TTH: Thurman Town Hall, 311 Athol Road, 12810
VMF: Veterans' Memorial Field, Athol 12810
TS: Thurman Station, 1882 Stony Creek Rd. Thurman, 12885
All three sites are wheelchair/bus accessible.
ONGOING AND RECURRING EVENTS
Winter fun at VMF, weather
permitting. Sled down hill. Ample parking area with footpath to top of
the hill. No supervision is provided. Parents must assume responsibility
for the safety and behavior of their children.
Market in the Park*, every Monday July and August, VMF,
7 p.m. 518-623-9649, Free, rain/shine. Under cover. Bring a chair or blanket.
Food available. Enjoy the concert and browse the wares of local artisans
and gardeners as available. Click for complete list of performers. Fireworks
after first and last concerts 2013.
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Saturday, March 9th - Annual Maple Sugar Party*.
TTH , 4 p.m. - ? $10 adults, $5 for kids 6-11. Age 5 and under, free.
623-2967 (623-4050 3/9). Entertainment by local musicians and an all-you-can
eat buffet with dessert of old-fashioned jackwax, all to benefit American
Cancer Society. www.ThurmanMapleDays.com
Saturday, Sunday, March 9th - 10th - Thurman Maple Days.* All over
Athol/Thurman. 518-623-4744. Pan-cake breakfast 9 a.m. at 190 Valley Rd.
($7 adults; $4 kids 10 or under). Visit maple and goat farms & sawmill:
tours, demos: tapping, boiling, sawing, tasting, crafts, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.,
free. Sampling, shopping. Maps in area and online. www.ThurmanMapleDays.com.
Saturday, Sunday, March 16th - 17th - Thurman Ma-ple Days.* All
over Athol/Thurman. 518-623-4744. Pancake breakfast 9 a.m. at 190 Valley
Rd. ($7 adults; $4 kids 10 or under). Visit maple & goat farms &
sawmill: tours, demos: tapping, boiling, sawing, tasting, crafts, 10 -
4, free. Sampling, shopping. Maps in area or download at ThurmanMapleDays.com.
Saturday, Sunday, March 23rd - 24th-Thurman Maple Days.* All over
Athol/Thurman. 518-623-4744. Pancake breakfast 9 a.m. at 190 Valley Rd.
($7 adults; $4 kids 10 or under). Visit maple and cheese farms, &
sawmill: tours, demos: tapping, boiling, sawing, crafts, 10 - 4, free.
Sampling, shopping. Maps at ThurmanMapleDays.com
CANCELED: Saturday, April 27th - Pow Wow at Wolf Pond Stables [WE
REGRET THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO DESTRUCTION OF MAJOR FARM
OUTBUILDING BY FIRE], 473 Wolf Pond Road, Thurman (accessed from Harrisburg
Rd, Stony Creek) 518-696-5575. See the large tipi, learn about symbolic
markings, sample Native American cuisine. Paso Finos. Kids' craft; pony
rides ($2 or 2 carrots), See map: www.wolfpondstables.com.
Saturday, May 11th - Richards Library Annual Book Sale, on the
library lawn, rain or shine, 36 Elm Street, War-rensburg, . 9 a.m. - 4
p.m. Free. 518-623-3011, attn. J. Merrithew. Live music, presentations
by local authors and books galore. Stock your library and support ours.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 17th, 18th and 19th - Thurman Townwide
Sale, all over Thurman. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free. 518-623-9305. Find maps
at sales near edges of town and online to guide you to old-fashioned yard
sales, rain/shine where possible. www.persisgranger.com
Saturday, June 1st - Martin's Lumber Wood Walk - Understanding
Sustainability, 280 Valley Road, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free. 518-623-9595.
Guided woods walks to learn how selective cutting and environmental awareness
save forests. Demonstrations of sawmill, paper beads, stained glass stepping
stones. The Martins are joined by 12 others, demonstrating spoon carving,
rustic home accents, timber frame construction; discussing paranormal
activities, Native American info and craft, sign making, firewood processing,
regional books. www.PersisGranger.com.
