Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Lend a hand at Labor & Leisure Day at Billings Farm & Museum

Sunday, Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. — WOODSTOCK — Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, will host Labor & Leisure Day on Sunday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lend a hand building a rail fence, working in the heirloom garden, and enjoy 19th century games. Experience the latest in 19th century laundry techniques. There’s even ice cream making with samples for all, after the cranking is done. Horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered from 10:30 a.m. – 40 p.m.

Admission includes all activities and programs, plus the operating dairy farm, farm life exhibits, and the restored and furnished 1890 Farm House, plus an added bonus: the 28th Annual Quilt Exhibition featuring an colorful selection of contemporary Vermont quilts.

The Billings Farm & Museum is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation Inc., a charitable non-profit institution, founded by Mary French and Laurance Spelman Rockefeller. For more info, call 802-457-2355 or visit

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