Community Calendar 9/6/12

 

Thursday September 6

 

Ladies Derby

WHITEHALL Registrations are requested no later than 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, for a Ladies Fishing Derby that will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9, at Lake Champlain. The derby will run from 12:01 a.m. Saturday through 3 p.m. Sunday and bait or lures may be used. Register at Honey’s Bait & Tackle, 21 Broadway in Whitehall. Information: Honey’s at 518-499-2291.

 

Car Show

LAKE GEORGE The Adirondack Nationals Car Show will be held Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 6 to 9, at the Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George. Classic, antique and muscle cars, custom and street rods will be featured. There’ll be family activities and a car cruise, too. Information/cost: 518-821-6237, or www.adirondacknationals.com.

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 4 on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 11 a.m. Sept. 6, Parker House, Rutland; 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7, Young-at-Heart Senior Center, Poultney; 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, Forestdale Senior Center, Brandon; and 10 a.m. Sept. 12, Templewood Court, Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Rummage Sale

GRANVILLE Sylvan Star/Skenesborough Chapter 122, Order of the Eastern Star, will hold a Rummage Sale from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 7, at the Slate Valley Masonic Center, 95 North Street in Granville. Fall and winter items will be available, there’ll be $3 and $5 bag sales, and lunch will be available. Information: Jean MacLeod at 518-260-0460.

 

Historic Residence

CASTLETON The Higley House at 407 Main Street, Route 4A, in Castleton will be open on Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. through Oct. 4. This is a lovely historic residence that also features a collection of antique carriages and tools.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays during the summer, across from the Castleton Free Library on Main Street, Route 4A.

 

Chinese Painters

MANCHESTER Prof. John Berninghausen of Middlebury College and his wife, Alice, will present a slide lecture titled, “Behind the Brush: The Art and Lives of Classically Trained Contemporary Chinese Ink and Color Painters,” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6. You’ll find this event at the First Congregational Church in Manchester. Cost: $20. Information/registration: Veronica VanDerMark at the Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning, 768-8525, or visit www.greenmtnacademy.org.

 

Pizza at VFW

GRANVILLE The VFW Auxiliary will offer Pizza from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays at VFW Post 1653, 9 North Street in Granville. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 cheese pizza, $9 pepperoni. Information: 518-642-1599.

 

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.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, 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.

 

Dinner, Show

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Land Conservancy will host a Dine for the Lake event featuring “Love List” on Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Lake George Dinner Theater in the Holiday Inn at Lake George. Dine at 6:30 p.m. with the show at 8 p.m. Information/tickets: 518-668-5762, Ext. 411, or www.lglc.org.

 

Authors Visit

ARLINGTON As part of National Get a Library Card Month, the Martha Canfield Library in Arlington will present husband and wife team Sue Halpern and Bill McKibben reading from their new books at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6. Sue will read from her bestselling “Learning to Swim,” while Bill, a noted environmentalist, will talk about his book “The Fight for a Working Climate.” Free and open to all. Information: 802-375-2219, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Friday September 7

 

Golf Benefit

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center is accepting registrations for its Community Center Golf Outing that will begin with a 1 p.m. shotgun start on Friday, Sept. 14, at the Lake St. Catherine Country Club on Route 30 in Poultney. Cost: $105, including 18 holes of golf, cart, gifts, prizes, dinner and a chance to win a $10,000 hole-in-one prize. Proceeds will benefit the Center’s senior and disabled transportation program. Information/registration: 802-468-3093.

 

Bus Trip

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Auxiliary is accepting reservations for a “Bus Trip with the Witches” to Salem, Mass., on Saturday, Oct. 13. The bus will leave the Greenwich Elks building at 5:30 a.m. for a day of shopping, sight-seeing or bar crawling. For age 18 and older. Cost: $55. Reservations are required by Monday, Sept. 10, with Kim Strainer at 361-6994.

 

Fall Classes

SALEM The Salem Courthouse Community Center will offer fall classes, including “Basic Dog Obedience” that began on Sept. 5; Puppet Performance” and “Hand Chime Choir” Tuesday afternoons beginning Oct. 23; “American Sign Language” Friday afternoons starting Sept. 14; and “Sit Down and Shape Up! Gyrokinesis” Thursdays starting Oct. 11. Many more classes will be offered. Information: www.salemcourthouse.org.

 

Tot Shabbat

MANCHESTER Israel Congregation at 6025 Main Street in Manchester is accepting registrations for its Tot Shabbat Program that will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. on the second Saturday each month beginning on Sept. 8. Interfaith children, parents and grandparents are encouraged to participate. There’ll be a free children’s picture book or CD on Jewish themes each month, food, singing and a variety of activities. Information/registration: 802-362-4578, or email office@icmvt.org.

 

NOFA Workshop

ARGYLE The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York is accepting registrations for a “Vegetable Variety Walk with High Mowing Seeds” workshop that will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12. You’ll find this workshop at the Slack Hollow Farm, 177 Gilchrist Road in Argyle. Cost: $15; free for NOFA-NY members. Information/registration: Stephanie Backer-Bertsch at 585-271-1979, Ext. 509, or www.tinyurl.com/nofanyevents.

 

Vettefest

QUEENSBURY The Adirondack Vettefest will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 7 to 9, at the Ramada Inn in Queensbury. Celebrate Corvettes and enjoy autocross, an Adirondack road tour, and a “show and shine” car show. Information/cost: 518-527-3329, or www.adirondackcorvettes.com.
Tag Sale Benefit

CAMBRIDGE A Tag Sale will be held and water and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation bracelets ($3 per bracelet) will be sold from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Sept. 7 to 9, at Stevens & Sons Sunoco, 24 N. Park Street in Cambridge. Proceeds will go to Team Collin (family and friends of Chad Stevens) at the JDRF Walk at Skidmore College on Oct. 14.

