A Christmas Carol at the Grange

Cover of "A Christmas Carol (Gollancz chi...

A Christmas Carol (Cover via Amazon)

This Sunday, December 18 at 6:00 PM the Whallonsburg Grange Hall and the Depot Theatre present a staged reading of Charles DickensA CHRISTMAS CAROL with John Christopher Jones as Ebeneezer Scrooge, Shami McCormick as narrator and a cast of thousands (almost). Musical direction by Kenney Greene.

Come at 5:30 for carols, hot cider and cookies baked in the Grange’s new kitchen. Admission is non-perishable food items and toiletries for the ACAP food shelf. Come one; come all. Young children are more than welcome. They can help
bake cookies downstairs in the kitchen during the show if they want.

This is the third year in a row for this community reading of this Christmas favorite. Don’t miss it!

Good Night, Irene

Square dance and community dinner to benefit Whallonsburg flood victims of Hurricane Irene

Square dance and community dinner to benefit Whallonsburg flood victims of Hurricane Irene

Come help our neighbors hurt by Hurricane Irene!
5:30 Spaghetti Dinner and 7:00pm Square and Contra Dance. Donation: $10 (more if you can). All proceeds go to families affected by the flooding. Sponsored by Whallonsburg Civic Association. Can’t make it? Contributions can be sent to WCA Irene Relief, PO Box 54, Essex, NY 12936.

Mixing It Up with Raucous Farmers at the Grange

The Greenhorns, a national nonprofit organization led by a self described “raucous posse of America‚Äôs new generation of farmers,” will host a grange hall mixer at the historic Whallonsburg Grange Hall on the shores of Lake Champlain this Saturday, June 25th beginning at 10 am… More than 150 aspiring, young, beginning and veteran farmers from the Hudson Valley, Champlain Valley, Capital Region, Adirondacks, and even some Vermonters are expected to attend this inaugural event… Attendees to this free event will be treated to a farm fresh dinner including pig and hogget roasted on a custom-welded spit. Dancing, beers, and mingling by bonfire will be to music from We Are Jeneric and a puppet show by Justin Lander and Rose Friedman of Modern Times Theater… (via Adirondack Almanack)