This next week again offers a wide range of stimulating activities in Bolton and nearby.
On Friday, Aug. 13, art enthusiasts will be attending an exhibition reception for artist Janine Thomas, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sweet Pea Farm Perennials & Art Gallery, 121 Federal Hill Road in Bolton.
Then there's another art event not to be missed: it's the Artists' Open Studio Tour, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14 and 15. Participants will visit three studios in Lake George and Diamond Point, seeing the work of eight fine artists. Painting, jewelry, mixed media and fabric art of Charlene Leary, Betsy Krebs, Ruth Ward, Helga Grobel, Betsy Brandt, Nancy Rogal, Lyn-Rae Ashley, and Stefanie Taylor will be featured. For details, see: web.me.com/ruthvward/STUDIO_TOUR.
On Saturday, Aug. 14, there's the Adirondack Native Plant Sale & Open House, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lake George Land Conservancy office at 4905 Lake Shore Dr. in Bolton.
The same weekend, it's Bolton's own Arts & Crafts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14-15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Rogers Park. There will be a wide array of handcrafted goods including Adirondack furniture & lawn furniture, jewelry, weaving, wooden ware, photos, and paintings.
On Sunday, Aug. 15, a concert will be presented by piano and wind musicians of the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum on Lake Shore Drive.
For those who enjoy modern art and a stimulating documentary, there's the film "Who the (bleep) is Jackson Pollock?" to be screened at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 16 in the Bolton Library on Lake Shore Dr. There's no charge for the movie, offered by the Marcella Sembrich Museum.
For those who seek live music in a pastoral setting, there's a concert by "The In Crowd," 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 17 in Rogers Park on Lake Shore Drive.