FRSA FLASH 13 September 2012Contents of this news letter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event sources. Materialpresented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 2nd BSTB, 2 nd BCT or the Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines
REMINDER SCHOOL ISBACK IN SESSION PLEASE KEEP OUR CHILDREN’S SAFETY IN MIND PLUS IT’S THE LAW http://www.safeny.ny.gov/sbus-vt.htm
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CLAYTON COUNTRY JAM 2ND ANNUALThursday, September 13, 2012 - Saturday, September 15, 2012Clayton, New York - Join us for the Farmers Market on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Outdoor concerts at FrinkPark Pavilion and two concerts daily at the Clayton Opera House.Email: email@example.com CLAYTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCEPhone: 315-686-3771 - CLAYTON CHAMBER OF COMMERLinks: http://www.claytoncountryjam.comCHANGES IN LATITUDE (JIMMY BUFFET TRIBUTE)Thursday, September 13, 2012 - Thursday, September 13, 2012Clayton, NY - Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Dr.Two Shows 6pm & 9pm provide a musical tribute to Jimmy Buffet VIP Tickets Reserved $25.00 (Rows A to F)Reserved Tickets $20.00 General Admission Advanced $15.00 General Admission Day of Show $20.00Phone: 315-686-2200 - CLAYTON OPERA HOUSELinks: http://www.claytonoperahouse.comROCK & ROLL OLDIES SHOWFriday, September 14, 2012 - Friday, September 14, 2012Alexandria Bay, NY - Bonnie Castle Resort & Marina, Holland St.Join us for the 12th Annual Rock & Roll Oldies Show to benefit 1 World Foundation. Showtime 8 pm. FeaturingTerry Sylvester from the Hollies & The Fabulous...Ettes. General Admission Tickets $30. Gold Reserved Ticketsincluding an Uncle Sams Boat Cruise before the show, preferred seating...Phone: TICKETS - 800-533-2859 TICKETS - 315-782-0044Links: http://www.dpao.org EXHIBITION, ENCORE: BRA-VO! IIFriday, September 14, 2012 - Friday, September 14, 2012Clayton, NY - 314 John St Clayton, NYPlease join us for the Opening Reception of our Art BeCause Exhibition, Encore: BRA-VO! II on Friday, September14th from 5:00-7:00PM at the Arts Center.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org INFORMATIONPhone: 315-686-4123 - INFORMATIONLinks: http://www.tiartscenter.comHOTEL CALIFORNIA (EAGLES TRIBUTE)Friday, September 14, 2012 - Friday, September 14, 2012Clayton, NY - Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Dr.Two Shows 6pm & 9pm provide a musical tribute to the great band, The Eagles. VIP Tickets Reserved $25.00(Rows A to F) Reserved Tickets $20.00 General Admission Advanced $15.00 General Admission Day of Show$20.00Phone: 315-686-2200 - CLAYTON OPERA HOUSELinks: http://www.claytonoperahouse.comHARVEST BALL DINNER & DANCINGSaturday, September 15, 2012 - Saturday, September 15, 2012Alexandria Bay, NY - Scenic View Park Pavilion, Fuller StreetEnjoy a beautiful fall evening to benefit the Alexandria Bay Historical Society. Rain date: September 22Phone: 315-482-4586 - HISTORICAL SOCIETYLinks: http://www.alexandriahistorical.com
BOLDT CASTLE WINE FESTIVAL AND FARMERS MARKETSaturday, September 15, 2012 - Saturday, September 15, 2012Alexandria Bay, New York - Heart Island Boldt CastleBoldt Castle will host a Wine Festival and Farmers Market from 11 am to 4 pm. Featured wineries will includeThousand Islands Winery, Coyote Moon Winery, Otter Creek Winery, River Myst Winery and Yellow BarnWinery. Wine sampling and sales will be available throughout the afternoon. New York St...Full Description & Picture AvailablePhone: 315-482-9724 - BOLDT CASTLE ADMISSIONSLinks: http://www.boldtcastle.comSeptember 15, 2012Lowville8th Annual Cream Cheese FestivalDont miss the 8th Annual Cream Cheese Festival in downtown Lowville, NY. Live music, food and local artistsalong with over $5,000 in cash prizes and tons of things to do and see!!http://www.creamcheesefestival.com/September 15, 2012BoonvillePOW-MIA Train ~ Adirondack Scenic RailroadThe "POW-MIA Train" runs on Saturday September 15th.Thendara to Carter Station at 10:00amThendara to Otter Lake at 12:30 & 3:00pmVeterans & Active Military Ride