RAIN OR SHINE! 2016 Blueberry Festival

RAIN OR SHINE!  WE OPEN AT 9.  Bring your umbrella and rain coat and enjoy what we have going on!  See you at Blueberry Festival. Want to see what you missed at past Blueberry Festivals?  Check out our Archives page. Click here to see a copy of the 2016 Blueberry Program 2016 Festival Information The Blueberry Festival is held the last Sunday in July – this year the 17th Annual Festival will take place on Sunday, July 31st on the grounds of Old Austerlitz from 9am-4pm. The event is always held RAIN or SHINE. Early 19th century craft demonstrations & wares, live music and of course – lots of blueberries! We ask you to leave your pet safely at home so that you can fully enjoy all of the festivities we have going on throughout the day for this year’s 17th Annual Blueberry Festival. FESTIVAL ADMISSION Adults $7.00 Children under 12 free The event features early 19th Century craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, gift shop, animals, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and a variety of foods to feed the masses. NEW this year — a Silent Auction, with many beautiful antiques, plus intriguing collectibles and ephemera items. As always, there are blueberries galore and a blueberry pancake breakfast. Blueberry Pancake Breakfast – 9am until 11:30am (additional charge separate from admission) Adults  – $7.00 Children under 12 –  $3 2016 Exhibitors As of 7/22/16, the Artisans, Crafters, Artists and Antique Dealers participating in this year’s festival are: Justamere Tree Farm – Worthington, MA Bonnie White Folk Art – Canaan, NY Grant House Press – East Chatham, NY Wooly Spruce Farmstead – Chatham, NY Bookbinding & Paper Marbeling – Ulrike Grannis, Chatham, NY Fly Tying – Bill Newcomb, Hillsdale, NY Scherenschnitte – Ghent, NY The 19th Century Tinsmith – Walter Fleming, Ballston Lake, NY William & Peggy Holland Watercolors, Spencertown, NY Quilting by Diane Lill and Margy Quinn – Canaan & Austerlitz, NY Berkshire Hills & Dales Spinners Guild, Washington, MA Native American Bark Baskets – Plainfield, MA J & C Antiques – Joe Mondel, Spencertown, NY Haydenville Broomworks – Haydenville, MA The Farmstead – Hope & Hugh Davis, Leverett, MA Rag Hill Farm – Colrain, MA Salt and Stone Pottery – Clark Mills, NY Barn Again Creations – Hudson, NY Stonecreek Candles – Kathleen Williams, Great Barrington, MA Joyce Flower Baskets – Valatie, NY JANEL – Loren Brink...
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2015 Blueberry Festival

Want to see what you missed at past Blueberry Festivals?  Check out our Archives page.       2015 Festival Information The Blueberry Festival is held the last Sunday in July – this year the 16th Annual Festival will take place on Sunday, July 26th on the grounds of Old Austerlitz from 9am-4pm. The event is always held RAIN or SHINE. Early 19th century craft demonstrations & wares, live music and of course – lots of blueberries! We ask you to leave your pet safely at home so that you can fully enjoy all of the festivities we have going on throughout the day for this years’ 16th Annual Blueberry Festival.  Our insurance does not allow them to be brought into the festival.   FESTIVAL ADMISSION Adults $6.00 Children under 12 free The event features early 19th Century craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and a variety of foods to feed the masses.  There are blueberries galore and a blueberry pancake breakfast. Blueberry Pancake Breakfast – 9am until 11:30am (additional charge separate from admission) Adults  – $7.00 Children under 12 –  $3   2015 Exhibitors As of 7/24/15, the Artisans, Crafters, Artists and Antique Dealers participating in this year’s festival are: Justamere Tree Farm – Worthington, MA Bonnie White Folk Art – Canaan, NY Shaker Reproductions & Wooden Ware, Quilts – Donna Mullet – Stephentown, NY Pamela Dalton, Scherenschnitte – Ghent, NY Tatted Webs – Gorham, ME Grant House Press – East Chatham, NY The 19th Century Tinsmith – Walter Fleming – Ballston Lake, NY Sue Anderson – Concord Farm Studio – East Chatham, NY Stanton Home Weavers – Great Barrington, MA The Farmstead – Hope Davis – Leverett, MA Handmade by Andrew Jack – Worthington, MA Rag Hill Farm – Colrain, MA Salt and Stone Pottery Co. – Noel H. Strobino – Clark Mills, NY William & Peggy Holland Watercolors – Spencertown, NY Fine Furniture By Hand – Boyd A. Hutchison – Sheffield, MA All Woodwork – Jeffrey R. All – Spencertown, NY Antiques at Seven Oaks – Goose Down – Nassau, NY J&C Antiques – Joseph & Constance Mondel – Spencertown, NY Shaari Horowitz – Painted & Gilded Wood Bowls – Sharon, CT   As of 7/24/15, the Market Vendors participating this year are: Saratoga Peanut Butter Co. – Saratoga Springs, NY Ballston Lake Apiaries – Richard Green – Ballston Lake,...
