Conversations with the Past: Women in Revolutionary War Programming

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

Speakers: Lauren Agnello, historic interpreter, Anne Clothier, Director of Education at the Brookside Museum, & Sara Evenson, Doctoral Candidate 7 p.m. at the Chapman, free Join historians Anne Clothier, Director of Education at the Brookside Museum, Sara Evenson, Doctoral Candidate, and historic interpreter Lauren Agnello as they present a panel discussion on Revolutionary War women's...

Free

Kickass Keynote with GennaRose Nethercott + Megan Mayhew Bergman

Hotel Saranac 100 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

Hear keynote talks and brief readings by GennaRose Nethercott, author of Thistlefoot, and Megan Mayhew Bergman, author of How Strange a Season. This event is part of the 2024 Kickass Writers Festival featuring writers, poets, comedians and other creatives from across the country. The festival is a celebration of how writing and storytelling — in...

$10

Kickass Kickoff – readings with Denice Frohman and Patricia Spears Jones

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

Kick off the 2024 Kickass Writers Fest with electrifying readings by two proud New Yorkers dedicated to building community through poetry: Patricia Spears-Jones, the 2024 NY State Poet Laureate, and Denice Frohman, former Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion. Last Kickass, Willie Perdomo was the audience favorite; if you loved him then these women...

Free

Presentation on the Sister Cities Committee of Glens Falls & Warren County

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

Speaker: Milly Koh, Exchange Coordinator and Member of the Sister Cities Committee of Glens Falls & Warren County 7 p.m. at the Chapman, Free In celebration of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Milly Koh of the Sister Cities Committee of Glens Falls & Warren Country will speak about the Sister Cities program...

Free

Howl Story Slam: Upper Jay Arts Center

Upper Jay Art Center 12198 Old Rte 9n, Upper Jay, NY, United States

Howl Story Slam at UJAC May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm The Howl Story Slam is a live storytelling competition. Anyone can sign up to tell a story the night of the event. The rules: true stories, no notes, under 5 minutes Theme: Risky Business No tickets needed. Admission is a suggested $10...

$10

Writing About Place

Keene Valley Library 1796 NY-73, Keene Valley, NY, United States

Authors Lorraine Duvall, Celine Keating and Caperton Tissot will discuss their books, give a brief reading and talk about their respective challenges of focusing on a sense of place in fiction, poetry and nonfiction. There will be an audience Q & A moderated by James Gorman. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Free

Kickass Writers Festival

Saranac Lake NY, United States

The Kickass Writers Festival, featuring writers, poets, comedians, and other kickass creatives, celebrates how writing and storytelling — in all of their forms — are essential to art, entertainment and social change. It takes place across various locations all over Saranac Lake and includes readings, workshops, talks, publishing programs, special performances, a book fair, a...

$149

Summer Walking Tour: Downtown Glens Falls

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

This tour explores the major historical events and figures that shaped Glens Falls, from the signing of the original land patent to becoming one of the most prosperous cities in New York. Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street. Tours are $15/person or $10 for Chapman...

$10 – $15

Regional Author Showcase

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

As part of the 2024 Kickass Writers Festival, ACW presents the Regional Author Showcase! We’ve selected a line-up of emerging and established authors from across the North Country to prove that Adirondack writers kick ass too. Hosted by Christopher Shaw, this event will feature readings by local and regional writers of various genres including Robin...

Free

Commemorative Community Quilts: Then and Now

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

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.

Free

Summer Walking Tour: Warren Street

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

From St. Mary’s Church to the Hyde Collection, this tour runs up and down Warren Street with a look at the important figures who lived here and their many contributions to the success of the greater Glens Falls region. Participants can park behind St. Mary’s Church in the designated church parking lot, please meet in...

$10 – $15

Summer Walking Tour: Behind the Business

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

This tour highlights some of the lesser-known Glens Falls businesses on the west side of the downtown business district from the 1860s to the 1950s. Participants can park at the Chapman Museum in the lot behind the Museum off Bacon Street. Tours are $15/person or $10 for Chapman members. Payment is required at time of...

$10 – $15