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Friday exhibit

Homer’s America: Selections from the Permanent Collection, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. Exhibition in Hoopes Gallery featuring a selection of Homer’s work from the permanent collection at The Hyde. This selection focuses on the artist’s chronicling of American life through paintings and etchings. Visit www.hydecollection.org to learn more.

The Late Drawings of Andy Warhol, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls. Organized by the Andy Warhol Museum, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, this exhibition features drawings Warhol created during the later years of his career. This exhibition is the inspiration for our summer events such as Can You Dig It?, Dog Day of August, A Brush & A Drink, and more. To learn more, visit www.hydecollection.org.


WiFi Open Mic Night, 7 to 9 p.m., Hudson River Music Hall, Hudson Falls.


Guided Tours,

Warm weather melts plans for ice harvest

  1. Estenson is forging a thoroughly practical tool: a pair of steel tongs that, with proper care, could easily last into the next century. On a recent Saturday morning, about 30 blacksmiths, aspiring artisans and hobbyists from across Florida gathered for
  2. Ice cakes (blocks) were brought out of the water with the use of an ice pike, used to maneuver the ice, and ice tongs. Schmick was pleased to report that about 220 attended the event and 175 people took the horse-drawn wagon rides. BLACKSMITHING 
  3. McNally uses the blacksmith shop of his now deceased friend and mentor, Tom Smith. It is filled with dust and charcoal smoke, tools, tongs, anvils and branding irons. Small hills of scrap metal surround the property. Each day McNally goes to work, he

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