Learn about late 19th century Thanksgiving traditions as the Farm & Museum celebrates Thanksgiving Weekend. Discover how Thanksgiving was observed at the Billings Farm with festivity preparations, menu, entertainment, and the demanding work of the harvest. The event will feature costumed staff demonstrating cooking traditional Thanksgiving fare in the farmhouse, holiday programs, milking the herd, and horse-drawn wagon rides. The operating dairy farm, farm life exhibits, and the tours of the farm manager’s house – along with all programs and activities - are included in the entrance fee.
Guests of Woodstock Inn & Resort recieve free admission.
The Billings Farm & Museum is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation Inc.
Billings Farm is an operating Jersey dairy farm that continues a 146-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 340,000 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: $15.00; 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.