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Hamilton County Events August 2013

Thursday, April 04, 2013 - Updated: 8:42 PM

Aug. 1

Group Trip to Enchanted Forest, Water Safari in Old Forge

Bus travels from Long Lake to Old Forge and back.  Take advantage of the group discount at Enchanted Forest Water Safari. Bus leaves from the Long Lake Town Offices. Call (518) 624-3077 to sign up.

Aug. 1

Traditional Paddle Making Workshop

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Make a traditional cherry paddle. Led by craftsman Caleb Davis, workshop participants will use hand-tools to make their own cherry paddles. This is a physically demanding workshop. ?$125 each for a single blade paddle; $135 for a double bladed paddle. Pre-registration is required at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

Aug. 1

7 p.m.

Shakespeare in the Adirondack Park

Byron Park, Rt. 28, Indian Lake

Enjoy this free 60-minute outdoor adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic thriller, “Macbeth.” Six performers play all the roles, blending inventive physicality, evocative design and original text to create this mesmerizing and chilling tale of greed and ambition. Set in a 20th-century militaristic society, this adaptation will appeal to audiences new to Macbeth as well as those already acquainted with this renowned tragedy. Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 1

7 p.m.

Merry Mischief – Theatrical Musicians

St. Williams on Long Point, Raquette Lake

Merlyn & Harry are a fun musical duo that together offer an entertaining evening of mischief and melody. Songs brought forward in time: traditional music from Renaissance to Old Country, Story Songs and Sea Shanties, all with toe-tapping melodies and lilting harmonies. A fun duo that offers historical factoids blended with beautiful harmony and served up with some silly banter. Free. Call (315) 354-4265 for reservations (the site is boat access only). The boat leaves the village dock beginning at 5:50 p.m. A Pie Raffle is held each Thursday to help defray the costs involved in hosting the entertainment series.

Aug. 1

7:30 p.m.

Friend of Music Series 

Long Lake Methodist Church, Rt. 30, Long Lake

North Country artists, featuring Reflections and Garrison-LeBlanc Trio, bands from Tupper and Long lakes. Email jjmallery@frontiernet.net for more information.

Aug. 2-3

Old Home Days

Wells

Carnival rides, food, fireworks.

Aug. 2-4

Durant Days and Boat Parade Weekend

Raquette Lake

Friday, celebrate the birth of Great Camps architecture with a tribute to William West Durant. Guests aboard the W.W. Durant enjoy exclusive tours of great camps with stops along the way, including a visit to Camp Pine Knot to hear a performance by Ragtime Pianist Bob Milne at 11 a.m. Friday night, a PBS Special Premier: “The Durant Camps,” will be shown at Great Camp Sagamore. Viewing begins at 7:30 p.m. followed by a special performance by Milne. Paid tours of Great Camps and luncheon dining cruise. Call (315) 354-5532 for info and prices.

Saturday, Wide Variety performs at the Raquette Lake school at 2 p.m. The day rounds out with the traditional Boat Parade at 7 p.m. with cash prizes of $75, $50 and $25. Categories for pontoon and all other types of vessels. Saturday night enjoy a breathtaking fireworks show at dusk. Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake and Central Adirondack Association.

Sunday, Great Camp Sagamore offers half-price tours at 10 a.m. and Vespers at St. Huberts. Boat taxi available at the Village Dock.

Aug. 2-4

10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Tours

Great Camp Sagamore, Sagamore Rd., Raquette Lake

Featuring Wool Rug Braider Helen Condon. Tours are $16 adults / $14 seniors / $8 school-aged children / free for Sagamore members and active military personnel. www.greatcampsagamore.org, info@greatcampsagamore.org or call (315) 354-5311.

Aug. 2

1-11 p.m.

“The Light of Midnight” Night Photography Seminar

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Night shooting expert Mark Bowie will lead a seminar that includes an indoor instructional session and a night photography field session. He will discuss camera settings, strategies and techniques to record unique images digitally and on film of this little-explored facet of the landscape, including: composing and focusing in the dark, determining nighttime exposures, shooting long exposures, timed intervals, multiple exposures, "painting" with artificial light, and shooting exposures only seconds long to eight hours. Get tips on photographing star trails, planets, the moon, moonlit landscapes, wildlife, lightning, fireworks, cityscapes and the Northern Lights. After dinner he will lead a night photography session. Rain date Aug. 3. $100 each; register at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

Aug. 2

6 p.m.

