Welcome

(Photos by Lisa Cenis and Sue Brennan)

Welcome to the Colonial Carriage and Driving Society’s web site. This site is intended to give up-to-date information about our club meetings and special events. The Society welcomes everyone to join the club, whether you drive carriage horses or just have an interest in the history and traditions of carriage driving. Open meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at Orleton Farm in Stockbridge, Mass. Some meetings feature an informational speaker as well as the normal business.


 Cancelled: Orleton Farm Driving Show

Message to Exhibitors from the Orleton Driving Show Committee

In these uncertain times of the Covid19 virus, Colonial Carriage & Orleton Farm want you to know the safety and health of our exhibitors and volunteers is our upmost concern. Due to the uncertainty of what the status of our local environment may be this summer, we have made the decision to cancel the show for this year. As you can imagine, there is much pre-planning and pre-ordering that must occur prior to the event. So we had to make the decision early rather than take a more wait-and-see approach.

Any entry fees and stall fees submitted to date will, of course, be returned.

Please send any news you may have for the newsletter (new members to the family, photos from events, want ads) to Jen Wilcox at: jen.wilcox@verizon.net or Harvey at: hwaller562@aol.com.

Please check “Listing of Events” on this site for details on other upcoming events. The Society hosts a variety of events, such as driving clinics, informal drives, the Orleton Farm Pleasure Driving Show, Winter Classic Sleigh Rally, Lenox Tub Parade, and Summer Fun Day. Fun Day was created as an opportunity for recreational drivers, as well as seasoned whips, to experience games and friendly competition. The members enjoy the social aspect the Society brings to each meeting and special event, where friends get together to have fun, drive their horses, and to learn more about carriage driving.

The Colonial Carriage and Driving Society was officially formed on January 15, 1989. Twenty-five years later, the club continues to grow and offer many exciting activities. Come to our events or join our club and enjoy the history and tradition of carriage driving.