The Tannery Pond Community Center officials this past week released their performance schedule for 2013, which starts with a concert by the Parnas/Adragna Trio at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4.
While plans for the 165th annual Essex County Fair are well into the works, the fate of future fairs may be up to the Essex County budget committee.
‘The New Kid’ by Jean Arleen Breed
A Crown Point author has drawn on her experiences as a child to pen a book. Jean Arleen Breed has written “The New Kid,” her fourth book.
School play March 22 and 23
“Oklahoma!” will be presented by Schroon Lake Central School students Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23. Shows are at 7 p.m. each evening in the school auditorium.
Cellist to highlight March 16 event
A Saturday Afternoon Social will be held in Ticonderoga next weekend. The event, which will include live music, will be Saturday, March 16, at 4 p.m. at the Hancock House, home of the Ticonderoga Historical Society.
‘Savor the Arts’ March 14
Crown Point Central School students will display their talents as they garner support for their programs. “Savor the Arts” will be held at the school Thursday, March 14, at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. It will feature about 50 student musicians, actors and artists.
The Literacy Volunteers of Essex/ Franklin Counties will be holding its Winter Scrabble Tournament and Scrabble Day on Saturday, March 2, in Saranac Lake and Port Henry.
Production March 9 and 10
“Love Letters,” a play by A.R. Gurney, will be presented by the Ticonderoga Festival Guild Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, March 10, at 3 p.m. in the Downtown Gallery.
Professional entertainers bring music, lessons
The Great White Way came to Ticonderoga Middle School recently. That’s when The Learning Arts, a collaboration of music and education professionals, presented “Broadway and Carnegie Hall” to students.
Cultural events slated March 2-17
Two weeks of cultural events and activities — dubbed MArts Madness — have been planned by the Cultural Arts Initiative of the Ticonderoga Area. MArts Madness will be March 2-17.
Membership drive begins
The Ticonderoga Festival Guild will kick-off its 2013 membership drive with a free concert. Towne Meeting will entertain Sunday, March 3, at the Best Western Inn at 3 p.m. with music ranging from swing and jazz to country.
Almost 30 area art programs were awarded funding through the 2013 Decentralization Grant Funding on Feb 1. The grants were announced by the North Country Cultural Center.
ROOST honors writing contest with Destination Award
On Jan. 24, the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) recognized the efforts of CATS and the writing contest with one of its three annual Destination Awards, the Tourism Marketing Award.
Calendar designed to avoid conflicts
Hoping to avoid scheduling conflicts, the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce has started a “Save the Date” program.
Hague swim Feb. 17
The Polar Bear Plunge is a highlight of the Hague Winter Weekend. The 2013 plunge will be held at 2 p.m. at the Trout House Village dock with registration at 1 p.m.