2020 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 77 – Visit VermontTourismNetwork.com for more information about Vermont and these businesses. SOUTHERN VERMONT ATTRACTION The Robert Frost Stone House Museum at Bennington College Shaftsbury This historic housemuseumpreserves and shares the legacy of one of America’smost celebrated poets. Frost lived at the home in the 1920s, where he farmed and planted an apple orchard, andwrote some of his bestknown poetry, including “Stopping byWoods on a Snowy Evening.” Exhibits include biographical information, photographs, a roomdevoted to “Stopping byWoods”, and a poetry trail coming in Spring 2020. Picnic, relax in Adirondack chairs, or stroll the grounds that inspired some of America’smost wellknown poems. Special Experience: The Stone House and Bennington Museum present the Robert Frost Stepon Tour celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Frost moving to Vermont in 2020 . June 27 October 31; $18 pp. Includes a docentled tour of the Bennington Museum and special Robert Frost exhibition, Robert Frost Stone House Museum, and Frost’s Gravesite . To schedule contact the Bennington Museum, grouptours@bennington.museum . We also offer a 1hour Poetry Appreciation or Poetry Writing course ($25 for each participant) and a boxed lunch. 10 participant minimum. Please contact the director, Erin McKenny, to schedule. Dates of Operation: May 1Nov 1 Group Policy: 20% discount for groups of 10 or more. Regular admission goes from $10 to $8. Senior admission goes from $6 to $4. As a Blue Star Museum and former and active military personnel free admission. Current teachers receive free admission with ID. Contact Info: Erin McKenny, Director • emckenny@bennington.edu; Carling Berkhout, Frost Fellow cberkhout@bennington.edu; General inquiry: frosthouse@bennington.edu 121 VT7A, Shaftsbury, VT 05262 • (802) 4476200 • www.bennington.edu/frosthouse  ATTRACTION Retreat Farm, Brattleboro Since 1837, thewaters, fields, and restorative qualities of Retreat Farmhave been a source of restoration, knowledge, recreation, and innovation. The scenic Farm is located in the heart of Brattleboro and is a principal gateway to theGreenMountain. Retreat Farm isworking to revitalize the Farm, restore its forests, soils, waters, and historic structures, and establish communityadvancing programs. Spend time holding a baby chick, scratching a piglet, ormarvel at the gentle nature of Carlos the onetonOx. Groups can enjoy the Farm&Forest and the FarmShop&Learning Center. Retreat Farmalso hosts outdoor events including Farmto Ballet, aweekly Food Truck Roundup in the summer, and dozens of concerts, festivals, and handsonworkshops. Retreat Farm is also home the ninemile Retreat Trails network andMeadowswaterway, which offers yearround outdoor recreation. Be sure to visit popular GraftonVillage Cheese is located next door. Dates of Operation: Memorial Day to Labor Day: Wednesday to Sunday from10am to 4pm. Plus HolidayMondays. Labor Day to Columbus Day: Saturday, Sunday and HolidayMondays. See website for special events and winter hours. Group Policy and Rates: Group rate: $5per person. Available to groups over 10with advance reservation.Workshop and event fees not included. Dedicatedmotorcoachparking. Contact us for special event dates, handsonworkshops, and arrangements. Contact: Ashley Davenport, Retreat Farm, 350 Linden Street, Brattleboro VT 05301 • 8024902270 adavenport@retreatfarm.org • www.retreatfarm.org 