Week of 2/26 through 3/4 Events & Activities Bulletin
Keeping business owners, employees and community members up to date.

Please share with your staff. If you would like us to print a copy of the weekly schedule for your establishment, please stop by the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center @ 39 Main Street Tuesday-Saturday 8:30am-4:30pm.
TUESDAY 2/27/18
The Spring Sports Parent Athlete Meeting will be in the High School's Auditorium starting at 6pm. JV and Varsity sports begin Monday, March 5th. Modified sports begin Monday, March 12th.
Family Trivia Night will take place this Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30pm at St. Bernard’s School (doors open at 5pm). Teams will consist of approx. 8 players (at least one member must be a child in 5th grade or under). Cost is $5 per person at the door. Pizza and baked goods will be available for purchase. Reservations suggested call or text (518)569-4845.
FRIDAY 3/2/18
The Book Nook
Hats Off to Dr. Seuss's Birthday will take place from 5 to 6pm at The Book Nook, LLC. March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday as well as Read Across America. Did you know Dr. Seuss would be 114 this year? While he is no longer with us, his legacy lives on in the pages of his books. The Book Nook will be hosting story time where we will be reading some of Dr. Seuss's classic works, like The Cat in the Hat , The Lorax, and Oh The Places You Will Go . All ages are welcome to join.
St. Bernard's School
Please join us for St. Bernard's School Kindergarten Open House. Stop by on Friday between 4:30 and 5:30pm for a party to introduce you and your child to all the wonderful things Kindergarten has to offer at St. Bernard's School. Please call 518-891-2830 for more information.
NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery
NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to present Jeanne Danforth’s show “Bugzzzz!” with an opening reception this Friday from 5 to 7pm. Jeanne won Best in Show at NorthWind’s 2017 Regional Juried Show, and is a member of the Adirondack Artist’s Guild. The opening will take place at 11 Woodruff Street, Saranac Lake and is free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through the month of March. For more information visit http://www.northwindfineartsgallery.com/  or contact (518)354-1875 and northwindfinearts@gmail.com.
This week at the Waterhole come out to listen to Root Shock. The show will take place at the Waterhole Upstairs Music Lounge, with doors opening at 8pm for a 9pm show. Tickets are $10 for this 21+ show.
Lake Colby Beach
Colby Classic Fishing Derby with registration taking place before fishing between 7am and 4pm each day (Sat & Sun) at the Lake Colby Public Beach. Prizes are awarded for the heaviest fish in its category. There are four categories: perch, trout, salmon, and northern pike. All perch, trout, and salmon must be taken from Lake Colby. No frozen fish are accepted. For more information visit www.saranaclakefishandgameclub.net.
St. Luke's Church
Live Music at St. Luke's Church will start at 8pm featuring "The Aurea Ensemble String Quartet- An Evening with Schubert, Ives, and Mendelssohn." Come to 136 Main Street for a night of music. Tickets are available at Ampersound and The Shamrock Grill.
Creative Classrooms Retreat: "Bring Drama Back Into Your Life- How to Bring Art Integration Into the Classroom" will begin this week. BlueSeed Studios’ Creative Classrooms Project and the Lake Clear Lodge and Retreat have partnered to develop a series of participant driven Creative Learning Retreats. This is not a standard workshop in a classroom setting. Participants have the opportunity to learn in a variety of settings including an iconic Adirondack arts center, a Great Camp Lodge and more nature-based sites. Participants will have the opportunity to earn a variety of credits, depending on their vocation, including Continuing Teachers Leadership Credits (CTLE). This retreat will take place from 6pm Friday through 1pm Sunday, March 4th. For more information check out http://www.bluseedstudios.org/event/ccp-retreat-drama/ or call (518)891-6200.
Thursday Nights
$20 Three Course Supper at the Left Bank Cafe
Mount Pisgah’s Saturday Candy Bar Races will continue with this Saturday’s race. Register at 10am for a race start at 10:30am. Cost is $1.00, or free for all current Ski Club members. Three runs down a set course and receive three candy bars. This event is guaranteed fun! Bring your cow bells!

