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September 22, 2012


Chicken BBQ

12:00AM 5:00PM

The Ilion Police Benevolent Association will be holding a Chicken BBQ. The event will be held at the Ilion Elks Club on West Street in the Village of Ilion. The cost of the Chicken BBQ is $9 per person.

Also at the event will be a Main Prize Raffle for the following prizes:

1st prize: 1 Ton of New England Pellets provided by the New England Pellet company.

2nd prize: One Remington Long Gun provided by the Remington Arms Company of Ilion NY.

3rd prize: A law package that includes a Health Care Proxy, Power of Attorney, and a will provided Vindigni &Betro, PLLC of Oneida New York.

4th prize: A one year golf membership for 2013 at Doty’s Golf course in Ilion NY.

Tickets for this raffle are $5 each.

Another part of the event will be a Chinese Auction for nearly 40 prizes donated by the local businesses around the Mohawk Valley. (tickets sold seperatley)

Gloversville Farmer's Market

8:30AM 12:30PM

Gloversville Market Location: The new Elm Street Pavilion between Spring and Church Streets (behind Bleeker Square) Dates of Operation: May 5th-October 13th (2012 dates) Hours of Operation: Saturdays 8:30-12:30noon On most market days there is live entertainment at the market. Remember, rain or shine, tons of things to do.... don't miss us! You could be supporting your neighbor, isn't that nice to know? Sign up for the free email at the at the market. Crafts for the kids, every Saturday from 9 to 11am.

Native American Arts & Culture Festival

9:30AM 5:00PM

Sanford Field House, Colgate University, Hamilton. Festival of American Indian arts. Live music and dance performances, Smoke Dance competition, craft market, traditional food, children's activities, art demonstrations, and more. Door prizes. Free. Indoors, rain or shine. For information call 315-228-6643 or email cbemont@colgate.edu

FAM 5K “Fund” Run/Walk

10:00AM 12:00PM

For Charity. Plus Kids’ Run, Refreshments, Entertainment & Brooks’ BBQ. Many Awards. Cobleskill Fairgrounds. 19th Annual. 800-932-3271 / FAM5K.com

Benefit For St. Paul's Church

12:00PM 6:00PM

H.C. SMITH BENEFIT CLUB, ST. JOHNSVILLE IS PUTTING ON A BENEFIT TO HELP ST. PAUL'S CHURCH GET A MUCH NEEDED NEW FURNACE. THEY WILL SERVE HOT DOGS, HAMBURGERS AND SAUSAGE ALL DAY. PORK ROAST DINNER AT 5PM. LIVE AUCTION, CHINESE AUCTION, 50/50 RAFFLE. ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS. $15.00 ADULTS $7.00 KIDS 6-12 AND KIDS 5 AND UNDER FREE. CALL WENDY FOR MORE INFO. 518-775-3293.

Liberty Follies Show

2:00PM 4:00PM

Please join us for Liberty's Annual Follies show at the Amsterdam High School. This event showcases the individuals Liberty support. It promises to be a great show!

23rd Annual CHAIRity Art Auction

4:00PM 8:00PM

Artists, art appreciators, art collectors and all those who enjoy a fabulous event are invited to Sculpture Space's 23rd Annual CHAIRity Art Auction. Held at Sculpture Space's studio at 12 Gates Street, just off Whitesboro Street on the edge of the historic Brewery District in Utica, and chaired by Susan D. Kernan. All profits from the evening support Sculpture Space’s acclaimed international residency program. This popular event presents inventively altered, embellished or deconstructed chairs and other furniture as well as original artisan-crafted objects, sculptures, drawings, paintings and other artworks. Beginning with a cash bar and preview of auction items from 4:00-6:00pm, complimentary hors d’oeuvres are also presented, generously donated by the area’s leading restaurants and caterers. The live auction will be conducted -- for the second year in a row -- by auctioneer extraordinaire June DeLair from 6:00-8:00pm. Featuring works by globally-recognized artists such as Christo & Jean Claude (this years Mayor's Award winner) and Grace Knowlton, alumni artists Daniel Buckingham, Katarina Isaksson, Ann Reichlin, Christine Heller and Deborah Dohne also participate. Equally talened local artists, such as Joel Grimaldi (four-time winner of the Mayor’s Award), Suzanne Firsching, the late Ed Christiana, Steven Specht, Eric Reece, Frank Viola, Denise Leone and many more. This year, we are introducing the President’s Award for the highest selling chair: Richard Mulvihill of Hubbell Galvanizing. Also among the auction items will be the "Earth Day Collection," featuring works created entirely from repurposed materials donated by Empire Recycling. Other festivities include live music, a DJ, surprise entertainment and an imaginative and delight-filled silent auction, offering items and services donated by a rich array of local businesses. A Grand Finale Door Prize drawing marks the end of the night: a weekend in Lake Placid goes to a lucky winner (who must be present to win). And -- as if that wasn't enough -- Sculpture Space will also be presenting a John von Bergen bronze sculpture from 1986: "Prestinence" as a special fundraiser. One of Sculpture Space's founders, John continues to serve on the Board of Directors; he has a studio in Maine and Clinton and has exhibited around the world. Only 125 tickets are available and all proceeds benefit the programs of Sculpture Space. (Ticket purchasers do not need to be present on September 22 to win.) For additional images and more information on John von Bergen, please visit www.sculpturespace.org. CHAIRity tickets are $35; Patron and Donor admission is also available at $50 and $100, each with additional benefits. To make reservations in advance please contact 315-724-8381 or via e-mail at: info@sculpturespace.org. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.ticketderby.com. If you cannot attend CHAIRity but would like to bid, please feel free to contact us. Watch our website and Facebook page for highlights of the night's auction artworks! For additional information please call 315-724-8381, email info@sculpturespace.org, "like" us on Facebook, and/or visit www.sculpturespace.org.