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The 41st annual Woodstock Apples and Crafts Fair will be at Bailey’s Meadow Farm Field Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be more than 100 crafters, artists and specialty food producers. The event is put on and benefited by the Woodstock Rec Center. - Photo by Nancy Nutile-McMenemy, 2011 Apples and Craft Fair


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Columbus Day first became an official state holiday in Colorado in 1906, and became a federal holiday in the United States in 1937. This weekend, there are many ways celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival.

It’s homecoming weekend at Woodstock Union High School, Wear Green to ALL the Games!!! Activities and games scheduled throughout the weekend. Football Friday vs LYNDON 7:00pm; Boys Soccer – Friday MT. ANTHONY 4:00; Field Hockey – Saturday vs RUTLAND 10:00/11:30; Girls Soccer – Saturday MILL RIVER 11:00

The Vermont Antique Festival with more than 350 exhibitors, train and car soul rides will be at the Quechee Gorge Village Oct. 12-14.

Wild Apple Alpacas open farm day! Come see the alpaca babies, bounce house, face painting, crafts, food and the farm store.

Green Mountain Horse Association’s fall foliage ride, for riders of all disciplines, ages, and abilities, begins with a light breakfast and ride briefing. There is a short loop or long loop option, depending on weather conditions.

Hoofin’ It For High Horses, Ride-A-Thon, an 8-10 mile ride or walk across the hilltops of Pomfret will be held Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. It’s hosted by Highland Farm.

Harvest Weekend at Billings Farm begins Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a husking bee, barn dance, cider pressing, root vegetable harvesting, spiced cider and homemade doughnuts.

The 41st annual Woodstock Apples and Crafts Fair will be at Bailey’s Meadow Farm Field Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be more than 100 crafters, artists and specialty food producers.

Hartland’s Famous Roast Beef Supper with homemade rolls and pies will be at the Congregational Church from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The 41st annual Woodstock Rotary Club Penny Sale begins at the Woodstock Union High School gym at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12.

The Barnard Historical Society is having a fundraiser in October. It is a reenactment of the Barnard Raid of 1780. It will be held on Oct. 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location is on Route 12 (2.5 miles from Barnard General Store). Follow the signs.

The Old Constitution House, Birthplace of Vermont, hosts a weekend of period reenactments on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13, 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Old Constitution House State Historic Site is located at 16 North Main St. in Windsor.

ArtisTree Workshops This Weekend:Paint Your Own Pottery Workshop, Oct. 11, 6 to 8 p.m.; Pastel Workshop, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Painting with Pencil Workshop, Oct. 13, 1 to 5 p.m. For info, call 457-3500 or email gallery@artistreevt.org

National Theatre Live: ‘Othello’ performance – Woodstock Town Hall Theatre Thursday, Oct. 10 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. to watch a modern production of Shakespeare’s play, brought from the London stage to the Woodstock big screen

Reading PTO Pancake Breakfast - enjoy a home cooked breakfast complete with pancakes made from scratch, Green Mountain Smokehouse bacon, farm fresh eggs and more, Sunday, Oct. 13 – 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Reading Elementary School.

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