FERRISBURGH-Nearly every Addison County community has a special day to promote itself. On Saturday, July 30, Ferrisburgh will take the plunge by celebrating all things-well-Ferrisburgh. Events are held throughout the day and at several locations around town.
Saturday, July 30
10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Celebrate Ferrisburgh! Free activities for each family member.
10 a.m.-noon. Ferrisburgh Historical Society parking lot, U.S. Route 7. Ride with local residents Liz and Peter Markowski in their antique car collection.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ferrisburgh Central School.
10 a.m.-noon. Tours of the student gardens, composting shed and activities for children. Walking trail open.
Noon-1 p.m. Eat a School Lunch at Ferrisburgh Central School including Vermont-grown items.
11 a.m. and2 p.m. Town Hall-Community Center: Sponsored by the Friends of the Ferrisburgh Grange Hall. Ferrisburgh and vicinity in times past. Archival photos from Bixby Memorial Library and other collections. Presented by Elias Baldwin.by Elias Baldwin.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Van DeWeert family antique farm equipment and family fun. VanDeWeert residence across from Fire Station, U.S. Route 7.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ferrisburgh Fire Station opens the fire trucks and family activities with firemen.
1-4 p.m. Ferrisburgh Historical Society open house, 1912 Ferrisburgh Social Club Cookbook recipes made for your taste testing.
1 p.m. Crossroads Chapel, across from the Ferrisburgh Historical Society building on U.S. Route 7; tour this historical building known as the Union Church and site of an anti-slavery speech given by Frederick Douglass in 1843.
2 p.m. Champlain Brass Quintet at the Crossroads Chapel.
5:30 p.m. North Ferrisburgh Methodist Church Annual Lobsterfest (and chicken) Supper. Seatings at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Reservations required by calling 802-425-3020
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission to Maritime Museum for Ferrisburgh residents.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rokeby Homestead. Free admission to house tours at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. for Ferrisburgh residents. Walking trails open all day.