2019 Annual Events

Grace Cottage has a rich tradition of hosting annual events that bring together doctors and patients, friends and neighbors, parents and kids. The events promote health, wellness and fellowship while also raising money for our non-profit hospital and our Patient Care Fund.

Link to any individual event by clicking on the event title below. For a complete listing of on-going classes, workshops and special events held at Grace Cottage, visit our monthly calendar of events.

All annual events are held rain or shine. Event sponsors and volunteers are always appreciated! For more information on any of these events, call 802-365-9109. Thanks. And hope to see you soon!


“Cabin Fever” Online Auction

February 14th – 28th, 2019

Dozens of wonderful items donated by area businesses and friends of Grace Cottage go to the highest bidder in this annual winter fund-raiser.  All auction proceeds benefit the Grace Cottage Patient Care Fund which provides free care to those lacking adequate resources.

Bidding goes from Valentine’s Day, February 14th at 6:00 am to Thursday, February 28th at 9:00 pm.

Save the date for next year: February 14 – 24, 2020.


Spring Into Health“Spring into Health” 5K Run

Saturday, May 11th

A family-friendly fund-raiser for our Patient Care Fund. All runners will be timed; however, participants are welcome to run, walk, skip, or stroll. Performance tee shirts for first 100 registrants. 8:30 am start on the Townshend Common. Free “Fun Run” for ages 6 and under.


Tee It Up For Health“Tee it Up for Health” Golf Tournament

Saturday, June 8th  

Enjoy a spectacular afternoon of golf at the Mount Snow Golf Club in West Dover, VT. Fee includes lunch, greens fees, golf cart, logo wear, contests, and an awards dinner served following the tournament.



Tour De Grace EventGrace Cottage “Tour de Grace” Bicycle Rally

Saturday, June 29th   

A scenic, mostly-all-downhill ride, over the river and through the woods from the Stratton Mountain Base Lodge to Grace Cottage. Family-friendly. Start anytime between 8-10am. Performance tee shirts for first 100 registrants.


Fair DayHospital Fair Day

Saturday, August 3rd

A Vermont Chamber of Commerce Top 10 Summer Event!

All-day auction, bargain booths, bingo, Baby Parade for those born at Grace Cottage, carriage and pony rides, face painting, food, games, entertainment, chicken barbecue dinner, live music, and more. Hailed by the Boston Globe as “New England at its best.”


Poker WalkAnnual Poker Walk

Wednesday, October 9th   

A free, fun two-mile walk with prizes for winning hands in recognition of National Physical Therapy Month. This free, fun, two-mile walk/run is held each year, rain or shine. Each walker is dealt a hand at stops along the way; a prize for the best poker hand is awarded at the end. All participants are also eligible for door prize drawings.