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June 28, 2017 - July 13, 2017 : DIY & Art Classes
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Adirondack Quilt Camp, Long Lake
When: Today until Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 | 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Long Lake Central School 20 School Road  Long LakeNY  12847
Sun, 1-4 p.m., M-W, 8a.m.-4p.m. the Adirondack Quilt Camp is sponsored by the Town of Long Lake and Log Cabin Fabrics. Twenty classes and workshops will be held as well as lectures, evening classes, and children's classes. ...
Introduction to Blacksmithing with Garry Kalajian
When: Today until Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $470. Member Tuition $420. Materials fee $75.
This workshop is for beginners, but is well suited for those with some experience who wish to improve their skills or get help with a project. All the basics of traditional coal-forge blacksmithing will be covered. NOTE: ...
Learn How to Create Dry-Laid Stone Walls with Ernest Orsini
When: Friday, Jun 30, 2017 until Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $210. Member Tuition $170. Materials fee $15.
Learn the basic techniques for creating dry-laid stone walls from an accomplished stone mason. Both retaining and freestanding walls will be covered, along with preparing the base and sub-base, stone selection and more. ...
Cobweb Chaser Broom with Karen Koch
When: Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 | 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $55. Member Tuition $45. Materials fee $5.
Come make a cobweb chaser broom in the traditional Appalachian style. Choose a wooden handle, fresh broomcorn, and colorful twine to complete your totally functional and long-lasting broom to chase the "lace". A great ...
Paddle Making with Caleb Davis
When: Sunday, Jul 2, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $185. Member Tuition $165.
Come and create a traditionally-shaped cherry paddle using only hand tools. Choose from either a canoe or a native double blade (modified Greenland) paddle. The process will be demonstrated from beginning to end to ...
Fancy Turkey Wing Broom with Karen Koch
When: Sunday, Jul 2, 2017 | 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $55. Member Tuition $45. Materials fee $5.
Come make a fancy short-handled Turkey Wing Broom suitable for all kinds of sweeping! The handle will be made with colorful basket reed. Twine will be wound into a striped pattern on the body of the broom. Learn a practical, ...
Tie Dye Workshop
When: Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 | 7:00 PM
Where: Raquette Lake Library, 1 Dillon Rd, Raquette Lake, NY 13436
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Raquette Lake Tie dye event will be held at the Raquette Lake Library for all ages. Shirts cost $5. Bring your socks, purses or anything else made of 100% cotton that you wish to tie dye and you can die it for free. ...
When: Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 | 7:00 PM
Where: Raquette Lake Library 1 Dillon Road  Raquette LakeNY  13436
Cost: $5
7p.m. the Raquette Lake Tie Dye Event will be held at the Raquette Lake Library, sponsored by the Town of Long Lake.
Roundabout Basket with Linda Allen
When: Friday, Jul 7, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $115. Member Tuition $95. Materials fee $31.
This beautiful basket is great to make for yourself or as a gift. The many different techniques in this basket will be taught in the class. Students will have a choice of colors. NOTE: Wear comfortable clothing. All ...
Silver Metal Clay Exploration with Nancy Miller
When: Friday, Jul 7, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $120. Member Tuition $100. Materials fee $72.
Explore the many ways that you can use fine Silver Precious Metal Clay to create jewelry designs of your own. You'll make pendants, earrings, simple beads, charms and rings with a focus on incorporating nature into ...
Braided-rim Basket for the Tabletop or Wall with Barbara Boughton
When: Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $85. Materials fee $25.
This basket serves equally well as a tabletop display filled with mail or seasonal items, or as a wall basket, with an "ear" woven into the back for hanging. It's finished with a braided and scalloped rim, woven with ...
Birch Bark Picture Frames and Mirrors with Jim Schreiner
When: Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 until Sunday, Jul 9, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $210. Member Tuition $170. Materials fee $30.
This 2-day class is great for beginners with limited experience with woodworking and tools. Select a frame, learn how to cut and fasten the Birch bark, twigs and other natural objects. Create your own masterpiece to ...
Camp Ax with Lucian Avery
When: Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 until Monday, Jul 10, 2017 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $365. Member Tuition $315. Materials fee $100.
Learn the traditional tools and steps used to construct a small camp or 'backpacker's' axe. Go home with a finished axe head ready to be hafted and used. This class is appropriate for the beginning blacksmith, but be ...
The Blessings of the Mother Tree with Barbara Boughton
When: Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School 51 Main Street  Lake LuzerneNY  12846
Cost: Tuition $35. Member Tuition $25. Materials fee $20.
Join us for a presentation on the ecology and worldwide folklore of the birch tree. Barbara will discuss uses of the birch tree from the bark to the branches. Get hands-on experience weaving with birch bark.
When: Monday, Jul 10, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: The Wild Center 45 Museum Drive  Tupper LakeNY  12986
Cost: $30 members/$40 non-members, museum admission not included
In this workshop participants will learn how to make monotype prints pulled from a substrate called Gelli plates with guest artist Carol Marie Vossler. The process is fun and immediate, cleaning the plate is quick and ...
 

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