Winter Carnival

Winter Carnival Headquarters open

 The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Headquarters opened for the season on Sunday, Jan. 27 and will remain open until the last day of Carnival, Sunday, Feb. 10. Located at 141 River St., the Headquarters offers information about the various events of the 10-day festival, which runs from Feb. 1 to 10. The Carnival kicks off…

Winter Carnival Rotary Show Planned

The Saranac Lake Rotary Club will present its annual Winter Carnival Rotary Show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at the Harrietstown Town Hall, celebrating this year’s theme of “Under the Sea.”  Steve Borst and Sue Grimm Hanley will provide pre-show entertainment. The Saranac Lake High School Vocal Ensembles will perform under the direction of…

Winter Carnval Icicle Contest Sunday

Rumors of the great Tupperware harvest in Tupper Lake have been greatly exaggerated, but the great icicle harvest in Saranac Lake is no myth.  Jackie Foster coordinates the Annual Spike of the Ice Icicle Contest for the Winter Carnival Committee and she’ll be at the Ice Palace on Sunday to help find the longest Naturally…

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace Turns Green

The South Wall of the IcePalace in SaranacLake has turned green…  Or at least some of the tarps are green..  A one day thaw has prompted officials in charge of the Ice Palace Construction to cover the throne room and the rear wall of the building in an attempt to protect it from the elements,…

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Chris Covert Named Grand Marshal

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has chosen local real estate professional Chris Covert as its 2013 grand marshal for the Feb. 9 Gala Parade. “We chose Chris because of his endless supply of energy for community projects and events and for his longtime support of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival,” said Winter Carnival Committee…

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival – A Preview of Friday’s Coronation

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Court will be on hand for the Coronation of Royalty this Friday sponsored every year by the Women’s Civic Chamber.. We caught up with Katie VanAnden and Sarah Posidich who’ve been working with the court on their routines since November..  Sarah was on the Court in 2004, Katie in 2002…

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival – Ice Palace Construction Underway

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace is starting to take shape, mostly thanks to the help of volunteers moving more than 450 Ice Blocks a day out of Pontiac Bay…  The Ice has been cut into blocks using a special saw and finished off by hand.. Liz is standing on the ice just under…

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