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  • Come celebrate the season in Sharon Springs!

    The 2014 Garden Party

    BY:Josh and Brent

    …spring and summer flowering bulbs and tubers including 70 different dahlia varieties.   Saturday 8:00am   Tours begin of Beekman Farm.  For ticket information, click here  9:00am-11:00am – Chalybeate Park At this year’s Garden Party, we are getting down and dirty. Plant your roots in Sharon Springs!   Join us as we all come together to continue the renovation work on the village park which was flooded during Hurricane Irene. Gu…

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    See Jane Run

    BY:Dr. Brent

    …ewman. Jane is one of the most inspiring persons we’ve ever met. Some of you have also met her during the tours of our farm during Sharon Springs Festivals. She’s the unassuming, pretty English woman who leads tours of the flower garden, sharing her knowledge. Little did you know, however, how amazing she truly is. Here is her story… The pale, gangly English girl focused her gaze on the short runway ahead of her. A tree just ove…

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    Harvest Festival 2011

    BY:Josh and Brent

    …m the farm that picks up and drops off at the steps of The Mercantile. 10:00-4:00pm–Walking architectural tours of Historic Sharon Springs led by our town historian and design journalist, Mitch Owens.  Click here for ticket information.  Space is limited. 10:00-4:00pm–Check out the Homage to the Harvest exhibit of local artists at the Village Hall Gallery on Main Street 1:00-3:00pm– Artist and author Michael Whaling will sign co…

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    Garden Party 2011

    BY:Josh and Brent

    …treet in Sharon Springs (meet in front of the Historical Society building on Main Street). There are two other tours scheduled during the weekend (see below listings) so if this gathering is too large, please join a later one. At 1:00pm rest your feet while listening to the special lecture, Design Inspirations for Small Gardens by our special guest, Steven Whitesell.   Lectures are held in the community room of the Sharon Springs Library.  Seats…

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    Bionic Bubby, Chief Mouser, Trusty Friend.

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Many of you are familiar with our barn cat, Bubby. Some of you met him during tours of the farm. Some saw him on the television show. And a lot of you read about him in The Bucolic Plague.

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  • Come to the Best Little Harvest Festival in the World

    2014 Sharon Springs Harvest Festival

    BY:Josh and Brent

    It’s Harvest Time again! The world-famous Sharon Springs Harvest Festival is scheduled for September 20 & 21st.

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    Hyde Hall

    BY:Mitchell Owens

      Since childhood I’ve been obsessed with historic houses, whether modest or magnificent. Much of this passion has to do with the intriguing stories old houses have to tell—after all, one can swoon over a building’s architectural style but the narrative behind its creation is what gives it life. Which explains why I fell madly in love with Hyde Hall in Springfield, New York, ten years ago, not long after I moved to nearby Sharon Springs, and why I’m a […]

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    Harvest Festival 2012!

    BY:Josh and Brent

    …Ross.  Everyone will get a chance to try!   Meet in front of the Mercantile 2:00pm–Walking architectural tours of Historic Sharon Springs led by our town historian. Click here for ticket information.  Space is limited. 3:oo-5:00pm – a special screening of the powerful documentary film, The First Season.  Filmmaker Rudd Simmons producer of The Royal Tenenbaums, Dead Man Walking, High Fidelity, Boardwalk Empire, and The Road) followed…

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    5 Beautiful Things


    This new feature is designed to inspire you to look at the world around you, to take note of the season at hand and to capture it – in memory or on film – for posterity. I will be choosing five photos each week for with this aim in mind. We’re calling the feature, The Five Most Beautiful Things In The World This Week   Margaret’s Eden When a friend told me about the Open Days Program sponsored by […]

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  • The Muse

    Letters from Home

    BY:Dr. Brent

    Inspiration from readers

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