We are closed at the Cafe and the Farmer’s Market Sat.July4th.
We’re going to the annual family picnic.
A wonderful 4th to all !
The Café is open for breakfast brunch lunch on Sunday July 5th 9-4.
Our Sunday Specials are: Tostada: Eggs layered with a crispy fried tortilla, home fries, veggie or chorizo hash, manchego cheese, and lime crema, plus ranchero sauce made from vine-ripe fresh tomatoes.
The Nellies are an Albany, NY based, rootsy, alt-country, Americana band. The band is driven by core singer-songwriter duo, Karen Ann Gilpin (acoustic guitar/banjo) and Peggy Lecuyer (mandolin/harmonica) who both contribute driving rhythms and beautiful two part harmonies to their songs. They are joined by Gene Lemme who keeps The Nellies in line on the upright bass. Also joining The Nellies at shows are an assortment of stellar lead players such as Kevin Maul and Mike McMann, as well as others. You will find The Nellies’ energy contagious. Their fun loving stage presence will put a smile on your face.
Karen Ann and Peggy write a number of the songs that The Nellies perform and combine them with well chosen covers performed by Fred Eaglesmith, Donna the Buffalo, The Grateful Dead, Kasey Chambers, Gram Parsons, Abigail Washburn, Bob Dylan and Gillian Welch as well as the inclusion of some favorite, traditional bluegrass songs.
The Nellies have proudly released their first CD in October of 2011 and are laying the musical groundwork for their next release. You will find The Nellies playing at a variety of events and venues in the greater Albany, NY area – please go to our gigs tab to see where we’ll be playing next and feel free to contact us to play at a venue near you!
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Next Saturday & Sunday, April 16 & 17, we are trying something different. Every once in a while we have a Breakfast Buffet instead of our usual cook-to-order. It’s a good time to try something different, to fill your hunger both for the new and different and for the tried and true. Menu:
Chorizo Scrambled Eggs
Flamenca (Chorizo Stew, eaten with eggs)
Blueberry Multigrain Pancakes
Fruit Platter w. Yoghurt Dip
Price is $12 for adults, $7 for children under 12.
If you like it we’ll do it more often, so let us know, even if you can’t come in this weekend.