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Maple Run Emporium 2018 Summer Festival Festivities

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Maple Run Emporium 2018 Summer Festival Festivities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE POTSDAM, NY – July 11, 2018 – For Potsdam’s 51st Summer Festival, Maple Run Emporium will host a Maple Sampling, Guest Artists, and a Three-Day Sale. Maple Run Emporium is located at 49 Market Street - the main street of the festival. The annual event takes place this year on July 12, 13, and 14. Maple Run Emporium will kick off the festivities on Thursday, July 12, with “Maple Sampling, Sweet and Savory.” The serve-yourself buffet menu highlights snackable maple treats: Mapleland Farms Maple Roasted Peanuts; Stony Brook Maple Pepitas; Pork Barrel BBQ Maple Bacon Jerky; Kettle...

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Maple Run Emporium Celebrates Seven-Year Anniversary in Potsdam, NY

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Maple Run Emporium Celebrates Seven-Year Anniversary in Potsdam, NY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   POTSDAM, NY – April 4, 2018 – On April Fool’s Day, seven years ago, Maple Run Emporium opened its front door on Market Street in Potsdam, New York, and began its saga and evolution as a specialty shop featuring gourmet foods, cookware, and an artisan gallery. Today, it is considered one of downtown Potsdam’s anchor shops.   One of the primary achievements of the shop has been the creation of Maple Run Emporium brand products. Currently Maple Run Emporium showcases more than 40 different products including maple spice peppers, maple coffees, maple teas, pancake and waffle...

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Children’s Museum Event at Maple Run Emporium Raises $2,000

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Children’s Museum Event at Maple Run Emporium Raises $2,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   North Country Children’s Museum Event at Maple Run Emporium Raises $2,000   POTSDAM, NY – (December 7, 2017) – The Holiday Shopping and Sampling Fundraiser held on December 1 at Maple Run Emporium in Potsdam raised $2,000 for the North Country Children’s Museum (NCCM).   Over 125 people attended the 90-minute gala and contributed funding in the form of ticket purchases and donations. Additionally, the featured artist of the evening, award-winning wood-turner Jan Close, donated 20% of his sales at the event.   Festivities included maple delicacy samplings, a cider bar tasting, live music, festive complimentary...

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Award Winning Maple Bowl by Jan Close on Display at Maple Run Emporium

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Award Winning Maple Bowl by Jan Close on Display at Maple Run Emporium   POTSDAM, NY – March 31, 2015 – Jan Close of Winthrop, New York, was awarded First Place for his Tiger Stripe Maple Salad Bowl at the , held March 28-29 in Saratoga Springs.   One of the largest shows in the Northeast for wood-turners and flat-boarders (furniture makers), the annual Showcase hosts hundreds of entries in a variety of categories. Close’s bowl bested a field of 60 entries in the “Turned Bowls, Platters, and Plates” category.   Close turned the bowl in approximately six hours from...

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Jan Close Is Artist-in-Residence at Maple Run Emporium for Third Consecutive Potsdam Summer Festival

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Jan Close Is Artist-in-Residence at Maple Run Emporium for Third Consecutive Potsdam Summer Festival   POTSDAM, NY – June 27, 2013 – For the third consecutive year, Maple Run Emporium at 49 Market Street, will host Jan Close, a local woodturner/artist, as its Potsdam Summer Festival Artist-in-Residence.         Close will be exhibiting a wide selection of his woodturnings July 11, 12, and 13. He will be at Maple Run Emporium to talk with visitors on Saturday, July 13.   Close is best known for his wooden salad bowls and salad sets made from local sustainable...

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