Fire Safety Prevention Week arrives
In conjunction with the Bolton Volunteer Fire Co., Bolton Central School will be participating in National Fire Safety Prevention Week Oct. 6 through 12.
Activities for students in prekindergarten to 5th grade will culminate with a visit to the Bolton firehouse, where the firefighters will be demonstrating fire prevention practices and showing their firefighting equipment.
For details, contact school principal Michael Graney at 644-2400.
BCS Booster Club golf tourney set
The Bolton Central Booster Club is holding is annual golf tournament Sunday Oct. 27 at The Sagamore golf course. Participants receive lunch, dinner and prizes will be awarded. For details or to register, contact Susan Cady, owner of Finishing Touches, at 644-3411.
Haunted Trail returns to Up Yonda
Friday Oct. 18 and Saturday Oct. 19, Up Yonda Farm is hosting a night of thrills and chills as guests venture through the woods where monsters of the night will be waiting. Included this year is a “No Scare Area” for younger children featuring games, crafts and an inflatable haunted house. The Haunted Trail also includes spooky stories by the campfire and free refreshments. The event will be held rain or shine. From 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday Oct. 19, there will be a non-scary trick-or-treat trail. Admission is $8 per person, $5 for Bolton residents and Up Yonda members. Children under 4 are free. For details, see: www.upyondafarm.com.
Craft fair, townwide garage sale coincide
Bolton sounds like the place to be Saturday Oct. 12 and Sunday Oct. 13, when the ever-popular always popular arts and crafts fair will be held in Rogers Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fair of quality art and crafts is organized by Gail Street and benefits the Bolton Landing Rescue Squad.
These same two days, Bolton is hosting its annual Town Wide Garage Sale. Shoppers can pick up a sale map starting on Friday Oct. 11 at the Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce log cabin.
If that isn’t enough, there’s a new addition to the celebration with a Chili Cook-Off from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Oct. 1.
Stop by the Chamber office to purchase tasting coupons — Attendees get to pick which chili is their favorite. Prizes will be awarded, but the contest is really about the bragging rights. For details on the chili cook-off, call the Chamber office at 644-3831 or call event organizer Kelly O’Neil-Teer, owner of Serendipity Boutique at 644-2120.