Adirondack Events: Labor Day Weekend 2010


What is happening around for kids and families in the Adirondacks Labor Day Weekend, September 3-6, 2010? Hurricane Earl may be a problem on Sunday but if the weather reporters are correct, Monday should be clear.

Labor Day, a tribute to the workin’ folk, has been celebrated as a national holiday since 1894.
So to top off the BBQs and last days of summer vacation before kids are back in school, here are some scheduled Adirondack events.

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
This weekend is the first annual Farm 2 Fork Festival in Saranac Lake, celebrating local food and eating fresh.


9/3/10
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Paul Smith’s VIC Butterfly House open.
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Like Thift Shops? Helping Hands in Lake Placid is giving it away for FREE & cleaning out to make way for the fall at the LP Marina
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Fall Carnival at Clinton Community College, picnic, games and activies
2:00 p.m. Paul Smiths Farmers’ Market
6:30 p.m. FREE lecture of Loon Lake history at Franklin County Historical Society in Malone
7:00 p.m. JEMS presents “Poetry Coffee House with Beth Morris and Madine McLaughlin at the Amos and Julia Ward Theatre in Jay
7:30 p.m. BluSeed Studios presents A.R. Gurney’s comedy “Mrs. Farmsworth” 518-946-8323
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. AMC guided night walks at Heart Lake 518-523-3480 – Last weekend
7:30 p.m. Screening of “A Town called Panic” at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts
7:30 p.m. Skating Club of Lake Placid Ice Show to Benefit the Adaptive Skating Program at the Olympic Center
8:00 p.m. Pendragon Theatre presents “Imaginary Invalid” Tickets $20.00
8:30 p.m. FREE First Friday outdoor film at the 7444 Gallery 518-282-4743

9/4/10
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Farm 2 Fork Festival sponsored by the Adirondack Green Circle and the Ausable Valley Grange
9:00 a.m. Saranac Lake Farmers’ Market
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Like Thift Shops? Helping Hands in Lake Placid is giving it away for FREE & cleaning out to make way for the fall at the LP Marina
10:00 a.m. White Pine Camp Tour in Paul Smiths, $10/adults, $5//children
10:00 AMC hike up Arab Mountain in Tupper Lake , 359-9110
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Adirondack Refuge and Rehabilitation Center Wildlife Habitat Day
11;45 a.m. Car Show parade on Main Street Lake Placid
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
5:00 p.m. Artst reception at Pendragon Theatre for artst Cris Winters
6:30 p.m. FREE Live Music at Jay Village Green presenting a Judy Garland Review
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Lake Placid Ski Club presents Cruise Night as part of the Olympic Car Show
7:30 p.m. Farm 2 Fork presents a performance of “Makbet” by the Dzieci Theatre Group held at Franklin Manor in Saranac Lake
7:30 p.m. BlueSeed Studios presents A.R. Gurney’s comedy “Mrs. Farmsworth” 518-946-8323
8:00 p.m. Pendragon Theatre presents “Imaginary Invalid” in Saranac Lake

9/5/10
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Great Adirondack Rutabaga Festival held at Marcy Field in Keene
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
noon – 10:00 p.m. FREE HOBO Music Fest at Union Depot Park in Saranac Lake
noon – 4:00 p.m. Olympic Car Show at the Olympic Speed Skating Oval Spectators - $3/ Adult $1/ Child
8:00 p.m. Pendragon Theatre presents “Eurydice” in Saranac Lake

9/6/10
11:00 a.m. Saranac Lake Youth Center’s annual Circus in Riverside Park

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Western Adirondack Family Time

9/3/10
all day Old Forge Plein Air Paint Out where participating artists capture the beauty of Old Forge, live music and other activities
9:00 a.m. Long Lake Library Bake Sale
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Old Forge Farmers’ Market
5:00 p.m. Old Forge Art Walk

9/4/10
all day Old Forge Plein Air Paint Out
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Falling Leaves Craft show, cookie walk, crafters and food at the Park Ave Building in Old Forge
3:00 p.m. Central Adirondack Sailing Association presents races on Fourth Lake – all sailors welcome
5:00 p.m. Long Lake Labor Day Celebration at the Pavilion FIREWORKS at dusk
6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Family Karaoke at Arrowhead Park in Inlet
6:30 p.m. Bingo at the Old Forge Fire Hall
7:00 p.m. Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents The Legacy of Richard Rodgers – Musical Reading Performance in Blue Mountain Lake

9/5/10
all day Old Forge Plein Air Paint Out
10:30 a.m. Sunday Mountain Bike Rides with Pedals & Petals or calling 315-357-3281
noon – sold out Blue Mountain Lake Chicken BBQ at the Fire Hall
4:00 p.m. Plein Air Out Art Auction held at the Forge Knoll in downtown Old Forge
4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Old Forge Library Bash 315-369-6008
4:00 p.m. Long Lake Music Jam at the town beach
7:00 p.m. FREE Old Forge concert at the Old Forge Lake Lakefront along with FIREWORKS

