Harvest Festival Schedule

Saturday, September 17

PERFORMANCE TENT  (between Carousel and Todd’s General Store)

10:00 – 11:00  Traditional Music by Jim Kimball & Karen Canning (Fiddle)

11:30 – 12:30  Bill Ackerbauer (acoustic guitarist)

1:00 – 1:35  Templeton Players (Petticoat Perfidy)

1:45 – 2:30  Kevin McKrell (folk singer and songwriter)

3:00 – 3:35  Templeton Players (Petticoat Perfidy)

3:45 – 4:30  Kevin McKrell (folk singer and songwriter)



10:30 – 12:30 / Goat Yoga (between Church and Lippitt Farmhouse)

11:00 – 3:00 / Tin Type Photography (outside of the Herkimer Kitchen – weather permitting) $30. Limited bookings. Sign-up with photographer when you arrive.

11:00 / Dog Agility Trials with Hinman Hollow Sport Dogs (behind Main Barn)

1:00 – 4:00 / Horse and Wagon Rides (line begins outside of the Main Barn)

1:30 / Traditional Music by Jim Kimball & Karen Canning (Tavern porch)

2:00 / Obedience Demos with Hinman Hollow Sport Dogs (behind Main Barn)

2:00 – 5:00 / Under Where? In the 19th century, getting dressed gave whole new meaning to the term “layering.” Discover how people dressed in the mid-1800s using paintings, daguerreotypes, and historic clothing.  (More House)

3:00 / Traditional Music by Jim Kimball & Karen Canning (Tavern porch)

4:00 / Dog Agility Trials with Hinman Hollow Sport Dogs (behind Main Barn)

4:30 / Traditional Music by Jim Kimball & Karen Canning (Tavern porch)


CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY TENT (behind the Church, on the Farmstead)

Face Painting with Nature’s Canvas, Corn Husk Dolls, Paper Strip Pumpkins, Autumn Greeting Cards, Historic Games like stilts, hoops and others, Girl Scouts Craft Table, Vote for your favorite Scarecrow, a Hay Bale Maze, and more!


ALL DAY ACTIVITIES in the Country Village and Farmstead

Lippitt Farmstead  Apple cider pressing, corn grinding and shelling, potato harvesting

Bump Tavern Green  Coopering with Bob Allers

Blacksmith Shop  See a Stake Anvil being made and a scythe sharpened

Print Shop  Try your hands at the Liberty Press and demos of the Washington Press

Pharmacy  Try your hands at herb grinding. See how lozenges and other medicines were made

Lippitt Farmhouse  Baking demos

More House  Band box demos

Morey Barn  Coopering demos

Wescott Shop  Weaving demos

Schoolhouse  Leaf rubbing and historic games

Garden Tours  Tours of the historic gardens at 2:00 and 4:00pm (either the Tavern or Pharmacy Garden)

Bump Tavern  Cooking and baking demos on the cast iron wood stove



Beckmann’s – Sausage
Pomona Grange – Bake Sale
The Grapevine – Greek Cuisine (Sunday)
Kings Kakery – Bakery
Our Green Acres – Roasted Corn
Cooperstown Maple Works, Ralph Morse – Maple Products
Richard Stricker – Bird Houses
Margaret Lunzman – Greeting Cards
Cooperstown Farmers Market – Fresh Produce and more
Otsego County Maple Producers – Maple Products
Leatherstocking Beekeepers – Information on Beekeeping
Sondra Fashner/Sondra’s Suds – Homemade Soaps
Barbara Hall – Quilts
Ann Dimmock – Early American Decorations, Susquehanna Quilts
Witherbee Chairs – Windsor Chairs
Beth DuBois/Among Stones – Jewelry
Bernd Kraus – Dulcimer and Ukulele Building Demos
Bob Allers – Cooper
Elizabeth Murdock – Hand Dyed Yarn/Wool and Wool Blend
Linda Herring – Aprons, Wallets, etc.
Charlotte Axtel – Quilted Items
Denis Jacobus/Ideuma Creek Alpacas – Alpaca Products
Andrea Giordano – Soaps, Body Products, Bath Bombs, Lip Balms
Allan Rotherstein – Jewelry
Marilyn Nienart – Handwoven Products (Sunday)
Warrior Ethos Farm – Grass Fed Beef and Free Range Eggs
Frank Hults – Cutting Boards, Platters, Woodworking
RC Oster – Barn Art Paintings
Ann DuBois – Apples of NY (book)
Roger Davis – Upstate Spice Company
Monica Cody – Lavender Products
Fred & Michelle Arnold – Art Prints/Photography
Mark Sky-Shrewsberry – Tech Tamer Woodworks
Lorraine Murphy/Mohanna Country Crafts – Window Pane Sweatshirts
Louise Roberts – Jewelry


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