Tractor Fest at the Farmers' Museum
Learn about the world of tractors and all the activities they powered on New York farms. See classic and new tractors, small engines, and other machinery, representing the growth of farming technology from the 1920s. On Sunday, tractors parade down Main Street in Cooperstown, beginning at 9:30 am. See tractors at work thrashing oats and baling oat straw with a 1918 Case hay press. Kiddie Pedal-Tractor Pull contest on Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm. Small engines will be on display too, such as a Maytag engine, a quarter scale drag saw, and a 1/12 scale Case traction engine.
For people with a dairy farming background, fond memories will rush back in the exhibit of antique milking machines. People interested in poultry will have a chance to meet Bill Post and his array of heritage poultry breeds.
Tractor Fest is free with paid museum admission: $12 adults (age 13+), $10.50 seniors (65+), $6 children (7-12), children 6 and under and members of the New York State Historical Association are free. Please visit our website at FarmersMuseum.org for more information and a full schedule of events
5th Annual Kuyahoora Valley Fall Festival
This event will is presented by the Kuyahoora Valley Chamber of Commerce at the Russia Town Park in Poland (behind the Post Office).
*Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 6: 11 - 9pm & Oct. 7: 10 - 6pm.*
There will be a haunted house, 5K run, local crafters, music, food and fireworks by Majestics of Clinton at the completion of the final soccer game on Saturday.
There ARE vendor booth spaces available! Call 826-7702 or Leslie@ntcnet.com
Annual Roast Beef Dinner
The North Bush Methodist Church in Caroga Lake will host it's annual Roast Beef Dinner at the Wheelerville Union Free School, 2417 State Highway 10.
A dinner of roast beef and gravy, mashed potatoes, squash, green beans, applesauce, coleslaw and rolls will be served family style. An assortment of beverages and homemade desserts will be available to complete the meal. Tickets will be available only at the door, adults - $10, children under 12 - $5 and children under 5 free.
*Takeouts will be available*
An Evening of Good Taste - Pasta and Wine Pairings
The event will take place at St. Patrick's Masonic Temple, 22 North Street, Johnstown. There will be pasta dishes from several local restaurants paired with an array of wines, a gifts & services silent auction, a Weekend in the Adirondacks Package to bid on & more!
The restaurants offering their pasta dishes include 391 South Main, Chef Lomanto's Kitchen, Gianna's, The Rail Yard at Pine Brook, Sam's Steak and Seafood and Wine and Roses. Pairing their wines with the pasta dishes is the Hummingbird Hills Winery of Fultonville. An award will be given to the favorite pasta dish, as well as, the favorite wine. To round out the evening, four local musicians will be performing together as a jazz quartet.
Advance tickets may be purchased at the Fulton County Chamber, the Mohawk Co-op Market, both in Gloversville or any Habitat for Humanity Board member.
For more information, please call (518) 773 - 4912 or visit www.hfhfc.com for more information and details.
42nd Acoustic Coffee House
The 42nd all free Acoustic Coffee House will be held in the downstairs of the Fultonville Methodist Church on Montgomery Street in Fultonville.
There is no admission and no donation. Acoustic Coffee House is a no alcohol event and is open to all types of music as long as there is NO Vulgarity, it doesnâ€™t offend anyone and there are acoustic instruments only, (Bongos, shakers and tambourines good replacements for drums). Continue to celebrate the our 4th year with us!
Check out some pictures of our past shows in our Facebook Photos (Acoustic Coffee House in Fultonville, NY). Come down and sing, play, recite, perform or just enjoy some free food and beverage while listening to some great music by some very skilled and talented people.
If you canâ€™t make it at 6:30, thatâ€™s OK there is a new performer every 9 - 13 minutes on average.
*Future Acoustic Coffee House shows â€“ first Saturday of every month - 11/3, 12/1 for the year of 2012. For more information, please call 518.853.4964.*
Ayres Animal Shelter Wine Tour
Bus Trip to four wineries in the St. Lawrence Seaway wine country. We will depart from the Dutchtown Plaza parking lot in Palatine Bridge.
Enjoy "Leaf-Peeping" and Wine Tasting and Tours Wineries included: Tug Hill, Coyote Moon, Yellow Barn, and Otter Creek. Tickets are $65.00 per person to benefit the Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter in Sprakers.
For info call:
Lorraine at 518-993-2796
Elaine at 315-491-4572
Shelter at 518-673-5670