Preserving the past, to educate the future.



Ice Harvest & Winter Carnival



Saturday, February 7, 2015

11 a.m–3 p.m.

NOTE:  Severe winter storm snow date ~ Sunday, February 8, 2015, determined by Friday, February 6, 2015.



Historic, wintertime fun on the Farm!

Participate in a New Hampshire tradition… the Ice Harvest. Try your hand at marking, cutting, floating,

lifting and stacking ice blocks* from the Remick Farm pond. See it transported by steer team and

stored in our ice house.


While Ice Harvesting is the centerpiece of our celebration,

this Signature Event offers a variety of activities for all ages…

Celebrate winter with fun outdoor activities & demonstrations
A list of scheduled activities is provided below the photos

Visit farm animals in their winter coats and surroundings

Play in the snow and participate in carnival games

Live music in the Hearth Room

Indoor handcrafts with a wintertime theme

Self-guided history tours of the Museum Center, including “Doc” Remick’s Office Exhibit and
walk through the modest living quarters he shared with his wife Marion Miles Remick 

Warm up with Farmhouse Kitchen favorites
Lunch available: Beef Stew & Vegetarian option

Farm Fun Foto Op with our snowshoed "Welcome Cow" 

$10/person, ages 11 & above | $5/child ages 5–10 | 4 & under, FREE
Member Admission: $8 | $3 | FREE

No registration required. *If ice is not safe, visitors will not be allowed on the ice;
however, ice harvesting demonstrations—on and/or off ice—will occur. As of 2/1/2015, the ice is in GREAT shape!
Some activities may be dependent on the weather.



Scheduled Special Activities for 2015

DEMONSTRATIONS + How maple syrup is made—visit our Sugar House

+ Outdoor cooking at our open firepit + Ice sculpting by Brian Stockman + Watch Yankee Teamsters Working Steer
4-H Club
as they guide their teams and cart ice blocks YOU harvest from the pond to the Ice House

EXHIBITS + Wintertime animal trapping & lore + Refrigeration and food preservation
+ See our antique snow roller  

LIVE MUSIC Traditional Appalachian tunes by Brier Hill Band

HISTORIC BUILDINGS + See ice stored in our Ice House An English barn stable
Walk through the Hillsdale Dairy cattle barn 

WINTER GAMES + Simple ways to have fun in the outdoors

TALKS + Historic farm chores + Historic winter feed + Historic barn life

GREETS + Greet the farmer Meet Harriet our 3-month-old Holstein calf Visit with Chloe ~ she’s growing! 
+ Say hello to Rosie, Hudson, Sadie, Queenie, Isis & Hannah, and the pigs and sheep
View newborn lambs (fingers crossed!)

PRIZE CONTEST + Name That “Old-Time” Tune

RAFFLE + Keepsake Remick throw blanket 

This Signature Event is

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