'Fives' converge in multiple celebration
Ed and Carol Sheridan are celebrating Ed's 65th birthday, Carol's 55th birthday and their 25th anniversary - all occurring this year. There was no better way to do it, undoubtedly, than with a huge bash at Maranville's Service Station.
The party Sept. 12 at Maranville's was well attended despite the rainy weather and it also didn't stop anyone from dancing to the music of the Stony Creek Band. It was a wonderful time with great friends and food. Congratulations, to Ed and Carol on their multiple anniversaries.
Bolton Monday Golf League
The Bolton Monday Golf League celebrated the end of the season with a banquet Sept. 13 at Michael Arthur's Restaurant. An average of 50 players enjoyed the Sagamore Golf Course through the summer on Monday afternoons.
At the season wrap-up banquet, trophies were presented to Joanie Baldwin for Good Sportsmanship and to Herb Koster for his Hole-in-One on the third hole. Complete with prizes, fun was had by all. Thanks to Bill Bashant for organizing this summer long league, to the Sagamore Resort for making it all possible and Art Baker for allowing Michael Arthur's Restaurant to be their 19th hole each week.
Bolton Landing's Fall Festival approaches
Columbus Day weekend, or Oct. 9 and 10, will be full of fun autumn events in Bolton Landing. Some of the activities include a town wide garage sale, art show in front of the town hall, arts and crafts in Rogers Park. Also, Up Yonda Environmental Farm will host a Farm Fun Day, and there will be bake sales. If your group would like to sponsor an activity, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 644-3831.
Volunteers needed for Halloween event
The staff of Up Yonda Farm is pleased to announce that after a year off, the Haunted Trail and Barns will be back for 2010 at Up Yonda. Preparations are currently being made for the event, which will be held on Oct. 22 and 23, but it can't be done without the help of some dedicated volunteers.
This year, help is needed for carving pumpkins, baking refreshments, setting up and taking down trail decorations, and of course, manning the spooky trail stations. Those interested in having some fun and volunteering their time time for a great event, contact Peter Olesheski at 644-9767.
Deadline approaching for Sagamore dinner
The Bolton Free Library is having a fundraising luncheon at the Sagamore Resort on Saturday Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. in the Bella Vita Restaurant.
Sagamore Executive Chef Adam Savage has prepared a delicious menu for this event with three courses including soup, entree, and dessert.
The soup will be Roasted Plum Tomato Bisque with Asiago Cheese and Basil Oil. Chef Savage will demonstrate the second course consisting of Pomegranate and Rosemary Glazed Organic Chicken, Cauliflower Puree and Autumn Vegetables. This will be followed by a Maple Pumpkin Panna Cotta with Cardamon and Pepita Brittle for dessert. Wine will be served with the meal.
Savage has won many honors, including being invited in 2009 to cook at the legendary James Beard House in New York. He has also received the Five Diamond Award by the Academy of Hospitality Sciences, the DiRosa Award, and the Wine Spectator Award.
Reservations for this wonderful event are necessary. Before Oct. 1. The tickets are $20 each, and after Oct. 1, the tickets will be $25 each. Contact Megan Baker at the library for more information.
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A good year for pumpkins
Bolton Landing resident and horticulture enthusiast Alice Coon has planted her own vegetable garden, and she said this week this year has been the best for vegetable production that she can remember.
Although she has many hobbies and interests, she said having her own garden is her favorite. She usually doesn't plant pumpkins but this year she thought she would give it a try. The results were a great surprise to her. Most of the pumpkins have been spoken for, but if anyone wants some seeds to plant, she said she will have plenty.
Alice offered some advice this week for gardeners.
"Don't plant anything you can't carry out of your garden," she said with a smile. Some of her pumpkins were at least 50 pounds, requiring help moving them, we hear.