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February 2019

FIY: Farm it Yourself – Extreme Maple Syruping

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Join us for a special behind-the-scenes look at our Maple Syruping operation and get to help with some of the daily tasks that go into turning our sap into syrup! Help to collect sap and measure how much sugar is in it, learn to use our auger to drill tap holes, tour our sugarbush and more! See the process of turning sap into syrup with our evaporator and do a taste test of the different grades to see which one…

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Cooking Class: Perfect Pastries

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Every meal can end with a crescendo when your pastry game is strong. Demystify the delicate art of pastry perfection for heavenly desserts and other specialties. Presented by: Francine Martinez-Bove Department Head Culinary Arts, J.M. Wright Technical High School Chef Fran was the Program Manager & Head Instructor at Lincoln Culinary Institute for years prior to entering the Technical High School system. Her specialty is pastry, but she is versed in all techniques having owned wholesale and retail shops in…

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Winter Home School Day: Science of Sound

February 28 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Join us for a look at the world of sound as we celebrate our newest exhibition “Medieval to Metal: the Art and Evolution of the Guitar.” We’ll learn about how animals use sound, explore how instruments create sound and create our own instruments, and discover how sound is heard by our ears.  They’ll be time for groups to explore the exhibition and a group lunch period for home schoolers to meet.  To register, please call the Environmental Education office at…

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March 2019

Cooking Class: Spring Farm-to-Table Buffet

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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When the farm and garden begins to speak, the confident chef knows how to listen, no matter the season. Discover how to recognize and showcase local foods at their peak of freshness, year-round. Presented by: William Kaliff Executive Chef, Co-Founder, Festivities Bill leads Festivities’ culinary team through emerging trends both in ingredients and presentation. A graduate of the French Culinary Institute and Georgetown University with graduate studies at Fordham University at Lincoln Center, Bill has been recognized by Bon Appetit…

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Maple Sugar Festival Weekend

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 10, 2019 at 11:00am

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Come to our Farmhouse Sunday Pancake Brunch for stacks of hot-off-the-griddle pancakes drizzled with warm “maple gold” Purchase freshly-tapped Stamford Museum & Nature Center maple syrups – great for gifts to enjoy all year long Enjoy fun family activities including face painting, arts & crafts, and live music and pay a visit to our Heckscher Farm animals and Heckscher WILD! creatures Sample a delectable array of original Maple Sugar-inspired treats prepared by talented aspiring chefs at our Teen Chef Challenge…

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Maple Sugar Festival Weekend

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 10, 2019 at 11:00am

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Come to our Farmhouse Sunday Pancake Brunch for stacks of hot-off-the-griddle pancakes drizzled with warm “maple gold” Purchase freshly-tapped Stamford Museum & Nature Center maple syrups – great for gifts to enjoy all year long Enjoy fun family activities including face painting, arts & crafts, and live music and pay a visit to our Heckscher Farm animals and Heckscher WILD! creatures Sample a delectable array of original Maple Sugar-inspired treats prepared by talented aspiring chefs at our Teen Chef Challenge…

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Cooking Class: The Secret Ingredients of Wholesome Handmade Pasta

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Creating the perfect handmade pasta is a balance between art and science, but it needn’t be intimidating. Learn surprisingly simple steps to a variety of shapes, styles and textures. Presented by: Silvia Baldini Former Chef, Ritz in London; Founder, Strawberry and Sage; “Chopped” champion Silvia graduated from Cornell and the ICC Institute in NYC and continued her culinary education at the prestigious Cordon Bleu in London. She has a cooking series on FabFitFun.com, recently competed on “Beat Bobby Flay,” and is co-owner…

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Art After Dark Program: A Bluegrass Evening with the Leathermen

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Join us for a Bluegrass evening with the Leathermen and enjoy their gorgeous sounds while strolling through the galleries and taking in an exclusive after-hours viewing of the Medieval to Medal exhibition. Small bites and refreshments will be served. Meet the Leatherman, who have played for several years in many venues around Connecticut, at the Leatherman's Loop, Muscoot Farm races, and on ICRV radio, keeping the Leatherman's memory alive.  Member: $35 |  Non-members: $40 |  Director’s Circle: Free PURCHASE TICKETS

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Spring Sunday Explorers

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 7, 2019

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Come see what early spring brings to SM&NC! Our favorite self-guided crafts, meet & greets and Farm tours are back! For spring, join us for Art Explore at 2:30 for a weekly fun art project and at 3:30 for a Trail Trek hike! 1-4 pm                Self-guided crafts (Overbrook) 1:00 pm             Animal Meet & Greet (Heckscher WILD!) 1:30 pm             Heckscher Farm Tour (Meets at…

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Winter Planetarium Shows

March 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 1:30pm

One event on March 17, 2019 at 1:30pm

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States
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Take a tour of the constellations or planets in our galaxy! Learn about star stories in the sky, how to recognize common winter constellations, which planets are made of rock or gas, and more! Topics and content will vary each week.  Programs begin promptly at 1:30 with limited seating.  Doors will open 10 minutes before show time; no late admissions please. Recommended for ages 6 and up. No strollers permitted. Members: Free | Non-members: Free with admission

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Third Thursday Program: New Orleans Jazz on Tap on the Farm

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Spring Sunday Explorers

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Spring Sunday Explorers

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

FIY: Farm it Yourself – Spring Seed Sowing

March 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Heckscher Farm Camp In

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - April 6 @ 9:00 am
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Spring Sunday Explorers

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Forest Easter Egg Adventure (ages 2 and up)

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Forest Easter Egg Adventure (ages 2 and up)

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

FIY: Bread & Butter

April 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States

Take-A-Hike Week

April 16
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, 06903 United States