LIMITED TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR- Bring cash or check.
Weather Update (7/14):
The show will go on tomorrow as scheduled. Because it has been rainy, audience members are encouraged to bring chairs, bug spray and/or long sleeve clothing.
Event Date: Saturday July 15th, 2017
Doors Open: 5:00pm
Show Start: 6:30pm
A string sextet will play live Vivaldi for this performance.
Moonrise Farm is a Storybook & Fiber Farm. Here, our guests will enjoy a balmy summer evening of ballet under a cool canopy of trees by the pond, sheep next to the barns and amongst the fireflies. Farm tours will introduce visitors to the real-life storybook characters of children's book series Sweet Pea & Friends by the farmer/author/illustrators John and Jennifer Churchman. You'll also get to visit the henhouse, moonrise alpacas, sheepdogs and see the process of Wool to Yarn in a special hands-on exhibit. Guests of all ages can an enjoy a pre-release book reading by Farmer John of "A Farm for Maisie" in the hayloft. Be the first to walk in the new public Butterfly & Pollinator Education Garden where over 750 Monarch Butterflies will be hand raised and released for southern migration this September in a "Flights of Fancy" release event. Bring your own picnic dinner or enjoy a wood-fired pizza, ice cream, cookies, fresh maple or raspberry lemonade, Moonrise Farm Ice Tea and other seasonal treats for purchase in the event barn. A mid-summer evening of music, ballet, food and friends not to be missed.
Seating: Audience members should bring picnic blankets or lawn chairs. Lawn chairs will be seated around the perimeter to not obstruct the view of other guests. There will be flat seating options and seating on a hill for optimal viewing of the stage area.
Rain Plan: In the event of inclement weather, the show will be cancelled. We will do everything we can to perform outdoors if possible. In the event of cancellation, ticket holders may continue to donate their ticket to the cause, get a refund or exchange for another show.
Food: Guests may bring their own picnic dinner and beverages. Wood-fired pizza with local ingredients, seasonal farm fresh desserts, refreshments and ice cream will be available for purchase in the Event Barn and Farm Store.
15 Gray Way
Essex, VT 05452
Parking: will be in a lower field and along Gray Way.