Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, will host its 18th Annual Antique Tractor Day on Sunday, August 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. featuring both restored and unrestored tractors dating from the 1920s to the 1970s. The narrated tractor parade at 1:00 p.m. provides a wonderful opportunity to see the machines operating, while learning the details and historical background of each tractor. Tractor-drawn wagon rides will be offered along with activities for children to include: make-it-take-it wooden tractors, a toy tractor sandbox, ice cream making, and pedal tractor pulls.
Admission to Antique Tractor Day, and all related programs and activities, is included with general admission to Billings Farm & Museum. A bonus for event attendees is admission to the 32nd Annual Quilt Exhibition, on display at Billings Farm & Museum through September 16.
The Billings Farm & Museum is operated by The Woodstock Foundation, Inc., a charitable, non-profit institution. For further information: 802-457-2355 or www.billingsfarm.org.
Billings Farm is an operating Jersey dairy farm that continues a 147-year tradition of agricultural excellence and offers farm programs and historical exhibits that explore Vermont’s rural heritage and values. The Farm & Museum has served as a gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage for over 1.7 million visitors and 100,000 of the region’s school children. Open daily April 1 through October 31, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekends Nov. – Feb., and Christmas & Presidents’ weeks, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission: adults: $16.00; 62 & over: $14.00; children 5-15: $8.00; 3-4: $4.00; 2 & under: free. The Farm & Museum is located one-half mile north of the Woodstock village green on Vermont Route 12. For information: 802-457-2355 or www.billingsfarm.org.