 

Game Day

CASTLETON Game Day will be held on Friday, Sept. 7, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. Lunch will be served at noon and a wide variety of games, including Scrabble and Nintendo Wii Bowling, will follow. There’ll be door prizes. Reservations are requested at 802-468-3093. Also, the Center’s free coffee hour will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. each Friday.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 8. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Art Walk

POULTNEY A Poultney Art Walk will be held form 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, at Poultney art studios and galleries. Everyone is encouraged to stop by and maps showing participating venues will be available at the Journal Press Building on Depot Street. Information: Email otherweis@shoreham.net.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 7. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

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 mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Art Reception

BRANDON An opening reception for an exhibition of acrylic paintings by Liza Myers titled “Nesting Instincts” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, at the Brandon Artists Guild, 7 Center Street. Everyone will be welcome.

 

The Crime Novel

ARLINGTON The Martha Canfield Library in Arlington will present Frankie Bailey, an associate professor at the School of Criminal Justice at SUNY Albany, speaking on the evolution of the crime novel, “From Poe to Mosley: The Evolution of a Genre,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7.  Free and open to all. Information: 802-375-2219, or www.marthacanfieldlibrary.org.

 

Coupon Club

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library at 52 Ferry Street invites all coupon lovers to join its free Coupon Club. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on the first Friday each month when coupons will be swapped and tips shared. Also, bring any coupons that you cannot use. Information: Amanda at 695-6641, or email afiandaca @sals.edu.

 

Free Concert

LAKE GEORGE Fridays at the Lake will present Capital Zen in concert at 7 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Free and open to all. Information: www.fridaysatthelake.com.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 7. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

First Friday

GRANVILLE First Friday will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 7 at the Pember Library and Museum, 33 W. Main Street, and at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, both in Granville. The Pember will feature works by Ireland sculptor Christopher Keating, pen and ink works on paper by Lynne Knobel, photographs taken between 1970 and 1980 by Peter Whitney, sandwich art by Chapman’s Country Store, and music by the Emerald Valley Recorder Ensemble. And, Jennifer Richard-Morrow’s modern icons and paintings influenced by the style of the Greek Orthodox Church will be featured at the Slate Valley Museum. Information: Pember at 518-642-2525, and Slate Valley Museum at 642-1417.

 

Century of Song

GLENS FALLS The Seagle Music Colony will present “A Century of Song” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7 and 8, and 2 p.m. Sept. 9, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. This musical revue chronicles Broadway tunes from 1910 through 2010. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Saturday September 8

 

Golf Benefit

QUEENSBURY Sokol’s Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Hiland Park Country Club in Queensbury. Enjoy a round of golf and support the Prospect Child and Family Center of Queensbury. Information/registration: 518-798-0170, or www.prospectcenter.com.

 

Breakfasts

GRANVILLE The ladies of the South Granville Congregational Church will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at AJ’s Restaurant off Quaker Street in Granville. And from 8 to 9 a.m. Sept. 8, the men will meet for breakfast in the church’s Fellowship Hall on Route 149 in South Granville. The men only are asked to make a reservation with Joan at 642-9510.

 

Car Show

POULTNEY The Sons of the American Legion will host a Car Show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney. Entry fee: $15 per vehicle/motorcycle. Spectator admission: $5 adults; $2 children; free age 4 and younger. There’ll be many awards, a 50/50 raffle, muffler rap and piston toss, live music, food and a picnic area. Information: 802-468-0327.

 

Flea Market

BUSKIRK The Buskirk Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold its 18th Annual Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 5 pm. on Saturday, Sept. 8, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 9, at Strawberry Acres on Route 67 in Buskirk. Call Joan LeBarron at 518-686-9390, the fire station at 518-686-9966, or email bfd5chief@aol.com to reserve a free vendor space. Available will be food and drink, including hamburgers and sausage with peppers and onions sandwiches.

 

Driving Course

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Defensive Driving Course at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. Information/registration: 518-686-4854.

 

Driving Workshop

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Safety Group will offer a Defensive Driving Workshop from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 144 Broad Street in Schuylerville. Ask about taking points off your driving record and saving 10 percent on your car insurance. Information/registration: 695-4665.

 

Half Marathon

MANCHESTER The Jay Hathaway Memorial Maple Leaf Half Marathon and 5K Run/Fun Walk will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Dana Thompson Recreation Center in Manchester. Proceeds will benefit local nonprofit organizations and deserving individuals. Information: Manchester and the Mountains Chamber of Commerce at 802-362-6313, or www.manchestervtmapleleaf.com.

 

Alzheimer’s Walk

RUTLAND A Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, from Main Street Park, Route 7 and West Street in Rutland (parking available around the park). Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the walk at 10 a.m. Short and longer routes will be available, as will volunteers to walk with you if desired. A raffle will be held following the walk and prizes will include a $50 gift certificate to Sam’s Steakhouse in Ludlow, hand lotions from Beauchamp & O’Rourke Pharmacy, passes to the Montshire Museum of Science, and more. Information: Marlee Mason at 802-776-2900, or Mary Lou Morrissette at 802-747-3426.

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays through Oct. 27, and 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays through October, at Depot Park, next to Walmart in downtown Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Driving Class

SARATOGA SPRINGS A state-approved Defensive Driving Class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the First Baptist Church, 45 Washington Street in Saratoga Springs. Ask about saving on your auto insurance and taking points off your driving record. Cost: $35; bring a friend for additional $30. Registration is required with Ray Frankoski at 286-3788.

 

Guided Hike

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Land Conservancy will host a free, moderately challenging 5.5-mile round trip Guided Hike and Wetlands Exploration at the Berry Pond Preserve in Lake George from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8. Information/meeting place: 518-644-9673, or www.lglc.org.

 

Sheep Dog Trials

RUPERT The annual Sheep Dog Trials will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9, at Merck Forest & Farmland Center, 3270 Route 315 in Rupert. This is the third leg of the Vermont Triple Crown of the North East Border Collie Assn. Sack races, egg tosses, pony rides, young dog training, blacksmithing, and much more will be featured, along with regional farm-to-table food offerings. Cost: $5 adults; $3 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. Information: 802-394-7836, or www.merckforest.org.

 

Run and Bike

RUTLAND The Rutland Recreation and Parks Dept. will offer the Fifth Annual Duathlon for all ages on Saturday, Sept. 8. Run a 5K and bike a 10K loop over the Pine Hill trails. Registration will begin at 9:15 a.m. and the race at 10 a.m. from the Godnick Adult Center on Deer Street in Rutland. Cost: $25 in advance; $30 on Sept. 8. Information/registration: Visit the Godnick Center or www.rutlandrec.com.

