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Northville Rotary’s wood and art show planned

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Rotary will celebrate its 12th wood and art show weekend July 16-18, at the Northampton Town Park and Bradt Municipal Building, Northville, according to a news release.

Over 50 artists from the local area and state will display their art. The opening ceremonies will start the event. The hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. July 16; from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 17, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 18, and will include demonstrations, raffles, and a silent auction.

The juried artists and craftsmen will display examples of the works of art. The artists will include woodworkers, painters, jewelers, photographers, weavers, basket makers, potters, all displaying items available for purchase.

The following will be the Northville Rotary’s featured artists.

∫ Dan Bridge of Coxsackie, Greene County, “WeavrDan,” a textile artist, has been weaving for over 20 years sewing, applique and free motion quilting. He has won a number of first place showings at many county fairs and at the state level. He has taught weaving techniques at Emma Willard School for their summer program. He is selling his work at the Micropolis Cooperative at the Mohawk Harvest Cooperative, Gloversville, and the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Gallery, Northville.

∫ Frank Snyder of Queensbury, Warren County, master wood carver, has been working in carpentry and furniture building for the past 15 years and owns a company that specializes in handmade furniture and Adirondack design. All the raw materials and finishes used are from the U.S. Snyder specializes in lake and mountain carving, boxes, cremation urns for veterans or patriotic Americans; and offers mantles made from a 100-year-old dock found in Lake George, Warren County.

This year the Rotary will be raffling a paddleboard, donated by Fuel and Food in Mayfield; Amish furniture, donated by The Blue Hen of Amsterdam; and a 13-foot wooden kayak built by a community members group and Rotarians led by Ed Anker. Food can be purchased from a number of vendors.

The proceeds from this event will be used by the Northville Rotary throughout the year to provide scholarships to students, support community organizations, and projects of Rotary International.

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