Adirondack A&E e-News # 213

Save the Date!

35th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit the Chapman Museum

May 19, 2023

Join us at the Kingsbury National Golf Club for the 35th Annual Golf Tournament. Proceeds from this tournament support ongoing programs, exhibits, and community education.

Before the tournament begins, box lunch will be available for players at the club house. Prizes and raffle items to be won!

More details and register HERE.


“Sing for Spring” with us at Chef Darrell’s Mountain Diner

Celebrate the season and support the Arts Center!

You’re invited to this year’s “Sing for Spring” benefit Tuesday, April 18th! Support the Arts Center and enjoy a delicious meal along with live music at Chef Darrell’s Mountain Diner, located at 8814 NY-30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY.

Dinner includes a salad, sorbet, entree, and dessert at $25 per person (cash or check) and can be prepared for take-out beginning at 4:30 pm, or dine-in beginning at 5:30 pm.

Make your reservations/pre-order by calling Chef Darrell at 518-352-9044 OR Jean-Marie Donohue at 518-251-8888.

Our annual residency now open for applications!

Each year, ACW brings six writers together at the historic Lodge on Lake Twitchell for two weeks of writing, reading, researching, and relaxing. A residency is a unique opportunity to focus on a writing project while also creating community with other writers. Did we mention this residency is free for selected applicants? We even cook meals and stock the fridge for you.

Applications open: April 10 – May 10, 2023
Decision Announcement: July 2023
Residency: Sunday, September 24 – Sunday, October 8, 2023

We hold 3 spaces for regional writers and 3 for writers living anywhere. Find your submission category HERE.

This residency honors the legacy of Anne LaBastille, author of the Woodswoman books. Half a century ago, Anne built a cabin on Lake Twitchell and lived in it, writing her books and studying the woods with her German Shepards. Anne’s will stated the desire to have writers gather yearly on Lake Twitchell, and ACW is proud to carry out that wish. You could be one of those writers… apply today!

Guidelines and apply HERE.

Photography winners announced

The Lake Placid Institute has named the winners of their annual contest “24 Hours: A Photographic Interpretation of Life in the Adirondacks.”

A total of 163 photos were submitted by 96 students from 27 schools. Nancie Battaglia, of Lake Placid, was the judge of the 2023 photo contest. Battaglia is an award-winning sports photographer who has had published work in Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, National Geographic, and Adirondack Life.

Morning Commute by Henry Gibson.

Henry Gibson’s photo entitled “Morning Commute,”received First Place. Henry is a 10th grade student at Northwood School in Lake Placid.

Zoe Abbott, 11th grade student at Tupper Lake High School, took Second Place for “Bubble.” Jesse Marshall, 11th grade student at Lake Placid High School, was awarded Third Place for “Fishing in the Wild.”

The photos are displayed on the Institute’s website HERE.

In addition, a selection of 45 photos are on display at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts from April 7 to April 29.

Adirondack Aviation Archaeology

Sunday, April 16, 9 am – 1 pm, $50

The Adirondacks have witnessed over 200 plane crashes in the last 100 years. Following an introductory talk at the VIC, participants will be driven nearby to hike into a crash site with PSC VIC Director Scott van Laer to view wreckage and learn about aviation archaeology.

Wear sturdy shoes, come prepared for a short hike (i.e., bring water and a snack if you need it) and enjoy a half day in the woods with a seasoned ranger who is no stranger to back country emergencies.

Purchase tickets HERE.

Paul Smith’s VIC, 8023 New York 30, Paul Smiths

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