Authors, artists to be celebrated in North Creek

Hudson River Trading Company author tent in August 2012

Hudson River Trading Company author tent in August 2012 Photo by Andy Flynn.

— The Hudson River Trading Company will host its annual “Rhythm & Rhymes at the Hudson: A Celebration of Authors and Artists” on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at its 292 Main St. location in North Creek.

More than 20 award-winning authors and artists from all over the Adirondacks and northern New York region will sign their books and CDs under the tents in front of the store. Additionally this year artists and authors will be placed at several locations throughout town.

“We love the close connections we have developed with the many authors and artists who share their passion for our region in their works,” said Hudson River Trading Company owner Laurie Prescott Arnheiter. “It is fun to be able to showcase their work with visitors and locals alike.”

The Hudson River Trading Company has long been known for one of the largest collections of Adirondack-inspired books whose themes range from historical biographies, memories and recipes to fun-filled children’s reads.


North Creek Trading Post Gun Shop of Braley & Noxon Hardware: Dan Ladd, “Deer Hunting in the Adirondacks,” and Todd Mead, “Back Country Bucks,” are well known for their hunting and woods-wise books. They will be at this Main Street location.

North Creek Mosaic: Kate Hartley will be displaying her works in front of the Mosaic Project on Main Street with her paintings and photography across from Café Sarah on Main Street.

Basil & Wick’s: Pam & Kim Ladd, “Happy Hour in the High Peaks,” will begin the day at Hudson River Trading Company and move to Basil & Wick’s on State Route 28 when the restaurant opens at 3 p.m.

Alpine Lodge: Indian Lake artists Joann Quinlivan will be demonstrating landscape pastels in the Great Room of this Main Street lodge.

North Creek Depot: Members of the North Creek Depot Museum will be on the platform with copies of their new food and history cookbook, “North Creek Depot Museum Recipes Station Creations,” with all proceeds to benefit the Depot Museum.

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