Chatham Summerfest photo taken on Park Row

Chatham SummerFest
Saturday, July 7, 10:00am-4:00pm

Plans are now under way for Chatham Summerfest 2018. Check back frequently for the latest news!

Events:

10:00am-NoonWDST Live RemoteLive broadcast with free giveaways.
10:00am-NoonArt School of Columbia CountyMural activity for kids at the gazebo.
10:00am-3:00pmTours of the Tracy Memorialby Friends of the Tracy
10:00am-4:00pmNewburyport artist Annalee Johnson Gallery ExhibitLandscapes in Oil at the Chatham Bookstore in a show entitled “New Horizons.”
10:00am-4:00pmScavenger HuntForms can be picked up at the info booth in front of the Chatham Bookstore
10:00am-4:00pmFarmer's Marketat the Gazebo
11:00am-NoonEric the IllusionistA very funny and interactive show for children and families where the magic happens in the hand. On the Chatham Brewing Stage.
11:00amA 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-4:00pmDunking BoothIn front of the Morris Memorial
11:00am-4:00pmKids Corner Crafts and ActivitiesAt the Morris Memorial
11:45amAuthor and illustrator Amy Deweerd will read two trues stories from Kinderhook FarmIn the Chatham Bookstore's Reading Tent on Main Street
NoonBig Head ParadeKicks off from the Chatham Brewing
12:30-3:30pmLive Music at the GazeboThe Kirks (Christine & James), Abbey Lappen, and 2 Blue (Amy Ryan and Richard Green)
1:00pmA 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.
1:45pmJacqueline Rogers will read from her latest picture bookIn the Chatham Bookstore's Reading Tent on Main Street
3:30pmUnveiling of Plaque to mark the Tracy Memorial in the National Register of Historic Places
At the Tracy Memorial
4:00pm Andrea Fry Poetry ReadingFrom “The Bottle Diggers” with Fern Sloan and Ted Pugh of The Actors’ Ensemble

Vendors:

