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Hay Day At Billings Farm Sunday

July 27, 2014 6:38 am Category: Entertainment, News, Woodstock Leave a comment A+ / A-

Sunday, July 27. Spend a summer day with us in the farm fields, where you’ll see traditional haying techniques with the farm’s draft horses and equipment. Horse-drawn wagon rides, farm programs, and activities for families.
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19th century horse-drawn farm equipment demonstrations in the farm fields
Mowing, Tedding, and Raking Hay – until 3:30 p.m.
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Narrated horse-drawn wagon rides around the farm:
10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Load at Ice House

Activities and Programs
10:30 – Up Close With a Jersey Cow – Cow Barn
11:00 – Penny-in-the-Haystack – By Sheep Pasture
11:30 – Build a Scarecrow – Garden
12:00 -Penny-in-the-Haystack – By Sheep Pasture
12:30 – Help Pitch Hay onto Wagon – Farm Fields
1:00 – Penny-in-the-Haystack – By Sheep Pasture
1:30 – Check Out the Chickens – Chicken Barn
2:00 – Penny-in-the-Haystack – By Sheep Pasture
2:30 – Build a Scarecrow – Garden
3:00 – Penny-in-the-Haystack – By Sheep Pasture
3:00 – Help Pitch Hay onto Wagon – Farm Fields
3:15 – Introduction to Milking – Cow Barn
3:30 – Milking of the Herd – Cow Barn (until 5:00)
3:30 – How to Keep a Sheep – Sheep Pasture
4:00 – Penny-in-the-Haystack – By Sheep Pasture
4:15 – Hay Elevator Demonstration – Farm Lane
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• Clothespin horse & scarecrow puppet-making – Wagon Barn
• Sample switchel, the haymaker’s drink
• Ropemaking – near Grassy Oval 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
• Woodstove cooking in the farmhouse kitchen: Shoo fly pie
• Farm Life Exhibits
Rte. 12 • Woodstock • 802-457-2355 • www.billingsfarm.org

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