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August 01, 2014 - August 16, 2014
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When: Today | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $15.
Copper enameling is the art of glass powder applied to copper. Learn the fundamental techniques of this ancient art form in this one-day workshop. You will create jewelry using various copper shapes for pendants, earrings, and pins in a fun and easy way. Several pieces will be fired in a small kiln during the class and you will leave with your projects completed. Materials fee includes: copper, enamels for use in your projects, and written instructions.
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $75. Member Tuition $70. Includes all materials.
Using 'pre-dressed' looms, this introductory level half-day weaving class allows the beginning or experienced weaver to learn or relearn the basics of using a floor loom. You will quickly move on to take strips of colorful sock remnants, chained together, and turn them into a bright, colorful, thick cotton rug. These rugs are suitable for any area in your home, from bathmats to children's rooms, or anywhere you wish to add a bright accent.
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Where: Sticks & Stones Wood Fired Bistro & Bar
Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and enjoy live music outside on the lawn. Stay and hang out with friends and family by the campfire.This Friday Sticks & Stones features Collette and the Mud Cats.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $145. Member Tuition $130. Materials Fee $40.
These boxes are simply beautiful and you'll leave this class with a set you created yourself! Enjoy learning the process by which the Shakers made these simple yet elegant wooden vessels more than 150 years ago. In this class you will make a nest of five boxes from cherry wood. Using carefully prepared thin strips of wood, you will carve the "fingers" on one end before soaking them in a hot water bath.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Depot Theatre, Westport, NY
Cost: $29.00
Meet some of the most outrageous citizens of Tuna, Texas (Texas' 3rd smallest town). The passel of folks presented from this small town make this now-classic a comedy a laugh a minute. Come on down and see for yourself. Two veteran actors take on multiple characters without missing a beat or a laugh. Please call theatre or check the website for dates and times within the two-week run.
When: Today until Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Where: Tony Harpers Pizza & Clam Shack
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Come out and enjoy live music with Matt & Jon who play a variety of music from 70's 80's 90's & today from artists like : Luke Bryan, Rodney Atkins, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Foreigner, Bryan Adams, Led Zepplin, Fleetwood Mac Eagles & so much more !
When: Today until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 11:00 AM
Where: Raquette Lake
Cost: $59 per person inclusive (water taxi, Pine Knot guided tour, St. Williams, luncheon cruise, tax, gratuity)
Durant Days and Boat Parade Weekend approaches with a variety of activities celebrating William West Durant the inventor of the Great Camps Style Architecture, from August 1st-3rd. Friday, guests aboard the WW Durant enjoy exclusive tours of Great Camps with stops along the way including a visit to Camp Pine Knot. Paid tours of Great Camps and luncheon dining cruise, call (315) 354-5532.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Where: The Hudson River Trading Co.
Cost: FREE
The Hudson River Trading Company to Host Fifth Annual "Rhythm & Rhymes at the Hudson: A Celebration of Authors and Artists" - Saturday, August 5th
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $50. Member Tuition $45.
