Here’s what’s coming up in May at Remick Museum & Farm!
Plants of Field & Forest Series: Outdoor Walks, Fridays: May 1, 15 & 29, 10–11 a.m. Led by Carol Felice, Herbalist/Museum Educator at Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village. Learn to recognize useful, interesting, edible or medicinal plants on the Remick properties. Join in one or multiple walks. Each succeeding walk will teach participants to recognize plants as they change through their lifecycle and add new plants to their repertoire. Dress for the day’s weather and varied terrain; walks will be fun and casual attitude but feel free to bring a small notebook or camera to help your memory. Walks included with $5 Museum admission and will run through October. 603-323-7591.
Remick Museum & Farm Homeschool Class: Wild Edibles/Plant Medicine (Outdoor Class). Monday, May 18, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Remick offers seasonally-based classes for homeschool students (ages 6–12) the third Monday of each month during the school year. Discovery through the senses, combined with hands-on activities and discussion, encourages deeper understanding of each themed class. $5/participant. Students must be accompanied by a parent or chaperone, not left unattended. No charge for chaperones unless participating in the class project. Pre-register for May 18 class by Monday, May 11; no walk-ins. Tamworth Village. 603-323-7591.
Captain Enoch Remick House Guided Tour, Saturdays: May 23 & 30, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Part of Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, this stately house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its influence on the town of Tamworth, NH, and for its significant architectural qualities. Highlights include 19th-century murals attributed to the American painter John Avery, the original medical office and medicine room used by two country doctors, plus a host of antique furnishings and exhibits showcasing New England architecture, foodways, medical history and textiles. Tour begins promptly. Included with $5 Museum admission; please check in at the Museum Center. 603-323-7591.
A Blue Star Museum: Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm. Memorial Day–Labor Day (May 25–September 7, 2015) Remick offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including the National Guard and Reserve. The Blue Star Museums effort is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. Tamworth Village. 603-323-7591.
Small Farmers Club: Get to Know Pigs. Friday, May 29, 10–11 a.m. A monthly, farm-fun hour for young children at Remick Museum & Farm, Tamworth Village. Interaction with the featured animal and an activity to complement learning. $5/child, ages 2–6. Parents/guardians must accompany child/children for duration of activity. Dress to spend time outdoors. No pre-registration required. 603-323-7591.