Adirondack Museum Winter Cabin Fever Schedule 2012

Each winter the Adirondack Museum offers a Sunday series of special events that appeal to a variety of tastes. Lectures, writing workshops and concerts are some of the offerings for the 2012 winter. So cozy up and break through your own cabin fever at the Adirondack Museum. 


Unless specified the cost for the Cabin Fever events is free to members and children; $5 for non-members and takes place at the Adirondack Museum auditorium at 1:30 p.m. 



Special Events

Chester Gillette: The Adirondacks' Most Famous Murder Case Lecture

JANUARY 15, 2012

Talk by author Craig Brandon

Big Cats of the Adirondacks Lecture

JANUARY 29, 2012

Presentation by Paul Jensen, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Natural Resources, McGill University

Nature: From Howling Wilderness to Vacation Destination Lecture

FEBRUARY 12, 2012

Presented by Charles Mitchell, Associate Professor, American Studies, Elmira College


Soulful Landscape Writing Workshop

FEBRUARY 25, 2012

With singer/songwriter Erica Wheeler ($30 for members and high school & college students; $35 for non-members.
Spaces are limited. Call to register at 518-352-7311 ext 128)

Soulful Landscape Concert

FEBRUARY 26, 2012

With singer/songwriter Erica Wheeler

Adirondack Civilian Conservation Corps: History, Memories, and Legacy of the CCC Lecture

MARCH 11, 2012

Presented by author Marty Podskoch

Inventing Fashion: Iroquois Beadwork and the "Art of Flowering" Lecture

MARCH 18, 2012

Presented by Deborah Holler, Lecturer, Empire State College This Speakers in the Humanities event, which is free and open to the public, is made possible through the support of the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. This lecture takes place in the museum's auditorium at 1:30 p.m.

Tracking Robert Garrow Lecture

APRIL 15, 2012

by author Lawrence Gooley

Children & Nature: The ABCs of Observation Presentation

APRIL 22, 2012

With Paul Hai, Program Coordinator, Northern Forest Institute. Free to members and children; $5 for non-members. This event is part of our Cabin Fever Sunday programming and will take place at the Crandall Library, Glens Falls, N.Y.

Opening Day

MAY 25, 2012

Join us on the first day of our 55th season!

© Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities) for the towns of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Jay/Upper Jay, Wilmington, Keene/Keene Valley which is available online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the second guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities.

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