Adirondack Events: August 13-15. 2010

History is happening around the Adirondack Park this weekend. John Brown Lives! at the Keene Valley Library and the 100th anniversary of Mark Twain death. as well as free museum openings and the annual Adirondack Museum’s Antique Great Camp Sale.

For other events around the Adirondack Park, just check below. Have a great weekend!


Tri-Lakes and Beyond - including Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Malone, Paul Smiths, Bloomingdale, Gabriels, Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley

Western Adirondack Family Time – including Cranberry Lake, Newcomb, Thendara , Raquette Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Old Forge, Northville, Caroga Lake, Star Lake, Croghan and Inlet

Southern Adirondack Family Time – including, Schroon Lake, North Creek, Indian Lake, Whitehall and Lake George, Caroga Lake, Mayfield, Lake Luzerne, Bolton Landing, Gloversville, Warrensburg, Hague

Champlain Valley Family Time – including Ausable Forks, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Westport, Port Henry, Elizabethtown and Keeseville, Wadams, Essex and Plattsburgh


Tri Lakes and Beyond Adirondack Family Time

8/13.10
all day: Franklin County Fair in Malone
all day John Brown Lives! At the Keene Valley Library 518-962-4758
8:00 a.m. Lake Placid Biathlon Club hosts its 5K Summer Race, Mount Van Hoevenberg Biathlon range
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Paul Smith’s VIC Butterfly House open.
11:00 a.m. Pendragon presents “Jungle Book”
2:00 p.m. Paul Smiths Farmers’ Market
4:00 p.m. The Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid hosts authors Shannon Delany, author of “13 to Life”
4:00 p.m. FREE Freaky Fridays Ice Show at the Olympic Center Rink
7:00 p.m. Historic Saranac Lake and Pual Smith’s College presents 100th anniversary of Mark Twain’s death at the John Black Room of the Saranac Laboratory Museum in Saranac Lake.
7:30 p.m. Lecture at Paul Smiths: Adirondack Center for Writing presents Bill McKibben will give a lecture entitled “Writing and Fighting: The Great Activist Legacy of American Nature Writers” $5/non-members, FREE for ACW members
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. AMC guided night walks at Heart Lake 518-523-3480
8:00 p.m. Pendragon Theatre presents Pendragon’s Caberet: Songs from Past Pendragon favorites.
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8/14/10
all day: Franklin County Fair in Malone
all day John Brown Lives! At the Guggenheim Camp on Lower Saranac
518-891-4606
8:30 a.m. FREE Naturalist led walk at Bloomingdale Bog (518) 359-7800.
9:00 a.m. Saranac Lake Farmers’ Market
10:00 a.m. Second Saturday Storytime at the Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid (Magic Tree House Party)
10:00 a.m. White Pine Camp Tour in Paul Smiths, $10/adults, $5//children
noon Missoula children Theatre presents “The Wizard of Oz’ at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts
1:00 p.m. Wet n’ Wild Pool Show at the Olympic Ski Jumps
1:00 p.m. Tucker Farms Corn Maze, $6/children (4-12) $8/adults and free for children under four
1:30 p.m. White Pine Camp Tour in Paul Smiths, $10/adults, $5//children
3:00 p.m. Missoula children Theatre presents “The Wizard of Oz’ at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts
6:30 p.m. FREE Live Music at Jay Village Green presenting a Judy Garland Review
6:30 p.m. USA Hockey Women's 2010 National Festival at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid
7:00 p.m. FREE Lecture: Author Bill McKibben will be at the First Presbyterian Church in Saranac Lake www.350.org
7:00 p.m. Dr. Charles Alexander, English professor at Paul Smith’s College, will speak about Mark Twain and his Adirondack Connection at the John Black Room of the Saranac Laborator (Historic Saranac Lake), $5 donation suggested
7:30 p.m. Adirondack Center for Writing presents Verlyn Klinkenborg reading in The Pine Room at the Joan Weill Student Union on Paul Smith’s Campus Free for members $5 for non-members
7:30 p.m. Saturday Ice Skating Show at the Olympic Center
8:00 p.m. Pendragon Theatre presents “The Imaginery Invalid” in Saranac Lake


8/15/10
all day: Franklin County Fair in Malone
9:30 a.m. Keene/Keene Valley Farmer’s Market at Marcy Airfield Route 73
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Paul Smith’s VIC Butterfly House open
2:00 p.m. Pendragon Theatre presents “Imaginary Invalid” in Saranac Lake
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Lake Placid Sinfonietta performs “Precious Metal and Flickering Light” at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, $22/adults, 18 and under are free
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Western Adirondack Family Time

8/13.10
10:00 a.m. FREE Butterfly Hike with Gary Lee- Meet at the Old Forge Art Center with naturalist and author Gary Lee.
5:00 p.m. – 800 p.m. Float Night at Long Lake Town Beach with live music on the beach


8/14/10
all day Antique Show and Sale the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake
all day House Tour by Boat - Tour waterfront homes along the Fulton Chain to benefit the Old Forge Art Cetner, 315-369-6411 for reservations
all day Saint Williams Long Point-Vintage Steam Boat Raquette Lake – Historic Steamboats dock at St. Williams on Long Pond
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Town Wide Garage Sale in Long lake
10:00 a.m. Annual Craft Fair at the Raquette lake Community Center
3:00 p.m. Central Adirondack Sailing Association presents races on Fourth Lake – all sailors welcome
6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. FREE sunset Concert at Arrowhead Park in Inlet (Dan Berggren)
6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Strawberry Shortcake Social at the Blue Mountain Lake Methodist Church
9:00 p.m. FIREWORKS over Blue Mountain Lake

