Local Fairs 10.31.19

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Nassau Ambulance Craft/Vendor Fair

November 3rd, 2019 Nassau Ambulance will be hosting a Vendor/Craft Fair from 11am to 4pm.

Many various local vendors and crafters to see at 498 McClellan Rd, Nassau NY.

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Bingo at American Legion Wynantskill

The Averill Park Junior Warriors Cheer is a non-profit organization for girls from Averill Park, Berlin, Poestenkill, Stephentown, West Sand Lake and Wynantskill. Our girls, ages K-6th grade, support our local Junior football teams keeping our girls active and positive while promoting self-esteem, teamwork and a sense of community.

With the help of American Legion of Wynantskill there will be a fundraising Bingo event Friday, November 22nd. Doors open at 5 pm and Bingo games for holiday prizes start from 6 pm – 9 pm at:

American Legion – 111 Main Avenue, Wynantskill, NY 12198.

*Doors open at 5:30 pm *This is a 21+ event.

*Bring a brand new toy to help support local families for the annual American Legion Holiday December Toy Drive.

We think this would be fun that so many of us in the community will enjoy!

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Church of the Redeemer Thrift Shop

The volunteers at the Church of the Redeemer Thrift Shop work hard to provide a clean, well-organized shopping experience. You will be impressed by the large selection of clothing, jewelry, baby equipment, toys, games, puzzles, record albums, DVDs, CDs, collectibles, household goods,etc. The shop has earned an excellent reputation by offering quality merchandise at bargain prices.

The shop will be open on Thursday, October 31st from 3 to 6 and Saturday, November 2nd from 9 to 2. Located at 1249 Third Street in Rensselaer, the shop is on CDTA bus route #214 and can be entered through the parking lot on the Catherine Street side.

10/03/2019 – 10/31/2019

Halloween Candy With A Cop Party In The Park

East Greenbush Town Park, Sponsored by: The East Greenbush Police Department and Office of Community and Recreation

October 31st 6-8 pm at the East Greenbush Town Park

We will begin with a Costume Parade @ 6PM sharp- line up begins in front of the Red Barn.

Join us after the parade to solve the candy mystery with obstacle challenges, games, candy, and FUN!

Have some candy with a cop and learn about Halloween safety! Before you leave take a few minutes to view and vote for your favorite Jack O Lantern in the Jack O Lantern contest!

10/03/2019 – 10/31/2019

Town of East Greenbush Toddler Halloween Party

October 31st 10 am to 12 noon at the East Greenbush Town Hall. Bring the little ones up to age 5 for games, activities, snacks, and trick or treating through Town Hall Offices. Come in Costume!

10/24/2019 – 10/31/2019

Fall Garage and Rummage Sale

Friday and Saturday, November 1st and 2nd the Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church will welcome the season with our annual Fall Garage and Rummage Sale at 175 Fifth Avenue. The sale will take place at church from 9am – 5pm Friday and 9am – 12pm on Saturday. Donated items can be dropped off at the church 9am-7pm October 29th, 30th, and 31st. Please no exercise equipment or heavy tvs. 518.584.3720

10/17/2019 – 10/31/2019

Kids’ Fall Fest at Blooming Grove Reformed Church

A free Kids’ Fall Fest will be held on Saturday, November 2nd from 10am to 2pm at the Blooming Grove Reformed Church in Defreestville. The church behind the park and ride lot on route 4. This is a free event for children to enjoy a bouncy slide, pumpkin painting, face painting,games and prizes. There will be free food, Freckles the Clown and a fire truck. Come and join us for some fall fun. For more information email caverlye@nullgmail.com.

10/10/2019 – 10/31/2019

Halloween Party

American Legion Ladies Auxiliary presents Skaryoke Karaoke with Johnny Oooo on Friday 11/1/19. Doors open at 6, DJ music and dancing from 7-11. There will be a costume contest, prizes, 50/50 raffle, and cash bar. Guests are welcome to bring light snacks, no outside beverages will be allowed.

Admission is a $10 donation to support our Veterans and community programs. Limited reserved seating is available with the purchase of 8 tickets. Advanced tickets are available in the bar at The American Legion Post 1489, 111 Main Ave Wynantskill. For more info, please call/text Nicole at 518-265-6967 or email at LadiesAuxiliary1489@nullgmail.com. Check us out on Facebook “American Legion Auxiliary Post 1489”


East Greenbush Fire Ladies Auxiliary Craft Fair

4th Annual Craft Fair to be held at East Greenbush Fire Department located at 68 Phillips Road in Rensselaer. The event will be on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 from 10am to 2pm. Open to the public and admission is free. Over 35 crafters (holiday decorations, primitives, candles, handmade goods, personalized ornaments, hand painted items, fine art, jewelry, maple products, baked goods, and more), Gourmeli’s Taste Food Truck, a ton of raffle items and 50/50. You don’t want to miss this!

