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July 2020

Independence Day Weekend at Fort Ticonderoga

July 3 @ 9:30 am - July 5 @ 5:00 pm
Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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Celebrate independence by exploring one of the greatest triumphs of 1776! All weekend long, meet the soldiers of the Northern Continental Army and their labor for liberty at Ticonderoga in 1776. See craftsmen in action busily working to resupply soldiers with clothing, shoes, and equipment. Watch as soldiers work to prepare cannon, ammunition, and themselves to stop an invasion by the British Army and its naval fleet on Lake Champlain.

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Cupola House 4th of July Porch Sale

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Cupola House, 2278 Essex St
Essex, New York 12936 United States
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The Cupola House - 2278 Main St. Essex - is having a "4th of July Porch Sale" on Saturday, July 4, 9am-3pm.

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Sunset Scenic Boat Cruise on Lake Champlain

July 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 8, 2020

Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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$35

Enjoy a relaxing summer evening aboard the Carillon tour boat and revel in the region’s scenic beauty. Toast to the King’s health with a complimentary cocktail of soldiers’ rum punch as you discover Ticonderoga’s rich maritime history. Let stories of armed schooners to Prohibition-era rum runners fire your imagination during your trip on Lake Champlain in this 1920s-style vessel. A selection of beer, wine, soft drinks, snacks, and signature cocktails, featuring Stonecutters Spirits are available for purchase! Dress for the…

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Essex Community Church Sunday Service

July 5 @ 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Essex Community Church, 2306 Main Street
Essex, NY 12936 United States
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Free

In the spirit of fellowship and community that defines us, we welcome everyone who wants to celebrate and explore the spirit of Christian life, in word, in song, and in life. Please join us for coffee and refreshments after service.

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Essex Yoga Club

July 6 @ 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

St. John’s Church, 4 Church Street
Essex, NY 12993 United States
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Free

The Essex Yoga Club meets every Monday at 5:30 pm at St. John's Church. Free, open to all. Note: It is a club, people who want to practice together, there is no teacher who leads or instructs.

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Commemoration: Battle of Carillon

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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Join Fort Ticonderoga’s Fifes and Drums to lay wreaths and remember the men who fell in the climactic 1758 Battle of Carillon. Feel the power of the site and remember the day-long battle where the British had suffered casualties of nearly 2,000 men killed and wounded. The Battle of Carillon would prove to be France’s greatest victory of the French & Indian War.  Preserved on the Carillon Battlefield at Fort Ticonderoga is the largest series of untouched 18th-century earthworks surviving…

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Arming the Redcoats

July 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020

Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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$35

How did the redcoats get their guns? How heavy was a “Brown-Bess” and is that even the right term? Get the answers to these and more questions with Fort Ticonderoga Curator Matthew Keagle in this one-of-a-kind hands-on program. After you receive training in handling artifacts, this program allows you to handle original weapons from Fort Ticonderoga’s collections. Go beyond the exhibit case to follow the evidence on the artifacts that reveal the industrial systems employed by the British military to…

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Beneath Fortress Walls

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 5, 2020

Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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$35

Learn the history of the building and re-building of Fort Ticonderoga on a guided tour beneath the walls of the fort with Curator Matthew Keagle. Explore around, on top, and inside of the fort to find out Fort Ticonderoga’s secrets, including areas off limits to the general public. Over 250 years ago, French soldiers dug, chiseled, and blasted their way into the very rock of the Ticonderoga peninsula to create a fortress to defend New France. Since the first construction…

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Fort Ticonderoga Guns by Night

July 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 20, 2020

Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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$35

Experience the flash of musketry and roar of cannon fire by night in this unique 90-minute tour and demonstration of 18th-century guns, big and small! Explore the workings of the firelocks and cannon that armed the many garrisons of Fort Ticonderoga that influenced and shaped the importance of this strategic citadel. Learn how these great guns were used to attack and defend the fort during the French & Indian War and made it such an important prize in the American…

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Sunset Scenic Boat Cruise on Lake Champlain

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 8, 2020

Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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$35

Enjoy a relaxing summer evening aboard the Carillon tour boat and revel in the region’s scenic beauty. Toast to the King’s health with a complimentary cocktail of soldiers’ rum punch as you discover Ticonderoga’s rich maritime history. Let stories of armed schooners to Prohibition-era rum runners fire your imagination during your trip on Lake Champlain in this 1920s-style vessel. A selection of beer, wine, soft drinks, snacks, and signature cocktails, featuring Stonecutters Spirits are available for purchase! Dress for the…

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