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When: Friday, Mar 31, 2017 until Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Where: Stony Creek Ranch Resort, 465 Warrensburg Road, Stony Creek, NY 12878
Cost: Show Only - Walk Up: Contribution to Benefit ($15 min. Suggested)
Check out the Unicorn Rodeo Round-Up, a benefit for the Southern Adirondack Musicians Fund at Stony Creek Ranch Resort on March 31 - April 1.
When: Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 8:00 AM
Where: Croghan Mennonite Church, 7048 Kirchnerville Road, Croghan, NY 13327
Cost: 10K: $28; 5K: $28; 1m: $28; Wee Run: $0
The 17th Annual Mike Ardison/Dereck Farney Memorial Run will be held in Croghan on April 1st, 2017. We will have a professional timing service for results.

When: Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $115. Member Tuition $95. Materials fee $20.
This class is a perfect introduction to basket weaving. If you have been looking for the ideal, stress-free opportunity in which to learn, this is it. We will start with a small 4-5 inch basket and build on the technique ...

When: Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $110. Member Tuition $90. Materials fee $10.
Learn basic 19th Century American tinsmithing from a master tinsmith. Learn about all the tools, forming stakes, swedges and hand operated machines used in a well-equipped 19th Century tin shop. Make a finger candle ...

When: Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 until Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials fee $80.
Create two magical lampshades & two night-lights! See the warmth and beauty produced from Adirondack botanicals that only appear when the light is turned on. Pressing botanicals preserves their natural beauty.

When: Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 until Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $160. Member Tuition $130. Materials fee $15.
Cotton dish towels are a great first project for learning the floor loom. Cotton is a simple to weave fiber and dish towels can be a wonderful playground for color and texture in simple twills. We will focus on basic ...
When: Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Minerva Town Hall, 5 Morse Memorial Highway, Olmstedville, NY 12857
Cost: $15 adults/$12 seniors
The Minerva Service Organizations plans to host its 4th annual Spring Garden Workshop on Saturday, April 1, at the Minerva Town Hall.
When: Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Heart Lake Program Center, Lake Placid, NY
Cost: $50 (members receive 10% discount)
Does your backcountry cooking lean more towards ramen noodles or homemade cinnamon buns? Either way, ADK can teach you a few new skills in the backcountry cooking. Learn about good backcountry nutrition, meal planning, ...

When: Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 11:00 AM
Where: Gore Mountain, 793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY
Cost: $5
Skim across Gore's huge pond in our annual spring classic! Get goofy, get wet, and have fun!
When: Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 1:00 PM
Where: Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Cost: Adults: $16; Students: $10
Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece.

When: Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials fee $30.
Shaker tradition weaves together beauty and functionality. A classic example in basketry is the "cat head" base. The Shakers wove four "feet" into the base of their round baskets, which distributed the weight of its ...

When: Monday, Apr 3, 2017 | 8:00 PM
Where: Strand Center Theatre, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Cost: $20-$35
This mature audiences comedy take on Game of Thrones comes from some of the UK's top comedy writers. See it before the inevitable lawsuit!
When: Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: AAA Northway Travel Center, Plattsburgh
Cost: FREE
Join us and find out more about upcoming AAA hosted vacations
When: Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek, NY 12853
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Tannery Pond Center, Inc. (TPC) and its Teens Only! Program is proud to present the first annual "Best of the Best Musical Revue" featuring selected scenes from three of the Adirondack region's high school musical productions. ...
When: Friday, Apr 7, 2017 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Hand House, 8273 River St, Elizabethtown, NY
Cost: 15.00 for adults, under 15 are 5.00
Tickets available at the door for this concert, presenting Gregory Douglass, a talented singer/songwriter from Vermont. They have dubbed him " one of New England's Best Kept Secret".
When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017
Where: Whiteface Mountain, Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The second weekend of Spring Fest at Whiteface Mountain is their Annual Pond Skimming Contest on April 8th!

When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials fee $20.
Needle felting is the process of using a barbed needle to interlock wool fibers to form a dense material. Just in time for spring, students will make a lovely and whimsical baby chick. Some knowledge of needle felting ...

When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
This day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experiences gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in upstate New York and northern New England.

