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Herb Chatzky will give recital of classical and modern works, concluding with the famous 30-minute Liszt Sonata, at Calvary United Methodist Church in Long Lake Thursday, Aug. 29, starting at 7:30 p.m. (Photo submitted)

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Coming Attractions 08/21/2013

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - Updated: 6:05 PM

ANTIQUES

INDIAN LAKE--Come to the heart of the Adirondacks to find amazing rustic and camp furniture, hunting and fishing antiques, boats, taxidermy, antlers and more when the Town of Indian Lake holds its Adirondack Mountains Antiques Show Sept. 18-22. This great offering of diverse 'Adirondack' antiques takes place during Mother Nature's flamboyant fall foliage display. See the Adirondack Mountains in all their majestic, vibrant colors.

Fifty-two vendors are already signed up. Vendor rental spaces are available all over town. Write to Adirondack Mountains Antiques Show, POB 2, Indian Lake NY 12842; or email to gadwayrealty@yahoo.com, adkcamp1@frontier.com, chpaschal@frontiernet.net or indianlakeea@frontiernet.net.

CLASSES

WILDERNESS FIRST AID

WOODGATE--The New York State Outdoor Guides Association will sponsor a Wilderness First Aid course Saturday, Sept. 28, at the White Otter Fish & Game Club, 10914 Woodgate Road here. It will start at 8 a.m. and last until approximately 6 p.m., including lunch and two breaks.

The Emergency Care and Safety Institute Education Center developed the class. It is accredited by the Wilderness Medical Society, Emergency Care and Safety Institute and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. It costs $110 each.

Anyone interested in signing up should contact instructors Sheila and Sonny Young at (518) 359-8194 or adkfoothill@yahoo.com before Sept. 14.

CRAFTS & FLEAS

CATS LTD. CRAFT FAIR

PISECO--Come to Piseco Community Hall Saturday, Aug. 24, and be dazzled by new, different and unique crafts. Some crafters are set up by 8 a.m., others by 9 a.m. at the latest. All remain up and running until the stroke of 3 p.m.

Desserts and beverages will be available by donation. Drop something into the collection box and support Cats Limited of Hamilton County's voucher program. It is a non-profit group that supports cat spay/neuter within Hamilton County.

Outside, browse woodcrafts, hand-sewn items, hand-cut and painted roofing slates, Adirondack photos and frames, Swarovski crystal jewelry, tie-dyed clothing, fleece, cinnamon roasted nuts and more. Inside, sterling silver jewelry, a caricature artist, landscape photography, plastic canvas, quilts, children's books and board games, jams, jellies, sewn items, tapestry handbags, olive oil soaps, fleece items and more.

FLEA MARKET COMING

INDIAN LAKE--Seeking treasures? Got a sweet tooth? SMILE's annual flea market, bake and craft sale will be Saturday, Aug. 31, on the grounds of St. Mary's RC Church on W. Main St. here from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact Dave (648-5170) to make a donation or reserve a craft table. Thanks for helping SMILE raise money to assist neighbors through difficult times.

FLEA MARKET & LUNCH

PISECO--Piseco Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its annual Flea Market and Luncheon Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Piseco Community Hall on Old Piseco Road.

Clean out the garage, basement or attic, rent an eight-foot table (or two) for $5 each and make some money selling unwanted items. Sell crafts and introduce hobbies. Twenty-one inside spaces and 43 outside spaces are available. Call Susan Casey at (518) 339-4791 to reserve one.

The Cafe opens at 11:30 a.m. with homemade soup and chili, egg salad sandwiches, hot dogs and more. Luscious desserts will be available, and don't forget the Bake Sale, which opens at 10 a.m. All proceeds benefit Piseco Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance. For more information call Casey or email Sue Swift at susanswift1@yahoo.com.

