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Hot Air Balloon

This Father’s Day weekend, the skies over Quechee and the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire will be filled with hot air balloons ushering in the annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon, Craft & Music Festival, the longest running hot air balloon festivals in New England.

Don’t miss this exciting festival featuring over 20 hot air balloons, with five flights scheduled throughout the festival with additional tethered rides during the day. Enjoy continuous music and entertainment for all ages, and over 60 craft artisans and commercial vendors. Children’s activities include train rides, a bounce house and more. And of course there will be festival food with local healthy options and a beer and wine garden, with more surprises on site!

Learn more at www.quecheeballoonfestival.com

The Billings Farm & Museum is the perfect place to spend your Summer weekends! Here are some weekly events they host during the warmer months.

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Ice Cream Sundays (June 7-28)

June is Dairy Month! Lend a hand making and sampling delicious ice cream at 12:15 & 2:15 p.m. while learning the history and science of this dairy treat. Admission: Adults: $14, seniors: $13, children ages 5-15 $8, ages 3 & 4 $4, 2 & under free.

Wagon Ride Wednesdays at Billings Farm & Museum (July 1-September 1)

Horse-drawn wagon rides featured each Wednesday from 11:00 a.m-3:00 p.m. Admission: Adults: $14, seniors: $13, children ages 5-15 $8, ages 3 & 4 $4, 2 & under free.

Time Travel Tuesdays at Billings Farm & Museum (July 7-August 18)

Every Tuesday from July 7 – August 18: Time Travel Tuesdays Experience late 19th century chores and pastimes in the farmhouse firsthand, and stay as long as you like. There’s plenty of work and fun for every age! Admission: Adults: $14, seniors: $13, children ages 5-15 $8, ages 3 & 4 $4, 2 & under free.

Foodways Fridays at Billings Farm & Museum (July 10-October 16)

Foodways Fridays Discover how we use seasonal vegetable and herbs from our heirloom garden in historic recipes. Different take-home recipes each week! Admission: Adults: $14, seniors: $13, children ages 5-15 $8, ages 3 & 4 $4, 2 & under free.

Learn more at billingsfarm.com