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This is the way I tumble... And collect. And curate. Artifacts of a peculiar existence. Muddling fact and fiction, substance and void, text, sound and image. Akin to squandering the afternoon in a distant relative's attic. But less dusty. And fewer cobwebs. Or mice.

Jul 29

Two Weeks of Strings at Soundwaves

Two Weeks of Strings at Soundwaves

9 Horses (Credit: Soundwaves)

Enjoy two weeks of strings at Soundwaves with performances from Meadowmount School of Music quartets this week, and enjoy a concert with 9 Horses next week! (Credit: Soundwaves)

Two weeks of Strings at Soundwaves!
Meadowmount School of Music String Quartets Thursday July 31st @ 7:30pm
Sara Caswell & Joe Brent’s ‘9 Horses’ Thursday August 7th @ 7:30pm
A community summer concert series on the shores…

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Fort Ticonderoga Author Series Features Allison Pataki, Author of Historical Novel THE TRAITOR’S WIFE

Fort Ticonderoga Author Series Features Allison Pataki, Author of Historical Novel THE TRAITOR’S WIFE

Allison Pataki

Fort Ticonderoga’s 2014 Author Series continues on Sunday, August 31, with Allison Pataki, author of The Traitor’s Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America.

Fort Ticonderoga’s 2014 Author Series continues on Sunday, August 31, with Allison Pataki, author of The Traitor’s Wife, a historical fiction novel set in Revolutionary-era America. The program takes place at 2 pm…

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Essex Farm: Beautifully Mature

Essex Farm: Beautifully Mature

Essex Farm Peppers (Credit: Kristin Kimball)

Most summer vegetables at Essex Farm have grown mature. Take a look at the green bell peppers above!(Credit: Kristin Kimball)

Check out this week’s Essex Farm news from Kristin Kimball‘s blog:

I was away for a few days this week and when I came back I could see the farm had shifted. Mark had left a welcome home note on the counter. “We just passed that moment where the plants were unencumbered by…

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Jul 28

Two Weeks Until ididaride: Jitters & Journeys

Two Weeks Until Ididaride: Jitters & Journeys

For three years I’ve toyed with cycling the ididaride, a 75 mile bike race through the Adirondacks. But in 2012 and 2013 longstanding commitments prevented me (saved me?) from entering. This year, my calendar opened up, and suddenly the opportunity to ride in the ididaride was there for the taking.

In other words, no more excuses. Register. Train. Train some more. And then test my pedal mettle!

Wh…

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Grasshopper clinging to a tiny wasp nest. But why? Do grasshoppers eat wasp larva? Or perhaps something sweeter? #nature #trivia

Grasshopper clinging to a tiny wasp nest. But why? Do grasshoppers eat wasp larva? Or perhaps something sweeter? #nature #trivia


Ausable Brewing Company Starting Up

Ausable Brewing Company Starting Up

Ausable Brewing Company Logo

Ausable Brewing Company Logo

[Ausable Brewing Company] ABC is a small farm-brewery operation located in Keeseville, NY. Brothers Dan and Dylan Badger are working to provide high quality beer and soda within the Adirondacks. We will be working with local farmers to produce many of our own ingredients as well as dispose of our waste properly. (ABC Facebook)

Growing hops for brewing at ABC. (Credit: Ausable Brewing Company)

Growing hops for brewing at ABC. (Credit:…

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Vintage Postcard: James S. Harlan Community Hall

Vintage Postcard: James S. Harlan Community Hall

Vintage Postcard of James S. Harlan Community Hall, Essex, NY

Vintage Postcard of James S. Harlan Community Hall, Essex, NY (Thank you for sharing, Mary Wade!)

Each Monday we share an Essex photo or artifact on the Essex on Lake Champlain Facebook page and invite our viewers to play some Vintage Essex Trivia. Do you recognize the building in this photo? It’s labeled as “James S. Harlan Community Hall, Essex, NY.” But maybe you’d recognize the name Noble…

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Jul 27

Upcoming Essex Events 7/27-8/3

Upcoming Essex Events 7/27-8/3

Find the Essex Events Calendar on www.essexny.us!

Find the Essex Events Calendar on http://www.essexny.us to learn about upcoming events in and around Essex, NY!

Learn about the events happening in and around Essex, NY! Check out the schedule below created from the Essex Calendar of Events to see what’s coming up this week! Click on the link to Essex, NY Calendar to learn more about a particular event.

Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • High Peaks Hospice…

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Jul 26

Pok-O-MacCready Campers Stretch into Summer at LCY&W

Pok-O-MacCready Campers Stretch into Summer at LCY&W

Pok-O campers yoga at LCY&W

Pok-O-MacCready campers practicing yoga at Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness in Essex, NY. (Credit: Tim Singer)

Running into Sarah Disney, Pok-O-MacCready’s Camp Director on a snowy, winter day outside Lake Champlain Yoga & Wellness is all it took to get things moving for POKO campers to participate in summer yoga this past month.

“The camp is always looking for new and different programs for our…

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Essex Community Mid-Day Concert: Camp Dudley Choir

Essex Community Mid-Day Concert: Camp Dudley Choir

Camp Dudley Choir

Camp Dudley Choir

Camp Dudley Choir
August 7, 2014
At the Essex Community Church
Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

The Essex Community Concert “mid-day concert” series is held on Thursday mornings at 11:30 am, and lasts about 45 minutes. Concerts are located in the Essex Community Church, just across the street from the Essex-Charlotte ferry dock.

About the Camp Dudley Choir

Camp…

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