EVENTS

FOR A GOOD CAUSE

INLET--The Cousins That Care will hold the First Annual 5K Run / Walk Saturday, Aug. 24, starting at 8 a.m. at The Ole Barn on Limekiln Lake Road and ending there, too. The race starts as a trail course and then switches to a road course. Day of registration is $30. Readers who are not able to participate but who would like to support the group can do so through sponsorships. Volunteers are needed for the day before and day of. There will be a Chinese Auction following the race so donated items are being sought. Visit www.cousinsthatcare.com for more information.

The Cousins That Care is composed of seven cousins from Inlet who raise money to help families in need, charities and scholarships.

IRISH ROAD BOWLING

INDIAN LAKE--Summer Irish Road Bowling comes to Indian Lake Saturday, Aug. 24. There will be two divisions, Adult and Family (must include two players under age 16). Registration will be at the Ski Hut on Tower Hill from 10-10:45 a.m. Play starts at 11 a.m.

The course will be determined the day of the event. Irish Road Bowling is a great way to get outside, enjoy a nice stroll and have some fun. Each team consists of four players, who alternate underhand tosses or rolls. The team with the fewest rolls could be the winners.

For more information or to pre-register call Vonnie at (518) 648-5828 or e-mail to indianlakeea@frontiernet.net.

OAK MT. TRAIL RUN

SPECULATOR--The Oak Runner 5K trail run will climb its way up, down and all around Oak Mountain Saturday, Aug. 31, starting at 9 a.m. Be prepared for rugged terrain.

Entry fees are 10K $40 / adult and $20 age 16 and under; 5K $25 per adult and $10 age 16 and under; and one-mile fun run (under age 12) $5.

Proceeds are going to the Hamilton County Youth Board. Compete for cash and other awesome prizes. Food and beer will be available. All participants will receive a t-shirt and other goodies.

Call (518) 548-3606 to register (limited to 100). Lunch (Chicken & Pea Pasta over a White Wine Garlic Sauce, bread and tossed salad) is offered after the run for $8 each; reservations will be accepted up to 48 hours before race day.

CAR WASH IS FREE

OLD FORGE--The 13th Annual Central Adirondack Kiwanis, Town of Webb School Key Club and Builders Club Free Car Wash will be Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Calypso's Cove parking lot here (rain date Sunday, Sept. 8).

This event provides funds for the administration and operations of all the many Kiwanis children's activities during the year. Last year over 100 cars were washed.

The car wash is free thanks to sponsors who pledge a specific amount per car washed or a set amount. For example, if one pledges 10 cents per car and 100 cars are washed $10 is due; or a sponsor might pledge $20 no matter how many cars are washed. Contact co-chairmen Bob Teesdale at (315) 369-5425 or Mike Griffin at 369-3881 to become a sponsor.

RUSTIC FURNITURE FAIR

BLUE MT. LAKE--The Adirondack Museum on Rt. 30 here will hold its 26th Annual Rustic Furniture Fair Sept. 14-15, featuring more than 50 rustic makers, artisans and artists. This is an exceptional festival of rustic arts featuring handcrafted furniture, furnishings and Adirondack paintings.

Looking for the perfect piece of furniture for home or camp? Look no further. Renowned craftsman from all over the United States will showcase and sell their one-of-a-kind creations. Exhibitors will be on hand to answer questions about their work or discuss custom made pieces.

An early buying opportunity is available Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8-10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased for $25 online through the Museum Store website.

INLET FALL FESTIVAL

INLET--Inlet Fall Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fern Park on Loomis Road here. Free admission, free shuttle and free entertainment.

Over 70 vendors will sell food, novelties, crafts, furniture, clothing, raffle tickets and much more. There will be children's activities (head for the Kid Zone), jugglers, live music and food. Go to www.InletFallFestival.com.

LONG BOAT REGATTA

LONG LAKE--The Long Boat Regatta here will be Saturday, Sept. 21, and Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Town Beach. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the racing starts at 11 a.m. with the North American War Canoe and C-4 Championships and the Adirondack Kayak Championships. Other shorter events for both youth and adults are scheduled. Go to www.MacsCanoe.com.

