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Addison County Fair & Field Days

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

MONKTON – Rylee Layn, 8, of Monkton is a young equestrian riding her horse for the first time at the paddock at Addison County Fair and Field Days last week. more

Aug 18, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Lou Varricchio

NEW HAVEN - August rolls around much too fast but at least the dwindling days of summer mean it’s prime time for Addison County Fair and Field Days. more

Aug 9, 2017 3:47 PM The Vermont Eagle

NEW HAVEN — If there ever was a “secret” to living to the age of 100 plus, Lucien Paquette is more than willing to admit it probably has something to do with a watchful Providence and — maybe, too — fresh beet greens from his backyard garden. more

Jun 10, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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Photos courtesy of Vermont Historical Society

Author and photographer Charles Fish grew up just one mile from a fairground in Vermont, so it’s easy to see why he’s had a lifelong fascination—and passion—for the rural ways of the Green Mountain State’s fair and farm field days circuit. more

Aug 26, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

100 YEARS YOUNG — The summer heat and humidity didn’t stop 100-year-old Lucien Paquette from instructing neophyte Alice Chaney on the correct way to hand mow a patch of tall grass at Addison County Fair & Field Days. more

Aug 14, 2016 10:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

NEW HAVEN — When Lincoln, Vt., resident Brian Goodro arrived at the 2016 edition of Addison County Fair & Field Days last week to enter the annual scythe handmowing competition, he was carrying a lot of family pride and history. more

Aug 13, 2016 11:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

ESPRIT DE CORPS — The Vermont National Guard’s team at Addison County Fair & Field Days greeted visitors and potential new recruits in front of a field howitzer Aug. 11. The crew of the big gun said it is used for firing shells on high trajectories. more

Aug 12, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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Photo courtesy of the Paquette Family

NEW HAVEN — Lucien Paquette will be honored at Addison County Fair & Field Days Hand Mowing Demonstration on Thursday, Aug. 11, at 9 a.m. more

Aug 2, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY — If there ever was a “secret” to living to the age of 100, Lucien D. Paquette is more than willing to admit it probably has something to do with a watchful Providence and—maybe, too—fresh beet greens from his backyard garden. more

Jul 12, 2016 1:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Martha Seifert

NEW HAVEN — The Addison County 4-H Horse Clinic, held in New Haven last week, gave local 4-H club members a chance to hone their equestrian skills and knowledge of horses while enjoying a fun weekend at the Addison County Fair and Field Days grounds. more

Jun 11, 2016 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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Photo courtesy of Vachon Family

Today, when you meet Paul Vachon, 77, he’ll more likely remind you of a French-Canadian pépé—grandfather—than a former world-champion professional wrestler, known as “The Butcher.” more

Apr 17, 2016 6:00 AM NCL Magazine 1 Comments

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