Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Schedule

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30

3 p.m. – North Country Community College Training for Fry Pan and Snow Ball Toss* (NCCC Soccer Field (across from Sparks Athletic Facility)
5:30 p.m. – 15th Annual Past Royalty Mixer and Dinner (Red Fox Restaurant, $, call 518-891-1286 for reservations)

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31

4 p.m. – High Tea* (Left Bank Café, $)
7-9 p.m. – Music – Theresa Hartford* (Left Bank Café)
7:30 p.m. – Women’s Civic Chamber Coronation of Winter Carnival Royalty (Harrietstown Town Hall)
Post-Coronation – Winter Carnival Royalty Reception (Waterhole (upstairs music lounge), cash bar)
Post-Coronation – Music – Yard Sale* (Waterhole)
8 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Music – Free Juke Box* (Captain Cook’s Bar & Grill)
10:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. – Music – Cosmic Bowling Dance Party with DJ Funky Cold Medina* (Romano’s Saranac Lanes)

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1

9 a.m. – 1st Annual Humble Pie Chess Tournament (USFC Rated Event, USFC membership required). Registration followed by event at 10 a.m. (Saranac Village at Will Rogers)
10 a.m. – NBT Bank Ice Palace Fun Run (4 miles) (Ice Palace, State Boat Launch)
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Lutheran Church Women’s Craft Sale (Harrietstown Town Hall, $)
11 a.m. – Casella Waste Curling Exhibition (Lake Flower near the Ice Palace)
11 a.m. – Paul Smith’s College Woodsmen’s Exhibition (Riverside Park)
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Petrova Winter Carnival* (Petrova Elementary School Cafeteria, $)
12:30 p.m. – Taylor Rental Ladies’ Fry Pan Toss (Riverside Park, $) Registration is at the event.
2:30 p.m. – Women’s Civic Chamber “Great Celtic Treasure Quest” Treasure Hunt – Follow the Clues (Riverside Park, $)
4 p.m. – High Tea* (Left Bank Café, $)
4 p.m. – Music – Inisheer (Harrietstown Town Hall) Sponsored by the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.
4 – 7 p.m. – St. Bernard’s School Education Council Spaghetti Dinner* (St. Bernard’s School Cafeteria, $)
7 p.m. – Lighting of the Ice Palace and Cape Air Opening Fireworks Display (Ice Palace, State Boat Launch)
9 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Music – DJ Mike & Bob & Raffle for Atlantic City Weekend Getaway* (Drawing at 11 p.m.) (Captain Cook’s Bar & Grill)
8 p.m. – Music – Emish* (BluSeed Studios BluStage, $)
8 – 10 p.m. – Winter Carnival Celtic Jam (Harrietstown Town Hall) All musicians are welcome. Sponsored by Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Dockery Chiropractic.
10 p.m. – Music – EMEFE with Mosaic Foundation opening* (Waterhole, $)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2

11 a.m. – White Stag Downhill Ski Races (Mt. Pisgah Ski Center, $)
11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Arctic Bar-B-Que (Mt. Pisgah Ski Center, $) Presented by the Friends of Mt. Pisgah
12-1 p.m. Book Signing with Andy Flynn, author of “Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Memories,” and Caperton Tissot, author of “Saranac Lake’s Ice Palace: A History of Winter Carnival’s Crown Jewel” (Winter Carnival Headquarters)
12 – 3 p.m. – Blue Line Brewery Arctic Golf (Village Park next to the State Boat Launch)
12:15 p.m. – Mayor’s Snowball Toss Tournament Challenge (Riverside Park) Registration followed by event at 1 p.m. and any donations from event will benefit High Peaks Hospice.
1 p.m. – H&R Block Ultimate Frisbee Games (Saranac Lake High School Football Field, call 518-637-2067 for more information)
2:30 p.m. – Woltner Summit Contracting Spike of Ice Icicle Contest (Ice Palace, State Boat Launch) Registration at 2:30 p.m. and all icicles must be in by 3 p.m. for judging.
4 p.m. – High Tea* (Left Bank Café, $)

