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Friday23 Washington County Fair GREENWICH The excitement of the Washington County Fair continues this weekend, ending on Sunday, Aug. 25. With agricultural exhibits, entertainers, a rodeo, amusement rides, vendors and food,
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midway where children or the young at heart, can enjoy games and the nearly 40 amusement rides for all ages. Admission costs $10 for adults and is free for children 13 and younger. A week-long pass will cost $30. Parking is free and there is handicapped parking near the gates and courtesy rides will be offered to those who need them. Sunday is Family Fun Day, when children will have the opportunity to enjoy unlimited rides from noon until 9 p.m. for $20. Fair hours are noon to 11 p.m. through Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday. More information is available at www.washingtoncountyfair.com. u
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Business Course Q U E E N S BU RY The Washington and Warren counties’ local development corporations and SUNY Adirondack Continuing Education are accepting registrations for a 10-week course for prospective entrepreneurs and current small business owners that will run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Mondays beginning Sept. 9. Classes will be held in Washington Hall at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury. Cost: $150. Graduates will qualify to apply for funding to start a business in Washington or Warren counties. Information/registration: 518-743-2238. u
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Library Gala GLENS FALLS Reservations are being accepted for the Crandall Public Library’s second annual gala fundraiser, “Hooray for Hollywood: Lights, Camera, Fiction!” that will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Featured will be hors d’oeuvres, a four-course plated dinner, live music and dancing, and a silent auction. Cost: $90; $75 age 40 and younger. Information/reservations: 518-792-6508, Ext. 284, or www. crandalllibrary.org. u
Blood Drive GRANVILLE The Granville Rotary and TD Bank will sponsor a blood drive on Friday, Aug. 23 at the Granville Forum from 1 to 6 p.m. in memory of deceased members. All presenting donors can enter for a chance to win one of 12 HD Tablets from Best Buy. To schedule an appointment call 518-642-1289 or walk in. u
Pizza at Elks GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition
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Opening Reception HOOSICK FALLS An opening reception for a new art exhibit and a blues concert will be featured at The Armory in Hoosick Falls starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23. From 6 to 8 p.m., join artist Donna Maria de Creeft for the opening of her new exhibit “Microbiology” in Gallery 90. Ms. de Creeft’s artwork includes a series of “Humanist Prayer Flags” and collages. Based on Tibetan prayer flags, they are also like books, pages strung on linen thread, each one a volume of mixed-media collages. The flags are “humanist,” she says, “because they are about many of the things that make us human – our cells, our powers of observation, our relationship to the natural world, and our ability to rationally, and even irrationally, make sense of our existence.” Donna de Creeft is the daughter of the world-famous Hoosick Falls sculptor Jose de Creeft (1884-1982). Her parents bought their house in Hoosick Falls in the 1940s, using it as a summer home. Donna de Creeft attended four years of elementary school at a one-room schoolhouse in West Hoosick. She now owns her parent’s house, and continues to be inspired by the natural
beauty of the area. The exhibit will be on view through Sept. 20. Also showing in the 120 Gallery is “Gone to Great Lengths” by the Hoosick Artist Guild. While at the reception, don’t miss a 7 p.m. concert in the Owl’s Nest by Billy Gilbert, blues guitarist and vocalist. A regional favorite from Stephentown, Gilbert has played guitar with many local blues bands and has opened for the James Montgomery Band, the Ernie Williams Band, and Big Sam’s Funky Nation. For more information, call 518-686-9050 or email Deb Alter at firstname.lastname@example.org. u
HOOSICK FALLS Music in Hoosic will present blues guitarist and vocalist Billy Gilbert in a free concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, in The Owl’s Nest at The Armory in Hoosick Falls. Everyone will be welcome. Information: www.yout u b e. c o m / w a t c h ? v = W 3 1 7 _ AgW4tc. u
