“It’s very exciting to highlight the remarkable careers of Marcella Sembrich and Louis Homer, as well as the early history of Lake George Opera, which included both standard operas and American repertoire,” said Curtis Tucker, General Director of Opera Saratoga.
Among the “standard” works featured on the program, will be selections “The Marriage of Figaro,” Cosi Fan Tutte,” “La Traviata,” “La Bohème,” “Hansel and Gretel,” “Der Rosenkavalier” and “H.M.S. Pinafore.” Contemporary and American repertoire will be represented by highlights from “The Rake’s Progress,” “Street Scene,” “Little Women” and “Moby Dick.”
Warrensburgh Historical Society raffle
The Warrensburgh Historical Society will raffle two old Town Heron 9xT kayaks with paddles and life preservers. The total value is $900. Each one person kayak weighs 39 lbs. Tickets are $3 each or two for $5 the tickets can be purchased at the Warrensburgh Museum. The museum is open Wednesday noon-4 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., and Sunday 1-3 p.m.
The raffle will take place Oct. 6, at the museum 1 p.m. The proceeds benefit the Historical society and the Museum.
Happy Birthday to Kelly Jarvis and Happy Anniversary to Jerry and Kathy Quintal.
The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce will celebrate Warrensburg Day July 4. With a parade starting from Fourth St and Hudson proceeding to the recreation field. Floats, civic groups and scout troops are welcome.
Contact Nancy at the chamber 623-2161 if you would like to be in the parade.
The mustache contest will also take place on July 4 at Warrensburg day. Remember a $50 cash prize will be awarded to the grower of the best mustache. To enter the contest get an application from the Chamber of Commerce office or www.warensburgchamber.com.
The Warrensburg Business alliance will hold its Taste of Warrensburg event from 5- 7 p.m. not 7-9 p.m. as stated in last week’s column.