Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation
The First Step to Freedom: Abraham Lincoln’s Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. November 9 and 10, 2012 ▪ New York State Museum lobby, Albany. 9:30am until 5pm.
The preliminary Emancipation Proclamation is the only surviving version of the document in Lincoln’s handwriting. This exhibition includes historical background and interpretation of the document as well as a manuscript of a speech written and delivered in New York City in September 1962 by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for the Proclamation’s centennial. The First Step to Freedom marks the sesquicentennial of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation and has traveled to eight other cities across New York State this fall.
Soup-r Chili Chowda-fest Perth Fire Dept
Entries from local restaurants, fire depts and private persons. Come sample the best of the best. Entry fee $ 5.00/ baked goods, and beverages also available. Children under 7 free. Support our home town fire fighters or submit an entry and compete against your neighbors. call 518-848-1803 for entry information.
Benefit for Homeless Veterans
The benefit will feature:
- Sliced Beef Dinner
- Home Brew Beer
- Wine Tasting
- 50/50 Raffle
- Chinese Auction
The event will be held at the H.C. Smith Benefit Club, 538 Crum Creek Rd., St. Johnsville. Tickets will be $15.00. To order, contact The Benefit Club at 518-568-2515 or purchase at the door.
Florian Family Benefit
There’s a benefit for the Florian family, which lost their home and belongings in a September fire. The benefit is at the Elks Lodge in Nelliston. They’re having a pig roast, Chinese Auction, raffles, and music. Admission is just $15 per couple, or $10 single. Kids 5-10 $5, under 5 free. Donations and auction items are appreciated. For more information: JULIE FLORIAN: 518-339-1535, TIFFANY DIEFENDORF: 518-705-1031, KRISTY HAZZARD: 518-956-1271, TENNILLE FOX: 315-956-5387
Herkimer Footlighters presents Fear Factory
Herkimer Footlighters Drama will perform Fear Factory, a play by Pat Cook on Thurs., Nov. 8, Fri., Nov. 9 & Fri. Nov. 10 at 7:30pm.
Cost is $5/person; $4/student, Sr. Cit.
Senior Cit. Free on Thursday