Talent Sought for ‘Rising Stars’
On Wednesday, August 27, from 1 to 6 p.m., some of the area’s best performers will be competing on stage at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds in Schaghticoke, N.Y. Singers, dancers, musicians and novelty acts will be vying for cash prizes, trophies and a chance to showcase their talent at the New York State Fair in Syracuse, N.Y. There are two divisions: a mini talent for ages 12 and under, and a talent hunt for contestants 13 and older. Those wishing to participate in the Rising Stars competition should contact Jim Staats, talent coordinator at 518-767-2744 or email [email protected] for a registration form. The deadline for receiving entries is Friday, August 22.