Elizabethtown Column

It’s E-town Weekend! Search out the treasures at the numerous town wide yard sales on Friday, July 19. Pick up yard sale maps at Champlain Bank, Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union, the Town Hall on Thursday, July 18, or at the Chamber of Commerce table across from Town Hall and Stewart’s on Friday, July 19.

Friday evening is the Block Party at the Cobble Hill Golf Course at 7:30 p.m. Gather family and friends together for a fun night with E’town Express, 8 p.m. at the pavilion.

Saturday, July 20, E-town Day! Catch the yard sales you missed on Friday. Especially, the Thrift Shop’s sale in the UCC parish hall from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The UCC Ladies will be selling their pies again, in front of the parish hall beginning at 9 a.m., so stop by, pick one up.

The parade begins at the corner by the museum at 3 p.m., continues down Court Street, ends at the golf course. Parade line up is on Hand Street, talk with a volunteer for your placement. It sounds like it’s going to be a great parade this year, The bag pipers are back to help us celebrate!

Activities continue for all until the evening concludes with a brilliant display of fireworks, in the sky over the golf course, so find your perfect spot early.

The Fire Department will be selling food at the golf course, but welcomes any cash donations to help defray the cost of this fantastic weekend.

The Cobble Hill Arts and Antique Sale will be held at the golf course on Friday, 8 a.m. until 12 noon and Sunday, 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the club house. Proceeds from the sale will help finish the 2 new golf holes.

The weekend celebration continues on Sunday, July 21, with the many yard sales and the 2013 slide show at the Essex County History Museum at 3 p.m. Come find out more about Essex County during the Civil War (1850-1870), presented by Margaret Bartley. This slide show is free, donations are always welcome, benefit the Elizabethtown Town Hall Stain Glass Restoration Fund.

Remember, Saturday, July 28, the Elizabethtown brush dump will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Only natural yard debris, no branches over 3 inches, NO construction debris.

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