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Weekender A&E

Two fall festivals slated in Blue Mountain Lake this month

Two family-friendly fall festivals to close out the 2021 season are happening at Adirondack Experience in Blue Mountain Lake this month. The Adirondack Harvest Festival is scheduled for Sunday. Organizers say the event will be a World War II Victory Garden-themed day of fun and festivities ...

Last ArtWalk, ArtMarket of the season this week

SARANAC LAKE — This Thursday is the final Third Thursday ArtWalk of the season. The final Saranac Lake ArtMarket is this Saturday. The hours of the upcoming ArtWalk are 5 to 7:30 p.m. It’s free for the public to participate. ArtWalk maps will be available at participating art venues ...

New Betty Little Arts Park opens in Plattsburgh

PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh held its dedication of the Betty Little Arts Park on Saturday, officially opening the more than $1 million dollar Downtown Revitalization Initiative project. The park’s namesake, former state Sen. Betty Little, was in attendance, along with city, ...

Arts Park opening in Plattsburgh this weekend

PLATTSBURGH — The city of Plattsburgh will this Saturday celebrate the grand opening of its state of the art Betty Little Arts Park. “We hope that the Betty Little Arts Park serves as a place for the community to be inspired by our local artists and feel proud of the many talented people ...

Northern Current flows back into town with new sounds

SARANAC LAKE — Music-lovers will put on a mask and their dancing shoes Sunday to head on over to the free Northern Current music festival at Riverside Park. Northern Current — the spiritual successor to Hobofest — was first held in 2019. It couldn’t happen in 2020 because of the ...

Reimagined BBQ fest returns this weekend

LAKE PLACID — Since 2006, the I Love BBQ and Music Festival has been attracting competitors from both sides of America’s northern border, but the coronavirus pandemic has put a halt to that for the second year in a row. At least there will be a festival this year — from Sept. 3 to 5 at ...