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.”
To help save the historic theater as part of the “Go Digital or Go Dark” Campaign, a pair of films will be shown at the end of this month to help set the mood for the Halloween season and build up the funds needed to convert the Palace Theater movie screens from 35mm film to digital.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Champlain Valley Film Society will present Charlie Chaplin’s classic comedy, “The Kid,” brought to life by Ben Model’s lively piano accompaniment.
The Copperfield Inn will present its 2nd Annual Nashville in North Creek Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Au Sable Forks Elementary School Parent-Teacher-Organization will be sponsoring the fifth annual Spooktacular Movie Extravaganza Halloween event at the Hollywood Theatre in AuSable Forks from 11:15 a.m. until 11 p.m. Doors will open at 11 a.m.
The Tannery Pond Community Center will be showing a popular Charlie Chaplin silent film from the 1920s on Oct. 23 in the old style, with an accompanist playing the piano.
Out of the 4,289 images that make up the New York Times “My Hometown” online slideshow, a few may look familiar to residents of Wadhams and Westport. That’s because a pair of Westport Central School seniors, Sarah Looby and John Doyle, submitted their photographs with the help of technology teacher Paul Mudie to the nationwide search for images that, according to the media giant, “create an important and lasting document of America today as seen by teenagers.”
Essex County may be out of the running for one of three casinos planned to be built in New York in the next few years, but Chesterfield Supervisor Gerald Morrow believes there is still a way to bring gaming to the region.
The Champlain Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines will commemorate 45 years of harmony at a show entitled, “Celebrate,” at the newly-renovated Strand Theater in Plattsburgh on Oct. 19, at 7 p.m.
Building on the growing success of their inaugural summer of “First Weekends,” the First Weekends board met this week to plan their upcoming Nov. 1 - 2 events.