 

Rabies Clinic

FORT ANN Washington County Public Health will offer a free Rabies Clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Fort Ann Highway Garage on Route 149. Bring proof of any prior rabies vaccination and all pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Information: 518-746-2400.

 

Living History

TICONDEROGA Fort Ticonderoga will present a 1777 British Living History Weekend event from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9. Tours, musket demonstrations and military patrols will be featured. The weekend program is included in the fort admission. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.fortticonderoga.org/learn/reenactors/1777_march/visitor.

 

Living History

ORWELL “Soldiers Atop the Mount,” a living history weekend looking at the September, 1777, American raid to take Mount Independence back from the British, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday the ninth. You’ll find this event at the Mount Independence State Historic Site, 497 Mount Independence Road in Orwell. Reenactments, a schoolhouse visit and story time for children, and fife and drum corps music will be among the highlights. Admission: $6 adults; free age 14 and younger. Information: 802-948-2000, or www.HistoricVermont.org/MountIndependence.

 

Cheese Tour

 

WASHINGTON COUNTY Six cheese makers will be open to visitors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8 and Sunday, Sept. 9 for the sixth annual Washington County Cheese Tour. For more information go to www.washingtoncountycheese.com .

 

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap-accessible Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, with few exceptions.

 

Spinning Guild

SCHUYLERVILLE The Southern Adirondack Spinning Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, in the Yarn Shop at the Foster Sheep Farm, 460 W. River Road in Schuylerville. This group meets on the second Saturday each month, with few exceptions. Information: Email fostersheepfarm@gmail.com.

 

Raptor Day

GLENS FALLS A free Raptor Awareness Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at City Park in Glens Falls. See raptors up close and learn about endangered and at-risk birds. Information: 518-955-8301, or www.winterraptorfest.com.

 

Local Fest

GLENS FALLS A Local Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9, at The Shirt Factory, 21 Cooper Street in Glens Falls. Artisans and craftspeople will showcase their works and provide demonstrations. Free admission. Information: 518-907-4478, or www.shirtfactory.com.

 

Community Market

POULTNEY The Stone Valley Community Market at 216 Main Street in Poultney will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays.

 

Basket Party

WHITEHALL A Basket Party will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Whitehall High School. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m., with drawings at 12:30 p.m. Admission: $5, with proceeds benefiting Paul Wager and his family as he fights cancer. Also, donations may be mailed to Paul Wager Benefit Fund, c/o Beth Molinero, POB 263, Whitehall, N.Y. 12887.

 

Teacup Auction

GRANVILLE The South Granville Congregational Church invites everyone to a Teacup Auction on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 11 a.m. with drawings at 1 p.m. Information/to donate items for the auction: Debbie Lewry at 518-642-9692, or Katie Ripley at 642-4621.

 

Steak Barbecue

BUSKIRK The Eagle Bridge Methodist Church invites everyone to a Tri- Tip Steak Barbecue at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Strawberry Acres on Route 67 in Buskirk. Eat in or take out. Cost: $10. Information/reservations: 518-686-9845, or 518-677-3945.

 

Dance Registration

SARATOGA SPRINGS The School of Arts of the National Museum of Dance, 99 S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs, will hold in-person registration for its fall classes for children and adults from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9. Offered will be professional-quality dance technique instruction in a low-pressure environment. Online registration also is available at www.dancemuseum.org/school. Information: 518-584-2225.

 

Authors at Fort

TICONDEROGA Will Martin, author of “Benedict Arnold: Legacy Lost,” will speak at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Fort Ticonderoga. And at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, Doug Cubbison, author of “Profession and honour is all that remains: Papers of Lieutenant General John Burgoyne relating to the Saratoga Campaign, 1777,” will speak at the fort. Both authors will sign their books at 3 p.m. Also, a living history event will be held at the fort that weekend. Information: 518-585-2821, or www.Fort-Ticonderoga.org.

 

Art Reception

MANCHESTER An opening reception for an exhibition titled, “The Vermont Barn,” by Poultney photographer Alan Nyiri, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Southern Vermont Arts Center off West Road in Manchester. More than 30 detailed photographs created using a High Dynamic Range Imaging technique will be featured. Information: 802-362-1405.

 

Art Reception

ARLINGTON An opening reception for an exhibition of oil paintings titled, “As I See It,” by Sunderland artist Judy Cotter, will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Martha Canfield Memorial Library in Arlington. Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-375-6153.

 

Chicken Barbecue

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church will hold a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, on the church lawn at 81 E. Main Street. Everyone will be welcome.

Roast Pork

HARTFORD Everyone is invited to a Roast Pork Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the United Methodist Church, 47 Route 23 in Hartford. Cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger. There also will be a food sale during this event.

 

HarvestFest

SALEM The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Fifth Annual HarvestFest Dinner and Barn Dance from 4 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Salem Art Works on Cary Lane. Featured will be locally grown food, music by Al and Kathy Bain, art, a silent auction, and family activities. Free admission 4 to 6 p.m.; dinner/barn dance for adults, $25, $6 age 9 and younger; free 4 and younger; barn dance only for adults $10, $15 per couple. Tickets are available at several Salem and Shushan businesses, including Salem Hardware and TRIP’s Antiques in Shushan. Information: www.salemnychamber.com.

 

SculptFest 2012

WEST RUTLAND Everyone is invited to an opening reception for SculptFest 2012 from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, 636 Marble Street in West Rutland. This annual outdoor exhibition will feature sculptural installations by regional and national artists “responding to the post-industrial landscape.” There’ll be a fine art raffle at 7 p.m. and live music will be provided by Swing Noire. Information: 802-438-2097, or email info@carvingstudio.org.

 

September Gala

BOLTON LANDING A Sembrich in September Gala will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Featured will be delicacies and a silent auction. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Music Show

FORT EDWARD A 1950s and ‘60s Musical Variety Show will be staged at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Cost: $5. Refreshments and a raffle will be featured, too. Information/tickets: 518-747-9190, 518-747-3421, or www.littletheater27.org.