for FREE with Valid IDCall Thendara station for military FAMILY discounts (315) 369-6290.September 15, 2012OsceolaOLD GROWTH HIKEHave you ever wondered how old some of the forests are surrounding your home? Come out on Saturday,September 15th and see for yourself one of the most remote old growth forests on Tug Hill. Tug Hill TomorrowLand Trust will be hosting the Old Growth Hike, led by naturalist Robert McNamara, beginning at 10am at theSalmon River Fishing Access Site in Osceola, NY.The hike will be approximately four miles of off-trail hiking over moderately difficult terrain in the detached ForestPreserve land, through late successional forests and along beaver flows. This hike is an excellent opportunity to hikethrough extremely remote and beautiful forests. The hike will also be a perfect chance to see the stunning fall colors.The event is free and open to the public.Please RSVP! Contact email@example.com or call 315.779.2239.September 16, 2012Lowville6th Annual Race with the WindThe Lewis County Department of Recreational Trails and the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce presents the"6th Annual Race with the Wind Mountain and Cross Bike Race on Sunday, September 16, 2012. The race offerstwo different routes, with the 46-mile endurance race and the 10-mile community race, which is great for beginnersand families. Both routes will take place off-road with some single-track trails under the shadows of the largest windfarm east of the Mississippi on the Tug Hill Plateau in Lewis County, NY. The routes are surrounded by the naturalbeauty that Lewis County has to offer, from the evergreen and hardwood forests to the natural wildlife.Registration begins at 8:30am on the morning of the race at the Maple Ridge Wind Farm Welcome Center on EagleFactory Road, Lowville. The registration fee for the 46-mile race is $35 and $20 for the 10-mile community race.Racers 18 and under are free. The 46-mile race starts at 10:00am, while the community race will start at 10:30am.Whether you’re looking for an intense 46-mile ride or a 10-mile family fun ride, this race offers it all plus a thrillingsetting. So come “Race with the Wind” on September 15, 2012.For more information, contact the Chamber at (315) 376-2213
September 16, 2012LowvilleFamily Farms Art Show“Celebrating Family Farms of the Tug Hill Region” is the title of the traveling art exhibit portraying local, workingfarm families ranging from dairy to beekeeping to maple sugaring. Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust (THTLT)worked with Loretta on this project to raise awareness and appreciation of the importance of family farms on TugHill. The land trust is continuously working with farmers to place conservation easements on their farms to ensuretheir land is always available for farming. You can browse the beautiful Family Farms collection from 10 am to 1pm, and while there, enjoy a delicious brunch at the picturesque Tug Hill Vineyards.Reservations for brunch are recommended by calling: (315) 376-4336For more information call (315) 779-82408TH ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVALSunday, September 16, 2012 - Sunday, September 16, 2012LaFargeville, NY - Northern New York Agricultural Historical Society, Route 180 at Stone MillsAll the favorite things you enjoy about the fall season...Scare crow contest, music, food, fun and fellowship.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org AG MUSEUM STAFF Phone: 315/658-2353 - AG MUSEUM STAFFLinks: http://www.stonemillsmuseum.org15TH ANNUAL VINTAGE & CLASSIC STREET MEETSaturday, September 22, 2012 - Sunday, September 23, 2012Clayton, NY - Downtown Clayton & Graves StreetThis is a fun filled weekend for the whole family! Come and enjoy the cars and memorabilia on display.Email: email@example.com CLAYTON CHAMBERPhone: 315-686-3771 - CLAYTON CHAMBER Links: http://www.1000islands-clayton.comSeptember 29, 2012MartinsburgLuck-E-Star RodeoBulls & Barrels, Junior Bulls & Kids RodeoWhitaker Road, Martinsburg at 1:00pmVisit us on FaceBook, for more information, call (315) 783-9589WAR OF 1812 QUILT CHALLENGE - PART TWOSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Sunday, September 30, 2012Sackets Harbor, NY - Seaway Trail Discovery Center, 401 W. Main St.The Great Lakes Seaway Trail War of 1812 Traveling Quilt Exhibit has been extremely popular and well-received.Due to its popularity and the success of the War of 1812 Quilt Challenge held earlier this year, Seaway Trail will beholding the "War of 1812 Quilt Challenge â€“ Part Two" September 29 and 3...Email: firstname.lastname@example.org INFORMATIONPhone: 315-646-1000 - INFORMATIONLinks: http://www.seawaytrail.comOKTOBERFESTSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Saturday, September 29, 2012Cape Vincent, NY - From South: Take Route 81 North to exit 46. Turn left onto Route 12F and follow to Route12E at Paddy Hill. Turn right onto Route 12E into Brownville. Turn left in Brownville and follow Route 12Estraight into Cape Vincent approximately 20 miles. From Canada: Take TI Bridge at Collins Landing. Get off at theClayton exit and take Route 12 into Cape Vincent approximately 22 miles. In Kingston take the Wolfe Island Ferrythen the Hornes Ferry into Cape Vincent. Noon - 5 pm. The official Oktoberfest in Munich typically runs from thelast 2 weeks in September to October. An Autumn Farmers and crafters Market will compliment our Beer Garden,featuring authenitc German beers, NY State microbreweries and wineries.Email: email@example.com SHELLEY HIGGINSPhone: 315-654-2481 - SHELLEY HIGGINSLinks: http//www.capevincent.org
1812 WALKSaturday, September 29, 2012 - Friday, September 28, 2012Sackets Harbor , NY - Begins at Seaway Trail Discovery Center, 401 W. Main StreetEnjoy 3.1 and 6.2-mile walks sanctioned by American Volkssport Association (AVA). Organized leisure walkerswho want the official stamp for completing the walks for AVA logbooks can purchase accreditation for $3.00.Those completing Great Lakes Seaway Trail Walks can purchase commemorative pins ($4 ...Email: firstname.lastname@example.org DARYL GILESPhone: 315-646-1000 x200 - DARYL GILESLinks: http://www.seawaytrail.com/volkssportOctober 20, 2012LowvilleTaste of Home Cooking SchoolMark your calendars and dont miss the "Taste of Home Cooking School" on October 20th at the Lowville AcademySchool Auditorium. Doors open at noon so youll have plenty of time to view all the vendors before the show startsat 3PM and ends at 6PM. There will be vendors, cookbooks for sale, and much more!October 20, 2012Lowville27th Annual Craft FairThe Lowville Fire Department Auxiliary presents the 26th Annual Craft Fair being held at the Lowville Fire Housefrom 9:00am to 3:00pm! There will be lots of craft vendors, a bake sale and raffles.October 20thClayton, NY1st Annual Pumpkin Chunkin Contest, Riverside Drive, Clayton www.1000islands-clayton.com/punkinchunkin(Rain Date October 21st)Admission to the Punkin Chunkin Festival is free and begins at 11am featuring competitive firings throughout theday with awards at 5pm. The festival will have two categories of competition, which also compete against eachother for the Best Overall Design, which is the farthest throw for the height of their trebuchet. The two categoriesare: Adults (18 & older) and Youth (11-17 years old) . It costs $5 to enter the competition.http://www.1000islands-clayton.com/punkinchunkin.aspThere are still entry spaces available for the Punkin Chunkin. Contestants can call the Clayton Chamber ofCommerce at 315-686-3771, email email@example.com or stop by the office at 517 Riverside Drive,Clayton NY.
October 26 & 27, 2012"Halloween Towne" in Downtown LowvilleFriday "FRIGHT NIGHT" from 6-9pm & "SCARY" Saturday from 11am-11pm.Join us for ghoulish games, frightening food, and freaky fun for the whole family!! HALLOWEEN TOWNE SCHEDULE
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Contents of this news letter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event sources. Material presented does notrepresent the views or endorsement of the 2nd BSTB, 2 nd BCT or the Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. All readers areencouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines.