Arts

Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Nov 06, 2017
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The weekend of November 18 and 19 is going to be a special one for hunters. Gift and treasure hunters, that is. This is the weekend for both Holiday Craft Fairs, one in Schroon Lake and another two-day fair in Newcomb. Craft fairs might be my favorite place to shop for gifts for people I love, and to find things I love. I love wearable artI tell my husband he lucked out, in many ways, of course!
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Aug 09, 2017
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An amazing sculptor once called Newcomb both her home and her inspiration. Anna (Vaughn) Hyatt Huntington was known, both then and now, as an artist whose specialty was animal and garden figures. Immersed in natureAnna arrived in New York City in 1902, having established herself in the Boston area with small animal sculptures. She soon established herself as an artistic force to be reckoned with
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Aug 03, 2017
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Summer is still happening, and so are events at the Boathouse Theatre. This delightful venue is right on the shores of Schroon Lake. It was once the actual boathouse for Bogle's Hotel, built in 1874. Stub Bogle (I was unable to discover if this was a given name or a nickname, and if so — why?) also operated a business which repaired and rented boats. The boathouse served hotel patrons and the
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Jun 27, 2017
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This is it: The big one. The annual Arts and Crafts Fair in Schroon Lake, one of the oldest and finest arts and crafts fairs in all of upstate New York. The 49th year of this giant arts and crafts fair is Saturday, July 15, 2017. This mass of white tents, with over 100 vendors, is set up on the shore of Schroon Lake. They will be busy from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for your browsing pleasure. For the
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Apr 27, 2017
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The beautiful area around Schroon Lake serves as the backdrop to an unexpected delight. There's a whole summer season of musical shows in this very special place. Drawing from a talent pool from far and wide, Schroon Lake is home to the Seagle Music Colony, the oldest summer singer training program in the country. Brainchild of Oscar SeagleThe Seagle Music Colony was created by, and named for,