Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Experience the magic of maple at Billings Farm

A child looks into an old-fashioned sap bucket eagerly learning how the thin, watery sap boils down to maple syrup.

Sat., Feb. 17 – Wed., Feb. 21 — WOODSTOCK — Embrace the enchantment of Vermont’s maple syrup traditions at the Magic of Maple event, hosted by Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock. Visitors are invited to immerse themselves in the history of maple sugaring in the heart of Woodstock.

Set against the picturesque backdrop of Billings Farm & Museum, this event promises a blend of educational exhibits, interactive activities, and winter wonder. 

Highlights of the Magic of Maple include:

Maple syrup traditions: Delve into Vermont’s maple heritage through a display of photographs from the Top Acres Farm and Billings Farm collections, showcasing the timeless art of tapping, sugaring, and processing.

Sensory experiences: Sample sugar on snow, and gain insights into the science of maple trees in the spring and their sweet sap.

Family fun: Engage in a variety of children’s activities, including stories, crafts, and maple-inspired recipes, guaranteed to delight visitors of all ages.

Horse-drawn sleigh rides: Weather permitting, embark on a trek through the snowy landscape with horse-drawn sleigh rides, available on selected days.

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