This weekend, October 4th and 5th, 2014, The Homegrown String Band will be performing two sets each day at The Long Island Fair. The fair takes place at The Old Bethpage Village Restoration. Our sets will be happening at 2 and 4 pm on the Flagpole Stage. There will be all sorts of things happening throughout the weekend, including; jugglers, magicians, elephants, music, and dance. Check out the fair schedule page for more details.
Once again it's time for the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival. This festival, in honor of "The Stinking Rose," is one of the biggest food festivals in the country attracting over 50,000 visitors each year. The festival features great food, music, and crafts. The big event, which has been taking place on the last weekend of September since 1989, will be happening on Saturday and Sunday, September 27th and 28th, at Cantine Park in Saugerties, NY. There will be eight musical acts, plus puppets, dancers, and a theater troop performing throughout the weekend on 5 stages. This year, The Homegrown String Bandwill be sharing the Pavilion Stage with our old friend, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Mark Rust. We will be performing 3 sets each day of the festival.
Other acts appearing include:
Annie & the Hedonists Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers Mike + Ruthy Sundad Passero NY Country One World Puppetry Morris Dancers Arm of the Sea Theater
Activities will include old fashioned games and crafts,
traditional music, wagon rides, house tours, homemade food, sheep
shearing, colonial cooking demonstrations, and apple relay races. The festival takes place on the grounds of the historic Sherwood-Jayne House at 55 Old Post Road in East Setauket, NY.
The Homegrown String Band will be sharing the traditional music stage with Larry Moser and Mary Nagin. Larry and Mary start the music a 11am, we will be performing two sets at about 12 noon and 2 pm.
The Long Island Apple Festival is co-sponsored by Homestead Arts, the
Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities & the Three
Village Historical Society.
Tickets: $7 adults, $5 members, seniors and children