February 2008 Events
Rutland, FRIDAY NIGHT ART HOP, with stops at Chaffee Art Center, Paramount Brick Box, Center Street Artisans and more. Pick up a map and schedule of events at the Chaffee Art Center, 5:00 to 8:00PM. Event takes place on the 2nd Friday of each month, throughout the year!
December through March, Woodstock Billing’s Farm & Museum
Private Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides
Join us for a private horse-drawn sleigh ride through the fields of the historic and picturesque Billings Farm. You will be greeted at the Visitor Center by our friendly staff and escorted to the farm barns to board the sleigh pulled by our Percheron teams, Jim & Joe or Daisy & Purse. Snuggle under warm woolen blankets as you traverse the fields and enjoy a cup of hot-spiced cider upon your return. Included in your private visit: Horse Barn, Calf Nursery, and Dairy Barn. A Place in the Land (our Academy Award nominated film), Upon This Land Exhibit and The Museum Shop. Reservations for private sleigh rides must be received at least 24-hours prior to the desired sleigh ride time. Please call: 457.2355 for details.
Killington, Hemingway’s Restaurant, Chef for a Day
Come behind the scene into Hemingway’s kitchen with Chef Ted, where you’ll learn how to chop, peel, pour, strain, grate and dice with aplomb! In the heart of Vermont country you will transform farm fresh products into a scrumptious meal. Afternoon preparation of the night’s menu is followed by a four-course dinner with wines for you and a friend. $350. Tax and gratuity included. Come be Chef for a Day. Come learn the Heming-way. You’ll laugh and have a good time too! Phone: 422.3886 or visit us at www.hemingwaysrestaurant.com
2/3, Chittenden, Mountain Top Inn, New England Women’s XC Ski Day. Enjoy a fun day of cross-country skiing for women taught by women! Experience cross-country ski clinics for every level of skier from first timers to seasoned masters! In addition to topnotch instruction, there will be wax demonstrations, a fantastic prize drawing and a fabulous lunch catered by the Mt. Top Inn. Registration by 1/25/2008. Contact Trina Hosmer 802.253.0810 or email email@example.com
2/5 Killington, Wobbly Barn 12th Annual Mardi Gras Ball. Everyone is welcome and all ages are invited to dine in the Steakhouse; chef Steve will be serving a special “Queen’s Dinner” menu in the Steakhouse with incredible Creole and Cajun selections. Festivities upstairs begin at 8:00PM. You must be at least 21 and in costume to attend the festivities upstairs. Don’t have a costume? Make sure you attend the mask making party and make a mask for free at the Snowshed lodge from 3:00-5:00PM. For more information visit: www.killington.com
2/7 Woodstock, Town Hall Theater, Yu Wei Chinese Cultural Dance Company, 7:30pm. Inspired by the synergy between dance, poetry, and music that flourished in Tang dynasty China over 1200 years ago; accomplished choreographer-dancer Yu Wei presents a 90 minute multi-media performance of captivating dance visions and compelling short films. Presented by Pentangle Council on the Arts. For more information call 802.457.3981 or visit: www.pentanglearts.org
2/16 through 18, 2/23 & 24 Woodstock, Billings Farm & Museum’s Sleigh Ride Weekends 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This popular winter event will feature sleigh rides, sledding with jack jumper sleds, tours of the dairy farm and farmhouse, and interactive programs. In commemoration of President’s Day, hands-on activities will include making presidential silhouettes and making and sampling favorite cookies of the Presidents. The restored and furnished 1890 Farm House will be open for touring, featuring the farm office, family living quarters, creamery, and ice house. Sleigh Ride Weekend admission includes sleigh rides and sledding, the farm, farm house and activities, plus A Place in the Land, an Academy Award® nominee film.
Admission: adults: $11.00; over 62: $10.00; students (13-17): $8.00; children 5-12: $6.00; 3-4: $3.00; under 3: free. Located one-half mile north of the Woodstock village green on VT Route 12. Information: 802/457-2355 www.billingsfarm.org.
Taylor Lauren - Uncommon Threads to host ROCK N’ ROLL FASHION SHOW at the Wobbly Barn, 5:00PM to 8:00PM. Area retailers join in showcasing their goods at this rocking event. Hors d’oeuvres, tantalizing cocktails, raffle & great door prizes, “What’s missing from your closet?”
Tickets sold at the door, $10 admission.
For more information call 802.747.7000.
2/24 Woodstock, Town Hall Theater, Academy Awards Live, 7:30pm. Glitz and glamour come to Woodstock! Television, movies, history and technology meet when we broadcast live, on the big screen, the event celebrating the best movies of the year.
Limo rides to the Town Hall Theatre, flashing paparazzi, celebrity look-alike, trivia contests and red carpet fun. For more information call 802.457.3981 or visit: www.pentanglearts.org
2/24 Killington, Dead President’s Rail Jam. Skiers and snowboarders compete in this competitor judged rail jam for cash and prizes at Bear Mountain. Visit: www.killington.com for more information.