The Adirondack Plein Air Festival begins Aug 16 with 50 artists painting for 3 1/2 days at various outdoor locations. A special Preview Party will be held Friday evening, Aug 19 (tickets required), featuring paintings created during the event. It will be from 6 - 8 pm in the Harrietstown Town Hall. The Exhibit will then be open to the public, free, from 10 - 4 pm on Aug 20. There will also be a "Quick Draw" Competition on Aug 20, with artists painting in downtown Saranac Lake, from 10 am - noon. Prizes will be awarded at noon at the Town Hall.