Adirondack A&E e-News # 396




Conversations with the Past Series

Wednesday, June 12, 7 pm

Public historian, librarian, and embroiderer Tisha Dolton will discuss local and national commemorative quilt projects from the Bicentennial to the present with the hopes of inspiring new community quilt projects for the upcoming America250 celebrations.

This program is free but requires a reservation. To register, please call (518) 793-2826.

Chapman Museum, 348 Glen St, Glens Falls


The Widlund Gallery at Tannery Pond Center Presents

The Guild of Adirondack Artists’ Show

Thru July 13, 2024
Reception Friday, June 14, 5 – 7 pm

Founded in 1973 in the Glens Falls area, the Guild of Adirondack Artists has met regularly throughout the years to discuss art-related issues, to hold workshops and demonstrations, to plan group exhibits, and to encourage high standards for works of art while strengthening the rapport between the artists and the community.

As the group became larger and less centered in Glens Falls, the meetings were held in studios and homes on a rotating basis. That continues today with thirty members from Saratoga, Washington and Warren counties.

Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main Street, North Creek


Fort Ticonderoga Annual Scots Day

Saturday, June 15, 2024

Fort Ticonderoga invites you to explore Scottish history, heritage, and culture during our daylong Scots Day celebration.

Discover the heroic stories of Scottish soldiers in the British Army serving at Ticonderoga and North America though the campaigns of the 18th century. Thrill at musket demonstrations that highlight the equipment, clothing, and tactics of the red-coated Scottish soldier, during the defining military campaigns that shaped North America.

Merchants selling kilts, crafts, and other gifts will join Scottish organizations from across the East Coast to greet visitors with information on all aspects of their rich heritage.

To learn more about the event, purchase tickets, and see the full schedule and participating vendors and clans, visit HERE or call 518-585-2821.


Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Presents

Monarch Butterfly Trinket Dish with Lauren Walker

June 15, 10 – 11:30 am

Celebrate the beautiful Monarch butterfly by creating a keepsake ceramic trinket dish! The curved butterfly shape is modelled in clay, withe acrylic paint added to create the beautiful orange and black markings. This simple project is made from air dry clay, and can be taken home and used within 2-3 days after drying.

This workshop is suitable for adults and children; all ages from 7+, though younger children will need the help of a parent or guardian.

This workshop is part of the activities for the Indian Lake Monarch Festival.

Register HERE.

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


Seagle Festival Announces 2024 109th Season of Performances

Seagle Festival, the premiere opera and musical theater producing organization in the Adirondack region, is please to announce its 2024 summer and fall season of productions.

Seagle Festival 2024 Schedule of Performances
Juneteenth Concert – June 16 at 2:00 PM
Old Friends & New – June 22 at 7:30 PM
Brigadoon – July 3, 5, 6 at 7:30 PM, July 5 at 2:00 PM
Dragon’s Breath – July 6 at 10:30 AM*
Don Giovanni – July 17, 18, 20 at 7:30 PM, July 19 at 2:00 PM
Cold Mountain – July 31, August 1, 3 at 7:30 PM, August 2 at 2:00 PM
Sweeney Todd – August 14, 15, 17 at 7:30 PM, August 16 at 2:00 PM
The Musical World of Disney – September 7 at 7:30 PM

Find all the details HERE.

Seagle Festival | 999 Charley Hill Rd., Schroon Lake


Ballard Park’s Summer Concert Series Announced

Moving Music

This year, our season is dedicated to music that will move us!

See the full schedule HERE.

Note: case of rain, most musical performances will be moved to the Whallonsburg Grange on the same day & time.

Ballard Park, 6466 Main St (Rt 9N/22), Westport


ICYMI

“Adirondack musician creates waltz to honor retiring NCPR host Todd Moe”

As we mentioned in the last edition of ADK A&E’s e-News, NCPR’s Todd Moe has retired (as of Friday) after 25 years. One of Todd’s core values has been to uplift the voices of the poets, makers and creatives of the North Country that too often fly under the radar. One of them reached out to NCPR to share a special message and gift with Todd:

“Todd! Dan Duggan here!”

Musician Dan Duggan, of Lake Clear, is known for sharing his passion for the hammered dulcimer at workshops throughout the region and playing alongside his wife, Peggy Lynn, and longtime musical collaborator, Dan Berggren, in their group, Jamcrackers.

“I know I speak for many of us regional musicicians who so appreciate all that you’ve done. It means the world to us. Your joy and enthusiasm for life is infectious, and will be greatly missed in our mornings. I know how much you love to waltz, so I wrote a waltz for you in honor of your well-deserved retirement and aptly named it, “One Moe Waltz.”

You can read the full story and listen to “One Moe Waltz” HERE.


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