Events

Welcome to the Essex County Arts Council events page!

Please use the search fields below to find arts events in your part of Essex County and the surrounding areas.  You can also search our events by date.  

If you are an artist or arts organization, and would like to add your event to our listings, please click here, or on the side bar.

Please support the First Annual Essex County Arts & Crafts Fair! See ww.essexartsandcrafts.org, August 30-31, 2017 at 10am-4pm at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport NY!

Event Listings

May 6, 2018

In just a few years, through her international concert appearances and award-winning recordings, 29 yearold Lise de la Salle has established a reputation as one of the most exciting young artists performing today and as a musician of uncommon sensibility...

May 22, 2018
Keene Valley Congregational Church

Please join East Branch Friends of the Arts for an unforgettable evening of eclectic, newly-composed folk music.  Saranac Lake's Dust Bunnies are going to bring their unique blend of vocals, guitar, and strings to Keene Valley.  Join Shamim...

June 9, 2018
Best Western Ticonderoga Inn & Suites

This evening provides a terrific dinner with an amazing concert featuring the Adirondack Jazz Orchestra.  Dinner entree choices are chicken cordon blue, roast port with apple stuffing, salmon in a lemon dill sauce or veggie lasagna.  Appetizers,...

June 13, 2018
Riverside Park Main Street at River Street Saranac Lake New York 12983

Take a walk and learn about the history of Saranac Lake’s downtown! Meet at the Riverside Park Bandshell (along Lake Flower on the corner of River Street and Main Street, diagonally across from the Town Hall) at 10:30 AM. The tour ends at the Saranac...

June 21, 2018

The Saranac Lake's Third Thursday Art Walks began 20 years ago in an effort to bring the visual, performing, and literary arts to the community and visitors of Saranac Lake. 

On the Third...

June 23, 2018

Seagle Music Colony's traditional opening concert features the introduction of all 32 2018 Seagle Music Colony Emerging Artists. The concert is followed by a reception with the artists. Get your tickets early, this show is always a sellout!

July 4, 2018
Berkeley Green

Grab the shades — summer is here! July and August are filled with warm days, refreshing dips in the lake, plenty of ice cream, and great live music.

The Village of Saranac Lake's Downtown Advisory Board hosts local and touring...

July 5, 2018

Join Seagle Music Colony as we celebrate composer Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday with this production of his charming operetta CANDIDE. 

July 6, 2018
Lake Placid Speedskating Oval Lake Placid New York 12946

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July 6, 2018

Join Seagle Music Colony as we celebrate composer Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday with this production of his charming operetta CANDIDE. 

July 6, 2018

Join Seagle Music Colony as we celebrate composer Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday with this production of his charming operetta CANDIDE. 

July 7, 2018
Lake Placid Speedskating Oval Lake Placid New York 12946

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July 7, 2018

Join Seagle Music Colony as we celebrate composer Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday with this production of his charming operetta CANDIDE. 

July 8, 2018
Lake Placid Speedskating Oval Lake Placid New York 12946

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July 11, 2018
Riverside Park Main Street at River Street Saranac Lake New York 12983

Take a walk and learn about the history of Saranac Lake’s downtown! Meet at the Riverside Park Bandshell (along Lake Flower on the corner of River Street and Main Street, diagonally across from the Town Hall) at 10:30 AM. The tour ends at the Saranac...

July 11, 2018
Berkeley Green

Grab the shades — summer is here! July and August are filled with warm days, refreshing dips in the lake, plenty of ice cream, and great live music.

The Village of Saranac Lake's Downtown Advisory Board hosts local and touring...

July 14, 2018
Boathouse Theatre

This free children's opera tells the traditional fairy tale story using the music of Mozart, Rossini and Offenbach.  The show is also on tour across the North Country. Check the Seagle Music Colony website for tour details.

July 14, 2018
Boathouse Theatre

This free children's opera tells the traditional fairy tale story using the music of Mozart, Rossini and Offenbach.  The show is also on tour across the North Country. Check the Seagle Music Colony website for tour details.

July 14, 2018
Hancock House-Ticonderoga Historical Museum

Free Community Event with an atmosphere replicating a music hall of the WWI era featuring performance by jazz band Hot Box Honey.

Costumes of the era encouraged.

July 17, 2018

Lula Wiles is a band deeply rooted in traditional folk music, but equally deep is their devotion to modern songcraft. Their songs span from heartbreak-drenched acoustic ballads to honky-tonk swagger to contemporary grit and back again, all anchored by...

July 17, 2018

Lula Wiles is a band deeply rooted in traditional folk music, but equally deep is their devotion to modern songcraft. Their songs span from heartbreak-drenched acoustic ballads to honky-tonk swagger to contemporary grit and back again, all anchored by...

