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September 9, 2013

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Taste of Local Food festival set for Saturday in E’town

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Adirondack History Center Museum is hosting the second-annual Taste of Local Food festival from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at its 7590 Court St. location. 

Restaurants, chefs and culinary artists are invited to showcase their favorite appetizers, entrees, desserts or other prepared items that feature local foods. Small portions of selected foods will be served at the festival. An Apple Dessert Contest will also be held.

The event is free, but tickets will be sold for the tastings.

The event is presented in partnership with Adirondack Harvest and the Elizabethtown-Lewis Chamber of Commerce. For more information on the Apple Dessert Contest, call 873-6466 or email echs@adkhistorycenter.org.

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Next Carillon Garden Club meeting Sept. 19

HAGUE — The next regular meeting of the Carillon Garden Club will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at the Hague Community Center on Route 8 in Hague.

Jackie Viestenz and Madie O’Toole, members of the Carillon Garden Club, will talk and demonstrate “Preparing Horticulture for a Flower Show.” Viestenz and O’Toole have been Horticulture Division chairs for the club flower shows and will demonstrate how to prepare plant specimens to look their best.

Martha Soliday, another club member, will also show how to choose and display produce from home gardens.

Social time starts about 9:30 a.m. and the business meeting at 10 a.m. Hostesses for this meeting are Diane Bence, Beth Iuliano and Judy Walker. Following the program at 11:30 a.m., attendees will eat their bring-your-own lunch. Desserts and beverages will be provided. People can pick up their order forms for Christmas wreaths and return them at the October meeting.

Residents in Ticonderoga, Hague and beyond are reminded that Carillon Garden Club members will be seeking new and confirming past wreath orders up until the middle of October. Contact a Garden Club member or wreath chairperson Judy Walker at 984-0088 for more information or to order a wreath. This is one of the main fundraisers for the club each year.

Proceeds enable the club to support beautification projects in Ticonderoga and Hague.

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