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New York, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail members* will host its inaugural wine and food festival Memorial Day Weekend , Sat.-Sun. May 25th -26th at the historic Columbia County Fairgrounds in Chatham, NY. Tickets are $25 including free tastings and souvenier wine glass. Bounce house, children under 12 are free. This one of a kind event will feature award- winning wineries, distilleries, cideries and craft breweries from the Hudson Valley and the Massachusetts Berkshire Region. There will be selling and sampling gourmet cheeses and creameries, bakeries, grass fed meat producers and more! Throughout the weekend there will be special guest appearances and book signings, seminars of wine and food pairings, spirits seminars, home brewing, and cheese making by some of the region’s foremost experts. Visit website http://hudsonberkshirewinefestival.com/ for more information and to purchase tickets.
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Williamstown, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The annual celebration of the Hoosic River and its watershed will take place Cole Field on the Williams College campus. Activities include rafting (if water levels permit), Native American games and drumming, art works, nature walks and more. There will be raffles for prizes such as a kayak, mountain bike and more. Raffle tickets/admission is $5 in advance, $8 at the gate. Advance tickets are on sale at Williamstown Savings Bank. Children under 10 free.
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LENOX RHUBARB FESTIVAL
Lenox, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The festival will take place at Library Reading Park on Main Street. There will be games and activities for the whole family, as well as a rhubarb pie contest, chili contest and more.
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HILLTOWN SPRING FESTIVAL
, 10 a.m.
The Hilltown Spring Festival on June 1 at the Cummington Fairgrounds will be a combined music festival, food festival, children’s festival, craft festival, and alternative energy exposition. The gates will open at 10 AM; the music begins at 11. Admission is $8; children 12 and under are free. Free parking is available on the fairgrounds. Musical performers include percussionist Tony Vacca, acoustic string band Appalachian Still, singer-songwriter Heather Maloney, the Lonesome Brothers, Hot Day at the Zoo, the Walkin’ Blues Band, and Dan Hales and the Frost Heaves. Music for children of all ages will be performed by Mister G, David Grover and Terry A La Berry. Workshops for families will be led by percussionists Aimee Gelinas and Tony Vacca, Jim Armenti of the Lonesome Brothers, and Mariam Massaro. The complete music schedule is at www.hilltowncdc.org.
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THE 2ND ANNUAL MOUNT LEBANON HERB FESTIVAL
New York, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The second annual Mount Lebanon Herb Festival celebrates the illustrious past of herbs, town history and the Shaker tradition in the heart of the Lebanon Valley, the birthplace of the herbal pharmacy in the United States. The event takes place on Saturday, on the historic grounds of Darrow School, at Mount Lebanon Shaker Village. The HerbFest explores the role of herbs in food, gardens, medicine and health from the early days of the Native Americans to current businesses and practices. For Information or vendor application contact Linda Hursa at 518-794-8800 or email@example.com.
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