Eastern Vermont Gateway - 8
Cities & Towns of the Eastern Vermont Gateway Region
White River Junction
Vermont Events in October
Ranger-guided Mansion Tours 5/24/14 - 10/31/14
Ranger-led one-hour tours of the historic mansion, connecting with the story of the early development of environmental conservation in the USA. Numbers limited, please call for reservation. See website for many other special programs (many of them free). There is no charge for admission to the 555-acre National Park with its 20+ miles of hiking trails, open 365 days a year. Park at Billings Farm and Museum.
Crossroads Postcard & Stamp Show 10/4/14 - 10/4/14
20+ Dealers with millions of Stamps and thousands of Postcards * Exhibits Free Admission - Free Parking Sponsored by the Upper Valley Stamp Club
Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival 10/4/14 - 10/5/14
The Festival is set amid the Vermont hills during the peak of fall foliage. Features include a marketplace with over 70 vendors of fiber, yarn, fiber crafting equipment and supplies, fencing, small ruminant equipment and supplies and local meat and cheese. The weekend includes shepherd workshops, fiber arts classes, demos, fleece show and sale and fiber arts contests. Visit the animal barn where fiber animals are offered for exhibit and for sale. Music and local food vendors - including maple cremees! - round out the event.
12th Annual Pumpkin Festival at Cedar Circle Farm 10/12/14 - 10/12/14
Lots of family fun and free activities! Ongoing horse-drawn wagon rides to the pumpkin patch and corn palace. Enjoy children’s crafts and games in the enchanted forest, meet the visiting owls from VINS, and listen to Simon Brooks Storyteller spin tales (10:30, 11:30 & 1:30), face painting and cider pressing. Listen to live music throughout the day from three great Upper Valley bands: Stovepipe Mountain Band (10-noon on the north stage facing the pumpkin patch), The Cold River Ranters (10 under big tent, 12:30 & 2 on the south stage), and Haywire (12-3 under the big tent). Eat well from the Organic Good Food Concession: farm-made butternut apple crisp, pumpkin brownies, grilled local sausages, fresh salads, organic local ice cream, plus wood-fired pizzas from NOFA-VT’s mobile oven and goodies from VT Crepe and Waffle. Win prizes donated by local businesses in our Share our Harvest raffle (drawing at 2:30). Solar bike inventions, educational activities and displays, and self-guided farm tour. Rain or shine. $10 per car (carpooling strongly encouraged). Walk or bike and get in free! A Green Event - help us to reduce waste, bring your own plate, cup, and silverware. No pets please.
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