Weekender A&E

Dinner will help Gracee Jewtraw

LAKE PLACID - There will be a spaghetti dinner benefit from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at Lake Placid Elementary School for Gracee Jewtraw.Jewtraw has a tumor, part of which is in her brain stem and cannot be removed, and requires an MRI every three months to monitor it. Her first surgery ...

‘We just enjoy what we do’

Donna the Buffalo's Tara Nevins never thought the band would still be around 25 years after its inception, but she never thought she'd be doing anything else, either."I never thought about it," Nevins said in a phone interview with the Enterprise previewing the band's return to the Lake Placid ...

Donna the Buffalo returns to the LPCA stage

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host a return engagement of the acclaimed music group Donna the Buffalo at 8 p.m. Friday.Tickets are $20, and are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518-523-2512 or online at www.lakeplacidarts.org.More energized and focused than ...

LPCA welcomes Martha Redbone

LAKE PLACID - Martha Redbone takes to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts stage for a performance filled with the soaring sounds of blues and soul at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.Redbone is an Independent Music Award-winning musician who pays passionate homage to her Cherokee, Choctaw, Shawnee and ...

Towne Meeting at Saranac Village at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE - Towne Meeting will perform standard fare with a hint of the holiday season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Saranac Village at Will Rogers.Oriented in folk, Towne Meeting is a five-member ensemble performing Americana, acoustic rock and some country.Formed in 2006, Towne Meeting features ...

‘The Wild, Wild East’ Nov. 20

SARANAC LAKE - Edward Kanze will present "The Wild, Wild East" for the Library Lunch Series at noon Thursday, Nov. 20 in the Cantwell Community Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library.Kanze, author, naturalist, photographer, video producer and wilderness guide, has just published his sixth book ...

Gary Trudeau artwork on display at Adirondack Medical Center

SARANAC LAKE - The artwork of Garry Trudeau, award-winning author of the "Doonesbury" cartoon, is now on display at the Adirondack Medical Center, a member of Adirondack Health, for enjoyment by the community.This rare collection contains original artwork that Garry Trudeau created in designing ...

Adrian Legg performs Friday in Upper Jay

UPPER JAY - Adrian Legg will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Upper Jay Art Center.Legg is an English guitar player, born in East London in 1948, who has been called "impossible to categorize."Legg plays fingerstyle guitar, mixing an alternating-bass style with harmonics, banjo-peg retuning and ...

The Royal Noise Saturday at Delta Blue

LAKE PLACID - The Royal Noise will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Delta Blue.The Royal Noise was formed in Savannah, Georgia in 2010 by former guitar players Johan Harvey and Mike LaBombard.While in Savannah they recorded 2 records, "Keep on Moving" and "Unbreakable," which were ...

HEAT-A-Poolooza brings the warmth tonight

SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake Kiwanis Foundation will host the first ever HEAT-A-Poolooza benefit concert for those struggling to heat their homes this winter.The concert will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. tonight at the Harrietstown Hall."No one is immune to the challenge of keeping warm in ...

SLHS presents play, ‘Babe the Sheep-Pig’

Saranac Lake High School presents "Babe the Sheep-Pig," a play by David Wood at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium.Cost is $5 per person, general admission.Farmer Hoggett wins a runt piglet at a local fair and young Babe, as the piglet decides to call himself, befriends ...

Wing Wars VII to benefit Life Flight

LAKE PLACID - Who has the best chicken wings in our region? The public can help declare the winner of Wing Wars VII, a friendly but fierce competition among area restaurants that will raise funds for North Country Life Flight.At press time, six eateries planned to participate; each bringing 500 ...

Film explores interracial, gay marriage

KEENE VALLEY - From the end of slavery in the U.S., it took more than 100 years for interracial marriage to be legal all over the country. Is the fight about gay marriage any different, and why?"The Loving Story," a moving documentary about a rural Virginia couple who defied their state's ban ...

NorthWind gallery hosts Regional Juried Art Exhibit

SARANAC LAKE - NorthWind Fine Arts will hold an opening reception for its 2014 Regional Juried Art Exhibit from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.Refreshments will be served. The public is welcome.Juror for the exhibit was Peter Russom, M.F.A., who is professor of Art at SUNY Plattsburgh.He has exhibited ...

Acting out

SARANAC LAKE - Rising Star Productions presents "Pippi Longstocking: The Family Musical" directed by McCayla Quinn.The spirited and quirky Pippi Longstocking returns to Villekulla Cottage, awaiting her pirate father's return. With her horse and monkey Mr. Nelson in tow, the town is turned ...

MakerJacks fosters students’ creativity

TUPPER LAKE - MakerJacks, a new program moderated by Rebecca Buerkett, is teaching Tupper Lake students to think differently.The program, which began last year, is based upon the Maker Movement, a new philosophy that seeks to turn people into "makers" instead of consumers. The movement consists ...

‘Songs To Keep’ coming to Historic Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE - Historic Saranac Lake will welcome Jill Breit, executive director of Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY), to present on Marjorie Lansing Porter and the "Songs To Keep" project Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Saranac Laboratory Museum."Songs To Keep" is a collaborative project ...