 

Ballroom Dancing

GLENS FALLS Temple Beth-El in Glens Falls will host Second Saturday Ballroom Dancing on Sept. 8. A free lesson will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. and the dance will begin at 8 p.m. All dancing abilities and singles will be welcome. Information/cost: 518-761-4174, or www.usadanceadk.com.

 

Author Visits

MANCHESTER/GLENS FALLS Author Brandon Mendelson will sign copies of his new book, “Social Media is Bullshit,” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester. And from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, the author will visit the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. Information: Northshire Bookstore, 802-362-2200; Crandall Library, 518-792-6508.

 

Sunday September 9

 

Sunday School

WELLS St. Paul’s Episcopal Church off the green in Wells will begin the second year of its Sunday school on Sept. 9. Coordinator Amy Murphy says the “philosophy of the program is to engage the children in projects and stories hat are winsome and non-regimental.” Information/registration: Rev. William Davidson at 518-499-1850, or Amy at 802-645-9133.

 

Rally Benefit

RUTLAND The Southwest Freedom Riders will host its annual Remember Rally on Sunday, Sept. 9. Sign in between 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Midway Diner on Route 7 in Rutland. Cost: $10 per person, with proceeds benefiting Mt. Sinai Hospital’s Health for Heroes Program. All bikes will be welcome. Information: 1-888-299-7937.

 

Sunday Breakfast

VALLEY FALLS The Ladies Auxiliary invites everyone to a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, at VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls. Cost: $7 adults; $3 children.

 

Sunday Breakfast

VICTORY The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 south of Victory Village will serve a Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. Cost: $6 adults; $3 children. This breakfast will be served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to an all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 ages 3 to 10; free 2 and younger. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Registration, Song

EAST ARLINGTON The Federated Church of East Arlington will hold registration for its church school at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, in the church’s Bailey Hall on Ice Pond Road. Also, at 4 p.m. Sept. 9, singer Elisabeth VonTrapp will perform in concert in the church sanctuary, followed by an open house to celebrate the renovations of Bailey Hall where refreshments will be served. Information: 802-375-2548.

 

Try Scuba

GLENS FALLS Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Centers of Glens Falls will offer a free “Try Scuba” session from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Glens Falls High School pool. Bring your swim suit and a towel and all equipment will be provided. Registration is required at 518-761-0533. Also, this activity also will be offered on Sunday, Oct. 14, Nov. 4, and Dec. 2.

 

Grandparents Day

BENNINGTON In honor of National Grandparents Day, the Bennington Museum at 75 Main Street will host “Bring Your Grandparent to the Museum Day” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. All grandparents accompanied by one or more grandchildren will receive half-price admission (free children age 17 and younger). Stewart’s Shops will provide a sundae buffet and children will participate with their grandparents in a variety of activities. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Youth Day

MECHANICVILLE The Highway Tabernacle at 235 Hudson Avenue in Mechanicville will host a Youth Appreciation Day at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. Information: 518-664-4442.

 

Harvest Picnic

DORSET The United Church of Dorset and East Rupert will hold a Rally Sunday/Harvest Picnic at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 9 at the new community playground at the Dorset School on Morse Hill Road. Everyone will be welcome, especially families considering the Sunday school for children in kindergarten through grade 6. In case of rain, this event will be held at the Dorset Church. Information: Jane at 867-2260.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers will host an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Giffy’s Barbecue

BENNINGTON The Ladies Oriental Shriners will host a takeout-only Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Masonic Lodge on Main Street in Bennington. Tickets will be sold at the door and in advance from Sharon at 518-265-6187.

 

Activism and Faith

EASTON Steve Chase, an Antioch University professor and author, will speak on “Creative Maladjustment” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Easton Friends’ South Meeting House, 227 Meeting House Road in Easton (off Route 40 about six miles north of Schaghticoke). Steve will focus on the relationship of activism and faith. Open to all. Information: Jeannine at 518-587-8932, or Bill at 518-677-8934.

 

Basket Party

WELLS The Section Eight Ryders will host a Basket Party on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Modern Woodmen of America Hall off Route 30 in Wells. Doors will open at 2 p.m. with drawings at 4 p.m. Cost: $5 first sheet of tickets and $2 each additional sheet. There also will be a 50-cents-per- scoop buffet and a raffle lotto tree. Proceeds will benefit Carl Delaba’s medical expenses as he fights cancer. Information: Janice Paddock at 518-345-5078.

 

Sunday Concert

MANCHESTER Cindy Ogulnick will perform in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Equinox Terrace, 324 Equinox Terrace in Manchester.  Everyone will be welcome. Information: 802-362-5141.

 

ATV Club Meets

WEST RUTLAND The Birdseye Mountain ATV Club will meet at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the BMAC Trailhead on West Road in West Rutland/Ira. You are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the West Rutland Food Shelf.

 

Roast Beef

GRANVILLE The Raceville United Methodist Church invites everyone to a Roast Beef Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Raceville Community Center, off Route 22A on Butler Road in Granville. Cost: $9; $5 ages 4 to 16; free 3 and younger.

 

Free Supper

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, invite everyone to a free Sunday Supper at 5 p.m. on Sept. 9. This meal is served on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions and the building is handicap accessible. Information: 686-4982.

 

Monday September 10

 

Center Programs

CASTLETON The Castleton Community Center on Route 4A will offer several Wellness Programs, including Zumba Breakdown for beginners that will start on Monday, Sept. 10. Other classes include Tai Chi for Arthritis, Zumba, Bone Builders, Movement Medley, Better Balance, Ballroom, and Line Dance. Also offered will be a computer class for beginners and a new lecture series featuring Vermont’s role in history. Information: 802-468-3093.

 

Golf Tournament

GREENWICH St. Patrick’s Knights of Columbus will host its annual Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 10, at the Windy Hills Golf Course in Greenwich. Information/registration: Bob Shay at 677-3954.

