Friday – Sunday, Nov. 27 – 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.—WOODSTOCK—Learn about late 19th century Thanksgiving traditions as Billings Farm & Museum celebrates Thanksgiving Weekend, Friday – Sunday, Nov. 27 – 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Discover how Thanksgiving was observed at the Billings Farm in the 1890s through holiday programs and activities. Learn the history of foods typically served on the farm and see the traditional farmhouse Thanksgiving table setting.
The modern day meets history here at Billings Farm. Share stories about your own family traditions on our Sharing Wall. This holiday learn why we give thanks for the stewardship of this land and explore the land for yourself by taking a “Thankfulness Walk” around the farm.
Families will enjoy holiday-themed children’s stories in the Theater and the Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message Story Walk along the pastures. Children can take home a seasonal “to-go” craft bag with instructions and materials to make a colorful ear of corn or a pumpkin out of beads.
The Farm & Museum is open select Wednesdays through Dec. 16 and weekends and vacation weeks November – February, from 10 am – 4 p.m. or online anytime at billingsfarm.org/billings-farm-at-home.
Note that as of July 1, 2020, 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 its visitors, whether here in Woodstock or at home wherever you are through online resources at Billings Farm at Home. Visit us at billingsfarm.org, and find us on Facebook at facebook.com/BillingsFarmMuseum and Instagram a t instagram.com/billingsfarm.