Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival

Deerfield Valley Blueberry Festival

Saturday, Aug 3, 2019 at 9:30am


Schedule of Events:

10 am to 6 pm: Beat the Blues at the Vermont Bowl Company with your purchase of $50 or more get a free jar of blueberry jam and a surprise gift. Open every day. Located just 3/4 of a mile west of the traffic light in downtown Wilmington at 802-464-5296 111 West Main St. Wilmington, VT

9:30 – 12:00 pm: Watercolor Painting with Jane May Jones

Learn step-by-step watercolor techniques at the Boyd Family Farm for an afternoon of watercolor painting, creativity and giggles! Paint a small watercolor painting. No experience necessary, all materials provided. $30.00 per person. RSVP by Aug. 3. 802 423 7535 The Boyd Family Farm 125 East Dover Road, Wilmington, VT

The Friends of Pettee Memorial Library will host their annual Book Sale on the library lawn! Shop for books, movies, and audio books at great prices! The sale starts at 2 PM and lasts until the end of the party. During the Block Party, join us for blueberry lawn games and face painting! Pettee Memorial Library 16 South Main Street - PO Box 896 Wilmington, VT 05363 (802) 464-8557

3 - 8 pm: Feel the Blues at Jim McGrath Studio

10% off all paintings during the whole festival except for miniatures, note cards and prints. Open 10 am -5 pm closed Wednesdays. 22 West Main Street, Wilmington 802-380-6821

5:00 pm: Blueberry Block Party

Wilmington at night takes on a smooth blue glow!!! Dance in the streets. Make sure your belly is empty for the Pie Eating Contest. Bring your Street chalk talents with you!!! Check out all the welcoming blue entryways and look for businesses with the Blueberry Festival specials in the Passport of Blue Adventures. Sponsored by the Town of Wilmington and Wilmington Works. Rain-or-shine. visit Rain location will be announced.

7pm: Blueberry Pie Eating Contest at the Block Party in the front of the Cady and Dugan Building. Ages 4-12, limited to 30 children, first come first signed up. Sponsored by C&S Wholesale Grocers, Wahoo’s and the Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber Commerce. 802-464-8092.

8:00 pm: Memorial Hall Cabaret

Cabaret 1960s Broadway Musical by Kander and Ebb presented at Memorial Hall, Wilmington, Vermont, by the Deerfield Valley Players, a local community theatre group. The event is presented by The Friends of Historic Memorial Hall. and is under the musical direction of Barbara Lipstadt, founder of the group in 1997. Stage direction will be by Reed Brown, chairman of the theatre department at Cerritos College in Los Tickets are $15 (children over 12 $10. Storyline not suitable for children under 12 years of age.) Cabaret table sitting $20.00 and can be purchased at the box office on the nights of the performance or online at Webpage for online ticket sales and info

Don't miss Ratu's Liquor & Market during the block party! We'll be sampling blueberry liquor, and a delicious blueberry flavored craft beer, blueberry soda and cider on tap! All growler fills $2 off! 34 West Main Street. 802 464-2252