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Dolgeville Violet Festival

The Dolgeville Violet Festival happens every year on the second Friday, Saturday and Sunday of June, and this year, June 7, 8 and 9!

Enjoy events at the Violet Festival like the annual parade, 5k Race and Kids’ Fun Run, lots of vendors, along with art and flower shows.

Dolgeville Violet Festival 2024 Kids Fun Run, Image by Dolgeville Violet Festival

As the Dolgeville Violet Festival Committee describes it,

“The Dolgeville Violet Festival is not just a one-time event during the summer, but a year-round effort by the residents of Dolgeville. The Violet Festival preserves the historical aspects of the Village of Dolgeville through the use of innovative, artistic, and educational displays throughout the year. There is an emphasis on the communities’ rich horticultural history, which culminates with the annual Dolgeville Violet Festival…”

The Festival draws more than 75 vendors, 80 organizations that participate in the parade, and over 10,000 people to the Village during the three-day event.

Festival Committee meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at the Dolgeville Village Hall. Anyone interested in volunteering is encouraged to attend.

Lyndon Lyon and Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses

Lyndon Lyon, who lived in Dolgeville until his death in 1999, developed about 800 hybrid varieties of African violet and helped popularize its use as a houseplant. Lyon’s greenhouse in Dolgeville still operates and is known for violets and orchids, and Dolgeville’s annual Violet Festival commemorates him. Wikipedia

Visit LyndonLyon.com for more information about violets from Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses.

More details will be added soon! Like and follow the Dolgeville Violet Festival on Facebook.

Friday, June 7th, 2023

  • 9am: Village Wide Garage Sales
  • 6-8pm: Dolgeville Manheim Historical Society open
  • 6:30pm: Violet Festival Opening Ceremonies, Welcome at Joe Condello Gazebo in Plowe Park – Presentation of Lyndon, Lyon Community Award to Big M, Crowning of the Violet Festival
    Queen, Anna “Aunt Annie” Musella, House Decorating Contest Winners Announced
  • 7pm: Violet Festival Princess & Little Mister Pageant, Ages 5-8, 9-12, 13-17, Information – Taylor
  • 7-11pm: Whiskey Creek at Rustic Ties no cover charge
  • 7:30-9pm: Dolgeville Community Band Concert at the Plowe Park Gazebo

Saturday, June 8th, 2023

  • 6-9am: Vendors Set up – Marilyn 315-429-9884
  • 7-10am: Pancake Breakfast at Dolgeville Firehouse
  • 9am: Village Wide Garage Sales
  • 9am-5pm: Dolgeville Manheim Historical Society open
  • 10am: Violet Festival Parade, Crystal or Don 315-527-9585
  • 10am-5pm: Featured Artist, Anne Contino and Flower Show at The Graystone
  • 10am-5pm: Craft Show – Flea Market
  • 12-2pm: Critical Path at Plowe Park Stage
  • 12-done: Boy Scouts Chicken BBQ at Auskerada Place Basement
  • 12-4pm: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • ​12-4pm: Free Kids Tie Dye T-shirts in front of Military Monument. Limited shirts available, can also bring your own.
  • 1-4pm: DCS Student Art Show K-12 plus BOCES Pre-K & Dolgeville Pre-K at The Graystone
  • 2-4pm: AS/IS at Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 4pm: Brookfield Tractor Pullers at the Daley’s on Moore Rd, Free Admision, bring lawn chair
  • 4-6pm: Fas4ward at Plowe Park Stage
  • 6-7:30pm: Kat & Tyler at Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 7:30-10pm: Violet Festival’s Got Talent Contest
  • 10pm: Fireworks Display from Summerhouse Hill

Ongoing events on Saturday and Sunday

  • Craft Show – Flea Market Horticulture and Food Vendors on Main Street
  • Garden Flower Show at The Graystone
  • Featured Artist Show at The Graystone
  • DCS PreK-12 Student Art Show at The Graystone
  • Themed Basket Tickets sold at Violet Festival
  • Info Booth – Drawing Sunday about 4pm
  • Bounce Houses on Softball Field
  • Village Wide Garage Sales
  • Raffle Ticket Sale for Tyoe’s
  • Chainsawing Carving
  • ​Rock Climbing Wall
  • ​Bull Riding

