Weekender A&E

John Nicholson and Leslie Dame perform in Pendragon Theatre’s “Fiction.”
(Photo provided — Burdette Parks)

‘Fiction’ continues tonight, Friday, Sunday at Pendragon

SARANAC LAKE — Last summer, Pendragon collected play titles suggested by audience members. Pendragon’s Executive Artistic Director Karen Kirkham reviewed those titles and chose six of them to be presented in November 2016 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings as readings. Audiences then ...

Kat Wright
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Soul Night kicks off Songs at Mirror Lake music series Tuesday

LAKE PLACID — Songs at Mirror Lake will kick off its seven-week series Tuesday, June 27 with Soul Night with Kat Wright. Wright has been described as “a young Bonnie Raitt meets Amy Winehouse." The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presented by Adirondack “By Owner” is ...

Music on the Green series starts June 28 with Crowfeather

SARANAC LAKE — Music on the Green, the summer concert series, will kick off Wednesday, June 28. Eight of the nine Wednesday night concerts will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in Berkeley Green (on the corner of Main Street and Broadway) with the final concert held in partnership with Cycle ...

A selection of paintings by Helen Macro hangs in the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library in Tupper Lake. 
(Enterprise photo — Ben Gocker)

Goff-Nelson Memorial Library looks to raise money with donated paintings

TUPPER LAKE — There is roughly $7,000 worth of art in the basement of the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library, and it’s all up for grabs. For a price, of course. Helen Macro, a longtime Tupper Laker best known for the dress and fabric shop she ran out of her basement on Seymour Avenue, ...

Sabouyouma
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Sabouyouma Saturday at Recovery Lounge

UPPER JAY — Sabouyouma, a Burlington based Afro-funk band led by Guinean born balafonist, Ousmane Camara, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 24 at the Recovery Lounge. Camara is a sixth generation Guriot. Historically, in West Africa, Griots passed messages from the king throughout ...

Roxy Perry
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Roxy Perry returns to Delta Blue this weekend

LAKE PLACID — The Roxy Perry Blues Band will perform at Delta Blue from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday nights, June 23 and 24. Perry started out fronting swing bands at the famous Glen Island Casino in New Rochelle, and performed her first major concert at the Shrine Auditorium ...

Bryjak will sign copies of ‘Voices from the Civil War’

SARANAC LAKE — Local author George J. Bryjak will sign copies of his 2017 book, “Voices from the Civil War: North and South, Men and Women, Black and White,” at the Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery on 52 Main St., from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 23. What was it like to live during ...

Explore new day camp, programs, and workshops

My family’s summer months are quickly filled with too many wishes and expectations. We are off hiking, biking, on the water or working around the house. We are always looking for different ways to entertain the revolving door of visitors that comes with the warm weather. Here are my annual ...

‘A Day in the Wilderness’ by Holly Friesen
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Friesen’s ‘Breathing the Forest’ opens Friday at LPCA

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host a gallery reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 23 to celebrate the opening of “Breathing the Forest”. This new exhibit, featuring new paintings of Canadian landscape artist Holly Friesen will be on display in the ...

Horse shows coming up

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Horse Show will be held June 27 to July 2, followed by the I Love New York Horse Show (July 4-9), both located at the North Elba Show Grounds on state Route 73 near the ski jumps. Tickets are available at the entrance gate, and they are $2 for weekdays and ...

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Pollinator Week comes to Wild Center

Other upcoming pollinator events --- Film showing: “More than Honey” -6 p.m. June 18, Pendragon Theatre, Saranac Lake -1 p.m. July 13 at The Wild Center, Tupper Lake -6 p.m. July 27 at the LPCA, Lake Placid --- Gardening/Beekeeping workshops -11 a.m. to 2 p.m., July ...

John Nicholson and Leslie Dame perform in Pendragon Theatre’s “Fiction.”
(Photo provided — Burdette Parks)

Pendragon’s Patrons’ Pick Play, ‘Fiction,’ opens Friday

SARANAC LAKE — Last summer, Pendragon collected play titles suggested by audience members. Pendragon’s Executive Artistic Director Karen Kirkham reviewed those titles and chose six of them to be presented in November 2016 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings as readings. Audiences then ...

Le Groove members, form left Dan Spada, Mike Joyce, Vienna Velvette, Karen Baker, and Jeff LeFabvre. (Member Wayne Davison is missing from the photo).
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Le Groove will perform Saturday at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE — Le Groove, a six-piece band made up of seasoned local musicians from Saranac Lake, Lake Placid and Onchiota will offer classic jazz, blues, swing and Latin sounds at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17 at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. Their goal has been to develop an ...

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The evolution of visual storytelling live at LPCA

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will present a preview of Manual Cinema’s newest work, “The End of TV,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 16. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door, and are available by calling the box office at 518-523-2512 or online at ...

Children play with kites during the annual Kite Fest on Marcy Field in Keene Valley. 
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Kite Fest on tap Sunday in KV

KEENE VALLEY — East Branch Friends of the Arts presents its tenth annual Kite Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 18, at Marcy Field alongside opening day of the Farmers Market. In addition to the wide-open sky over Marcy Field for flying kites, there will be music throughout the ...

Michael Charles
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Michael Charles this weekend at Delta Blue

LAKE PLACID — Michael Charles’ All I Really Know Tour will come to Delta Blue from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday, June 17 and 18. While enjoying a successful musical crusade of touring, recording, and numerous television and radio appearances in his homeland of Australia, ...

Corvettes group, festivities to close Tupper street

TUPPER LAKE — The Found Caravan Corvette Club will stop in Tupper Lake Saturday, June 17. In conjunction with Big Tupper Brewing and the village of Tupper Lake, Cliff Avenue will be closed off to allow over 35 Corvettes to park and be displayed along the street. The public can ...

Author Kate Messner’s book release Saturday

LAKE PLACID — The Bookstore Plus will host the release of Kate Messner’s latest book, “Fergus and Zeke! “ along with an opportunity to meet her and get a copy of her book autographed from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 17. Kate Messner is an award-winning author whose books for kids ...

Celebrate Father’s Day at the annual Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club’s free fishing derby.
(Photo provided — Diane Chase)

Celebrating Father’s Day and a free fishing day

There are always plenty of organized events that honor our mothers for Mother’s Day and fathers for Father’s Day. When my father passed on, I realized that I no longer seemed to fit into a traditional model for celebrating Father’s Day. I didn’t get to send a card or make a phone call. ...