 

Playgroup

POULTNEY A musical playgroup for ages infant to 7, “The Seasons,” will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays from Sept. 10 through Dec. 10 at 144 Main Street in Poultney. Cost: $3 to $5 donation per child to defray the cost of snacks and materials. Drop in at any time. Pre-registration is encouraged with Heidi Brown at 802-884-8040, or email musicwithheidi@gmail.com.

 

Pasta Dinner

GRANVILLE Everyone is invited to a Pasta Dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, at The Forum Bar & Grill, 47 E. Potter Avenue in Granville. Cost: $8, eat in or take out, with proceeds benefiting the Reginbald family. Also, raffle tickets will be sold for various donated items and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle.

 

Potluck Supper

EASTON The Easton Neighbors group will meet for a Potluck Supper at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, in the Community Room at the Easton Library (bring your table service, beverage and dish to share). Carolyn Snyder will lead a discussion about the upcoming Artisans at Work show on Sept. 22 at Burton Hall and everyone will be welcome.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Choir Rehearsals

ARGYLE The Argyle Community choir will begin rehearsals at 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, in Fellowship Hall at the Argyle Presbyterian Church. Sacred and secular music will be practiced in preparation for a Nov. 2 concert, with proceeds benefiting Operation Santa Claus. All singers will be welcome and auditions are not necessary.

 

Tuesday September 11

 

Remembrance

HUBBARDTON A Day of Remembrance will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Admission will be free for those wishing to contemplate or honor our past heroes. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/Hubbardton.

 

Looking Good

RUTLAND The American Cancer Society’s “Look Good…Feel Better” program for female cancer patients will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Learn beauty techniques to help restore appearance during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Information/registration: Rhonda Rockwell at 802-773-0032.

 

Seniors’ Potluck

PAWLET The Haystack Hustler Seniors group will meet for a Potluck Lunch at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Pawlet Community Church on Route 133. Planning will be done for the new program schedule, there’ll be a 50/50 raffle, and items will be collected for the Pawlet Food Shelf.

 

Clogging

HOOSICK FALLS The Hill Country Cloggers will offer Clogging Lessons beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Hoosick Falls Central School. Everyone will be welcome. Information: Margaret Pine at 686-7767.

 

Wednesday September 12

 

Women Meet

CASTLETON The GFWC Castleton Woman’s Club will begin its 2012-2013 club year with a Fall Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Trak-In Restaurant on Route 30. A social hour will begin at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Information: Linda at 273-2086.

 

Hyde Programs

GLENS FALLS The Hyde Collection at 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls will offer the following weekly children’s and family programs: ARTfull Afternoons, ages 6 to 12, drop in between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays through June 19, 2013; AHA Afternoons, age 18 and younger, art history/appreciation, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays (518-792-1761, Ext. 27, for information); and Tours for Tots, ages 3 to 5 with adult, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. or 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays (518-792-1761, Ext. 17, to register each week). Information: www.hydecollection.org.

 

Music Show

FORT EDWARD A 1950s and ‘60s Musical Variety Show will be staged at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Cost: $5. Refreshments and a raffle will be featured, too. Information/tickets: 518-747-9190, 518-747-3421, or www.littletheater27.org.

 

Duck Derby

PITTSFORD The Rutland County Humane Society will host a Duck Derby at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Pittsford Recreation Area in Pittsford. Ducks are available at the Society’s shelter in Pittsford and at www.rchsvt.org. Cost: $3 one duck, $10 four ducks, $15 six ducks. Ducks may be “adopted” at the event, too, and you don’t need to be present to win. Information: 802-483-9171.

 

Castleton Slate

GRANVILLE Author Donald H. Thompson will speak on “Castleton Vermont’s Slate Industry” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street in Granville. Donald will explore the impact of the discovery of slate on the northern end of the slate belt in the mid 19th century. Highlighted will be some of the area’s early hotels, businesses and industries. Information: 518-642-1417.

 

Contest Winners

PAWLET The Mettowee Valley Grange will announce the winners in its Biggest Hardwood Tree Contest at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Pawlet Library. Photos will be displayed, refreshments will be served, and everyone will be welcome. Information: Charles Mason at 802-325-3196.

 

Play Readings

DORSET The Dorset Theatre Festival will host a Locals First New Play Festival Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 12 to 15, at the Dorset Playhouse. Evelyn Wilde Mayerson’s “Sit a Spell” will be read at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12; Randolyn Zinn’s “Lucy’s Wedding” 7 p.m. Thursday; Rob Sugarman’s “Antibes” 7 p.m. Friday; and John Nassivera’s “Sherlock Holmes and the People’s King” at 2 p.m. Saturday. Free and open to all. Information/reservations: 802-867-2223.

 

Acoustic Evening

CASTLETON Beginner and experienced musicians are encouraged to participate in an Acoustic Collaboration, coordinated by Lynne Howard, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Castleton Community Center on Route 4A. Players and listeners will be welcome. Information: 802-468-3093.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold a free Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday September 13
Children’s Stories

MANCHESTER “Rhyme Time for Tots: Story Time for Newborns” to age 3 will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Mark Skinner Library, 48 West Road in Manchester. This free program is open to all and will feature stories, songs and activities geared toward the very young. Children must be accompanied by adult caregivers. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; 10 a.m. Sept. 13, Benson Heights, Benson; 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, Dorset Nursing Office; 1:15 p.m. Sept. 19, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; 3:15 p.m. Sept. 19, The Gables (residents only), Rutland; 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19, Sheldon Towers, Rutland; and 11 a.m. Sept. 19, Linden Terrace, Rutland. Cost:  $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

LEGO Club

PAWLET Children ages 7 to 10 are encouraged to participate in the LEGO Club from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Pawlet Public Library. Work at team building and create imaginative pieces on topics such as planes, trains, automobiles, robots and space. Information: Beth Kashner at 802-325-3123.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays during the summer, across from the Castleton Free Library on Main Street, Route 4A.