Adult Races at Mount Pisgah will continue on Monday nights from 6pm to 7:30pm. Mt. Pisgah lift ticket is required (Discounted race ticket available). First two runs are timed with additional practice runs available. There will be an after-party at Casa Del Sol and DownHill Grill with your first drink free.
Tuesday, Feb. 27th
-Dewey Mountain Youth Ski League (Tuesday skiers) from 4-5pm
-Tuesday Night Races - kids race at 5:30 & middle school, high school, and adults starting at 6pm
Thursday, Mar. 1st
-Dewey Mountain Youth Ski League from 4-5pm
Saturday, Mar. 3rd

-Dewey Mountain Day a celebration of ski and snowshoe fun for the entire family with a packed schedule:
10am - Adk Paintball Biathlon (for age 8-15)
10am to 2pm - Icicle obstacle course and children's snowshoe scavenger hunt
12:30pm - Tandem ski challenge; 2 people, 1 pair of skis, and a few obstacles
1:30pm - The 13th Annual Dewey Mtn Boxershort Triathlon Relay to ski, snowshoe, and sled your way to victory! Who will hoist the Golden Boxers above their head in victory this year?
Lunch - chili, cornbread, sweets and treats(donation accepted)

Please contact the mountain for more information, (518)891-2697 or visit deweymountain.com
Every Wednesday is Ladies's Night at Casa Del Sol from 4:30 until 9pm. There are plenty of margarita and entree specials. Lady's chimichanga only $9, portobello mushroom and spinach quesadilla $9.50, and two fish tacos with a salad only $7.50.

Tacos, Tunes, and Trivia will take place every Thursday night at Casa Del Sol. Starting at 7pm, there will be plenty of great food, drinks, and tunes all orchestrated by everyone‘s favorite host Gary Peacock, not to mention a $100 Gift Card for winning. See you there.
Bitters & Bones 2018 Trivia Season is underway. Every Tuesday will be Trivia night for your team's chance to compete for a grand prize. Teams will be expected to: have elected their 6 core members and 3 alternate members, have a hilarious and/or creative team name (which they will keep for the entire season). The kitchen will be offering up some sharable specials, to keep teams fed and fit for competition.
Spring Break Shape up is back! Come out for some Iron Yoga with Sue Murnane at The Dance Sanctuary. There will be weekly classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30am. This will run through a 6 week session February 13th through March 22nd. This super fun class will help you burn fat and build strength with a combination of interval exercises and power yoga flows done with light weights. Cost is $140. You will need 3-5 pound dumbbells, mats available. For questions call (518)524-2371 or email susanmurnane@yahoo.com.
Adirondack Riverwalking
Adirondack Riverwalking Guided Trips invite you to strap on a pair of snowshoes and let us take you on a unique Winter Forest Bathing sensory immersion eco-trip. We will cover less than a mile on gentle terrain to allow you to take in all the sights, sounds, smells, and textures of an Adirondack forest in winter. Let our guides help you slow down through a series of sensory activities so you can find a deeper relationship with nature. Each trip ends at the Hotel Saranac with a cup of wild tea.

Saturdays until the end of March
1pm to 3pm 
Book a private eco-trip for your family, work or social group.
Adults $40
Children, ages 10 to 17 $35
Bring your own snowshoes for a $10 discount
Book your trip  o nline or call  518-637-2963

Visit our website adirondackriverwalking.com for more information about  Adirondack Riverwalking.
Micro Monday- Mini-Pitcher Specials all day long on the best craft beer selection in Saranac Lake $6 and up

2 For 1 Tuesday-After 9pm come join us for 2 for 1 draft, bottle, and canned beer as well as well liquor, wine, and champagne.

Whisky Wednesday- $1 off all whisky and $3.50 Narragansett

Thirsty Thursday- 2 For 1 Anchorsteam, Switchback, Torpedo IPA, Downeast Cider, and Yonker’s Squeaky Clean Pale Ale Draught until 9pm

Self-Serve Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar- Every Sunday Grizle T’s opens at noon to offer our self-serve Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar featuring fresh fruit, purées, juices, Bloody Mary mixes, lots of pickled offerings, and as much a hot sauce as you can imagine 
February 26th, from 5:30 to 7:30pm Advanced Beginners Winter Pottery Class will take place. Now through March 19th on Mondays, class instruction by Carol Marie Vossler, cost is $275.

February 27th, from 12:30 to 2:30pm Adult Afternoon Painting Class. Tuesdays through March 13th, $50 material fee includes water-base oil paints, brushes and 3 canvas. Cost is $150, or $45 per class drop-in fee.