Friday and Saturday, June 14th-15th - Thurman Old Home Days. Friday,
6-9 p.m. Flag Day ceremony, honoring of Vets, music by Warren County Ramblers,
7 - 9; Saturday, 3 p.m. - fireworks at dark; Veterans' Memorial Field,
311 Athol Rd., Athol. Free. 518-623-9649 Kids' fun, historical presentation,
3 p.m.; Vintage Country, 4-6; The String Dusters, 7-9. FIREWORKS. www.thurman-ny.com
June 15th - Thurman Station Wilderness Heritage Corridor Showcase PREVIEW
DAY & Old Home Days Welcome stop,
11 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Thurman Station, 1883 Stony Creek Rd. Free, 623-3372,
Music by The String Dusters. 20 + exhibitors; demos, samples, coupons,
sneak preview of July 27 event, enticements to return. www.thurmanstationshowcase.com.
Monday, July 1st - Monday Night Concerts &
Market in the Park* begin with Hod Ovitt and the Warren County Ramblers;
FIREWORKS follow. VMF. 7-9 p.m. Free. 518-623-9649. Under cover. Bring
blan-ket or chair. Refreshments available and market of local wares and
garden goodies as available. List at bottome of this page.
July 27th, Thurman Station Wilderness Heritage Corridor Showcase*
11-4:30. Thurman Station, 1883 Stony Creek Rd. Free, 518-623-3372. Dan
Berggren & Ed Lowman perform. From 3 towns: FORTY endors, samples,
coupons, demonstrations, exhibits, kids' activities, fine food, family
fun. Experience all that our combined communities of Thurman, Stony Creek
and Warrensburg have to offer to guests & residents. Details: www.ThurmanStationShowcase.com.
This event is made possible by the Lower Adirondack Re-gional Arts Council
and the New York State Council on the Arts. Additional funding provided
by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation.
August 17th - Historical Hauntings of Thurman Ghost Tour: A Journey through
Time, 10 - 2 and noon-4. TTH, Athol. $20. 518-623-4889. Reserve
early to secure your seat for a.m. or p.m. trolley tour to historical
sites to visit lingering presences. Explanation of procedures, presenta-tion
of evidence, tour book, light refreshments. Presented by Adirondack Spectral
Investigations with Thurman Station Ass'n., www.ThurmanStation.org.
Monday, August 26th-Final Concert in the Park, 7 p.m. Marty Wendell
of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Wear your poodle skirts! FIREWORKS
after dark, VMF. 623-9649
Saturday, September 14th - Tour Thurman: A Guided
Jaunt into Homes and History. TTH. 11:45 a.m.-4 p.m. $13-$20. 518-623-9305.
Narrated tour by bus, luncheon. In-depth visits at four sites where guides
tell about old places and their people. Pre-register. www.PersisGranger.com.
Tuesday, October 1st - Veterans' Appreciation Dinner, TTH , 5:30
p.m. Free. 518-623-2007. Veterans and family members invited to attend.
Dinner and program, with shar-ing of memories; memorabilia displayed.
Community gifts of side dishes donated as tribute to these vets are greatly
appreciated. John Thurman Historical Society hosts
Saturday, October 12th - Thurman Fall Farm Tour* all over Athol/Thurman,
, 10 - 4, mostly free. 518-623-9595. Farms, galleries, shows, demos; tractors,
crafts, quilts. Pancakes 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. at 190 Valley Rd. ($7 adults;
$4 kids 10 & under). Schedule & map in town and at www.ThurmanFallFarmTour.com.
Sunday, November 10th - Blizzard Blast at Thousand Acres Ranch
Resort, 465 County Road 3, Stony Creek. $15 cover charge. 3 p.m. till
closing. Includes dinner, mu-sic and dancing. Cash bar. Snowmobile raffle.
