Columbia County Happenings: Chatham OctoberFeast 2019 on October 5th!

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Chatham OctoberFeast is an annual village-wide celebration of fall and the harvest. On Saturday, October 5, this family friendly event will feature great local food, beer, bands and plenty of kids activities.

Enjoy all your favorite fall foods from local restaurants, as well as outside food vendors and food trucks. There will be live entertainment, plenty of free activities, a community harvest table, and much more. Main Street will be closed to traffic and picnic tables will be set up. There will be two stages of entertainment, and WDST will be doing a live broadcast.

Here’s the line-up and vendor list:

Chatham Brewing Stage/Parking Lot

Noon-1:00pmBrasskillVisit the website
1:30-3:30pmThe Purple StuffVisit the website
2:00pmKeg Tap
4:00-6:00pmEli’s GinVisit the website
3:00pmStein Hoist
7:00pm-10:00pmSide Show WillieVisit the website

10 Main Street Stage

3:00-4:30pmRock Academy – WoodstockVisit the website
4:30-6:00pmRoger Mason and friends

Kids Activities at the Gazebo

11:00am-6:00pmChatham MED PTA- Kids Crafts, selling hot chocolate, ice tea, Mac n cheese,
chili, baked goods and a candy apple
buffet where you can purchase an
apple and use toppings to create your
own candy apple.
1:00-4:00pmFace Painting by Stellar Body and ArtVisit the website
1:00-4:00pmGiant Slide

Chatham’s Plaid Picnic

This community harvest table and alfresco dining experience kick off at 1:00pm to prepare for a 2:00pm seating. Download the PDF for full details.

Please bring the following:

  • Your own picnic table setting
  • A dish to share
  • Wear something plaid

Tables and chairs will be provided but everything else is BYO.

Participating Local Restaurants

Bimi’s Cheese ShopGiant games and an expanded eating area in front of the store21 Main Street
Blue PlateOktoberfest specials for dinner. Beer bratwurst and other favorites.1 Kinderhook Street
Chatham BrewingWunderburger will be offering a pig roast, with Spetzel and red cabbage slaw in front the restaurant59 Main Street
Kouri’s new restaurant preview17-19 Main Street
Main St. Goodness/PieconicNYWhole pies, pies by the slice, and hand pies. Now taking Thanksgiving orders.20 Main Street
Scoop518Selling ice cream41 Main Street
The People’s PubThe People’s Lunch” at noon. Offering $5 German beers on tap along with Angus and Gray  Barbecuing brats outside. All drafts, cocktails and wine inside will be available to go.36 Main Street
Toast Café41 Main Street

Food Vendors

Chuck WagonVisit the website
Desserts by DesignVisit the website
Hudson Valley Pretzel CompanyVisit the website
Just Dogs
Pixie Floss
Wunderbar and BistroVisit the website
Yummy KitchenVisit the website


CABA T-shirts & wooden nickels
Campside ChefVisit the website
Olde York Farm Distillery and CooperageVisit the website
Righteous RagsVisit the website
WellNow Urgent CareVisit the website
Yankee DistillersVisit the website

Farmer’s Market

Alima’s West African Cuisine
Hand Hollow Maple Syrup
Hawks Roost FarmVisit the website




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