Current Activities near Woodstock, VT Vermont

August 2009 activities

Don’t for get to check out some of the earlier posts like:

Farmer’s Markets

Golfing &Canoe/Kayak rentals

Cultural Activities in the Area

Lunchtime Spots

Every Sat. through Oct. 17 – Woodstock walking tour of the village. 1:30 at the Information Booth on the Green

Aug 1– Woodstock – first Sat. of each month – stores open late downtown with entertainment, demonstrations, refreshments and specials

Aug 1 – Sep 27 – Woodstock Quilt Exhibition at Billings Farm & Museum

Aug 2 – Pomfret – Suicide Six Parking lot – Pull and Fun Day – Pull starts at 10 am 802 763-7820

Aug 6 – Brown Bag concert – Woodstock Green

Aug 8 – Woodstock – The Taste of Woodstock – 10am – 9pm downtown, food, activities, demonstrations, sidewalk sale, and Antique British Motor Cars

Aug 9 – Woodstock – Antique Tractor Day at Billings Farm & Museum

Aug 12-16 – Woodstock – Union Arena Carnival – Family fun with rides, games, food and Fireworks on Sat. – Open until 11pm except Sun. which open until 9pm  

August 16 Heritage Brass Ensemble at Saint-Gaudens in Cornish, NH (just across the river from Windsor, VT)These concerts carry on a tradition by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, who often held concerts in his studio for family and friends.
Concerts are held on Sundays at 2:00 p.m., in the Little Studio at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. Chairs are available on the pergola and in the studio on a first come/first served basis. Visitors are welcome to picnic on the lawn adjacent to the Little Studio.
Concerts are included with normal paid admission to the site.

Aug 14-17 – Killington – The Pipers’Gathering – Fiddle, pipes and whistles playing the best of Celtic and traditional music from the British Isles, Ireland and beyond at the Snowshed Lodge at the Killington Grand Hotel

Aug 15-Sept. 27 – Art Show (Watercolors of Forest & Water by Charlie Shurcliff) at the beautiful Cider Hill Gardens in Windsor, VT – just walking around these gardens is a treat  802 674-6825 for more info.

Aug 16 – Bennington Battle Day. Free admission to all  State-owned Historic Sites including Calvin Coolidge Site in Plymouth Notch

Aug 23 Grace Coolidge Musicale #3 – 3:00-4:30pm at the President Calvin Coolidge Site in Plymouth Notch

August 23 The Jennings at Saint Gaudens in Cornish, NH (see above Aug. 16 entry for notes)
Andrew and Gail Jennings, violin and piano 

Aug 29 – Woodstock, Suicide Six – Concert – The Neville Brothers