Blueberry Festival
Events
 
10 Annual Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival
July 28 - August 7, 2017


July 28, 2017  5 –8 pm Opening Ceremonies of the 10th Annual Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival Gallons of Blueberry Jell-O to slide on, swim in, play in, many new activities this year. Outdoor food concessions. Twin Valley Elementary School! Donations Accepted 802 464 8092 www.VermontBlueberry.com

July 28, 2017 “Field of Blue.” 9 am - 5 pm. Join us at the Boyd Family Farm to celebrate blueberry season. Pick Your Own Fields are open daily. Walk through the “Blue Gates” Sponsored by WW Building Supply. Boyd Family Farm, 125 East Dover Rd., Wilmington 802-464-5618  

July 29, 2017 Blueberry Pancake Breakfast 8 to 11 am sponsored by the Deerfield Valley Rotary. Blueberry pancake breakfast with VT maple syrup and breakfast meats. Watch for signs for location. West Dover VT.  Donations required. 802-464-8092

July 29, 2017 31st Annual Time Line Event 10 am – 5 pm & July 30, 10 am - 2:30 pm Walkthrough re-enactor camps from 3rd Century Rome to modern day on Route 100 at the Dover Forge in West Dover. Admission fee. Call the Living History Association at 802-368-7913 or visit www.livinghistoryassn.org.


July 29, 2017 9th Annual Blueberry Festival Parade featuring local floats and marching bands 11:00 am. (Be seated along the parade route by 10:45) Join us for after parade festivities, craft fair, BBQ, contest for blue-inspired spectators, activities, music, vintage cars, FMI 802-464-8092 or www. vermontblueberry.com 

July 29, 2017 10 am – 3 pm 7th Annual Blueberry Festival Craft Fair including Green Industry Products in Dover 10 am – 3 pm Layla’s Riverside Lodge,145 RT 100, West Dover, VT

July 30, 2017 11:00 Don't be blue when the parade is over... head to the new "Don't Be Blue Kid Zone" along the Valley Trail for family friendly entertainment.   Munch on some BBQ, watch or try some hula hoop tricks, visit with the West Dover Fire Department. See some animals and see what other treats and surprises are in store for you!  By Layla’s Riverside RT 100, West Dover.                                                                                                                                                                                                       

July 29th 2017 11:00AM Annual Blueberry BBQ. After the parade follow the sweet smell of BBQ to the Dover Forge. You’ll find loads of blueberry inspired goodness to please your palate so tame your hunger and quench your thirst with us. We have a spacious back yard with outdoor games and our Billiards parlor features four nine-foot pool tables, two dart boards, foosball and ping pong so there’s fun for the whole family indoors as well. 802 464 7117 183 Rout 100 West Dover, VT

July 29th 2017 12:00AM – 4:00 PM New England Center for Circus Arts will be performing for families, under the “big top tent”.  Admission, a monetary donation or nonperishable food items are expected. Proceeds to benefit the Vermont Food Bank. The Dover Forge and the valley’s famous BBQ will be served all day so join us for a full day of fun! 802 464 7117 183 Route 100 West Dover, VT

July 30, 2017 1 – 5 pm: “Blueberry Splash” at Lake Whitingham Listen to floating musical groups. Pack a picnic lunch and bring the family. At 2:30 pm watch the parade of boats! Music will be at Wards Cove and at the end of Fairview Avenue boat landing on Lake Whitingham in Wilmington. FMI 802-464-8092 www.vermontblueberry.com 

July 30, 2017 2 pm: Blueberry Boat Parade - Decorate your boat blue, and at 2 pm meet at High County Marina for the parade of boats line-up! With the help from High Country Marina & prizes from the Hermitage Club there should be a lot of splashin' goin' on!!! Music will be at Wards Cove and at the end of Fairview Avenue boat landing on Lake Whitingham in Wilmington. FMI 802-464-8092 or www.vermontblueberry.com 

August 1, 2017 - 7:00-7:30 Blueberry Pajama Party & Story Time Wear your PJ’s. Great for ages under 8!  Storytime in the field!   Entry is Free! The pick-your-own fields will be open until dark regular market prices for PYO. 125 East Dover Road, Wilmington. 802- 464-5618 Like us on Facebook -   www.boydfamilyfarm.com

