INDIAN LAKE - Local professional photographer Bill Killon will host the 2009 Community Photo Festival at the Indian Lake Theatre on Oct. 18.
The festival is dedicated to "nature" photography and will include the work of Killon as well as showcase some amateur work.
Killon is an Indian Lake native and fifth generation Adirondacker. From the outdoors to the people and the folklore, growing up in Indian Lake granted him an unparalleled opportunity to experience a remarkable community and all the Adirondacks has to offer.
He has been a professional photographer and printer for 10 years. Look for his recent work in the summer issue of Adirondack Life Magazine with the featured story about Indian Lake and on the cover of the 2009 Adirondack Life calendar.
True to the their mission of "fostering culture and the arts in central Hamilton County," the officials of the Indian Lake Theatre are asking the community to participate in the Killon show.
The public is invited to digitally submit up to 5 photos to be considered for the show via the Indian Lake Theatre Web site at www.indianlaketheatre.org. Scanned versions of film photographs are also welcome.
The deadline for submission is Oct. 4 and prizes will be awarded at the show. Applicants will be notified one week before the show if their work has been chosen.
Also, upcoming at the Indian Lake Theatre is a special events weekend on Oct. 2-4.
Live on stage on Oct. 2 at 7:30 pm will be local favorites Tom Akstens and Neil Rossi along with the Kossoy Sisters, known for their vocals of "I'll Fly Away," from "Oh, Brother, Where Art Thou."
On Oct. 3, a special presentation of "Ladder 49" starring John Travolta and Joaquin Phoenix will be shown at 7:30 p.m. in support of the Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department.
Finally, on Oct. 4, the family classic "Heidi," starring Oscar winner Shirley Temple will be shown at 4 p.m.