SARANAC LAKE — Comfortable temperatures, fresh snow and big crowds greeted the opening weekend of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.
Traffic on River Street moved at a slow crawl most of the day Saturday as throngs of people moved between Riverside Park and the Ice Palace. Many were ...
SARANAC LAKE — Within the opening minute of hosting the Winter Carnival Coronation, Chamberlain Josh Dann introduced the packed house at the Harrietstown Town Hall to a common fun-loving theme to keep the night light.
“I’m sure most of you have heard of ...
We are excited to congratulate Anita Meserole and John Wamsganz as queen and king of the 2017 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. Their records of volunteer service work, which you can read elsewhere in today’s paper, are amazing.
Since Ms. Meserole moved to this area in the early 1980s, she ...
SARANAC LAKE — There’s a new lean-to on the shore of Lake Flower, but you better enjoy it now because it’ll be gone by the summer camping season.
John Pietras and Brian McDonnell were busy Friday putting the finishing touches on an ice lean-to they built at the Lake Flower boat ...
More photos are available to see and buy on CU: http://cu.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/2017-Winter-Carniva-389.html
Story on Coronation ceremony: http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2017/02/king-john-queen-anita/
Meet the king: ...
SARANAC LAKE — John Wamsganz, who was born and raised in this village, is the 2017 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival king.
Wamsganz is a graduate of Saranac Lake Central School and North Country Community College who has volunteered in myriad ways for the greater part of half a ...
SARANAC LAKE — This year’s Winter Carnival queen was born and raised in — where else? — Queens.
Anita Meserole moved to Saranac Lake in the early 1980s to be near her children.
Her first job here was in the Hotel Saranac Bake Shop, where she worked closely with Paul Smith’s ...
SARANAC LAKE — Whether you’re into wildlife or the wild life, this year’s edition of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival should deliver plenty of fun.
“Adirondack Wildlife” is this year’s theme, which on paper sounds like a more mild-mannered theme than last year’s ...
Tonight begins what is truly the best time of the year for Saranac Lakers. Winter Carnival has long provided a fun break from a long, cabin-fever-inducing winter.
Saranac Lake is often the coldest spot in the lower 48 states, and it plays that up in tourism promotion, dubbing itself ...
Local resident kings and queens of past Carnivals
(1947 to 1952 and 1971 to 2016)
1947 Robert Sullivan Jean Keating
1948-49 Ned Pendergast Donalda Maple
1950 Donald Manley Kathleen Oberst
1951 Thomas Fina Natalie Bombard
1952 John Lapan Shirley Homburger
SARANAC LAKE — Primate Fiasco wants to cure Saranac Lake’s cabin fever while also treating their own.
Winter Carnival at the Waterhole is an opportune time and place to do it.
Dave Russo, banjo player and singer, said the band has been on a break from the road for about a month ...
SARANAC LAKE — Popular North Country jam band Lucid will rise from their slumber to play Saturday night at the Waterhole.
Lucid decided to take a hiatus from touring in early 2016, after 13 years on the road. The band’s wrapped up with a sold-out performance in April at the renovated ...
Thursday, Feb. 2
Winter Carnival Open Mic, hosted by Crowfeather
7:30 p.m., BluSeed Studios, 24 Cedar St., $3
Friday, Feb. 3
Primate Fiasco and Annie in the Water
9 p.m., Waterhole, 48 Main St., $10
Saturday, Feb. 4
Lucid and ...
SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade and the royalty’s Coronation will be streamed online this year.
Starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, the parade will follow Broadway and Main Street from Ampersand Avenue to LaPan Highway, and the public is invited to assemble ...
SARANAC LAKE — The first blocks of ice were cut from Pontiac Bay around 9 a.m. Friday.
Seven hours later, more than 630 blocks had been cut, and the walls of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace were already four to five blocks high.
With only a week to build before the start ...
SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has picked Barbara Rice as the grand marshal for this year’s Gala Parade.
Rice is a native of the Adirondacks and a partner in Rice Furniture, a third-generation local business. She graduated from Saranac Lake High School and ...