Upcoming Events in Woodstock Vermont
|Wagon Ride Wednesdays - Horse-drawn wagon rides featured each Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Enjoy the sites and sounds along the Ottauquechee River. Learn more about the farm from a different perspective. July through September.|
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Jazz in the Tavern
Community Dance & Torchlight Ski Parade
Address: Suicide Six Ski Area , Woodstock, Vermont
|2 - 5||Vacation Programs for Children at Billings Farm & Museum - Vacation Programs for Children ages 6-12. Visit with the farm animals, bake cookies, and take a sleigh ride around the farm. Preregistration and fee required.|
|9 - 11||Sleigh Ride Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum - Horse-drawn sleigh rides through the frosty farm fields, sledding with "jack jumper" sleds, visits to the working dairy farm and restored farmhouse, farm programs, and hands-on activities. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
Glad Rags Sale
- For more than 50 years the Glad Rags Sale has featured previously-owned & new quality family clothing, all sizes, as well as accessories, shoes, linens, jewelry and small household items. Included in the sale are many new gifts donated by area businesses. Glad Rags is a non-profit organization. Proceeds from the sale are distributed among local charities. Always the 4th Saturday of April and October. Donations needed.
Doors open at 9am. Doors close at 12:30 for lunch and re-open again from 1- 3:30 pm for half price time.
Personal checks with ID and cash are accepted. No credit cards. Strollers and backpacks are not allowed inside the building. Thanks - we look forward to seeing you there!
|24||Annual Community Showcase - Don't miss your chance to see some the areas best amateur and professional performers on the stage. There will be dancers, singers, comedians and a few surprises as Pentangle presents its Annual Community Showcase. Don't miss this great community event, and remember - you never know who you'll see grace the stage.7:30pm.|
|24 - 25||Sheep Herding with Border Collies at Billings Farm & Museum - Watch as these amazing shepherds demonstrate their instincts and training as they herd sheep in the farm fields. Meet a ewe from our Southdown flock, learn how we care for her, and why this breed was important on this farm a century ago. Spinning, knitting, and weaving.|
|15 - 16||Cheese & Dairy Celebration - Celebrate Vermont’s distinctive dairy heritage during a weekend of sampling delicious New England cheeses & dairy products and meeting local cheese makers; dairy education programs, making cheese, ice cream, and butter.|
|4||Old Vermont 4th at Billings Farm & Museum - Featuring the reading of the Declaration of Independence at noon, historic debates, making 1890 flags, Presidential silhouettes, and Uncle Sam book marks. Horse-drawn wagon rides, spelling bee, ice cream making and the egg toss.|
|11||National Ice Cream Day - Help make and sample four flavors of ice cream as we celebrate the great American dessert. Horse-drawn wagon rides.|
|18||Hay Day at Billings Farm & Museum - A summer day in the farm fields, featuring traditional haying techniques, including cutting, raking, and tedding with the Farm's draft horses and equipment. Quench your thirst with a sample of Switchel, the haymaker's drink. Especially for families: Find a Penny-In-The-Haystack, making scarecrows puppets & clothespin horses; horse-drawn wagon rides, farm programs, and activities.|
|Art in the Park - Sponsored by Pentangle Council on the Arts|
|24 - 12||Annual Quilt Exhibition at Billings Farm & Museum - Our annual juried exhibition of colorful and exquisitely designed quilts made in Windsor County, Vermont. Quilting demonstrations, programs, and activities for children and adults. August and September.|
|25||Antique Tractor Day at Billings Farm & Museum - Tractors made between 1930 and the 1960s will be displayed from 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. by the proud and talented folks who restored them. The tractor parade at 1:00 p.m., includes restoration details and historical information. Tractor-drawn wagon rides and tractor activities for children, including the popular tractor sandbox. Plan to purchase lunch from the Teago Volunteer Fire Department – all proceeds benefit the department.|
|7 - 8||Heritage Chicken Days - We’ll feature a variety of heritage chicken breeds to learn about their unique traits, plus baby chicks. Fun facts about chickens and eggs, plus the egg toss and games.|
|28 - 18||Traditional Craft Saturdays at Billings Farm & Msueum - Explore a series of Vermont crafts every Saturday in September at Billings Farm & Museum. Learn about the history, process, and use of these utilitarian and decorative items, through hands-on learning opportunities.|
|29||Labor & Leisure at Billings Farm & Museum - Work and fun on the farm! Horse-drawn wagon rides, building a split rail fence, ice cream making, and laundry the old-fashioned way - using a washboard and wringer!|
|25 - 26||Pumpkin & Apple Celebration at Billings Farm & Museum - Apple and pumpkin displays, apple tasting, trivia contest, cider pressing, pruning and grafting demonstrations in the farm orchard, apple scavenger hunt, pumpkin races, apples-on-a-string, pumpkin ice ice cream, cooking apple butter in the farmhouse, and corn husk dolls. Take home a Jack-Be-Little miniature pumpkin or gourd, and enjoy horse drawn wagon rides.|
|2 - 3||Harvest Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum - Harvest Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum. A Top 10 Fall Event. Featuring a traditional husking bee and lively barn dance. Hands-on activities include cider pressing, shelling corn, putting food by, threshing grain, and historic games. Hot cider & homemade doughnuts.|
|9 - 10||Wagon Ride Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum - Capture the colors of a Vermont autumn on a narrated horse-drawn wagon ride around the fields and along the Ottauquechee River; farm programs and activities.|
Glad Rags Sale
- Good previously owned & new family clothing in all sizes as well as accessories, shoes, jewelry and small household items. Included in the sale are many new gifts donated by area Businesses. Glad Rags is a non-profit organization. Receipts from the sale are distributed amongst local charities. Always the 4th Saturday of April and October. 9am.
As always our proceeds will be going to local charitable organizations.
|17||A Family Halloween at Billings Farm & Museum - A not-so-scary celebration designed especially for young children. Doughnuts on a string, pumpkin carving for families, historic games, Halloween tales, plus horse-drawn wagon rides. Costume parades at 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. Children in costume accompanied by an adult admitted free!|
|24 - 14||Wagon Ride Weekends at Billings Farm & Museum - Horse-drawn wagon rides; visit the dairy farm and farmhouse; programs and activities. Saturday and Sunday,10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
|19 - 21||Thanksgiving Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum - A Top 10 Winter Event! Visit with costumed guides as they demonstrate the preparation of a traditional 19th century Thanksgiving meal in the 1890 Farm House. Engaging activities for every age and programs in the parlor each day. Enjoy a traditional homemade treat and a horse-drawn wagon ride. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
|27 - 22||Christmas at Billings Farm & Museum - A Top 10 Fall Event. December weekends. Visit the authentically decorated farmhouse with preparations underway for the holiday meal. Visit the working dairy farm. Holiday programs and activities, plus making historic ornaments. Traditional music performed in the parlor on selected days. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Excluding Christmas Day. First Saturday and Sunday and then the Saturday before Christmas to New Year's day.|
|3 - 5||Wassail Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum - Tour the 1890 Farm House - authentically decorated for the season - and make an historic Christmas ornament. Special activities: Saturday: traditional music performed in the parlor at noon. Sunday: horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides. Friday, 1:00-4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday - 10:00-4:00 p.m.|