Weekender A&E

‘Peter and the Wolf’ at Will Rogers Saturday

SARANAC LAKE — On Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m., the Children’s Community Theatre at Saranac Village at Will Rogers will perform “Peter and the Wolf” with a modern twist, thanks to the dedication of resident Gail Wrenn. If you live in Russia, you know there is a wolf prowling your ...

Hildreth’s paintings of spring on display at Essential Holistic Health

SARANAC LAKE — “Adirondack Spring,” paintings by Sandra Hildreth, are on display at Essential Holistic Health, 41 St. Bernard St., Suite 4 in Saranac Lake until July 30. A reception for the artist will be held Thursday, May 16 from 5 to 7 p.m.. Refreshments will be served and ...

Connor Celeste hosts Open Mic Night

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios announces Open-Minded Mic Night on Thursday, May 16. This time, Saranac Lake’s own Connor Celeste will be hosting the evening joined by his special friends, who are no strangers to the BluSeed Stage. Celeste has been part of many an Open-Minded Mic ...

Playwriting workshop at Wells Memorial Library

UPPER JAY — A playwriting workshop focused on studying the work of masters such as Anton Chekhov, Henrik Ibsen, Lorraine Hansberry and Arthur Miller will begin this spring at Wells Memorial Library . The workshop, which is geared to beginning playwrights as well as seasoned ones, is free ...

‘Les Poules a Colin’ perform at Upper Jay Arts Center

UPPER JAY — Taking their name from a traditional song, “Les Poules a Colin” were raised behind the scenes at folk festivals, learning their craft at kitchen parties amongst some of Quebec's finest trad musicians, which included their parents. The group will perform at 8 p.m. ...

April showers bring … May green!

Spring has come to the Adirondacks. The lakes are open. Loons, geese, ducks, robins, and songbirds have returned. The snow is gone, and the brown earth and dry winter grass is now a bright spring green. Trees are starting to leaf out. Spring symbolizes new life. After a long, dark winter, the ...

Lake Flower Landing receives NYSCA Community Arts grant

SARANAC LAKE — Lake Flower Landing received funding from New York State Council on the Arts 2019 Decentralization Community Arts grant for its Sound & Vision music performances and film screenings. Entry fees for each event are $10. Pre-concert workshops are $15. The first ...

Garage sale trail will stretch 200 miles

This year’s Great Adirondack Garage Sale will be held on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26. The 10th annual event has residents selling their items along a 200-mile trail stretching from Malone to Speculator and Old Forge to Newcomb. The weekend sale includes towns located along state ...

Northern Lights Choir’s spring concert Friday

SARANAC LAKE — The 70 voices of Northern Lights Choir, directed by Helen Demong, will perform their annual spring concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 10 at St. Bernard's Church. In the first half, the men are singing an Irish ballad called, “Star of the County Down,” and the women are ...

‘The Hundred Dresses’ at Pendragon

SARANAC LAKE — Opening this Thursday, May 9 and running through this Sunday, Mothers Day, Pendragon Theatre presents “The Hundred Dresses,” a play based on Eleanor Estes’ 1945 Newbury honored book. This family friendly story is set in small town depression-era America and ...

Paws in the paint

SARANAC LAKE — The artist was in a cage when she created what would be the first, and perhaps only, painting of her life. Her eyes darted from one end of the cage to another as she swiped at a piece of paper beneath her. When her work was done, her paws were covered with dark green ...

Concert to raise money for new music festival

SARANAC LAKE — The Waterhole will host a concert featuring plenty of local talent to raise money for Northern Current, the community music festival that will be held here Labor Day weekend. The fundraising concert will begin at 9 p.m. Friday, May 10, with doors opening at 8 p.m. The ...

LPHS’s spring concert

LAKE PLACID — The Music Department of Lake Placid High School will present a spring concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 in the school auditorium. The program will feature performances by the High School Chorus, Band, Jazz Band and Women’s Ensemble. The High School Art Exhibit will ...

‘Peter and the Wolf’ coming to Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE — On Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m., the Children’s Community Theatre at Saranac Village at Will Rogers will perform “Peter and the Wolf” with a modern twist, thanks to the dedication of resident Gail Wrenn. If you live in Russia, you know there is a wolf prowling your ...

BluSeed seeks entries for Open Call art exhibit

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios, the multi-disciplinary arts center at 24 Cedar St., seeks entries for an annual Open Call art exhibit titled “One Earth!” (formally Abstraction) which will be on display in the gallery space from June 7 to July 6. “‘One Earth!’ is an artistic ...

NorthWind hosts juried art show

SARANAC LAKE — NorthWind Fine Arts will host its 6th annual Juried Art Show on Friday, May 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. Awards will be presented at 6 p.m and light refreshments will be served. The show will be on exhibit through May 30, 11 Woodruff St. This year’s juror is Karen ...

Recycling Poster Contest

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and with that, I can’t think of a better gift than to think about ways to recycle. I know, that is not the typical brunch or breakfast in bed, but it would be a gift with lasting impact, right? For the past 17 years, the Department of Environmental ...

Shelter pets putting on art show in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Artwork made by the shelter pets at the Tri-Lakes Humane Society will be on display from May 11 to 24 at BluSeed Studios. The dogs, cats and even an otter from the Wild Center have created paintings that will be framed and hung for the “Picatso and Salvador Doggy Art ...

Youth musical theatre announces casting day May 23 at Keene Central School

KEENE VALLEY — This summer, the Book & Blanket Players Youth Theatre will be taking on the world of opera through the musical version of the Ken Ludwig farce, “Lend Me a Tenor, the Musical.” The book and lyrics are by Peter Sham and the music by Brad Carroll. Casting day is set ...