One last howl

Many people attend several of the free concerts in the series, said Keszey. Corporate sponsors help cover the costs of hiring the bands and other expenses related to the event and donations to the farm are accepted.

"We're getting repeat people to these events," said Keszey. "A lot of these people are repeaters and they bring their friends some of these people " this is their big night out."

The musicians also praise the unique venue.

"When you get in that barn and close the door, it is like a cathedral," said Keszey. "We've had bands in there before, but one day we had two events going on and we closed the doors, and I said this really made a difference closing the doors."

Tim Roden, 18, from Pittstown, Mass., played guitar and sang with fellow musician Aaron Civic, 16, from Saratoga Springs. Roden said he enjoyed performing at the farm.

"I thought it was amazing I feel like I'm almost standing in time and history," said Roden.

Thomas Freer of Pattersonville come to the farm with his family and said he liked the talented musicians. Freer said he had been to the farm once before for a Colonial reenactment.

With the success of the current season, Keszey said, he expects to have the concert series again next year.

"It's a good opportunity for the farm to meet some new people and the people to meet the farm," said Keszey.

For information on upcoming events offered at Mabee Farm visit their website .


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