Adirondack A&E e-News # 102

Upcoming Special Events

The Depot is thrilled to welcome back the talented students from Meadowmount School of Music on August 1 at 7:30 pm. Meadowmount is the premier summer program for violinists, violists and cellists since 1944 – and is right here on our doorstep in Westport.

Tickets are $10 and available online HERE or by calling the box office at 518.962 4449.

Depot Theatre Academy

The 2022 Academy junior program culminates in three performances of PETER PAN, JR!

The senior program will conclude with a CABARET performance on August 6 at 7 pm at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall, with participants performing alongside professional artists.

Sponsored by TrailNorth Federal Credit Union

TICKETS are $8 child/$10 adult for all Academy events and will be available at the door.

Depot Theatre, 6705 Main St, Westport

Special Event to Benefit Lake George Association

Join us for a presentation by Chris Navitsky, Lake George Waterkeepe
Thursday, July 28, 5-7 pm
Learn about their new programs and how you can become a Lake Protector.

Wendy Soliday will be available to discuss her paintings, which are on exhibit until July 30th.

Ginger Henry Kuenzel will be selling and autographing the book Stewards of the Water: Lake George Protectors, Past and Present.

Sale proceeds to benefit LGA.
Refreshments provided.

Ti Arts’ Downtown Gallery, 119 Montcalm St, Ticonderoga

The Bookstore Plus hosting Where’s Waldo party

Sunday, July 31st, 3 pm

Stop by to celebrate a great month of searching for Waldo! We will have free cupcakes and will announce the winner of the GRAND PRIZE!

Prizes to win:

Where’s Waldo books from The Bookstore Plus

Puravida bracelets from Sparkle Lake Placid

Mountain post earrings from Darrah Cooper

Children’s bear robe and bear plushie from Little Blue House

$50 gift card from Imagination Station

A puzzle and 1lb of fudge from Lake Placid Christmas Co.

Monopoly-themed 2oz drink set, limited edition popcorn friend, and a POP! Grogu from Zack Nation

The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main Street, Lake Placid

Ticonderoga Historical Society Presents

Program on Early Mapper of the Adirondacks

The Ticonderoga Historical Society will present a free public program on Friday, August 5 at 7 pm at the Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga.

“Mapping the Adirondacks” will be presented by Pete Nelson, who will discuss the life and work of Rochester physician William Watson Ely.

“Who produced the first detailed map of the Adirondack wilderness, showing most of the water courses, peaks and topography,” said Nelson. “The answer might surprise, for it was not one of the well-known professionals, but an amateur.” Ely’s Map of the New York Wilderness dominated the world of Adirondack maps from the 1860’s until nearly the turn of the century.

Nelson is a mathematics teacher and history lecturer at North Country Community College, a co-founder of the Adirondack Diversity Initiative and an avid writer, lecturer and Adirondack history buff whose articles appear regularly in numerous regional publications. He is currently writing a book on early Adirondack surveyors.

The program will be held outdoors, under a tent and attendees should bring their own lawn chairs. Reservations may be made by calling the Hancock House at 518-585-7868 or via e-mail to:

Ticonderoga Historical Society, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga

The Bacon Brothers: Out of Memory Tour

Saturday, July 30, 8 pm

Bound by blood and a mutual love of American roots music, The Bacon Brothers have spent the past quarter-century in a creative whirl, funneling their shared DNA into a genre-bending sound. They call that sound “Forosoco” — a blend of folk, rock, soul, and country influences, delivered by two songwriters who were born to collaborate — and it’s taken the siblings across the world, from shows in Japan to performances at American landmarks like Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry.

More info and get tickets HERE.

Sherman’s Park, Bath Ave, Caroga Lake


Craigardan Features Essex County-Based Artists

Craigardan launched The Gardan journal in 2020. Since then, we have published 5 issues, available to view digitally at With thanks to the support of the Essex Arts Council, we received funding for an issue focused exclusively on Essex County-based artists, due out in early December.

We invite contributions in the form of words (poetry, essays, articles, etc.), images, video, field notes, or sound; and article topics of particular interest include but are not limited to: social justice, Adirondack history and environmental stewardship, rural economies, and art and culture.

Deadline for submissions is September 15, 2022. All published artists receive a free copy of the Journal plus print and digital recognition. Complete guidelines for content submission can be accessed HERE.

Jumpin’ In July | Beau Sasser Trio

Wednesday, July 27, 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Join us on the front lawn of the Strand for a night of music and fun! Jumpin’ in July is a FREE concert series, where each week in July a new musician or band takes the stage to perform. Concessions will be available on site.

The Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St, Plattsburgh

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