Woodstock Farm Festival 2014 Events

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May 28 - Opening Day

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00 - Krewe de la Rue - Listen to Krewe de la Rue and you'll hear their energetic, heartfelt, punchy dance hall mix of Cajun and Creole music. Lead by Roger Weiss on fiddle, Laren Droll on accordion and Buffy Lewis on guitar and vocals, the Krewe captures and preserves the music played at festivals, dance halls, and clubs throughout Southwest Louisiana.

KIDS:

Face painting

4:00 pm Events - Everything Spring!

Join us for a ramp talk featuring forager Rick Reilingh. Eve of Fox of The Garden of Eating will demo her delicious pickled ramps. Lisa Kadison of TerraLumina will talk spring cleaning and cleaning with natural ingredients.

5pm -Seed Starting and Planting:

Free seedlings and expert gardening advice with the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension

Jun 4:

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00 - M-bollo. M-bollo is an exciting blend of different ethnic traditions from Senegal, West Africa. The music is written and arranged by Singer Amadou Diallo. Amadou brings the ancient rhythms of Africa to the present tense with the use of western instruments such as electric guitar, standup bass, mandolin and banjo.

Music in the market

5:30 - David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

June 11

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00 - Marji Zintz. With a voice that has been likened to Joni Mitchell, Rickie Lee Jones, the late Eva Cassidy, and Shawn Colvin, Marji is a solo vocalist/arranger/acoustic guitarist who is known for her sweet voice; heart-felt, soulful interpretations; spot-on intonation; extensive, genre-busting repertoire; and masterful guitar playing.

Music in the Market:

TBD

June 18

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00 - Caprice Rouge - Caprice Rouge is an acoustic ensemble that explores the winding scales and exotic melodies of Eastern European folk music-Balkan, Roma-Gypsy and Klezmer-dance tunes.

Kids:

3:30 - Storytelling with Wendy Weinburd of Mountaintop School

Music at the Market:

TBD

June 25

Music on the Main Stage:

5:00 - Acoustic Medicine Show - The Acoustic Medicine Show playing their own style of original music they call Mountainfolk grass.

Early Summer Foraging and Cooking

-- Talking and cooking about how to use and find early summer bounty. 4:00pm - Strawberry pie contest - 5:30pm - Holly Shelowitz treats us to a salad dressing demo to make spring greens extra delicious. Holly is a Culinary Nutrition Counselor and Real Food Educator. Since 1999 through her client sessions, cooking classes and educational events, Holly has been inspiring people to eat their greens and get into their kitchens and cook. www.nourishingwisdom.com

Kids:

3:30 - Adventures in storytelling and crafts with our friends at the Woodstock Library.

Music in the Market:

5:30 - David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

July 2 - Catskill Traditions Day

Starting 4 pm - Demos and talks of traditional crafts & food - sassafras, whittling, clogging, spinning, root beer making, kids- activities and more!

Music on the Main Stage:

TBD

Music in the Market:

TBD

Kids-

3:30 pm - Storytelling and more with local authors and performers. Sponsored by The Golden Notebook

July 9 -

Music on the Main Stage:

5 pm Neo Trio - Brian Madden with the Neo Trio has been performing for nearly a decade in the Hudson Valley, appearing at both the Rhinebeck and Woodstock Farm Festivals, and at various venues throughout the region. Local talent is featured with MikeKull, piano; Malcolm Cecil, bass; and Jeff Haas, drums. Madden plays the saxes and sings and scats. It's a funfest of music from Swing, Blues, and Bop.

Music in the Market:

5:30 - David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

Kids:

3:30 - Adventures in storytelling and crafts with our friends at the Woodstock Library.

July 16 -

Music on the Main Stage:

5pm TBD

Kids-

3:30 pm - Storytelling and more with local authors and performers. Sponsored by The Golden Notebook.

Music in the Market

- TBD

July 23

Music on the Main Stage

- 5pm - The Cupcakes - Recipe for The Cupcakes:-Start with 3 uber talented women; add 5-6 instruments, (3 at a time); then cream together with a bouquet of awards for songwriting and independent music. Stir in 6 CDs, sprinkle with jingles, tours with famous people, production credits, and videos. Ice the whole thing with humor and harmony. No need to bake- The Cupcakes definitely do the cooking!

Kids:

3:30 - Storytelling and more with local authors and performers. Sponsored by The Golden Notebook.

Music in the Market:

5:30 - David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

July 30 - Kids Day

Music on the Main Stage

- Spiral Up Kids - Free-range, organic music for kids of all ages.

3:30 pm

- Storytelling, kids- crafts and activities, face painting, dunking booth.