IT'S AN APPLE FEST

SPECULATOR--Apple Fest here will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Speculator Pavilion at the ball field on Rt. 30. The event will be packed with family fun including children's games, food and craft vendors, pumpkin painting and face painting. A barbecue begins at 4 p.m. For more call (518) 548-4478.

DON'T MISS THE MOOSE

INDIAN LAKE--The Great Adirondack Moose Festival here will be Sept. 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, family fun sponsored by the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce. One-of-a-kind Adirondack-themed crafts, self-guided tour of the Moose River Plains, fall foliage whitewater rafting, guided hikes, turkey shoot, Moosterpiece children's games, Adirondack "Art" Moose Hunt, fly fishing casting, beer sampling tent, IL Museum Open House, Moose Calling Contest, Count The Moose Scat Contest, Adirondack Wildlife Refuge & Rehabilitation Center, Blue Mt. Lake cruise and more. Email indianlakechamber@frontiernet.net; call (518) 648-5112 or 648-5636.

FILMS/MOVIES/TV

FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES

TUPPER LAKE--The Wild Center here is showing "Flight of the Butterflies" in its Flammer Theater through June 2014. AdkAction.org provided a $20,000 gift to sponsor the screening. The film spans thousands of miles and several generations while tracking monarch butterflies to their Mexican winter haven for a truly spectacular sight, hundreds of millions of butterflies.

AdkAction.org's goal is to protect milkweed, the perennial plant essential to monarch reproduction; and to urge planting of late-blooming flowers to feed monarchs as they begin their incredible journey. Monarch butterflies lay their eggs only on milkweed leaves and their caterpillars eat only milkweed.

FOOD

FLY IN OR DRIVE IN

PISECO--The annual Fly-In / Drive-In Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Speculator Lions Club will be Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8-11 a.m. at Piseco Airport (rain or shine). This year the Lions are adding an additional tent and seating to accommodate the large number of people who have attended in recent years. The cost is $7 per adult and $4 for children under age 11. Come join in on the great food and fun. All proceeds support local community needs and Lions charities.

STEAK AND CHICKEN

HOPE--The Hope Volunteer Fire Company, located on Rt. 30 in the Town of Hope, will hold a steak and chicken barbecue Saturday, Aug. 24, from 4-7 p.m. For more information call the Robinsons at 924-2562.

A REAL PIG ROAST

INDIAN LAKE--The Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department will host a Pig Roast Saturday, Aug. 31, starting at 4 p.m. at the fire hall. Eat in or take out. Come early, as this annual favorite sells out quickly. The outside grill starts at noon with hamburgers, hot dogs, steamed clams and clam chowder.

CHICKEN AND FIREWORKS

LONG LAKE--Long Lake Volunteer Fire Department's Labor Day Chicken Barbecue and Fireworks will be Saturday, Aug. 31, from 5-9:30 p.m.

SQUARE DANCE AND CLAM BAKE

RAQUETTE LAKE--A Raquette Lake tradition returns Saturday, Aug. 31, when Burke's Marina hosts an evening of square dancing and a clambake from 5:30-9 p.m. Celebrate the end of summer with friends and neighbors at an evening of great food and dancing. $30 adults / $15 under age 12. For more call the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts at (518) 352-7715 or visit the website at www.adirondackarts.org.

BARBECUE & CLAM BAKE

INLET--The Fifth Annual IVES Barbecue and Clam Bake will be Saturday, Sept. 7, from 3-10 p.m. Enjoy clams, burgers, hot dogs, barbecued chicken, corn, salads, beer, wine, soda and water and more along with entertainment.

Advance sale tickets are barbecue $20, barbecue and two dozen clams $30. Extra clams are $5 a dozen. Tickets at the door for barbecue and clams are $40. The event benefits Inlet Volunteer Emergency Services.

