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September 29th

Tina Rowland Benefit- Salem- Noon to 5 p.m. Tina Rowland is dealing with that BAD word that starts with a C!!!! She has been a longtime member of the Shushan Fire Dept, Cambridge & Salem EMS agencies as others.

With the assistance of the above mentioned organizations and the Salem Fire Dept., other organizations and individuals there will be a Chicken BBQ, Basket Raffle and a 50-50 raffle at the Salem Fire House on Saturday September 29th. The basket raffle will run from Noon till 5pm and people can contact: Rachel Rowland @ 518-222-1993, Adrienne Hamilton @ 518-708-1171, or Nancy Krammer @ 518-681-007 for info.

Food will be served from 2p till 5p. either as a sit down or take-outs will be available. Tickets will go on sale starting Tuesday July 24th at the following locations and or individuals: Shushan Fire Dept & members, Cambridge EMS or contact Adrienne, Salem EMS-contact Eva Woodell through FB IM, Country Gals, Cambridge Legion contact Nancy from above, Yushacks store, Salem Hardware, A & J Agway, Main St Diner, Matthew's Garage, Bain's Serive Ctr, Salem Auto Parts, Salem Fire Dept., and or by contacting Steven @ 518-321-9430. Dinner tickets are $10.00 ea.

September 29th

Beer, Brats and Bluegrass Fest- Salem Courthouse Community Center- 3 to 8 p.m. Join us for our Annual Beer, Brats and Bluegrass Fest!  We have amazing craft beer from local breweries such as: Argyle Brewery, Artisanal Brew Works, Brown's Brewery, Great Flats, RS Taylor and Sons and more to come. Full list will be posted by end of week. 

Ciders/Wines-- Slyboro Ciderhouse & Sovereign Vines-Brats and sausage from Yushak's Market and Bluegrass music from Big Stone Gap!

September 29th & 30th

Orvis Doggie Fun Festival- Manchester VT- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hosted by Orvis of Manchester and Doggie Fun Zone.

September 30th

Granville Autumn Leaves Car Show- Granville- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Granville Little League Field Court Street.  Join the Granville Area Chamber of Commerce for the Autumn Leaves Car Show!

September 30th

Eastern New York Benefit Tractor Pull- Schaghticoke Fair Grounds- Starting at 9 a.m. Tractor/Truck Pull to benefit American Disabled Veterans Please visit SARATOGACOUNTYFAIR.org for all of the classes and rules!

October 6th

Fall Into Salem- Salem- Starts at 10 a.m. Join us during our 7th annual Fall Into Salem celebration. Located in beautiful Salem, NY......We Welcome you to join us as we kick off fall with specials, treats and more.

October 6th

Landscapes for Landsake Art Sale & Exhibition Opens Columbus Day Weekend- Cambridge-

For 28 years the Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA) has worked to accomplish a singular mission: protect the farms, rich soils and agricultural landscape in Washington and Rensselaer counties for future generations. In that time they’ve managed to conserve 125 farms and 20,042 acres. For the last 16 years, a significant source of funding for this mission has come from Landscapes for Landsake Art Sale and Exhibition, a celebration of the land by the community of local artists.

The show opens with a wine and cheese reception on Saturday, October 6th from 12 to 5 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. The gallery is also open from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday and Monday free of charge. This year’s exhibition features the work of 60 artists, fourteen of which are participating for the first time. Many of the artists will be on hand to discuss their work throughout the weekend. The sale takes place in the historic barn at Maple Ridge, 172 State Route 372 in the hamlet of Coila, just west of the Village of Cambridge.

Landscapes for Landsake is the region’s largest art buying event of the season and ASA’s largest fundraiser of the year. Participating artists generously donate 50% of their proceeds to support ASA’s farmland conservation work.

Teri Ptacek, ASA’s executive director, explains “This event celebrates the connection between the art and the landscapes we are working to protect. It’s what makes Landscapes for Landsake so special. The success of this event has had a tremendous impact on ASA’s ability to protect local farms.”

This year’s exhibition is curated by John and Gigi Begin, of Cambridge, NY. For the past three years, John and Gigi have generously donated their time, imagination, talent and experience to Landscapes for Landsake resulting in the most successful years in the event’s history. “There really is no other venue in the region that has all of these incredibly talented local artists in one place at one time. The artwork includes oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, photography and pottery. It’s a must see,” Gigi says.

