Weekender A&E

Father’s Day activities

My husband and I have long come to terms with the fact that most of our hard-earned funds go directly toward our children. The money pit is not our house, though lately the house has decided to compete for our available funds. Both offspring and house do offer us a certain level of comfort, ...

‘Imagined Reflections’ opens at LPCA gallery

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents “Imagined Reflections,” a collaborative project featuring the work of artist Janet Millstein, from June 13 through July 28. The public is invited to an opening reception on Thursday, June 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Gallery ...

Lake Placid Institute celebrates 25th anniversary

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Institute for the Arts & Humanities is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and has announced its lineup of events and programs for the summer season. The 24 Hours Photography Contest exhibition is on display at the Lake Placid Public Library ...

It’s time for salad

It was a cold, wet May, and spring was slow to arrive to our corner of the Adirondacks. In mid-June we’re finally enjoying sunshine and warmth. And I’m craving greens — especially raw greens in salads. When you say salad, most people think of lettuce. And there are many kinds — ...

Community Fun Day Saturday in Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN — On Saturday, June 15, the University of Vermont Health Network-Elizabethtown Community Hospital and partners will host the first-ever Community Fun Day. The event, sponsored by Elizabethtown Community Hospital, hospital auxiliary, Fidelis Care and Adirondack Health ...

Hanna PK at Left Bank

Hanna PK, a pianist, soulful vocalist and vibrant performer who channels a wide variety of the blues and swing, old school folk and boogie-woogie but with her own contemporary realness, will perform from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 at the Left Bank Cafe, 36 Broadway, Saranac Lake.

Artist brings new life to Lake Placid’s past

LAKE PLACID — A woman in a floor-length dress, her hair spun in a careful updo, stares directly at the camera lens. Her lips are frozen in a permanent smile, her hand forever affixed inside her pocket. Her name and the details of her life have been lost in time. But this moment — ...

Parks’ ‘Far and Near’ opens at Guild

SARANAC LAKE — Guild member Burdette Parks will be the featured artist at the Adirondack Artists Guild for the month of June with “Far and Near.” The show includes new photographs portraying varying aspects of those words. “Far” can be scenes or objects removed from the ...

Metalsmithing by Kristina Mueller on tap for June at NorthWind Gallery

SARANAC LAKE — NorthWind Fine Arts will host member Kristina Mueller’s debut solo metalsmithing show, “Find Your Direction” with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 7. Light refreshments will be served; the exhibit will be featured at the gallery through the ...

‘ArtFULL Grief: Loss and Creativity’ at LPCA Saturday

LAKE PLACID — A new event to bridge creativity and loss is coming to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon. “ArtFULL Grief” is a free event open to anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. The morning will include a variety ...

BluSeed presents ‘One Earth!’ exhibit opening Friday

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios, the multi-disciplinary arts center at 24 Cedar St., will host an opening reception for the exhibit “One Earth!” on Friday, June 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. According to BluSeed’s Artistic Director, Carol Vossler, “‘One Earth!’ is an artistic ...

The Big Takeover plays Friday at the Waterhole

SARANAC LAKE — The Big Takeover returns to The Waterhole Upstairs Music Lounge on Friday, June 7. Lead by powerhouse, Jamaican-born singer and songwriter Nee Nee Rushie, The Big Takeover’s horn-powered global blend reveals deep fluency in reggae and world music, hints of soul and ...

The Mallet Brothers perform at Party on the Patio tonight (Thursday)

SARANAC LAKE — Party on the Patio welcomes back The Mallet Brothers Band from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday June 6. The long-standing music series is a free event that takes place every Thursday outside on the patio for folks 21 and over. Formed in 2009 in Portland, Maine, The Mallet ...

Figure drawing workshops at BluSeed

SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios will host figure drawing workshops with Georgeanne Gaffney in the “Underground” space at BluSeed Studios on Thursday mornings in June. Gaffney is no stranger to BluSeed Studios, serving as President of the BluSeed Board for more than a year. She has ...

Camp Pendragon All-Star Fundraiser Variety Show Saturday

SARANAC LAKE — Alumni of Pendragon Theatre’s month-long theatre camp, Camp Pendragon, will sing, dance and act in a variety show fundraiser this Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m. Matthew Sorensen and Elizabeth Cordes, the camp’s directors, will host the show that will feature musical ...

Supporting free kids’ art classes with an ‘80s twist

There is a saying that everything comes back and that seems to include some questionable fashion choices and alot of hairspray. This time the Saranac Lake Elks Club is providing the ‘big hair, don’t care” place with an 80s Dance Party. Though I may not need a good reason to dress up for a ...

Farmer’s market

May was cool and rainy — with more than six inches of rain. We welcome June — and with it, the start of farmers’ market season! More than a month ago we ate the last veggies stored in our freezer from last year. And so we have been impatiently waiting for Farmers’ Market to start ...

High schoolers receive prizes in North Country student film fest

TUPPER LAKE — The winners of AdkAction’s inaugural Beyond the Peaks Student Film Festival were announced after the May 10 screening and red carpet event at The Wild Center, with students from Tupper Lake, Newcomb and Salmon River taking home awards. Students received awards, had their ...