There are a ton of events coming up in the Glens Falls area, including theater productions, hockey games, fun for foodies, and more. Local news this week revolves around the arts – see what’s going on!
Events to Look Forward to: Live Productions, Cider-Making, the Easter Bunny & More
There’s a ton of fun coming up:
- The Piano Men (Billy Joel & Elton John Tribute) at The Park Theater: April 1
- April Fool’s Day Hike at Moreau Lake State Park: April 1
- Collaborative Cuisine Featuring Paradox Brewery: April 1
- Easter Bunny at Aviation Mall: April 1 – 17
- Salem April Fool’s Race: April 2
- Adirondack Thunder VS Maine Mariners: April 2
- Battenkill Public Access Cleanup Day: April 2
- The Oldies Show at The Strand Theater: April 2
- Grand Reopening of Creative Chameleon Gift Shop: April 2
- ABT Presents the Wicked Land of Oz at the Charles R. Wood Theater: April 2 & 3
- Adirondack Thunder VS Maine Mariners: April 3
- Cider-Making Class (First of 3) at Hicks Orchard: April 3
- Family Craft Program at The Chapman Museum for Earth Day: April 6
- Trivia Benefit Night for SHMD at The Grateful Den: April 7
- CCS Drama Club Presents Cinderella at Hubbard Hall: April 7 – 10
Glens Falls News This Week: Updates in the Arts World, Plus Brewfest
WACM Receives Stewart’s Grants to Fund Free Second Sundays
You can check out the World Awareness Children’s Museum for free on the second Sunday of every month, thanks to a $2,500 Stewart’s Holiday Match Grant, issued on March 21.
“We cannot consider ourselves an equitable organization if we let finances dictate who can walk through our doors,” WACM Executive Director Bethanie Muska Lawrence said in a statement. “We are proud to have the support of the Stewart’s Foundation in our endeavors to make the arts available to all.”
WACM typical admission is $7 per person, with kids under 3 free. Their current hours are 10am to 3pm, Friday through Monday .
Public Art to Be Unveiled at Wing Fest, Take a Survey on What Else You’d Like to See
The latest piece of Glens Falls public art will be unveiled at Wing Fest on April 30. It’s an oversized Adirondack chair, perfect for photo-ops, that will be placed on the sidewalk outside of Barton Mines, near the roundabout. The chair was created by the Adirondack Folk School, painted by Anthony Richichi, and sponsored by Michael and Kathy Clarke.
“I hope it inspires everyone who visits Glens Falls to be creative, and especially the ones who live here,” Richichi said in a statement. “The arts are a very big part of what makes this community special, and I’m very proud to be a part of that.”
In addition, a call is currently out to local artists who would like to create murals on public walls along the Arts Trail. Submissions are due today, the 31st. As part of the Glens Falls public, you can chime in on what you’d like to see on these installations here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdoNjT62ilhC_aBu2CV7jO_0voPyur-Wp-KBRHo3ZrqK15Q5w/viewform
Did You Know? Brewfest Proceeds Benefit Local Causes, So Get Your Tickets Today!
Glens Falls Brewfest is coming up on Saturday, April 9, at its new location at the Cool Insuring Arena. Make sure to secure your tickets for one of the most popular craft beverage-centered events in the region, and not just because you can sample some of the best local and regional handcrafted brews!
All proceeds benefit the Adirondack Theatre Festival and Feeder Canal Alliance, two important nonprofits that significantly contribute to the Glens Falls region.
Tickets are on sale now: https://ci.ovationtix.com/35085/production/1106480
And, don’t forget about the lead-up to Brewfest, Taps & Apps on April 8.