Tricky Tray

Indian Lake Fire Hall

E. Main St.

Indian Lake

$1 gets 10 tickets. Place tickets in a can for a chance to win the tray it represents. Sponsored by Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. Auxiliary.

Aug. 2

7 p.m.

Shakespeare in the Adirondack Park

Flanders Park, Martin St., Tupper Lake

Enjoy this free 60-minute outdoor adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic thriller, “Macbeth.” Six performers play all the roles, blending inventive physicality, evocative design and original text to create this mesmerizing and chilling tale of greed and ambition. Set in a 20th-century militaristic society, this adaptation will appeal to audiences new to Macbeth as well as those already acquainted with this renowned tragedy. Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 3-4

Annual 100 Bird Trap Shoot

Fish and Game Club, 8520 Newcomb Rd., Long Lake

Sponsored by the Long Lake Fish and Game Club. Call (518) 624-2145 for more information.

Aug. 3

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quilting Workshop: Curved Machine Piercing

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Create a "modern" double wedding ring wall hanging with Linda Jones-Bennett, a respected quilt maker and quilt-making instructor throughout eastern New York state. $50 each; register at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com.

Aug. 3

2 p.m.

Shakespeare in the Adirondack Park

Newcomb

Enjoy this free 60-minute outdoor adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic thriller, “Macbeth.” Six performers play all the roles, blending inventive physicality, evocative design and original text to create this mesmerizing and chilling tale of greed and ambition. Set in a 20th-century militaristic society, this adaptation will appeal to audiences new to Macbeth as well as those already acquainted with this renowned tragedy. Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 3

6-8 p.m.

“Sunsets by the Lake” Concert Series - The Buskers

Arrowhead Park, Rt. 28, Inlet (rain site Fern Park Pavilion)

The Buskers have been digging among the roots of pop music since they met at an open mic in a basement dive in New Hampshire in 1993. With more or less old school instruments they tap the street music tradition for which they are named and then go much further, with serious musicianship, a sense of humor, and energy to burn. Their kitchen sink repertoire ignores boundaries between jazz, folk and rock. Their sound is defined only by deep respect for the craft of songwriting and arranging and a shared love for the incentive possibilities of improvisation.

Aug. 3

7 p.m.

Shakespeare in the Adirondack Park

Village Ball Field, Rt. 30, Speculator

Enjoy this free 60-minute outdoor adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic thriller, “Macbeth.” Six performers play all the roles, blending inventive physicality, evocative design and original text to create this mesmerizing and chilling tale of greed and ambition. Set in a 20th-century militaristic society, this adaptation will appeal to audiences new to Macbeth as well as those already acquainted with this renowned tragedy. Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 3

7:30 p.m.

Bob Milne, Ragtime Piano Concert

Long Lake Town Hall, Rt. 30, Long Lake

Bob Milne, the renowned ragtime, boogie-woogie pianist, has been officially recognized as a “National Treasure” by the Library of Congress. He has traveled the world to play for concerts of thousands and now he is coming to the Adirondacks for a very special show. $12 each. Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake. For more information call (518) 624-3077.

Aug. 4

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Heart of the Park” Craft Fair

Mt. Sabattis Pavilion, Rt. 30, Long Lake

American wares for sale including photographs, fudge, pottery, t-shirts, canoe-paddles, unique textile art, jewelry, special novelties and more. $1 admission. Call (518) 624-3077 for more information. Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake.

Aug. 4

2 p.m.

Shakespeare in the Adirondack Park

Prospect Point, 3381 Rt. 28, Blue Mt. Lake

Enjoy this free 60-minute outdoor adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic thriller, “Macbeth.” Six performers play all the roles, blending inventive physicality, evocative design and original text to create this mesmerizing and chilling tale of greed and ambition. Set in a 20th-century militaristic society, this adaptation will appeal to audiences new to Macbeth as well as those already acquainted with this renowned tragedy. Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 5

8 p.m.