GLENS FALLS The Nunziata Brothers, Will and Anthony, will perform an encore concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Joining them with a program of popular and contemporary music, standards and show tunes will be award-winning vocalist Julia Goodwin. Cost: CONTINUED
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Selling the contents of the early country home of the late Margaret McNeil, located at 568 Dutchtown Rd., Argyle, NY consisting of antique furniture and a large selection of interesting collectables. Halfway between Salem & Greenwich turn off Rte. 29 onto Cty. Rte. 49 & follow approx. 5 miles, turn onto Lohret Rd., go approx. 2 miles to T, turn right & follow arrows approx. 1¼ miles. OR approx. 3 miles south of Argyle, turn off Rte. 40 (by The Stovery) onto Cty. Rte. 49 and follow approx. 2 miles to Lohret Rd. Wonderful collection of colorful & decorative quilts; oak curved glass corner cabinet; round oak table w/ leaves; oak mirror back sideboard; fancy mahogany dresser & vanity; oak 2-door bookcase; oak dresser; oak 6-drawer chest; oak library table; painted baker’s cabinet; country 2 & 4 door cupboards; old blanket boxes; upright 78 phonograph; early oil painting of river scene in Adirondack frame; other paintings; framed Glens Falls “Standard” advertisement; selection of other frames and prints; 1920’s advertising calendars including Remington; early 1900’s cardboard advertising fans & match holders; variety of advertising paperwork; advertising card album; old post cards; stereo; viewer & cards; slag glass table lamp; hanging iron store lamp; Betty lamp; rayo lamps; variety of other oil lamps; old lanterns; variety of woodenware; 3 “Aunt Lydia’s” thread display boxes; small Milward’s Needles cabinet; old baskets; assortment of crocks & jugs - some w/ blue; variety of old advertising tins and cigar boxes; Schepp’s cake box; huge selection of old buttons; numerous hat pins; some old clothes; costume jewelry; lots of old kitchenware; enamel & agateware; several Griswold iron skillets; other old iron & brass; string of sleigh bells; old bottles; old marbles; 2 doz. Hess trucks in boxes; 3 Mad. Alexander dolls; doll house furniture; dozens of old Golden books; numerous other books; asst. Coin Silver; wash bowl & pitcher sets; service for 12 “Liberty Blue” dishes plus serving pcs. including soup tureen; RS Prussia bowl; Carnival; Depression; Ironstone; Christmas decorations; chairs & rockers; trunks; white enamel cast iron cook stove; nice old GEM outside water pump; wooden goat sulky; horse drawn sleigh; corn sheller; TroyBilt rototiller.
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Throughout the day, you’ll find dairy, cattle and goat judging in the different tents and barns. At 6 p.m., there’s a Best Dressed Sheep and Goat contest and Quiz Bowl in the Sheep/Goat barn, followed by the Rooster Crowing Contest in the Poultry-Rabbit Barn at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, the popular NYTPA-sanctioned Tractor Pulls will take place at 1 and 7 p.m. in the Motor Sports Arena. Musical entertainment in the Entertainment Tent will be provided by The Hand Picked Band at 6 and 8 p.m. The Sheep/Goat Barn will feature a Sheep Shearing Demo at 1 and 3 p.m., and a Spinning Contest at 2 p.m. At
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Trial by Jury CAMBRIDGE The Hubbard Hall Opera Theater will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Trial by Jury” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Cost: $15 suggested, or pay what you will at the
10 a.m., you can watch the power of Draft Animal Versatility at the Draft Animal Tent. The healing touch of horses will be demonstrated at 2 p.m. in the Ag Center with a presentation by the Nipper Knolls Therapeutic Horses. Sunday is Family Fun Day, which means that $20 all-youcan-ride wristbands will be available for the carnival rides. There will be plenty of motorized horsepower on Sunday, with the Big Rigs Semi-Truck Pulls at 9:45 a.m., a Monster Truck Demonstration in the Motor Sports Arena at 2 p.m., and a Demolition Derby at 3 p.m. At noon in the Antique Tractor area, there will be an Antique Tractor Pull. The day opens at 9:30 a.m. in the Entertainment Tent with a church service. Later in the tent, the well-known door. Information: 518-677-2495, or www.hubbardhall.org/opera.
