Billings Farm Celebrate Christmas @ the Farm in December
WOODSTOCK, VERMONT... Experience the traditions of a late 19th-century Vermont Christmas with a visit to the Billings Farm & Museum this holiday season. Christmas at the Farm will be featured December 5 & 6, 11, 12 & 13, and daily Dec. 19 – Jan. 3, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (excluding Christmas Day).
Learn about a Victorian Christmas with a viewing of our authentically decorated exhibit of the farmhouse parlor and enjoy holiday stories, candle dipping and cooking demonstrations of holiday foods and gingerbread ornaments. Warm up with a cup of Wassail along with cider donuts served at the Dairy Bar.
New this year! Take a snowshoe trek around the farm fields. Bring your own snowshoes or rent from the Nordic Center at the Woodstock Inn & Resort.
Make your own holiday gifts with Chef Emery! Billings Backyard returns December 5th with a class on making Holiday Teas and Cookies. In this online class from 10AM-12PM, Chef Emery will prepare two different types of holiday cookies and two herbal teas. The recipes feature dried herbs from the garden, local jams and dried fruits. Online registration will open by November 13.
Travel the world from home. In December the Woodstock Vermont Film Series will feature amazing documentaries to be viewed online, including “Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band” from December 3-6, “The Last Ice” from December 17-20, and “The Woman Who Loves Giraffes” streaming from December 31-January 3.
Ahead of the holidays, Family Wednesdays provide a fun, educational, and safe environment for students learning from home. Each week will focus on a different farm theme, and families will have the opportunity to learn more about our animals, see objects from our collections up close, pick up a craft to make at home, hear stories read aloud, and more. Check out Chickens on December 2, learn about Draft Animal Power on December 9 and get the story on Giddy Goats on December 16.
The Billings Farm & Museum is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation Inc., a charitable non-profit institution.Billings Farm & Museum is committed to providing educational opportunities and experiences to our visitors, whether here in Woodstock, Vermont or at home wherever you are through our online resources at Billings Farm at Home.Visit us on billingsfarm.org, andfind us on Facebookatfacebook.com/BillingsFarmMuseum/and Instagram atinstagram.com/billingsfarm/.