9/6/10
1:00 p.m. Racqette Lake Labor Day Celebration and annual snowshoe races

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Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time

9/3/10
9:00 a.m. Elizabethtown Farmers’ Market
11:00 a.m. Adirondack History Center Museum presents Lake Champlain Bridge, $7/members, $10 non-members, 518-873-6466
4:00 p.m. Keeseville Farmers’ Market
6:00 p.m. Parents’ Night Out for Plattsburgh community members at the Nazarene Church on Broad Street infant – 6th grade for free pizza, games and crafts
6:30 p.m. FREE concert at the Dannemora Gazebo, Chazy Lake Beach
7:00 p.m. FREE concert at Rouses Point Civic Center, Lake Street
7:00 p.m. Music at Dusk at the carriage barn Kent-Delord House Museum, $5
7:30 p.m. Movie showing at Hartman Theatre in Plattsburgh State “Proof” $5 admission
8:00 p.m. The Depot Theatre in Westport presents “The Drawer Boy”
9:00 p.m. Kickoff to 44th annual Lobsterfest in Westport at the Westport Marina,

9/4/10
all day: Westport Marina LobsterFest
all day: FREE Fun Fly with the Champlain Valley Flyers Club Flying Field Route 903, Crown Point
9:00 a.m. Plattsburgh Farmers’ Market
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. Chateaugay Lakes Famers’ Market in Merrill at the Hollywood Inn Lawn
1:00 p.m. – 4:0 p.m. Adirondack Polo match to benefit Ronald McDonald House
2:00 p.m. LobsterFest Cardboard Boat Races
2:00 p.m. The Depot Theatre in Westport presents “The Drawer Boy”
6:00 p.m. 120th Moriah-Port Henry labor Day celebration at the village Pier on Lake Champlain -
8:00 p.m. The Depot Theatre in Westport presents “The Drawer Boy”
7:00 p.m. FREE movie night showing of “Monsters Vs. Aliens” at the Saranac Town Hall
9:00 p.m. FIREWORKS at the Port Henry Village Pier

9/5/10
add day: Westport Marina’s LobsterFest
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Essex Farmers’ Market
11:30 a.m. 225th 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
2:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Movie showing at Hartman Theatre in Plattsburgh State “Proof” $5 admission
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Festival Guild in Ticonderoga presents the President’s Picnic
8:00 p.m. The Depot Theatre in Westport presents “The Drawer Boy”

9/6/10
10:00 a.m. Ausable Forks Labor Day celebration on Main Street at the Holy Name Church, climbing wall, rides, games and food
noon – 6:00 p.m. Labor Day Celebration at the American legion in Plattsburgh, music, food and games
7:00 p.m. Shafaatullah Khan at the Ballard Park Performance Pavilion in Westport
7:00 p.m. FREE The Adventures of Beekeeping with Dick Crawford at the Clinton county Historical Museum, Plattsburgh 518-561-0340

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Southern Adirondack Family Time
9/3/10
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. “Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett” at the Wood Theatre in Glens Falls
8:00 p.m. Painted Pony Rodeo American Finals www.paintedponyrodeo.com
8:00 p.m. Campfire Stories at Up Yonda Farm at Bolton Landing
7:00 p.m. FREE concert at the Lake Pleasant United Methodist Church in Speculator "Good O'l Boys & Azalea"
8:00 p.m. Painted Pony Rodeo in Lake Luzerne www paintedponyrodeo.com

9/4/10
Saturday Night Movies on the Hill in Anthol have been cancelled for the season
All day: Lake Luzerne Lions Club Duck Derby and picnic
8:00 a.m. – noon Glens Falls Farmers’ Market
9:00 a.m. SMILE Craft Fair and Flea Market at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Indian Lake
10:00 a.m. Eagle Mills Kids fun Weekend
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Arts & Crafts Festival at Rogers’ Memorial Park in Bolton Landing
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Ticonderoga Farmers’ Market
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Diamond Point Farmers’ Market

1:00 p.m. Starlab at Up Yonda Farm at Bolton Landing
4:00 p.m. ILVFD Annual Pig Roast at the Indian Lake Firehall
5:00 p.m. Chicken BBQ and concert at the North Creek Ski Bowl
7:30 p.m.The Last Sembrich concert of the season An Evening of American Choral Music with the Lyric Consort

7:30 p.m. Upper Hudson Music at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek
7:30 p.m. ”Mary Brown, Abolitionist” at the Bridge Theatre in Whitehall
8:00 p.m. Painted Pony Rodeo American Finals www.paintedponyrodeo.com

9:30 p.m. FREE Fireworks at Shepard Park in Lake George

9/5/10
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Fabulous Folk Festival at Rogers’ Memorial Park in Bolton Landing
noon – 5:00 p.m. Rodney Pelon Benefit with live musum at the Byron Prk Pavilion
1:00 p.m. Discovering Birds at Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Warrensburg Farmers’ Market
8:00 p.m. Painted Pony Rodeo American Finals


9/6/10
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Schroon Lake Farmers’ Market

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