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Tradition reigns during Christmas in Warrensburgh fest

• Holiday music will be offered a the town hall by the Warrensburg High School Band at 11 a.m. and by the Warrensburg Elementary Chorus at 2 p.m.

• At most all the churches downtown, there will be bazaars and food sales. This includes the First United Methodist Church, First Presbyterian Church, St. Cecilia's Catholic Church, and Holy Cross Episcopal Church. Plus a craft sale is also being held at the Countryside Adult Home, Schroon River Rd.

• Craft demonstrations and sales will also be held, at Riverside Gallery and Miller Art & Frame, with traditional rug hooking by Joan Mohrmann, spinning and weaving by Serendipity Spinners, porcupine quill work by Thomas Mowatt (at Riverside) and watercolor painting by Mary Chaffee Frank (at Miller Art ).

• A puppet workshop, with stories and music by Chip Beers, will be held from 10 a.m. - noon at Richards Library.

• Acoustic recorder music from a bygone era will be performed at the Coffee Room cafe on lower Main St. from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., featuring Elaine and Richie Hensler and friends.

• Open Houses at various local businesses including Adirondack Rustic Interiors, Aloha Florist, Miller Art & Frame and Riverside Gallery.

• Children's play table featuring historical landmarks, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Warrensburgh Museum of Local History. Also at the museum, signing of "Around Warrensburg" books by local historian John Hastings. The museum is just north of Potter's Diner on Main St., entrance is in the rear.

• Children's Holiday Shop, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Riverside Gallery, next to the bridge downtown. Children, accompanied by an adult, can shop from selection of affordable gifts. Gallery features Winter Wonderland. Hot chocolate and cookies offered. Bag of goodies granted to each child shopper. Call 623-2026 to RSVP.

• Book Signings & Readings by local authors, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Willows Bistro. 10 a.m.- Jessica Kane of Brant Lake, spoken word from "Straining to Parallel Park in an Open Field." 11 a.m. - Susan Dean, with "Unplugged in the Adirondacks" and "Violet Tapestry" trilogy. 12 p.m. - Carol Gregson , know as the Pottersville Complainer, reading from her book, "Leaky Boots." 1 p.m. - Mary Sanders Shartle with "Three Poets on the Adirondacks." 2 p.m. - Bibi Wein with "The Way Home: A Wilderness Odyssey." 3 p.m. - Martha Strodel presenting the new "Warren County, Its People and Their History Over Time."

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