Arts & Leisure

Rokeby Museum hosts annual Pie & Ice Cream Social, August 13

Image courtesy of Rokeby Museum 

Photo courtesy of Rokeby Museum.

Having a great day is as easy as pie at Rokeby Museum’s annual Pie & Ice Cream Social. Come hungry, and plan to enjoy music and games on Sunday, Aug. 13, from 1-4 p.m.

Yards and yards of homemade pies, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, live music from Bob Recupero and Young Tradition Vermont, raffle baskets, croquet and badminton on the lawns are part of this special day. The historic house and museum exhibitions will be open to the public to explore as part of the event.

Admission to Pie Day, music, games, and museum exhibitions is free. Pie and ice cream is $8 per serving, $2 for ice cream and $1 for beverages. At the end of the event, if any pies are still available they will be sold for $20 each.

Raffle tickets are 1 ticket for $5, and 5 tickets for $20. Raffle prizes include a Vermont Teddy Bear, baskets from King Arthur Baking Company, Olly, and Twincraft Skincare.

About Rokeby Museum

Rokeby Museum is a 90-acre historic site and National Historic Landmark designated for its exceptional Underground Railroad history. From 1793-1961 Rokeby was home to four generations of the Robinson family who were farmers, abolitionists, artists and writers. The Museum is located on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh. Open daily until Oct. 14. Guided tours are available Thursday through Mondays at 11 a.m., and 2 p.m., or by appointment. More info at

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