8/15/10
all day Antique Show and Sale the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake
10:30 a.m. Sunday Mountain Bike Rides with Pedals & Petals or calling 315-357-3281
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Authors’ Fair at the Adirondack Reader in Inlet
2:00 p.m. Ice Cream Social and Lawn Games at St. Williams on Long Point in the Boat House. No Transportation. (315) 354 - 4265.
4:00 p.m. 6:0 p.m. Old Forge Library Bash 315-369-6008
7:00 p.m. FREE Old Forge concert at the Old Forge Lake Lakefront
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Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time

8/13.10
all day Essex County Fair, Daily Admission including Shows and Carnival Rides is $10
9:00 a.m. Elizabethtown Farmers’ Market
10:00 a.m. Guided Walking Tour through Keeseville as part of the Underground Railroad
11:00 a.m. Adirondack History Center Museum presents Lake Champlain Bridge, $7/members, $10 non-members, 518-873-6466
2:00 p.m. FREE showing of the movie “Swiss Family Robinson” at the Plattsburgh Public Library
4:00 p.m. Keeseville Farmers’ Market
6:00 p.m. FREE The Tempest at Ballard Park in Wesport as part of the Children’s Apprentice Program at Depot Theatre
6:30 p.m. FREE concert at the Dannemora Gazebo, Chazy Lake Beach
7:00 p.m. Music at Dusk at the carriage barn Kent-Delord House Museum, $5
7:30 p.m. Concerts at Meadowmount
8:00 p.m. The Depot Theatre in Westport presents “25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee”
7:30 p.m. Essex Theatre Company presents “Lettice & Lovage”

8/14/10
all day Essex County Fair, Daily Admission including Shows and Carnival Rides is $10
all day: French and Indian War Encampment at Crown Point State Historic Site
9:00 a.m. Plattsburgh Farmers’ Market
9:00 a.m. USA Luge Slider Search at Clinton Community College
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Story Time at Chazy Public Library
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Ticonderoga Farmers’ Market
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Summer A-Fair' at the Hancock House presents by the Ticonderoga Historical Society 585-7868
10:00 a.m. Chateaugay Lakes Famers’ Market in Merrill at the Hollywood Inn Lawn
10:00 a.m. Lowe’s Build and Grow: Build a FREE wooden Bug Box toy
2:00 p.m. Borders Books presents The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen book release in Plattsburgh
2:00 p.m. The Depot Theatre in Westport presents “25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee”
6:00 p.m. FREE The Tempest at Ballard Park in Wesport as part of the Children’s Apprentice Program at Depot Theatre
7:30 p.m. Essex Theatre Company presents “Lettice & Lovage”
8/15/10
all day Last day of Essex County Fair, Daily Admission including Shows and Carnival Rides is $10
all day: French and Indian War Encampment at Crown Point State Historic Site
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. FREE Heritage Day at the Penfield Homestead Museum in Crown Point
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Essex Farmers’ Market
11:30 a.m. 155th annual Redford Picnic at the Church of the Assumption Griounds
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Valour Island Bluff Point Lighthouse tours, 518-561-0340
2:00 p.m. Essex Theatre Company presents “Lettice & Lovage”
2:00 p.m. The Depot Theatre in Westport presents “25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee”
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Festival Guild in Ticonderoga presents the President’s Picnic
7:30 p.m. Concerts at Meadowmount
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Southern Adirondack Family Time
8/13.10
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Warrensburg Farmers’ Market
7:00 p.m. Music in Byron Park in Indian Lake
8:00 p.m. Campfire Stories at Up Yonda Farm at Bolton Landing
8:00 p.m. “Cross Roads to Freedom at the Bridge Theatre in Whitehall,
8:00 p.m. Depot Theatre presents “39 Steps” at Wood Theatre in Glens Falls
8:00 p.m. Oscar Seagle Memorial Theatre presents “Carousel” in Schroon Lake
8:00 p.m. Glove Theatre presents “Little Women” in Gloversville
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Faculty Concert Series at the Luzerne Music Center, Performance Lodge 203 Lake Tour Road, Lake Luzerne$10 for adults & $5 for students under age 18 (518) 696-2771

8/14/10
Saturday Night Movies on the Hill in Anthol have been cancelled for the season
8:00 a.m. – noon Glens Falls Farmers’ Market
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Ticonderoga Farmers’ Market
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Diamond Point Farmers’ Market
10:30 a.m. FREE Seagle Music Colony showing of “jack and the Beanstalk” at the Municipal Center in Chestertown
1:00 p.m. Starlab at Up Yonda Farm at Bolton Landing
7;30 p.m. Upper Hudson Music Society presents “Summerland Duo” at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek
8:00 p.m. Glove Theatre presents “Little Women” in Gloversville
8:00 p.m. Depot Theatre presents “39 Steps” at Wood Theatre in Glens Falls
8:00 p.m. “Cross Roads to Freedom at the Bridge Theatre in Whitehall

8/15/10
1:00 p.m. Discovering Birds at Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
2:00 p.m. Depot Theatre presents “39 Steps” at Wood Theatre in Glens Falls
2:00 p.m. Glove Theatre presents “Little Women” in Gloversville
2:00 p.m. Free Concert at the Lodge at the Luzerne Music Center
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Warrensburg Farmers’ Market
5:00 p.m. FREE Vespers at Seagle Music Colony Schroon Lake
7:00 p.m. FREE Jazz Concert at Sprinkles Ice Cream in Queensbury
8:00 p.m. “Cross Roads to Freedom at the Bridge Theatre in Whitehall
8:00 p.m. Oscar Seagle Memorial Theatre presents Romeo & Juliet Opera by Gounod, $25/adults, $15 children 12 and under.
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