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Mabee Maple Day

This is an in-person program at Mabee Farm.  As winter cold begins to recede, the ground unfreezes and the sap starts to run. On a New York farm, the first harvest of the year was always maple syrup. In this family-friendly program, you’ll learn the process for yourself from colonial techniques to later innovations. And of course, we’ll be able to taste the results! This is an outdoor event in so be prepared for winter temperatures! Tickets are $10 for everyone 5+  


Workshop: Watercolor Collage

This class is for never-ever painters, those with experience looking to try a new style, or anyone in between. After learning different watercolor painting techniques, we will create a free-flowing, abstract 9x12 painting. After tearing your painting into strips/shapes and attaching them to fresh base, you'll have created a unique art piece ready for framing, or multiple smaller pieces used for greeting cards -- your choice! Our instructor will be Rebecca Cigal of Cigal Studio. $45 fee includes materials.


Christ Church Duanesburg Restoration Project

Christ Church Episcopal in Duanesburg, founded in 1793, is the oldest active and unaltered Episcopal Church in NYS, if not also in the United States. The church has a rich history, including housing the final resting places of James Duane, Mary Livingston, William North, and Mary Duane North. The congregation is committed to preserving the historic nature of the building and the records that tell the story of this vital landmark. Rev. Alistair Morrison, current rector, and Steve Schrade, church historian, will share details of the church’s history and the historic preservation work currently underway.   This is an in-person program hosted at 32 Washington Ave.  Admission is free for members, otherwise $8 the day of the program. No advanced tickets.