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The Templeton Players present Period Farces at Noon and 2:00pm

The Templeton Players are The Farmers' Museum's resident theatre troupe, specializing in performing rare comedic gems from the mid-late 19th century. All shows are free with museum admission and are performed on the Leatherstocking Stage in the museum's country village! Two performances each day: noon and 2:00pm - Saturdays/Sundays in July and August. SEE SCHEDULE BELOW. Cox […]

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The Templeton Players present Period Farces at Noon and 2:00pm

The Templeton Players are The Farmers' Museum's resident theatre troupe, specializing in performing rare comedic gems from the mid-late 19th century. All shows are free with museum admission and are performed on the Leatherstocking Stage in the museum's country village! Two performances each day: noon and 2:00pm - Saturdays/Sundays in July and August. SEE SCHEDULE BELOW. Cox […]

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Preschool Tuesdays

Now at 10AM each Tuesday! In this weekly, structured learning environment tailored to 3–4-year-old children, our youngest guests will develop a sense of identity, place, and community as they explore The Farmers’ Museum guided by a museum educator. Engaging games, songs, dances, and craft activities will help strengthen gross and fine motor skills. Emphasis will […]

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Tractor Fest

Learn about the world of tractors and everything they powered on New York State farms at the tenth annual Tractor Fest. See classic tractors, small engines, and other machinery––illustrating the growth of farming technology. Regular museum admission rates apply. Walk from The Otesaga or downtown Cooperstown and enter through the museum's South Gate. 2023 SCHEDULE:  […]

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Things That Go Bump in the Night – Ghost Tours

(6 nights) October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28–with six tours each night beginning at 5:30pm $17.50 members / $20 non-members. Reservations are required, call (607) 547-1456 or click the link below Recommended for ages 10 and up as this tour may be too intense for small children. PURCHASE TICKETS   During the most […]

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Things That Go Bump in the Night – Ghost Tours

(6 nights) October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28–with six tours each night beginning at 5:30pm $17.50 members / $20 non-members. Reservations are required, call (607) 547-1456 or click the link below Recommended for ages 10 and up as this tour may be too intense for small children. PURCHASE TICKETS   During the most […]

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Things That Go Bump in the Night – Ghost Tours

(6 nights) October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28–with six tours each night beginning at 5:30pm $17.50 members / $20 non-members. Reservations are required, call (607) 547-1456 or click the link below Recommended for ages 10 and up as this tour may be too intense for small children. PURCHASE TICKETS   During the most […]

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Things That Go Bump in the Night – Ghost Tours

(6 nights) October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28–with six tours each night beginning at 5:30pm $17.50 members / $20 non-members. Reservations are required, call (607) 547-1456 or click the link below Recommended for ages 10 and up as this tour may be too intense for small children. PURCHASE TICKETS   During the most […]

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Things That Go Bump in the Night – Ghost Tours

(6 nights) October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28–with six tours each night beginning at 5:30pm $17.50 members / $20 non-members. Reservations are required, call (607) 547-1456 or click the link below Recommended for ages 10 and up as this tour may be too intense for small children. PURCHASE TICKETS During the most haunting […]

Trick or Treat

Bring the kids for trick-or-treating at The Farmers’ Museum on Saturday, October 28 from 1:00 – 4:00p.m! Parents, grandparents, and guardians can watch the kids as they go door-to-door in the museum’s country village. They will also get a chance to meet and take photos with the Headless Horseman from Washington Irving’s classic tale, "The […]

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Things That Go Bump in the Night – Ghost Tours

(6 nights) October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28–with six tours each night beginning at 5:30pm $17.50 members / $20 non-members. Reservations are required, call (607) 547-1456 or click the link below Recommended for ages 10 and up as this tour may be too intense for small children. PURCHASE TICKETS During the most haunting […]

Holiday on the Farm Workshop: Printing Holiday Cards – CANCELED

This program has been canceled. Delight your family and friends by sending them a unique handmade holiday card! Choose from our collection of type, graphics, and illustrations to create your own text and design, learn how to set it by hand and lock it in a chase before taking it to our 1862 Liberty Press […]

