Every year for the past thirty years photographer Mark Kurtz has covered the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, capturing the highlights of multiple events --- from the coronation, and lighting the Ice Palace, to the frying pan toss, and the parade --- and condensing the whole ten days of Carniva…

MALONE –– The Malone Winter Carnival parade –– which was resurrected in 2012 after a decade-long absence, went on hiatus in 2018 and returned in 2019 –– will not take place this year, or in the foreseeable future.

For the first time ever, The Wild Center’s award-winning Wild Walk will be available in winter, allowing visitors to see the Adirondacks from an entirely new perspective. With the addition of thousands of feet of lights, snow activities and new photo op. stations, Wild Walk has transformed i…

The final day to see the North Country Wall of Fame at The TAUNY Center in Canton is Saturday, Jan. 14. The Wall of Fame will be replaced by a new, interactive North Country Heritage Awards digital exhibit in 2020. Since 1994, The North Country Wall of Fame, a gallery of black & white ph…

Visitors to the Milwaukee Street museum of the Franklin County Historical & Museum Society in Malone get a real sense of what daily life was like in our community years, decades, even more than a century ago. Furnishings, tools, household objects, and room decor in the collection help us…

Westport-Although this is the first collaboration between CATS and JBL!, it’s a natural fit given the history of Viall’s Crossing Farm and its connection to John Brown. Asa Viall, the son of the farm’s first owner, was a friend of the abolitionist, who led an unsuccessful raid on a Virginia …

The Malone Chamber of Commerce will host a book signing event at the Malone Lodge of Elks on Friday, Jan. 3rd. The public is invited to come meet with Carol McClain, former Malone resident, teacher, and author of “A New York Yankee On Stinking Creek”. McClain’s presentation is free to the pu…

Admission $3/each or $10/family & Concession items $1. The Chateaugay Town Hall Theater is newly renovated with heating and cooling, handicap accessible, offers free parking, a full bar located downstairs and 395 seating capacity with balcony. The theater is located at 191 E. Main St., C…

PLATTSBURGH-The Strand Center for the Arts is thrilled to announce ceramicist Nancy Armitage as the featured artist in their Gallery Cooperative. This forthcoming exhibit will take place in The Strand Center Community Gallery on Friday, Jan. 3 and a free reception will be held from 5:30 to 7…

This Sunday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m. many of Pendragon’s past stars will gather to perform classic and iconic holiday favorites in the theatre’s Holiday Cabaret. The cast includes Jason Brill, Beth Buczkowski, Brandy A. Clark, Sarah Dalton, Jessica Deeb, Lonnie Ford, Kyle Ford, Beth Glover, Peggy…

TAUNY invites the community to join the Miller Family of DeKalb Junction for an afternoon of sugar cookie baking and decorating on Saturday, Dec. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at The TAUNY Center in Canton. Cookie-making participants can drop in for as little or as long as you like to join in baking a…

The Laurentian Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) welcomes the public to take part in these events. If you’ve questions about or want to go on a particular event, contact the leader/organizer for that event. If you’ve questions about the overall program or about the ADK, contact J…

The Emmaus Soup Kitchen pinches every penny to stretch it as far as we can to help those from across the North Country. The main fundraiser of the year is coming up Dec. 14. The 7th Annual Winter Wonderland Craft & Vendor Show to benefit The Emmaus Soup Kitchen will be held at Davis Elem…

Santa’s Circus – the magical world where dreams come true – will be presented Sunday afternoon Dec. 15 by Ogdensburg Command Performances! Curtain time is 4 p.m. in George Hall Auditorium at Ogdensburg Free Academy. For tickets, $19 to $43 [discounts for Seniors, Students, Groups of 15+, and…

In an age dominated by electronic communication, sound bites, and fake news, Postcrossing, a worldwide postcard exchange network, seeks to create connection through tangible and personal interactions between strangers. Join us at the Saranac Lake Free Library on Thursday, Dec. 19 at noon as …

The Franklin County Historical & Museum Society invites you to join us for our Annual Christmas Tea and Festival of Trees. It will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7 from noon to 4 p.m. at the House of History and Schryer Center at 51 Milwaukee Street in Malone.