Saturday24 School Supplies GREENWICH The United Church on Salem Street in Greenwich will hold its annual School Supplies Distribution from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24. Also, the church is accepting donations of school supplies for this distribution. u
Hair of the Dog band will perform at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. There will also be an abundance of dance that day, with a Country Western Dance Instructors Forum at 2 p.m., and the Hill Country Cloggers at 6 p.m., both in the Judging Arena Tent. At 7 p.m., in Beef Barn #9, the Merry Mohican Square Dancers will entertain. The fair opens each day at 9 a.m. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children ages 14 and under. Parking is free on the fairgrounds; handicapped parking is available near the gates, and courtesy rides are offered to those who have a difficult time walking. For more information, visit www.washingtoncountryfair. com or find a copy of the Washington County Fair Guide from Manchester Newspapers, available at the fair gates.
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ziti will be served from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the First Baptist Church, 29 W. Main Street in Cambridge. Takeouts will be available at 1 p.m. for those unable to attend the dinner and if food still is available. Reservations are not necessary, this dinner is served on the last Saturday each month, and everyone will be welcome. Also, extra help will be needed for the October dinner. To help, call Bev at 677-3327, or the church at 677-5487. u
Opening Reception CAMBRIDGE In keeping with the spirit of Hubbard Hall’s “River Rhythms” project, Valley Artisans Market will open a new exhibit “Rivers, Rocks, and Roads: Art by the Lanchantin Family” with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24. The exhibit will express watery ideas in stone sculptures by Bill Lanchantin, along with drawings and paintings by Leslie Lanchantin and their daughter Laura. Throughout August and into September, artists at VAM are widening the concept of water-
ways with swamp maple bowls, rivers rendered in pastels and oils, flowing jewelry, toys that float, glass, pottery, paper and more. A native of Cambridge, Laura Lanchantin is a senior visual arts student at SUNY New Paltz and was recently accepted into the school’s BFA program to study painting. Her landscapes have been exhibited at Karma Road Café in New Paltz. Bill has worked as a stonemason for the past 25 years, creating walls, walks, fireplaces, patios and more. He has recently started working on sculptural pieces for gardens and lawns. Lesley Lanchantine has a BA in Fine Arts from SUNY ESC in CONTINUED
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Youth Building No. 26 4-H Public Presentations, 1:00 p.m.
Judging Arena Tent Open Class Dairy (Jersey/Brown Swiss/Milking Shorthorn), 9:00 a.m. Milking Contest, 6:30 p.m. Best Dressed Calf - Dairy & Beef, 7:00 p.m. County Bounty Building No. 46 Wood Turners Beef Barn No. 9 Judging - Open Beef Cattle, 11:00 a.m. Poultry/Rabbit Barn No. 12 Rooster Crowing Contest, 6:30 p.m. Youth Building No. 26 4-H Public Presentations, 1:00 p.m. Sheep/Goat Barn No. 32 Open Dairy & Fiber Goat, 9:00 a.m. Goat Games, 10:00 a.m. Best Dressed Sheep & Goat & Quiz Bowl, 6:00 p.m. Ag Center No. 8 Stewart’s Ice Cream Cone Give-a-way, 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 Entertainment Tent The Hand Picked Band, 6:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Sheep/Goat Barn No. 32 Open Class Sheep, 9:00 a.m.
Motor Sports Arena NYTPA Sanctioned Tractor Pull, 1:00 p.m. NYTPA Sanctioned Tractor Pull, 7:00 p.m.
Youth Building No. 26 4-H Demonstrations, 1:00 p.m.
Horse Arena Youth Gymkhana Horse Show, 9:00 a.m.
Friday, August 23 Motor Sports Arena Out of Field Tractor Pulls, 10 a.m.; 7 p.m.
Ag Center No. 8 Veggie Races, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Nipper Knolls Therapeutic, 2:00 p.m. Horses Presentation Beef Barn No. 9 Pedal Tractor Pull, 12:00 p.m.
