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Registration is open for the Madison County Historical Society’s Charles E. Page Summer Camp on August 7-11

Oneida-The Madison County Historical Society’s Charles E. Page Summer Camp will be held on August 7-11. Come partake in hands on activities while learning about life in Madison County during the 19th and 20th century.

The lessons and series of workshops cover family life, farming, cross stitch, and cooking. Send payment to Madison County Historical Society, Attn: Charles E. Page Summer Camp, 435 Main Street, Oneida, NY 13421. No refunds given to those who withdraw after the first day of camp. Please let us know if your child has food allergies. Please tell us your child’s name and age and provide your daytime phone number. Registration is $35 MCHS members, $45 nonmembers. Become a junior member at $5 to reduce the camp registration fee. Deadline to register for the camp is July 28. Space limited to 12. Camp hours are from10 am to4pm. The camp is open to children 9-12 years of age. Each child must bring a bagged lunch. Snacks will be provided.

The society’s summer history camp is named in memory of Charles E. Page.  Mr. Page, a native of Madison County, operated a farm for 20 years until he was appointed Farm Employment Representative in New York State Department of Labor.  His passion for learning and teaching history is best recounted by his children who fondly remember their father instilling in them the importance of teaching respect for every aspect of our heritage.  To register your child, please contact us at 315.363.4136, 315.361.9735,history@mchs1900.org, or download a registration form at www.mchs1900.org.

Taste of Oneida: Cooking demonstrations and recipe exchange two weeks in a row on Tuesday, June 20 and Tuesday, June 27

Oneida-  Cottage Lawn  Farmers’ Market will host Taste of Oneida: Cooking demonstrations and recipe exchange two weeks in a row on Tuesday, June 20 and Tuesday, June 27 from 3-7 pm.  The market is located on the Madison County Historical Society’s lawn at 435 Main Street in Oneida. The cooking demonstrations will occur on site during the market on those days with local chef and owner, Victor Ramirez, of Madison Bistro in Wampsville and James Burdick, of Napoleon’s Café in Oneida. Mr. Ramirez’s cooking demonstration will be on Tuesday, June 20 from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Mr. Burdick’s demonstration will be on Tuesday, June 27 from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Each of the participating vendors at the market will also be passing out their very own recipes for visitors to take home with them, so make sure to visit each vendor to collect all of the recipes. Friends of the Oneida Library will be reading stories about cooking and other stories from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. and passing out coloring book pages.

So come on out to the market at Cottage Lawn.  We are open every Tuesday from 3- 7 pm from May 16- Sept.5, featuring fresh local,fresh local, seasonal produce, meat, eggs, cheese, baked goods, honey, maple products,  dog treats, herbs, soaps, lotions, wine, gelato, jam, fudge, and much more.

We are excited to announce that we will be having themed weeks focusing on families, nutrition, recreation, and summer concerts sponsored by The Gorman Foundation. The themed weeks are: Taste of Oneida: Cooking Demonstrations and Recipe Exchange (June 20 & 27); The Gorman Foundation Summer Concert-The Party Nuts, July 11 (5p.m.-7p.m.) Free Ice Cream served that night courtesy of  The Gorman Foundation; Get out and Get Fit  (July 18); The Gorman Foundation Summer Concert-Target The Band,August 1 (5p.m.-7 p.m.); Community Day- Get to know your community organizations (August 8); Classic Car Day (August 22); and Kid’s Day 2.0 (August 29). We hope you will join us at the Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market, every Tuesday, June 6-September 5 from3p.m. – 7 p.m. to shop, enjoy the afternoon, and tour Cottage Lawn! There will not be a market on July 4. If you are a farmer or vendor with the finest and freshest locally grown produce and quality goods and would like to participate in our market, please contact-Madison County Historical Society at 315-363-416, Mary Patricia, Market Manager, 315.813.2523, mpatrici@twcny.rr.com. Find us on Facebook at Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market, or visit our website for more information about weekly activities,www.mchsfarmersmarket.org, or call the society at 315-363-4136. Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market is made possible from the generous support from The Gorman Foundation and Senator David Valesky. Of course every Tuesday of the market is special, so please do come on out and visit with us! Storytelling every week from The Friends of the Oneida Library! Come and visit – your taste buds will thank you!

Planting Day at Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market on June 6 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.!

Make sure you come on out the Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market on Tuesday, June 6 from 3-7 pm for our Planting Day!  Join us for a fun free kid activity where all children and the kid in all of us will be given pumpkin seeds to grow their very own great pumpkin.   Friends of the Oneida Library will be providing storytelling from 4-6pm and passing out coloring book pages.

So come on out to the market at Cottage Lawn,  we are open every Tuesday from 3- 7 pm from June 6- Sept.5, featuring fresh local, fresh local, seasonal produce, cheese, baked goods, honey, maple products,  dog treats, herbs,  soaps, lotions, wine, gelato, jam, and much more. The following is a partial list of participants in the market more to be added: 7 Tree Dairy Goats; 1041 Fairview Farms; Adirondack Olive Oil Co. Fudge by Angels; Jody Szczech; Lularoe by Sara Beth ; Megan Winters; Mema’s Pantry; Oldies and Goodies ; Shaw’s Maple Products; Sweet Indulgence Bakery; Stone Age Winery; The Cremeria; Thousand Islands Winery;  Victorianbourg Wine Estate; Wincrest Bulk Foods.

