Shaker Life Tour of Centre Family Dwelling
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Learn how we sustain and share simple Shaker gifts to inspire a new generation. Enter their rooms, read their stories, and see their craftsmanship like never before. Tour the Centre Family Dwelling on your own and browse an exhibit of Shaker furniture from the Dorothy Norton Clay collection. NEW EXHIBTIS COMING SOON!
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. See textile, wood-working and broom-making demonstrations.
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A changing daily schedule of programs provide opportunities for guests to delve deeper into what life was like for the Shakers at Pleasant Hill.
Shakers shared their devotion through dancing and singing.
Meet the men, women and children who called this place home for over 100 years. These every day Kentuckians designed architectural marvels, harvested the fruits of the earth, and built a village grounded in the principles of community, ingenuity and sustainability. The lessons learned upon this land have resonated through generations. Commitment to family, equality and sacrifice; a resourceful and inventive spirit; thoughtful stewardship and cultivation of the land.
These powerful Shaker gifts are shared throughout the Village today. Come and learn what this place meant to them and what it can mean to you.
Click here to find out what's happening during the Summer at Shaker Village!
Learn & Grow Saturdays return to Shaker Village! Each Saturday through October at 1 p.m., guests will learn something in the garden or on the land that they can use in their own backyards. Here are the weekly program themes:
First Saturday: Heritage Handiwork
Second Saturday: Nurture Nature
Third Saturday: On the Farm
Fourth Saturday: For the Arts
Fifth Saturday: Staff Choice
We invite visitors to explore, dine and stay the night, the weekend or the week at this treasured Kentucky landmark.
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