Migrating Monarchs

Moreau Lake State Park in Gansevoort will host a program on the monarch butterfly at 10 a.m. Sunday. Reservations are required with a 24 hours' advance notice; call the park office at 518-793-0511 to reserve a spot.

Post-Star file photo

Thursday

exhibit

North Country Arts NCA at The Shirt Factory Gallery's 'Sun Splash' Art Exhibition, 1 to 5 p.m., NCA at The Shirt Factory Gallery, 71 Lawrence St., Suite 114, Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through Saturday, Sept. 16 and features works in all media created by local and regional artists. The gallery is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

North Country Arts' September Art Exhibit at 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 42 Ridge St., Glens Falls. The artist of the month for September will be Chestertown artist Fredrick Holman. A reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 and the public will have the opportunity to meet Holman, see some beautiful plein air paintings and enjoy some light refreshments. 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall is located at 42 Ridge St. in Glens Falls and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ellsworth Kelly: Slow Curve and Fruits & Flowers, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Ellsworth Kelly created Diagonal with Curve XII, Blue No. 611, for his friends, Werner Feibes and James Schmitt. In conjunction with the opening of the Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, this exhibition of more than 70 prints examines Kelly’s experimentation with curved fields of color, from tight ellipses and shapes with rounded corners to broad arcs and segments. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

To Distribute and Multiply: The Feibes & Schmitt Gift, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. With this inaugural exhibition in the new Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, The Hyde Collection establishes itself as a major museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in upstate New York. The exhibition includes around 40 works by such iconic artists as Josef Albers, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Louise Nevelson, Bridget Riley and Andy Warhol. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

New Gallery Installation ‘Life in the Adirondacks,’ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, 9097 state Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) is celebrating its 60th season with the opening of a new interactive gallery installation exploring the spirit, history, culture, and people of the Adirondack region. Life in the Adirondacks is the largest permanent exhibition on ADKX’s stunning 121-acre campus. ADKX is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including holidays, late May through Oct. 5. Closed on Friday, Sept. 15, for a separately ticketed event. Open until 7:30 p.m. on Mondays in August for Museum Monday Nights, each paired with a Monday Evening Lecture featuring Adirondack experts from a variety of fields. Daily admission is $20 for adults; $18 for seniors; $12 for youths and students with a valid student ID; and free for children 5 and younger, active military personnel and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days. Year-round residents of the Adirondack Park are admitted free on the second and fourth Sundays of August with proof of residency. For more information, call 518-352-7311 or visit www.theADKX.org.

outdoors

Fishing Trip, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. Learn from the best and sign up to fish with Gary. Gary has been fishing his whole life and wants to pass on some special knowledge. He knows every inch of Moreau Lake and, if you are lucky, he'll share some fishing hot spots. Only two seats are available in his boat for these special adventures. Please call 793-0511 to reserve one.

Friday

exhibit

North Country Arts Opens September Art Exhibit at 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 42 Ridge St., Glens Falls. The artist of the month for September will be Chestertown artist Fredrick Holman. 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall is located at 42 Ridge St. in Glens Falls and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

North Country Arts September Art Party at 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 5-7 p.m., 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 42 Ridge St., Glens Falls. The public is invited to North Country Arts 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall for their September art party. This month's artist is plein air artist Frederick Holman. Come enjoy some light refreshments and see some beautiful paintings.

Opening Reception for Luminosity: Photography by Hobit Lafaye, 5-7 p.m., The Widlund Gallery at Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main St., North Creek. Photographs on display through Oct. 1. This collection of photographs invites the viewer to explore nuances of the Adirondacks. The interplay between light, shadow and motion goes beyond recording scenery and captures the experience of these places at a particular time. These images reveal the natural beauty, quiet, joy, rejuvenation and magic that can be found. For more information, go to www.shootingwaterstudio.zenfolio.com.

