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Maple Celebration at the Farm
February 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until March 1, 2020
Celebrate Vermont maple syrup with tastings and cooking demonstrations and learn about the maple sugaring process during February vacation weeks at Billings Farm &: Museum. The Farm & Museum are open to visitors daily from February 15 through March 1, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Maple Celebration will include:
– Daily samplings of local Vermont maple syrup in our Learning Kitchen, and tastings of recipes that utilize Billings Farm cheeses and yogurt
– Sugar on snow, a traditional Vermont treat
– Sample and collect recipes for maple popcorn, maple shortbread and other delicious uses for maple syrup.
– Build a snowman or other snow creation using accessories provided – post a picture of your snowman on Facebook or Instagram and be entered to win a gift certificate for Billings Farm cheese
Horse-drawn sleigh rides, conditions permitting, on February 15-17, 19, 21-23, 28-29 and March 1, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Storytime featuring books about maple and sugaring.
New exhibit in the ice house on ice cutting in Vermont
Learn more about sugaring and ice cutting in our year-round Farm Life Exhibits
Artist-in-Residence and author Kristina Rodanas will be leading crafts and presenting readings of her children’s book Huck’s Way Home, and can sign copies which are available in the Museum Shop.
Step back in time when you enter the 1890’s Farm Manager’s House, with authentic woodstove cooking demonstrations daily
Meet our Jersey cows, draft horses, oxen, chickens, and sheep and visit our historic Dairy Farm
View the Academy Award® nominated film, A Place in the Land, and learn the connections between the history of the people who established Billings Farm and the history of stewardship and innovation that has made Billings Farm a landmark in Woodstock and throughout Vermont.