Family Weekend 2014

Date:
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:15pm - Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 5:15pm

Friday, September 26

 

8am-4:30pm- The Pack Basket open (15% off Paul Smith’s College Merchandise)
9am-5pm- Visitors Interpretive Center Open, Trails Open from Dawn to Dusk– Entrance is approx. 1 1/2 miles from PSC on Rt. 30
10am-1pm– Donut Sale, AP Smith Bakery

12pm-4:30pm– Book Sale, Library
1pm-10pm– Corn Maize Tours, Tuckers’ Farm, Tickets may be purchased at registration!
2pm-5pm- Farmer’s Market, VIC Center
4pm-8pm- Registration, Student Center Lobby

4pm-8pm– Cedar Chest Raffle, Student Center Lobby
4:30-6pm– Dinner, Lakeside Dining Hall
7pm-8pm– Parent’s Welcome & Reception, St. Regis Cafe
7:30pm– Intervarsity & Residence Life Bonfire, Fire Pit by Lake

8pm– Generation Gap Game Show, Pine Room, Prizes will be given out!!!

Saturday, September 27

10am– 4pm Homesteading Festival at the VIC (Family Members are free with accompanying PSC students)

 

8am-9am– Fish and Game Club 50/50 Raffle, buck cup game, buck score game, JWSC Lobby

9-11am Continental Breakfast, Dining Hall
9-11am– Registration, Student Center Lobby

9-11am– Cedar Chest Raffle, Student Center Lobby

9-3pm- The Pack Basket open (15% off Paul Smith’s College 

Merchandise)

9am- 4pm-Wood Chopping 101: Secrets of Successful Splitting- Paul Smith’s Forestry Club, at the VIC

9am- 4pm-Wood Chopping 101: Secrets of Successful Splitting- Paul Smith’s Forestry Club, at the VIC

9am-5pm- Visitors Interpretive Center Open, Trails Open from Dawn to Dusk– Entrance is approx. 1 1/2 miles from PSC on Rt. 30
9am-5pm- Sweater Sale, JWSC Lobby

10am-  The Backyard Mycologist: A Field Walk- The Adirondack Mycology Club, at the VIC

10:00am- Slab of Bacon & a Side of Pork: Getting the most from your pig (butchering demonstration), at the VIC

10am-11am- Home Food Preservation 101 – Canning: Making Salsa – Pat Banker & Karen Armstrong, Cornell Cooperative Extension, at the VIC

10–11:30am - Kid’s Papermaking with Casey Sukeforth, Program Director, 4-H Camp Overlook, Cornell Cooperative Extension, at the VIC

10am-2pm- Quilting 101, demonstration and workshop- Karen Potts, at the VIC

10am- 4pm Horses & Hand Tools: Low Impact Logging (Paul Smith’s College Draft Horse Club), at the VIC

10am-4pm- Cider Pressing- PSC Sustainability Office, at the VIC

10am- 4pm- Butter Making- Franklin County Dairy Princess, Joyce Godbout, at the VIC

10am-4pm- Whiteface Mountain Ski Passes for Sale, JWSC Lobby
10am-6pm- Book Sale, Library
10:30am- Understanding Solar Energy & Other Energy Alternatives - Richard Gast, Cornell Cooperative Extension, at the VIC

10:30am-Paul Smith’s Woodsmen’s Team Exhibitions, at the VIC

11:00am- Getting started with maple production, Mike Farrell, Cornell Cooperative Extension, at the VIC

11:00am- Tree Climbing & Pruning Demonstration- Randall Swanson, at the VIC

11am– Walk a Mile in Her Shoes– starts at Admin Parking lot

11am– Student Philanthropy Council table, JWSC lobby
11am-1:30pm- Harvest Lunch at Lakeside Dining Hall

11am– 2pm– Handwriting Analysis, Student Center

Lobby


11:30am- Learn to Milk a Goat! Adirondack Goat Club, Rose Bartiss, at the VIC

11:30am- Mushroom cultivation workshop- first come, first served, 16 participant limit, at the VIC

12pm- Economic aspects of sugaring, Mike Farrell, Cornell Cooperative Extension, at the VIC

12pm– Men’s Soccer vs. NHTI, Soccer Field

12pm on- From Tree to Tool: Traditional Longbow Construction- Craig Milewski, at the VIC

12-4pm Horses on the Homestead: The Original Tractor (Paul Smith’s College Draft Horse Club), at the VIC

12:30pm- Chainsaw safety and tree felling demonstration- Tom Bartiss, at the VIC

12:30-1:30pm-  Wild Edibles Walk- Pat Banker, Cornell Cooperative Extension, at the VIC 

1pm- Men’s Rugby at St. Lawrence Univ. (1 1/4 hour away)
1pm-10pm Corn Maze Tours, Tuckers’ Farm, Tickets may be purchased at registration!

