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July 03, 2015 - July 18, 2015 : Educational
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When: Today | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $115. Member Tuition $105.
Weaving with Novelty Yarns is all the rage! Fibers originally only used by knitters are now being incorporated into woven items - like scarves. The looms will be prepared for you, with a strong warp of either tensel ...
When: Today | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Museum, 9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Cost: Tuition $175. Member Tuition $165.
Deep in the Adirondack wilderness, people have been making paddles by hand for hundreds of years; paddles were crucial for transportation along the region's lakes and rivers before there were roads or trains. Even today, ...

When: Today until Sun, Jul 5, 2015 | 12:00 PM
Where: Essex County Fairgrounds, Westport, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Events all weekend at Ballard park, the Fairgrounds, walking tours, historical exhibits, parade, fireworks, etc. Get involved now - many hands make light work. There's lots left to do!
When: Mon, Jul 6, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $25/$20 members
July 8 9-11a.m. Woven Snowflakes View, Old Forge Come create 3 dimensional woven rustic snowflake decorations using Ash wood strips. These snowflakes won't melt away! Materials will be supplied to create 2 snowflakes. ...
When: Mon, Jul 6, 2015 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $150/$125, $35 Material fee
July 6-August 10 Mondays, 6-9 p.m. Beginner to Intermediate Wheel Thrown Pottery View, Old Forge These classes taught by Marie Imundo are perfect for those individuals who have never taken a pottery class before ...
When: Mon, Jul 6, 2015 | 7:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Museum, 9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Cost: FREE for museum members, $5 for non-members
During this program, historian Robert Arnold III will delve into the ways in which Robert Fulton's creation of the steamboat helped to catalyze the expansion of steam power into the energy source that propelled America's ...
When: Tue, Jul 7, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $15/$12 members
July 7 10-11 a.m. Stencil a Bird on a T-shirt View, Old Forge Shirts, stencils, and paints are provided for participants to create their own one of a kind T-shirt. $15/$12 Member

When: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: HHHN Warrensburgh Health Center- Community Room
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
The Teen Awareness Group of Hudson Headwaters Health Network will be presenting the FREE five-hour multimedia health education program for teen's ages 13 to 18 focusing on risk reduction and sexual health and wellness. ...
When: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 until Thu, Jul 9, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $250/$200 Member (Includes Lunch)
July 8-July 9 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Birds in Your Art, Drawing, Painting and Observation View, Old Forge This workshop taught by Alan Singer is for aspiring artists who want to bring birds to life inside their art. We ...
When: Thu, Jul 9, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: Materials fee $55.00 youth size, $68.00 adult basket. Class fee $100/$80 Member
July 9 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adirondack Pack Basket View, Old Forge Barbara Green will lead the class in weaving a full sized adult or youth sized pack basket complete with solid pine base and skids, and a cotton canvass ...
When: Thu, Jul 9, 2015 | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $45/$35 member
July 9 1-4 p.m. Introduction to Stained Glass Tree Sun Catcher View, Old Forge This workshop is designed for aspiring stained glass artists with little or no experience with this medium who would like to learn ...
When: Thu, Jul 9, 2015 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $30/$25 Member
July 9 7-9 p.m. Sweet Tweets Ceramic Platter View, Old Forge This is your time to escape for a sweet girl's night out at View while painting a love bird perched daintily upon a faux bois branch. No painting experience ...
When: Fri, Jul 10, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Museum, 9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
Cost: Tuition $175. Member Tuition $165.
Deep in the Adirondack wilderness, people have been making paddles by hand for hundreds of years; paddles were crucial for transportation along the region's lakes and rivers before there were roads or trains. Even today, ...
When: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
Cost: $110 per person
Make your own canoe paddle with local paddle maker and canoe instructor, Caleb Davis. The class starts with a bit of history and a discussion of paddle shapes. Then each participant chooses his or her own paddle blank. ...

When: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $50. Member Tuition $45.
This great "take-along" project is back. Come learn the art of folding fabric and hand stitching to create a beautiful family treasure. We will review the process from start to finish. Choose whether to make a pillow-sized ...

When: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $115. Member Tuition $105. Materials Fee $40.
In this one day class students will make a blacksmith's forging hammer starting with a block of medium carbon steel and will go home with a finished tool ready to use. The class will cover tool design, hot punching, ...

When: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
You will meet them all, in the feather: red-tailed hawk, Harris hawk, kestrel, great horn, barred barn and screech owls. And you'll learn it all: how they hunt, raise their young, and why their role in our environment ...

When: Sun, Jul 12, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $115. Member Tuition $105. Materials fee $50.
In this one day class students will make a 6 lb blacksmith's striking hammer (sledge hammer), starting with a block of medium carbon steel and will go home with a finished tool ready to use. The class will cover tool ...

When: Sun, Jul 12, 2015 | 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.
Come create a simple turned bowl that still looks and feels rustic due to its live edge. This course is targeted to those who have an interest in learning how to turn. The emphasis will be on learning how to use a lathe ...

