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Weekender A&E

Big weekend in Placid

The Lake Placid Horse Show and I Love BBQ and Music Festival, in pictures

I Love BBQ and Music Festival back on the Oval

LAKE PLACID - From Saturday to Monday, the Olympic Speedskating Oval will host the annual I Love BBQ and Music Festival.The 11th year of the festival merges a worthy cause, great eats, barbecue competition, the region's top musicians and some of the most radical BMX and FMX (freestyle) ...

Band Night with The Weight Tuesday at Mid’s Park

LAKE PLACID - The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presented by Adirondack "By Owner" has announced the second performance in the seven week series, scheduled for Tuesday, July 5, as The Band Night with The Weight.The free, weekly concert is held at Mid's Park on Main Street, and run ...

Say good morning

TUPPER LAKE - I know what many people including myself think of when they hear the phrase "morning person": some kind of abnormal being who is inexplicably happy before the sun rises and the day's first cup of coffee is made. These morning people are quite different, I assure you. Actually, ...

Fade to Blues Friday at Delta Blue

LAKE PLACID - Fade to Blues will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at Delta Blue inside the Hotel North Woods.Fade to Blues exploded onto the the blues scene just north of New York City in the winter of 2006. Led by guitar player, singer, songwriter, Brian (BB) Ready the band hit the studio immediately ...

‘Where’s Bat’ show July 2, 3, 4 at Delta Blue

LAKE PLACID - Delta Blue in the Hotel North Woods will host a special Fourth of July weekend, requests-only show, "Where's Bat" on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 9 p.m. to midnight.Amazing. Phenomenal. Unbelievable. These are the adjectives most commonly used to describe the Singer/Guitarist ...

Choreographer Twyla Tharp returns to the LPCA Saturday

LAKE PLACID - Legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp returns to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. Saturday, marking the company's return to Lake Placid for the first time in over 30 years.Tickets range from $20 to $40 and are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518-523-2512 or ...

Totem art by Mary Lou Reid at the Guild

SARANAC LAKE - Mary Lou Reid will be the featured artist at the Adirondack Artists Guild in July, with an exhibit of garden ceramics of all sizes.The show will open with a reception on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., and it will run through Tuesday, Aug. 2.Garden totems and decorations have been some ...

‘Colorful Threads’ will open Friday at Art at the Pink House

SARANAC LAKE - The exhibit "Colorful Threads" will open from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Art at the Pink House.This show includes diverse and colorful fabric works by Lynne Taylor, Madeline Appell and Cris Winters.Taylor is an award-winning artist who is inspired by the natural beauty of the ...

LPCA’s Young and Fun series kicks off July 6

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents a summer full of arts for all ages.The Free Young and Fun Performance Series is dedicated to bringing the best entertainment for all ages to Lake Placid.The series will run every Wednesday from July 6 until Aug. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the ...

Saturday Night Ice Shows begin Saturday

LAKE PLACID - The 2016 summer skating series opens Friday with Freaky Friday and Saturday with the Saturday Night Ice Show at the Olympic Center, in Lake Placid.Both events will be held in the center's 1932 Rink Jack Shea Arena.Ross Miner is the featured skater during Saturday's opening night. ...

Lake Placid looks forward to Fourth of July celebration

LAKE PLACID - Lake Placid is readying for its Fourth of July celebration featuring a parade, activities all afternoon, a free concert and the "Set the Night to Music" fireworks extravaganza.Everyone is invited to participate in the community's annual Independence Day parade, which runs down ...

Canoe symposium at PSC

PAUL SMITHS - Paul Smith's College will host a canoe symposium next month, from July 14 to 17. Registration is due Friday.The symposium offers participants comprehensive instruction in quiet water paddling techniques.Solo and tandem paddlers are welcome, as are all skill levels. Each ...

‘How to Die in Oregon’ film to be screened, discussed in Tupper

TUPPER LAKE - Voters for Change has announced the latest in its occasional series of presentations, a film screening of "How to Die in Oregon," followed by a discussion about New York's Medical Aid in Dying Act.This will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 at the Goff-Nelson Memorial ...

Lake Clear man writes, directs indie comedy

SARANAC LAKE - Greg Dorchak hopes to go from a small town to the big screen with the completion of his independent comedy "Kopy Kings."Dorchak was raised on a small farm in Lake Clear. After traveling out of state for high school and college, he moved back in 1987 to raise his kids in Lake ...

Summer reading at Goff-Nelson

TUPPER LAKE - Readers of all ages will are invited to explore all things sports and fitness this summer as the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library presents "On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!" during their summer library program.Activities may include reading age-appropriate books, group games and crafts, ...

Cardboard Boat Race and River Clean Up in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE - The first-ever Corrugated Cup Cardboard Boat Race will be held here Saturday, and participants are invited to attend a boat-building session Friday.The races will be on Lake Flower, starting at 10:30 a.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m.Boats are only allowed to be built using ...

Low Lily tonight at Upper Jay Arts Center

UPPER JAY - The Vermont-based band Low Lily will perform their stylings of instrumental folk and roots music at the Upper Jay Art Center tonight.The band will travel from Brattleboro, Vermont as part of their practice series for the 36th annual Old Songs Folk Festival in Altamont, starting June ...

‘Broadway’s Next H!T Musical’ to take LPCA stage

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will present "Broadway's Next H!T Musical" at 8 p.m. Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25.Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, and are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518-523-2512 or online at ...