Upcoming Events

April

April 4, 7:30pm–9:20pm
Film: THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA at Pentangle Arts
31 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-3981
pentanglearts.org
Andrea (Anne Hathaway) is a small-town girl in her first job out of college, who tries to navigate the waters of the high-powered fashion magazine world — while surviving her impossibly demanding new boss, Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep). Also starring Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci. Directed by David Frankel. Part of Pentangle Arts’ Thank You Thursday free film series.

April 1, 7:30pm–9:15pm
Film: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Pentangle Arts
31 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-3981
pentanglearts.org
Based on the play by the late Neil Simon, newlyweds Corie (Jane Fonda), a free spirit, and Paul Bratter (Robert Redford), an uptight lawyer, share a sixth-floor apartment in Greenwich Village. Soon after their marriage, Corie tries to find a companion for mother, Ethel (Mildred Natwick), who is now alone, and sets up Ethel with neighbor Victor (Charles Boyer). Inappropriate behavior on a double date causes conflict, and the young couple considers divorce. Directed by Gene Saks. Part of Pentangle Arts’ Thank You Thursday free film series.

April 19–20, 10:00am–5:00pm
Baby Farm Animal Celebration
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Meet the farm’s newest additions during family-centered programs with our lambs, chicks, piglets, goats, and calves; heirloom seed planting; 1890 Farm Manager’s House, farm life exhibits and dairy bar will be open.

May

May 12, 10:00am–5:00pm
Draft Animal Day
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Explore large animal power in the Billings Farm fields. Local teams of oxen, working steers, and draft horses will demonstrate throughout the day. In honor of Mother’s Day, mothers receive free admission.

May 25–26, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sheep Shearing & Herding
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Watch the spring shearing of the farm’s ewes and demonstrations of Border Collies herding sheep in the farm fields. Hands-on wool activities.

June

June 1, 10:00am–11:00am
The Magic School Bus Live!
Woodstock Town Hall Theatre
(802) 457-3981
pentanglearts.org/education
Part of Pentangle Arts’ Youth in Arts Program. Theatreworks USA’s new musical adaptation based on the original book series published by Scholastic. When the planetarium is closed and the field trip is ruined, Ms. Frizzle saves the day! The Magic School Bus blasts off into outer space to explore the solar system! Ms. Frizzle gets separated from the group and her class must travel through the planets and beyond to rescue her.

June 22–23, 10:00am–5:00pm
Dairy Celebration Days
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2355
billingsfarm.org
June is Dairy Month! Celebrate Vermont’s distinctive dairy heritage during this two-day event. Sample delicious dairy products. Engaging culinary programs include making cheese, ice cream, and butter. Goat soapmaking and additional activities. Sunday: Watch local students compete in the Youth Invitational Dairy Show.

July

July 4, 10:00am–5:00pm
Old Vermont 4th
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2355
billingsfarm.org
A patriotic family celebration featuring the reading of the Declaration of Independence, a historic debate, wagon rides, making 1890 flags, spelling bees, sack races, playing historic base ball, and lots more.

July 5, 7:00pm–8:00pm
Old Fashioned Band Concert and Ice Cream Social
26 Elm Street, Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-1822
woodstockhistorycenter.org
On Friday, July 5th, at 7:00 pm, the Woodstock History Center will host an ice cream social and band concert, with the South Royalton Town Band. The concert will be held on the History Center’s back lawn, 26 Elm Street, Woodstock, VT. The public is invited! Admission is free with donations gratefully accepted. Please bring a blanket or chair. Note: The concert will be cancelled in the event of rain.

July 21, 10:00am–5:00pm
National Ice Cream Day
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Help make and sample four flavors of ice cream as we celebrate the great American dessert. Wagon rides and playing historic base ball.

July 27–September 15, 10:00am–5:00pm
33rd Annual Quilt Exhibition
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
This juried exhibition of colorful quilts made exclusively in Windsor County will celebrate 33 years of quilting excellence at the Billings Farm. Quilting demonstrations, programs and activities for children and adults.

July 27, 6:30pm–10:00pm
Farm to Ballet
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
This colorful ballet performance reinterprets classical pieces to tell the story of three seasons on a Vermont farm. Accompanied by a live string sextet playing Vivaldi. Separate fee. Reservations recommended.

August

August 4, 10:00am–5:00pm
Antique Tractor Day
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Tractors made between the 1920s and 1970s will be displayed from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., by the proud and talented folks who restored them.
The ever popular tractor parade at 1:00 p.m. Tractor-drawn wagon rides and tractor activities for everyone. Pedal tractor pulls for kids!

October

October 5–6, 10:00am–5:00pm
Autumn Wagon Ride Weekend
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Narrated wagon rides around the Billings’ fields during the height of fall foliage; farm programs and activities.

October 12–13, 10:00am–5:00pm
Harvest Festival
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Join us for a traditional Vermont harvest celebration with a husking bee and barn dance; cider pressing, harvesting root vegetables, “putting food by,” and more. Hot spiced cider and doughnuts available.

October 27, 10:00am–5:00pm
A Family Halloween
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Halloween fun for all ages! Doughnuts-on-a-string, pumpkin carving, Halloween tales, and lots more. Enjoy a tractor-drawn wagon ride around the farm. Visit the pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkin! Costume parades at 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. Children in costume admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

December 13–15, 10:00am–7:30pm
Wassail Weekend
Filled with twinkling lights, historic decorated homes, breakfast with Santa, and so much more, the town transforms into the holiday wonderland of your dreams, complete with sleigh bells during our Wassail Parade and holiday decorations at Billings Farm that harken back to historic 19th century charm. There’s something for all ages throughout this festive holiday weekend. But don’t wait! Lodging and activities are filling up fast, so make your reservations now!


Weekly Events

Tuesdays, 10:00am–5:00pm (July 2–August 20)
Time Travel Tuesdays
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Join us in the 1890 Farm Manager’s House on Tuesdays to experience late 19th century chores and pastimes. There’s plenty of work and fun for every age!

Wednesdays, 11:00am–3:00pm (July 3–September 18)
Wagon Ride Wednesdays
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Wagon rides featured each Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesdays, 3:00pm–6:00pm (June 5–October 16)
Market On The Green
The Village Green
Over 30 local vendors, cheese, veggies, prepared foods, ice cream, pottery, bread, meats and crafts, live music every week, children’s activities.

Fridays, 10:00am–5:00pm (May 3 – October 25)
Foodway Fridays
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road , Woodstock, VT 05091
802-457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Every Friday discover how we use seasonal vegetables and herbs from our heirloom garden in historic recipes. Different take-home recipes each week!

Saturdays, 10:00am-5:00pm
Traditional Craft Saturdays at the Billings Farm & Museum
Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock, VT 05091
(802) 457-2355
billingsfarm.org
Explore traditional crafts and learn more about their history, process, and use from experienced crafters.