Press-Republican

September 9, 2013

Battle events feature concert tonight

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Press-Republican

---- — PLATTSBURGH — The annual Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration heads toward its big weekend, featuring a concert tonight.

Admission to concerts and other events comes with purchase of a $10 button for ages 18 and older; kids get in free. Buy buttons at sites around the area.

Here’s a look at highlights (all events are in Plattsburgh unless otherwise noted):

TODAY

7 to 9 p.m.: Compass Rose concert (formerly Back Porch Band), Stafford Theater, Clinton Community College.

TUESDAY

7 to 9 p.m.: Bluegrass Gospel Project concert, Stafford Theater, Clinton Community ColIege.

WEDNESDAY

5 to 5:30 p.m.: Memorial Ceremony, Old Post Cemetery, near Lake Forest Assisted Living Facility on the old side of the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base.

7 to 9 p.m.: Woods Tea Company concert, Stafford Theater, Clinton Community College.

THURSDAY

4:30 and 5 p.m.: Two ceremonies at Riverside Cemetery, Steltzer Road. First, the re-dedication of the newly restored Halsey gravesite, then the annual Riverside Cemetery memorial with wreaths honoring officers of both sides killed during the Battle of Plattsburgh.

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Hey Jude concert (Beatles tribute band), Strand Theater.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

10 to 3 p.m.: Alice T. Miner Collection, guided tours at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., Chazy.

11 a.m.: Crab Island Memorial, Crab Island, by American Legion Post 1619.

Noon to midnight: W2W ham radio on the air, Trinity Park.

1 to 5 p.m.: Macdonough Monument, self-guided tours, City Hall Place.

4 to 7 p.m.: Cannonball Run, preregistration, Trinity Park.

4 to 11 p.m.: Israel Green Tavern, vintage dining and entertainment, 18 Trinity Place.

4:30 to 6 p.m.: Roy Hurd concert, Israel Green Tavern, 18 Trinity Place.

5 to 6 p.m.: Eliza Mooers Historic District Walking Tour, Melissa Bistor-Cross, starts at Macdonough Monument.

6 to 8:30 p.m.: Charlie Stone and Split Rock concert, 18 Trinity Place.

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Spirit of Johnny Cash concert, City Hall steps.

9 to 11  p.m.: Alice Knight and Speedy Arnold concert, 18 Trinity Place.

9:30 to 10 p.m.: Rocket’s Red Glare fireworks display, behind Macdonough Monument.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

8:10 to 9 a.m.: Cannonball Run, registration then 9 p.m. start for  5K and 10K Fun Run, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. U.S. Oval.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Farmer and Crafters Market, Durkee Street pavilion.

10 to 11 a.m.: 1814 Battle Re-enactment, behind Beekmantown Town Hall, Spellman Road, Beekmantown.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Alice T. Miner Collection, guided tours at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., Chazy.

10 to 10:30 a.m.: Saratoga replica, demonstration, Champlain Monument, Cumberland Avenue.

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

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Boy Scout Booth Cachet, Trinity Park; Kent-Delord House Museum, 1814 Military Encampment on museum grounds (closed during parade); Battle of Plattsburgh Association, War of 1812 Museum, 31 Washington Road; Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, 12 Museum Way; Clinton County Historical Association Museum, 98 Ohio Ave.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Boy Scout Historic Trail, starts at Trinity Park; Macdonough Monument, self-guided tours; Historic Trinity Episcopal Church, self-guided tours, 18 Trinity Place; Confiance anchor exhibit/talk with Bill Van Stockum, City HalI, second floor; and kids games in Trinity Park.

10 a.m. to noon: Kids Station, Transportation Museum, 12 Museum Way; and various fife-and-drum and pipe-and-drum units musical performances, Trinity Park and downtown area.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Historic First Presbyterian Church, self-guided tours, 34 Brinkerhoff St.

11 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Israel Green Tavern, vintage dining and entertainment. (cIosed from 1:30 to 4 p.m.) 18 Trinity Place.

11 to 11:45 a.m.: The Connecticut Peddler (Stan Ransom) concert, Israel Green Tavern, 18 Trinity Place.

11 a.m. to  12:30 p.m.: Battle of Plattsburgh Challenge Cup, bateau race, Champlain Monument, Cumberland Avenue.

Noon to 8 p.m.: W2W ham radio on the air, Trinity Park.

Noon to 1:45 p.m.: Tom 24 (Tom Ventiquattro II) concert, Israel Green Tavern, 18 Trinity Place.

12:15 to 1 p.m.: Kids Muster, immediately followed by Kids Parade, Trinity Park.

1 to 4 p.m.: Parade starts at Elks Lodge on Cumberland Avenue. Immediately following: Beat Retreat by massed bands, City Hall, then Roducky Derby, Macdonough Monument and then the Rotary Bed Race, City Hall Place.

4 to 5 p.m.: Music by the Rogues, Israel Green Tavern, 18 Trinity Place.

5 to 6 p.m.: Eliza Mooers Historic District Walking Tour, Melissa Bistor-Cross, starts at Macdonough Monument.

5 to 7:30 p.m.: Green Beans concert, Israel Green Tavern, 18 Trinity Place.

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.: Her Majesty’s Royal Marine Band of Cobourg, Ont., concert, Strand Theater, 25 Brinkerhoff St.

8 to 11 p.m.: Too Tall String Band concert, Israel Green Tavern, 18 Trinity Place; and Macomb Ball, English country dancing Ied by dance masters Wendy Gilchrist and Bruce Kokernot, with live period music, Elks Lodge.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15

8 to 10 a.m.: 19th Century Anglican Church Services, Trinity Episcopal Church, 18 Trinity Place.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Children’s Old-Time Village Fair, with storytelling, horseback rides, arts and crafts, dolls and teddy bears, old-time country store, Macdonough Monument grounds, City Hall Place.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Pipe-and-drum units, musical performances, downtown.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Boy Scout Booth Cachet, Trinity Park; Boy Scout Historic Trail, Trinity Park; and live Plucky Rooster display, Macdonough Monument.

11 to 11:30 a.m.: Live Plucky Rooster awards, Macdonough Monument; and Saratoga replica demonstration, Champlain Monument.

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Soup Cookoff sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness: Champlain Valley, Trinity Park.

12:15 to 1 p.m.: Kids Muster, immediately followed by Kids Parade, Trinity Park.

1 to 2 p.m.: 1814 Battle Re-enactment, behind Champlain Monument.

1 to 3 p.m.: Macdonough Monument self-guided tours.