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League of Extraordinary Red Heads Forms in Troy, NY, Jan 30
Group orchestrating social “ginger” flash mobs.

TROY, N.Y. (Jan. 11, 2013) — The League of Extraordinary Red Heads is hosting its first biannual meeting in a Troy bar on the last Wednesday of this month.

“Being Ginger” Documentary to Show in Troy
League of Extraordinary Red Heads Hosts Filmmaker Scott Harris

TROY, N.Y. (03/14/14) — Filmmaker Scott Harris will present his documentary about life as a red head looking for love this April 2 in Troy.

Mayor Proclaims: Troy NY is “Ginger City, USA” OCT. 1, 2014
League of Extraordinary Red Heads Summons All Carrot Tops to Upstate City

TROY, N.Y. (Sept. 18, 2014) — A small upstate city will have a new moniker this fall, by mayoral proclamation: on Oct. 1, Troy, NY shall be known as “Ginger City, USA.”

Night of The Walking Red IV Annual Gathering of Extraordinary Red Heads
With Red Haired Strangers, 2 Gingers Whiskey, Saranac Pumpkin Ale

TROY, N.Y. (9/30/16) — It’s an annual autumn tradition. More than 100 red heads will gather in Troy this month for their annual toast of Pumpkin Ale.

Red Heads League To Attend FreckleFace Strawberry Show at Sage College
Freckly Gingers of All Ages Invited to Saturday Show & Party At Footsy MaGoo’s

TROY, N.Y. (6/8/2017) — The League of Extraordinary Red Heads will gather this Saturday, June 10 for a 2 p.m. performance of “Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical” at Russell Sage College, followed with a free afterparty at Footsy MaGoo’s.

Hundreds of Red Heads Celebrate Five Years of Autumn Gathering Upstate
“Night of The Walking Red V” Oct. 4 at Ryan’s Wake Public House, Troy, N.Y.

TROY, N.Y. (9/22/17) — It’s a fall tradition five years in the making: hundreds of naturally red haired people gather in a small upstate New York city to toast the season when the colors of the world turn to match their own — auburn, orange, ginger and strawberry blonde.


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Right click this link to save and download (3.3 MB) | League of Extraordinary Red Heads, group shot at Brown’s Brewing Co., Troy, N.Y. Oct. 2013. Photo by Tonya Scanlon Massey, TRM Photos.