An evening with Robert Frost
The life and mind of America’s greatest poet, Robert Frost will come to life in an presentation at 7 p.m. Friday Nov. 22 at the Bolton Free Library.
Based on Frost’s poems, journals and letters, the program is to be presented by Mason Smith of Long Lake who know Robert Frost while Smith was a student at Amherst College. Presented by the Friends of the Bolton Library, the event is free, although donations will be accepted to support similar programs in the future.
The event is sponsored by the Lake George Mirror.
Smith is a novelist, journalist and boat-builder who lives in Long Lake.
Local thrift shop offers deep discount
Henriette’s Attic Thrift Shop is holding their annual sale Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30.
Set to occur from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the sale features 50 percent off everything in their inventory. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7, the store will be offering a $5 bag sale on clothing only. Henriette’s popular Christmas Cookie Walk takes place on Saturday, Dec. 7 which is the last day the shop will be open for 2013.
Trudy Roepe, of Henriette’s Attic, expressed her gratitude this week for the thrift shop’s patrons.
“To all of our friends who have supported us with your donations and your patronage, thank you,” she said. “ See you in spring 2014!”
Roepe also mentioned that it had been another great year with producing much-needed revenue for the Church of St. Sacrement and allowing Henriette’s Attic to reach out to so many by offering eco-friendly, high-quality shopping at reasonable prices.
William Sherman wins highway post
After the count of absentee ballots, Democrat William Sherman’s election-night vote advantage over Repubican Matthew Coon was widened from 446-419 to 490-53 with the paper ballots counted — so
Sherman will be the next Bolton highway Superintendent. Matthew Coon is brother of present superintendent Tim Coon, who’s retiring. Independent candidate Anton Cooper finished a distant third with 20 votes, including the absentees. Sherman and coon had tied in the primary, and the Bolton Republican Party chose Coon to receive the endorsement to give voters a full choice again in November.
Writers group welcomes all
The Bolton Landing Writer’s Group, dedicated to inspiring writers of all experience levels, meets every other Monday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake George Land Conservancy, 4905 Lake Shore Drive in Bolton Landing. The next meeting is Dec. 2, and all interested in writing, whether it may by short stories, memoir, poetry, novels, or merely personal recollections — are welcome.
The group includes both non-published and published writers, as well as those who want to prepare their personal recollections for their children and grandchildren, group organizer Penelope Jewell said. The group has been in existence about three years, and those attending can attend meetings as they wish — there;’s no attendance requirements nor any charge. For details, call Jewell at 480-9118, or email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adk. Folk School to hold artisans’ fair
LAKE LUZERNE — A wide variety of traditional Adirondack handcrafted items will be available to the public next weekend as the Adirondack Folk School holds its annual holiday fair.
The event, called Gifting the Adirondacks,” is to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at the school, 51 Main St. in Lake Luzerne. About 20 local artisans and folk school instructors selling their wares and demonstrating their crafts.
Among the items featured will be baskets, birdhouses, wreaths, woodworking and more. Holiday festivities include refreshments and raffle items. New and current members will also receive a locally made gift.
There will be a Toboggan making class at the school on Saturday and visitors are welcome to view the students’ hard work. Memberships and gift certificates will be available for purchase.