Children ages 12 and under will enjoy this half-day class filled with activities based on Native American culture. Come learn traditional dances and games. You will learn about the relationship between Native Americans and nature and also develop a better understanding of the people's rich culture and history. Dance and play while learning about Native American traditions.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us for a canoe paddle on Rich Lake and learn about the fascinating industry of logging! An industry dating back to the 1700s, logging has extensively shaped the work force, forests, and history of the Adirondacks. Canoes available for use.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Depot Theatre, Westport, NY
Cost: $29.00
Meet some of the most outrageous citizens of Tuna, Texas (Texas' 3rd smallest town). The passel of folks presented from this small town make this now-classic a comedy a laugh a minute. Come on down and see for yourself. Two veteran actors take on multiple characters without missing a beat or a laugh. Please call theatre or check the website for dates and times within the two-week run.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: 980 Robinson Road Mohawk, NY 13407
Cost: $15/$10
It's the year 1777: Our American Revolution has begun in earnest. Told through the eyes of Gil and Lana Martin, these characters mingle with real historical figures in a remarkably accurate portrayal of actual struggles and events of the Mohawk Valley of upstate, NY.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Where: Northville Placid Trail
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Ony Antonucci & Beecher Creek will perform on a variety of acoustic instruments. They blend their individual musical styles to create a mix of music, ranging from traditional folk music to contemporary rock, pop and blues. SVAN is a not-for-profit organization supporting the visual and performing artists in the Sacandaga Valley region with gallery exposure, community concerts and skill development workshops that are offered to the public. More information can be found at www.svanarts.org
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 6:00 PM
Where: Northville Placid Trail
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Ony Antonucci & Beecher Creek will perform on a variety of acoustic instruments. They blend their individual musical styles to create a mix of music, ranging from traditional folk music to contemporary rock, pop and blues. SVAN is a not-for-profit organization supporting the visual and performing artists in the Sacandaga Valley region with gallery exposure, community concerts and skill development workshops that are offered to the public. More information can be found at www.svanarts.org
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: BluSeed Studios, 24 Cedar Street, Saranac Lake
Cost: $10
Co-Op Theatre East presents a new, collaboratively-created play. Teenage Evie works at the local grocery store to avoid being home all summer; single-mother Sam works there because it's where she can get a job. Through coffee, crises, and home-cooked recipes, this drama wrapped in a comedy explores the difficult choices we make, and the people in our lives who help us, as we try to make brighter futures in the shadow of difficult pasts. Co-Op Theatre East is the theatre company behind the yearly murder-mystery dinner-theatre performances with Woodmen of the World in Plattsburgh, NY.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Admission - Free, but donations are welcome.
Join David Cornelius for a presentation and discussion on Jessup's Rangers. David, a longtime scholar of the subject, will discuss this part of our local history. He will also share the story of his own local ancestry.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $190. Member Tuition $170. Materials Fee $45.
The shape and design of most baskets come from a need for some useful purpose. This basket was made to hang on the end of a loom to hold a weaver's shuttles. You will find so many possibilities for this unique basket - to store wash cloths and hand towels in the bath, hats and scarves in your front hall, and more. Don't let this basket intimidate you; it's not as complicated as it looks.
- BEST BET!
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Ticonderoga's Bicentennial Park
Cost: Pre-Registration: $15, At the gate: $20
Shine 'em up and bring 'em out! Have a classic car or a cool ride? Show it off at the 22nd Annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show on Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Ticonderoga’s Bicentennial Park.
When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $145. Member Tuition $130. Materials fee to be determined based on project.
In this advanced shaker oval boxes class, experienced students may choose a project to work on. Having previously made boxes # 0-4 in the introductory course, you may choose to make boxes # 5-8, a #8 tall, or a #8 fixed handle carrier. You will receive guidance and assistance to ensure that you leave the class with an advanced project you can be proud of!
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Mt. Sabattis Pavilion
Cost: $1 Admission
On August 3rd, from 10am-4pm, the "Heart of the Park" Craft Fair returns to Mt. Sabattis Pavilion in Long Lake. American wares for sale. The works include: photographs, fudge, pottery, tee-shirts, canoe-paddles, unique textile art, jewelry, special novelties and more. Admission is only $1. Call 518-624-3077 for more information.
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $50. Member Tuition $45.
Learn about Native American culture, including nature, lifestyle, and history, in this fun-filled and educational class. Children ages 12 and up will try their hands at various skills necessary for primitive survival. Try the Bow Drill, used to drill holes and start fires. Try throwing spears in the "Hoop Game", along with an atlatl. Fire a bow shooting an arrow at a target. We will also do leather and feather working. A different and fun way to learn for ages 12 and up.
