Adirondack A&E e-News # 65


May 7, 2022, 10 am to 4 pm

You can read more HERE.


May 1, 2022, 3 to 4:30 pm

The first in a series of concerts presented by Meadowmount School of Music at the Grange.

The Grange is pleased to co-sponsor this inaugural concert in collaboration with Meadowmount as they bring some of their “rising stars” to perform in the off-season in our community. This concert will also be the first time that the Steinway piano, loaned to the Grange by Meadowmount, will be played on our stage.

Violinist Nikayla Kim is joined by pianist Miki Aoki. The program features works by Vivaldi, Waxman, Janacek, and Mozart. Reception with the musicians will follow the concert.

$10 / students and seniors, $5 at the door.

1610 NYS Route 22, Whallonsburg


HERE is the listing for our courses for the next few months. Classes are sometimes added or rescheduled and do not appear in the printed catalog. For the most up to date information please check out our online calendar. If the class you’re interested in is full, add yourself to the waitlist online, and if a spot opens up, we’ll contact you!

Don’t delay, please register today!!

For the current course calendar, call 518-696-2400 or click HERE.

Come join us for our SPRING 2022 session!

Community String Orchestra of the Adirondacks
May & June, Thursdays from 4:30-6 pm

4:30 starts with musical focus, warm-ups, ear-training, group activities, and fun challenges. Then we move on to more advanced repertoire. Folk, classical, baroque and very modern literature will be represented!

If you can play open strings, this team-playing experience would be a wonderful exposure into orchestra!
All levels of string playing are highly encouraged to participate.

Place: LPCA (Lake Placid Center for the Arts) Annex Building
Final Concert Share on June 30th in the LPCA Auditorium

More information is HERE and on Facebook HERE.


Crown Point State Historic Site welcomes the return of Crown Point Banding Station recording migration data on site for its 49th year. Due to the location under the Atlantic Flyway, the site is a premiere location for viewing birds migrating north for the season. Watch as this experienced team of citizen scientists net hundreds of birds, identify species and record their songs. Viewing tables are set a safe distance from the workstations enabling the public to observe the banders at work. Stop by and see nature at its most mysterious in action.

The banding station will be in operation from the afternoon of Friday, May 6 th – until noon on Friday, May 21st.

For a listing of upcoming bird watching hikes (even an evening one!), visit HERE.


Presents History Tea at Garnet Hill Lodge, Sunday May 1, 2022 at 2 pm

Enjoy high tea and goodies as actors from Gem Radio Theatre portray famous and infamous Adirondack characters from near and far.

Cost to attend is $20 per person. Seating is limited and reservations are required by calling Garnet Hill Lodge at 518-251-2444.

Garnet Hill Lodge, 39 Garnet Hill Road, North River


After a two-year hiatus, Champlain Area Trails (CATS) will present a “shorter” Grand Hike on May 14 that makes a 6-mile loop on CATS trails through the fields and forests of Westport and ends at the Ledge Hill Brewery where there will be a “brew party” featuring a local band, food from DaCy Meadow Farm, drinks and fun.

“We are so pleased to start doing Grand Hikes again,” said Chris Maron, CATS executive director. “With so many uncertainties, we chose to keep it simple—to have it be an afternoon walk beginning at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport, going on a number of CATS trails, then on easy roads through Westport and ending at Ledge Hill Brewery which is right next to the fairgrounds. That makes for convenient parking for all those who want to enjoy our family-friendly trails and for those coming from farther distances.”

Hikers can begin hiking between 1:00 and 2:00. Participants can gauge their speed in walking six miles with the time they want to arrive at the Brewery. “Some friends recently hiked the route and it took them about 2.5 hours,” said Maron. “So, if you think you’ll take longer, start at 1:00. If you are faster, start closer to 2:00.”

Everyone is welcome for the hike and brew party, which non-hikers can also attend. There is a fee of $25/person and $50/family to register for the hike by May 10. After that date, the fee is $30/person and $60/family. Children under 18 are free. The registration fee includes one free drink per person. The brew party is free. Additional food and drinks are pay-as-you-go. To register, go HERE.

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