Upcoming Class: Killdeer Carving with David Tuttle

Come to a one-day carving class with David Tuttle of the Green Mountain Woodcarvers. We will carve and paint a Killdeer. Wood blank, eyes, snacks, and coffee provided.

Killdeer woodcarving by David Tutle
Killdeer woodcarving by David Tutle

No carving experience required! Beginners are as welcome as experts. Do bring your tools and gloves if you have them; if you don’t, let us know. Dave often brings some knives, gloves, etc. to sell.

Great for teens and adults.
Saturday, June 21 • 9:00am – 3:00pm
$25 for Museum and GMWC members • $35 for everyone else
Pre-register by email museum@birdsofvermont.org or phone 802 434-2167 .

Please bring your lunch; we will provide coffee, tea, snacks.


upcoming event: Woodcarving Demonstration

Woodcarving Demonstration
Woodcarving Demonstration

Wood Carving Demonstration
Saturday, October 20 • 1 – 2 p.m.
Check out our wood carving demonstration upstairs in the Birds of Vermont Museum workshop.

Ask questions, collect fresh ideas, learn a new technique. See what birds are in progress or guess which one will be added next to the collection.

A perfect complement to a museum visit. Appropriate for all ages. Free with admission.

Fabulous Fall Festival

Come to our annual Fall Festival!

Fabulous Fall Festival
Saturday, October 13 • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Live birds, music, soap and wood carving, kids’ crafts, face painting, and more!
$2 / Free if you are 3 and under or show your Museum or Green Mountain Woodcarver membership card

Our schedule of events (but check when you get here to be sure):
10:00    Carving  Workshop : Spirit faces in bark  (2 hours; $10 fee but this includes all-day admission also)
11:00    Soap Carving
11:00    Live Music by Northeast Field (terrific Celtic music)
1:00      Live Bird Talk
2:00      Soap Carving
2:15      Face Painting
3:00      Nature Note cards
3:59      Announcing Winner of the Kids Raffle


All Day / Ongoing:

  • Admire the Art Contest Entries and discover the Winners (Pick up your ribbon and prize if it’s you)
  • Used Books and Other Treasures Sale
  • Explore the Museum (can you find all 535 eggs? Did we count right?)
  • Get a ticket for a Raffle: Kids Raffle (Saturday only) and Decoy Raffle (winner announced October 31)
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Nature Quests
  • Live birds at our feeders, in the woods, in the meadoews
  • Snacks available for sale
  • Yet more games and crafts
  • Walking trails (have you found the pond? The stone wall? The new bench? All the items on the Unnatural Trail?)

 Looking forward to seeing you!