Downtown Artist Cellar of Malone invites you to slow down and explore the little things this season. The Little Things Exhibit opening on Friday, Dec. 6 will feature smaller artwork by local artists priced for gift giving and exclusive jewelry by Charles Atwood King with feature artist Carol…

Celebrate holiday traditions at the Almanzo Wilder Homestead on Dec. 7th. This annual family favorite, Christmas With Almanzo, is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the homestead on 177 Stacy Road in Burke. Come enjoy readings from “Farmer Boy” Christmas chapter in the parlor of the Wilder house a…

Join us as we kick off the holiday season with an amazing parade of lights and Christmas tree lighting. Come listen to Christmas music while you wait for the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus to make their big entrance.

Assemblyman D. Billy Jones will host the 6th Annual Santa Sprint 5K on Saturday Nov. 30, 2019 with a race start time at 9 a.m. Pre-registration is $20 and can be done online at www.adirondackcoastevents.com. Same day registration will be held from 7:30 until 8:30 a.m. Race start and end will…

Saranac Lake- The Village Mercantile (formerly The Community Store) now has a robust e-commerce website that can help make holiday shopping fun and easy, especially for shipping Adirondack-made and inspired products. Now, as well as offering items available in-store, the Mercantile is expand…

PLATTSBURGH – The Gallery Cooperative is a collection of artists, each expert at their chosen medium. This means that as well as the featured artist, Marilyn Kretser, painters Donna Austin, Lynn Manning, Diane Leifheit, Gordon LeClair, Judy Guglielmo, and the Strand Center Watercolorists wil…

On Saturday Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. Trinity Community Coffee House concludes their Fall Series with The Nelson Brothers Band one of the area’s best country music groups. This will be their first performance at the coffee house. They opened for the Root ‘N Boots Tour at the Oneida County Fair this year.

Everyone’s favorite ogre is back in this hilarious stage spectacle, based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film and outrageous Broadway musical. Shrek Jr. will be performed by the Malone Middle School Players on Friday Nov. 8 and Saturday Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 available at the door. …

Anne Ray’s pastel painting, titled Recess, was the first place winner in this year’s As Time Passes juried art show at the Almanzo Wilder Homestead in Burke. The 10th annual show was on display in the replica one room schoolhouse on site in September, in conjunction with the homestead’s Harv…

The North Franklin Theatre Group will be ending its 2019 season with the musical comedy “Hankerin’ Hillbillies” by Pat Cook, directed by Steve Perry & Matt Maneely. Up in the hills, it seems all the girls want to get hitched, but the Hereford girls have a bad case of ’The Hankerin,’ as P…

The TAUNY Folkstore is ushering in its Annual Holiday Showcase on Saturday, Nov. 2 with the opening of two Folkstore Artist Spotlights, featuring work by Johanna Kingsley (DeKalb Junction, NY) and Marie Cogar (Saranac Lake, NY). Visitors can meet both artists at an opening reception that day…

Ogdensburg, NY — The Frederic Remington Art Museum invites the public to attend any of four “One Hour One Work” sessions in the month of November. This ongoing program is a chance for participants to slow down and dive deep into a single work of art on display at the Remington Museum. In Nov…

The following are the November movies that will be shown at the Chateaugay Town Hall Theatre, Admission is $3 each, or $10 for a family. The November 24 movie will be a fundraiser for Holiday Helpers, Toys for Tots. Please bring a gift unwrapped.

Pamela May, artist and a collaborative member of the gallery for her unique perspective of the Adirondacks. Pam is versed in many artistic mediums because of her constant creative searching. She works in pen and ink, watercolor and her favorite medium oil. Recently mastering crochet, Pam is …

The Durham County Poets are a lively and soulful group from Dewitville QC, who write and perform an eclectic blend of blues, folk and rock, with tinges of country, gospel and swing tossed in for good measure. Their last album “Grimshaw Road” was quoted to be a solid collection of roots and b…

FA Players will be presenting two plays for the Fall Performance instead of one! The first is a small comedy called Superhero Support Group and runs about 20 minutes. There are lots of one-liners, puns, and excitement in this play that is about a Doctor (or is she an alien???) curing our Sup…