Adirondack A&E e-News # 76


May 27 to June 12 at 8 pm

There are 100+ unique and wonderful items to bid on. Whether you are looking to treat yourself, do something fun with friends or family, give dad something special for Father’s Day or all of the above… you will not want to miss out on your chance to bid and hopefully win!

Plus, everyone who registers is entered in a drawing to win a pair of tickets to each of FOUR performances (your choice!) presented by Tannery Pond Center. That’s a $160 value! More info is HERE.

Many thanks to all of the businesses and individuals who have generously donated to make this online auction fundraiser possible!

Register for this Thursday’s Author Advice with Brian Heinz

Thursday, 5/26 | 7 pm, on Zoom

Brian Heinz is an award-winning children’s author with 19 published books from eight publishing houses. His work includes picture books in multiple genres and age groups including fiction, nonfiction, historical, true-to-life animal adventures, light fantasy, and verse. His 35-chapter thriller novel “Peabody Pond” for middle school readers was released by 4RV Publishing in the Fall of 2019. He is a founding member of the Long Island Children’s Writers and Illustrators and a long-standing member of The Authors Guild and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI.) He presents programs more than 90 days each year at schools and professional conferences which include keynotes, writers’ workshops, and dynamic assembly programs.

Learn more and register HERE. (free or $5 donation)

Deep History and Belonging in the Adirondacks

Tuesday, May 31, 7 to 8 pm, FREE, Via Zoom

Featuring scientist and educator Curt Stager, artist David Fadden, and professor Tim Messner.

The Adirondack mountains, lakes, and forests are an international symbol of wilderness within which humans are often considered to be recent intruders. In fact, the story of the human presence on this landscape runs even deeper than the forests themselves. Since the end of the last Ice Age when open tundra still dominated the region, predecessors and ancestors of Haudenosaunee and Abenaki peoples have made this region their home, although many historical accounts falsely claim that indigenous people were only visitors or absent altogether. This program will explore the deep human history of the Adirondacks and consider ways in which recent archeological discoveries have pushed the boundaries of scientific and historical knowledge and helped to shape larger discussions of belonging, ownership, stewardship, and the concept of wilderness itself.

Learn more and register HERE.

Still Time to See Thru May 31, 2022 at Adirondack Artist Guild Gallery


We are excited to announce the 4th of July Celebration and Fair, which promises to be a truly exciting event. The event is organized by the Jay Fire Department in conjunction with the Town of Jay and the Rotary Club of Au Sable Valley.

There will be a parade at 12 noon, food and refreshments, activities, vendors and music at the Jay Fire Department grounds, there will also be music and activities at the Jay Village Green, and a Car Rally at the Douglas Memorial Park by the Covered Bridge. Additional activities are planned and will be announced as they get confirmed. The day will culminate with a great fireworks show.

Register as a vendor HERE. Contact Marisol Sauer at with any questions.

For more information on the Rotary Club of Au Sable Valley, contact Stephanie Battisti at

Blessid Dirt

Saturday, May 28, 7 pm

Part of the lineup for “Back to Blue Antiques and Uniques Roadshow!” (see ADK A&E e-News # 75 HERE)

Tereson Dupuy and Eric Pasternak make up this beautiful, Adirondack-grown acoustic duo called Blessid Dirt. Both singer-songwriters, their original music is ripe with life experiences that most can relate to. Classified as “heavy folk”, they have been influenced by greats such as John Prine and Led Zeppelin alike. Eric, a native New Yorker, dazzles listeners with some wicked good pickin’ and brilliant lyrical balance. Tereson, a transplant from New Orleans, adds a bit of soulful southern charm, making this duo something to be experienced!

Food and beverages, including beer and wine, will be available. Donation (suggested): $10.

Reserve your seat HERE.

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, 3446 State Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake


Join us for an exciting collaboration with ADK ArtRise on Saturday, May 28th, 2 to 5 pm. The fundraiser will take place at ADK ArtRise at 62 Main Street in Saranac Lake. This event will be a fun experience to benefit both organizations in their missions to serve our community!

Have you ever tried printmaking before? Now’s your chance! As far as we’re concerned, face/hand painting is always a good time. We promise, these activities are fun for all ages!

Printmaking: $20

Face/hand painting: $5

Drop by anytime between 2 and 5 pm to check out the activities and support Tri-Lakes Humane Society & ADK ArtRise!

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