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Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program

5 Clary Rd, Williamsburg, MA 01096-9739
+1 413-268-3101
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Great Annual Fun Time

We have made the Snow Farm and the ornament glass blowing an annual event for our family. Each of... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Richard G
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Southwick
Seconds Show was fabulous

I have a few friends that participated in the show this year so decided to take an hour ride to... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
lynns629
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Monson, Massachusetts
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Glassblowing, pottery, fiber arts, metalsmithing, stained glass and much more. Snow Farm offers year-round workshops from 2 to 5 days for adults and teens. With simple dorms and fresh homemade meals, the experience at Snow Farm is immersive and transformative. Small classes, exceptional instructors, and a supportive community make an ideal environment for both curious beginners and experienced students. Grow your creativity! Check something off the bucket list! Come to Snow Farm soon. Advanced registration is required for workshops. Visit our Seconds Sale for three weekends in November. Over 200 artists from around the country provide high-quality seconds at affordable prices. Selection changes every weekend. Plus blow-your-own glass ornament in the glassblowing studio and homemade lunch and goodies in the cafe. A unique and useful holiday outing. Drop by 10 - 4 each day of the sale.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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5 Clary Rd, Williamsburg, MA 01096-9739
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

We have made the Snow Farm and the ornament glass blowing an annual event for our family. Each of us gets to create our own special one-of-a-kind beautiful ornament for $25. In addition, they have a super sale of all kinds of crafts in the...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

I have a few friends that participated in the show this year so decided to take an hour ride to check it out. The hand crafted products, by all the artists, was exceptional. We didn't see too many seconds but there was overstock and discontinued...More

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Lisa O, Public Relations Manager at Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you, Lynn, for coming to the Seconds Sale and taking the time to write a review. Your purchases support both Snow Farm, a nonprofit craft education center, and the artists. We really appreciate that you came out for a visit. See you again soon!

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This was our second visit to Snow Farm it was at least as good as our first. I'm not sure why this is on trip advisor because it is really an arts program rather than an attraction. All I can say is that we really...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was my 3rd time taking classes at Snow Farm since 2012. I am a novice in all art and craft forms, yet still felt welcomed at Snow Farm. Snow Farm is a residential (and also commuter) arts "camp" for adults, offering weekend and week-long...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

For everyone who loves crafts and wants to learn from a experienced professional, this is the camp for you! I went to Snow Farm for a three-day workshop on stained glass led by professional artist Sam Myers, and I came home with a beautiful project...More

Thank Bonnie M
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Lisa O, Public Relations Manager at Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Bonnie, so glad we will see you again in September! Where did you hang your stained glass? Would love to see a picture. . .

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I take a class at Snow Farm about every six months and I am never disappointed ! It is a great place to expand you creativity and it the teachers there are SOOO supportive ! Need to get away ? You don't have to go...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

My experiences with Snow Farm started with a welding class for women with Pat Bennett who epitomizes the high quality of teaching that is provided at Snow Farm. I've taken ten classes so far - rustic furniture making, glass blowing, mosaics, soldering, and more welding...More

Thank GrandmaJet
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Lisa O, Public Relations Manager at Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

thank you for the kind words. you captured one of the things that we are so proud of: that people of different ages learn together and from each other. we look forward to seeing you soon again!

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Great for artists and amatures Snow farm offers excellent quality instruction in a quant country setting. The food is also good and the salad bar has the most delicious fresh vegetables. Literally the joy of the taste of a piece of lettuce or cucumber is...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

If you want to dabble in any medium of art Snow Farm is for you !!!! They offer weekend as well as week workshops in everything from Pottery to Wood to Jewelry Making to Metal to Fabric

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Lisa O, Director of Marketing and Communications at Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

thanks for the review! indeed, we have 150+ workshops every year - something for everyone! come back soon.

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stopped in to see the wares. Mostly pottery and glass, some made by local artisans, others by artisans around the US. Prices are what you would expect for art, not utilitarian use. I didn't expect to pay $5 for parking, but they must do that...More

Thank Tom Y
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schreg
15 March 2017|
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Response from lelah111 | Reviewed this property |
Rooms are clean and simple, two beds a night stand with lamp in between and 2 bookshelves. If you do a single you have extra bed. Toilet is shared but it's never too crowded in my experience.
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Amy R
23 October 2016|
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Response from Lisa O | Property representative |
Hi Amy, Our craft workshops are for students 13+. i'm sorry to say we are not a drop-in facility. Our shortest class is two days long and the longest is a week. Thanks for your interest!
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Nedra M
26 May 2016|
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Response from Lisa O | Property representative |
Once you arrive at Snow Farm, there is very little need for a car. Like Valerie said below, there are often folks with cars who are willing to take someone else along if they go into town or on an excursion (if your class... More
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