OctoBEAR-Fest Cancer Benefit at Hoss’s on October 1st!

Hoss’s Country Corner announces the Second Annual OctoBEARfest at 1142 Main Street, Long Lake, NY, Saturday October 1st, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This benefit festival will be raising funds for Randy’s Patient Assistance Fund through the C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital. This fund helps cancer patients with out-of-pocket expenses including gas cards, co-pays, lodging assistance, pre-paid cell phone minutes and prescription co-payments. Randy’s Patient Assistance Fund was set-up in memory of Randall Favreau who was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2011.

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Vendors will be on site selling hand-crafted wares, jewelry, original art, Adirondackania, ice cream, wine and more. Interested parties willing to donate silent auction items are asked to mail items to Hoss’s Country Corner, c/o Octo-BEAR-Fest, PO Box 247, Long Lake, NY 12847. Interested vendors are charged a $25 fee to directly benefit Randy’s Patient Assistance Fund. Vendors are invited to contact Steph Hample for information about space at

longlakeevents@gmail.com or by calling 518-624-3077.

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The festival atmosphere will offer plenty for the kids including activities, games and an up close view of a Long Lake Fire Truck. Slated to be on site include a beer tasting garden featuring local brews from High Peaks Brewery and local food vendors including the Fat River Foods Truck featuring sausage and peppers, steak sandwiches, quesadillas and more .

Solo artists and groups will perform throughout the day. Musicians include Bob Gibson performing Irish Folk Songs, country and more, Babbie LeBlanc of Reflections, Buffalo Icon, Yod Crewsy of the Splat Cats, Jacklords and Dark Marbles, Phil Mosher playing classic rock hits, the Adirondack Gypsies, a minstrel group from Newcomb, NY and Alex Smith, currently on tour promoting his new album, Close to Home and The Jones Boys from Tupper Lake, NY.

Event happens rain or shine.

Fun things to do for the event: Dress in your traditional Oktoberfest Garb and enjoy the beer and wine garden! It’s for a good cause!

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Vendors are invited to RSVP to Steph Hample at longlakeevents@gmail.com 518-624-3077 or to Jules at hossscountrycorner@gmail.com or 800-952-4677.

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