Holiday Gala Inspired by Downton Abbey

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In celebration of Season 5 of Downton Abbey, Mountain Lake PBS is pleased to present

“A Holiday Gala Inspired by Downton Abbey”
Saturday, December 13, 2014

Conference Center at Lake Placid (map)
2608 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY  12946

Cocktails & Hors d'Oeuvres 6 PM  |  Supper 7 PM  |  Premiere Screening 8:30 PM

This event will take place in conjunction with the Holiday Village Stroll.  

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The gala will culminate with an advanced screening of the first episode of Season 5 of  Downton Abbey on MASTERPIECE. This is a full three weeks before the broadcast premiere of Downton Abbey Season 5 on January 4, 2015!

Hors d’Oeuvres
Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushroom Cups
 English Tea Cakes served on Marble Rye to include...
Cucumber and Dill Sour Cream
Smoked Trout and Cream Cheese
English Peas and Mint

First Course
Poached Halibut with a Buerre Blanc
Yorkshire Pudding with a Mushroom Demi
Root Vegetable Cake with a Caper Crème Fraiche
Assorted Breads with Butter

Second Course
Intermezzo of Pear Carpaccio with Rhubarb Preserve and Mint

Third Course
Chicken Kiev served with Rosemary Potatoes and Green Tip Carrots
*vegetarian and gluten free option available upon request

Traditional British Sweets
Freshly Brewed Coffee and Assorted English Teas

Cash Bar
Full Premium Cash Bar with Signature British Cocktails

 We are very pleased to announce some exciting raffle items! 

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Win an 8-day 2015 Holiday Market Cruise from Viking River Cruises! You don't need to be present to win, so reserve your ticket today!

Only 200 tickets available for this raffle. Raffle Tickets: $50  |  List Value: $10,000

Vienna, Cologne, Budapest, Nuremberg, Rüdesheim. Whichever Christmas markets you visit, you’ll enjoy a wonderful feast of tasty treats and inspiring handcrafted gifts. Shop for local items – from handmade Christmas decorations and nutcrackers to scented candles, woolen clothing and homemade gingerbread – and sample warm, spicy glühwein.

Event Raffle Items

iPad - Donated by Abbot Frenyea & Russell, CPA's

Montreal Getaway Weekend - Donated by Tourisme Montreal

Diamond and Tanzanite Necklace - Donated by Kneucraft Fine Jewelry

Fine Estate Jewelry - Donated by Perrywinkles Fine Jewelry

Formal or period dress is encouraged but not required.

Laura's Bridal  in Plattsburgh, NY is offering attendees of the Gala a discount on any rentals for the event. Simply mention Holiday Gala Inspired by Downton Abbey when you go to the shop!

494 Route 3, Adirondack Plaza, Plattsburgh, NY 518.563.8897

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your reservation for any reason, you may do so for a full refund before midnight on Thursday, December 4th. After that time, cancellations before midnight on Thursday, December 11th will be refunded at 50% of your ticket price.  Any funds not refunded will be considered a donation to Mountain Lake PBS and tax deductible for you.


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