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3

4 p.m. – High Tea* (Left Bank Café, $)
7 p.m. – Bingo* (Saranac Lake Adult Center)
7 p.m. – Interfaith Service in Celebration* (St. Luke’s Church)
7:30 p.m. – Movie – “Into the West” and Porky Pig cartoon* (Downhill Grill, donation requested) Sponsored by Saranac Lake Classic Film Festival.
7:30 p.m. – Music – Celtic Concert with Jubal Consort and the Barn Cats* (Saranac Lake Laboratory Museum, $)
8 – 11 p.m. – Music – The Reel Jig Band* (Grizle T’s)

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4

3:30 p.m. – Scavenger Hunt for Middle School Students* (Saranac Lake Youth Center)
4 p.m. – High Tea* (Left Bank Café, $)
5:30 p.m. – Grand Marshal Reception (Red Fox Restaurant, cash bar)
6:30 p.m. – Royalty Dinner (Red Fox Restaurant, $)
8:15 p.m. – Firemen’s Broomball* (Saranac Lake Civic Center)
10 p.m. – Music – Blind Owl Band* (Waterhole)

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5

4 p.m. – High Tea* (Left Bank Café, $)
6 p.m. – Curtis Lumber Snowshoe Races (all ages) (Dewey Mountain, $, call 518-891-2697)
10 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Music – Karaoke with Keith King* (Romano’s Saranac Lanes)
10 p.m. – Music – Sophistafunk with Groovestick opening* (Waterhole, $)

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6

2:30 – 6:30 p.m. – 25th Annual Winter Book Sale* (Saranac Lake Free Library, Cantwell Community Room, $)
4 p.m. – High Tea* (Left Bank Café, $)
6 p.m. – American Management Association Torchlight Skiing and Fireworks (Mt. Pisgah Ski Center)
6 – 9 p.m. – Music – The Celtic Bunnies* (Blue Moon Café)
7:30 p.m. – Music – Rushad Eggelston* (Pendragon Theatre, $)
8:15 p.m. – Firemen’s Broomball* (Saranac Lake Civic Center)
10 p.m. – Music – Start Making Sense with Big Mean Sound Machine opening* (Waterhole, $)
10 p.m. – 1 a.m. – Music – Cosmic Bowling Dance Party with DJ Funky Cold Medina* (Romano’s Saranac Lanes)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7

9 a.m. – Saranac Lake Teachers’ Association Children’s Skating Races (Saranac Lake Civic Center)
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – 25th Annual Winter Book Sale* (Saranac Lake Free Library, Cantwell Community Room, $)
12 p.m. – Adirondack Bank Inner Tube Races (Mt. Pisgah Ski Center, $)
4 p.m. – High Tea* (Left Bank Café, $)
4 – 6:30 p.m. – SLHS Parent Faculty Organization Pizza Dinner* (First United Methodist Church, $)
5 – 7 p.m. – Opening Reception for “Our Kinda Town” Month Long Exhibition and Silent Auction to benefit Historic Saranac Lake* (Adirondack Artists Guild)
5 – 8 p.m. – Music – Big Boss Sausage Acoustic* (Captain Cook’s Bar & Grill)
5:30 p.m. – Downtown Saranac Lake Outdoor Movie Night – Disney Pixar’s “Brave” (Berkeley Green)
7:30 p.m. – Rotary Club Variety Show (Harrietstown Town Hall, $)
8 p.m. – Music – Lewis and Clement Expedition* (Belvedere Restaurant)
9 p.m. – 1 a.m. – Music – The Cop Outs (Celtic Rock)* (Captain Cook’s Bar & Grill)
10 p.m. – Music – Conehead Buddha with The Blind Spots opening* (Waterhole, $)
10 p.m. – 2 .a.m. – Music – Karaoke with Keith King* (Romano’s Saranac Lanes)

