Events and Evening Programs

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

Adirondack Christkindlmarkt

Friday, December 6 – Sunday, December 8, Lake George’s second annual German-style Christkindlmarkt will be held at the end of the lake in the Charles R. Wood Festival Park. Food, music, dancing, craft and gift vendors, and fun will abound! Local hotels and restaurants will be opened and ready to accommodate all guests! Call the school for recommendations, and don’t miss this inaugural event in our local “Alps”!

Entrance to the event is free, and food, beverage and craft items will be available for purchase from our vendors.

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, and new this year, Elijah Hammond-Wood. 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, June 5 & 19
Wednesday, July 3 & 17
Wednesday, August 7 & 21
Wednesday, September 4 & 18
Wednesday, October 2 & 16