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Mini Renaissance Faire
September 24, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Here ye! Here ye! Ye Olde Kinderhook Library cordially invites you to our first ever Renaissance Faire! We’ll have miniature ponies abound, face painting, blacksmith demonstrations, crafts, vendors, and more! Activities and demonstrations will occur in the Library’s meeting room and on the opposite side of Sylvester Street.
Whether you stop by for a moment or make a day of it, this is a perfect afternoon for the whole family!
Musical Demonstrations (in the Library meeting room)
2:00pm–Renaissance Duo–Heather Chan and Karlinda Caldicott are professional musicians who met while playing in various orchestral concerts together in the region; they are both currently members of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra. Karlinda is a professional harpist and harp teacher, and Heather is a professional violinist who also plays flute, piano and harp. Heather and Karlinda are very excited to be providing you with Renaissance and early music harp duets today. This program is brought to us by the Music Performance Trust Fund and arranged by the Albany Musicians Association.
4:00pm–Adirondack Baroque Consort—The Adirondack Baroque Consort (known as the ABC) was formed over fifty years ago in 1962 by the late Dr. Maurice C. Whitney, who was Director of Music for the Glens Falls City Schools. ABC regularly presents programs of medieval to modern music played on instruments such as recorders, krummhorns, viola da gamba, violin, Glastonbury pipe, keyboard and various percussion.
Damsel Garden—cut flowers, bouquets, and flower crowns
Jacob Kuhnen, Blacksmith–smithing demonstration and items for sale
Von Pogz—wooden toy swords and shields
The Jeweled Jezebel—handmade jewelry
The Wayfinder Experience—foam swords and info about their programs and events
Dutch Desserts—tarts and sweet treats
Hamrah’s Seven Spice—hand pies and other Middle Eastern bites
Del’s Ice Cream–single serve ice cream treats
Kinder Farm—pony petting zoo
Family Crafts–make a jeweled crown and a satchels of magical stones!
Friends of the Library Book Sale–secondhand YA and fantasy novels