This next week again offers a myriad of activities in Bolton as well as the region. For starters, there's "Mindmajik" stage hypnosis show by John Bates, 6:30 p.m. Thursday Aug. 5 in Rogers Park. The show includes audience participation, humor and it includes surprises.
Go south to Lake George for showings of the outdoor drama "Last of the Mohicans," with cameos of the French and Indian War, presented at 8 p.m. Thursday through Tuesday, Aug. 5 through 10 in the courtyard of Fort William Henry. the drama includes special effects, live horses, cannon and musket fire, native dancing & drumming.
Saturday Aug. 7, experience the piano concert, "From Beethoven to Barber" in Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum, Lake Shore Dr. in Bolton.
Don't miss Las Vegas Night, 8 p.m. to midnight Sunday Aug. 8 at the Bolton Firehouse, featuring games of chance for ages 18 & up. Admission is only $1.
Never assume you should pass up a free concert. Bolton Summer Concerts in the Park series invariably offers talented entertainers. Tuesday Aug. 10, the one-and-only Ernie Williams Band will be performing their acclaimed blues music from 7:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Rogers Park. An extraordinarily talented musician, Ernie Williams has won the right to take his place among the legends of the blues.
Wednesday Aug. 11, take in the Bel Canto Singers' concert at the Sembrich Museum.
For those with a more rustic taste in music, go to Diamond Point Wednesday Aug. 11 to see acclaimed acoustic Adirondack folksinger Dan Berggren in a free concert, 7:30 p.m. at Hillview Library.
On Friday Aug. 13.art enthusiasts will be attending an exhibition reception for artist Janine Thomas, 5-7 p.m. at Sweet Pea Farm Perennials & Art Gallery, 121 Federal Hill Rd. i8n Bolton.
Then there's another art event not to be missed: it's the Artists' Open Studio Tour, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday through Sunday, Aug. 14 and 15. Participants will visit three studios in Lake George and Diamond Point, seeing the work of eight fine artists. Painting, jewelry, mixed media and fabric art of Charlene Leary, Betsy Krebs, Ruth Ward, Helga Grobel, Betsy Brandt, Nancy Rogal, Lyn-Rae Ashley, and Stefanie Taylor will be featured. For details, see: web.me.com/ruthvward/STUDIO_TOUR.
The same weekend, its Bolton's own Arts & Crafts Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14-15 in Rogers Park. There will be a wide array of handcrafted goods including Adirondack furniture & lawn furniture, jewelry, weaving, wooden ware, photos, and paintings.
Fresh Produce Coupons available
Meals on Wheels is offering Green Team Market coupons for fresh produce. Those 60 or over can stop by on Monday, August 9 from 11:30 to noon at St. Sacrement Church meal site for money-saving produce coupons.
Simmes back working at Pooch Palace
Harry and Kathy Simmes, the original owners of the Pooch Palace, are once again running this business that they founded. The pet care enterprise is located on South Trout Lake Rd in Bolton. I am sure this news will make many dogs and their human owners very happy! Kathy Simmes, of course, served for many years as Town Clerk, then in recent years as Town Supervisor, positions that kept her very busy.