Events


Hashing Over History is now a Program of the Clayton Historian’s Office, I have listed the schedule below for your convenience.

Hashing Over History – Wednesday, January 15 – Guest speaker Charlie State will share stories and highlights from his days serving as a state trooper. Program is free and starts at 10 a.m.

Hashing Over History – Wednesday, January 22 – Guest speaker Ken Knapp will share stories on Native American Culture of the 1000 Islands. Program starts at 10 a.m. and is free.

Hashing Over History – Wednesday, January 29 – Guest speaker Justin Taylor will share information and insights from his days serving as a Corrections Officer. Program is free and starts at 10 a.m.

Hashing Over History – Wednesday, February 5 -Guest speakers Bud and Polly Baril will talk about the Thousand Island Emergency Rescue Service (TIERS) and their respective involvement. Program starts at 10 a.m. and is free.

Hashing Over History – Wednesday, February 12 – Guest speaker Chelsea Eppolito DDS will speak about her career path in becoming an area dentist. Program starts at 10 a.m. and is free.

Hashing Over History – Wednesday, February 19 – Guest speakers Jeff and Julie Garnsey will share accounts of their 20-plus years of active duty careers in the U.S. Navy. Program is free and starts at 10 a.m.

Hashing Over History – Wednesday, February 26 – Historian Tom LaClair will share history and information about LaClair Farms located on the Clayton Center Road. Program starts at 10 a.m. and is free.

Hashing Over History –  Wednesday, March 4 – Guest speakers Donna Dundon and Myrna Carter will share information o Clayton tourist homes of the 1940s and 1950s. Program is free and starts at 10 a.m.

Saturday Program –March 7th at noon – Annual Meeting of TIDCA (Thousand Islands Decoy Collectors Assoc.) held at the Thousand Islands Museum. Refreshments will be served.

Hashing Over History – Wednesday, March 11 -Guest speaker and restaurant owner, Lori Durand will share the history of the Koffee Kove. Program is free and starts at 10 a.m.

Hashing Over History – Wednesday, March 18 – Guest speakers Raymond Lowe and Terry Fox will share history and personal accounts of their 40 plus years in the Clayton Fire Department. Program is free and starts at 10 a.m.

Hashing Over History – Wednesday, March 25 – Clayton Historian Tom LaClair will discuss village street names and will share comments from a previously recorded lecture by Historian Norm Wagner. Secondly, guest speaker Dan Haycock will examine several abandoned roads across the Town of Clayton. Program starts at 10 a.m. and is free.

Museum Opens for season  – May 19th – Museum opens for 2020 season – open  Tuesday thru Friday  – 10 am until 4 pm. Admission is free!

Sunset History Boat Cruises- Will be held Wednesday evenings throughout July and August – schedule to be announced at later date.

52nd Annual Decoy/Wildlife Art & Sporting Collectibles Show – Friday, July 17 from 9 am – 6 pm & Saturday, July 18 from 9 am to 4 pm at Cerow Recreation Park Arena.

Traditional Shore Dinner – Friday, July 17 from 4-8 pm – held at Coyote Moon Vineyards by Garnsey’s Classic Island Cruises to benefit the Thousand Islands Museum. Tickets available at event.

History at Noon  -Now a program of the Clayton Historian’s Office – schedule to be announced at later date.

Roast Pork Dinner –Friday, November 6th – Held at the Clayton American Legion to benefit the Thousand Islands Museum. Take outs start at 4:30 with dinner served starting at 5:00.

26th Annual Festival of Trees – November 17th – December 18th at Thousand Islands Museum – Open Tuesday -Friday from 10-4 and Saturday from 1-4. Closed Thanksgiving week Thursday, Friday and Saturday for holiday. Call museum for details 686-5794.

Thousand Islands Museum Juried Craft Show – Saturday, December 5th from 10 am – 4 pm. Held at K of C Hall, 420 James St., Clayton

T.I. Museum will be closed from  Dec. 18th  until Tuesday January 5, 2021.