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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
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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
Ampersand – traditional American songs and tunes with rich vocal harmonies backed by guitar, hammered dulcimer, mandolin, fiddle, banjo and bass
Roger The Jester – Tricks and treats for young and old alike, a smile on your face and a laugh in your belly!!
Gary Green and Big Caboose – Country classics, blues and swing styled music. Inviting foot stomping, hand clapping
fun.

Berkshire Ramblers – Folk Songs of the “Old Style”
Hudson Buskers/Bluebottle Jugband – Bluegrass inflected old-timey swing.
Birds of Prey – Trish Marki – The Wildlife Institute of Eastern NY: Performances at 11:00 and 1:00 pm
Blue Star Farm – Petting Zoo – Andrea Nussinow – – dwarf goat, mini horse, mini donkey, bunnies, ducklings and more

A Special Thank You to our 2013 Underwriters who contributed to the success of our event!

1794 Heritage Circle Level – $1000
Robert & Luise Kleinberg
Norma Edsall
Alice Corbin
Suzanne Mugler
Anthony & Gail Cashen

Historian Level – $500
Joseph & Connie Mondel
Robert & Barbara Willner
Robert Herron

Benefactor Level – $250
Alice & Edwin Leason
Michael Rebic & Jeff Harris
John & Denise Dunne
Rebecca Greer
Aari Ludvigsen & Barbara Gaines

Supporter Level – $100
Ellen G. Scott
Donna & Joseph Santoro

General Support
Walter [email protected]

Corporate Underwriters – Advertising Support
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Corporate Underwriters – Diamond Support – $1500
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Corporate Underwriters – Platinum Support – $1000
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Corporate Underwriters – Gold Support – $500
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Your name & logo displayed here for your $500 contribution

Corporate Underwriters – Silver Support – $250
The Lofgren Agency
Herrington’s
Dells’ Plumbing, Heating & A/C, Inc.

Corporate Underwriters – Bronze Support – $100
Valley Energy
Kinderhook Bank
Countryside Dental

Corporate Underwriters – Other Support
Kleeber Agency Insurance

Logistic Support for our Cavalry Camp

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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
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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 songs and tunes with rich vocal harmonies
Roger the Jester – Tricks and treats for young and old alike
Moonshine Holler – Old time Appalachian duet
Gary Green and The Big Caboose – Country classics, blues and swing styled music
Berkshire Ramblers – Folk Songs of the “Old Style”
Hudson Buskers/Bluebottle Jugband – Bluegrass inflected old-timey swing
Trish Marki Birds Of Prey – The Wildlife Institute of Eastern NY
Andrea Nussinow – Blue Star Farm – Petting Zoo

Our underwriters that supported this years’ festival were:
Lowell & Jan Steinbrenner
Rebecca Greer
Robert Herron
Sue Mugler
Alice Corbin
Norma Edsall
Richard Light
Robert & Barbara Willner
Joseph & Constance Mondel
Jerry Croghan & Louis Hedgecock
Metz-Wood Harder, Insurance
Kleeber Insurance Services
The Lofgren Agency
Triplex Cinema (slide show advertising)
The Beacon Cinema (slide show advertising)
Chatham Wine & Liquor
Herrington’s
Old Ghent Realty, Inc.
The National Union Bank of Kinderhook
Domaney’s Liquors & Fine Wines

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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
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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
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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 & Valerie Curry, MDs
Kleeber Insurance Services
Bill & Scotti Tomson
The Lofgren Agency
Berkshire Homestyle Magazine
The Beacon Cinema – Pittsfield MA
The Triplex Theater – Great Barrington MA
Robert & Barbara Willner
Robert Herron
Elizabeth Rundell
Robert & Louise Kleinberg
Herrington’s
Kinderhook Bank
Metz Wood Harder Insurance
Chatham Wine & Liquor
Constance & Joseph Mondel
Barbara Gaines & Aari Ludvigsen
Columbia County Tourism
Lynn O’Connell
Lowell & Jan Steinbrenner
Countryside Dental – Dr. Riccobono
Louis Hedgecock & Jerry Croghan
John & Denise Dunne
Lynne Haydn

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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
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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-Profit  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

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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
Technology 4 All
Vie de France