Weekender A&E

The VeeVees
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The VeeVees return to the Smoke Signals stage

If you go... What: The VeeVees concert When: Doors open at 9 p.m.; Show at 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 Where: Smoke Signals, 2489 Main St., Lake Placid How much: $5 --- LAKE PLACID — Artur Novoselsky will return to his old high school Friday, Jan. 20 with The VeeVees to play ...

Driftwood
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Driftwood brings original music to Waterhole

If you go... What: Driftwood concert When: Doors open at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 Where: Waterhole, 48 Main St., Saranac Lake How much: $10 --- SARANAC LAKE — Folk rock band Driftwood will be returning to The Waterhole on Friday night to jam out with original ...

Bobby Kyle Band at Delta Blue this weekend

LAKE PLACID — The Bobby Kyle Band will take the Delta Blue stage Friday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan. 21 from 9 p.m. to midnight. Bobby Kyle has had a passion for the blues all his life and has devoted much of it to pursuing that passion. In today's music scene there are hundreds of ...

Rusted Root frontman to host solo show Friday

ESSEX — Rusted Root frontman Michael Glabicki is exploring new sounds with a solo career, and will bring them locally to the Whallonsburg Grange Hall, Rusted Root’s multi-platinum sextet out of Pittsburgh evolved around ’s distinct style and grew into a musical entity that has ...

John Doan
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Teacher-musician John Doan celebrates his new album

SARANAC LAKE — Lake Placid resident John Doan has released his first album, “Welcome to Cascadeville,” and the Waterhole will host an album release party Saturday. Doan said he uses guitar, banjo and dobro on the album to create acoustic songs inspired by the Adirondacks. He will ...

Fireworks shoot off over Mount Sabattis during the 2016 Long Lake Winter Carnival.
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Long Lake Winter Carnival Saturday

Schedule of events --- Noon: Winter Carnival Kick off and registration opens 12:15 p.m.: Snowmobile Parade 12:30 p.m.: Coronation 12:45 p.m.: Wackiest Hat Competition 1 p.m.: Cardboard Sled Races 1:45 p.m.: Town Wide Photo 2 p.m.: SnowKayaking (new event for ...

The Waterhole will host John Doan’s album release party for “Welcome to Cascadeville,”  featuring Big Slyde and Friends at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. Doors will open at 8 p.m. Admission is $10.
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John Doan’s album release party Saturday

The Waterhole will host John Doan’s album release party for “Welcome to Cascadeville,” featuring Big Slyde and Friends at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. Doors will open at 8 p.m. Admission is $10.

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Screening of Mumford and Sons concert Friday at LPCA

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will present a screening of Mumford and Sons concert film, “Live from South Africa: Dust and Thunder” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling the box office at 518-523-2512 or online at ...

Hohmeyers host cookbook signing, tasting Jan. 21

LAKE CLEAR — The Hohmeyer family is celebrating a 130-year history of the Lake Clear Lodge property with the recent release of their first book, “Common Roots Cookbook.” With the help of Andy Flynn at Hungry Bear Publishing, the Hohmeyer’s have compiled a book that is much more ...

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Coffeehouse Saturday

SARANAC LAKE — The words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will ring out, civil rights songs will be sung, stories of indigenous youth today will inspire and the six-piece band Crowfeather will rock the house Saturday. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church Great ...

Dean Shot Saturday at Delta Blue

LAKE PLACID — Dean Shot and the Solid Senders will take the Delta Blue stage Friday, Jan. 13 and Saturday, Jan. 14 from 9 p.m. to midnight. Shot’s playing incorporates many diverse musical influences and draws from his unique experiences growing up in northern New Jersey amidst a ...

Viggo Mortensen (Photo provided via Wikimedia Commons)

Mortensen to kick off film fest in his NY hometown

WATERTOWN (AP) — Actor Viggo Mortensen will return to his northern New York hometown later this month to kick off a local film festival with a screening of his 2016 movie “Captain Fantastic.” Organizers of the Snowtown Film Festival say the 58-year-old actor will be in Watertown on ...

An assemblage by Anastasia Osolin

Joint art exhibit for Osolin, Rubino at the LPCA

--- What: Gallery opening and Meet-the-Artist Reception for visual artists Anastasia Osolin and Carl Rubino Where: Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Ave. When: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and the gallery will be on display through Feb. 5, ...

‘Good Girl’ by Barry Lobdell
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Benefit exhibit for youth center at Artists Guild

SARANAC LAKE — Each year, the Adirondack Artists Guild selects a local non-profit organization to be the beneficiary of a special exhibit. Artists will each donate an original work of art and a silent auction will be set up. For 2017, the Guild has selected the Saranac Lake Youth ...

Frittata
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Hearty winter breakfasts

Chilly mornings are part of winter. So fill up and warm up with hot, hearty breakfasts that stick to your ribs. Almost a quarter of American adults - 55 million - skip breakfast. The most common reason is lack of time. Kids have to get to school, parents have to go to work, everyone’s ...

Chris Conte Quartet Saturday

SARANAC LAKE — On Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m., the Chris Conte Quartet will perform classic swinging tunes of the American Songbook in the Great Room at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. Inspired by the sounds of Nat King Cole, Chet Baker, Tony Bennet and more, the Quartet will perform a ...

Jeff Boyer performs a bubble show at the Saranac Lake Free Library Saturday night at First Night Saranac Lake.
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Saranac Lake celebrates New Year’s Eve with First Night bash

SARANAC LAKE — T.J. Miner looked petrified. Picked from the audience by Stephen Gratto, the mild-mannered school superintendent who moonlights as a circus performer, Miner sat precariously on his shoulders as Gratto climbed onto his unicycle, sweat beating from his brow. As she ...

People dance at First Night Saranac Lake in the Harrietstown Town Hall auditorium. (Photo provided — Nancy LaBombard)

Saranac Lake rings in New Year with First Night

SARANAC LAKE — The village of Saranac Lake will kick off its New Year’s celebration with it’s 11th annual First Night featuring live music, dance and other acts. The village’s annual New Year’s Eve event, which goes from 6 p.m. to midnight, has 18 performers ...