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March 01, 2013 - March 31, 2013
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When: Today
Where: Long Lake, NY
Teams of adults and child fish any of the waters around Long Lake for prizes. Check out the community ice fishing hole near the bridge. Sponsored by the Fish and Game Club.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $85 + $35 for materials.
Felt is considered to be the earliest form of textile; fragments discovered in Central Asia date back thousands of years. The nuno felt technique was developed by Robin's sister, American-Australian feltmaker, Polly Stirling in the early '90s. Nuno (named for the Japanese word for 'cloth') grew out of Polly's experimentation to develop a technique to create a lightweight felt that would be useful in the tropical climate she lived in. Today, nuno felt is widely recognized as one of the most popular felting techniques used by contemporary feltmakers. The instructor will provide all felting supplies and materials. Students should bring a note book and tape measure, wear comfortable shoes to stand in, and have sleeves that can roll up out of the way.
When: Today | 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: The Crux (Champlain Valley Climbing Center), 56 Rogers Lane, Willsboro, NY, 12996
Cost: $15 (Youth Division), $25 (Adult Divisions)
The "Spring Thaw" is an all-ages indoor climbing competition, comprised of two major components...
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Amy's Park, Bolton Landing. Family friendly easy hike or snowshoe (weather dependent) through Amy's Park; look for tracks in the snow with naturalist and wildlife tracker Matt Walter.
When: Today | 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Moriah Central School
Cost: $10 per person
Literacy Volunteers of Essex / Franklin Counties will be holding its WINTER SCRABBLE Tournament on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Moriah Central School in Port Henry. This event will raise money and awareness for Literacy.
When: Today | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Lake Clear
Cost: $40/adult $10/child
Wrap up in a warm blanket and enjoy a horse drawn sleigh ride through the woods on a lantern lit trail. Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa after your ride.
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $85 + $45 for materials.
We all are challenged by stress in our lives. Learn to use weaving and the fiber arts to overcome the negative effects of tension and rediscover the joy in your life. This course will be of interest to both novice and experienced weavers and will focus on the use of Japanese Saori weaving ("free-weaving") techniques to release your inner creativity and reduce stress. Materials fee includes: table-top frame loom to take home, shuttle, pickup stick, yarn for your project, and written instructions.
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $45
Bluegrass banjo is the familiar sound that drove such favorites as the Beverly Hillbillies Theme Song, Rocky Top, and Foggy Mountain Breakdown. In this class you will learn enough about the banjo so that you can use a variety of available instructional aids from your home and progress with learning Bluegrass banjo at your own pace. You will be exposed to the basics of playing 5-string Bluegrass banjo, including tunings, left hand chord shapes, right hand rolls, vamping, hammer-ons, pull-offs, chokes, chimes, and how to read tablatures. We'll also look at online sites about banjo practice and instruction. Bring a playable 5-string banjo, two metal finger picks, and a thumb pick. Although there will be several handouts, an audio recorder is a good idea.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $100 + materials (est. $70).
This is the introductory class to take if you've never taken a metal clay jewelry class, or if you've been away from working with Precious Metal Clay (PMC) and would like a refresher. Explore the many ways that you can use fine Silver PMC to create jewelry designs of your own. You'll make pendants, earrings, simple beads, charms, and rings with a focus on incorporating nature into the pieces. You'll even learn to set and fire stones in your pieces. You will fully finish three or four pieces of jewelry in this one-day class! Techniques and projects will be demonstrated. Come create the jewelry that you want to make and wear. Students at all levels of experience are welcome to join in the fun of using the newest method of working with pure Silver.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $85 + $20 for materials.
Tole painting is the folk art of decorative painting on tin and wooden utensils, objects, and furniture practiced by the Germans, Scandinavians, and English since the 18th century. You will learn this beautiful art form by creating a Tole-painted tray. Blooming with the wildflowers of spring, this charming Tole-painted wooden tray is perfect as a display piece, but don't be afraid to use it as it will be protected with two coats of polyurethane. A great piece for your home - and great for giving. No previous painting experience required. All materials supplied. Take home the finished tray, a materials list, and instructions for all the basic strokes.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $125
The traditional block Amish Shadows has been transformed to create this star pattern that will shine in any home. The Sunshine Star is an original design based on the Amish Shadows pattern. Simple piecing techniques are used allowing for creative quilting and finishing. You can stay within Amish tradition and select dark color fabrics, use tone-on-tone or batik prints to add texture and visual interest, or find fabrics that reflect the Adirondack aesthetic. Traditional hand quilting and large-stitch hand quilting will be discussed. This pattern will be appealing to all quilters and is a great class for beginners. NOTE: The list of required materials and equipment is available at AFS, call (518) 696-2400 or stop by for a copy. In addition, the Sunshine Star pattern must be purchased from the instructor for $10 on the day of the class.