 

Rummage/Bake Sale

HARTFORD The Hartford Yoked Parish will hold its annual Fall Rummage and Bake Sale from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, 1 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15. You’ll find this event at the Congregational Church and Church House, corner of Route 40 and Gilchrist Hill Road in South Hartford. Saturday will feature a bag sale. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Lyme Disease Talk

BENNINGTON Dr. Ronald Stram of the Stram Center for Integrative Medicine will present a free talk titled, “Lyme Disease: Deciphering Fact from Fiction,” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Bennington Public Library’s Bank North Conference Room, 101 Silver Street. Reservations are requested at 802-445-3152

 

Chicken and Biscuit

GREENWICH Everyone is invited to a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Greenwich Elks Lodge on Route 40S. Cost: $8 adults; $7 senior citizens; $5 age 11 and younger. Reservations are requested at 692-2061.

 

Argyle History

ARGYLE The Argyle History Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Argyle Municipal Building. Discussed will be the creation of a new Argyle history book, with proceeds benefiting Argyle’s 250th birthday celebration. Ideas will be welcome.

 

The Stray Birds

GREENWICH The Stray Birds band will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at Seventy Main, 70 Main Street in Greenwich. American folk in three-part harmony will be featured. Information: www.seventymain.com, or http://vimeo.com/39697987.

 

Chorale Rehearsal

CAMBRIDGE The Battenkill Chorale will hold its first rehearsal from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at Hubbard Hall, 25 E. Main Street in Cambridge. Experienced choral singers with good sight-reading skills and vocal technique are encouraged to join this group through Sept. 27. Cost: $35 per concert. Information/pre-registration: 518-677-8233.

 

Stargazing

HUBBARDTON Experienced stargazers from the Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers will share their telescopes and knowledge from 8 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. If it rains, there’ll be an illustrated program inside with exciting photos of deep space. Cost: Free, donations appreciated. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/Hubbardton.

 

Friday September 14

 

Book Sale

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library at 48 West Road in Manchester will hold a Book Sale Friday through Sunday, Sept. 14 to 16. Information/to donate items for this sale: 802-362-2607.

 

Golf Benefit

RUTLAND COUNTY Registrations are being accepted for the 12th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Homeless Animals that will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Proctor-Pittsford Country Club. Same-day registration will begin at 11:45 a.m. and captain and crew play will start at 1 p.m. Cost: $85, $80 PPCC members, including a post-tournament banquet. Information/registration: Rutland County Humane Society at 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Girl Scouts’ 100th

SARATOGA SPRINGS Alumnae, friends and fans of Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York are invited to help celebrate its anniversary, “Journey of a Lifetime: A Celebration of 100 Years,” from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14. You’ll find this event at The National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs. Cost: $100 per person; $800 table of eight. Information/reservations: 518-563-1560, Ext. 305, email alumnae@gsneny.org, or www.gsneny100.org.

 

Unsinkable Women

GLENS FALLS Deborah Jean Templin, in association with the Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, will present “Unsinkable Women: Stories and Songs from the Titanic,” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14 and 15, at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800, or www.woodtheater.org.

 

Saturday September 15

 

Cycling Race

LAKE GEORGE The Tour of the Adirondacks, a road cycling stage race sanctioned by USA Cycling, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, in Lake George and Lake Luzerne. Information/registration: 518-275-6185, or facebook.com/touroftheadirondacks.

 

Quiltfest

BENNINGTON The Quiet Valley Quilters’ Guild will present its 19th annual quilt show, “The Bennington Quiltfest 2012,” on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, at the Mount Anthony Middle School, 747 East Road in Bennington. Information: 802-823-4631, or www.benningtonquiltfest.com.

 

Dorset Festival

DORSET Dorset will celebrate its arts, history and the vibrancy of the community with a Discover Dorset Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16. Local artists will open their studios to visitors, the Dorset Inn will host a cheese tasting event, J.K. Adams will offer a factory tour, a new play reading will be done at the Dorset Playhouse, and Someday Farm will host a cooking class using its own produce. Also see the “Gardening Talk” and “Pottery Painting” items in this calendar for Sept. 15, and “History Walk” Sept. 16. Information: www.dorsetvt.com.

 

Bow Shoot

WEST HAVEN The West Haven Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a Bow Shoot from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, and 7 a.m. until closing on Sept. 16, at the Book Brothers Farm, Book Road Pond Pastures in West Haven. Refreshments will be available (no alcohol). Information: Tom at 802-265-8630.

 

$1 Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN A Community Breakfast will be served from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of N. Main and Allen streets in Fair Haven. Cost: $1; free age 14 and younger. This breakfast will be served on the third Saturday each month by St. Mark’s/St. Luke’s Episcopal Mission and everyone will be welcome.

 

Driving Course

SALEM A Defensive Driving Course will be offered from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Salem Town Hall. Cost: $35; $30 if you are a customer of the M. Shaw Insurance/Skene Valley Agency. Information/registration: 518-642-3360.

 

Quilters Meet

ARGYLE The Highland Quilters Guild will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Methodist Church of Argyle. You are asked to bring at least two service quilt squares, raffle tickets, and money. Also, volunteers are needed for the Girl Scout project in October.

 

Food Pantry Open

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. The pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Clock/Watch Show

SARATOGA SPRINGS The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Rip Van Winkle Chapter 40, will host an Antique Clock and Watch Show from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 15. You’ll find this event at the Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, Northway Exit 14 to Henning Road and Fifth Avenue. Free appraisals and repair estimates will be provided and Drs. Malebranche and Sipay will present a program on clock and watch repairing. Information: Peter Elmendorf at 518-587-4435, or 518-438-7158.

 

Yard Sale, Dinner

QUAKER SPRINGS The Quaker Springs United Methodist Church, 466 Route 32 South, invites everyone to its Fourth Annual Yard Sale and Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 15. The yard sale will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. while the barbecue will be 4 to 6 p.m. at $9 each. Barbecue tickets will be sold at the door and in advance at 584-1812, or 584-0446.

 

Gardening Talk

DORSET As part of the Discover Dorset Festival, Master gardener Charlie Nardozzi of Vermont Public Radio will speak about incorporating different types of bulbs into your garden at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Mettowee Mill Nursery on Route 30 in Dorset. Information: 802-325-3007, or www.dorsetvt.com.

