Weekender A&E

The 2017 Northern Adirondack Vocal Ensemble
(Photo provided — Amy Burdt)

NAVE performs ‘Festival of Lessons and Carols’ this weekend

The Northern Adirondack Vocal Ensemble will give two performances of a “Festival of Lessons and Carols.” These anthems, carols and hymns illuminate the Christmas story along with community readers and congregational singing in the tradition of King’s College, ...

Crowfeather consists of Chris Morris, Luke 
Meissner, Kelsey Amell, Andrew Parent and Shaun Kittle.
(Photo provided)

Local Showcase #1 Saturday at the Waterhole

What: Local Showcase #1 Who: Bands Crowfeather, Scarsdale Vibe and Waydown Wailers When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Doors at 8 p.m. Where: Waterhole Upstairs Music Lounge, 48 Main St., Saranac Lake How much: $10 --- SARANAC LAKE — The Waterhole Upstairs Music Lounge will ...

From left, Kaitlin Yando, Eleanor Crowley and Madison Wilcox present a different take on the Nativity story. Crowley plays Imogene Herdman, a misunderstood child who makes a ruckus in “The Best Christmas 
Pageant Ever.” 
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Pendragon Theatre)

Pendragon’s Christmas play continues

Performances: Friday and Saturday as well as Dec. 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30 at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. How much: 18 years of age and older: $16, ages 6 - 17: $12 and kids under 6: $5.

11th annual Tri-Lakes Messiah Community Sing

LAKE PLACID — The 11th annual Tri-Lakes Messiah Community Sing will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 at the Adirondack Community Church, 2583 Main St. This free event for local residents and holiday visitors is sponsored by the Lake Placid Sinfonietta Education Committee, the ...

Mountainfest returns with packed lineup in January

By the Enterprise staff KEENE VALLEY — For more than two decades, The Mountaineer gear store in Keene Valley has hosted its annual Mountainfest gathering, offering new and experienced adventurers a wide variety of clinics designed to get people climbing and hiking in the Adirondacks. ...

Pendragon to host auditions for female ‘The Odd Couple’

SARANAC LAKE — Pendragon Theatre is holding open auditions for Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple (Female Version)” playing this February. There are parts for six women and two men who can play in the age range of 30 to 55. In 1985, Neil Simon revised his 1965 hit, The Odd Couple for ...

From left, Jerry Krug, Aubrey Trudeau, Ava Krug, Laurie Krug and Hadley Trudeau pose with Santa at the Mirror Lake Inn during the Holiday Village Stroll in Lake Placid.
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

Strolling in success

LAKE PLACID — This past weekend, Lake Placid hosted its annual Holiday Village Stroll, a three-day event celebrating the holiday season with activities for families and businesses. Three prominent festivities Sunday were the breakfast with Santa at the Mirror Lake Inn, horse drawn ...

The Northern Lights Choir
(Photo provided — Mark Kurtz)

Northern Lights Choir performs Winter Concert Friday

SARANAC LAKE — Northern Lights Choir will host its Winter Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at St. Bernard’s Church. Under the direction of Helen Demong, Friday’s concert will feature a warm message of community, “The Road Home,” and be a performance of choral pieces across the ...

The Blind Owl Band’s mandolin player, Eric Munley, operates the Waterhole in Saranac Lake. This weekend they will host a two-day musical event called the Odd Ball.
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Waterhole hosts two-day music event

--- If you go... What: Odd Ball, two-day music event When: Friday — the Mallet Brothers Band and Cactus Attack; Saturday —  Bella’s Bartok and Tigerman Whoa; the Blind Owl Band plays both nights; doors open at 8 p.m. Show starts at 9 p.m. Where: Waterhole Upstairs Music ...

From left, Kaitlin Yando, Eleanor Crowley and Madison Wilcox present a different take on the Nativity story. Crowley plays Imogene Herdman, a misunderstood child who makes a ruckus in “The Best Christmas 
Pageant Ever.” 
(Photo provided by 
Pendragon Theatre)

Pendragon opens ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

SARANAC LAKE — Pendragon Theatre is taking a walk on the wild side this holiday season with its production of Barbara Robinson’s “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” First published in 1971 as a short story under the title of “The Christmas Pageant,” and later reworked into a ...

David and Jack Hallquist
(Photo provided — Derek Hallquist)

Woolf’s ‘Denial’ screens Friday at Palace Theatre

LAKE PLACID — The fall season of the Adirondack Film Society extends into December with a special screening — and an Adirondack North Country premiere — at the historic Palace Theatre of a new feature-length, award-winning documentary by Aaron Woolf. Woolf, who is best known ...

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Ad’k Film Society screens ‘Denial’ Friday

LAKE PLACID — Filmmakers Aaron Woolf, Derek Hallquist and Anoosh Tertzakian initially set out to make a documentary about energy in the United States. What it turned into was a film not only about America’s alleged denial of manmade climate change but also a film about Derek’s father, ...

Library Lunch Program hosts holiday music performance Dec. 14

SARANAC LAKE — Several talented, local musicians including Sue Grimm Hanley, Ginny West and Tom Techman will present a holiday music program at the Saranac Lake Free Library at noon on Thursday, Dec. 14. The program, coordinated by Hanley, will provide a wide variety of music from ...