Come in from the cold and warm up with the wonderful musical talents of Annie and Jonny Rosen. These talented musicians from Schenectady are making their journey up North to help us celebrate winter in the Adirondacks. You’ll enjoy listening to their beautiful vocals and harmonies that are blended into an eclectic mix of acoustic folk, torchy blues, standards, bluegrass, gospel, early jazz and more. A great night of musical entertainment for everyone!
February 24 -"Lies Will be Told Today" with Chris Shaw
Paul Smith's College Armchair Lecture Series
March 1- Armchair Traveler Lecture Series Join the Paul Smith's VIC at 7 p.m. for a presentation by Frank Lescinsky on his experience as a VIP guest on a NASA Mars Exploration Launch. Learn something new from an expert or expand your knowledge about distant places from someone who’s been there. Free to season-pass holders and students; $5/lecture for all others. Please call the Paul Smith’s College VIC at (518) 327-6241 for more information.
Adirondack Museum's Cabin Fever Lecture Series
March 10- "Cooling Mother Earth: New York's Footprint in Nature, Then and Now" (FREE; Speakers in the Humanities Lecture sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities This program takes place at 1:30 p.m. in the Adirondack Museum's auditorium.(Are New Yorkers stewards of nature or lords of nature? This vivid lecture/ multimedia presentation probes the question by revisiting key moments in the Empire State's development history— especially its Indian, Infrastructure and Conservation legacies; then linking them to today's environmental crises. To find answers, Dr. Spiegelman unearths the hidden roots of New Yorkers' conflicting views of nature, development and civilization— both then and now.
Fort Ticonderoga's Fort Fever Series
March 17 - "Evacuation Day 1776" Rich Strum, Director of Education($10 per person and payable at the door; members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga are admitted at no cost. 2:00 pm at the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center at Fort Ticonderoga.) Even though it's St. Patrick's Day, March 17th continues to be celebrated in Boston as Evacuation Day. Rich Strum talks about the British occupation of Boston in 1775 & 1776 and the eventual departure of the British troops on March 17, 1776.
April 7 - Trunks and Travel... a 19th Century Journey"
(FREE; Speakers in the Humanities Lecture sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities 1:30 p.m. in the Adirondack Museum's auditorium in Blue Mountain Lake.)
April 21 - "Very Well Prepared for the British Army" with Stuart Lilie, Director of Interpretation ($10 per person and payable at the door; members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga are admitted at no cost. 2:00 pm at the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center at Fort Ticonderoga.)
© Diane Chase is the author of the Adirondack Family Activities™ guidebook series, Adirondack Family Time™, which is available online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the third guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities™.