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: 980 Robinson Road Mohawk, NY 13407
Cost: $15/$10
It's the year 1777: Our American Revolution has begun in earnest. Told through the eyes of Gil and Lana Martin, these characters mingle with real historical figures in a remarkably accurate portrayal of actual struggles and events of the Mohawk Valley of upstate, NY.
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Depot Theatre, Westport, NY
Cost: $29.00
Meet some of the most outrageous citizens of Tuna, Texas (Texas' 3rd smallest town). The passel of folks presented from this small town make this now-classic a comedy a laugh a minute. Come on down and see for yourself. Two veteran actors take on multiple characters without missing a beat or a laugh. Please call theatre or check the website for dates and times within the two-week run.
When: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: Free
Artist-in-Residence Frances Gaffney will be drawing and painting out along the trails today! Stop by to chat, exchange tips and techniques and observe Frances as she works.
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $135. Member Tuition $125. Materials Fee $5.
If you admire Impressionist Landscape paintings this class will delight you. Working from a landscape photograph, you will create a textile wall hanging approximately 11" x 17" in size. Small snips of fabric are layered like the bits of paint the impressionists used in their painting. Subtle colors and depth can be achieved even by a novice quilter. Once the fabrics are layered in place they are covered in net and machine quilted in place. This class is for advanced beginners and above.
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 until Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $20.
If you've ever admired handmade plates and platters, here's your chance to try your hand at creating your own pieces. In this introductory hand building class, you will make plates and small platters from slabs of clay. During the first two sessions, you will learn how to work with clay, form your plates and platters, and then prepare them for bisque firing. During the third session, the fired pieces will be glazed.
When: Mon, Aug 4, 2014 until Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $700. Member Tuition $650. Materials Fee $600.
This class is aimed at the beginner or novice smith. Following the ABANA curriculum, we will start at the beginning and progress in difficulty during the week. Aside from the first morning, the class will be project driven, including the rose and the wizard bottle opener, among others. An emphasis will be placed on the forging and heat-treatment of the tools that you will need to carry out the next project. Blisters and a healthy appetite are all but guaranteed.
When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | 11:00 AM
Where: Bicentennial Park
Cost: $5 per duck, $25 for 6 ducks
Don't miss the excitement of ducks racing over the falls in Bicentennial Park and a chance to win $300! The Second Annual Duck Race sponsored by the Ticonderoga Kiwanis is set for Sunday, Aug. 5 at Bicentennial Park. The duck race will take place at 11 a.m. during the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce's car show.
When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: View Arts Center
Cost: $20/$18 members
A Pendragon Theatre musical with book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. Inspired by Cervantes' masterpiece Don Quixote, it tells the story of the "mad" knight, Don Quixote, as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition. The original 1965 Broadway production won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The principal song, "The Impossible Dream", has become a standard.
When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $50. Member Tuition $45. Materials Fee $10.
The young artist can squeeze, roll, coil, or drape. No we're not talking about a new dance, but rather some of the ways you can add your own creativity when you learn to work with clay in this half-day class. Learn how to form just about anything you can think of, from animals to spoon rests, pencil holders to bowls! Come and explore what can be made with clay.
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014
Where: Sticks & Stones Wood Fired Bistro & Bar
Vinny Leddick is an entertainer and songwriter from the Adirondacks who has been playing music professionally since he was fourteen. Vinny has received accolades from many well-known artists in the music business such as Dave Mathews, Jakob Dylan, Dispatch, Phish and celebrity personalities such as Paul Newman, Samantha Brown, Shawn Ryan and many others. He’s been hired to play private events and parties all over the country due to his exceptional artistry, talent, professionalism and class Come see him live at Sticks & Stones on Thursday nights!!!
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: Free
For over 40 years, this public lecture series has been showcasing the latest science and research in the Adirondacks. For more information on this week's topic, visit our website.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $40.
