Thursday, December 1, 2011

Christmas in Warrensburgh Schedule of Events December 2-4, 2011

Christmas in Warrensburgh 
(full schedule below)
Readings and Book Signings 

Friday, December 2, 7 p.m. FREE "Season's Readings" at Willows Bistro
Adirondack Center for Writing and Fiction Among Friends collaborate with Christmas in Warrensburgh to host this event at Willow's Bistro, 3749 Main St. 

Area writers present readings from their works. Featured ACW reader, Mary Sanders Shartle reading from Winterberry, Pine and her new novel, The Hermit. Also reading, Mason Smith (Towards Polaris, and Florida); Doug Deneen and Bibi Wein. . Refreshments are available. 504-4344

Saturday, December 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Book Signings by Adirondack Authors at Willows Bistro. Fiction Among Friends and Willows Bistro combine forces to host seven area authors offering perfect holiday gifts. Stop in for a visit.
10:00 - Pat Leonard;
11:00 - Mary Sanders Shartle;
noon Amanda Shaffer and Meghan Lemery
1:00 - Joseph C. Parker;
2:00 - Diane Chase (with special Adirondack activity for kids)
3:00 - Mason Smith. 504-4344.



“Let It Snow...Let It Snow” Schedule will be held the weekend of December 2- 4, 2011. 


Friday, December 2
4:30 p.m Special “Dinner for Two” Menu, Lizzie Keays
7 - 9 p.m.  “Season’s Readings” by Mary Sanders Shartle, Mason Smith and Doug Deneen, Willows Bistro, 
7 - 9 p.m. Veggie Tales “The Little Drummer Boy” and Nature Inspired Children’s Craft Acitivity, Warrensburgh Free Methodist Church, 

Saturday, December 3
Bazaars, Crafts, Greens, Pancake Breakfast, Luncheons, Tea, Cookie Walks, Holiday Desserts, Hot Foods - First Presbyterian, First United Methodist, Holy Cross, St. Cecilia’s Churches; Countryside Adult Home
Mini Festival of Trees – St. Cecilia’s Church 
Open Houses - Adirondack Rustic Interiors, Rebecca’s Florist, Miller Art &
Frame, Riverside Gallery and others 
Food Drive by Cub Scout Pack 31
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Craft Demonstrations, Riverside Gallery, 
Traditional Rug Hooking by Joan Mohrmann Spinning and Weaving by Serendipity Spinners Porcupine Quill Work by Thomas Mowatt
10 a.m. - Noon Photos with Santa, 
10 a.m. - 4 p.m Book Signings by local authors, Willows Bistro, . 1
0 a.m. - Pat Leonard, 
11 a.m. - Mary Sanders Shartle, 
12 p.m. - Amanda Shaffer and Meghan Lemery, 
1 p.m. - Joseph C. Parker, 
2 p.m. - Diane Chase (and children’s knot tying activity) , 
3 p.m. - Mason Smith
10 a.m. - 4 p.m “My Dolly” Exhibit Opening Reception, “Dressed for the Holidays Exhibit”, Book Signings, Warrensburgh Museum of Local History,
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Holiday Gifts, Certificates and Consignments, Gift Wrapping Station, Refreshments and more, River Street Plaza, 
4:00 p.m “Polar Express” Event (children wear pajamas), Richards Library, 
4:30 p.m Special “Dinner for Two” Menu, Lizzie Keays
4 - 6 p.m.Roast Pork Dinner, First United Methodist Church,  

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. TOYLAND - Emerson Town Hall, 

US Postal Special Holiday Cancellation 

Bake Sales, Food Concessions
10 a.m. - Noon, 1 - 3 p.m. Photos with Santa, 
Face Painting by WHS Art Students 
Warrensburgh Elementary School Chorus
Decorate a Gingerbread House
Children’s Craft Workshops
Warrensburgh High School Holiday Band
Visit with “Gingerbread” the Reindeer & Friends
1- 3 p.m. Carriage Rides with “Teddy” the Miniature Horse - 

 6 p.m. CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY Floyd Bennett Bandstand,

Welcome by T own Officials
Blessing of the Tree by Father Marshall Vang, Church of the Holy Cross
Holiday Music by Warrensburgh Elementary School Band
Caroling with Cub Scout Pack 31 and area Girl Scouts
Arrival of Santa and Lighting of the Tree
Hot Chocolate & Cookies by area Girl Scouts


FOLLOWING THE CEREMONY
7 p.m. The Nutcracker - A reading of E.T.A. Hoffman’s complete original story intertwined with Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky’s magical music by Adirondack Recorder Band, St. Cecilia‘s Roman Catholic Church, 

Sunday, December 4
Breakfast with Santa, St. Cecilia’s Church, 9:30 a.m. – Noon 
Face Painting, Warrensburgh Holiday Band
Holiday Craft Fair, The Lodge on Echo Lake, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Warrensburgh Chamber of Commerce
Winter in Warrensburgh Art Contest entries will be on display at the WES throughout the holiday season. People’s Choice Voting.

Limited Edition Christmas in Warrensburgh Ornaments commissioned by North Country artisan Thomas Mowatt. The design, a snowflake using white porcupine quill sewn on birch bark, represents this year’s theme “Let It Snow...Let It Snow”. Each snowflake is unique as found in nature!
Available at Miller Art & Frame.

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