Beatles Cabaret

The Wild Center, 45 Museum Dr., Tupper Lake

This musical exploration of the Beatles, with non-traditional arrangements and arrangements that pay homage to the quintessential Beatles recordings, covers what made the quartet the most influential of rock musicians. Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, ?$15/$10 members. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 6

8 p.m.

“Mamma Mia” film experience

Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Rt. 30, Long Lake

The classic movie musical comes to life with live performers and audience participation. Join special guest performers as they sing and dance to the music of ABBA in front of the film. Audience participation kits will be sold at the door. Bring your dancing shoes!? Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, $10 general admission plus $5 participation kit. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 7

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pack Basket Workshop

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Create your own traditional adult-size Adirondack pack basket. No prior basket making experience is necessary. All tools and materials are provided. Instructor Shea Farrell Carr has been making baskets since 1992. $100 each; optional solid wood base is an additional $20. Register at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

Aug. 7

10 a.m. RL, 12 p.m. LL

Utica Zoomobile

Raquette Lake Library, 1 Dillon Rd., Raquette Lake

Mt. Sabattis Pavilion, Rt. 30, Long Lake

The Utica Zoomobile and all its furry and slithering friends make stops at the Raquette Lake Library at 10 a.m. and in Long Lake at the Mt. Sabattis pavilion at noon for educational programs and the chance to pet exotic reptiles and animals. Free. Great family event. Call (518) 624-3077 for more information.

Aug. 7

7-9 p.m.

“French Louis and His Biographer”

Inlet Town Hall, 160 Rt. 28, Inlet

This program by Roy Reehil features a digital slideshow of photographs from Harvey Dunham’s collections as well as photographs from Dunham’s photo-journals – camping trips to Beaver River and the West Canada region in 1919 and 1924. Presented by Inlet Historical Society. (315) 357-5501, www.inletny.com.

Aug. 7

8 p.m.

“Mamma Mia” film experience

Indian Lake Theater, 13 W. Main St., Indian Lake

The classic movie musical comes to life with live performers and audience participation. Join special guest performers as they sing and dance to the music of ABBA in front of the film. Audience participation kits will be sold at the door. Bring your dancing shoes!? Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, $10 general admission plus $5 participation kit. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 8-10

Long Lake Library Annual Book Sale

Long Lake Central School, 20 School Rd., Long Lake

Aug. 8

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Speculator Craft Fair

Village Ball Field, Rt. 30, Speculator

Hamilton County Twigs brings 150 booths of handmade goods to the ball field each year. (518) 548-5790.

Aug. 8

Traditional Paddle Making Workshop

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Make a traditional cherry paddle. Led by craftsman Caleb Davis, workshop participants will use hand-tools to make their own cherry paddles. This is a physically demanding workshop. ?$125 each for a single blade paddle; $135 for a double bladed paddle. Pre-registration is required at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

Aug. 8

7 p.m.

Eclectic String Band

St. Williams on Long Point, Raquette Lake

Tom Hodgson, Rick Manning and Hope Grietzer are a trio of veteran Ithaca-area musicians who’ve gotten together to form a fantastic and highly eclectic string band. They bring a mixture of fiddle virtuosity, solid rhythm accompaniment and tight harmonies to vocal and instrumental tunes from the Old Time, New England, Celtic and Western Swing music traditions. The program is free. Call (315) 354-4265 for reservations (the site is boat access only). The boat leaves the village dock beginning at 5:50 p.m. A Pie Raffle is held each Thursday to help defray costs involved in hosting the entertainment series.

Aug. 8

7:30 p.m.

Friend of Music Series

Long Lake Methodist Church, Rt. 30, Long Lake

Ustad Shafaat Khan, classical music from India and Pakistan, played on the sitar, surbahar and table. Email jjmallery@frontiernet.net for more information.

Aug. 9-11

10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Tours

Great Camp Sagamore, Sagamore Rd., Raquette Lake

Featuring Cedar Canvas Canoe Builder Pat Smith. Tours are $16 adults / $14 seniors / $8 school-aged children / free for Sagamore members and active military personnel. www.greatcampsagamore.org, info@greatcampsagamore.org or call (315) 354-5311.

