Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Ice Breaker Winter Festival Wekend Ice Breaker Winter Festival Wekend

Cambridge Winterfest Weekend
Saturday & Sunday

February 7 & 8, 2009

Saturday, February 7:
6:30 am-ish Hot Air Balloon Launch- weather and wind dependent Call 518.677.5945 after 630a for launch location and weather information.
Shhh...if the weather is really good we will also launch on Friday evening.

Cambridge Freight Yard

9:00 am
Fire Up the Bread Oven to bake Pizza in the afternoon
Presented by Tim Holmes of Spoonful Catering and Rod Wilson

Beacon Feed

Cheese Basket Making Workshop
Learn to make a lovely hexagonal open weave basket with flat reed. Each student should bring a pair of sturdy, non-serrated scissors, several spring type clothes pins, a pencil and a tape measure. Leave your right angles at home! Appropriate for students aged 11 and up. Taught by Bliss McIntosh. 9am-12noon Pre-registration required; space is limited. Call 518-677-2495 to register. Cost: $30 ($27 for HH members) plus $5 materials fee

1-3p Natural History of Cambridge w/Howard Romack. Trek around Cambridge and discover the animals we share our Village with and their habitats including hibernation and trees overwintering.

3-4pm Natural Bird Feeder craft with Gina. A parent-child project for all ages, presented by the Hubbard Hall "Art-full Family Fridays" Program.

12:00p Pizza Making with Tim Holmes of Spoonful Catering
12-130p Stories and Music with Bernard Ouimet
12-130p Stories with Memere Catherine Charron
1:00-4p music by the Guy Bedard Group

Outside Lovejoy

12-4p Snow sculpting - bring your sandcastle building tools
For a full listing of activities visit our website at www.visitbattenkillvalley.com/ice

* Please dress warm for trek and playing in the snow and note there is A LOT of snow to play in! YEAH!!!!

Please note Full Moon Trek at Battenkill Valley Outdoors has been cancelled

Saturday Evening 7:30 p.m.
Pompanuck Farm
494 Chestnut Hill Rd, Cambridge, NY 518.677.5552 ADDIE & OLIN-UNLEASHED! "Love Tour"
Valentine's Day Concert
Whoopee jazz, funky folk, Irish fiddle tunes and soulful klezmer on sentimental love songs to passionate instrumentals with originals that are unleashed, unbridled, uncut and unglued! Plus vaudevillian humor and zany stage antics. Groovey, jumpin' no jivin' hot tunes with wild warbling accompanied by Olin's jazzed fingerpicked guitar and Addie's "cool school" soprano saxophone, flute, concertina, button accordion and piccolo with her hipper than thou shades to the squarest of saddle shoes. Plus vaudevillian humor! Fine desserts, including gourmet chocolate desserts, available. Tickets are $12 and $15 at the door

Sunday, February 8th

Pompanuck Farm

1-4:00 p.m.
1:00-2:00 Gather in the Roundhouse for warm drinks and yummy snacks
2:00-3:00 Eric Geoffrey with High Peaks performance - juggling, story-telling and music

3:00-4:00 Guided hike around Pompanuck's grounds where you can look for our winter feathered friends. Stop at Battenkill Books on Cambridges Main Street and check out their large assortment of Bird Books.

4:00-6:00 Bonfire, stories and the full moon rise

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