CHICKEN AND BISCUITS

WELLS--The Wells United Methodist Church is holding a Back to School Dinner Saturday, Sept. 14, from 4-6:30 p.m. The menu consists of chicken in gravy on biscuits, mashed potatoes, green beans and carrots, beverage and homemade pies, cakes and cookies. The cost is $8.50 for adults, $4 for ages 6-12 and free for under age 6. Take-outs and gluten-free options are available. The church is near the center of Wells on Route 30.

GARAGE/YARD SALES

TWIGS TREASURES

LAKE PLEASANT--Twigs Treasures House is open for the summer. Come browse two floors of constantly changing arrays of antiques and slightly used furniture, household goods, toys, linens and more.

Twigs Treasures House is on Page Street near the intersection with State Route 8. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays during August; Fridays and Saturdays during September (plus Sunday, Sept. 15, until noon for the Town-Wide Garage Sale); and Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5, and Columbus Day Weekend Oct. 11-13 and Oct. 14 to noon.

To donate items call Letty Rudes at 548-7077) Lore Frisk at 548-4668 or Susan Thielking at 548-6318.

GUNS

ARMS FAIR IS SLATED

SARATOGA SPRINGS--New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Associates will host its Saratoga Springs Gun and Militaria Show Aug. 24-25 at Saratoga Springs City Center.

Firearms buffs will buy, sell and trade. Over 250 tables of exhibits include historical firearms, Americana, military collectibles, reference books, Civil War swords and artifacts and thousands of guns, knives and accessories. Adirondack antiques often appear.

NEACA members are admitted Friday evening at 6 p.m. Memberships are available at the door for an annual fee of $50. This includes free admission to NEACA shows for 12 months.

The doors are open to the public Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. General admission is $8 daily ($7 for those over age 60); children under age 14 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

HISTORY

MUSEUM HAS NEW DISPLAY

WELLS--The Wells Museum has a new display this year -- a reproduction of the original parlor of the building as when it was owned by Mary Hosley and Orra Buyce, who made their home there in 1918. The display includes many of the original furnishings, including the original sofa, as well as games and pottery. The museum is open Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. during July and August.

STEAMBOAT WEEK IN RL

RAQUETTE LAKE--Every year historic steamboat owners visit and vacation on Raquette Lake, as they will Aug. 18-24 this year. These historic boats grace the waters and travel around, harkening back to days of long ago. While this is not a formal event, the owners are more than happy to visit with curious onlookers at the Raquette Lake Waterfront and talk about the history of these incredible vessels.

MONDAY EVENING LECTURE

BLUE MT.LAKE--The Aug. 26 Monday Evening Lecture at the Adirondack Museum on Rt. 30 here will be "The State of Adirondack Waters" by Peter Bauer, starting at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Monday Evening Lectures are free for museum members and $5 each for non-members. For more go to www.adkmuseum.org.

HEAR ABOUT THE HOTELS

INLET--Inlet Historical Society will present "Historic Inlet Hotels" Wednesday, Aug. 28, starting at 7 p.m., at Inlet Town Hall, presented by the people who ran them. For more call (315) 357-5501 or go to info@inlethistoricalsociety.org.

HIDDEN HISTORY TOURS

BLUE MT. LAKE--The Adirondack Museum here will hold Hidden History Tours Friday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its off-site Collections Storage and Study Center (last tour departs at 3:30 p.m.), featuring special curator-led tours of the boat and rustic furniture collection. The Collection Storage and Study Center is on Rt. 30 here. There is a $10 charge._Please note the museum will close early Sept. 13 to prepare for its Rustic Furniture Fair.

FISH MT. CEMETERY TOUR

LAKE PLEASANT--Tour Fish Mountain Cemetery here with The Historical Society of Lake Pleasant & Speculator Saturday, Oct. 26, starting at 7 p.m. Come meet people of the past and learn their stories. Meet at the cemetery at the end of Fish Mt. Rd. Refreshments will be served. For more call (518) 548-4478.

