The Area

PS21 Chatham is located in northern Columbia County which is known for its agricultural and cultural bounty. The charming village of Chatham, only a mile south of PS21, is a relaxing place to spend the afternoon and have dinner before heading to PS21 for a performance. The village has bookstores, art galleries, restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, natural food stores, a Microbrewery, a Welsh Pub, wine shops, a gourmet cheese shop, a fine jewelers, and a single-screen 1920s still active movie theater! Within 15 minutes there are many more activities available at Art Omi, Shaker Museum and Library, the Hudson Winery, the Land Conservancy’s Nature Preserves, Ghent Playhouse, MacHaydn Theater, Spencertown Academy Arts Center, and more. And if you care to go just a little further afield you can find all kinds of riches in Hudson, Kinderhook, Philmont, New Lebanon, the Berkshires, and all the rural nooks and crannies in between.

Places to Find Good Food and Drink in Chatham:

Ben Gabel Savories
The Berry Farm
Blue Plate
Chatham Brewing
The Chatham Grill
Chatham Café and Deli
Chatham Real Food Market Co-op
Destino
Our Daily Bread
Pizza Den
Prepared
The People’s Pub
The Taste Box
Yianni’s at Chatham House

Places to Stay:

Columbia County Lodging Association

Places to Go for a Hike:

Columbia Land Conservancy
Olana

For more Info:

Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Columbia County Tourism
Chatham Area Business Alliance (CABA)
Berkshire Visitors Bureau