Last 2013 concert features Marty Wendell

If you haven’t made it to Thurman for any of the Concerts in the Park at the Veterans’ Memorial Field, you won’t want to miss this next one.

The last concert of the year will be held Monday Aug. 26, and it features recording star Marty Wendell playing his signature rockabilly music from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., followed by a fireworks display at dusk.

Marty is sure to please all audiences with his old-time rock ‘n roll with a country edge. See the feature article elsewhere in this issue.

Learn about our Adirondack heritage

The Adirondack Museum has many events planned for the end of summer that bear mentioning. The next event, to be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at 7:30 is a talk by Peter Bauer examining the state of Adirondack waters.

Bauer is the director of Protect the Adirondacks which is a grassroots organization committed to the protection of the Adirondack Park and the state Forest Preserve.

Peter will talk about the state of Adirondack waters, including the many threats they currently face, and actions that are being used to successfully protect those waters.

The fee for the event is $5 for non-members and free for members.

From the Little Log Cabin and Tot Lot to Furry Fridays – offered the first Friday of every month to Victorian Lean-To and platform tents, there is something for everyone at the Adirondack Museum located in Blue Mountain Lake. Admission prices vary. For details, call 352-7311.

Events and activities in the region

High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care, which is a local non-profit agency and serves the needs of patients and families faced with end-of-life care throughout the Adirondack region, will be holding a Harvest Cruise and Silent Auction to celebrate life aboard the Lac du Saint Sacrement on Saturday, Oct. 5.

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