Saturday, August 19, 2017

Copake Falls Day

Copake Falls StoreThe folks in Copake Falls are hosting their annual street party: 5K cross country in the wilderness, lots of kids stuff, garden lectures and visits, train exhibit, cold beer, jazz, bbq, and campfire music.

Copake Falls Day is a Benefit for Local Community Organizations

8:00 am
5k Cross Country Run in the Wilderness Registration

9:00 am
Run starts

10:00 am
Opening Ceremony on the Triangle

11:00 am
Designing with Native Plants with Claudia West, Lecture at Church of St. John in the Wilderness.

11:00 am
Lunch in the Market Area, Church of St. John in the Wilderness, Depot Deli and Taconic Wayside Inn

11:00 am
Kid’s Nature Craft Activities opposite the Park Entrance
Farmers’/Craft Market in front of the Hamlet Apartments
Bounce House and Blacksmithing at the Copake Iron Works
Visit Hidden Gardens – including Margaret Roach’s and Broken Arrow Nursery
Follow the Map to Historic Homes in the Hamlet
Scavenger Hunt and other Activities for Kids
Local History Exhibit at the Historical Society’s Museum – All Roads to The River
Sheep Herding and Shearing, Pony Rides
Visit a Dairy Farm all day. Milking at 4:30 pm
Chance Auction and Big Prize Raffle
Tours of the Iron Works, Museum and Machine Shop
Bring your Bathing Suit and Take a Dip in the Ore Bed
Demonstrations by the Columbia County Sheriffs

12:00 pm
Face Painting and games, Pony Rides, Sheep Shearing and Herding

1:00 pm
Kid’s Art Projects, Birdhouse and Feeder Projects

2:00 pm
Play, “The Last Flapper” starring Diedre Bollinger at Church of St. John in the Wilderness

4:00 pm
Raffle and Auction Drawings

4:30 pm
Jazz Vespers, Church of St. John in the Wilderness

5:30 pm
Beef Barbeque by our very own Pitmasters
Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased at Bash Bish Bicycle, Depot Deli, Taconic State Park office and Copake Town Hall. Music by the Bash Bish Band


call 518-966-2233