North Country Arts NCA at The Shirt Factory Gallery’s ‘Sun Splash’ Art Exhibition, 1 to 5 p.m., NCA at The Shirt Factory Gallery, 71 Lawrence St., Suite 114, Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through Saturday, Sept. 16 and features works in all media created by local and regional artists. The gallery is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Ellsworth Kelly: Slow Curve and Fruits & Flowers, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Ellsworth Kelly created Diagonal with Curve XII, Blue No. 611, for his friends, Werner Feibes and James Schmitt. In conjunction with the opening of the Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, this exhibition of more than 70 prints examines Kelly’s experimentation with curved fields of color, from tight ellipses and shapes with rounded corners to broad arcs and segments. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

To Distribute and Multiply: The Feibes & Schmitt Gift, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. With this inaugural exhibition in the new Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, The Hyde Collection establishes itself as a major museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in upstate New York. The exhibition includes around 40 works by such iconic artists as Josef Albers, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Louise Nevelson, Bridget Riley and Andy Warhol. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

New Gallery Installation 'Life in the Adirondacks,' 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, 9097 state Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. ADKX is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including holidays, through Oct. 5. Daily admission is $20 for adults; $18 for seniors; $12 for youths and students with a valid student ID; and free for children 5 and younger, active military personnel and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days. Year-round residents of the Adirondack Park are admitted free on the second and fourth Sundays of August with proof of residency. For more information, call 518-352-7311 or visit www.theADKX.org

outdoors

Lake Bonita Hike, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. Join us as we hike along the newly acquired land over at Lake Bonita. A park educator will lead this hike along the new property that just opened to the public. Registration is necessary with 24 hours' advanced notice; please call 793-0511.

Moreau Lake Kayak Trip, 10 a.m.-noon, Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. Summer is here, so come learn kayaking with us. This wonderful summertime paddle is a great way to learn a new fun way to spend time outside. The park naturalist will lead this beginner's paddle around the lake, pointing out signs of summer and other wonderful sights that are more enjoyable from an up-close perspective given by a kayak. Reservations are required with 24 hours' advanced notice; please call 793-0511.

Saturday

exhibit

North Country Arts NCA at The Shirt Factory Gallery’s ‘Sun Splash’ Art Exhibition, 1 to 5 p.m., NCA at The Shirt Factory Gallery, 71 Lawrence St., Suite 114, Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through Saturday, Sept. 16 and features works in all media created by local and regional artists. The gallery is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Ellsworth Kelly: Slow Curve and Fruits & Flowers, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Ellsworth Kelly created Diagonal with Curve XII, Blue No. 611, for his friends, Werner Feibes and James Schmitt. In conjunction with the opening of the Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, this exhibition of more than 70 prints examines Kelly’s experimentation with curved fields of color, from tight ellipses and shapes with rounded corners to broad arcs and segments. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

To Distribute and Multiply: The Feibes & Schmitt Gift, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. With this inaugural exhibition in the new Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, The Hyde Collection establishes itself as a major museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in upstate New York. The exhibition includes around 40 works by such iconic artists as Josef Albers, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Louise Nevelson, Bridget Riley and Andy Warhol. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

New Gallery Installation 'Life in the Adirondacks,' 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, 9097 state Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. ADKX is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including holidays, through Oct. 5. Daily admission is $20 for adults; $18 for seniors; $12 for youths and students with a valid student ID; and free for children 5 and younger, active military personnel and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days. For more information, call 518-352-7311 or visit www.theADKX.org

Parks-Bentley Open House, 1 to 4 p.m., Parks-Bentley House, 53 Ferry Blvd., South Glens Falls. Parks-Bentley House will be open for tours of the house, summer kitchen, school, tool shed and more. Free admission, with donations gladly accepted.

music

Deja Vu Jazz, Swing Jazz Combo, 3-6 p.m., SPoT Coffee, 221 Glen St., Glens Falls. Performing the music of Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and many others from the Golden Era of New York Jazz from 1935 to 1960. Featuring vocalist Bea Roman, Dennis Maher/Lew Petteys on reeds, and Neil Giammatteo on trumpet and flugelhorn.

