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St. Johns & St. Marks Lutheran Church Elves Night Out Chili Supper

St. Johns & St. Marks Lutheran Church is again this year joining the Elves Night Out festivities, with our annual Felize Navidad  chili supper and hot dogs with Lorettas famous meat sauce. We will also have pies and chocolate jumbles for sale, and our annual fair trade table music  by Jim Miller and more .

Hope it’s a great night for everyone!

Annual Tea and Craft Fair

Sunday, December 7th

Tea plus treats will be served in three seatings at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM.  Reservations are required.  Please call Mark Brody at 673-4186 and he will book your reservation.  Tickets are also for sale at Picture Perfect and the Regional Visitor Center on Church Street, Canajoharie.

We will have music by John DeValve and his string quartet and there will be 12 craft vendors set up in the main ball room.

Please plan to attend…. bring some guests and enjoy the event. Tickets are $10.00 for members and $15.00 for non members.

Thank you and see you Sunday.

Book Signing Event With Twelve Regional Authors at The Fenimore Art Museum

COOPERSTOWN, NY (11/13/2014) — The Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown offers holiday shoppers a unique opportunity to acquire signed editions of many of the areas most popular books by twelve regional authors. The event will take place on Friday, November 28 from 11:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. and feature genres such as historical fiction, childrens books, heirloom cookbooks, memoirs, locally inspired fiction, and more.  Authors include The Beekman Boys (11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. only), Paul Kuhn (a.k.a. Saint Nicholas), Marly Youmans, Cindy Falk, Richard Duncan, Bob and Trish Kane, Calvin Boal, Chuck D’Imperio, Jim Atwell, and Anna Membrino. The Fenimore Art Museum Shop will also have pre-signed books by other authors (see website for complete list).  There is no charge for entry into the book signing event.

The day will also feature character tours of the current Fenimore exhibition Dorothea Lange’s America, led by Dorothea Lange herself – actually one of the museum’s  talented and entertaining Templeton Players.  Tours will take place on Friday and Saturday at 11:00a.m. and 1:00p.m. with a cost of $2.00 plus regular museum admission.

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For more information or images, please contact:

Todd Kenyon, Public Relations
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail:

Elves Night Out – December 5th, 2014

Christmas_ElvesElves Night Out will be held on December 5th.

  • Santa will be at the post office from 4pm until 6pm to receive children and their letters to Santa. Bring along your camera.
  • Elves will pull the sleigh to the village park where there is a “sing around the tree”. The Canajoharie School Brass section and choirs under the direction of John Devalle and Eric Trehran will be leading in the sing along.
  • Hot choclate and cookies at the Arkell Museum for the children until 8pm.
  • Free finger printing for Children at the Arkell Museum sponsered by the Patriot Federal Bank. Sheriff Deputies will be there from 6-8pm to assist your children in this event. Please fell free to take advandage of this, as it is always helpful to have this information on hand in case of an emergency.
  • Merchants and restaurants will be open for your shopping and dining pleasure.

Come and enjoy the holdiay spirit and remember to shop locally.

The 4th annual Christmas Concert

The 4th annual Christmas Concert will be Friday Dec. 12th at 7pm at the Upstate Chapel (63 Cliff Street). Open to all, featuring musicians and choral groups from the area and seasonal favorites. Light refreshments will be served.

Experience Thanksgiving Traditions of the Past at The Farmers’ Museum

Thanksgiving at the Farm

Friday and Saturday, November 28-29, 2014 from 10:00 am–4:00 pm

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (11/10/2014) — Discover how rural New Yorkers celebrated Thanksgiving in the 1840s when The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown re-opens its doors on the Friday and Saturday following the holiday: November 28 and 29 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Farmers’ Museum is the ideal setting to spend time with family and friends over the Thanksgiving holiday.

You will see traditional Thanksgiving foods prepared over the open hearth at the rustic Lippitt Farmhouse. Look in on the heritage-breed turkeys and take part as they are herded across the tavern green. Participate in chores on the farm and admire Red and Rusty, our team of oxen in training.

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.

Beautiful holiday items and greeting cards are in stock at The Farmers’ Museum Store. Intriguing items based on the history and culture of New York and rural America. Visit a special section that supports small New York State businesses. At Todd’s General Store,  find items from our region’s past that you can’t find anywhere else, many made here at the museum!

Stop by the Crossroads Café, located next to Bump Tavern, for fresh homemade soups and chili, hot drinks, and freshly baked goodies.

