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

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 and fun, kid based magic and fun

Animals/Birders
Bill Robinson: Birds of Prey
Oxen Demonstration – Ralph & Judy Hartzel
Petting Zoo – 1pm to 4pm

Our Non-ProfitĀ  Exhibitors were:
Northern Columbia County Rotary – Shelter Box
Chatham Village Historical Society

Our Blueberry Placemat Advertisers were”
Al Silvernale Carpentry
Donnas Lawns & More Inc
Gabel Real Estate
J&C Mondel
Melinda’s Consignments
Concepts in Comfort
Chatham Wine and Spirits
Spencertown Country Store
Madsen Overhead Doors
Chatham Properties
Johnson Newspaper Corporation
Gillespie Automotive
D&J Small Engine Repair
Jordan Tree Service
Davistudio
Butternut Creek Farm
Johnnie Walker Insurance
Shaker Meadows
Austerlitz Plumbing & Heating
East Chatham Wine & Spirits
The Shed Man
Technology 4 All, Inc.
Newton Hook Farm
Hawthorne Valley Association

Our Underwriters and Sponsors were:
Technology 4 All, Inc.
Chatham Wine and Liquor
Herrington’s
Metz Wood Harder Insurance
Kleeber Insurance Services
Connie and Joseph Mondel
Sue Mugler
Kinderhook Bank
The Lofgren Agency
Rebecca Greer
Norma Edsall
Alice Corbin
Mary and Jerry DeBona
Countryside Dental
Robert Herron
Charles and Joanne Knauss
John and Denise Dunne
Columbia County Tourism
Columbia Tent Rentals
Jam Graphics
Side Hill Music
Stewart’s Shops