Local Fairs 07.25.19

Produce/Bake Sale & Silent Auction July 27th

The SonShiners of the Stephentown Federated Church are having a Produce/Bake Sale and Silent Auction on July 27th from 9 am to 3 pm at Gardners’ Field on Route 22 Stephentown.  We will join the Stephentown Historical Society’s Tag Sale.  Come pick up your goodies for dinner that night.  We have a good selection of Silent Auction items. All you have to do is put a slip into the can with your bid for the item you want.  Highest bidder wins the item.  At 2 pm, we will find out who the highest bidders are and call you to come pick up your item.  Interested in a gift certificate for dinner out at a local restaurant?  Are you a Longaberger basket collector?   Jiminy Peak  Mountain Adventure Park Passes and much more.  Contact Barbara at 518-527-0182 for more info.

Stephentown Historical Society to Host Community Tag Sale July 27, 2019

The Stephentown Community Tag Sale will be Saturday, July 27.  The Stephentown Historical Society is hosting the tag sale from 9 to 3 at Gardner’s Field next to the coffee and ice cream shop, 15879 Route 22 in Stephentown, NY.  Rain date is Sunday, July 28.

Selling spaces will be available for individuals or organizations for only $20.00.  There is lots of space and lots of customers.  Bring your own tables, chairs, shade, and any other needed equipment.  Vendors should not arrive before 8:00 a.m. on the day of the sale.

The Historical Society tent needs your items to sell.  Bring any donations of goods to benefit the historical society at the start of the sale or to the Heritage Center at 4 Staples Road the preceding Fridays from 1 to 4. Small appliances should be in working order. The historical society can not accept large appliances, computers, computer equipment, televisions, clothing, plastic Christmas decorations, records or VHS tapes.  Info: 518-733-5170.

Update from Councilman Andy Bulmer

The Town of Sand Lake is hosting a summer concert at Butler Park featuring WHISKEY HIGHWAY and food from the Mess Hall.

Please join us August 1st from 6:00 to 9:30pm

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of music with friends, family and neighbors.

Thanks for your support, Andy

Appraisers Roadshow

Benefitting Dance Crazy, a not-for-profit that teaches ballroom dance in local schools. Sunday, August 4, 9:30 to 6:00, American Legion Post #1520, 4 Everett Road Ext., Albany, NY 12205. Antiques and collectibles appraised; $5 per item evaluated. www.dancecrazykids.org 518-526-8775

Celebrate Stephentown 2019

The third annual edition of Stephentown, New York’s annual town-wide community festival, is coming Friday, August 16th through Sunday, August 18th.

This year’s schedule features a diverse range of more than 25 events at 20 different locations throughout the weekend, including open houses, demonstrations, food, music, hikes, kids activities, a car show, an interactive tour of a working farm, a rail trail race, an exhibition of award-winning Vietnam War photos and more.

Produced by a coalition of Stephentown’s farms, businesses, churches and service organizations, Celebrate Stephentown 2019 is made possible by the generous support of our Festival Sponsors, Four Fat Fowl, XCA and Zwack, Inc., and our Supporting Sponsors, Fat Body Customs, Screen-It, LTD., The Berry Patch and The Eastwick Press.

Please visit celebratestephentown.com for online directions, complete schedule details and  more information.

The Reformed Dutch Church of Schodack at Muitzeskill

Will hold its annual Mini-Market and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday,

August 10th.  If you would like to donate items for the Mini-Market, call  518-732-2471, to make arrangements for drop off of items.

PLEASE, NO clothing, stuffed animals, large appliances (including air conditioners), stuffed furniture, fitness machines or outdated electronics of ANY kind, will be accepted. Also, please do not donate  items that are broken. Thank  you.

Rensselaer County’s Second Annual Farm Day Out!

When: August 18th 12pm-3pm Where: Kinderhook Creek Farm (5168 S Stephentown Rd, Stephentown, NY 12168)

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County and The Eckhardt Family at Kinderhook Creek Farm from 12-3pm on Sunday, August 18th, for Rensselaer County’s Second Annual Farm Day Out! Kinderhook Creek Farm is an 1150+ acre field crop and vegetable farm that has been owned and operated by the Eckhardt’s since 1959. Once parked, a hay wagon ride will take you through some of the fields at Kinderhook Creek Farm. Through interactive demonstrations you will learn about the different crops (such as hay, grain, sweet corn, and the many vegetables) grown on this farm. You will also see how their farm products get to market and eventually to your family’s table. Also, be sure to visit exhibits set up by local organizations & businesses, experience the equipment used on the farm by the farmers and see the 4-H Club sponsored petting zoo. Food, corn on the cob, ice cold watermelon and other farm fresh foods will be available to purchase for your enjoyment. Admission and parking for this event is free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you Sunday, August 18th!!! If you are interested in being a volunteer, a sponsor, or have any questions please reach out to Kayela in the CCE office at (518)272-4210.

