Thornton W. Burgess Society

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen

Vintage Holidays

Vintage Holidays

Special One Day Only Holiday Events! 11/17 Holiday Head Start, 12/1 GIngerbread Tea Party, 12/9 Silhouette Portraits & Historic Home Tour

Our Mission

To inspire reverence for wildlife and concern for the natural environment as taught in the writings of conservationist and naturalist Thornton W. Burgess.

Holiday Head Start

Holiday Head Start

Saturday November 17, 10am-4pm

Family Fairy House Fun

Family Fairy House Fun

Bring your imagination, construction and design skills to make a mini habitat for a creature of your choice! Saturday, Nov 24th, 10:00 am

Gingerbread Tea Party

Gingerbread Tea Party

Gingerbread Tea Party! Saturday Dec 1st. 1pm

Silhouette Portraits

Silhouette Portraits

Hand-cut by artist Marcella Comerford, these lovely portraits make wonderful gifts and precious family heirlooms! December 9th, 10am - 4pm.

Adult Jam Making Classes

Adult Jam Making Classes

A wonderful opportunity for Adults to learn how to cook jam in our beloved 1903 kitchen! Call for reservations. Next class 11/14 6-8pm

Family Jam Making Classes

Family Jam Making Classes

A wonderful opportunity for Families to learn how to cook jam in our beloved 1903 kitchen! Call for reservations! Next class 12/15 1pm

Support Our Sponsors

Cape Cod Life Magazine Massachusetts Cultural Council Arts Foundation of Cape Cod The Museum Trail First Citizens Federal Credit Union Cape Cod 5 Kiwanis Sunderland Printing Oyster Harbors Marine
Critter Capers

Critter Capers

Come listen to a story while visiting Green Briar's critters! Fridays at 11am. $2 Non Members, Members Free.

Tales & Trails

Tales & Trails

Listen to a story, visit the animals, and venture into the woodsy trails of Green Briar. Mondays 11am. Rain or shine.

Tuesday Tweets

Tuesday Tweets

Discover the wonderful world of Cape Cod birding with bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers! Next session Nov 6th 11am

Birdwatching for Beginners

Birdwatching for Beginners

Join bird nerd, Gretchen Moran Towers for Birdwatching for Beginners! Next session November 15 11:00am

Private Jam Class Parties

Private Jam Class Parties

We offer classes in making Jam, Chutney, Marmalade, Conserves, and Pickles.

Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Hop, skip, and jump to Green Briar Nature Center for a unique party setting!

Adult Nature Club

Adult Nature Club

Join us on monthly expert-led walks with topics ranging from entire habitats down to individual species. Next Session: November 3rd, Insects in Winter!