Harvest Festival

WHALLONSBURG — The fourth annual Harvest Festival and Block Party at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall will bring fun, friends, family and farm-fresh food to the hamlet on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 1 to 5 p.m.
This year’s community celebration will also showcase the significant upgrades to the Grange Hall completed by volunteers over the summer. Festivities include a farmers’ market with homemade pickles, jams, and other products for sale; crafters booths, kittens for adoption from the North Country SPCA shelter, face-painting and games with Merriloons the Clown, cider-making, a bake sale and the Big Squirt presented by the Whallonsburg and Essex volunteer fire departments. The Wadhams Waddlers, Russ Bailey, The Wannabes and other local groups will entertain all day long. A cookout featuring Whallonsburgers, corn, and other local food is included in the admission price of $6. The event is free for children under 12.
The Grange Hall is at the corner of Route 22 and Whallons Bay Road, 5 miles south of the village of Essex. More information is available at thegrangehall.info.


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