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September 2019

Farm Day Fall Festival

September 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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$15

WINNER: BONS 2019 BEST FALL FESTIVAL! Come celebrate and support Appleton Farms at the annual Farm Day Fall Festival! Bring your friends, family, neighbors and everyone you know for some good old fashion fun on the farm. This event is perfect for all ages. Your ticket and attendance support Appleton Farms continued effort to provide quality food, programs and space for our community. Event includes visiting with the farm animals, painting pumpkins, potato sack races or hay obstacle courses, pony…

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3rd Annual Run for Amy Memorial Trail Race

September 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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$35

5K & 10K trail runs, and a 1 mile walk. All proceeds raised go to cancer research at Dana Farber and Appleton Farms via the Trustees of the Reservations. The race, in memory of Amy DiAdamo Foster, is meant to celebrate her life through embracing her passions of both running and spending time outdoors. Equally as important to Amy was the opportunity to gather friends and host a great party so don’t plan on leaving after your race, as music, food…

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October 2019

October Preschool Farm Explorers

October 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 23, 2019

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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Explore the rhythms of Appleton Farms with your preschooler. You’ll meet the cows, taste test the vegetable fields, collect chicken eggs and dig into life on the farm. Preschool Farm Explorers experience it all through age-appropriate sensory activities, stories, and crafts. Each program will last 1 hour and will have a different theme such as “What Plants Need to Grow” or “Meet the Cows.” For more information email kjacoby@thetrustees.org.

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Milking Time at Appleton Farms

October 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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Free

Every Sunday at 4PM you can see the Appleton Farms Jersey herd being milked. See the cows bring brought in from pasture, get a look at the milking up close and ask our dairy farmer a few questions! Perfect for kids and adults alike. While you are here take a peek in the cheese kitchen viewing room, visit with our other barnyard animals or have a picnic in the stone paddock! Please note that the time of this program can…

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October Preschool Farm Explorers

October 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 23, 2019

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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Explore the rhythms of Appleton Farms with your preschooler. You’ll meet the cows, taste test the vegetable fields, collect chicken eggs and dig into life on the farm. Preschool Farm Explorers experience it all through age-appropriate sensory activities, stories, and crafts. Each program will last 1 hour and will have a different theme such as “What Plants Need to Grow” or “Meet the Cows.” For more information email kjacoby@thetrustees.org.

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Appleton Farms Pumpkin Trail and S’mores

October 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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$12

Appleton Farm's very own Pumpkin Trail! Enjoy this self-guided, non-scary event for children of all ages. Done your favorite costume and explore the farm by following over 100 lighted pumpkins. Once you're done, stop at the carriage barn for some s'mores with your favorite barnyard animals! They will be hosting two time slots each day. Please register for the 5:30-6:30 or 7-8 pm time slot. This helps to keep the crowds for the trail and s'mores at a more manageable…

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Milking Time at Appleton Farms

October 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Sunday at 4PM you can see the Appleton Farms Jersey herd being milked. See the cows bring brought in from pasture, get a look at the milking up close and ask our dairy farmer a few questions! Perfect for kids and adults alike. While you are here take a peek in the cheese kitchen viewing room, visit with our other barnyard animals or have a picnic in the stone paddock! Please note that the time of this program can…

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October Preschool Farm Explorers

October 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 23, 2019

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the rhythms of Appleton Farms with your preschooler. You’ll meet the cows, taste test the vegetable fields, collect chicken eggs and dig into life on the farm. Preschool Farm Explorers experience it all through age-appropriate sensory activities, stories, and crafts. Each program will last 1 hour and will have a different theme such as “What Plants Need to Grow” or “Meet the Cows.” For more information email kjacoby@thetrustees.org.