Holiday on the Farm Workshop: Baking for the Holidays – SOLD OUT

This program has sold out. Spend your day in the kitchen of the Lippitt Farm House learning how to bake traditional holiday breads and cakes! Fire and bake in the brick bake oven, as well as a bake kettle, or Dutch oven. Share your delicious goods at the end of the session or take them […]

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Glimmer Nights

Glimmer Nights, a six-week holiday light show extravaganza, will take place on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings from November 24 – December 30. At Glimmer Nights, visitors of all ages will experience the museum as never before on a self-guided walking tour through a wonderland of elaborate, multi-colored light displays. The path winds through […]

A Winterful Crafternoon

Admission is free for kids (kindergarten to 6th grade) and their families. As part of the Cooperstown Winter Carnival festivities, kids and their families are invited to stop by The Farmers’ Museum and complete a free craft activity of their choice. Crafts include: Decorative Snowflakes, Ice/Snow Slime, and a special Barbie-themed craft to complement the […]

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Sugaring Off Sundays

Enjoy a full pancake breakfast along with contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, activities for the kids, and much more. Sundays: March 3, 10, 17, 24Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Activities: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Shops: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pricing:Adults/Teens (ages 13+): $15 / $14 membersKids (ages 6-12): $10 / $9 membersLil’ Ones […]

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Sugaring Off Sundays

Enjoy a full pancake breakfast along with contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, activities for the kids, and much more.   Sundays: March 3, 10, 17, 24Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Activities: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Shops: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pricing:Adults/Teens (ages 13+): $15 / $14 membersKids (ages 6-12): $10 / $9 membersLil’ […]

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Sugaring Off Sundays

Enjoy a full pancake breakfast along with contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, activities for the kids, and much more.   Sundays: March 3, 10, 17, 24Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Activities: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Shops: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pricing:Adults/Teens (ages 13+): $15 / $14 membersKids (ages 6-12): $10 / $9 membersLil’ […]

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Sugaring Off Sundays

Enjoy a full pancake breakfast along with contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, activities for the kids, and much more.   Sundays: March 3, 10, 17, 24Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Activities: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Shops: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pricing:Adults/Teens (ages 13+): $15 / $14 membersKids (ages 6-12): $10 / $9 membersLil’ […]

Live Zoom: Roy Underhill and Peter Ross – A Conversation with Two Master Artisans

Register for our live Zoom conversation with two, well-known master artisans, Roy Underhill and Peter Ross. Participants will enjoy a lively discussion followed by questions and answers with the audience. Roy Underhill is best known as the creator and host of the PBS series The Woodwright’s Shop, one of the longest running programs in the […]

Workshop: Blacksmithing for Beginners

This is an introductory class geared toward people who are interested in beginning to learn about the art of blacksmithing. Participants will learn how to build and maintain a fire in the forge, heat metal, and practice hammer control while using the traditional tools and methods of a blacksmith. Each participant will build and take […]

Workshop: Baking at Lippitt Farmstead (SOLD OUT)

SOLD OUT Spend your day in the kitchen of the Lippitt Farm House learning how to bake traditional breads and cakes! Fire and bake in the brick bake oven, as well as a bake kettle, or Dutch oven. Share your delicious goods at the end of the session or take them home to impress your […]

Workshop: Broom Making

How does a broom become a broom? Learn this and more as you transform a wooden handle, broom corn straw, and wind into a beautiful and functional handmade broom. Take home your own creation to clean house or give away as a gift. Class Fee: Members $85. Non-members $95. Includes all materials and lunch. Requires […]

Workshop: Printing (SOLD OUT)

SOLD OUT In the modern era, we think little to nothing of typing text, adding graphics, and pressing “print” from our devices. This workshop will explore how printing technology evolved over centuries, including the creation and uses of type and images. Participants will have hands-on time to set a small item of their choice, such […]

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