An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 8, 2023
Harvest Celebration, Saturday, October 7 & Sunday, October 8, 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Gather and celebrate the change of the season with harvest activities, food, and fun for the whole family. This lively two-day Harvest Celebration will feature traditional barn dancing, live music, pumpkin bowling, crafts, stories, and all kinds of harvest activities.
Against a backdrop of autumn foliage, guests can take a picturesque wagon ride through the pastures, husk and shell corn, harvest sunflower seeds for next year’s garden, and press apples into delicious cider. Guests can help gather ripe produce in the Farmstead Gardens, learn all about the varieties of apples in Vermont, and sample the sweet and savory combination of apples and Billings Farm Cheddar Cheeses.
10:30AM, 1PM, 4PM Learn about Apples
11AM, 12PM, 2PM, 3PM Join the Barn Dance
11AM – 3PM Take a Wagon Ride
11AM – 4PM Try Cider Pressing in the Learning Kitchen
11:30AM, 2:30PM, 4:30PM Listen to Harvest Stories
12:30PM, 1:30PM, 3:30PM Corn Husking & Shelling / Harvest Program
The Farmhouse Scoop Shop will feature the quintessential taste of fall: pumpkin ice cream and seasonal sundaes, plus hot spiced cider and apple cider donuts, available for purchase from 11:00AM – 4:30PM.
The Billings Farm Mooveable Feast Food Truck will be serving grilled cheese and mac & cheese made with Billings Farm Cheddar Cheese, as well as waffle dogs and other snacks from 11AM to 4PM.
The Wicked Awesome BBQ Food Truck will be on site Saturday and Sunday from 11:00AM – 4:00PM, serving traditional American BBQ for purchase.
The Harvest Celebration is included with daily admission to Billings Farm & Museum.