Adirondack A&E e-News # 112


Depot Theatre’s “The Addams Family” by Tim Rowland

The Addams Family brand just won’t die. But of course.

Born in 1938 as a series of one-panel cartoons, this ghoulish family has lived through the generations as cartoon, TV show, film, video game, dance move, and musical comedy.

Broadway critics tried to drive a stake through the family’s heart a dozen years ago when the original Addams Family musical was introduced, with reviews filled with what cast members called “absolute cruelty and vitriol.” Gomez and Morticia would have approved.

But critics and paying customers didn’t, and the production was hastily retooled, after which it rose from the dead and became a nationwide hit.

Read the full review HERE.

Depot Theatre, 6705 Main Street, Westport


Sunday, August 21

Sadly, owing to illness, the 1 pm concert by the Regimental Balladeers will not be taking place.

All other activities are on and we hope you can join us!

Penfield Homestead Museum, 703 Creek Rd, Crown Point

Mushroom Mania Festival

August 20, 2022, 10 am – 5 pm. Included with admission purchase.

Full details are HERE.

Adirondack Experience,
9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake

Professional Development Opportunity

Great news for artists who sell their work online! SLC Arts is promoting a virtual Etsy workshop, to be presented this fall by Pennsylvania based instructor and artist, Peter Paul. The course is a two-part instructional walkthrough of setting up and maintaining a sustainable Etsy shop. It’s designed for beginner and intermediate level shop owners (or future shop owners), with additional special topics for professional practices on the platform.

By following his protocol, Peter has helped numerous clients increase their Etsy traffic by 300% or more, and sales by 65% or more. The workshop will be scheduled in September or October, based on participants’ availability, and will be recorded for your future access. The more people who sign up, the lower the cost will be for the entire class. The breakdown is:

  • 4 – 6 people – $85 per person
  • 8 – 10 people – $60 per person
  • 11+ people – $50 per person

If you are interested in this awesome professional development opportunity, please email Alicia at

SLC Arts Council, 6 Raymond St, Potsdam

The Oldies Show!

Thursday, August 18, 7:30 pm

Get out those dancing shoes and rock the night away! This eight-piece band pays tribute to the artists and music of the golden age of rock & roll.

More info and tickets are HERE.

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

Hill and Hollow Music Presents

Will Patton Ensemble
Manouche Hot Club Jazz, Brazilian Choros, Americana Folk & More

Sunday, August 21 at 4 pm at Weatherwatch Farm

The iconic Vermont band crosses the pond to perform at Weatherwatch Farm in Saranac. The show is rain or shine under a large tent on the lawn; $20 admission at the gate. Reservations or further info: phone 518-293-7613 or email

More information is HERE.

Weatherwatch Farm, 550 Number 37 Road Saranac

3rd Thursday ArtWalk, August 18

3rd Thursdays of the month bring artists and performers to the sidewalks and parks of downtown Saranac Lake. Hours are 5 – 7:30 pm and it is all FREE!

Pick up the ArtWalk maps at any arts venue and start strolling the streets. Artists of all genres—visual and performance artists—and all skill levels, are mixed together throughout downtown, displaying or demonstrating their creative products.

Please contact Kaet, our ArtWalk/ArtMarket/Studio Tour Coordinator, if you have questions.

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