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May, 2019

Long Lake Van Morrison Tribute Concert June 1st


The Town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department is set to host the Massachusetts Band, Moondance, The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm at the 125-seat Long Lake Town Hall, one of the oldest buildings in the community. Moondance captures the Van Morrison concert experience with a five-piece band that hails from Massachusetts and can regularly be seen performing venues in and around the Springfield, MA region. Musicians include: Ed Moran on Lead Vocals, Dan Broad playing bass and vocals, Dana Welts on guitar, Vinnie Brandi on drums, Aaron Dean on Sax and >>More


May, 2019

Poetry: The Cardinals And The Bishop’s Son


The Cardinals And The Bishop’s Son ‘Twas a cold and sodden May, When Bishop’s Son and wife and pup, Traveled far, from South to the North, Where at home they did wind up. Bishop’s Son tended the land, Then saw unruly growth on trees, So raised his axe to trim the shrubs, When a sweet sight he did see. A nest of rosy hatchlings, With eyes still closed and mouths outstretched, As Red Father-Bird stood his guard, And Mother, more food did fetch. She, plain in plumage, did fly, From mate on fence, to branch, to nest, Singing proud of >>More


May, 2019

Adirondack Experience Now Open


The folks at Adirondack Experience: the Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, which opens for the season today, have spent the winter updating and adding to its exhibits and creating new ones. The popular “Great Outdoors” and “Life In the Adirondacks” exhibits remain along with other permanent and scenic displays. The new Curious Creatures exhibit explores the relationship of humans, nature, and animals through taxidermy. Some of these private pieces have never been on public exhibition before.  Private Views: Collecting the Adirondacks features 19th century artists inspired to paint an Adirondack landscape. Borrowed from private collectors, this exhibit is a » >>More


May, 2019

Ballet Meets The Beatles at Tannery Pond


Tannery Pond Center (TPC) in North Creek is set to present Ballet Meets The Beatles on Friday, May 31st at 7:30 pm. The program is a live performance by Chevalier Ballet dancing to the songs of The Beatles performed by tribute band Across The Pond. They will be joined by a string quartet on such songs as Eleanor Rigby, All You Need Is Love, A Day in The Life, Here Comes The Sun and more. The show begins with Across The Pond performing an ‘Ed Sullivan Set’ of early rockers before they are joined by Chevalier and a string quartet. >>More


May, 2019

Poetry: Do Not Google It


Do not Google it Accept that it slumbers over silky nets of sword ferns. When daybreak shines on them you will know without asking. View original post.


May, 2019

Children’s Music Festival at Whallonsburg Grange


An all-day festival of music and art for young people has been set for Saturday, May 18th at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex. The “Music with a Message Children’s Music Festival” focuses on the songs of the late folksinger Pete Seeger, whose 100th birthday is being celebrated around the world in May. The Music with a Message Festival is free and open to all youth ages 7-17. It runs from 9 am to 4 pm. Directed by award-winning music educator Jennifer Moore, the festival features group singing workshops with Adirondack folksinger Dan Berggren, informal demonstrations by Young Tradition Vermont, >>More


May, 2019

Horse Camp Is A Spring Tradition


On the weekend of May 17-19, the Franklin County Fairgrounds will be bustling with trailers arriving with horses of all colors, sizes, abilities and disciplines. 4H members and their families from the Franklin, Clinton, and Essex County 4H Horse Programs will be participating in a 37- year spring tradition known as Horse Camp. Youth will be brushing up and learning new skills in English and western riding, ranch riding, trail, miniature horsemanship, and showmanship and adding to their knowledge about the health and safety of their equine partners. They will be seen working their horses in the main ring, in >>More


May, 2019

Joseph Keegan Appointed NCCC President


The State University of New York Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Joseph Keegan as the new President of North Country Community College. Keegan is currently North Country’s Vice President for Academic Affairs. His appointment as President is effective June 16, 2019. Keegan will be the college’s seventh president since its founding in 1967. He replaces Dr. Steve Tyrell, who led the college since 2012. Keegan has served as the vice president for Academic Affairs at North Country Community College since 2014. Prior to his appointment to this role, Keegan was employed as the Coordinator of Human Services >>More


May, 2019

Local Bands Playing For Northern Current Music Fest


The Waterhole, 48 Main St, Saranac Lake, is set to host a concert featuring local talent to raise money for Northern Current, the community music festival that is planned there Labor Day weekend. The fundraising concert will begin at 9 pm on Friday, May 10, with doors opening at 8 pm. The lineup consists of local acts Theresa Hartford, Steve Langdon, the Curios, the Grass Company, Crowfeather and Scarsdale Vibe. The show will begin with local singer/songwriter Theresa Hartford. Steve Langdon will then take the stage with his acoustic guitar and harmonica act playing blues and folk. The Curios, featuring >>More


May, 2019

Selling Your Business Workshop in Saranac Lake


Retiring business owners and entrepreneurs interested in taking over existing businesses are encouraged to participate in a free public event May 8th at the Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake. Local business owners, as well as business support professionals, are set to share their experiences with succession planning at the informational workshop and networking event presented by the North Country Center for Businesses in Transition from 8 to 10:30 am. The workshop, “Preparing to Sell Your Business,” is the second in a five-part series offered by the Center, a collaborative being led by the » Continue Reading. View original post.