 

Pottery Painting

DORSET Flower Brook Pottery will offer a creative “Paint Your Own Pottery” activity on Saturday, Sept. 15, on the Dorset Green as part of the Discover Dorset Festival. Blank forms will be provided. Cost: $6 painting fee; $4.50 to $14 for forms. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Information: www.dorsetvt.com.

 

Warrior Run

LAKE GEORGE An Urban Warrior Run for age 14 and older will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, from Canada Street in Lake George Village. Urban-themed obstacles, wrecked cars, smoke, drainage ditches and more will be featured. Cost/registration: www.warriorrunmountainseries.com.

 

Boat Show

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George In-Water Boat Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, at Beach Road in Lake George Village. Area dealers, demo rides, and new and used boats will be included. Free. Information: 518-791-0070, or www.boatlakegeorge.com.

 

Art in the Park

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts’ “Art in the Park” exhibition and sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs. Artist registration/fees: 518-584-4132, or email snatale@saratoga-arts.org.

 

Powwow

FORT EDWARD The Second Annual Autumn Harvest Powwow will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday the 16th, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. Singing, dancing, a 1750s encampment, storytelling, beadwork and educational presentations, vendors, food, children’s activities, a blanket raffle, and more will be featured. Free admission. Information: 518-747-3421, or www.littletheater27.org. Vendor information: 638-8925.

 

Basket Party

MANCHESTER The Eagles Ladies Auxiliary of Manchester Battenkill Valley Aerie 2551 will host its annual Basket Party on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Eagles Clubhouse on Route 11/30 in Manchester. Doors will open at 11 a.m., with drawings beginning at 1 p.m. Cost: $8 admission, including 20 tickets and lunch; $3 each additional sheet of tickets. Proceeds will benefit this group’s scholarship fund and charitable causes. Information/to donate a basket: Carisa Warren at 802-779-6877, or email carisaann@hotmail.com.

 

Encampments

STILLWATER The 235th anniversary of the Battles of Saratoga will be saluted with encampments from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday the 16th, at Saratoga National Historical Park, routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater. At 2 p.m. Sunday there’ll be a wreath laying ceremony and everyone will be welcome. Cost: $5 per car, $3 per hiker or cyclist park entry fee. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 1777, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Locomotives Exhibit

SHUSHAN The Georgi Museum on Adams Street in Shushan invites everyone to see “The Iron Rail” multimedia exhibit from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. This exhibition, featuring historic photographs from the village and town of Salem, and recordings of locomotives and rail crossings, will run through Oct. 12. Information: Gail Bearup at 854-3773, or www.thegeorgi.com.

 

Jazz at the Lake

LAKE GEORGE Jazz at the Lake: Lake George Jazz Weekend will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16, and 7:30 p.m. Saturday only, at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Featured will be contemporary jazz by nationally acclaimed performers. Free. Information: 518-668-2616, or www.lakegeorgearts.org.

 

Circus

GLENS FALLS The Oriental Shriners will present its 2012 Circus Under the Big Top at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Crandall Park on Glen Street in Glens Falls. Two children age 11 and younger will be admitted free with a $12 adult ticket. Tickets will be sold at the circus and are available at www.ticketweb.com.

 

Concert Benefit

GRANVILLE An Adopt a Soldier benefit concert, featuring country music by Phil Hoyt, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. There’ll be a 50/50 raffle, too. Bring a lawn chair. Information: 518-337-6789.

 

Chicken Barbecue

VICTORY MILLS The Victory Mills Fire Dept. will hold a Chicken Barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the fire house. Eat in or take out. Cost: $9.50. Information/reservations: 858-6110, or 695-3957.

 

Dinner Benefit

POULTNEY A Local Celebrity Waiter Dinner will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, at The Station on Main Street in Poultney. Seating will be at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. and served will be chicken or eggplant parmigiano, dessert and more, with tip proceeds benefiting the Poultney Elementary School PTO. Information/tickets: School at 287-5212.

 

Saturday Series

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy’s Media and Performing Arts Department, Green Mountain Academy, and Northshire Performing Arts will present a high-definition broadcast performance in the school’s Riley Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. A drama, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” will be shown from Royal Albert Hall in London. Tickets: $18 adults; $9 students. Purchase online at www.bba.ticketjunior.com. Information: www.burrburton.org/arts/Riley.

 

Sunday September 16

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 16. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Golf, Barbecue

QUEENSBURY/GLENS FALLS The Hole in One for Hole in the Woods Mini Golf Tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at Pirates Cove Adventure Golf in Queensbury. Following will be a barbecue, games and other activities at Crandall Park on Upper Glen Street, Route 9, in Glens Falls. Information/registration: 518-696-5921, or www.doublehranch.org.

 

Border Run

CASTLETON The Southwest Freedom Riders group will host its annual Border Run, a poker run with cash prizes, on Sunday, Sept. 16. Sign in between 9 and 10:30 a.m. at the Irving/Jiffy Mart on Route 30 at Castleton Corners. Cost: $10 per person. All bikes will be welcome. Information: 1-888-299-7937.

 

Family Day

GLENS FALLS A free family program, “Discovery Day: All that Glitters IS Gold!” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. See art made of gold with a museum educator, followed by a children’s art making session. Information: 518-792-1761, Ext. 17, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Dog Day

ARGYLE Everyone is invited to the MYNE Training and Boarding Facility at 511 Pleasant Valley Road in Argyle to celebrate AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. Featured will be a pet parade (costumes optional), an obedience demonstration, a blessing of the animals, refreshments, door prizes, and much more. Information: 518-638-5488, 638-6985, or www.mynekennel.com.

 

History Walk

DORSET As part of the Discover Dorset Festival, the Dorset Historical Society will offer a “Walk through History” on Benedict Road in East Dorset at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. Meet at the Wilson House in East Dorset Village and carpool to the southern end of Benedict Road. Refreshments will follow the walk at the Wilson House where anecdotes, memories and memorabilia will be shared. Information: Ruth Stewart at 867-0331, or www.dorsetvt.com.

 

Battlefield Hike

HUBBARDTON Site interpreter Carl Fuller will lead a Hubbardton Military Road Hike from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/Hubbardton.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. A meeting will precede the dance from 1:30 to 2 p.m. and there’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 824-3719.