This basket is a variation of an Adirondack Pack Basket, one of the oldest surviving traditions inside the Adirondack Park. Students will use a continuous weave technique and hand shaping to make this wonderfully useful basket. A Shaker technique is used to create a solid bottom basket. Shaker tape is used to make strapping that mimics pack basket straps that will leave your hands free for blueberry picking or any other type of gathering.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $50. Member Tuition $45.
Get ready for fiddle tunes that won't let you stay in your seat! In this class you will learn fiddle tunes and techniques with a sense of place. This participatory session will include reels, jigs, a hornpipe, waltzes, and some swing. Session playing will carry on at the end of the workshop, at which time you will receive individual attention. Players of all ability levels are welcome.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Sticks & Stones Wood Fired Bistro & Bar
Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and enjoy live music outside on the lawn. Stay and hang out with friends and family by the campfire. This Friday Sticks & Stones is featuring: Steven L. Smith Band!
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Admission - Free, but donations are welcome.
Come join us for a foot-stomping good time at a Square Dance at AFS on Friday night, August 8, from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. Celebrated local musicians John Kirk and Trish Miller and friends will be on Fiddle, Banjo and Guitar. No dancing experience is required to have a terrific time, so bring your friends and family of all ages. This program is offered free to the public, donations welcome.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Depot Theatre, Westport, NY
Cost: $29.00
Meet some of the most outrageous citizens of Tuna, Texas (Texas' 3rd smallest town). The passel of folks presented from this small town make this now-classic a comedy a laugh a minute. Come on down and see for yourself. Two veteran actors take on multiple characters without missing a beat or a laugh. Please call theatre or check the website for dates and times within the two-week run.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 until Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $190. Member Tuition $170. Materials Fee $40.
Watercolor has long been a medium used for landscape paintings; the Adirondack's beautiful scenery has inspired many famous artists, including Winslow Homer. In this class you will be given an introduction (or review for those with prior experience) to the basic techniques and characteristics of the watercolor medium. The first day you will prepare backgrounds that can be painted upon in the second session.
When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 until Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $100. Member Tuition $90. Materials Fee - Call School.
This is a great project for the first time quilter and also for the experienced quilter. The blocks are layered and quilted before sewn together which makes this a very fast project to complete. A good opportunity to use up some of your stash or to go shop for more. The "Hobo" quilt is a super comfort quilt that everyone will want to snuggle up with. Good for beginner to intermediate quilters.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 5:00 AM
Where: Long Lake
Cost: $110 per boat
On August 9th, the Long Lake Fish & Game Club will hold the 6th annual Long Lake Bass Tournament. This event is an amateur only event and no live bait is permitted. Public weigh in begins at 1:30pm at the Shamrock Motel beach. Prizes will be based on the weight of 5 legal black bass. $110 per boat/2 person limit. Pre-registration is required.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $10 - Est.
Traditional Birch Bark containers and baskets were made and used in the Adirondacks well before the white man arrived. Native American people cut Birch Bark and made containers for food storage and many other uses. Today, these classic items grace almost every rustic cabin Adirondack "Great Camps". No wonder, as they are functional, decorative, and unique.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us for a beautiful 2-3 mile walk in the privately owned Huntington Wildlife Forest. We will be traveling along a level dirt road that visits a lovely marsh, a small pond and includes both conifer and hardwood habitats. Please call 518-582-2000 to register.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 10:00 AM
Where: Raquette Lake, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
On August 9th, come to Raquette Lake for a fun and busy day! Craft fair at 10am at the Raquette Lake Union Free School, Annual Book Sale starting at 10am at the library and annual fire department and ambulance squad auction at 6pm.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Cheel Campus Center Arena (Clarkson University)
Cost: FREE
The 3rd Annual Veterans Appreciation Day will take place on August 9, 2014 in Cheel Arena. This year's event will pay special tribute to veterans of the Vietnam War, but all veterans and civilians are welcome.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Favorite guest naturalist Peter O'Shea joins us for a guided nature walk searching for fruiting plants, singing birds, and other signs of summer along the trails. Please call 518-582-2000 to register.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: 980 Robinson Road Mohawk, NY 13407
Cost: $15/$10
It's the year 1777: Our American Revolution has begun in earnest. Told through the eyes of Gil and Lana Martin, these characters mingle with real historical figures in a remarkably accurate portrayal of actual struggles and events of the Mohawk Valley of upstate, NY.
