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CHESTERTOWN | Summerfest, the Town of Chester’s annual warm-weather festival — to be held Saturday, July 6, in a time-frame condensed from prior years — is featuring several new attractions in its 2019 edition. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury’s fifth annual food, music, street performer festival proved that the early summer event has staying power. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CHESTERTOWN | A two-day festival featuring a variety of activities for dogs and their human companions — imbued with an aura of the freewheeling 1960s — is returning this weekend to northern Warren County for its eighth year. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A festive party celebrating Irish heritage — annually embraced by people all over the Capital Region and beyond — is to be held next weekend in Lake George. Read more

The Sun

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Lake Placid | Harlem-based Mwenso & the Shakes and Brooklyn-based Alsarah & the Nubatones will be the headlining performers at the 2019 Adirondack Global Arts Festival in Lake Placid March 7-9. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | After hosting what was believed to be a record crowd last weekend for the third installment of the 2019 Lake George Winter Carnival, event officials are now predicting another large crowd for the Carnival’s finale... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | People from all over northeastern New York and beyond are expected to enjoy an array of family-oriented activities this weekend at the third installment of the 2019 Lake George Winter Carnival. Read more

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INDIAN LAKE | The annual SNOCADE winter festival will be held in Indian Lake Feb. 15-24. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Ice Palace construction for the 2019 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival began in earnest last week. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Sunday afternoon, Kristen Hanifin gazed out at dozens of people entering Festival Commons to attend Adirondack Christkindlmarkt. Read more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG | The 30th annual Christmas in Warrensburgh lived up to its reputation of spreading Christmas joy amongst area residents and visitors, its founder said hours after the festival ended. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | North Creek’s popular community Halloween festival returns this year from Saturday Oct. 27 with some new attractions joining its ever-popular lineup of activities for all ages. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest and Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees and the Adirondack landscape on Oct. 6 at Fort Ticonderoga. Read more

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LONG LAKE | The Town of Long Lake will host their “Fall Festival Weekend” on Saturday, Oct. 6. Read more

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HORICON | As many as 2,000 plastic ducks will wobble their way through the sluiceway of the Brant Lake Mill Pond’s upper dam this Saturday swimming downstream to a finish line. Read more

The Sun

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GLENS FALLS | Although rain and wind grounded planned flights of hot-air craft on the second day of the Adirondack Balloon Festival last weekend, the first day and final two days were quite a success, according to event organizers. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Members of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee are seeking volunteers to help them plan and facilitate the next 10-day festival, set for Feb. 1-10, 2019. Read more

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INDIAN LAKE | The Great Adirondack Moose Festival (GAMF), New York state’s first and only moose themed festival, offers visitors of all ages a fantastic Adirondack experience. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Conjure up images of the French painter Renoir, and thoughts turn to outdoor easels on the banks of the Seine, or in gardens bristling with colorful flowers and ladies’ hats. Read more

The Sun

WESTPORT | Adirondack Harvest Festival has reached a third year in celebration of local farm, farmers and the steady local food economy. Read more

The Sun

  • Rokeby Museum’s Annual Pie and Ice Cream Social takes place Sunday, Aug. 16, 1-4 p.m. Local baker volunteers have been contributing pies for the even for 25 years. Pictured: 2014 pie event.

  • The Have-A-Heart Benefit and Music Festival will take place Friday, June 24.

  • The nationally renowned rock band Wild Adriatic — which has local roots — is to headline this Sunday’s edition of the Brews & Bands series of weekly concerts in Shepard Park, Lake George. Photo provided