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Weekender A&E

Organizers cancel First Night over COVID concerns

SARANAC LAKE — First Night, Saranac Lake’s annual village-wide alcohol-free celebration of the arts on New Year’s Eve, has been canceled for a second year in a row because of the coronavirus pandemic. A statement from the First Night board says this was a “difficult” and ...

The Gibson Brothers bluegrass at the LPCA

LAKE PLACID – The Gibson Brothers (gasp) return Saturday evening (gasp) to the stage (gasp) of the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. A summer LPCA appearance delivered an electric set as the Mockingbird Band, but this time around it’s straight bluegrass. “I love doing both,” Eric ...

Ax On, Ax Off

PLATTSBURGH — It might be time to bury the hatchet and throw an ax. Plaxeburgh, a recreational ax-throwing stop situated in Plattsburgh Plaza off Cornelia Street, invites patrons in to pay a fee, sign a waiver and chuck an ax at a target. Jason Maggy, who co-owns the business with fianc ...

Peggy Lynn and Dan Berggren to join North Country Live this week

SARANAC LAKE — Peggy Lynn and Dan Berggren will take center stage this week on Zoom in a special edition of North Country Live. The acclaimed songwriters and performers will explore the roots of traditional Adirondack music, how it has tied people together and influenced the region’s ...

Lake Placid native brings ‘Freak’ film to local festival

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Film Festival kicks off Thursday. On opening night, Lucky Cerruti, a Lake Placid native and filmmaker, will show his slasher film “Freak” for the first time in person. Cerruti, 26, didn’t originally set out to be a filmmaker, but he said he’s always ...