EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS
Unless otherwise noted the following events and workshops take place at The TAUNY Center and are free of charge.To receive our monthly event and workshop email, join our mailing list.
First Friday Jam
Friday, March 3, 2017
Sunday, March 5, 2017
As maple season approaches, children and families are invited to celebrate sugaring as French-Canadian families would have done a century ago. A reading of “The Sugaring Off Party” by Jonathan London sets the tone, and then participants step into the book with a recreation of the house party led by fiddler Gretchen Koehler and her family, who teach traditional French folk dances and songs and share the secret to playing the spoons. Local maple producer Art Hurlbut makes wax-on-snow, and there are crafts and snacks for everyone.
TAUNY’s Sugaring-Off Party is open to the
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Join 2016 TAUNY North Country Heritage winners the Adirondack Playboys for a workshop teaching the basics of square-dancing. The band will teach moves and provide live music. Kids and adults welcome, and no experience is required. A suggested donation of $5 per person is requested.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
$12 per participant ($10 for TAUNY Friends)
Tug Hill artist Loretta Lepkowski will lead kids and accompanying family members in traditional Easter cooking and crafts from her Polish-American heritage. Kids will have a chance to help make babka (Easter bread) and decorate eggs to take home.
Pre-registration is required for this program. Please contact TAUNY at 315-386-4289 to register your child.
AND LATER THIS YEAR:
North Country Writer's Fair
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Raquette River Dams Oral History Exhibit Opening
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Welcome to the North Country Open House
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Salute to North Country Heritage
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Holiday Open House and Sugar and Spice Gingerbread Competition
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Learn about TAUNY Jams, contra dances, and more.
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