Town Talk

‘Taste of Warrensburg’ slated

The newly formed Greater Warrensburg Business Alliance will hold a fundraiser named Taste of Warrensburg from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday June 19 at the Warrensburg Senior Center on Main St.

The event will feature food samples from many local businesses including George Henry’s, Oscar’s Smoke House, Galusha’s Maple Products and Spruce Mountain Farms. The cost is $10 for a roll of tickets to be redeemed to sample products displayed. For details, contact Linda Baker Marcella at 623-5030, or Candice Healey at 623-3036.

Church offers bus trip to NYC

Holy Cross Episcopal Church will offer a day trip via bus to New York City on Friday June 14.

Participants will be able to shop, dine out, see a play, go the zoo or visit friends and family in the city. The cost is $45 per person and the bus will leave the church at 7 a.m.

For reservations, call 623-3343 or 623-3066.

Lake George Historical Society

The Lake George Historical Society will host a program featuring guest speaker Marisa Muratori at 6:30 p.m. June 13 at their headquarters, the old county courthouse at 290 Canada St. in Lake George Village.

Muratori, a town council member, artist and history buff is offering a free presentation on Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, famous painter and photographer respectively, who spent creative years together in Lake George.

The talk introduces the Lake George Historical Association’s 2013 exhibit depicting Stieglitz’s and O’Keeffe’s life here.

For details, contact the Museum at lgha@verizon.net or by calling 668-5044 on weekends.

Book on Stieglitz & O’Keeffe

The Historical Association is publishing the book “Spirit of Presence and Place — Georgia O’Keefe & Alfred in Lake George.”

This 60-page volume was written by historian Terri P. Gay, and is based on her well-received lectures. It features vintage photos by Stieglitz and Seneca Ray Stoddard, plus O’Keefe’s paintings — as well as works by other artists who were drawn to this area in the early 1900s for inspiration.

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