Calendar

 

This page lists upcoming special events for chamber members.
To list your event, send to fortsalem@gmail.com

DIRECTORS’ MEETINGS ARE HELD
THE SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH
FULL MEMBERSHIP ALWAYS WELCOME
TIME & LOCATION ON DIRECTORS’ PAGE

 

Key to Locations/Click for Websites

CCC = Courthouse Community Center

FST = Fort Salem Theater

GB = The Georgi on the Battenkill Community Park

GW = Gardenworks

LGG = Laura’s Garden Greenhouse

McB = McCartee’s Barn

RBF = Round Bale Farm

SAW = Salem Art Works

UPC = United Presbyterian Church, Hebron

TFS = The Flower Shop @ Laura’s Garden

WH = 1786 Wilson Homestead Old Books & Antiques

TIMES AND DETAILS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. RESERVATIONS MAY BE NECESSARY. WE SUGGEST YOU CHECK WEBSITES OR CALL BUSINESSES LISTED TO GET UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON EVENTS. $ indicates that there is a charge associated with an event.

MAY, 2017

LGG, Self Service Plant Repotting. Sundays 10AM-4PM

WH, 20% off Women’s History & Biography; Gardening & Cookbooks

1 CCC, Indian Cooking with Sanjeeta Kumari. Battenkill Kitchen. $$ 6PM

6 GW, Spring Wall Basket or Centerpiece Workshop. Create a colorful arrangement in your choice of colors. All materials provided. Register. $$ 9:30-12PM

6 GW, Horticulture Heals. Meet Megon Aesch, author of Today I Tied My Shoes. 2-3PM

6 CCC, Kentucky Derby Party. Akland Farm in Cossayuna. $$ 4PM

6 GB, Booksigning, Battenkill: Untold Stories, with Co-Author Elizabeth Cockey. Free. 4–6PM

6-7 Washington County Antique Fair and Flea Market. Washington County Fairgrounds. Sat 8AM-5PM; Sun 9AM-4PM

7 FST, Women Who Sing. Benita Zahn, Lynne Kerr, Sue Caputo & Keri Alonzo. $$ 2PM13 GW, Mother’s Day Workshop: Plant a colorful herb or flower container.  Register. $$ 9:30 -10:30 AM

13 GB,  Georgi Plant Sale. Includes items from the Georgi gardens.  9AM – 12PM

13 GW, Spring Culinary Celebration. Annette Nielsen prepares delicious & healthful spring recipes. Free. 11AM-  12PM

13 McB,  Think Gardens. Outside Art. Reception. Free. 2-4PM

14 LGG & TFS, Mother’s Day Flowers, Planters & Gifts. $$ 10AM-2PM

18 CCC, Opening Reception. Jacob Houston Art Exhibit, Great Hall. Free. 5-7PM

19 McB,  Hypertufa Creations. Benefit: Shushan Heat Fund. $$ 10AM-2PM

20-21  Tour of the Batten Kill. Washington County Fairgrounds.

21 FST, Rhyme on My Hands. Funny and forgotten songs performed by Byron Nilsson with pianist Malcolm Kogut. $$ 2PM

21 CCC, Chamber Music Concert 2. Daniel Shulman plays Mozart and Schubert. $$ 3PM

21 GB, Planning Meeting for 2018 Fairies in the Hamlet. 3PM

23 CCC, Glens Fall National Bank Seminar: Buying Your First Home. 6PM

27-29 GW, Memorial Day Weekend. Open all weekend for garden ideas, advice and robust transplants! 9AM-5PM

27-29 LGG, Memorial Day Weekend at the Greenhouse! $$

27 McB, Plein Air Landscapes. Art Reception. Free. 2-4PM

JUNE

LGG, Self Service Plant Repotting. Sundays 10AM-4PM

WH, 20% off Farming and Americana Books.

