LAKE GEORGE - Lake George village's first annual St. Patrick's Day celebration is scheduled for Saturday, March 19 on Lower Amherst Street.
Dubbed Sham "Rock" the Block, the street leading to the lake will be closed to vehicle traffic. The all-day event will include live music, vendors, children's games, bounce houses and traditional Irish food specialties. Admission to the event will be free.
The day's activities will be topped off by an appearance of the Searson band from Canada at Duffy's Tavern. The event is being sponsored by Duffy's Tavern (668-5323) and Bella's Deli (668-3354) with the cooperation of Lake George village.
"It sounds like a great event," Mayor Blais said, "and we hope it will grow in the future."