Sunday, June 9th, 2023

  • 7-8am: Registration/Packet Pick Up “Run for Violets” 5K Run/Walk and 1K Kids Fun Run, Across from Firehouse
  • 7-11am: Pancake Breakfast at Dolgeville Firehouse
  • 8:30am: Run for Violets 5K Run/Walk USAT+F Certification #NY13048JG starts across from firehouse. Some streets will be temporarily be closed for the safety of the participants and motorists. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
  • 9:30am: 1K Kids Fun Run – free of charge, across from firehouse
  • 10-11am: Ecumenical Service at Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 10am-4pm: Featured Artist and Flower Show at The Graystone
  • 10am-5pm: Craft Show – Flea Market
  • 11-11:30am: Poetry Contest at Plowe Park Stage – Joan Lein
  • 12-2pm: Dolgeville Cemetery Walking Tour
  • ​12-3pm: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • ​12-4pm: Dolgeville Manheim HistoricalSociety open
  • 1-3pm: The Penneystreet Playersat Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 1-4pm: DCS Student Art Show K-12 plusBOCES Pre-K & Dolgeville Pre-K at The Graystone
  • 3-5pm: Northern Outlaws at Plowe Park Stage

 

Dolgeville Violet Festival

The Dolgeville Violet Festival happens every year on the second Friday, Saturday and Sunday of June, and this year, June 7, 8 and 9!

Enjoy events at the Violet Festival like the annual parade, 5k Race and Kids’ Fun Run, lots of vendors, along with art and flower shows.

Dolgeville Violet Festival 2024 Kids Fun Run, Image by Dolgeville Violet Festival

As the Dolgeville Violet Festival Committee describes it,

“The Dolgeville Violet Festival is not just a one-time event during the summer, but a year-round effort by the residents of Dolgeville. The Violet Festival preserves the historical aspects of the Village of Dolgeville through the use of innovative, artistic, and educational displays throughout the year. There is an emphasis on the communities’ rich horticultural history, which culminates with the annual Dolgeville Violet Festival…”

The Festival draws more than 75 vendors, 80 organizations that participate in the parade, and over 10,000 people to the Village during the three-day event.

Festival Committee meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at the Dolgeville Village Hall. Anyone interested in volunteering is encouraged to attend.

Lyndon Lyon and Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses

Lyndon Lyon, who lived in Dolgeville until his death in 1999, developed about 800 hybrid varieties of African violet and helped popularize its use as a houseplant. Lyon’s greenhouse in Dolgeville still operates and is known for violets and orchids, and Dolgeville’s annual Violet Festival commemorates him. Wikipedia

Visit LyndonLyon.com for more information about violets from Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses.

More details will be added soon! Like and follow the Dolgeville Violet Festival on Facebook.

Friday, June 7th, 2023

  • 9am: Village Wide Garage Sales
  • 6-8pm: Dolgeville Manheim Historical Society open
  • 6:30pm: Violet Festival Opening Ceremonies, Welcome at Joe Condello Gazebo in Plowe Park – Presentation of Lyndon, Lyon Community Award to Big M, Crowning of the Violet Festival
    Queen, Anna “Aunt Annie” Musella, House Decorating Contest Winners Announced
  • 7pm: Violet Festival Princess & Little Mister Pageant, Ages 5-8, 9-12, 13-17, Information – Taylor
  • 7-11pm: Whiskey Creek at Rustic Ties no cover charge
  • 7:30-9pm: Dolgeville Community Band Concert at the Plowe Park Gazebo

