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.  

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Event Listings

August 21, 2019
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 acts for...
August 22, 2019
Wilmington Town Beach

Bring the family for the evening! BBQ, play on the playground, paddle on the river or just sit in a chair and relax while listening to some great music on the Ausable! Plenty of picnic tables, and fire pits for all to use.  2019 Schedule TBA 
August 22, 2019
Ballard Park

Once again Westport's Ballard Park will host Thursday evening concerts through July and August.  Concerts begin at 7:00 pm.  Bring a blanket or a lawn chair to enjoy music at this beautiful amphitheater set against a Lake Champlain...
August 23, 2019

The Keeseville Business Association announces the Keeseville Riverfront Summer Music series to be held every Friday evening during July and August, from 6-8:00 pm.  Different local entertainment will provide live performances every week.  Bring...
August 24, 2019

“Au Sable Forks Undammed,” Tahawus Windows Gallery Historian and landscape photographer Stephen Longmire, of Upper Jay, documented current and historic details of the Rome Dam, just upstream of Au Sable Forks, as it underwent deconstruction...
August 25, 2019

“Au Sable Forks Undammed,” Tahawus Windows Gallery Historian and landscape photographer Stephen Longmire, of Upper Jay, documented current and historic details of the Rome Dam, just upstream of Au Sable Forks, as it underwent deconstruction...
August 29, 2019
Wilmington Town Beach

Bring the family for the evening! BBQ, play on the playground, paddle on the river or just sit in a chair and relax while listening to some great music on the Ausable! Plenty of picnic tables, and fire pits for all to use.  2019 Schedule TBA 
August 30, 2019

The Keeseville Business Association announces the Keeseville Riverfront Summer Music series to be held every Friday evening during July and August, from 6-8:00 pm.  Different local entertainment will provide live performances every week.  Bring...
August 31, 2019

“Au Sable Forks Undammed,” Tahawus Windows Gallery Historian and landscape photographer Stephen Longmire, of Upper Jay, documented current and historic details of the Rome Dam, just upstream of Au Sable Forks, as it underwent deconstruction...
September 1, 2019
Oscar Seagle Memorial Theatre

HOT! The Music of Cole Porter September 1, 7:30 pm, Oscar Seagle Memorial Theatre Join the 2019 SMC Fall-Season artists as they sing music by beloved American composer Cole Porter. Highlights of the program will include songs like "Night and Day...
September 5, 2019
Adirondack History Museum

7 p.m. Screening An American drama film that takes place near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. The lure of fast money from smuggling presents a daily challenge to two single moms who would otherwise...
September 6, 2019

The Wilmington Historical Society invites community members to the program “Votes for Women!” on Friday, September 6th at 7 pm at the Wilmington Community Center. Presented by historian and author Margaret Bartley, the slide/lecture will focus on...
September 7, 2019
Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake

Saturday and Sunday, September 7 - 8 Visit the Adirondack Experience during this festival weekend and you’ll see unique interpretations of classic and contemporary rustic art presented through handcrafted furniture, furnishings, and Adirondack...
September 8, 2019
Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake

Saturday and Sunday, September 7 - 8 Visit the Adirondack Experience during this festival weekend and you’ll see unique interpretations of classic and contemporary rustic art presented through handcrafted furniture, furnishings, and Adirondack...
September 12, 2019

6:30 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Lecture Director Bill Killon will be on hand to present his latest documentary! The film tells the story of the high price paid by a small community in the Adirondacks that lost 5 servicemen in Vietnam, including 19-year old...
October 5, 2019
Fort Ticonderoga

Bring the whole family for a full day of autumn fun! Experience the power and thunder of hooves through demonstrations of equestrian sports and working horses; take part in family fun activities including sack races; and explore the splendor of the King'...
October 23, 2019
Palace Theater,Lake Placid Center for the Arts

Embracing Diversity — The Lake Placid Film Festival October 26 - 28, 2018 New look, new time, same beautiful place Over 30 films, seven screens, three venues, and one weekend in the mountains: welcome to the Lake Placid Film Festival. Formerly...
October 24, 2019
Palace Theater,Lake Placid Center for the Arts

Embracing Diversity — The Lake Placid Film Festival October 26 - 28, 2018 New look, new time, same beautiful place Over 30 films, seven screens, three venues, and one weekend in the mountains: welcome to the Lake Placid Film Festival. Formerly...
October 25, 2019
Palace Theater,Lake Placid Center for the Arts

Embracing Diversity — The Lake Placid Film Festival October 26 - 28, 2018 New look, new time, same beautiful place Over 30 films, seven screens, three venues, and one weekend in the mountains: welcome to the Lake Placid Film Festival. Formerly...
October 26, 2019
Palace Theater,Lake Placid Center for the Arts

Embracing Diversity — The Lake Placid Film Festival October 26 - 28, 2018 New look, new time, same beautiful place Over 30 films, seven screens, three venues, and one weekend in the mountains: welcome to the Lake Placid Film Festival. Formerly...
October 27, 2019
Palace Theater,Lake Placid Center for the Arts

Embracing Diversity — The Lake Placid Film Festival October 26 - 28, 2018 New look, new time, same beautiful place Over 30 films, seven screens, three venues, and one weekend in the mountains: welcome to the Lake Placid Film Festival. Formerly...