Upcoming events

Yoga Wellness Weekend

Saturday 23 Aug 1:00 PM

Great Camps of the Adirondacks

Saturday 23 Aug 1:30 PM

**FULL**Lake Lacawac Paddle

Saturday 23 Aug 3:00 PM

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Weekend Workshops : Yoga Wellness Weekend
Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 1:00 PM

Enjoy a Restorative Yoga class at 1:00 with Diane Rixner of Bend Yoga, then hike our trails, join our Lake Paddle and Cabaret night, or have dinner on the town.  Sunday morning at 10:00 AM will be another Restorative Yoga Class.  Classes are $8.00 Each.  Reiki sessions will also be availabe at $1.00/minute (15-60 minutes per session)  For overnight stay and further details visit www.Lacawac.org.

Outdoor Learning : Great Camps of the Adirondacks
Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 1:30 PM

Interested in knowing more about what inspired the rustic architecture at Lacawac?  Come explore the fascinating history and architecture of the Adirondack Great Camps with local writer Barbara Lewis, who spent several seasons as residential manager and staff photographer at Great Camp Sagamore, vacation home of the Vanderbilt family in Raquette Lake, NY.

Outdoor Learning : **FULL**Lake Lacawac Paddle
Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 3:00 PM

***FULL No longer accepting reservations***A guided paddle on Lake Lacawac.  Roy Chesseri leads a tour along the perimeter to see birds, exotic plants and much more.  Swimmers only please - ages 8 and up.  Bring binoculars and camera.  Watercraft and personal flotation devices provided.  $10 ($5 Members) 

Special Events : Cabaret Night
Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 8:00 PM

Cabaret Night at the Carriage House.  Featuring Nancy and Spencer Reed\'s Quartet.  An evening of warm, relaxed swinging music in the carriage house\'s cabaret-themed setting.  The quartet also features multi-instrumentalist Ralph Liberto and percussionist Patrick J. Marcinko, III.  Refreshments.  $15 ($10 Members)

Outdoor Learning : Tour of Lacawac Sanctuary
Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 1:00 PM

Join us for a short nature walk and introduction to the history of the preserve and its buildings.

Outdoor Learning : Monarch Butterflies
Saturday, Sep 6, 2014 1:00 PM

Oh NO!  Where are the Monarch Butterflies?  The monarch butterfly population is at a low ebb.  Learn about the Monarch\'s life cycle, why it is threatened and why shrubs such as milkweed are so highly valued by Monarchs and other beneficial insects.  Since 1966 Ed Wesely has rescued Monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars from threatened habitats.

Outdoor Learning : Wild Mushroom Walk
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 1:00 PM

Wild Mushrooms - Take a Bite?  Walk Lacawac\'s forest with Nathaniel Whitmore seeking wild mushrooms.  Learn to differentiate edible from poisonous species, their role in the ecosystem and hear about their medicinal and culinary uses.  $5 (FREE Members)

Special Events : The Young Geezers
Sunday, Sep 14, 2014 3:00 - 5:00 PM

This charming and melodic folk, gospel and bluegrass trio has been filling the house at Lacawac for the past five years.  Their programs of American music offer an intriguing mix of great vocal harmonies and fine acoustic instrumentation, plus anecdotes to amuse.  They bring something new, something old, and something different each time they visit!  $15 ($10 Members)

Outdoor Learning : Lake Lacawac Paddle
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 1:00 PM

Join Roy Chesseri, on a guided paddle around the perimeter of Lake Lacawac.  See birds, exotic plants and much more.  Participants will share and provide the manpower in canoes or small rowboats.  Watercraft and personal floatation devices will be provided.  Bring binoculars, camera and bug lotion (not spray).  Swimmers only, please - ages 8 and up.  $10 ($5 Members)

Weekend Workshops : Field Photography Workshop with Michael Burnside
Sunday, Oct 12, 2014 2:00 PM

So, you always wanted to take great outdoor photos.  Here\'s your chance to learn the basics or advance your intermediate skills.  Lacawac is pleased to present this special hands-on photography workshop with accomplished photo artist Michael Burnside. (www.burnsidephotographic.com)  Each workshop is limited to 10 participants.  Each participant must have a digital SLR or a good point and shoot with adjustable settings.  We will spend at most an hour on the basics like exposure, focus, equipment, camera settings, composition, point of view, work flow and printing.  The second part will be spent outdoors to photograph the beautiful grounds of Lacawac.  We will then share, look at each other\'s work, and do some (gentle) critiquing.  Bring the cable you use to transfer your pictures from your camera to your computer so we can load them on a laptop and view them on a wide-screen.  $60 ($50 Members)

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