The Eaton Calendar – October 20

The Eaton Calendar – October 20

The Eaton Calendar - Update


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 20, 2020

  1. EMMF Thanks Ward Manufacturing for Support
  2. Wellsboro Growers Market is This Thursday, Oct. 22; Last Market is on Oct. 29
  3. Nessmuk Rod & Gun Club Indoor Pistol and Rifle Shoots to Begin Tuesday, Nov. 3 and Thursday, Nov. 5
  4. Register Now for the Saturday, Nov. 7 NRA Basic Pistol Class

Diane Eaton
(570) 724-3800


Photo provided
Pete Guidi, president and chief operating officer of Ward Manufacturing in Blossburg, accepts a special Endless Mountain Music Festival packet from Cynthia Long, executive director, who thanked him for Ward’s continued support of the festival for the past 16 years, including 2021. “Ward Manufacturing makes a difference in our community as evidenced by their continued commitment to local organizations,” Long said. In 2021, Ward is sponsoring the “Cosmos and a Lost City” concert featuring the EMMF Symphony Orchestra and pianist Sheng Cai performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3.


This Thursday, Oct. 22 and next Thursday, Oct. 29 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. the last two Wellsboro Growers Markets will be on the front lawn of the First Presbyterian Church at 130 Main Street in Wellsboro, weather permitting.

Linda Baldassari will be at the New View Farm booth on Oct. 22 with Linda Sweely’s English Christmas Cake snack packs; freshly made cinnamon buns; breads, including focaccia, sourdough, herb, everything, multigrain and beer; and cinnamon raisin and everything bagels; maple syrup and maple cream; honey and creamed honey; jams and jellies; tomato relish; jalapeno pepper spread; candy; garlic, lettuce, pesto, sauerkraut, horseradish and sprouts.

At the Between Two Rivers Maple Products booth on Oct. 22 will be Sally and Jeff Jones with pumpkin maple whoopie pies; maple cinnamon buns and maple sticky buns; maple candied pecans and almonds; and maple syrup and candies.

Neither New View Farm nor Between Two Rivers Maple Products will be at the Oct. 29 market.

Gary and Cheryl Keeney will be at this Thursday’s market with winter squash, onions, cauliflower. cabbage, pumpkins, gourds, ornamental corn and popcorn bunches from the Keeney Farm.

Ray and Janet MacWhinnie of Udder Merry Mac Farm will bring their own lettuce blend, basil, artisan tomatoes, arugula, mixed greens, mini cucumbers, beet greens, sweet peppers and freshly picked raspberries.

If they have enough vegetables and fruits, the Keeney and Udder Merry Mac farms will be at the Oct. 29 market.

At the Oct. 22 and 29 markets will be the pound cake lady, Kathy Siegrist of Bakery 303. This Thursday, she is bringing the Breast Cancer Awareness Month party pound cakes decorated inside and out with red, pink and white sprinkles and to the Oct. 29 market, the fall party pound cakes with red, orange, yellow and brown sprinkles. On Oct. 22, Siegrist will also be offering her apple cinnamon, classic butter, lemon with lemon glaze, serious chocolate and coconut pound cakes.

Liz McLelland of Yorkshire Meadows will have her freshly made apple dumplings; pecan sandies; salted caramel shortbread; pumpkin bars; lemon bars; scones; shortbread cookies; ginger cookies; peanut butter cookies; Eccles cakes; carrot cakes; lemon and lime curd; triple berry jam and orange marmalade at the Oct. 22 and 29 markets.

To both markets Jean LaCroce of Heart Dog Delectables is bringing her freshly made and decorated dog bones, paw prints, dog and cat faces and stick figures, spiders, bats and mummies, some specially decorated for Halloween and others for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. She will also be offering stained glass suncatchers in different designs, such as hearts, paw prints, dogs, cancer ribbons, moons and bears.

Frank Maffei, owner of Staggering Unicorn Winery and a winemaker for almost 30 years, will host free tastings and sell wines he has created, such as cranberry, pineapple strawberry, raspberry, blackberry and mint chocolate as well as other flavors at the Oct. 22 and 29 markets.

Customers are asked to wear masks and maintain social distancing. Call Thomas Putnam at (570) 439-2000 or email for more information.


The rolling back of clocks one hour on Sunday, Nov. 1 marks not only the end of daylight saving time in 2020 but the beginning of indoor shoots.

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, the Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club will begin hosting rifle and handgun shoots at its indoor range at 4646 Route 287 in Delmar Township, 6.5 miles south of Wellsboro. The shoots are open to members and the public and will end on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

Handgun shoots will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24. Any caliber handgun can be used provided the bullet is either lead or cast; no brass or jacketed ammunition is allowed. Each handgun shooter will be given five targets for 10 rounds each.

Rifle shoots will be at 6 p.m. on Thursdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19 and 26. Only those with .22 caliber rifles will be allowed to shoot at the indoor range. Shooters will be given one target with 10 bull’s-eyes.

The fee is $3 for members and $5 for non-members.

The club’s indoor range is heated and has seven indoor shooting stations.

COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

For information, call Kyle Knowlton at (570) 439-1809.


Because of the overwhelming number of inquiries she is receiving, the Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club has approved Instructor Marilyn Jones’ request to hold another National Rifle Association Basic Pistol Shooting Course at its facility in Mansfield.

The class is being offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7 at the pistol range at the Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club at 339 Sportsman’s Club Road, Mansfield, Pa. The course is open to novice and experienced pistol shooters and owners.

Participants will learn how to safely handle and shoot a pistol, as well as how to clean and store a firearm. Other topics to be discussed are: pistol mechanisms and operation, building pistol shooting skills, and pistol selection and use.

A shooter can bring his or her own pistol or revolver for the class and 150 to 200 rounds of ammunition or borrow a .22 long rifle (LR) pistol from the instructor and bring 150 to 200 rounds of .22 long rifle (LR) pistol ammunition for it. Participants are also asked to bring their own eye and ear protection.

Students who successfully pass the course will receive the NRA Basic Pistol Course Completion Certificate, materials about gun safety, the NRA Basic Pistol Student Handbook, the NRA Marksmanship book and other handouts to assist in keeping a record of firearms, how to buy the right firearm, to keep your skills up and how to apply for a Tioga County Concealed Carry Permit.

The fee for this eight-hour course is $50 per person to be paid in advance to cover the handbook, handouts and lunch with water, soda and coffee to drink. The class is limited to 12 men and women. Only four spaces remain.

To register or for answers to questions about this class or to borrow a pistol for the day and/or eye and ear protection, contact Marilyn Jones at (570) 549-2794 or by email at to get started on the road to being a safe gun owner. Each registrant is asked to provide his or her name, address, telephone number, email address, and date of birth to guarantee a seat.

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