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Taste of Woodstock 2018 street fair

From The Blog Weekend Fun: Food & equestrian festivals, live music by HuDost, & backyard adventures await in Woodstock

Celebrate the last weeks of summer with local fun for everyone...


August 9-11 – Get back in the saddle with the Green Mountain Horse Association’s Festival of Eventing! These August horse trials are the highlight of the season, from beginner to intermediate show jumping, dressage, and more – plus $10,000 in prize money and a Saturday block party for all to enjoy.

August 9-11Catch a theatrical performance of a Disney classic by the BarnArts Summer Youth Theater, Mulan Jr!

August 9-12 – From the director of Slumdog Millionaire and the writer of Love, Actually comes a new reality where no one remembers The Beatles except for one struggling singer-songwriter. Don’t miss this rom-com gem, Yesterday, playing at Pentangle Arts’ Woodstock Town Hall Theatre.

GMHA, Buck Davidson, Eventing
GMHA is the premiere competition facility in Vermont. Come and see the action!
Feast & Field
Katie Berdan
The fresh food and beverage tent at Feast & Field

5:30 – 9:30 PM: Dine in style and bid on spectacular silent auction items like Red Sox tickets, gift certificates from local Vermont artisans, a Mount Tom Painting by WmB Hoyt, and more during the Farm to Table Benefit Dinner at Cloudland Farm! All proceeds supporting the mission of the Ottauquechee Health Foundation. See link for pricing and RSVP details.


8 – 10 AM: Promising young golfers, join your peers in an instructor-led scramble formatted to boost course management, etiquette, and skills at this Junior Golf Team gathering at the Woodstock Country Club. See link for pricing and registration information.

10 AM – 5 PM: Fuel up with some Foodways Friday fun at Billings Farm & Museum! Hit the kitchen to learn how seasonal veggies and herbs are used on the farm, then head home with a recipe you can try on your own! See link for details.

11 AM – 2 PM: Then, celebrate yourself at Customer Appreciation Day at Mac's Woodstock Market, featuring free food and fun for all ages.

    Taste of Woodstock 2018 street food festival

    11 AM – 2 PM: Delectable food can be found outside our charming village proper too – thanks to a Tasting with Side Hill Farm at the Woodstock Farmers’ Market featuring preserves and marmalades.

    Simon Pearce Restaurant and Bar
    Simon Pearce
    A new way to unwind at Simon Pearce. Enjoy local beer, handcrafted cocktails, and a full wine list available each evening, or start your day with coffee. The Bar at Simon Pearce is a perfect place to enjoy picturesque surroundings.

    12 – 4 PM: Or if you prefer flavors with more bite, check out Stonecutter Spirits Tastings with Simon Pearce in Quechee.

    1 – 2 PM: Kids ages 7-12, you can “explore, learn, and protect” the beautiful lands of Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP during Junior Ranger Adventures and even earn a park badge! Registration recommended.

    Then, starting at 2 PM, traipse around perfectly preserved spaces – both indoor and out during these two tours available to all ages:

    7 – 9 PM: Want to learn to fish in a low-keyed, interactive environment? Then grab a spot in the free Let's Go Fishing Clinic at Silver Lake, covering all the basics from ecology to regulations, casting, knot-tying, and hands-on fun! No registration required.


    12 – 2:30 PM: Cook up a storm then eat what you create during the Souffle Also Rises cooking class with Odyssey Events. Click the link for additional information and registration.

    2 – 3:15 PM: Private nooks and crannies of the Rockefeller Mansion are open to the public for a limited time during the special Hidden Spaces tour at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP – register now to see the family’s soda fountain, bowling alley, and more. Registration recommended. 

    6 – 9 PM: A decadent, handcrafted meal in a beautiful garden setting offers the perfect conclusion to a Sunday Funday for the books! At this Red Barn Dinner, you’ll dine on heirloom tomatoes ripened on the Kelly Way Gardens vines, farm-fresh chicken, lemongrass panna cotta, and more! Save your seat now – click the link for pricing and reservations.