Mid-April – November 1
Northfield Country Club with its scenic nine-hole golf course
is just 10 minutes from the guesthouse and is open to the
public from mid April to the first of November. Bring your
clubs and enjoy the course!
Includes nine holes of golf.
30 & 31
Treat yourself to an enchanted evening at the Great Green
Mountain Pumpkin Show (Oct 30 & 31)— an annual Halloween
display of more than 1000 lighted jack- o-lanterns at Ellie's
Farm Market, just outside of Northfield.
HERE to see a YouTube video taken at the 33rd annual
Great Green Mountain Pumpkin Show in 2010.
2nd & 3rd Weekends in November
year during hunting season and before Thanksgiving, people flock
from around the state to Northfield for amazing bargains at
Cabot Hosiery Mills’ famous sock sale and the Barry T.
Chouinard Comfort Colors t-shirt/sweatshirt sale (to benefit the
Northfield Area Hockey Association). Black Diamond Sportswear in
Montpelier also holds their annual blow-out sale at the same time.
SWEET MAPLE RETREAT
March – mid
(dependent upon Mother
There is nothing sweeter
than sugar making in Vermont. As soon as the sap begins to run
in early spring, the ritual begins and our sugarhouse in the
woods becomes the center of activity. Join us for this Vermont
tradition and watch/help as we make Pure Vermont Gold® maple
syrup before your very eyes.
SWEET LABOR DAY RETREAT
Labor Day Sunday
Northfield’s Labor Day Observances’ three day festival and
Randolph’s New World Festival of Music, it’s a hoppin’ good
time! The annual New World Festival, voted
one of “Top Ten Fall Events” year after year by the Vermont
Chamber of Commerce, takes place on Labor Day Sunday from noon to midnight, with some 100 musicians and folk dancers from
Northern New England and Quebec.
Visit them at www.newworldfestival.com.
Northfield sponsors a footrace (Sat) with activities and
live music throughout the weekend— culminating on Monday at
10:30 with the largest parade in the state, in which Ray often drives
his teams of oxen. The guesthouse is just 15 minutes from
CARILLON CONCERT RETREAT
Saturdays in July
Every Saturday throughout July, Norwich University hosts several world-renowned carillonneurs during its annual summer concert series performed on the Charlotte Nichols Greene Memorial Carillon, in the Jeannie Porter Adams Memorial Tower, located on the college campus. Hear the ethereal music of the 47-bell carillon while enjoying
a summer weekend in central Vermont. Concerts are free.