The Farms: Allerton Experience

From a walk in the woods to a Formal Gardens Tour, an art workshop to multiple dining experiences, get a taste of all that is Allerton at an Allerton Experience on Jan. 25-27 (Thursday through Saturday).

Take part in some of the most popular activities at Allerton, combining history, themed dinners, walks and The Farms-style workshops into one weekend to create the ultimate Allerton Experience! Enjoy a History Happy Hour, art and gardening workshops, tours, a special walk through GLOW and more! See a full list of activities here.

Also included are a variety of fun and festive meals, including a history-inspired dinner, Greenhouse Café lunch, cooking demonstration, breakfast and mimosa bar, and a farewell breakfast.* A cash bar will be available on Thursday and Friday evenings.

$250/person. Register here by Jan. 23. All sales are final.

Retreat participants can also stay overnight in the Mansion or other guesthouses for a discounted rate of $100/night. View rooms here and call 217-333-3287 to make a reservation

If you will need disability-related accommodations to participate, please email or call Christina Calcagno at 217-333-3287.

*If you have dietary restrictions, please email Christina Calcagno at

About The Farms

The Farms: An Allerton Folk School, offers classes, workshops, and gatherings focusing on art, health & wellness, history, nature & outdoor education, or scienceAll experiences value hands-on, experiential teaching and learning, and are facilitated by and for the members of the community.

See the complete winter class schedule here.


Jan 25 - 27 2024


3:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jan 25 - 27 2024
  • Time: 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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