 10:00am

Hubbardton Battlefield Memorial Day Remembrance

The site is open today in honor of Memorial Day. At noon battlefield flags will be raised to full-mast and tribute paid at the battle monument to the soldiers of Hubbardton. 

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:15pm

Fiber-Dyeing Using Natural Materials

An educational and engaging hands-on workshop with Justin Squizzero from the Burroughs Garret in Newbury, Vermont. Justin creates handspun, naturally-dyed, hand-woven textiles using methods and equipment from the 18th and 19th century. Participants will learn the basics of natural dyeing using plants, minerals, and insects and will take home samples of dyed textiles. Workshop fee: $15.00

For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org  Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

VERMONT DAYS

FREE ADMISSION TO ALL STATE-OWNED HISTORIC SITES AND DAY USE AT ALL STATE PARKS. vermontdays.com

 

Saturday, June 13, 2020 (All day) to Sunday, June 14, 2020 (All day)

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