Hosted by Thurman Connection Snowmobile Club. 518-623-9234.
Saturday, November 30th - Country Christmas Bazaar, TTH , 9 a.m.-
3 p.m. Free. 518-623-9718. An amazing array of hand crafted items made
by local arti-sans. Drawings. Refreshments available. Sale benefits Christmas
Basket Fund. www.PersisGranger.com
December 4th - Old Fashioned Christmas Party, TTH. 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Free. 518-623-2007. Bring gender specific gift for exchange; enjoy games,
and pot luck.
*All concerts and events with asterisks have been made possible in
part by funds from War-ren County Occupancy Tax, granted by the Town of
2013 MONDAY NIGHT CONCERTS IN THE PARK
July 1 - Warren County Ramblers & Fireworks - Beloved
in our region, this bluegrass group showcases the talents of Hoddy Ovitt
(guitar, 6-string banjo); Johnny Mosher (lead vocals, mandolin, guitar);
Kenny Myers (bass); Pete Bolster (guitar) as they play traditional bluegrass
tunes and keep the crowd smiling with banter. Listen for a bit.
8 - Vintage
Country - Debbie (bass) and
Wil (lead guitar) Pixley, Kenny Darling (rhythm guitar), with Gary
Hobbs and Ed White(drums) play '50s and '60s country spiked with an
occasional rock and roll tune, call a square dance now and then if asked,
and offer up a heaping helping of just plain fun.
15 - The
Barefoot Boys - Specializing
in traditional music from the Hudson/Catskill/ Adirondack regions, they're
also likely to play sea songs, ragtime tunes, novelty numbers, and even
more recently songs from people like Pete Seeger that reflect life from
long ago. Tom Wetmore - bass; Rich Bala - vocals, guitar, harmonica, mountain
dulcimer; Tom White - vocals, banjo, concertina, fiddle, hammered dulcimer,
22 - The
tap your toes ore get up and dance, as Melba Deen (guitar), Mark Guarino
(bass guitar, mandolin), John Kribs (guitar, mandolin, banjo), Doug Moody
(fiddle) and Kevin Maul (pedal steel guitar) entertain with country, bluegrass,
Americana, offering close-harmony vocals styled after the old-time "brother
acts" like the Everly Brothers, Louvin Brothers and Blue Sky Boys
29 - Smokey
Greene - The
legendary master of country and bluegrass appears with his son Scott Greene,
bringing his new CD. Don't miss it. Smokey says he's cutting back on his
summer schedule after this year.
5 - True
Grit Outlaws - Modern
Country,Blues, & Rock- Mike Meneely-Rythm guitar,lead vocals - Shawn
Blackmer- Bass guitar,vocals - Butch Ralph -Lead guitar, vocals - Tom
12 - The
String Dusters - American
Acoustic Music - country music, bluegrass, and folk songs for every audience
and any occasion since 1993. Bill Healy, banjo, mandolin, and guitar;
Bert Wilson, bass; Corey Hough, guitar and mandolin; Nick Barr, fiddler
19 - Ampersand
Lawton & Dick Hogle
family-friendly, upbeat musical group that soars with tight vocal harmonies,
backed by the driving, chunky sound of traditional instruments
26 - Marty
Wendell. This Rockabilly Hall of Fame artist
has opened for the likes of Johnny Cash and many others - a real showman!
CDs available. Concert followed by Fireworks
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Where to stay
Come stay in Thurman-perhaps at The Glen Lodge B&B or A Taste of Poland
at the Northwoods. If you camp, inquire at scenic Daggett Lake Campsite
or Glen-Hudson Campsite on the Hudson.
Event information may change. For updates, please check the website or
use the email or phone number shown in the listing.
For event details
Specific details about many events may be found at www.PersisGranger.com.
While bus groups are welcomed at most of our events, it is strongly advised
that groups prearrange with event hosts. Guests should bring chairs or
blankets to Veterans' Memorial Field. All phone numbers are area code
518 unless otherwise noted.