See what’s happening event-wise in the area, from cross-country skiing at Cole’s Woods to a movie night at The Chapman, and read up on some Glens Falls good news!
Trivia, Skiing, Kids Crafts & More Glens Falls Events
Here’s what’s coming up:
- Trivia at The Grateful Den: January 13
- Storytime Friday – Martin Luther King Jr. Day at WACM: January 14
- Perches in Paradise Reception at LARAC: January 14
- AAWA Winter Wedding Show at Dunham’s Bay Resort: January 15
- Full Moon Bonfire & XC Ski or Snowshoe in Greenwich: January 15
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute at The Strand: January 16
- Peaceful Hands MLK Jr. Day Craft at WACM: January 17
- A Star is Born (1937) at The Chapman: January 19
- Thursday Night Winter Racing in Cole’s Woods: January 20 (and other dates)
- Lake George Winterfest: through March 11
4 Pieces of Glens Falls Good News for Local Businesses
Hyde Receives Grant, Will Use Funds for Accessibility Project
The Hyde Collection recently posted the good news that they are the happy and grateful recipients of $137,394 of grant money; this is part of a larger Warren County grant for community projects.
This chunk of change is going towards The Hyde’s Reimagine Project, a series of enhancements to the museum to increase accessibility and elevate the overall visitor experience, including outdoors.
Little Theater on the Farm Makes a Movie
The Little Theater on the Farm has produced a documentary film called “The Little Theater That Did!” The film explores the theater’s origins and celebrates the owner, Linda Hermans.
You can watch it for free on their website: http://www.littletheater27.org/
One of Whitehall’s Only Coffee Shops May Serve Caffeinated Beverages Once Again
Real estate developer Roark Merrill, who owns the Whitehall Armory, has purchased Historic Grounds. The Whitehall coffee shop had closed in 2020 due to the pandemic. Merrill told NYVT Media that he wants to open it back up as a coffee shop, and he’s looking for a local person to manage and ideally eventually own the establishment.
Rachel’s Cafe & Spice Company Gets Influx of Orders Thanks to Rachael Ray
This week’s Glens Falls Chronicle details a fun story highlighting a boost for a local business! Unknowing to Rachel’s Cafe & Spice Company co-owners Dave and Rachel Dutra, Rachael Ray used her loaded salt and pepper on a Christmas Eve show. When online orders started pouring in the Dutras were floored; when Ray used the spice again the following Monday, this time giving the company a shout out, orders spiked again. Rachael, Rachel, and Dave are all Lake George High School graduates.