First Meeting for 2020 is Tuesday, September 24
Theme for 2020 is 'Myths and Legends!'
The carnival is on January 31-February 9, 2020!

2015 Winter Carnival Queen

Linda Jackson
2015 Queen Linda Jackson
photo by Mark Kurtz

Queen Linda Jackson - Our 2015 Winter Carnival Queen was born and raised in New Jersey.  She attended Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, New Jersey.  She graduated from Radford University in Virginia with a degree in Primary and Elementary Education. She arrived in Saranac Lake in 1972 and has been volunteering ever since.  She is a past president and member of Saranac Lake Women’s College Scholarship  Club, volunteer for the Saranac Lake Library Book Fair, a volunteer for First Night, a  member of the Community Lunch Box, a member of the Community Store Marketing Committee, and a Board member for Historic Saranac Lake.  She is a volunteer for Grace Pantry, a Chapter President for Beta Mu, Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a honorary international organization of Woman Educators.She has taught in Saranac Lake as a teacher in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade, except for  2nd grade, including the gifted and talented classes in Lake Colby and Petrova Elementary Schools.  She retired in 2011.She is a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. She is the daughter of Edwin and Ruth Simgleton and the sister to Nancy, Marcia, Robert and Scott.  Her children include Karina, of Waltham Massachusetts, Trevor of Hamden, Connecticut, and Timothy of Denver, Colorado.  She has one grandson, Luca.   She enjoys following her children’s lives with great pride.Since retiring she is enjoying exploring new places, wandering through museums, reading, baking and dabbling in drawing and painting.  She is especially happy spending time with family and friends.

2015 Royalty Court
Top Sponsors
Guide Boat Realty
Hotel Saranac
Adirondack Bank
Taylor Rental
American Management Association
Can-Am Rugby Tournament
Casella Waste Systems Inc.
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Recent Info/News
World Premiere of 'Ice Palace, A Love Letter' Movie
2019-10-08 - During the 2016 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, New York City Filmmaker Mark Burns came to Saranac Lake to capture the process from start to finish of what it takes to make the carnival happen. That year, the weather gave us many challenges, and Mark's camera caught all the drama. We're excited that Mark’s film, 'Ice Palace, A Love Letter', will have its world premiere at the Lake Placid Film Festival on October 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
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