Sackets Harbor, NY – On Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 6:30pm at the Great Lakes Seaway Trail Discovery Center, traditional handmade lacrosse stickmaker, coach and retired player Alfie Jacques of the Onondaga Nation Turtle Clan will present “The Art of Making Handmade Wooden Lacrosse Sticks.”
Jacques has made box and field lacrosse sticks for more than 47 years. He is featured for his artisanship in the film “Sacred Sport” and his sticks are part of the Lacrosse Foundation Hall of Fame Museum in Baltimore, MD. He will share his personal collection of sticks at this July 16 program.
The evening program fee is $5. The Great Lakes Seaway Trail Discovery Center at 401 W. Main Street in Sackets Harbor, NY, is a Blue Star Museum providing free admission to active military and their families with ID. The program is sponsored by Advanced Business Systems.
For more information on the Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway and the Discovery Center, go online to www.seawaytrail.com, http://facebook.com/seawaytrail and http://twitter.com/#!/SeawayTrail or call 315-646-1000. #