  1. Adirondack Kettle Korn
  2. All Fired Up
  3. Avon
  4. Berkshire Morgan Youth Club
  5. Camphill Ghent: A non-profit community offering independent and assisted living options for seniors ages 55 and older. For more information, call (518) 392-2760.
  6. Chatham Children’s Garden
  7. Chatham Democrats: Building and extending the historic legacy of the Democratic Party
  8. Chatham Kids Club
  9. Chatham Public Library
  10. Chatham Republicans: The mission of the Town of Chatham Republican Committee is to support the work of the Republican Party.
  11. Cheese Cake Heaven – Made fresh and local from scratch in small batches. Innovative flavor combinations in a variety of sizes.
  12. Chef D’s Spice Blends: Eight homemade spice blends to fill your cooking with a world of flavor.
  13. Claudia KinglseyAntiques, Uniques, Etc. Distinctive jewelry, custom, costume, and vintage
  14. Color Street: 100% nail polish. Easy to apply. Requires no drying time. Many styles and colors. More durable than regular wet polish.
  15. Columbia County Pathways to Recovery
  16. Columbia County Sanctuary Movement
  17. Columbia Greene Community College: a comprehensive two-year college offering a variety of transfer and career programs
  18. Columbia-Greene Humane Society: CGHS/SPAC offers many services including animal adoptions, surrenders, boarding, grooming and low cost veterinary care.
  19. Culligan Water: specializing in drinking water, water testing and treatment solutions with residential, commercial and industrial applications.
  20. davistudio: Fine porcelain plates, bowls, dishes, and objet d’art
  21. Designs with Desi
  22. Dontam Equine Treasures
  23. Earth And Sea
  24. Firefly moments to remember: Hand poured, small batch natural soy candles. Eco-friendly, renewable, sustainable, and carbon neutral. No artificial colors. All 30 fragrances are Phthalate free.
  25. Flying Deer Nature Center: A wilderness school and community dedicated to mentoring children, adults, and families in deep connection to nature, self, and others.
  26. Fragrances of Wine: wine-inspired perfumery
  27. Friends of the Tracy: Working to restore and preserve the historical and architectural heritage of the Village of Chatham for future generations.
  28. Galleria Cecilia: Visual fine artist. Watercolor, oil, graphite pencil, acrylic, charcoal and colored pencil. Birds, flowers, butterflies, horses, nature, landscapes, portraits.
  29. Heritage Artisans: Purveyors of hand crafted baskets and knitted garments. All made from natural materials. Many one-of-a-kind items.
  30. House of Dolls
  31. Ghent Republicans: Our goal is to protect the quality of life we now enjoy and we promise to work at bringing this quality of life to all.
  32. I’m Not Gonna Get Ticked: All natural tick and mosquito repellent, tick removal kits, and information about Lyme disease, ticks and other tick borne illnesses
  33. Indivisible Chatham NY
  34. Instant Bathfitters
  35. Kastania Olive Oil
  36. Kira’s Pet Shop
  37. Maple Forge
  38. Mac-Haydn Theatre: Columbia County’s musical theatre in the round
  39. Molly & Murphy Co.: Fine art by Deborah A. Berlin. Self-taught, emerging artist. Watercolor, colored pencil, and ink. Photo-realistic, abstract, and whimsical elements.
  40. Mountain Road School: (Pre-K-8th grade) offers a progressive school experience deeply immersed in the art of being human by connecting with each other and the natural world.
  41. Mr Ding-A-Ling Ice Cream
  42. MVP Health: Information about all health insurance options.
  43. Nine Pin Cider: New York’s first farm cidery. Sourced entirely from Capital Region and Hudson Valley apples.
  44. Olde York Farm: a women-owned and family operated distillery in Claverack, NY. We use Hudson Valley foraged and farmed ingredients to produce small batches of seasonal spirits.
  45. Our Community Cares: Assisting residents in Columbia County, NY
  46. Pereen Jewelry
  47. Pixie Floss, LLC: Organic cotton candy, spun on-site. Organic marshmallows and s’mores grilled on-site. Based in Catskill, NY.
  48. Potholder Potpourri
  49. Pure Bliss Jewelry: Handmade items with a vintage vibe. Embroidered jewelry, pearls, and fancy headbands.
  50. Renewal by Anderson/Gutter Helmet: Renewal by Anderson windows and doors.  Seamless gutters.  Gutter helmet, and Helmet
  51. Tastefully Simple – Holly Clark
  52. Tech Loops: Practical and stylish, high-tech unisex eyeglass holders. Sweat-resistant. 20 bead variations. Handmade in the U.S.A.
  53. The Chatham Synagogue: Jewish culture, heritage, and practice with a warm, contemporary approach.
  54. The Chuck Wagon: Local family owned food truck serving comfort food to the community.
  55. The DandiLyon Group: hand cast jewelry using the lost wax method of casting. Stylish rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces at affordable prices.
  56. The Lauren Dapice Maternal and Child Ward Project
    The Peach Tree: All pieces handmade by Amy DiLalla. Natural, simple, true to the earth gemstone jewelry in sterling silver and 14K gold fill.
  57. The Prudence Collection
  58. The Spencertown Academy
  59. Toolin Around
  60. Town of Chatham Climate and Recreation Committees
  61. Upstate Design + Vintage Studio: Limited, one-of-a-kind handmade arts and crafts and frames using natural materials and local wood products.
  62. VFW Post 5933: Ghent, NY
  63. Women’s Peace Collection: A fair trade business committed to empowering women across the globe. We sell high quality handmade products and our artisan partners are paid fair wages.
  64. Xanadu Crystals: Crystals and mineral treasure
  65. Yankee Distillers
  66. Yummy Kitchen: A food truck based out of Kinderhook NY, serving up Banh Mi sandwiches, Korean chicken wings, noodles, and other tasty Asian street foods to the Hudson Valley.
  67. Zonta Club of Upper Hudson Valley

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