Adirondack A&E e-News # 293

October classes at Adirondack Folk School

Check out this lineup!

10/14 Whimsical Wool Characters
10/16 Make Your Own Spokeshave
10/17 Shaker Carriers
10/18 Open Forge Night
10/21 Solar Photography
10/23 Scroll Saw Ornaments
10/24 Your First Weaving Project
10/26 Blacksmithing 101: Nail & Hook
10/27 Blacksmith 202B: Opener
10/27 Intro to Sheet Metal (Bat)
10/28 Blacksmithing 103: Coat Rack
10/28 Wood Splint Snowflake
10/28 Woven Hanging Hearts
10/28 Intro to Fly Tying
10/29 Wood Splint Snowflake
10/29 Woven Hanging Hearts
10/29 Intro to Toolmaking
10/29 Weaving Splint Seats
10/29 Woodturned Lidded Boxes

See descriptions and sign up HERE.

Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne

Fleurs d’archives

The Work of Ève K. Tremblay

Saturday, October 14 thru Saturday, November 18
Opening reception, Saturday, October 14, 5 pm

Artist Statement:

In Fleurs d’archives I present works that explore personal consciousness within a collective landscape. The exhibition features ceramics, drawings, paintings and works on fabric, interacting with each other. Some images come from my research into the photographic archives of the Strand Center for the Arts.

They are staged around my own extensive photo archive such as my past works with scientists, as well as the current photographs I took in my local community with both digital and analog cameras. Then I transferred them onto paper, fabric, white stoneware forms, fire bricks, NYC-style subway tiles, glazed hand-built porcelain, or ceramics as studio-made fired decals. Ceramics shapes are echoed in colored pencil drawing on paper and on acrylic paintings on canvas.

Read more HERE.

The Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St, Plattsburgh

HalloweenFest 2023

October 20th to October 31st, 2023

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) and the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) are pleased to announce the schedule of events for HalloweenFest from October 20th to October 31st, 2023.

The traditional Halloween celebration has expanded in several ways and the committee is hoping to continue the growth for the community and visitors.

See the full schedule HERE.

ACW Poetry Machine Comes To Tri-Lakes Region This Winter

If you live in Lake Placid or Tupper Lake, keep your eyes peeled for the Adirondack Center for Writing Poetry Machine this winter. Created in collaboration with visiting writer Erin Dorney, the repurposed gumball machine distributes free, pocket-sized poems.

The Poetry Machine has been moving around to different locations in the North Country since last February, including Chef Darrell’s Mountain Diner (Blue Mountain Lake), Indian Lake Theater (Indian Lake), J.F. Farm Store & Cafe (Northville), Old Forge Hardware (Old Forge), Good Ol’ Wishy’s (Croghan), Otto’s Abode (Wanakena), Franklin County Courthouse (Malone), and Lakeside Coffee Roasters (Rouses Point). Over 1,000 poems have been distributed so far.

The Poetry Machine can be found inside Keeseville Pharmacy in Keeseville, NY during the month of October, where visitors can pick up a free poem while stopping by for their flu shot or Covid-19 booster. In November, you can find the Poetry Machine at the Tupper Lake Public Library and in December it will be at Origin Coffee Co. in Lake Placid.

Learn more HERE.

Camp Treetops North Country School Presents

International Archaeology Day

Saturday, October 21

Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate International Archaeology Day with two premium tours led by Fort Ticonderoga Director of Archaeology, Margaret Staudter, highlighting Fort Ticonderoga’s historically significant collections and Carillon Battlefield.

With one of the richest, and relatively untouched, historic landscapes documenting North America’s 18th-century military history in the country, Fort Ticonderoga is poised to become a center for archaeological investigation, education, and preservation.

These special tours are included in Fort Ticonderoga’s general admission. Members enjoy FREE admission and access to many other programs throughout the year!

Learn more HERE.

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