continued Down in Lake Luzerne, the Adirondack Folk School Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school at 51 Main St. Artisans of traditional Adirondack skills will be on hand, demonstrating blacksmithing, open-fire cooking, spinning, tin-smithing, fly fishing, woodcarving. Storytelling, food & music are also featured.
Also on Saturday, North Creek will be holding its Independence Day celebration and fireworks. Family fun begins at 1 p.m. in Ski Bowl park off Rte. 28. The fest features Games of chance, live entertainment, food. and fireworks at dusk.
Then on both Saturday July 7 and Sunday, July 8, Bolton is hosting its annual Arts & Crafts Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Rogers Park. The event showcases regional artisans and crafters, with their high-quality creations.
The folks in Thurman like to stretch the weekend out for another day. In their hamlet of Athol, there’s an outdoor concert at 7 p.m. Monday July 9 featuring the Celtic music of the Grafton Street Trio in the park behind the Thurman Town Hall. The band includes gifted musicians playing mandolin, guitar, uilleann bagpipes & fiddle. Bring a blanket or chair.