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Voted a Top 10 Fall Event for 2013! 29th Annual Harvest Weekend Featured at Billings Farm & Museum

WOODSTOCK, VERMONT... The Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont's rural heritage, will host the 29th Annual Harvest Weekend on October 12 & 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Voted by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce a Top 10 Fall Event for 2013, the weekend features a husking bee and barn dance, plus a variety of 19th century harvest activities and programs for the entire family.

Each day a traditional husking bee will begin at noon, followed by a barn dance from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Lend a hand pressing cider, preserving apples, and threshing grain. Harvesting the heirloom vegetable garden will be nearing completion and children can help dig potatoes and other root crops and learn how crops are “put up” for the winter.

Other activities include: making butter and ice cream, apples-on-a-string, and 19th century games. Hot-spiced cider and homemade doughnuts will be on hand for all! Admission includes all programs and activities.

Admission: adults: $12.00; 62 and over: $11.00; children 5-15: $6.00; 3-4: $3.00; under 3: free.