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Chatham Winterfest 2019, Dec 14

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Chatham’s Annual Winterfest is Saturday, December 14, 11am – 4pm.

Businesses throughout the Village of Chatham will be welcoming shoppers with special offers and unique holiday gifts. There will be a raffle to win a gift basket of goodies from participating shops in the Village. A raffle ticket will be issued with any purchase of $5 or more in a village shop and the winning number will be posted on the CABA website.

Some activities include a reading of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” at the Chatham Bookstore at 11:00am, a wreath-making workshop at Chatham Brewing at 11:00am, the Crandell Theater will have a free screening of the movie “Prancer” at noon , Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand at 10 Main Street from 1:00-3:00pm to visit with little ones and spread some holiday Cheer. At 3:30 there will be a reading of “The Carpenter’s Gift” by local author David Rubel as part of the library’s Authors, Artists and Community Speakers Series. Holiday cookies and hot cocoa will be served. Personalized signed Books will be available for purchase.

Students from Chatham Central School District will be on hand to provide Holiday Music and Caroling, a there will also be a Holiday Costume Crawl for adults that wish to don a costume that captures the spirit of the Holidays as they sample adult beverages at participating venues.

WinterFest Events

10:00am-3:00pm Open House and accepting new, unwrapped toys for the Salvation Army Our Community Cares, 25 Hudson Avenue
10:00am-Noon Nature crafts for kids Columbia Land Conservancy, 49 Main Street
11:00am Judy Staber and Thomas Chulak read “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” Chatham Bookstore, 27 Main Street
11:00am Wreath-Making Workshop with Flower Blossom Farm. For more information contact Chatham Bewing at info@chathambrewing.com Chatham Brewing, 59 Main Street
11:00am-2:00pm Our Community Cares’ free gift wrapping event. Bring your presents for our volunteers to wrap. Donations accepted. The Tracy Memorial Village Hall, 77 Main Street
11:00am-4:00pm Chatham Freshman class fundraiser selling handmade items such as baked goods and candles, along with some apparel 17 Main Street
11:00am-7:00pm Santa Pub Crawl. $1 Off your first drink. To win prizes dress in your favorite holiday costume, take a selfie at 3 establishments that day and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #ChathamWinterfest. Winners will be chosen at randon. Download the flyer. Blue Plate, Yanni’s, People’s Pub. Chatham Brewing and The Chatham Grill
Noon Free screening of “Prancer” Crandell Theatre, 48 Main Street
Noon-2:00pm Pet pictures with Santa Our Community Cares, 25 Hudson Avenue
Noon-3:00pm “Have A Bite… Help A Family” fundraiser hosted by the Chatham Middle School National Junior Honor Society and PTSO. Tag sale including holiday decorations, soup samples and other tasty bites. Christ Our Emanuel Church, 19 Park Row
1:00-3:00pm Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus 10 Main Street
3:30pm A reading of “The Carpenter’s Gift” by local author David Rubel as part of our Authors, Artists and Community Speakers Series. Holiday cookies and hot cocoa will be served. Personalized signed Books will be available for purchase. Chatham Public Library, 11 Woodbridge Ave, Chatham
9:00pm Live music by Aaron Rothko The People’s Pub, 36 Main Street

WinterFest Sales

15% Off Lamporium Lamps Large selection of unique lamps Country Upcycle. 6 Main Street. Open 11:00am-4:00pm
15% Off all Calendars Large selection Chatham Bookstore, 27 Main Street
$5.00 Margaritas Lunch served The People’s Pub, 36 Main Street

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Saturday, December 14, 2019: 11am

LOCATION:
The Village of Chatham, NY

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

 

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Farmon! Holiday Pop Up at Empire Farm in Copake, Dec 7

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Empire Farm and the FarmOn! Foundation are hosting a Holiday Pop Up Shop on
Saturday, December 7, from 10am to 3pm. Eat – Drink – Shop Local treats!

You’re invited to join FarmOn! for one very special weekend. Shop for holiday gifts from local makers, bits & bobs, vintage, and more special finds! Holiday cookies, Homemade dog treats, Hot cider, and Bartlett House Baked Goods!

