ESSEX - Acclaimed author, Bill McKibben will be the featured speaker at the Celebrate Champlain Area Trails (CATS) event on Saturday, June 4 in Essex.
"Celebrate Champlain Area Trails" will take place from 4-6 p.m. on June 4 - which is National Trails Day. Steven Kellogg will host the event at historic Block House Farm overlooking Lake Champlain just north of the Essex ferry dock. McKibben will speak from 4 to 5 p.m., followed by a reception with local food and drinks provided by Turtle Island Cafe.
Admission to this fund-raising event is $15 per person, $30 per family if the RSVP is received by June 1. After June 1, the cost is $20 per person, $40 per family. To attend, send a check to "CATS," PO Box 193, Westport, NY 12993 or get tickets online at www.champlainareatrails.com or call (518) 962-2287.