Past Antique & Art Events

The Fall, Holidays & Spring Seasons boast incredible Antique & Art Events in the Lake George Region. Scroll through to see what you missed during 2011, 2012, and so far this year.

Click here to view current & upcoming Antique & Art Events in the Lake George Region



Past Fall 2011:
(please scroll down for more recent 2012 & 2013 events)



Sept. 15      Third Thursday Art Walks

View works by regional artists/ In Downtown Glens Falls (glensfallsartwalk.com) and Main Street in North Creek (gorechamber.com)


Sept. 15, Oct. 20      Mini Open House

Stop by the art studios, shops & galleries to shop for unique handcrafted & original art items and view artists demonstrate their works/ 5-8PM. The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. (518) 90-SHIRT. shirtfactorygf.com


Sept. 16-17     Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival

Celebrate halfway to St. Patrick’s Day at the largest Irish festival featuring 30+ musical performers, craft vendors & more/ Fri. 5-11PM, Sat. 11AM-11PM. Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa. (888) 414-3378. irish2000fest.com


Sept. 16-18      Adirondack Mountains Antiques & Art Show & Sale

Rustic art, camp furniture, hunting & fishing antiques, taxidermy, boats, food, live music, wine tasting & more/ Indian Lake Central School & Town Hall, Indian Lake. (518) 648-5236, (518) 648-6255. adkantiques.com


Sept. 17      Adirondack Fabric & Fiber Arts Festival

Wonderful fall event with music, fiber items for sale by vendors, hands-on activities, exhibits, presentations, demonstrations, and displays including: art quilts, felt making, mixed media textile arts, quilting,, rug hooking, wool arts, knitting, & more/ 10AM-4PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 17      Mask Making Workshop

Linda Buerkley will give a two hour lesson on making & creating masks/ 1-3PM. North Country Arts Center, Chestertown. (518) 803-4034. northcountryartscenter.org


Sept. 18      Casey’s Poppy Art Quilt Workshop

Quilter Linda Bennett will guide you in creating a simple art quilt using the pattern of a poppy flower watercolor painting/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 18      Mixed Media Techniques for Textile Art Workshops

Create your own piece of textile art with the help from artist Louisa Austin Woodworth/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 18      Rug Hooking Workshop: The Basics and Beyond

Craftswoman Shea Farrell Carr will teach you how to create your own traditional Adirondack pack basket; use for hiking & camping, or for laundry/ 9AM-4PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 18      Rural Heritage Festival

Enjoy the fall season including crafts and demonstrations, and much more/ 9AM-4PM. Starbuck Farm, Chestertown. (518) 743-0734. warrencountyhistoricalsociety.org


Sept. 23-25     Zonta Fall Craft Show

Homemade crafts, artists, vendors, and more/ 5PM start (Fri.) and 5AM start (Sat. & Sun.). Part of the Adirondack Balloon Festival – Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury. (518) 743-1844. www.zontadistrict2.org/glensfalls/fallcraftshow/


Sept. 24      Adult Pack Basket Workshop

Craftswoman Shea Farrell Carr will give a one day class on the art of pack basket making/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 24      Colors of Fall Arts and Crafts Festival

30+ vendors of handmade crafts and fine artwork with live music, face painting, spin art, and more; a North Country Arts Center 13th annual event/ 10AM-4PM. Crandall Park by the Pond, Upper Glen Street, Glens Falls. northcountryartscenter.org


Sept. 24      Fall Festival Craft Fair

Get ready for Chestertown’s fall craft fair/ 9AM-3PM. United Methodist Church, Chestertown. (518) 494-3374. northwarren.com


Sept. 24     Garage, Book, Estate & Plant Sale

Find an array of eclectic items to share as gifts for others or for yourself/9AM-4PM. Old Fort House Museum, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. ftedward.com


Sept. 24-25      Balloon Festival Antique Show and Sale

local dealers of quality antiques will be in tents on the front lawn and inside the 34 rooms shop/ 10AM-5PM (Sat.) and 10AM-4PM (Sun). Glenwood Manor Antiques Center, corner of Glenwood Ave. and Quaker Road, Queensbury. (518) 798-4747. e-mail: glenwoodmanor@roadrunner.com. Find Glenwood Manor Antiques & Vintage on Facebook!


Sept. 24-25    Lakeside Craft Festival

Annual Village craft show along the northern end of Lake George/ 10AM-6PM. Beach Road, Lake George. (518) 668-5771.


Sept. 25      Antique Show

Find antiques at this great Ballston Lake Fall festive location/ 9AM-4PM. Lakeside Farm Cider Mill, Ballston Lake. (518) 399-2034. LakesideFarmsCiderMill.com


Oct. 1      Bean Pot Basket Class

Craftswoman Shea Farrell Carr will give a one day class, teaching the basics of basket making. Learn to make the bean pot style basket and use it to collect your garden vegetables, store mail, or for yarn & wash cloths/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Oct. 1      Lake George Photography Notecards & Card Making Demo

Kirsta Sutton of “Suttonscapes,” will give demonstrations on the card making process; her Lake George Photography notecards will also be on display and for sale/ 1-4PM. TREES Adirondack Gifts & Books, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-5756.


Oct. 1-2      Adirondack’s Museum’s Adirondack Harvest Festival

Enjoy autumn celebrations including wagon rides, games, music, arts & crafts, and more/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Oct. 1-2      Lake George Oktoberfest & WagenFest

The entire family won’t want to miss this weekend in Lake George! Fall festivities include raft fair, live German music & food, kids activities, car show & parade, fireworks and more/ Lake George Village. For more information: (518) 668-5771 wagenfest.com


Oct. 1-2      Warrensburg’s World’s Largest Garage Sale

Over 1,000 vendors, flea markets, crafts, garage sales, antiques, collectibles, as well as food and entertainment/ Town-wide Warrensburg. (518) 623-2161. warrensburgchamber.com


Oct. 8      Garage, Book, and Estate Sale

The Old Fort House will be holding their fall garage, book & estate sale event/ 9AM-3PM. Old Fort House Museum, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. ftedward.com


Oct. 7      Garlic Festival at the Farmers’ Market

Locally grown garlic, crafts, folklore, sampling, recipe contests, music and more/ 3-6PM. Warrensburgh Mills Historic District Park, Warrensburg. (518) 466-5497. warrensburchamber.com


Oct. 8     Plein Aire at Saratoga Battlefield

Photographers & artists are welcome to capture the beauty of the park; art lessons for kids all day/ 9AM-4PM. Saratoga National Historical Park, Stillwater. (518) 664-9821, ext. 224. saratoga.org


Oct. 8      Wildlife Art on Display and Educational Sessions with Owls

David Kiehm, a wildlife artist, will be displaying his art. Kiehm, a “contemporary John James Audubon,” works with oils, watercolors, pencils, & sculptures, and has won regional & national exhibitions. There will also be an educational program on owls, presented by Trish Marki of North Country Wild Care. She will be showing live owls and taking questions/ 11AM-4PM. TREES Adirondack Gifts & Books, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-5756.


Oct. 8-9      Bolton Landing Emergency Squad Arts & Crafts Festival

Find art & craft related items from 30-4- regional craft vendors/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers’ Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


Oct. 8-9      Gore Mountain Harvest Festival

Enjoy fall festivities including a variety of Adirondack craft vendors (artists, furniture makers, jewelers, photographers & more), fall food & drinks, music, gondola rides & more/ 10AM-4PM. Gore Mountain, North Creek. (518) 251-2411. goremountain.com


Oct. 8-9      North Creek Autumn Street Fair

Vendors, art work, tent sales, music, and more/ 10AM-4PM. Main Street, North Creek. (518) 251-3550. gorechamber.com


Oct. 8-9      Thurman Fall Farm Tour

Craft show, demonstrations, home show, sugarhouses, art & rustic furniture gallery, and so much more/ 11AM-3PM. Town-wide, Thurman/ Athol. Craft show at The Glen Lodge B&B. persisgranger.com/Thurman_Fall_Farm_Tour.htm


Oct. 8-9      Town Wide Garage Sale

Maps available at the Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce/ 9AM-5PM. Town-wide Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


Oct. 8-9      Quilt Show

New and vintage quilts exhibited; in conjunction with the spectacular Thurman Fall Farm Tour/ Town Hall, Thurman. persisgranger.com/Thurman_Fall_Farm_Tour.htm


Oct. 9      Making Designer Felted Hats

Ann Marie Smith, of “Just for Ewe,” will be making and selling designer felted hats made of locally grown wool from sheep & alpacas. After cleaning, dying, carving, and spinning the wool, she knits patterns and then felts her own designer hats/ 10AM-5PM. TREES Adirondack Gifts & Books, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-5756.


Oct. 13      Surrender Week in Schuylerville: Photographs of the 18th Century

View art to learn about history with Saratoga National Historical Park Ranger Eric Schnitzer/ 7:30-9PM. Town Hall, Saratoga Springs. (518) 644-9821 ext. 224. nps.gov/sara/


Oct. 15      Chapman Tag Sale

Find items including furniture paintings, framed prints & household furnishings; if you have any nice unused items, you can donate them to this tag sale/ 8AM-2PM. Chapman Historical Museum, Glens Falls. (518) 793-2826. chapmanmuseum.org


Oct. 15      Fall Fair

Choose from a variety of antiques & collectibles, jewelry, books, and more/ 9AM-2PM. Senior Center, Glens Falls. (518) 793-2189.


Oct. 15      Seasons of the Adirondacks Aerial Photography

Diane James will be selling her aerial photographs of northern & southern basins of Lake George; and will give a card making process demonstration/ 2-5PM. TREES Adirondack Gifts & Books, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-5756.


Oct. 15-16      Birch Bark Frame Workshop

Create your own rustic wood frame with birch bark, twigs & other natural materials; 2 day class/ 9AM-4PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Oct. 20      Third Thursday Glens Falls Art Walk

Last monthly Downtown artwalk for the 2011 season/ 5-8PM. Downtown Glens Falls. glensfallsartwalk.com


Oct. 20-22      Fall Rummage Sale

Furniture, clothing, books, jewelry and more/ Caldwell Presbyterian Church, Lake George. (518) 668-2613. caldwellpres.org


Oct. 22      Craft Fair & Lunch

10AM-3PM. First Baptist Church, Glens Falls. (518) 793-1335.


Oct. 23      Cooper’s Cave Coin Club Fall Coin Show

New & experienced coin collectors are invited to attend this annual coin show event/ 10AM-4PM. VFW Post #6196, Luzerne Rd., Queensbury. (518) 596-0076.


Nov. 3      First Thursday at Warrensburgh Museum

Special evening exhibit hours at the museum/ 6-8PM. Warrensburgh Museum of Local History, Warrensburg. (518) 623-2928. warrensburgchamber.com


Nov 5-6      LARAC Fall Arts Festival

Annual arts festival with 80+ regional artists and hand-crafters/ 10AM-5PM (Sat.) & 10AM-4PM (Sun.). Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome), Queensbury. (518) 798-1144. larac.org



Past Holiday 2011:



Nov. 11-12        Thrift Store Christmas Sale

Find clothing, gifts, toys, decorations & books/ 9AM-3PM. First Baptist Church of Glens Falls. (518) 793-1335.


Nov. 12      Elks Fall Festival & Craft Fair

It’s still fall!  Find an array of crafts & more at this fall festival/ 9AM-2PM. BPOE #2223 Elks Auxiliary, Route 40S, Greenwich. (518) 692-2347. greenwichchamber.org


Nov. 12 – Dec. 23      LARAC Holiday Show & Sale

Find a variety of original art & fine crafts/ 10AM-5PM. Lapham Gallery at Lower Adirondack Regional Artists Council (LARAC). Glens Falls. (518) 798-1144. larac.org


Nov. 17      Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar

Crafts, books, gifts, puzzles, white elephant items and more/ 10AM-2PM. Adirondack Tri County NRC, Ski Bowl Rd., North Creek. (518) 251-3359.


Nov. 18-19       30th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Browse and shop at this annual bazaar with talented area crafters and over 25 tables; also visit the Food Court for breakfast, lunch & dinner (take out available), and the Cookie Walk for home made cookies; participate in the Chinese raffle; and win a beautiful hand-made quilt/ 4-8PM (Fri.) and 9AM-3PM (Sat.). Moreau Community Center, 144 Main Street, South Glens Falls. (518) 792-6007.


