Adirondack A&E e-News # 237

World Wide Knit in Public Day

Glens Falls Walking Tours

Fridays at 11 am – June, July, & August

We are excited to offer THREE unique walking tours of Glens Falls this summer!

Downtown Glens Falls Walking Tour
This tour explores the major historical events and figures that shaped Glens Falls, from the signing of the original land patent, to becoming one of the most prosperous cities in New York. Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street.

Warren Street Walking Tour
From St. Mary’s Church to the Hyde Collection, this tour runs up and down Warren Street with a look at the important figures who lived here and their many contributions to the success of the greater Glens Falls region.

Participants can park behind St. Mary’s Church in the designated church parking lot.

Behind the Business Walking Tour
This tour highlights some of the lesser-known Glens Falls businesses on the west side of the downtown business district from the 1860s to the 1950s. Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street.

Tours are $15/person and $10/Chapman Members, tours begin at 11 am on Fridays and run for approximately 1-1.5 hours. Tours must have a minimum of 4 participants to run. Call (518) 793-2826 to reserve your spot! Payment is requested at time of registration.

Tours and date details HERE.

Announcing the return of Tuesdays@theAC

Don’t miss out on free weekday programming this summer!

The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts is bringing back Tuesdays@theAC, programming that includes music and community events on Tuesday nights in June and August. All are welcome to these free events, with a recommended donation of $10 at the door.

See the full schedule HERE.

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

Steven Kellogg ~ Pinkerton & Friends

Thru October 7, 2023

The Rosenberg Gallery will feature the extraordinary artwork of Steven Kellogg. Kellogg is the acclaimed illustrator and author of some 135 children’s storybooks, including his well-known series about Pinkerton the Great Dane and his tall tales about classic American characters like Paul Bunyan, and Johnny Appleseed. He has always loved to draw and the way that pictures can deepen and expand the text of a story — creating what he calls a “beautiful duet.”

The exhibit rounds up a selection of Steven Kellogg’s art spanning his long and distinguished career. Feast your eyes on these visions in pencil, crayon, oil, acrylic, watercolors, colored ink, and mixed media. Enter the magical, inviting rainbow world of Steven Kellogg’s imagination.

Adirondack History Museum, 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown

East Branch Friends of the Arts announces summer and fall schedule of concerts

You’ll be hearing much more about the wonderful concerts and events we have planned this summer, but for now we’d like to invite everyone to the great Paul Meyers World on a String Trio, June 17 at 7 pm, at Keene Arts. (Please note the time change from our poster)

Paul, a seasoned veteran of the NYC jazz scene, has a special interest in Brazilian music, and this trio features an incredible Brazilian drummer named Vanderlei Pereira. Paul has been called “One of the most eloquent jazz guitarists since Kenny Burrell” by the NY Times. Please join us!

And thank you to KCS student Orra Sprague for the beautiful artwork on the poster.

Keene Arts, 10881 NYS RT 73, Keene

Art Thief

Saturday, June 10th, 8 pm

One could describe Art Thief as Sci-fi/Acid funk. Or perhaps, “If Jaco was Randy Newman”, sprinkled with the B52’s and Led Zeppelin. Hard hitting punk rock energy gently caresses the boundaries jazz and popular music.

Learn more and get tickets HERE.

Upper Jay Art Center, 12198 9N (North), Upper Jay

Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) presents a tour

Lowville and the Black River Valley

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

With deep roots in farming, forestry, and transportation, the Black River Valley straddling the western edge of the Adirondack region features a bold history and distinctive communities. As a major Lewis County community, Lowville retains a remarkable collection of 19th- and early 20th-century buildings, illustrative of that period’s rapid population growth, strong workforce, and accompanying architectural vibrancy.

We will begin our day exploring Constable Hall, a Federal-style limestone building constructed over the course of nearly a decade before 1820. This home, the product of skilled stone masons and craftspeople, was inhabited by William Constable Jr. and five generations of the Constable family. Here, the family served as promoters of the region and launched efforts to bring people to burgeoning Black River communities. In the afternoon, we will tour downtown Lowville with its broad range of architectural styles, including some particularly stunning Queen Anne homes. On our trek, we will see the National Register-listed Bateman Hotel and explore the ongoing efforts of Tug Hill Coffee Roasters to transform a historic jail into a public-facing café and artisan roastery.

This outing is led by Constable Hall’s Peter Hayes, our friends from Historically Lewis, and passionate local building owners. The tour runs from 10 am to 4 pm.

More info and tickets HERE.

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