The Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (formerly the Adirondack Museum) will celebrate its 60th anniversary on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm.
Fire Magick Hula Dance performances will be held at 11 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm, and 30-minute hula hoop workshops at 12:15, 2:15 and 4:15 pm. Musical performances will include the Adirondack Jazz Orchestra playing Big Band songs from the ‘50s, with a dance party by Dance Sanctuary at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm; The Non-Committals at 2:30 pm; and JamCrackers, featuring traditional and original songs of the Adirondacks, at 4 pm.
At 1 pm, John Taibi will present “Fabulous Fifties Views of the Adirondack Park,” a look at the park’s peaks, waterways, forests, villages, people and railroads during the 1950s through the lens of Utica Observer-Dispatch photographer Dante Tranquille.
Anniversary cake and cupcakes will be served at 2 pm. Visitors are encouraged to wear their best ‘50s-style attire for the photo booth and costume contest.
The 60th Anniversary Celebration & Music Fest is included with the price of general admission. Daily admission is $20 for adults (18-64); $18 for seniors (65 and over); $12 for youths (6-17) and students with a valid student ID; and free for children five and under, active military personnel and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days. Dates and times are subject to change; call (518) 352-7311 prior to visiting to confirm.
For more information on The Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, call (518) 352-7311 or visit their website.