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Annual Apple Grafting and Pruning Class Announcement, April 22

Michael Phillips, author of The Apple Grower, a Guide for the Organic Orchardist, will be back again for his popular grafting and pruning course.  He will bring hearty root stocks and scions from a variety of his own apple trees for the morning workshop.  Students are also encouraged to bring in scions from their favorite ancient apple trees.  Students will get to make at least two grafted trees to take home.  In the afternoon, Michael will demonstrate renewal pruning on the Museum’s apple trees and discuss tree health and supply sources.

Apr 22,2017 –     Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Class cost is $50 or $40 for Museum members.  Please register early, class fills up quickly. Bring a bag lunch and dress for the outdoors.  Call 802-754-2022 with any questions.

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I Love Winter Festival, Sat., Feb., 25th 11am-3pm at The Twilight House

Join us at the Museum for the I Love Winter Festival
Saturday, Feb. 25 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Twilight House at the Old Stone House Museum in Brownington

Blacksmith Shop Demonstrations, Sugar on Snow, Ski Trails around the Museum Grounds, Children’s Activities, Music, Refreshments

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Collector’s Fair Sun., Feb. 12th 9am-2pm Orleans Elementary School Gym

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If you are interested in showing off your collection please download and print the registration form below and mail in to: Old Stone House, 109 Old Stone House Rd., Brownington, VT 05860

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Firewood Raffle – Last Chance to Buy

We are raffling off our last cord of dry, split, hardwood to keep you toasty warm! Only 100 tickets sold – drawing will be as soon as we reach the 100 tickets. All proceeds go toward the Old Stone Houses many programs.

One Cord of Dry, Split, Hardwood Firewood

Purchase raffle tickets to win a cord of dry, split, hardwood firewood to keep your home toasty warm. All proceeds go toward the Old Stone House programming.
  • One Ticket $5.00 Six Tickets $25.00
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Our Candlelight Harvest Dinner has 4 remaining seats! Sat. October 22, 6pm


Register for our annual Candlelight Harvest Dinner here or call 802-754-2022


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Vinegar Grain Painted Box October 8

Oct 8,2016 –     Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Learn the technique of Decorative Vinegar Grain Painting by Martha Kinney.  Paint a pine box to look like a more valuable type of wood by applying the grain painting technique. Price is $45 or $40 for Members, plus a $10 materials fee due at time of class. 9-2pm Please bring a bagged lunch.

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2016 Cheese and Apple Tasting, Sunday, September 25th, 11-3

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Fall Foliage Races, September 11th

Fall Foliage Poster 2016

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Old Stone House Day Sunday August 14th 10-4


Old Stone House Day

“The Brownington Grange”

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016    

10 AM to 4 PM

Music – Until 1 pm

Pie Auction – 2 pm

MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE – 11am to 3pm
Orleans County Historical Society Annual Meeting 1pm
Farmers Market, Crafts,
Demonstrations of Old Time Trades
Old Fashioned Children’s Games & Activities
Exhibits on Brownington Grange and Oxen
Rufus Porter Exhibit
Lunch on the Lawn by the Brownington Ladies Aid

Bring your photos and stories of all things Grange related


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Bringing the Grammar School Home August 8th

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