Sheep/Goat Barn No. 32 Open & Youth Meat Goats, 10:00 a.m. Sheep Shearing Demo, 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. Spinning Contest, 2:00 p.m. Lead Line - Sheep, 4:00 p.m. Poultry/Rabbit Barn No. 12 Best Dressed Rabbit/Cavies, 7:30 p.m. Judging Arena Tent TGIF Country Dancers & Tony’s Dancers, 5:00 p.m. County Bounty Building No. 46 Battenkill Fibers Carding and Spinning
Sunday, August 25 Entertainment Tent Church Service, 9:30 a.m. Hair of the Dog Band, 5:30 & 7:30 p.m. Motor Sports Arena Big Rigs Semi-Truck Pulls, 9:45 a.m. Stephens Chrysler Jeep Dodge, 2:00 p.m. Ram Monster Truck Demostration Demolition Derby, 3:00 p.m. Antique Tractor Area Antique Tractor Pull, 12 noon Horse Arena Open Horse Show, 9:00 a.m. Judging Arena Tent Country Western Dance Instructors Forum, 2:00 p.m. Chainsaw Carvings Auction, 4:00 p.m. Hill Country Cloggers, 6:00 p.m. Beef Barn No. 9 Merry Mohican Square Dancers, 7:00 p.m. County Bounty Building No. 46 Easton Rug Hookers
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Opening Reception SALEM An opening reception for a new exhibition titled, “Metaphors/Proportions,” by artist Ruth Sauer will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the North Main Gallery, 196 N. Main Street in Salem. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 518-854-3406. u
Car Show HUDSON FALLS ACE will present “Under the Lights 5,” a car, truck and motorcycle show, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Derby Park on Coleman Avenue in Hudson Falls (rain date Aug. 24). All makes and models will be welcome. Cost: $10 show vehicle registration; $5 spectators. Awards will be presented, music provided by A+ Entertainment, and proceeds will benefit Operation Adopt a Soldier. u
Farm Dinner BENNINGTON A Farm-toTable Dinner will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, in the Paresky Wing of the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9, in Bennington. Vegetables, fruits, cheeses, cider, honey, meats and more from Bennington County farms will be used for this sevencourse tasting dinner. Wines, specifically chosen for each course, will be featured. Cost: $75, with proceeds benefiting the Bennington County Meals on Wheels Program and the Bennington Museum. Reservations: 802-447-1571. Information: www.benningtonmuseum.org. u
Comedy Show GLENS FALLS Los Angeles and New York comedians forming The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Cost: $23. Information/tickets: 518-8740800, or www.woodtheater.org.
Sunday25 Sprint Triathlon MANCHESTER Hunter Park in Manchester will hold its inaugural Southern Vermont Sprint Triathlon the morning of Sunday, Aug. 25. This triathlon will be great for beginners, featuring an eight-mile bike ride, quarter-mile swim, and a 5K. Registration: www.active. com. Information: Bethany at 802-362-0150, Ext. 208, or www. rileyrink.com. u CONTINUED
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VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will host a free Children’s Fishing Contest for ages 3 through 15 from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Aug. 25, at the clubhouse on Route 32 in Victory. Children should bring their own fishing pole (a limited number will be available) and the club will provide prizes and lunch. Information: Chic at 6959407. u
Easton Day EASTON The Easton Quakers will present their annual Easton Day starting at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25. Easton Day commemorates the 1777 “Feathers of Peace” incident in which a party of Burgoyne’s Indians set aside hostilities and joined Easton Friends in worship. After sharing the Friends’ modest meal, the Indians left a white feather over the door of the meeting house to signal that this building should be left in peace. This year’s principal speaker will be Christopher Klemek, associate professor of History at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Klemek’s topic will be “A People’s History of Peacemaking in the Hudson Valley.” The presentation will begin at 11 a.m. Klemek’s family connection with Easton Quakers goes back to the 18th century. The public is invited to all of the day’s events, including Meeting for Worship at 10 a.m. A potluck lunch will follow the speaker. The afternoon program will consist of singing and the retelling of the Feathers of Peace story, with the day concluding at 2 p.m. There will be a morning program for children ages 12 years old and younger. For more information, call Jeannine at 518-587-8932 or Bill at 518-677-8934. u
O’Keeffe Talk GLENS FALLS Lisa Mintz Messinger, author and former curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will speak about the 30-year relationship between Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Free with museum admission. Information: June Leary at 518-792-1761, Ext. 327, or email jleary@hydecollection. org. u
Gone with the Wind GLENS FALLS The Charles R. Wood Theater at 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls will screen the 1939 classic film, “Gone with the Wind,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25. During intermission, there’ll be a trivia contest, and raffle of a replica of Scarlett O’Hara’s famous “curtains” dress, and a copy of the film’s shooting script. Five tickets to “Moonlight and Magnolias,” a behind-the-scenes comedy about the making of this film currently running in Lake George, also will be given away. CONTINUED
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Pops Concert MANCHESTER T he Manchester Music Festival will present a Pops Concert, featuring Tony and Grammy award winning singer/actress Audra McDonald, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, in the Arkell Pavilion of the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. Information/tickets: 802-362-1956, or www.mmfvt. org. u
Free Concert GRANVILLE the Granville Town Band will perform marches and concert band specialties from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Free and open to all.
