Tickets available for purchase online

New this year, tickets to our annual cider tasting are available for purchase online!  There is a limited supply of souvenir tasting glasses, and ordering your ticket online guarantees you a glass.  This year’s glass design celebrates Cider Mill Friends’ 15th anniversary and also features the Kimlin family crest.

To purchase tasting tickets online, go to cidermillfriends.eventbrite.com.

Hope to see you there!

Great Backyard Bird Count

Come join us February 12, 13, 14, and 15th as we participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Mill for the fourth consecutive year!  We will spend about an hour in the mornings at the Mill, counting the birds we see.  A trained ornithologist will be present.   If you are interested in participating, please contact us.

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Cider Tasting Event Roundup

What an amazing event yesterday! It was a great turnout of folks, all excited to taste the ciders, listen to good music, taste the various food items, and explore the Mill. We heard some great stories from peoples’ memories of the Mill.

A huge thank you to all of our volunteers, without which this would not have been possible! Of course a big thank you to the various local cider donors and the Hudson Valley Laboratory for the use of their apples in our Kimlin Cider. And another great thanks to The Roundabout Ramblers for their wonderful music and entertainment throughout the event! Also thank you to The Chocolate Mousse Catering for the tasty appetizers. And last but not at all least, thank you to the sponsors of this great event!

Thank you to all!!!

Cider Donors:

Sponsors:

Empire:

Golden Russet:

Cortland Apple:

Northern Spy:

Supporters:

Mark your calendars for 10/10!

Our cider tasting event is coming up in just one month! Mark your calendars for this great event including our special-made Kimlin Cider, numerous local ciders, Mill tours, cook-out, music, and entertainment!

If you are interested in volunteering during the event – as a cider pourer or other tasks – please let us know! Volunteers get in completely free.

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Grant Received!

We are extremely pleased to announce that we were one of seven groups awarded a Technical Assistance Grant from the Preservation League of New York! The grant funds an assessment of the many roofs on the Mill.  A big thank you to our roof assessment team as well:  Stephen Tilly Architects, Russel Watsky, and Robert Silman Associates.

See the list of recipients here:  http://www.preservenys.org/tag-2015.html

The TAG Program is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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Open House photographs

We had a lot of groups of Vassar College Alumni and other members of the public show up during our Open House on June 13th which was held during Vassar College’s Reunion Weekend.  Photographs from the event have been posted to our Facebook page; you can check them out by clicking here.  A great day and a great event!

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