Arts, Dining & Entertainment

It’s a Hay Day at Billings Farm & Museum

Courtesy of Billings Farm & Museum

Children partake in the classic game of penny-in-the-haystack at Billings Farm & Museum.

Sunday, July 26 at 10 a.m. — WOODSTOCK — Billings Farm & Museum will feature Hay Day on Sunday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The event will feature traditional 19th century haying techniques using horse-drawn equipment, including cutting, raking, and tedding with Billings Farm’s draft horses; narrated horse-drawn wagon rides;family activities; and switchel, the haymaker’s drink, will be on hand.

Additional activities will include penny-in-the-haystack, making clothespin horses and scarecrow puppets, and rope making demonstrations.

Admission is adults, $14; age 62 and over, $13; children ages 5-15, $8; ages 3-4, $4; 2 and under, free.

Billings Farm & Museum is located one-half mile north of the Woodstock village green on Vermont Route 12. For more info, call 802-457-2355 or visit

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