Spencertown Academy Community Day, Jul 9

Celebrate the 175th anniversary of Spencertown Academy Arts Center historic home and the 50th anniversary of the Academy as an arts center. Free entertainment for all!

For Kids: 10:00am-Noon on the Village Green

  • Balloon artists
  • Mortal Beasts and Deities Stilt Dancers will roam the Green
  • 10:30-11:00am: Columbia County Youth Theater will perform
  • 11:30-Noon: Tom Hooker Hanford: Fiddle Dee Dee, Children’s Folk Songs of Old New York and New England.

At the Academy: 10:00am-4:00pm

  • Building open for tours
  • Members’ Show in Gallery
  • Keeping Our History Alive: Academy history on video loop
  • Special Commemorative items for sale: t-shirts, photo book: A Look Back at Spencertown and the Academy
  • Were you a student at the Academy? Come and share your memories with our videographer who will be recording former students in 10 minute sessions from 11:00am to 1:00pm in the kitchen. Reserve your time slot at the back door. 1:30pm: Line up on the front steps for a group photo of former students

At the Austerlitz History Center: 9:00am-2:00pm

At the Town Park: Food Vendors 11:30am-2:30pm

  • Mama Lo’s BBQ, Mexican Food from Nelva, Mr. Ding-A-Ling

At the Ballfield

Please bring blankets and chairs

  • 1:00-1:30pm: Tom Hooker Hanford: Fiddle Dee Dee, Children’s Folk Songs of Old New York and New England.
  • 2:00-4:00pm: The Bobby Sweet Band

DATE/TIME: Saturday, July 9, 2022 / 10am – 4pm

LOCATION: Spencertown Academy (plus additional locations mentioned above) 
790 NY-203
Spencertown, NY

Phone: (518) 392-3693


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