The Friends of the Shakers, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1974 to assist Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester, Maine. The Friends of the Shakers contributes to the Village through direct donations, fund-raising for restoration and maintenance of the historic Village buildings, and volunteering at the Village. Autumn at Chosen Land

CLICK HERE to register for Friends' Weekend
August 13- 14, 2016 at Shaker Village
Friends Work Day - Herbs Weekend Meal at Friends' Weekend Tool Barn at Sabbathay Lake Shaker Village
Friends Work Day - Herbs Tool Barn at Sabbathay Lake Shaker Village Weekend Meal at Friends' Weekend


Thank you to Olaf and Sharyn Ekbergh for the video!

Friends of the Shakers Quilt Raffle
Purchase Tickets for Our Quilt Raffle

Order your Limited Edition Commemorative Pewter Ornament

Read our Strategic Plan (PDF file, requires Adobe Reader)

Upcoming Events

Friends' Weekend:
Saturday, August 13, 2016 & Sunday, August 14, 2016

Fall Work Day:
Saturday, October 22, 2016

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