Danny Sinoff and his band will be one of the acts entertaining at ViewFest.
View kicks off its third annual ViewFest Music, Art, and Food Festival (previously known as Adirondack Music Festival), Sept. 22 through Sept. 24 in Old Forge.
ViewFest combines scrumptious food, art, workshops, craft vendors, demonstrations, and lively, feel-good musical performances. The craft fair runs Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local restaurants, delicious food, and artistic demonstrators will be on site Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Multiple vendors are already on board, with more signing up every day. If you are interested in being a craft or food vendor, demonstrator, or if you are a local musician looking to have your music sold, please contact Janis Russell at [email protected] or call (315) 369-6411 extension 227.
All daytime events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited for the special concerts, and pre-registration is suggested for these performances. VIP Passes are available at a discounted rate for those interested in attending all three of the weekend’s concerts. Passes are $150 for members and $185 for non-members.
Friday: Dave Bennett and the Memphis Speed Kings
With an impressive debut last year, Dave Bennett and the Memphis Speed Kings return Friday, Sept. 22 to kick off ViewFest and bring guests more toe tapping, leg shaking rockabilly hits. Combine your music obsession with food at the pre-show dinner a 6:30 p.m., featuring an open dance floor and food from the Mountainside Smokehouse. The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $40 for members and $50 for non-members.
Saturday: Cocktails in the Gallery and Great Gatsby Dinner Featuring Danny Sinoff Quintet
Start your art obsession with a drink at Cocktails in the Gallery at 6:30 p.m. Shift over to Gould Hall for a Great Gatsby themed dinner and a show at 7:30 p.m., where Danny Sinoff and the band return to take you back in time with a performance of smooth standards from Sinatra and beyond. Tickets are $80 for members and $100 for non-members.
Sunday: Bells of Harmony Non-Denominational Service and Jazz Brunch
From 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. enjoy a free non-denominational service to be held in Gould Hall featuring a live gospel choir, The Bells of Harmony, and instrumentalists from throughout the weekend. This event will be hosted by Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian Church and is open to all members of the public and of all faiths.
Immediately following the service there will be refreshments available in the galleries as we set up for the Jazz Brunch featuring Dave Bennett and the Danny Sinoff Quintet, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets are $30 for members and $40 for non-members.
To purchase tickets, sign up as a vendor, or learn more about ViewFest 2017, please visit View’s website at www.ViewArts.org.