Tuesday27 Thrift Shop Sale SCHUYLERVILLE The Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop at 116 Broad Street in Schuylerville will hold a $1 bag sale Tuesday through Saturday, Aug. 27 to 31. Offered will be clothing for men, women and children and household items. Beginning in September, the shop will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, through the winter. Information: 695-4640. u
Free Concert STILLWATER The Friends of the Saratoga Battlefield will host the Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum Corps at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Visitor Center, Route 32 in Stillwater. Listen to songs that heartened armies during the Revolutionary War and bring lunch if you like to this free event. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www. nps.gov/sara. u
Book Discussion SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. For discussion will be Louise Penny’s “The Brutal Telling.” Information: 518-695-6641.
Wednesday28 Schaghticoke Fair SCHAGHTICOKE “Who’s Your Souper Hero” is the theme for the 194th Great Schaghticoke Fair, which opens on Wednesday, Aug. 28 and runs through Monday, Sept. 2. This year’s fair features an exciting assortment of free shows, including Galaxy Girl, the world’s highest aerial thrill show; Elephant Encounter, with an up-close experience with the world’s largest land animals; and the U.S. Freestyle Motocross Championship Series. On the Today’s Options free CONTINUED
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stage in the park, there will be a Rising Stars Talent Competition, the Sage City Six, Hooville Homebrew, national countryrock artist J. Collins, Elvis tribute artist Drew Polsun and the Fascinations, Joey Pucci and the American Longboards, an Eagles tribute band, and more. Meanwhile, at the grandstand, don’t miss the Pickup Truck, Farm Tractor and NYTPA Tractor Pulls. On Saturday afternoon, there will be rodeo action by Double M Rodeo. For the first time, there will beback-to-back demolition derbies on Sunday and Monday nights, produced by Stoney Roberts. On Saturday night, Alonzo Fireworks will present a giant fireworks display. This year’s theme will be celebrated on Friday, Aug. 30, with special contests going on throughout the day, including costumes to promote the food donation program “Who’s Your Souper Hero.” For more information, visit www.schaghticokefair.org. u
Open School Day SALEM Incoming grade 7 students and new students, along with their parent, guardian or friend, are invited to the annual Open School Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Salem Junior/Senior High School. All students should bring their schedules with them and meet teachers, open their locker, visit with classmates, and more. Information: 518-8547600. u
Gospel Jam FORT EDWARD The Bluebillies will host a Gospel Jam at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Pickers and listeners will be welcome and there’ll be refreshments and drawings available. Cost: Donations appreciated. Information: Mel at 518-632-5026. u
Owl Celebration HOOSICK FALLS Three live owls, each a different species indigenous to this region, will be the stars of the Hoosick Falls Summer of the Owl Ceremony and Celebration at 7 p.m. on W e d n e s d a y, Aug. 28 at The Armory. Wildlife rehabilitator and educator Trish Marki of the Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York will feature the owls. Her halfhour presentation will include hands-on demonstrations, along with information on the owls’ nesting, breeding and hunting habits. The evening will also include the unveiling of the Main Owl Mural in the Perry Room at the Armory. This exhibit features 27 unique owls, each one named, sitting in a gigantic tree. An Owl Hunt for families and kids will follow the owl demonstration. Free walking tour maps will be available, so everyone can discover all of the owls created by Hoosick area artists that are scattered around the village as CONTINUED
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part of Hoosick’s “Summer of the Owl” community art program. For more information, go to www.hayc3.org.