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Pumpkin Carving

October 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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Free

Want to carve your very own pumpkin, or three? Head to Appleton Farms on Thursday, 10/24 anytime between 3-7 to help them get pumpkins ready for the Pumpkin Trail event on 10/25! Families are welcome to bring snacks or BYOB to enjoy while carving. All pumpkins have to stay on the farm for the trail, but if you help carve a few you can come for FREE the following day to see if you can find your own creation along…

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Milking Time at Appleton Farms

October 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Sunday at 4PM you can see the Appleton Farms Jersey herd being milked. See the cows bring brought in from pasture, get a look at the milking up close and ask our dairy farmer a few questions! Perfect for kids and adults alike. While you are here take a peek in the cheese kitchen viewing room, visit with our other barnyard animals or have a picnic in the stone paddock! Please note that the time of this program can…

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November 2019

Milking Time at Appleton Farms

November 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Sunday at 4PM you can see the Appleton Farms Jersey herd being milked. See the cows bring brought in from pasture, get a look at the milking up close and ask our dairy farmer a few questions! Perfect for kids and adults alike. While you are here take a peek in the cheese kitchen viewing room, visit with our other barnyard animals or have a picnic in the stone paddock! Please note that the time of this program can…

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Milking Time at Appleton Farms

November 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Sunday at 4PM you can see the Appleton Farms Jersey herd being milked. See the cows bring brought in from pasture, get a look at the milking up close and ask our dairy farmer a few questions! Perfect for kids and adults alike. While you are here take a peek in the cheese kitchen viewing room, visit with our other barnyard animals or have a picnic in the stone paddock! Please note that the time of this program can…

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Milking Time at Appleton Farms

November 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Sunday at 4PM you can see the Appleton Farms Jersey herd being milked. See the cows bring brought in from pasture, get a look at the milking up close and ask our dairy farmer a few questions! Perfect for kids and adults alike. While you are here take a peek in the cheese kitchen viewing room, visit with our other barnyard animals or have a picnic in the stone paddock! Please note that the time of this program can…

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Holiday Market in the Barn

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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Free

Get in the holiday spirit and join us in the Carriage Barn for our second annual Holiday Market at Appleton Farms. This  family-friendly market is FREE to attend and will feature a 20+ artisanal foods and handcrafted gifts vendors. Get all your holiday shopping done AND support local makers and farms! Bring the whole family! There will be activities for kids, animals to meet, and corners of the barnyard to explore. Our Holiday Market will feature: 20+ local vendors with…

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Milking Time at Appleton Farms

November 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Every Sunday at 4PM you can see the Appleton Farms Jersey herd being milked. See the cows bring brought in from pasture, get a look at the milking up close and ask our dairy farmer a few questions! Perfect for kids and adults alike. While you are here take a peek in the cheese kitchen viewing room, visit with our other barnyard animals or have a picnic in the stone paddock! Please note that the time of this program can…

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December 2019

Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

December 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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$28

It’s not the holidays without gingerbread cookies! Join us in the kitchen for a gingerbread cookie decorating workshop for kids. First we’ll learn how to make the dough from scratch – measure ingredients, learn about the science behind baking, work the dough, and cut out the shapes. Then we’ll provide gingerbread cookies, and icing and candies for decorating. Each child will take home five (5) decorated cookies. After our creations are complete, we’ll move into the dining room to enjoy treats,…

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

December 24, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

December 25, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

December 26, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

December 27, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

December 28, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

December 29, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

December 30, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

December 31, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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January 2020

Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

January 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

January 2
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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Appleton Farms Grass Rides Reindeer Quest

January 3
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Santa's Reindeer have done their job and now their relaxing in the Appleton Grass Rides! Grab your snow shoes, hiking boots or cross country skiis and get the family outside between Christmas and New Years to seek out our elusive herd of wooden reindeer on our reindeer quest. See how many you can find and leave a bell around the first one's neck.  Bells can be found at the bulletin board. This Self-guided program takes place on the Appleton Grass Rides…

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February 2020

Snowshoes & S’mores

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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$16

Join us for a snowy exploration of Appleton on snowshoes. We'll loop through the pastures and woodlands and return to the farmstead to warm ourselves by the fire with hot cocoa and s'mores. All ages and abilities are welcome. No experience is necessary. If there isn't enough snow, we'll take a hike! Member Adult: $16; Member Child: $16; Nonmember Adult: $20; Nonmember Child: $20

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Kids in the Kitchen: Bread and Butter Making

February 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Appleton Farms, 219 Country Road
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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$20

We will make homemade rolls and top them with freshly made Jersey butter. We will learn about how our cows turn green grass to creamy, nutritious milk, then enjoy the sweet fruits of our labor together. Member Family: $20; Nonmember Family: $30;

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