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 below. For a complete listing of on-going classes, workshops and special events held at Grace Cottage, visit our monthly calendar of events.

All 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!

Spring Into Health“Spring into Health” 5K Run

Saturday, May 13th

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 8 and under at 9:15am.


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

Friday, June 9th  

Enjoy a spectacular afternoon of golf at the exclusive Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain in Wilmington. 12:00 lunch, 1:00 shotgun start. Fee includes lunch, greens fees, golf cart, logo wear, contests, and an awards dinner served in the clubhouse following the tournament.


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

Saturday, July 8th   

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 5th

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

Saturday, October 11th   

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. Playing cards are distributed along the way; a prize for the best poker hand is awarded at the end. All participants are also eligible for door prize drawings.


Healthy Aging ConferenceHealthy Aging Conference

2017 dates to be determined

TAKE CHARGE of your own health, your security, and perhaps even your longevity at the Healthy Aging Conference, presented by various wellness professionals and the staff at Grace Cottage Hospital. We hope you can join us for what will be an informative and inspiring couple of days in beautiful Grafton, VT.


“Cabin Fever” Online Auction

February 15-28, 2018  

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 February 15th to Tuesday, February 28th, 2018.

Information on last year’s auction can be viewed here.