Thursday29 Motorcycle Rally KILLINGTON Americade will present the Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally Thursday, Aug. 29, through Sunday, Sept. 1, based at The Foundry at Summit Pond on the Killington access road. Featured will be social and special events, a vendor village, bike and stunt shows, live music, a 12-mile parade of bikes, and touring on Vermont’s scenic roadways. Information: www.discoverkillington.com, or www.killingtonclassic.com. u
Library Party SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52Ferry Street will host an End of Summer Party at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29. Come for games, prizes and snacks. Information: 518-695-6641. u
F.D. Auction PAWLET On Thursday, Aug. 29 starting at 6 p.m., the West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual auction, featuring a variety of goods including tables, dressers, mirrors, an old school desk, knick-knacks, glassware, toys and more. “You never know what types of items you get,” said Tom Collard, president of the company. He said the event, which is usually well attended, will feature auctioneer Chris Mars, whose father was known Vermont auctioneer Bus Mars. “Chris Mars has always done a great job—he does a really good job working the crowd,” Collard said. Officials said Mars’ father “taught his son well the tradition of presenting an entertaining Vermont auction. Chris will use his talent of using rapidfire, staccato calls to entice folks to purchase the products they know they need to take home with them,” they said. The auction also offers great food, such as grilled burgers, hot dogs and French fried potatoes, along with soda and bottled water. Proceeds from donated items help the department’s general operating costs and go toward much-needed equipment and training programs, both for new recruits and continuing education for long-time department member volunteers, officials said. All of the items are available to view starting at 5 p.m. before the auction bidding action begins at 6, and the event will continue until everything is gone. The department is still accepting donated items, and those who need assistance getting items to the auction site are encouraged to get in touch with the department. This is the first time the event, CONTINUED
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which will take place rain or shine at the firehouse, is being held at night. For more information contact Hosley at 802645-0158 or Collard at 802-6450839 or email wpvfd@yahoo. com.
Friday30 Plein Air Workshop GLENS FALLS LARAC is accepting registrations for a “How-to Plein Air Workshop” with artist Tom Ryan that will include three sessions, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, in Glens Falls. Cost: $17, $12 LARAC members for one session; $45, $30 members, for all three sessions. Information/registration: 518798-1144, Ext. 2.
Saturday31 Food/Wine Benefit STRATTON AREA A Full Palette Food and Wine Event to benefit the Stratton Foundation will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, through Sunday, Sept. 1, in the Stratton area. For a full list of activities and venues, visit www.strattonfoundation.com. u
Tag Sale/Food SHUSHAN The Shushan Townwide Tag Sale will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31. Also, there will be a pancake breakfast at 8 a.m., and lunch, at the Shushan Methodist Church. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Gayle Shaw at 518854-3896. u
Yard Sale SCHAGHTICOKE A Labor Day Weekend Yard Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Melrose Methodist Church, Church Street and Route 40, in the Schaghticoke hamlet of Melrose. Also, available will be hot dogs, baked goods, and drinks. Information: Elsie at 235-4370. u
1948 Class Reunion GRANVILLE The Granville High School class of 1948 will hold its 65th Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 31, at Bernardo’s Restaurant on Church Street in Granville. Social hour will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m. Also, a class photo will be taken at about 5:45 p.m. u
StreetFest MANCHESTER A free StreetFest will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, on Main Street in downtown Manchester. Featured will be four bands, face painting, performers, exhibitors, and food and craft vendors. No dogs allowed in the cordoned Main Street area. If inclement weather threatens the cancellation of this event, visit the Facebook page of the Manchester Journal for information. Information: 802-362-5333, or email t.hayes@ manchester-vt.gov. u
Teen Night SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library will host a Teen Manhunt Night for students entering grades 6 through 12 from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, at Fort Hardy Park in Schuylerville. Participate in a manhunt, eat pizza, and make s’mores. A parent permission slip, available at the library, 52 Ferry Street, will be required. Information: 518-695-6641.
Sunday1 Pancake Breakfast SALEM Everyone is invited to a Holiday Weekend Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Salem Fish and Game Club on Route 29. Tickets will be sold at the door. Information/cost: Bill at 677-3384, or Kevin at 222-3448. u
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Museum Open FORT EDWARD The Old Fort House Museum and Gift Shop at 29 Broadway in Fort Edward will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 1 through 30 (closed Labor Day and Mondays). Admission: $5 adults; free members and visitors younger than 17. Information: 518-747-9600, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. u
Japanese Musicians SALEM The Salem Courthouse Community Center at 58 E. Broadway will present five musicians from Japan with a Concert of Music Masterpieces at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1. Works by Mozart and Brahms will be featured. Admission: Donation, with proceeds benefiting the CCC’s programs.