SVFD’s Car Show & Chicken BBQ

Saturday, August 17 during Celebrate Stephentown

Cruise on down to the Celebrate Stephentown festival on Saturday, August 17 and check out the Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department’s Car Show from 10 AM – 2 PM. Enjoy some delicious chicken BBQ after you have viewed the classic & antique cars and tractors. Walk-ins & spectators attend FREE!

The entry fee for cars and tractor is just $10. Door prizes and trophies will be awarded. Vendors are also welcome; tables are available for $10.

RAIN DATE: Sunday, August 18

Stephentown Craft Fair

The Veterans of Stephentown are hosting a Craft Fair on September 7, 2019 at the Veterans Memorial Park in Stephentown. If you are a vendor and are interested in renting a space, please contact Phyllis DeFreest at (518)733-6504 by August 24th. Don’t miss out on the last big selling day of the year.

Vendors Wanted!

On Saturday, September 21st, 2019, from 9 am- 4 pm, the Latham-Colonie Columbiettes are hosting a Craft Fair at the Latham-Colonie Knights of Columbus Council, 328 Troy-Schenectady Rd, 12110.  Rain or Shine!

Table space is 10 ft. in length for $25.00, Wi-Fi and Electricity are available for an additional cost of $5.00 each.

Indoor and outdoor spaces, both covered and uncovered.  **Email confirmation will be sent upon receipt of non-refundable deposit!

For information and reservations 518 272 8831, email klmajer@nulloutlook.com Or visit https://www.lathamcoloniekofc.com/forms

Vendors Wanted for the SonShiners’ 5th Annual Craft-Tag Sale

Applications being accepted for our Annual Craft-Tag Sale of the SonShiners of the Stephentown Federated Church on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 9 am to 4 pm at Ioka Valley Farm, 3475 RT 43, Hancock, MA. The fee to rent a 10’ X 10’ uncovered space outside on the lawn is $20. Bring your own tent/cover, tables, chairs. The event will be held rain or shine and all monies received will be considered a non-refundable donation. Applications are available by calling Barbara at 518-527-0182. Deadline for applications is September 13th. We’ll also be having an Ice Cream Social with make your own sundaes and root beer floats. No food vendors please. Mark your calendars to come and check out our vendors.

Save the Date!

The planning of the St. Jude the Apostle Church & School Festival & Craft Fair has begun! The SJF will take place on Saturday, September 28th, from 11:30 am – 7:00 pm, 42 Dana Avenue, Wynantskill, featuring food around the globe, live entertainment, children’s games, haunted house, raffles and much more! FREE ADMISSION We are now accepting vendors, please email StJudesFestival@nulloutlook.com for more information.

Largest Flea Market In The Town Of Niskayuna

The 43rd Annual Flea Market at the Niskayuna Reformed Church, 3041 Troy Schenectady Road (route 7), Niskayuna will be held Saturday, September 28th from 9 am to 4 pm rain or shine.

The flea market is 4 miles west of northway exit 6 on route 7. Parking donation is $2.00

Delicious luncheon selections will be available as well as home made pies.

Vendors are wanted. Cars and vans may stay with dealers. Spaces are 20’ x 20’. Reserved outdoor spaces are $25.00 On or before September 19th or $30 afterwards. Indoor spaces 10’ x 10’ are $40.00 On or before September 19th or $50 afterwards. Set up times: Friday Sept 27th 3pm-7pm, Saturday Sept 28th7am-9am. Proceeds to benefit church ministries.

For info call: 785-5575

Come join the fun with over 80 vendors.

Johnsonville Meth. Church Thrift Shop

THRIFT SHOP: Johnsonville Methodist Church, 22 Bridge St., Johnsonville 12094. Route 40 to Route 67 East. Look for our new sign at the corner of Route 111 & Route 67. Open 9-12 Wednesdays and the first Saturday of each month. Newly arrived clothing and household goods every week, special occasion dresses and gowns, jewelry, purses, shoes, toys and over 1000 books.

Greenbush Garden Club Awards Grants

Each year the Greenbush Garden Club awards grant to local schools or community organizations for educational programs and/or community beautification projects, ideally targeted to kids.

This year the Club awarded grants to the Robert C Parker school for a ground cherry garden and to the Green Meadow School for a rock garden.  We wish them every success with these projects.

Money for the grants and the Club’s Garden Therapy program at Van Renesselear Manor is raised at our plant sale which is held in May of each year.

New members are always welcome. The Club meets at the East Greenbush Library.  For the months of September, October and November of this year we will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.  We hope to see you then.

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