If ever you needed something to get you into the holiday spirit, this is it! Plan now to attend the Woodstock 33rd Annual Wassail Weekend, December 8-10, 2017 in downtown Woodstock, Vermont.
Considered by many to be one of Vermont’s top holiday events, Wassail Weekend is a delight, offering something for every age group. The highlight of the weekend is the Equestrian Parade on Saturday, with more than 50 horses and drivers in top hats and red cloaks. In conjunction with the town’s events, Billings Farm & Museum will add their spin to the celebration. To help you plan your schedule, here is an overview of what will be happening.
Winter Wassail Weekend
December 8-10, 2017
The Green & Court Street, Woodstock, VT
Friday, December 8
Caroling by the Woodstock Elementary School
Norman Williams Public Library
Woodstock History Center
Includes tour, holiday music, refreshments
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 9
Annual House Tours
Tours begin at the Woodstock Town Hall Theater
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Christmas with the Celts
Traditional Irish music and American pop tunes
The Historic Town Hall Theater
During Wassail Weekend, Billings Farm & Museum will be featuring an authentically decorated farm house, holiday activities, historic ornaments to make and take, and a special showing of the film, A Place in the Land. Stop by on Sunday, and you can also enjoy horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Billings Farm & Museum
69 Old River Road, Woodstock
Admission: adults/$15, seniors 62 and over/$14, students 16 and older/$9, Ages 5-15/$8, Ages 3-4/$4
Not only will Woodstock and Billings Farm be all decked out for the holidays, but we’ll be all festive here at Maple Leaf Inn too. We still have rooms available! Give us a call at 802-234-5342 to reserve a room for this fun weekend.
Photos courtesy of the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce.