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September 14, 2013

Herkimer Defensive Driving Course

9:00AM 3:30PM

Herkimer County Clerk Sylvia M. Rowan is offering the six-hour Defensive Driving Course to Herkimer County residents and non-residents through the Herkimer County Clerk’s Office.The course is will be held at the 911 Building, 71 Reservoir Road, near the HCCC Campus. Enrollment is on a first come basis. Payment is $35.00 and includes all books and materials. You will be enrolled when payment is received. So enroll early. Upon completion of the classroom training, participants are eligible for a reduction in New York State Points and Insurance.

Fall Garage Sale, Bake Sale and Luncheon

9:00AM 4:00PM

Come join us at the Verona United Methodist Church on Main Street in Verona for the Annual Fall Garage Sale, Bake Sale and Luncheon.

Harvest Festival at the Farmers' Museum

10:00AM 5:00PM

Performers, artisans, and harvest food come together in an old-time agricultural fair. Spinning and fiber art demonstrations, alpacas, 19th-century music, and horse-drawn wagon rides make this the best autumn celebration. Enjoy historic games and craft activities for the entire family.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Fundraiser

10:00AM 5:00PM

Handmade items donated by Professional Crafters and Artisans from all across New York State will be raffled off at this event to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. There will also be a bake sale of homemade goodies. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society's Making Strides program. This event will be held in conjunction with the Craft Sale Extravaganza by The Crafty Ladies at the Laubenthal residence on Shelly Place in North Utica. Follow the yellow and red signs located through out North Utica the week of the event. For questions or further information, please contact Linda Laubenthal - organizer - @ 315-733-2755 or email

Frothingham Library Book And Bake Sale

12:00PM 7:00PM

The Frothingham Free Library Fall, Main Street, Fonda, is having our Book & Bake Sale. We have the Best prices on the best selections of hard, soft covers, DVD’s as well as PlayStation games, puzzles, and more! And don't forget we'll have our delicious homemade pies, breads, cookies, and more.

Old Fort Johnson's

5:30PM 8:00PM

The Taste of History is a celebration of regional cooking and the sharing favorite recipes. Attendees are able to sample all the soup and pie they care to eat while enjoying the beautiful grounds of Old Fort Johnson. Adult admission is $20.00 and children admission is $10 which includes a burgundy Old Fort Johnson soup mug to take home. Seating is limited and advance tickets are encouraged. Please call 518-843-0300 to buy your ticket today. Old Fort Johnson is located at the corner of Routes 5 & 67 in the Village of Fort Johnson, just one mile west of Amsterdam. For more information please visit our website at

Winery Bus Trip

The Herkimer County Historical Society is sponsoring a Thousand Islands Winery Bus Trip to visit the Thousand Islands Winery and Coyote Moon Vineyards with an afternoon stop in Alexandria Bay for sight-seeing and lunch. The trip will be departing from Herkimer and the cost is $55.00/person. For more information or to sign up, call 866-6413.

Toast to the General~Wine Tasting and Tours

Herkimer Home State Historic Site fund raising event. Candlelight mansion tours, live music with Dharma Bums String Band, wine tasting and food. Ticket $3o. Visit