Renowned for their minimalist and timeless design, Shaker chairs continue to serve as a source of fascination for visitors to Canterbury Shaker Village, which offers a chance to build one at an upcoming workshop.
Every summer, Canterbury Shaker Village welcomes college student interns, an experience described by Executive Director Leslie Nolan as “especially gratifying for staff.”
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.
Held on the expansive grounds of Canterbury Shaker Village, Music on the Green returns on Sunday, July 30 at 4:00 p.m. with Vital Tones, which features Chris Guzikowski, Stefanie Guzikowski, and Julie Alexander. With a blend of covers and original music, the group is known for its creative melodies and harmonies and a unique mixture of Indie Rock and Americana.
On Sunday, July 23 at 4:00 p.m., Allen James Trio will perform at Canterbury Shaker Village as part of their Music on the Green summer music series. A solo singer/guitar player who taps into the roots of folk and rock who has toured the country as a 60’s and 70’s musician, James plays music widely recognized by multiple generations.
Featuring more than two-dozen original Shaker buildings and nearly 700 acres of nature, Canterbury Shaker Village has always welcomed artists, a legacy renewed this summer and fall through Artist-in-Residency (AIR).
On July 22 and July 23, Canterbury Shaker Village will offer visitors a unique opportunity to not only learn some history, but restore a part of it at its popular two-day Stone Wall Workshop.
In the spirit of the Shakers, who were known for building furniture characterized by its simplicity, clean lines, and fine craftsmanship, Canterbury Shaker Village will host Woodwright’s Apprentice Workshop on Saturday, July 15.
A poem written by Robert Frost that explores the complexity of grief, Home Burial is the subject of a film adaptation by Donald Tongue that recently wrapped up filming at Canterbury Shaker Village.
On Sunday, July 16 at 4:00 p.m., Canterbury Shaker Village will welcome Liz & Dan Faiella to Music on the Green. Known for crisp vocals, fingerstyle guitar, and lyrical fiddling, Liz & Dan Faiella have taken the mainstage at premier folk venues throughout New England, including Club Passim, Acadia Trad Festival, and others.