UPDATE: TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON BY CHECK OR CASH.
PLEASE JOIN US.
Help Friends of Taconic State Park Raise the Ironworks Roof
A Benefit Event, With Margaret Roach
Please join us Saturday, March 19, to celebrate a new book by Margaret Roach, former Martha Stewart Editorial Director, about finally choosing to live fulltime in our unique, rural community, where she had weekended more than 20 years. Margaret calls "And I Shall Have Some Peace There" her "dropout memoir."
Garden Slide Talk | Reading | Wine and Hors d'oeuvres Reception | Book Signing
Slide Lecture, “At Home in the 365-Day Garden:” You may have visited Margaret’s 25-year-old garden on a Copake Falls Day. See it in all seasons, and learn to make a 365-day landscape.
Reading: A passage from “And I Shall Have Some Peace There”
Reception: Come toast our neighbor’s new book, our community, and our plans for the furnace preservation at this important fund-raising event you won’t want to miss.
When and Where:
Saturday, March 19th at 4:00 pm | Copake Grange | Copake, New York
Event Only: $55 | Event and Book: $80 (book signing at the reception) | Extra Books: $25 each
All proceeds, including a portion of each book sale, to Benefit Friends of Taconic State Park’s effort to protect the historic Copake Iron Works furnace. Work will begin in spring, made possible in part with event funds.
Visit us at http://www.friendsoftsp.org and on Facebook
Special thanks to Roeliff Jansen Historical Society, Parks and Trails New York, Fund for Columbia County, Price Chopper and Brad Peck Insurance for their generous support.
When & Where
Friends of Taconic State Park
Friends of Taconic State Park was established in 2008 to support cultural, recreational and educational activities within the park with the preservation of the historic Copake Iron Works site its first priority. We are implementing a 20-year plan, approved by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, to create a pre-eminent site of historic iron-making and a national destination for tourists in Copake Falls.
We also offer a year-round calendar of educational, recreational and other outdoor programming, most of them free of charge. Visit our website at www.FriendsofTSP.org for more information.