Postings for November 30, 2013
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||Thanksgiving Traditions at The Farmers' Museum
||Discover how rural New Yorkers celebrated Thanksgiving in the 1840s at The Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown.See traditional Thanksgiving foods prepared over the open hearth.Ride the Empire State Carousel, or just enjoy a peaceful walk around the museum's historic village. You can also learn about unusual 19th-century digestive medicines as they are created at Dr. Thrall's Pharmacy. The blacksmith and printer will be practicing their trades too, just as they did in the 1840s.
||Bottle and Can Drive
||Come out and drop off your bottles or cans at the East Herkimer Volunteer Fire Dept. Sponsored by the E.H.V.F.D. Ladies Auxiliary.
||Holiday open house at Old Fort Johnson
||The Holiday Open House returns to Old Fort Johnson after a two year break for recovery from Tropical Storm Irene.. This yuletide festive tradition will feature colonial decorations, self-guided tours of the Old Fort, holiday music, complimentary refreshments, and a holiday gift shop stocked with local history books, local honey and much, much more. For additional information call 518-843-0300 or visit us on the web at www.oldfortjohnson.org.
||Star Gazing in Waterville
||Come join us for some Star Gazing at the Waterville Library at the BB Observatory on 206 White Street in Waterville. The event will feature a tour of the night sky.