3rd Annual Adirondack Independence Music Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Charles R. Wood Festival Commons, 17 W. Brook Road, Lake George. This two-day, multi-band event will feature several of the premiere touring bands currently on the festival circuit, including Sunday headliner Twiddle, who will perform two sets at the festival. With years of relentless touring under their belts, the Vermont-based jam/rock band has built an impressive resume, spanning Red Rocks to Bonnaroo and multiple sellouts at historic venues including Port Chester, New York's Capitol Theatre and Washington D.C.’s 9:30 club. Saturday’s headlining duties go to Pink Talking Fish, who has grown a strong national following performing a unique fusion of material by Pink Floyd, Talking Heads and Phish. The format of their performance is much like that of a Phish show, with songs seamlessly weaving into one another, taking their audience on a musical journey. Rounding out this year’s lineup will be performances by Ryan Montbleau Band, Kung Fu, Hayley Jane & The Primates, West End Blend, the Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Sophistafunk, Barika, Formula 5, Mister F, Strange Machines, Annie in The Water, Gratefully Yours (three sets), Steal Your Peach (three sets) and Capital Zen. Music at the festival commons is scheduled to go from 1 to 11 p.m. (two stages), with late-night performances taking place at King Neptune’s Pub & Nightclub, located adjacent to the festival grounds (admission to which is included with the purchase of a festival ticket). In addition to lots of great music, the festival will also feature a variety of food and craft vendors as well as an adult obstacle course to burn off all of that extra musical energy. Cost is $60 for the weekend or $30 for a day. Tickets (pre-sale price) are now available at www.adkmusicfest.com. There is also a special VIP upgrade available, which includes a buffet dinner, free snacks, half-priced adult beverages, $1 water/ oft drinks, a private viewing area (with private bar), access to private bathrooms and access to a private rooftop bar at King Neptune’s for the late-night shows. A very limited number of onsite camping passes are also available on a first come, first served basis. For those of you who are able to head up early, there will be a special, multi-venue festival pre-party, which will be free of charge both to festival attendees and to the general public. First up will be a three-band performance taking place at Shepard’s Park Amphitheater in the heart of downtown Lake George. The show will feature Led Zeppelin tribute, Out On The Tiles, at 5 p.m., followed by Northampton’s Beau Sasser Trio (featuring Beau Sasser and Adrian Tramontano of Kung Fu, plus Albany guitarist, Justin Henricks) at 6:30 p.m. Closing out the show in the park will be the high-energy, circus punk act Bella’s Bartok, also out of Northampton, Massachusetts. The music will then move over to King Neptune’s for a special performance by newgrass/Americana act Floodwood featuring Moe. drummer Vinnie Amico and Trey Anastasio Band bassist Tony Markellis at 10:30 p.m.

Ovidiu Marinescu Duo with Pianist Anna Kislitsyna, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main St., North Creek. Come enjoy an evening with world-renowned cellist Ovidiu Marinescu, with pianist Anna Kislitsyna. Marinescu is one of the outstanding musicians of his native Romania, known for his powerful interpretations of orchestral works by Russian Composers. China, Cuba, Brazil, Romania, the United States and Russia are recent stops on his busy agenda. Marinescu has played at Carnegie Hall, Weill Hall, Merkin Hall (New York), the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Oriental Arts Center in Shanghai, Holywell Room in Oxford and many other prestigious places. He has appeared with the New York Chamber symphony, the National Radio Orchestra of Romania, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Helena, Newark and Great Falls Symphonies, Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Philharmonic, Limeria Symphony in Brazil, Orquesta de Extremadura in Spain and most professional orchestras in his native Romania. Pianist and harpsichordist Anna Kislitsyna hails from a long and noble tradition of music making in Russia. Both of her parents are highly trained, established artists. She made her debut at age 10 with the Omsk Symphony. Since then, she has performed with many symphony and chamber orchestras and worked with renowned conductors. Come enjoy an evening of exceptional music. Tickets are $20

social

Sembrich Gala: 'A Tribute to Caruso,' 6:30 p.m., The Sembrich, 4800 Lakeshore Drive, Bolton Landing. When news of Caruso's death reached Marcella Sembrich, the singer's response was simple and eloquent. "I feel as though I had a lost a member of my own family," she said. Join us as we bring the circle of our summer season to a close with a gala tribute to one of the greatest singers of all time, Enrico Caruso. Tenor Daniel Montenegro, a rising star of today's opera world, and pianist Michael Clement present a program abounding with melody, both popular and classical, from delightful Neapolitan gems to glorious arias of Verdi and Puccini. Wall Street Journal writer Barrymore Laurence Scherer, author of "Bravo! A Guide to Opera for the Perplexed," serves as host for the evening, providing insightful commentary on Caruso's life and legend. A festive Italian-themed lakeside reception will feature select delicacies, music and wine.

workshop

Drop In and Draw, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. The Hyde's art educators offer this drawing class, focusing on key aspects of art and design. On the fourth Saturday of the month, the session is offered in the Art Studio, exploring other medium. Free with paid museum admission.