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Admission - Free, but donations are welcome.
Mark is a certified journeyman smith with the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths, (a UK guild started in London in 1324). His training as a smith started in the United Kingdom in 1976, working for a small fabrication and engineering firm. One of our nation's most skilled smiths, Mark will not only share his insights into the world of blacksmithing, but also demonstrate his skills as he shares with you why blacksmithing is something anyone can do and is so much fun!
When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 until Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $230. Member Tuition $210.
Support your local school by making tools that will stay in the AFS Blacksmith shop. All the while you'll be learning skills and having a great time. We'll be working on tools such as leafing hammers, chisels, slot punches, and drifts. Come have fun, feel good about supporting the shop, and be rewarded with lunch and more both days. Intermediate to advanced smiths welcome. NOTE: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student safety.
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When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: North Creek Ski Bowl, North Creek, 12853
Cost: $65 ADK members. $75 non-members. Apres-Ride Party $20. Shuttle additional $15pp.
The Adirondack Mountain Club presents: ididaride! Adirondack Bike Tour 75 mile loop or a 20 mile ride with shuttle Location: North Creek Ski Bowl, Conveniently located off Rt. 28, just 15 minutes from I-87.
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $28.
This is a great basket for the newer waxed linen weaver. The entire basket is twined with 7 ply waxed linen. Learn about ending and starting a row, stacking a pattern, shaping, color placement, and creating a braided rim. To compliment life in the Adirondacks, the base color will be butterscotch waxed linen. Dimensions: 2 3/8" diameter, 1 3/8" height. Tools to bring: tape measure, small scissors, waxed linen packing tool (if you have one), needle with large eye, and magnifying glasses.
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: 980 Robinson Road Mohawk, NY 13407
Cost: $15/$10
It's the year 1777: Our American Revolution has begun in earnest. Told through the eyes of Gil and Lana Martin, these characters mingle with real historical figures in a remarkably accurate portrayal of actual struggles and events of the Mohawk Valley of upstate, NY.
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Depot Theatre
Cost: $29.00
Meet some of the most outrageous citizens of Tuna, Texas (Texas' 3rd smallest town). The passel of folks presented from this small town make this now-classic a comedy a laugh a minute. Come on down and see for yourself. Two veteran actors take on multiple characters without missing a beat or a laugh. Please call theatre or check the website for dates and times within the two-week run.
When: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: Free
Artist-in-Residence Frances Gaffney will be drawing and painting out along the trails today! Stop by to chat, exchange tips and techniques and observe Frances as she works.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 | 9:15 AM to 6:30 PM
Where: View Arts Center
Cost: $135
Show at 1:30 p.m. Motor Coach bus departs 9:15 a.m. to Glimmerglass in Cooperstown. Includes lunch from Mountainside Grill and a level II ticket.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 | 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Depot Theatre, Westport, NY
Cost: $29.00
Meet some of the most outrageous citizens of Tuna, Texas (Texas' 3rd smallest town). The passel of folks presented from this small town make this now-classic a comedy a laugh a minute. Come on down and see for yourself. Two veteran actors take on multiple characters without missing a beat or a laugh. Please call theatre or check the website for dates and times within the two-week run.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $380. Member Tuition $340. Materials Fee $5.
After this four-session class you'll be ready for a fabulous fly fishing adventure. Learn all aspects of fly fishing including the equipment, knots, casting, insects, and flys. Topics will also include finding fish, the safety aspects of the sport, and how to put it all together. On the last day, you'll practice your newly learned skills out on the water. This is a relaxing and exciting sport that offers a lifetime of enjoyment.
