The Thornton Burgess Society
2013- Special Events Calendar
May 17, 18, 19:
HERB FESTIVAL at Green Briar from 10 am - 4 pm.
Our 31st annual Herb Festival features an extensive plant
sale (herbs, perennials, wildflowers, everlastings and
annuals), exhibits and lecture/demonstrations on the use
of herbs, garden walks and a delightful luncheon
accented with herbs. Paid reservations required for
luncheon and lectures. Please call (508)888-6870.
August 3: BLUEBERRY DAY at Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen from 10 am to 4 pm. Celebrate our native blueberry at the height of the season. Enjoy a special homemade blueberry dessert served in the historic Green Briar Jam Kitchen along with a demonstration of blueberry jam making from 11am-2pm. Desserts are $4.00. Spend some time enjoying all that Green Briar has to offer.
August 14: PETER RABBIT'S ANIMAL DAY at the Green Briar Nature Center from 10 am - 2 pm. This day of outdoor family fun with live animal exhibits, a pet rabbit show, story times, and personal appearances by Peter Rabbit, Reddy Fox and Smokey the Bear. Refreshments are available. Free admission.
September 7 & 8: BIRD CARVER & WILDLIFE ARTS SHOW & SALE at the Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen from 10am to 4pm. New England’s most prestigious carvers of birds and animals plus wildlife painters will gather at Green Briar to show and sell their wares during our 9th annual carvers’ show. Some will give carving demonstrations for the public. All admission fees benefit the educational programs of the Burgess Society. Purchase tickets at the door. Admission: $3 members, $5 non-members
CAPE COD CRANBERRY
DAY at Green Briar from 10 am -
celebrates this native berry so
prominent in the history of Cape Cod. Green Briar celebrates
this native berry so prominent in the history of Cape Cod. See
cooking demonstrations in the historic 1903 Jam Kitchen using
traditional cranberry jam and relish recipes. Enjoy a delicious
homemade cranberry dessert, clam chowder or chili served from
11am-2pm. Spend some time walking the nature trails on a fine fall
day. Fee for dessert is $4.00.
October 19 :
:AN EVENING FOR GREEN BRIAR The
November 23: OLD MOTHER WEST WIND'S CHRISTMAS CRAFTS FAIR at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen from 10 am - 4 pm. Find something special for the holidays among our quality handmade wreaths, gifts and decorations. Enjoy some home-baked goods, mulled cider and a cup of our home-made clam chowder or chili. All proceeds benefit the educational programs of the Thornton W. Burgess Society.
Dec. 7 & 8, 14 & 15,
21 &22: COUNTRY CHRISTMAS at
Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen from 10 am - 4 pm. (Sunday 1
- 4pm) Come by our open house during the first three
weekends in December and enjoy our holiday decorations inspired by a
country home in a bygone era. Taste a sampling of our delicious Jam
Kitchen products and a cup of mulled cider. Browse among a variety
of great holiday gift ideas in the Green Briar shop offering jams,
jellies, relishes, books and an abundance of nature-related items.