Cemetery

The Woodstock Historical Society Presents a….

Cemetery Tour

With 7 living history portyals

Learn about Woodstock’s history as you meet some of the town’s most fascinating past residents.

  • A grave robber
  • A silversmith with a secret
  • An African American Civil War soldier
  • and more!

Location: River Street Cemetery

Date: October 26

Time: 6-8pm
Starting at 6:00 pm, tours will depart every 10 minutes. The last tour of the evening will begin at 7:20 pm.

Admission: By Donation

For more information, please call the Woodstock History Center at 802-457-1822 or go to woodstockhistorical.org

Pumpkins

Celebrate the start of fall at Billings Farm and Museum!

Voted by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce as a Top 10 Fall Event for 2014, the weekend features hands-on activities and programs, plus pumpkin and apple displays highlighting these two important fall crops, their historical importance, and many uses. Horse-drawn wagon rides are included with admission.

Take the apple taste test and vote for your favorite! Lend a hand pressing cider, making pumpkin or apple ice cream, and peeling apples for drying. Join in the “pumpkin and apple fun” with apple races, pumpkin bowling, apples-on-a-string, sampling pumpkin bread and pumpkin Legos®. See apple butter being made in the farmhouse kitchen and take home a recipe for “Pumpion Pye.”

Festivities take place Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 from 10am to 5pm.

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

Learn more at: www.billingsfarm.org/programs-events/special_events/pumpkin_apple.html

Plymouth

Vermont is no stranger to great local food. Get yours at this year’s Cheese & Harvest Festival in Plymouth! There will be award-winning Plymouth Vermont cheese to be eaten, the Plymouth Cheese Factory to be toured, wagons to be ridden, historic demonstrations to be seen, and more!

Bring your whole family along for a recipe contest and barbecue.

The event will take place September 20th at 10:00am at the President Calvin Coolidge Historic Site (3780 Vermont 100A, Plymouth, VT 05056).

To learn more about Plymouth Artisan Cheeses, visit their website at www.plymouthartisancheese.com.