Nov. 18 – Dec. 24      Annual Holiday Shop

Choose from juried art & handcrafted items made by regional artists in this festive holiday shop/ Lapham Gallery at the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC), Glens Falls. (518) 798-1144. larac.org


Nov. 19      Holiday Gifts and Craft Festival

Find a variety of gift items, crafts, and original art by area artists and artisans; enjoy entertainment by local performers/ 10AM-4PM.  Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glens Falls, Queensbury. (518) 792-2711.  glensfallsuu.com


Nov. 19      Traditional Holiday Crafts

Make hand dipped candles & other items to take home as gifts/ 1-3PM. Chapman Historical Museum, Glens Falls. (518) 793-2826. chapmanmuseum.org


Nov. 22      Holiday Card Workshop

Be creative this holiday season!  Learn how to create your own holiday themed greeting cards using Microsoft Publisher/ 1-3PM.  Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls.  (518) 792-6508.  crandalllibrary.org


Nov. 25-27      Holiday Open House at The Shirt Factory

Meet over 30 artisans & crafts people and view original art & handcrafted items; great for holiday shopping/ 10AM-5PM. The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. (518) 90-SHIRT. shirtfactorygf.com


Nov. 25-27      North Country Festival of Trees

This annual Prospect Child and Family Center benefit is a must see! Experience a winter wonderland with beautifully decorated trees & other holiday decorations; handmade items by local artisans will also be available at the festival/ Fri. & Sat., 11AM-6PM, and Sun. 11AM-4PM. Queensbury Hotel, Downtown Glens Falls. prospectcenter.com


Nov. 26      A Country Christmas Bazaar

An array of hand-crafted items by regional Adirondack artists & artisans are for sale; perfect items for holiday gifts; proceeds support the Thurman Christmas Basket Fund/ 9AM-3PM. Thurman Town Hall, 311 Athol Road, Athol. (518) 623-9718. thurman-ny.com


Nov. 26      Saratoga Springs Craft Fair

36th annual Saratoga crafts share filled with a variety of hand made items; buy some unique items for your friends & family/ 10AM-4:30PM. Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs. saratogacraft.org


Nov. 26      Wreath and Centerpiece Class

Make two unique projects using balsam greens/ 9:30AM-3:30PM. Fort Edward Art Center, 83 Broadway, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. ftedward.com


Nov. 26-27      Glenwood Manor Holiday Open House

34 rooms filled with antiques & vintage gifts for sale; enjoy refreshments/ 10AM-5PM (Sat.) & 12-5PM (Sun.). Glenwood Manor Antiques Center, Queensbury. (518) 798-4747. Click here for more info on Glenwood Manor.


Dec. 1     Christmas Tea & Bazaar

Come to North Creek and enjoy the craft sale & silver tea/ 11AM-2PM. North Creek United Methodist Church, North Creek. (518) 251-3427.


Dec. 2- Jan. 14     Holiday Treasures

Find holiday treasures by local artists and artisans/ Thursdays – Sundays 10AM-4PM.  Art in Chestertown Gallery, Chestertown. (518) 803-4023.  northcountryartscenter.org


Dec. 3      Christmas Boutique

Find great gifts, baked goods and holiday decorations in the holiday decorated Historic Sherman House/ 9AM-2PM. Glens Falls Senior Center on Glens Street, Glens Falls. (518)  793-2193.


Dec. 3      Holiday Gift Fair

Shop for Adirondack handcrafted gifts items/ 9AM-3PM.  Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


Dec. 3      Spirit of Christmas Holiday Festival

Shop for handmade items by local and regional artisans including holiday items & handcrafted jewelry; also bake sale, silent auction & children’s craft room/ 9AM-3PM.  Queensbury Methodist Church, Queensbury.  (518) 793-9728.


Dec. 3-4     Christmas in Warrensburgh

Enjoy Church Bazaars during weekend; also tree lighting ceremony, kids activities, musical entertainment, and caroling/ Downtown Warrensburg. (518) 466-5497.  warrensburgchamber.com


Dec. 4      Holiday Craft Fair

Annual fair with hand crafted and unique artwork, wood crafts, gifts, jewelry & more; part of “Christmas in Warrensburg”/ 9AM-4PM. The Lodge at Echo Lake, Warrensburg. (518) 623-2161. warrensburgchamber.com


Dec. 10-11      Holiday Open House at The Shirt Factory

Partake is some great holiday shopping for original art and handcrafted items by artists and artisans/ 10AM-5PM. The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. (518) 90-SHIRT. shirtfactorygf.com



Past Spring 2012:



April 14-15, April 21-22, April 28-29     Indoor Fleeing Flea Market & Craft Show

Find an array of crafts, garage sale selections & vendors/ Sat. 9AM-5PM, Sun. 11AM-5PM. Lake George Forum, Route 9, Lake George. (518) 668-2200. lakegeorgeforum.net


April 27 – 29      Maple in April Festival in Lake Luzerne

Weekend fun with crafters, baking contests, train rides, hobby trains, historic strolls, and maple maple maple!/ 8AM-4PM. Main Street, Lake Luzerne. hadleybusinessassociation.net


May 5-6      Lake George Community Garage Sale

Various garage sales throughout the Village of Lake George/ (518) 668-5771.  (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgechamber.com


May 8 & 9      Plaza Craft Show

South Concourse at the Empire State Plaza, Albany. (877) 659-4ESP.  empirestateplaza.org   ogs.ny.gov


May 8-10      Northeast Show Promoters Crafts Show

North Concourse at the Empire State Plaza, Albany. (877) 659-4ESP empirestateplaza.org   ogs.ny.gov


May 18-20       Thurman Town-wide Sale

70 old fashioned yard sales throughout the town of Thurman selling a variety of items including: crafts, vegetable plants, handmade quilts, housewares, kids’ items hunting supplies, fishing supplies, and much more. There will also be a rummage sale held by the Thurman EMS and Sugarload Mountain Senior Citizens located at the squad building. Hot pink banners, flyers and signs will be posted to direct visitors. Maps will also be available at several sites near entrances to town. The Town of Thurman is 6 miles from Exit 23 in Warrensburg. Click here for more information.


May 19-20      Granville Townwide Yard Sales

Town-wide in Granville. washingtoncounty.org


May 19-20      Greenwich Town Wide Garage Sales

Town-wide in Greenwich. greenwichchamber.org


May 23-24     Plaza Craft Show

South Concourse at the Empire State Plaza, Albany. (877) 659-4ESP empirestateplaza.org   ogs.ny.gov


May 26       Chrissy’s Chair Preview

5-7PM. Sweet Pea Farm, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3020. chrissysfund.com


May 26      Old Fort House Museum Garage, Book, Estate & Plant Sale

Browse through tons of new merchandise/ 9AM-4PM. Old Fort House Museum, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. ftedward.com


May 26       Schroon Lake Summer Expo

Artists, crafters, vendors and community organization booths/ 2-8PM. On Main Street and in Town Park, Schroon Lake. (518) 532-7675. schroonlakechamber.org


May 26-27      Bolton Landing Arts & Crafts Festival

30-40 regional arts & craft vendors, artists & artisans/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers’ Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


May 26-27 Salem’s Annual Town-Wide Tag Sale

Sponsored by Salem Area Chamber of Commerce; happening rain or shine/ 9AM. Village & Town of Salem. (518) 854-3833. greenwichchamber.org salemnychamber.com


May 26-28       Glenwood Manor Memorial Weekend Outdoor Show and Sale

Find quality antiques by 30 local dealers at this annual event/ 10AM-5PM. Glenwood Manor Antiques Center, Queensbury. (518) 798-4747.


May 27       Lion’s Club Garage Sale & Auction

Part of Schroon Lake’s spectacular Opening Weekend event/ 12Noon. Boathouse, Schroon Lake. (518) 532-7675. schroonlakechamber.org


June 2-3        South Glens Falls/ Moreau Town-Wide Garage Sale

9AM. Moreau Community Center, South Glens Falls. (518) 792-6007. townofmoreau.org


June 2-3      St. James Spring Fair

Arts, crafts and collectibles/ 9AM-5PM. St. James Episcopal Church, Ottawa St, Lake George Village.  (518) 668-5771.  (518) 668-5755.


June 7-10      SaratogaArtsFest

An annual event of bringing the arts together including music, dance visual art, film, theatre, and literary art/ Citywide, Saratoga Spring. (518) 580-8010. saratogaartsfest.org


June 9-10       Ballston Spa Village Wide Garage Sale Weekend

Sales held by residents & community groups/ locations throughout the Ballston Spa area. ballston.org


June 10       Art Reception for the Exhibit, “Quilts, The Great Cover Up, Quilts 1780-1976”

With speaker Connie Frisbee Houde, textile specialist/ 1:30-3:30PM. Old Fort House Museum, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. ftedward.com


June 16    All American Lawn Sale

New and used gift and household items/ 9AM-2PM. Glens Falls Senior Center, Glens Falls. (518) 793-2189.


June 16       Whipple City Festival Craft Fair

Part of the annual Whipple City Festival weekend/ Mowry Park, Greenwich. greenwichchamber.org


June 8-9      Bolton Bikes & Bands

Adirondack handcrafts arts jewelry, and entertainment by live bands including the Stony Creek Band/ 10AM-8PM (bands 1-4PM and 5-8PM)/ Rogers’ Memorial Park, Bolton Landing.   boltonchamber.com


June 9       Artist Reception for the North Country Arts Center Exhibition

5-7PM. Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek. (518) 251-2505. tpcca.org


June 16-17      LARAC Arts Festival

41st annual arts & crafts festival featuring regional artists. Popular outdoor event with live music, food and activities/ 10AM-5PM. Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) at City Park in Downtown Glens Falls. larac.org


June 16-17 Shirt Factory Summer Open House Weekend

During LARAC weekend, head over to the Shirt Factory to find artists, artisans, crafters, and professionals displaying their work/ 10AM-5PM. The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. shirtfactorygf.com


June 16-17      Zonta Country Faire

Annual event featuring handmade crafts & artists/ Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 10AM-4PM. Parking Lot at 333 Glen Street, Glens Falls. zontadistrict2.org/glensfalls


June 22-24      Summerfest in Lake George Village

Celebrate the beginning of the Summer season at the annual Lake George Summerfest featuring the ever popular arts & crafts festival, musical entertainment, and more/ 9AM-6PM. Located in the heart of it all – in Shepard Park, Lake George Village. (518) 744-3418.


June 27-28       Painting with Alice

Paint your own picture with a floral motif with help by creative artist Alice Tunison/ 1-3PM. Wiawaka Holiday House Women’s Retreat on Lake George, Route 9L, Lake George. (877) 468-8128. wiawaka.org


June 30      International Coleman Collectors Club Convention Show

Demonstrations, seminars & vendors of Vintage Coleman collection and pressurized gas manufactured irons, lamps, stoves & lanterns/ 12Noon. Fort William Henry Hotel, Lake George Village. fortwilliamhenry.com


June 30       Old Fort House Museum Garage, Book, Estate & Plant Sale

Browse during the Fort Edward Heritage Days Festival/ 9AM-4PM. Old Fort House Museum, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. ftedward.com


June 30       Watercolor and Pastel Workshop: Building Better Landscapes

Learn the techniques, tips and perspectives for your own watercolor & pastel work with teacher Jan Palmer/ 9:30-3:30PM. A North Country Arts Center event at Dynamite Hill Ski Area in Chestertown. northcountryartscenter.org


June 30 – July 1       Forge Festival of Arts & Crafts

Handcrafted items by over 6 skilled artisans & vendors/ 10AM-5PM (Sat.) and 10AM-4PM (Sun.). North Street Recreation Center, Old Forge. (315) 369-6411. viewarts.org


June 30 – July 1       Paint Out Days in Chestertown

On the streets of Chestertown, view artists painting outdoors; art pieces will be for sale/ 10AM-5PM. North Country Arts Center Gallery, Main St., Chestertown. (518) 747-7740. northwarren.com



Past Summer 2012:



July 1       Folk School Festival

Food, music and a variety of artists’ demonstrations, blacksmithing, spinning, tinsmiths, woodcarving, etc./ 11AM-3PM. Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


July 2       Rustic Slab Bench Workshop

Families with children ages 12 and up can learn how to build their own rustic slab bench/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


July 4       Arts & Crafts at New York State’s 4th and Fireworks

There will be artisans, crafters and hands-on art projects at this huge Independence Day Celebration, as well as music, entertainment, food, activities and fireworks/ 2-10PM. Empire State Plaza, Albany. ogs.ny.gov/esp/july4th.asp


July 4       Clifton Park’s July 4th Celebration Craft Show

While celebrating 4th of July festivities, enjoy the all day craft show, followed by huge fireworks display later on in evening/ 12-8PM craft show. Clifton Common, 7 Clifton Common Blvd, Clifton Park. (518) 371-6667. cliftonpark.org


July 6       First Friday at Slate Valley Museum

Celebrate history and art in Granville; View Granville Elementary School student’s showcase and the Eugene and Shelley Fairbanks art/ 7-9PM. Slate Valley Museum, Granville. (518) 642-1417. slatevalleymuseum.org


July 6       3D Paper Caper Children’s Art Program

Kids 5 years and up can create a paper sculpture/ 1:15-2PM, 2:30-3:15PM & 4-4:45PM. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x4 crandalllibrary.org


July 6       Traditional Paddle Making Workshop

Craftsman Caleb Davis will teach a one-day workshop for making your own traditional cherry paddle/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


July 7        Reception for Lake George Arts Project Group Exhibition, “Way Up State”

A group exhibit of artists that live in Upstate New York/ 4-6PM. Lake George Arts Project, Lake George. (518) 668-2616. lakegeorgearts.org


July 7      Strawberry Festival & Bazaar

A special treat!  Crafts and desserts including shortcake, ice cream sundaes & malts/ 9AM-3PM.  Community Methodist Church, Chestertown. (518) 494-3374. northwarren.com


July 7-8       Bolton Landing Emergency Squad Arts & Crafts

35-40 arts & craft vendors/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers’ Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


