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 The River Current

Schoharie River Day

Fourth Schoharie River Day - 8/22/15

When: Saturday August 22, 2015  from 11am to 4pm

Where: Burtonsville, NY

What: We're celebrating the Schoharie

Creek and the local community - its artisans,

musicians, farmers, food, nature, and the

activities that the Schoharie River and the

surrounding area offers.

Why: The Schoharie River's community is

rich and vibrant, with talented, hard working

individuals and tremendous natural resources.

Discover what's right in your own back yard.

Enjoy live outdoor music by Sara Milanovich,

 Keith Pray Jazz Quartet and The  Trophy

Husbands.  Feel the rhythm and gets your hands down on the drum skins, with Bob Smith and a live drumming circle.  Enjoy guided nature walks, demonstrations by area crafters and artisans, locally produced food and much more!

Enjoy a puppet show with Grian McGregor and the Ivy Vine Players, and, listen to masterful story tellers Joe Doolittle and Kent Busman.  

This year, we will hold a juried Poetry and Spoken Word Competition.  Write your own poem or perform a poem of one of the region’s poets such as Fed Lape or William Christman.  More details on how you can enter this contest will be coming soon.

Proceeds to benefit the Schoharie River Center to support its diverse programming and the current capital campaign to make improvements to the River Center building, including handicap accessibility and a science laboratory.

Local Artists and Crafters Come and watch a blacksmith making things with a forge, anvil and hammer.  Watch a timber framer and his assistants as they construct an Appalachian style lean-to.  See live birds of prey and learn about them from a wildlife rehabilitator.  Learn how bees make honey and view a live beehive. Many other crafters and artisans will be there.  Most vendors and crafters will be selling their works - a great opportunity to purchase a unique handcrafted gift for a loved one.

Silent Auction and Raffle

There will also be many interesting items to bid on in a silent auction.  Everyone who attends receives one free raffle ticket to bid on an item of their choice.