Showing posts from January 1, 2012

Fort Ticonderoga Winter Programs

Fort Ticonderoga Winter Programs! Historic Trades Program: Leather Breeches Workshop"  January 7 and 8, 2012  This two day workshop will focus on construction details for leather breeches based on our collections own original leather breeches.    Material Matters: It's in the Details"  January 28 and 29, 2012 This weekend program focuses on the material culture of the 18th century and is intended for collectors, re-enactors, and people with a general interest in learning more about objects of the 18th century and what they can tell us about history.  "Fort Fever Series: Winter Landscape Snowshoe Trek" January 22, 2012 Explore the Fort Ticonderoga grounds as we identify trees based on their winter characteristics. "Fort Fever Series: The Roar of Musketry and Cracking of Rifles" February 12, 2012 An introduction to weapons of the 18th century with Curator of Collections, Christopher Fox. "Fort Fever Series: Native Ameri

Adirondack Mountain Club High Peaks Lecture Series 2012

Located right outside of Lake Placid, The High Peaks Information Center (HPIC) at Heart Lake is once again offering its yearly FREE lecture series.  All programs are free and open to the public.  Saturday evening lectures at HPIC begin at 8 p.m.  Lecture Series   Jan. 7 Winter Birds of the Adirondacks Join Joan Collins, president of Adirondack Avian Expeditions & Workshops, LLC as she discusses winter birds in the Adirondacks. She will discuss why the birds move to our region in the winter and where you can find them. The presentation will feature photographs and vocalizations of 19 species that visit northern New York in winter.

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 f ree 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

Adirondack Theatre: Pendragon Theatre takes To Kill a Mockingbird on the Road

Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake, the Adirondacks only year-round professional theatre is taking its production of "To Kill A Mockingbird" on the road.

Willsboro:Champlain Valley Film Society Winter Movie Schedule

Champlain Valley Film Society Winter 2012 Movie Schedule NOTE: all Winter films will be shown at 7:30 PM rather than 8:00. And all shows will be held at the Willsboro Central School.