July 7-8       Fine Art and Travel Photography, Fall Mountain Press

An exhibition and sale of photography by Michael Sandy, graduate of The Art Institute of Philadelphia and former US Army Photojournalist/ Starts at 10AM. TREES Adirondack Gifts and Books, Bolton Landing.  (518) 644-5756. treesadirondackgifts.com


July 11       Art Talks Series with Chapman Museum

The Director of the Chapman Historical Museum, Tim Weidner, will give a presentation on S.R. Stoddard’s photography of the Adirondack environment in the late 19th Century; part of Lake George Land Conservancy’s art talk series/ 7-8PM. LGLC’s Macionis Family Center for Conservation in Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org or chapmanmuseum.org


July 11-12       Wiawaka Felt Workshop

Learn the felting process, using the wet felting technique and wool fibers/ 1-4PM. Wiawaka Holiday House, Women’s Retreat, on Lake George, Route 9L, Lake George. (877) 468-8128. wiawaka.org


July 14       Art in the Park

Bring the family along for an open air art show and art lessons in the park/ 1-4PM. Bicentennial Park, Ticonderoga. (518) 585-2640. ticonderogany.com


July 14       Sunflower Music Festival

Artists, craft vendors, bands, food, kids activities & more/ 2-8PM. Essex County Fair Grounds, Westport. mhainessexny.org


July 14-15      Festival of Arts & Crafts

Enjoy another great arts and crafts fair in the heart of the village featuring over 100 artisans/ 9AM-6PM.  Shepard Park, Lake George Village. (518) 744-3418.  lakegeorgechamber.com


July 14-15       Priory Retreat Garage Sale

25th annual event featuring furniture, books, toys clothing and more/ 9AM-3PM. The Priory Retreat House, Chestertown. (518) 494-3733. prioryretreathouse.org


July 14-15       Salvation Army Yard Sale

9AM-4PM. Salvation Army Yard Sale, Moriah Center, 25 Witherbee Road, Moriah. ticonderogany.com


July 14-15       Warrensburg Summer Festival

Find a variety of crafts by local & regional artists and artisans; also family activities and games/ Main Street, Warrensburg. (518) 623-2161. warrensburgchamber.com


July 18      Art Talks Series with Chris Shaw of Adirondack Folk School

The executive Director of the Adirondack Folk School, Chris Shaw, will give a presentation on the Adirondack Folk School’s programs, and offer some musical entertainment; part of Lake George Land Conservancy’s art talk series/ 7-8PM. Lake George Land Conservancy, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


July 21      Riverview Arts & Crafts Fair – Library Book Sale

Over 40 regional & local crafters & artisans will be selling their handmade selections/ 9AM-4PM. Pavilion Park, Route 9N, Lake Luzerne.  townoflakeluzerne.com


July 25-27        Quilt Camp

Beginner & experienced quilters can choose from 2 different patterns; classes will be held with instructors Pat Bayard & Carrie Meerwarth/ 9AM-12PM each day. Wiawaka Holiday House, Lake George. (877) 468-8128. wiawaka.org


July 28       Adirondack Museum Benefit Gala

An evening of dinner, cocktails, and silent & live auctions. Antique & art enthusiasts can bid on spectacular pieces: walnut & cherry rustic dining table, antique guide book, reclaimed barnwood & birch dining/entry table, rustic bookcase, rustic Adirondack doghouse, handmade decorative dessert plates, handcrafted 1890 guideboat paddle, willow bark book ends, oil painting, and so many other pieces, as well as great get-away packages/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


July 28       Annual Country Fair & Antiques Auction

Choose from a variety of items including arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles, books, and garage sale finds/ 9AM-4PM. Old Fort House Museum, Fort Edward. ftedward.com


July 28-29       Old Forge Antiques Show & Sale

38th annual show featuring 60 + dealers/ 10AM-5PM (Sat.) and 10AM-4PM (Sun.). North Street Recreation Center, Old Forge. (315) 369-6411. viewarts.org


July 31       Stained Glass Workshop

Learn how to make a unique stained glass hanging for your home/ 10AM-2PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


July 31       Summer in Saratoga Craft Fair

Find hundreds of art and craft items by local & regional exhibitors/ 10AM-4PM. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. (518) 439-8370. saratoga.org


Aug. 1       LGLC Art Talks Series with Laura Von Rosk

Artist & Gallery Director of the Lake George Arts Project’s Courthouse Gallery will discuss her artwork & experience as an artist-in-residence in Antarctica/ 7-8PM. Lake George Land Conservancy at the Macionis Family Center for Conservation in Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


Aug. 3-5        Stony Creek Mountain Days Festival & Townwide Garage Sale

Crafters, vendors, dancing, music, food, entertainment, encampments, demonstrations, children’s activities, lumberjack competitions and more/ 9AM-5PM. Green Meadows Park Harrisburg and Lanfear Roads, Stony Creek. (518) 232-5987. stonycreekchamber.com


Aug. 4       Auxiliary Flea Market

Crafts, white elephant items, plants, baked goods, & food/ 10AM-2PM. Adirondack Tri-County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ski Bowl Rd., North Creek. (518) 251-2447.


Aug. 4      Horicon Day 2012

Crafters and artisans, live music, games, contests, classic cars, boats, food, fireworks and more/ 12PM- dusk. Horicon Community Center, Brant Lake. (518) 494-3647. horiconny.gov


Aug. 4-5       Artist on View

Artist Ted Bridges of Corinth will be creating & exhibiting his art/ 12Noon-4PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 654-2519. lakeluzernechamber.org


Aug. 4-5        Hague Arts & Crafts Fair

Adirondack arts and crafts/ 12PM. Hague Community Center, 9793 Graphite Mountain Rd., Hague. (518) 543-6108.


Aug. 4-5       Stony Creek Mountain Days Festival & Town-Wide Garage Sale

Crafters & vendors, as well as other festivities: dancing, music, food, entertainment, encampments, demonstrations, children’s activities, lumberjack competitions and more/ 9AM-5PM Garage Sale Town-Wide; other festivities happening Aug. 3-5 at Green Meadows Park (Harrisburg and Lanfear Roads) in Stony Creek. (518) 232-5987. stonycreekchamber.com


Aug. 8       LGLC Art Talk Series with Bookbinder & Painter, Andrew Thompson

Learn about the process of bookbinding, the fish of Lake George, and the art of drawing them/ 7PM. Lake George Land Conservancy, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


Aug. 10-11       Moreau Fun Days

Craft vendors, Classic Car Show, music, activities, kids games, food, fireworks, & more/ 5-10PM Fri., & Noon-10PM Sat. Moreau Recreation Park, South Glens Falls. (518) 792-6007. moreaucommunitycenter.org


Aug. 11       Adirondack Garage Sale

Find crafts, collectibles, household items, and more/ 9AM-3PM. Albert Monroe Memorial Park, Valentine Pond Rd., Adirondack NY. (518) 494-4430. visitlakegeorge.com


Aug. 11      Book Sale in Diamond Point

9AM-3PM. Hillview Free Library, Lake Shore Drive in Diamond Point. (518) 668-3012.


Aug. 11       Warren County Rural Heritage Festival & Youth Fair

Enjoy a full day with the family including exhibits, displays, youth art & projects, vendors, food and games for all/ 9AM-4PM. Warren County Fairgrounds, Schroon River Rd., Warrensburg. (518) 743-0734. warrencountyhistoricalsociety.org


Aug. 11-12      Adirondack Museum Antique Show & Sale

Quality antiques and art from across the country including historical fine art, folk art, quilts, Native American jewelry, artifacts, and more/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 11-12      Arts & Crafts Festival

Find a variety of regional and local artisans, crafters and artists/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers’ Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


Aug. 13       A.F. Tait: Artist of the Adirondacks Lecture

Caroline Welsh, Art historian & Directory Emerita of the Adirondack Museum, will discuss Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait’s (1819-1905) Adirondack storytelling images which depict wildlife, sportsmen, landscape, and 19th century rural community life/ 7:30PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352- 7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 15       Art Talk Series: With Stephen LeBlanc

This metalsmith, who has a studio in the Glens Falls Shirt Factory, will show & discuss how he makes his metal jewelry, sculptures & flatware/ 7-8PM. Lake George Land Conservancy at Macionis Family Center for Conservation, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


Aug. 15       Plein Air Painting Workshop

Create your own painting using classic, versatile oil paints, while outdoors with artist Rhea Haggard Costello; for beginners and more advanced artists/ 10AM-3PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352- 7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 16       Chalk Fest

Sidewalk painting competition, family fun, and live music/ 3-8PM. City Park, Maple & Ridge Streets, Glens Falls. artinthepubliceye.com


Aug. 17-19      Lake George Arts & Crafts Show Festival

Annual festival featuring over 100 artisans’ crafts and hand-made items; craft show takes place during the annual Lake George Volunteer Firemen’s Family Festival/ 9AM-6PM. Shepard Park, Canada Street in Lake George Village. (518) 668-5771. (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgechamber.com


Aug. 17-19      Town Wide Garage Sale

Enjoy a weekend of various garage sale picks throughout the town. Maps are available/ 9AM-5PM.  Town-wide in Hadley & Lake Luzerne. townoflakeluzerne.com


Aug. 18       Chrissy’s Chair

Approximately 15 beautifully hand-decorated Adirondack plank chairs and original artwork will be auctioned to raise funds for the Christine Nicole Perry Memorial Trust, which will be giving the proceeds to the Cindy’s Comfort Camp; also dancing & live music with the popular “Stony Creek Band”/ 4:30-8PM. Conservation Park, Bolton Landing. chrissysfund.com


Aug. 18       Exhibit Opening Reception

For the new Lake George Arts Project’s “Snails & Trails,” an art & science collaborative exhibit with biologist Dr. Sam Bowser, underwater archeologist Joe Zarzynski and a group of artists/ 4-6PM. Lake George Arts Project’s Courthouse Gallery, Lake George Village. (518) 668-2616. lakegeorgearts.org


Aug. 18-19       Artist on View at the Harmon House

Artist Matt Daly will be working & exhibiting his acrylic & pencil artworks for the public to view / 12Noon-4PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 654-2519. lakeluzernechamber.org


Aug. 18-19       Round Lake Arts and Crafts Festival

Find handmade crafts and art work by local, regional, and national exhibitors; food & pies also available/ Sat. 9AM-5PM & Sun. 10AM-4PM. Round Lake Village Bike Path, Round Lake Village. (518) 899-2285. saratoga.org


Aug. 20       Art, Furniture and Sculpture: Influenced by Nature

A lecture with painter & rustic artisan, Barney Bellinger, who creates paintings and furnishings inspired by what he observes in the wild & quiet places/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 22       Art Talks Series: With Doug Deneen

This multi-award winning, widely exhibited North Carolina Photographer, & owner of TREES Adirondack Gifts and Books in Bolton Landing (see p. 35), will discuss how he sells other artists’ works in the Adirondacks, what he’s learned about selling in different local art markets, and how developing photographic eye can help you out in your daily life/ 7-8PM. Lake George Land Conservancy at Macionis Family Center for Conservation, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


Aug. 23-27      Artists in Residence at Adirondack Museum

Watch artist Sandra Hildreth (Adirondack landscape painter) work on an original piece and view her technique/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 25       Adult Pack Basket Workshop

Instructor Shea Farrell Car will teach this class on making your own traditional Adirondack pack basket, which can be used for hiking, camping, laundry, and other home uses/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 25           Lake George Rendezvous Antique & Classic Boat Show

Annual vintage show/ 10AM-4PM. Beach Road’s Public Docks in Lake George Village. (518) 668-5771.  (518) 668-5755.


