Weekender A&E

Quartet coming to Saranac Lake Saturday

If you go... What: Strings and Things classical concert Where: St. Luke’s Church, 136 Main St., Saranac Lake When: March 3 at 8 p.m. How much: Ticket donations start at $10; $30 is the suggested donation --- SARANAC LAKE — On a motorcycle trip to Eastport, Maine, John ...

LPCA presents a show 65 million years in the making

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts invites the public to journey back to prehistoric times as dinosaurs “invade,” bringing audiences face-to-face with prehistoric creatures in Erth’s “Dinosaur Zoo Live” at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March ...

‘Curiously Adirondack’ Saturday at Saranac Village at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE — There will be a screening of the video series “Curiously Adirondack,” produced by Josh Clement and Ed Kanze, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. These short documentaries, featuring human-interest subjects, will be of their favorite ...

Intergenerational music program will be topic March 7

SARANAC LAKE — As part of the Saranac Village at Will Rogers’ Road to Retirement Series, “High Peaks Music Together Generations” program instructor Kristi Colarusso will talk about an intergenerational music program that she is currently teaching in the North Country. The ...

Lessons learned from a Sadie Hawkins Dance

My first reaction to the news that my children’s school has scheduled a Sadie Hawkins Dance has always been a heavy sigh. When my son was younger, I thought that girls have surely gotten beyond the need to have a special occasion to ask a boy to do something. We are empowering our girls. ...

20th annual Juried Art Competition at Artists Guild

SARANAC LAKE — Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Adirondack Artists Guild will hold its annual juried art show from March 23 through April 21. The competition is open to all living artists eighteen years of age and older. All media are acceptable. Work must be suitably framed and ...

Spring into souffles

The sun shines warm and the sounds of melting snow are everywhere. Spring is not quite here, but the snow is melting fast, and the days are becoming noticeably longer. Longer days mean more light, which means that hens lay more eggs. In addition, they contain ample amounts of vitamins A, D, ...

Lots of brew, no ski

TUPPER LAKE — Despite a lack of snow, more than 200 people attended the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce’s fifth Brew-ski and the Lion’s Club’s Fire and Ice Golf Tournament at the town’s cross-country ski trails Saturday afternoon. Attendees sampled beer from local brewers, ...

Arts master plan set for Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Since July, arts and culture consulting firm AMS Planning and Research has identified venues, surveyed dozens of residents and businesses on what types of art they would like to see more of in Saranac Lake, and brainstormed ways of marketing the village to tourists and ...

Brew-ski, Fire and Ice Golf Tournament Saturday in Tupper

TUPPER LAKE — Despite the warm, rainy weather this week, the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce’s Brew-ski will go on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Tupper Lake Golf Course. The event is meant to bring craft beer and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing together along on the growing ...

Into the Mystic pays homage to Van Morrison

If you go... What: Live music by Into the Mystic featuring The Justin Panigutti Band Where: Waterhole Upstairs Music Lounge, Saranac Lake When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 How much: $10 --- SARANAC LAKE — People always told Justin Panigutti that he sounded like R&B artist ...

The Hot Club of San Francisco presents ‘Cinema Vivant’ Friday

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents The Hot Club of San Francisco, blending vintage silent film with their live gypsy swing music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23. Tickets are $15 in advance and are available by calling the box office at 518-523-2512 or online at ...

‘Winter Shorts’ at Upper Jay Art Center continues

UPPER JAY — The Upper Jay Art Center/Recovery Lounge will present “Winter Shorts,” an evening of short comedies starting Wednesday, Feb. 28 starting at 7:30 p.m. and will run March 1, 2, 3, 4 all at 7:30 .pm. Tickets are $15. For reservations call 518-946-6074. Recovery Lounge ...

Aurea Ensemble String Quartet March 3 at St. Luke’s

SARANAC LAKE — The Aurea Ensemble String Quartet will perform “An Evening with Schubert, Ives and Mendelssohn” at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at St. Luke’s Church, 136 Main St. Tickets available at Ampersound and The Shamrock Grill.

Sleigh rides at John Brown Farm and Lake Clear Lodge

The weather might be weird, but there are still some iconic winter activities to check off the Adirondack Bucket List. Taking a horse-drawn sleigh ride with a lakeside or High Peaks view is just one of them. Adirondack Sleigh Rides at Lake Placid's John Brown Farm and the Lake Clear Lodge and ...

Flu season is here

February is the peak of flu season, which began in October and lasts until May. This year, the flu has been especially severe and widespread. The flu has killed 85 adults and 20 children, and death tolls keep rising. Alabama declared a state of emergency due to flu. There are shortages of ...

Lake Placid Film Forum moves to fall

LAKE PLACID — The Adirondack Film Society has some changes for this year’s Lake Placid Film Forum. Since the Film Form began in 2000, it was held during the summer. However, the AFS board thought it would be a good idea to move the forum to the fall. The 2018 LPFF will be held from Oct. ...