Town Talk

The Chamber office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Visitors are welcome to drop in and see the office in the historic stone building formerly hosting Frances Antiques.

Wbg. Bicentennial events set

Please note the upcoming local events concerning the Warrensburg Bicentennial.

On Feb. 9, Hickory Ski Center is hosting a history festival which includes ski races as well as a vintage apres-ski clothing contest, featuring retro fashions — while paying tribute to Warrensburg’s bicentennial. For details, call 623-5754 or see: www.hickoryskicenter.com.

Tuesday Feb. 12 is the very day of Warrensburg’s bicentennial, the 200th year since Warrensburg’s founding on Feb. 12, 1813.

At 6 p.m. church bells will ring throughout town, and Warrensburg residents are urged to step outside their homes and ring a bell if they have one, or voice a cheer if they have none.

Also, families are welcome to attend the First Presbyterian Church’s Mardi Gras party, scheduled simultaneously — from 5 p.m, to 7 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 12. The event includes a pancake and sausage supper, and games. Organizers say there will be fun for children, teens and adults. For details, call 623-2723.

Pride in Warrensburg again takes center stage as the town’s bicentennial is recognized at 7 p.m.Wednesday Feb. 13 in the Warrensburg Town Hall. This observance of the town’s bicentennial is to occur at the beginning of the monthly town meeting.

Then on Friday Feb. 15, the Town of Warrensburg will again be honored for its 200th anniversary at the Warren County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting, 10 a.m. in the county Municipal Center, off I-87 Exit 20. Warren County’s Bicentennial is being celebrated this year, too. For Details, see: www.warrensburghistorian.org or: www.warrenny200.org.

Help on taxes online or in person

WARRENSBURG — This year, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has added a free do-it-yourself state and federal income tax online service.

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