LECTURES/TALKS

MONARCH WATCH

TUPPER LAKE--Dr. Chip Taylor, founder and director of Monarch Watch, will be at The Wild Center here for two special programs (reservations are recommended): Friday, Aug. 23, at 7:30 p.m. for the program, "Monarch Butterfly Conservation: The Challenges Ahead," that will cover the dynamics and current conservation issues facing the monarch butterfly. The presentation is free.

Return Aug. 24 at 1 p.m. for a special showing of "Flight of the Butterflies," with an introduction by Taylor of the award-winning film, followed by a monarch tagging workshop. Call (518) 359-7800.

MUSIC

LAKE EFFECT WINDS

RAQUETTE LAKE--St. William's on Long Point here will host Lake Effect Winds, a woodwind quintet from Syracuse, Thursday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m. The quintet enjoys finding and performing unique arrangements and original compositions of both serious and light-hearted nature for trio, quartet and quintet. Featured instruments include flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn and bassoon.

This performance will consist of music from around the world that is as much fun to listen to as it is to play. Call (315) 354-4265 for reservations (the site is boat access only). The boat leaves the village dock beginning at 5:50 p.m. A Pie Raffle will be held to help defray the costs involved in hosting the entertainment.

MADRIGALS AND MOTETS*

LONG LAKE--Northern Adirondack Vocal Ensemble and the Four Winds Recorder Consort will present a program of renaissance music, "Madrigals, Motets, and Merriment," at the United Methodist Church on Rt. 30 here at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, part of the Long Lake Friend of Music Series.

NAVE, directed by Andrew Benware, is a select chamber choir of professional and experienced amateur singers. The Four Winds ensemble brings together four recorder players. The program features the ensembles both separately and together. A reception to meet the artists will follow.

Benware is director of choral activities at Saranac Lake High School. He also lectures in Music Education at the Ithaca College School of Music, where he teaches summer graduate courses. Donations are appreciated to further fund the concert series. Email jjmallery@frontiernet.net or call (518) 624-2056 for more.

MUSIC ON THE GREEN

WELLS--The Nightmare River Band will play Saturday, Aug. 24, starting at 6 p.m. at the Wells Pavilion behind Wells Community Hall on Rt. 30, part of this summer's Music on the Green series. The well-established band is known for its alternative folk and country music and has won battles of the bands contests. Refreshments will be sold.

SUNSETS BY THE LAKE

INLET--Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman will perform in the Sunsets by the Lake concert series at Arrowhead Park on Rt. 28 here (rain site Fern Park Pavilion) Saturday, Aug. 24, from 6-8 p.m. Years of leading their all-original, dance-driven group imbued this duo with the power to sound like a full band, whether it's pulsing funk or haunting ballad. Electrifying, unique and always uplifting, these improvisational performers possess "the fearlessness of a high wire act working without a net."

10TH MT. DIVISION TO PLAY

LONG LAKE--The 10th Mountain Division Light Infantry Band will play Saturday, Aug. 24, starting at 7 p.m. at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion here. The concert is free. Call (518) 624-3077 for more information.

The band is based at Fort Drum and is commanded by Warrant Officer Daniel P. Wood. Since 9/11, the band has provided musical and operational support while deployed to Kosovo in support of Operation KFOR, Pakistan in response to the earthquake that rocked the area in 2005, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and three times to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. These professional soldier-musicians are ready to deploy anywhere in the world.

ZYDECO IS COMING

RAQUETTE LAKE--Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers will play Thursday, Aug. 29, starting at 7 p.m. at the Raquette Lake school on Rt. 28 here for free will offerings. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. and there will be a pie raffle.

