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From The Blog Weekend Fun: A Torchlight Parade, Marionette show, dances aplenty, Maple Celebrations, & more will leave you lovestruck

When there's endless fun to be had that's amore

2/13/20-2/16/20: Don't miss out on what's happening this weekend in Woodstock...

Star Wars


There’s still time to snag a last-minute gift for your sweetheart when you shop local! Just check out our V-Day gift guide here for inspiration

February 13, 15, 16 & beyond: Souffle, pasta, and pizza perfection are in your future when you sign up for your choice of cooking classes with Odyssey Events in Bridgewater.

February 14-16: We’re sad to share that The Woodstock Flurry Vermont Snow Sculpture Festival & Competition has been canceled due to insufficient snow, but there’s still plenty of wintery entertainment to choose from…

February 14-16 & beyond: Do or do not see the newest Star Wars movie. There is no try. And now it’s easier than ever to catch a showing – because Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (PG-13), is now playing at Pentangle Arts’ Woodstock Town Hall Theatre!

February 14-16 & beyond: Intellectuals clash with farmers, doctors clash with patients, and writers loath one another in Anton Chekhov’s tragicomedy, The Seagull, presented by BarnArts at The Grange Theatre.

February 15-16: Canceled: Want to see a Currier & Ives painting come to life? Make it a Sleighing Weekend with the Green Mountain Horse Association when you attend a Combined Test on Saturday and Sleigh Rally classes on Sunday, made complete with cookies and hot beverages! Spectators welcome.

February 15-16 & beyond: It doesn’t get any sweeter than this! Find sugar on snow, maple-infused treats, snowman building, sleigh rides, and more during Maple Celebrations at the Farm at Billings Farm & Museum.

Sugar on snow
It doesn't get any sweeter than sugar on snow!


11:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Learn how to warm up, recover, stretch, and strengthen to manage and prevent injury during a discussion of Racquet Sports Injuries: Incidence, Management & Prevention, presented by Andrew Neff, CPT, PTA at the Woodstock Athletic Club.

6 – 8:30 PM: Game night just got boisterous! Shouting out BINGO is just part of the fun when you join in on Bingo Night at the Ransom Tavern – it’s free for all but reservations are encouraged.

Starline Rhythm Boys

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14… is Valentine’s Day!

7:30 – 9:30 PM: Swing your partner to the tunes of Vermont’s premier honky-tonk and rockabilly trio, the Starline Rhythm Boys, during the Sweethearts Dance at the Little Theatre in Woodstock!

Drinks, dancing, and a darn good time are guaranteed.


Dine for two or gather a whole group for a meal out on the town!

9:30 AM & 3:30 PM: What the world needs now, is love, sweet love – so share some with friends and neighbors when you join in on a community sing on the Woodstock village green!

10 AM – 1 PM: There’s life preparing to burst forth under this winter’s crust of snow. Unleash your imagination during the Beneath the Snow: Watercolor Workshop at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park – where you’ll utilize new techniques, materials, and brushwork to create your own woodland world.

10 AM – 4 PM: Or focus your attention on the hubbub in the sky when you join the Vermont Institute of Natural Science for the birdwatching extravaganza, The Great Backyard Bird Count. Click here to learn more about the full schedule, including an opportunity to meet a raptor, hear stories about resident songbirds, feeding time, and more.

Winter bird birdfeeder
Yoga pose

Then, exercise your way with your choice of two options – brought to you by the Woodstock Inn & Resort:

12 – 3:30 PM: Want some family fun that’s snow joke? Then join in on one Vermont’s top winter events, Igloo Build and the Science of Winter! Construct a sturdy house using nothing but water and hand saws, explore trails by snowshoe, and experiment with ice. It’s all happening at the Montshire Museum in Norwich.

1 – 4 PM: Then, drink it in at Simon Pearce when you enjoy Caledonia Spirits-Barr Hill Tastings and spectacular views of the Ottauquechee. See link for details.


5:30 - 9 PM: The pasta-bilities are endless! Prepare your taste buds for a three-course feast during Pasta Night at the Brownsville Butcher & Pantry. Reservation only.

8 - 9:30 PM: Alumnae from Comedy Central, Netflix, and beyond are here to deliver the laughs during this brand new monthly performance hosted by Vicki Ferentinos, Women of the Woods Comedy, coming to the Woolen Mill Comedy Club in Bridgewater.

painting canvas


Give your Sunday a splash of color with two artistic endeavors:

4 – 5 PM: Later, drinks and a good book are waiting when you meet author Lisa Rogak for Cocktails & Convo hosted by The Yankee Bookshop at Babes Bar in Bethel.

6 – 8 PM: Keep the kids happy till bedtime when you sign them up for Glow Swim at the Woodstock Athletic Club – featuring glow accessories, fun in the pool, and snacks aplenty! See link for details.