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From The Blog Weekend Fun: Holiday open houses, winter fairs, a cookie walk, & Christmas at the Farm

Once upon a December, there was much to see and do...


December 5 & 7: Inner peace is at your fingertips with your choice of two rounds of free meditation led by the Monks of the Maple Forest Practice at South Woodstock’s Little House Gallery (6:30 – 7:30 PM on Thursday, 3 – 4 PM on Saturday).

December 6 – 8 & beyond: Based on the true story of two men who battled corporate interference and the laws of physics film on the racetrack, the film, Ford v Ferrari (PG-13) is coming to Pentangle Arts’ Woodstock Town Hall Theatre! See link for tickets and showtimes.

December 7-8 & beyond: Holiday magic is in the air now that Christmas has come to Billings Farm & Museum! Explore the decorated farmhouse, partake in cooking demonstrations, dip candles, meet the farm animals, and even craft your own ornaments during this historic look at Christmas. See link for details.

December 7 & 8: Join the Freelance Family Singers in 40 years of tradition when you attend their holiday concerts at Woodstock's First Congregational Church in Woodstock at 7:00 PM on Saturday and 3 PM on Sunday.

Christmas at the Billings Farm
Christmas at the Billings Farm


10:30 – 11:30 AM: Move mindfully with help from this week’s Qigong class at the Kedron Valley Inn. $20 per session, contact Gerry Sandweiss at [email protected] or (802)457-4332 to reserve your space.

3 – 5 PM: Craft your own festive holiday decoration at the South Woodstock Wreath Workshop, back by popular demand! To reserve your spot, register now at the South Woodstock Country Store or email [email protected]. $35 for a small wreath, $50 for large - with supplies included.

5:30 PM: Give yourself and others the gift of art this year when you attend the Small Works Holiday Show opening reception at Artistree, exhibiting small works available for sale during the holiday season. Included is a wall of 50 panels measuring 50 sq inches each!


9 AM – 1 PM: You’ll be one smart cookie if you put The Thomson’s Annual Holiday Bazaar & Cookie Walk on your calendar! Unique holiday gifts, handmade pottery, ornaments, jewelry, knitted and felted items, wreaths, homemade goodies, jams, jellies, pickles, sweet treats, and even Santa himself await…

Holiday cookies

9:30 AM – 5 PM: Join Danforth Pewter for their Holiday Celebration, complete with light refreshments, free ornament personalization, and a chance to win a $100 gift card! It's all happening right in the heart of downtown Woodstock.

Then, beginning at 10 AM, take your pick from hands-on fun to a shopping extravaganza to journaling 101:

Farmers and their dog.

2 – 6 PM: Bring the little ones to meet the jolliest elf of all, Santa himself, during A Holiday Open House at Ramunto's Brick & Brew Pizza! Stick around for a tasty round of gingerbread cookie decorating for $5 to benefit the local Bridgewater, VT Volunteer Fire Department.

3 & 5:30 PM: Follow two West Coast dreamers as they revive 200 acres of barren land in the entertaining, education, and joyful documentary, The Biggest Little Farm, presented by Woodstock Vermont Film Series at Billings Farm & Museum.

John Stowell and Draa Hobbs in Concert