Aug. 25-26       Artist on View at the Harmon House

Artist Megin Schorpp will be working & exhibiting her original designed pottery art works for the public to view / 12Noon-4PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 654-2519. lakeluzernechamber.org


Aug. 26       Art @ The Lake

A celebration of over 25 years of Lake George Arts Project’s contemporary art; 30 invited regional, emerging & established contemporary artists will be showcasing their work that explore their vision of Lake George; music by Shelving Rock; light fare is provided; reservations needed/ 4-7PM. Lake George Arts Project at Wiawaka House, Route 9L in Lake George. (518) 668-2616. lakegeorgearts.org


Aug. 29       Art Talks Series: With Allison Gates

This painter, photographer, activities, and web designer will discuss her strong design elements of the natural world and nature; she is especially drawn to water & how it can stir up unexpected thoughts & emotions/ 7-8PM. Lake George Land Conservancy at Macionis Family Center for Conservation, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


Aug. 29       Edward Eggleston Collection

Joe Dawson will present artifacts & collections of author Edward Eggleston, a 19th Century historical writer, children’s books author, & preacher; hosted by Warren County Historical Society/ 7PM. North Queensbury Firehouse, Route 9L, Cleverdale. (518) 743-0734. warrencountyhistoricalsociety.org


Sept. 1      Rustic Birch Bark Frame Workshop

Make your own white birch bark frame with decorative birch, pinecones & twigs, for a mirror or picture/ 10AM-2PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 1-2       Bolton Arts & Crafts Festival

Regional and local artists, artisans, and crafters/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers Park, Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


Sept. 1-2      D&H Rail Fair

View exhibits of one-of-kind pieces of railroad history, and take a walking tour on the grounds of The Delaware and Hudson Railroad and its Adirondack Branch/ 10AM-6PM (Sat.) and 10AM-4PM. (Sun.). North Creek Depot Museum, Railroad Place, North Creek. (518) 251-5842. northcreekdepotmuseum.com


Sept. 8      LocalFest at the Shirt Factory

Meet artists, artisans, and craftsmen who will be displaying their handmade work; featuring live music, history presentations, food, kids’ activities, demos & much more / 10AM-5PM. The Shirt Factory, corner of Lawrence & Cooper Streets, Glens Falls. (518) 90-SHIRT. shirtfactorygf.com


Sept. 8-9      Arts and Crafts Outdoor Show

Regional craftsmen show their original work/ 9AM-4PM. Lakeside Farms, Ballston Lake. (518) 899-6138. lakesidefarmscidermill.com


Sept. 8-9      Rustic Furniture Fair

Grand event celebrating 25th anniversary of the Rustic Fair, featuring renowned craftsmen from throughout the United States displaying their furniture & furnishings, as well as Adirondack art; music by Intermountain Trio/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 15       Adirondack Fabric & Fiber Arts Festival

A celebration of spinning, weaving, quilting, knitting, knotting and fiber arts featuring fibers and regional artists/ 10AM-5PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 15       Antique Clock and Watch Show

Large exhibit of antique clocks, free appraisals of clocks & watches, and more/ Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 175 Fifth Ave., Saratoga Springs. (518) 587-4435. saratoga.org


Sept. 15        Opening Reception for New Exhibit by Marc Roder

Stop by the gallery during intermission of the Lake George Arts Project’s Jazz Festival, to see Marc Roder’s paintings/ 6-8PM. Courthouse Gallery at Lake George Arts Project, Lake George Village. (518) 668-2616. lakegeorgearts.org


Sept. 15-16       Autumn Harvest PowWow

2nd Annual event featuring craft vendors, beadwork, craft competition, kids crafts & activities, educational presentations, Native American Dancers, General PowWow, kids activities, and much more/ 10AM-10PM (Sat) & 10AM-5PM (Sun.). Little Theater on the Farm, Fort Edward. (518) 747-3421. littletheater27.org


Sept. 15-16       Eagle Mills Arts & Craft Show

Over 125 juried artists, crafters, and artisans displaying their work including woodwork, quilts, candles, paintings, photos, jewelry and much more; also music, face painting, bakery, and outdoor fun/ 9AM-5PM. Eagle Mills Cider Co., Broadalbin. (518) 883-8700. eaglemillsfun.com


Sept. 20       North Creek Art Walk

Art exhibitions & receptions by area artists/ 5-7PM. North Creek. (518) 251-2612. gorechamber.com


Sept. 21-23       Glenwood Manor Antique Show

Antiques, collectibles & an assortment of gifts inside the 34 room shop or in the outdoor front lawn tent at this annual show during the Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival Weekend/ 10AM-5PM (Fri. & Sat.) & 12-4PM (Sun.). Glenwood Manor Antiques Center, Queensbury. (518) 798-4747.


Sept. 21-23      Lakeside Craft Festival

Find a variety of local crafters in the village of Lake George/ 10AM-dusk. Beach Road, Lake George. (518) 668-5771. lakegeorgevillage.com


Sept. 21-23        Zonta Fall Craft Show

Artists, crafts, vendors and more at the 40th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival/ Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury. (518) 743-1844. zontadistrict2.org/glensfalls


Sept. 22      Colors of Fall Arts & Craft Festival

Enjoy browsing handmade crafts and artwork by local and regional artists and artisans, with children’s activities and music too/ 10AM-4PM. Crandall Park, Glens Falls. (518) 747-7740. northcountryartscenter.org


Sept. 22       Stained Glass Workshop

Work on your own stained glass artwork by cutting grinding & soldering glass together/ 10AM-2PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 22-23       Eagle Mills Arts & Craft Show

Featuring over 125 artisans; also music, face painting, food & more/ 9AM-5PM. Eagle Mills Cider Co., Broadalbin. (518) 883-8700. eaglemillsfun.com


Sept. 23       Antique Show

From 9AM-4PM. Lakeside Farms, Ballston Lake. (518) 399-2034. lakesidefarmscidermill.com


Sept. 29       Fall Festival at Adirondack Museum

Arts & Crafts, wagon rides, music and more/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 29       Hearth Basket Workshop

One day class of learning the basics of basket making & learning the weaving technique; make a beautiful basket can be used for magazines, blankets or towel holder, etc./ 10AM-5PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 29-30         Lake George’s Festival of Arts & Crafts

During this “Crafty Creations Arts & Crafts Show,” find a variety of hand-made items by artisans and craftsmen/ 9AM-6PM on Sat. & Sun. Beach Road, beginning on Canada Street, Lake George Village. (518) 668-9541. lgcraftshows.vpweb.com


Sept. 29-30       World’s Largest Garage Sale

33rd Annual event featuring hundreds of crafters, artists, vendors, and garage sales/ Town-wide, Warrensburg. (518) 623-2161. warrensburgchamber.com


Oct 5     Weaving Demonstration

Demonstration by Adirondack weaver, Lori Secreti, from Ballston Lake/ 1PM. TREES Adirondack Gifts & Books, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-5756. treesadirondackgifts.com


Oct. 6       Plein Aire Art Session

All local artists are welcomed to use the park’s beautiful landscapes to create their art or photography; rain date on Oct. 7/ 9AM-4PM. Saratoga National Historical Park, Stillwater. (518) 663-9821, ext 224. nps.gov/sara


Oct. 6-7       Bolton Landing Emergency Squad Arts & Crafts Festival

35-40 arts & craft vendors/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers’ Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


Oct. 6-7       Bolton Landing Town Wide Garage Sale

Garage sale maps are available at the Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce on Friday afternoon/ 9AM-5PM on Sat. & Sun. Town-wide Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


Oct. 6-7      Gore Mountain Harvest Festival

Adirondack artisans & vendors, including crafters, photographers, jewelers, potters, & woodworker; also children’s activities, entertainment, scenic gondola rides, fall food, live music & more/ 10AM-4PM. Gore Mountain, North Creek. (518) 251-2411. goremountain.com


Oct. 6-7       Lake George Oktoberfest Fall Festival Arts & Crafts Show

A variety of arts & crafts made by regional artisans & craftsmen at this German celebration that also features “Oompah” & Polka bands, street entertainers, 12 German beers adult contests, food & much more/ 9AM-10PM (Sat.) & 9AM-4PM (Sun.). Craft Show on Canada Street (directly in front of Shepard Park); Oktoberfest Festival is Street-Wide on Canada Street, Lake George Village. (518) 668-5771. lgcraftshows.vpweb.com


Oct. 6-7       Thurman Fall Farm Tour

A celebration of Thurman heritage: craft show, quilt show, timberframe & woodworking demonstrations, displays of old tractors & engines, live music, and much more/ 10AM-4PM. Town-wide Athol/Thurman. (518) 623-9595. thurman-ny.com


Oct. 13       Early Farm Machinery Exhibit

Bring a lunch-dish or donation/ 9:30AM-1PM. Tom Davis’ Farm, off Lamb Hill Road, Bolton Landing. (518) 623-3162.


Oct. 13      Fall Fair

Antiques, collectibles, jewelry, books, and household items/ 9AM-2PM. Senior Center, Glens Falls. (518) 793-2189.


Oct. 13      Saturday Scene

Demonstration of relief carving and paintings by Tony Belle/ 1-3PM. North Country Arts Center’s Art in Chestertown Gallery, State Route 9 in Chestertown. northcountryartscenter.org


Oct. 14     Holiday Shopping & Networking Show

A variety of 30 vendors displaying their products & services/ 11AM-4PM. The Georgian Resort in Lake George.


Oct. 20-21       Northeast Fine Craft Festival

50 juried artists will exhibit their original works including wood, stone, metal, yarn, paint & more; also craft demonstrations, music, & food/ Proctors, Schenectady. (518) 382-3884. x 187. proctors.org


Nov. 3      Black Velvet Art Party

Celebration of black velvet art featuring donated original works of art by area artists for the silent auction, art & fashion awards, live music, dancing & more; benefit event for the Lake George Arts Project/ Aboard Lake George Steamboat Co.’s Lac Du Saint Sacrement, Lake George. (518) 668-2616. lakegeorgearts.org


Nov. 3-4       LARAC Fall Arts Festival

Huge annual event featuring fine arts, crafts & handcrafted items including 80-100 exhibitors; also specialty foods/ 10AM-5PM (Sat.) & 10AM-4PM (Sun.). The Dome (Adirondack Sports Complex), Sherman Ave. in Queensbury. (518) 798-1144. larac.org


Nov. 10      Craft Fair & Holiday Cafe

Annual event featuring handcrafted products, live music, bake sale, lunches, snacks & more/ 9AM-3PM. Ballston Sap United Methodist Church, Milton Ave., Ballston Spa. ballston.org


Nov. 10      Greenwich Elks Craft Fair

Country craft fair sponsored by Elks Auxiliary/ 9AM-2PM. Elks Lodge Route 40S, Greenwich. (518) 692-2347. greenwichchamber.org


Nov. 17       Holiday Gifts and Craft Festival

Local artists & artisans display their original arts and crafts; local performers will also perform/ 10AM-4PM. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Queensbury. (518) 793-1468. glensfallsuu.com


Nov. 17-18      Antiques Market Place Holiday Open House

Special open house event featuring a large variety of vintage gifts for sale. Also refreshments and drawings for $100 gift certificates. Perfect for holiday shopping!/ 9AM-5:30PM. Antiques Market Place, Queensbury. (518) 798-0010. Please visit Antiques Market Place page for more info on their Holiday Open House.


Nov. 18      Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar & Tea

Crafts, books, puzzles, White Elephant & gift items/ 10AM-2PM. Adirondack Tri-County NRC Activity Room ski Bowl Rd., North Creek. (518) 251-3350.


Nov. 23-24      St. Mary’s Craft Fair

23rd annual event/ 10AM-4PM (Sat.), 9AM-2PM (Sun.). St. Mary’s School, Ticonderoga. ticonderogany.com


Nov. 23-25       North County Festival of Trees

Arts & crafts, handmade items, decorated trees, wreaths, gingerbread houses, as well as kids activities, Santa & more/ 11AM-6PM (Fri. & Sat.) & 11AM-4PM (Sun.). The Queensbury Hotel, Ridge Street in Glens Falls. (518) 798-0170. (518) 623-9718. prospectcenter.com


Nov. 23-25, Dec. 8-9      The Shirt Factory Holiday Open House

10AM-5PM each day. The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. (518) 90-SHIRT. shirtfactorygf.com


Nov. 24      Saratoga Holiday Craft Fair

37th annual event to help fund the Saratoga Center for the Family battle against child abuse and neglect/ 10AM-4:30PM. Saratoga City Center, Saratoga Springs. saratoga.org


Nov. 24       Thurman Country Christmas Bazaar

Local artisans showcase their hand-crafted items for early Christmas shopping; proceeds benefit Thurman Christmas Basket fund. Find amazing holiday gifts including: hand painted Adirondack items, nature paintings, miniature Adirondack rustic furniture, glassware, decorative items, stained glass stepping stones, knitted mittens, socks, fleece blankets, baked goods, jewelry made from handmade and dyed paper beads, Thurman maple products, and more./ 9AM-3PM. Thurman Town Hall, Athol. (518) 623-9961. persisgranger.com/ChristmasBazaar11.htm   thurman-ny.com


Nov. 24-25      Christmas Open House at Glenwood Manor Antiques Center

Beautifully Holiday decorated 34 room center filled with antiques & unique holiday gift items; also refreshments & door prizes/ 10AM-5PM (Sat. & Sun.). Glenwood Manor Antiques Center Center, Queensbury. (518) 798-4747.


Nov. 30 – Dec. 1      Gifting the Adirondack Holiday Fair

Instructors at the Adirondack Folk School will display their wares & demonstrate their crafts/ Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


Nov. 30 – Dec. 2      Holiday on the Hudson

Craft Shows, Christmas Bazaars, tree lighting, pet parade, desserts, & more. At Rockwell Circle & Harmon House, Hadley/Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2711. townoflakeluzerne.com


Nov. 30-Dec. 2       New York Craft & Gift Expo

Shop for unique arts, crafts and other gift items for the holidays; entertainment & raffles too/ 5-9PM (Fri.), 10AM-6PM (Sat.), and 10AM-4PM (Sun.). Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome), Sherman Ave., Queensbury. (518) 743-1086. nycraftandgiftexpo.com


Dec. 1      Christmas Boutique

Find holiday gifts, decorations & baked good at the decorated Historic Sherman House/ 9AM-2PM. Glens Falls Senior Center, Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 793-2193.


