I just got back from a meeting with the Business and Professional Association of Herkimer about the Herkimer Diamond Days Festival Aug. 2 and 3, 2019. I may be a volunteer.
All kinds of events are planned, most of which take place on North Main Street in Herkimer, NY. There will be food trucks, vendors and live music. Events run from 5 p.m. to midnight on Friday and from, 10 a.m. to midnight on Saturday.
The festival will feature lots of entertainment. Jenny & The Buckshots play from 8 p.m. to midnight on Friday. On Saturday, Scott Raymond is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lauren Quail from 3 to 5 p.m., and The Dead Bolts from 8 p.m, to midnight. Additionally, the Happy Haggs and the Dance Center will perform. Other groups may yet be added (maybe a group I am involved with, but no promises).
Further up Main Street the Herkimer County Historical Society will offer tours of the museum and a book sale in the Eckler House. The 1834 Herkimer County Jail will also offer tours. In Meyer’s Park, just two blocks from Main Street, the Herkimer Elms Lodge will host their annual car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
I am still wondering how I can volunteer, and deciding which attractions I want most to enjoy. If any of my local readers want to get involved, as a volunteer, vendor or entertainer, you can contact the Business and Professional Association of Herkimer at www.HerkimerBPA.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/herkimerspoppin/