Alexander Twilight Day Apple and Cheese Festival | Old Stone House Museum & Historic Village | Fairs & Festivals | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

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Alexander Twilight Day Apple and Cheese Festival Staff Picks

When: Sun., Sept. 26, 1-5 p.m. 2021
Phone: 802-754-2022
Price: Free; preregister; limited space.
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If you’re looking for ways to celebrate your 226th birthday, consider a classic 19th-century apple and cheese festival — á la Alexander Twilight’s time. Twilight, born in 1795, was the first Black American to earn a bachelor’s degree and to serve in a state legislature, and he founded the grammar school that eventually became Brownington’s Old Stone House Museum & Historic Village. The festival — a vintage tradition the museum is reviving for Vermont’s second annual Alexander Twilight Day — is an opportunity to peep some leaves, explore the buildings and grounds, and sample local food and drink. Museum board president Carmen Jackson and Rep. Katherine Sims (D-Craftsbury) speak on Twilight’s life and legacy.

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