1 McB,  Healthy Living, with Donna Orlyk. 6-8PM

2-4 Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival. 5:30AM-7:30PM

4 FST, Deborah Young-Weiler in Concert. Eclectic piano music on the MainStage Steinway. $$ 2PM

8 SACC Mixer, Hopkins House, 6603 St Rt 22, Hebron. Bring an appetizer or just yourself. 6PM

10 McB,  Hypertufa Creations. Benefit: Shushan Heat Fund. $$ 10AM-2PM

10 SAW, Open Studios & Pop Up Exhibitions  Come and see what the artists are working on.  Free 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

10-11 SAW, Beginner Blacksmithing Workshop. Daniel Crowther, Sarah Ritchie-Crowther. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

10-11 SAW, Beginner Welding. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

10-11 SAW, Beginner Glass Blowing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

10-11 SAW, Beginner Silk Screen Printing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

10-11 CCC, For the Love of Kids Variety Show. Benefit: Lunch, Learn & Play & after-school programs. Fort Salem Theater. $$ Sat 7:30PM/Sun 1PM

11 CCC, Chamber Music Concert 3. Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du soldat. Daniel Shulman conducts. $& 3PM

13 TFS, Wine & Design. $$ 6:30-8PM

17 SAW, Music on the Hill Music by Rustic Riders, Beer Provided by R&S Taylor, Food provided by The Hungry Traveler. 4-8PM

17-18  GW, Opening of Cheese + Café. Delicious farm fresh fare. $$  12 -4 p.m.

18 LGG & TFS, Father’s Day Plants & Gifts. $$ 10AM-2PM

23-25 FST, Tim Nelson’s Rip Van Winkle: A Musical. From Rose Center Theater, Westminster CA. $$ Fri-Sat 8PM; Sun 2PM

24 McB,  Textile Creations, with Meg Dalton. Reception. Free.  2-4PM

24  GW, Farm to Table Theater Dinner with Tim Nelson’s Rip Van Winkle. 4-course chicken cordon bleu dinner, followed by musical at FST.  Reservations. $$  5:30 PM

24-25 SAW, Intermediate Blacksmithing Workshop. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

24-25 SAW, Intermediate Welding. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

24-25 SAW, Intermediate Glass Blowing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

JULY

LGG, Self Service Plant Repotting. Sundays 10AM-4PM

WH, 20% off Art & Poetry Books

1 McB, Gouache Paintings of the Area, Bob Moylan. Art Reception. Free. 2-4PM

5 CCC, Lunch, Learn & Play. 6 week day camp. Free. 11:30AM-5:30PM

5-6 Washington County Antique Fair and Flea Market. Washington County Fairgrounds, Sat 8AM-5PM; Sun 9AM-4PM

6 CCC,  Opening Reception. Untold Stories, Elizabeth Cockey Art Exhibit. Free. 5-8PM

6 McB, Healthy Living, with Donna Orlyk. 6-8PM

8 SAW, Open Studios & Pop Up Exhibitions. Come and see what the artists are working on.  Free 4-6PM

8-9 SAW, Beginner Blacksmithing Workshop. Daniel Crowther, Sarah Ritchie-Crowther. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

8-9 SAW, Beginner Welding. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

8-9 SAW, Beginner Glass Blowing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

8-9 SAW, Beginner Silk Screen Printing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

10 GW, Summer Berry Season Begins. Come with family & friends for blueberries & raspberries. $$ Daily: 9-5 PM

14 McB, Class: Intuitive Art, with Diane Seagul. Signup required. $$ 10AM-3PM

14-16 FST, Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins. A co-production with Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill, starring Alison Davy & Jay Kerr. $$ Fri-Sat 8PM; Sun 2PM

15 SAW, Taste of SAW  Summer Gala. $$ 4-9PM

21 McB, Hypertufa Creations. Benefit: Shushan Heat Fund. $$ 10AM-2PM

21-23 FST, Happy If, Happy When. Original Musical by Kimerer LaMothe, featuring the LaMothe-Gee Family. $$ Fri-Sat 8PM; Sun 2PM

22 GW, Best of Summer Farm to Table Dinner &Theater. Join us for a 4-course beef tenderloin dinner; then Happy If, Happy When, LaMothe/Gee Family Musical at FST. Reservations.  $$  5:30 PM

22-23 SAW, Intermediate Blacksmithing Workshop. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

22-23 SAW, Intermediate Welding. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

22-23 SAW, Intermediate Glass Blowing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

29 McB,  Art Reception:  Robert Moylan. Free. 2-4PM

29 CCC, Dining Alfresco. Annual celebration of local cuisine, with entertainment. Reservations. $$ 5PM

AUGUST

LGG, Self Service Plant Repotting. Sundays 10AM-4PM

WH, 20% off Architecture, Antiques, & American History

1 GB,  The Mettawee Theater Company, Community Park. Free. 8PM

2 GB,  Rain Date. The Mettawee Theater Company, Community Park. Free. 8PM

3 McB, Healthy Living, with Donna Orlyk. 6-8PM

5-6 Washington County Antique Fair and Flea Market. Washington County Fairgrounds, Sat 8AM-5PM; Sun 9AM-4PM

