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Gather Up The Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection Offers Unique Opportunity for Visitors

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The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is hosting one of the most significant exhibitions ever to be displayed in its galleries.  Gather Up The Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection, on exhibit through April 24, is an extraordinary exhibition of more than 200 Shaker objects collected over 40 years by Faith and Edward Deming Andrews. This […] [Read More]
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Meet our new Jacob ewes on Hecksher Farm!

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We’re excited to announce the arrival of three new Jacob ewes – Bee, Lucy, and Isla, to our Heckscher Farm family! Bee is one and a half years old with two horns and black and white markings on her body. She has a patch of black over her left eye. Lucy and Isla are two […] [Read More]
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Harvest Festival is Oct. 17!

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Looks like we are in for some great fall weather this weekend! Why not head over to Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 11 am to 4 pm?! There’s something for everyone at this annual celebration of fall’s bounty. We’ll have plenty of demonstrations including apple cidering, chair […] [Read More]
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Shippan Designer Show House benefits SM&NC

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Shippan’s first Designer Show House will benefit the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. The house, located at 422 Ocean Drive West, is being transformed by some of the best designers in the area. There are over 25 design spaces to check out, including a greenhouse! Come see how this….. ……….looks now! The Shippan Designer Show […] [Read More]
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Monday night Kundalini yoga series at SM&NC debuts Aug. 9

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Join Mary Green, certified Kundalini Yoga instructor, for an exciting yoga series set in Bendel Mansion (main building) and surrounded by the natural world. The series begining Aug. 9, “Remembering Your Highest Self,” covers all the basic elements of a Kundalini Yoga practice including meditations, mantras, mudras, physical postures and breath work. Explore energetic anatomy, […] [Read More]
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A Reptile with a Reputation

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What can get to be 40 or more pounds, has been around for 40 million years and is the single most asked about animal for spring wildlife phone calls?  A large reptile that might be in your yard digging a nest right now, the common snapping turtle.  Snapping turtles are our largest freshwater reptile and […] [Read More]
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Eat, drink, & support Stamford Museum & Nature Center!

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s 13th Annual Flights of Fancy Wine Tasting takes place this Friday, June 4 at the Museum’s main building. This event makes it super easy – and super delicious – to help support the SM&NC. Sample the area’s best food, complimented by top flight wines provided by BevMax from 6:30 pm […] [Read More]
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The Best Place to Nest

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With her fiery red head and infectious laugh she would be a catch in any neck of the woods.  In this case, the woods do happen to be actual ones, a corner of the 80 acres of the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.  And this particular red head belongs to the largest woodpecker to call […] [Read More]
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