July 17, 2018

Lula Wiles

Fiddler/guitarist Elle Buckland, fiddler/guitarist Isa Burke and bassist Mali Obomsawin sing and play own songs. Band deeply rooted in traditional folk with a devotion to modern songcraft.

July 17, 2018

Lula Wiles is a band deeply rooted in traditional folk music, but equally deep is their devotion to modern songcraft. Their songs span from heartbreak-drenched acoustic ballads to honky-tonk swagger to contemporary grit and back again, all anchored by...

July 18, 2018
Berkeley Green

Grab the shades — summer is here! July and August are filled with warm days, refreshing dips in the lake, plenty of ice cream, and great live music.

The Village of Saranac Lake's Downtown Advisory Board hosts local and touring...

July 18, 2018

Seagle Music Colony's first Baroque opera will be this classic by G. F. Handel. 

July 19, 2018

The Saranac Lake's Third Thursday Art Walks began 20 years ago in an effort to bring the visual, performing, and literary arts to the community and visitors of Saranac Lake. 

On the Third...

July 19, 2018

Seagle Music Colony's first Baroque opera will be this classic by G. F. Handel. 

July 20, 2018

Seagle Music Colony's first Baroque opera will be this classic by G. F. Handel. 

July 21, 2018

Seagle Music Colony's first Baroque opera will be this classic by G. F. Handel. 

July 24, 2018

Generation Gap

Keyboard, guitar and vocals Andre Gordon, guitar and vocals Doug Cossey, bass and vocals Matt Cossey, trumpet, guitar and vocals Mike Iturrino, drums, Ron Cossey.  This band is Ticonderoga’s local Blues,...

July 24, 2018

Lula Wiles is a band deeply rooted in traditional folk music, but equally deep is their devotion to modern songcraft. Their songs span from heartbreak-drenched acoustic ballads to honky-tonk swagger to contemporary grit and back again, all anchored by...

July 24, 2018

Lula Wiles is a band deeply rooted in traditional folk music, but equally deep is their devotion to modern songcraft. Their songs span from heartbreak-drenched acoustic ballads to honky-tonk swagger to contemporary grit and back again, all anchored by...

July 25, 2018
Berkeley Green

Grab the shades — summer is here! July and August are filled with warm days, refreshing dips in the lake, plenty of ice cream, and great live music.

The Village of Saranac Lake's Downtown Advisory Board hosts local and touring...

July 26, 2018

The 5th annual Mountain Madness Quilt Camp will take place at the former Holy Ghost Academy (HGA) in Tupper Lake, NY. Affordable Quilting and the Stitchin' Bs are hosting this fun-filled three-day event. All levels of quilters, hobbyists,...

July 27, 2018

The 5th annual Mountain Madness Quilt Camp will take place at the former Holy Ghost Academy (HGA) in Tupper Lake, NY. Affordable Quilting and the Stitchin' Bs are hosting this fun-filled three-day event. All levels of quilters, hobbyists,...

July 27, 2018
Arrowhead Park,

Sponsored by the Fulton Chain of Lakes Performing Arts Council

3:00  Free Children's Concert under the tent featuring two quartets from the RPO for children 12 & under accompanied by an adult

4:00-7:00 Cocktail Benefit @ The...

July 28, 2018

The 5th annual Mountain Madness Quilt Camp will take place at the former Holy Ghost Academy (HGA) in Tupper Lake, NY. Affordable Quilting and the Stitchin' Bs are hosting this fun-filled three-day event. All levels of quilters, hobbyists,...

August 1, 2018
Berkeley Green

Grab the shades — summer is here! July and August are filled with warm days, refreshing dips in the lake, plenty of ice cream, and great live music.

The Village of Saranac Lake's Downtown Advisory Board hosts local and touring...

August 1, 2018

This opera by John Harbison is based on the classic by F. Scott Fitzgerald and made its premiere at the Metropolitan Opera in 1999. 

August 2, 2018

This opera by John Harbison is based on the classic by F. Scott Fitzgerald and made its premiere at the Metropolitan Opera in 1999. 

August 3, 2018

This opera by John Harbison is based on the classic by F. Scott Fitzgerald and made its premiere at the Metropolitan Opera in 1999. 

August 4, 2018

This opera by John Harbison is based on the classic by F. Scott Fitzgerald and made its premiere at the Metropolitan Opera in 1999. 

August 7, 2018

Sounds of the Northway

Ann Hope Ruzow Holland, Cathie Davenport, Patricia Nelson, Vickie Putman, Lynn Schlessinger make up this folk music quintet featuring acoustic performances of folk songs from the traditional to the...

