Tag: Festivals

Chatham’s First Santa Crawl, Dec 14

On Saturday, December 14th, Chatham’s restaurants and bars will take part in the village’s first Santa Crawl. Part of Chatham’s Annual Winterfest, the Santa Crawl invites everyone to dress up in holiday-inspired costumes and stop by the participating establishments.

Each costumed person will be entitled to special drink prices (adults only), and are asked to take selfies from at least 3 of the establishments. Post those selfies to Instagram with the hastag, “#ChathamWinterfest”, and be entered to win prizes with winners chosen at random.

The participating establishments are:

  • Blue Plate
  • Chatham Brewing
  • Peoples Pub
  • The Chatham Grill
  • Yiannis

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Saturday, December 14, 2019 / 4pm – 7pm

LOCATION:
The Village of Chatham, NY

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

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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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5th Annual Oldtone Roots Music Festival, Sep 5 – 8

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The 5th Annual Oldtone Roots Music Festival features traditional mountain fiddling, bluegrass, hot swing, classic country, brass, cajun and contra music.

A family-friendly full camping festival with kids activities, dance tent, hands-on instrument workshops led by world-class musicians, instrument and band contests, Hudson Valley farm-to-table food, libations, and exceptional national & regional acts on the main, dance, & workshop stages.

The Festival has three stages offering traditional music performances, dances, workshops, contests, and children’s activities. The festival seeks to preserve American Roots music and dance with an intimate and interactive festival that includes opportunities to engage with main stage artists in workshop settings. Jamming in the campground late into the night is encouraged. In the evenings attendees and artists dance under a tent that perches over the spectacular rolling hills of upstate New York Farm Country.

Full Lineup at oldtonemusicfestival.com/2019

Local craft beer and food vendors are featured as well as handmade and vintage clothing vendors.

DATES:
Thursday, September 5 – Sunday, September 8, 2019
Camp all weekend or go for a day

LOCATION:
Cool Whisper Farm
1011 County Road 21
North Hillsdale, NY 12529

TICKETS:
$15 – $200
Purchase Online at eventbrite.com

MORE:
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Celebrate Stephentown This Weekend!

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Celebrate Stephentown is a grassroots festival celebrating the vibrant rural community of Stephentown, New York. The festival was founded in 2017 and is held every third weekend in August.  This annual tradition serves as a showcase for everything “the only Stephentown on Earth” has to offer, including local pride, independent character and scenic landscapes.

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Organized by Celebrate Stephentown, LLC, in close cooperation with Stephentown’s farms, churches, businesses and service organizations, this diverse, family-friendly festival features something for everyone with dozens of events at 20 different locations all over town.

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The festival begins today, Friday, and runs through Sunday. Events include Shopping, Hikes, History Talks, Photo Displays, a Car Show, BBQ, Bake Sale, Beer, Music and more. For the full list of events with locations, visit CelebrateStephentown.com/calendar

DATES:
Friday, August 16 – Sunday, August 18, 2019

LOCATION:
Shops, businesses and open spaces in Stephentown

Stephentown

New York 12168

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facebook.com/celebratestephentown
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7th Annual Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Festival is This Weekend, May 25 & 26

https___cdn.evbuc.com_images_59286802_8179418927_1_originalThe Annual Hudson-Berkshire Wine and Food Festival will feature beverage trail members plus other regional wineries, distilleries and cideries.

The Memorial Day Weekend festival will also feature farm producers sampling and selling their delicious gourmet cheeses, baked goods, jams, jellies and much more. Throughout the weekend there will be special seminars by some of the region’s foremost experts in the craft beverage industry.

The Hudson-Berkshire Beverage Trail is the premiere beverage trail in New York State’s Hudson Valley and the Berkshires of Massachusetts. The trail extends from south of Albany, through the Berkshires, and down through Columbia County, NY.

DATES/TIMES:
Saturday, May 25, 2019 / 11am – 6pm
Sunday, May 26 / 11am – 5pm

EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE – VENDORS ARE INDOORS

ADMISSION:
Tasting Ticket  – Includes admission, tasting glass and all the wine you care to taste for one price.
One Day Tasting – $25.00 day of event

Regular Admission– Includes admission and souvenir tasting glass on exiting the Festival.
​One Day Regular Admission – $10.00
Under age 12 is free, and yes, there are “Kid Friendly” fun activities.

Purchase Tickets in advance (at www.eventbrite.com) & SAVE $5. Tickets will also be available for sale on day of the event at the entrance on Rt. 66.​

(Food concessions are not included in the ticket price)

FREE parking on premises

LOCATION:
Columbia County Fairgrounds
Route 66 and Route 203
Chatham, New York 12037

Entrance / admission is on Rt. 66 – tickets for sale at gate

 

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