The fourth annual North Country Wine, Beer and Food Festival in Ogdensburg arrives this weekend, bringing back with it a yearly summer celebration of the best of New Yorks own foods, beverages, arts and crafts.
The Saturday and Sunday event at the Richard G. Lockwood Civic Center is co-sponsored by the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce and the city of Ogdensburg.
Saturdays show is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays event is from noon to 5 p.m.
Admission is $5 for adults, which includes a free wine glass, $4 for active military and free for children under age 12.
Heres a look at the shows offerings:
Vineyards and Wineries
Americana Vineyards, Interlaken
River Myst Winery, Ogdensburg
Thousand Islands Winery, Alexandria Bay
Hazlit 1852 Vineyards, Hector
High Peaks Winery, North Lawrence
Tug Hill Vineyards, Lowville
Otter Creek Winery, Philadelphia
Coyote Moon Vineyards, Clayton
Vendetti Vineyards, Theresa
Featured Food Vendors
Not Your Average Cookie: Pies, cupcakes, cookies, biscotti, granola, breads and more
St. Lawrence Valley Roasters: Freshly ground gourmet coffees and new specialty teas, muffins and cookies.
Rome Grown Garlic: Marinated garlic-stuffed olives, cheddar cheese and cheese curd
Uncle Jims Backwoods Goods: Rubs, spices, dip mixes and marinades
Palentine Cheese: Gourmet cheddars, cheese curd, veggie and black rice chips, spreads, flax chips
Baldwin Hill Farms
The Maple Lady: Maple-flavored vinegar, rubs, spices, candy, mixes and syrup
Grasse River B Ranch: Fresh cow and goat cheese, chevre, flavored spreadable cheese, and cheese curd
Bittersweet Farms: Flavored vinegars, spice mixes, potpourris, gift sets of cocoas and more
Outhouse Farms: Farm-fresh vegetables, dog treats
C.L. Cook Farms: Clifs famous sausage, bacon, pork and beef products and Maries pies and cookies.
Nanas Toppings: Just the very best peanut butter fudge topping
Nut Shop International: Freshly roasted nuts in every flavor imaginable, jams and jellies
Colleen Panos: Home-baked breads, maple crème-filled donuts, cookies and Coleens famous fudge
Cosimano e Ferrari: Specialty flavored olive oils
Artists and Stuff
Eye Candy: Beaded handcrafted jewelry
Down By The River Crafts: Fishing lure jewelry, rip cord bracelets, and wood paddles featuring wood burned signs
Ogdensburg Command Performance: OCP season performances brochure
Sherlock Studio: St. Lawrence River-themed shirts, mugs, hats, etc.
Twisted by Choice: Unique jewelry made from recycled items such as CDs, copper wire, bike tires, etc.
Ogdensburg Zonta Club: Promote their Wine & Golf tourney and sell tasteful solo cup wine glasses
Garden Share and the Local Living Venture: Sustainable living ideas, CSAs
Wood & Company: Recycled wine bottles made into cheese plates, wind chimes, fairy lights
River Myst Massage: Tens unit massagers
The Wild Inside: Sterling silver jewelry Completely Claudia: Artwork, textiles, baskets, wearable art
A.J. Missert and A. Cappione are returning with all the Northern New York craft-brewed beers such as Lake Placid, Dundee, Saranac newest flavors, Sackets Harbor 1812
Outside the Arena
Hotzenmore Concession: Sausage, hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, fried dough, fried pickles, fried Twinkies, lots more
Kims Cheesecake on a Stick: Frozen cheesecake dipped in chocolate, raspberry or caramel