Events at Stonewall Farm connect visitors to our mission of engaging people in healthy living through education and farming while providing a special place for all to gather.
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Thanksgiving Farm Fare
Keep your Thanksgiving celebration local by shopping for everything you will need to make a deliciously memorable feast and more at Farm Fare, an event to be held at Stonewall Farm in Keene, NH on November 16th and 17th. No admission fee! Interested in being a vendor? Email email@example.com or complete the Farm Fare Application 2018. Floor plans can be viewed here: Farm Fare Program Room Floorplan and Farm Fare CR and Mezzanine Floorplan.
Grace your table with items from area farms and specialty food producers who will be selling locally raised meats and produce, breads and stuffing mixes, berries, appetizers, wine and beer, desserts, condiments and rubs, and herbs.Farm Fare will also feature collections of crafts and other handmade items perfect to give as hostess gifts or to get a jump on other seasonal giving.
Stonewall Farm’s picturesque setting and beautiful timber frame facility offers a unique day of holiday shopping combined with an opportunity for outdoor exploration, all within a quaint New England setting sure to put visitors in the holiday spirit. Lunch and snacks will be available for purchase from vendors such as CC&D’s Kitchen Market! Hayrides on Saturday for $5 per person.
Farm to Table Dinners
Stay Tuned for 2018 Farm Dinners!
We will be partnering with Machine Arts and more of our other favorite local chefs to bring you the best in farm to table culinary experiences!
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16th Annual Art Auction and Gala
Gala and Art Auction This year the Gala will take place on Saturday May 4th at 6:00 PM. All proceeds from the auction benefit Stonewall Farm’s mission. This fun and lively event includes delicious food, drinks and the chance to bid on art from some of the regions best artists. In addition to art, services are offered such a privately catered dinners and more as part of the live bidding. Bidding begins at 7:00 PM. The Art Exhibition is opening is on April 12th at 5:00 PM
Raffle Painting Prize, “Morning Fog,” by artist Carol Gobin. Raffle tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25 and all proceeds support Stonewall Farm’s educational mission. Artist Carol Gobin has donated this year’s painting for the raffle titled, “Morning Fog.” It is an oil on canvas 18″ X 36″ painting valued at $1700. For more information on the artist, visit her website at Carol Gobin
ARTSISTS! Stonewall Farm invites you to enter our 16th Annual Juried Art Opening and Auction. Please read the Call for Artists 2018 brochure that includes information on the Rules of Submission and Artists’ Compensation. Submissions will be accepted on March 15th and 16th. Pieces will be juried on March 17th.
Dancing of the Ladies
Date Announced! May 12th, 2018 at 8:30 AM!
Every year, around the beginning of May, when the pastures are ready for grazing, the cows are let out onto the fields after the long winter. Hundreds of spectators gather to watch the ladies dance as they leave the barn. The ladies kick up their heels dancing and prancing. After, everyone heads over to the Learning Center for breakfast. While you are here, check out our plant sale and farm store well stocked with cheese, produce and other farm products!
New Event! Maple Madness
Saturday, March 23rd
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Events. Conferences. Parties.
In addition to weddings, Stonewall Farm regularly hosts a variety of private events, such as corporate retreats, conferences, anniversary parties, proms, bar/bat mitzvahs, birthday parties, class reunions, memorial services, and company meetings.
Our main banquet room can accommodate small meetings of 5 people to large celebrations of 100. The banquet room features a working field-stone fireplace, beautiful post and beam architecture, and amazing views of the property. Additionally, we offer several different bar service options and friendly, professional bartenders to serve any type of event.
Celebrate in Nature
Party details (applies to all parties, except Snowshoe adventure- see separate details):
- Parties are available on Sundays from either 10:30-12:30 or 1:00-3:00
- Cost: $250
- Up to 15 children may participate
- Includes 45 minutes with educator and all equipment necessary
- Includes 1 hour 15 minutes in our program room
- Includes tables and chairs
- $10 for each additional child
- $50 for each additional ½ hour of rental time
Seasonally Themed Children's Birthday Parties
Wetland wonders (spring): In the spring our wetlands come to life with frogs, salamanders, invertebrates, and more! We will adventure out with buckets and nets to collect and identify these important creatures! Your child will be amazed at the life they can find at the farm!
Bug- Bonanza (Summer): Did you know 90% of bugs at Stonewall Farm do good deeds? They are called beneficial insects and they’re all around us! Join us for a bug scavenger hunt, a game of pollinator tag, and a worm excursion to learn more about the bugs at the farm and the jobs they do!
Cider and Stories (fall): Let’s work together to make fresh cider in our old fashioned cider press. We will walk you through the steps of how to make this sweet fall treat and then enjoy a cup as we read a fall-themed story. To wrap up we will explore the farm, looking for evidence of fall and the changes to come!
Snowshoe Surprise (winter): Stonewall farm has 120+ acres… Plenty of space to learn how to snowshoe! Let us take you on a snowshoe adventure! We can observe animal homes and tracks, and see many of the seasonal changes that animals are making to their lifestyle!
- Cost: $300
- Up to 12 children may participate
- Includes one hour snowshoe tour with educator and all equipment
- NOTE: May take ~15 minutes to fit snowshoes
- Snowshoe parties are held 10:00-12:30 or 1:00-2:30
- Includes ~1 hour and 15 minute program room rental
Hayride and Sleigh Ride Prices
- Our hay wagon and sleigh will hold up to 12 people.
- Our 2 seater sleigh ride is availabe at a rate of $100 per half hour.
Sleigh rides require at least a packed foot of snow to operate on our trails. All hay and sleigh rides are weather permitting. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your ride today. We are currently taking reservations for Saturdays only. At a later date we will be able to offer a wider range of days.