saranac-lake-winter-carnival-logo.jpgSaranac Lake, N.Y. - The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee invites the public to the Winter Carnival Grand Marshal Reception and Royalty Dinner on Tuesday, February 4th at the Red Fox Restaurant located at 5034 Route 3 in Saranac Lake. The Grand Marshal Reception will be held from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and is a free event to welcome the 2014 Winter Carnival Grand Marshal and Royalty.  Snacks will be served and a cash bar will be available.  The Royalty Dinner will follow the reception from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. and is by reservation only.  To make a reservation contact Milt Adams at 518-891-4367.  Reservations are required before January 26th.  There is a cost depending on the age of the attendee. Payment should be made by check payable to the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee and must be received prior to the dinner.  Checks should be mailed to Milt Adams, 680 County Route 18, Lake Clear, NY 12945. The dinner will be plated therefore a meal choice must be made upon reservation.  Adult dinner choices are chicken parmesan, pasta primavera or stuffed sole and include soup, salad, coffee/tea and dessert for $30.  Child (ages 6-12) dinner choices are chicken fingers, chicken parmesan or spaghetti and meatballs and include soup or salad, a drink and dessert for $10.  Dinner is provided at no cost for children ages 6 and under and is spaghetti and meatballs. All proceeds from the Royalty Dinner benefit the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee, formally known as the Society for Promotion of Winter Carnival, Saranac Lake, Inc., is a group of volunteers dedicated to organizing an annual mid-winter festival.  This 10-day, communitywide event traces its roots to a one-day Winter Carnival held in 1897 by the Pontiac Club.  The Carnival honors its heritage every year by building an Ice Palace from blocks of ice harvested from Lake Flower's Pontiac Bay, where carnival events have been traditionally held for generations.  For more information, visit the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival website at http://www.saranaclakewintercarnival.com/.  The 2014 Winter Carnival will take place Jan. 31 - Feb. 9.

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PHOTO: Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Contact: Colleen O'Neill, (973) 280-9281, Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee, Publicity Chair or Eric Foster, (518) 369-0575, Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee, Chairman