WOODSTOCK, VERMONT... Billings Farm & Museum will host its annual Pumpkin & Apple Celebration on Saturday and Sunday, September 29 & 30, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This family-friendly celebration features hands-on activities, programs, and displays centered around these vital crops and explores their historical importance and many uses. 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 watch apple butter being made in the farmhouse kitchen.
Billings Farm & Museum offers a year-round calendar of programs and family-friendly events. Find more information online at billingsfarm.org or by calling 802-457-2355.
Billings Farm is an operating Jersey dairy farm that continues a nearly 150-year tradition of agricultural excellence and offers farm programs and historical exhibits exploring Vermont’s rural heritage. 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.