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The Adirondack Rural Skills & Homesteading Festival
21 Dec 2013
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September 2013 is the second International Homesteading Education Month. To mark the event, the Paul Smiths VIC is hosting a celebration of rural skills showcasing the talents of a bygone era with a distinctly Adirondack flair. Exhibitions include logging and farming with draft horses and a demonstration of competitive lumberjack sports by the Paul Smith's College Woodsmen's Team . Workshops appeal to a wide range of interests, such as canning, cider making, woodworking, renewable energy, cord wood construction, small-scale farming, heating with firewood, and primitive skills.

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This event is featured on the Year of the Rural Arts Calendar of Events. For more information on the Year of the Rural Arts, visit www.artoftherural.org

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Craft Performance Education Environmentalism Heritage Preservation Rural Traditional YORA Festival/Celebration Northeast Craftsperson Adirondack
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