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Billings Farm Celebrate National Museum Day Live!

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Billings Farm & Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s National Museum Day Live! Free Admission for All Participants

Traditional Craft Saturday – Saturday, Sept. 28th
Woodstock, VT . . . On Saturday, September 28, 2013, Billings Farm & Museum, gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage, will participate in the 9th Annual National Museum Day Live! presented by Smithsonian magazine.

On National Museum Day, over 1,400 museums nationwide, will open their doors to Smithsonian magazine readers and visitors to Smithsonian.com free of charge. A celebration of culture, learning, and the dissemination of knowledge, Smithsonian’s National Museum Day reflects the spirit of the magazine and emulates the free-admission policy of the Smithsonian’s Washington, DC-based properties.

Darlyne Franzen, Vice President of Billings Farm & Museum, said: “We have participated in Smithsonian’s Museum Day since it began nine years ago. Smithsonian enthusiasts have responded strongly to the invitation of a one-day free admission with a guest to the Billings Farm – as well as many other sites across the country. We wholeheartedly support this program and will continue to take part.”

Billings Farm & Museum, an operating farm and a museum of Vermont’s rural past, also will feature the Traditional Crafts Saturday – Tinsmithing with John Peterson on September 28th, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission is free to all who download a Museum Day Live! ticket. Beginning in August, the Museum Day ticket will be available for download at Smithsonian.com/museumday , providing free admission for two on Saturday, September 28th at participating venues. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. For more information about Museum Day Live! 2013 and a list of participating cultural institutions, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumday .

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