Weekender A&E

A brewer 
showcases their hops and grain during the 2016 Brewfest at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. This year’s event returns Saturday.
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Lake Placid Brewfest returns to Olympic Center Saturday

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Brewfest returns for its sixth year, bringing back dozens of breweries, hundreds of beers, great food and much more, Saturday, Sept. 23. The brew fest features live music with Drunk & in the Woods and as many as 66 brewers and hundreds of different ...

Rocky Richardson performs during the Saranac Lake Third Thursday Art Walk.
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Art Walk’s last hurrah of the season is tonight (Thursday, Sept. 21)

SARANAC LAKE — Tonight is the last chance to catch this season’s Third Thursday Art Walk from 5 to 7:30 pm. Explore the art galleries, stop in the shops, grab a bite to eat or drink and enjoy an evening in the unique downtown area. Sandra Hildreth’s presentation of “Adirondack ...

“Mixed Messages” will feature artwork by Anastasia Osolin and John Cullen.
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BluSeed Studios hosts joint artist exhibit ‘Mixed Messages’

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios will host an opening tonight for “Mixed Messages,” featuring the abstract works of Anastasia Osolin and John Cullen, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit runs through Oct. 29. Originally from the Washington DC area, Anastasia Osolin has a B.F.A. in ...

Carmen Nickerson and Willy Porter
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Porter Nickerson take the Recovery Lounge stage Sunday

UPPER JAY —The Porter Nickerson duo will make a special stop at the Recovery Lounge Sunday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $15. Porter Nickerson is a duo that embody the best of what live music has to offer: heart, grit, and the kind of raw musicianship that transforms ...

A view of Hurricane Mountain from Owl Head Lookout 
(Photo provided — Diane Chase)

A peaceful climb to Owl Head Lookout

I haven’t hiked Owl Head Lookout, just outside of Elizabethtown, for many years. Recently I’ve felt the need to become reacquainted with some of my old favorites and introduce them to some visiting friends. We always have such a wide range of hiking abilities in our groups, it’s nice ...

2016 Teddy Bear Picnic parade
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Lake Placid Kiwanis Club hosts Teddy Bear Picnic Sunday

LAKE PLACID — Kiwanis Club of Lake Placid members are inviting families to enjoy a day at the Hillcrest Avenue park during their annual Teddy Bear Picnic, starting at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. “If you have bears, gently used, you can bring them to the NBT [Bank] branches prior to Friday, ...

Paul Roalsvig of Long Lake, who goes by the stage name Yod Crewsy, has played in several bands: the SplatCats, the JackLords and most recently The Dark Marbles. The band’s latest album, Back to the Garage, is a collection of ‘60s garage rock classics and underground hits.
(Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

The Dark Marbles open the door to garage rock

Six years after their last album, local garage rockers The Dark Marbles are rolling back on the music scene with a cover album featuring songs from the sub-genre’s heyday in the 1960s and ’70s. Frontman Paul Roalsvig, performing under the stage name Yod Crewsy, has played in live shows ...

Michael Hill's Blues Mob
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Blues at Timbuctoo back at John Brown Farm Saturday

LAKE PLACID — The second annual Blues at Timbuctoo festival will bring four acts to historic John Brown Farm on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event, which is presented by John Brown Lives! and Delta Blue, is free and open to the public. This year’s performers ...

Keigwin + Company
(Photo provided — Erin Baiano)

Modern dance’s cool kids on the LPCA stage

LAKE PLACID — The New York City-based Keigwin + Company presents their electrifying brand of contemporary dance live on the LPCA Stage on Friday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518-523-2512 ...

The 2017 Adirondack Singers
(Photo provided — Bob Sweet)

The Adirondack Singers plan 2017 Winter Concert

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Singers will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, September 12th in preparation for their Annual Winter Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Rehearsals will be held at the Adirondack Alliance Church in Saranac Lake from 7:15-9:15 pm on Tuesday evenings. ...

My So-Called Band tonight at P-2’s

TUPPER LAKE — P-2’s Irish Pub invites the public to listen to a two-time entry in the Guinness Book of World Records by “My So-Called Band” at 7 p.m. tonight. The band has entries for most concerts performed in one week and most concerts performed in 12 hours. My So-Called ...

Joe Dockery Trio at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE — Joe Dockery, a chiropractor and musical performer will present an evening of songs from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s along with a few jazz standards and more at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. Dockery, singing and playing guitar, will ...

Ventures in Verse Sept. 21 at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE — Two North Country writers, Caperton Tissot and Nadine McLaughlin, will offer an hour-long reading of their original poetry at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. This is part of a tour the two writers are doing throughout the Adirondacks. Nadine, with four books of her own ...

Searching for ladybugs at the Adirondack Carousel
(Photo provided — Diane Chase)

The gift of the Adirondack Carousel

There are so many places around the Adirondacks that are true treasures of their community and the Adirondack Carousel is a Saranac Lake gem. This carousel is part art gallery, part educational center, and part pure fun. It is one place where I know I can bring visitors and family of all ages ...

Sweet, spicy, hot autumn beverages

Autumn is the season when leaves turn bright colors, then fall to carpet the ground. It is when geese fly south in grand formation. It is time for apples, pungent greens, sweet winter squash and pumpkin. Autumn is the season we bring back warm comfort foods designed to keep away the chill. It ...

Joe Weigand as President Theodore Roosevelt (Photo provided)

Theodore Roosevelt returns to the Adirondacks Sept. 19

SARANAC LAKE — Theodore Roosevelt is coming to town, thanks to four Saranac Lake residents who have worked hard to bring a nationally known impersonator of the American president to one of his favorite places in the country, the Adirondacks. Joe and Sally Spadaro, with friends Bob and ...

Harvest Frittata
(Photo provided — Yvona Fast)

Celebrate our Adirondack harvest season

Labor Day is past. School has begun. Leaves are starting to turn. Apples are dropping from trees. We had our first frost the first day of September. If you have a garden, hopefully you covered your basil, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and zucchini. This is the time of year that farmers' ...