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Summer Festivals and Local Happenings
Keg Rattle & Roll August 2-3 2019 Two Day Music and Tasting Event
Sample 80 craft beers, ciders & wines (see the ever-growing list at the bottom of this page), while you enjoy a great lineup of live music, craft vendors, and tasty food truck options in a beautiful outdoor setting!
Parking and admission to the festival grounds are both free. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and find your space on the lawn near the NBT Bank Stage for a full line-up of free music! Families with children are encouraged – we’ll even have a special kids soda tasting area!
Official Keg, Rattle & Roll glassware and tasting tickets are required for beer, wine and cider sampling. The deadline to purchase your glassware and tasting tickets in advance is 11:59pm on Friday, August 2nd! Save significantly over day-of festival pricing: 6oz Taster & 3 Fills: $16 in advance / $18 day-of Wine Glass & 3 Fills: $30 in advance / $34 day-of (the only glass wine will be served in) Pint Glass & 3 Fills: $30 in advance / $34 day-of Kids Soda Refillable, Color Changing Mug & Straw with 2 Fills: $10 in advance or day-of Quantities are limited on certain commemorative glassware varieties, so buy in advance to guarantee your first choice!
The annual Civil War Heritage Music Gathering and Encampment will be held at the Centre Church, Main Street in Windham from Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 4. Tickets for Saturday’s grand concert, with special appearances by Mark Twain and Emily Dickinson, are $10 and may be reserved by calling (518) 734-5655 or purchased at the door.
The Headed for the Hills Festival will be held at the Prattsville Art Center, 14562 Main Street in Prattsville from Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 4. More than two dozen performers will be featured during this weekend of music, art and dance celebrating women, LGBTQ artists, performers of color, and mountaintop musicians. Visit https://www.prattsvilleartcenter.org/headed-for-the-hills-festival for more information on this free event.
WRIP will celebrate its 20th anniversary
Front lawn of Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School Saturday August 10 from 10 AM until 5 PM
with an all-day, broadcast and celebration of 20 years of community radio in the Great Northern Catskills.
Food, fun, special guests and children’s activities.
Bagels and coffee at 10 AM,
The VFW will present the colors,
Lunch at 1 PM,
Community picture by Fran Driscoll at 2,
Cake and ice cream at 3 pm
Thanks to the Community of Windham Foundation
Stop by and say Hi.
Annual Greek Festival August 15th - 17th
Women's Expo August 17th 10 am to 4 pm
The Greene County Women’s League Cancer Patient Aid 2nd annual car show
August 17th 10 am to 2 pm
will be held, rain or shine, on the grounds of the Chicken Run Restaurant, corner of Route 23 and South Street in Windham on Saturday, August 17 from 10 AM until 2 PM.
Open to all years, makes and models. Registration begins at 9 AM, trophies in various categories, the Rick Mundelein Memorial Trophy, and $500 Best in Show “Classic” from the Chicken Run will be awarded at 2. $10 minimum donation per entrant. Spectator admission is free. 100% of funds raised support cancer patients in Greene County. For more information or to make a donation call (518) 291-0883 or email GreeneCountyWomensLeague@gmail.com