TWO SHOWS THIS SUMMER!
Event Dates: Sunday July 23rd, 2017 & August 13th, 2017
Doors open at 5:00pm
Show starts at 6:00pm
Location: Breeding Barn
A string sextet will play live Vivaldi for this performance.
Enjoy this full-length performance that reinterprets classical ballet pieces to tell the story of a Vermont farm from Spring to Fall.
Seating: Audience members should bring their own picnic blankets or lawn chairs.
Rain Plan: If it rains, the show will go on! The performance will be held inside the Breeding Barn and chairs will be provided for audience members.
Food: Bring a picnic or purchase farm fresh food prepared and served by our friends from NOFA-VT (7/23, 8/13) and The Good Food Truck (7/23) and Fork in the Road (8/13), while you enjoy the performance! There will be a cash bar serving locally produced beer, wine and ciders as well as Sisters of Anarchy Ice Cream made locally by Fisher Brothers Farm.
Shelburne Farm- Breeding Barn
1611 Harbor Road
Shelburne VT 05482
About Shelburne Farms
Shelburne Farms is a nonprofit organization educating for a sustainable future. The Farm advances Education for Sustainability in Vermont and internationally by collaborating with educators, schools, and other partners. Shelburne Farms is a leader in professional learning for educators through innovative programs and partnerships, including the Sustainable Schools Project, a Forest for Every Classroom and a Watershed for Every Classroom. In addition, the Farm provides leadership in the National Farm to School Network, Vermont Farm to School Network, Vermont Food Education Every Day (Vermont FEED), and the Farm-Based Education Network. Its on-site education programs include Education for Sustainability workshops for teachers, school field trips, youth summer camps, and community programs for people of all ages. The nonprofit is supported by charitable contributions, as well as its program-support enterprises: a grass-based dairy and award-winning farmstead cheesemaking operation, an organic market garden, maple sugaring and sustainable lumber production, special events, and internationally recognized inn and farm-to-table restaurant. Based on the shores of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont, Shelburne Farms’ campus for learning is a 1,400-acre working landscape and National Historic Landmark. A result of Shelburne Farms and its partners’ work, Vermont’s Greater Burlington was officially designated as a Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development by the United Nations in 2015.