Andes Community Day & Bicentennial Celebrations

The annual Andes Community Day 2019 will be held on Saturday August 10th throughout the hamlet of Andes and is filled with local music, food, fun and games to celebrate the traditions of a Catskill community in the summertime.

More activities are being added so check in as the event gets closer.

To celebrate 200 year of Andes, there are a number of events taking place leading up to the big weekend.

Details are still developing, please check back for more details as they become available:

SATURDAY, JULY 27th
Andes Hotel
110 Main Street, Andes
5:00pm

Andes’ Bicentennial Celebration Kick-Off at Andes Hotel Summer Shack

Enjoy snacks and hors d’oeuvres by local farmers and artisans. Dance to the sound of Round House Rockers Fireworks at dusk. Only $10.00 per person. Fun starts at 5pm.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3rd
Dirty Girl Farm
114 Delaware Ave, Andes
Dinner at 5pm, Dancing at 7pm

Old Fashioned Barn Dance at Dirty Girl Farm

Calling all friends, neighbors and visitors to and old time evening of square dancing, story sharing, eating and good fun…..
Please join them for an Old Time Community Square Dance featuring The Tremperskill Boys with callers and fiddlers! Dinner at 5pm, dancing starts at 7pm.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4th
2:00 pm : Rest In Peace Tour of Andes’ Cemeteries

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10th-ANDES COMMUNITY DAY

 

10:30 a.m. Parade line up

11 a.m. Parade down Main Street (after Trailways bus exits town)

10:30 a.m. — 5 p.m. Vendors throughout Main Street including foods and artisan crafts

Noon – 5 p.m. DJ Tito spins music outdoors from 55 Main Street

Noon Dancing in Ballantine Park

Noon – 5 p.m. Children’s Fun Fair at Ballantine Park

Noon – 5 p.m. Helicopter rides from Ballantine Mansion, Main Street

Noon – 5 p.m. Andes Hotel Summer Shack activities:
— Noon BBQ Chcken
— 1 p.m. live tunes by David Kraai & The Saddle Tramps
— 2 p.m. Watermelon-eating contest
All are welcome!

1 p.m. Trophy and Ribbon Ceremony for winners of parade float contests at the Andes Firehouse, Main Street

2 p.m. Atelier Aubergine Stained Glass and Mosaics free class and demonstration, 27 Delaware Avenue

All Day:
— Get your Andes Historical Society 2020 calendar, only $10, at Andes Thrift Store located at old Fire House, Main Street

— Step into HIstory at the Andes Hunting Tavern, Main Strreet. Open all day. Visit to learn all about Andes rich and unique history.

7 p.m. Movie screening: a documentary film about the Anti-Rent War, The Town That Shot the Sheriff, directed by Victoria Kupchinetsky. Filmed over 4 years throughout Andes and Delaware County, this film brings Andes history to life. After the screening, meet the director and ask questions about the film and the Anti-Rent War time period. The director, members of the creative team, and the documentary’s main characters will be on hand to answer your questions. Approximately 45 min for the screening with a 30-minute Q&A discussion. Andes Hunting Tavern, Main Street

7 p.m. Catskill Regional Harvest hosts a celebration event – details to come (but we really like anniversary surprises!)

Sunday, August 11
Pancake Breakfast at Firehouse
Time Capsule Burial
Andes Hotel for music and fireworks