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August 23, 2013

Community Calendar: Aug. 23, 2013

The Press-Republican events calendar appears every Friday. Be sure submissions reach the Press-Republican newsroom at least one week before the calendar in which they need to appear. 

They should be mailed to: Press-Republican Community Calendar, P.O. Box 459, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-0459; faxed to 561-3362 or sent by email to


Some events require preregistration or reservations, so make sure to look for those details.



Farmers Market. 2 to 5:30 p.m. Visitor Interpretive Center, 8023 Route 3, Paul Smiths. Fresh vegetables, berries, beads, baked goods, herbs, jams, jellies, plants, more. Part of the Adirondack Cooperative. 

HOPEfest Malone. 6 to 8 p.m. “Sounds of Nashville” Christian Edition, 8 to 10 p.m. The Greens with prophetic worship. Franklin County Fairgrounds, Route 11, Malone. Free.

Adirondack Carousel-A-Thon. Noon. 2 Depot St., Saranac Lake. Live broadcast with WSLP 93.3, 24-hour fundraising marathon plus silent auction, barbecue, midnight movies, music, clowns.

Book Launch and Reading with Elizabeth Cohen. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh.

SAT., AUG. 24

HOPEfest Malone. All day. Franklin County Fairgrounds, Route 11, Malone. 10 a.m. to noon, “Sounds of Nashville” Christian Edition; noon to 1 p.m. Diana Kampnich-Carroll with the “Proclaim His Coming Reign” dancers; 1 to 3 p.m. “Awaken,” original contemporary band; 3 to 4 p.m. Mary and Wendell Stalker from Alaska; 4 to 5 p.m. Spirit (Moira); 5 to 6 p.m. the Rev. Bill Carroll (Fort Covington); 6 to 7 p.m. karaoke; 7 to 8 p.m. Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir; plus other events. Free.

Wilder Schoolhouse Dedication. Homestead open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dedication at 1 p.m. Almanzo Wilder Homestead, 177 Stacy Road, Burke. Special guests Dean Butler and Lucy Lee Wiggins from “Little House on the Prairie” series and author and Wilder/Ingalls biographer William Anderson, fiddler, games, self-guided tours. Adults, $5, ages 6 to 16, $3, ages 5 and under, free; active duty military free with ID, immediate military family half-price with ID.

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