Arts + Culture

SAM Fest

Don’t miss our annual festival of Science, Art and Music at Paul Smiths!

  • “TED-axe” talks
  • Traditional folk and visual arts
  • Musical performances
  • Lunch hour demonstrations
  • Maple syrup and refreshments

Free for all to attend »

Rural Skills and Homesteading Festival

Celebrate the talents of a bygone era with a distinctly Adirondack flair.

  • Logging and farming with draft horses
  • Cider making
  • Woodworking
  • Renewable energy
  • Cordwood construction
  • Small-scale farming
  • Primitive skills

Information, videos, pictures and more »

Great Adirondack Birding Celebration

Join us for the longest running boreal birding festival in the Northeast! This three-day event appeals to both experienced and beginning birders.

  • All-day field trips
  • Morning treks to boreal hot spots
  • Informative lectures and workshops

Find out why the 3,000-acre Paul Smith’s College VIC is an eBird Birding Hotspot. »

Cheers for Open Mic

"I’d never attended an Open Mic Night before ... I was amazed to discover how many of our friends and classmates could really sing, do comedy, and play various instruments." »

THE APOLLOS

Voices and views from the Paul Smith’s College community

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STUDENT ACTIVITIES CALENDAR

September 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Week of Welcome
2
3
4
5
  • Convocation
6
  • Music Fest and Club Fair
7
  • Ewabo
  • Open Mic Night
8
9
  • Volleyball Game
  • Plattsburgh Shopping Trip
  • Movie "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" 2 showings!
10
  • ADK Museum Trip
11
  • Comedian "Warren B. Hall"
12
  • Bingo Extravaganza!
13
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive
  • Van to Walmart in Malone
  • Women's Soccer Game
14
  • Vans to Movie Theater in Lake Placid
15
  • US Constitution Day
  • Natural Science Seminar with Rich Henry
  • Poker in the Bobcat
16
  • Wild Center Trip
  • Women's Soccer Game
  • Men's Soccer Game
  • Movie "Wonder Woman" 2 showings!
17
18
  • SGA Elections
  • Clery/Title 9 Club and Organization Training
  • Poster Sale
19
  • Men's Soccer
20
  • Whiteface Mountain Season Passes
  • Van to Walmart in Malone
  • Joe Orefice Presentation
21
  • Open Mic Night
22
  • Movie "Despicable Me 3" 2 showings!
23
  • Open House
  • Fungi Fest
  • Contra Dance
24
  • Poker
25
  • Make Your Own T-shirt
26
  • Craft Night
27
  • Van to Walmart in Malone
  • FYS Presentation "After the Fire"
28
  • Van to Movie Theater in Lake Placid
29
  • Family Homecoming Weekend
  • Hypnotist "Howie Hypnotize"
30
  • Casino Night
  • Mentalist "Robert Channing"