October 6th

Slate Valley Brew Run- Granville- 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. - Veterans Park, Quaker Street.  Get ready for the first Slate Valley Brew Run! On Oct. 6, 2018, a 5K, 10K and kids 1-mile run will benefit the Haynes House of Hope. Enjoy a run or walk amidst beautiful Fall foliage along country roads, a rail trail and even a covered footbridge!

The first 125 registrants will receive a pint glass with the race logo. After the race, the new Slate Town Brewing Company will be open to serve over-21 participants a free pint of their own craft beer. Hicks Orchard Cider will also be available for the those under 21.

Corporate teams are welcome! To register online, go to active.com at http://www.active.com/granville-ny/running/distance-running-races/slate-valley-brew-run-2018.

October 6th & 7th

Columbus Day Weekend Antique and Flea Market- Cambridge- Battenkill Valley Farms- 15 Plains Road.  Admission $3 per car. Columbus Day Weekend Antique and Flea Market. Up to 72 Free Vendor Spaces for 10/6 and 10/7 8 AM to 3 PM!

October 12th

Welkin at Argyle Brewing Cambridge- 6 to 8 p.m.

October 13th

Aviation Day and Fly-in- 177 Plains Road, Cambridge- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chapin Field/Cambridge Valley Flying Club. Come and and enjoy something to eat from the grill, see the planes up close, chat with the pilots and perhaps even take a flight over the Fall Foliage (weather permitting). All donations benefit the George Chapin Memorial Fund that awards an annual scholarship to a deserving senior graduating from Cambridge Central School.

October 13th

Candle Light Tour of the Schuyler House- Schuylerville- 6 to 9 p.m. The Annual Candlelight Tour at the Historic General Philip Schuyler House in Schuylerville, NY will be held on Saturday, October 13th from 6pm to 9pm, with the final tours starting at 8:30pm.

Old Saratoga Historical Association hosts the event and in addition to providing light refreshments, their members join park staff and volunteers to guide visitors on short tours throughout the evening through the candle-lit atmosphere of General Schuyler's 1777 country house.

Reservations are REQUIRED. Please reserve a ticket for each member of your party in the available time slot. To prevent parking congestion and prolonged wait times, please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to your reserved time slot. For example: Alexander Hamilton reserved 4 tickets for the 7:15pm tour, his group should plan to arrive NO EARLIER than 6:45pm.

The Schuyler House is located just south of Schuylerville on Route 4.

As the autumn evenings can be chilly or wet, please dress for the weather. It is also recommended that visitors bring a flashlight for the walk back to their cars.

For more information about this or other events at Saratoga National Historical Park, please call the Visitor Center at 518-670-2985, check the park website at www.nps.gov/sara or check us out on Facebook and Twitter @saratoganhp

October 14th

Sunday morning breakfast- Salem Fire Dept.- The Salem Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a Sunday morning breakfast on October 14th, 2018. Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Pancakes, Home Fries and refreshments will be on the menu.

Breakfast will run from 7:30-10:00am and will be held at the Salem Fire House located at #53 South Main St. Salem, NY 12865.The cost is $5.00 for children 10 & under and everyone else is $10.00/meal.

If you have any questions contact:  Jeremy at 518-681-1206 or the firehouse @ 518-854-7516. 

October 28th

Basket Raffle- Cambridge American Legion Rte. 22- Doors open 1 p.m. - Drawing at 2:30 p.m.  Refreshments will be available.  Admission Sheets $5 / 25 chances, Extra Sheets $3 / 25 chances.  Door Prize drawing at 2 p.m. must be present to win.  Tickets available at the door and prior to raffle.  Please contact June Hommel at (518) 677-3576 for more information or stop in at the bar lounge of the Cambridge American Legion.

November 3rd

Hartford PTA Fall Vendor/Craft Fair & Basket Raffle- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hartford Central School-  Annual Fall Vendor Fair & Basket Raffle Saturday, November 3rd from 10am-4pm

Vendor Application will be released to prior years vendors on June 1st. 
We will begin accepting applications from new vendors on July 1st.

December 14th

Granville Lighted Tractor Parade- 6 p. m. Granville - Mark your calendar for the second annual Lighted Tractor Parade! More details to follow!

December 15th

Wreaths Across America- 12 to 3 p.m. Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery-

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Lay wreaths at Saratoga National Cemetery. 
Noon ceremony at the main flag pole - wreath laying to follow ceremony at approx. 12:30pm.

Volunteer Location Coordinator: Anita Martin
Telephone: 518-225-0442
E-mail: amartin31392cap@juno.com

December 15th

Elf Express Train Ride- Manchester VT- 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. R. K. Miles Depot Station -570 Depot Street Manchester Center.  Adult tickets (13 & Older) $25, Child Ticket (2 to 12) $20.

