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Chatham OctoberFeast 2019 is October 5!

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Chatham OctoberFeast is an annual village-wide celebration of fall and the harvest. On Saturday, October 5, this family friendly event will feature great local food, beer, bands and plenty of kids activities.

Enjoy all your favorite fall foods from local restaurants, as well as outside food vendors and food trucks. There will be live entertainment, plenty of free activities, a community harvest table, and much more. Main Street will be closed to traffic and picnic tables will be set up. There will be two stages of entertainment, and WDST will be doing a live broadcast.

Here’s the line-up and vendor list:

Chatham Brewing Stage/Parking Lot

Noon-1:00pm Brasskill Visit the website
1:30-3:30pm The Purple Stuff Visit the website
2:00pm Keg Tap
4:00-6:00pm Eli’s Gin Visit the website
3:00pm Stein Hoist
7:00pm-10:00pm Side Show Willie Visit the website

10 Main Street Stage

3:00-4:30pm Rock Academy – Woodstock Visit the website
4:30-6:00pm Roger Mason and friends

Kids Activities at the Gazebo

11:00am-6:00pm Chatham MED PTA- Kids Crafts, selling hot chocolate, ice tea, Mac n cheese, chili, some baked goods and a candy apple buffet where you can purchase an apple and use toppings to create your own candy apple.
1:00-4:00pm Face Painting by Stellar Body and Art Visit the website
1:00-4:00pm Giant Slide

Chatham’s Plaid Picnic

This community harvest table and alfresco dining experience kick off at 1:00pm to prepare for a 2:00pm seating. Download the PDF for full details.

Please bring the following:


  • Your own picnic table setting
  • A dish to share
  • Wear something plaid

Tables and chairs will be provided but everything else is BYO.

 

Participating Local Restaurants

Bimi’s Cheese Shop Giant games and an expanded eating area in front of the store 21 Main Street
Blue Plate Oktoberfest specials for dinner. Beer bratwurst and other favorites. 1 Kinderhook Street
Chatham Brewing Wunderburger will be offering a pig roast, with Spetzel and red cabbage slaw in front the restaurant 59 Main Street
Kouri’s new restaurant preview 17-19 Main Street
Main St. Goodness/PieconicNY Whole pies, pies by the slice, and hand pies. Now taking Thanksgiving orders. 20 Main Street
Scoop518 Selling ice cream 41 Main Street
The People’s Pub The People’s Lunch” at noon. Offering $5 German beers on tap along with Angus and Gray  Barbecuing brats outside. All drafts, cocktails and wine inside will be available to go. 36 Main Street
Toast Café 41 Main Street

Food Vendors

Chuck Wagon Visit the website
Desserts by Design Visit the website
Hudson Valley Pretzel Company Visit the website
Just Dogs
Pixie Floss
Wunderbar and Bistro Visit the website
Yummy Kitchen Visit the website

Vendors

CABA T-shirts & wooden nickels
Campside Chef Visit the website
Olde York Farm Distillery and Cooperage Visit the website
Righteous Rags Visit the website
WellNow Urgent Care Visit the website
Yankee Distillers Visit the website

Farmer’s Market

Alima’s West African Cuisine
Hand Hollow Maple Syrup
Hawks Roost Farm Visit the website

MORE:
visitchathamny.com/chatham-octoberfeast
facebook.com/VisitChathamNY
instagram.com/visitchathamny

 

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Chatham SummerFest 2019 is July 20!

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Chatham SummerFest is an annual Chatham Village festival, and this year will be bigger than ever because 2019 is the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of Chatham Village.

The fun begins at 11am, and runs into the night with two stages for music and entertainment, food trucks, activities for kids, a Farmer’s Market, artisan vendors, WDST radio, a special commemorative beer from Chatham Brewing, and so much more. The activities for kids include face painting, games, balloon arts, and train rides on an authentic reproduction train.

Sponsored by The Chatham Area Business and Arts (CABA), SummerFest 2019 will feature two performance stages with music and entertainment. The
performances begin at 12pm on the Chatham Brewing Main Stage with music by the Reverberators, followed by Guilty Pleasure performing at 2:30pm, and wrapping up with Till The Earth on stage at 6:30pm. In between bands, there will be a Commemorative Ceremony on the main stage at 1:10pm, and WDST Radio will be broadcasting live from SummerFest from 12pm – 3pm.