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Enchanted Forest Water Safari
Cost: FREE with Park Ticket
August 11 - 14 Visit Enchanted Forest Water Safari during Walter Safari's Animal Week and see and learn about various different types of live animals that will be at the park from the Utica Zoo Mobile and Out of the Cage! Shows at 10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm each day!
When: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 until Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Enchanted Forest Water Safari
Cost: FREE with Park Ticket
August 11 - 14 Visit Enchanted Forest Water Safari during Walter Safari's Animal Week and see and learn about various different types of live animals that will be at the park from the Utica Zoo Mobile and Out of the Cage! Shows at 10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm each day!
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $15. Member Tuition $10.
Join Shellie every other Tuesday in July and August as she guides you around the AFS neighborhood and points out the nature that surrounds you. You are sure to find local treasures of flora and fauna that you may never have noticed before - that's the special magic of a guided walk. Shellie has led many nature walks and has the stories to prove it! This relaxing walk will leave you with a greater appreciation of the world around you and is great for individuals and families of all ages.
When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: High Peaks Cyclery Guide House, 2741 Main Street, Lake Placid
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join staff and friends of NOLS Northeast for the annual Open House gathering. Connect with alumni, staff and local supporters of NOLS and learn about Expedition Denali- the first all-African American team to attempt to summit North America's highest peak, Denali in 2013.The event includes a presentation by James Kagambi (KG), team leader of Expedition Denali, senior field instructor, and Adirondack Backpacking Adventure course instructor. There will be photos and video footage accompanying the presentation. There will be a free raffle of NOLS prizes!
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: View Arts Center
Cost: $10/$8 Members
A Pendragon Theater play. Family fun series. Stuck, thirsty and alone, a pilot stranded in the Sahara Desert meets an enigmatic, charismatic young prince fallen from the sky who regales him with tales of life among the stars: tales with earthly importance.
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Donations go towards the materials and expenses and are appreciated.
Adam Howard and his blacksmith friends will fire up our forges to both demonstrate the art of blacksmithing and supervise others as they try their hand at the anvil to heat, bend, and create for the first time. This might be just the thing to prompt you to take one of the many blacksmithing classes offered at AFS. Open Forge Nights are May 7, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, and October 8.
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Hague Town Park
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Americana Music Show . With Bob Stump & The Roadside Attraction. Performing original traditional & contemporary country & folk music.
When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 until Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $190. Member Tuition $170. Materials Fee $25.
Learn the basics of throwing on the potter's wheel. This class consists of two full-day sessions where you will learn the techniques of centering the clay and raising a cylinder on a non-motorized kick wheel. Once you have mastered these techniques, you will be shown how to make a bowl and/or a vase. The pieces will be fired in a kiln after the class and then can be picked up at the school at a later date. Bring an old shirt or a smock to wear. No experience is necessary.
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014
Where: Sticks & Stones Wood Fired Bistro & Bar
Vinny Leddick is an entertainer and songwriter from the Adirondacks who has been playing music professionally since he was fourteen. Vinny has received accolades from many well-known artists in the music business such as Dave Mathews, Jakob Dylan, Dispatch, Phish and celebrity personalities such as Paul Newman, Samantha Brown, Shawn Ryan and many others. He’s been hired to play private events and parties all over the country due to his exceptional artistry, talent, professionalism and class Come see him live at Sticks & Stones on Thursday nights!!!
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga
Cost: $35 per person plus cost of general admission
Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King's Garden from a designer's perspective that includes insights on the garden's current restoration and the continuous evolution of the plantings within its walls. This Colonial Revival-era garden was initially developed between 1910 and 1921 on the same ground cultivated by the Fort's soldiers in the 18th century.
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Depot Theater, Westport, NY
Cost: $29.00
Meet some of the most outrageous citizens of Tuna, Texas (Texas' 3rd smallest town). The passel of folks presented from this small town make this now-classic a comedy a laugh a minute. Come on down and see for yourself. Two veteran actors take on multiple characters without missing a beat or a laugh. Please call theatre or check the website for dates and times within the two-week run.