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2014 Blueberry Festival

Want to see what you missed at past Blueberry Festivals?  Check out our Archives page.   2014 Festival Information The Blueberry Festival was held the last Sunday in July – this year the 15th Annual Festival was held Sunday, July 27, 2014 on the grounds of Old Austerlitz from 9am-4pm. The event is always held RAIN or SHINE. Early 19th century craft demonstrations & wares, live music and of course – lots of blueberries! FESTIVAL ADMISSION Adults $6.00 Children under 12 free The event featured early 19th Century craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and a variety of foods to feed the masses. There were blueberries galore and a blueberry pancake breakfast. Blueberry Pancake Breakfast – 9am until 11:30am (additional charge separate from admission) Adults  – $7.00 Children under 12 –  $3 2014 Exhibitors Our list of Crafters and Artisans that participated in this year’s festival were: Justamere Tree Farm – Worthington, MA Bonnie White Folk Art – Canaan, NY Shaker Reproductions & Woodturnings – Donna Mullet – Stephentown, NY The Farmstead – Hope Ann Davis – Leverett, MA Naturally Inspired Baskets – Salisbury, VT Haydenville Broomworks – Haydenville, MA Berkshire Hills & Dales Spinning Guild – Michele Beemer – Washington, MA Diane Louise Paul – Leather Artisan & Designer – North Hampton, NH Joseph Duclos, Cabinetmaker – Delmar, NY Grant House Press – East Chatham, NY Joy of the Journey Farm, LLC – Greenfield Center, NY Ulrike Grannis – Bookbinding & Paper Marbling – Chatham, NY Scherenschnitte – Ghent, NY Salt & Stone Pottery – Noel Strobino – Clark Mills, NY Woven Together/Barbara Dull – Gaylordsville, CT Dancing Bare Soap LLC – Plainfield, MA Jana Laiz, Author – Pittsfield, MA Stanton Home Weavers – Great Barrington, MA Shaari Horowitz – Painted & Gilded Wood Bowls – Sharon, CT Pioneer Weave – Essex, NY Stephen Earp Redware – Shelburne Falls, MA Boyd A. Hutchison – Fine Woodworking – Sheffield, MA 19th Century Tinsmith – Walter Fleming – Ballston Lake, NY Rag Hill Farm Our list of Artists and Antique Dealers that participated this year were: William & Peggy Holland Watercolors – Spencertown, NY J&C Antiques – Spencertown, NY Our list of Market Vendors that participated this year were: Saratoga Peanut Butter Co. – Saratoga Springs, NY Pamper Thyme – Catskill, NY Beth’s Farm Kitchen – Stuyvesant Falls, NY Ballston Lake Apiaries –...
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2013 Blueberry Festival

2013 Blueberry Festival The 2013 Blueberry Festival was held on Sunday July 28th (always the last Sunday in July) on the beautiful grounds of Old Austerlitz – Home of the Austerlitz Historical Society. We LOVE pets! However, our insurance does not allow pets to be brought into the festival. Please make arrangements to leave your pets at home. Thank you for your cooperation. See some of the products that our Artisans and Craftspeople create Click on the arrow over the image to see a slideshow 02_10 small 03_19 small OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 05_Broom Making 06_Traditional Broom 07_Turkey Wing Whisk 08_Shaker Broom 09_Susan Anderson 10_Susan Anderson 11_Susan Anderson 12_Susan Anderson 13_Susan Anderson 14_Picking the Perfect Pumpkin 16_Catch Me if You Can 17_Walter Fleming 18_Walter Fleming 19_Walter Fleming 20_Walter Fleming OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 23_25small OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 26_whatsnew_3_3518685464 27_PuzzleJugB_sm 28_T9A 29_T34B 30_drummer 31_flag The Crafters and Artisans that attended in 2013 were: 19th Century Tinsmith – Walter Fleming – Ballston Lake, NY Woven Together – Barbara Dull – Gaylordsville, CT Susan Gallagher Jewelrysmith – Malden Bridge, NY Justamere Tree Farm – Worthington, MA Salt & Stone Pottery – Susan & Noel Strobino – Clark Mills, NY