Billings Farm & Museum Celebrates National Ice Cream Day! Sunday, July 18, 2021
WOODSTOCK, VERMONT. . . Billings Farm & Museum joins the nation in celebrating the “Great American Dessert,” Sunday, July 18 from 10AM-5PM.
Sample ice cream, sundae toppings and homemade cones. Enjoy the lively music of Tom McKenzie and take a wagon ride around the farm. Children can make ice cream cone bookmarks and listen to ice cream stories. At 2pm, baseball fans and players are invited to join our staff in an old-fashioned game of “base ball.” The Dairy Bar will feature our Celebration Sundae topped with chocolate and caramel sauce, available for purchase on July 18th only.
A bonus for event attendees is the 35th Annual Quilt Exhibition on display through August 22. Check Out the Chickens at 11 am, 1 & 3 pm and get up close with the farm’s heritage breeds. Families can partake in a “chicken” scavenger hunt in the Farm Life Exhibits. Find out how flowers were used as secret messages in the Victorian Flower Language at 12:00, 2:00 & 4:00 pm.
Visiting safely. We take the safety of our staff, animals, and our guests seriously. Billings Farm & Museum follows guidance from the CDC and the Vermont Forward Plan to determine our protocols. For the continued safety of our staff and guests, all guests over the age of 2 are required to wear a face covering in all indoor spaces and outdoors when 6 feet of distance cannot be maintained from people who are not in your traveling party.
Billings Farm & Museum, now in its 39th season, is open daily, 10AM-5PM, through October 31 and weekends 10AM-4PM, November-February. Find the Special Events Calendar, daily schedules, admission pricing and membership information at billingsfarm.org. Celebrate Billings Farm’s 150th Anniversary with a visit this season and support its education mission at billingsfarm.org/donate.
The Billings Farm & Museum is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation Inc., a charitable non-profit institution. Billings Farm & Museum is committed to providing educational opportunities and experiences to our visitors, whether here in Woodstock, Vermont or at home wherever you are through our online resources at Billings Farm at Home. Visit us on billingsfarm.org, and find us on Facebook at facebook.com/BillingsFarmMuseum/ and Instagram at instagram.com/billingsfarm/.
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