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Events Calendar

Please call 236-2739 or e-mail Jeremy Lucas to register for upcoming events.

Great Maine Outdoor Weekend - Saturday, February 13

Join a guided afternoon ski and snowshoe tour through the pastures and woods around Aldermere Farm. Everyone will meet at 1:00 at the main barn, 20 Russell Ave in Rockport. We will discuss the trails and then leave as a group. Bring your own gear. Registration required. FMI and to register email jalbury@mcht.org.

Moonlight Ski/Snowshoe Tour - Monday, February 22

Ski or snowshoe through the pastures and woods of Aldermere Farm in Rockport under the beautiful, full moon. At the end of the trail, there will be a small bonfire with hot chocolate and treats to enjoy. Previous experience on skis is recommended and participants should bring all their own gear, including a headlamp or flashlight for skiing through the darker wooded sections.

Calf Unveiling Day - Saturday, May 7

Aldermere Farm’s open house with an opportunity to meet the new calves born in 2016. Docents and 4-H Club members present information about the farm and our herd of Belted Galloway cattle. Other local farms will be present selling their locally produced products. Calf Unveiling Day takes place at our main barn/ farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue from 10:00am - 3:00pm.

Friday Farm Tours - July 1

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

Friday Farm Tours - July 8

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

Friday Farm Tour - July 15

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

Friday Farm Tour - July 22

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

Friday Farm Tour - July 29

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

Open Farm Day - July 31 at Erickson Fields Preserve

Tour the Teen Ag Garden, walk a scenic 1.4-mile trail through the gardens and forest on the preserve, enjoy a BBQ, play games, and learn about the many agricultural programs happening at this farm preserve of Maine Coast Heritage Trust. Open Farm Day will be 2:00 - 4:00pm at Erickson Fields Preserve located at 124 West Street (Route 90), Rockport

Friday Farm Tour - August 5

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

Friday Farm Tours - August 12

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

Annual Aldermere Farm Art Show and Sale - August 13 & 14

Come see how local artists have captured this beautifully conserved farm property with the Belted Galloway cattle in original paintings and prints. Coastal Maine fine art is also available at this fundraiser to support agricultural programs. Free and open to the public. The Annual Art Show and Sale takes place at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport

Saturday 8/13: 9:00am - 4:00pm Sunday 8/14: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Friday Farm Tour - August 19

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this conserved farm and its renowned herd of Belted Galloway cattle. See our 4-H Club members grooming the cows and practicing for the show ring. Learn about the farm’s rich history and exciting current activities. Farm tours begin at 10:00am at our main farmhouse located at 20 Russell Avenue, Rockport.

Great Maine Outdoor Weekend - September 23-25 - Erickson Fields Preserve

Contact Aldermere Farm to learn about fun outdoor activities happening that weekend. Past activities have included a guided trail walk (1.4 mi) and tours of the Teen Ag garden at Erickson Farm, a preserve of Maine Coast Heritage Trust. All activities are free and open to the public. The Great Maine Outdoor Weekend events will be held at Erickson Fields Preserve located at 124 West Street (Route 90), Rockport.

A Beltie Holiday - December 3

Bring your camera and have your picture taken with a Beltie calf for the holidays. A kid-friendly event with holiday crafts, refreshments, and farm fun. This is your chance to pet a real cow!