Weekender A&E

‘Deathtrap’ opens Friday at Pendragon Theatre

SARANAC LAKE — Ira Levin’s “Deathtrap,” the Tony Award nominated, longest running comedy thriller on Broadway, opens at Pendragon Theatre Friday, Aug. 4 and runs through Aug. 20. “Deathtrap,” written in 1978, is full of plot twists, and references itself as a play within a ...

Carolyn Wonderland
(Photo provided)

Blues Night with Carolyn Wonderland Tuesday

LAKE PLACID — The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presented by Adirondack “By Owner” has announced the seventh and final performance in the seven week series, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 8, as Blues Night with Carolyn Wonderland at 7 p.m. in Mid’s Park. Carolyn ...

The SheilaMark Duo at Will Rogers Saturday

SARANAC LAKE — On Saturday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m., Mark Hamza, accordionist, and his wife Sheila, vocalist, will perform songs from the Great American Songbook as well as blues and Celtic Music. Mark Hamza has been playing accordion since he was 8 years old. His father, who played by ear, ...

Tupper Lake art show opens today on Park Street

TUPPER LAKE — Though Tupper Lake does not still have an arts council, dozens of local artists are using the village’s 44th annual art show to try bringing the council back. From Aug. 3-8, the historic Ginsberg Building on Park Street will be filled with the paintings, sculpture, ...

Deerfield Village, Massachusetts, watercolor 
painting by Ken Wiley

‘My Impressions’ opens Friday

SARANAC LAKE — “My Impressions,” an exhibit of watercolor and acrylic paintings by Ken Wiley, opens on Friday, Aug. 4 at the Adirondack Artists Guild gallery, with a reception, free and open to the public, from 5 to 7 p.m. The show runs through Aug. 28. The show features recent ...

David Gilbert
(Photos provided)

Centennial celebration with Sinfonietta continues Sunday

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Sinfonietta continues the celebration of its’ 100th anniversary season on Sunday, Aug. 6 with a concert at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. and all seating is reserved. Tickets are $25 for adults and $5 for youth 18 and ...

Currant, Peach and Blueberry Crisp 
(Photo provided — Yvona Fast)

Currants: The lesser known superberry

With twice as many antioxidants as blueberries, double the potassium of bananas, and four times the vitamin C of oranges, currants are a mighty but relatively unknown fruit. With summer in full swing, the red and black berries are appearing at farmers’ markets. It is time to get to know these ...

The Tupper Lake Heritage Museum is open during the week from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Labor Day.
(Photo provided — Diane Chase)

More than 20 rainy day activities for all ages

There is something beautiful about an Adirondack rainy day. It always lets us explore areas that we, perhaps, put off for a rainy day. I’ve written over the years about rainy day activities, Staycations, and inside options. Here are over 20 suggestions for people of all ages and abilities to ...

Art by Betsy Stewart

Stewart and Dana present ‘Form and Energy’ at LPCA gallery

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts invites the public to a Gallery Reception on Friday, Aug. 4 from 5 pm to 7 p.m. to celebrate the opening of “Form and Energy.” This new exhibit, featuring works of art from Betsy Stewart and Richard Dana, will be on display in ...

Wood carvings from Mike Trivieri can be seen at the Tupper Lake Art Show. Trivieri has been carving for decades and his ornate works can be seen around the nation.
(Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

Tupper Lake art show funds returning arts council

TUPPER LAKE — Though Tupper Lake does not still have an arts council, dozens of local artists are using the village’s 44th annual art show to try bringing the council back. From Aug. 3-8, the historic Ginsberg Building on Park Street will be filled with the paintings, sculpture, pottery, ...

Reggae Night with the band Root Shock will take the stage Tuesday, Aug. 1 at Mid’s Park in Lake Placid.
(Photo provided — Dennis Fernando)

Reggae Night Tuesday with Root Shock

LAKE PLACID — The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presented by Adirondack “By Owner” will host Reggae Night with Root Shock on Tuesday, Aug. 1. The series is presented at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays throughout the summer at Mid’s Park on Main Street. Root Shock formed ...

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30 years of graduates to rock at Little WolfStock

TUPPER LAKE — Graduates of Tupper Lake High School from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s will return to the village from around the country to meet their classmates on the beach of Little Wolf Pond Saturday for the third Little WolfStock. The semi-regular reunion brings decades of ...

Elisa Monte Dance
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Elisa Monte Dance, Chris Brubeck’s Triple Play join forces

LAKE PLACID — The New York City-based Elisa Monte Dance company returns to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts with Chris Brubeck's Triple Play for a modern dance twist to songs people know and love. The special collaboration will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. ...

ArtWorks Studio Tours this weekend

SARANAC LAKE — Area artists will open their workspaces to visitors this weekend. Studio Tours are self-guided and free to the public. Studio Tour hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Some galleries may have different hours, so please call or check individual ...

Sinfonietta will host Centennial Fireworks Celebration tonight

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Sinfonietta invites the community to share in their celebration of reaching the milestone of 100 years of performance. The Lake Placid Sinfonietta has been performing classical music in Lake Placid since 1917. Since becoming a nonprofit, community ...

Way to speak at Wednesday’s Road to Retirement series

SARANAC LAKE — Daniel Way, Adirondack writer, photographer and physician, will speak about his life as a country doctor from his books “All in a Days Work” and “Never a Dull Moment” at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2 at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. This event is part of the Road ...

Art by Italo Clemente on display at BluSeed Studios

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios presents an exhibit by Italian-born artist Italo Clemente, who lived the last 20 years of his life in the Adirondacks. The show features 80 framed paintings of all sizes, showing off Italo's abstractions and expressive compositions in acrylics, pastels, ...