Pendragon is pleased to announce that Witter Swanson, a student at Saranac Lake High School, will receive a full production of his play “Elmer.”
“Fort Apache,” the film created by Westport Central School graduate Addison Mehr as part of his senior project at NYU, can now be found online through the video sharing site vimeo.com
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.
The Saranac Lake Rotary Club will present its annual Winter Carnival Rotary Variety Show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 at the Harrietstown Town Hall, celebrating this year’s theme of “Celtic Carnival.”
Saranac Lake ArtWorks is currently seeking new members for 2014.
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.
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.