Adirondack A&E e-News # 84

Juneteenth Community Day

Elizabethtown Social Center, Monday, June 20, 4-7 pm

At 5 pm, the Adirondack Jazz Repertoire Ensemble will celebrate Juneteenth with a free lawn concert honoring some of the most influential Black composers and musicians of the 20th century. Featuring music from Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Clark Terry, Herbie Hancock, John Coltrane, Maceo Parker, Hugh Masekela and many more!

At 4 pm, local author Sandra Weber will read the Emancipation Proclamation and discuss how it led to the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.

The Arsenal will be onsite selling deliciousness.

There will be kid’s activities, a bounce house and yard games for everyone! Let’s get together!

Elizabethtown Social Center, Inc., 7626 US Rt 9, Elizabethtown

13th Annual Museum Days Weekend

The Adirondack Coast Cultural Alliance will host the 13th Annual Museum Days Weekend throughout Clinton County from Saturday, June 18 to Sunday, June 19. Visitors and residents are invited to explore the area’s wealth of museums, galleries, and cultural organizations.

For two days, with a couple of exceptions as noted below, from 10 am to 4 pm, participating locations will offer free admission, including demonstrations, tours, exhibits, hands-on activities, and more. This year’s event coincides with the first of two New York State “Path Through History” weekends in 2022.

Participating museums are Alice T. Miner Museum, Anderson Falls Heritage Society Museum, Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Saturday only), Clinton County Historical Association Museum, Dannemora Village Museum, Heart’s Delight Farm Heritage Center, Kent-Delord House Museum, Lyon Mountain Mining and Railroad Museum, Northern New York American-Canadian Genealogical Society, North Star Underground Railroad Museum, Plattsburgh Air Force Base Museum, Plattsburgh Memorial Chapel, Plattsburgh State Art Museum (noon- 4 pm both days), Rouses Point History Welcome Center, The Strand Center (Saturday only 10 am to 2 pm), and the War of 1812 Museum.

The 2022 Adirondack Coast Arts and History Passports will also be available for museum days. The Adirondack Coast Cultural Alliance and the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau have redesigned and updated the Adirondack Coast Arts and History Passport.

The 2022 bilingual passport guides visitors to the sixteen museums and cultural sites located throughout the Adirondack Coast. The passport can be picked up at any location participating in Museum Days Weekend, as well as the North Country Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, visit ACCA'[s Facebook page HERE.


Live Music on the Shores of Lake George!

Fridays in Shepard Park concert-goers can enjoy free live music, 6 – 9:30 pm!

Fridays at the Lake is both kid-friendly and pet-friendly ~ the evenings features children’s activities including a bounce house, a face painter, and an air brush artist.

June 17 – Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra + Stony Creek Band
June 24 – Ten Most Wanted + Jacquelin Mignot and The Family Band
July 1 – Soul Session + Yellow Dog
July 8 – The Refrigerators + Jett Screamer
July 15 – New York Players + Tumblin Dice
July 22 – Grand Central Station + The Ultimates
August 5 – Skeeter Creek + Bluz House Rockers
August 12 – TS Ensemble + The Ultimates
August 26 – Vivid from Connecticut + Jonathan Newell Band
September 2 – Kick + The Schmooze

Note: No concert on Friday, August 19th.

Shepard Park, Canada Street, Lake George

Circle Mirror Transformation

A subtle, sincere, exquisitely written comedy…

June 21 thru 26, 2022. Schedule and tickets are HERE.

In Shirley, Vermont, Marty, an acting teacher, holds an “Adult Creative Drama” class at the local community center. The people who sign up for the class are Schultz, a recently divorced carpenter; Lauren, a reserved high school junior; Teresa, a former actress; and Marty’s husband James. Marty takes the “students” through various acting and dramatic exercises; they act like trees, beds and baseball gloves. In one exercise, they act as one another and tell their life stories. As a possible romance begins each of the group slowly reveal themselves. In a final exercise, Lauren imagines herself meeting Schultz in 10 years and they tell each other what has transpired.

From Pulitzer Prize Winning Annie Baker comes this Obie Winner for Best New Play

Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Avenue, Saranac Lake

3rd Thursday ArtWalk

Thursday, June 16, 5 to 7:30 pm

Saranac Lake’s Main Street sidewalks will be loaded with artists, crafters, and musicians—come see us!

This week hear hip-hop harp duo, Kuf Knotz & Christine Elise, at Berkeley Green.

Pick up the ArtWalk maps at any arts venue and start strolling the streets.

Rain location: The Hotel Saranac, 100 Main St.

Questions? Please contact Kaet, our ArtWalk/ArtMarket/Studio Tour Coordinator.

Father’s Day Artisan Market

Saturday, June 18, 2022,10 am to 3 pm

The Strand Center for the Arts is hosting Artisan Markets to showcase the wonderful talents of area artists. Types of goods include pottery, paintings, woodwork, fiber arts, jewelry, baked goods, and much more!

The Market will be outdoors on the front lawn of The Art Center. 23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh, NY

Please direct all Market questions to Nancy, Market Manager.

The Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburg

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