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26 Sep



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14 Aug


11th Annual Vermont Fine Furniture
Woodworking & Forest Festival
September 27-28, 2014

Located on Crossroad of Vermont Byway
on Route 4 in beautiful Woodstock, VT
Saturday 9:30am to 5:00pm • Sunday 10:00am to 4:30pm

From Forest to Table!
From walking through the forest at Vermont’s National Park to shopping amongst Vermont’s finest woodworkers and furniture makers!



13 Aug

28th Annual Quilt Exhibition
Aug. 1 – Sept. 21
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This juried exhibition of colorful quilts made by quilters living in Windsor County, Vermont, celebrates 28 years of quilting excellence at the Billings Farm. Quilting demonstrations and programs; activities for children and adults. {Click for more Quilt Exhibition info}



21 May


Saturday May 24th


Woodstock Village

Cheese & Dairy


 Billings Farm and Museum
Sat. & Sun.
May 24 & 25

 Woodstock Garden Club

Plant Sale  

8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Norman Williams Library
Front Lawn
Great Woostock Resale 

May 24, 2014

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Union Arena Woodstock Union High School  Route 4

Woodstock, VT

The “Great Woodstock Resale”, a community-wide indoor “flea market/yard sale” sponsored by Norman Williams Public Library admission: $3.00  contact Norman Williams or call 457-2295 Thank you for supporting your local Library

Simon Pearce


 Great Weekend Sale 
 Calvin Coolidge
 The Coolidges, Plymouth and the Civil War
                                                 Vermont Crafts Council Presents
                                             2014 Vermont Open Studio Weekend
                                                                   May 24 & 25
                                                               10:00 am- 5:00pm
                                                               Map and Directions
Killington Stage Race
May 24-26
Woodstock and surrounding towns
Bikers on the Road!

April Happenings at Billings Farm

10 Apr

Billings Farm’s Baby Animal Day set for Saturday, April 19th

Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, will feature Baby Animal Day on Saturday, April 19th, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The event will feature family-centered programs with the farm’s calves, lambs, and chicks, plus ducklings and goslings; also horse-drawn wagon rides, heirloom garden and children’s activities.

Get up close with chicks, ducklings, and goslings, and learn about their care, diet, and growth. Pom-pom chick and lamb handprint craft activities will be on hand for children.

Start planning your garden as you learn about the importance of heirloom seeds and select a few varieties from the Billings Farm garden to plant at home.

Admission includes all programs and activities, the farm life exhibits, plus the working dairy farm and horse-drawn wagon rides.

Admission: adults: $14.00; over 62: $13.00; children 5-15: $8.00; 3-4: $4.00; under 3: free.

Billings Farm & Museum in September

28 Aug
27th Annual Quilt Exhibition
Daily, through Sunday, Sept. 22
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This juried exhibition of colorful quilts made by quilters living in Windsor County, Vermont, celebrates 27 years of quilting excellence at the Billings Farm. Quilting demonstrations and programs; activities for children and adults. {Click for more Quilt Exhibition info}

Labor & Leisure Day
Sunday, September 1
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Work and fun on the farm!  Wagon rides, building a split rail fence, ice cream making, and laundry – using a washboard and wringer – and more. {Click for more Labor & Leisure Day info}


Programs for Preschoolers
Wednesdays, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. 
Each program features a story, special visit to the farm, hands-on activity, and a healthy snack.  Fee and preregistration required.  {Click for more Programs for Preschoolers info}
Traditional Craft Saturdays
Saturday, September 7, 14, 21, & 28
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Please see sidebar for information.   
Wagon Ride Wednesdays
Each Wednesday, through Sept. 25
Horse-drawn wagon rides offered from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., plus daily programs and activities. {Click for more Wagon Ride Wednesday info}

Smithsonian Magazine’s
National Museum Day Live!  
Saturday, Sept. 28
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Free admission for Smithsonian magazine readers and visitors to  {Click for more National Museum Day info}

Foodways Fridays
Each Friday, through Oct. 18
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Discover how we use the seasonal vegetables and herbs grown in our heirloom garden in historic recipes. {Click for more Foodways Friday info}

Traditional Craft Saturdays

Explore a series of Vermont crafts – their history, process, and uses – through informal learning and discovery.  A different craft will be featured each week.

Saturday, September 7

Woodworking with Ross Morgan from Craftsbury, VT.  Ross will demonstrate the steps and techniques involved in working with a large piece of wood while cutting, filing, steaming, drying, and shaping it into axe handles, split shingles, and a snath (the curved handle of a scythe).
     Saturday, September 14
Rug Braiding with Delsie Hoyt, West Fairlee, VT.  Delsie will encourage visitors to try their hand braiding rugs, as she demonstrates her considerable skills.  A sampling of Delsie’s rugs (like “Moon Dog,” shown below) also will be on display.

Saturday, September 21

Natural Wool Dyeing with Kristin Husher, Williston, VT.  Discover the process required for dyeing wool with natural materials.  Kristin will demonstrate scouring and dyeing wool shorn from one of the farm’s Southdown ewes.
             Saturday, September 28 Tinsmithing with John Peterson, Otter Creek Tinware, Brandon, VT.  John will demonstrate making both functional and decorative tinware, focusing on the late 19th century, when numerous household utensils, storage containers, and lighting devises were made of tin.
28 Aug
Right-click here to download pictures. To help protect your privacy, Outlook prevented automatic download of this picture from the Internet. Saturday, August 31
3:00 pm
Our Lady of the Snows

Free (Suggested Donation) 

A Woodstock tradition for 16 years!  This season’s Annual Mozart Festival, led by celebrated violist Scott Woolweaver, will highlight a selection of Mozart masterpieces and will close, as always, with the mysterious and powerful Ave Verum Corpus.   The ensemble also features John Lindsey, violin; Michael Dabroski, violin; Peter Sulski, viola; and Karen Kaderavek, cello.

Program includes:

  • Serenade No. 13 in G Major (“Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”), K. 525 (1787)
  • Viola Quintet in D Major, K. 593 (1790)
  • Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618 (1791)




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