When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: Free
For over 40 years, this public lecture series has been showcasing the latest science and research in the Adirondacks. For more information on this week's topic, visit our website.
When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $10.
Travel back to the 19th century with a real tinsmith. In this class you will first be taught about safety when using tools and sharp materials. Learn how to use tinsmithing tools and transcribe patterns, then how to cut sheet metal. Make reproductions of colonial wall sconces and candlesticks. Some of the tools we will use are over 100 years old! This class is great for students age 11 and up.
When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
With the guidance of mushroom expert Susan Hopkins, head out for a mushroom hunt along the trails! The walk will be followed by an exploration and discussion of the specimens found and collected during the walk. Bring a lunch. Call 518-582-2000 to register.
When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: Historic Mills Park River Street Warrensburg, NY 12885
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Come to Warrensburg's Bountiful Harvest Festival to enjoy a sunny date outdoors! Celebrate Nature's Bounty with cooking/canning classes and an array of fresh food and flowers! The festival will be at Warrensburgh Mills Historic District Park, River Street, across from Curtis Lumber Free. See you all there!
When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Shuttleworth Park Crescent Ave at Clizbe Ave Amsterdam, NY 12010
Cost: $10 per ticket
Hey Jude…The Tribute is celebrating the Beatles' 50th Anniversary of Arriving in America! The band will recreate a Beatles Shea Stadium concert on August 15-the same day in history that the Fab Four performed their first major stadium concert at Shea in 1965.
When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 7:00 PM
Where: Sticks & Stones Wood Fired Bistro & Bar
Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and enjoy live music outside on the lawn. Stay and hang out with friends and family by the campfire. This Friday Sticks & Stones is featuring: Steven L. Smith Band!
When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 until Sat, Aug 16, 2014 | 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Depot Theatre, Westport, NY
Cost: $29.00
Meet some of the most outrageous citizens of Tuna, Texas (Texas' 3rd smallest town). The passel of folks presented from this small town make this now-classic a comedy a laugh a minute. Come on down and see for yourself. Two veteran actors take on multiple characters without missing a beat or a laugh. Please call theatre or check the website for dates and times within the two-week run.
When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $25. Member Tuition $20. Materials Fee $10.
Join the wizard in his touring wizard wand shop. Come for a half hour or stay for the full day. You'll have a fun time making your own custom wand. The wizard will be greeting apprentices throughout the day. Children 10 and above are welcome with parental guidance. NOTE: Call to schedule a time for your child throughout the day: 9-12 and 1-4. For your safety: no loose fitting clothes, hair tied back, comfortable shoes, and no jewelry. If sensitive to wood dust registration for turning classes is not recommended.
When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center - 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: $20/person
This collaborative effort will explore diversity in the Adirondacks through multiple perspectives and how to reduce the diversity gap and forge a commitment to address diversity issues within the Park. $20/person. Pre-registration required. More information and registration can be found on our website.
When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $95. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $25.
Get two times the experience and fun in this tandem class, working with two different instructors to create this authentic-looking tankard. The tinsmith will help you construct an authentic reproduction of a 19th century tankard in the morning. In the afternoon, the painting instructor will help you paint and varnish your tankard. You may choose to write "Lake Luzerne: Ivy Island" or "Adirondack Park". Your tankard will be food safe after one month, but is recommended for decorative use only.
When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 | 9:00 AM
Where: Lake Placid Horse Show Grounds
Cost: $20 per person / $39 per family
Take one casual 5k(ish) running event, add an extraordinary amount of powder paint, and you get one colorful race benefitting the LPCA!
When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Admission - Free, but donations are welcome.
The small boats of the Adirondacks tell the story of life and leisure in New York State's great Adirondack Park, as well as how they have changed over the past hundred years. This program, which is free and open to the public, is made possiblethrough the support of the New York Council for the Humanities' Speakers in the Humanities program.
