CANTON –The Really Big Show – the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerces annual spring event – will bring some 80 vendors plus local musicians, singers, and dancers Friday and Saturday to Clarkson Universitys Cheel Arena.
The home, garden and business show will include food, wine and craft vendors as well as live entertainment each day – from acclaimed fiddlers Don Woodcock and Gretchen Koehler to Middle Eastern-style dancer Jessica Stewart.
Live radio broadcasts and merchandise giveaways will also take place. And on both days, attendees can sign up for a chance to win a Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch e-reader, courtesy of The Computer Guys.
Hours for the event are noon to 8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission each day is $2.
The schedule for entertainment includes, on Friday: fiddlers Don Woodcock and Gretchen Koehler from 4 to 5 p.m.; a performance by Step It Out Dance Studio from 5:15 to 6 p.m.; and a performance by acoustic and folk artists Mary Ann Casale and Andy Van Duyne from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m.
On Saturday, Jessica Stewart will give a Middle Eastern-style dance performance from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and musicians Kaitlyn LaShomb, Troy OBrien, and Michael Jent will take the stage from noon to 3 p.m.
Corporate sponsors and exhibitors include:
St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, Cornerstone Services, New York Power Authority, Aeon Heating & Air Conditioning, Slic Network Solutions, Stephens Media Group, Northern New York Newspapers, Community Broadcasters, Bronsons One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Coakleys Carpet One Ace Hardware.
FISHCAP; St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency; Sugar Hill Farm; Isaac Jude Pottery; Lowes Home Improvement; Five Elements Living; Tug Hill Vineyards; Harris Medical Supplies & Equipment; Unique Creations by Sharon; Bicknell Corporation / Summer Haven Pool, Hearth & Spa; North Country Savings Bank; Thousand Islands Winery; The Pampered Chef; Red Button Bakery; 2 Mama Birds; Friots Bounce House Rentals; Pat Noble / AFLAC NY; SeaComm Federal Credit Union; Empty Nest Birdhouses; Burley Rogers Farm; Aerus; Tucker Spring Organics; Masons Valley Green-ery, Inc.; St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES; St. Lawrence River Decoys; Kims Cheesecake on a Stick; The Nut Shop InŽternational; CJ Custom Creations; Scentsy; Keeps U In Stitches; NY State Senior Action Council; Lindt Chocolates RSVP; Edunation/Martha Whalen Ph.D.; Artworks Creperie, Chipman Woodworks; Cruise Planners; River Myst Winery; DMT Foam; Commercial Press; Down by the River Crafts; Uncle Jims Backwoods Goods; High Peaks Winery; Phil & Jackies; Whites Lumber; Nickkis Cartoon Caricatures; Alltech Integrations; Murrays BaseŽment Systems; Burkum Plant Health & Tree Care; Colton-Pierrepont Central School Foreign Language Club; St. Lawrence Valley Roasters; Specialtea Teas; It Works!; Cellular Sales, Verizon; Party Lite; Origami Owl; Salmon River Log Home Supplies; Greater Watertown Chamber of Commerce; Catherine LaPointe; Community Development Program; Northern Ice and Dance; Home Front; the Village of Waddington; Cedar Designs; Call of the Wild; and Titus Mountain Family Ski Center / Moon Valley Maple.