When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $55. Member Tuition $45. Materials fee $10.
Basic Fly Casting will introduce you to essential fly casting skills and start you on your way to a lifetime of fun and leisure. The physical casting program covers the four-part cast, false cast, and the very useful ...

When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Green Tree Fiber Arts in The Shirt Factory, 71 Lawrence Street, Glens Falls, NY
Cost: Tuition $115. Member Tuition $95. Materials fee $25.
Learn traditional quilting basics while creating their own "Sea and Sky" quilt. The morning session will introduce students to hand and machine quilting. The afternoon will be devoted to binding methods. NOTE: This ...

When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials fee $15.
With the basic knowledge you will get in this class, you will be well on your way to building, creating and working safely with a wide variety of both hand tools and portable power tools. A great class for beginners ...

When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 until Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: Cost: $430; $415 for Members
Join Curator of Collections, Matthew Keagle, and Head of Costume, Eliza West, to build your own French soldiers’ habit. Explore the latest evidence for the construction and fit of these full-length, full-skirted coats, ...

When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 until Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $250. Member Tuition $210. Materials fee $280.
Learn the principles of building an efficient gas forge and burner. All materials will be provided. You will take home a fully operational forge and a firm grasp of the principles involved in building a gas forge and ...
When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 until Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 | 1:00 PM
Where: Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main Street, Long Lake, NY 12847
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Civil War Ladies Get Together in Long Lake Every once in a while re-enactors have travelled to Long Lake, NY to get together. They’ve come to enact battles, attend meetings, and to renew old friendships. One group that ...
When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 | 6:00 PM
Where: Olive Ridley's, 37 Court St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Imagine yourself with a beverage of choice sitting around a campfire or on a neighbor’s porch sharing a funny or poignant story with friends. That’s what The Howl is all about — intimate story sharing. Come to tell ...
When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: The Hand House, 8273 River St, Elizabethtown, NY
Cost: $15.00 for adults, under 15 are $5.00
Tickets available at the door for this talented young man from Vermont. The concert series presents Gregory Douglass, a singer/songwriter, "New England's best kept secret."

When: Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 | 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek, NY 12853
Cost: $10.00 at door / $8.00 at Tannery Pond Community Center 10am-4pm weekdays
Tom Connelly Akstens is an engaging performer and dynamic interpreter of the American folk and blues tradition. His new album FLOW is a genre-busting collection of original songs that expand on that tradition. Come ...
When: Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 | 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Ticonderoga Elks Lodge #1494, 5 Tower Ave POB 310, Ticonderoga, NY 12883
Cost: Adults: $8.00 Children Ages 10-5 and Vets: $5.00 Children 4 and under: Free
Ticonderoga Elks Lodge #1494 will host a Buffet Style Breakfast on Sunday, April 9th from 8 - 11 AM.

When: Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials fee $15.
Wooden puzzles are a great project whether you are a beginner or experienced woodworker. Learn all the basics needed to create two puzzles, from laying out a pattern to skillfully using a scroll saw. Learn tricks to ...
When: Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 | 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Cost: $10; discount for Fort Ticonderoga Members
The Fort Fever series highlight Fort Ticonderoga's history, collections, landscape, and the latest research conducted by museum staff.

When: Sunday, Apr 16, 2017 | 7:00 AM
Where: Gore Mountain, 793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join the Gore Region community for this annual tradition, a non-denominational service at the summit of Bear Mountain with singing, instrumentals, and community participation.

When: Sunday, Apr 16, 2017 | 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Where: Gore Mountain, 793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY
We invite you to enjoy unlimited Easter helpings!

When: Friday, Apr 21, 2017 until Monday, Apr 24, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $470. Member Tuition $420. Materials fee $75.
This basic course will be a good class for anyone wishing to learn the first steps to becoming a blacksmith. The class will be directed toward those who hope to become a serious amateur or even wish to become a professional ...

When: Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Green Tree Fiber Arts in The Shirt Factory, 71 Lawrence Street, Glens Falls, NY
Cost: Tuition $115. Member Tuition $95. Materials fee $25.
Students will learn how to make their own fabric by dyeing using a variety of techniques. Students will also be introduced to the art of embellishing with beads and other objects. Dyes and embellishments will be provided. ...

