Elizabethtown Column

The first weekend in October starts a busy month, with the official beginning of fall, as we see the leaves turning their gorgeous colors. Each Saturday as the leaves fall, keep in mind while cleaning up outside the Elizabethtown brush dump is open for residents. Abide by the rules, only natural materials are accepted.

Saturday, Oct. 6, is St. Elizabeth’s Annual Harvest Dinner from 2 until 6 p.m. in the parish hall. The delicious roast beef dinner, with all the trimmings is $9 for adults, children 5 to 12 are Free. You can order take out beginning at 1:30 p.m.

The Elizabethtown Thrift Shop would like everyone to know that there’s been some changes in the shop. The women’s room has been redesigned to allow more space for shopping. Thanks to the numerous excellent donations, there are many awesome Fall choices. It’s never too early to shop for the holidays for that perfect gift, decoration or outfit. Their Saturday hours will be changing on Oct. 19 to 2 until 4 p.m. to coincide with the Deers Head Restaurant’s winter hours. Weekday hours will not change.

CATS, Champlain Area Trails, will be hosting a Hamlet to Hamlet Hike on Sunday, Oct. 13. If you’re interested meet at the Dogwood Bakery in Wadhams at 11 a.m., hike to Essex on the trails and along route 22 for two miles.

The Adirondack History Center Museum’s exhibit, “The Human Face of the Adirondacks in the Civil War,” trials of the ADK Regiment and the Crown Point Cavalry Company through letters, photos and diaries will be closing on Monday, Oct. 14, Columbus Day. The museum is a Blue Star 2013 Museum, so active duty military personnel and their families are free and a discount is offered to Veterans. It’s membership time for the museum, if you need more details, contact echs@adkhistorycenter.org or call 873-6466.

Remember, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, give however you can.

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