Events and Evening Programs

All listed programs occur at Adirondack Folk School’s campus, 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846.

Summer Craft Festival and Annual Membership Meeting

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A banner for the Summer Craft Festival, beneath AFS’s sign

The Adirondack Folk School will host our Summer Craft Festival on Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event will take place on the school grounds overlooking the Hudson, which is located at 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, New York 12846.

Dozens of craft and food vendors are expected, and instructor Mac Petrequin will play his signature bluegrass music from 11:00 until 3:00 that day.

“We are looking forward to a nice summer event, where our talented instructors can sell their arts and crafts while we show our community the wonderful things we’re doing at the Folk School,” says Rand Condell, President of the Board of Trustees.

Crafters and food vendors who are interested in participating should contact Mary at the Adirondack Folk School, 518-696-2400, for more information.

Volunteers who are interested in offering assistance during the Festival are also encouraged to contact AFS.

We at AFS are also hosting our first important annual membership meeting, open to all members of AFS, occurring on the same day as the Summer Craft Festival, Saturday, August 27. The meeting begins at 12 p.m., noon, inside AFS’s main building.

The meeting will provide members with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the goal and direction of the school and our programs. The meeting will also introduce members to the AFS Board of Trustees, and to our staff.

Open Forge Nights 2016

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 followed – including hard shoes with no open toes, long pants, goggles (supplied) and gloves (supplied). Demos begin at 6:30 PM on the following dates:

Wednesday, May 18
Wednesday, June 15
Wednesday, July 20
Wednesday, August 17
Wednesday, September 21
Wednesday, October 19