About New Berlin Art Forum

A Message from the New Berlin Art Forum President

Thank you to all our current and past members who have helped shape the New Berlin Art Forum into the successful organization it is today. It is hard to believe that it has been 44 years since our humble beginnings. In that time we have offered a variety of programs in an effort to broaden the artistic and cultural appreciation of our community. Thomas Merton is quoted as saying ďArt enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.Ē It is the New Berlin Art Forumís hope that attending our performances allows you to escape your hectic life even if only for a little while and find yourself recharged and ready to tackle the world once again. ďA man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul,Ē Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

This year's Membersí Only Reception will be held Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 6:00 PM at St. Andrew's Church Parish Hall so mark your calendars now. We thank you for supporting the New Berlin Art Forum and our goal to bring a variety of quality performances to our community. We hope you enjoy the upcoming performances.

Lynn Flaig, President & Treasurer

Board of Directors

Lynn Flaig
President & Treasurer

Inky Nielsen
Vice President

Carlotta Iannello

Renie Brown
Annie Gibson
Marilyn King
Carol Sacks
Mary Schneider
Sue Walker

Margaret M. Murray
Independent Consultant

Visit the Art Forumís website at NewBerlinArtForum.org for more information about our 2018-2019 Performing Art Series or call 607-847-6862

Community Spotlight - 2018 - 2019

The Deer Path Restaurant
6064 State Hwy 8, New Berlin, NY 13411
(607) 847-9976

For its 44th season, the New Berlin Art Forum has chosen to honor The Deer Path Restaurant and owners Jannette and Christopher Roche. This locally-owned family restaurant features real home-made food just like your grandmother used to cook.

Christopher, (a Long Island native), began working at his fatherís establishment, Rickís Tavern, over 25 years ago. The establishment was a popular spot for lunches, dinners, and events and was located across the street from the former Kraft yogurt factory. When Chobani resurrected the old plant and required more room for expansion, Rickís Tavern was purchased by the company. Christopher and Jeanette wanted to continue in the restaurant business and purchased The Deer Path Restaurant which had closed its doors years before. Together they continue the tradition of a friendly, family-oriented restaurant featuring lunches Monday through Saturday, dinners on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. The Deer Path has dinner specials and the very delicious and popular Friday night Fish Fry.

Jannette, (born and raised in Columbus), has always loved to cook. Christopher grew up working in the kitchen of Rickís Tavern and developed excellent culinary skills and a keen sense of what the customer wants. The Deer Path theme has always been simple, delicious, home-made food at reasonable prices. Located a few miles north of New Berlin, the restaurant is open all year long. It also has a full bar.

Jannette, Christopher and their staff of five have provided excellent food and service for over eight years. The restaurant also offers gluten-free dining options. If you do not see an item on the menu that you would like, just ask! Special orders are accommodated upon request.

In addition to regular business hours, Jannette and Christopher have hosted many community fund raisers, benefits, and events to help local folks in need such as a Quilt Auction, 50/50 raffles, cooking contests and so on. The Deer Path also hosts The New Berlin Art Forumís Acme dinner theater which is enjoyed by all. The Deer Path is a very popular location catering to the hunting community in the fall, bike riders and poker runs in summer, and snow mobile riders in winter. The restaurant also holds private parties, bridal and baby showers, corporate events and get togethers. Jannette and Christopher are more than delighted to plan a special menu for any event.

Jannette and Christopher are very appreciative of all their customers that have contributed greatly to the success of the restaurant. If you have not stopped in for dinner or lunch you donít know what you are missing.

The New Berlin Art Forum is very grateful for the Rocheís ongoing support. Please stop by The Deer Path Restaurant and join us in support of this generous local business.


Frank & Rosario

Jannette & Christopher Roche