Don't miss these live events at Lupine Fest!

10am-11:30am LIVE MUSIC: Whippersnappers
Location: Roving on the Discovery Center grounds
Tap your feet to the tunes of the WhipperSnappers! This trio of regional folk superstars offers upbeat string band music with fiddles, 5-string banjo and acoustic guitar, featuring fun songs new and old.

10am-12pm MEET & GREET: The Lupine Lady
Location: Nature Play Area #6 on the map
Come visit the Lupine Lady and hear the story of Miss Rumphius or help her plant seeds of the beautiful wild blue lupine! 

10am-4pm MEET & GREET: Prescribed Fire Crew
Location: Access Road Area #10 on the map
Come check out equipment including engines and tools, used on controlled burns in the Pine Bush Preserve. Staff will be on hand to answer questions and help you learn more about the important role that fire plays in the Pine Bush.

11:30am & 12:15pm PINE BUSH WILDLIFE: Live animal programs with the Southern VT Museum of Natural History
Location: Performance Tent #13 on the map
Learn about wildlife of the Albany Pine Bush in this live animal program with Michael Clough of the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum.  Mike will introduce us to a variety of animals that are native to the preserve including owls, hawks, snakes, and turtles in this one-of-a-kind experience.

1:00pm-2:30pm LIVE MUSIC: Hot Club of Saratoga
Location: Performance Tent #13 on the map
Hot Club of Saratoga, a premier swing ensemble in the Capital District, plays a repertoire that reflects the spirit and style originated by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in The Quintet of the Hot Club of France. Most of the tunes Hot Club of Saratoga plays were written or recorded by Django at some time in his musical life, hot swing music of the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s.  

2:30pm-3:30pm LIVE MUSIC: Dan Duggan
Location: Performance Tent #13 on the map
Dan Duggan, nationally touring performer and teacher, is rapidly being acknowledged as one of the finest dulcimer players and composers in the country. Although pioneering innovative compositional work for the dulcimer, Dan's renditions of traditional Irish and American tunes reflect his study and understanding of their original context. Whether re-creating 18th century harp pieces or vibrant 19th century dance tunes, Dan has engaged audiences nationwide in an excursion of musical styles and moods.





Live Events

Listen to Dan Duggan's Dulcimer
2:30pm in the Performance Tent