Athol-Thurman 8-21-10

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Events and activities in Thurman

The accomplished bluegrass group Adrenaline Hayride will show folks how they live up to their name Monday, Aug. 23, when they present a concert from 7 to 9 p.m. in our town park behind the town hall in Athol. These free Monday-night concerts are hosted by the town and paid for by bed tax money. Snacks and beverages are available on site at these concerts. For details, call 623-9649.

Stop by the weekly Thurman Station Farmers' Market Aug. 25, open 12:30 to 5 p.m. In addition to the vegetables and fruit, they have eggs, maple products, homemade soaps and craft items. And just across the road - state Route 418 - you will find Adirondack Ambiance, a gift shop with homemade furniture and Adirondack landscape paintings with the artist on site to greet you and share her experiences. The shop is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Thurman Baptist Church on South Johnsburg Road has a special evening service Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. with gospel performer Jay Witham in concert. All are welcome to stop by and attend the service.

Reservations are now being taken for the annual narrated house tour, "A Guided Jaunt into Homes & History," to be held Saturday, Sept. 18. The tour will take participants by trolley to four historic sites, with an optional luncheon at the town hall. The tour only is $13, and with the luncheon, $20. The event, which requires pre-registration, is sponsored by the John thurman Historical Society.

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m., several authors of the new book on Warren County history - plus members of the county historical society - will be at the thurman town hall to answer questions from the public. Meet and greet the history buffs who wrote chapters in the book that's now getting a lot of deserved attention. Book signings and refreshments are planned.

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