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CANTERBURY — Canterbury Shaker Village will celebrate Mother Ann Day on Sunday, August 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets are $17 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-17, children under 5 are free. Family rates are available. A special tour of the Shaker Women in Leadership will be given at 2 p.m. and is included in the price of admission.

Mother Ann Day is an authentic event originating with the Shakers themselves, in celebration of Shaker leader Mother Ann Lee's arrival in America in 1774. The Shaker Women in Leadership Tour will feature the stories of Mother Ann, Eldress Dorothy Durgin and Emeline Hart and will conclude with a dramatic vignette. The tour will be followed by complimentary Shaker rosewater cake and tea.

To purchase tickets in advance, visit www.shakers.org/events or call (603) 783-9511.