Canterbury Shaker Village Offers Chance to “Rebuild” History

Stone Wall Building

ne of Canterbury Shaker Village’s most popular offerings, Stone Wall Workshop returns one final time for the 2023 season on Saturday and Sunday, October 21 and 22, respectively. Providing participants with the unique opportunity to not just learn about history, but help restore it, the workshop is led by master stone artisan and mason Kevin Fife.

Canterbury Shaker Village Launches Annual Fund Campaign

Juliana Phillips at the Village

Canterbury Shaker Village has launched its Annual Fund Campaign, a fund (and friend) raising effort designed to address gaps in its annual budget. For staff as well as members on the Board of Trustees, however, the Annual Fund Campaign also serves as a gentle reminder of the Village’s continued significance.

Canterbury Shaker Village Receives $210,998 Grant

Canterbury Shaker Village has received a $210,998 Museums for America Award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to support a three-year collections inventory and cataloging project.

Canterbury Shaker Village To Host Artisan Market

Artisan Market

On Saturday, September 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Canterbury Shaker Village will host Artisan Market, featuring handcrafted art and crafts, food truck, and mobile cocktail bar.

In total, the Village’s Artisan Market will feature more than 25 vendors, some of whom include Carroll Studio Gallery, Weston Hand Carved Spoons, Erica Walker Jewelry, and Anne Boisvert Pottery.

Music on the Green to Welcome Dudley Laufman and Canterbury Country Dance Orchestra

Dudley Laufman

Dudley Laufman and Canterbury Country Dance Orchestra will perform at Canterbury Shaker Village’s Music on the Green summer series on Sunday, August 27 at 4:00 p.m. Founder of Canterbury Country Dance Orchestra, which recorded their very first full-length LP of dance music in 1972, Laufman received a National Heritage Fellowship award in 2009, the country’s highest honor in the folk arts.

Music on the Green to Feature Peabody’s Coal Train

A local, New Hampshire-based acoustic Americana 6-piece band featuring strings and shared vocal harmonies, Peabody’s Coal Train (PCT) will return to Canterbury Shaker Village on Sunday, August 20 as part of Music on the Green.