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Strolling of the Heifers Weekend: June 3-4-5, 2016

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Tour Group 2


Gallery Walk & Street Festival

5:30-8:30 p.m., Main Street and the River Garden

Food, music, dancing and fun at our annual downtown block party! 

Finals of our Bread Baking Competition!


The Parade

10 a.m. sharp, up Main Street. The heifers lead the parade, so don’t be late! NO DOGS, PLEASE!

Pre-parade entertainment!

Slow Living Expo

9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Brattleboro Commons and Retreat Grounds — NO DOGS, PLEASE!

Cheese Village — Healthy Living Village — Home EnergyVillage — Crafts Village — Woodlands Exhibit — Goat Olympics — Entertainment!

Dozens of Food Vendors — Dozens of farms and exhibitors — Bouncing Castles

Brattleboro Area Farmers Market (affiliated event) — Western Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.


Famous Farmers Breakfast

9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Marina Restaurant (off Putney Road, just north of the West River Bridge)

Tour de Heifer

Vermont’s most challenging dirt road cycling rides — 15, 30 or 60 miles (plus family-friendly 3-mile Round Mountain hike) Beginning and ending at Lilac Ridge Farm, W. Brattleboro

Farm Tour

Guided tours at five area farms

No dogsPLEASE, NO DOGS AT THE PARADE OR EXPO! We’re sure your pooch is wonderfully well behaved. But for the safety of the animals and spectators, please leave the dog at home. The animals may be spooked by dogs, since they are already in an unfamiliar setting. Thank you.

What if it rains?

All Strolling of the Heifers events are rain or shine! The heifers don’t mind the weather, the farmers are working in all kinds of weather, and we will be honoring and celebrating them this weekend, regardless of weather!

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