The Museum is seeking on developing an extensive exhibit on the races, drawing from memorabilia local residents loan to the museum officials. Those who either participated in the races or have photos or memorabilia are asked to contact museum director Steve Parisi at 623-2207 or via email at: steve.parisi@netheaven.com. The exhibit is scheduled to open in February.

The museum is located in the VFW Building at 3754 Main St. and it is open Wednesdays through Dec. 18 and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. From January through April, the museum is open on Sundays only. Admission is free.

Available now at the museum are the 2011 Warrensburgh Historical Calendars as well as various books on local history, items that Parisi said make very thoughtful and appropriate gifts for history buffs. A purchase order form is on the Society's website at: www.whs12885.org.

Baptist church sets holiday services, events

A variety of Christmas-oriented events and services have been scheduled at First Baptist Church of Warrensburg, and all are invited to attend.

On Thursday Dec. 16, the church will host a session exploring aspects of Creation theology, with a theme "The Christmas Star. The session is to be conducted by Jerry Hensler of the Hensler Creation Ministries.

On Sunday Dec. 19, The church will conduct a morning worship service with Christmas carol singing and a special Christmas message: " O Come let us Behold Him."

On Friday Dec. 24, First Baptist will present a Christmas Eve service featuring inspirational melodies from local musician Jim Davis. The service will start at 7 p.m.

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