Craftworkers needed for festival

ELIZABETHTOWN - The Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks will host the 21st annual Field, Forest and Stream Day, an Adirondack Folk Arts Festival, Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum grounds of the Adirondack History Center.

Join performers Adirondack storyteller Bill Smith, singer/songwriter and storyteller Christopher Shaw, Smokey Bear and Ranger Sarah, and the Northern Forest Center Mobile Museum "Way of the Woods" people and The Land of the Northern Forest Traveling Exhibit. Returning again will be Beth Bidwell's interactive presentation of "Adirondack Wild Things" - with live hawks, owls, reptiles and amphibians of the Adirondacks. Plus, special children's activities, contests, a variety of food vendors, The Adirondack Farmers' Market, local crafts, demonstrations, guide boat making, Pack Basket making, Adirondack Furniture, Decoy Making, Blacksmithing, contests and much more.

The Arts Council is currently seeking exhibitors who sell handmade items that tie in with the festival's focus on the harvest, hunt, and other traditional North Country work and leisure time activities. To receive an application, contact Caroline Thompson at info@artsnorth.org, or call ACNA at 962-8778. Application deadline is Monday, Sept. 14. Spaces will be assigned in order in which reservations are received.

If interested in volunteering for a two to three hour period during the day of the festival, for free admission, call 962-8778.

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