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Kedron Valley Inn in winter

From The Blog Weekend Fun: The FISK Trophy Race, Winter Fun Day, a one-woman show, & Astronomy Day are just the beginning

May your weekend be full of adventure and cheer and may the start of next week be a long ways from here

1/23/20-1/26/20: This weekend, find your happy place in Woodstock...

ALL WEEKEND LONG…

January 24-26 & beyond: What’s old is made new again! Louisa May Alcott’s timeless story is back with a vengeance in Greta Gerwig’s powerful retelling of Little Women (PG), playing at Pentangle Arts’ Woodstock Town Hall Theatre.

January 25-26: Frolic on the farm till the cows come home! When you experience Winter at the Farm at Billings Farm & Museum, you’ll meet the resident Jersey herd, horses, oxen, chickens, and sheep, then tour the historic 1890 Farm Manager’s house, partake in interactive programs, and more. See link for details.

Billings Farm Cows
Billings Farm & Museum
Warriors Don't Cry
Theater Works USA
A scene from Warriors Don't Cry

6:30 PM: Then, whip up the tasty winter meal – chicken and white bean chili with corn muffins – during this night of Mix, Mingle & Make… FOOD at Artistree complete with hands-on instruction from chef Holly Pierce – where great conversation is the perfect side dish. Only $5 to participate, see link for details.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24…

Shop local, catch a flick, and explore!

Snowy branches

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25…

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM: Real estate on the brain? Gain essential knowledge and insights on how to find the perfect home for your family and budget during the Homebuyer Education Workshop at the Woodstock History Center. See link for more information.

10 AM’s a triple-threat of fun with these activities:

Snowshoers
Marshmallows over the fire

1:30 – 4 PM: Next up: celebrate the season the South Woodstock way! During their Winter Fun Day at the Kedron Valley Inn, chill out at the ice bar, munch s'mores by the fire, then admire snow carvings or craft your own… to learn more or reserve your ice block, contact [email protected]

2 – 4 PM: Upcycle Billings Farm’s historic slate roof tiles into works of art when you join a session of Painting on the Rocks, led by Artist-in-Residence Kristina Rodanas. Click here to learn more.

3 & 5:30 PM: Then, stick around the farm for showings of a film that takes a refreshingly candid look at the life and transformative musical career of its subject, David Crosby: Remember My Name, presented by the Woodstock Vermont Film Series at Billings Farm & Museum.

Fisk Ski Race

9 AM – 4 PM: Replenish as you explore the connections between meditation and the creative practice of your choice (from drawing to painting, sculpting, writing, and more) during the Artful Meditation Retreat at Artistree. See link for pricing and details.

12 – 2 PM: Whisk yourself away to a land of delicious dairy and eggs during the hands-on cooking class, The Soufflé Also Rises, presented by Odyssey Events in Bridgewater.

1 – 3 PM: In a special 4-week class presented by the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS), you’ll learn how to paint the beautiful birds in our backyards – and it all begins today! Register now to reserve your spot at Tip to Tail: The Art of Sketching Birds, with focus on basic avian skeletal sketching, shapes and proportions, feather and scales, and live sketching during each class.

 

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