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8

8 – 12 p.m. – Mason’s Pancake Breakfast* (Saranac Lake Adult Center, $) Sponsored by Whiteface Mountain Lodge 789 Masonic Temple.
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – McDonald’s Breakfast with the Winter Carnival Characters (McDonald’s, $)
10 a.m. – Meet the Winter Carnival Characters (Ice Palace, State Boat Launch)
10 a.m. – CanAm Snow Rugby Game (Saranac Lake High School Track Field, call 518-524-5841 for details)
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – 25th Annual Winter Book Sale* (Saranac Lake Free Library, Cantwell Community Room, $)
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Lion’s Club Chili Sale* (Harrietstown Town Hall, $)
11 a.m. – Paul Smith’s College Woodsmen’s Exhibition (Riverside Park)
12 – 4 p.m. – Paul Smith’s College Alumni Tent with Refreshments* (Nonna Fina, $)
12 p.m. – Winter Carnival Gala Parade Line-up (Register at Hyde’s Mobil. Line up on Upper Broadway.)
1 p.m. – Winter Carnival Gala Parade (Broadway & Main Street from Ampersand Avenue to Lapan Highway)
Post-Parade – Winter Carnival Parade Bands Sound-Off (Harrietstown Town Hall)
2 p.m. – Music – Blind Owl Band* (Waterhole)
2:15 – 4:15 p.m. – Music – The Reel Jig Band* (Romano’s Saranac Lanes)
2:30 – 6 p.m. – Open Chess Tournament (Saranac Lake Adult Center) Open to all ages (children need adult chaperone). Sponsored by Saranac Village at Will Rogers Chess Knights.
3 – 7 p.m. – Saranac Lake Girl Scout Troop Spaghetti Dinner* (First United Methodist Church, $)
5 – 9 p.m. – Music – Legend* (Romano’s Saranac Lanes)
7 p.m. – Music – Annie in the Water* (Captain Cook’s Bar & Grill)
7 – 9 p.m. – Music – Susan Grimm and Celtic Quartet* (Left Bank Café)
7 p.m. – Music – Half Circle* (Charlie’s Inn in Lake Clear)
8 p.m. – Sherlock Holmes Radio Plays* (Pendragon Theatre, $)
8:30 p.m. – Music – Big Boss Sausage Acoustic* (Captain Cook’s Bar & Grill)
10 p.m. – Music – Lucid* (Waterhole, $)
10 p.m. – 2 a.m. – Music – Damaged Goods* (Romano’s Saranac Lanes)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9

10 a.m. – Community Bank Adult Cross-Country Ski Races (Dewey Mountain, $, call 518-891-2697)
11 a.m. – Casey McHugh Pond Hockey Tournament (Bloomingdale Fields, $, contact 518-637-4669 for details)
11 a.m. – Bionique Snowflake Volleyball Tournament (Saranac Lake Civic Center, Rotary Field, $)
11 a.m. – Snowshoe Softball Game (Elks Field, John Munn Road, $)
12 p.m. – First Niagara Youth Cross-Country Ski Races (Dewey Mountain, $, call 518-891-2697)
12-1 p.m. Book Signing with Andy Flynn, author of “Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Memories,” and Caperton Tissot, author of “Saranac Lake’s Ice Palace: A History of Winter Carnival’s Crown Jewel” (Winter Carnival Headquarters)
12:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Snowy Owl Face Painting for Children (Harrietstown Town Hall)
2 p.m. – CVAEYC and Lake Champlain Pools Kiddie Parade (Saranac Lake Free Library to Harrietstown Town Hall)
2 p.m. – Music – Tim Herron Trio* (Waterhole)
3 p.m. – 19th Annual Saranac Lake Young Arts Association Winter Carnival Baroque Concert* (United Methodist Church, Donation Requested)
4 p.m. – Sherlock Holmes Radio Plays* (Pendragon Theatre, $)
4 – 7 p.m. – Music – Annie in the Water* (Captain Cook’s Bar & Grill)
7:30 p.m. – I LOVE NY Winter Carnival Slide Show (Ice Palace, State Boat Launch)
8 p.m. – Guide Boat Realty “Storming the Palace” Closing Fireworks Display (Ice Palace, State Boat Launch)

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11
6 p.m. Post-Winter Carnival Committee meeting (SLHS Large Group Instruction Room. All are welcome.)
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13
2 p.m. – Post-Winter Carnival Slide Show (Saranac Village at Will Rogers)
7:30 p.m. – Post-Winter Carnival Slide Show (Saranac Village at Will Rogers)
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27
6 p.m. – Winter Carnival Volunteer Recognition Dinner (Moose Club)
2015 SARANAC LAKE WINTER CARNIVAL
Feb. 6-15, 2015