Adirondack A&E e-News # 261

Meadowmount Musicians Play Saranac!

Free and open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted and will byematched by Hill and Hollow Music up to $1,000.

Saranac United Methodist Church

Route 3, Saranac

Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) Presents

Honoring Nancie Battaglia—Summer Celebration at Wiawaka
Sunday, August 13, 2 -5 pm

As AARCH’s biggest event of the year, our Summer Celebration is an opportunity for our members and friends to gather and celebrate our preservation work throughout the region. Your support of this event makes our work through the rest of the year possible.

We hope to see you at Wiawaka for an afternoon honoring Nancie Battaglia, relaxing along the serene shores of Lake George, and enjoying music by Martha Gallagher, the Adirondack Harper! Read more about Nancie and the event HERE.

Deadline Extended: RSVP by August 3! Purchase tickets HERE.

Wiawaka Center for Women, 3778 NY-9L, Lake George

Art Walk at Great Camp Sagamore

Thursday, August 3, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

The New York State Art Teachers Association is in session at Great Camp Sagamore for their annual Summer Institute and will be hosting an Art Walk!

This event is free to the public and registration is requested.

Visit HERE for more information and to register. During the Art Walk the artists in residence will showcase their works with many opportunities to purchase the displayed items. The event will take place throughout the campus with art showcased in several buildings, including the Barn, Henhouse, Playhouse and Collins Building.

For questions about the event, contact us at 315-354-5311, or at

Great Camp Sagamore, 1105 Sagamore Rd, Raquette Lake

Mallory’s Bush

Talk on 1758 Shipwreck Floor Mural Painting at Fort William Henry Museum

Saturday, August 5, 11 am, free

Maritime archaeologist Joseph W. Zarzynski will present a 20-minute talk on Fort William Henry Museum’s new floor mural, a likeness of a 1758 Lake George bateau shipwreck. The program will provide background about the recently completed 32-ft.-long shipwreck mural painted by volunteers in the museum’s underwater archaeology room.

Zarzynski will also sign copies of his book, Ghost Fleet Awakened–Lake George Sunken Bateaux of 1758. The book reviews the role of British bateaux in the French & Indian War (1755–1763) at Lake George. These 25 to 35 ft. long warships were used by the British and French during that military conflict, and remnants of over 40 sunken bateaux lie in in the lake.

The talk and book signings will be at at the Sutler Shoppe at the museum.

Fort William Henry Museum, 48 Canada Street, Lake George

Volunteers Pat Meaney and Tim Lagoe earlier this summer at Fort William Henry Museum, painting a floor mural of a full-scale 1758 Lake George bateau shipwreck (credit: Joseph

Touba Family Foundation World Music Wednesdays

Grosse Isle

Wednesday, August 2, 2 pm

The traditional music trio Grosse Isle was born out of the “absolutely magical” collaboration between three exceptional musicians from Quebec and Ireland (The Irish Music Magazine). Together, Sophie Lavoie du Lac-St-Jean (fiddle, piano, vocal), André Marchand the legendary (guitar, vocal), and Fiachra O’Regan, Irish champion (uilleann pipes, whistle, banjo) shine with their rich and enveloping music. These musicians all have a national and international reputation as a duo mainly in the case of Sophie & Fiachra and within several groups for 40 years as far as André Marchand is concerned (La Bottine Souriante, Les Charbonniers de l’Enfer and others).

The band name refers to the story of the mass arrival of the Irish in the 19th century, on Grosse Île in the St. Lawrence River, as they fled the Great Famine. It is a striking encounter between two peoples and two cultures.

Tickets and more info HERE.

The Sembrich, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton

Lake Placid/North Elba Arts Alliance Seeks Local Artist to Create Mural for Golden Arrow Resort

The Lake Placid/North Elba Arts Alliance is seeking an artist from the local region to create a mural on the front wall of the Golden Arrow Resort in Lake Placid. This initiative is part of the Arts Alliance’s work to increase the visibility of art and culture throughout the community.

The selected artist will be awarded $4,500 including the cost of materials.

Information about the opportunity, including images of the mural site, can be found HERE.

Caroga Arts Presents

Laufey with Caroga Arts Ensemble

Wednesday, August 2, 7 pm

Raised between Reykjavík and Washington, DC, Icelandic-Chinese singer-songwriter Laufey (pron. / lay-vay / ) makes music that is the byproduct of rich cultural heritages and mixed musical influences. Inspired in part by her mother, a classical violinist, Laufey took up piano and cello early on. But it wasn’t until deep-diving into her father’s record collection, consisting of jazz artists Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, that she launched into her musical journey.

“I’m definitely very influenced by composers like Ravel and Chopin,” the 22-year old musician explains, “but when I discovered the Great American Songbook and the music of George Gershwin and Richard Rodgers, it felt like this middle ground between jazz and classical that suited me perfectly.”

Read more and get tickets HERE.

Sherman’s Park, W Caroga Lake Shore Road, Caroga Lake

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