Special pricing for “Early Bird” reservations are now available for the annual “Summer Barn Party,” to be held 6-8:30 p.m. on Aug. 5 in the Chenango County Historical Society’s (CCHS) Loomis Barn, 41 Rexford St., Norwich. Celebrate the splendor of the summer during an evening of food, fun, and friends. Enjoy delicious carnival treats and beverage tastings by local establishments, with vintage games and music by DJ Jim Baldwin. During the festivities, the museum will unveil its newest exhibit featuring 175 years of summer traditions at the Chenango County Fair.
The ultimate way to enjoy a summer evening, the “Summer Barn Party” is a major fundraiser for CCHS, attracting more than 100 community supporters each year. Event proceeds support a significant portion of the organization’s annual operating budget. Early bird tickets are $39 each and are available by visiting www.ChenangoHistorical.org now through July 29. Tickets purchased after that date increase to $45 per person.
First established in 1939, CCHS is the primary organization dedicated to actively and comprehensively preserving the history of Chenango County. The area’s premier heritage museum, the organization celebrates local culture – unique traditions, noteworthy residents, and unusual stories of the region. CCHS programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.