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Sat, Mar 22 - 23, 2014
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Maple Open House Weekend (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Mapleland Farms Sugarhouse
During Maple Weekend, producers from across the state welcome families to their farms to experience firsthand how real, mouth-watering maple syrup and other related products are made. You'll also have the opportunity to enjoy fun, family-friendly activities, taste New York's freshest maple syrup and purchase your favorite maple products. We serve an all-you-can eat breakfast of sausage, pancake and farm fresh syrup right off the evaporator. Not in our region, see the link below to find a participating farm in your area.
Cost: Tours-Free; Breakfast-based on age
Sat, Mar 29 - 30, 2014
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Maple Open House Weekend (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Mapleland Farms Sugarhouse
During Maple Weekend, producers from across the state welcome families to their farms to experience firsthand how real, mouth-watering maple syrup and other related products are made. You'll also have the opportunity to enjoy fun, family-friendly activities, taste New York's freshest maple syrup and purchase your favorite maple products. We serve an all-you-can eat breakfast of sausage, pancake and farm fresh syrup right off the evaporator. Not in our region, see the link below to find a participating farm in your area.
Cost: Tours-Free; Breakfast-based on age
Tue, Apr 8 - 9, 2014
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ANCA Buyer Days 2014 (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Saratoga Springs City Center
Since 1986, the Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) has helped thousands of artisans reach bigger markets, through its annual Adirondack Buyer Days wholesale trade show, taking place April 8-9 at the Saratoga Springs City Center in Saratoga Springs, NY. Drawing buyers from retail outlets across New York, New England and beyond, the show is a great opportunity for vendors to access new markets, and for retailers to buy directly from artisans, meet the producers and learn the stories of their unique wares. 10 am - 5 pm Tuesday, April 8 9 am - 4 pm Wednesday, April 9
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Sat, Jun 14 - 15, 2014
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LARAC June Festival (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Glens Falls City Park
The 43rd Annual LARAC June Arts Festival is the first major summer event in the Glens Falls region and has a strong following, drawing crowds of more than 20,000. With the juried art and craft show as its centerpiece, this year we will be expanding family-oriented activities as well as food concessions by local non-profits. The Festival is held rain or shine in City Park in downtown Glens Falls.
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Mon, Aug 18 - 24, 2014
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Washington County Fair (10:00 AM - 10:00 PM)
Washington County Fair Grounds-Greenwich, NY
You're invited to spend a day of family fun and it's a great value! For the great price of admission - you get free parking, free seating for all grandstand entertainment and the over 40 shows and judged events happening daily. Come and enjoy the food, the special events, the great rides and more animals than anywhere else. The Washington County Fair is in it's second century of offering a great agricultural tradition, and we invite you to experience the "Blue Ribbon" of fairs. Visit us in the Upper Hudson Maple Producers Building.
Cost: $10 adults, under 14 free
Sat, Aug 30 - 31, 2014
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Pocono Garlic Festival (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
Shawnee Ski Area, PA
This fun-filled event is a mix of the legendary Pocono-grown garlic, entertainment so good you'll think you're at a high-priced concert, a gaggle of gifted craftspeople and artisans, and lots and lots of great food- all of it liberally laced with garlic.
Cost: $7.50 advanced -$10 at the gate
Sat, Sep 6 - 7, 2014
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Hudson Valley Wine Festival (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Dutchess County Fairgrounds-Rhinebeck, NY
Celebrating our 13th year in 2014, the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is a celebration of the gourmet lifestyle in the Hudson Valley. The Fest features hundreds of wines from all over New York and the world, more than 100 gourmet specialty food, fine art, & lifestyle vendors, food sampling from some of the region's best restaurants and live entertainment.
Sat, Sep 27 - 28, 2014
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Hudson Valley Garlic Festival (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Kiwanis Field-Saugerties, NY
In the tradition in which it was born, the Hudson Valley Garlic Festivalâ„¢ continues to be a fun celebration of the harvest of what garlic aficionados lovingly refer to as the "stinking rose".
Cost: $7.00 advanced; $10.00 at gate
Sat, Oct 11 - 12, 2014
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Bethlehem Garlic Festival (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Bethlehem Fairgrounds, CT
Visit garlic cooking demonstrations, stay for a live band performance, and learn how to grow garlic at our informative lectures. Many garlic dips, spreads, cheeses, and oils will be available for purchase from our diverse garlic specialty food vendors - most offering FREE samples to try before you buy! Stop by produce stands for fresh garlic and a variety of other fall produce. When you're hungry, venture over to our food court.
Cost: $7.00 adults, $1.00 under 12
Sat, Oct 18 - 19, 2014
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NYS Sheep & Wool Festival (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Dutchess County Fairgrounds-Rhinebeck, NY
Cost: $10.50 advanced; $12.00 at gate
Sat, Nov 1 - 2, 2014
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LARAC Fall Festival (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Adirondack Sports Complex
Cost: $4.00

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