Community celebration Dec. 14
Schroon Lake will host its 28th annual community holiday celebration this winter. The Olde Tyme Christmas, scheduled Saturday, Dec. 14, will add a holiday craft and food bazaar in 2013. Community groups are also being asked to take part.
The Schroon Lake VFW and American Legion are asking that people drop their excess clothing and shoes into the large marked BlueBox container.
Recently, while driving through the Wilmington Notch, I noticed a couple of guys wading across the Trophy Trout section of the West Branch of the Ausable River.
Ticonderoga Elks will host “Bake - a Dozen for a Vet.”
Christmas Decorating Contest 2013
There's a strong holiday spirit enjoyed in the North Country, and the events and activities coming up at the Adirondack Interpretive Center in Newcomb reflect that exuberance.
Hancock House to host Dec. 8 event
The 23rd annual Festival of Trees is under way at the Hancock House in Ticonderoga. Highlighting the month-long Christmas celebration will be an open house Sunday, Dec. 8, 1 to 3 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Winter weather forecast nixes Thanksgiving event
The Crown Point Community Thanksgiving dinner has been canceled. Scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the Crown Point United Methodist Church on Creek Road, the event will not be held because of weather forecasts calling for a winter storm.
Thanks to Mother Nature as well as hundreds of snow guns, skiing is great at Gore Mountain, which opened earlier this year than any season since 1986.
The Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Essex County is seeking people for its RSVP Friendly Visitors program.
Ti, St. Mary’s students selling historic calendars
As Ticonderoga residents look forward to the community’s 250th anniversary, they’re calling on history to help finance the celebration. The First 250 Years Committee is selling 2014 historical calendars. Proceeds from the sale will help pay for the group’s “signature event” during the 2014 celebration.
Concerts slated in Schroon Lake, Ticonderoga
The Champlain Valley Chorale will present its annual Christmas concert Friday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Schroon Lake and again Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church on Wicker Street in Ticonderoga.
Notes from the North Woods
I first took notice of the full power of a Full Moon during my two year stint working as a Residence Hall Director at Plattsburgh State.
Annual event to conclude Ti Area North Country Christmas
The seventh annual Santa Fest will conclude the Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 8, 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Community Building. The free event will include music, games, crafts, face painting and a visit from Santa. Refreshments will be available.
Best Fourth in the North event Dec. 5
The calendar may disagree, but Ticonderoga residents are preparing for the Independence Day. The second annual Fourth of July in December chicken barbecue will be held Thursday, Dec.. 5, at 5 p.m. at the Ti Knights of Columbus.
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