Dec. 1      Lights on Craft Fair

Find original artisan handcrafted gift creations/ 11AM-4PM. The Copperfield Inn, Main Street, North Creek. gorechamber.com


Dec. 1      Priory Christmas Sale

Shop for holiday gifts & decorations, as well as clothing, books, toys, and baked goods/ 10AM-3PM. Town of Chestertown Municipal Center Auditorium, Chestertown. (518) 494-3733. prioryretreathouse.org


Dec. 1       7th Annual Arts & Craft Sale

Unique & hand-crafted items for holiday gifts/ 10AM-3PM. Historic Salem Courthouse, Salem. (518) 854-7053. greenwichchamber.org


Dec. 1      Spirit of Christmas Holiday Festival

Find handcrafted crafts, jewelry, decorations & more by local and regional artisans; also holiday cafe, children’s craft room, silent auction & bake sale/ 9AM-3PM. Queensbury Methodist Church, Aviation Road, Queensbury. (518) 798-8206.


Dec. 2       Holiday Craft Fair in Warrensburg

(518) 623-2161. warrensburgchamber.com


Dec. 6      Christmas Tea & Bazaar

Craft tables, hand made items, candies, knit goods, and white elephant table; as well as silver tea lunch with fancy sandwiches & cookies/ 11AM-2PM. North Creek United Methodist Church, North Creek. (518) 251-3427.


Dec. 8     Gingerbread Workshop

Create your own gingerbread house & cookie decorating event; please sign-up/ 9:30AM-1PM. Chester Library,  Chestertown. (518) 494-5384. chesterlibrary.org


Dec. 8-9       The Shirt Factory Holiday Open House

Each Day 10AM-5PM. The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. (518) 90-SHIRT. shirtfactorygf.com



Past 2013



 May 3, 2013       SUNY Adirondack Expo

Student Art exposition and silent auction featuring local artisans, area businesses, and Adirondack Community College memorabilia/ 5:30-7:30PM. SUNY Adirondack, 640 Bay Road, Queensbury. (518) 743-2243. sunyacc.edu


May 4, 2013       Spring Open House at the Shirt Factory

Resident & guest artists, artisans & craftsmen display their original & handcrafted items; also enjoy demonstrations/ 10AM-5PM. The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. (518) 907-4478. shirtfactorygf.com


May 4-5, 2013       Lake George Village-Wide Garage Sale

9AM-5PM. Village & Town-wide in Lake George. (518) 668-5771, (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgechamber.com


May 5, 2013       Kids Create Stepping Stones

Kids can create their own unique stepping stone to bring home; registration required/ 1-3PM. Horicon Community Center, Horicon. (518) 494-3357. northwarren.com


May 8, 2013       Open Forge Night

Learn about blacksmithing, watch demos by a professional blacksmith, and try it yourself/ 6:30-8:30PM. Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


May 10 – June 1, 2013       Youth Visions Artists show

See the works of area students/ North county Arts Center Gallery, State Route 9, Chestertown. (518) 494-4034. northcountryartscenter.org


May 15, 2013       Open Spinning Night

Beginner & experience spinners welcomed/ 7-8:30PM. Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


May 15, 2013       Not For Kids Craft Club: Scrapbooking

Learn about the fundamentals of scrapbooking and start your own 2 page layout; bring 8-12 of your photos, other materials are included in cost/ 6-8PM. Chapman Historical Museum, Glens Falls. (518) 793-2826. chapmanmuseum.org


May 16, 2013       Felting, Quilting & Weaving Demonstration

During North Creek’s 3rd Thursday Art Walk, stop by the Tannery Pond Community Center for a demonstration of felting, quilting and weaving; coinciding with the “Coalescence V: Fiber Art Works” Exhibit that is taking place/ 5-7PM demonstration. Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek. (518) 251-2505. tpcca.org


May 16, 2013       Glens Falls Third Thursday Art Walk

First art walk of the 2013 season; enjoy artist’s receptions at various locations; also every third Thursday of the month/ 5-8PM. Glens Falls. artinthepubliceye.com


May 16, 2013       North Creek Third Thursday Art Walk

First art walk of the 2013 season; walk around Main Street and check out works of local artists, art demonstrations (at Tannery Pond Community Center), area businesses, farmers’ markets & car show/ Main Street, North Creek. gorechamber.com


May 17-19, 2013       Thurman Townwide Sale

Annual town-wide event featuring nearly 100 old-fashioned yard sales; rain or shine; maps available near edges of town & online/ 9AM-4PM. Town of Thurman. (518) 623-9305. thurmannyevents.com


May 18, 2013       Greatest Glens Falls Garage Sale

City wide garage sales, fun activities & more/ 8AM-4PM. Sagamore Street Park, Sagamore Street, Glens Falls. (518) 232-1290. cityofglensfalls.com


May 18-19, 2013        1st Annual Italian Festival & Craft Show

Enjoy the many Italian Festivities (catered foods, wine tasting, sweets, music, children’s activities & games, dunking booth, etc.) and the Arts & Craft Show featuring the very finest arts & crafts vendors/ 9AM-6PM craft show. Shepard Park & on Canada Street in front of the park, Lake George Village. (518) 668-5771. lgcraftshows.vpweb.com


May 18-19, 2013       Greenwich Town Wide Garage Sales

Take a self-guided tour around town to look for treasures/ 9AM. Village & Town-wide, Greenwich. (518) 692-7979. greenwichchamber.org


May 24, 2013       LARAC Members Show Opening

Be the first to view the eclectic artwork of LARAC members displaying in Lapham Gallery thru June 28th/ LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council), 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls. (518) 798-1144. larac.org


May 24-26, 2013       Annual Flea Market & Collectibles Sale

Find an assortment of unique treasures, and come early for the fabulous $5.00 breakfast/ 5-9PM (Fri.), 9AM-5PM (Sat.), & 10AM-3PM (Sun.). Lake George Forum, Route 9, Lake George. (518) 668-2200.  lakegeorgeforum.com


May 24-27, 2013       Community Garage Sale

Find collectibles, vintage, antiques, books, household items, furniture, clothes, and more; part of Schroon Lake’s “Opening Weekend” celebration/ Town-wide, Schroon Lake. (518) 532-7675. schroonlakechamber.org


May 25, 2013       Art At The Strand

Local artists of all mediums will be exhibiting their artwork for the public to view; part of Schroon Lake’s “Opening Weekend” celebration/ 1-5PM. The Strand Theater, Schroon Lake. (518) 532-7675. schroonlakechamber.org


May 25, 2013       Chrissy’s Chair Preview

Preview 25 different Adirondack chairs uniquely designed by local artists; they will be auctioned off to raise money for the Christine Nicole Perry Memorial Trust fund/ 5-7PM. Sweet Pea Farm, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3020. chrissysfund.com


May 25, 2013       Garage, Book, Estate & Plant Sale

Choose from an assortment of merchandise/ 9AM-4PM. Old Fort House Museum, 29 Broadway, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. oldforthousemuseum.com


May 25, 2013      Plein Aire Art Session

Capture inspiring views in paint, pencils & pastels/ 9:30AM-4PM. Battlefield at Saratoga National Historical Park, Stillwater. (518) 664-9821 nps.gov/sara


May 25-26, 2013       Bolton Landing Emergency Squad Arts & Crafts Festival

Find unique & hand made gifts from 30-40 arts & crafts vendors at this annual event/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


May 25-26, 2013       Union Church Museum Garage Sale

Help supports the Adirondack Union Church, an extension of the Horicon Historical Society’s Museum/ 9AM-4PM each day. Union Church, 21 Church Street, Adirondack. (518) 494-2270. northwarren.com


May 25-27, 2013       Glenwood Manor Antiques Center’s Memorial Weekend Show & Sale

Annual event featuring 10+ dealers in tents on front lawn; enjoy sales, special discounts, door prizes inside, and food provided by Thyme Cafe/ 9AM-5PM. Glenwood Manor Antiques Center, 60 Glenwood Ave., Queensbury. (518) 798-4747.


JUNE 2013


June 1, 2013       Moreau Community Center Garage Sale

Annual garage sale, rain or shine/ 9AM-3PM. Moreau Community Center, South Glens Falls. (518) 792-6007. moreaucommunitycenter.org


June 1, 2013       Saratoga Antique Bottle Show & Sale

Benefit event for the National Bottle Museum featuring antique glass bottles, pottery, stoneware and more/ 9:30AM-3PM. Ballston Spa High School, Ballston. (518) 885-7589. ballston.org


June 1-2, 2013       St. James Episcopal Church Spring Fair

Choose from a variety of collectibles crafts, & food/ 9AM-4PM. St. James Episcopal Church, Lake George. (518) 668-2001.


June 1-2, 2013       Wings Falls Quilters Guild Show

Traditional and art quilts on display, demonstrations, vendors, hooked rug exhibit, and more/ 10AM-5PM (Sat.) and 10AM-4PM (Sun.). Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome), Queensbury. (518) 792-7578. wingsfallsquilters.org


June 6-9, 2013       SartogaArtsFest

Celebrate the arts during this 4 day annual event featuring art in its many forms: visual art, music, dance, literary art, film, and theatre/ City-Wide, Saratoga Springs. (518) 580-8010. saratogaartsfest.org


June 7, 2013       First Fridays in Ballston Spa

Enjoy art displays & demonstrations, downtown shops, galleries, and live music each week/ 6-9PM. Downtown Ballston Spa. ballston.org


June 7-8, 2013       Bolton Bikes & Bands

Enjoy arts & crafts, as well as live music and motorcycle raffle/ 10AM-5PM. Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


June 8, 2013       Church Flea Markets during Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival

St. Luke’s Parish House’s Flea Market (8AM – 3PM) at 4 St. Luke’s Place; and Cambridge United Presbyterian Church Flea Market with Food Vendors (10AM-4PM) on Main & Park Streets; many other fun-filled weekend events happening during the Annual Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival, Cambridge. (518) 677-0887. balloonfest.wordpress.com


June 8, 2013       Gallery Reception: Dolores Thomson

Meet artists Dolores Thomson and view her “Ceramics” exhibit/ 5-7PM. Widlund Gallery at Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek. (518) 251-2505. tpcca.org


June 8, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Karen Clothier

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist, Karen Clothier, will be exhibiting her fine art animals (mounted and framed)/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org  townoflakeluzerne.com


June 8-9, 2013      Ballston Spa Village Wide Garage Sale Weekend

Annual garage sale of neighborhoods in and around the Ballston Spa community/ 12Noon. Ballston Spa Village area. ballston.org


June 9, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Tony Lubus

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, master acrylic artist, Tony Lubus, will be exhibiting his work/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org   townoflakeluzerne.com


June 15, 2013       Artisan’s Market at Whipple City Festival

Local hand crafters (jewelers, quilters, potters, paper makers, painters, photographers, stone carvers, leather workers) will be selling their works during the annual Whipple City Festival weekend celebration (June 14 & 15) which includes exhibits, 5K run, parade, live music, food, carnival games & much more/ Artisan Market on Saturday 9AM-6PM. Mowry Park, Greenwich. (518) 692-7979. greenwichchamber.org


June 15, 2013       World’s Second Largest Garage Sale

Find a variety of items/ First Presbyterian Church, Glen Street, Gens Falls. (518) 793-2521. fpcgf.org


June 15-16, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Diana Spencer

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist, Diana Spencer, will be exhibiting several pieces of her art works for two days/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org   townoflakeluzerne.com


June 15-16, 2013       LARAC’s June Art Festival

42nd annual juried art and craft show that draws more than 20,000 each year; also enjoy family activities & food concessions by local non-profit groups/ 10AM-5PM rain or shine. City Park, Glens Falls. (518) 798-1144. larac.org


June 15-16, 2013       Zonta Country Faire

Craft vendors & artists selling unique handmade items/ 10AM-5PM (Sat.) and 10AM-4PM (Sun.). 333 Glen Street Parking Lot, Glens Falls. (518) 743-1844. zontadistrict2.org/glensfalls


June 19, 2013       Not For Kids Craft Club: Fabric Covered Journal

Create your own individual fabric covered journal; also enjoy a short program on local diaries from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s/ 6-8PM. Chapman Historical Museum, Glens Falls. (518) 793-2826. chapmanmuseum.org


June 20, 2013       Gallery Reception and Talk Program with Artist Curt Austin

Meet artist Curt Austin, view his “Wildflowers of the Adirondacks” photography exhibit, and enjoy a special “talk” session which will include his flower photo slideshow and explanations on how he took the photos/ 5-7PM. Widlund Gallery at Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek. (518) 251-2505. tpcca.org


June 20, 2013       Glens Falls Art Walk

Enjoy artist’s receptions held at traditional & non-traditional Downtown Glens Falls gallery spaces/ 5-8PM. Sponsored by Art in the Public Eye, Glens Falls. artinthepubliceye.com


June 20, 2013       North Creek Art Walk

Local & regional artists display their work; meet and view their work/ 5-7PM. Main Street, North Creek. (518) 251-2612. gorechamber.com


June 21-23, 2013       Summerfest Arts & Crafts Show

Over one hundred artists, artisans, and skilled craftsmen selling their unique work; also family activities, children’s play land, and musical entertainment/ 9AM-6PM. Shepard Park, Lake George Village. (518) 744-3418. lgcraftshows.vpweb.com


June 22, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Chris Knite

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist, Chris Knite, will be exhibiting his hand crafted wood carved boxes & wall mounts/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org   townoflakeluzerne.com