Important: PLEASE NOTE

This is only for the Saturday at 11:30AM ride. Please check out our other events for tickets to different rides. 

Passengers will be entertained with holiday melodies and dance routines by the elves of the theater and dance club of Burr and Burton Academy. Christopher Pop-In-Kins will be hidden on every train to see who’s been naughty and nice. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make a surprise visit to provide every child with a special gift.

This Christmas elf loves to play hide-and-seek almost as much as he loves little children. Every time your child closes his or her eyes and goes to sleep, Christopher Pop-In-Kins finds a new hiding place. He loves nothing more than to watch your child race around looking for him the next morning. Of course, they’ll both giggle with delight when he's found.

Bring Christopher and Christina Marie Pop-In-Kins into your home for the holidays and create treasured memories that your family will remember forever. Christopher Pop-In-Kins remains one of the oldest, most loved Christmas elves available today. Holiday traditions are an important way for you to connect and grow with your children. And now you can easily add more precious memories to your sacred Christmas festivities year after year.

Boarding begins at 11:15am and the Train leaves at 11:30am. ALL Trains leave on time as required by the Rail Road Company scheduling. Please arrive early enough to pick up your tickets and be ready to start boarding at 11:15am.

February 1st to 10th

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival 2019-Saranac Lake, NY- Visitors from around the world travel to New York's Adirondack Mountains to celebrate the annual Saranac Lake Winter Carnival alongside locals who have made it their tradition for generations. It's the longest-running event of its kind in the eastern U.S. dating back to 1897. 

Get ready for a fun 10-day festival that includes the famous Ice Palace, sports, performances, two parades, and three sets of spectacular fireworks. It's family friendly fun and it's sure to be your annual tradition. This year's carnival theme is "Prehistoric Park!" For more information, visit our website at www.saranaclakewintercarnival.com

The Ice Palace is free, lit-up at night and open 24/7. Most of our events are free as well. View our schedule at the following link to see which events are free and which have an asterisk* that have a fee: www.saranaclakewintercarnival.com/schedule. The schedule will be updated up to and during carnival.

Please follow our Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Facebook page for updates on this event, including the Ice Palace which remains open through carnival and after carnival as long as weather allows it to be safe.

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Mondays

Bingo Mondays- Cambridge- Played every Monday night- 7 p.m. Cambridge Legion Post #634 for info. 677-8069.

Bridge Class- Manchester- Green Mountain Academy will present bridge class with Elizabeth von Riesenfelder from 2 - 4 p.m. on Mondays Jan. 11, 18, 25 and Feb. 1 at Equinox Village in Manchester.  Fee is $75.  Register at www.greenmtnacademy.org  or call (802) 867-0111.

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Tuesdays

Story Hour- Cambridge- the Cambridge Public Library will host a pre-school Story Hour every Tuesday from 10 - 11 a.m.  Children can enjoy a story, craft and snack.  Free and open to the public.

Story Time- Manchester- Manchester Community Library will hold Preschool Story Time with art teacher Stacy Gates at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays.  Free and open to the public.  For info. call (802) 362-2607.

Story Time- Hoosick Falls- Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls will hold Story Time at 10 a.m. Tuesdays in the Story Room. They will have plenty of stories, finger-plays, songs, crafts and snacks.

Food Pantry- Cossayuna- The Mobile Food Pantry will be open from 4 - 6 p.m. every Tuesday at the Cossayuna Firehouse, corner of Bunker Hill and East Lake Roads, Cossayuna.  Free produce, meats, dairy, baked goods and more are available to residents of the Cossayuna Fire District.  For info. call Devin Bulger, (518) 538-3522.

Knitting Club- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street will offer "The Knitters," a group for all ages and abilities, every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Free.

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First Tuesdays

Bancroft Library Lego Club- Salem- 6 to 7 p.m. Love to Build?  Come join us on the first Tuesday of each month for an hour of Lego Fun.  A different theme each month, Free and open to all, No registration required, All ages welcome, Duplo Lego will be available for the littlest builders.

Bancroft Book Club- SALEM - The Bancroft Public Library Book Club will meet at the library at 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month to discuss both fiction and non-fiction work.  New readers are welcome! Call 854-2463 for more updates.

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Second Tuesdays

Salem Area Youth Association -Meets at Salem Courthouse Second Tuesday each month 7 p.m.

http://www.salemareayouthassociation.org

Knitting Night- Dorset- The Dorset Library will host Knitting Night from 5 - 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday each month.  All levels of knitters and crocheters are welcome.  Coffee is provided; bring a snack to share if you like.  For info. call Betsy or Erica at (802) 867-5774.

