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Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education


in Personal Enrichment

Shaker Village Canterbury, NH


with Marlene Hall

Calendar May 12, 2018 at 7 am
“Tis a Gift to be Simple, Tis a Gift to be Free.” Rethink tradition by visiting Canterbury Shaker Village, a New Hampshire landmark known for its architectural integrity and significance, and spend a day in the beautiful town of Canterbury, New Hampshire. The village of 25 original Shaker buildings and 4 restored buildings are all contained on 694 acres complete with forest, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds. We will have the opportunity to interact with villagers, hear of their remarkable history, watch artisans demonstrate traditional crafts from broom making to weaving and spinning to woodworking, and enjoy a lunch from the Shaker Box Lunch and Farm Stand (sandwiches, salads, soups, and baked goods). The museum store showcases crafts from the village as well as traditional Shaker community items. The Canterbury Shaker Village is an internationally known non-profit museum founded in 1969 and dedicated to preserving the heritage and 200 year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers. Departure from Camden Hills Regional High School 7:00 a.m., returning 9:00 p.m. Pick ups at MVHS in Waldoboro and Great Salt Bay School in Newcastle, rest stop at Kennebunk Plaza. Transportation provided by Northeast Charter and Tours. Tour Leaders: Marlene Hall and Barbara Hendricks. Registration $70 includes admission to Shaker Village. 1 day 7:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Trip Sat 5/12 CHRHS

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