Guests will enjoy horse-drawn sleigh rides on the dates listed below, conditions permitting. While on site, visitors are also invited to build a snowman or other snow creation using accessories provided. Visitors who post a picture of their snowman on Facebook or Instagram will be entered to win a gift certificate for Billings Farm cheese.
Younger children will enjoy storytime featuring books about maple and sugaring. A new exhibit about ice cutting in Vermont will be showcased and visitors can learn more about sugaring and ice cutting in our year-round Farm Life Exhibits. In the Activity Barn, artist-in-Residence and author Kristina Rodanas will be leading crafts and presenting readings of her children’s book Huck’s Way Home, and can sign copies which are available in the Museum Shop.
Visitors will step back in time when they enter the 1890’s Farm Manager’s House, where authentic woodstove cooking demonstrations will take place daily. Guests can visit the Dairy Farm, and meet our Jersey cows, draft horses, oxen, chickens, and sheep. In the Visitors Center, visitors can view the Academy Award® nominated film, A Place in the Land, and learn the connections between the history of the people who established Billings Farm and the history of stewardship and innovation that has made Billings Farm a landmark in Woodstock and throughout Vermont.
February Vacation Schedule:
Daily February 15 to March 1 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Horse-drawn sleigh rides offered from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., conditions permitting, on:
February 15-17, 19, 21-23, 28-29 and March 1
See billingsfarm.org for specific events and times each day.