The Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks will host the 23nd Annual Field, Forest and Stream Day, an Adirondack Folk Arts Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the museum grounds of the Adirondack History Center in Elizabethtown.
New this year, the festival will be combined with the Families First Apple Fest, featuring cider pressing, fun and games for children. A horse drawn wagon will take festival goers between sites. Performers include Bill Smith, Ben Raino and Karen Glass, Dorothy Jane Siver, the fourteen year old fiddling sensation from Crown Point, and Smokey Bear and Ranger Bob.
Returning again will be the interactive presentation of, "Adirondack Owls and Raptors," with live hawks, and owls with Trish Marki. Special children's activities, contests, a variety of food vendors, The Adirondack Farmer's Market, local crafts, demonstrations, guide boat making, Pack Basket making, Adirondack Furniture, Decoy Making and Blacksmithing will also be part of the event.
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. A limited number (10) of outdoor Antiques booths will be available at $60 per 10'x 10'. Double antique booths are $100. Approximately 60 10' x 10' deep spaces are available outside. Special non-profit rate: $30. Tents, tables and chairs are the exhibitor's responsibility. The cost for space is $40 outside and $60.00 for food and antiques.
To receive an application, contact Caroline Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org, call ACNA at 962-8778. The deadline Monday, Sept. 12. Spaces will be assigned in the order in which reservations are received.