Wednesday4 Farmers Market GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 70 Main Street. Naturally grown vegetables, eggs, pastured pork and beef, prepared foods, baked goods, and more will be offered each Wednesday. Information: 518944-7149. u
Farmers Market HOOSICK FALLS The Farmers Market will be open from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays at the HAYC3 Armory, 80 Church Street in Hoosick Falls. Fresh, local produce along with art, jewelry, décor and more will be offered. u
Toastmasters Meet HUDSON FALLS The Wa s h i n g t o n County Toastmasters will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Annex II Building next to the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building , 415 Lower Main Street in Hudson Falls. This group meets on the first and third Wednesday each month and everyone is invited to attend. Information: www. washingtoncountytoastmasters.org. u
Model Railroading GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold free Open Houses from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays in September at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls.. Information: www. upstatemodelrailroaders.com.
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Car Show LAKE GEORGE The 25th Annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show will be held Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 5 to 8, at the Fort William Henry Hotel in Lake George Village. Classic, antique, muscle, custom and street rod cars will be featured. Cost/times: 518-821-6237, or www.adirondacknationals.com. u
Salisbury Hike RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer a moderate climb to the falls of Lana Trail and at Silver Lake in Salisbury on Thursday, Sept. 5. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Godnick Center on Deer Street in Rutland to carpool. Bring water and lunch and wear sturdy footwear. Information: Lyn Drigert at 775-7038. u
Thrift Shop FORT ANN The United Protestant Church of Fort Ann will open its Thrift Shop at 5 Ann Street, across from Cumberland Farms, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Offered will be clothing, household items, and more. Information: Jackie White at 518-932-4559. u
Legion Auxiliary FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983. u
Gospel Music BENNINGTON The Blackwood Brothers Quartet, a gospel music group featuring four-part harmony, will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Green Mountain Christian Center, 440 Main Street in Bennington. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-447-7224. u
5K Run STILLWATER The Stillwater Area Community Center will host a GLOW Back to School 5K Run at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5. Registration cost: $25 in advance at 518-664-2515, $30 on Sept. 5, with proceeds benefiting the Center. Also, bring a school supply item(s) to the run and for every item donated you’ll receive a glow necklace or bracelet. The items will be given to the Stillwater Central School District for students in need.
Friday6 Class Reunion HUDSON FALLS The Hudson Falls High School class of 1963 is accepting reservations for its 50th Class Reunion that will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 25 to 27. Members of other classes will be welcome to
attend. Information/reservations: Bonnie Hazelton at 7477393, or Carol Mead at 732-9472. u
Sandy Hill Days FORT EDWARD Sandy Hill Days will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6 and 7, at the Old Fort House Museum, 29 Broadway in Fort Edward. Museum admission will be free for residents of Kingsbury and Hudson Falls, with proof of residency. Information: 518-7479600, or email oldfort@localnet. com. u
Vettefest Q U E E N S BU RY The Adirondack Vettefest will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 6 to 8, at the Ramada Inn in Queensbury. Come celebrate the iconic Corvette to benefit Operation Santa Claus. Cost/ times: 518-527-3329, or www. adirondackcorvettes.com. u
Book Sale RUTLAND The Friends of the Rutland Free Library will hold a Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7, and 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the library, 10 Court Street. Hundreds of hardcover and paperback books (most 25 cents to $3), puzzles, and CDs and DVDs for all ages will be offered. Antique and rare books, and collectible comic books, too. Information: 802-773-1860, or www.rutlandfree.org. u
Thrift Shop Open ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 7. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday. u
Farmers Market FAIR HAVEN The Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6, at Fair Haven Park (rain or shine). This market will be open every Friday this season. u
Fish Fry WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 6. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518499-2482. u
Pizza at Elks GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozza-
rella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061. u
Texas Hold’em HOOSICK FALLS A Texas Hold’em Tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 6, at the Hoosick Falls Armory, 80 Church Street. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with play at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $35 buy-in, with option for $10 add-on, plus $5 high-hand pot. This event will be held on the first Friday each month through Dec. 6. For new and experienced poker players. u
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