---- — TICONDEROGA — MArts Madness steps out here on Saturday with a square dance, providing a lively start to two weeks of Ticonderoga events for all ages.
Caller Stan Burdick and the Music Men will lead the dancing, set for 6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Everyone is welcome — a common thread throughout most of the activities coming up.
Here’s the whole schedule:
Square Dancing for Everyone. 6 p.m., Saturday, March 1, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 103 Montcalm St., with refreshments.
Running the River. 3 p.m., Sunday, March 2, at the Best Western. The performance by the folk group Running the River is sponsored by the Festival Guild
“Spring Into Health with Herbs — The Revitalization of You.” 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, March 3, Studio 117, 117 Montcalm St., by Nancy Scarzello.
Cartoon Drawing Taught by Stan Burdick. 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, at Studio 117, 117 Montcalm St., for ages 12 and and older.
Kid’s Quilt-Quirky But Cool Reception. 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, Libby’s Bakery Café, with Brian Donat, cellist. The quilt was crafted by Heritage Museum children in 2013 workshop and will be on display at the bakery.
TiCoustics. 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, at the Burleigh House.
“How to Enhance You and Your Family’s Life with Changes in Your Home and Office.” 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6, Studio 117, 117 Montcalm St., by Vincent Smith.
Art Show Reception for Ti Arts of the Hancock House. 6 p.m., Friday, March 7, at the Downtown Gallery, 119 Montcalm St.
North Country History Day. All day, Saturday, March 8, Fort Ticonderoga.
Bowling Fundraiser for Alumni Sentinel Support Fund. Noon and 3 p.m., Saturday, March 8, Adirondack Lanes, 878 Route 9N.
“Art from Our Collection” Reception. 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Harmon Gallery, Hancock House, Montcalm and Wicker streets.
Bowling Fundraiser for Alumni Sentinel Support Fund. Noon and 3 p.m., Sunday, March 9, Adirondack Lanes, 878 Route 9N.
Children’s Movie Night. 7 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the Firehouse, 60 Montcalm St.
Hyde Museum Presentation by June Leary. 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Studio 117, 117 Montcalm Street.
Poetry Reading. 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, at the Downtown Gallery, with a featured poet and open mike for anyone.
Children’s Story Hour with Vincent Smith. 3:30 p.m., Thursday, March 13, at the Blackwatch Memorial Library, 99 Montcalm St. Dr. Seuss and other stories.
Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-op Party. 6 p.m., Friday, March 14, at PRIDE, 111 Montcalm St.
Children’s Art Day. 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 15, at the Downtown Gallery, 119 Montcalm Street, for ages 5 through 12, no registration necessary; drop in.
Learn How to Decorate Cupcakes, Especially for St. Patrick’s Day. 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Libby’s Bakery Cafe, 92 Montcalm St.
Knights of Columbus Irishman of the Year Dinner. 6 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 103 Montcalm St. Call 585-3324 for details.