The Stone Fort History Fair will feature a mixture of living history, historic re-enactors, musical performances, demonstrations and activities from more than three hundred years. Hours are from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and from 12-5 pm on Sunday.
While the history fair is underway, the Village of Schoharie has its annual Pumpkin Festival that includes games, music, and an autumn bake off, a farmers ’ market and wagon rides to the History Fair. The Pumpkin Festival is from 10 am – 2 pm. on Main Street in Schoharie.
One of the Pumpkin Festival’s features will be the Schoharie Slaughter Auction at 2 pm with all items made, grown and offered in Schoharie. At the hive in Schoharie, their Music on the Porch Series features Critical Mass from 12-2 pm.
On Friday, Oct. 10, festivities begin with a Harvest Dinner takes place from 5-7 pm at Wellington’s Herbs & Spices in Schoharie.
In Middleburgh on October 11th, will be the 23rd Annual Fall Festival Parade with this year’s theme, Schoharie County Sloughters. The parade steps off at 11:30 am from the Middleburgh Elementary School.
On October 11th and 12th, from Noon to 4 pm, Lasell Hall in Schoharie will celebrate the restoration of the 1795 Tavern following the 2011 flood.
At the George Landis Arboretum in Esperance, the weekend includes a Bird Feeder Workshop led by Science Educator George Steele at The Meeting House. On Sunday, Master herbalist Barbara Nezek will speak on Herbal Wisdom: The Nervous System at 11 am.
On October 10th and 11th, Night Terrors Haunted Farm at 4193 State Route 7 in Schoharie will have haunted hayrides and more designed to give a good fright from 7-11 pm.
Plus, a number of sites are open including the Iroquois Indian Museum in Howes Cave; Historic Lansing Manor and the Visitor Center on the grounds of the New York Power Authority in North Blenheim. In Schoharie, the 1743 Palatine House and the Schoharie Valley Railroad Museum are open, as is the Dr. Christopher Best House and Medical Exhibit in Middleburgh.
For more information about all there is to do and see in the Schoharie Valley, visit schoharievalley.org.