Worth Knowing: Celebrate Thanksgiving traditions at Billings Farm & Museum on Friday after Thanksgiving

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On Friday, November 23 come celebrate Thanksgiving traditions at Billings Farm & Museum.  Tons of activities and things to learn for all ages. 

The weekend will feature traditional cooking demonstrations in the farmhouse, wagon rides, farm tours, Introduction to Milking and Milking the Herd programs and hands-on food preparation and preservation activities. You’ll be welcomed to Frederick Billings’ farmhouse, where farm manager George Aitken and his family lived and worked from 1890 to 1910. Visit with costumed interpreters as they demonstrate preparing traditional Thanksgiving fare in the kitchen. Relax in the Victorian parlor and learn how our American Thanksgiving traditions have evolved. Enjoy a cup of spiced cider before boarding the wagon for a ride around the farm.  And in the education room, there will be hands-on activities for all ages include “making the perfect piecrust” and peeling apples fo rdrying.      

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Cost:   $16.00 for ages 16-61, $8.00 for ages 5-15 and $4.00 for ages 3-4. 

When: Nov 23, 2018  10:00 am - 4:00 pm. 

Where: Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road (Route 12 North & Old River Road), Woodstock, VT 05091

Contact: 802-457-2355, info@billingsfarm.org, for more information. 

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