DATES/TIMES:
Saturday, December 7, 2019 / 10am – 3pm

LOCATION:
Empire Farm
556 Empire Road
Copake NY, 12516

MORE:
www.farmonfoundation.org
facebook.com/farmonfoundation
facebook.com/events/392012294884519/
instagram.com/farmonfarmon

 

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Winter Celebrations: The Lights of Many Cultures at Martin Van Buren’s Home, Dec 6

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Winter celebrations around the world are as varied and vibrant as the cultures they epitomize. One common thread through many of these celebrations is the presence of light. Light in its many forms is used to represent the hope for spring’s return, the importance of the sun in agricultural cycles, to welcome guests and remember loved ones, and symbolize the resiliency of the human spirit. Light brings people together.

The staff at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site invites the public to join them for “Winter Celebrations: The Lights of Many Cultures. The Garden Club of Kinderhook will decorate the first floor of Van Buren’s home. Park staff and volunteer docents will be available to explain both the history of the site and the meaning behind the decorations. The house will be open for tours from 12:30 to 3:30 both days, with a tour beginning every half hour.

The America of Martin Van Buren’s time was a rich tapestry of cultures with their own traditions, learning from each other and at times combining to form new traditions. The America of today is the same. Our celebrations represent the brightest parts of that tapestry – the ability to see our differences not as barriers, but as many lights illuminating the darkness.

The Friends of Lindenwald will provide light refreshments.

DATE/TIME:
Friday, December 6, 2019 / 12:30pm – 3:30pm

Check in at the park visitor center fifteen minutes before the beginning of your tour.

ADMISSION:
Free.
Due to limited space, visitors are asked to reserve a spot on a tour in advance. Visitors may make reservations online at any time at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winter-celebrations-the-lights-of-many-cultures-tickets-82013549735 or by phone Monday-Friday between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm by calling 518-758-9689.

LOCATION:
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
1013 Old Post Road
Kinderhook, NY 12106

 

MORE:
nps.gov/mava
facebook.com/MartinVanBurenNationalHistoricSite
facebook.com/events/2133556346953569/

 

 

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Concerts in the Village Series: Handel’s ‘Acis and Galatea’ in Kinderhook, Nov 24

 

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The Concerts in the Village 10th Anniversary Season presents Handel’s Acis and Galatea on Sunday, November 24, at Van Buren Hall in Kinderhook.  Handel’s Charming dramatic Masterpiece Acis and Galatea – Shepherds, Nymphs and a Monstrous Giant Discover Immortality.

Six singers from the Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program join the Broad Street Orchestra to offer Handel’s Acis and Galatea. This compact “semi-opera” was with good reason Handel’s most frequently performed work during his lifetime, and among his dramatic works the only one to remain continuously in the repertoire over more than three centuries. Under the direction of Artistic Director David Smith, CITV’s performance is believed to be a regional premiere.

CITV Artistic Director David Smith observes, “For our offering of the very entertaining Acis and Galatea I can hardly imagine a more talented ensemble of singers. Our listeners are certainly in for a very special treat, one perfectly scaled to the ideal acoustics of Kinderhook’s Van Buren Hall. And to this we add the region’s premiere chamber orchestra, CITV’s own Broad Street Orchestra. What more could a listener ask for?”

There will be a reception after the performance.

DATE/TIME:
Sunday, November 24, 2019 / 3pm

ADMISSION:
$20
Tickets can be purchased Online at concertsinthevillage.org

LOCATION:
Van Buren Hall
6 Chatham Street
Kinderhook, NY 12106

 

MORE:
concertsinthevillage.org
facebook.com/ConcertsInTheVillage

 

 

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‘Make It & Take It’ Craft Class: Book Ornaments at New Lebanon Library, Nov 21

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The New Lebanon Library hosts a monthly crafting class for adults. This month the class will be making book ornaments.  Help make your house festive for the holidays with these library-inspired ornaments.

All materials will be provided.

DATE/TIME:
Thursday, November 21, 2019 / 6:30pm – 7:30pm

LOCATION:
New Lebanon Library
550 State Route 20
New Lebanon, NY 12125

MORE:
NewLebanonLibrary.org
facebook.com/NewLebanonLibrary
instagram.com/newlebanonlibrary

Phone: 518-794-8844
Email: leb@taconic.net

 

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