Aug. 9-11

The Historic Showcase

Long Lake Town Hall, Rt. 30, Long Lake

Friday exhibit opens at 6 p.m., “The Mystery of the Buttercup” by Gail Huntley at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday exhibit opens at 1 p.m., Hotel Sagamore Panel at 1:30 p.m. former employees talk about the heyday of the Hotel Sagamore, Hallie Bond on “Long Lake Guideboat Builders” at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday exhibit open 1-4 p.m. Presented by Long Lake Historical Society.

Aug. 9

5-7 p.m.

Float Night

Long Lake Town Beach, Long Lake

Featuring a Cardboard Box Boat Face-Off and live music by the Emeralds of July as kids of all ages get creative and build a boat using only cardboard and duct tape (first roll free then $5 per roll). The last boat floating wins. Prizes. Lifeguards on duty. Call (518) 624-3077 for more information. Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake.

Aug. 9

7-9 p.m.

Music at Byron Park

Rt. 28, Indian Lake

The Washington County Line Blue Grass. Free. Bring a chair.

Aug. 9

8 p.m.

“Mamma Mia” film experience

State Theater, 100 Park St., Tupper Lake

The classic movie musical comes to life with live performers and audience participation. Join special guest performers as they sing and dance to the music of ABBA in front of the film. Audience participation kits will be sold at the door. Bring your dancing shoes! Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, $10 general admission plus $5 participation kit. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 10-11

Adirondack Museum Antiques Show & Sale

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Browse and shop noted dealers from across the United States. See camp, cottage and Mission furniture; historical fine art; militara; folk art; vintage boats; taxidermy; quilts; Oriental rugs; and Native American jewelry and artifacts. For more information see?www.adkmuseum.org.

Aug. 10-16

Steamboat Week?

Raquette Lake Waterfront, Raquette Lake

Old-time steamboats cruise the waters of Raquette Lake all week. Have a steamboat? Bring it to the lake. Don’t have a steamboat? Relax on the shores and watch the boats float by, or maybe even take a ride. Call (518) 624-3077 to confirm dates.

Aug. 10

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Town-Wide Garage Sale, Long Lake

Treasures for everyone. Stop by the Town Offices or Town Hall to pick up a map of local garage sales. Long Lake Library Book Sale and a homemade pie sale are also underway at Long Lake Central School. Call (518) 624-3077 for more information.

Aug. 10

Raquette Lake’s Busiest Day

Raquette Lake

Come to Raquette Lake for a fun and busy day. Craft fair at 10 a.m. at the school, Book Sale starting at 10 a.m. at the library and annual fire department and ambulance squad auction at 7 p.m. For more information call (518) 624-3077.

Aug. 10

6-8 p.m.

“Sunsets by the Lake” Concert Series - Jonny Hirsch

Arrowhead Park, Rt. 28, Inlet (rain site Fern Park Pavilion)

Jonny Hirsch is one of New York City’s most intriguing solo artists. The singer / saxophonist is often compared to the likes of Steely Dan and Karl Denson. Fusing elements of rock, funk, jazz and skat singing with a powerful voice and a dynamic saxophone, Jonny’s music has an original sound while staying true to its roots in new age blues and funk. This versatile composer and lyricist pays tribute to the great traditions of American rock and blues in his song writing, while the live show incorporates more improvisation.

Aug. 11

8 p.m.

“Mamma Mia” film experience

Strand Theater, Rt. 28, Old Forge

The classic movie musical comes to life with live performers and audience participation. Join special guest performers as they sing and dance to the music of ABBA in front of the film. Audience participation kits will be sold at the door. Bring your dancing shoes! Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, $10 general admission plus $5 participation kit. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 13

7 p.m.

29th Annual Author’s Night 

Hoss’s Country Corner, 1133 Deerland Rd., Long Lake

Adirondack authors, performers, musicians and storytellers gather under a big red tent. Come get books signed by favorite Adirondack authors or pick up some new reads. Call 1-800-952-HOSS for more information.

Aug. 14-18

10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Tours

Great Camp Sagamore, Sagamore Rd., Raquette Lake

Featuring Wood Carver Ron Riley. Tours are $16 adults / $14 seniors / $8 school-aged children / free for Sagamore members and active military personnel. www.greatcampsagamore.org, info@greatcampsagamore.org or call (315) 354-5311.

