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From The Blog Weekend Fun: Fairy Hunts, an Equestrian Show, and Nightly Music

This weekend's activities won't wait. Looking for sun, fun, relaxation, maybe a 5k run? Read on and ready, set, go!


You still have a chance to catch a showing of The Incredibles 2 (PG)! Visit the Town Hall Theater from 7:30 – 9:45 PM now through the 16th for a film critics call “fun,” “exuberant,” and “an undeniable triumph.”


Horse show experts and novices alike are in for a treat – this season highlight includes not just a GMHA Team Jumper Challenge, but also wood-fired pizza served ringside by La Pizza Lupo! Begins at 2 PM.

Another Thursday means another spectacular night of Feast & Field! Catch the farmers’ market from 4:30 – 7:30 PM, with live Romani-inspired world music by Danza-del-Fuego from 5:30 – 8 PM.

Or pack up a lawn chair, blanket, and snacks and head to Sherburne Memorial Library at 6 PM for a free concert by Twangtown Paramours,  as part of the River Road Summer Concerts!


For all-day fun, visit Billings Farm & Museum between 10 AM – 5 PM! As a special treat, learn how Billings uses seasonal vegetables and get your own take-home recipe. 

Then, explore your senses while strolling through Kelly Way Gardens as part of their Five Senses Tour from 3 – 3:45 PM.

For a rugged afternoon, check out Divas of Dirt from 4 – 6 PM. No matter your skill level, this is a great opportunity to join a community of female mountain-bikers for bi-weekly rides and post-ride happy hours! Hosted by Killington Resort.

Later, from 5:30 – 7 PM, join friends and neighbors on the grassy bank of the Ottauquechee during a performance by Va et Vient! Listen as three musiciennes transport you from the midst of the French Renaissance to New Orleans and Quebec with a diverse lineup of dance-worthy songs. Part of Pentangle Arts' Brown Bag Concert Series.


Start your morning strong with the 4th Annual Killington Boot Camp Race to the Peak, beginning at 9 AM!

Or for a more leisurely start, check out the Mt. Tom Farmer’s Market from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Then, in the newest installment of Woodstock Inn's Summer Garden Series, learn about beautiful local blooms in Seasonal Florist: The Petal Jedi of July, from 9 – 9:45 AM! Complimentary for guests and visitors. No reservation needed. Return to Kelly Way from 10 AM – 12 PM for a Garden Tour and Tasting - Berry Sensations. Registration is required for this event.

For a day in nature, check out the Vermont Institute of Natural Science for Forest Fairy Hunts from 10 AM – 4 PM! You and your family will be building natural fairy houses and scouring the VINS forest for those magical sprites – and are welcome to wear wings of your own!

Or jump-start A Day of Cuba with the Cuban Cultural Festival at ArtisTree from 10:30 AM – 7:30 PM. Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity for a day of child and adult workshops, artist talks, mouthwatering Cuban food, and more! BYOI (bring your own instrument, that is)!

Then, reflect upon the week as you practice yoga at the Pogue! Join Woodstock Athletic Club from 3 – 5 PM for a meditative hike to the Pogue, a gentle yoga sequence at the water's edge, followed by a hike back to the start. Registration required.

For evening music:


Is National Ice Cream Day! Celebrate at Billings Farm & Museum from 10 AM – 5 PM by making and sampling four flavors of ice cream, enjoying a wagon ride, and taking part in a historic baseball game!

Hear 8 Cuerdas explore the musical identities of Latin America through a range of sets, from lullabies to high-powered vocals as part of Pentangle Arts' Classical Music Series. Happening from 4 – 6 PM at the North Universalist Chapel.

Then, close out the weekend with Summer Sundays! Visit the Harpoon Brewery from 5 – 8 PM for ribs, live music, beer, and ice cream!

Or feast in style at Kelly Way Garden's state-of-the-art Red Barn, a dream kitchen and dining space in one! Register now to reserve your spot at the table during this installation of the Red Barn Dinner Series, happening from 5 – 8 PM. Reservations required.