Pie Contest

- 4 pm - Berry

Music in the Market

- TBD

August 6

Music on the Main Stage

- 5:00 pm - Whitman & Pantell. Take a classical and folk music influenced singer/songwriter with a flair for puns and limericks, and pair her with an American folk and rock influenced singer/songwriter who was educated by Mad Magazine, and you have the duo of Whitman & Pantell. Karen Whitman and Rick Pantell's original songs are full of lyrical and melodic surprises. Their sets, which also include international folk songs, feature Karen's warm, versatile vocals, with fiddle. She is lushly accompanied by Rick's agile, fretted strings for a perfect blend and a really special musical experience.

Music in the Market

- 5:30 pm - David Baggett & Family

Kids:

3:30 - Adventures in storytelling and crafts with our friends at the Woodstock Library.

August 13

Corn Roast

- 4:30pm - to benefit the Woodstock Farm Festival

Music on the Main Stage

- Vito and Friends. 5pm

PIe Contest:

Peach 3:30pm

Music in the Market

- 5:30 - Deb Tankard & Friends

Cooking Demo

- 5:30 - Fermentation Workshop with Holly Shelowitz. Holly is a Culinary Nutrition Counselor and Real Food Educator. Since 1999 through her client sessions, cooking classes and educational events, Holly has been inspiring people to eat their greens and get into their kitchens and cook. www.nourishingwisdom.com

Kids

- 3:30 pm - Storytelling and more with local authors and performers. Sponsored by The Golden Notebook.

August 20

Chef's Demo

with Amy Jackson from Amy's Takeaway, 5:30pm. Amy's food is simple, local, and seasonal with an international flair. She has been passionately committed, for over 20 years, to supporting local growers and food processors and to buying seasonal and regionally-produced ingredients whenever possible. She also extends the short Catskills growing season with a variety of preservation techniques. She' 'll demonstrate one of those techniques with the market's late summer bounty!

Music on the Main Stage

- 5:00 - Cleoma's Ghost - Cleoma's Ghost is a Cajun Duo who play traditional and old-time fiddle-based Cajun music. They have been crafting their musical style together over the past 16 years. Their energy, passion and drive can be felt in their music whether on the dance floor, at a house dance, in a theater or in the intimacy of a white table clothed restaurant.

Kids

- 3:30 pm - Storytelling and more with local authors and performers. Sponsored by The Golden Notebook.

Music in the Market:

5:30 - David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

August 27 - Tomato Day

Music on the Main Stage

- 5:00 - Yard Sale - Yard Sale tunes are sung from the heart in 3-part harmony with a sense of pride, purpose, and dark humor. They deal with topics of country-fried angst like drinkin- and cheatin- and going for broke while going broke. But they also invoke the soulful beauty of R&B, the uplifting anthems of gospel, the lonesome melancholy of bluegrass, and the steamrolling syncopation of early 20th century riverboat minstrels and hobo jug bands.

4:00

- Tomato Pie Contest, Homegrown tomato judging contest, tomato canning demonstration.

Music in the Market

- 3:30 - Deb Tankard & Friends

Kids

- 3:30 pm - Storytelling and more with local authors and performers. Sponsored by The Golden Notebook.

September 3 - Repurpose Day

Music on the Main Stage

- 5pm - Acoustic Medicine Show - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Acoustic-Medicine-Show/179810319675 - The Acoustic Medicine Show playing their own style of original music they call Mountainfolk grass.

4:00 -

Recycled bag making demo, seed saving, composting and lots more!

September 10

Music in the Market:

5:30 - David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

KIds:

3:45pm Storytelling & Crafts with the Woodstock Library (www.woodstock.org)

Chef Demo

with Curt Robair - 5:30pm - Seasonal cooking demo with Chef Curt Robair.

September 17 - Apple Day

Pie Contest

- 3:30pm - Apple

Music in the Market

- Deb Tankard & Friends

September 24- Chef Challenge

Chef Challenge

- 5pm - Local chefs and amateurs compete to make the best dish with market fare.

Music in the Market

- Deb Tankard & Friends

October 1

Music in the Market:

5:30 - David Baggett - Traditional, modern folk, blues and original compositions. Playing guitar, mandolin, banjo, bouzouki or ukulele.

Chef Demo

with Curt Robair - 5:30pm - Seasonal cooking demo with Chef Curt Robair.

October 8

Pie Contest:

3:30 pm Pumpkin

Music in the Market:

TBD

October 15

Music in the Market:

TBD

Kids:

Pumpkin Painting

October 22

Music in the Market:

TBD