Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Fun for everyone: Some upcoming events locally!

At Schoharie Crossing there are great things happening all the time! But we also like to highlight some of the other great local history events as well.  



Below is a list of just some of the great things coming up in the area:




HISTORIC AMSTERDAM LEAGUE TOUR

August 22, 2015 10:00am - August 22, 2015 3:00pm
25 Church Street, Amsterdam 12010
Free | None

For more information please contact:
R. H. von Hasseln | (518) 841-4323
rvonhasseln@amsterdamny.gov | historicamsterdam.org

Historic Amsterdam League's annual free guided bus/walk tour of city neighborhoods this year featuring the downtown area, and vicinity, site of the original Veddersburgh settlement. Six new area postcards and professionally printed neighborhood guide booklet available for purchase. Tours start from United Pres Church



MOHAWK VALLEY COLLECTIVE CONCERT

August 22, 2015 6:00pm - August 22, 2015 11:00pm
Historic Unity Hall, 19 Center St., Fort Plain 13339
Advance, $7.50; $10 at the door | http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1433815

For more information please contact:
Linda Kellett | 518-275-3606
linda.kellett@gmail.com | mohawkvalleycollective.com/music/

Performers Leah Shaw, Aviva Jaye, The Eugene Tyler Band, & Conundrum from NJ wrap up the Mohawk Valley Collective’s 2015 summer music series. Refreshments available by Erie Station Bar & Grill. Proceeds go toward future event programming & preservation efforts. Call 518-275-3606 or 518-993-5506 for more info.



MOVIE ON THE LAWN @ Old Fort Johnson

August 22, 2015 7:30pm - August 22, 2015 9:00pm
corner Routes 5 & 67, Fort Johnson 12070
Free

For more information please contact:
Rachel Bliven | 843-0300
museum@oldfortjohnson.org | www.oldfortjohnson.org

Outdoor screening of "A Place in the Sun"- Elizabeth Taylor & Montgomery Clift star in the movie version of the novel, An American Tragedy, a timeless story inspired by actual events in the Mohawk Valley. Movie on the lawn begins at 7:30 pm. Bring your own picnic dinner to eat earlier. Ice cream, iced tea and popcorn available on site.


Back to School in Fulton Co.
Sunday, August 30 • 1:30pm-4pm
Fulton Co. Historical Society & Museum
237 Kingsboro Avenue, Gloversville
Fulton County
The Johnstown School Museum’s Bill
Pollak and Fulton County Board Supervisor
Mike Gendren will lead a discussion about
their experiences in the Johnstown and
Gloversville School Districts. The event is
co-sponsored by the Johnstown School
Museum and the Fulton County Historical
Society. Free. For more information, please
contact Mike Pollack at 518-725-2203.

Lost Mohawk Valley
Sunday, September 13 • 2pm-4pm
Charleston Historical Society
Polin Road, Town of Charleston
Fultonville, Fulton County
Bob Cudmore talks about his new book
“Lost Mohawk Valley” which entails stories
of local connections with the well known:
the JFK assassination, bandleader John
Philip Sousa, TV star Ed Sullivan, Sam
Goldwyn of MGM; plus stories about mill
workers in the Amsterdam carpet industry.
Free. For more information please contact:
Andrea Hauser at 518-775-3878.




THE FONDA FAIR 

September 01, 2015 8:00am - September 07, 2015 11:00pm
21 South Bridge Street, Fonda 12068

For more information please contact:
518-853-3313
www.fondafair.com

Rides, shows, live musical entertainment, livestock and cattle shows, truck and tractor pulls, specialty foods, vendors and more!



FORT KLOCK CRAFT FAIR

September 12, 2015 10:00am - September 12, 2015 5:00pm
7203 State Highway 5, St. Johnsville 13452
Free

For more information please contact:
518-568-7779
www.fortklockrestoration.org

Take advantage of Fort Klock's convenient location at one of Montgomery County's Autumn Festival Events, with well over 100 talented crafters and artisans.  This Northeastern craft fair features crafters from New York State and several other states.  Friends of Fort Klock will have homemade foods and desserts for sale on Saturday at 11:30 am.  A food wagon with fries, hot dogs, hamburgers, and refreshments is available on both days.  Please phone (518) 568-7779 to register or for more information.  Free admission and free parking.


MONTGOMERY COUNTY HISTORICAL - Taste of History

September 12, 2015 5:30pm - September 12, 2015 8:00pm
NW corner of Routes 5 & 67, Fort Johnson 12070
$20 adults, $10 children | Advance purchase recommended

For more information please contact:
Rachel Bliven | 518-843-0300
museum@oldfortjohnson.org | www.oldfortjohnson.org

Old Fort Johnson's annual fall fundraiser features a sampler of Montgomery's County's finest cooking. Enjoy over a dozen different homemade soups, breads and pies under tents in the garden of the Old Fort. Admission price includes commemorative mug. Limited seating, advance tickets recommended. All proceeds go towards our Roof Restoration project.



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