Skyline Farm's Sleigh Day, Jan. 30 (Revised copy)

posted Jan 25, 2016, 11:31 AM by Tammy Tarling

Skyline Farm will hold its 17th annual Sleigh Day from 12 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, in conjunction with 
Skyline FarmCarriage Museum’s new exhibit, ‘Portland’s Horse-Drawn Heritage’, which showcases vintage sleighs and artifacts that might have been seen on Portland’s Western Promenade. 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 1 p.m. a narrated demonstration of horses and drivers using 19th century skills and vintage sleighs will take place in the outdoor arena.


Bring your snowshoes or cross-country skis for a 2 p.m. guided tour of Skyline’s trails through the woods.


Storm Date: Sunday, Jan. 31.


The museum exhibit is also open Sundays, Jan. 31 through Mar. 27, from 1-4 p.m. or by appointment.

For more information, contact Pam at 829-5708 or

Skyline Farm, a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization, is located at 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, Maine,