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June

Anne of Green Gables

The beloved novel set to music. Anne Shirley, a spunky, red-headed orphan, is sent to live with a farmer and his sister on Prince Edward Island. The only problem? They…

Sit’n’Knit

Whether you are a new knitter/crocheter or have been knitting/crocheting for years join us every Wednesday morning for friendship and fun! All are welcome.

Our Town

A fresh look at a timeless classic. In the small town of Grover’s Corners, ordinary people lead extraordinary lives. This simple yet profound story of a community, brought to life…

July

Fun Home

The groundbreaking new musical. Meet acclaimed graphic novelist Alison Bechdel at three different stages in her life as she grows and tries to understand her family, her sexuality, and her…

Free First Fridays

The first Friday of every month we welcome visitors to view our exhibitions without a guide and at their own pace. Admission is free! On view: "Hope and Hazard: A…

Experimental Printmaking with Roger Hyndman

Experimental Printmaking will explore several different forms of printmaking, including solarplate printmaking, relief printmaking, found object, and monotype printmaking.  Learn how printmaking is a highly versatile and expressive medium, transforming…

West Side Story

The iconic American musical. Star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria fight to keep their forbidden love alive in this reimagining of Romeo and Juliet set in 1950’s New York. One of…

Okemo Blueberry Fest

A celebration of all things blueberry. Start the day with a blueberry pancake brunch in the Jackson Gore Inn courtyard, followed by live music, games, local vendors, and a pie-eating…

Brave Bears Weeklong Summer Camp

Calling all adventure seekers! Let's explore Grafton! What will be found around the next bend? Hiking, stream trekking, tree climbing, shelter building, summer rambling, and excellent excursions await our campers!…

Black River BioBlitz

Get wild and explore at the Black River BioBlitz. Take part in an international citizen cience event! Work with experts and enthusiasts to explore, learn, and collect information about the…

Grace Coolidge Musicale #2

Mezzo-soprano Ellen Nordstrom and pianist Abigail Charbeneau perform "The Best of Berlin", celebrating Irving Berlin's 100th birthday. Some of Berlin's most popular songs will be performed including Alexander's Ragtime Band,…

August

Plymouth Old Home Day

Join us for this century-old town tradition! Scott Greenberger, author of the new Chester A. Arthur biography, speaks at 1:00. Reenactment of Calvin Coolidge's "Homestead Inaugural" at 2:47. Wagon rides,…

Farm to Ballet

Co-hosted by Billings Farm & Museum and the Farm to Ballet Project. This colorful ballet performance reinterprets classical pieces to tell the story of three seasons on a Vermont farm.…

Antique Tractor Day

Tractors made between the 1920s and the 1970s will be displayed from 10:00 A.M. -4:00 P.M., by the proud and talented folks who restored them. The tractor parade at 1…

Heritage Chicken Day

See a variety of heritage chicken breeds and learn about their unique trails and personalities. Fun facts about chickens and eggs. Chicken-themed games and crafts.

September

Labor & Leisure

Explore work and leisure activities on the farm and at the Billings Mansion. Wagon rides, building a split rail fence, ice cream making, laundry, croquet, playing historic base ball and…

Two Trains Running

An intimate portrait of a time of great change. In the midst of the civil rights movement, a group of neighbors in Pittsburgh's Hill District navigate the changing perceptions of…

Pumpkin & Apple Celebration

Hands-on programs will highlight these two essential fall crops, including apple tasting, cider pressing, pumpkin bowling, apples-on-a-string, making pumpkin and apple ice cream, and cooking apple butter in the farmhouse.…

October

Harvest Weekend

Join us for a traditional Vermont harvest celebration with a husking bee and barn dance; cider pressing, harvesting root vegetables, "putting food by," and more. Hot spiced cider and doughnuts…

A Family Halloween

Halloween fun for all ages! Doughnuts-on-a-string, pumpkin carving, Halloween tales, wagon rides, and lots more. Costume parades at 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. Children in costume admitted free when accompanied by…

November

November Weekends

Enjoy the dairy farm and farmhouse during the late fall – when the brilliance of foliage has softened and the weather is still pleasant; farm life exhibits, daily programs and…

Thanksgiving Weekend

Discover how Thanksgiving was observed in the 1890 Farm House at the Billings Farm – preparations, menu, and entertainment. Holiday programs and activities; wagon rides.

December

Coolidge Holiday Open House

Kick off the holiday season in one of Vermont's most scenic villages. Visit the Coolidge Birthplace, decorated as it would have been in 1872 when Calvin was born. Winter exhibits…

Christmas at the Farm

Experience the traditions of a 19th century Vermont Christmas. Visit the authentically decorated farmhouse and the dairy farm for interactive programs; farm life exhibits, holiday programs and making historic ornaments.…

January

February

February Vacation Weeks

Tour the dairy farm, farm life exhibits, and farmhouse. Enjoy a presidential cookie favorite and spiced cider; hands-on activities. Horse-drawn sleigh rides (conditions permitting)

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