Arts

Submitted by Pamela Merritt on May 10, 2018
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For many people, it's not summer until Memorial Day Weekend. Nowhere is this more true than in the Schroon Lake Region. When spring starts to happen, it happens fast, as everyone gets ready for the boating, fishing, paddling, hiking, and events that make Schroon Lake such a magnet in the summer. The waterMany activities center around Schroon Lake's namesake lake, which has plenty of room for
Submitted by Savannah Doviak on Apr 25, 2018
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Warmer days are finally here and nothing compares to an Adirondack summer. Longer days mean longer adventures, and there is a never-ending list of outdoor activities to tackle. Before every new season I like to make a few goals, a bucket list of sorts. This summer I’ll be racing in the Black Fly Challenge, want to learn to fly fish, and have a big question mark next to the Adirondack Canoe
Submitted by Pamela Merritt on Nov 30, 2017
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If you like to quilt, you will love Aunt Polly's Material Girls. This charming shop, tucked along the scenic shores of the Hudson River, is a crafter's delight. Wonderful fabrics, plenty of notions, specialty tools, and local wool are all available at this full service quilting shop. Though I am not a crafter or quilter, I do enjoy the end products. This place helps anyone see the appeal. So
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