Canton's TAUNY plans antique fishing lure display, natural egg-dyeing class, event on dairy farmers
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 5:48 pm

CANTON -- Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) is hosting three events in mid- and late-April.

• Saturday, April 12, 1 to 3 p.m., antique fishing lure display. Ray Bartholomew of Norwood has put together a collection of locally made lures and other fishing equipment, some of which will be on display at The TAUNY Center through May. Free appraisals of antique fishing equipment will be offered during the opening reception on a first-come, first-served basis.

• Saturday, April 19, 1 to 3 p.m., natural egg-dyeing. Adults and children are invited to join Flip Filippi to learn techniques for natural egg dyeing. Learn about the tradition of egg decorating and try traditional techniques of imprinting leaves and flowers onto eggs and dyeing with local plant dyes.

• Friday, April 25, 5 p.m., dairy farmers' Q&A. Dairy farmers featured in TAUNY's current exhibit "Every Single Day: Life on North Country Dairy Farms," will join program director Camilla Ammirati for a free-flowing conversation about life on the farm, changing dairy farming practices, and more. Panelists will include Mark and Ally Akins, Andy and Mary Gilbert, Blake Gendebein, Kevin Acres and Dairy Princess Brooke Rastley. The event is free and open to all. Light refreshments will be provided courtesy of the dairy princess.