Elizabethtown Column

It’s a busy time! The annual Elizabethtown Library summer book sale at the United Church of Christ (UCC) is Friday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 10, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The “ Buck a Bag” sale is on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. It’s a great time to pick up your winter reading material.

The Elizabethtown Kiwanis Club is hosting their 6th annual Student Scholarship Golf Tournament at the Cobble Hill Golf Course. This tournament is a two person scramble with registration at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start time of 9 a.m. There will be great prizes awarded, the fundraiser is $60 per golfer. Golf carts are extra and can be reserved by calling the pro shop in advance of the tournament at 873-9974. The proceeds benefit students of Elizabethtown, Keene, Westport, and Willsboro schools.

The Depot Theatre is celebrating their 35th anniversary with a gala on Saturday evening, Aug. 10, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at DaCy Meadow Farm. The festivities will include farm-to-table dining, entertainment, live and silent auctions, along with dancing. For more information/tickets call 962-4449. Also, at the theatre, from from Friday, Aug. 9, through Sunday, Aug. 25, enjoy the musical “Funked Up Fairy Tales”, with music, book and lyrics by Kirsten Childs. This is a fun twist on fairy tales for young and old.

It’s time to sign up for the Elizabethtown Fish and Game club annual Jamboree Music Festival. The fun begins on Friday, Aug. 16, through Sunday, Aug. 18. Camp out for the weekend with everyone or just bring your lawn chair to hang out for the great music. Register by Monday, Aug. 12, the cost is $40 for the weekend or $50 after. A day pass is $5 per person, age 12 and under are free.

Tuesday, Aug. 13, the Elizabeth Lawrence summer lecture series at the Adirondack History Center Museum continues with “Vignettes of the Home Front in the Civil War” presented by Carol Blakeslee-Collin. The lecture begins at 7 p.m., reservations are recommended, call 873-6466 or email echs@adkhistorycenter.org. The cost of the lecture is $5 for members or $8 for non-members.

Get your cameras ready, CATS, Champlain Area Trails is gearing up for their second photography contest. More details to come next week.

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