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Sunshine, Good Eats, and Play, Play, Play: Summer Camp at Lakeside School

"Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered indicator species: the child … [Continue Reading]

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View the Adirondacks Through the Lens of Fire Tower History

Families will have a chance to view the Adirondacks from the top of the world in a unique program offered by the Adirondack History Museum. The Adirondack History Museum will present its Adirondack Fire Tower program Wednesday, July 22 and … [Continue Reading]

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Mulebone Benefit Concert for AAA

The Adirondack Art Association is very pleased to announce that Mulebone, the very talented blues duo of John Ragusa and Hugh Pool, has agreed to perform a benefit concert for us. The concert will be held at the Essex Community Church at 7:00 pm on … [Continue Reading]

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CATS Matching Fund Challenge

When we formed Champlain Area Trails and began laying out trails, we'd flag a route, come back to clear it, and find that the job was already done. How was this happening? We discovered it was the work of Bill Amadon. Some were concerned and others … [Continue Reading]

Old- Growth Forest Network Sign and Tree (Credit: Jamie Phillips)

Old-Growth Forest Network Recognizes Dickenson’s Point

Precious little ancient forest still exists on the shores of Lake Champlain, but in our community one special stretch of old-growth forest occurs between Essex and Westport. From the Lee Trust land on Rose Point to the Rock Harbor land on Dickenson’s … [Continue Reading]

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Essex Ferry Summer Schedule 2015

The Essex-Charlotte ferry began operating on its summer schedule on June 11, 2015. The ferry operating at this crossing will arrive hourly in the early morning and late evening, and in between two ferries will be running and arrive at each … [Continue Reading]

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Upcoming Essex Events 8/2-8/9

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, August … [Continue Reading]

Mulebone CD Cover

Mulebone Benefit Concert for AAA

The Adirondack Art Association is very pleased to announce that Mulebone, the very talented blues duo of John Ragusa and Hugh Pool, has agreed to perform a benefit concert for us. The concert will be held at the Essex Community Church at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, … [Continue Reading]

Combine at Full and By Farm (Credit: Sara Kurak)

Full and By Farm: Cutting and Baling Hay

We got one more hay field cut and baled this week. This round only got rained on one half inch. Our entire definition of what a hay window looks like has changed in the last couple of months. Generally you want to make sure there is no rain whatsoever in the … [Continue Reading]

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Meadowmount Student Quartets in Ballard Park

August 4 @ 7:30 pm At Ballard Park

Join us for beautiful, classical chamber music with Meadowmount Quartets!  Talented students from Meadowmount School of Music will bring an evening of classical chamber music to Ballard Park. Meadowmount students range from the ages of eigh… [Continue Reading]

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The Facts About Eating Healthy

August 5 @ 6:00 pm At NEW Health Wellness Center

Come join myself, Jen- Certified Nutrition and Wellness Coach, and Christine- Professional Chef and Caterer, for some tips on how to eat healthy easily, fit it into your lifestyle and budget, and how it can also fit into what your dietary ne… [Continue Reading]

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Essex Community Concerts: Camp Dudley Choir

August 6 @ 11:30 am At Essex Community Church

Camp Dudley Choir Concert at the Essex Community Church Admission is free The concert begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Essex Community Church, just across the street from the Essex-Charlotte ferry dock. The Mid Day Concert Series series feature… [Continue Reading]

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Crystal Spring Farm

Crystal Spring Farm Open House

Crystal Spring Farm will have an open house on Essex Day for all the curious fans of Historic Preservation to view the progress of this Early Essex Farm House and Carriage Shed. The owner Willie and his main … Continue Reading

Cultivating a field with the draft horses at Essex Farm. (Credit: Kristin Kimball)

Essex Farm: Hay & Rain

Check out the recent news from Essex Farm directly from Kristin Kimball‘s blog: "We cut 80 acres of hay last Friday and no sooner was the last row laid down than the next day’s forecast changed from sunny to … Continue Reading

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