The Farmstead – Hope Ann Davis – Leverett, MA Polichinelle – Mary Piester – Ghent, NY Naturally Inspired Baskets – Salisbury, VT Bonnie White Folk Art – Canaan, NY Concord Farm Studio – Susan R. Anderson – East Chatham, NY Scherenschnitte – Ghent, NY Shaari Horowitz – Painted & Gilded Wood Bowls – Sharon, CT Pioneer Weave – Essex, NY American Folkcraft – Painted Post, NY Rag Hill Farm – Colrain, MA Ulrike Grannis – Bookbinder – Chatham, NY Berkshire Hills and Dales Spinning Guild – Michele Beemer – Washington, MA Stephen Earp Redware – Shelburne Falls, MA North Plain Farm Weavers – Great Barrington, MA The Antique Dealers and Artists that attended in 2013 were: William Holland Watercolors – Spencertown, NY J & C Antiques – Spencertown, NY The Market Vendors that attended in 2013 were: Ballston Lake Apiaries – Ballston Lake, NY Pamper Thyme – Catskill, NY Beth’s Farm Kitchen – Stuyvesant Falls, NY The Non-Profit Organizations that attended in 2013 were: Edna St. Vincent Millay Society at Steepletop – Austerlitz, NY The Mac-Haydn Theatre, Inc. – Chatham, NY The Entertainers that performed in 2013 were: Cathy Grier aka NYCSubwayGirl – Our Sound Engineer and Entertainment Coordinator...
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2012 Blueberry Festival

2012 Blueberry Festival The 2012 Blueberry Festival was held on Sunday July 29th (always the last Sunday in July) on the beautiful grounds of Old Austerlitz – Home of the Austerlitz Historical Society. Here is a clip from the 2012 Blueberry Festival provided by NYCSubway Girl – Cathy Grier   We LOVE pets! However, our insurance does not allow pets to be brought into the festival. Please make arrangements to leave your pets at home. Thank you for your cooperation. See some of the products that our Artisans and Craftspeople create 02_10 small 03_19 small OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 05_Broom Making 06_Traditional Broom 07_Turkey Wing Whisk 08_Shaker Broom 09_Susan Anderson 10_Susan Anderson 11_Susan Anderson 12_Susan Anderson 13_Susan Anderson 14_Picking the Perfect Pumpkin 16_Catch Me if You Can 17_Walter Fleming 18_Walter Fleming 19_Walter Fleming 20_Walter Fleming OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 23_25small OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 26_whatsnew_3_3518685464 27_PuzzleJugB_sm 28_T9A 29_T34B 30_drummer 31_flag Our Crafters and Artisans that participated were: Shaari Horowitz – Painted & Gilded Wood Bowls – Sharon, CT Pioneer Weave – Essex, NY Stenciling by Michele – Hollis, NH Dolls by Donna and Shaker Reproductions and Wood Turning – Stephentown, NY American Folkcraft – Painted Post, NY Naturally Inspired Baskets – Salisbury, VT 19th Century Tinsmith – Walter Fleming – Ballston Lake, NY Bonnie White Folk Art – Canaan, NY Woven Together – Barbara Dull – Gaylordsville, CT Susan Gallagher Jewelrysmith – Malden Bridge, NY Justamere Tree Farm – Worthington, MA Salt & Stone Pottery – Susan & Noel Strobino – Clark Mills, NY Concord Farm Studio – Susan R. Anderson – East Chatham, NY Scherenschnitte – Ghent, NY The Farmstead – Hope Ann Davis – Leverett, MA Small Oak Press and Bindery – Ghent, NY Our Antique Dealers that participated were: J and C Antiques – Spencertown, NY Trudi Roth – East Chatham, NY Steven Tiger Hillsdale Antiques and Collectibles – Hillsdale, NY George “Gerry” Francis – South Egremont, MA William Holland Watercolors – Spencertown, NY Our Market Vendors that participated were: Ballston Lake Apiaries – Ballston Lake, NY Beth’s Farm Kitchen LLC – Stuyvesant Falls, NY Shepherd’s Garden – Germantown, NY Our Non-Profit Organizations that participated were: Edna St. Vincent Millay Society at Steepletop – Austerlitz, NY Hawthorne Valley Association – Ghent, NY Our Entertainers that performed were: Cathy Grier aka NYCSubwayGirl – Our Sound Engineer and Entertainment Coordinator – Ampersand – Traditional American...
