The Amherst Historic Society is providing alternatives for group engagement this summer time.
Beginning July 11 and persevering with for Sundays to comply with, the Quigley Museum will probably be open from 2-4 p.m. for excursions.
Sandy Kaiser, Amherst Historic Society director, stated the Quigley Museum holds quite a lot of Amherst historical past inside its outdated, sandstone partitions.
“There’s rather a lot involving town of Amherst that occurred in that constructing,” Kaiser stated. “The tour doesn’t actually have a theme, it is simply all about Amherst historical past.”
Different historic buildings situated within the Sandstone Village will open for excursions at an undisclosed date some level this summer time.
“We’re ready for repairs to one of many buildings,” Kaiser stated. “However as quickly as that’s full, we’ll have the ability to open up and supply excursions all through the village.”
Different buildings within the village embrace St. George Chapel, Amherst Auto Storage with two classic autos inside, a blacksmith store and a prepare caboose.
The Grange Corridor, a one-room college home sitting on its authentic footprint within the village; and the Harris Dute home, an instance of Greek revival structure, which means all sides of the home mirrors the opposite, are two nice examples of distinctive buildings out there for excursions within the village.
One other occasion placed on by the Amherst Historic Society this summer time is a Wine and Beer Tasting fundraiser at 6 p.m., July 30.
Situated at 150 Jefferson St. and costing $30 an individual, the tasting will function particular person samples of a number of completely different wines supplied by Giuseppe’s Wine Cellar, an area enterprise in Amherst, in addition to hearty appetizers, Kaiser stated.
“I hate to name it dinner,” she stated. “However, friends will probably be full after they end and go house.”
A 50/50 raffle and silent public sale will probably be held all through the night as effectively.
Lastly, on Aug. 7 at Sandstone Occasion Corridor, 113 S. Lake St., a Christmas in August Sale that includes a plethora of Christmas decorations on the market.
Refreshments will probably be out there as there will probably be a meals truck in attendance.
Different, non vacation associated, village storage gross sales will probably be from 8 a.m. to three p.m., July 10, July 24 and Aug. 21.