Town Talk

Authors slated for Willows Bistro

Those with an interest in literary works are invited to this month's Second Thursday Readings at Willows Bistro, to occur 2:30 p.m. March 10. All are welcome to join the gathering and chat with writers in this cozy, setting at 3740 Main St. in Warrensburg. Regional authors reading this month include Doug Deneen of Warrensburg, memoir; Helen Holoda of Diamond Point, poetry; Lee Merrett of Queensbury, memoir; Lisa Shumek of Thurman, poetry. Refreshments will be available.

Willows Bistro is located at 3749 Main Street, Warrensburg. Those wishing to sign up to read at future events may stop in and leave names with proprietor Debbie Swan, or phone her at 504-4344.

This session if coordinated by Jan Nickerson of Wevertown, who pens Mill Creek Ramblings for the North Creek News Enterprise.

Museum hosts stock car exhibit

The Warrensburgh Museum of Local History is continuing to present a special exhibit, "Stock Car Racing at Ashland Park" which was located behind the present Ashes Hotel. The exhibit includes historic photos and news reports of races in the mid-1950s through well into the 1960s, as well as a set of flags used at the races, and a brief movie depicting the action.

The museum's ongoing exhibits cover the history of Warrensburg, from the glacial period to the present. Segments include industrial development and the establishment of churches, schools and government. Visitors can learn about the founding fathers of the town, and the individuals who were responsible for the creation of local industries that employed more than 1,000 people in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Regular museum hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays. Admission is free, and the museum is fully accessible for those with mobility challenges. Various wheelchairs are available.

The museum is located in the local V.F.W. building at 3754 Main St. The entrance and parking are located at the rear.

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