Aug. 14

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Braided Wool Chair Pad Workshop

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Start a braided chair pad. All materials will be provided and you'll learn the basics of rug braiding: beginning, braiding, lacing, and ending techniques. Instructor Helen Condon creates hand-braided wool Adirondack rugs, baskets, wreaths and custom heirloom gifts. $65 each; register at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com.

Aug. 15

Traditional Paddle Making Workshop

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Make a traditional cherry paddle. Led by craftsman Caleb Davis, workshop participants will use hand-tools to make their own cherry paddles. This is a physically demanding workshop. ?$125 each for a single blade paddle; $135 for a double bladed paddle. Pre-registration is required at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

Aug. 15

Youth Outing: Horseback Riding

Long Lake

Youth are invited to spend the morning horseback riding at Circle B Ranch and the afternoon swimming, so wear clothes and sneakers to ride in but a bathing suit for swimming after. Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake and Hamilton County Trailblazers. Call (518) 624- 3077 for more information or to register a child age 10 and up. Maximum of 10.

Aug. 15

7 p.m.

Susan Trump, Americana in Song

St. Williams on Long Point, Raquette Lake

Trump’s magic stems from her ability to link the pastoral, tranquil images of traditional rural America to contemporary life. Her songs touch the heart, recall the past and inspire the times ahead. Her sense of humor adds a fresh touch to her performances, combined with her outstanding artistry on the mountain dulcimer, guitar, banjo and fretless banjo. The program is free. Call (315) 354-4265 for reservations (the site is boat access only). The boat leaves the village dock beginning at 5:50 p.m. A Pie Raffle is held each Thursday to help defray the costs involved in hosting the entertainment series.

Aug. 15

8 p.m.

Songs For a New World

Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Rt. 30, Long Lake

Jason Robert Brown says, “It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back.” These are the stories and characters of today, the “Songs For a New World.” Brown transports his audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue to meet a startling array of characters ranging from a young man who has determined basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich nabs her the man of her dreams and a soulless marriage. With a powerhouse multi-ethnic cast and a driving score running the gamut of today’s popular music, “Songs For a New World” is a great way to bring the next generation into the theatre. Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, $20 / $15 members / $5 ages 12 and under. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 16-17

American Mountain Men Encampment

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

The fur trade comes to life at the Adirondack Museum. Join the museum and educational interpreters in period dress as they showcase a variety of survival skills.

Aug. 16

8 p.m.

Songs For a New World

Tannery Pond Community Center, 228 Main St., North Creek

Jason Robert Brown says, “It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back.” These are the stories and characters of today, the “Songs For a New World.” Brown transports his audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue to meet a startling array of characters ranging from a young man who has determined basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich nabs her the man of her dreams and a soulless marriage. With a powerhouse multi-ethnic cast and a driving score running the gamut of today’s popular music, “Songs For a New World” is a great way to bring the next generation into the theatre. Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, $20 / $15 members / $5 ages 12 and under. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 17

10 a.m.

Horseshoe Toss Tournament 

Byron Park, E. Main St., Indian Lake

Registration and check in starts at 9 a.m.; play begins at 10 a.m. Two-man teams, double elimination, cash payout for first, second and third places. Rain date Aug. 18. Town of Indian Lake Events / Activities Coordinator Vonnie Liddle, (518) 648-5828, indianlakeea@frontiernet.net.

Aug. 17

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quilting Workshop: Paper Piercing

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

This program will take the mystery out of paper piecing. Students will make a small wall hanging encompassing many of the intricacies of the technique. Over the past 20 years instructor Linda Jones-Bennett has become a respected quilt maker and quilt-making instructor throughout eastern New York state. $50 each; register at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com.

Aug. 17

6-8 p.m.

“Sunsets by the Lake” Concert Series - Dan Berggren

Arrowhead Park, Rt. 28, Inlet (rain site Fern Park Pavilion)

Dan Berggren has been collecting, writing and singing folk music of the Adirondacks for the past 30 years. Growing up in the mountains on the land farmed by his mother’s family, he’s worked in the woods on a forest ranger’s crew and a survey crew. Hearing stories and songs from local friends and neighbors, Dan has developed a style that captures the spirit of the mountains.

