Oakwood's 16th Annual Evening at the Earl Benefit
Thursday, October 5th - 5:00 - 8:00 PM - $65 pp.
Do you walk your dog in Oakwood Cemetery? Do you use Oakwood's roads to jog or run for fitness? Do you ride your bicycle there or walk your baby in a stroller. Maybe you love photographing Oakwood's beautiful tomb stones or wildlife or you enjoy the variety of birds and plants found there. Or maybe you just love the serenity of the peaceful grounds and ponds.
How have you shown your appreciation? Did you know that Oakwood Cemetery is private property and public is allowed to do all these activities only because of Oakwood's generosity? You can express your support by purchasing tickets to our October 5th benefit. "Evening at the Earl" is a lively fundraiser with catered hors d'oeuvres, delicious wines and fun for all, held in the gorgeous rooms of the Gardner Earl Chapel. Get ready for an evening of food, drink, merriment. Sip another glass of wine while you and your friends join in hot competition, bidding on exciting Silent Auction baskets. Proceeds support the ongoing restoration of this historic cemetery and its National Historic Landmark Earl Chapel. Call 1-800-556-6273, leave your name, phone & how many people. Pay on arrival. Credit cards accepted.
Troy Irish Genealogy Society Free Genealogy Look-Up Session
The Troy Irish Genealogy Society is sponsoring a Free Genealogy Look up Session at the North Greenbush Public Library on Wednesday, September 20. Bring your questions about how to trace your family tree or what you are trying to find out about a specific ancestor. Let the Society's experienced members help you to discover more! Please make an appointment by calling the library at 518.283.0303. Thirty-minute appointments are available from 4:00 to 7:00. Don't miss this chance to have your family genealogy questions answered. The library is located at 141 Main Avenue in the North Greenbush Municipal Building.
Oktoberfest Brings Bavaria to Nassau
Nassau's Village Beautification Committee presents a traditional Oktoberfest celebration on Sunday, September 24th, at the Village Commons Park on John Street, just off US Route 20. The event runs from 12 noon until 4 PM and features traditional German foods, beverages, and entertainment.
Inspired by European harvest festivals, the Oktoberfest menu will include a variety of tasty treats including an array of locally made German sausages, vegan bratwurst, imported German sauerkraut, potato salad,and made as you watch potato pancakes. All food is available for take-out.
What's an Oktoberfest without good beer? That question is answered with a broad selection of both imported German beers and fresh and local ales from Nassau's own S & S Farm Brewery. Musical entertainment will feature Nassau's own Bavarian Barons, a traditional German brass band found in the the village over 50 years ago.
Admission is free and will take place under tents rain or shine. Guests may bring their own lawn chairs if they wish. For additional information, go to www.nassau12123.com or call 518.766.2291.