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Weekender A&E

Celebrating Fall Family Fun Day at Hhotthouse Greenhouse

SARANAC LAKE — Community members are invited to attend the inaugural Fall Family Fun Day at the Hhotthouse Greenhouse and Garden Center. The Hhotthouse, an affirmative business operated by Citizen Advocates, is hosting the special event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28. An ...

Dynamo Dawn Tyler Watson back at BluSeed Studios Sunday

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios is bringing back award-winning singer Dawn Tyler Watson and the Ben Racine Band this Sunday, Sept. 29. Doors to the art center’s BluStage gallery open at 3:30 p.m., 24 Cedar St. The concert begins at 4. In 2017, Dawn Tyler Watson won first place as Best ...

Joe Dockery Trio in Concert at Will Rogers

SARANAC LAKE — This weekend, the Joe Dockery Trio will perform music from the ‘50s and ‘60s featuring Joe Dockery on guitar and vocals, Dan Spada on bass and Dave Mishanec on saxophone. They will perform music that includes pop favorites, jazz standards and country and western ballads ...

Moving mountains at the Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery

SARANAC LAKE — “The mountains are calling and I must go” is a quote attributed to John Muir, one that Saranac Lake artist Sandra Hildreth fully understands the meaning of, as she too has felt that pull of the mountains. Hildreth’s featured artist show, “M O U N T A I N S,” opens ...

Some 3,000 concert-goers got down at Otis Mountain

ELIZABETHTOWN — Throughout Friday afternoon, Sept. 6, and well into the night came one music lover after another, dragging sleeping bags, tents and provisions to a former ski slope to partake in the fourth annual Otis Mountain Get Down. With the addition of approximately 3,000 ...

Margaret Atwood’s interview to be broadcast at LPCA

LAKE PLACID — Margaret Atwood’s interview on the release of the sequel to "The Handmaid’s Tale," "The Testaments," will be broadcasted live on Friday at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. It has been 34 years since "The Handmaid’s Tale" was first published. The dystopian novel ...

Critically acclaimed comedy celebrates female athletes

SARANAC LAKE — “Athena,” the critically acclaimed comedy by Gracie Gardner, opens at Pendragon Theatre this Friday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. The play runs through Oct. 27, and is touring the North Country throughout the fall. “Athena,” directed by the theatre’s artistic director ...

It’s a family affair at BluSeed Studios

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios, the multi-disciplinary arts center at 24 Cedar St., will host the opening reception of “Family Palette” this Friday, Sept. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. BluSeed founder Carol Marie Vossler shares the wealth of art created by her own extended family in this ...

Adirondack Film Festival going bigger than ever in fourth year

By KATHLEEN PHALEN-TOMASELLI The Post-Star GLENS FALLS — The Adirondack Film Festival is gearing up for a bigger-than-ever October weekend with a packed schedule of new film screenings and special events. With 135 scheduled films, including award-winning headliners, features, ...

Documentaries focus on overcoming hate and giving rise to hope

SARANAC LAKE — Two groundbreaking documentaries about the struggle for survival, dignity, acceptance and the assertion of one’s rights are the focus of a unique collaboration among multiple nonprofit organizations and educational entities in the North Country that themselves are centered ...

A colorful 2019 ArtWalk finale tonight

SARANAC LAKE — The final Third Thursday ArtWalk of 2019 goes out with lots of panache both on and off the road. As the autumn colors begin to engulf the Adirondack landscape, merchants, visual artists and performing artists give residents and travelers another reason to walk the streets of ...

PumpkinFest: a celebration of life at the Adirondack Regional Airport

LAKE CLEAR — North Country Life Flight’s family fun festival PumpkinFest is set for Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Adirondack Regional Airport. PumpkinFest is an affordable family event with a $1 admission price per person and Life Flight’s largest fundraiser of the ...

Scottish folk band North Sea Gas in concert at the Arts Center Sept. 18

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents one of Scotland’s most popular folk bands, North Sea Gas, on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. The Arts Center is located at 3446 State Route 28. Tickets are $15 for Arts Center members, $25 for general admission and $10 ...

Blues at Timbuctoo moved indoors due to weather forecast

LAKE PLACID — The location of today’s Blues at Timbuctoo music festival has been moved due to weather concern. The event is being moved from the John Brown Farm State Historic Site, which is outdoors, to to an indoor venue nearby, the recently rebuilt base lodge at the nearby Olympic ...

‘With Sharpened Wings’ release party to be celebrated at the Waterhole

SARANAC LAKE — Arthur Buezo is releasing his new album, “With Sharpened Wings,” this week and will be bringing it home to the Waterhole Music Lounge on Saturday for a release party. Buezo is now a full-fledged musician. He’s traveled the country performing, he’s in a band, and he ...

Blues at Timbuctoo music fest returns to Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — The fourth annual Blues at Timbuctoo (BT2) festival will bring three class acts to the base lodge of the Olympic Jumping Complex John Brown Farm State Historic Site on Saturday, Sept. 14, from noon to 5 p.m. The event, which is presented by John Brown Lives! and Delta Blue, is ...

Showcasing the music of Cole Porter in Keene Valley

KEENE VALLEY — A dynamic quartet from America's oldest summer vocal training program is bringing a special concert devoted to the music of Cole Porter Sunday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. The Seagle Music Colony early fall review will be held at the Keene Valley Congregational Church. The Seagle ...

All aboard the Barn Quilt Bus tour

CANTON — Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will host a daylong barn quilt bus tour Saturday, Sept. 14. The tour is open to both English and French speakers, and will begin at the TAUNY Center at 9 a.m. and return there at 4 p.m. Barn quilts ...