When: Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials fee $25.
Turning a hollow form is one of the signature skills of a woodturner. Lucky for our students, the school has made this easy to learn, using the hollow turning equipment we have in-house. Students will create a thin ...
When: Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials fee $35.
This class is geared toward anyone who pursues outdoor recreation in a wilderness setting and concentrates on the priorities needed to control the body's core temperature. These priorities are fire, shelter, water and ...

When: Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $80. Member Tuition $60. Materials Fee $20.
Glass bead making is an ancient art form that has experienced a great resurgence in the past several years. Learn how to use tools and marvering techniques to shape glass into square, triangle, and tube beads. Leave ...

When: Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials fee $35.
In this basic tracking class students will learn how to identify different animal species that inhabit the Adirondacks. Students will learn how to make their own tracking aides and will leave with the knowledge to identify ...
When: Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $55. Member Tuition $45. Materials fee $55.
In this class, we will talk about some of the health benefits of herbal infusions, make infusions in class and discuss four methods of how to make herbal infused oils at home. You will take home your products.

When: Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 until Sunday, Apr 30, 2017
Where: Saranac Lake, New York
Daffest is Saranac Lake's community movement to plant One Million daffodil bulbs and to celebrate these blooms each year with a fun filled festival! To date over 80,000 bulbs have been planted! Come join us and you ...
When: Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 until Thursday, May 4, 2017
Where: Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Keene, and Wilmington, NY
Cost: $15, $20, or $30
Join us in the Lake Placid Region on April 27th – May 4th for the second annual EAT ADK Restaurant Week. This year’s celebration of good eats in the Adirondacks is going to be bigger, better, and even tastier!

When: Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $55. Member Tuition $45. Materials Fee $5.
Students will have a variety of patterns and colors to choose from as they warp an inkle loom to create a colorful band that can be used for trim, a strap or a belt. The band can be up to seven feet long. No experience ...
When: Friday, Apr 28, 2017 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Adirondack Folk School invites you to attend the opening of our new A.Z. Solomon Woodworking Center on Friday evening, April 28, 2017 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The School received a generous grant from the A.Z. Solomon ...

When: Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 until Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 | 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Rockwell Street, Hadley, NY 12835
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The annual Hadley Maple in April Festival is fun for the whole family! Breakfast, vendors, arts & crafts, a car show and more!

When: Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $55. Member Tuition $45. Materials Fee $10.
In this course, we will explore the life cycle of plants through the model of the Native American Medicine Wheel. Discover how the four directions and seasons can be used as a guide map for living a sustainable life. NOTE: ...

When: Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $10.
Technology of honing has definitely improved over the past 100 years and there are many technologies to choose from. Howard will demystify the sharpening process and you will leave the workshop with the skills to sharpen ...

When: Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 until Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $210. Member Tuition $170. Materials fee $25.
In this class, students will create, prepare and weave black ash splint according to traditional methods practiced by native people, early settlers and Shaker communities of the northeastern woodlands. No experience ...

When: Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 until Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $250. Member Tuition $210. Materials fee $50.
All smiths need to know how to forge tongs. In this two-day class, students will learn how to forge their own tongs and will also make several different types of jaws. NOTE: Hard shoes and long pants are required for ...

When: Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 | 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $205. Member Tuition $195.
A gorgeous sunset awaits you in this one day nature photography tour designed for those who are already comfortable with camera basics such as aperture, shutter, and ISO settings. Spend much of the day shooting pictures ...
When: Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 | 5:00 PM
Where: Fern Park, Loomis Road, Inlet, NY 13360
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Join us for our annual egg hunt for adults! (21 & older, please).

When: Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Madden's Pub, 101 Montcalm St, Ticonderoga, NY 12883
The Ticonderoga Best 4th In The North Committee, a subcommittee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) is thrilled to announce their Annual Fundraiser “Best 4th In The North Night” at The Pub (Madden’s ...

When: Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials Fee $10.
Technology of honing has definitely improved over the past 100 years and there are many technologies to choose from. Howard will demystify the sharpening process and you will leave the workshop with the skills to sharpen ...
 

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