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Spreading St. Patrick’s cheer

Children with the McGahay Clan in the Saranac Lake St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday toss candy to their peers waiting eagerly on the sidewalks of Main Street. The kids throwing out the treats were having just as fun a time as the ones catching them. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
Soma Beats put on an award-winning show with decadent green costumes, umbrellas and and lots of shouting. The group won the Shenanigans Award. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
Debby Harrison, left, and Rebecca Heller Romeo smile as they perform with the Lawn Chair Ladies. Romeo and her daughter Maryssa, not pictured, are the first mother-daughter duo on the Lawn Chair Ladies, they said. “I always wanted to be a Lawn Chair Lady,” Maryssa said. “Who wouldn’t want to be?” (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
From left, Winter Carnival Queen Martha Watts, Princess Jessica Kemp, Prince Issoufou Garbahama and King Dan Reilly share a laugh as they walk in the parade. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
Children danced, rode and waved in the parade Saturday. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
Children danced, rode and waved in the parade Saturday. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
Seamus Cutler, of Saratoga, has played the bagpipes for 20 years. He started when he was 8 years old because both his parents played. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
Declan John Bromley graciously accepts the award for “Youngest Clan Member” as he’s held by his mother Shannon. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
Howard Riley, left, and Ruth Chasolen smile as they march in the parade. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
The Lawn Chair Ladies dance down Main Street in the Saranac Lake St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
The Canoodlers paddle their way down Main Street in the Saranac Lake St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
A member of Bucket Ruckus smiles as she twirls an umbrella during the Saranac Lake St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
The dancers with Champlain Valley Irish Dance have been very busy, dancing all day Saturday and every day since Thursday. "It's definitely the busiest month for an Irish dancer," Lilah Theeman, 11, not pictured, said. The dance troupe from Plattsburgh is also preparing to compete in regional and national championships, and Abigail Shaw, not pictured, will head to Belfast, Ireland to compete in the 50th World Irish Dancing Championships next month. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
The dancers with Champlain Valley Irish Dance have been very busy, dancing all day Saturday and every day since Thursday. "It's definitely the busiest month for an Irish dancer," Lilah Theeman, 11, not pictured, said. The dance troupe from Plattsburgh is also preparing to compete in regional and national championships, and Abigail Shaw, not pictured, will head to Belfast, Ireland to compete in the 50th World Irish Dancing Championships next month. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
People dance in the street to Irish music during the Saranac Lake St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
From left, Rebecca Heller Romeo, Kristeen Colby and Maryssa Romeo hang out after the Saranac Lake St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday. Rebecca and her daughter Maryssa, are the first mother-daughter duo on the Lawn Chair Ladies, they said. Rebecca started in 2017 and Maryssa joined in 2020. "I always wanted to be a Lawn Chair Lady," Maryssa said. "Who wouldn't want to be?" (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

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