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Benefit Events


Triassic Trilogy: In Support of Science

  • Fiddlehead Fling Reimagined: A Virtual Event on Friday, May 7
  • Dino Drive-In: a July Event
  • Science Park Soiree: a September Event

Science is more important than ever, and we are profoundly grateful for your financial and volunteer support of the Museum and our educational mission during this challenging year. We are fortunate to be part of a wonderful community that values science and learning. From all of us at the Montshire, thank you!

2021 Events Steering Committee.

Emily Anderson

Cinny Bensen

Jen Hutchins

Laura Larrick

Pippa Lilienthal

Em Shipman

Julie Thom

View photos from the 2019 Fiddlehead Fling, All the Wild Wonders.

The Montshire Museum of Science brings the joy of learning and discovery to thousands of visitors and families each year.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Event Registration

Check back soon for event and registration details!

Please consider a fully tax-deductible donation to the Montshire Now & Next Fund.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Event Items

Triassic Trilogy: In Support of Science. Thank you!

Von Bargen’s Jewelry

Wolf Tree Hospitality

Tax Deductibility

Items donated to the Benefit Auction are tax-deductible according to the tax basis (not the fair market value). In general, if the total charitable deduction claimed for non-cash property exceeds $500, the taxpayer must file IRS Form 8283. For property valued at more than $5,000, a written appraisal may be required.

For items and services purchased at the Benefit Auction, any amount paid that exceeds the fair market value may be tax-deductible. Reservation fees and raffle entries are not tax-deductible. Please consult your tax advisor for more details or advice.

Item Donations

If you would like to donate an item, please call 802-649-2200 ext. 249 or email

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Fund a Need

Fund a Need is a special component of the event that allows you to make a donation in support of a specific community need. This year all proceeds will support the Montshire education programs and exhibit development.

Click here to make a fully tax-deductible donation to the Montshire Now & Next Fund.

Your generous donation will help the Montshire Museum of Science weather the Covid-19 economic and health crisis.

Thank you!