There will also be numerous activities for children from 11am – 6pm on Park Row including a Balloon Artist, Bubbles, Cotton Candy, and Train Rides. Chatham is
proud of its railroad heritage, and for the first time ever, SummerFest will have an
authentic, and colorful, reproduction train to offer rides to children and adults.
From 1pm – 4pm kids can have their faces painted by Stellar Face and Body Art.
Join in the fun of the Big Head Parade, which starts at 12:45 on Park Row, and
from 11am – 2pm, check out Art School of Columbia County Mural Project at the
Gazebo.

Tour the beautiful Tracy Memorial Hall from 10am – 4pm with Friends of Tracy,
and register for a free raffle! From 11am – 6pm Columbia County Pathways to
Recovery presents a Mock Drug User Bedroom: An Interactive Experience at the
Morris Memorial. And, Chatham T-Shirts will be on sale at the Information Booth.

Vendors and Food Trucks will be set up along Main Street, and throughout the
village for shopping and dining. For more SummerFest information, including a
list of vendors, check out visitchathamny.com/chatham-summerfest.

MORE:
visitchathamny.com/chatham-summerfest/
facebook.com/VisitChathamNY
instagram.com/visitchathamny

 

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Chatham Summerfest 2018 is July 7!


EVENTS:
10:00am-Noon WDST Live Remote Live broadcast with free giveaways.

10:00-11:45am Mural activity for kids and families age 3 and up Art School of Columbia County at the gazebo.

10:00am-3:00pm Tours of the Tracy Memorial. Enter the free raffle to win a basket of local Gift Certificates by Friends of the Tracy

10:00am-4:00pm Newburyport artist Annalee Johnson Gallery Exhibit Landscapes in Oil at the Chatham Bookstore in a show entitled “New Horizons.”

10:00am-4:00pm Scavenger Hunt Forms can be picked up at the info booth in front of the Chatham Bookstore

10:00am-4:00pm Farmer’s Market at the Gazebo

10:30am-3:00pm Face Painting by Melissa King at The Morris

11:00am-Noon Eric the Illusionist A very funny and interactive show for children and families where the magic happens in the hand. On the Chatham Brewing Stage.

11:00am A Year With Frog and Toad KIDS! Columbia County Youth Theater presents A Year with Frog and Toad KIDS, adapted from the three-time-Tony-nominated Broadway hit and based on Arnold Lobel’s well-loved books. Part vaudeville, part make-believe, and all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad KIDS tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons. This whimsical show follows two great friends – the cheerful, popular Frog, and the rather grumpy Toad – through four seasons. Waking from hibernation, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and, along the way, learn valuable life lessons. At the Crandell Theatre.

11:00am-4:00pm Dunking Booth In front of the Morris Memorial

11:00am-4:00pm Kids Corner Crafts and Activities At the Morris Memorial

11:45am Author and illustrator Amy Deweerd will read two trues stories from Kinderhook Farm In the Chatham Bookstore’s Reading Tent on Main Street
Noon Big Head Parade Kicks off from the Chatham Brewing

12:30-3:30pm Live Music at the Gazebo The Kirks (Christine & James), Abbey Lappen, and 2 Blue (Amy Ryan and Richard Green)

1:00pm A Year With Frog and Toad KIDS! Columbia County Youth Theater presents A Year with Frog and Toad KIDS, adapted from the three-time-Tony-nominated Broadway hit and based on Arnold Lobel’s well-loved books. Part vaudeville, part make-believe, and all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad KIDS tells the story of a friendship that endures throughout the seasons. This whimsical show follows two great friends – the cheerful, popular Frog, and the rather grumpy Toad – through four seasons. Waking from hibernation, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and, along the way, learn valuable life lessons. At the Crandell Theatre.

1:00-3:00pm Reverberators Chatham Brewing Stage

1:45pm Jacqueline Rogers will read from her latest picture book In the Chatham Bookstore’s Reading Tent on Main Street

3:00-6:00pm Payne’s Grey Sky Chatham Brewing Stage

3:30pm Unveiling of Plaque to mark the Tracy Memorial in the National Register of Historic Places At the Tracy Memorial

4:00pm Andrea Fry Poetry Reading From “The Bottle Diggers” with Fern Sloan and Ted Pugh of The Actors’ Ensemble

6:00-8:00pm Rusticator Brewery After Party at Chatham Brewing

8:00-11:00pm Breezy Grass Brewery After Party at Chatham Brewing

MORE:
For more info, including the list of Vendors, visit VisitChathamny.com/Chatham-Summerfest

 

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Crow Cottage at Olde 1811 Antiques is Open in Chatham!

