16 Vermont Winter Vacation Guide 2018/2019 TOP 10 WINTER EVENTS 2018/2019 Chronologically Listed 40TH ANNUAL PUTNEY CRAFT TOUR Putney, November 23-25, 10-5 pm www.putneycrafts.com, 802-387-4032 Visit 25 artisans who open their studios for the long weekend; enjoy unique work- shops, historical displays, special theater productions and local restaurants celebrat- ing Putney area artistry. A TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS IN STOWE Stowe, November 30-December 2 www.stowevibrancy.com , 802-585-5131 Welcome the holiday season with tree light- ings, a lantern parade, wagon rides, Santa and reindeer visits and carolers. Experience candy cane pulling and wreath making, try gingerbread and cookie decorating, and enjoy performances, ice skating and more. 26TH ANNUAL VERMONT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Essex Junction, November 30-December 2 www.vermontinternationalfestival.com 802-863-6713 A celebration of the cultures that reflect Vermont’s communities; discover crafts from all over the world, ethnic goods, inter- national music, dance and stories. Exhibits and demonstrations by cultural and ethnic organizations. COOLIDGE HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Plymouth Notch, December 1, 10-4 pm www.historicsites.vermont.gov 802-672-3773 Visit the birthplace of President Calvin Coolidge, decorated as it would have been in 1872 when he was born. Enjoy sleigh rides, old-time music, children’s holiday activities, craft demonstrations, and choco- late making. WOODSTOCK’S WASSAIL WEEKEND Woodstock, December 7-9 www.woodstockvt.com , 888-496-6378 Visit private homes dressed for the holidays or enjoy a horse and carriage parade lead by the Woodstock Middle and High School band. Enjoy a sip of traditional Wassail while singing carols around the bonfire and see over 400 luminarias glow. WOODSTOCK'S WASSAIL WEEKEND 2018/19 VERMONT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE W I N T E R E V E N T S Make some of Vermont's legendary events part of your visit; here are some of the best. Each year, a panel of independent judges selects Vermont's blue ribbon activities. Chosen for their creativity, diversity and appeal, this year's Vermont Chamber Top 10 Winter Events feature honored traditions as well as contemporary experiences.