When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 until Sun, Aug 17, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $230. Member Tuition $210. Materials Fee $40.
Candelabras and other sources of lighting have been made by blacksmiths for centuries. Whether a smith creates a traditional candle holder or a modern artistic centerpiece, the basic components are similar. In this class you will learn various blacksmithing skills as you forge your candelabra. You will leave with an item of function and beauty that will provide warm ambiance any time of year. NOTE: Hard shoes and long pants are required for student safety.
When: Today until Mon, Oct 13, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: 9097 State Route 30 Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Explore and enjoy a lean-to decked out in 19th century fashion, and a platform tent with sitting porch and writing desk. Look through flipbooks with historic photographs and imagine spending a summer on a remote lake in the Adirondacks.
When: Today until Sat, May 16, 2015 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Witherbees Carriage House 581 US 9 Schroon Lake
Cost: FREE
Witherbees Carriage House hosts Open Mic Every Thursday from 7:00 pm until 10 pm.
When: Today until Wed, Oct 1, 2014 | 12:00 PM
Where: 9097 State Route 30 Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Visit the Marion River Carry Pavilion to learn more about trout species and fish stocking while feeding the fish. This program is not available September 13, 14, 20, or 21 during the Rustic Furniture Fair and Antiques Show and Sale.
When: Today until Mon, Oct 13, 2014
Where: 9097 State Route 30 Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Don't miss our child-sized log cabin with fun activities for our youngest visitors! In the schoolyard, toddlers and pre-schoolers can romp and play on a wooden rocker, scamper up and down a rustic bridge, and painted swings. Carved animals sit nearby waiting for hugs from young climbers.
When: Today until Mon, Oct 13, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: It's good clean fun! Fill washtubs, pound clothes, and scrub away the dirt with old fashioned tools.
It's good clean fun! Fill washtubs, pound clothes, and scrub away the dirt with old fashioned tools.
When: Today until Mon, Oct 13, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: 9097 State Route 30 Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Stop in our one-room schoolhouse to play with old-fashioned toys and make special craft projects that have been classroom favorites for generations. Find out what it was like to be a child in the Adirondacks 50 or 100 years ago.
When: Today until Tue, Sep 30, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: 9097 State Route 30 Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Learn the basics of paddling and take a short ride around the pond in a dugout canoe. This program is not available September 13 and 14 during the Rustic Furniture Fair or September 20 and 21 during the Antiques Show and Sale.
When: Today until Thu, Aug 28, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Where: Westport
Cost: donations appreciated
Soundwaves is a community summer concert series held on the pavilion stage in the natural amphitheater at Ballard Park in Westport, NY. The concerts begin at 7:30 pm every Thursday from July 3rd through August 28th. This summer's concert series is curated by veteran jazz trumpeter & Westport resident Taylor Haskins.
When: Today until Sat, Sep 27, 2014
Where: Long Lake
Free guided hikes all summer long, sponsored by the Town of Long Lake! Hop on the little bus to explore the Long Lake wilderness with certified guides Joan Collins and Spencer Morissey July 14th- Moose River Plains, July 21st - Castle Rock, August 11th - Roosevelt Trail, August 18th - Sawyer and Little Sawyer, September 13th - Black Pond, September 20th - Indian Pass, and September 27th - Lows Ridge. Preregistration is required and spots are limited, so sign up early by calling 624-3077. Don't miss this chance to see the Adirondacks with an ADK 46er!
When: Today until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: 79 Main Street, Corinth New York in the park by the Corinth Free Library
Cost: Free! Donations welcome and appreciated!
PERFORMANCE DATES include: July 26th & 27th, August 2nd & 3rd. All performances will take place @ 2pm. Renaissance fairs with games, face painting and more hosted by the cast and crew will be held, but ONLY 7/26 & 8/2 beginning at noon.

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