The Colton Museum is located on Main st. in Colton, NY. It is open June through September or any time by appointment.
Colton Country Day is held annually on the third Saturday of July, unless announced differently. It is known for the annual frog jumping contest. A kid's fishing derby is held on Sunday.
The museum houses many photos and artifacts from Colton, NY. Geneology information may be found at the Colton Hepburn Library, where many records are kept.
Celebrating 100 years incorporation of Colton Fire Department
First fire station was on the island across from Colton Hotel, now the Raquette River Pub
Summer music series is set for Town of Colton this year: 6:30 PM
Northern Lights Orchestra will kick off the series on June 24 in the town’s Pavilion at Swift Field in South Colton.
Gazebo concerts at Colton Museum: (rain site South Colton Pavilion):
• July 15 – Alex Smith & Dan Berggren will perform traditional folk music and original songs based upon growing up in the Adirondacks, turning their experiences into musical storytelling that bridges their 40-year age difference and resonates far beyond the Blue Line.
• July 29 – Mary Ann Casale & Andy Van Duyne will perform a wide-ranging repertoire built around a core of original songs and covers of great artists including traditional folk, classic country, rock, sing-alongs and standards played on guitar and keyboard
• Aug. 12 – Caramelo Trio will perform an exciting blend of lyrical melody and rhythmic motion inspired by the rich traditions of Latin American musical styles such as rumba, bossa nova, waltzes, and more.
• Aug. 26 – Riverside Brass Quintet will perform a variety of music chosen for wide audience appeal and musical quality—some originally written for brass quintets, some arranged for quintets and some borrowed.
September 16th will feature the New Horizons band at South Colton pavilion. This will conclude the 2015 season.
Frog Jumping Contest
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