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From The Blog Weekend Fun: Ready, set, go to a Fat Bike race, 5k, magic show, Maple Celebration, art & film receptions, Wine Yoga, & more

2/27/20-3/1/20: Leap into March feet first with these local activities that'll satisfy everyone in your crew...

Pasta making
Pasta making


February 28, 29, March 1: We’ve got all the ingredients for a night of fun with friends: instruction from an award-winning chef, great conversation, BYOB, and the perfect reward for your efforts; a delicious meal of pizza, pasta, or souffle made by your own hands! Click here to learn more about cooking classes with Odyssey Events in Bridgewater.

February 27-March 1: The sweetest time of year is here, and Billings Farm & Museum invites you to join in on the fun! During Maple Celebrations at the farm, tastings and cooking demonstrations abound – think sugar on snow, maple popcorn, maple shortbread, and of course, maple syrup. Plus, you don’t want to miss out on horse-drawn sleigh rides (conditions permitting), snowman building, animal-meet-and-greets, and so much more. See link for details.

February 29 & March 1: Guy Ritchie’s back with plenty of laughs, action, and blackmail in his latest film, The Gentlemen (R), playing at Pentangle Arts’ Woodstock Town Hall Theatre.


4:30 – 5:30 PM: Want to learn how you can reduce your carbon footprint? Join Sustainable Woodstock and the SW Energy Action and Transportation Group for a round of Green Drinks – plus appetizers and new friends – at Worthy Kitchen! This event is free and open to all.


Carve out a bit of fun for your Friday when you’re carving down the slopes for less during a full day of Ski & Ride with The Point at Suicide Six in neighboring Pomfret. Click the link to learn how you can snag half-price lift tickets!

4 – 6 PM: From snow to canvas, local artist Katie Runde has mastered many media – and now can you experience some of her finest works during her Exhibit and Artist Reception at ArtisTree's Woodstock Gallery.

4 – 6 PM: Or find your next locally-brewed beer of choice when you sample several varieties from Rutland Beer Works during a tasting at the Woodstock Farmers’ Market.

5:30 – 6:30 PM: Looking to wine-down this weekend? The Woodstock Athletic Club has an activity just for you: at Wine Yoga, an invigorating class comes complete with a heart-healthy glass of wine. See link for details.

Yoga pose

5:30 – 9 PM: Although registration is closed for this nighttime exploration of the wintery woods followed by a 3-course meal, there’s more than the Owl Prowl Wine & Dine happening at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Quechee. Click here to discover what’s coming next!

Suicide Six Ski Area
Skye Reno

9 AM: Or if you’d rather race the old-school way, grab your running shoes and join in on this week’s timed 5k run/walk with Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park (NHP) parkrun (conditions permitting)!

9 – 11 AM: Hear from two conservation specialists on how riparian buffers along our local stream-beds impact water quality during the Working Woodlands Workshop: Trees for Streams at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP.

Next up at 10 AM, choose your adventure:

11:30 AM - 2 PM: Craving a rustic lunch? It’s just a short ski or snowshoe away as part of the Saturday Soup Kettle Lunch ($5 per person!) at the cozy Mt Tom Cabin set in the majestic quiet of the snowy woods.

Snowshoe winter

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM: Rather travel by sled or car for some trail-side grub? You can enjoy burgers, hot dogs, and dessert during the Little Ascutney Snowmobile Club’s Bonfire and BBQ in South Reading.


10 AM – 2 PM: This Sunday-funday activity is a beautiful thing: toss rules aside to make your own masterpiece organically during a Process Painting workshop at Artistree. Prepare for an art-making experience where educator Annie Moore and your intuition are your only guides… see link for details!