Sunday

exhibit

Ellsworth Kelly: Slow Curve and Fruits & Flowers, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Ellsworth Kelly created Diagonal with Curve XII, Blue No. 611, for his friends, Werner Feibes and James Schmitt. In conjunction with the opening of the Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, this exhibition of more than 70 prints examines Kelly’s experimentation with curved fields of color, from tight ellipses and shapes with rounded corners to broad arcs and segments. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

To Distribute and Multiply: The Feibes & Schmitt Gift, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. With this inaugural exhibition in the new Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, The Hyde Collection establishes itself as a major museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in upstate New York. The exhibition includes around 40 works by such iconic artists as Josef Albers, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Louise Nevelson, Bridget Riley and Andy Warhol. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

New Gallery Installation 'Life in the Adirondacks,' 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, 9097 state Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. ADKX is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including holidays, through Oct. 5. Daily admission is $20 for adults; $18 for seniors; $12 for youths and students with a valid student ID; and free for children 5 and younger, active military personnel and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days. For more information, call 518-352-7311 or visit www.theADKX.org

music

3rd Annual Adirondack Independence Music Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Charles R. Wood Festival Commons, 17 W. Brook Road, Lake George. This two-day, multi-band event will feature several of the premiere touring bands currently on the festival circuit, including Sunday headliner Twiddle, who will perform two sets at the festival. With years of relentless touring under their belts, the Vermont-based jam/rock band has built an impressive resume, spanning Red Rocks to Bonnaroo and multiple sellouts at historic venues including Port Chester, New York's Capitol Theatre and Washington D.C.’s 9:30 club. Saturday’s headlining duties go to Pink Talking Fish, who has grown a strong national following performing a unique fusion of material by Pink Floyd, Talking Heads and Phish. The format of their performance is much like that of a Phish show, with songs seamlessly weaving into one another, taking their audience on a musical journey. Rounding out this year’s lineup will be performances by Ryan Montbleau Band, Kung Fu, Hayley Jane & The Primates, West End Blend, the Funky Dawgz Brass Band, Sophistafunk, Barika, Formula 5, Mister F, Strange Machines, Annie in The Water, Gratefully Yours (three sets), Steal Your Peach (three sets) and Capital Zen. Music at the festival commons is scheduled to go from 1 to 11 p.m. (two stages), with late-night performances taking place at King Neptune’s Pub & Nightclub, located adjacent to the festival grounds (admission to which is included with the purchase of a festival ticket). In addition to lots of great music, the festival will also feature a variety of food and craft vendors as well as an adult obstacle course to burn off all of that extra musical energy. Cost is $60 for the weekend or $30 for a day. Tickets (pre-sale price) are now available at www.adkmusicfest.com. There is also a special VIP upgrade available, which includes a buffet dinner, free snacks, half-priced adult beverages, $1 water/ oft drinks, a private viewing area (with private bar), access to private bathrooms and access to a private rooftop bar at King Neptune’s for the late-night shows. A very limited number of onsite camping passes are also available on a first come, first served basis. 

outdoors

Migrating Monarchs, 10-11 a.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. Come learn about the amazing monarch butterfly. You will get a chance to check out the monarch caterpillars we have in our nature center. We will talk about their migratory patterns, different stages of life, how to identify a male from a female, and why they benefit our environment. Reservations are required with a 24 hours' advance notice; please call the park office at 518-793-0511 to reserve your spot today.

