Town Talk

Farmers' market

The Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers' Market is set to open on Friday, May 27 for its 2011 season. To be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., the market includes the sale of locally-grown produce, prepared foods and recipes using local products, crafts, and a variety of specialty goods.

Acoustic musical entertainment is to be featured as part of opening day festivities.

The market is held Friday afternoons through October, in the Warrensburgh Mills Park on River St. across from Curtis Lumber. The market includes wine, baked goods, preserves, maple syrup, honey, dairy, poultry, meats, plants, soaps and lotions, and more. The market is sponsored by Warrensburgh Beautification Inc., and participates in the WIC nutrition program. Details on the market's affiliations are available at: localharvest.org and: adirondackharvest.com.

For details, or to reserve a vendor space, call Teresa Whalen at 466-5497 or via email at: taawhalen@yahoo.com.

Upcounty events

Summer season is revving up in the northern Warren County region, and there's a lot to do. Check our Community Calendar for details on the following events:

On Thursday, May 19, there's the opening of the juried student art show at Art in Chestertown Gallery, Main St., Chestertown. On exhibit will be selected fine art, photography and sculpture from high school artists of six schools in the region.

That evening, a free presentation of gardening tips will be offered by Kerry Mendez, at 6:30 p.m. in the Town of Chester Library, Municipal Center, Main St.

Don't miss the Queen's Great Boating & Custom Car Weekend in Lake George, Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22. This event will feature a high-performance boat parade on Friday, down Canada Street Saturday and Sunday will include offshore demonstration races as well as boat and classic car displays on Beach Road. There will also be live entertainment in nearby Blais Park, with fireworks planned for Saturday night.

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