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OUTDOOR FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

The City of Watertown Parks and Recreation Department announces their next movie for their  Outdoor Family Movie Night Summer Series on Friday, August 2!
 
Featuring the movie "Despicable Me" on Friday, August 2nd at Dusk (approximately 8:30 pm) at The Fairgrounds Fields.  Rain date has not been scheduled at this time.
 
Free admission and free refreshments (first come, first serve).  Bring blankets, lawn chairs and the whole family for a night of fun entertainment!

On Sunday, August 4th, Tony and Carol Monaco of the Fiddlesticks band, of Tonawanda, will play a free concert of old time fiddle music, from 2-5 p.m. at the North American Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame and Museum, 1121 Comins Rd., Osceola, NY.  

This concert is funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.


Part of the War of 1812 bicentenial weekend celebration:

Help honor the Crown Forces killed at the Second Battle of Sackets Harbor on May 29, 1813, and buried on the battleground. A comprehensive list identifies 42 members of the 1st Royal Scots, 8th Foot, 100th Foot, 104th Foot, Royal Newfoundland Fencibles, Nova Scotia Fencibles, Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles, Royal Navy, and Voltigeurs Canadiens.

 Overlooking Black River Bay at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, an engraved granite monument rests prominently where visitors may reflect and contemplate the battle and those who fought, died, and are buried on the battlegrounds in an unknown location. Completing the memorial setting is a large granite ledger engraved with the name of each of these men, with his rank and unit.

Funding for the monument comes from the Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site’s support group the Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance Inc., the Sackets Harbor Historical Society, Village of Sackets Harbor, and many businesses and individuals in the United States and Canada.

While this monument will commemorate these men, and the noble cause for which they died, we hope it will also provide visitors with a better understanding of the historical heritage shared between the United States, Canada, and Great Britain.

 

Dedication - Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 1:00pm

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It is that time of year again:  South Jefferson Bargain Days:

9:00 am to 4 pm on Saturday - Hundreds of Bargains -

There will be plent of food, a TENT SALE, and Chicken Barbeque and other food available.

I have gone to Adams before during this event and I would have to agree that there are hundreds of bargains, hundreds!  I once bought a huge entertainment center for $8 here!  This is totally worth the trip.

Concert on the Green in Cape Vincent

The Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce and the Cape Vincent Arts Council are pleased to announce the schedule for the 2013 “Concert on the Green” series.  The concerts are held on Saturdays from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on the Village Green on Broadway Street in the village of Cape Vincent and are free to all.

August 3rdThe 10th Mountain Division Army Band” from Fort Drum will be performing a selection of patriotic music.

In Sackets on the Waterfront at the historical battlefield.3 to 5 pm.

 

Custom Taylor Band: a Top 40 Country band also versed in country classics. From Kentucky, to Potsdam and now a well known country band in Syracuse.

 

 

 

 

 

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