Vermont Fall Foliage Festivals and Events -4
VERMONT'S NORTHEAST KINGDOM ANNUAL FALL FOLIAGE FESTIVALS -2019
Seven festivals in seven days, each in a different town. Each has something unique to offer, including music, crafts, farmers' markets, parades, tours, history and great food! Specialty church suppers each night. It is totally amazing that the seven towns in the NEK put on such a grand succession of festivals! If you are up in Vermont for these days, please be sure to check them out. You will be so glad you did! If you choose Groton and want to do the chicken pie supper you have to have reservations and they sell out in no time.
Locations: Walden, Cabot, Plainfield, Peacham, Barnet, Groton & Marshfield, Vermont
Contact: Northeast Kingdom Chamber of Commerce: Website: nekchamber.com
Phone: 802-748-3678: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The first of the seven unique festivals being held over seven consecutive days is in Marshfield
09/30/2019 Marshfield Harvest Festival from 11 am to 3 pm.
Free Family Friendly Activities: face painting, cider pressing, arts and crafts, field games, music and more! Book sale, bake sale, horse and wagon rides, yard sale, craft sale and 50/50 raffle. “Chili-Cook-off”: 11 am to 2 pm in our “Chili tent” and then vote for your best tasting chili and the cook will win a prize!! Salads and corn bread will complement the chili. $8 adults and $4 children. Barbecue if you don’t like chili: hamburgers from a local farm, hot dogs and veggie burgers will be for sale. Slide show and talk about the ten cemeteries of Marshfield. (Sponsored by the Marshfield Historical Society).
Old Schoolhouse Common, 122 School St. Marshfield 05658
For info: email@example.com or 802-426-3581.
Location: Marshfield, VT
The second of seven unique festivals being held over seven consecutive days starts off in Walden.
Begin your day at Walden Church in Noyesville Village (signs - just off Route 15) with registration, coffee & donuts at 9:00 am. Visit with Walden crafters and take driving tours to meet artisans at their home businesses. A homemade soup and sandwich lunch will sustain you as you enjoy afternoon tours through the hills and along roadways not usually seen on travels from here to there. Enjoy musical entertainment as the prelude to the Barbecued Beef Supper, served family style, with mashed potatoes, veggies, rolls and home-baked pies, beginning at 5:30 pm. For supper reservations and information, call Judy Clifford evenings at 802-563-2777 or daily at 802-793-5011, PO Box 54, West Danville, VT 05873. Please stop by; we’re excited to meet you! Lifelong friends are made here! (Events and info subject to change.) Click link for week long schedule.
Location: Walden, VT
Contact: Judy Clifford
Phone: 802-563-2777 (evenings) or daily @ 802-793-5011
Vermont's Northeast Kingdom Fall Foliage Festival - Cabot
Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Time: 9:00 am
The third of the seven unique festivals being held over seven consecutive days is in Cabot today!
Cabot has got everything you've come to expect and more - delicious home-cooked food, beautiful vistas, interesting tours and presentations, first-rate entertainment, and a new gallery of of local artisans and The Den, exclusively featuring Vermont craft beer. Check in at the Willey Building from 9am until Noon to sign up for tours, make lunch and supper reservations, and learn about all the day's events. Corn chowder and chili lunch at the Cabot Church from 11:30am - 1pm. Turkey supper at the Cabot Church seatings at 5pm and 6:15pm. For meal reservations call Rose Bothfeld, 802-563-2715. For a detailed description of the day, visit CabotVermont.org (Events and info subject to change.) Click link for week long schedule.
Location: Cabot, VT
Contact: Cabot Community Association
Vermont's Northeast Kingdom Fall Foliage Festival - Plainfield
Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Time: 9:00 am
The fourth of the seven unique festivals being held over seven consecutive days is in Plainfield today!
A full day of activities begins with Coffee Hour at 9:00 am and registration at Grace United Methodist Church. Foliage tours available at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Tours telling the history of Barre granite at the Barre Granite Museum, Building of Winterwood Timber Frames, Marshfield School of Weaving (Old-time weaving), Blackthorne Forge, a Blacksmith, Hope Cemetery and Bragg's Sugar House (Tour of syrup Production Process and Gifts). In addition, the Quarries, Owl's Head and Plainfield Village tours will be available on a self-guided basis. Cafeteria-style luncheon from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for $6. Barbecued Chicken, Mostaccioli and Baked Bean Supper at 5:00 and 6:00 pm for $14. For reservations, contact Joanne Martin, 802-454-7301 or Joyce Fowler, 802-454-8306. (Events and info subject change.)
