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Pooches and puppies on parade 2018

From The Blog Weekend Fun: A puppy parade, great tomato tasting, plus festivals for music & mammals alike

Preparing to go back-to-school doesn't mean there's no time for fun. Scroll down to check out what's happening this weekend in Woodstock!

Horses with bridles
Horses ready for a ride!


August 29 – September 1: Get to know an epic musical odd-couple – a tone-deaf socialite and a talented pianist – in Souvenir, a tuneful comedy which beguiles the hopeful artist that lives in us all! Presented by ArtisTree as part of their Music Theatre Festival. See link for schedule and pricing.

August 30 - September 1: For one of the best tests of horsemanship and equestrian fitness available today, join the Green Mountain Horse Association for Distance Days Featuring the 83rd Annual 100 Mile Ride! See link for more details on this three-day celebration of competitive and pleasure riding.

August 30 – September 2: Snag seconds and one-of-a-kind pieces at Farmhouse Pottery's Labor Day Tent Sale!

August 30 – September 2: See a Disney classic brought to photo-realistic life with a showing of the film, The Lion King, playing at Pentangle Arts’ Woodstock Town Hall Theatre.

open mic
Women Bikers

5 – 9 PM: It’s a golf and dinner kind of night at the Woodstock Country Club during the Twilight Dinner Buffet, complete with a 5 PM shotgun start, cocktails at 7, and dinner at 7:30 PM. See link for details.

5:30 - 7 PM: Ladies, if you prefer to spend your post-work hours with the wind in your hair and a steady flow of adrenaline, hit the trails at Suicide Six Bike Park for a Friday Evening Ladies Ride!

5:30 - 9 PM: Next up is the 6th Annual Cloudland Farm Outdoor BBQ! Grab a blanket or folding chair and head up scenic Cloudland Road for a tasty meal out in the open air featuring buffet-style pork sausages, house-made rolls, summer vegetable salads, and desserts. After you've had your fill, stick around for live music, wagon rides, pine log fires, and more! BYOB, $27 adults, $12 children, call 802-457-2599 for reservations.

7 – 10 PM: Then, join Kind Bud as he plays everything from The Dead to Dylan at The Public House in Quechee for the perfect summer sendoff.

Red Barn at Kelly Way Gardens - American Flag
Katie Berdan
The Red Barn at Kelly Way Gardens
Special Event at VINS!


10 AM – 5 PM: It’s a celebration of (most) things warm-blooded and you’re invited! Join VINS for their Marvelous Mammals Festival, offering a chance to meet native mammals and those from around the world, discover the specialties of our furred cousins, and partake in face painting, crafts, and more.

1 – 4 PM: Then, peruse the shops of Woodstock village as the sweet sounds of Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon fill the air!