The Art in the Adirondacks’ events calendar is a centralized resource for arts, culture and heritage tourism and covers events occurring in the following counties: St. Lawrence, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Hamilton, Fulton, Herkimer, Oneida, Lewis, Montgomery and Schenectady Counties. To post your event email the specifics to: [email protected].


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Warm Weather Healthy Living with Herbs with Amy Cason. #1394-0523. 1 day.

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
$45. – $105.

It's always great to see warm weather arrive, nevertheless it comes with its fair share of mishaps. Our warm weather chest will focus on the everyday happenings of summer such as the need for bug spray, a poison ivy pre-wash and soothing cubes for bites and stings. We will also make things for seasonal allergies, rashes and more!

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Gardens for Bees, Butterflies, Birds and Bugs with Amy Cason. #1395-0524. 1 day.

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
$45. – $105.

Learn to use plants and herbs in your gardens and yard to attract bees, butterflies and birds including hummingbirds and songbirds. The instructor will show students what plants to use in their gardens to make it more resistant to harmful bugs by attracting beneficial bugs. Students will learn what flowers to plant to attract bees to your food plants and trees as well as provide them with the food they so vitally need. The instructor will also go over the…

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Blacksmithing: Creative Caffeine, Put Legs on It with Caitlin Morris. #1484-0524. 3 days.

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 26, 2019

Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
$75. – $365.

Get a leg up on your blacksmithing skills with this introduction to joinery! This box with legs can be re-imagined in a variety of different ways (business card holder, candy dish, tiny table, functional sculpture, cell phone stand, etc.); the only limit is your imagination! Students will have the opportunity to hone their blacksmithing skills and explore ways to get over creative blocks. This class is appropriate for beginners with some experience. NOTE: Hard shoes and long pants are required…

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Square Foot Gardening with Patricia Goldberg. #1357-0525. 1 Day.

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
$5. – $85.

Learn all about Square Foot gardening from a local gardening guru. Square Foot gardening is the practice of planning small but intensively planted gardens. It combines concepts from other organic gardening methods, including composting, closely planted raised beds and attention to a small, clearly defined area. It is a high-yield, space-saving gardening technique that allows you to extend your season. The beds are made to fit your space and are the ideal answer to maximizing your time, energy and results!…

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Build a Fairy House & a Fairy Door with Don Polunci. #1359-0525. 1/2 Day.

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
$10. – $55.

What is a Fairy House? It's a small dwelling that is made from things you find in nature. Twigs, bark, pine cones, leaves, stones, acorns, flowers and many other objects make perfect building materials. In this class you will construct and decorate a fairy house which can be placed on your porch, in a garden or inside your home. Students will also make a Fairy Door which is all the rage in Ireland! Please feel free to bring your own…

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Trellises for the Garden with Bonnie Gale. #1465-0525. 2 days.

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 26, 2019

Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
$144. – $210.

In this two-day workshop, students will make a total of two trellises to take home: an English Hoop Trellis and a Pea Cage Trellis. The English Hoop Trellis will be woven on a bench using a jig (or alternatively, in the ground). It is approximately two feet in diameter and involves curving rods over and through in three tiers and secured with a band of weaving at ground level. The Pea Cage Trellis will be secured in the ground in…

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Fairy Lore: Stories, Poems & Houses with Margo Mullein. #1455-0525. 1/2 Day.

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
Free – $55.

Let the everyday slip away on this imaginative walk along the River Trail with Margo. Drawing from Celtic lore, she will weave a tale about Fairies, while connecting the dots between the Faerie folk of Ireland and the Adirondacks. During the walk we will each create a house out of natural objects for the Fairies of the River Trail forest. At the end of the trail, we'll sit around the fire for some Fairy bread and Enchanted tea. Here, Margo…

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Herb-Drying Tray with Barbara Boughton. #1432-0526. 1 day.

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
$30. – $105.

This basket uses a Shaker Cathead technique to create "feet" at the corners of the basket, which raises the base off the surface. With an open work base, the basket allows air to circulate under and within the basket, creating a perfect place to dry herbs from the garden. The rounded-rectangular shape with bushel-style handles and raised base, also creates a lovely place for storing and displaying year-round. The basket measures approx. 15" long, 10" wide, 6" high.

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Advanced Basketry: Tray of X’s with Dona Nazarenko. #1415-0530. 1 day.

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
$64. – $105.

This is a long rectangular basket accented with dyed reed making x's along the way. The side weaving includes twining and plain weave to give a graceful flare. The rim is lashed on with waxed linen and has beautiful leather handles. Tips on pattern repeats, placements and shaping make this a stunning display piece. This basket is recommended for advanced weavers. Intermediate weavers may find this more of a challenge and may have to finish the piece at home. NOTE:…

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Extended Flare Basket with Dona Nazarenko. #1416-0531. 1 day.

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne,NY12846United States
$64. – $105.

This round basket is really a double wall woven with dyed and natural reed. Students will make the outside wall flare outward and the inside wall will go straight upward. For an additional touch, students will add a decorative braided accent to the handle of this whimsy style basket. For an additional fee of $16 there will be a fitted lid available. This basket is recommended for advanced basket weavers. Intermediate weavers may find it more of a challenge and…

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