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, September 29 & 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Hands-on activities and programs will highlight these two versatile fall crops, their historical importance, and many uses.
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 apples. 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.
The pumpkin display includes white, blue, and striped pumpkins; learn more about this hearty, nourishing, and versatile vegetable, first cultivated 9,000 years ago. The "Apple Display From A to Z" festures apples and information about various types - a sampling of the 7,000 varieties of apples classified in the U.S. alone! Horse-drawn wagon rides are included with admission.
Admission: adults: $12.00; 62 and over: $11.00; children 5-15: $6.00; 3-4: $3.00; under 3: free.