The Cape Vincent pier may be underwater but the community is as busy as ever! Come and join the fun.
The 4th annual Children’s Authors Book Festival at the elementary school brought a mix of nationally and regionally recognized writers to give presentations to our students. One of the authors, Jerry Pallotta, has written over 100 books and is familiar to those who order through Scholastic Books at their school book fairs and online.
Breakwater Gallery’s first featured artists exhibit has opened. Members displayed a delightful palette of mixed media, pottery, photography, oils, pastels, glass, jewelry, and fabric arts. Together, it is a symphony of color, texture, and pattern and everyone is invited to stop in. It’s next to the Fire Hall on Broadway St.
Chateau Pottery and Gifts, with Belle Epoque Gift Shoppe, and a new art and collectibles shop just off the Village Green are open now, and ready to welcome visitors to the 5th annual Cape Vincent Historical Reenactment Weekend featuring the War of 1812. That will be June 25th and 26th.
A sixth eatery has joined the list of dining options in the village, with the February opening of The Coal Docks Restaurant on Broadway St. Its outdoor dining patio opened June 10th.
Cape Vincent Elementary School, formerly the high school, celebrates its 75th anniversary of being in continuous use as a school on June 21st, which is also the last day of this school year.
Poets and Writers’ INK has several members who have earned writing and publishing awards, the most recent two being long-time member Lori Closter with a young adult novel chosen as a semi-finalist in a national association of Christian writers, and new member Mistie Yarnall, with one of her poems being printed in this online magazine. Mistie is a high school junior for a few more days until school is out for the summer.
Remember, the forty-ninth annual French Festival is July 8th and 9th!