Museum seeks dolls
For the Christmas holiday season, the Warrensburgh Historical Society is hosting an exhibit at the Warrensburgh Museum entitled, "My Dolly."
The Society is asking local residents of all ages to lend a favorite doll or stuffed animal for this exhibit, which will run from Dec. 3 through New Year's weekend. The doll may be an antique, collectible, or just an old, well-loved "best friend." All dolls will be handled with care and protected from touching, and will be returned immediately after the exhibit closes in early January. The exhibit is being organized by Delbert Chambers, with assistance from John Cleveland. For details, contact Chambers at 623-3514.
Library hours shift
The Richards Library’s fall and winter hours are now in effect. The library is now open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; with additional hours 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday evenings; and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The children’s story hour Friday sessions, from 10 to 11 a.m. will begin Oct. 7 and continue through the season. Children ages 3 through 5, accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult, are welcome. Call the library at 623-3011 for details.
VFW Auxiliary BBQ
The Men’s Auxiliary of Post 4821 Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a barbecue from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at the VFW post on Main Street in Warrensburg. On the menu are barbecued chicken, corn on the cob, potato and macaroni salads, and baked beans. The cost is $8 per person and takeouts are available. A portion of the profits will be donated toward care packages for retired veterans overseas.
For details, contact Ed Bates at 260-1212.
Talent sought for Garage Sale
Those who have talent and would like to share it with a crowd of thousands, are invited to perform at the annual World’s Largest Garage Sale, planned for the weekend of Oct. 1 and 2. Performers are urged to sign up soon, so the event’s sponsor, the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, can line up their roster of entertainers.
While the Chamber does not pay performers for the Garage Sale event, entertainers booked by the Chamber can set out a donation can and sell CDs if they wish at the performance stage, the historic Floyd Bennett Memorial Bandstand.
The sale annually attracts 70,000 or more to town over two days in the fall. Musicians and entertainers seeking to perform, call Kelly at 623-2161.
Ghost tour signup
Other Realm Investigations, a duo of paranormal investigators based in Thurman, presents the event “Historical Hauntings — Ghosts of Warrensburg Tour” set for Oct. 8. Two tours will be offered, one at 10 a.m. to noon, and the second from 2 to 4 p.m. Tours of various historic homes, to be conducted on a trolley, are to feature reports of encounters with ghosts and other paranormal phenomena.
Visits are scheduled to take participants to Emerson House Bed & Breakfast, Grace’s Restaurant, Raven and Rings Antiques, the Warrensburgh Senior Center, and the Warrensburgh Museum of Local History, Tickets are $20 each, and proceeds are to benefit the museum. Those interested may call 623-9961 to obtain tickets.
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