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2011 Blueberry Festival

2011 Blueberry Festival The 2011 Blueberry Festival was held on Sunday July 31st (always the last Sunday in July) on the beautiful grounds of Old Austerlitz – Home of the Austerlitz Historical Society. Here is a clip from the 2011 Blueberry Festival provided by NYCSubway Girl – Cathy Grier We LOVE pets! However, our insurance does not allow pets to be brought into the festival. Please make arrangements to leave your pets at home. Thank you for your cooperation. See some of the products that our Artisans and Craftspeople create 02_10 small 03_19 small OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 05_Broom Making 06_Traditional Broom 07_Turkey Wing Whisk 08_Shaker Broom 09_Susan Anderson 10_Susan Anderson 11_Susan Anderson 12_Susan Anderson 13_Susan Anderson 14_Picking the Perfect Pumpkin 16_Catch Me if You Can 17_Walter Fleming 18_Walter Fleming 19_Walter Fleming 20_Walter Fleming OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 23_25small OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 26_whatsnew_3_3518685464 27_PuzzleJugB_sm 28_T9A 29_T34B 30_drummer 31_flag The Crafters and Artisans that participated in 2011 were: Salt and Stone Pottery Co. Stenciling by Michele Bonnie White Folk Art Justamere Tree Farm Shaari Horowitz Hand Painted and Gilded Wood Bowls Shaker Wood Turnings and Shaker Doll Reproductions Pioneer Weave Woven Together Diane Louise Paul Handcrafted Leather & Repair Rag Hill Farm Naturally Inspired The 19th Century Tinsmith Polichinelle Scherenschnitte Brendan Murphy, Windsor Chairs The Honeybee Press Sue Anderson, Concord Farm Studio The Antique & Art Exhibitors that participated were: Steven Tiger Antiques J&C Antiques Trudi Roth Watercolors by William Holland Steve Fales The Market Vendors that participated were: Ballston Spa Apiaries* Beth’s Farm Kitchen Robbie’s Cookies (For Adults). LLC Saratoga Peanut Butter Company Shepherd’s Garden Aleebird The Entertainers that participated were: Cathy Grier – aka NYCSubwayGirl Ampersand Berkshire Ramblers Roger the Jester Gary Green and Enrico Scull Moonshine Holler Brian Robinson Birds of Prey Children’s Farm Experience with Wanda Halten The Non-Profit Organizations that participated were: Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners Millay at Steepletop <ahref=”http://www.hawthornevalleyassociation.org” title=”CLICK HERE” target=”_blank”>Hawthorne Valley Association The Blueberry Placemat Advertisers were: J&C Antiques Nancy & George Guadiane, Estate Buyers East Chatham Wines & Spirits Austerlitz Plumbing & Heating Madsen Overhead Doors Chatham Wine & Liquor Al Silvernale Carpentry VanAlstyne Bros. Painting Gabel Real Estate Shed Man Inc. Johnnie Walker Insurance John Porritt Davistudio Vantagepoint Realty Hawthorne Valley Association The Underwriters and Sponsors for 2011 were: Gerald & Mary DeBona Norma Edsall Miss Alice Corbin Sue Alsop Mugler Rebecca Greer Lawrence Greitzer...
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2010 Blueberry Festival

2010 Blueberry Festival The 2010 Blueberry Festival was held on Sunday July 31st (always the last Sunday in July) on the beautiful grounds of Old Austerlitz – Home of the Austerlitz Historical Society. We LOVE pets! However, our insurance does not allow pets to be brought into the festival. Please make arrangements to leave your pets at home. Thank you for your cooperation. See some of the products that our Artisans and Craftspeople create 02_10 small 03_19 small OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 05_Broom Making 06_Traditional Broom 07_Turkey Wing Whisk 08_Shaker Broom 09_Susan Anderson 10_Susan Anderson 11_Susan Anderson 12_Susan Anderson 13_Susan Anderson 14_Picking the Perfect Pumpkin 16_Catch Me if You Can 17_Walter Fleming 18_Walter Fleming 19_Walter Fleming 20_Walter Fleming OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 23_25small OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA 26_whatsnew_3_3518685464 27_PuzzleJugB_sm 28_T9A 29_T34B 30_drummer 31_flag Our Artisans and Craftspeople that participated were: Pamela Dalton Scherenschnitte – Ghent, NY Naturally Inspired Handwoven Baskets – Salisbury, VT Shaker Reproductions and Wood Turnings – Stephentown, NY