Monday

exhibit

New Gallery Installation ‘Life in the Adirondacks,’ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, 9097 state Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) is celebrating its 60th season with the opening of a new interactive gallery installation exploring the spirit, history, culture, and people of the Adirondack region. Life in the Adirondacks is the largest permanent exhibition on ADKX’s stunning 121-acre campus. ADKX is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including holidays, late May through Oct. 5. Closed on Friday, Sept. 15, for a separately ticketed event. Open until 7:30 p.m. on Mondays in August for Museum Monday Nights, each paired with a Monday Evening Lecture featuring Adirondack experts from a variety of fields. Daily admission is $20 for adults; $18 for seniors; $12 for youths and students with a valid student ID; and free for children 5 and younger, active military personnel and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days. Year-round residents of the Adirondack Park are admitted free on the second and fourth Sundays of August with proof of residency. For more information, call 518-352-7311 or visit www.theADKX.org.

outdoors

Ridge Run Hike, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. This moderate hike is about 4 miles round-trip. The hike up to the ridge is a bit steep for about a mile, but then the ridge is rather flat. This is a nice hike that also takes us past the overlook of Moreau Lake. This is a pleasant hike that if we are lucky enough we may get a chance to see some wildlife. Reservations are required with 24 hours' advanced notice; please call 793-0511. Please bring plenty of snacks, water and a lunch.

Tuesday

exhibit

North Country Arts' September Art Exhibit at 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 42 Ridge St., Glens Falls. The artist of the month for September will be Chestertown artist Fredrick Holman. 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall is located at 42 Ridge St. in Glens Falls and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ellsworth Kelly: Slow Curve and Fruits & Flowers, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Ellsworth Kelly created Diagonal with Curve XII, Blue No. 611, for his friends, Werner Feibes and James Schmitt. In conjunction with the opening of the Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, this exhibition of more than 70 prints examines Kelly’s experimentation with curved fields of color, from tight ellipses and shapes with rounded corners to broad arcs and segments. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

To Distribute and Multiply: The Feibes & Schmitt Gift, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. With this inaugural exhibition in the new Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, The Hyde Collection establishes itself as a major museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in upstate New York. The exhibition includes around 40 works by such iconic artists as Josef Albers, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Louise Nevelson, Bridget Riley and Andy Warhol. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

New Gallery Installation 'Life in the Adirondacks,' 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, 9097 state Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. ADKX is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including holidays, through Oct. 5. Daily admission is $20 for adults; $18 for seniors; $12 for youths and students with a valid student ID; and free for children 5 and younger, active military personnel and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days. Year-round residents of the Adirondack Park are admitted free on the second and fourth Sundays of August with proof of residency. For more information, call 518-352-7311 or visit www.theADKX.org

outdoors

Eastern Ridge Hike, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. We will be starting this long hike at the Spring Overlook parking area. We will hike the short section of the Western Ridge trail to the Eastern Ridge trail. From there, we will hike almost all of the Eastern Ridge, turning onto the Cottage Park trail for a short period and then cutting back onto the Western Ridge trail to end back at the Spring Overlook parking. Please bring plenty of water, snacks and a lunch. Reservations are required with 24 hours' advanced notice; please call our office at 518-793-0511. You will meet and pay at the park office.

Wednesday

exhibit

North Country Arts' September Art Exhibit at 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 42 Ridge St., Glens Falls. The artist of the month for September will be Chestertown artist Fredrick Holman. 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall is located at 42 Ridge St. in Glens Falls and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ellsworth Kelly: Slow Curve and Fruits & Flowers, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Ellsworth Kelly created Diagonal with Curve XII, Blue No. 611, for his friends, Werner Feibes and James Schmitt. In conjunction with the opening of the Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, this exhibition of more than 70 prints examines Kelly’s experimentation with curved fields of color, from tight ellipses and shapes with rounded corners to broad arcs and segments. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

To Distribute and Multiply: The Feibes & Schmitt Gift, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. With this inaugural exhibition in the new Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, The Hyde Collection establishes itself as a major museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in upstate New York. The exhibition includes around 40 works by such iconic artists as Josef Albers, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Louise Nevelson, Bridget Riley and Andy Warhol. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

Free admission for seniors, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Every Wednesday, The Hyde Collection offers free admission for visitors ages 60 and older. Come see the beauty of historic Hyde House and its exquisite furnishings and decorative arts, the museum’s world-class art collection, and changing exhibitions in five galleries — all free of charge.

