The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade results are as follows for the winners of first and second place trophies in various categories, as well as the Louis Fobare Memorial Trophy for Best of Show.
Events take place through Sunday, with athletes of all ages from every corner of the state descending on Lake Placid and the Tri-Lakes area to compete for the gold, much like the global Winter Olympic Games taking place at the same time in Sochi, Russia.
The Champlain Valley Film Society showed the Academy Award-nominated, “Captain Phillips,” a viewing that included the chance to hear from the film’s title character, Merchant Marine Capt. Richard Phillips, who was taken captive by Somali pirates off the coast of Africa in 2009.
Cultural programs slated March 1-16
MArts Madness, a celebration of Ticonderoga area arts, will return for a second year. The second annual event will begin March 1 and continue through March 16. It will include two dozen shows, events and activities.
Paul Smith’s Woodsmen to demonstrate logging skills of yore
While carnivals in the tamer, less hardy parts of the country tend to feature innocuous demonstrations like baton twirling and juggling, North County folks are cut from a sturdier cloth and prefer to take their festivities with a flash of blue steel and glimpse of danger.
Plattsburgh’s music community cannot be painted with a broad brush. It would be hard even to paint the music landscape on one mural.
The school will present “Winnie the Pooh Kids,” based on the A.A. Milne story that has been retold in motion pictures and more starting Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Additional performances will take place Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m.
The east coast’s longest-running wintertime celebrations, the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, kicks off Friday, Jan. 31 and runs until Sunday, Feb. 9.
Capt. Richard Phillips, the Merchant Marine thrust into the global spotlight in 2009 when he and his ship, the Maersk Alabama, was taken captive by Somali pirates, will be the featured speaker when the Champlain Valley Film Society presents the film “Captain Phillips,” at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2.
Members of the Willsboro Central School Chorus have the chance to take to the Flynn Center stage in Burlington, Vt., with 80’s rock band Foreigner as a finalist for a contest sponsored by local radio station WIZN as part of its 30th anniversary celebration.
The Scottish St. Andrew’s Society of the Adirondacks offers scholarships to pipers, drummers and highland dancers that may be used for lessons, band camp or competition fees.
For 10 days, this small village seven miles from Lake Placid will host a constellation of over 100 events spread across the frigid landscape, including three sets of fireworks, parades, musical performances and demonstrations from a wide variety of local organizations, from woodmen to women tossing custom-designed frying pans.
At 88 years old, Elizabethtown resident Leona R. Warners latest publication “Just Everyday Folks,” Chronicles the life of her Adirondack family over one of the most trying quarter centuries in U.S. history.
The area music scene might just be standing at an important crossroads. Where it goes from here may well be in the hands of a few motivated individuals, with a vision for a rejuvenated Downtown.
Twelfth Night celebration Jan. 6 in Putnam
Twelfth Night will again be celebrated by the Ticonderoga Festival Guild. The annual event will be held Monday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Putnam Presbyterian Church.