Martial arts, maple syrup and mingling

There are many fun-filled occasions this weekend for a wide range of pursuits together with a world martial arts expo, opening weekend for maple homes and the twenty sixth Barnstormers’ Bash.

Worldwide martial arts expo

Martial Arts expo

An Worldwide Martial Arts Expo might be held at the Vacation Inn Resort in Lake George on Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $175 to participate or $15 for spectators.

LAKE GEORGE — The Worldwide Martial Arts Expo is coming to the Vacation Inn Resort in Lake George on Friday and Saturday, that includes a number of martial artists and keynote speaker Benny “The Jet” Urquidez who labored alongside actor Jackie Chan within the martial arts movie “Meals on Wheels.”

The general public is invited to attend the occasion and it’s $175 to participate or $15 for spectators. The occasion can be obtainable by way of Zoom for $35 per individual. To register or purchase tickets, name 518-775-0695.

The Worldwide Martial Arts Expo is thought for internet hosting famend worldwide expertise in all kinds of martial arts.

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In the course of the expo, presenters will show methods and share insights on matters equivalent to footwork, punch mixture, kicks, grappling and the psychological points of aggressive martial arts. This 12 months’s occasion will present preventing drills, offensive/defensive methods, Ju Jitsui, American Kenpo, takedown protection, Aikido, pad work, and extra.

Flower Power Trivia Night

The Moreau Group Heart will host Flower Energy Trivia Night time on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and encourage attendees to put on their greatest hippie outfits. All proceeds will profit The Moreau Group Heart Youth Programming which features a preschool, Child’s Korner earlier than and after college program, and extra.

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The Moreau Group Heart will host Flower Energy Trivia Night time on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m.

Sixteen groups of 4 will reply seven rounds of 10 questions, one class associated to the “flower energy” period of the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies. Attendees are inspired to put on their most interesting hippie garb of the period.

Prizes have been donated by neighborhood organizations and might be awarded to the highest three groups. Beer, wine, comfortable drinks, meals, door prizes and raffles might be obtainable as effectively.

Tickets are $20 per participant or $10 per spectator and embody loads of finger meals and one grownup beverage or soda. Extra grownup drinks can be found for a $5 donation.

All proceeds will profit the Moreau Group Heart youth programming, which features a preschool, Child’s Korner earlier than and after college program, Summer time Lunch Bunch, weekly backpack meals program and the newly shaped weekly Bulldog Zone teen program.

For occasion data, contact Cheryl or Cindy at 518-792-6007.

Maple open home

SALEM — Mapleland Farms in Salem will open for its first Maple Weekend of 2023 on Saturday and Sunday.

Admission is free and the all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast is $10 for adults and $5 for youths.

Watch maple syrup being made, take guided or self-guided excursions of the sugarbush on their one-quarter-mile woods stroll. Be taught concerning the farm’s bird-friendly maple administration. Try the maple retailer with this season’s syrup, cream, candies and extra.

Mingle at Hicks Orchard and Slyboro Ciderhouse

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Attendee’s of the month-to-month get together by Hicks Orchard and Slyboro Ciderhouse in Granville will get to not solely dance the tango, but in addition participate in heavy hors d’oeuvres, prohibition-themed cocktails, free sizzling cider. The “A Night time in Buenos Aires” themed get together might be held in Slyboro’s 1935 chilly storage barn and a secret password is required to achieve entry. 

GRANVILLE — The Mingle is a month-to-month get together by Hicks Orchard and Slyboro Ciderhouse in Granville. For March, the theme is “A Night time in Buenos Aires.”

To get in, you have to to purchase a ticket upfront and know the password. The password is Valentina. The occasion will start at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Once you arrive, you’ll see a small panel within the wall of the barn. Open the latch and knock loudly on inside door. When the bouncer opens the hatch to talk to you, determine your self and say you’re, “a good friend of Valentina.”

After coming into the coatroom, visitors will then open a big picket door with a heavy latch that must be opened exhausting and quick.

Visitors will then enter the Speakeasy at Slyboro Ciderhouse. Tango dancing, heavy hors d’oeuvres, prohibition-themed cocktails, free sizzling cider might be provided within the 1935 chilly storage barn.

The occasion might be capped at 50 individuals and tickets will be bought on the Slyboro web site or by a hyperlink on the Slyboro Fb web page.

For extra data name 518-642-1788.

twenty sixth Barnstormers’ Bash

FORT ANN — The twenty sixth Annual Barnstormers’ Bash might be held on Saturday on the Boar’s Nest on Pattens Mills Highway in Fort Ann as a fundraiser for the Kingsbury Barnstormers.

The Kingsbury Barnstormers and different golf equipment present entry to miles of trails for the enjoyment of snowmobilers statewide.

The membership does obtain some funding from the state based mostly on snowmobile registrations and path mileage. Nonetheless, extra funding for path work, gear and related prices or charges comes from sponsors, advertisers, and donors.

The bash is the membership’s important fundraiser together with from the donations to the dwell public sale, basket raffle and different fundraisers occurring that night.

The night of enjoyable, prizes, and dinner will start at 4 p.m. with the dwell public sale at 6 p.m.

For questions and dinner tickets, contact Ben Brewer 518-361-5656.

Caton Deuso is a workers reporter who covers Glens Falls, Hudson Falls, and will be reached at 518-742-3224 or 518-338-2046.

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