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Winter Carnival

New Winter Carnival suncatcher event debuts this year

A new Winter Carnival event that will showcase ice suncatchers is debuting this year. Local business owner Diane Miller, of Prescription Sewing, is inviting the community to participate, make their own suncatchers and show off their artistic talent. The participant whose entry garners the ...

Winter Carnival Shoebox float contest returns

SARANAC LAKE — A Winter Carnival event born during last year’s pared down carnival is returning this year. The Village Mercantile, formerly the Community Store of Saranac Lake, has announced the 2022 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Shoebox Float Contest is on. Last year, Winter Carnival ...

Meet the marshals

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has chosen Stacy (Allott) Annis and Jay Annis as the 2022 Grand Marshals to lead the Gala Parade on Feb. 12. They’re a couple who have warm smiles, a cozy home on Lake Flower and a clear view of the Ice Palace from their back ...

Local officials eye return of Winter Carnival events

SARANAC LAKE — Planning for February’s “Totally ‘80s” Winter Carnival is in full swing. While local health officials are keeping an eye on rising COVID-19 case numbers, which impacted last year’s celebrations, they say Carnival’s mostly outdoor nature should still allow most ...

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 ...