Fundraising & Donations: 2019 Events

Annual Chili Supper

Friday, May 24, 2019, 5-7 PM at the Museum — pay as you will. Chili, corn bread, ice cream sundaes.

Annual Plant Sale

Friday, May 17, 2019, Noon to dusk and Saturday, May 18, 2019 9 AM - 1 PM on the lawn of Cambridge U.P. Church (at                                                                                                                                                                       the red light).

Beautiful vegetable and flowering plants back again this year from Al Rapp's greenhouses just in time for your garden and Memorial Day remembrances.  Rain or shine.  Cash or check only.

Shortcake Sale

Saturday, June 8, 2019 11 AM until sold out — During the Balloon Festival on West Main Street in the park across the street from  "The Cambridge" (formerly Cambridge Hotel). Pay as you will for a bowl of homemade shortcake complete with whipped cream and lots of berries.

Cambridge "Antiques Roadshow"


Saturday, July 27, 2019, 10 AM to 4 PM  on the Museum lawn 
A certified appraiser will be on site from 10 to 1 to look at your treasures and give you the value.  $5 each item.  There will be food to buy and eat or take home as well as other vendors and demonstrations.   

Sale of Books and Collectibles

Saturday, August 17, 2019,  10 AM - 1 PM  just past the Museum  at 16 Broad St.  A special sale including nice books.

Victorian Tea

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 2 PM at the Museum , $20 per person.

There will again be the popular fashion show, "Rustle Your Bustle",  presented by Mrs. Phyllis Chapman. Reservations are required no later than October 13, 2019. (518) 677-3327 or by mail P.O. Box 123, Cambridge, NY 12816.

Holiday Food Sale Plus

Holiday food sale plus

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 9 AM - 2 PM
Lots of home made baked goods just in time for Thanksgiving plus a few gift items.

Ongoing Sales: Annual Raffle

Beautiful hand made hanging wall quilt made by Lucille Makrin.   Chances sold at various places around Cambridge or at the Museum.  It may be seen in person at the museum during open hours and events.
Chances: $2.00 each or $10.00 for 6. Drawing at the Christmas open house.

Great Cambridge Fair CD

"The Great Cambridge Fair" DVD — $10.00

Rice Seed Company Poster

Rice Seed Company Poster Prints — Sale: 2 for $10 or $7.00 each

  • "A History of the Cambridge Area" by Robert W. Raymond; edited by Thomas Raymond; 52 pages-Commemorates the 250th Anniversary of the Cambridge Patent (1761-2011) with supplemental Cambridge area historical timeline — $20.00 (add $1 postage if mailed)

  • Official commemorative coin for the Village of Cambridge's 150th Anniversary.  On Sale:  $5.00.
  • Note cards
  • Wooden ornaments for hanging of various Cambridge landmarks including churches, the Museum, Hotel Cambridge, popcorn wagon, etc. Get them while they last. $8.00 each
  • Rice Seed Co. Posters on sale:  $8 - a great gift to frame
  • Postcards of the museum. $1.00 each