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Adirondack Pack Basket Workshop: August 7-9

  • 20000

Monday thru Wednesday, August 7-9, 4:00-8:00
GMC Visitor Center
Waterbury Center

Come join the Green Mountain Club and take part in one the most ancient crafting traditions, basketry. Our instructor, Andy Paonessa is a craftsman, naturalist, and farmer who lives in Northern Vermont. He has been making Adirondack style pack baskets and teaching workshops for over 10 years. True to tradition, Andy prepares all the raw materials himself, selecting, harvesting and processing local Black Ash by hand.  In this two-day workshop, participants will build pack baskets from start to finish, complete with cedar skids and canvas straps. Cost includes all materials. You can learn more about Andy and the great work he does at

Instructor: Andy Paonessa

Limit: 10 people w/ a minimum of 5

Fee: $200.00 for non-members, $180 for members

Rain or shine. Register by Aug 1st. 

Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be provided if cancellations are made at least a week before the workshop start date. No refunds for reservations cancelled less than seven days before the workshop start date. GMC reserves the right to cancel a program at any time, in which case the club will notify registrants and a full refund will be provided.

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