‘Taste of Warrensburg’ slated
The newly formed Greater Warrensburg Business Alliance will hold a fundraiser named Taste of Warrensburg from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday June 19 at the Warrensburg Senior Center on Main St.
The event will feature food samples from many local businesses including George Henry’s, Oscar’s Smoke House, Galusha’s Maple Products and Spruce Mountain Farms. The cost is $10 for a roll of tickets to be redeemed to sample products displayed. For details, contact Linda Baker Marcella at 623-5030, or Candice Healey at 623-3036.
Church offers bus trip to NYC
Holy Cross Episcopal Church will offer a day trip via bus to New York City on Friday June 14.
Participants will be able to shop, dine out, see a play, go the zoo or visit friends and family in the city. The cost is $45 per person and the bus will leave the church at 7 a.m.
For reservations, call 623-3343 or 623-3066.
Lake George Historical Society
The Lake George Historical Society will host a program featuring guest speaker Marisa Muratori at 6:30 p.m. June 13 at their headquarters, the old county courthouse at 290 Canada St. in Lake George Village.
Muratori, a town council member, artist and history buff is offering a free presentation on Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, famous painter and photographer respectively, who spent creative years together in Lake George.
The talk introduces the Lake George Historical Association’s 2013 exhibit depicting Stieglitz’s and O’Keeffe’s life here.
For details, contact the Museum at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 668-5044 on weekends.
Book on Stieglitz & O’Keeffe
The Historical Association is publishing the book “Spirit of Presence and Place — Georgia O’Keefe & Alfred in Lake George.”
This 60-page volume was written by historian Terri P. Gay, and is based on her well-received lectures. It features vintage photos by Stieglitz and Seneca Ray Stoddard, plus O’Keefe’s paintings — as well as works by other artists who were drawn to this area in the early 1900s for inspiration.
The book was funded by Stewart’s Shops and the Village of Lake George. The book is to be available by the end of June, and the Lake George Historical Association is offering a pre-sale rate of $10 per copy plus a shipping charge of $3. Once the book is available at the museum, it will be offered for $15. To pre-order, send a check to LGHA, Box 472, Lake George NY 12845 or call: 668-5044 on weekends.
Trip Advisor award won
Lizzie Keays Restaurant on River St. in Warrensburg has won an Excellence Award for outstanding food and service from the leading Internet web enterprise TripAdvisor.com. The award certificate is to be displayed in the restaurant operated by Tom and Amber Grace.
TripAdvisor.com publishes independentreviews from individuals, and the award effectively distinguishes Lizzie Keays as one of the top 10 percent of all businesses.
Lizzie Keays has been in business five years, and the Graces credit their loyal, friendly staff. For reservations, call the restaurant at 504-4043.
Warrensburg Day coming soon
On July 4, the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Warrensburg Day at the Recreation field.
A parade will kick off the day’s festivities, and the chamber is seeking local seniors 90 years of age and older to ride in parade cars.
If you are able to participate, call the chamber office at 623-216 and tell Nancy.
Horses are also being sought to walk in the parade. Also, an announcer is needed as well as floats and community groups.
To participate, pick up an application at the chamber office or online at: www.warrensburgchamber.com.
4-H fundraiser at Tractor Supply
Warren County Cooperative Extension 4H clubs will hold a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8 at the Tractor Supply Store in Queensbury in the Price Rite plaza.
The proceeds are to benefit the tornado victims in Oklahoma.
The Warren County 4H members group will be selling seed packets and country music CDs. They are also offering door prizes including a bow, a compass, a hand-crocheted blanket and more.
Those who can’t attend may donate online at: oklahoma4h.okstate.edu/foundation.
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