A group of people dedicated to strengthening community ties and raising the standard of living for local people are holding an event that combines a sale of locally crafted goods aalong with spirited entertainment and a savory meal featuring an array of local prepared foods.
Traditional Adirondack crafts will be demonstrated by skilled artisans, and their work will be for sale Friday evening and Saturday at the Adirondack Folk School in Lake Luzere.
Project involves many community helpers
A retaining wall on Wicker Street in Ticonderoga is becoming a work of art. Work has started to paint a mural on the concrete structure near Inter-Lakes Health. It’s scheduled to be completed in the spring.
The Learning Arts performs, teaches
Ticonderoga students got a taste of Broadway recently. The Learning Arts, a collaboration of music and education professionals, recently presented “Broadway and Carnegie Hall” to students.
The Lake George Arts Project has achieved remarkable success in presenting acclaimed jazz musicians in its annual Lake George Jazz Weekend — now the group is preparing plans to hold a festival of contemporary country & western music.
The Coutts Museum of Art, in El Dorado, Kansas has juried Joann Quinlivan’s pastel painting entitled “Yosemite Falls” into the 2014 Paint the Parks Exhibit “celebrating America’s National Parks.
The Upper Hudson Valley Watercolor Society’s Members Exhibit will be on display at Tannery Pond’s Widlund Gallery in North Creek from Nov. 23 - Dec. 26.
An Adirondack novelist and boat-builder is to offer his personal insights into the life and works of poet Robert Frost.
Concerts slated in Schroon Lake, Ticonderoga
The Champlain Valley Chorale will present its annual Christmas concert Friday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Schroon Lake and again Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church on Wicker Street in Ticonderoga.
Part of annual Ticonderoga North Country Christmas
A new exhibit will open at The Downtown Gallery in Ticonderoga as part of the community’s annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas. “Adirondack Landscapes” by the Upper Hudson Valley Water Color Society will be displayed Nov. 30 through Jan. 25.
Polar Express holiday kick-off includes selection of youth guest train conductors, vouchers for veterans, military
The Polar Express holiday excursions on the Saratoga-North Creek Railway smashed records when introduced in 2011. They return this year with some special amenities, to be showcased at 1 p.m. Monday Nov. 11 at the Saratoga Rail Station. At the event, several youngsters will be chosen to be Guest Conductors, and Veterans and military personnel can pick up vouchers for free train rides on this popular scenic railroad.
Upper Hudson Musical Arts, Inc. (UHMA), would especially like to thank the Glenn & Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation for their generous grant that assisted in free tickets and transportation for 32 students and exposure to Stefon Harris’s amazing jazz concert on Sept. 29 as well as funding the Seagle Colony’s Children’s opera to be produced this July 15, 2014 (10 a.m.) at Tannery Pond.
The Copperfield Inn will present its 2nd Annual Nashville in North Creek Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.
The Tannery Pond Community Center will be showing a popular Charlie Chaplin silent film from the 1920s on Oct. 23 in the old style, with an accompanist playing the piano.
Essex County may be out of the running for one of three casinos planned to be built in New York in the next few years, but Chesterfield Supervisor Gerald Morrow believes there is still a way to bring gaming to the region.