Location: Plainfield, VT
Contact: Joanne Martin or Joyce Fowler
Phone: 802-454-7301 or 802-454-8306
Phone: 802-454-7301 or 802-454-8306
Vermont's Northeast Kingdom Fall Foliage Festival - Peacham
Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time: 9:00 am
The fifth of the seven unique festivals being held over seven consecutive days is in Peacham today!
Welcome to Peacham! Arts and Crafts Sale, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Town Hall. Tickets for bus tour, lunch, ghost walk and dinner available there. Exhibits at the Blacksmith Shop, the Roller Barn, and The Historical House. Come visit the historic East Peacham Schoolhouse 9:00 am til 1:30 pm $8. Northern Skies Observatory (near the school) open from 11 am to 2 pm. Ghost walk at the chuch at 2:00 pm. Music concert at the church from 4:00 pm til 6:00 pm (by donation). Library book sale available 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Scenic bus tour at 10:15 am $5.00. Lunch at the Peacham Elementary School from 11:00 am until 1:30 pm $8.00. Northern Skies Observatory (near the school) open from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. Ghost walk at the church at 2:00 pm. Music concert at the church from 4:00 pm til 6:00 pm (by donation). Italian supper in the church social hall with seatings at 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm. Adults $12.00, children $5.00, under 6 free. Tickets for the supper available at the door.
Coordinators are Marilyn Magnus 802-592-3320, Sharon Fuehrer 802-592-3326. (Events and info subject to change.)
Location: Peacham, VT
Contact: Marilyn Magnus or Sally Goss or Sharon Fuehrer
Phone: 802-592-3320 or 802-563-3113 or 802-592-3326
Vermont's Northeast Kingdom Fall Foliage Festival - Barnet
Date: Friday, October 4, 2019
Time: 8:00 am
The sixth of the seven unique festivals being held over seven consecutive days is in Barnet
Come to the Barnet Center Church vestry for a Pancake Breakfast, including Vermont maple syrup and sausage 8:00-11:00 am. All day there will be Arts and Crafts in the vestry area, and at various spots around the town. Relax on the free Bus Tour that leaves from the vestry at 10:00 am, or travel the town on your own, to see local churches, the Goodwillie House, Ben Thresher’s Mill, the Walter Harvey Meeting House, a local Sugar House, and scenic Barnet foliage. A soup and sandwich lunch is served starting at 11:30 am at the Barnet Village Church. A European Coffee Hour will be open from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the West Barnet Church. Enjoy a Ham dinner (takeout available) at the Barnet Center vestry, from 4:00-6:00 pm.
For reservations/info contact Bob at 802-633-2242. On the day of the event, call 802-633-4397. (Events and info subject to change.)
Location: Barnet, VT
Phone: 802-633-2242 or 802-633-4397
Vermont's Northeast Kingdom Fall Foliage Festival - Groton
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019
Time: 7:30 am
The final day of the seven unique festivals being held over seven consecutive days is in Groton today!
Join us in Groton for our Festival Day. Start with a Lumberjack Breakfast in the Methodist Church from 7:30 – 10:30 am. Visit our Library where there will be a book sale from 9 am to 3 pm and browse in the Peter Paul Historical House anytime during the day. Participate in the Great Pumpkin weigh in from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Upper Valley Grill. Our annual parade starts at 1:30 pm with leadership by the Blue Mountain School Band. Participate in the Old Fashioned Hymn Sign at the Methodist Church at 8 pm to close the day. This will be our 64th year of serving our World Famous Chicken Pie Supper!!!! Serving times are 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30 pm. Tickets are available at $12 for adults and $5 for children under 12. You must make reservations. Take out dinners also are available by reservation. Contact Peter Lyon, 848 West Shore Drive, Groton, VT., 05046 (phone no. is 802-584-3020) for tickets to both the Chicken Pie Dinner and the Lumberjack Breakfast (Events and info subject to change.) Click link for full week schedule.
Location: Groton, VT
Contact: Peter Lyon
(info assembled by ctyanky, foliage board admin)