 

Tuesday September 18

 

Bingo at VFW

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road will host Tuesday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 18. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals will be available. This bingo is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Guitar Night

GREENWICH VFW Post 7291 at 63 Abeel Avenue in Greenwich invites everyone to an Acoustic Guitar Night Fundraiser hosted by John J. Byrnes, III, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Bring your guitar or just come and listen. No cover charge. Guitar night is held each Tuesday, with few exceptions.

 

Wednesday September 19

 

Farmers’ Market

GREENWICH The Greenwich Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 70 Main Street. Naturally grown vegetables, eggs, pastured pork and beef, prepared foods, baked goods, and more will be offered each Wednesday. Information: 518-944-7149.

 

AA Meetings

WHITEHALL Alcoholics Anonymous meetings will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at the John Neary Hill Senior Citizens Building on Williams Street in Whitehall. Everyone will be welcome.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold a free Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 190 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday September 20

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, Maple Village, Rutland; 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, Godnick Adult Center, Rutland; and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, North Clarendon Community Center. Cost:  $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 4 on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Historic Residence

CASTLETON The Higley House at 407 Main Street, Route 4A, in Castleton will be open on Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. through Oct. 4. This is a lovely historic residence that also features a collection of antique carriages and tools.

 

Balloon Festival

GLENS FALLS The 40th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival will begin with a 4 p.m. launch at Crandall Park in Glens Falls on Thursday, Sept. 20. More than 100 hot-air balloons, including a dozen special shapes, are expected at the festival that will continue at the Warren County Airport in Queensbury with launches at 5 p.m. on Friday, at 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday, and at 6 a.m. on Sunday. Information: www.adirondackballoonfest.org, or 518-222-4593.

 

Pizza at VFW

GRANVILLE The VFW Auxiliary will offer Pizza from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays at VFW Post 1653, 9 North Street in Granville. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $8 cheese pizza, $9 pepperoni. Information: 518-642-1599.

 

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.

 

Friday September 21

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 21. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

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 mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Staged Readings

DORSET Plays written by students in the Dorset Theatre Festival’s playwrighting programs will be performed in staged readings by professional actors at noon and 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road. Information: 802-867-5777, or www.dorsettheatrefestival.org.

 

Saturday September 22

 

Farmers’ Market

RUTLAND The Downtown Rutland Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays through Oct. 27, and 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays through October, at Depot Park, next to Walmart in downtown Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Food Pantry

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Food Pantry, on the first floor of the handicap-accessible Embury United Methodist Church, 41 E. Main Street in Cambridge, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon each Saturday, and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, with few exceptions.

 

Family Day

SCHAGTICOKE  The Hoosic Valley Rescue Squad will host an End of Summer Party and Family Day at the Squad on Route 40 from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22. This event will be hosted by Kevin Richards of WGNA and Harold Ford as Johnny Cash will perform. There will be food all day, with a chicken barbecue at 4 p.m. Event tickets are priced at $30 in advance, and $35 at the door. Ages 11 to 15 are $20, 6 to 10 are $15, and under 6 free admission. To purchase, call 518-817-2270, or 518-860-8626.

 

Monday September 24

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 24. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Saturday September 29

 

Harvest/Horse Festival

TICONDEROGA A Heritage Harvest and Horse Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Fort Ticonderoga. Information: Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619, or www.chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com.

 

Saturday Series

MANCHESTER Burr and Burton Academy’s Media and Performing Arts Department, Green Mountain Academy, and Northshire Performing Arts will present a high-definition broadcast performance in the school’s Riley Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29. This broadcast, the final of three, will feature the “Manhattan Short Film Festival.” Tickets: $18 adults; $9 students. Purchase online at www.bba.ticketjunior.com. Information: www.burrburton.org/arts/Riley.

 

Thursday October 4

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Historic Residence

CASTLETON The Higley House at 407 Main Street, Route 4A, in Castleton will conclude its Thursday afternoon tours program from 2 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 4. This is a lovely historic residence that also features a collection of antique carriages and tools.

 

Friday October 5

 

Golf Benefit

RUTLAND COUNTY The 12th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Homeless Animals that will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Proctor-Pittsford Country Club. Registration will begin at 11:45 a.m. and captain and crew play will start at 1 p.m. Cost: $85, $80 PPCC members, including a post-tournament banquet. Information/pre-registration: Rutland County Humane Society at 802-483-9171, or www.rchsvt.org.

 

Sunday October 7

 

Pancake Breakfast

WELLS The Wells Volunteer Fire Dept. invites everyone to a Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, at the firehouse on Route 30.

 

Saturday October 13

 

Poultney Yard Sale

POULTNEY The second of two 2012 Annual Townwide Yard Sales will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, in Poultney (rain or shine). Vendor space ($20 each): Mary Lee Harris at 802-287-4114, or visit her at Stitchy Women, 144 Main Street in Poultney.

 

Sunday October 14

 

Try Scuba

GLENS FALLS Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Centers of Glens Falls will offer a free “Try Scuba” session from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Glens Falls High School pool. Bring your swim suit and a towel and all equipment will be provided. Registration is required at 518-761-0533. Also, this activity also will be offered on Sunday, Nov. 4, and Dec. 2.

 

Sunday November 4

 

Try Scuba

GLENS FALLS Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Centers of Glens Falls will offer a free “Try Scuba” session from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Glens Falls High School pool. Bring your swim suit and a towel and all equipment will be provided. Registration is required at 518-761-0533. Also, this activity also will be offered on Sunday, Dec. 2.

 

Sunday December 2

Try Scuba

GLENS FALLS Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Centers of Glens Falls will offer a free “Try Scuba” session from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Glens Falls High School pool. Bring your swim suit and a towel and all equipment will be provided. Registration is required at 518-761-0533.

Comments

comments

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Classifieds 10/29/14

North Country Freepress – 10/24/14

Northshire Freepress 10/24/14

Lakes Classifieds – 10/24/14

Weekender 10/24/14

Classifieds 10/22/14

Lakes Region Freepress 10/17/14

Weekender 10/17/14

North Country Freepress – 10/17/14

Northshire Freepress 10/17/14

Lakes Classifieds – 10/17/14