Special Events

Montshire's signature events

Climate & Culture Day: A Festival of International Understanding

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Discover how science, culture, and climate change intermix by participating in the Montshire’s first international project. For the past year, the Montshire has led a global collaboration that brought together rural communities from New England and Bhutan to discuss personal stories about the impact of climate change. This activity-packed day celebrates newly forged connections between the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire and the country of Bhutan.

Solar Eclipse Day

Monday, August 21, 2017

The first solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 38 years will be an astronomical event that can’t be missed! Join space enthusiasts and astronomy educators in viewing the partial eclipse in New England. Learn about the sun, Earth, and the moon through hands-on activities. Add your shadow to the walkway, see how far the moon is from the sun, and take a stroll through our Planet Walk. 

Caterpillar Lab

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Get an up-close look at these beautiful and surprising creatures that live in our woods, fields, and backyards. A team of trained educators will showcase the amazing diversity of northeastern caterpillars.