Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Take a Memorable Day Trip This Summer

Canterbury Shaker Village opens this Saturday for the season. It is a lovely place to explore and learn the fascinating history of the Shakers. The Library has a discount pass that will admit 2 adults with a $6.00 service charge. There is a $3.00 service charge for children.

Canterbury Shaker Village is an internationally-known, non-profit museum and historic site with 25 original Shaker buildings, four reconstructed Shaker buildings and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement. Canterbury Shaker Village "is dedicated to preserving the 200-year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers and to providing a place for learning, reflection and renewal of the human spirit."

Visitors learn about the life, ideals, values and legacy of the Canterbury Shakers through tours, programs, exhibits, research and publications. Its renowned restaurant, The Shaker Table, serves traditional Shaker lunches and dinners spring, summer and fall. It is a wonderful day trip, you will feel like you have gotten away from it all. Reserve your pass today!

Click here to see what other museum passes the Library offers.

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