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Weekender A&E

Sunday’s Sinfonietta features violinist Daniel Szasz

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Sinfonietta's 99th Anniversary Season's continues at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the intimate theater of the Lake Placid Center for the Arts in a concert titled "Towards the Second Century, Part II." This concert continues the celebration of the orchestra's upcoming ...

‘Birds of a Feather’ Friday at NorthWind

SARANAC LAKE - NorthWind Fine Arts will host member Anne Hughes' exhibit, "Birds of a Feather,"which showcases her unique pieces of art, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 at the gallery at 11 Woodruff St.A world traveler, Hughes has lived in many places in the United States, and has finally ...

Fiber and Mixed Media Art Juried Show Friday

SARANAC LAKE - On Friday, Aug. 5, Art at the Pink House will open a juried exhibition of fiber and mixed media artwork.Area artists working in these mediums were invited to bring one or two pieces of art to be juried by Rochester artist Pat Pauly.At 6 p.m., cash prizes will be awarded to the ...

Saturday Night Ice Shows continue with Tyler Pierce

LAKE PLACID - The 2016 summer skating series resumes Aug. 5 with Friday's Freaky Friday and Aug. 6 with the Saturday Night Ice Show at the Olympic Cente.Both events will be held in the center's 1932 Rink Jack Shea Arena. The rink, training ground for countless world-class skaters, is testament ...

Ommegang Summer Concert Series

Rather than travel to far off lands, there is plenty to do in New York from the northern Adirondacks to the southern tier of Cooperstown. If you're touring for a day or a weekend, Cooperstown is a perennial destination thanks to attractions including the National Baseball Hall of Fame, ...

Blueberries are the superfood of summer

It's blueberry season! Woodland clearings are full of low bushes loaded with berries - abundant and free for the picking. Area berry farms (like those in Au Sable Forks and Peru, New York) have high bush berries for those who want to purchase them or pick their own without bending so ...

Midnight mob appears for new Potter play

LAKE PLACID - It was like 2007 all over again as 129 people came to the Bookstore Plus at midnight Sunday to be the first to buy a new installment in the saga of wizard Harry Potter, a play called "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two."Some had dressed up as witches and wizards. ...

Arts grant deadlines and seminars set for 2017 funding

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE - The New York State Council on the Arts State and Local Partnership Division administers an annual re-grant program that helps to ensure access to arts and culture in each of the 62 counties of New York state.The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, located in Blue Mountain ...

Library’s Come to the Fair sale Aug. 2-4

SARANAC LAKE - "Read! Recycle! Refresh!" is the theme for the 61st annual Come to the Fair, offering hundreds of hardcover and paperback books for sale -for adults, young adults and children - along with DVDs, CDs, puzzles, games and baked goods.The sale will be held in the Thomas B. Cantwell ...

Songs at Mirror Lake hosts New Orleans Boogie Night

LAKE PLACID - The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presented by Adirondack "By Owner" has announced the sixth performance in the seven-week series, scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, as New Orleans Boogie Night with Marcia Ball.The title track of Ball's new album, "The Tattooed ...

Camp Pendragon will culminate with ‘Rags’ show

SARANAC LAKE - For most of the summer, 12 high school actors from the Tri-Lakes region have sacrificed time in the summer sunshine for their true love - time under the stage lights on a windowless theatre stage.Camp Pendragon is a four-week professional theatre workshop running annually since ...

‘The Monarch Migration’ Wednesday

TUPPER LAKE - On Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m., professor Lincoln Brower of Sweet Briar College and widely recognized as the world's foremost expert on monarch butterflies, will present "The Monarch Migration" in The Wild Center's Flammer Theater.In this lecture, copiously illustrated with ...

Hobo’s Campfire Music Friday on the railroad

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad continues its weekly live music on the train Friday, July 29 with Paul John West.West is a native of northern New York.His early musical influences included rock and roll and other '50s pop music. With the British rock invasion of the '60s came the inspiration to ...

Shakespeare in Mid’s Park begins tonight

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts has partnered with the Adirondack Shakespeare Company to present William Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" at 7 tonight in Mid's Park.The performance is free.In case of rain, the performance will be moved to the LPCA.The Schroon Lake-based ...

Potsdam Music Theatre’s ‘Ring of Fire’

POTSDAM - The Potsdam Music Theatre continues its programming with its second offering, "Ring of Fire" which comes from the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash.The unique jukebox musical tells a story of love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family.More than ...

‘Baroque, Bubbles and Blues’ and ‘Anatomy of Music’

SARANAC LAKE?- On Thursday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 p.m., Lynn Waickman on recorders, Janice Kyle on oboe and Pianist Timothy Mount will perform both classical and contemporary music at Saranac Village at Will Rogers."Baroque, Bubbles and Blues" will feature trio sonatas by Quantz and Telemann while ...

Bandshell benefit in Tupper

TUPPER LAKE - Tickets are on sale for Picnic in the Park, a Tupper Lake Lions Club fundraiser for a proposed bandshell performance area from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18.Tickets include food, drink and entertainment on the same plot of land where the village hopes to begin building a bandshell ...

Midnight release party reappears for Potter play

An eighth Harry Potter book will go on sale Sunday - a play this time instead of a novel - and the Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid will once again host a midnight release party.Unlike side volumes in the Harry Potter universe that have been published in the nine years since "Harry Potter and the ...