Saturday, June 8th, 2023

  • 6-9am: Vendors Set up – Marilyn 315-429-9884
  • 7-10am: Pancake Breakfast at Dolgeville Firehouse
  • 9am: Village Wide Garage Sales
  • 9am-5pm: Dolgeville Manheim Historical Society open
  • 10am: Violet Festival Parade, Crystal or Don 315-527-9585
  • 10am-5pm: Featured Artist, Anne Contino and Flower Show at The Graystone
  • 10am-5pm: Craft Show – Flea Market
  • 12-2pm: Critical Path at Plowe Park Stage
  • 12-done: Boy Scouts Chicken BBQ at Auskerada Place Basement
  • 12-4pm: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • ​12-4pm: Free Kids Tie Dye T-shirts in front of Military Monument. Limited shirts available, can also bring your own.
  • 1-4pm: DCS Student Art Show K-12 plus BOCES Pre-K & Dolgeville Pre-K at The Graystone
  • 2-4pm: AS/IS at Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 4pm: Brookfield Tractor Pullers at the Daley’s on Moore Rd, Free Admision, bring lawn chair
  • 4-6pm: Fas4ward at Plowe Park Stage
  • 6-7:30pm: Kat & Tyler at Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 7:30-10pm: Violet Festival’s Got Talent Contest
  • 10pm: Fireworks Display from Summerhouse Hill

Ongoing events on Saturday and Sunday

  • Craft Show – Flea Market Horticulture and Food Vendors on Main Street
  • Garden Flower Show at The Graystone
  • Featured Artist Show at The Graystone
  • DCS PreK-12 Student Art Show at The Graystone
  • Themed Basket Tickets sold at Violet Festival
  • Info Booth – Drawing Sunday about 4pm
  • Bounce Houses on Softball Field
  • Village Wide Garage Sales
  • Raffle Ticket Sale for Tyoe’s
  • Chainsawing Carving
  • ​Rock Climbing Wall
  • ​Bull Riding

Sunday, June 9th, 2023

  • 7-8am: Registration/Packet Pick Up “Run for Violets” 5K Run/Walk and 1K Kids Fun Run, Across from Firehouse
  • 7-11am: Pancake Breakfast at Dolgeville Firehouse
  • 8:30am: Run for Violets 5K Run/Walk USAT+F Certification #NY13048JG starts across from firehouse. Some streets will be temporarily be closed for the safety of the participants and motorists. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
  • 9:30am: 1K Kids Fun Run – free of charge, across from firehouse
  • 10-11am: Ecumenical Service at Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 10am-4pm: Featured Artist and Flower Show at The Graystone
  • 10am-5pm: Craft Show – Flea Market
  • 11-11:30am: Poetry Contest at Plowe Park Stage – Joan Lein
  • 12-2pm: Dolgeville Cemetery Walking Tour
  • ​12-3pm: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • ​12-4pm: Dolgeville Manheim HistoricalSociety open
  • 1-3pm: The Penneystreet Playersat Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 1-4pm: DCS Student Art Show K-12 plusBOCES Pre-K & Dolgeville Pre-K at The Graystone
  • 3-5pm: Northern Outlaws at Plowe Park Stage

 

Dolgeville Violet Festival

The Dolgeville Violet Festival happens every year on the second Friday, Saturday and Sunday of June, and this year, June 7, 8 and 9!

Enjoy events at the Violet Festival like the annual parade, 5k Race and Kids’ Fun Run, lots of vendors, along with art and flower shows.

Dolgeville Violet Festival 2024 Kids Fun Run, Image by Dolgeville Violet Festival

As the Dolgeville Violet Festival Committee describes it,

“The Dolgeville Violet Festival is not just a one-time event during the summer, but a year-round effort by the residents of Dolgeville. The Violet Festival preserves the historical aspects of the Village of Dolgeville through the use of innovative, artistic, and educational displays throughout the year. There is an emphasis on the communities’ rich horticultural history, which culminates with the annual Dolgeville Violet Festival…”

The Festival draws more than 75 vendors, 80 organizations that participate in the parade, and over 10,000 people to the Village during the three-day event.

Festival Committee meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at the Dolgeville Village Hall. Anyone interested in volunteering is encouraged to attend.

Lyndon Lyon and Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses

Lyndon Lyon, who lived in Dolgeville until his death in 1999, developed about 800 hybrid varieties of African violet and helped popularize its use as a houseplant. Lyon’s greenhouse in Dolgeville still operates and is known for violets and orchids, and Dolgeville’s annual Violet Festival commemorates him. Wikipedia

Visit LyndonLyon.com for more information about violets from Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses.

