Elizabethtown Column

Welcome Summer! The Thrift Shop would like you to think of them as you’re sorting those summer clothes. Their next collection day is Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. until noon at the United Church of Christ parish hall (UCC). They also need linens, household items and toys. No winter clothes.

It’s Craft Fair time. If you are a crafter, looking to sell your wares locally, register now, for the 19th Annual Free Masons Craft Fair held at Marcy Airfield in Keene Valley on July 20 and 21. Vendors, contact Allen Clark at 546-3519.

Egglefield Brothers Ford Dealership is hosting a fundraiser for the Elizabethtown Community Hospital (ECH) on Wednesday, June 5. Stop in anytime during the day, test drive one of their cars and Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to ECH. This event will take place in the hospital parking lot across from Horace Nye parking lot on Park Street.

Friday, June 7, Essex County Public Health Department is asking everyone to join “Wear Purple Day” and walk with them for breast cancer awareness at 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. They’re requesting a $5 donation, meet on the courthouse lawn for either the short or long walk around town. There will be raffles and refreshments. Come out, help the cause.

The Adirondack History Center Museum is hosting the second Classic Car Show on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the museum grounds. There will be food, entertainment and a drawing for $1,000 gas card. Admission is free. Exhibitors, early registration is $10 or $15 the day of the show. Contact Margaret Gibbs at 873-6466 or echs@adkhistorycenter.org.

Adirondack Architectural Heritage, along with the Essex County History Center Museum and Clinton County is hosting a presentation of “The Irrepressible Conflict: The Civil War in New York by NYS Historian Robert Weible on Saturday, June 1, at 7 p.m. in Keeseville. Reservations are recommended, call 834-5180.

Reminders for this weekend! Piano by Nature is hosting Ragtime Piano with Ethan Uslan on Saturday, June 1, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 2, at 3 p.m. Call for reservations 962-2949.

CATS is hosting a National Trails Day Hike on Saturday, June 1, for details and reception registration call 962-2287.

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