6 GW, Art Show: Chicks & Rooster Opening Reception. 5 local artists. Artists’ Reception, Free. 2-4 PM

8 TFS, Wine & Design. $$ 6:30-8PM

10 GB, Washington County Band/Salem Rotary Ice Cream Social, Community Park.  Free. 7PM

12 McB, Art Reception: Garden, Barn and Home. Free. 2-4PM

12 GW, Farm-to-Table Cabaret,4-course pork tenderloin dinner followed by Jerry Gretzinger in Concert/The Pack Is Back: The Rat Pack in Vegas. Reservations Required. $$ 5:30 PM

12 SAW, Open Studios & Pop Up Exhibitions. Come and see what the artists are working on.  Free 4-6PM

12 SAW, Salem2Salem Exhibition. Exhibition featuring artists from Germany and US. 4-7PM

12-13 SAW, Beginner Blacksmithing Workshop. Daniel Crowther, Sarah Ritchie-Crowther. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

12-13 SAW, Beginner Welding. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

12-13 SAW, Beginner Glass Blowing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

12-13 SAW, Beginner Silk Screen Printing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

13 FST, Jerry Gretzinger in Concert/The Pack Is Back: The Rat Pack in Vegas. $$ 2PM

16 McB, Class: Intuitive Art, with Diane Seagul. Signup required. $$ 6-8PM

19 SAW, Music on the Hill. Music: Let’s be Leonard, Beer: R&S Taylor, Food:The Hungry Traveler. 4-8PM

21-27 Washington County Fair

25 McB, Hypertufa Toadhouses. Benefit: Shushan Heat Fund. $$ 10AM-2PM

26-27 SAW, Intermediate Blacksmithing Workshop. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

26-27 SAW, Intermediate Welding. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

26-27 SAW, Intermediate Glass Blowing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

27-28 LGG, End of Season Sale. $$ 10AM-4PM

SEPTEMBER

WH, 20% off Vintage & Contemporary Children’s Books

2 GW, FallRaspberries are Ripe! Pick & enjoy these treasures of September until mid-October. $$ Daily 9AM-5PM

2 McB, Art Reception: Appreciation of the Artists. Free. 2-4PM

7 McB, Healthy Living, with Donna Orlyk. 6-8PM

8 McB, Hypertufa Adventures. Benefit: Shushan Heat Fund. $$ 10AM-2PM

8-9 SAW, Beginner Silk Screen Printing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

9 SAW, Open Studios & Pop Up Exhibitions.  Come and see what the artists are working on.  Free 4-6PM

9-10 Washington County Cheese, Wine and Beer Tour. www.thecheesetour.com

9-10 SAW, Beginner Blacksmithing Workshop. Daniel Crowther, Sarah Ritchie-Crowther. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

9-10 SAW, Beginner Welding. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

9-10 SAW, Beginner Glass Blowing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

10 TFS, Grandpatents’ Day. $$ 10AM-2PM

10 FST, Story Circle from Proctor’s. Awakening. Siri Allison hosts fourth season of story telling series. $$ 2PM

16 GW, Book Signing: Untold Stories: Tales of people & places along the Battenkill. Free Battenkill Ice Cream! 2PM

16  McB, Art Reception. Harry Orlyk: Celebrating the Art and Architecture of Salem NY. Free. 2-4PM

16 GW, Farm-to-Table Dinner at the Movies. Route 30: Arts and Agriculture. Films, slides and live music celebrating local farms, landscapes, and artists that populate, create, and regenerate along Washington County Route 30. Produced by Gardenworks and Fort Salem Theater. Reservations Required. $$ 5:30PM

17 FST, The Spurs USA. Popular Classic Country Group. $$ 2PM

21-24 SAW, Festival of Fire. Eleventh Annual Intercollegiate Iron Pour, Glass Blowing, Ceramics, Blacksmith. All Day

30 GW,  Autumn Tastes: Eating Well.  Annette Nielsen with healthful ideas from soups to grain bowls. Take home recipes. Free. 11AM

30 CCC, Third Annual Beer n’ Brats. Local breweries and local music. $$ 2PM

30-10/01 SAW, Intermediate Blacksmithing Workshop. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

