Artifacts, history details sought
In preparation of the town of Warrensburg’s upcoming bicentennial, town historian Sandi Parisi is seeking information to bolster existing historical accounts of the town. Those who have historic photos, souvenirs, ledgers, programs, diaries, or news articles helpful in her compilation, call her at 623-2207 or leave a message at 623-5153.
The town’s bicentennial is to occur Feb. 12, 2013, and the town is planning a series of events to celebrate.
Quilter to present talk
Renowned quilter Kathy Tennyson of Chestertown is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Chestertown Municipal Center. Her presentation, sponsored by the Chestertown Historical Society, focuses on the history of the Baltimore Quilt Album. Kathy, an award-winning quilter, will have all of her Baltimore Quilts on display and share her stories of the creations.
Garage Sale planners seek help
The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce is holding a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 1 in the senior citizen building to plan for the 2011 edition of the World’s Largest Garage Sale. Help is needed for the event, setting up vendors in their appropriate spaces — both Friday and Saturday — as well as marking spaces and parking cars. Those who would like to help in any way, contact the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce at 623-2161.
Beer & BBQ & jazz at ski center
Don’t forget the summer barbecue and microbrew sampling event scheduled for Aug. 21 at Hickory Ski Center, off Rte. 418 in Warrensburg.
The event, intended to bring local people together in part to celebrate the ski center’s recent re-opening, is planned for 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Jazz music is to be featured. In addition to craft brews, wine will also be available. Admission is only $3. Call the ski center at 623-5754 for details.
Talent sought for sale
Warrensburg has its own low-pressure version of America’s Got Talent — without the threat of receiving those big red Xs.
Those who sing, play an instrument, dance or are willing to present some other entertaining act, you are needed to perform at the World’s Largest Garage Sale on Oct. 1 and 2.
There is no pay for the performance, however talent acts are welcome to set out a donation bucket or sell CDs at the event — as well as have their talents revealed to many thousands of people attending the sale.
Those with a talent to share, call Kelly at 623-2161.
Recycling of electronics offered
Those who have old electronic devices they want to dispose of responsibly, there’s now a way to do it — drop them off at Ray Supply, Upper Glen St. in Queensbury.
Whether you seek to get rid of an old computer monitor, hard drive, computer CPU, cordless phone, electric razor, radio, CD player, television, or camera — they all may be dropped them off for recycling at Ray Supply, 871 State Route 9.
Fundraiser ‘Ghost Tour’ slated
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 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tours of various historic homes, to be conducted on a trolley, is 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.