Adirondack A&E e-News # 133

The Bookstore Plus Hosts “Sidewalk Signing” Event

Saturday, October 8, 2022

From 1 -3 pm, Linda Elovitz Marshall will autograph copies of her newest book Measuring a Year: A Rosh Hashanah Story, along with her other titles: Good Night, Wind: A Yiddish Folktale, Saving the Countryside: The Story of Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit, and The Polio Pioneer: Dr. Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine.

About The Author: Linda Elovitz Marshall has been a sheep farmer, early childhood educator, anthropologist, and indie bookstore owner. Her books have been Sydney Taylor Notable Award winners, as well as Junior Library Guild, PJ Library, and National Science Teacher Association selections. She and her husband raised their family in a 250-year-old farmhouse in New York’s Hudson Valley. Learn more about her HERE.

From 3-5 pm, Tim Rowland will autograph copies his newest book, _Happy Lonesomes: A Guide to 15 Eastern Adirondack Hikes That Are Long on Scenery and Short on Crowds, as well as titles in his Strange and Obscure series, Politics Weird-o-Pedia, All Pets are Off and Tim Rowland’s Creature Features.

Tim Rowland enjoys the views from Macdonough Mountain. Photo by Mike Lynch

About The Author: Tim Rowland is an award-winning humor columnist and New York Times bestselling author whose unique stories about history and the outdoors and times past have struck a chord with people seeking fun and adventure in the wilds. He has hiked mountain ranges around the world, but it was the first peaks he ever climbed he chose to settle among…the ones that never left his heart. More about him is HERE.

ACW + NCPR’s Howl Story Slam returns to Tupper Lake

Wednesday, October 12, 7 pm (and should end no later than 8 pm).

This live, true storytelling event takes place at Raquette River Brewing. The price of admission is a $5-10 suggested donation.The season’s storytelling theme is “All in a Day’s Work.”

Howl Story Slam is a night of live, spirited stories told by anyone who would like to sign up. The rules are that your story must be true, must be told in under 5 minutes, and must be told without notes (unscripted). Judges will score stories, and at the end of the event, one person will be crowned the winner. Winning storytellers are given an invite to perform at ACW’s “Grand Slam” on January 7th, 2023 at the Saranac Lake Town Hall.

More details HERE.

Talking about James Bond, Route 9, and Me, by Frieda Toth

Conversations with the Past Talk , Wednesday, October 12, 7pm at the Chapman. Donations Welcome.

Frieda Toth recreated the route of a Bond girl, going by motor scooter from the Canadian border to Lake George. It’s true! A Bond girl was in Lake George, where she and James Bond, 007, tackled some baddies at a motel near Storytown. Find out all about this on October 12.

This program requires a reservation. To register, please call (518)793-2826.

Chapman Museum. 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls

Come make stuff with us!

We’ve got classes in a wide variety of mediums for artists and beginners of all ages! Check out our course list HERE and feel free to email us with any questions.

We’re happy to help find the best fit!

ADK ArtRise, 62 Main Street, Saranac Lake

Enter to Win One of Two Sets of VIP All-Access Passes

(2 tickets per winner)
Deadline to enter is October 13

Contest sponsored by Adirondack Film, The Adirondack Daily Enterprise & Lake Placid News

The passes include admission to all Movie Events, including:

  • All Feature Films
  • All Your Shorts Are Showing screenings
  • All Educational Seminars
  • Thursday Opening Trailer Party at High Peaks Resort
  • Friday Film Trivia Party at the Breakfast Club
  • Saturday Filmmaker Awards and After-Party with band Yellow Dog
  • Full Acess to the VIP/Filmmakers’ Lounge throughout the Festival
  • Q&A Panels

Enter the contest HERE.

David Sedaris, bestselling author & humorist

Monday, October 10, 8 pm

David Sedaris is one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. He is a master of satire and one of today’s most observant writers.

Beloved for his personal essays and short stories, David Sedaris is the author of Barrel Fever, Holidays on Ice, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, and Calypso, which was a Washington Post Best Book of the Year, essays, short pieces and more.

Sedaris has hit upon the narrative equivalent of Pepsi, or the PlayStation, or oxygen, or the haircut: something that others in the world might actually want and find useful. . . He’s smart, he’s caustic, he’s mordant, and, somehow, he’s . . . well, nice.”
—Bill Richardson, Toronto Globe and Mail

More info and tickets HERE.

Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid

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