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News & Events

Connecticut Trails Day Hike up Canaan Mountain

June 03, 2017

Great Mountain Forest / Iron Trail. Take a hike to the summit of Canaan Mountain to see views of the Housatonic Valley, which was the heart of the Salisbury Iron Works 100 years ago. Distance: 3 miles. Meet at the Great Mountain Forest’s Childs Center at 200 Canaan Mountain Road in Falls Village (Canaan). Leader: Brandon Coleman. Sponsored by Great Mountain Forest. Rain cancels. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Questions and to register: contact Jean Bronson, jean@greatmountainforest.org.

Location:

200 Canaan Mountain Road, Falls Village CT

Time:

9:00 a.m. to noon

Fee:

Free

Turkish Marbling Workshop with Christina DiMarco

June 03, 2017

Turkish Marbling has been practiced in Turkey since around 1200. Watercolors are dropped onto water thickened by Irish moss seaweed extract and transferred onto paper. Flowers of spring can be beautifully created. Learn this ancient magical art inspired by earth, wind, water and fire elements.
Christina Di Marco has been marbling and bookbinding since the mid 80’s and loves to share this art form. Her works can be viewed in member shows at Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY and at Mill Street Loft, Poughkeepsie, NY through which she also teaches. She has been teaching young people and adults in the Hudson Valley area for over twenty-five years. christinadimarco@comcast.net

Location:

200 Canaan Mountain Road, Falls Village CT

Time:

1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Fee:

$50.00

Save the Date - GMF Cabin Tours

September 23, 2017

Save Sept. 23, 2017 for guided tours of the cabins of GMF. This fund raiser will benefit our educational programs. Details to follow.