June 22-23, 2013       Round Lake Antiques Festival

Search for antiques, vintage, and collectible items at this 41st annual event including furniture, glassware, china, rugs, jewelry, toys, iron, stoneware, garden pieces, and architectural pieces; also enjoy food & music/ 9AM-5PM. Throughout parks & green areas in Round Lake, off Exit 11 of Adirondack Northway I-87. saratoga.org


June 23, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Tony Lubus

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist, Tony Lubus, will be exhibiting his Adirondack landscape collection in acrylic medium/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org   townoflakeluzerne.com


June 27, 2013       Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George Lecture

Curator of the “Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George” exhibition at the Hyde Collection, will discuss this “first-of-its kind” exhibit that explores the art and life of American artist, Georgia O’Keeffe who developed her art during the years she spent on Lake George/ 7PM. Lake George Association, Lake George. (518) 668-3558. lakegeorgeassociation.org


June 27, 2013      “My Summer Place” Floating Classroom Trip

A Lake George Association Floating Classroom trip with a Hyde educator & teaching artist to learn about Lake George and where Georgia O’Keeffe created her works; class features hands-on program including drawing lessons of the Steiglitz property and the waters of Lake George/ 10AM-12Noon. Lake George Association, Lake George. (518) 668-3558. lakegeorgeassociation.org


June 29, 2013       Garage, Book, Estate & Plant Sale

Choose from an assortment of merchandise/ 9AM-4PM. Old Fort House Museum, 29 Broadway, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. oldforthousemuseum.com


 July 2013


 July 1-2, 2013       Painting with Alice

Learn how to paint beautiful pictures at this Chinese brush painting class with creative artist, Alice Tunison/ 3-5PM (Mon.) & 10AM-12PM (Tues.). Wiawaka Holiday House, Lake George. (518) 668-9690. wiawaka.org


July 2, 2013       Birch Bark Frame Family Workshop

Create your own white birch bark frame using twigs, pinecones, decorative birch/ 10AM-2PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


July 5, 2013       First Fridays in Ballston Spa

Visit art displays, demos, live music, and special happenings/ 6-9PM. Downtown Ballston Spa. ballston.org


July 6, 2013       Bazaar & Flea Market

Find a variety of items; bake sale too/ 9:30AM-1:30PM. Indian Lake United Methodist Church, Indian Lake. indian-lake.com


July 6, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Tim LaFave

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist, Tim LaFave, will be exhibiting his multi-medium works of mostly local landscapes made from oils, watercolors & acrylics on canvas/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org   townoflakeluzerne.com


July 6, 2013       Strawberry Festival & Craft Show

Shop for crafts and enjoy shortcake & ice cream/ 9AM-3PM. Community Methodist Church, Church Street, Chestertown. (518) 494-3374.


July 6, 2013       Summer Kick-off for Warrensburg Museum Bicentennial Exhibit

Refreshments available/ 1-4PM. Warrensburgh Museum, Warrensburg. whs12885.org


July 6, 2013       Warren County Bicentennial July 4th Celebration

Crafts, vendors, games, activities & food/ 11AM (fireworks at dusk). Main Street & North Creek Ski Bowl, North Creek. (518) 251-3974. gorechamber.com


July 6-7, 2013       Bolton Landing Emergency Squad Arts & Crafts Festival

30-40 arts & craft vendors displaying their handmade items/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


July 7, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Tony Lubus

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist Tony Lubus, will be exhibiting his highly distinctive acrylic Adirondack scenes/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org   townoflakeluzerne.com


July 9, 2013       Journal Writing Circle

Bring a notebook or journal & your favorite pen; learn the benefits & techniques of journaling; writing your ideas, emotions, memories & thoughts can bring clarity to your life/ 1-2:30PM. Wiawaka Holiday House, Lake George. (518) 668-9690. wiawaka.org


July 10, 2013       Art Talks: Carl Heilman II, Nature Photographer

Kick off to Lake George Land Conservancy’s Art Talk 2013 with award-winning nature photographer, Carl Heilman II, who will discuss his work, his inspiration, helpful techniques and his newest books/ 7PM. Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC), Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


July 11, 2013       Warren County Happy 200th Birthday Celebration

Crafts, art program, games, cake & ice cream, family educational activities (exploring museum artifacts) from local organizations: Adirondack Museum, Chapman Historical Museum, Crandall Public Library, Hyde Collection, and World Awareness Children’s Museum; family celebration of Warren County’s Bicentennial Anniversary/10AM-12Noon. City Park, Glens Falls. worldchildrensmuseum.org  crandalllibrary.org (rain date is July 18)


July 12, 2013       Opening Reception for Sigmund Abeles Exhibition

A solo exhibit featuring artist Sigmund Abeles’ artwork/ 5-7PM. Lapham Gallery at LARAC, Glens Falls. (518) 798-1144. larac.org


July 13, 2013       Ballston225

Celebrating Ballston Spa’s 225th birthday with many festivities including exhibits, demos, local artisans, live music, reenactments, church supper & more/ Town-wide, Ballston Spa. ballston225.org


July 13, 2013       Gallery Reception for Betsy Krebs Exhibition

Opening of Oil Paintings exhibit by artist Betsy Krebs/ 5-7PM. Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek. (518) 251-2505. tpcca.org


July 13, 2013       Lake George Arts Project Courthouse Gallery Opening Reception

Opening of new exhibit by painter, sculptor & designer Martin Myers/ 4-6PM. Lake George Art Projects at Courthouse Gallery, Lake George Village. (518) 668-2616. lakegeorgearts.org


July 13, 2013       Parkfest 2013

Annual community day celebrations featuring crafters, activities, live entertainment, food & fireworks at dusk/ 11AM-9PM. Gavin Park, 10 Lewis Drive, Saratoga Springs (Wilton). (518) 584-9455.


July 13-14, 2013       Artificers’ Weekend

Learn about the important craftspeople in the armies during the 18th century (American Revolution era) including blacksmiths, tailors, soap & candle makers, tinsmiths & horse-specializing blacksmiths/ 10AM-4PM. Saratoga National Historical Park, Stillwater. (518) 664-9821. nps.gov/sara


July 13-14, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Lynn Benevento

Award winning, nationally known artist, Lynn Benevento, will be participating in this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, from her gallery at the corner of Bridge & Main Street/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org   townoflakeluzerne.com


July 13-14, 2013       Priory Garage Sale

23rd annual event featuring great bargains/ 9AM-3PM each day. The Priory Retreat House, Chestertown. (518) 494-3733. prioryretreathouse.org


July 13 & 20, 2013       Ti Arts Oil Painting Classes

From 10AM-2PM. The Hancock House, Ticonderoga. (518) 585-7868. thehancockhouse.org  ticonderogany.com


July 17, 2013       Art Talk: Art of Memoir Writing with Louis Alexander

A writing workshop session with Author Louis Alexander, who will show you how to write your own memoir, how to get started, and how to become self-published/ 5:30-7:15PM. Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC), Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


July 17, 2013       Stunning Silhouettes with Chapman Museum

Activities combining history and art for kids ages 9-12 years old/ 3-4PM. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508. crandalllibrary.org


July 18, 2013       My Summer Place Floating Classroom

Take a trip aboard the Lake George Association’s Floating Classroom with a Hyde educator & teaching artist to learn about Lake George and the region where Georgia O’Keeffe created her work, and enjoy a hands-on program including drawing lessons of the Steiglitz property and the waters of Lake George; part of the Hyde’s “My Summer Place” programming/ 10AM-12Noon. Amherst Street Dock, Lake George Village. (518) 668-3558. lakegeorgeassociation.org


July 19, 2013       Exhibition Reception: Heaven Runs Down to the Lake: 100 Years at YMCA Camp Chingachgook

New exhibit opening; part of the Warren County Bicentennial/ 5-7PM. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508. crandalllibrary.org


July 19, 2013       Library Club: Salt Clay Creations

Kids ages 9-12 can sculpt and design with clay/ 3:30-4:30PM. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508. crandalllibrary.org


July 19, 2013       School Age Art Time: Make a Monster

Craft program for kids entering Kindergarden and up/ 1:30-2:30PM. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508. crandalllibrary.org


July 20, 2013       Riverview Arts & Crafts Festival

Over 40 artists and artisan vendors will be showcasing & selling their original pieces; sponsored by the Hadley-Luzerne Library & the Town of Lake Luzerne/ 9AM-5PM. Pavilion Park, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org


July 20, 2013       SAWFest Music Festival

Exhibits and sculpture park, live music, and food/ 5PM. Salem Art Works, Salem. (518) 854-7674. salemartworks.com


July 20, 2013       Schroon Lake Arts & Crafts Festival

Vendors and activities during this arts & crafts festival in the park/ 10AM-4PM. Schroon Lake Village near the public beach, Schroon Lake. (518) 494-2722. northwarren.com


July 20, 2013       Ti Arts Oil Painting Classes

From 10AM-2PM. The Hancock House, Ticonderoga. (518) 585-7868. thehancockhouse.org   ticonderogany.com


July 20-21, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Kendra Scheiber

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist, Kendra Scheiber, will be exhibiting her original landscapes and portraits in oil/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org   townoflakeluzerne.com


July 22-26, 2013       Quilting with Pat and Carrie

Take a quilting class; small kit projects are available for sale/ 9AM-12Noon. Wiawaka Holiday House, Lake George. (518) 668-9690. wiawaka.org


July 23, 2013       Journal Writing Circle

Bring a notebook or journal & your favorite pen; learn the benefits & techniques of journaling; writing your ideas, emotions, memories & thoughts can bring clarity to your life/ 7-8:30PM. Wiawaka Holiday House, Lake George. (518) 668-9690. wiawaka.org


July 24, 2013       Art Talk: The Hyde Museum on Modern Nature – Georgia Okeeffe & Lake George

June Leary of The Hyde Museum will present the summer exhibit, “Modern Nature: Georgia Okeeffe and Lake George”; Okeeffe (1887-1986) found respite at the Alfred Stieglitz family estate in Lake George/ 7PM. Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC), Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


Jul 25, 2013      Dig Into Art with the Tang Museum

Kids entering 1st grade and up are invited to explore a sculpture of Jean Miro & create their own with wire and wood/ 11AM-12Noon. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508. crandalllibrary.org


July 26-28, 2013       Bolton Antiques & Collectables

Free in the park/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


July 27, 2013       Annual County Fair & Antiques Auction

Find an assortment of arts & crafts, antiques & collectibles, plants, books & garage sale; lunch & refreshments available, tours of campus, auction, and museum gift shop will be open/ 9AM-4PM (preview at 9AM, auction at 10AM). Old Fort House Museum, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. oldforthousemuseum.com


July 27, 2013       Flea Market & Collectibles at the 42nd Annual Ox Roast

Enjoy flea market, collectibles, bake sale, live auction, as well as delicious beef dinners/ 10AM-6PM (beef dinners served 12Noon-6PM or until sold out). Methodist Church, Greenmount Cemetery Rd., Whitehall. (518) 499-4435. whitehall-chamber.org


July 27, 2013       Playful Spontaneous Abstract Printmaking

Improvise using recycled objects and materials & vibrant printmaking inks to create styrofoam relief abstract prints on rice paper/ 1:30-3:30PM. Wiawaka Holiday House, Lake George. (518) 668-9690. wiawaka.org


July 27, 2013       Wilderness Heritage Corridor Showcase

A celebration of the region’s traditions of trade, trains & tourism during this Warren County Bicentennial event; featuring heritage crafters & artisans (including sterling silver jewelry, rustic furniture, author, bead jewelry, stained glass stepping stones, wooden signs & baskets, acrylic paintings with uniquely hand crafted frames), demos, Adirondack folk music, locally produced items, and more from the towns of Thurman, Warrensburg & Stony Creek/ 11AM-4:30PM. Thurman Station, Athol. (518) 623-3372. thurmanstationshowcase.com


July 27, Aug. 3, 2013       Drop-in Art for Kids

Enjoy a creative project with an art teacher, for students in grades K to 3/ 12:30-1:30PM. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508. crandalllibrary.org


July 28, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: David Avigdor

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist, David Avigdor, will be exhibiting his breathtaking photographs of the Adirondack countryside/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org   townoflakeluzerne.com


July 29-30, 2013       Wiawaka Felt(making): You and Georgia O’Keeffe

Learn the ancient craft of hand felt making using simple tools & materials including soap, water, wool, and natural fibers; discover basic felting techniques to create individual felt collage works out of colorful unspun wool & fibers/ 9AM-12Noon. Wiawaka Holiday House, Lake George. (518) 668-9690. wiawaka.org


July 30, 2013       Stained Glass Workshop: Inspired By Wilderness

Cut, grind & solder glass together to create your very own stained glass hanging inspired by the Adirondack wilderness/ 10AM-3PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


July 30, Aug. 6, 2013       Congress Park Craft Fair

Starts at 10AM. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. (518) 439-8379. saratoga.org


July 31, 2013       Art Talk: Richard Stout, The Fundamentals of Art Appreciation, Expanding the Visual Experience

With Hague artist, Richard Stout, who lectures on art history to community groups and writes art exhibition reviews/ 7PM. Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC), Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


 August 2013


Aug. 3, 2013      Auxiliary Flea Market

Crafts, white elephant items, books, plants & more/ 10AM-3PM. Adirondack Tri-County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Ski Bowl Road, North Creek. (518) 251-2069.