Knitting Club- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street will offer "The Knitters," a group for all ages and abilities, every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Free

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Tuesdays & Thursdays

Osteo Exercise- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library will hold Osteo Exercise from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. every Tuesday & Thursday.  Ask at the desk for an information packet.  For info. call (518) 692-7157.

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Wednesdays

Story Hour- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street will offer Story Hour every Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., with great books, crafts and activities.  Free admission

Farmers Market- Greenwich- The Greenwich Farmers' Market takes place from 3-6 p.m. every Wednesday year-round at the Seventy Main historical building, 70 Main Street, Greenwich.  For info. call Julie Callahan (518) 944-7149.

Sit and Knit- Cambridge- The Cambridge Public Library will host the Sit and Knit Group every Wednesday in the Community Room from 6:30-8 p.m. Bring your projects and your humor.

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Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

Story Time- Schuylerville- The Schuylerville Public Library will hold a preschool Story Time every Wednesday, Thursday & Fridays at 10 a.m.  All are welcome.  For info. call (518) 695-6641.

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Thursdays-

Rhyme Time- Manchester- The Manchester Community Library will hold Rhyme Time for Tots at 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays.  Free and open to the public.  Children must be accompanied by adult caregivers.  For info. call (802) 362-2607.

Lego Club- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library on Main Street in Greenwich will offer a new Lego Club every Thursday from 3 - 4 p.m.  The free, drop-in program for children under 9 years will be parent-run and all ages are welcome.

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Fridays-

Little Learners Programs- Greenwich- The Greenwich Free Library, Main St. Greenwich, will hold "Little Learners" from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays.  The program features hands-on learning for younger children.  Free and open to the public.  For info. call (518) 692-7157.

Al-Anon- Greenwich- Al-Anon meetings will be held every Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at the parish hall of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 143 Main St., Greenwich.  If someone you care about has a drinking issue, meet others who share your concerns.  Learn to replace despair with hope.

Lego Club- Hoosick Falls- The Lego Club at Cheney Library in Hoosick Falls will meet from 4 - 5 p.m. Jan. 8 & 22; Feb. 5 & 19; and March 4 & 18.  Snacks are provided.  Children can take the bus from Hoosick Falls Central School and get dropped off at the library.  Parents can pick up at 5 p.m.

Chess Club- Cambridge- The Cambridge Public Library will host chess matches from 6:30 - 8 p.m. on Fridays from Jan. 8 to Feb. 5.  Local chess players are welcome to prove their intellectual prowess.

Second Fridays of the Month

Lyme Disease Support- Granville- A Lyme Disease Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. on the second Friday of each month at the Trinity Church, 35 East Main Street, Granville.  Anyone affected by Lyme Disease is welcome to attend and share their experience.  Facilitator is Sharon DiMinico.  For info. call (518) 642-2883.

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Saturdays

Chess at Bancroft Library- The Blind Squirrel Chess Club meets Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Stop by Saturdays if you are interested.

Thrift Shop Open- Argyle Christ's Closet Thrift Shop at the Argyle Methodist Church will be open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.  Ongoing bag sale for $3 and $5.  Fall/winter clothes, household items and more.

Book Sale- Granville- The Friends of the Pember Library continue their "Back-Room" Book Sale on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pember Library, 33 West Main Street, Granville.  Included is a large selection of gently read paperbacks for 25 cents each, hardcover best sellers for $1.00 each, children's books for 10 cents each, as well as puzzles and games.  Check it out every Saturday morning.

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First Sundays

All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet, First Sundays --Cambridge American Legion Post #634. for info. call 677-8069.

Second Sundays

Sunday Breakfast- Victory- Victory Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club will cook breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sundays.  This breakfast will continue to be held the second Sunday of each month.  Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children.  All are welcome.  For info. call (518) 695-3917.

Third Sundays

Breakfast Buffet- Greenwich- Greenwich Elks Lodge at 30 Bulson Road and Route 40 will hold its monthly breakfast buffet from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month.  Cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for children 6 - 12, under 5 free.  For details, call (518) 695-5178.

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Cans for Cancer!- Donate your cans and bottles. Teri Burdick, of the Hoosier Hopeful Relay for Life Team, collects cans and bottles all year long to help fund a cure for cancer.  For info. 686-7851 or take your donation to the Nickelback Redemption Center on Lower Carey Ave., Hoosick Falls.

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