Billings Farm & Museum, will host the 14th Annual Antique Tractor Day on Sunday, August 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. featuring restored and unrestored tractors, dating from the 1930s to the 1960s. A narrated tractor parade is set for 1:00 p.m. – an opportunity to see the machines operating, with interesting and historical background details about each tractor. Tractor-drawn wagon rides will be offered; make-it-take-it wooden tractors for children, a toy tractor sandbox, ice cream making, and more.
Admission to Antique Tractor Day includes all programs and activities, plus an added bonus: the 28th Annual Quilt Exhibition.
The Billings Farm & Museum is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation, Inc., a charitable, non-profit institution founded by Mary French and Laurance Spelman Rockefeller. For further information: 802/457-2355 or www.billingsfarm.org.
Billings Farm is an operating Jersey dairy farm that continues a 143-year tradition of agricultural excellence and offers farm programs and historical exhibits that explore Vermont’s rural heritage and values. The Farm & Museum has served as a gateway to Vermont’s rural heritage for over a million visitors and 100,000 of the region’s school children. Open daily May 1 through October 31, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekends Nov. – Feb., and Christmas & Presidents’ weeks, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission: adults: $14.00; 62 & over: $13.00; children 5-15: $8.00; 3-4: $4.00; 2 & under: free. The Farm & Museum is located one-half mile north of the Woodstock village green on Vermont Route 12. For information: 802/457-2355 or www.billingsfarm.org.