Adirondack A&E e-News # 210

Announcing our 2023 Weekend Series of concerts

A new lineup of incredible musicians comes to ALCA this season!

The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 2023 Weekend Series concerts taking the stage this year! Enjoy a range of musical genres, from classical to rock, showtunes to Americana folk. We look forward to kicking off “Back in Blue, Act III: the Magic Continues!” with all of you!

Weekend Series concert tickets will be available to purchase on our website this April.

Details and the full schedule HERE.

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, 3446 State Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake

Build a Wee Lassie Canoe

May 2023
$2,900 – $3,000

The original Wee Lassie was a lapstrake-built open cedar canoe made in 1863 by J. Henry Rushton of Canton, NY. Rushton was one of the most famous canoe builders of his era. George Washington Sears, who wrote of his adventures under his pen name of Nessmuk as he recorded his paddling adventures throughout the Adirondacks, popularized these small, finely crafted canoes.

Come spend 11 wonderful days with master instructor Larry Benjamin building your own Wee Lassie. You will be guided through every step of the building process. Leave with a beautiful, lightweight canoe that handles well in the water. Open to all level of student.

Location: 1746 U.S. 9, Lake George, NY 12845, Alfred Z. Solomon Lake George Annex, located on Rt. 9 in the Log Jam Outlets immediately behind the Log Jam Restaurant.

More info and register HERE.

Check out all the class offerings at the Adirondack Folk School HERE.

The Adirondack Pastel Society

Through April 22, Thu – Sat, 10 – 4

Ti Arts Gallery, 119 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga

“Welcome Home, Johnny” Workshop

Written by Robert Clohessy (Blue Bloods, The Avengers, Boardwalk Empire, Oz). Directed by Jarel Davidow.

Saturday, April 8th at 2 & 7 pm

Be a part of the development of a brand new play!

This Staged Reading of the brand new play Welcome Home, Johnny will take place after a week long workshop with the playwright, Robert Clohessy (Blue Bloods, The Avengers, Boardwalk Empire, Oz) right here at the Wood.

Read more and get tickets HERE.

The Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street, Glens Falls

High School Juried Art Show

Friday, April 7 – Saturday, April 29, 2023
Opening Reception: Friday, April 21st, 4-6 pm

Each year, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents the Annual High School Juried Art Show to recognize the artistic talents of high school students in the Lake Placid region. Two local artists serve as jurors to put together an exhibit highlighting some of the best young local talent.

Details including the list of accepted works HERE.

The Gallery @ LPCA, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid

Poetry & Pinot (Ages 21+)

Thursday, April 6, 2023, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Join us for an evening of poetry—no prior experience required! Find joy in the creative writing process while sipping on a glass of pinot.

You will be guided through multiple poetry exercises to compose two unique poems. Treat yourself or make it an evening with friends! Instructor: Jennifer Giambruno Gordon

$40 Members | $45 Non-Members

Register HERE.

Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St, Plattsburgh

2nd Annual Salamander Festival

Saturday, April 8, 10 am – 2 pm, FREE

Join Paul Smith’s College students from The Wildlife Society chapter and learn all about salamanders and other amphibians!

Students will present on the biology and ecology of our local amphibians. Come learn proper handling techniques and take a walk outside to explore amphibian habitat. Folks of all ages are welcome. Fun activities for kids and adults alike–crafts, competitions and amphibian ID games. Hope you can make it.

Thank you, Nick Pett, for the great photo of a spotted salamander!

Paul Smith’s VIC, 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths

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