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Vermont Events in May
Open Fields School Medieval Festival 5/23/15 - 5/23/15
Join us on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 11 am to 4 pm for the Open Fields Medieval Festival on the Thetford Green in Thetford, VT. During this annual family-friendly festival, the Green comes alive with the sights and sounds of a Medieval village. A King & Queen, knights and ladies, peasants, craftsmen, shepherds, and farmers gather to celebrate the age via music, dance, games of skill and chance, food, parades, storytelling, Benny the Dragon, Highland ponies, feats of juggling and acrobatics, and the No Strings Marionette Company performing Wasabi, A Dragon's Tale. Costumes are encouraged. Visit VTMedFest.com for details.
Cheese & Dairy Celebration 5/23/15 - 5/24/15
Cheese & Dairy Celebration Celebrate Vermont’s distinctive dairy heritage during a weekend of sampling delicious New England cheeses & dairy products and meeting local cheese makers; dairy education programs, making cheese, ice cream, and butter.
Brookfield Floating Bridge Celebration 5/23/15 - 5/24/15
A 2-day celebration of the newly rebuilt 8th (!) Floating Bridge across Brookfield’s Sunset Lake. This historic one lane bridge, dating back to the 1820 original construction of logs strapped together on top of the frozen winter lake by Luther Adams and neighbors, has now been rebuilt to replicate the 7th bridge but with space-age flotation technology and wider accessible sidewalks. Celebration includes presentations, performances, exhibit, food vendors, and children's activities from 11-4 on Saturday and 10-3 on Sunday. The new bridge officially opens with a parade across the bridge on Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00 pm at which point the roadway, part of Vermont Route 65, will be open for regular traffic. See website for the schedule of events.
5th Annual Union Arena Benefit Golf Tournament 5/28/15 - 5/28/15
Union Arena (Woodstock, VT) will be hosting its 5th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament at Woodstock Country Club on Thursday, May 28. Please join us for an afternoon of fun and camaraderie. The $125 entry fee includes a 1:00 pm shotgun start (scramble format), cart and dinner, as well as the Gateway Motors Cocktail Hour, prizes, and a live & silent auction. All proceeds benefit Union Arena.
June is Dairy Month At Sugarbush Farm 5/30/15 - 6/30/15
Enjoy Dairy Month by stopping by to taste 15 kinds of cheese including 8 year old Wicked Super Sharp Cheddar, award winning Naturally Smoked, Mountain Jack and Sharp Cheddar with Horseradish. Watch how cheese is hand waxed for safe travel & keeping. Get tips and recipes on cooking with cheese. Visit the farm house kitchen where many Vermont products are sampled including Vermont meats, jams, pickles and sauces. Also visit the maple sugar house to learn how syrup is made in the spring. Directions: 591 Sugarbush Farm Rd, Woodstock Vt. 05091 Enjoy sampling 15 varieties of cheese including Award winning Natural Smoked Cheese and 8 year old Wicked Sharp Cheddar. Watch how cheese is hand waxed for safe travel & keeping. Get tips and recipes on cooking with cheese. Farm store with many other samples of Vermont food products including jams, meats, pickles and sauces
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