Aug. 3, 2013      Horicon Day

Artisans & crafters, arts & crafts, kids games & activities, live music, classic cars, food, and fireworks/ 2PM. Horicon Community Center, Brant Lake. (518) 494-3647. horiconny.gov


Aug 3, 2103      Quilting Workshop: Curved Machine Piercing

Create your own (modern) wedding ring wall hanging, great for a wedding gift/ 10AM-4PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 3-4, 2013      Hague Arts and Crafts Fair

Adirondack arts & crafts/ Sat.10AM-4PM & Sun. 10AM-3PM. Hague Community Center, Hague. (518) 543-6108. visithague.com


Aug. 3-4, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Ted Bridges

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist and Corinth native, Ted Bridges, will be exhibiting his unique style of art on various subjects in his multi-medium approach to art/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org


Aug. 3-4, 2013      Stony Creek Mountain Days Festival

Homemade crafts, vendors, encampment with demonstrations, weaponry, forge demos, music & food; part of Warren County Bicentennial Celebration/ Green Meadows Park, Harrisburg & Lanfear Roads, Stony Creek. (518) 232-5987. stonycreekchamber.com


Aug. 3-4, 2013      Stony Creek Town-Wide Garage Sale

Part of the 10th annual Stony Creek Mountain Days Festival/ 9-5PM. Town-wide, Stony Creek. (518) 696-4563. stonycreekchamber.com


Aug. 5, 2013      Rockwell Kent’s Adirondack Muse Lecture

As part of the museum’s Monday Lecture Series, join Museum Director Emerita and Senior Art Historian, Caroline Welsh, as she discusses how Rockwell Kent’s Adirondack art contributed to American art/ 7:30PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 7, 2013      LGLC Art Talk

Showcasing a local artist & presenter/ 7-8PM. Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC), Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


Aug. 7, 2013      Pack Basket Workshop

Create your own Adirondack pack basket that can be used for carrying supplies, on hiking and camping trips, or as a laundry basket/ 9AM-5PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 8, 2013       My Summer Place Floating Classroom

Take a trip aboard the Lake George Association’s Floating Classroom with a Hyde educator & teaching artist to learn about Lake George and the region where Georgia O’Keeffe created her work, and enjoy a hands-on program including drawing lessons of the Steiglitz property and the waters of Lake George; part of the Hyde’s “My Summer Place” programming/ 10AM-12Noon. Amherst Street Dock, Lake George Village. (518) 668-3558. lakegeorgeassociation.org


Aug. 9, 2013      School Age Art: Printmaking

Children entering Kindergarten and up can learn about printmaking and create their own pieces of art/ 10-11AM or 11:30AM-12:30PM. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508. crandalllibrary.org


Aug. 10, 2013       Gallery Reception

Opening reception for the new Children’s Awareness Museum Exhibit/ 6-7PM. Widlund Gallery at theTannery Pond Community Center, North Creek. (518) 793-2773 or (518) 494-7942. tpcca.org


Aug. 10, 2013      Rural Heritage Festival & Youth Fair

Explore and celebrate Warren County’s 200th birthday and its rural traditions, featuring a variety of family fun activities: demonstrations & displays of traditional skills & crafts, displays & programs by local museums & historical societies, food, entertainment, shows, contests, & more/ 9AM-5PM. Warren County Fairgrounds, Schroon River Road, Warrensburg. warrencountyhistoricalsociety.org


Aug. 10-11, 2013       Antiques Show & Sale

Browse and shop for quality antiques and art from dealers across the country featuring furniture, fine art, folk art, quilts, Native American jewelry and artifacts/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 10-11, 2013      Bolton Landing Emergency Squad Arts & Crafts Festival

30 to 40 art & craft vendors will be displaying their original and handmade works/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


Aug. 10-11, 2013     Harmon House Artist Program: Christa Frinton

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist and Luzerne native, Christa Frinton, will be exhibiting her vast collection of Adirondack and balloon scenes/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org   townoflakeluzerne.com


Aug. 11, 2013      18th Century Day

Step back in time and enjoy 18th century activities and demonstrations: basket weaving, candle making, tinsmithing, blacksmithing, chair caning, and more/ 12-5PM. Schuyler House at Saratoga National Historical Park, Stillwater (Saratoga). (518) 664-9821. nps.gov/sara


Aug. 14, 2013      Braided Wool Chair Pad Workshop

Fabric artist Helen Condon will demonstrate how to create a braided chair pad for your home, providing you skills to create more pads, rugs, & baskets/ 9AM-3:30PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 14, 2013       LGLC Art Talk

Showcasing local artist & presenter – Carol Law Conklin, Amity Farm Batik/ 7-8PM. Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC), Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


Aug. 16, 2013      Printmaking

Kids ages 9 to 12 can learn about printmaking and create their own unique art/ 3:30-4:30PM. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508. crandalllibrary.org


Aug. 16-18, 2103      Lake George Arts & Crafts Show

Annual event during Firemen’s Family Festival featuring over 100 North Country craftsmen displaying their works of art/ 9AM-6PM. Shepard Park, Lake George. (518) 668-5771. lgcraftshows.vpweb.com


Aug. 16-18, 2013      Town-Wide Garage Sale

Vendors will set up along the main streets and side roads/ 9AM-4PM. Town-wide in Hadley, Lake Luzerne, and Lake Vanare. (518) 696-3694. townoflakeluzerne.com


Aug. 17, 2013      Chalk Fest

Create or view artwork on the sidewalks in City Park; also enjoy live bands and kids activities/ 11AM-3PM. City Park, Downtown Glens Falls. artinthepubliceye.com


Aug. 17, 2013      Chrissy’s Chair Auction

5th annual benefit event featuring 20 Adirondack chairs decorated by local artists to be auctioned off, and entertainment by Bobby Dick & Suzy Q; fundraiser for the Christine Nicole Perry Memorial Trust that supports local charities/ 4:30-8PM. Conservation Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com  chrissysfund.com


Aug. 17, 2013      Quilting Workshop: Paper Piecing

An all day class to learn the intricacies of mastering paper piecing techniques; quilt maker and instructor Linda Jones-Bennett will demonstrate how to make a small wall hanging/ 10AM-4PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 17-18, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program: Donna Wornwood

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist from Warrensburg, Donna Wornwood, will be exhibiting her finely detailed Adirondack miniature furniture creations and oil pastels/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org


Aug. 17-18, 2013      Round Lake Arts & Crafts Festival

For over 25 years, local and national artists have been exhibiting and selling their handmade crafts and art work; also food and fun/ Round Lake Village Bike Path, Round Lake Village. (518) 899-2285. saratoga.org


Aug. 21, 2013      LGLC Art Talk

Showcasing a local artist/ 7-8PM. Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC), Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


Aug. 23, 2013      Adirondack Riverfront Arts Festival

To celebrate Warren County & Warrensburg Bicentennial, enjoy a fun filled day featuring works by local and regional artisans, exhibits, demonstrations, music, food, & more/ 12Noon-6PM. Warrensburgh Mills Historic District Park, 173 River Street, Warrensburg. (518) 466-5497. warrenny200.org


Aug. 24, 2013      North Warren Bicentennial Celebration

A full day celebration of Warren County’s 200th anniversary featuring parade, crafts, 60 exhibitors/vendors, food, music, fireworks, & more/ 1PM. Old Pottersville Fairground, Route 9, Pottersville. (518) 494-3443. northwarren200.com


Aug. 24-25, 2013     Harmon House Artist Program: Megan Schorpp

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist and Luzerne resident, “Megan Schorpp,” will be exhibiting her world class, hand turned, original pottery/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, 37 Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org


Aug. 27, 2013      Rustic Slab Bench/Table Family Workshop

Craftsman Bruce Wight will demonstrate an Adirondack tradition of building you own rustic slab bench that can also be used as a table/ 10AM-3PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 28, 2013     LGLC Art Talk

Showcasing a local artist/ 7-8PM. Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC), Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


Aug. 29, 2013      End of Summer Artsapalooza

Families with kids ages 3 years and up can partake in this end of summer fun art project/ anytime between 10AM-3PM. Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508. crandalllibrary.org


Aug. 29, 2013      My Summer Place Floating Classroom

Take a trip aboard the Lake George Association’s Floating Classroom with a Hyde educator & teaching artist to learn about Lake George and the region where Georgia O’Keeffe created her work, and enjoy a hands-on program including drawing lessons of the Steiglitz property and the waters of Lake George; part of the Hyde’s “My Summer Place” programming/ 10AM-12Noon. Amherst Street Dock, Lake George Village. (518) 668-3558. lakegeorgeassociation.org


Aug. 29-30, 2013       Adirondack Pack Basket Workshop

Learn to weave your own traditional Adirondack pack basket/ Thurs. 10AM-5PM & Fri. 9AM-4PM. Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2013       Elf Model Canoe Workshop Series

Partake in this group workshop and build a Skywoods 15′ Elf Model Canoe, for solo use; learn many techniques: steam bending, woodworking, seat caning and varnishing, painting, and assembling details. The canoe will be raffled off to one student at the end of the class (for the cost of the materials)/ 9AM-4PM each day. Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


Aug. 31, 2013      Quilting Workshop: Fiber Art

Quilt maker Linda Jones-Bennett will instruct how to make an art quilt made with fabric to hang on a wall/ 10AM-4PM. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Aug. 31, 2013      Schroon Lake Annual Garage Sale

Celebrate the end of the summer season at this garage sale; also street dance & fireworks/ Town-wide Schroon Lake. (518) 532-7675. schroonlakeregion.com


Aug 31-Sept.1, 2013     Bolton Landing Emergency Squad Arts & Crafts Festival

Choose from original and hand made items from 30-40 arts and crafts vendors/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


Aug. 31-Sept 2, 2013      Whitehall Town-Wide Yard Sale

Find a variety of items at this community-wide garage, yard, tag, & sidewalk sale/ 12Noon. Town-Wide Whitehall. (518) 499-4435. whitehall-chamber.org


Sept. 1, 2013      Bountiful Bowl Benefit

Purchase a one of a kind hand thrown pottery bowl filled with your choice of salad, soup or chili; also craft demonstrations and music; fundraiser for the Maxfield Community Food Pantry in Lake Luzerne/ 12Noon-4PM. Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


Sept. 7, 2013      LocalFest: Stuff Made Here

2nd annual celebration of all things locally made that showcases both the history and continued tradition of manufacturing in Glens Falls and the surrounding area; festivities include live music, artists demonstrations, author readings, wine tasting, fine arts and crafts for sale, children’s activities, and more/10AM-5PM. The Shirt Factory, 71 Lawrence Street (corner of Lawrence and Cooper Streets), Glens Falls. (518) 907-4478. localfest.net


Sept. 7-8, 2013             Harmon House Artist Program: Patricia Kelley

At this Lake Luzerne Regional Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, Adirondack artist of Lake Luzerne, “Patricia Kelley,” will be exhibiting her watercolor creations/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, 37 Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org 


Sept. 9-12, 2013       Build a Sagamore Chair Workshop Series

Build a Sagamore chair, based on the original chair design from the Sagamore Hotel of a century ago; learn the many techniques: steam bending local Adirondack red oak, bending and fastening the slats, laminating the frame elements, sanding, and more/ 9AM-4PM. Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


Sept. 14, 2013        19th Century Farm & Home Equipment Exhibition

During this Warrensburgh Historical Society sponsored exhibition event, Tom Davis opens his barns and cranks up the engines/ 10AM-4PM. Warrensburg. For more information: (518) 623-2928. whs12885.org


Sept. 14, 2013       Opening Reception at Courthouse Gallery

Exhibit opening for painter, Charles Geiger, who meshes art and science in his series of paintings/ 6-8PM. Lake George Arts Project, 1 Amherst Street, Lake George Village. (518) 668-2616. lakegeorgearts.org


Sept. 14, 2013      Salem’s 6th Annual HarvestFest

The best in local produce and crafts, enjoy a locally-sourced dinner, music and dancing/ from 12Noon. Salem Art Works, Salem. (518) 854-7674. greenwichchamber.org


Sept. 14-15, 2013      Harmon House Artist Program

The Hadley-Luzerne School District will be exhibiting their student artists’ best works (middle school and high school level) in a multi media exhibition/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, 37 Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org 


Sept. 14-15, 2013       North Creek Depot Museum D&H Rail Fair

Exhibits, vendors, talks, and demonstrations with emphasis on the D&H Rail Line; part of the Teddy Roosevelt Rides Again weekend/ Kellogg Building in Riverfront Park, North Creek. sncrr.com northcreekdepotmuseum.com


Sept. 14-15, 2013       Rustic Furniture Fair

The 26th annual festival of rustic arts featuring handcrafted furniture, furnishings, and Adirondack paintings by more than 50 renowned craftsmen (rustic makers, artisans, and artists) from all over the United States; exhibitors will also be available for questions and discussions/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Sept. 18, 2013      Tom Ryan’s Plein Air Workshop I

Part 1 of a 3 part series. Learn tools and tips on outdoor painting and drawing; registration required, sponsored by LARAC/ Lapham Gallery at LARAC, Downtown Glens Falls. (518) 798-1144. larac.org


