ALL WEEKEND LONG…
January 3-5: Discover a paradise of tabletop fun when you head to the pop-up game room at South Woodstock's Ransom Tavern, featuring a cornucopia of board games this weekend only! Open from 5 to 9 PM daily.
January 3-5 & beyond: Want a break from the winter chill? The cold won't bother you while you're catching a showing of the film, Frozen 2, playing at Pentangle Arts’ Woodstock Town Hall Theatre! Click the link for tickets and showing information so you can join Anna, Elsa and the rest of the gang for some family fun.
January 4-5: Then, mix it up with some indoor/outdoor fun as you explore Billings Farm & Museum during Winter at the Farm, giving you the chance to peek in on the resident farm animals cozy in their beds, explore the restored 1890s farm house, and try your hand at interactive programs throughout the day!
THURSDAY, JANUARY 2…
1 – 3 PM: Transport yourself to Oporto, Portugal when you attend this session of Wine, Wit & Wisdom, featuring a comparative tasting of Ports and other fortified wines paired with Vermont’s Artisan Cheeses and sparking conversation. This interactive, education, and entertaining experience is presented by the Woodstock Inn & Resort's Executive Chef Rhys H. Lewis set in the stunning Billings Farm Barn. Click the link to learn more and reserve your seat.
11 AM – 2 PM: Later, it's a tasting of a different flavor (hello, bold, beautiful morning brews!) when you head to the Woodstock Farmers' Market for their free Tasting with Brio Coffeeworks.
2 – 4 PM: Not satisfied with your finished knits, or are you looking to pay your knitting-knowledge forward? Then join in on the Thursday Knitting Group (all abilities welcome) for insight, conversation, and quiet entertainment at the mezzanine of Norman Williams Public Library (NWPL).
3 – 3:45 PM: Are your kids itching for boundless imaginative entertainment? Take a look, it's in a book! Don't let them miss out on this round of Juvenile Book Club at the NWPL.
3:30 – 5:30 PM: Finally, shuffle the deck on your Thursday and head to the NWPL once more for a chance to Play Bridge! See link for details.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 3…
7 – 9:30 PM: Jazz up your skills in the kitchen with help from Odyssey Events during their Pizazzed Pizza and Calzone cooking class! You'll get hands-on during every part of the process, from fresh dough-making to crafting shells, treating toppings, whipping up sauce, fashioning a calzone, and even grilling a pizza (weather permitting). Click the link for more details.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 4…
11:30 AM – 2 PM: Want to enjoy a hot, delicious lunch in a cozy cabin in the middle of the snowy woods? Then strap on your snowshoes and partake in the Saturday Soup Kettle Lunch at the Mt. Tom Cabin! See link for pricing and details.
6 – 9 PM: Swing your partner to an old-fashioned contra dance and potluck dinner (BYOB) brought to you by BarnArts at the Barnard Town Hall, featuring the musical stylings of Old Sam Peabody and caller Delia Clark.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 5…
10 AM – 4 PM: It's VT Day at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), meaning Vermont residents gain access to state-of-the-art raptor enclosures, exhibit spaces, classrooms, and interpretive nature trails for $5 - today only!