Weekender A&E

Manhattan Short Film Festival returns to LPCA

LAKE PLACID — Filmgoers in Lake Placid will unite with over 100,000 film-lovers around the world during the week of Thursday, Sept 28 through Oct 8 when the 20th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival screens at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Tickets ...

Delta Blue hosts Petey Hop Friday and Saturday

LAKE PLACID — Petey Hop will take the stage at Delta Blue Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 p.m. to midnight. As the youngest of seven children, Hop was exposed to all kinds of music as a child. His parents were swing babies who loved the likes of Glenn Miller, Count ...

Adirondack Shakespeare Co.’s ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’
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‘Hamlet’ and ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ at Pendragon

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Shakespeare Co. is back at Pendragon Theatre this weekend with two Shakespeare greats: “Love’s Labour’s Lost” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 and “Hamlet” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1. Adirondack Shakepeare Co. is known for its unburdened approach to the ...

LBGT films to be shown throughout October at library

SARANAC LAKE — There will be a four-week series of films aimed at providing education and illumination about what it is like to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer/questioning in America. The films will be shown at 7 p.m. on four consecutive Thursdays in the Cantwell Room at ...

ArtWorks Studio Tours on tap this weekend

SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake-area artists will open their workspaces to visitors on Friday, Sept. 29, Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1. Studio Tours are self-guided and free to the public. The hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Some galleries may have ...

Maria Muldaur
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Grammy nominee Maria Muldaur coming to BluSeed

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios will host Grammy nominee Maria Muldaur at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 4. Tickets are $25. Known for her 1974 mega-hit “Midnight at the Oasis,” Muldaur’s 49-year career can best be described as a long and adventurous odyssey through the various ...

Apple picking time at Applejacks Orchard
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Pick-your-own apples at Applejacks Orchard

I have two apples trees on our property that have yet to yield any fruit. Both trees are just within the five-year timeline to start producing apples. Our problem is we’ve had to move the trees a few times, apparently “resetting” their delicate apple producing clocks. We may have to have ...

Community String Orchestra set for Thursdays

KEENE VALLEY — After a successful pilot project in the spring, the Community String Orchestra will launch its first season this October. String players of all ages and abilities will come together to learn music and have a great time. All are invited to join in at Keene Central ...

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Adirondack Film Society opens series with ‘The Lost City of Z’ Thursday

LAKE PLACID — The Film Society’s fall season is set to open with “The Lost City of Z” — the true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett’s two-decade search for a lost city in the Amazon — at 7 p.m. Thursday and Saturday at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The series ...

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 
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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.
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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 ...