There’s a lot to know about in Glens Falls this week. Two of the city’s restaurants have recently reopened, communities are preparing for Earth Day cleanups and activities, and fun events will be taking place around the region.
Your Glens Falls News: Restaurant Updates, Earth Day Fun & More
Glens Falls Restaurants Get Back in Action
After temporarily closing, Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery has finally reopened to the public. Plan a trip and enjoy some delicious food and drinks. As featured on their Facebook page, they are serving a new mac & cheese pizza.
Cooper’s Cave Ale Company has also recently reopened for indoor and outdoor dining, takeout, and frosty treats at their ice cream window. Their April ice cream hours are Tuesday – Thursday, 3:00pm-8:00pm, Friday, 3:00pm-9:00pm, and Saturday – Sunday, 12:00pm-9:00pm.
Craft on 9 Has Warheads Flavored Seltzer (Temporarily)
This looks sweet – or should we say sour? On April 17, Craft on 9 posted on Facebook that they have a limited supply of Artisanal Brew Works’ Extreme Sour Hard Seltzer. What a great opportunity to bring back the Warheads nostalgia of childhood.
Clean Up Crandall for Earth Day, Share Your Photos!
Crandall Park posted on Facebook that there will be extra garbage cans located in the pavilion this week through Saturday, April 24, to encourage cleanup in honor of Earth Day. Please snap photos while you’re there and share on social media!
Open Door Mission Opens New Soup Kitchen
Earlier this month, The Open Door Mission in Glens Falls officially opened their new soup kitchen at 226 Warren Street. There is no charge or obligation for meal service, and the spacious dining room can accommodate up to 100 guests (note: currently open at a limited capacity and with social distancing). Everyone is welcome to visit during the scheduled meal service times, and takeout is available.
Tour of the Battenkill Prices Increase Soon
The 2021 Tour of the Battenkill, scheduled for June 19, is accepting registrations now, and prices increase on Sunday, April 25.
Prices vary depending on which race option you go for, but savings are substantial regardless – the Gran Fondo will increase from $99 to $119 and then later to $139, for instance.
This is one of the largest single-day races in the country, and the popular event is returning after being canceled in 2020.
COVID-19 & Me: Changes in My World Presented by WACM
Reminder: The World Awareness Children’s Museum has partnered up with 10 schools and districts for a project that showcases student-made art. The kids museum recently sent out a press release that included a few of the artworks, and they look amazing!
All art and literature submitted to this initiative will be featured in an online virtual exhibition on the museum’s website next month, so stay tuned for more info.
“Students don’t always have much opportunity to discuss their emotions and experiences, and this project has given them room to do that,” WACM Executive Director Bethanie Muska Lawrence said in a statement.
Earth Day Fun & More Events in the Region
Here’s what’s happening in the Glens Falls Region:
- Tell Your Earth Day Story: April 22
- Huge Spring Barn Sale at Little Theater on the Farm: April 22 – 24
- Warren County Tree & Shrub Seedling Sale: April 23
- Glens Falls Cleanup Day: April 24
- Earth Day Celebration at Moreau Community Center: April 24
- Washington County Fiber Tour: April 24 & 25
- Dinner & A Movie at The Park Theater Featuring “Arrival”: April 28
- Glens Falls Chronicle (print edition): Davidon’s ‘Looking up’; Cooper’s Cave resumes