traditions in the servant's dining room
DEC 5 - JAN 1: Hildene Holidays

Robert and Mary's home is decorated as though it were Christmas Eve 1912. As of December 5th and through the month, you'll experience the time, traditions, and nostalgia of holidays past. Limited capacities in the home. Masks and social distancing required.

holiday greenery
December 5, 6 & 7: Our Home for the Holidays!

The Museum Store welcomes neighbors and new friends. Dressed in all its holiday finery, the spirit of the season abounds in our 115 year old Carriage Barn. The crisp fragrance of pine boughs, sounds of the season, and take-away treats, offer an abundance of holiday spirit. Visit Saturday, December 5th through Monday, December 7th and mention this calendar listing for 20% off your total purchase in The Museum Store. Capacities are currently limited to 10 persons. Masks required. Discount also available for curbside pick-up and online ordering [use code CHRISTMASEVE1915], during those dates. For more information, call 802-362-1564, or email:

Bobolink bird; Hildene is proud to be a Bobolink Sanctuary!
December 12 Bird Walk

The public is welcome to join a local birding group to conduct a survey of the wild birds present on the grounds of Hildene. For more information, please contact Stephanie at 802-367-7960.  Meet in the Welcome Center parking lot, 8:00am. Participants are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Free.