More details will be added soon! Like and follow the Dolgeville Violet Festival on Facebook.

Friday, June 7th, 2023

  • 9am: Village Wide Garage Sales
  • 6-8pm: Dolgeville Manheim Historical Society open
  • 6:30pm: Violet Festival Opening Ceremonies, Welcome at Joe Condello Gazebo in Plowe Park – Presentation of Lyndon, Lyon Community Award to Big M, Crowning of the Violet Festival
    Queen, Anna “Aunt Annie” Musella, House Decorating Contest Winners Announced
  • 7pm: Violet Festival Princess & Little Mister Pageant, Ages 5-8, 9-12, 13-17, Information – Taylor
  • 7-11pm: Whiskey Creek at Rustic Ties no cover charge
  • 7:30-9pm: Dolgeville Community Band Concert at the Plowe Park Gazebo

Saturday, June 8th, 2023

  • 6-9am: Vendors Set up – Marilyn 315-429-9884
  • 7-10am: Pancake Breakfast at Dolgeville Firehouse
  • 9am: Village Wide Garage Sales
  • 9am-5pm: Dolgeville Manheim Historical Society open
  • 10am: Violet Festival Parade, Crystal or Don 315-527-9585
  • 10am-5pm: Featured Artist, Anne Contino and Flower Show at The Graystone
  • 10am-5pm: Craft Show – Flea Market
  • 12-2pm: Critical Path at Plowe Park Stage
  • 12-done: Boy Scouts Chicken BBQ at Auskerada Place Basement
  • 12-4pm: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • ​12-4pm: Free Kids Tie Dye T-shirts in front of Military Monument. Limited shirts available, can also bring your own.
  • 1-4pm: DCS Student Art Show K-12 plus BOCES Pre-K & Dolgeville Pre-K at The Graystone
  • 2-4pm: AS/IS at Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 4pm: Brookfield Tractor Pullers at the Daley’s on Moore Rd, Free Admision, bring lawn chair
  • 4-6pm: Fas4ward at Plowe Park Stage
  • 6-7:30pm: Kat & Tyler at Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 7:30-10pm: Violet Festival’s Got Talent Contest
  • 10pm: Fireworks Display from Summerhouse Hill

Ongoing events on Saturday and Sunday

  • Craft Show – Flea Market Horticulture and Food Vendors on Main Street
  • Garden Flower Show at The Graystone
  • Featured Artist Show at The Graystone
  • DCS PreK-12 Student Art Show at The Graystone
  • Themed Basket Tickets sold at Violet Festival
  • Info Booth – Drawing Sunday about 4pm
  • Bounce Houses on Softball Field
  • Village Wide Garage Sales
  • Raffle Ticket Sale for Tyoe’s
  • Chainsawing Carving
  • ​Rock Climbing Wall
  • ​Bull Riding

Sunday, June 9th, 2023

  • 7-8am: Registration/Packet Pick Up “Run for Violets” 5K Run/Walk and 1K Kids Fun Run, Across from Firehouse
  • 7-11am: Pancake Breakfast at Dolgeville Firehouse
  • 8:30am: Run for Violets 5K Run/Walk USAT+F Certification #NY13048JG starts across from firehouse. Some streets will be temporarily be closed for the safety of the participants and motorists. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
  • 9:30am: 1K Kids Fun Run – free of charge, across from firehouse
  • 10-11am: Ecumenical Service at Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 10am-4pm: Featured Artist and Flower Show at The Graystone
  • 10am-5pm: Craft Show – Flea Market
  • 11-11:30am: Poetry Contest at Plowe Park Stage – Joan Lein
  • 12-2pm: Dolgeville Cemetery Walking Tour
  • ​12-3pm: Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • ​12-4pm: Dolgeville Manheim HistoricalSociety open
  • 1-3pm: The Penneystreet Playersat Plowe Park Gazebo
  • 1-4pm: DCS Student Art Show K-12 plusBOCES Pre-K & Dolgeville Pre-K at The Graystone
  • 3-5pm: Northern Outlaws at Plowe Park Stage