Shaari Horowitz and Alistair Jones – Sharon, CT Justamere Tree Farm – Worthington, MA Salt and Stone Pottery Co. – Clark Mills, NY Pioneer Weave – Essex, NY Walter Fleming Tinsmith – Ballston Lake, NY Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture – Selkirk, NY Bonnie White Folk Art – Canaan, NY Stephen Earp Redware – Shelburne Falls, MA The Berlin Limner – Berlin, NY Stenciling by Michele – Hollis, NH K. William Kautz American Folk Art – Hartland, VT Annie Hayes Rugs – Delhi, NY Mary Ellen Piester – Polichinelle – Ghent, NY The Clockworks – Schenectady, NY Sue Anderson – East Chatham, NY East Knoll Pottery – Torrington, CT Our Antique & Art Exhibitors that participated were: Watercolors by William Holland – Spencertown, NY Steven Tiger Antiques, Collectibles and Curiosities – Hillsdale, NY J&C Antiques – Spencertown, NY Trudi Roth Antiques – East Chatham, NY Stephen Fales – Collectors Crossroads – Chatham, NY Eliza Woodward – Ghent, NY Our Market Vendors that participated were: Robbie’s Cookies (For Adults), LLC – Ravena, NY Ballston Lake Apiaries – Ballston Lake, NY Shepherd’s Garden – Germantown, NY Beth’s Farm Kitchen – Stuyvesant, NY Our Entertainers were: Musicians Cathy Grier Ampersand: Traditional American Music Berkshire Ramblers: Folk Songs of the “Old Style” Gary Green and The Big Caboose: country classics, blues and swing styled music The BlueBottle JugGrass Band featuring The Big Caboose Magicians/Clowns Roger The Jester: Zany magic, juggling...
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2008 Blueberry Festival

Click here to read about our Blueberry Recipe Contest. The Blueberry Festival is always held the last Sunday in July – this year the Festival was held on Sunday, July 27, 2008 on the grounds of Old Austerlitz from 9am-4pm. Early 19th century craft demonstrations & wares, live music and of course – lots of blueberries! Adults $6.00 Children under 12 free The event will feature early 19th Century craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and entertainment for children, many different vendors and a variety of foods to feed the masses. There will be blueberries galore, a blueberry recipe contest, and a blueberry pancake breakfast (please note that there is an additional charge for both adults and children). Blueberry Pancake Breakfast Adults $6.00 Children $3.00 We all love our pets … but due to insurance concerns we ask that you make arrangements for attending the Blueberry Festival without your pet. Thank you for your consideration in this regard. 2008 Artisans and Craftspeople Annie Hayes Rugs, Annie Hayes, Delhi NY Bonnie White Paintings, Bonnie White, Canaan NY D. Keegan, Denise Carpenter, Daul Folk Art, Susan Daul, Matthews NC Hearts and Stars Forever, Marty Minch, Claverack NY Horowitz Painted Wooden Bowls, Shaari Horowitz, Sharon CT Jeffrey Andrews Antiques, Jeffrey Andrews, Salisbury VT Justamere Tree Farm, JP Welch, Worthington MA K. William Kautz American Folk Art, K. William Kautz, Hartland VT Kate Adams Fine Miniature Quilts, Kate Adams, Kennebunkport ME Pioneer Weave Studios, Mary Beth Correy, Essex NY Polochinelle, MaryEllen Piester, Ghent NY Salt and Stone, Noel and Susan Strobino, Clark Mills NY Scherenschnitte, Pamela Dalton, Ghent NY Tavern Signs, Ray and Theresa Podeszwa, Vaillancourt Folk Art, Gary and Judy Vaillancourt, Walter Fleming Tinsmith, Walter Fleming, Ballston Lake NY Wooden Images, Tim and Diane Jumper, Hingham MA 2008 Antique Exhibitors Eliza Woodward, New York NY J&C Antiques, Spencertown NY Signed Correctly, Claverack NY Stephen Fales Antiques, Spencertown NY Steve Tiger Welcome Home Antiques, Chatham NY William Holland, Spencertown NY 2008 Vendors Ballston Lake Apiaries, Rick Green, Ballston Lake NY Beth’s Farm Kitchen, Elizabeth Linskey, Stuyvesant Falls NY Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture, Alvin Sheffer, Germantown NY Shephard’s Garden, Carol Livallera, 2008 Business Sponsors Chatham Properties Chatham Wines Columbia Tent Rentals Countryside Dental Embers Sausages Golub Foundation The Hudson River Tractor Company, LLC Jam Graphics Metzwood Harder National Union Bank of Kinderhook Old Ghent Realty R.H. Van Alstyne Jewelers SideHill Music Stewarts Shops...
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