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Old time fun at the Old Time Fair and BBQ

Corn shucking will be one of the activities at the Old Time Fair in Grahamsville, NY.
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July 24, 2014

GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — The popular Old Time Fair & BBQ will be held rain or shine on Saturday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Grahamsville Fairgrounds on St. Rt. 55.

Sponsored by the Time and the Valleys Museum, the Old Time Fair includes old fashioned activities such as corn-shucking and skillet-throwing contests, children’s old fashioned games, hand-cranked ice cream making demonstration and tasting, pie auction with emcee Barry Lewis, food and music, fly tying and casting demonstrations, local history exhibits, and spinning, quilting and blacksmithing demonstrations. Admission is free, with a nominal fee for some games and food.

From 1 to 5 p.m., enjoy the Miller’s chicken barbeque accompanied by baked beans, macaroni salad, corn on the cob and dessert. Dinners are available to eat in or take out, and cost $10 for adults and $7 for children under eight. All funds raised support the museum’s educational programming.

For additional information call 845/985-7700 or visit www.timeandthevalleysmuseum.org.