Draft Animal Day Featured at Billings Farm & Museum

May 6, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Community Events

WOODSTOCK, VERMONT . . . Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, will feature Draft Animal Day on Sunday, May 6, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The event will feature local teamsters, including area 4H students, with their draft horses and oxen.

Learn all about the historic role these powerful animals played on the farm and how they are used today in sustainable land practices with pulling and plowing demonstrations and programs. 4H students will test their knowledge in a quiz bowl and put their teams through an obstacle course. 

Admission includes all programs and activities plus the farm life exhibits, 1890 Farm House, and working dairy farm. For additional information, contact the museum:  (802) 457-2355 or www.billingsfarm.org.

The Billings Farm & Museum is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation Inc., a charitable non-profit institution.

 

Billings Farm is an operating Jersey dairy farm that continues 147-year tradition of agricultural excellence and offers farm programs and historical exhibits that explore Vermont’s rural heritage and values. Open daily, April 2 through October 31, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekends Nov. – Feb., and Christmas & February vacation 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.