Music and culture enthusiasts have a variety of activities to experience in August. The Lake Placid Sinfonietta and its Pro Musica chamber music series have events scheduled beginning August 7th. Go to lakeplacidsinfonietta.org for ticket information.

Also, you can explore and even help build giant sculptures made from willow branches in Montreal, thanks to the artistry of visiting sculptor Patrick Dougherty. For more information about the “Monumental Dougherty” exhibit at the Montreal Botanical Garden, visit espacepourlavie.ca