Christmas in Warrensburgh fest celebrates traditional rural values

• Holiday music will be offered at 2 p.m. in the Warrensburg Town Hall by the Warrensburg Elementary Chorus. Also, the Warrensburg High School Band will be performing several places around town on both Saturday and Sunday.

• Exhibit and tips on using local, healthy foods in holiday meals and celebrations, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Town Hall, presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension.

• Origami and miniature watercolor workshops with Sudjai Bentley, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Warrensburg Town Hall.

• Wreath making and holiday decorating with Adirondack native plants, demonstrations and sales, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.outside the Warrensburg Town Hall.

• 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, and porcupine quill work by Thomas Mowatt (at Riverside).

• Holiday decor on display and on sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Original Lincoln Logs' model home on lower Rte. 9, Decor creations are by Miller Art & Frame staffers and other local artisans. Lincoln Logs will also be hosting presentations by by Dick Nason on Early Days of Logging in the Adirondacks. Call 824-2100 for times and details.

• Puppet workshop with stories and music by Chip Beers, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Richards Library, which is also hosting storytelling by children's book author John Gable from 10 to 11 a.m.

• Music for the Christmas season from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque eras performed on acoustic recorders by members of Courtly Music Unlimited, 7 p.m. at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church. The talented group features Elaine and Richie Hensler and friends.

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