Winter fun at Veterans’ Memorial Field, weather permitting. Sled downhill. 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.
Concerts in the Park, Monday evenings in August, Veterans’ Memorial Field, 7 p.m. Free, rain/shine unless pounding deluge or dangerous lightning. Under cover. Bring a chair or blanket (or use our benches) and consider layered clothing for unpredictable evening temperatures. Nonprofit concession stand on site. Enjoy the concert and browse through information about local events and businesses. Held by the town of Thurman using Warren County occupancy taxes. 518-623-9649. Scroll down for complete list of performances. VMF is handicapped-accessible.
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Woods Walk and Artisan Market
June 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spend a day at Martin’s Lumber. Scheduled Wood Walks along with a gallery of artists will be offered throughout the day. Separate walks on mushrooms, plants and the forest continue while the artisans offer a variety demonstrations and hands-on activities.
The “Letterboxing Trail” provided by Warren County Planning Department offers a self-guided walk in the woods. During the scheduled mushroom walk at 10:30, 12:30 and 2:30, discover mushrooms growing in their natural habitat. Learn techniques used to identify mushrooms, discuss various medicinal values, precautions to take and delicious ways to prepare some for a glorious feast. The plant walk focuses on finding and identifying traditional “weeds” while discussing the nutritional and medicinal values of each. Back at the barn samples of these prepared herbs/weeds will be offered. The tree/forest walk is self-guided, get directions and chat with owner, Gary Martin about the walk, lumber, sustainable forestry, selective cutting and how environmental awareness saves forests.
Meet the artisans and shop at the barn: handmade soaps, mushroom products, recycled feed bags, author, pyrography, greeting cards, master gardener, quilts, lotions, jewelry, candles, wood work, Buy Nothing Project, flowers and treats made from the herbs found on the plant walk. Demonstrations and hands on activities will be offered for all ages: make a mushroom oyster bucket, learn about bees and bee keeping, candle making, wood carving, blacksmithing, jewelry and beads, pyrography, rock painting and planting trees.
Contact: Martin’s Lumber, 280 Valley Rd. Thurman (Warrensburg) NY 12885
Email: [email protected]
Come stay in Thurman-perhaps at The Glen Lodge B&B or, if you camp, inquire at scenic Daggett Lake Campsite or Glen-Hudson Campsite on the River.
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