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September 6, 2013

Community Calendar: Sept. 6, 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.



Teddy Roosevelt Weekend. 5 p.m., pulled pork dinner at Newcomb School; 7 p.m. “The History of Trains,” at Newcomb School auditorium.

Parents Night Out. 6 to 9 p.m. Nazarene Church, 187 Broad St., Plattsburgh. Ages infant through sixth grade. Pizza, gym games, crafts and more. Register at 561-1960 or

First Weekend. Downtown Plattsburgh. Haley Wright-McGivney, ROTA, 5 p.m.; Rack and Shamble: William Tavish Costello, ROTA, 5 p.m.; James Van Etten, Koffee Kat, 5 p.m.; Bruce Lawson, Upper Bridge Street, 5 p.m.; Mad Dog, Rescued Treasures, 5 p.m.; Stan Ransom, Grandma’s Sewing, 5 p.m.; 18 Strings Of Trouble & Smokin’ Herb Carter, Under One Roof, 5 p.m.; double exhibition opening: 9x9 & Ron Nolland, North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 5 p.m; Kimberly LeClaire, NCCCA Main Gallery, 5:30 p.m.; demonstrations by Villari’s Studios, corner of Clinton and Margaret streets, 5:30 p.m.; Meet the Artist: Bryan Briscoe, Champlain Wine Company, 5 p.m.; Style & Substance Free Advice Night, Champlain Wine Co., 5:30 p.m.; and Taylor LaValley, Irises Cafe & Wine Bar, 5 p.m.

Drive-in Movie Night. 7:30 p.m. May Currier Park, Tom Miller Road, Plattsburgh. Watch “Facing the Giants” outside from vehicle or bring lawn chair or blanket. Rain location is in the park building. Snacks served.


Battle of Plattsburgh memorial ceremonies and dedications. See schedule on A3.

Third-annual Kids Fair and Festival. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum, 250 River Road, Peru. Old-time games like hopscotch, sack races, digging for treasure, egg races with prizes, stagecoach rides, face painting; visit the animals; Champlain Valley  Woodcarvers with special demonstrations for kids. Adults, $6, children 3 to 12, $3, younger than 3 free.

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