Weekender A&E

Draft design unveiled for new Pendragon Theatre

SARANAC LAKE — The Pendragon Theatre has stood at 15 Brandy Brook Ave. for 37 years, but after nearly four decades of dramas, comedies, summer camps and holiday specials, the theater now has plans to relocate closer to this village’s downtown area. Recently, Pendragon revealed its ...

Live music sets the mood for Lake Placid BBQ fest

LAKE PLACID — There are 19 musical acts on tap for the 13th annual I Love BBQ and Music Festival July 6-8 at the Olympic Speedskating Oval. While barbecue teams cook for competition throughout the weekend, patrons will be able to buy barbecue meals from the festival vendors and sit ...

Saturday Night Ice Shows begin July 7

LAKE PLACID — The 2018 summer skating series opens July 6 with Friday’s Freaky Friday and July 7 with the Saturday Night Ice Show at the Olympic Center. Both events will be held in the Center’s 1932 Rink Jack Shea Arena. The rink, training ground for countless world-class skaters, ...

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Adirondack Mountain Club offers free summer programs

My family spends quite a bit of time at the Adirondack Club’s Heart Lake property. It isn’t dubbed the entrance to the High Peaks for nothing. With access to over 13 Adirondack 46ers, the Adirondack Loj, Heart Lake, and High Peaks Information Center property also offers free year-round ...

Lake Placid Sinfonietta opens 101st Symphony Series

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Sinfonietta will open its 101st Symphony Series on Sunday, July 8 at 7:30 p.m. with a program dubbed, “The Wholly Trinity.” Music Director Ron Spigelman has arranged for triads to abound with three pieces of music with the word “three” in each ...

Wild Center celebrates Ways of Knowing Saturday

TUPPER LAKE — On Saturday, July 7 The Wild Center will host an all-day celebration of Ways of Knowing. Indigenous voices come together to bring you Ways of Knowing. Working in partnership, the Akwesasne Cultural Center, The Six Nations Indian Museum, the Native North American Travelling ...

Songs at Mirror Lake hosts Soul Night with James Hunter Six

LAKE PLACID — The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presented by Adirondack “By Owner” has announced the third performance in the seven week series, scheduled for Tuesday, July 10 as Soul Night with James Hunter Six. The series is held at 7 p.m. on seven Tuesdays ...

Barry Lobdell exhibit opens at the Guild

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Artists Guild will present “Untitled,” an exhibit of photographs by Barry Lobdell, during the month of July. A reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 6. The show will run through July 31. “This exhibition provides a continuing look ...

Susan Whiteman exhibit opens at NorthWind Gallery

SARANAC LAKE — NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery will present member Susan Whiteman’s “Adirondack Awakening” with an opening reception on Friday, July 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. Featuring luminous landscapes and florals, the exhibit will be on display for the month of July. Drawing from the ...

Annoel Krider gallery opens at BluSeed

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios will host an opening reception for Annoel Krider’s new exhibition “Tribal” from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 6. Krider is a nationally recognized tapestry weaver and stick sculptor turned painter.  She studied weaving from a Mayan Indian in ...

Bookstore Plus hosts summer reading road trip

LAKE PLACID — This July, Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip 2018 is partnering with bookstores and libraries in communities nationwide, hosting reading festivals for families with kids ages 0-12. For the first time in Lake Placid, 2018 Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip will host ...

Summer skillet suppers: Radishes, chicken and dill

Radishes are common fare in Europe and Asia, but many Americans avoid their spicy flavor. Most are only familiar with radishes as a garnish. Some add them to salads. But few have eaten them cooked. Cooking softens the crisp, crunchy texture of raw radishes, and mellows their flavor. When ...

Tupper’s new bandshell isn’t ready for bands yet

TUPPER LAKE — The opening of this village’s bandshell at Flanders Park, which was planned in coordination with its July 3 Independence Day celebration, has been delayed until the project is fully completed. Village Mayor Paul Maroun said Tuesday that the project turned out to have too ...

Embrace your cosmic soul with Lady Moon & the Eclipse

If you go... What: Lady Moon & the Eclipse Where: The Waterhole, 48 Main St., Saranac Lake When: 7 p.m. Thursday How much: Free --- SARANAC LAKE — Though the music could technically be described as a mix of jazz, blues, funk and soul, Ngonda Badila uses a different word ...