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Top 20 Vermont Events for 2009

Top 20 Vermont Events for 2009
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AUG. 27-30: WILMINGTON, Deerfield Valley Farmers’ Day Fair. Traditional activities abound, including a talent show, ox and truck pulls, a horse show, children’s games (including a watermelon-seed-spitting contest), country jam session, cattle show, barnyard petting farm, pie-eating contest, exhibits, agricultural demonstrations, and more. 802-319-0117;

AUG. 29-SEPT. 7: ESSEX JUNCTION, Champlain Valley Fair. Vermont’s largest event celebrates agriculture and fun at the Champlain Valley Exposition fairgrounds for 10 fun summer days filled with live entertainment, circus acts, a carnival, shopping, favorite foods and snacks of all kinds, blue-ribbon competitions, animals, and concerts. 802-878-5545;

SEPT. 5-6: BENNINGTON, Garlic & Herb Festival. From garlic ice cream to garlic jelly, this festival celebrates our favorite bulb in all its wonder and variety–pickled, roasted, braided, and of course, plain. Samples, demonstrations, Garlic Golf, hay maze, live music, and much more. 802-447-3311;

Please Note: This information was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

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