Old Stone House Day Sunday August 12
“A Celebration of Barns” is the theme of Old Stone House Day on Sunday, August 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Everyone is invited to come see the new timber frame barn that was raised on June 9 beside the Old Stone House. Inside will be an exhibit of photographs of old barns from around the county.
All day on Sunday there will be demonstrations of traditional skills like blacksmithing, granite cutting, spinning, quilting, decorative painting, basket making, rug hooking, and more. There will be craft sales, a farmers market, old fashioned children’s activities, music, lunch, kettle coffee, pie à la mode, a one-day raffle, wagon rides and stage coach rides. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the museum will be open for free selfguided tours. At noon a team of horses mow hay on Prospect Hill. At 2 p.m. there will be a pie auction at the Hall House. At 3 p.m. there will be a Barn Dance in the new barn, with the North Country Swingers starting the square dance, and then inviting people to join in.
There is no admission charge, but parking is $5 per car, at the base of Prospect Hill and in the field beside the Twilight House. Handicapped and senior parking is next to the Twilight House, and people can be dropped off in front of the Old Stone House. For more information, call the museum at (802)754-2022 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org