The North Country at the Little Big Horn

Hancock House Museum 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga, NY

f you think the history of the western U.S. has no impact on the North Country, then this program is for you! Learn about the lives of New York and Vermont men attached to the 7th Calvary who saw action in one of history's most infamous battles. This program is free, but reservations are suggested....

Stewards of the Water: Lake George Protectors, Past and Present

Watson Hall at Silver Bay YMCA Conference Center Silver Bay Road, Silver Bay

Lake George is known as the Queen of American lakes. Ginger Henry Kuenzel will speak about the men and women who played a key role in protecting Lake George throughout history: Seneca Ray Stoddard, John Apperson, Nobel laureate Irving Langmuir, Frank Leonbruno and more. A new book titled Stewards of the Water highlights these individuals...

Free

Home Apothecary Workshops

Whitcomb's, Essex 1598 NYS Route 22, Essex

Workshop 2: Balms and Salves Saturday, July 30 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Hands-On at Whitcomb’s, Summer 2022 This is the second class in a three-class series. Learn the basic tools and skills needed to build your home apothecary, based on personal preference with the support of folk methods of medicine. Additional classes in Tonics,...

$35

Stewards of the Water: Lake George Protectors, Past and Present

Bolton Historical Museum 4924 Lake Shore Drive., Bolton Landing

The Bolton Historical Society will host an event as part of the newly released book Stewards of the Water. Many of the historic stewards in the book hailed from Bolton. Special guests from Bolton and the surrounding area will be on hand to share reminiscences about past stewards and to talk about how we can...

Free

Little Loggers Kids Shows: Dinoman

Tupper Lake Sunset Stage Flanders Park, Mill Street, Tupper Lake

FREE family friendly performances return to the Tupper Lake Sunset Stage! Bob Lisaius has been producing shows for the past 30 years - This year’s performance is “Through the solar system and beyond!”… exactly where Dinoman takes his audience in this fast paced exploration of the heavens. Make sure to bring a blanket or lawn...

“Mapping the Adirondacks”

Hancock House Museum 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga, NY

Who produced the first detailed map of the Adirondack wilderness, showing most of the water courses, peaks and topography? The answer might surprise, for it was not one of the well-known professionals, but an amateur. Come learn about the life and work of Rochester physician William Watson Ely, whose Map of the New York Wilderness...

1922 Centennial – Evolution of the Adirondack Wilderness

Adirondack History Museum 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown

2022 marks the centennial of three historic events that ignited public interest in exploring the Adirondack wilderness and climbing the “46” high peaks: formation of the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK), publication of Robert Marshall’s High Peaks of the Adirondacks, and Grace Hudowalski’s first 46er ascent of Mount Marcy. The Adirondack History Museum invites the public...

Free

“Painting the Forever Wild: Landscape Painters of the Adirondacks”

Hancock House Museum 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga, NY

Learn more about the great and lesser known landscape painters of the Adirondacks and how they helped to capture the essence of this wild and beautiful region. This program is free, but reservations are suggested. Please fill out this RSVP form or call the Hancock House at (518) 585-7868 or via email @tihistory@bridgepoint1.com to register...

Home Apothecary Workshops

Whitcomb's, Essex 1598 NYS Route 22, Essex

Class 3: Tinctures & Floral Waters Saturday August 27 11:00 - 12:30 Hands-on at Whitcomb's / Summer 2022 This is class three in a three-class series. Learn the basic tools and skills needed to build your home apothecary, based on personal preference with the support of folk methods of medicine. Additional classes in Tonics, Elixirs,...

$35

Beatrice Bardin: Painter, printer, Sculptor & Book Maker

Keene Arts 10881 NYS RT 73, Keene, NY

Born in France, Béatrice Bardin came to live in New York by way of Chile. For many years she designed and executed floral decorations for public and private events in New York City.  She conducted workshops in fresh and dry flower arrangements in schools and other venues.  All the while she supported her family working...

“Songs to Keep: The Legacy of Marjorie Lansing Porter”

Hancock House Museum 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga, NY

Join us for a fascinating look at a remarkable Adirondack woman, historian, folklorist. An evening of film, music and stories, collected by Marjorie Lansing Porter. This program is free, but reservations are suggested. Please fill out this RSVP form or call the Hancock House at (518) 585-7868 or via email @tihistory@bridgepoint1.com to register or for...

Recurring

Storytelling / Open Mic

Whitcomb's, Essex 1598 NYS Route 22, Essex

Storytelling Open Mic at Whitcomb’s 2nd Wednesday of every month, 7-9:00pm Sign Up list opens at 6:45 (if you want to tell a story). $5 suggested donation. Hosted by storytellers Teddi Rogers, Mac MacDevitt, and Chris Locke. The Storytelling Open Mic invites community members and visitors from all walks of life, backgrounds and orientations to...

$5