February 27th, from 5:30 to 7:30pm Intermediate Winter Pottery Class. Every Tuesday through March 20th with instructor Peter Shrope, cost is $275.

February 28th, from 12:30 to 2:30pm Afternoon Printmaking Class. Every Wednesday through March 14th work on discovering monoprints and monotypes. Cost is $150, or $45 per class drop-in fee.

February 28th, from 5:30 to 7:30pm Beginners Pottery Winter Class. Wednesdays with Kerri Zeimann now through March 21st. Cost is $275.

March 1st, from 12:30 to 2:30pm Adult Afternoon Painting Class. Thursdays through March 15th, $50 material fee includes water-base oil paints, brushes and 3 canvas. Cost is $150, or $45 per class drop-in fee.

Call (518)891-3799 or email admin@bluseedstudios.org to register.
Inner Quest Yoga will host Restorative Yoga and Sound Meditation with Mary Bartel, a yoga therapist, iRest Yoga Nidra, and meditation instructor. Classes will run Thursdays, February 15th through March 29th from 5 to 6:15pm. No meditation or yoga experience required. Cost is $15 per class. Those who have class passes can use them and you may purchase multi-session passes.

Inner Quest Yoga will also host Mindful Movement- Prana Flow & Body Sensing Yoga to help you move slowly, breathe deeply, relieve stress, release muscle tension, and clear the mind. These classes are accessible for most body types regardless of strength, flexibility, fitness level, shape, or weight. Classes run Wednesdays, February 14th through March 28th from 4:30 to 5:45pm. Cost is $15 per class.
Lake Clear Lodge and Retreat
Bootlegger's Lantern-Lit Sleigh Rides are back at the Lake Clear Lodge and Retreat. Every Saturday m eander over nature trails lit by real kerosene lanterns and to the shores of serene Lake Clear. Brunet's Farm will provide sleigh rides every hour from 3pm through 7pm, or call to schedule a group or private sleigh ride. You can also choose to experience a lantern-lit sleigh ride, then explore one of the last original Adirondack Lodges with a 3-course speakeasy dinner. You'll need a password to get in, and we might even be raided by a 1920s Copper! Call to schedule and reserve your ticket for this 1920s experience, (518)891-1489 or email info@lodgeonlakeclear.com.
Adirondack Center for Writing presents Course #4: 'We Wear the Mask: The Truth in Playing Pretend' with teacher Samantha Thornhill. This five-week generative writing course, from February 19th through March 26th, will focus on the persona poem as a method of unearthing surprising truths about being human, animal, or myth. With empathy and imagination being major tools of engagement, writers give voice to mythological figures, deceased ancestors, movie stars, villains, and historic figures–known and unknown. Each week, writers will be exposed to poems with crucial craft elements to help in the creation of their own deeply-imaginative works. For more information check out adirondackcenterforwriting.org.
The dining hall closed early? Bored of campus life? Need to buy some groceries? All aboard the Smitty Shuttle! On Friday and Saturday from 3pm to midnight, and Sunday from noon to 5:30pm, you can find convenient transportation to and from Saranac Lake and Lake Placid, in front of the Student Center. What’s the catch? It’s free! No more giving gas money to your friends or buying a ticket for the bus. Just bring your student I.D. card to the green van marked “Smitty Shuttle,” tell Peter where you’re heading, and get ready to have a good time in town. If you’re unsure of your destination or you can’t make it to the designated drop off areas, talk to Peter on your ride in and make a special arrangement. Just don’t be late! 
Paul Smith's College VIC is offering free snowshoe walks throughout the winter, Saturdays and Sundays starting at 1pm. Explore the Adirondack Winter with our naturalists on a snowshoe adventure appropriate for all ages. Join our naturalists to hone in on your observation skills. Adult rental snowshoes are available for participants at the VIC. A day pass or season pass is required for participation in these programs. Come learn about winter's mysterious ways and how our flora and fauna have adapted to deal with the harshness it brings. Please call (518)327-6241 ahead and reserve your space.
***Please contact the event hosts, for more up to date information. Also be aware that cancellations and postponements do occur. The Chamber does not take responsibility for notifying you if another organization's event is postponed or canceled. 

If you would like your event/activity posted please email us at welcome@slareachamber.org
518.891.1990  welcome@slareachamber.org