Adirondack Attic musical history tour planned at the Adirondack Museum

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE Songs, stories, "stuff", and life over time in the Adirondacks. The Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake, will premier a unique presentation of North Country history on March 9. Featuring original and traditional folk music by singer/ songwriter Dan Berggren, readings from author Andy Flynn's Adirondack Attic book series, and the incomparable artifact collections of the museum, "The Adirondack Attic Musical History Tour" promises to be an afternoon not to be missed. Part of the museum's Cabin Fever Sunday series, the program will be held on Sunday, March 9. The presentation will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Cabin Fever Sunday programs are offered at no charge to museum members. The fee for non-members is $4. There is no charge for children of elementary school age or younger. Refreshments will be served. For additional information, please call the Education Department at (518) 352-7311, ext. 128. The Cabin Fever Sunday series is sponsored by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation, dedicated to improving the quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondack Park: www.pearsallfoundation.org. The presentation is a special collaboration for Berggren and Flynn, who will present "The Adirondack Attic Musical History Tour" for the first time at the Adirondack Museum. "This program will be a highlight for me because Dan was my radio professor at SUNY Fredonia, and he taught me how to play the banjo," said Flynn. " We both look forward to telling our Adirondack stories through the spoken word, photography, and music." The duo will pair songs with artifacts from the Adirondack Museum's extensive collections to share stories about the history of daily life in the Adirondack Mountains. The program will include a slide show combining historic photographs with Flynn's original scenic photography around the Adirondack Park. Adirondack folk singer Dan Berggren grew up in the Essex County town of Minerva and currently lives in Ballston Spa. He is professor emeritus of audio and radio studies at the State University of New York College at Fredonia, recently retiring to produce music full time closer to his roots in the Adirondack Mountains. Flynn is employed as the Senior Public Information Specialist at the New York State Adirondack Park Agency Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) at Paul Smiths. To learn more, call (518) 352-7311, or visit www.adirondackmuseum.org.

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