Admission for the museum and its special Thanksgiving event: $12 adults (13-64), $10.50 seniors (65+), $6 juniors (7-12), children 6 and younger and members of the New York State Historical Association admitted free.

For more information or images, please contact:

Todd Kenyon, Director of Marketing
New York State Historical Association
Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum
Phone: (607) 547-1472 / E-mail:

About The Farmers’ Museum

As one of the oldest rural life museums in the country, The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York, provides visitors with a unique opportunity to experience 19th-century rural and village life first-hand through authentic demonstrations and interpretative exhibits. The museum, founded in 1943, comprises a Colonial Revival stone barn listed on the National Register for Historic Places, a recreated historic village circa 1845, the Empire State Carousel, and a working farmstead. Through its 19th-century village and farm, the museum preserves important examples of upstate New York architecture, early agricultural tools and equipment, and heritage livestock. The Farmers’ Museum’s outstanding collection of more than 23,000 items encompasses significant historic objects ranging from butter molds to carriages, and hand planes to plows. The museum also presents a broad range of interactive educational programs for school groups, families, and adults that explore and preserve the rich agricultural history of the region.

Elves Night Out USED BOOK SALE

Friday December 5, 2014 2:00am-7:00pm


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Huge variety of books for all ages and interests! Bargain prices!

  • Cookbooks
  • Children’s chapter books
  • Children’s picture books
  • Adult & Young Adult fiction
  • Nature & Science
  • Biographies, Health, History
  • Hundreds of music CD’s
  • VHS tapes BUY 1/GET 1

**Premium coffee table books**
2 VHS Players – 2 sets 2-way radios
**Lots of new inventory**
**Selection of Native American books**

Table of Used and Vintage Xmas Holiday Items
Donations of gently used items are always welcome.
Drop off any time when the library is open.
(Please, no textbooks, encyclopedias or condensed books) 

2 Erie Blvd, Canajoharie NY
(518) 673-2314

Lee Publications Holiday Photo Special

leepub4 sheets ony $20 mix and match. You choose from 8×10’s, 5×7’s 4×6 or 36 wallets. Whatever fits on the page. Bring in your disc, email mix and match your photos. But please note, if they are professional photos, we do not print without authorization. At Lee Publication Printing & Design photos are printed on professional grade high quality photo paper from our state of the art digital press. Same day or next day service is available.

Call Beth at 518-673-0101

Pro Basketball Coming to Canajoharie – Schenectady Legends

Rim Rockin’ with Community Purpose Pro Basketball

Legends-BB-Poster-JpegWho: Schenectady vs. Toronto

When: Saturday November 22nd @ 7pm

Where: Canajoharie High School

Why: Fundraising event to benefit Community Youth Center of Canojoharie

How Much: Single game tickets
Adults $12
Kids $8
Under 5 FREE

There will also be a concession stand benefiting the Canajoharie Girls Basketball program during the game.

Get your tickets today at C.Y.C. 673-5117

Hey Jude New Year’s Eve Dinner Theatre Beatles Tribute Concert

When: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 • Showtime is from 9pm to 12pm

Where: The Historic Broadalbin Hotel

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the look-alike, sound-alike Beatles Tribute band, Hey Jude, at The Historic Broadalbin Hotel on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. The band’s New Deluxe Expanded Show includes Sullivan, Shea, Sgt. Pepper, and Abbey Road performances with authentic costumes and instruments. Tickets for the show are only $50 in advance or at the door. Tickets for dinner and a show are $75. Showtime is from 9pm to 12pm. Reservations are required for a $25 dinner buffet served from 6pm to 8pm. To purchase tickets, contact David Thompson at The Broadalbin Hotel, 59 West Main Street, Broadalbin, NY 12025 at 518-883-5414.

Welcome the New Year with a memorable Hey Jude concert experience and pose with “John,” “Paul,” “George,” and “Ringo” for free fan photos which will be displayed on the band’s website, Don’t miss this spectacular opportunity to celebrate a memorable evening with the Capital Region’s most fantastic renowned Beatles tribute band. Come sing, dance, and meet the band for autographs.  This fab group of performers includes Tom Raider as John Lennon, Brad Jarvis as Paul McCartney, Rick Bedrosian as George Harrison, Don Ackerman as Ringo Starr, and the fifth Beatle—keyboardist, Rich Coogan. Cheers—to a FAB New Year—from Hey Jude…The Tribute!

To book Hey Jude for your next event, contact Lisa Gandia at 518-844-5453 or

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