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Annual Welsh Harvest Festival slated for Oct. 20

POULTNEY, VT - The annual Welsh Harvest Festival – featuring live music, traditional Welsh food, field games and more – is slated for Saturday, October 20, at Green Mountain College.

The festivities kick off at 5 p.m. at Cerridwen Farm. Rain location for the festival is the gym in the Waldron Athletic Complex.

Visitors will be able to tour a haunted barn, take a hay ride or participate in any number of traditional fall activities, including cider making and scarecrow making. The College’s choir performs at 5:30 p.m. There will also be live bluegrass music, storytelling and a performance by a Welsh singer. A bonfire is slated to bring the evening to a close.

The Aberystwyth Printmakers Exhibit, featuring Welsh artists, will be available for viewing in the Feick Arts Center from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Welsh Harvest Festival celebrates the distinctive Welsh culture of Poultney and its surrounding communities. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the Green Mountain College Office of Communications at 802-287-8311.

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