Check out our themed weeks at the marketing focusing on families, nutrition, and recreation: Taste of Oneida (recipe exchange and cooking demonstration)(June 20 & 27); The Gorman Foundation Summer Concert-The Party Nuts ,July 11 (5p.m.-7p.m.) Free Ice Cream served that night courtesy of  The Gorman Foundation; Get out and Get Fit  (July 18); The Gorman Foundation Summer Concert-Target The Band, August 1 (5p.m.-7p.m.); Community Day- Get to know your community organizations (August 8); Classic Car Day (August 22); and Kid’s Day 2.0 (August 29) For more information and weekly updates, please go to our website- www.mchsfarmersmarket.org. We hope you will join us at the Farmers’ Market at Cottage Lawn, every Tuesday, June 6-September 5 from 3p.m. – 7 p.m. to shop, enjoy the afternoon, and tour Cottage Lawn! There will not be a market on July 4. If you are a farmer or vendor with the finest and freshest locally grown produce and quality goods and would like to participate in our market, please contact-Madison County Historical Society at 315-363-416, Mary Patricia, Market Manager, 315.813.2523, mpatrici@twcny.rr.com.  Find us on Facebook at Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market, or visit our website, www.mchsfarmersmarket.org. Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market is made possible from the generous support from The Gorman Foundation and Senator David Valesky.

Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market Tuesday, May 16

For Immediate Release
Date:  May 12, 2017
Contact: Sydney L. Loftus, Executive Director

Re Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market at the Madison County Historical Society opening day is Tuesday, May 16 from 3 p.m.- 7p.m. and runs every Tuesday through September 5.

Cottage Lawn Farmers Market will run from May 16, 2017- Sept. 5, 2017, every Tuesday from 3-7 pm. Many themed weeks are planned focusing on focusing on families, nutrition, recreation, and summer concerts sponsored by The Gorman Foundation.

The 3rd Annual Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market on the grounds of the Madison County Historical Society located at 435 Main Street in Oneida will open every Tuesday from 3- 7 pm from May 16- September 5.(The market will not be open on Tuesday, July 4). The market will feature fresh local,  seasonal produce, cheese, eggs, herbs, dog treats, soaps, wine, olive oil, maple products, honey, gelato, baked goods, jam, kettle corn, fresh squeezed lemonade, dried fruits, nuts, and much more! There will be themed weeks focusing on families, nutrition and recreation. We are excited to announce that there will be two summer concerts sponsored by The Gorman Foundation. Come and visit– your taste buds will thank you!

There are many exciting things planned throughout the 16 week run of the market from: Planting Day (June 6); Taste of Oneida (recipe exchange and cooking demonstration)(June20 & 27);The Gorman Foundation Summer Concert-Party Nuts (July 11 from 5-7); Get out and Get Fit (July 18);The Gorman Foundation Summer Concert- Target the Band (July 25 from 5-7); First Responder’s Day (August 1);Community Day-Get to know your community organizations (August 8); Classic Car Day (August 22); Kid’s Day 2.0 (August 29) and local business day throughout the market weeks stay tuned.

For more information and weekly updates, please go to our website- www.mchsfarmersmarket.org. We hope you will join us at the Farmers’ Market at Cottage Lawn, every Tuesday, May 16-September 5 to shop local, enjoy the afternoon, and tour Cottage Lawn! If you are a farmer or vendor with the finest and freshest locally grown produce and quality goods and would like to participate in our market, please contact-Madison County Historical Society at 315-363-416, or Mary Patricia, Market Manager, 315.813.2523, mpatrici@twcny.rr.com. The Madison County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization that operates both a museum and the Mary King Research Library located at 435 Main Street in Oneida.  The society continues to preserve, collect, promote, and exhibit the history of Madison County and its fifteen towns and one city through the development of programs that enhance Madison County’s heritage. The historical society’s headquarters are housed in an 1849 Gothic Revival Villa that is listed on the State and National Registry of Historic Places.

Country Roads Antique Appraisal Fundraiser

For Immediate Release
Date:  April 7, 2017
Contact: Sydney L. Loftus, Executive Director

Re: Country Roads Antique Appraisal fundraiser returns to the Madison County Historical Society on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m.- 4p.m.

Country Roads Antique Appraisal fundraiser returns to the Madison County Historical Society on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m.- 4p.m. Do you have something old and cherished that you want to know more about, especially its value? Appraiser, Phyllis Noble, with over twenty years of experience within the field of antiques and collectibles will be on hand to identify and conduct the appraisals. The cost for the verbal appraisal is $3 per item, $5 for 2 items, or $10 for 4 items. The appraisal event will take place at the Madison County Historical Society located at 435 Main Street in Oneida. All appraisal fees benefit the Madison County Historical Society’s Restoration Fund. Phyllis Noble is generously donating her time and expertise. Come support the Madison County Historical Society on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m.- 4p.m. for the Country Roads Antique Appraisal. For more information please contact MCHS at 315-363-4136, 315-361-9735, or history@mchs1900.org. The Madison County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization that operates both a museum and the Mary King Research Library located at 435 Main Street in Oneida.  The society continues to preserve, collect, promote, and exhibit the history of Madison County and its fifteen towns and one city through the development of programs that enhance Madison County’s heritage. The historical society’s headquarters are housed in an 1849 Gothic Revival Villa that is listed on the State and National Registry of Historic Places.