What’s Happening

The Brackney String Band will perform once again on the porch of the Wheaton House at Salt Springs Park during the Salt Springs Celebration, Saturday, Sept. 1, at 2 p.m.

Salt Springs Celebration caps off summer

Every Saturday of Labor Day weekend the Friends of Salt Springs Park provide an afternoon of free music, activities for all ages, hikes and demonstrations, displays and exhibits, and vendors.

Stop by Saturday, Sept. 1 to see what’s new in the past year, and enjoy some outdoor downtime with friends and family. It’s also the Friends annual fundraiser, so you can support the group’s work at the park by purchasing some lunch and items in our gift shop, joining in the silent auction, and becoming a member.

Music on the Porch Line Up

11 am: Corky Staats

12 pm: Tom and Marie

1 pm: Kelly and Susan Pratt

2 pm: The Brackney String Band: fiddlers Johanna and Tim Matthews, Marguerite Shelp on guitar, and Rob Siegers on banjo

3 pm: Greg Neff

4 pm: Brian Wahl

Demos, Displays, and Nonprofits

*Al and Bambi’s Handcrafted Wood – Woodburning and scroll saw pictures, ornaments, and clocks

*Binghamton ZooMobile – Zoo staff will be here from 1 to 4 pm with four to six touchable and nontouchable animals (a mix of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates). Stop by, view the animals up close, and ask questions.

*Civil War Encampment – Brian Swartz

*Earl W. Lehman, Artist is Residence – Demonstrating in the Activities Tent

*Feathered Kisses – Lloyd and Shelley Jones provide avian rescue in South Central NY, including macaws, cockatoos, amazons, conures, and eclectus. Visitors to their Kirkwood, NY, facilities are welcome, and educational programs are available.

*French & Indian War Artifacts Display – George Cummings

*Penn State Master Gardeners – Available to answer your gardening questions and share information on home gardening topics

*Silver Needles Quilting Group, Silver Lake Twp. – Exhibit of quilts from all over the county, old and new, traditional and contemporary, illustrating the importance of quilting in building communities and drawing people together; with demonstrations of several quilting techniques

More happenings!

*Silent Auction  All day in the Carriage Barn

*Food Tent  Grilled sausage, chicken spiedies, veggie burgers, salads, cold and hot drinks.

*Archery  All day by the Dairy Barn

*White Elephant Sale  All day near the Vendors

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