Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Looking for a good Weekend Get Away? Looking for a good Weekend Get Away?

The Place to be this weekend:
The Battenkill Valley, Washington County, New York

Look at all you can do in and around Cambirdge, NY:

Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Georgi Museum in Shushan
7:00 pm - Kevin Warren’s Origainal Chamber Music
Tickets $5 per person, $10 per family

Friday, July 17, 2009

The Georgi Museum
Noon - Children's Native American Class (Holito!)
FREE performance

L.Wicks Fine Art Gallery
468 Broadway, 2nd Floor - Saratoga Springs, NY - Tel: 518-573-8017
Gallery opening featuring Cambridge Artist Adriano Manocchia

Curiosity Forum
7:00 pm - Hubbard Hall
Hubbard Hall Beacon Feed Building (behind Hubbard Hall)
25 East Main Street, Cambridge
Tel. (518) 677-2495
Hearing is Seeing: Synesthesia and the Arts
Presented by Hubbard Hall's Curiosity Forum and Music from Salem
Do you see sounds, taste words or hear colors? Join Dr. Mark Buckholtz and a cross-disciplinary panel of artists for an introduction and demonstration of synesthesia and how it affects artists and inspires the creative process.
FREE - No reservations required.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Wine Reception
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Rice Mansion Inn ~ 16 West Main Street, Cambridge
Tel. (518) 677-5741

After a day on the road, share notes with fellow travelers over a glass of wine at the Rice Mansion Inn in Cambridge.
Sponsored by Glens Falls National Bank of Cambridge and the Rice Mansion Inn.

MfS GALA at Gallery 668
4:00 p.m.
$30 per person.

In partnership with Gallery 668, Music from Salem invites you to a festive art opening celebrating the connections between music and art. This unique fundraising exhibit will highlight work by over 40 artists inspired by Franz Schubert's String Quintet in C Major, D. 956 and will include live music, a beautifully catered buffet, and an open bar.

Please R.S.V.P. by July 13 to MfS, 25 East Main St. Cambridge, NY 12816.
For more information: or 518.232.2347

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Battenkill Books at the Cambridge Farmers' Market
10:30 am & 1:30 pm
Elizabeth and Barton Cockey
Meet-the-Author and book signing event
The Cockeys will discuss their recent book "Upstate New York: Towns That We Love".

All Weekend Events:

Washington County, New York is home to a rich, vibrant artist community. Farmhouses, barns and old factories have been converted into studios where artists paint, sculpt, weave and create works of art that are exhibited throughout U.S. as well as internationally.

Open Studios Tour
July 18 & 19, 2009 (Saturday & Sunday)
Our renoun professional artists will once again open their doors for the juried biennial Open Studios of Washington County, offering a glimpse into their creative lifestyle, and the unique opportunity to purchase great art and fine craft directly from their studios.

Cambridge Buzz post from July 13th

Fort Salem Theater
CORN! The Musical
July 17-18-19
Friday, Saturday at 8 PM / Sunday at 2 PM.
World Premiere of locally inspired original story of an established farm family struggling with the economic issues of twenty-first century farming, with a book by Al Budde and songs by Jay Kerr, the team that created last year's Breakfast Epiphanies.

Explore Our Area:

During the Open Studio Tour be sure to stop and enjoy the tastes of Washington County. Gardenworks and Sheldon Farm located in Salem have a selection of locally grown and produced food products perfect for a picnic along the Battenkill. Pat at Sheldons tells us they even have Corn! Yum. Stop by Green Pea Market in Greenwich your hometown, downtown local market and café providing organic, natural, and local food. Including dips and spreads from Spoonful Catering.
On Sunday a great starting point for your Open Studio Tour is the Cambridge Farmers' Market. Open 10a-2p

Cool off with a float down the Battenkill with Battenkill Valley Outdoors and don't miss out on a stroll through the Towns and Villages of the Battenkill Valley. Our Main Street retail shops and galleries await you with interesting and unique gift items, treasures and original handcrafted items.

This weekend is overflowing with events including theater, music, art, tours, meet the author and corn is in at Sheldons!

Life is good in the Battenkill Valley. You should come check it out!

For a full rundown on area happenings visit The Towns and Villages of the Battenkill Valley

All Images courtesy of TVOBV


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