New Gallery Installation 'Life in the Adirondacks,' 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, 9097 state Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. ADKX is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including holidays, through Oct. 5. Daily admission is $20 for adults; $18 for seniors; $12 for youths and students with a valid student ID; and free for children 5 and younger, active military personnel and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days. Year-round residents of the Adirondack Park are admitted free on the second and fourth Sundays of August with proof of residency. For more information, call 518-352-7311 or visit www.theADKX.org

social

Upstate Model Railroaders club weekly meeting, 7 to 9 p.m., Chase Sports Complex, 22 Hudson Falls Ave., South Glens Falls. This is the weekly meeting of the Upstate Model Railroaders club.

outdoors

Beaver Adventure, 10-11 a.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. This short walk is family-friendly and will bring participants close to a beaver lodge and on the edge of some great beaver habitat. A park educator will teach you all the things you never knew you wanted to know about these awesome creatures. Reservations are required with 24 hours' advance notice; please call 793-0511. Please pay at the office, then you will be directed where to go.

Thursday

exhibit

North Country Arts NCA at The Shirt Factory Gallery's 'Sun Splash' Art Exhibition, 1 to 5 p.m., NCA at The Shirt Factory Gallery, 71 Lawrence St., Suite 114, Glens Falls. The exhibition runs through Saturday, Sept. 16 and features works in all media created by local and regional artists. The gallery is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

North Country Arts' September Art Exhibit at 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall, 42 Ridge St., Glens Falls. The artist of the month for September will be Chestertown artist Fredrick Holman. A reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 and the public will have the opportunity to meet Holman, see some beautiful plein air paintings and enjoy some light refreshments. 2nd Floor Gallery at City Hall is located at 42 Ridge St. in Glens Falls and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ellsworth Kelly: Slow Curve and Fruits & Flowers, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. Ellsworth Kelly created Diagonal with Curve XII, Blue No. 611, for his friends, Werner Feibes and James Schmitt. In conjunction with the opening of the Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, this exhibition of more than 70 prints examines Kelly’s experimentation with curved fields of color, from tight ellipses and shapes with rounded corners to broad arcs and segments. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

To Distribute and Multiply: The Feibes & Schmitt Gift, The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. With this inaugural exhibition in the new Feibes & Schmitt Gallery, The Hyde Collection establishes itself as a major museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in upstate New York. The exhibition includes around 40 works by such iconic artists as Josef Albers, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Louise Nevelson, Bridget Riley and Andy Warhol. Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.hydecollection.org; 518-792-1761.

New Gallery Installation ‘Life in the Adirondacks,’ 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, 9097 state Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) is celebrating its 60th season with the opening of a new interactive gallery installation exploring the spirit, history, culture, and people of the Adirondack region. Life in the Adirondacks is the largest permanent exhibition on ADKX’s stunning 121-acre campus. ADKX is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including holidays, late May through Oct. 5. Closed on Friday, Sept. 15, for a separately ticketed event. Open until 7:30 p.m. on Mondays in August for Museum Monday Nights, each paired with a Monday Evening Lecture featuring Adirondack experts from a variety of fields. Daily admission is $20 for adults; $18 for seniors; $12 for youths and students with a valid student ID; and free for children 5 and younger, active military personnel and members. All paid admissions are good for a second visit within seven days. Year-round residents of the Adirondack Park are admitted free on the second and fourth Sundays of August with proof of residency. For more information, call 518-352-7311 or visit www.theADKX.org.

workshop

Top It!, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Samantha's Cafe, 193 Glen St, Glens Falls. Crandall Public Library presents the free event Top It! With the help of Samantha's Cafe, learn the creative art of decorating cupcakes. Registration is required and limited. Call 792-6508, ext. 3, or register online at crandalllibrary.org.

outdoors

Kneehigh Naturalists, Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. This class is intended for children ages 1 through 6 and their parents/guardians along with any siblings. We will read a short story or two based on the outdoors and then go for a short hike hoping to see some cool wildlife. Registration is necessary with 24 hours' advanced notice; please call 793-0511. Please stop at the office first to pay.

Let's Talk Ticks, 2-3 p.m., Moreau Lake State Park, 605 Old Saratoga Road, Gansevoort. Ticks seem to be a popular topic of discussion lately. This season has seen quite a lot of ticks and a high risk for Lyme disease. Join a park educator as we discuss why this year seems to present a high risk for Lyme disease, what may be the cause of this and how we can try and keep the tick population down. Reservations are required with a 24 hours' advanced notice; call the office at 518-793-0511 to reserve your spot. When you arrive, please pay first at the park office, then you can meet down at the nature center.

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