There’s a new/old store in Chatham Village. Crow Cottage, which used to be located on Railroad Avenue in Chatham, has moved into the historic “1811 House” at 2 Austerlitz Street in Chatham village. The building was originally the Stagecoach Tavern when Chatham was known as the hamlet of Groat’s Corner.

The historic building is the perfect setting for Crow Cottage’s expanded offerings of antiques – with new items being added to the store daily. You will also find the primitive and gift items that the store carried in it’s previous location.

 

LOCATION:
2 Austerlitz Street
Chatham, New York

MORE:
facebook.com/TheCrowCottage
phone (518) 392-8880

 

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Chatham OctoberFeast – Saturday, October 1

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Chatham Village will host it’s first ever OctoberFeast this Saturday, October 1, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The day will celebrate the harvest season with local food and family activities throughout the village. The festivities will feature food, music, drink, and an interesting sounding contest.

Get Crocked Cooking Contest

The Get Crocked cooking contest is open to all, and will be a judged contest looking for the best Crock Pot meal. The winning recipe will be part of a round up press release and will be published on the Our Community Cares website and Facebook page. Judging will take place during the day, and participants are to arrive no later than 12:30pm with one large crockpot filled with their entry submission, along with a printed copy of the recipe. First prize is $100, and second prize is $50. There’s a $10 entry fee, and you must return a completed entry form, which can be found here. Proceeds from “Crockpot for a Cause” will benefit Tina and Rich Powers and family, of Canaan.

Schedule

OctoberFeast kicks off at 11am, and is centered on Main Street. Following is the full schedule.

11 a.m.

Our Daily Bread Gluten Free Bakery, 54 Main St. For sale: stuffed pretzels, Octoberfeast knishes of mashed potatoes, sauerkraut and corned beef.

Our Daily Bread Deli, 116 Hudson Ave. Smokers will be fired up. For sale: smoked turkey legs, pastrami on a stick, sausages and all the trimmings. Chatham Brewing’s Oktoberfest brew and other beer. Music noon to 2 p.m. and lawn/deck will be available for lawn games (bocce and more). Discounts to those in traditional lederhosen and free draft to those who purchase a beer stein from R.H. Van Alstyne Fine Jewelry.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chatham Café & Deli, 41 Main St. Cider, hot chocolate, seasonal pastries and more will be sold as well as the full menu inside with specials featuring a seasonal flavor.

SomethinsGottaGive, 5 Main St. Artists serving refreshments.

R.H. Van Alstyne Fine Jewelry, 42 Main St. Beer steins for sale.

Chatham Wine & Liquor, 52 Main St. Wine and cheese sampling.

Chatham Brewing, 59 Main St. Pig roast.

People’s Pub, 36 Main St. Duck tacos and lamb sliders.

Friends of the Tracy, selling beer mugs with their logo.

Face painting.

Mando Fights Back, selling bows and pies.

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Prepared, outside 20 Main St. Grilling bratwurst and sauerkraut in the beer and wine garden in the Prepared Plaza.

A La Mode, selling ice cream and root beer floats street side.

Noon

Musicians Laura Flemming and Phalen McGreal in the beer and wine garden in the Prepared Plaza outside Prepared.

Noon to 12:30 p.m.

Unicycling

Noon to 2 p.m.

Live music TBA at Our Daily Bread Deli, 116 Hudson Ave.

1-2 p.m.

Eric Thee Illusionist on the Brewery Stage.

1-3 p.m.

Get Crocked: Crockpot for a Cause Cooking Contest, location TBA.

2-3 p.m.

Balloon Art on the Brewery Stage.

3 p.m.

Ceremonial keg tapping on the Brewery Stage.

Breezy Grass Band on the Brewery Stage.

Games and contests at Chatham Brewing.

6 p.m.

Sitting Plush Band on the Brewery Stage.

8 p.m.

Side Show Willie on the Brewery Stage.

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