3/25 Jane Austen & the Arts: A Bicentenary Conference
Location: SUNY Plattsburgh, 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh
Drawing scholars and faculty from near and far, both within and outside of the SUNY system, this conference at SUNY Plattsburgh focuses on the theme of "art" within Austen's novels, such as needlework, bonnet-making, song, dance, piano-playing, and more. General public welcome!
Register online here. For additional conference details, visit janeaustenandthearts.com.
3/25 New York State Maple Weekends 2017
Location: Sugar shacks throughout the Adirondack Coast
Every spring since 1995, members of the New York State Maple Producers Association invite visitors into their “sugar houses” with the goal of educating the public about New York’s maple farming processes and traditions. This is your chance to taste pure maple syrup -- right from the source! This delicious, fun-filled outing offers a little something for all maple-lovers to taste and experience, like sugar house tours, samples, activities and much more. Explore sugar shacks and maple farms throughout the Adirondack Coast
March 18 & 19 and March 24 & 25!
3/25 Lehrer Dance
Location: Strand Center Theatre, 25 Brinkerhoff Street, Plattsburgh
Start Time: 7:00:00 PM
- End Time: 8:30:00 PM
From Buffalo, NY, dance works by Jon Lehrer represent an understanding of life and the human condition, utilizing innovative styles of movement and original choreography that is organic, artistic, and comprehensible. Experience the artistry Lehrer Dance
for yourself when you head to the Strand Center Theatre
on March 25! Learn more at www.strandcenter.org
3/25 A Dinner Date with Alice Miner at Amazing Grace Vineyard & Winery
Location: Amazing Grace Vineyard & Winery, 9839 State Route 9, Chazy, NY 12921
Start Time: 6:00:00 PM
- End Time: 9:00:00 PM
Experience the roaring 20's as a member of high society when you head to Amazing Grace Vineyard & Winery on March 25th at 6pm for "A Dinner Date with Alice Miner"! Sail back in time to a voyage on the SS Laurentic and dine in splendor on dishes made popular by the Waldorf Astoria and F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.
Here's what visitors can look forward to when they purchase a $35 event ticket:
- A 1920s themed dinner party complete with reenactors portraying Alice Miner and her friends
- A four course meal with authentic 1920s dishes such as:
- Crab Stuffed Mushrooms; served to President Coolidge while dining at the Waldorf Astoria.
- Waldorf Salad; made famous by the Waldorf Astoria
- Chicken a la Rose; an exotic dish of honey, almonds and rose petals. The side dish will be Potatoes a la Hollandaise. These two dished were served to President Coolidge while dining at the Waldorf Astoria.
- Dessert will include a seet treat (Red Velvet and Chiffon were popular in the 20s)
- The winery will be transformed with decor resembling the 1920s. Dressing in period is not required to attend this event but is greatly encouraged for photo ops!
3/25 Four Divisions Formed at Fort Carillon-Rigaud's Attack of Fort William Henry
Location: Fort Ticonderoga, 30 Fort Ti Rd, Ticonderoga, NY 12883
Observe and interact as French Regulars, Natives, and Canadians assemble at the fort, prepare to march across frozen Lake George to meet the enemy at Fort Ticonderoga
! Witness French soldiers building scaling ladders, artilleryman preparing the guns, stores, and ammunition as the army prepares for the surprise winter attack! Event tickets are $10.00; free admission is offered to Members of Fort Ticonderoga, children age 4 and younger, and Ambassador Pass Holders. Learn more at fortticonderoga.org
3/25 Pancake Breakfast at Bechard's Sugar House
Location: Bechard's Sugar House, 61 Sanger Lane, West Chazy, NY 12992
Enjoy maple each weekend throughout the month of March at Bechard's Sugar House
in West Chazy when you head to their Saturday and Sunday pancake breakfasts! More details at bechardsugarhouse.com
3/25 Class: Beginning Wheel
Location: Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff Street, Plattsburgh
Classes will take place on: Saturdays March 18, March 25, April 8, & April 29, 2017 from 9:00am - 11.30am at the Strand Center for the Arts
Learn the fundamentals of throwing on the wheel with an emphasis on centering, opening, and pulling and an introduction to glaze application. Ages 18+. Cost is $135 for Non-Members and $120 for Members (materials and open studio time included).
3/25 Music: Mike Brewster at Vesco Ridge Vineyard
Location: Vesco Ridge Vineyard, 167 Stratton Hill Road West Chazy, NY 12992
Start Time: 4:00:00 PM
- End Time: 6:00:00 PM
Mike Brewster, a singer-songwriter of the Blues/Rock/Funk genres, comes to Vesco Ridge Vineyard
on March 25! For more details, visit vescoridge.com