ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE HOSTS ANNUAL EVENTS:
30th RUSTIC FURNITURE FAIR September 9‒10, and
ANTIQUES SHOW PREVIEW September 15 and SALE September 16, 2017
Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) hosts its two highly
anticipated events during its late summer season: 30th annual Rustic Furniture Fair September 9–10, and Antiques Show and Sale September 16, 2017. The popular fairs are opportunities to view, learn about, and purchase distinctive furniture and furnishings from emerging and established artisans and makers and antiques and artworks from leading dealers from across the country. A ticketed Benefit Preview for the Antiques Show and Sale takes place September 15, 2017.
The Rustic Furniture Fair features hand-crafted items and Adirondack artwork in both classic and
contemporary styles. Visitors will encounter demonstrations, musical performances, and ADKX’s
permanent installations devoted to exploring the history, culture, and distinctive vernacular designs
of the region.
The Antiques Show features a wide range of items including: camp, cottage, and Mission furniture;
fine art and folk art; rare books; vintage sporting equipment and boats; Native American jewelry;
quilts; and more. During the Show, there will be public programs and tours for all ages.
Free with admission, the fairs offer unique dimensions to ADKX’s indoor/outdoor programming.
Visitors interested in crafts and antiques, Adirondack culture, or starting or expanding a collection
will find something for everyone. The new Life in the Adirondacksinteractive installation and other
exhibits on-site provide historical context while celebrating the natural splendor of the area,
conservation efforts, recreational opportunities, and regional industries.
Rustic Furniture Fair
Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10
10:00 am–5:00 pm – open to the public
Antique Show and Sale Benefit Preview
Friday, September 15, 3:00‒6:00 pm
Antique Show and Sale
Saturday, September 16, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Adirondack Experience: The Museum at Blue Mountain Lake
Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812
The Pumpkin Palooza festival planned for October 2017, has been postponed until 2018.
ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE: THE MUSEUM ON BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX), presents vibrant encounters with the rich history and culture of the Adirondack region in 22 historic and contemporary buildings on a 121-acre campus in New York State. ADKX offers a broad range of programs and activities including special and permanent exhibitions, interactions with artisans-in-residence, workshops, lectures, nature tours, boating instruction, family programs, and signature events like the Rustic Furniture fair and Antique Show and Sale. Lake View Café with breathtaking views of Blue Mountain Lake is open 10 am to 4 pm daily.
Daily admission is $20 for adults; $18 for seniors; $12 for youths and students with a valid student ID; and free for children five and under, active military personnel, and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days. ADKX closes for the season at 5 pm October 9, 2017.
ADKX, celebrating its 60th anniversary, is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. It is located in Adirondack Park, the largest protected natural area in the 48 contiguous states.
ADKX is supported, in part, with donations from the general public, with some general operating support made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. For additional information, call 518-352-7311 or visit www.theADKX.org.
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