Welcome to Chatham, NY

The Tracy Memorial Village Hall - photo by Suzanne Trevellyan

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Our quintessential rural upstate community is home to dozens of independently-owned retail stores, casual cafés and fine dining and a vibrant art scene.

Whether you’re visiting for the day, the weekend or making Chatham your home, you’ll experience a unique combination of small town charm and top-notch food, arts, shopping and entertainment.  

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Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces 2024 Limited Performances Series

BerkshireBackstage.com | April 17, 2024 The Mac-Haydn Theatre has announced its Limited Performances titles for the 2024 season, including Moondance, featuring Elizabeth Ward Land, Gifts of Love: The Music of Stephen Schwartz, a brand-new musical revue, and the ever-popular Showstoppers, featuring members of the 2024 company. Read the entire article.

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PS21 Announces 2024 Season

March 20, 2024 | BerkshireOnstage.blog PS21’s 2024 season, diverse, distinctive performances by American and international artists, World, US, and North American premieres, work developed in our growing artists’ residency program, and expanded community programming for Columbia County residents. Read the entire article.

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Brown’s Emporium prepares to close after 104 years

March 20, 2024 | News10.com CHATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – For 104 years, a shoe business has been the sole of the Chatham community. In 1920, Brown’s Emporium opened its doors on a dream that would eventually become a legacy. Judy Rundell bought the shoe business from the Brown family in 1990. Shortly after, she held

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