Say Cheddar!

The Adams Revitalization Committee Presents
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Saturday, July 8th, 10:00 am to 4 pm
in the Village of Adams
A Village Wide Celebration of the Agriculture and Cheese Making Industry in Jefferson County
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Thanks for coming! See you next year.
Event Details

Village Venues

Visit Adams Revitalization Information Booth. Transportation provided - look for pickup signs on benches. T-Shirts, keychains, sunglasses, magnets, and more for sale to help the Adams Revitalization Committee.

Opening Ceremonies:
10:00 am at the Village Green with National Anthem sung by Meredith Zembiec and the American Legion Honor Guard

John Jennings from Great Lake Cheese, Mayor Philip Chatterton, Supervisor David Kellogg, Legislator Jeremiah Maxon, Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush and NYS Dairy Princess Krystle Burger and her court.

Mac & Cheese Contest:
in the Gazebo at 12:00 pm sharp.

Wine Tasting:
in the Pavilion. Come taste some our areas best wines!

will be located on the Village Green, Main Street, East Church Street and Sixtown. There will be jewelry, pottery, glass items, clothing, antiques, candles, soaps, quilts and more. There are over 50 this year.

Dunking Booth:
Come dunk from Watertown Savings Bank. Located in Arbor Park.

Jerry Merrill, World Renowned Ice Carver, will be Carving Cheese Blocks all day
Music at the Gazebo and Pavilion all day
Ripley House Museum Tours
Local Restaurants will be open with "Specials"
Cheezy Duck Race sponsored by South Jeff rescue
Rescue Squad/Kirk Steele Memorial 5K Run

INFORMATION BOOTH Located in Arbor Park.

Need a ride? Look for the Cheesy Chariot ATV’s!

This is a Pet FREE Event. See Info tab on the left.

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Adams Fire Department
Hamburgers, Hotdogs & Fries
SJ Lion's Club
Chicken Barbeque
Berry Man
Fruit Smoothies
Gram's Diner - Main Street
Deep Fried Cheese Curd & Cheese Curd Omelets
Community Bank/SJ Backpack Program
Hot Dogs, Snow Cones, Cotton Candy, Popcorn and Drinks
Johnny D's
Pulled Pork, Cheese Steak & Salt Potatoes
Edible Arrangements
Chocolate Covered Fruit
Carson’s Pizzeria and Bar
Silver Street Kettle Corn
Kettle Corn
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Adams Fire Department Auxilary
Fried Dough
Pearl's Pastry Shoppe - Main Street
Donuts, Pastries and Chocolate Cheddar
Shambo’s Briskets
Ribs, Wings, Pulled Pork, Cornbread and Beans
The Cheese Store
Sub Sandwiches and more
Great Lakes Cheese
Cheese for Sale & Free Samples
Baptist Church
Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Timmy Crack Corn
Fudge, Jellies, Jam, Pies and Cookies
Burnham Maple Products
Maple Products
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We have over 50 vendors! Some of the Handcrafted items include:

Jewelry, Handcrafted Purses, Bags & Totes, Sundresses, Wood Crafts, Custom Signs, Ceramics, Wind Chimes, Bird Houses, Homemade Soap, Gemstones, Holiday Ladders, Wine Racks, Quilts, Antiques, Tie-Dye Clothing, Hemp Jewelry, Aprons, Stuffed Animals, Hair Bows, Cattle Horns, Sock Monkeys, Wood Burning, Canes, Scarves, Antique Photo Restoration and more!

There will also be Lia Sophia, Creative Memories, 31 Gifts, Silpada Designs and Caricatures!
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2 tickets per child for the free ice cream and book. Pickup at Sixtown Information Booth

FREE Ice Cream (Kids Only)
FREE Pony Rides/Petting Zoo
FREE Books
FREE Inflatable Jump Houses
FREE Balloons from MacIlvennie & Brown Insurance

Rick West with his birds Sponsored by SJ Veterinary
Sci-Tech Center
Magician, Michael Byette
Lucky Ring Ranch Sponsored by SJ Veterinary
Dancing Goat Farm
Cheese Festival Tee-shirts for Sale at Revitalization Info Booths

Jefferson County Sheriff will be doing Operation Safe Child ID’s
South Jeff Safety Bus at Baptist Church
Backpack Program at Community Bank - lots of Food
Face Painting by McKenzie Berry

Inside Six Town:
Many local Organizations

10:00 am - National Anthem by Meredith Zembiec

At the Gazebo
At the Wine Garden
At Sixtown
10:30 - 12:00 - Quill & Plow

12:00 - 12:45 - Mac & Cheese Contest

1:00 - 2:00 - Country Showdown Contestants

2:00 - 3:00 - Lochness

3:00 - 4:00 - Emma Broulliard
10:30 - 11:30 - Country Classic Cloggers

11:30 - 12:30 - Barry Smith

12:30 - 1:30 - Ryan Grant

1:30 - 2:30 - Brittany Cean

2:30 - 4:00 - Josh Weise
10:30 - 11:30 - Jerry and Carol Loch

12:30 - 1:30 - Emma Boulliard

1:30 - 2:30 - Country Classic Cloggers

2:30 - 4:00 - Joel Carpenter
Around Downtown
11:00 - 12:30 - Jackie Hobbs
At Nana Rose
Troy O’Brien
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This year’s Flyer can be downloaded here.

Want to be a part of this year's festival?

Have something to sell? Fill out a Vendor Registration Form.

Want to share your musical talent? Email us.

Like to donate some time? Email us.

Would you like to become a Sponsor?
Fill out a form and email it to:

This year’s Flyer can be downloaded here.

Like to donate some money?

Thanks to our Generous 2016 Sponsors!
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MacIlvennie and Brown Inc, Car Freshner, Waite Motor Sports, The Cheese Store, South Jeff Lions Club,
Stewarts Shops, Hi-Lite Markings, Inc., Lori Gervera Real Estate, Dave’s Pool Service, Atomic Signs


Wratten Trailer Sales, Johnny D’s, Gram’s Diner, M&M Ice Cream, Adams Country Club,
Tug Edge, Hamilton Body Shop, Watertown/Adams Urgent Care, John W. Cobb Family