30-10/01 SAW, Intermediate Welding. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

30-10/01 SAW, Intermediate Glass Blowing. $$ 9:30AM-4PM

OCTOBER

WH, 20% off Native American & Natural History Books

5 McB Healthy Living, with Donna Orlyk. 6-8PM

6 GB, Georgi Museum Grand Re-Opening, featuring Panel Paintings and Gems/Minerals, $$ 11AM – 2PM

6-7  CCC, Ghost Hunting in the Courthouse & Jail. S.Glens Falls Paranormal Society. Reservations. $$

7 Fall into Salem. Main Street Open for Business. $$ 10AM-2PM

7 SAW, Open Studios & Pop Up Exhibitions.  Come and see what the artists are working on.  Free 4-6PM

7-9  GW,  Columbus Day Harvestfest. Celebrate the colors & bounty of autumn with samples of savory soup & autumn fare. Hourly Pumpkin Give-Away. Free . 9AM-5 PM

8 FST, Story Circle from Proctor’s. Catalysts. Siri Allison hosts story telling series. $$ 2PM

10 TFS, Wine & Design. $$ 6:30-8PM

13-14 CCC, Ghost Hunting in the Courthouse & Jail. S. Glens Falls Paranormal Society. Reservations. $$

14  GW, Birdhouse Gourd Workshop. Chris Michel. Make a birdhouse from a gourd and paint it. All materials provided. Register. $$   9:30-11:30AM

16 TFS, Boss’s Day. $$ 10AM-6PM

18 McB, Salt Dough Santas. $$ 6-8PM

20-21 CCC Ghost Hunting in the Courthouse & Jail. S. Glens Falls Paranormal Society. Reservations. $$
21-22 Washington County Open Studios Tours, www.washcoart.org

28 McB,  Masquerading Among the Arts.  7-10PM

31 Trick or Treat on Main Street

NOVEMBER

WH, 20% off All Books. Open by Appointment.

2 McB,  Healthy Living, with Donna Orlyk. 6-8PM

4 GW, Open House. Dare to Decorate Demonstration. Preview demonstration of Holiday Color. Free. 1-1:30 PM

5 Daylight Savings Time Ends.

5 FST, Story Circle from Proctor’s. Challenge. Siri Allison hosts story telling series. $$ 2PM

8 McB,  Salt Dough Santas, Plus. $$ 6-8PM

11 GW,  Holiday Open House. Book Signing: Untold Stories:Tales of the Battenkill. Free cider and samples. 2 PM

14 CCC, HSPCA Potluck Dinner/Annual Meeting. Free. 6PM

18 CCC, Shoppe off Broadway Christmas in November Sale. $$ 10AM-2PM

25 Annual Salem Christmas Parade

25 Main Street: Small Business Saturday, Scavenger Hunt 10AM-2PM

25 TFS, Holiday Open House, Discounts & Samples. $$ 10AM-6PM

25  GW, Holiday Concert with the LaMothe Gee Family singing carols of the season. Free. 2 PM

25 McB,  Art Reception: Giving Thanks in So Many Ways. Free. 2-4PM

DECEMBER

WH, 20% off All Books. Open by Appointment.

2 CCC, Annual Art & Craft Sale Unique homemade items and gifts. $$ 10AM-2PM

2 McB, Art Reception: Traditions at McCartee’s Barn. 2 to 4pm. Make snowflakes with Marilyn Chambers. Free. 2-4PM

2 -3 GW, Holiday Wreath, Kissing Ball or Table Top Tree Workshop. Materials provided. Register. $$ 9AM-12 PM; Photos with Santa. For kids of all ages. $$. 11 AM-4PM

7 GW,  Shopping Night: Find quality gifts & treats. Free chili & gift wrapping. 4-8 PM

7 McB, Healthy Living, with Donna Orlyk. 6-8PM

9 GW, Evergreen Table Top Tree or Candle Centerpiece Workshops. Materials provided. Register. $$ 9-11 AM

9  McB, Little Gallery Wonders and Holiday Open House. 

12 TFS, Wine & Design. $$ 6:30-8PM

16 McB, Men’s Night Shopping, with Soup and Bread, plus. Till 8PM

22 McB,  Open Until 8PM for Last Minute Shopping

26 GW, Big One-Day Sale! 50% Off All Christmas. $$ 9AM-5PM

27-31 McB,  Specials Galore!