One of the most versatile zydeco bands in the country, their music appeals to people of all ages and musical tastes. They work hard to involve the audiences by having extra scratch boards for "guest" appearances with the band. Zydeco music is infectious and this band wants to help that continue. Feet tapping, hand clapping and dancing are all a part of the fun.

CHATZKY ON PIANO*

LONG LAKE--Herb Chatzky will give a recital of classical and modern works, concluding with the famous 30-minute long Liszt Sonata, will be given at the Calvary United Methodist Church here Thursday, Aug. 29, at 7:30 p.m.

Chatzky has received many awards as a pianist and organist, as well as horn player, accompanist and conductor. He has performed at Carnegie Recital Hall, Carl Fischer Hall, Lincoln Center and many other venues.

Chatzky is director of the Newcomb Friends for Music Concerts and has been an active member of the Long Lake Friends of Music and helped to found it in 2004.

A reception to meet the artist will follow the concert. This concert is part of a series presented by the Long Lake Friends of Music. Donations are appreciated. For more call 624-2056 or email jjmallery@frontiernet.net.

10TH MOUNTAIN DIVISION

INDIAN LAKE--The 10th Mountain Division Band will play at Byron Park here Friday, Aug. 30, starting at 7 p.m. Music in Byron Park events are free. For more information call (518) 648-5828.

SUNSETS BY THE LAKE

INLET--Cosby Gibson will entertain Saturday, Aug. 31, from 6-8 p.m. as part of the Sunsets by the Lake concert series at Arrowhead Park on Rt. 28 here (rain site Fern Park Pavilion). Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the music and a spectacular sunset.

Gibson lives in upstate New York near the Adirondack Mountains. She writes and sings original acoustic and contemporary folk songs. Her melodies and traditional sound find inspiration from the forest, the countryside and human relationships.

ALEX SMITH TO PLAY

INDIAN LAKE--Fresh off an East Coast tour, Long Lake musician Alex Smith will help close out Indian Lake Theater’s 2013 summer season with a live concert Saturday, Aug. 31, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10.

“We like nothing more than when our stage is a venue for local talent,” said ILT Director Danielle Shaw. “Alex has played at the theater before but we’re looking forward to having him back to hear his new locally-inspired music.”

Smith, fiddler Jake Brillhart and guitarist and mandolin player Dylan Rice will play songs from his forthcoming album, “Hamilton County,” set to be released by Wetpecket Island Records.

Local musicians Chris Shaw and Dan Berggren have praised Smith’s singing, songwriting and musical talents. His previous albums include “North Country Sessions” and “Live with Dylan Rice.”

OUTDOORS

SPORTSMAN ED OFFERED

WOODGATE--A Sportsman Education Course will be held at the White Otter Fish & Game Club here Saturday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a home study course. Homework must be completed before Aug. 24 and brought to the class. Only those bringing it will be allowed in.

Advance registration is required. Register in person at the Woodgate Free Library at 11051 Woodgate Drive before Aug. 21. It is open Mondays 3-8 p.m., Wednesdays 2-6 p.m. and Thursdays and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Applicants will receive their manuals and study assignments at registration. They will be expected to have read the entire manual and completed all chapter exercises prior to the class. For more contact Dan Gilmore at (315) 392-4641 or dwmgilmore@gmail.com or e mail Howard LaFave at janhowl@frontiernet.net.

PERFORMING ARTS

A WEEKEND OF THEATER

RAQUETTE LAKE--You love theater, your spouse loves history, you both love adventure. What to do...

The Adirondack Summer Playhouse wraps its season Aug. 23-25 with a Grand Finale Weekend featuring four theatrical performances and a two-night stay at Great Camp Sagamore in Raquette Lake.

Enjoy productions of "Cabaret," "Macbeth," "Songs for a New World" and "Shrek" along with hiking, swimming and canoeing--all at the former wilderness estate of the Vanderbilts.

Packages, which include lodging, all meals and all performances, are $339 for adults and $175 for children under age 18. For more information go to www.adksummerplayhouse.org or www.greatcampsagamore.org or call (315) 354-5311, ext. 21.

