Weekender A&E

‘Inhabited Places’ at Tahawus Windows Gallery

AuSABLE FORKS — The Tahawus Windows Gallery announces the opening of “Inhabited Places” from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6. The gallery, by photographers Dan Hausner and Brian French, will be on display April 6-28. Photographers Brian French and Dan Hausnerhave been friends ...

The incredible edible egg

Spring has arrived, bringing more daylight to the North Country. Gone are the short, dark days of winter. That means that chickens - especially those chicken not raised on indoor chicken farms where they see no daylight - are laying more eggs. Eggs are plentiful, inexpensive, and play a major ...

HBO series seeks extras for Lake Placid filming

HBO is looking for extras to appear in scenes in season two of its series “Succession,” which will be shooting scenes in Lake George, Queensbury and Lake Placid in late April and early May. Adirondack Film Commissioner Andrew Meader said he has been talking to the producers since ...

Hobofest renamed Northern Current

SARANAC LAKE — Hobofest has been reborn as Northern Current. The alternative-folk festival, which ran every Labor Day weekend from 2009 to 2018, has switched hands and changed its sound. The free music event will be held Sept. 1 from 11 a.m to 10 p.m. at Riverside Park. For the ...

School, AdkAction launch student film fest in Tupper Lake

TUPPER LAKE — AdkAction and Tupper Lake Central School District have announced the first Beyond the Peaks Student Film Festival on May 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Wild Center. Students are invited to submit films before the April 10 deadline. This event will be a red carpet showcase of ...

‘Tuck Everlasting’ opening Thursday at Lake Placid Middle-High School

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid High School Music Theatre will present “Tuck Everlasting: the Musical” on March 28, 29 and 30 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Based on the novel by Natalie Babbitt, “Tuck Everlasting” is the story of the Tuck family, who, in 1808 ...

Chloe Nott hosts this week’s BluSeed Open-Minded Mic Night

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios announces another Open-Minded Mic Night on Thursday, March 28. This time, banjo player Chloe, who hails from Australia, will host. Chloe is well known in the region and was invited onto the BluStage by legendary Tony Trischka in January. She came back ...

No joke: Double the Kidding Days!

The spring equinox may have been recently celebrated, but my backyard is still a snowman making paradise. I usually spend this transitional time of year searching for those little touches of spring. It’s been a long winter and finding tiny tree buds, hearing the return of wildlife, and ...

Wiley’s Flies will hold benefit Saturday at LPCA

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts welcomes Wiley’s Flies for a benefit event and screening of The Fly Fishing Film Tour at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30. Tickets for the film are $15 and can be purchased through www.lakeplacidarts.org or at Wiley’s Flies, 1179 ...

SLPD K-9 officer to speak at Library Lunch April 4

SARANAC LAKE — Travis Mac Donald will tell the story of K9 units and the role of dogs in police work on Thursday, April 4 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Saranac Lake Free Library’s luncheon. MacDonald will focus on his K-9 partnership with Vigo, a purebred, long haired, black German ...

Two local artists featured in Made in N.Y.

AUBURN — “Made in N.Y.,” an annual juried show of artists who live and work in New York State, opened March 22, at the Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. A total of 280 artists submitted 516 pieces for review by jurors Marie Via, former director of exhibitions at ...

Adirondack Regional Theatre hosts auditions for ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’

PLATTSBURGH — Adirondack Regional Theatre seeks actors between the ages of 8-18 for roles in its summer 2019 production of “Willy Wonka Jr.” to be presented July 11 through 14 at various locations in the North Country. “Willy Wonka Jr.,” is part of the Adirondack Regional ...

It’s maple season!

“The gift of the sugar maple trees is from a benevolent Providence.” — Benjamin Rush, in a letter to Thomas Jefferson. --- It’s the end of March — and Maple Season is upon us! Below-freezing nights and above-freezing days are needed for sap to flow up and down the maple ...

Want to live forever? Lake Placid students perform ‘Tuck Everlasting’

LAKE PLACID — Younger folks often think, “I never want to grow up.” However, they might be singing a different tune if they physically could not get older. Lake Placid Middle-High School students will perform the musical “Tuck Everlasting” this week. The musical is based on the ...

New York Maple Weekends begin Saturday

LAKE PLACID — Only a handful of maple producers in the Tri-Lakes region will open their doors to visitors this week and next for New York’s Maple Weekends, yet there are more than 180 locations throughout the state participating this year. The New York State Maple Producers ...

Saranac Lake seeks members for Arts and Culture Advisory Board

SARANAC LAKE — This village seeks candidates interested in appointment to two-year terms on a new Arts and Culture Advisory Board. The village Board of Trustees approved creation of this seven-member advisory board last year. The advisory board’s purpose is to make recommendations to ...

SLHS students perform ‘Urinetown: The Musical’

SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake High School Musical Theatre presents “Urinetown: the Musical” Thursday, March 21 through Saturday, March 23 in the school auditorium. All shows are at 7:30 p.m. with an admission price of $10.. This, Tony Award-winning comedy is Mark Hollmann ...