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Voted a Top 10 Fall Event for 2014! Pumpkin & Apple Celebration at Billings Farm & Museum

WOODSTOCK, VERMONT... Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont's rural heritage, will host its annual Pumpkin & Apple Celebration on Saturday and Sunday, October 4 & 5, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Voted by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce as a Top 10 Fall Event for 2014, the weekend features hands-on activities and programs, plus pumpkin and apple displays highlighting these two important fall crops, their historical importance, and many uses. Horse-drawn 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 pumpkin Legos®. See apple butter being made in the farmhouse kitchen and take home a recipe for “Pumpion Pye.”

Admission: adults: $14.00; 62 and over: $13.00; children 5-15: $8.00; 3-4: $4.00; under 3: free.