PHOTOGRAPHY

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW SET

BLUE MT. LAKE--The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts here will hold its Diversity: Through Many Lenses Fourth Annual National Juried Photography Show Aug. 22 through Sept. 28. Come see a fantastic variety of photographs from around the nation.

Gallery hours are Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A Gallery Reception will be held Sept. 28 from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information call the AC at (518) 352-7715 or visit the website at www.adirondackarts.org.

VISUAL ARTS

ART IS ON EXHIBIT

SPECULATOR--Local artist John Jazeboski is being showcased with an exhibit at the Lake Pleasant Library through August. Jazeboski paints landscapes in oils. He also makes custom frames. Stop in and enjoy this local talent. Jazeboski lives in Piseco.

FROM A TO B AND BACK

UTICA--An extensive selection of works by the 20th century's most compelling artist will be spotlighted in the exhibition "The Prints of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again," on view through Sept. 8 in the Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute here.

"The Prints of Andy Warhol" features 63 iconic images, primarily screenprints, created at different points in Warhol's career. The subject matter includes advertising; Campbell's Soup Cans; celebrity portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Liz Taylor, Muhammad Ali and Mick Jagger, among others; flowers; camouflage; "Ladies and Gentlemen;" and "The Last Supper." The exhibition also features Warhol's wallpaper with cows and his silver Mylar balloon clouds.

"The Prints of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again" is organized and circulated by The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh.

WORKSHOPS

MAKE A CHERRY PADDLE

BLUE MT. LAKE--Craftsman Caleb Davis will hold Traditional Paddle Making workshops Aug. 22 and 29 at The Adirondack Museum on Rt. 28N/30 here. Participants will use hand-tools to make their own cherry paddles. This is an all-day, physically demanding workshop. Fees are_$125 each for a single blade paddle; $135 for a double bladed paddle. Pre-registration is required at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

LEARN TO MAKE CHEESE

PISECO--Cornell Cooperative Extension of Hamilton County will hold a workshop on Cheesemaking Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon at Piseco Education Center on Rt. 8 here. The cost of $25 per person includes a cheesemaking kit. Pre-registration and payment is required by Friday, Aug. 16. Call 548-6191.

LEARN PAPER PIERCING

BLUE MT. LAKE--A Quilting: Paper Piercing workshop will be held at The Adirondack Museum on Rt. 28N/30 here Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This program will take the mystery out of paper piecing.

Students will make a small wall hanging encompassing many of the intricacies of the technique. Over the past 20 years instructor Linda Jones-Bennett has become a respected quilt maker and quilt-making instructor throughout eastern New York state. The fee is $50 each; register at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com.

MAKE A SLAB BENCH/TABLE

BLUE MT. LAKE--The Adirondack Museum on Rt. 28N/30 here will host a Rustic Slab Bench / Table Family Workshop Thursday, Aug. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Build a rustic slab bench / table with a softwood slab and hardwood legs. Instructor Bruce Wight provides all materials.

Power tools will be used (adults only), but no woodworking experience is needed. Participants may bring their own tools but they are not required. This workshop is suitable for children age 12 and above, accompanied by an adult family member. For safety, there must be an adult present for each child. The fee is $100 each; pre-registration is required at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

MAKE AN ART QUILT

BLUE MT. LAKE--Learn how to make an art quilt during a Quilting: Fiber Art Workshop Saturday, Aug. 31, at The Adirondack Museum on Rt. 28N/30 here from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Instructor Linda Jones-Bennett is a respected quilt maker and quilt-making instructor throughout eastern New York state. The fee is $50 each; register at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

* This event is possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts' Decentralization Regrant Program, administered in Hamilton County by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake.

The deadline for Coming Attractions is two weeks before the event. Announcements may not exceed 130 words. E-mail them to editor@hamiltoncountyexpress.com

     

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