Adirondack A&E e-News # 343

New classes added!

March 10 – Woodworker’s Holdfast
March 16 – Blacksmithing: Nail & Hook
March 17 – Blacksmithing: Bottle Opener
April 5-6 – Barn Quilt
April 6 – Blacksmithing: Coat Rack
April 7 – Forging a Rose
April 14 – Viking Knife
May 11 – Viking Knife
May 17-19 – Damascus Chef’s Knife
May 30 – Blacksmithing: Nail & Hook
May 31 – Blacksmithing: Bottle Opener
June 2 – Woodworker’s Holdfast
July 12-14 – Puukko Knife
July 27-28 – Intro to Bladesmithing
September 8 – Viking Knife
September 27-29 – Puukko Knife
October 6-7 – Stenciled Floorcloth
October 11-13 – Kitchen Knife

Learn more and sign up HERE.

Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne
Lake George Outlet Location, 1476 U.S. 9, Lake George

Rotary Presents
Yunga Webb, in conversation with Jason Andrew

Virtual Author Series featuring Andrew Wehrman

The Contagion of Liberty: The Politics of Smallpox in the American Revolution

Sunday, February 11, 2 – 3 pm, virtual

The Contagion of Liberty: The Politics of Smallpox in the American Revolution is a timely and fascinating account of the raucous public demand for smallpox inoculation during the American Revolution and the origin of vaccination in the United States. In The Contagion of Liberty, author Andrew Wehrman describes a revolution within a revolution, where the violent insistence for freedom from disease ultimately helped American colonists achieve independence from Great Britain.

Andrew Wehrman is a historian, writer, and associate professor of history at Central Michigan University. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University, and an M.A.T. and B.A. from the University of Arkansas. His research and teaching focuses on Colonial and Revolutionary America and the history of medicine, disease, and public health.

Register HERE.

Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society Winter Lecture Series

NYS Ranger History in the Forest Preserve and Search & Rescue Stories Along the Way

Presented by Kevin Burns, Captain of the NYS DEC Forest Rangers for District 5

Thursday, February 15, 7 pm

Lake Placid Center for the Arts Auditorium, 17 Algonquin Dr, Lake Placid

Registration is open!

Anne LaBastille Women’s Writing Weekend

Session 1: Thursday, June 13, 2024 – Sunday, June 16, 2024
Session 2: Thursday, June 20, 2024 – Sunday, June 23, 2024

Join a group of like-minded women for a reading and writing retreat at Great Camp Sagamore. Activities will include writing workshops, reflective paddling, arts-based activities, technical writing and experiential learning, and Adirondack-based readings to contemplate the role of sense of place in nature writing.

This weekend is dedicated to the memory of Anne LaBastille, whose passion for the Adirondacks led to her writing the landmark series of “Woodswoman” books documenting her experiences and observations of the natural world. Registration fee includes 2 nights lodging, all meals, workshop sessions and supplies.

This year’s writing workshop leader is: Mary Sanders Shartle.

Learn more and register HERE.

Eloquent Visions: Honoring the Rich Tapestry of Black Artistry

Friday, February 9, 5 pm through Saturday March 23, 2024
Gallery reception Friday, February 9, 5 – 8 pm

Strand Center for the Arts is proud to host Eloquent Visions: Honoring the Rich Tapestry of Black Artistry, a group exhibition featuring the work of Joel Tineo, William Ransom, Thomas Jerard Greene, Elizabeth Marques, Dee Wolfe, Takeyce Walter and Winosha Steele.

This diverse group exhibition aims to bring forth recognition to black artists with various artistic mediums displayed in the gallery including: painting, sculpture, 2D work, and mixed media.

Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St, Plattsburgh

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