Taste of the Catskills Festival

October 7 & 8, 2017, Delhi, NY

open both days at 10am rain or shine!

SEE YOU IN 2017!

2016 Workshops

NOTE: for the most up-to-date schedule of our workshops, be sure to get it at the information booth when you enter, where you can get the latest updates about all the Festival events. Welcome!

Living the Country Life — Lifestyle Workshops & Activities

SATURDAY

Saturday 12pm:
Rock’in Farm Friends — Nancy Kulikowski

Saturday 1pm:
Weeds for Wellness — Marguerite Uhlmann-Bauer

Saturday 2pm:
Have your Cake & Eat it Too! — Melanie Partelow

Saturday 3pm:
Paint & Sip:
Tap into your Creative Side — Susan Frisbee

Saturday 3pm:
Happy Hour Early:
Fantastic Infusions Union Grove Distillery — Brian Mulder

Saturday 4pm:
Happy Hour: Kymar Farm “Wine to Shine” Meet the Distiller — Ken Wortz

SUNDAY

Sunday 12pm:
L Naturals!
— Lauren Raba

Sunday 1pm:
Fun with Felt:
Needle Felting — Jill Reed

Sunday 1pm:
Afternoon Tea:
Tay Tea — Nini Orbourdini

Sunday 2pm:
Paint & Sip:
Tap into your Creative Side — Susan Frisbee

Sunday 3pm:
Country House:
Buying a Home in the Catskills — Frank Lumia, ABRMGRI

Sunday 4pm:
Happy Hour
“Vodka-Coction” Kerrs Creek Distillery — Matthew White

Lifestyle Workshop & Activities Descriptions

Saturday

Rock’in Farm Friends: With Nancy Kulikowski
Take home a pocket sized painted rock farm animal that you don’t have to feed or milk. We are known for having lots of rocks here in the Catskills so we find creative ways to put them to use! This workshop is for all ages come get crafty and take home your favorite farm friend.

Weeds for Wellness - the Next Generation this incl.’s - Music of the Plants
Get in touch with your wild side. Join Marguerite for a foraging tour on the farm. Hear how weeds that grow everywhere can be a key food. Marguerite will offer the walk with weed recipes and end with a Music of the Plants demo. This is an extended workshop session. Marguerite is a registered Nurse, Herbalist & Wild Foods Educator.

Have your Cake & Eat it Too! With Melanie Partelow
Entertain with ease. Learn baking basics, staging, tips and other crumbs. Stop in and sample some of Melanie’s delicious baked goods and get some great ideas. Yes there will be cake!

Paint & Sip: Paint a Picture to Take Home with Susan Frisbee
Come get your artist on and bring a beer if you want. Susan Frisbee a local artist will help you create a Catskill masterpiece with instruction in the popular paint and sip format. Participants will create a painting on canvas and get to take home their work. **There is a small fee for materials for this workshop. Space may be limited.

Happy Hour Early: Fantastic Infusions Union Grove Distillery with Brian Mulder
Infusion sound confusin’? Attend this fun session with Union Grove Distillery and find out how easy and delicious mixed drink infusions can be. Mix it up this afternoon with the experts at Union Grove.

Happy Hour: KyMar has you covered from “Wine to Shine” this Holiday Season with Ken Wortz
Learn about KyMar’s local wines and spirits from field to glass and how their award winning spirits are not just for drinking. Cocktail samples and recipes will be part of this fun and educational session presented by Head Distiller and Wine Maker, Ken Wortz, including his brand new Mapple Jack Raspberry Reduction Sauce.

Sunday

L. Naturals with Lauren Raba
Lauren of L. Naturals has created some amazing beauty products using natural compounds from the weeds and wilds of the Catskills. Come listen and learn about how some of her products are made, the health benefits, and why they are the new era in Natural Beauty. A focus on infused oils and a demo will incorporate birch.

Felting Fun with Jill Reed
Learn the art of needle punch and felting during this hands-on workshop. Jill is a local artisan known for her beautiful knitting, felting and painting skills. Take home a small creation made the old fashioned way …by hand.

Paint & Sip: Paint a Picture to Take Home with Susan Frisbee
Come get your artist on and bring a beer if you want. Susan Frisbee a local artist will help you create a Catskill masterpiece with instruction in the popular paint and sip format. Participants will create a painting on canvas and get to take home their work. **There is a small fee for materials for this workshop. Space may be limited.

Afternoon Tea- Tay Tea with Nini Ordoubadi
Try some amazing teas and find out the health benefits of Tay Teas. Nini is a master tea blender who lives right here in Delhi. Come hear her amazing story and enjoy a healthy afternoon tea time!

Country House: Buying a Home in the Catskills- Frank Lumia, ABRMGRI
Falling in Love with the Catskills? Dreaming of a country home, farm, or land? Come talk with Frank Lumia who knows there is ‘Magic in these Mountains”. Learn about available properties, what to look for when buying a home upstate, and managing your property. Frank and his award winning staff will make you feel right at home!

Happy Hour: “Vodka-Coction” Kerrs Creek Distillery -Matthew White
Find out what sets Kerrs Creek apart from other local craft distillers! We will be highlighting great mixed drinks and alternative uses for our vodka …(make your own vanilla) and more “Vodka-cocotions”! Come get creative with Kerrs and get a discount coupon for our products.

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