Weekender A&E

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.
(Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

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 ...

Keigwin + Company
(Photo provided — Erin Baiano)

Modern dance’s cool kids on the LPCA stage

LAKE PLACID — The New York City-based Keigwin + Company presents their electrifying brand of contemporary dance live on the LPCA Stage on Friday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518-523-2512 ...

The 2017 Adirondack Singers
(Photo provided — Bob Sweet)

The Adirondack Singers plan 2017 Winter Concert

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Singers will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, September 12th in preparation for their Annual Winter Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Rehearsals will be held at the Adirondack Alliance Church in Saranac Lake from 7:15-9:15 pm on Tuesday evenings. ...

My So-Called Band tonight at P-2’s

TUPPER LAKE — P-2’s Irish Pub invites the public to listen to a two-time entry in the Guinness Book of World Records by “My So-Called Band” at 7 p.m. tonight. The band has entries for most concerts performed in one week and most concerts performed in 12 hours. My So-Called ...

Joe Dockery Trio at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE — Joe Dockery, a chiropractor and musical performer will present an evening of songs from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s along with a few jazz standards and more at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. Dockery, singing and playing guitar, will ...

Ventures in Verse Sept. 21 at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE — Two North Country writers, Caperton Tissot and Nadine McLaughlin, will offer an hour-long reading of their original poetry at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. This is part of a tour the two writers are doing throughout the Adirondacks. Nadine, with four books of her own ...

Searching for ladybugs at the Adirondack Carousel
(Photo provided — Diane Chase)

The gift of the Adirondack Carousel

There are so many places around the Adirondacks that are true treasures of their community and the Adirondack Carousel is a Saranac Lake gem. This carousel is part art gallery, part educational center, and part pure fun. It is one place where I know I can bring visitors and family of all ages ...

Joe Weigand as President Theodore Roosevelt (Photo provided)

Theodore Roosevelt returns to the Adirondacks Sept. 19

SARANAC LAKE — Theodore Roosevelt is coming to town, thanks to four Saranac Lake residents who have worked hard to bring a nationally known impersonator of the American president to one of his favorite places in the country, the Adirondacks. Joe and Sally Spadaro, with friends Bob and ...

Harvest Frittata
(Photo provided — Yvona Fast)

Celebrate our Adirondack harvest season

Labor Day is past. School has begun. Leaves are starting to turn. Apples are dropping from trees. We had our first frost the first day of September. If you have a garden, hopefully you covered your basil, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and zucchini. This is the time of year that farmers' ...

Florida artist Vladislav Yeliseyev stand with his watercolor paintings, which earned him the first place prize in the show.
(Photo provided — Mark Kurtz)

Winners of Adirondack Plein Air Festival are announced

SARANAC LAKE — The ninth annual Adirondack Plein Air Festival was held Aug. 14-19. Fifty artists were juried into the event, selected from 90 that applied, and they had five days to paint the forests, lakes, mountains and communities of the region. Vermont artist Aline Ordman had ...

Juried Art Show

Calling all artists for the LPCA Juried Art Show

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is encouraging artists of all skill levels, media and genre to submit work for the Annual LPCA Juried Art Show. This show is designed to celebrate the talents of the regional artists and highlight the creative visions of Adirondack ...

Pendragon holiday show auditions Sept. 17

SARANAC LAKE — On Sunday Sept. 17, Pendragon Theatre will hold auditions for its upcoming holiday production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” The story line for “pageant” is simple: When the rowdy Herdman kids decide /demand to participate in an upcoming Christmas ...

Auditions are Sept. 17 for this year’s ‘Nutcracker’

The North Country Ballet Ensemble will hold auditions in September for the 32nd annual “Nutcracker.” Performances take place at Hartman Theater of SUNY Plattsburgh and at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts in November and December. Dancers of all styles and abilities are invited to ...

Become an Object Detective at the Lake Placid Olympic Museum.
(Photo provided — Diane Chase)

A visit to the Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Some things never change, like the chills I get each time I hear the shocked tone in ABC Commentator Al Michaels’ voice as he announces, “Do you believe in miracles? YES!” in response to the 1980 American “Miracle” hockey win against the Soviet team. We make our annual visit to the ...

Fundraiser for ALS research and LaMere scholarship

TUPPER LAKE — On Sept. 30, the community will come together in two special events to celebrate the life of Tupper Lake native Michelle LaMere while raising funds for a memorial scholarship and ALS research. “My mom’s last wishes were for her friends and family to remember her through ...

Kyle Murray, center, and the rest of Bucket Ruckus use pots, water jugs and duct tape as they pounds out a rhythmic beat at Hobofest Sunday. Soma Beats, a local African dance group, performed with the percussionists in Saranac Lake’s Riverside Park.
(Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

Rain doesn’t hamper Hobofest

SARANAC LAKE — Rain didn't get in the way of Hobofest, a music festival in its ninth year that lasts from noon to 10 p.m. today in Riverside Park. Hobofest photo gallery on CU Hobofest lineup Interview with Hobofest founder Peter Seward