Sept. 20-22, 2013       Glenwood Manor Antiques & More Hot Air Balloon Sale & Show

Antiques, collectibles, & an assortment of gifts inside the 34 room shop or outside under the front lawn tents at this annual show during the Adirondack Balloon Festival weekend/ 10AM-5PM. Glenwood Manor Antiques & More, Queensbury. (518) 798-4747. glenwoodmanorantiques.net


Sept. 20-22, 2013       Zonta Fall Craft Show

Vendors and artists will be selling homemade crafts at the Adirondack Balloon Festival/ Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury. (518) 743-1844. zontadistrict2.org/glensfalls


Sept. 21, 2013       Old Fort House Museum Garage Sale

Annual garage, book, estate, & plant sale/ 9AM-4PM. Old Fort House Museum Campus & Gift Shop, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. oldforthousemuseum.com


Sept. 21-22, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program

Adirondack artist “Adrienne Ziegler” will be exhibiting her unique pieces of multi-media art/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, 37 Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org 


Sept. 27-29, 2013       Festival For The Lake Arts & Crafts Show

Featuring the very finest of arts & crafts vendors during this huge lakeside block party festival/ On Canada Street in front of Shepard Park, Lake George Village. (518) 668-5771. lgfestivals.com


Sept. 28-29, 2013       Harmon House Artist Program

“Claudia Wheeler” from Wolf Pond Stables, North Creek will be exhibiting her unique art created with sea shells, glass and other natural materials. “Winefred Martin” from Martin’s Lumber, of Thurman will be exhibiting her original paper bead jewelry and custom made stepping stones/ 12-5PM. Harmon House, 37 Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org 


Oct. 1, 2013      Grapevine Wreath Workshop

Learn how to make a classic grapevine wreath from locally harvest materials, a great project for the Fall/ 2-4PM (rain date: Oct. 2). Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga. (518) 585-2821. fortticonderoga.org


Oct. 4, 2013      LARAC Opening Reception

For the Pattern and Texture Jury Exhibition/ 5-7PM. Lapham Gallery at LARAC, Downtown Glens Falls. (518) 798-1144. larac.org


Oct. 5, 2013      Adirondack Museum’s Fall Fest

A fun filled family Fall Harvest event featuring fiber arts, crafts, wagon rides, music, and more/ Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


Oct. 5, 2013     Tom Ryan’s Plein Air Workshop III

Part 3 of a 3 part series. Outdoor demonstration/instruction for anyone interested in outdoor painting and drawing; registration required, sponsored by LARAC/ City Park, Downtown Glens Falls. (518) 798-1144. larac.org


Oct. 5-6, 2013      North Warren Garage Sale

10AM-4PM. Downtown Chestertown (Main Street) and at the town’s municipal center’s lawn, Chestertown. (518) 494-2722. northwarren.com


Oct. 5-6, 2013      World’s Largest Garage Sale

34th annual garage sale, flea market, craft show & food fest event sponsored by the Warensburg Chamber of Commerce, featuring over 1,000 vendors selling antiques, crafts, collectibles, new items, and food/ Town-wide, Warrensburg. (518) 623-2161. warrensburgchamber.com


Oct. 7, 2013      Congress Park Craft Show

Artists & artisans display and sell their work/ 10AM-4PM. Congress Park, Saratoga Springs. (518) 439-8379. saratoga.org


Oct. 11, 2013      Art Show Reception

Opening reception for the new exhibit, “Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Annex Show” displaying Oct. 11 to Nov. 2, in conjunction with the Hyde Collection’s Georgia O’Keeffe’s Exhibition/ 8-10PM. The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. (518) 907-4478. shirtfactorygf.com


Oct. 12, 2013      Old Fort House Museum Garage Sale

Annual garage, book, estate, & plant sale/ 9AM-4PM. Old Fort House Museum Campus & Gift Shop, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. oldforthousemuseum.com


Oct. 12, 2013      Plein Aire Art Session

Local artists can use the Park’s landscape as inspiration for their art or photography/ 9AM-4PM. Battlefield at Saratoga National Historical Park, Stillwater (Saratoga). (518) 664-9821. nps.gov/sara


Oct. 12, 2013      Sacred Heart Church Craft Fair

All handmade crafts/ 9AM-4PM. Sacred Heart Church Parish Center, Lake George. sacredheartcatholiccommunity.com


Oct. 12, 2013      TCPP Gallery Reception and Program

For artist Serena Kovakosky’s “Gourds-Dancing Spirits” exhibit and artist Dave Francis’ “Pastels” exhibit/ 1-3PM. Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek. (518) 251-2505. tpcca.org


Oct. 12, 2013      Thurman Fall Farm Tour

Enjoy a day of country fun in Thurman, where Heritage is cultivated; featuring self-guided tours of private farms and public sites, demos, tractors, crafts, quilts, woodworking skills, ghost investigation, and many more special activities including a pancake breakfast, gourmet lunch, and Fire Co. BBQ/ 10AM-4PM. Various locations in Athol/Thurman. Schedule and map available in town and online: thurmanfallfarmtour.com (518) 494-4984.


Oct. 12-13, 2013      Bolton Landing Emergency Squad Arts & Crafts Festival

35 to 40 craft vendors will be displaying and selling their works/ 10AM-4PM. Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


Oct. 12-13, 2013      Bolton Landing Town-Wide Garage Sale

Maps available on that Friday at the Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce/ 9AM-5PM. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


Oct. 12-13, 2013      Gore Mountain Harvest Fest

Annual Fall Festival featuring Adirondack vendors (artists, photographers, furniture makers, jewelers, & more), Fall food and drink menu, live entertainment, activities, and more/ 11AM-4PM. Gore Mountain, North Creek. (518) 251-2411. goremountain.com


Oct. 12-13, 2013      Lake George Oktoberfest Fall Festival Arts & Crafts Show

Featuring the very finest artisans and craftsmen of homemade items and German inspired retail items during this street-wide German celebration/ Canada Street in front of Shepard Park, Lake George Village. (518) 668-5771 (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgevillage.com lakegeorgechamber.com


Oct. 19, 2103      St. Clement’s School 30th Annual Craft Show

Vendors galore, basket raffles, 50/50, bake sale, breakfast, lunch, and free parking/ 9AM-3PM. St. Clement’s School Gymnasium, 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs.


Nov. 2, 2013      Black Velvet Art Party

At this 25th annual Lake George Arts Project benefit, partake in the celebration of Black Velvet Art featuring donated original works of art by area artists for the silent auction, art & fashion awards, live music, dancing, and more/ aboard the Lake George Steamboat Company’s Lac du Saint Sacrement, Lake George. (518) 668-2616. lakegeorgearts.org


Nov. 2, 2013      TPCC Gallery Reception

For Johnsburg Fine Arts Inc. with mixed medium and Helene Goodman with polymer clay/ 6-7PM. Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek. (518) 251-3978. tpcca.org


Nov. 2-3, 2013      LARAC Fall Festival

Huge annual event featuring 80-100 exhibitors including fine arts, hand crafted items, and crafts; food on premises/ Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 10AM-4PM. Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome), Queensbury. (518) 798-1144. larac.org


Nov. 9, 2013      Greenwich Elks Fall Craft Fair

Christmas items and gift ideas, sponsored by BPOE #2223 Elks Auxiliary/ 9AM-2PM. Elks Lodge, Route 40S, Greenwich. (518) 692-2347. greenwichchamber.org


Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2013     Holiday Open House at The Shirt Factory

10AM-5PM. The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. (518) 907-4478. shirtfactorygf.com


Nov. 30, 2013      County Christmas Bazaar

An amazing array of hand crafted items made by local artisans; drawings and refreshments also available at this benefit for the Christmas Basket Fund/ 9AM-3PM. Thurman Town Hall, 311 Athol Road, Thurman. (518) 623-9718. persisgranger.com


Nov. 30, 2013      Wreath & Centerpiece Class

Use balsam greens to create two unique projects/ 9:30-3:30PM. Fort Edward Art Center & Archive Building, Fort Edward. (518) 587-6690 x1460. oldforthousemuseum.com


Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2013      Glenwood Manor Antiques & More Christmas Open House

Shop for antiques and vintage holiday gifts/ 10AM-5PM. Glenwood Manor Antiques, Queensbury. (518) 798-4747. glenwoodmanorantiques.net


Dec. 6-7, 2013      Gifting the Adirondacks Holiday Fair

Enjoy demonstrations, snacking and shopping for locally made gifts/ Fri. 6:30-8PM, Sat. 9AM-3PM. Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


Dec. 6-8, 2013      North Country Festival of Trees

View and purchase beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, & more; shop for handmade items at the Holiday Boutique; benefits Prospect Center/ Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls. (518)-798-0170. prospectcenter.com


Dec. 7, 2013      Arts & Crafts Sale

8th annual event featuring over 20 vendors offering hand crafted items for the Holidays/ 10AM-2PM. Historic Salem Courthouse, 58 E. Broadway, Salem. (518) 854-7053. greenwichchamber.org


Dec. 7-8, 2013      Dressed For The Holidays

During the Christmas in Warrensburgh Weekend, enjoy the opening of the Doll House Exhibit featuring doll houses and room boxes, and holiday refreshments/ 10AM-4PM. Warrensburgh Museum of Local History, Warrensburgh. (518) 623-3928. whs12885.org


Dec. 7-8, 2013      Hadley-Luzerne Christmas Bazaars

Holiday hand-crafted artisan gifts, food and more/ 12Noon. Various Lake Luzerne Churches. (518) 696-2711. townoflakeluzerne.com


Dec. 8, 2013      The Holiday Craft Fair

During Christmas in Warrensburg, shop from several vendors selling handmade items including jewelry, jams & jellies, clothing, Christmas ornaments, arts & crafts, and more/ 9AM-4PM. Echo Lake Lodge, Hudson Street, Warrensburg. (518) 623-2161. warrensburgchamber.com


Dec. 14, 2013      TCPP Gallery Reception

For the Upper Hudson Valley Water Color Society/ 5-7PM. Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek. (518) 251-2740. tpcca.org


Dec. 14-15, 2013      December Open House at The Shirt Factory

10AM-5PM. The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. (518) 907-4478. shirtfactorygf.com



April 4, 2014      Spinning for Beginners

Learn the art of spinning fiber in this 3 session class/ 5PM-7PM. Adirondack Folk School at The Yarn Shop, 460 West River Road, Schuylerville. (518) 696-2400. www.adirondackfolkschool.org


April 4-26, 2014      Juried Show of Small Works

2nd Annual Event/ The Shirt Factory, Glens Falls. (518) 90-SHIRT. shirtfactorygf.com


April 5, 2014      Writer’s Workshop with Danielle Melendez

Join us to learn some tips for great writing/ 12PM-3PM. Adirondack Lake Center for the Arts, 3446 State Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake. (877) 752-7715. www.adirondackarts.org


April 10, 2014      Seeing Things at Lunchtime: Natural and National- Art of the American Landscape

A gallery talk; Bring your lunch and enjoy the Ansel Adams exhibit with discussion/ The Hyde Collection – 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-1761. www.hydecollection.org


April 13, 2014      AN Eggs-tra Special Victorian Easter

Fun craft projects and refreshments; egg hunt and egg roll/ Chapman Historical Museum – 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 793-2826. www.chapmanmuseum.org


April 13, 2014      Discovery Sunday: Spring Thaw

See the exhibition Ansel Adams: Early Works that depicts snow, ice and water. Following, enjoy a painting activity in the art studio, all ages welcome/ 1PM. The Hyde Collection – 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-1761. www.hydecollection.org


April 13-15, 2014      Spring Break! School Vacation Art Workshops

Kids learn new drawing, painting and sculpting skills and have fun doing so/ 10:30AM-12:30PM. The Hyde Collection – 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-1761. www.hydecollection.org


April 19, 2014      Easter Egg Decorating Workshop

Bring your own eggs and decorate them to put out for the Easter Bunny/ 12PM-3PM. Adirondack Lake Center for the Arts, 3446 State Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake. (877) 752-7715. www.adirondackarts.org


April 23, 2014      Annual Spring Potluck

Guest Speaker Richard Stout on Early Modernism/ 6PM-8PM. Lapham Gallery at LARAC – 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls. (518) 798-1144. www.larac.org


April 26, 2014      Sher Millis Murals Studio Store Grand Opening

Lake Luzerne’s newest artist venue.  A “whistle stop” store along the Saratoga/North Creek Rail Road to exhibit artists, authors, and artisans that call the Adirondacks home. Browse and purchase books and works of art from over 20 local artisans and authors now on display/ 10AM-6PM. 4 Bridge Street, Lake Luzerne. See Facebook page


April 26-27, 2014      Maple in April Festival

Lots of “sweet” activities to celebrate maple season in the north country. Maple demonstrations, recipe contest, craft vendors, Fiber Arts Fair, wagon rides, children’s activities, face painting, train rides, farm pets, pony rides, BBQ, fish fry, karaoke & fireworks on Saturday, hobby trains, Dog Jazz Agility Arena at Rockwell St. & Old Corinth Rd.,  blue grass music and much more!/8AM-dusk Sat. 10AM-3PM Sun. Along Rockwell Street, Hadley. hadleybusinessassociation.net



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