HAPPY COLUMBUS DAY!

Hawthorne Gardens - Friday, October 10, 2014

Did you know Christopher Columbus' goal of his expedition was to chart a western sea route to India and China, as well as to the islands in Asia with spices and gold? Little did he know, he would be the first European to discover America! In honor of this holiday weekend, here are some interesting Columbus Day facts and fun activities for the holiday weekend:

Interesting Facts:

  • Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy. He began sailing when he was only 15 years old.
  • When he set said for the expedition, he was given three ships by the city of Palos.
  • He set sail in August of 1492. It was 35 days before a sailor spotted land.
  • The names of the three ships were the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
  • His crew consisted of 90 men.

Local Activities:

 26th Annual Apple Festival & Craft Show
October 11, 2014 to October 12, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: From 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Location: Goold Orchards, Inc.
  • Venue: Goold Orchards, Inc.
  • Admission: $8, Children 12 & under are free
  • 1297 Brookview Station Rd, Castleton, NY, 12033
  • http://www.goold.com/festival.html
Discover the Pine Bush
October 12, 2014
  • Times: From 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
  • Location: Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission
  • Admission: $3 per person/$5 per family/Children under 5 yrs free. Registration required.
  • 195 New Karner Rd, Albany, NY, 12205
  • Phone: 518-456-0655
  • http://www.albanypinebush.org/
Capital Hauntings Tours
October 6, 2014 to October 31, 2014(Reoccurring every week day)
Franken Murder: Murder Mystery Overnight
October 11, 2014
  • Times: Starting at 6:00 PM
  • Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Latham
  • Admission: $69 Commuter, $259 Overnight (per couple)
  • 400 Old Loudon Road, Latham, NY, 12110
  • Phone: 518-783-6161

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October 11,2014 to October 17, 2014 (Every day except Monday)
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