Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Adirondack Folk School’s ‘ADK Fiber Experience’ Planned

Fiber ArtsThe Adirondack Folk School has announced its second ADK Fiber Experience Getaway Weekend event scheduled from Thursday night, April 24, 2014 through Sunday, April 27, 2014. The event will be held at two sites: the Adirondack Folk School and the Fort William Henry Hotel & Conference Center in Lake George. This year’s ADK Fiber Experience includes fiber arts classes during the day Friday and Saturday, fun events at night on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and free farm tours scheduled for Sunday in conjunction with the Washington County Fiber Tour.

Participants can knit and spin with Donna Kay, a master fiber artist from New Hampshire, do felting work with local artist Robin Blakney-Carlson and Carol Ingram, a felter from Connecticut, and weave with Tegan Frisino. There are classes planned in rug hooking, making stitch markers, knitted wire jewelry, wheat weaving, and more.

Check out our package deals: there are full weekend packages, along with single-day packages for Friday and Saturday classes and events. Of course, you can come just to day-time classes. Call us for more information at 518-696-2400; register online or by phone. Go to http://www.adirondackfolkschool.org/afs/index.php?m=FiberEx for more details about the event.

The Adirondack Folk School teaches the traditional arts, crafts, and culture of the Adirondacks in a hands-on, non-competitive learning environment. Visit the Adirondack Folk School online at www.adirondackfolkschool.org, on Facebook or call the school for more information at (518) 696-2400.

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