May 10th Trip
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On June 3rd the group will once again travel to Albany to see the spectacular Van Gogh exhibit.
June 11th Trip
The Wildlife Sports and Educational Museum in Vail Mills will be visited on a date still to be determined.
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Highlights of past events
Minnie Pearl Visits The Red Rooster
On November 21st the group at the Red Rooster was entertained by Linda Eastman portraying the legendary Minnie Pearl. We laughed hysterically and even had tears in our eyes as Minnie told us about the antics of her relatives and neighbors in the mythical town of Grinders Switch. Our favorites were Uncle Nabob and Aunt Ambrosia.
The original Minnie Pearl, real name Sarah Colley Cannon, made her first stage performance as Minnie in 1939. She appeared on the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years, and on the tv show Hee Haw from 1969 to 1991. She passed away in 1991 after a second stroke.
Wagon Ride to Great Camp Santanoni
The Task Force took a trip to Great Camp Santanoni on June 18th. It was a very popular excursion, with over 30 people signing up. We took 6 vehicles and caravanned up to the Camp Santanoni Historic Area, which is a very unique location in the Adirondack Forest Preserve. It is considered one of the most sophisticated and distinguished of all of the surviving great camps in the Adirondacks. This National Historic Landmark was created in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. serving as a place to entertain guests and find refuge from city life. That day everyone enjoyed a 5-mile wagon ride along the carriage road through the Santanoni Preserve. There is normally a $25 charge for the wagon ride, but as we were a Senior group, there was no fee for the trip or to enter the Camp. There are no restaurants there, so everyone brought a bag lunch to eat on the decks of the Great Camp. There is a mini exhibit at the Gatehouse entrance, and we also explored the buildings at the Farm Complex on the way to the main lodge. Once there, we walked through all the rooms, and examined the unique architecture of the Camp. The surrounding grounds, flowers, and artist building were worth a good look also. It had taken 1 1/2 hours to reach Newcombe Farm where we began our wagon ride, from Northville, so we left the Northville Baptist Church parking lot at 8 AM and it was close to 5:30 before we got back home. We were tired by then, but very pleased with everything we saw and learned all about Great Camp Santanoni that day.