The 35th Annual Minerva Day Celebration
Saturday, July 1, 2023.
Breakfast at Community Center ~ 8:00 am to 11:00 am The day starts off with a breakfast served at the Minerva Community Center, 1652 State Route 28, Minerva, NY hosted by the MCS Class of 2025. Call Lynn Green at 518-251-2000 if you have questions.
Town-wide Garage Sales ~ This long time staple of Minerva Day will commence early and continue through the day. To participate and be listed on the final map and program for the day, please send or drop off the $5.00 and your Town Wide Garage Sales Form to Town of Minerva at PO Box 937, Minerva, NY 12851. The money will go towards prizes for the parade. The deadline for getting in your garage sale request and $5.00 fee is June 1, 2023.
Minerva Quest! ~ 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Minerva Quest makes it even more fun to explore Minerva on Minerva Day! You will find Minerva Quest cards at various locations throughout town. There are 12 locations listed on the card, and you must visit at least 8 of those locations to qualify for a prize. Make sure you get your card stamped at every location you visit, and be sure to drop your card off in the designated box at The Stand at Donnelly Beach by 6:45 pm! The drawings for prizes will be held at Donnelly Beach at 7:00 pm. Prizes are donated by all of the participating locations. Happy Minerva Day! Email Nellie Halloran at [email protected] if you have questions.
Courtney Park, 1393 County Route 29, Olmstedville, NY ~ 10:00 am to 1:30 pm – Organizations/Artisans/Vendors Fair. Call Kate Smith at 518-251-2000 if you have questions.
Fishing Derby at Minerva Lake ~ 10:00 am to 12:00 pm This kid’s derby is complete with swell prizes and cooperative fish is definitely on tap. Call Mike Corey at 251-5060 if you have questions.
Art Show at Minerva Community Center, 1652 State Route 28, Minerva, NY ~ 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Art Show Form Call Mary Irene Lee 518-251-0182 if you have questions.
Photography Display & Contest at Minerva Community Center, 1652 State Route 28, Minerva, NY ~ 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Photography Contest Form Call Mary Irene Lee 518-251-0182 if you have questions.
Open House at Klippel’s Maple Knoll Farm, 784 14th Road, Minerva, NY ~ 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Call Eric Klippel at 518-251-5141 if you have questions.
Minerva Historical Society Museum, 1386 Co Rd 29, Olmstedville, NY, opening ~ 2:00 pm – Woods and Water is the theme for this year. Call Cindy Perkins at 518-494-7193 if you have questions.
Presentation of the Citizen of the year Award at the Minerva Historical Society Museum ~ 2:00 pm Citizen of the Year Form Call Heidi Kelly at 518-251-3343 if you have questions.
Hometown Parade ~ 5:00 pm starts at Sporty’s & ends at Donnelly Beach — This is a terrific parade but more floats are needed. Parade Entry Form. Call Heidi Kelly at 518-251-3343 if you have questions.
Concert at Donnelly Beach on Minerva Lake ~ 6:00 pm The Gregson Brothers Band.
Minerva Quest Prize Announcements at Donnelly Beach on Minerva Lake ~ 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm Nellie Halloran.
Fantastic Fireworks from The Point at dusk!