Sunday, August 05, 2012

Woodstock Good Neighbor Food Pantry

Thurman Greco and her dedicated volunteers are working hard each weekend to raise funds for the Good neighbor food pantry. Our local food pantry has out grown its home at the Reformed Church, therefore, funds need to be raised for the purchase of a building. There will be a Food pantry music festival on Sept 8 at Andy Lee field.Call 417-5535 for information and to volunteer.

Saturday Market Fairs on the Village Green

" The Saturday Market Fairs remained part of the morning ritual on the village green for almost 20 years. Table sellers, as they were known, who displayed their items for sale , would fold up their tables and store them for the week in an area behind the Woodstock Village Inn. ( a.k.a. FreeStyle Realty Building) At some point in the 1940's Mrs. Mary Terwilliger, a member of Christ's Lutheran Church began managing the Saturday Market Fairs. Shortly after, members of the Dutch Reformed Church decided that the village green was no longer to be used for the popular Saturday fairs." Excerpt from American Tapestry, the Mowers of Maple Lane by Janine Fallon Mower, 2007.

A Taste for Autism

Perry's Pickles has partnered with Coppola's Italian Sauces
to raise funds for Autism research.


Andrea creates wearable art and Jewelery
visit her web site-

Woodstock has the distinction of having an outdoor Saturday Market for over 90 years

" As the year 1917 came to a close, all attention in Woodstock and the world turned to what became known as the war to end all wars. Ethel Peets, a member of the Woodstock Club, developed the idea of holding a street fair, similar to those in Europe, in the center of the village. Her aim was to raise money for the Red Cross. She enlisted the help of another club member, Marion Eames, and they set about gathering a group of volunteer workers to run the street fair. The first market fair was held on a Saturday morning in 1918, on the village green, opposite the Dutch Reformed Church. It was managed by Ethel Peets and Mrs. Chase, mother of Rhoda Chase." Excerpt from American Tapestry, the Mower's of Maple Lane. Janine Fallon Mower 2007

The Best of Flea Market Home and Living Magazine.

Boy, were we excited and pleasantly surprised to see Mowers Saturday Sunday flea market mentioned on page 127 of a recent issue of The Best ...