Regional Author Showcase

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

As part of the 2024 Kickass Writers Festival, ACW presents the Regional Author Showcase! We’ve selected a line-up of emerging and established authors from across the North Country to prove that Adirondack writers kick ass too. Hosted by Christopher Shaw, this event will feature readings by local and regional writers of various genres including Robin...

Free

Kickass Bookfair

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

Discover books from small presses, independent authors, and regional literary organizations from across New York State. This event and many others are FREE + open to the public as part of the 2024 Kickass Writers Festival!

Free

Bookfair

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

Stop by the Harrietstown Town Hall after you visit the Saranac Lake Farmers Market and buy some books! Free and open to the public from 10am-3pm, the bookfair will offer books for all ages as well as a chance to meet and talk with published authors, publishers, and literary journals. Whether you want to pick...

Free

Kickass Kickoff – readings with Denice Frohman and Patricia Spears Jones

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

Kick off the 2024 Kickass Writers Fest with electrifying readings by two proud New Yorkers dedicated to building community through poetry: Patricia Spears-Jones, the 2024 NY State Poet Laureate, and Denice Frohman, former Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion. Last Kickass, Willie Perdomo was the audience favorite; if you loved him then these women...

Free

Rotary Club Variety Show

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

The Rotary Winter Carnival Show features the Carnival Royalty, High School Carnival Court dance routine, High School choral ensemble, and musical and dance acts by local students and artists. It will be a classic Carnival evening, closing with the Rotary Dancers rendition of New York, New York. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Charlie Reinertsen begins a...

$25.00

Meet the Author: Neal Shusterman

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

Join us on Friday, September 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. as we welcome acclaimed YA author Neal Shusterman to the Adirondacks Center for Writing! Shusterman is the New York Times best-selling author of over thirty novels for children, teens, and adults. He won the 2015 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature for...

FREE ADMISSION

Adirondack Plein Air Festival Aug 19

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

2023 will be the 15th Adirondack Plein Air Festival - a week long, outdoor painting event that attracts artists from all over the country. Many apply, and the top 40 are selected to participate by a team of artist jurors. Hundreds of fresh, new paintings will be in the Town Hall, which is open to...

ADK Plein Air Festival Show & Sale open to the public

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

Some of the paintings are still wet! Come look at what 40 splendid artists have created this week in and around Saranac Lake. Serious collectors as well as first time buyers will find something to delight you.

Free

ADK Plein Air Festival Private Preview, Awards & Sale

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

Hundreds of fresh, local paintings await you in Harrietstown Town Hall. Friday's private preview, awards and sale is not to be missed. Art collectors and first time buyers alike will find something to love. Enjoy drinks and snacks as you bask in the creative aura of the Adirondack Plein Air Festival Show. For tickets, please...

Adirondack Plein Air Festival Aug 18

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

2023 will be the 15th Adirondack Plein Air Festival - a week long, outdoor painting event that attracts artists from all over the country. Hundreds of fresh, new paintings will be produced and displayed in the Town Hall! Artists may be out painting Friday morning, but the main event is the opening reception, the "Special...

$20

2023 Rotary Show!

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

After two years off, The Rotary Club of Saranac Lake will host its annual Winter Carnival variety show Friday, February 10th, at 7:30 pm at the Harrietstown Hall. The Rotary Winter Carnival Show features the Carnival Royalty, High School Carnival Court dance routine, High School choral ensemble, and musical and dance acts by local students...

Howl Grand Slam: Heroes & Villains

Harrietstown Town Hall 39 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY, United States

True stories told live on stage (with no notes!) Over the last three years we’ve hosted eleven Howl Story Slams, and now we’re inviting those eleven winners to compete against one another on a bigger stage. Join us at the Harrietstown Town Hall as our winning storytellers compete against one another to be crowned the...

$10