December 3, 2012

Home Briefs: Dec. 3, 2012

Enchanted Christmas on Helen Hill

SARANAC LAKE — Christmas starts on Fawn Street in the Village of Saranac Lake this year. Enchanted Christmas on Helen Hill has it’s second year of open houses with decked halls, Christmas treats and holiday shopping. Local crafters and artists will be located in the historic Helen Hill area 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. Start your stroll at Fawn Street Studio, 44 Fawn St., where you can pick up a map and taste a macaroon. At each location, treats will be available. Participating crafters include Gail Brill, Charlane Duffy, Mary Lou Reid and Dan Hausner and more. For additional information, contact Gail Brill 891-0182 or visit Facebook at Enchanted Christmas.

Holiday Wine Tour 2012

PLATTSBURGH — Six local winery and cider establishments in Clinton County will hold a special Holiday Wine Tour from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. Patrons can purchase a single ticket for $10 and enjoy complimentary wine and cider tastings at each location. Participants will also receive a unique Christmas-themed wine glass charm at each stop for a complete set of six charms. Tickets may be purchased on the day of the tour at any of the following participating locations:

  • Amazing Grace Vineyard and Winery, 9839 State Route 9, Chazy; 215-4044;
  • The Champlain Wine Company, 8 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh; 564-0064;
  • ELFS Farm Winery & Cidermill, 7411 Route 9, Plattsburgh; 563-2750;
  • Everett Orchards, 1945 Military Turnpike, Plattsburgh; 563-2438;
  • Hid-In-Pines Vineyard, 456 Soper St., Morrisonville; 643-0006;
  • Vesco Ridge Vineyards, 165 Stratton Hill Road, West Chazy; 846-8544;

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