This is one day in Roxbury, you don't want to miss! Come one, come all to CELEBRATE ROXBURY Summer Festival on Saturday, July 6, 2019 10am-4pm.. There will be something for everyone from vendors to entertainers to horse drawn carriage ride and activities galore for the kids! Don't miss it!
July 6, 2019
SATURDAY JULY 6 2019
10am to 4pm
Main Street Roxbury
GREATER ROXBURY BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE TOWN OF ROXBURY
CELEBRATE ROXBURY SUMMER FESTIVAL
The festivities will kick off at 10AM with a Traditional Catskill Mountain Parade, that includes tractors, classic cars, fire trucks, scout troops, school bands, and much more. Main Street will be lined with artisans and vendors showcasing their crafts and products and local businesses will host tastings and special events. Vendors include photography, pottery, jewelry, and gourmet farm to table foods. An outstanding quilt collection will be on display inside the Jay Gould Memorial Church and the restored organ will be playing patriotic and show tunes throughout the day.
Interactive community art activities and exhibitions, a silent auction benefitting the Roxbury Library, a watermelon eating contest, bouncy house, wildlife show, petting zoo, face painting, magicians and clowns as well as all day musical entertainment will make this a memorable event.
Entertainment includes square dancing, fiddle music, blues guitar. Several food and beverage trucks will be conveniently located in the entertainment area. Choices include taco, wood fired pizza, empanadas, craft beer and wine.
Gift certificates currently valued at $1,000.00 from a variety of local businesses including golf, dining, and shopping, will be raffled off to ticket holders before the end of the festival.
Schedule of Activities:
9:30 AM Silent Auction Bidding Begins @ Roxbury Library until 1:30 Final Bid
10:00 Catskill Mountain Traditional Parade
10:00 – 12:00 WIOX will broadcast the parade and Reel Irish hosted by Tom Wadsworth
10:45 -12:15 Storyteller Ira McIntosh “Catskill Tales and Tunes”
12:30 – 2:30 Tremperskill Boys – Fiddle Tunes & Square Dancing for All
10:30 – 11:30 Face Painting @ the Children’s Tent
11:00 – 1:00 Chester the Clown catch him around the town
11:00 – 2:00 Roxbury Wine and Spirits are hosting a tasting
1:00 PM Watermelon Eating Contest: Age Categories 5-11, 12-17, over 17.
1:30 – 3:30 Kim Hawkey multi-talented singer on the deck of Liberal Arts Roxbury
2:00 – 3:00 Jingles the Clown (Children’s Tent)
1:30 – 3:00 Brooklyn Aerodrome: flying gliders, rocket flying (Kirkside Park)
2:00 PM Announcement of Winning Silent Auction bids at Roxbury Library.
2:30 – 4:00 Mike Herman Finger-Picking - Good Acoustic Roots & Country Blues
3:00 – 4:00 Face Painting @ the Children’s Tent
3:15 PM Raffle of Donated Gift Certificates at the Music Tent
All Day Activities:
* Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
* Clock Tower Tour & History Display (Methodist Church)
* Cy Wagner Art Exhibit with interpretive art project @ Liberal Arts Roxbury
* Organ Music (Jay Gould Reformed Church) J. David Williams
* Quilt Display (Jay Gould Reformed Church)
* “I Left a Piece of My Heart in Roxbury” Paint a Puzzle Piece community art puzzle project and installation @ PDA Custom Woodworking on Main Street 11:00 till completed
* Petting Zoo & Pony Rides (Kirkside Park)
* Pop-Up Art Exhibit with interactive activities presented by FLOCK, a Catskills-based Arts * Collective @ the corner of Main Street & Vega Mountain Road
* Roxbury Arts Group Fine art exhibit: Just One Thing after Another, works by Polly Law and Christie Scheel.
* Bouncy House (Kirkside Park)
* Wild Life Refuge: show time to be announced
* Corn Hole Toss, Ring Toss and Croquet Games (Children’s Tent)
* “Songs of Yester Years” @ Round Back Antiques
* Vendors Galore– something for everyone
Hot Dogs and Hamburgers: Fire Department
Chicken BBQ: Methodist Church
Ty’s Taco-Ria: Food Truck assorted tacos
Sant’Angelo: Wood – Fired Pizza Truck
La Ruta Del Sol – Empanada Food Truck
Hudson Trailer Company Craft Beer & Wine Truck
Roxbury Rotary: ice cream
Roxbury Seniors: home baked goods, watermelon slices
Chappie’s Good Food: Festival Specials
The Farmhouse Caterers @ Shepherd Hill Golf Course
Downtown Festivities will be followed by Music on The Mountain Outdoor Concert at Plattekill Mountain from 4 to 7pm. This first concert of the Summer will feature local Rock and Roll cover band "Meeker Hollow String Band". Activities include chairlift rides, country BBQ and bar services on the deck. Bring your lawn chair and blankets, and your friends and family.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate Roxbury Summer Festival 2019 is funded in part by the Delaware County Economic Development Tourism Grant with additional support from community members, local businesses, and The MARK Project. Festival Wi Fi provided by MTC Cable.
Greater Roxbury Business Association (GRBA) for the Town of Roxbury, NY is a community / grassroots organization comprised of business owners and self-employed individuals working to increase awareness of existing businesses in the community, and to build a more cohesive and prosperous business environment, to serve the hamlets of Roxbury, Grand Gorge and Denver. The GRBA receives technical assistance from the MARK Project -- a 501 ( c ) (3) not-for-profit community and economic development organization. More information at visitroxbury.com.
Thank you to our 2019 sponsors:
Delaware County Tourism Promotion & Development Grant
Carl & Kathleen Eckett
Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties
Greater Roxbury Business Assoiciation
Lamont Engineers/LVDV Operations
Mt. Eagle Newspaper
Roxbury Arts Group
Catskill Dream Team
Catskill Mountain Wood
Chappies Good Food/The Old Mill
Eklund Family Farm Machinery
Five Star Subaru of Oneonta
Grand Gorge Tire
Hughson & Benson, Ins.
Mike Hinkley, Master Electrician
Round Back Antiques
Roxbury Wine and Spirits
The Roxbury Motel
Tom Hynes, Town Supervisor
Ate O Ate
Alta Industries, LTD
Brookside Veterinary Hospital
Carey Wagner, ESQ.
Rick's Tire Service
Susan and Robert Cucinotta
Twisted Sister Salon
Arkville Bread and Breakfast
Book Village of Hobart
Bun & Cone
Catskills Season, LTD
Home Goods of Margaretville
Just Shop Boutique
Roxbury General Store
It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere
Hannah Country Club
The Happy Giraffe
Picnic of Margaretville
Roxbury Wine and Spirits
Shepherds Hills Golf Course
Stamford Farmers Coop
Sundaes in Grand Gorge
Susan Pleasant Pheasant Farm
Tops Grocery -Stamford