2nd annual ‘Cruise -in’ at Rice Inn

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society will hold its second Annual Cruise-In, Hitrick & Books concert, and ice cream social on July 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Rice Homestead.

The Mayfield Historical Society invites owners of antique and hot rod vehicles to attend. Admission is free and the first 50 commitments will receive a dash plaque commemorating the event. The gate will open at 5:30 p.m. for car set-up.

In addition, Hitrick & Brooks will be in concert on the lawn from 6 to 8 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs or blankets; however, some picnic tables will be available.

The society’s annual ice cream social will also be held that evening with ice cream, cake and a beverage available with a donation of $3 for adults and $2 for children younger than 8.

In addition to the ice cream, hot dogs with the locally iconic “Lee’s Famous Hot Dog Sauce” will be for sale. The descendants of Lee Goulet, owner of Lee’s Snack Bar in the village, donated Lee’s secret meat recipe to the Mayfield Historical Society as well as its snack bar signs which will be on display. Two of Lee’s Snack Bar waitresses, Marie Hillman Ruby and Linda Dingman Stoller, be serving the hot dogs.

Free tours of the Rice Homestead will be given which includes its textile exhibit. The DVD, “Harnessing Nature: Building the Great Sacandaga,” will be available for sale.

The Rice Homestead is located at 328 Riceville Road, Mayfield.

In case of rain, the car cruise-in and hot dog sale will be canceled and the event will be held at the Mayfield Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St.

For more information, contact Bob Suits, at [email protected], call (518) 725-5261, (518) 332-0538 or visit www.facebook.com/ricehomestead.

By Patricia Older

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