1pm- 1:45 pm Featured Presenter: Modern Times Theater perform The Rural Person’s   Verbal Reclamation Front, Sponsored by PSC Sustainability office and TRiO Student Support Services, at the VIC

1:30pm– Cookie Contest Judging (prizes awarded), JWSC Lobby
1:45pm- The Local Food Giveaway- Sponsored by TRiO SSS and Student Activities, at the VIC

2pm-Paul Smith’s Woodsmen’s Team Exhibitions, at the VIC

2pm– Women’s Soccer vs. NHTI, Soccer Field
2pm- Mountain Music Jam- (Kary & Curt Stager), at the VIC

 

2pm- Tapping birch and walnut trees for sap and syrup, Mike Farrell, Cornell Cooperative Extension, at the VIC

2pm- Paul Smith’s College Natural Resources Presentation for Prospective Students, at the VIC

2-3pm - Canning 101- Pat Banker and Karen Armstrong, Cornell Cooperative Extension - Making Salsa Q & A on safe canning of veggie/tomato mixtures.  Ongoing display., at the VIC

2:15pm- Backyard Chickens: From Chicks to Eggs- Brian McDonnell, at the VIC

3pm- Firewood Science: Getting the most BTU’s from your woodlot- Brett McLeod, at the VIC

3-4pm Wild Edibles- Pat Banker, Cornell Cooperative Extension, at the VIC

3:30pm- Adirondack Goat Club- Soap Making 101, at the VIC

3:30pm- Paul Smith’s Woodsmen’s Team Exhibitions, at the VIC

4:30pm-6pm- Dinner, Lakeside Dining Hall
Or Dinner (On your own)

7pm– Mentalist, Freer Auditorium


Sunday, September 28
9-11am- Continental Breakfast

11am– Women’s Soccer vs. Hampshire, Soccer Field
11-1:30pm- Brunch
11am-3pm- The Pack Basket open (15% off Paul Smith’s College Merchandise)
11am-8pm– Book Sale, Library

1pm– Dedication of the Kyle Riedman Memorial Scoreboard, Soccer Field

1:30pm– Men’s Soccer vs. Hampshire, Soccer Field


1pm-6pm– Corn Maze Tours, Tuckers’ Farms,

Tickets may be purchased at registration!

Drive Home Safely!!!!

 

Saturday, September 27th

Ongoing activities at the VIC

Ongoing - There will be a Food Preservation display up all day; CCE Exhibits on their Programming throughout county; Wild Edibles display by CCE, at the VIC

Ongoing- Cornell Cooperative Extension- Pete Hager, So you want to be a farmer?, at the VIC

Ongoing- PSC Local Food Culinary Arts Demonstration- Food Available for Purchase, at the VIC

Ongoing- Maple World! Learn all about maple production from tapping to cooking with maple- Brushton-Moira FFA, at the VIC

Ongoing- Rural Life Movie Series, Ongoing in the auditorium, at the VIC

Ongoing-Let’s talk Maple! Backyard Sugaring Q&A- Mike Farrell, at the VIC

Ongoing- Adirondack Farmers’ Market, at the VIC

Ongoing- Blacksmithing Demonstration-Rick Banker, Knife Making-Jason Warren, at the VIC

Ongoing- Healthy Kids! - Activities and games on eating well, CCE, at the VIC

Ongoing- Chainsaw Carving- Paul Smith’s Forestry Club, at the VIC

Ongoing- Taste of NY, Marcy Kugeman, at the VIC

Ongoing- Cornell Cooperative Extension, CCE Representative to answer your questions, at the VIC

Ongoing- Portable Sawmill Demonstration, at the VIC

Ongoing- Paul Smith’s Forestry Club Firewood Giveaway- 11am, 2pm, at the VIC

Ongoing- Quilt Making- Karen Potts, at the VIC

 

Other Places to Visit During the Weekend

Adirondack Museum– Blue Mountain Lake  Open 10-5pm

http://www.adkmuseum.org/

 

Wild Center– www.wildcenter.org

              Tupper Lake  Open 10-5pm

 

Whiteface Mountain– www.whiteface.com

Gondola Rides– 9-4:30pm tentative

Memorial Highway-9-4pm  tentative

 

Almanzo Wilder Farm– http://www.almanzowilderfarm.com/index.htm– Friday 11am-4pm, Saturday 10-4pm, Sunday 12-4pm

  Sat. 9/27– Annual Harvest Festival & Civil War Living History Encampment

 

Rummage Sale– United Methodist Church, Saranac Lake

Friday 9am-7pm, Saturday 9am-noon.

 

Fall Shopping Extravaganza–1st Annual Craft and vendor fair, Saranac Lake Civic Center, Sunday 10am-2pm

 

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