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Category - The Adirondacks

Lorna Bieber: Forces of Nature

Jan 17, 2017

January 21 to May 14 at The Hyde

Glens Falls, N.Y.-Lorna Bieber isn't a photographer, but she creates works using images-sometimes as many as 100 of them-from other sources. The innovative contemporary artist selects generic stock images and  transforms them to create art that speaks to viewers as a mystical version of their own memories.

On Saturday, January 21, The Hyde Collection opens Lorna Bieber: Forces of Nature, which features the artist's massive photo montages and murals in the Hoopes Gallery.

Wine Painting Party, Family Weekends and More at the Wild Center

Jan 17, 2017

Wine Painting Party at Wild Center

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - A Wine Painting Party and Family Weekends are just some of the exciting events upcoming at The Wild Center.

EVENTS  Night Owls: A Wine Painting Party. January 20. Join The Wild Center this winter to relax and explore your artistic talents in celebration of art and nature in the Adirondacks. Take a closer look into the Adirondacks during this fun watercolor workshop where you will create an original watercolor.

Arctic Golf Going from Adirondacks to New York City

Jan 17, 2017

Saranac Lake, N.Y.  - Arctic Golf, one of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival's most unique and popular events, will be going from a home grown, small town event to the big city as part of Central Park's Winter Jam event on January 28.  Not many people can say they've played miniature golf outdoors in the winter, except those who have at the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. But now thousands of New York City's residents and visitors from all over the world will get to experience this winter oddity during Winter Jam.

Wild Center’s Adirondack Youth Climate Program wins grant from NYS Pollution Prevention Institute

Jan 12, 2017

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - The Wild Center's Adirondack Youth Climate Program has been  named an awardee of the 2016-17 Community Grants Program of the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP21) to Convene Young Leaders for Climate Resilience. The $20,000 grant will aid the project in building the environmental literacy necessary for climate resilience by focusing on understanding climate change impacts in the greater Adirondack region while working to empower high school students and their teachers to take action and change behavior through stewardship initiatives.

January 16th is Community Free Day at The Wild Center

Jan 10, 2017

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, The Wild Center will be open on Monday, January 16th from 10am until 5pm with free admission. Explore the trails on a snowshoe walk with a naturalist, take in a feature film in the Flammer Theater, paint in the Artists Studio or just enjoy watching the otters swim. Spend your day at The Wild Center.

Hyde Collection Announces 2017 Exhibition Schedule

Jan 10, 2017

Glens Falls, N.Y. - With all the excitement at The Hyde Collection, it seems like 2016 will be a difficult year to top. But with an exhibition schedule that includes one of the country's greatest living watercolorists, an innovative contemporary artist, the most influential abstract artist of the postwar era, the annual Juried High School Show, and a massive exhibition of American folk art, 2017 is shaping up to be every bit as thrilling.

Annual Holiday Shopping & Dining Night – Think Local!

Nov 17, 2016

Ticonderoga, NY - November 17, 2016 - The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce in coordination with area businesses and organizations will host the annual Holiday Shopping & Dining Night on Friday, December 2nd as part of the 7th Annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas Celebration. Shopping and Dining Night is an opportunity to take advantage of great specials and promotions, support Ticonderoga Area Businesses, visit the Holiday Farmers Market, listen to live music, take a horse drawn wagon ride, and get into the holiday spirit.

Star Trek: The Original Series Set Tour Brings Series to Life

Jul 14, 2016

Star Trek Set TourComplete Set Reproductions Offer Fans Tour of Star Trek: The Original Series Sets in Ticonderoga, New York

Ticonderoga, NY, July 14, 2016 - Star Trek super-fan James Cawley is honoring the 50th anniversary of the iconic franchise with the opening of his meticulously designed Star Trek: The Original Series set tour. Located in historic Ticonderoga, New York and under license by CBS Consumer Products, the set tour brings memories to life by allowing fans to boldly go and tour the sets of the legendary Starship Enterprise.

Recreated exactly as they were laid out on the "Desilu" (now Paramount Pictures) Stage 9 in Hollywood for the original run of Star Trek, guests will be able to step onto the soundstage and be transported directly back to 1966. Starting this July, visitors can receive guided tours, photo opportunities and an immersive experience into the world of the classic television series.

Adirondack Theatre Festival begins its 22nd summer season on June 21

Jun 3, 2016

Glens Falls, N.Y. - Kicking-off Adirondack Theatre Festival's (ATF) 22nd summer season of professional theatre is ISLAND SONG. Performances will be held at the Charles R. Wood Theater (207 Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls) June 21st - July 2nd at 7:30pm with a special matinee performance on June 29th at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $32-$45 and are available at the Wood Theater Box Office, online at ATFestival.org, or by calling (518) 480-4878. Discount season flex passes are available for the full seven show line-up.

Get Ready for the 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration!

Jun 2, 2016

Ticonderoga, NY - June 2, 2016 - The Best 4th In The North Committee, a subcommittee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration in Ticonderoga, NY with the theme "Hometown Pride - Think Local," The 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration will take place July 1-4, 2016 with a grand fireworks display, parade, the Montcalm Mile, as well as a variety of live music, food, vendors, rides, games, and much more throughout the four day celebration. New food, music, and rides are being added. The Best Fourth in the North Celebration attracts many visitors to the Ticonderoga area every year, which supports many local businesses and the local economy as a whole.

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