10/24/2019 – 10/31/2019

Cannoneer Vendor Fair

On Saturday, November 2nd from 9am to 2pm the Watervliet High School Class of 2022 will be hosting a vendor fair. Come start your holiday shopping with over 25 local (holiday decorations, candles, essential oils, jewelry, soaps, and more). A face painter and kids craft table for kids of all ages! Cost is FREE. At Watervliet High School, 1245 Hillside Drive, Watervliet, NY 12189. All proceeds will benefit the Class of 2022.


Ultimate Shopping Trip Fundraiser for Hope 7 Community Center’s Food Pantry in Troy.

The 2019 Ultimate Shopping Trip to Pennsylvania departs from Dick’s Sporting Goods, Latham Farms, on Friday, November 1st and returns, Sunday, November 3rd.

Shopping includes American Candle, Kitchen Kettle, Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market, The Shops at Rockvale, Philadelphia Premium Outlets and optional trips to Tanger Outlets & Kozier’s Christmas Village. Accommodations are provided by Comfort Inn Lancaster – Rockvale Outlet, complimentary breakfast Is included with your stay.

Cost per person (based on room occupancy) – Double: $225/person, Triple: $185/person, or Quad $165/person. The fee includes bus, hotel, and driver’s tip. Limited spaces available.

For more information or to reserve your space, please contact Michelle at 518-590-6781 or Hope7.Board@nullgmail.com

10/31/2019 – 11/07/2019

Troy Lodge of Elks Craft Fair

Troy Lodge of Elks will be holding a craft fair on Saturday November 9th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Breakfast/Lunch items for purchase along with raffles and bake sale. Come join us.

10/10/2019 – 11/07/2019

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.

10/10/2019 – 11/07/2019

East Nassau Cookie Contest November 10th

Mayor Adam Acquario announced the Village of East Nassau’s 6th Annual Cookie Contest, Sunday, November 10th, 2019 at the Hoags Corners Fire House. Doors open at 1 p.m., judges begin tasting at 2 pm.

Anyone interested in entering the contest can do so by emailing cookies@nullvillageofeastnassau.org or calling Tom Kernan at 518-766-5131. You can also visit villageofeastnassau.org/cookie to print out a form. Just Bring the form, a $10 entry contribution and two dozen cookies to the event. Your cookie may become the Official Cookie of East Nassau! A prestigious honor sought by many.

Stewart’s ice cream for all, local entertainment as well as Chinese and regular auctions of outstanding items donated by nearby merchants and restaurants will be on hand as we get together for a good time.

10/31/2019 – 11/07/2019

Mayan Hands Craft Sale

The Catholic Community of St. Henry’s is hosting our annual Fair Trade Sale of high quality products from Central & South America. Come to the community room on the weekend of November 9th & 10th. Sale hours will be 2:30 PM-5:30 PM on Saturday and 8:30 AM- 12 noon on Sunday. There will be many useful, charming and unusual products that make great gifts including beautiful baskets, scarves, handbags, personal accessories, Christmas items, children’s items, Fair Trade coffee and chocolate and more. This sale is a concrete way of ensuring that skilled artisans, while still poor, will not sink into destitution. Your support affirms their dignity while overcoming barriers that often separate us from the rest of the world.

10/24/2019 – 11/07/2019

Vendor/Craft Fair- East Greenbush VFW Auxiliary

The East Greenbush VFW Auxiliary is holding their annual Vendor/Craft Fair on Saturday November 9 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the VFW on Hays Road in East Greenbush. Many new Vendors and Crafters with very unique items, (many can be personalized) to purchase as Christmas gifts or for yourself. We will have our kitchen open, our famous Chinese Raffle with awesome prizes, 50/50 and Bake Sale. We have a full house and there will be something for everyone. Please stop by – make a purchase or a few- and help us as we support our Veterans, their families and our communities. You do not want to miss this event. Remember the date- November 9, 2019. Any questions- call Lynda at 518-732-2111 or email schoolrn52@nullaol.com.

10/31/2019 – 11/07/2019

St Jude’s Christmas Craft Fair

St. Jude’s Christmas Craft Fair will be held November 9, 2019 9-3 PM at 42 Dana Ave Wynantskill NY. Santa will be there for pictures from 11-1:30 PM. There will be over 45 vendors selling a wide array of products so you can start your Christmas shopping. There will be a Santa’s Workshop where kids ages 4-12 can do crafts while you shop from 10-12!! For more information please email stjudesfestival@nulloutlook.com.

