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Coggeshall Farm Museum

Events, Programs and Workshops

sack race biggerCoggeshall Farm Museum’s year-round events, workshops and special programs offer something for every age and interest.

Whether you enjoy attending major festivals or prefer the intimate experience of a hearthcooking workshop, you'll find something that's just the right fit for you, your family and your friends. We hope you'll join us soon!

Special Events

 

Shanty Night
Friday, May 22, 6:30PM

Join us around the campfire for an evening of true sea songs and shanties. All ages welcome! Bring your singing voices and don't be shy about leading the singing with your own favorite shanty. Pack a picnic dinner or grab a quick bite from a local food truck on site.

Harvest Fair
Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13, 9am–4pm

Save the date for our biggest event of the year! For information about being a vendor at the Harvest Fair, email Cindy Elder.

Home and Hearth Workshops

Coggeshall Kids and Teens

Children and teens can try their skill at 18th-century games, learn to sew by hand, make candles or lip balms, cook over the hearth or learn about caring for animals or gardening. Find out more.

Adults, Family and Friends

Would you like to enjoy a candlelit dinner that you cooked over the hearth with your friends or family? Interested in learning about heirloom gardens or wood processing? Find out more.

Children’s Programs

Farmhouse Storytime
Every Wednesday, 10am

Bring the little ones for a cozy storytime around the hearth, and then enjoy a visit with our farm animals. Free to members. Regular admission for nonmembers. For more information, email Cindy Elder.

Wake Up With the Barnyard
Every Saturday, May 30–October 10, 9–10:30am

Help us with our morning chores, including feeding the animals, stocking the farmhouse with wood for the hearth, and other seasonal activities around the farm. Free to members. Regular admission for nonmembers. For more information, email Cindy Elder.

Stroll With Us!

Tuesday Stroll
Every Tuesday, 10am

Join us for a brisk walk around neighboring Colt State Park and visit the farm when you're finished. Free to members. Regular admission for nonmembers. For more information, email Cindy Elder.

Guided Nature Walks

We partner with the Rhode Island Wild Plant Society and other organizations to lead walks that explore that native plants in and around the farm. For more information, email Cindy Elder.