Borscht Belt Festival 2023!

Borscht Belt Festival 2023!

Wowza! What a time we had in Ellenville, NY. Alison, Mia, and I had “the time of our lives” (Dirty Dancing reference intended) at the first annual Borscht Belt Festival sponsored by the soon-to-open Borscht Belt Museum. We met people from far and wide, many ages and interests…and all with a shared love of schtick! Didn’t make it to the Catskills this summer? No problem - we’ve created a photo montage of our adventure!


In the words of Midge Maisel:

"We're going to the Catskills!"

Road trip! We filled the car with all of our favorite merch...


Welcome to Ellenville!

It was certainly a rainy start to the day...

Still, we managed to pitch our tent and hang our banner.

Lucky for all, the weather changed to sunshine, just in time for festival kick-off.

We loved meeting customers. So many people stopped by our booth!

...and we found a knish vendor ;)

People loved taking pics with our props!

Everyone LOVED our we made it into a t-shirt.

Thanks, Borscht Belt Museum - we had a blast. See you next year!

 Learn more about the Borscht Belt Museum at


ALSO: Bounce over to our blog interview with Andrew Jacobs: Board President (or should we say..."Mensch-in-Charge") of the Borscht Belt Museum project. 


PS:  If you saw I24 News "Beyond the Headlines" saw Mia!

 (Photo/ Screen Capture: I24 News, "Beyone the Headlines.")

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