Aug. 17

8 p.m.

Songs For a New World

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Rt. 28, Blue Mt. Lake

Jason Robert Brown says, “It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back.” These are the stories and characters of today, the “Songs For a New World.” Brown transports his audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue to meet a startling array of characters ranging from a young man who has determined basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich nabs her the man of her dreams and a soulless marriage. With a powerhouse multi-ethnic cast and a driving score running the gamut of today’s popular music, “Songs For a New World” is a great way to bring the next generation into the theatre. $20 / $15 members / $5 ages 12 and under. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 18

2 p.m.

Songs For a New World

View, 3273 Rt. 28, Old Forge

Jason Robert Brown says, “It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back.” These are the stories and characters of today, the “Songs For a New World.” Brown transports his audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue to meet a startling array of characters ranging from a young man who has determined basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich nabs her the man of her dreams and a soulless marriage. With a powerhouse multi-ethnic cast and a driving score running the gamut of today’s popular music, “Songs For a New World” is a great way to bring the next generation into the theatre. Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, $20 / $15 members / $5 ages 12 and under. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 18

8 p.m.

Songs For a New World

Indian Lake Theater, 13 W. Main St., Indian Lake

Jason Robert Brown says, “It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back.” These are the stories and characters of today, the “Songs For a New World.” Brown transports his audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue to meet a startling array of characters ranging from a young man who has determined basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto to a woman whose dream of marrying rich nabs her the man of her dreams and a soulless marriage. With a powerhouse multi-ethnic cast and a driving score running the gamut of today’s popular music, “Songs For a New World” is a great way to bring the next generation into the theatre. Produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, $20 / $15 members / $5 ages 12 and under. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 21-24

10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Tours

Great Camp Sagamore, Sagamore Rd., Raquette Lake

Featuring Wagon Wheel Rug Weaver Francoise Ouimet. Tours are $16 adults / $14 seniors / $8 school-aged children / free for Sagamore members and active military personnel. www.greatcampsagamore.org, info@greatcampsagamore.org or call (315) 354-5311.

Aug. 22

Youth Outing: Ropes Course

Long Lake

Youth are invited to a trip to the Ropes Course in North Creek. Pack a lunch and bathing suit because there will be swimming after. Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake and Hamilton County Trailblazers. Call (518) 624- 3077 for more information or to register a child age 10 and up. Maximum of 10.

Aug. 22

Traditional Paddle Making Workshop

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Make a traditional cherry paddle. Led by craftsman Caleb Davis, workshop participants will use hand-tools to make their own cherry paddles. This is a physically demanding workshop. ?$125 each for a single blade paddle; $135 for a double bladed paddle. Pre-registration is required at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

Aug. 22

7 p.m.

Lake Effect Winds

St. Williams on Long Point, Raquette Lake

Lake Effect Winds is a Woodwind Quintet from Syracuse. The quintet enjoys finding and performing unique arrangements and original compositions of both a serious and light-hearted nature for trio, quartet and quintet. Featured instruments include flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn and bassoon. This performance will consist of music from around the world that is as much fun to listen to as it is to play. Call (315) 354-4265 for reservations (the site is boat access only). The boat leaves the village dock beginning at 5:50 p.m. A Pie Raffle is held each Thursday to help defray the costs involved in hosting the entertainment series.

Aug. 22

7:30 p.m.

Friend of Music Series

Long Lake Methodist Church, Rt. 30, Long Lake

North Country Vocal Ensemble, a small group of chamber singers directed by Andrew Benware. Email jjmallery@frontiernet.net for more information.

Aug. 23-25

Adirondack Lakes Summer Theater Festival Grand Finale

Great Camp Sagamore, Sagamore Rd., Raquette Lake

Spend the weekend at historic Great Camp Sagamore, the Vanderbilt estate, and enjoy all four main-stage productions from the 4th Annual Adirondack Lakes Summer Theater Festival produced by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts and a weekend of hiking, swimming, canoeing and theater for a great price. The package includes two nights lodging, all meals and the four performances: Aug. 23, 7 p.m., “Cabaret;” Aug. 24, 2 p.m., “Macbeth;” Aug. 24, 7 p.m., “Songs for A New World;” and Aug. 25, 12 p.m., “Shrek.” $339 adults, $175 children under age 18. (518) 352-7715.

