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August 2019

Knife Sheath with David Cornelius. #1511-0817.

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne , NY 12846 United States
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$15. – $55.

Learn how to custom make a leather sheath for a knife of your choosing. You bring your knife and Dave will walk you through the steps of measuring and cutting the leather as well as stitching the sheath together. It can be a belt sheath or a hanging sheath. Students can also imprint a design into it choosing from the several that Dave will provide.

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Love and Treachery in Palm Beach Book Reading and Signing

August 17 @ 1:00 pm
saranac village at will rogers, 78 Will Rogers Drive
Saranac Lake, 12983
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Free

On Saturday, August 17thst at 1:00 p.m., Author Bernard Moran, a summer resident of Saranac Village at Will Rogers, will hold a book signing of his latest collection of short stories, Love and Treachery in Palm Beach 3, at Will Rogers. Bernard will also speak about ways to get a book published. From his first visit to Palm Beach in 1953, with his father for spring break, Bernard has been enamored with this lush, tropical destination. Memories for Bernard include…

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HOT FIDDLERS!! HOT FORGES!! HOT FUDGE!!

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne , NY 12846 United States
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$2.00

The Adirondack Folk School cordially invites you to our second year of “HOT FIDDLES, HOT FORGES, HOT FUDGE!!” Join us and pull up a chair and listen to the sweet sounds of the Fiddle Club of Maple Ave., the Saratoga High School and Mac Petrequin’s Bluegrass Band. Watch our world class blacksmiths at their annual Rendezvous, working in our forge! Make-your-own ice-cream sundae social in the school all afternoon! $2.00 each!

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Summer Landscapes, Stars, and Moonlight Photo Tour with Carl Heilman, II #1502-0817.

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne , NY 12846 United States
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Free – $205.

Photograph the late afternoon, sunset and evening light, along with the magical wonder and beauty of night skies in the southern Adirondacks with Carl Heilman as your guide and instructor. After meeting briefly at the Folk School for an introduction to night photography and some time for Q & A, the group will travel to nearby photo destinations along the roadways, lakes, and waterways. After the sun sets at 7:55, we’ll photograph in the twilight as the stars come out.…

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Spinning on a Drop Spindle with Krystina Konanec. #1531-0818.

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne , NY 12846 United States
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$10. – $55.

Spinning is an ancient craft and a way to reflect on and connect with materials we wear and use on a more basic level. Come learn how to transform raw wool into beautifully spun yarn. You will learn to make your own drop spindle and how to spin on it to make your own mini skein of yarn.

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Woodturning: Hollow Forms with John Kingsley. #1318-0818.

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne , NY 12846 United States
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$25. – $105.

Turning a hollow form is one of the signature skills of a woodturner, usually achieved after a great deal of time and experience. Lucky for our students, the school has made this easy to learn, using the hollow turning equipment we have in-house. Students will create a thin walled bowl or small vase, depending on how they progress, unique to them. Come try it out, have a blast, and be amazed! NOTE: For your safety: no loose-fitting clothes, hair tied…

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Mountain Gathering Basket with Barbara Boughton. #1427-0818.

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne , NY 12846 United States
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$35. – $105.

This basket is based on a forerunner of the Nantucket Lightship basket, c. 1850. Woven on a round oak base, the spokes are inserted into a groove, which holds them firmly in place. This basket employs a continuous chase weave to build the sides, using two weavers at once. The basket is hand-shaped, not woven on a mold, and students will be challenged and excited to watch their creations grow with two weavers. A hand-carved oak handle is incorporated into…

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Goat Milk Soap with Christine Eberhardt. #1362-0821.

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne , NY 12846 United States
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$20. – $55.

Goat milk soap is excellent for people with dry, irritated or sensitive skin. It is loaded with nutrients, proteins, fat, calcium and vitamins. It is an excellent natural moisturizer that helps hydrate, nourish and revitalize skin. We will discuss natural dyes and additives which you may wish to incorporate in your soap. You will be making a pound of soap to take home.

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Eaten Alive: Native Plants in the Home Landscape

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hex & Hop Brewery, 1719 NYS Route 3
Bloomingdale, NY 12913 United States
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Lauren Richard of Far North Natives will give an overview about native plants that help pollinators, local wildlife, and you. Part of the Sip & Soak Up Knowledge series Wednesdays at Hex & Hop Brewery.

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Open Forge Night with Steve Gurzler

August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Adirondack Folk School, 51 Main Street
Lake Luzerne , NY 12846 United States
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$20

Open Forge Nights Are Back By Popular Demand! Get an introduction to the art of blacksmithing by visiting Adirondack Folk School on any of our OPEN FORGE nights for an amazing demonstration by Expert smith Steve Gurzler. Observing the demonstration is free and open to the public. For those who want to try their hand at blacksmithing and forge an item at open forge, there is a $20 fee to cover the cost of materials, and safety precautions must be…

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