Elizabethtown Column

The Adirondack History Center Museum is open for a few more weeks. If you haven’t seen this year’s exhibits, take time, they are impressive, giving the community a deep connection with the era of the civil war. The title is “The Irrepressible Conflict: The Civil War in New York”, among the other exhibits. The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., for more details call 873-6466 or visits their website, www.adkhistorycenter.org.

This Saturday, Sept. 28, it’s Elizabethtown Thrift Shop collection day at the UCC, United Church of Christ parish hall, from 10 a.m. until noon. They are looking for men’s, women’s and children’s clothes, especially sizes 5 to 12. Household items, games, toys and sports equipment are welcome. No Electronics. All items should be clean, in good condition. Any questions call 873-6518 or email atetthrift@yahoo.com. Also, visit their website at etownthrift.org or check the shop on Facebook.

The Cobble Hill Inn is hosting a Jazz Wine dinner on Saturday evening, featuring the Chris Conte Duo, at 7 p.m. join them for a delicious meal of prime rib or salmon. The four course meal is $25 or to take part in the wine pairing is $35. Reservations are preferred, call 873-6809 or visit them on Facebook.

The Elizabethtown brush dump is open through October, use it wisely. Only natural yard waste, No branches over three inches in diameter, No construction materials.

CATS, Champlain Area Trails is a busy organization, each Friday join them for an excellent hiking experience, call to find out where they are headed next. Consider adopting a trail as a family project. Trail Adopters help maintain trails while hiking, making the trail safe and report any problems to the office. If interested contact Gail Testa, Trail Adoption Coordinator. Along with everything else, they have happening, their second photography contest is looking for contestants. The title is “Picturing New York’s Champlain Valley,” each photograph must have a caption explaining the photo. This contest has three categories: Hiking the Trails, Scenic and Nature, and Towns and Villages, each having two prizes. The Judges First Place is $150, the People’s Choice award is $100. The contest ends Nov. 30, winners will be announced by Dec. 31. Need more detailed information, call the office at 962-2287 or visit champlainareatrails.com/contest.

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