August 1, 2017 7:30-9:00 Fire on the Mountain at the Boyd Family Farm! At 7:30 we will light the Bon-Fire you bring your instruments and come play and enjoy the sunset with us up in the mowing! Young people under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your own S’mores!!! All ages are welcome Drug and Alcohol Free event. The pick-your-own fields will be open until dark regular prices for PYO. 125 East Dover Road, Wilmington.  802- 464-5618 Like us on Facebook -   www.boydfamilyfarm.com

August 2, 2017 11 am – 3 pm: Tie Dye Your Tee Shirt or a 2017 Blueberry Shirt - Blueberry Shirts are available for sale at the Chamber of Commerce or the Boyd Family Farm and come learn the art of tie dying! Be there or be blue! 125 East Dover, Wilmington 802 464 5618

August 2, 2017 6 pm: Blueberry Bingo with the Masons! Blueberry Bingo Night at the Masonic Hall. Masonic Temple on Rte. 9 East, Wilmington (3rd building on the right side of the street from the main intersection), 802-464-8092

August 3, 2017 5-8 pm Family Fun Frenzy- Substance Free Family Event at Twin Valley Elementary School.  Bring the family for a FREE evening full of fun games, a huge inflatable water slide, entertainment and ice cream!  Bring a picnic for your family and towels. Serving ice cream at 7:30pm.  Bring a favorite topping to share!  Sponsored by the Deerfield Valley Community Partnership.

August 4, 2017   3 – 7 pm: Sprague & Son Sugarhouse Open for the Jacksonville Street Fair and

Aug. 5 & 6, 10 am - 5 pm 10% off Maple Syrup with Festival Passport. Offering our new Maple soft-serve ice cream and Sugar-on-Snow along with tours and tastings. 1631 Route 100 South, Jacksonville 802-368-2776

August 4, 2017 4 - 8 pm: Jacksonville Village Chalk Walk & Street Fair Start at Honora Winery Tasting room for their Blueberry Beer tasting and wind your way through a classic New England Village. Stop for the Library Programs, the Blue Eye Contest, Blueberry Church Supper, Create sidewalk chalk art near the Spoonwood Cabin, and the Jacksonville General Store, and the Whitingham Farmer's Market at the Municipal Center. Cash prizes for best Blueberry themed chalk drawing. Live music!!!

August 4, 2017   5 – 7 pm: Jacksonville Community Church Spaghetti Dinner Spaghetti Supper with Homemade Sauce, Salad, Rolls and Homemade Blueberry Crisp with Ice Cream. $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for children under 5.

August 4, 2017  7 pm: Blue Eye Contest Bring your baby blues (no contacts allowed) all ages encouraged! Sponsored by Shearer Hill Farm Bed and Breakfast. Contest will be on the steps of the Town Offices & Municipal Center. RT 100, Jacksonville, VT

 

Aug. 5, 2017    1:00 – 4:00 Watercolor Painting with Jane May Jones Learn step-by-step watercolor techniques with Jane May Jones at the Boyd Family Farm for an afternoon of watercolor painting, creativity and giggles! We will all paint a small watercolor painting. No experience necessary, all materials provided. Each participant will receive a small gift of art for only $30.00 per person. RSVP by Aug. 4.  BYOB. The Boyd Family Farm 125 East Dover Road, Wilmington, VT www.boydfamilyfarm.com 802 464-5618

August 5, 2017 “rolling start” 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM “Country Roads” Ride & Rally for Antique & Specialty Cars & all Motorcycles - Will be Route Sheeted; Cars go one way, Motorcycles go the other Blueberry Treats after your Ride -Suggested Donation $20.00 per vehicle To Benefit West Dover Congregational Church and Deerfield Valley Rescue 464 2042 for additional information meet at 104 Route 100 West Dover, VT.

August 5, 2017 Blueberry Block Party 5 pm Wilmington at night takes on a smooth blue glow!!! Dance in the streets. Check out all the welcoming blue entryways, the Pie Eating Contest and look for businesses with the Blueberry Festival Participation posters in their window, they will have special deals for you. Sponsored by the town of Wilmington and Wilmington Works. Rain-or-shine. Bring your bubbles, hula hoops and street art chalk talent!!! 802-464-8092

August 5, 2017
Blueberry Pie Eating Contest 6 pm at the Block Party in the


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