Village of Stillwater hosts inaugural Fall Festival

The Village of Stillwater hosted its unaugural Fall Festival on Saturday, October 27. Visitors strolled along Hudson Avenue to learn more about local non-profit groups, sample a variety of food offering, donate to the local food pantry or stop by the Blockhouse and vote for their favorite scarecrow. The Newland-Wood Fire Department was the scene of a haunted house, the American Legion Post 490 held a chicken barbecue, the police department sponsored a scavenger hunt, and The Stillwater Area Community Center hosted a variety of children’s games and activities throughout the day, highlighted by a Halloween costume contest and parade through the village. Other participants included the Stillwater Central School PTA, the United Church, Friends of the Stillwater Free Library, Stillwater Players, Mechanicville-Stillwater Rotary Club, Glen Hollow Park, Blockhouse Museum, Boy Scouts, Grey Hound Rescue, Educational Foundation, the American Legion Post 1644 Sons, Riders and Auxiliary, and the Stillwater Family Day Committee.