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September 8, 2009

Battle of Plattsburgh weekend approaching


9 to 11 p.m.: The Bluenote Dixie Band, in concert, Israel Green Tavern.

9 p.m.: U.S. Navy Band Northeast, short program followed by singing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," City Hall Steps.

9:30 p.m.: Rockets Red Glare Fireworks, Macdonough Monument, downtown Plattsburgh.


8 a.m.: Cannonball Fun Run, registration, $15, Old Base Oval. 5 & 10K Fun Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk start at 9.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Farmers Market, Durkee Street.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Plucky Rooster display, Trinity Park; Battle of Plattsburgh Association, War of 1812 Museum, 31 Washington Road, Old Base Museum Campus; Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, 12 Museum Way, Old Base Museum Campus; and Clinton County Historical Assoc. Museum, 98 Ohio Ave., Old Base Museum Campus.

10 to 11:30 a.m.: It's All About Boats: Build Your Own Boat at the Kids' Station, Transportation Museum, 12 Museum Way, Old Base Museum Campus.

10 a.m. to noon: Dance Workshop 2: Napoleonic/First Empire Social Dance, with live music by the string trio, Arcanson, French Quadrilles & intermediate-level English Country Dance taught by Arduina Alonzo & Michel Landry, coordinated by Hill and Hollow Music, Plattsburgh Elks Lodge Ballroom.

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Historic First Presbyterian Church, self-guided tours, 34 Brinkerhoff St.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Aiken's Volunteers, locally produced film, City Hall, second floor.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Boy Scout BOP Stamp Cancellation, Trinity Park.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Kent-Delord House Museum, house open for tours; 1814 Military Encampment on grounds open until 4 p.m., 17 Cumberland Ave.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Plattsburgh Memorial Chapel, U.S. Oval; 1814 Craft Demonstrations, Trinity Park; Alice T. Miner Collection, Chazy; and Boy Scout Booth Cachet, Trinity Park.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Fife & drum and pipe & drum units, Trinity Park & Downtown Area; Confiance anchor exhibit, talk by Bill VanStockum at 10:30 a.m., City Hall Lobby; Macdonough Monument self-guided tours (closed during parade); Kids Games, Trinity Park; Boy Scout Historic Trail, starts at Trinity Park; and Historic Trinity Episcopal Church open for self-guided tours.

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