Senator Justin Morrill

Put the Garden to Bed

Assist the site’s head gardener in preparing the kitchen and ornamental garden beds for the winter and the next growing season. Earn all Master Gardener outreach hours with us. All are welcome. No registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

19th Century Apple & Cheese Harvest Festival

A Vermont Chamber of Commerce “Top 10 Fall Event!” Make your own cider in an antique press, taste heirloom apples, fine artisan Vermont Cheeses, Vermont ice cream. Enjoy a lunch of homemade chili and apple pie. Soak in the beauty of autumn at Morrill’s remarkable Gothic Revival-style farmstead. Hear live music, play period games and meet farm animals. For more information contact: director@morrillhomestead.org.

Cost: $10 ADULT, $5 UNDER 15 (INCLUDES LUNCH)

Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Fiddleheads, Lamb’s Quarters, Nettles & Nuts: Wild Edible, Medicinal & Poisonous Plants

Do you know which wild plant has sap containing salicylic acid (aspirin) or why apple seeds contain a touch of cyanide? Would you like to learn which native plants exude sap that can cure warts, or treat poison ivy? Join Michael Caduto, author of the Keepers of the Earth series for this 1 ½ hour walk. For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Cost: Adults - $15.00  
        Under 15 - $5.00             

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Continuing Watercolor Painting Workshop (Adults)

Add to your watercolor practice with artist Jennifer Brown. Find inspiration from the early autumn colors in the gardens and historic landscape of Senator Justin Morrill’s Strafford home. For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org.   Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Cost: $65.00

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Continuing Watercolor Painting Workshop (Adults)

Add to your watercolor practice with artist Jennifer Brown. Find inspiration from the early autumn colors in the gardens and historic landscape of Senator Justin Morrill’s Strafford home. For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org.   Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Cost: $65.00

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Continuing Watercolor Painting Workshop (Adult)

Add to your watercolor practice with artist Jennifer Brown. Find inspiration from the early autumn colors in the gardens and historic landscape of Senator Justin Morrill’s Strafford home. For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org.   Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Cost: $65.00

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Continuing Watercolor Painting Workshop (Adult)

Add to your watercolor practice with artist Jennifer Brown. Find inspiration from the early autumn colors in the gardens and historic landscape of Senator Justin Morrill’s Strafford home. For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org

Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 5:00pm to Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:15am

Water Color Painting Workshop (Adult)

Explore the medium of watercolor in this introductory class with instructor Jennifer Brown.  Students learn basic watercolor techniques while surrounded by a tapestry of color in the gardens and historic landscape of Senator Justin Morrill's Strafford home. For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org  Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Cost: $35.00  

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Drawing and Watercolor Camp

Children ages 6 to 12 will explore the landscape and architecture of Senator Justin Morrill’s Strafford home through drawing, nature journaling and watercolor painting. Space is limited and registration is required. For more information or to register contact: director@morrillhomestead.org Sponsored by the Friends of the Morrill Homestead.

Cost: $125.00

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, August 2, 2019 - 12:00pm

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