Harvest Festival
Live Performances & Activities

Sunday, September 17

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

10:30 – 11:00  Traditional Music by Jim Kimball & Karen Canning (Fiddle)

11:15 – 11:45  Bill Ackerbauer (acoustic guitar)

12:00 – 12:45  Kevin McKrell (folk singer and songwriter)

1:00 – 1:30  Bill Ackerbauer (acoustic guitar)

2:00 – 2:45   The Catskill Puppeteers (in the Louis C. Jones Center)

3:15 – 4:00  Kevin McKrell (folk singer and



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 – 4:30  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)

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) Sponsored by Five Star Subaru

Face Painting with Nature’s Canvas, Corn Husk Dolls, Paper Strip Pumpkins, Autumn Greeting Cards, Historic Games like stilts, hoops and others, a Hay Bale Maze, and more! While you’re there, vote for your favorite scarecrow!


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  Repair and maintenance of tools used for harvesting.

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

Pharmacy  Try your hands at herb harvesting. See how lozenges were made.

Lippitt Farmhouse  Processing and storing vegetables. Harvesting and drying herbs for winter.

Morey Barn  Museum programs info

Wescott Shop  Traditional spinning and weaving

Children’s Activity Tent (sponsored by Five Star Subaru)  Historic games

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

Herkimer Kitchen  Tintype photos (11am-3pm)


– Sausage, bratwurst, and drinks
Pomona Grange – Baked Goods (Saturday only)
The Grapevine – Greek Cuisine (Sunday only)
Mangia Macrina – Wood Fired Pizza (Sunday only)
Kings Kakery Pastry Shop – Bakery & Jamaican Food
Our Green Acres – Roasted Corn
Huff Ice Cream – Ice Cream
Springfield Presbyterian Church– Baked goods and soup
The Sweet Spot– Specialty Lemonade
Cooperstown Maple Works, (Ralph Morse) – Maple Products
Elizabeth Murdock – Hand Dyed Yarn/Wool and Wool Blend
Otsego County Maple Producers – Maple Products
Leatherstocking Beekeepers – Information on Beekeeping
Aromatherachi – Soaps, Body Products, Bath Bombs, Lip Balms
Lorraine Murphy – Window Pane Sweatshirts
Cornell Cooperative Extension – 4H and Master Gardeners
Knapp Farms – Jams, jellies, specialty foods
Soap by Nature (Alison Koprowski) – Soaps
Otsego County Dairy Promotion – Dairy Promotion items
Nature’s Canvas Face Painting – Face Painting
Catherine & Megan Alley – Porcelain Painting Demos
Crystal’s Customs – Hand Blown Glass (Sunday Only)
Frank Hults – Cutting Boards, Platters, Woodworking
Grey Fox Felting (Erin Gardner) – Felting
Linda Herring – Aprons, Wallets, & more.
Bob Allers – Cooper
Charlotte Axtel – Quilted Items
Allan Rotherstein – Jewelry
Witherbee Chairs – Windsor Chairs
RC Oster – Barn Art Drawings/Prints
Upstate Spice Company – Spices
Monica Cody – Lavender Products
Louise Roberts – Jewelry
Girl Scouts NYPENN – Crafts (Sat. only)
Sunstruck Farm – Pottery
Peter Vogt – Stained Glass

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