Mountain Lake Journal Holiday Special December 25, 2015
Evolution of Caroling: We take you to a festive gathering at Traditional Arts in Upstate New York in Canton, where they’re not only singing popular Christmas carols, but also tracing the roots of many these songs back hundreds, even thousands of years. Joe Andriano, who is a professor of law at Clarkson University, not only loves to sing Christmas carols, but also shares the evolution of a particular type of song, known as Luck Visit Carols, which started in England during the Victorian era.
To lean more about Traditional Arts in Upstate New York: www.tauny.org
TAUNY programs and activities are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative ...
Santa's Workshop: Jack Laduke takes us to one of the oldest theme parks in America, where generations of kids have come to the Adirondacks to meet Santa and his reindeer at Santa's Workshop in North Pole, NY
To learn more: www.northpoleny.com
North Pole, NY home of Santa's Workshop is the forerunner in the Theme park industry which opened in 1949. It is home to Santa, his Reindeer team, and helpers.
Adirondack Doll Crafter: Derek Muirden introduces us to Diane LaBombard, a dollmaker from Peru, NY, whose hand-made creations are very popular, especially during the holidays.
To learn more: www.adirondackdollcompany.com
Ringing in the Holidays: We’ll take you to a popular Christmas concert in the Adirondacks where they ring in the holidays in style. Jack Laduke introduces us to the High Peaks Ringers, a group that carries on the tradition of performing beautiful music with handbells.
To learn more: www.facebook.com/HighPeaksRingers
Holiday Gala: Paul Larson talks with viewers who attended an evening event held in Plattsburgh.
To learn more: www.mountainlake.org