Adirondack A&E e-News # 113
North Country Arts Recovery Fund Grant Recipients Announced
The St. Lawrence County Arts Council (SLC Arts) is pleased to announce the recipients of its North Country Arts Recovery Fund. This federally funded program supports eligible organizations and artists in the arts sector that have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Funding is provided through the National Endowment for the Arts American Rescue Plan Subgranting for Local Arts Agencies program, and is administered by the St. Lawrence County Arts Council.
Individual Artist Grant Recipients include:
● Carey Perkins, Hogansburg
● Megan MacDonald, Richville
● Len Mackey, Canton
● Sara Lynch, Potsdam
● Kathleen Huber, Edwards
Organization Grant Recipients include:
● Thousand Islands Arts Center, Clayton
● Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg
● Edwards Arts Council, Edwards
● Tupper Arts, Tupper Lake
● North Country Arts Council, Watertown
● Foothills Arts Society, Malone
● Orchestra of Northern New York, Potsdam
● BluSeed Studios, Saranac Lake
SLC Arts received 36 applications for this very competitive grant. Requests totaled $230,000, while awards totaled $100,00. Thanks to our applicants for many worthy applications, and congratulations to our recipients!
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Explore the Adirondack Cuisine Trails
The newly updated Adirondack Cuisine Trails showcases farms, orchards, restaurants, breweries, wineries, and local food and agricultural producers that give visitors an up-close view of what agriculture in the Adirondacks is all about.
Click on each trail HERE to explore each unique region, and the farms and small businesses that welcome visitors either seasonally, or year-round.
WCHS Names Don Rittner as Executive Director
The Warren County Historical Society is pleased to announce that Don Rittner will be its new Executive Director, effective September 1. Rittner has more than 40 years of experience in the history field as an historian, archeologist, educator, and author in the Capital Region.
He has been the director of several historic and environmental non-profit organizations, and he has authored over 50 books. He has taught at the college level, has produced several history documentaries, and has extensive experience in the development of mobile history exhibits. He will replace Teri Rogers, who is retiring and who has served as the Society’s director since 2017 and oversaw the creation of its museum.
More info on the WCHS is HERE.
Warren County Historical Society
50 Gurney Lane, Queensbury
Robyn Adele Anderson Concert Rescheduled!
August 23 @ 8 pm, Sherman’s Bumper Car Pavilion
More information and reserve tickets HERE.
All current tickets that have not been refunded from the August 3rd concert will be honored for this concert.
Sherman’s is located at 106 Caroga Lake Shore Rd, Caroga Lake
Ticonderoga Festival Guild Summer Concert Series Presents Emish
August 23, 2022, Ticonderoga Knights of Columbus Pavillion
Spectators are welcomed to bring their own chairs. For more information visit
HERE. In coordination with this concert series the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is also promoting Take-Out Tuesday’s and encouraging community members and visitors to grab take-out before or after the scheduled concerts. For more information or a list of restaurants visit HERE.
Emish is an award winning, high-powered Americana folk- roots inspired trio with Celtic influences. For over a decade, these New York natives have thrived as a nationally touring band taking with them their versatile musical background, foot stomping energy, engaging performances and mastery of their instruments. This will be an exciting concert to end our summer season.
*This event is located behind the Ticonderoga Knights of Columbus in the Pavilion & is a Rain or Shine Event!
Knights of Columbus Pavilion, 103 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga
Summer Sunset Series: The Bob Stump Band
August 22, 7 – 9:30 pm
FREE music returns to the Tupper Lake Sunset Stage!
Bob Stump and his band feature a collection of Americana sounds, including a mix of Bluegrass, blues, country, rock and jazz. Make sure to bring a blanket or lawn chair! In case of rain, all performances will be moved to the Tupper Lake Middle-High School auditorium.
Tupper Lake Sunset Stage Flanders Park, Mill Street, Tupper Lake
Magnolia Boulevard at Party on the Patio
August 25, 6- 10 pm FREE
More info HERE.
Waterhole Music Lounge, 48 Main St., Saranac Lake