Here’s the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration schedule for today:
8 and 10 a.m.: 19th-century Anglican Church services, Trinity Episcopal Church.
9:30 a.m.: Worship service with 1814 elements, First Presbyterian Church, 34 Brinkerhoff St.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Children’s Old-Time Village Fair with Tom Hanford, story teller and performer; horseback rides; arts and crafts; dolls and teddy bears; old-time country store, Macdonough Monument grounds.
10 a.m. to noon.: Fun With Boats. 30 City Hall Place.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Fife-and-Drum and Pipe-and-Drum units, musical performances, downtown area;
Plattsburgh Memorial Chapel, U.S. Oval, Old Base.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: 1814 Military Encampment on grounds of Kent-Delord House Museum, 17 Cumberland Ave;
Confiance anchor exhibit, talks by Bill Van Stockum, second floor of City Hall; 1814 Craft demonstrations by guides from Montreal’s Chateau Ramezay Museum, on grounds near City Hall; Kids’ Games, Trinity Park; Boy Scouts Booth Cachet, Trinity Park; Boy Scout Historic Trail, Trinity Park; Live Plucky Rooster display, Macdonough Monument; and, on the Old Base Museum Campus, Battle of Plattsburgh Association, War of 1812 Museum, 31 Washington Road; Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, 12 Museum Way; and Clinton County Historical Association Museum, 98 Ohio Ave.
10 to 4 p.m.: Plucky Rooster sculpture display, Macdonough Monument; awards at 11 a.m. Noon: Live Plucky Rooster awards, Macdonough Monument.
11 to 11:30 a.m.: Saratoga replica demonstration, Champlain Monument.
11 a.m. and 1 p.m.: Musical Menagerie and Chimneyside Tales, performed by Tom Hooker Hanford, at the Children’s Old-Time Village Fair, Champlain Monument.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Israel Green Tavern, vintage dining and entertainment, 18 Trinity Place.
11 to 11:45 a.m.: Stan Ransom, the Connecticut Peddler, vocals, Israel Green Tavern.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Shape Note singing, second floor, City Hall.
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Soup Cook Off, sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness: Champlain Valley, City Hall Place.
Noon to 2 p.m.: Alice Knight and Speedy Arnold, concert, Israel Green Tavern.
12:15 p.m.: Kids’ Muster, immediately followed by Kids’ Parade, Trinity Park.
Noon to 3 p.m.: Macdonough Monument self-guided tours.1 p.m.: 1814 Battle Re-enactment. Narration by Keith Herkalo, Champlain Monument.
1 to 3 p.m.: Historic Trinity Episcopal Church, self-guided tours, Trinity Park.Buy the commorative buttons at: Corner-Stone Book Shop, 110 Margaret St; North Country Co-op, 25 Bridge St; Battle of Plattsburgh Association, 31 Washington Road; Kent-Delord House Museum, 11 Cumberland Ave; Aubuchon Hardware, 38 Skyway Shopping Center: Rulf’s Orchard, Bear Swamp Road in Peru, Key Bank branches; NBT Bank, Margaret St and Route 3; and Studleys Printing, Route 9.
Admission for events is with a $10 commemoration button available at many locations around the city.
Learn more at http://www.champlain1812.com/calendar.html.