Daily Archives: February 13, 2014

’14 Old Forge Winter Carnival to tip cap to Olympics, honor the memory of Kyle Riedman

Plenty of festivities are planned for the Old Forge Winter Carnival which will be held at McCauley Mountain and other town venues on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 14, 15 and 16th.

Lynda Kellogg, Diane Heroux, Laurie Barkauskas, Tim Foley, and Nick Bankert.

Lynda Kellogg, Diane Heroux, Laurie Barkauskas, Tim Foley, and Nick Bankert. Photo by Gina Greco

This year’s carnival theme, Old Forge Loves the Olympics, celebrates Valentine’s Day and the winter games with a variety of Olympic-themed activities planned throughout the weekend in recognition of Erin Hamlin’s history-making bronze medal win in women’s luge.

Hamlin, of Remsen, and her family enjoy skiing at McCauley.  Continue reading

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Old Forge’s View named among Best Museums outside N.Y. City

View, the arts center in Old Forge, was named as one of “The Best New York Museums Outside of NYC” in the February edition of the online magazine, New York States of Mind, a new digital magazine that highlights the best people, places, products and ideas in and from New York state.

The publication highlighted 10 museums/galleries on its list and described View as: “Tucked away right in the Adirondacks is a haven for visual and performing arts that plays off of the natural and local beauty of the area.  Continue reading

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VIEW: Pendragon Theatre to present morning production of ‘Oedipus’

Town of Webb School students will travel down the road to View on Thursday, February 20 for a 9:30 a.m. Pendragon Theatre performance of Sophocles’ Oedipus, translated by Steven Berkoff.

The public is invited to attend this special approximately 90-minute program that will be performed without an intermission. The cost to the public is $15 and tickets can be purchased at View’s box office or online at ViewArts.org.

Oedipus, a Greek tragedy, is a haunting story of a man’s search to find the truth. Considered the first detective story, the drama is a classic who-done-it, complete with mystery, murder and mayhem.

The show is appropriate for all ages. More information is available at: ViewArts.org, at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, or email info@viewarts.org.

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