Ticonderoga People will have a chance to get out, enjoy a meal and do some holiday shopping as part of the “Shopping & Dining Night” in Ticonderoga.
Sponsored by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, the event will be held Friday, Dec. 6, as part of the annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas Celebration.
Besides restaurant and business promotions, the evening will feature live music throughout downtown Ticonderoga provided by Ticonderoga Central School musicians. Elvis impersonator Jim Cawley will also perform at 5 p.m. at Burleigh’s Luncheonette.
Horse-drawn wagon rides will be available as part of the event, starting at the Heritage Museum at 6 p.m. The rides are sponsored by Gin’s Redemption Center.
“We encourage people to shop and dine local within the Ticonderoga area on Friday, Dec. 6, and throughout the year,” Matthew Courtright, chamber executive director, said. “This is a wonderful night of holiday magic. We hope people will support the many wonderful businesses throughout the Ticonderoga area.
“For a business directory or shopping and dining guide, visit the chamber office or www.ticonderogany.com,” he said. “I would also like to thank all of the participating businesses and volunteers who make this event possible.”
The chamber office will be open Dec. 6 until 9 p.m. as well, giving the community and visitors an opportunity to see the chamber office and stop in for complimentary refreshments sponsored by Dunkin Donuts.
Free gift certificate raffles will be available throughout downtown Ticonderoga organized by the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership.
Participating businesses include:
— Adirondack Furniture By George, 232-9143, 20 percent off state wide;
— Aubuchons of Ticonderoga, 585-7220, 10 percent off store wide and 20 percent off Christmas decorations. People can also enter to win a gift certificate;
— Best Western Plus/Burgoyne Grill, 585-2378, will offer a Winter Weekend Getaway for $60. People can upgrade to a king suite for $15 more. Burgoyne Grill will offer 10 percent off, excluding alcohol;