Gateway to Vermont’s Rural Heritage

Calendar

Billings Farm is open daily May 1 through October 31, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and weekends November - February, and Christmas & February vacation weeks from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Weekend - Nov. 28 - 30. Discover how Thanksgiving was observed in the 1890 Farm House at the Billings Farm – preparations, menu, and entertainment – and the critical and demanding work of harvesting crops each fall. The “History of Thanksgiving” programs will be presented in the parlor; cider pressing and harvest and food preservation activities for every age. Horse-drawn wagon rides. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Christmas at the Farm – Dec. 6 & 7 and Dec. 20 - Jan. 1 (excluding Christmas Day). Learn how Christmas was celebrated in late 19th century Woodstock in the farmhouse and linger in the cozy kitchen as treats are baked in the woodstove. Holiday programs and making historic ornaments. Don't miss a winter visit to the farm. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Dec. 26-Jan. 1 – horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides (weather permitting). 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wassail Weekend – Dec. 12, 13, & 14. You'll be welcomed to tour the festively decorated 1890 Farm House; make a historic ornament as a memento of your visit. Sunday: horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides (weather permitting). 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For a complete listing of events.

The Rockefeller Legacy

Laurance S. Rockefeller's legacy is reflected in Woodstock and its environs. Here, he applied his belief in conservation, sustainable land use, and heritage as values that are essential to culture, community, and the human spirit.

In The Spotlight

Billings Farm announces the continuation of its farm internship program for 2015.

Show Results for Billings Farm at the 2014 International Jersey Show, World Dairy Expo, Madison, Wisconsin - October, 2014

Billings Farm fairs very well at Eastern State Expo & Champlain Valley Fair.

Billings Farm & Museum announces the Peoples Choice awards for the 28th Annual Quilt Exhibition.

WCAX Interview with Gov. Madeleine Kunin & David Donath, authors featured in the recently published book, The Vermont Difference: Perspectives from the Green Mountain State.

Ottauquechee River restoration project in Woodstock, VT receives funding.

Working Lands - Our Vermont Home - January, 2013

Billings Farm & Museum offers "Heart of Vermont" Driving Tour CD and Map.

The Vermont Difference book cover Woodstock Vermont Film Series 2014-2015

Proud to receive the TripAdvisor 2014 Award of Excellence