When: Today | 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: West Glens Falls Emergency Squad 86 Luzurne Rd. Queensbury
Cost: $10-15
First Annual Sunlight Celebration Benefiting Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center. Winter Blues got you down? Join us to celebrate longer days and more daylight! Featuring "True Grit Outlaws" modern country and blues rock music. Food available by donation! enjoy a Chinese Auction, 50/50 Raffle and dancing. Come enjoy a bright time together! Learn more about our services and what people with disabilities can AND are doing around you. Individuals $10, Couples $15 and children under 12 are FREE. Call 518-792-3537 for more information and to pre-purchase tickets.
When: Today | 1:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Museum's auditorium, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Cost: FREE; Speakers in the Humanities Lecture sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities
Are New Yorkers stewards of nature or lords of nature? This vivid lecture/ multimedia presentation probes the question by revisiting key moments in the Empire State's development history.
When: Today | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: The Yarn Shop, 460 West River Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871
Cost: $85 + $20 for materials.
Early settlers to this area brought us the art of spinning fiber. Come learn a craft that has been passed on for generations. In this three-session class, you will learn the traditional art of spinning and about different types of fibers, with a focus on local fiber production. You may bring your own fiber, but you will also receive a 1/2 lb of fiber to work with during the class. Bring your own drop spindle or spinning wheel if you have one. NOTE: This Adirondack Folk School class is held at The Yarn Shop, 460 West River Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871
When: Today | 5:00 PM
Where: Main Street, Old Forge, NY
This is a 'don't miss' event! This is the best (and only) Irish Parade in the Adirondacks. Creativity is always the main theme of this parade.
When: Today | 7:00 PM
Where: Friends Lake Inn
Cost: $85.00 per person
Joseph Carr was an award winning Sommelier and international wine industry executive who set out on his own in 2005 and founded Joseph Carr Winery in Carneros, California. It was, as Mr. Carr says, a chance to follow a dream.
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Schroon Lake Beach
Schroon Lake's Family Carnival will take place at the Schroon Lake Beach on Saturday, March 16, 1:00-3:00pm. There will be live music, games, contests, s'mores & more.
When: Today | 2:30 PM
Where: Duffy's Tavern, Amherst Street, Lake George, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Show off your dog's special trick or talent! Sign up at the Dog Cabin located at 32 Montcal Street, Lake George, NY.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: West Mountain, 59 West Mountain Rd, Queensbury, NY
Cost: $25 if you Wear Green!
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day @ West! Come in wearing green and you will be able to get a 5 hour Lift Ticket for $25! Then let the kids loose for our scavenger hunt. Pick up your scavenger Hunt clues at the Front Desk and play along for your chance to win prizes...
When: Today | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $45 + $7 for materials.
What better way to appreciate the Adirondacks than through fly fishing, with its long and rich local tradition. Fly fishing leads us to learn more about our environment and natural resources and increases the time we spend outdoors appreciating nature and living a healthier life. Most fly fishers become strong stewards of our resources as they learn to fish; fly fishing is considered one of the most humane ways to catch a fish. The art of fly tying dates back many centuries and is also steeped in tradition.
When: Today | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Free, but donations are welcome
Whether you are an experienced spinner or a beginner looking for some hints and tips, bring your wheel every 3rd Wednesday from March through October and be prepared to enjoy an evening of open spinning with other fiber enthusiasts.
When: Today | 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $85 + $20 for materials.
This simple reed basket is the perfect project for the first-time basket weaver. Just in time for Easter, this basket makes a lovely gift, whether filled with Easter treats for your kids or filled with home-made muffins and given to a friend. You will use simple row-on-row weaving. Dyed reed will be available for you to personalize your basket and learn to wrap the handles to finish. Approximate size - 7" x 4" x 10" (includes handles).
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $85 + $20 for materials.
