Columbia County Happenings, Aug 2 – 4, 2019

Beach & Bartolo has teamed up with Columbia County Current to bring you regular updates on local happenings. Every week, here on the Beach & Bartolo blog, we will list a sampling of events, things to do, and happenings taking place around the county.


The Annual Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in Hillsdale, Aug 2 – 4, 2019

The Annual Falcon Ridge Folk Festival returns to Hillsdale this weekend.  Each summer Hillsdale hosts this three day music festival and camping experience. 2019 is the festival’s 31st year, and the fun starts on Friday, and goes to Sunday. In addition to the music, the festival will also have vendors, food, crafts, and on-site camping.

Pre-Fest TASTINGS DAY and Farm Market on Thursday, August 1nd. Early Camping opens this afternoon (Wednesday, July 31st) .

Confirmed performers for the 2019 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival:

Andrew VanNorstrand F/S/S, Annie & the Hedonists Sat, Annie Wenz F/S/S, Beth Molaro F/S/S, Beth Nielsen Chapman F/S, Bettman & Halpin F/S/S, BoDeans Sat, Buddy System F/S/S, Carolann Solebello S/S, Crys Matthews F/S/S, Emma’s Revolution F/S/S, The Falcon Ridge House Band (Mark Dann, Eric Lee, Radoslav Lorkovic) F/S/S, The Gaslight Tinkers F/S/S, George Marshall with Wild Asparagus F/S/S, Hoopoe F/S/S, The Ivy Vine Players F/S/S, Jim & Madeline Christensen F/S/S, Justin Farren S/S, Kathryn Wedderburn F/S/S, Kerri Powers S/S, Low Lily F/S, Martyn Joseph F/S/S, Michael Allman & the Mile High Band Sun, Mid-City Aces S/S, Mustard’s Retreat F/S/S, Nerissa & Katryna Nields F/S/S, Pamela Means Band F/S, Patti O’Brien Melita F/S/S, Paul Rosenberg F/S/S, Pete’s Posse F/S/S, Quarter Horse S/S, The Rowan Brothers F/S/S, Ryanhood F/S/S, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams F/S/S, Stephen Kellogg F/S/S, The Storycrafters F/S/S, Tame Rutabaga F/S/S.

The 2019 Friday Night Summer’s Eve Song Swap will feature Martyn Joseph, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Stephen Kellogg and Crys Matthews.

The full performance schedule is available here.

August 2 – 4, 2019


  • 3 Day Festival Ticket with Camping: $200.00
  • 3 Day Festival Ticket No Camping: $155.00

Single Day Tickets (No Camping):

Thursday Pre-Fest August 1st: $20.00
Friday August 2nd: $50.00
Saturday August 3rd: $60.00
Sunday August 4th: $45.00

Children & Teens Pricing:

Children 12 & under: FREE ADMISSION
Age 13 – 18: 3 Day Festival Ticket with Camping: $95.00
Age 13 – 18: 3 Day Festival Ticket No Camping: $65.00
Students, Seniors, and Military Discounts at Gate

Students / Seniors over 65 / Military: $10 off of any single-day ticket at gate ONLY with valid ID

Dodds Farm
44 County Road 7D
Hillsdale, NY


2nd Annual Upstate Getdown, Aug 3

This Saturday, SunSet New Yorkpresents the 2nd Annual Upstate Getdown Car Show at O’Kenny’s Express.

Top 25
Best of’s
Games and door prizes all day
All makes, models and styles welcome!!!

O’Kenneys serving food and ice cream. Trailer parking available

Saturday, August 3, 2019 / 9am – 3:30pm

O’Kenny’s Express
3321 US-9
Valatie, NY 12184



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