Seventh Annual
Seventh Annual
June 19-22, 2003
Event Schedule
For questions, schedule or location changes, or for a complete program, call 315-228-7645 prior to the festival or visit the Festival Headquarters on the Village Green upon arrival.

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Footnotes: * Tickets required for admission    ** Special meal/event; separate charge

Thursday, June 19
6:45 p.m. Concert Conversations and Opening Night Concert
   Close Encounters

       Turina Piano Quartet
       Mozart Clarinet Quintet
       Glinka Septet in Eb
   Location: St. Mary's Church, corner of Wylie St. & Rt. 12B
Moonlight Reception in the garden
** International Dinner with the Artists following the concert.
   Location: Palace Theater

Friday, June 20
12:15 - 3 p.m. Master classes throughout the village (see posters in town). Auditors welcome.
Call 315-228-7645 for details.
* 6:45 p.m. Concert Conversations and Concert
   Encounters with Royalty
       Louis Ferdinand Piano Quartet
       Beethoven Archduke Trio
       Kreutzer Septet Eb Major for Winds and Strings
   Location: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 12 1/2 Madison St.

Reception following the concert. Then, sip your way through the Finger Lakes with a ** wine tasting at the Palace Theater.

* 9:00 p.m.


Chenango Dances Ballroom and Latin Dance
   Exhibition and Dance Party with Dmitry & Natalya Klubov.

Saturday, June 21
Village Day - America's Encounters at the Hamilton Crossroads
Eat, shop, and be merry with a day-long blend of music and activities in Hamilton's charming, historic atmosphere.
8:00 a.m. -
 1:00 p.m.
Hamilton Farmer's Market.
10:30 a.m. -
 1:00 p.m.
The Upstate New York Special
Family program with regional performers, centered on the Village Green
       Blue Parsley Boys -- Barbershop singers
       Bart & Kevin: Music for all ages -- children and families participate in enthusiastic,
          funny, and sometimes tender ways.
       Tapestry: Renaissance singers in period costume
       Thunder Lizard Singers: Native Americans demonstrate traditional dances
       Perry Ground: A Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee
         (Iroquois) Confederacy, Perry has been telling stories for over fifteen years (rain
          location, Hamilton Library)
** 11:00 a.m. Chicken Barbeque available all day while supplies last (there will be a mid-afternoon break). Experience the Caribbean through food. Park United Methodist Church.
11:30 a.m. Summer Sweets on Sweets Alley  Local eateries put their desserts to the test in this popular competition. You be the judge!
Afternoon Visit local attractions, train on the fitness trail, go antiquing in Bouckville, tee off at Seven Oaks (greens fees), or make time for a siesta.
"Vignette" performances by the Chenango Players. Follow the roving musicians to various Hamilton locations.
1:30 p.m. How Things Work Magic wands & tubes. (How do they make those sounds? 'Fest artists' instrument demo) (rain location, Hamilton Library)
2:00 p.m. Historic String Instrument Lecture/Demonstration with NY State Troubadour Robin Schade. 
Location: Barge Canal Coffee Company.
3:00 p.m. Master Class Showcase Budding talent. First Baptist Church.
4:30 p.m. -
 6:30 p.m.
Saturday Sundaes and Festival Artists
CD signing. Enjoy free scoops of Byrne Dairy's premium ice cream.
5:00 p.m. Hamilton High School Jazz Band
6:00 p.m. JahPan Caribbean steel pan band: calypso, reggae and popular music. Danceable, lively, fun for all ages. Village Green.

Sunday, June 22
Morning Attend a local church service, enjoy bagels and the newspaper at the Barge, have an early breakfast at the Colgate Inn or another eatery, tee off at Seven Oaks (greens fees), or consider joining us for the Wilder Side of Chenango.
1:30 p.m. Wilder Side of Chenango Guided Nature Trail 4k or 5k walk on the Lang Fitness Trails
* 1:30 p.m. Concert Conversations and Final Concert
   North of the Danube
       Berwald Grand Septet
       Dvo'rak Piano Quintet
Reception and Bull Thistle Awards following the concert.
Location: Colgate Memorial Chapel, Colgate campus

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