The first chilly evenings tinged with the faint smell of wood smoke announce the arrival of the fall season in the Hudson Valley. Celebrate the changing season at the Bronck Museum Heritage Craft Fair near Coxsackie, NY. On Sunday October 3rd from Noon to 4 PM. The 358 year old Dutch farmstead will open its grounds and venerable barns for the demonstration and sale of traditional American crafts. On porches, nestled beside the barns, and spread across the lawns, crafters will be offering for sale all manner of traditional handmade goods. Visit crafters offering a variety of hand knitted, hand sewn, and quilted goods, hand spun knitting wool, spicy candles, handmade teddy bears, pottery and much more. Buy local maple syrup, honey products, and homemade jams. Purchase wonderful things for your home or unique Christmas presents. Stop under the oak trees on the south lawn to chat with Pieter Bronck himself and try the potent drink he concocted over three hundred years ago. Stroll along the old King’s Road to visit the farm’s unusual thirteen-sided hay barn and exhibits in the Bronck Barracks.Place your bids in the Silent Auction then rest awhile and enjoy American bluegrass and country music performed by Running the River. Make the short trip to the Bronck Museum Heritage Craft Fair and celebrate for one early autumn afternoon the rural heritage of America.
Admission to this event is free, and it takes place in fair or foul weather. This event is made possible with funds from the Greene County Legislature through the Greene County Cultural Fund administered by the GCCA.
Guided tours of the grounds only are available. Participants will join the guide to stroll the grounds of the farmstead established by Pieter Bronck in 1663. Reservations are required and payments must be made online.