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Stamford Museum and Nature Center - 2016 Events

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May 14 and 15, 2016. 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Watch as the flock of sheep gets its annual shearing and learn about what happens with their wooly coats. See firsthand how to turn wool into felt or yarn, among a variety of other hands-on demonstrations. There will be activities for all ages including llama trekking, face painting, a craft, live music with Jay and Ray, and a plant and herb sale. There will be hayride tickets for purchase, and our Museum Galleries will be open with our ART ON A STRING: Asian Kites in Flight exhibition.

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Works by members of the Loft Artists Association will be featured in Art on the Meadow and will be available for purchase. The artists will also be leading a craft project for children. The Yama Ki Bonsai Society will be presenting a boutique exhibition of the ancient art of bonsai with 50 unique bonsai trees and starter trees for sale.

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Back by Popular Demand, Food Trucks!
SATURDAY: Melt Mobile, Spuds Your Way, Valencia Luncheria, Boothbay Lobster Co. and Have a Ball.
SUNDAY: Melt Mobile, Cowabunga, Skinny Pines, Valencia Luncheria and Hapa Food Truck.



The Museum is handicapped accessible.




The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity and interaction. We seek to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events that enhance the visitor's experience of our unique site.


Directions from I-95

South from NEW HAVEN
: Take Exit 7 - Follow exit ramp across Atlantic Street onto North State Street. At the 4th set of lights, take a RIGHT onto Washington Boulevard. Follow signs for Route 137. Continue on  Washington Boulevard crossing Long Ridge Road, ending at High Ridge Road. Take a LEFT onto High Ridge Road (Route 137). Continue on High Ridge Road - Passing under the MERRITT PARKWAY. The Stamford Museum is located at High Ridge Road and Scofieldtown Road, 3/4 of a mile north of the Merritt Parkway .

North from NEW YORK: Take Exit 7 - Turn LEFT at the 2nd traffic light onto Washington Boulevard. Continue on Washington Boulevard crossing Long Ridge Road, ending at High Ridge Road. Take a LEFT onto High Ridge Road (Route 137), and continue - crossing under the MERRITT PARKWAY. The Stamford Museum is located at High Ridge Road and Scofieldtown Road, 3/4 of a mile north of the Merritt Parkway .

From the MERRITT PARKWAY:
Coming from either direction - get off Exit 35, and turn LEFT at the end of the exit ramp onto High Ridge Road. Follow for 3/4 of a mile. The Stamford Museum is located at the junction of High Ridge Road and Scofieldtown Road.

From BEDFORD, SOUTH SALEM (NORTH):
Travel south on Route 137 into Connecticut. The Stamford Museum is located approximately 3 1/2 miles south of the New York state line at the junction of High Ridge Road (Route 137) and Scofieldtown Road.

From DANBURY:
 Travel south on Route 7 to the MERRITT PARKWAY and follow the directions above..



Stamford Museum and Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford CT 06903




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