When: Sun, Jul 12, 2015 | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $75. Member Tuition $70.
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 ...
When: Sun, Jul 12, 2015 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $20/$15/$5.00 students 13 yrs and under
Sunday, July 12 5:00 p.m. An Evening with Suzanne Farrell View, Old Forge $20/$15/$5.00 students 13 yrs and under Suzanne Farrell, former Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet and one of Balanchine's most celebrated ...
When: Mon, Jul 13, 2015 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $150/$125, $35 Material fee
July 6-August 10 Mondays, 6-9 p.m. Beginner to Intermediate Wheel Thrown Pottery View, Old Forge These classes taught by Marie Imundo are perfect for those individuals who have never taken a pottery class before ...
When: Mon, Jul 13, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $140/$120 Member (For 2, 1 child and 1 adult pair) $35 Materials
July 13-July 17 9-10:30 a.m. NO CLASS ON THURSDAY Family Pottery View, Old Forge Join us for a family class where you work side by side with your child or grandchild and learn basic hand building & wheel techniques. ...
When: Mon, Jul 13, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: Includes a Pizza Lunch $80/$55 Member
July 13 10 a.m.-3 p.m Nature and Art for Young People: For the Birds... View, Old Forge Let's Study and Paint with Real Live and Mounted Birds Suitable for Grades 2-8, Adults are Welcome to Attend. Interactive ...
When: Mon, Jul 13, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake, NY 12986
Cost: $25 members/$30 non-members
Join The Wild Center again this summer to awaken your artistic talents in celebration of art and nature in the Adirondacks. Art enables us to experience nature - including the Adirondack Park - from a fresh perspective. ...
When: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $65/$50 Member $40 Materials
July 15 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Pine Needle Basket View, Old Forge Students will start with a stone center that instructor Linda Allen has ready for you. Everyone will have a bundle of green dried pine needles and select ...

When: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 | 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.
Letterboxing first started in England in the mid 1800's, and was recognized by the Smithsonian magazine in a 1998 article. In this class, you will design and create your own stamps and handmade books in which to record ...

When: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $50. Member Tuition $45. Materials Fee $15.
Inkle weaving is a wonderful way to try your hand at weaving. If you are not sure you are ready for weaving on a floor loom or a tapestry loom then Inkle Weaving might be just the thing! Learn to weave on these small ...

When: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 | 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.
Steve Gurzler 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 ...
When: Thu, Jul 16, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $125/$100 Member Per Session (Includes Lunch)
July 16 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Drawing Nature with Roger Hyndman View, Old Forge Capture in sketches and drawings the powerful drama and beauty of the landscape, utilizing a variety of drawing materials, tools, and techniques. ...

When: Thu, Jul 16, 2015 until Sat, Jul 18, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $345. Member Tuition $315. Materials Fee $50.
This class will focus on forged items that can be made with the simplest of hand tools found in the blacksmith shop. Two to four different products will be made each day of the class that will teach the student to create ...
When: Fri, Jul 17, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: **Meet at Inlet Firehall to carpool.
Cost: Free
Friday, July 17 10 a.m. Orchid Hike Sponsored by View, Old Forge **Meet at Inlet Firehall to carpool. Possible two mile walk, roundtrip. Bring a lunch. Gary Lee, Naturalist will lead participants to see pad leaf ...
When: Fri, Jul 17, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $125/$100 Member (Includes Lunch)
July 17 10 a.m.-4 p.m. NANOART* (Multi Media) View, Old Forge Solarplate and Monotype Printmaking - A Microscopic Perspective with Roger Hyndman Discovering Nano Images and creating works of art in a variety of ...

When: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 | 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.
Native Americans were very active in the history of this area. They were the greeters of the first Europeans and, as a result, their lives were forever changed. The use of European materials greatly influenced the crafts ...

When: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 | 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.
This unusual gourd project, both elegant and useful, makes a great centerpiece for your table filled with apples, or an extra special hand-made gift. The instructor provides top-quality gourds in a variety of sizes ...

When: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Chester Creek Press, 29 Pine Knolls Road, Chestertown, NY 12817
Cost: Tuition $105. Member Tuition $95. Materials Fee $20.
The Ethiopian style binding is based on an ancient North African design. It features a hard cover with an exposed spine and elegant chain stitch sewing. This binding opens completely flat so it makes an excellent book ...
When: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: Tuition $205. Member Tuition $195.
Understanding photography basics is the key to taking control of your camera, and knowing you got the shot when you were taking it. If you would like to take your skill level from shooting in Auto to having full control ...
When: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
It's not well known that this region served as one of the lynchpins of the abolition movement, and historian Chris Oliver Nealy will share his expert knowledge of that incredible part of American history.
When: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 until Sun, Jul 19, 2015 | 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga, NY
Join us July 18th and 19th, 2015 to discover how 257 years ago, the Battle of Carillon sealed the reputation of Ticonderoga for generations to come. Stand with the loyal and courageous French soldiers that defended ...
When: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 until Sun, Jul 19, 2015 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: View, Old Forge, NY
Cost: $175/$150 Member (Includes all materials, use of tools and lunch).
July 18-July 19 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Metal Casting Techniques: Jewelry Scale View, Old Forge This workshop will focus on creating small jewelry objects in cast metal (bronze, Sterling silver and aluminum) in sand casting, ...

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