10/31/2019 – 11/07/2019

Capital Area Beekeepers

We meet on the second Wednesday of the month January through November at the First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Rd, East Greenbush.

Our next meeting is Wednesday Nov 13th at 7p.

Honey Bee Health Issues: Inspecting Your Hives Before Winter. – Presenter: Joan Mahoney, Apiculture Program, New York State Agriculture and Markets Hear about honeybee health issues in our region from the supervisor of New York State’s apiculture inspectors. This illustrated talk will highlight which signs of pests and diseases you should look for in your beehives before winter arrives. Give your honeybees the best chance of surviving until spring!

Making Mead: A Demonstration. – Presenter: Darren Mitchell, CAB Member Learn how one of our club’s members transforms honey into mead, a delicious beverage made since ancient times and still enjoyed today.

10/03/2019 – 11/14/2019

Vendors Wanted for Holiday Vendor Fair

The Volunteer Fire Company of Center Brunswick will be hosting a Holiday Vendor Fair on Saturday, November 16th at the fire house located at 1045 Hoosick Road, Troy. We are looking for Vendors for this event. It’s a perfect time to advertise your business, showcase your products, book parties and make sales to holiday shoppers. Spaces will be available for $25 and include a table and chairs. Shopping hours will be 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. If you are interested in participating, please call Jenn Simmons at (518) 858-7285 or email jennsimmons@nullcenterbrunswickfire.com for more information.

10/24/2019 – 11/14/2019

WSL Fire Co-Auxiliary Craft Fair/Tag Sale

Vendors Needed ~ The West Sand Lake Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be holding a Craft Fair/Tag Sale on Saturday November 17th in the WSL Fire Hall from 9am -3pm. If you are interested in selling any homemade, handmade, or gently used items, we are happy to provide a table for $25.00 You keep your profits and the money from tables will go to benefit the West Sand Lake firefighters. If you would like to be a vendor, please contact Carrie Deutsch at 518-674-5309 (carrie5206@nullaol.com)

11/07/2019 – 11/14/2019

Harvest Craft and Food Festival

Join us at a joint Harvest Craft and Food Festival on Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 9 AM to 2 PM, featuring creations from the members of Church of the Covenant in Averill Park, Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church in Troy, Bloomingrove Reformed Church in Defreestville, and First Reformed Church of Wynantskill. This ecumenical event will take place at the First Reformed Church, Corner of Main Avenue (NYS Rt. 66) and Church Streets in Wynantskill.

Each congregation will have a variety of interesting crafts for sale. There will also be homemade canned goods, specialty Royal Icing cookies, a homemade soup and salad lunch, as well as frozen homemade entrees for you to purchase for future enjoyment. In addition, there will be a combined bake sale with the proceeds benefiting community organizations.

To make your shopping experience a relaxing event, we are offering free coffee and donuts, free fresh-popped popcorn, and a free “Kids Space” where kids can enjoy face painting and create their own projects, allowing you to freely browse the many creations and goodies we have to offer.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Harvest Craft and Food Festival. We hope to make this a community event for many years to come. For more information, call 518-283-4420.

Lori Robinson, First Reformed Church. PO Box 413 Wynantskill, NY 12198, 518-283-4420

10/31/2019 – 11/21/2019

Christmas in the Valley

Craft Fair at VFW Post 1938, Poplar Street, Valley Falls. November 23, 9 – 3. Bake sale, raffles, homemade apple pies. Interested vendors, please contact Linda at 518 541-2588, $20 per space.

10/24/2019 – 11/28/2019

Cambridge, NY Operation Santa Clause Vendor Fair

Calling all Vendors: Operation Santa Clause is looking for you. Sat Dec. 7th 10 am till 4pm. Is our 23rd Annual Christmas in Cambridge Craft Fair hosted by Cambridge Central Schools “Operation Santa Clause” For more information or to receive an application please email Dawn Case avondawncase@nullgmail.com or leave a message if you don’t have email at 518-669-2052.

11/14/2019 – 11/28/2019

Holidays on the Hudson

The Village of Castleton-on-Hudson will kick off the Holiday season on December 1st from 3:30 to 4:30 PM at the Village Hall, 85 South Main Street. This annual event is sponsored by the Village Board, Castleton Public Library, and Castleton Fire Department. Santa will be arriving on a fire truck. There will be story time, a craft, the lighting of the outdoor tree, and the serving of light refreshments. Please join us for this Annual Holiday Tradition.

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