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Our 21st Annual Sleigh Day- Saturday, February 8, 12 to 3 pm (no Storm Date)

posted Jan 19, 2020, 2:21 PM by John Sowles


Skyline Farm is hosting its Annual Sleigh Day in conjunction with the debut of its new museum exhibit. Dress warmly and come to Skyline Farm where horse-drawn sleighs are displayed inside the museum and driven outside in the arena. Admission is free.

 

Sleigh Day Details

12 pm: Ben Lapointe of Greene and his sweet pair of miniature horses will give Mini Sleigh Rides for children up to age 12. A donation of $5 per child is requested. 

 

12 pm: 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. Children ages 5 and under are free on this big sleigh ride.

 

12:30 pm: Observe various aspects of the art of driving horses put to sleighs, bringing to life 19th century skills in the outdoor arena as described by Sheila Alexander.

 

2 pm: Bring your snowshoes for a guided walk on Skyline’s trails led by Jennifer Robbins.

 

Hot food and drinks will be for sale indoors, starting at noon and continuing until we sell out! 

 

Duck inside the Carriage Museum at the Visitor Center for a look at our new exhibit: ‘200 Years of Runners & Wheels: Celebrating Maine’s Bicentennial’.

 

For more information, please contact Pamela Ames, info@skylinefarm.org.

 

 

Drivers Needed for Sleigh Demo

Invitation to Sleigh Drivers:

Please bring your horse and sleigh to participate in a narrated sleighing demonstration for the public at Sleigh Day, beginning at 12:30 p.m. There’s no entry fee, and you will be provided a complimentary lunch. Please feel free to dress in the style of ‘Currier & Ives’ from this bygone era.

 

Contact Pamela Ames at (207) 829-5708 or info@skylinefarm.org in advance to let her know that you’ll be participating.

 

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