"Every newsletter we have a piece of the diary," said Dee. "It really puts a face to our community over 100 years ago ... it connects the present to the past."
And Heritage Day strives to do the same thing. Keeping with the theme, many of the vendors and events hearken to days gone by. William Valosian will be giving a tinsmithing demonstration, the Mt. Treadler Fiber Arts Guild will have a demonstration on yarn and groups like the Onesquethaw Union Cemetery Association and New Scotland Historical Association will be on hand. There will be plenty of wares for sale from local artisans and farms.
A car show is probably the biggest attraction overall, and will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 35 judged awards will be handed out, and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. right at the Clarksville Community Church.
For those who want to make a full day of the event, three square meals will be available. In addition to the lunch mentioned above, the Onesquethaw Volunteer Fire Company will be having a buffet-style breakfast at the Clarksville Firehouse from 7:30-10:30 a.m. " $8 buys all you can eat.
From 4:30-10 p.m., Jake Moon Restaurant and Cafe will host a lobster and clam bake backyard barbeque at its location at 2082 Delaware Turnpike. A take-out only chicken barbecue will also be held by the Onesquethaw Fish and Game Club from 3-6 p.m.
Additionally, the Historical Society will be selling ice cream donated by Stewarts and the Toll Gate, and Meadow Brook Farms will host a bake sale.
There will once again be a 50/50 drawing and raffle with some substantial prizes. First place is $1,000 cash, second is an iPad, third is a stainless steel turkey cooker, fourth a pop-up canopy tent and fifth a $150 Visa gift card. The drawing is at 3:30 p.m. and tickets are $5. There will also be a silent auction kicking off at 2:30 p.m.
Heritage Day will largely take place at the Clarksville Community Church, on the Delaware Turnpike. Parking will also be available at Clarksville Elementary School, with the Town of New Scotland senior bus acting as shuttle to the church. Events will be held rain or shine. Attendees are encouraged to make the Clarksville Historical Society table their first stop to pick up information on all the day's activities, including the village-wide garage sale.""