Aug. 24

6-8 p.m.

“Sunsets by the Lake” Concert Series - Karen Savoca & Pete Heitzman

Arrowhead Park, Rt. 28, Inlet (rain site Fern Park Pavilion)

Years of leading their all-original, dance-driven group imbued this duo with the power to sound like a full band, whether it’s pulsing funk or haunting ballad. Electrifying, unique, and always uplifting, these improvisational performers possess “the fearlessness of a high wire act working without a net.”

Aug. 24

7 p.m.

10th Mtn. Division Military Band?

Mt. Sabattis Pavilion, Rt. 30, Long Lake

The 10th Mt. Division comes to Long Lake for its annual summer performance. Call (518) 624-3077 to confirm date.

Aug. 27

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quilting Workshop: Paper Piercing

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Aug. 29

Traditional Paddle Making Workshop

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Make a traditional cherry paddle. Led by craftsman Caleb Davis, workshop participants will use hand-tools to make their own cherry paddles. This is a physically demanding workshop. ?$125 each for a single blade paddle; $135 for a double bladed paddle. Pre-registration is required at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

Aug. 29

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rustic Slab Bench/Table Family Workshop

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

Build your own rustic slab bench / table with a softwood slab and hardwood legs. All materials provided by instructor Bruce Wight. Power tools will be used (adults only), but no woodworking experience is needed. Participants may bring their own tools but they are not required. This workshop is suitable for children age 12 and above, accompanied by an adult family member. For safety, there must be an adult present for each child. $100 each; pre-registration is required at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

Aug. 29

7 p.m.

Captain Squeeze & the Zydeco Moshers

Raquette Lake School, Rt. 28, Raquette Lake

One of the most versatile zydeco bands in the country, their music appeals to people of all ages and musical tastes. They work hard to involve the audiences by having extra scratch boards for “guest” appearances with the band. Zydeco music is infectious and this band wants to help that continue. Feet tapping, hand clapping and dancing are all a part of the fun. Free will offering/pie raffle, doors open at 6:15 p.m.

Aug. 29

7:30 p.m.

Friend of Music Series

Long Lake Methodist Church, Rt. 30, Long Lake

Herb Chatzky, classical piano and organ. Email jjmallery@frontiernet.net for more information.

Aug. 31

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Craft Fair & Flea Market

St. Mary’s RC Church

W. Main St. (Rt. 28/30)

Indian Lake

Aug. 31

9:30 a.m.

Bake Sale

United Methodist Church

E. Main St., Indian Lake

Aug. 31

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Quilting Workshop: Fiber Art

Adirondack Museum, Rt. 28N/30, Blue Mt. Lake

An art quilt is an original work of art done in fabric, layered with batting, backed, and machine quilted; just like a traditional bed quilt. However, these quilts are not made to cover a bed but as artwork to hang on a wall. Over the past 20 years instructor Linda Jones-Bennett has become a respected quilt maker and quilt-making instructor throughout eastern New York state. $50 each; register at www.adirondackmuseumstore.com/workshops.

Aug. 31

4 p.m.

Pig Roast

Indian Lake Fire Hall, E. Main St., Indian Lake

The pigs are spit roasted and come with all the fixings to eat in or take out. Show up early, they sell out fast. On the outside grill at noon: hamburgers, hot dogs, steamed clams and clam chowder.

Aug. 24

6-8 p.m.

“Sunsets by the Lake” Concert Series - Cosby Gibson

Arrowhead Park, Rt. 28, Inlet (rain site Fern Park Pavilion)

Cosby Gibson writes and sings original acoustic and contemporary folk songs. Her monodies and traditional sound find inspiration from the forest, the countryside and human relationships.

Aug. 31

A New Night of Good Harmony

Byron Park

E. Main St., (Rt. 28)

Indian Lake

     

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