Oct. 4 & 5 — WOODSTOCK — Billings Farm & Museum will host its annual Pumpkin & Apple Celebration on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4 and 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Voted by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce a Top 10 Fall Event for 2014, the weekend features hands-on activities and programs, plus pumpkin and apple displays highlighting these two important fall crops, their historical importance, and many uses. Horse-drawn wagon rides are included with admission.
Take the apple taste test and vote for your favorite! Lend a hand pressing cider, making pumpkin or apple ice cream, and peeling apples for drying. Join in the “pumpkin and apple fun” with apple races, pumpkin bowling, apples-on-a-string, sampling pumpkin bread and pumpkin Legos®. See apple butter being made in the farmhouse kitchen and take home a recipe for “Pumpion Pye.”
For further information: 802/457-2355 orwww.billingsfarm.org.
Photo courtesy of Billings Farm & Museum
Visitors lend a hand pressing cider at Billings Farm & Museum during the annual Pumpkin & Apple Celebration.