WOODSTOCK—Beginning Nov. 4, Billings Farm & Museum will be open on select Wednesdays in November and December from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with family friendly programs, story readings, artifact explorations and on-site or take-home crafts.
Programs will take place on these dates:
11/4 – Gentle Jersey Cows
11/11 – Delightful Dairy
11/18 – Shearing Sheep (& Wool!)
12/2 – Check out Chickens
12/9 – Draft Animals Pull
12/16 – Giddy Goats
Some programs will feature “up close” visits with the featured farm animal of the week. Visitors will learn more about their role on the farm, both past and present through displays of farm artifacts, videos, and demonstrations. Families can find items hidden in the farm life exhibits and enjoy story time. Children can make or take home a theme-related craft.
The 1890 Farm Manager’s house is not open to visitors at this time, but guests will be able to experience the sitting and dining rooms from the farmhouse with exhibits in the activity barn.
The Farm & Museum is open weekend and vacation weeks November – February, from 10 am – 4 pm or online anytime at billingsfarm.org/billings-farm-at-home/.
Note that as of July 1, the Billings Farm & Museum site is limited to a maximum capacity of 225 people at one time, per State of Vermont guidance, and face coverings must be worn by all guests over the age of 2 everywhere on the site, including the outdoors. For more about visiting Billings Farm safely, updates on our site capacity, and to learn which spaces are open, visit billingsfarm.org/safety/.
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. Admission rates, hours, and a schedule of events and activities can be found by visiting billingsfarm.org.