Adirondack A&E e-News # 108

Ticonderoga Historical Society Presents

Benedict Arnold: The Traitor who saved Ticonderoga

The Ticonderoga Historical Society will present a free public program on Friday, August 12 at 7 pm at the Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga. “Benedict Arnold: The Traitor who saved Ticonderoga” will be presented by Brian O’Connor, who will discuss Arnold’s role at the Battle of Valcour Island in October 1776.

O’Connor, a former history professor, currently serves as Director of Libraries at North Country Community College.

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:

Lake George Music Festival

A Destination for Classical and New Music—Cherish legendary masterworks | Discover new works

As one of the nation’s foremost classical music artist retreats, the Lake George Music Festival upholds a mission to advance music, re-imagine the concert experience, and build audiences for the 21st century through artistic integrity and innovation.

We are pleased to present our concerts at the Carriage House at Fort William Henry.

Full details are HERE.

Depot Theatre Announces Monstrous Cast of THE ADDAMS FAMILY

The Depot Theatre is pleased to announce the cast of its production of THE ADDAMS FAMILY: A NEW MUSICAL, with performances from August 11-28, 2022.

The show is based upon The Addams Family characters created by Charles Addams in his single-panel gag cartoons, which depict a ghoulish American family with an affinity for all things macabre.

The plot features the Addams Family’s dark, macabre, beloved daughter Wednesday, now an eighteen-year-old young woman, who has fallen in love with a sweet, smart boy from a “normal” family. To make matters worse, she has invited his parents to the Addams’ home for dinner. The result is a “comical feast set to music!”

Meet the full cast list HERE.

More information including ticket purchases HERE.

The Bookstore Plus Hosts Sidewalk Signing

Saturday, August 13, 2022

1-3, M.J. Rossi, author of The Adirondack Mystery Trilogy: Murder on the Mountain, Fire on the Mountain, Missing on the Mountain and his new children’s book, How do I become President?.

3- 5 pm, Christopher Shaw, author of The Power Line and The Crazy Wisdom.

More info is HERE.

The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main Street, Lake Placid

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius.

​The show runs 90 minutes, no intermission.

This show contains some crude humor

More info and tickets HERE.

Adirondack Center for Writing Presents

How to Pitch, Saturday, August 20, 1 pm

Learn how to talk about your manuscript like it’s the next bestseller with industry pro, Regina Brooks

Hear about how to craft a pitch from the people who read them. Our guest agent, Regina Brooks, will offer answers to questions about everything from query letters, agenting, and current trends in the publishing industry.

See full details on the Kickass Writers Festival HERE.

Adirondack Center for Writing, 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

Whitcomb’s Presents

SAUNDERSFEST featuring Sierra Ferrell

Featuring world acclaimed bluegrass and folk artists from across the country, the All-day Americana Music Festival SAUNDERSFEST will take place on Saturday, August 13 from 2-10 pm.

More information HERE.

Get tickets HERE.

Sherman’s Amusement Park, Caroga Lake

Whitcomb’s Presents

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