Category: Columbia County Living

Copake Grange Holiday Open House, Dec 14

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This Saturday, December 14th, The Copake Grange is hosting a holiday Open House. Stop by the Grange to meet with your neighbors and enjoy complimentary holiday refreshments and music. Following the open house will be the annual Copake tradition, the Holiday Light Parade. Enjoy the light parade through town….Santa, hot chocolate, cookies and bon fire!

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, December 14, 2019 / 3pm – 5pm

LOCATION:
The Copake Grange
628 Empire Road
Copake, NY 12516

MORE:
copakegrange.org
facebook.com/Copake-Grange

 

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Chatham Winterfest 2019, Dec 14

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Chatham’s Annual Winterfest is Saturday, December 14, 11am – 4pm.

Businesses throughout the Village of Chatham will be welcoming shoppers with special offers and unique holiday gifts. There will be a raffle to win a gift basket of goodies from participating shops in the Village. A raffle ticket will be issued with any purchase of $5 or more in a village shop and the winning number will be posted on the CABA website.

Some activities include a reading of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” at the Chatham Bookstore at 11:00am, a wreath-making workshop at Chatham Brewing at 11:00am, the Crandell Theater will have a free screening of the movie “Prancer” at noon , Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand at 10 Main Street from 1:00-3:00pm to visit with little ones and spread some holiday Cheer. At 3:30 there will be a reading of “The Carpenter’s Gift” by local author David Rubel as part of the library’s Authors, Artists and Community Speakers Series. Holiday cookies and hot cocoa will be served. Personalized signed Books will be available for purchase.

Students from Chatham Central School District will be on hand to provide Holiday Music and Caroling, a there will also be a Holiday Costume Crawl for adults that wish to don a costume that captures the spirit of the Holidays as they sample adult beverages at participating venues.

WinterFest Events

10:00am-3:00pm Open House and accepting new, unwrapped toys for the Salvation Army Our Community Cares, 25 Hudson Avenue
10:00am-Noon Nature crafts for kids Columbia Land Conservancy, 49 Main Street
11:00am Judy Staber and Thomas Chulak read “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” Chatham Bookstore, 27 Main Street
11:00am Wreath-Making Workshop with Flower Blossom Farm. For more information contact Chatham Bewing at info@chathambrewing.com Chatham Brewing, 59 Main Street
11:00am-2:00pm Our Community Cares’ free gift wrapping event. Bring your presents for our volunteers to wrap. Donations accepted. The Tracy Memorial Village Hall, 77 Main Street
11:00am-4:00pm Chatham Freshman class fundraiser selling handmade items such as baked goods and candles, along with some apparel 17 Main Street
11:00am-7:00pm Santa Pub Crawl. $1 Off your first drink. To win prizes dress in your favorite holiday costume, take a selfie at 3 establishments that day and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #ChathamWinterfest. Winners will be chosen at randon. Download the flyer. Blue Plate, Yanni’s, People’s Pub. Chatham Brewing and The Chatham Grill
Noon Free screening of “Prancer” Crandell Theatre, 48 Main Street
Noon-2:00pm Pet pictures with Santa Our Community Cares, 25 Hudson Avenue
Noon-3:00pm “Have A Bite… Help A Family” fundraiser hosted by the Chatham Middle School National Junior Honor Society and PTSO. Tag sale including holiday decorations, soup samples and other tasty bites. Christ Our Emanuel Church, 19 Park Row
1:00-3:00pm Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus 10 Main Street
3:30pm A reading of “The Carpenter’s Gift” by local author David Rubel as part of our Authors, Artists and Community Speakers Series. Holiday cookies and hot cocoa will be served. Personalized signed Books will be available for purchase. Chatham Public Library, 11 Woodbridge Ave, Chatham
9:00pm Live music by Aaron Rothko The People’s Pub, 36 Main Street

WinterFest Sales

15% Off Lamporium Lamps Large selection of unique lamps Country Upcycle. 6 Main Street. Open 11:00am-4:00pm
15% Off all Calendars Large selection Chatham Bookstore, 27 Main Street
$5.00 Margaritas Lunch served The People’s Pub, 36 Main Street

DATE/TIME:IMG_8566
Saturday, December 14, 2019: 11am

LOCATION:
The Village of Chatham, NY

MORE:
visitchathamny.com/chatham-winterfest
facebook.com/VisitChathamNY
instagram.com/visitchathamny

 

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Scenic Sunday

This week, The calm before the snow storm, Hillsdale.

 

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Opt Outside on Black Friday w/ CLC at High Falls Conservation Area, Nov 29

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The Columbia Land Conservancy invites you to Opt Outside on Black Friday, this week (Friday, November 29) from 10am – 12pm at High Falls Conservation Area.

“Feeling full after Thanksgiving? Not sure what to do with your houseguests? Opt outside with CLC! We’ll take a leisurely stroll to the overlook at High Falls while we learn about the history of the site and what makes it special.”

DATE/TIME:
Friday, November 29, 2019 / 10am – 12pm

LOCATION:
High Falls Conservation Area
540 Roxbury Road
Philmont, NY 12534

COST/REGISTRATION:
Free!
Registration is required so that the CLC can be in touch in the event of a cancellation. Visit https://clctrust.org to register.

MORE:
http://clctrust.org
facebook.com/ColumbiaLandConservancy
Columbia Land Conservancy Inc.
49 Main Street Chatham, NY
info@clctrust.org
518.392.5252

 

 

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