Saturday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m.—WEST PAWLET— The 16th annual Woodchuck Festival will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Mettawee Community School, 5788 VT Route 153 in West Pawlet. The Woodchuck Market Place will host vendors selling homemade wood furniture, Lularoe, homemade jerky, and more handcrafted items.
A kitchen will be open all day, serving donuts and coffee for breakfast; and hotdogs, hamburger stew and corn chowder for lunch.
The festival brings exciting activities for young and old including games of chance, raffles, a kids’ coloring contest, WPVFD against the world tug-of-war, and a visit from the West Pawlet Woodchuck who will arrive at 1 p.m. on a red fire truck.
The Woodchuck Festival is a fundraiser for the West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department and its Ladies Auxiliary.