Hancock House to host sessions
Ticonderoga artists will share their talents with interested people this summer during a series of oil painting workshops. Joan Pulling and Stella Dwyer will instruct interested people Saturdays, July 13 and 20, on the Hancock House lawn 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Both sessions are free and open to the public.
Essex Theatre Company is casting the role of Susan Slater for the production of “Becky Shaw,”
Alliance project takes a year to complete
A blank wall in downtown Ticonderoga is now a mural, depicting the community located between two lakes. The north wall of the Ti Barbershop building on Champlain Avenue is now a work of art thanks to a Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance project.
People who come to Essex County do so for the outdoors activities, especially hiking. That is what the 2012 Leisure Travel Study, conducted by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), found after collecting data from over 4,000 returned surveys.
The Tannery Pond Community Center Association will host its 11th Anniversary Benefit Gala Saturday, June 22, featuring a live recording of Sherrie Maricle & the DIVA Jazz Orchestra.
The Adirondack Summer Playhouse puts a unique twist on the musical “Cabaret” in three performances this summer on Gore Mountain.
North Country Arts Center opens its third Art in Chestertown exhibit of 2013, “Bountiful Summer,” with a reception on Friday, June 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Tory and Norm Taber of Chazy will have a joint show at the Depot Theatre Gallery from June 14 through July 9.
On Saturday, Plattsburgh’s inaugural First Weekend transformed downtown into a different kind of place.
To help their students get a small taste of that life, Willsboro Central School gave members of its Academy Chorus a day in the life of a touring musician, as students in grades 4-6 (along with third grade drummer Anna McShane) headed out on the road June 6 for a three-stop, county-encompassing tour that included Westport Central School, the Keeseville Knights of Columbus and the Horace Nye Nursing Home.
The Adirondack History Center Museum/Essex County Historical Society and Dennis Egglefield of Egglefield Ford presented the second annual Adirondack History and Antique and Classic Car Show, on Saturday, June 8.
A Talent Show, open to ALL Warren County youth ages 3-21 years, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10 during the Rural Heritage Festival & Youth Fair
The 2013 Essex Community Concerts, held mostly at the church, will kick off next Friday, June 14, with the Goff Brothers, which consists of Essex siblings Mitchell (violin and piano), Matthew (cello), Jonathan (piano) and Joseph (violin and piano) at 7 p.m.
The walls in the ROTA Gallery are always adorned with artwork, but on Friday, May 31, the space was nothing short of a spectacle.
Arts Trek, adult programs planned
The Ticonderoga Festival Guild will again bring programs to the community for children and adults this summer.