Skyline Farm's Sleigh Day, Feb. 4

posted Jan 20, 2017, 12:52 PM by Tammy Tarling

Skyline Farm95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, will hold its 18th annual Sleigh Day from 12 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, in conjunction with Skyline Farm Carriage Museum’s new exhibit, ‘Recollections: Horse & Sleigh Days’. Free admission. Please dress warmly.

 

Starting at noon, Ben Lapointe and his pair of miniature horses will give mini sleigh rides for children up to age 12; $5 donation per child. Also John Sczymecki of Hideaway Farm, Topsham, and his team of draft horses will provide sleigh rides around the field for an $8 donation per person or $25 per family.

 

Hot refreshments will be sold in the heated Visitor Center.

 

At 12:30 p.m. there will be a narrated demonstration of horses and drivers using 19th century skills and vintage sleighs in the outdoor arena.

 

Bring your snowshoes for a 2 p.m. guided tour of Skyline’s trails through the woods.

 

The museum exhibit, featuring a variety of rare sleighs and wheeled vehicles to go along with real quotes from real people who recall living the wintry horse-drawn life in New England, is also open Sundays, Feb. 5 through Mar. 26, from 1-4 p.m. or by appointment.

 

No storm date.

 

For more information, contact Pam at 829-5708 or info@skylinefarm.orgSkyline Farm is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization.

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