What better way for you and your family to pass a evening than with a wooden puzzle you made. It can make the perfect gift, too. Wooden puzzles are a great project whether you are a beginner or experienced woodworker. In this class you'll learn all the basics needed to create two puzzles, from laying out a pattern to skillfully using a scroll saw. Come learn the secret tricks to ensure your puzzle is a success!
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: 3 Pheasant Run, Ballston Lake, NY 12019
Cost: $90 + $10 for materials.
Learn basic 19th Century American tinsmithing from a master tinsmith. This class will introduce you to and teach you about all the tools, forming stakes, swedges, and hand-operated machines used in a well equipped 19th-Century tin shop. You will be shown how to do basic layout work, cutting, forming, assembly, and soldering, and will make both a finger candle stick and wall sconce. NOTE: This Adirondack Folk School class is held off-site at Location: 3 Pheasant Run, Ballston Lake, NY 12019
- BEST BET!
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Lake George Recreation Center/Berry Pond Preserve, Transfer Road, Lake George
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Warm up by the bonfire, enjoy tasty treats, hot drinks, and take part in number of activities for all ages.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $45
Since the time of native people living in the Adirondacks, we have all enjoyed maple syrup. While you may have visited a local sugar house (the building where maple syrup is made) you've probably left wondering, 'Is this something that I could do in my own backyard'?
When: Today | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Family Fun day at the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School. Saturday, March 23, 10am-12pm. Music and games for kids.
When: Today | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Plattsburgh City Recreation Center
Cost: $10 in advanced, $12 at the door; children 5-12 are $5, children under 5 are free
After a tough loss in the last seconds against Cortland's Royal Pains at their season opener on Saturday February 23rd, the Lumber Jills are ready to face the Syracuse Battery Brigade skaters on Saturday March 23rd
When: Today | 12:00 PM
Where: Rainbow Banquet Hall, 47 Woods Falls Road, Altona, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
LCAC is holding its yearly spring tack auction. We will have our same supplier as the last 2 spring auctions and fall auction.
When: Today | 1:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Museum's auditorium, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Cost: $5 non-members; members FREE
Hunting and hunting camps are a part of Adirondack history with much literature being dedicated to the subject. For the past five years outdoor writer Dan Ladd has been composing a script for the forthcoming video documentary "Adirondack Deer Camp" that is being produced by Ontrack Production of Saratoga.
When: Today | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: Essex County Office for the Aging, 132 Water Street, Elizabethtown, NY
Cost: free
This program is designed to provide basic information that everyone needs to know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us. The program explores the difference between memory loss brought about by normal aging vs. Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: $45 + $25 for materials.
Anyone can learn to make a rustic birdhouse in just a few hours. A birdhouse is a simple structure with seven basic parts: two sides, a front and back, a bottom, and two pieces for the top. Power tools are not necessary to cut the wood; it can be done with a handsaw. Using rough-cut lumber, you will construct a rustic birdhouse that can be functional and/or decorative. Choose from several birdhouse designs. There will be a short discussion about nesting birds, feeding birds, and suitable houses for area birds. Participants are encouraged to bring objects (such as old drawer pulls, door knobs, hardware, etc.) from home. Adults and teens welcome; children ages 10-14 must be accompanied by an adult.
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Where: Garnet Hill Lodge North River, NY
Cost: Adults: $24.95 Children 4-12: $10.95 Children 3 and under: Free
Looking for a wonderful way to celebrate the holiday? Join us at Garnet Hill Lodge for a delightful Easter Brunch! The buffet will include Oscar's smoked ham and roasted turkey and gravy, an omelet station, eggs Benedict, and much more. Please call 518-251-2444 to make your reservation.
When: Today | 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: High Peaks Resort, 2384 Saranac Avenue Lake Placid, NY 12946
Cost: $26.95
Join us at High Peaks Resort this Easter for a spectacular Sunday Brunch.
When: Today until Tue, Dec 31, 2013 | 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Available at bar only
Enjoy $2.00 Beers and 1/2 priced drinks from 4:30 to 7:00 P.M. daily. Also try our Happy Hour food specials.
When: Today until Wed, Apr 24, 2013
Where: Tannery Pond Community Center, Main Street, North Creek, NY
AntARTica: Exploring Art & Science at the Bottom of the World will feature Von Rosk’s landscape paintings, Bowser’s watercolor paintings of Foraminifera, as well as video work from two other team members, documentary filmmaker Hilary Hudson and musician Henry Kaiser.

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