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.
Ever wonder who picks the apples we purchase in our grocery stories or at the various orchard farms stands that dot our region? More often than not migrant workers - immigrant migrant workers - pick them, people whose lives can be experienced in the brilliant award-winning documentary “After I Pick the Fruit,” that will be screened at the Keene Valley Public Library on Monday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m.
Figure skating legend Kurt Browning will be back in Lake Placid for the holidays with Elvis Stojko, Joannie Rochette, Jeffrey Buttle, Kimmie Meissner, Ryan Bradley and many more of his skating friends, when they perform for one night only, Saturday, Dec. 28, during the “Holiday Festival on Ice” Figure Skating Show, at the Olympic Center.
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.
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Emily Estes was challenged by her mother to change the world, even if it’s for just one person. Now she has the U.S. Marine Corps and North Country Honor Flight helping her do it.
Take the Westport Central School Class of 2014, for example. After funding for the traditional senior play was cut from the school budget, class members joined together with teachers Cathy Brankman, Paul Mudie and Vicki Wolinski to move forward and present “The Election” Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.
BluSeed Studios will begin a new season of Open Minded Mic Nights (OMMN) with a fall event.
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.
The Wadhams Strawberry Festival, held on Father’s Day each year, was honored with the North Country Heritage Award by the Canton-based organization Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY).
Skid row, doo wop and a blood thirsty plant from outer space take over the Willsboro Central School (WCS) stage to bring the comedic musical “Little Shop of Horrors (LSH),”to life.
Guests are invited to a two-night viewing of the grand Egyptian Asp, the dinner will be hosted for its extravagance and mystery and possibly a murder. The Curse of the Golden Asp Mystery Dinner Theater, hosted by the Woodman of the World chapters 462 and 1016, is a fundraiser for the Plattsburgh Relay for Life Survivor Committee. The event will take place at the Plattsburgh Elks Club, 56 Cumberland Ave. The two night performance will be held Nov. 8 and Nov. 9. Doors Open at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. This will be the third year WOW will host the theater group for their annual fundraiser and the second year they do it to raise money for the Relay for Life.
Members of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee Tuesday, Oct. 15 unveiled a new logo during their monthly meeting at the Saranac Lake High School.
Carol (Sears) Hoenig carried a story with her for more than 20 years before finally sitting down to write “Of Little Faith,” which will be launched in Plattsburgh Nov. 7.
Lawrence P. Gooley, Adirondack historian and true-crime author from the Plattsburgh area, will appear on the Investigation Discovery channel at midnight Halloween in a special titled “Bloody Marys.”