VENDORS/CRAFTERS WANTED FOR EDINBURG FESTIVALS
The Edinburg Historical Society is accepting applications from area crafters and vendors for the Historic Edinburg Day Festival on Saturday, July 8, and Edinburg Fall Festival on Saturday, September 23 both from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no fee to partticipate, however, a 10% commission of sales is asked as a donation to help defray the costs associated with the festivals. The festivals are held at the Rural Museum, 11 North Shore Road, Edinburg, NY 12134.
Application forms are available by clicking on the link below. Forms can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or snail mailed to George and Andrea Blackwood, 4 Morris Road, Edinburg, NY 12134.
HISTORIC EDINBURG DAY – Saturday, July 8th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a community-wide event held up the hill from the Great Sacandaga Lake at the Edinburg Four Corners and along North Shore Road. There are free horse and wagon rides, two museums with demonstrations in spinning, knitting, weaving, period exhibits and a maple syrup demonstration, plus an old wood working tool shop. A bake sale is held in the Rural Museum and the Arts and Crafts Show is set up on the grounds outside the Rural Museum. Set up time for vendors starts at 9:00 a.m. There is something for everybody. The only covered bridge in Saratoga County, Copeland Covered Bridge, is just down the road. Edinburg boasts two historic churches built in the 1800s as well. Refreshments will be available.
EDINBURG FALL FESTIVAL – Saturday, September 23rd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Fall Festival also has free horse and wagon rides and demonstrations at the Rural Museum. Homemade soups and chili will be served. The Society is having a bake sale at the Rural Museum and the Arts and Crafts booths are set up outside the Rural Museum. Attendees can visit the Covered Copeland Bridge, 35 feet long and the only NYS queen post truss bridge in Saratoga County. It sits over Beecher’s Creek and is beautiful in the fall. Cross over the Batchellerville Bridge, one of the longest steel bridge spans in upstate NY. Folks can park and walk over the bridge. Vendors can set up at 9:00 a.m.
Any questions, call George and Andrea Blackwood 518 863-6772.
EDINBURG FALL FESTIVAL
Please join us, Saturday, September 17, 10am to 3pm for the Edinburg Fall Festival, at the Rural Museum! Bake sale, grilled cheese sandwiches, soups, crafters and more!
EHS BUSINESS MEETING – SEPTEMBER 20, 7 PM AT THE SAND HILL ONE-ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE ON TANGE ROAD
The EHS September 20 business meeting will meet at the Sand Hill Schoolhouse on Tange Road
at 7 p.m. The meeting will include the election of board members whose terms expire this year
and membership dues will be collected; $5 for an individual and $10 for a family.
EHS is looking for individuals who would like to join us as more community involvement would
ensure continued success in our efforts to preserve Edinburg’s heritage. If you have suggestions
for speakers or subjects you would be interested in, please join us. EHS has members who are
snowbirds and contribute and volunteer for projects. It’s a wonderful way to meet and greet your
neighbors or make new friends. Volunteers are always needed to work at our festivals, help out at
the spring clean-up or closing up the museums in the fall.
Roast Pork Dinner Fundraiser
The EHS will be hosting a Roast Pork Dinner Fundraiser, Saturday, September 10, 4 to 7, at the Sand Hill Schoolhouse, Tange Road, Edinburg, NY
Anyone wishing to donate baked goods for our annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 17 (10-3), would be greatly appreciated! Please drop off any wrapped (or in containers) baked goods at 9am the morning of the event. Thank you from the EHS!
Historic Edinburg Day Festival is Back!
Storyteller “Uncle Josh” AKA Larry Cramer
TUESDAY, JULY 19 AT 7 PM AT THE SAND HILL ONE-ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE ON TANGE ROAD
The Edinburg Historical Society will be entertained with stories by Larry Cramer. A brief meeting of the Society will be held prior to the entertainment and coffee and baked goods will be served.
Larry graduated from the Technology Department at Broome Community College with an Arts and Science Degree in the mechanical field. He was employed at IBM and received two patents in the printed circuit manufacturing process. He served in the US Army Reserve with one year active duty during the Berlin Crisis. He has been active in his retirement as Camp Director Church Consultant, school bus driver, humorist, Hudson car/truck restorer, musician and has collected over 100 limericks and old obscure songs like Grandma’s Lye Soap, He Never Came Back, Dead Skunk, Spearmint, and Grandfather’s Clock.
SALADS AND BAKE SALE – MAY 28 9 A.M. TO NOON
EHS will hold a salad, baked beans and bake sale on Saturday, May 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Baked beans, and macaroni, pasta, and potato salads will be available, and the bake sale will have delicious home baked pies, cakes, bread, fudge, cookies and other delectable deserts. Anyone wishing to make some baked goods or salads should email or call Claudette at 863-4844 or email email@example.com.
May 17 Meeting!
We’re back! The first meeting after 2 long years is being held on Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. It will be a social gathering at the Sand Hill One-room Schoolhouse on Tange Road to see the renovations and welcome back the snowbirds. President George Blackwood will also discuss plans for the coming year.