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Winter Carnival

Winter Carnival 2022 theme meeting tonight

SARANAC LAKE — The Winter Carnival Committee will hold its first meeting of the year tonight to select a theme for the 2022 Winter Carnival and elect members to its executive committee. The meeting will be held at the Elks Lodge at 30 Bloomingdale Ave. at 5:30 p.m. Carnival theme ...

Plans laid for Winter Carnival Mobile Museum

SARANAC LAKE — It was sweltering inside the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee’s Mobile Museum on Wednesday as the committee planned the construction they hope will turn the structure into a home for the annual event’s legacy. The large box they stood inside was completely empty ...

Carnival gets gift for Mobile Museum

SARANAC LAKE — A former Wall Street executive and his wife have donated $20,000 to the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee to launch what the committee is calling a Mobile Museum. “The museum will feature exhibits, artifacts and mementos regaling gala parades, elaborate floats, ...

Winter Carnival Shoe Box Floats judged

SARANAC LAKE — Two members of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee spent some time at the Village Mercantile Friday to judge the Shoe Box Floats submitted by people of all ages throughout the week. After careful scrutiny and scoring, Beryl Szwed and Martha Watts chose the ...

Scholarship club names Heartfelt Hunt winners

SARANAC LAKE — The Women’s College Scholarship Club of Saranac Lake recently announced the winners of the Heartfelt Hunt. These five area residents were drawn from 20 entries. Each won a $50 gift certificate to a local business. ¯ Liz DeFonce, Belvedere Restaurant ¯ Joy Cranker, ...

Lake George Winterfest ‘better than expected’

LAKE GEORGE — Cold weather, fresh snow and hundreds of people looking to get out of their house after months of isolation has made the Lake George Area Winterfest a hit, one of the event’s organizers said Friday. Gina Mintzer, executive director of the Lake George Regional Chamber of ...