August 7, 2018

Sounds of the Northway

Ann Hope Ruzow Holland, Cathie Davenport, Patricia Nelson, Vickie Putman, Lynn Schlessinger make up this folk music quintet featuring acoustic performances of folk songs from the traditional to the...

August 8, 2018
Riverside Park Main Street at River Street Saranac Lake New York 12983

Take a walk and learn about the history of Saranac Lake’s downtown! Meet at the Riverside Park Bandshell (along Lake Flower on the corner of River Street and Main Street, diagonally across from the Town Hall) at 10:30 AM. The tour ends at the Saranac...

August 8, 2018
Berkeley Green

Grab the shades — summer is here! July and August are filled with warm days, refreshing dips in the lake, plenty of ice cream, and great live music.

The Village of Saranac Lake's Downtown Advisory Board hosts local and touring...

August 12, 2018

One of Seagle Music Colony's oldest traditions, this Sunday afternoon concert features inspirational solo and choral music from the Seagle Music Colony Emerging Artists. Come early - the theater fills up quickly.

August 15, 2018
Berkeley Green

Grab the shades — summer is here! July and August are filled with warm days, refreshing dips in the lake, plenty of ice cream, and great live music.

The Village of Saranac Lake's Downtown Advisory Board hosts local and touring...

August 15, 2018

Jerry Herman's Broadway classic rounds out the 2018 Seagle Music Colony mainstage summer season.

August 16, 2018

The Saranac Lake's Third Thursday Art Walks began 20 years ago in an effort to bring the visual, performing, and literary arts to the community and visitors of Saranac Lake. 

On the Third...

August 16, 2018

Jerry Herman's Broadway classic rounds out the 2018 Seagle Music Colony mainstage summer season.

August 17, 2018
Tupper Lake Municipal Park

Shopping with a view!

For forty-five years, one of the premier events hosted in the Village of Tupper Lake has been the Annual Flea Market. A family event started by the Order of Eastern Star and continued on by the Masonic Lodge, the Tupper...

August 17, 2018

Jerry Herman's Broadway classic rounds out the 2018 Seagle Music Colony mainstage summer season.

August 18, 2018
Tupper Lake Municipal Park

Shopping with a view!

For forty-five years, one of the premier events hosted in the Village of Tupper Lake has been the Annual Flea Market. A family event started by the Order of Eastern Star and continued on by the Masonic Lodge, the Tupper...

August 18, 2018

Jerry Herman's Broadway classic rounds out the 2018 Seagle Music Colony mainstage summer season.

August 19, 2018
Tupper Lake Municipal Park

Shopping with a view!

For forty-five years, one of the premier events hosted in the Village of Tupper Lake has been the Annual Flea Market. A family event started by the Order of Eastern Star and continued on by the Masonic Lodge, the Tupper...

August 19, 2018

One of Seagle Music Colony's oldest traditions, this Sunday afternoon concert features inspirational solo and choral music from the Seagle Music Colony Emerging Artists. Come early - the theater fills up quickly.

August 21, 2018

Phil Henry Acoustic Trio (PHAT)

Guitar and vocals Phil Henry, hand percussion Gary Moon, multi instrumental musician Jeff Kimball. Each member of this trio have earned awards and accolades, together they are musicians as story- tellers. Their music...

August 21, 2018

Phil Henry Acoustic Trio (PHAT)

Guitar and vocals Phil Henry, hand percussion Gary Moon, multi instrumental musician Jeff Kimball. Each member of this trio have earned awards and accolades, together they are musicians as story-...

August 22, 2018
Berkeley Green

Grab the shades — summer is here! July and August are filled with warm days, refreshing dips in the lake, plenty of ice cream, and great live music.

The Village of Saranac Lake's Downtown Advisory Board hosts local and touring...

August 29, 2018
Berkeley Green

Grab the shades — summer is here! July and August are filled with warm days, refreshing dips in the lake, plenty of ice cream, and great live music.

The Village of Saranac Lake's Downtown Advisory Board hosts local and touring...

September 8, 2018

This revue of the music of Broadway composer Cy Coleman is filled with familiar and memorable tunes. Performed by the 2018 Seagle Music Colony fall outreach artists, this show is also on tour across the North Country in September and early October. ...

September 12, 2018
Riverside Park Main Street at River Street Saranac Lake New York 12983

Take a walk and learn about the history of Saranac Lake’s downtown! Meet at the Riverside Park Bandshell (along Lake Flower on the corner of River Street and Main Street, diagonally across from the Town Hall) at 10:30 AM. The tour ends at the Saranac...

September 20, 2018

The Saranac Lake's Third Thursday Art Walks began 20 years ago in an effort to bring the visual, performing, and literary arts to the community and visitors of Saranac Lake. 

On the Third...