Adirondack Weekend Calendar for Kids: Events December 10-12, 2010

It is almost overwhelming how many things are going around the Adirondack Park this weekend. This December 10-12, 2010 ski discounts include Whiteface's Super Sunday and Gore's $10 discount for the food pantry. Adirondack kids will enjoy the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll events as well Saranac Lake's numerous activities. Snodeo kicks off the snowmobile season in Inlet while Lake George area is flush with celebratory music. Enjoy the weekend. Go outside and enjoy the weather.

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
Don’t’ forget the Wild Center is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the winter from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday - 12/10/10
6:00 p.m. Santa comes to Harrietstown Town Hall, Saranac Lake
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Lake Placid Holiday Stroll: FREE skating at the Olympic Center, Visit from Santa and hot chocolate
7:30 p.m. Pendragon Theatre On The Road presents: Dracula at Franklin Academy in Malone

Saturday - 12/11/10
10:00 a.m. FREE movie at the Upper Jay Post Office, 12197 State Route 9N
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lake Placid Farmers’ Market at Lake Placid Center for the Arts
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Keene Valley Central School presents its Holiday Bazaar
10:00 a.m. The Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid presents author David Shannon’s ‘It’s Christmas David”
11:00 a.m. FREE storytime at Mirror Lake Inn
noon Lake Placid Holiday Stroll: Santa at Mid’s Park
noon – 12:00 p.m. Lake Placid Holiday Stroll: FREE Sample and tastings along Main Street, Lake Placid
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Historical Society in Chateaugay Memorial Library presents Christmas Ornaments from 1800s – 1970s
1:00 p.m. Home for the Holidays: Snowman building contest at Berkley Green, Saranac Lake
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Joy of Giving party at Paul Smiths: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid presents author Kate Messner and “Sugar and Ice.”
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Home for the Holidays: FREE Kids’ Craft and Bonfire at Gauthier’s in Saranac Lake
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Home for the Holidays:Santa at the Saranac Lake Youth Center
6:00 p.m. Home for the Holidays:FREE family movie showing of “A Christmas Story” at The Best Western, Saranac Lake
7:30 p.m. BluSeed Studios presents: Annabelle Chvostek $12 members. 891-3799
7:30 p.m. Lake Placid Holiday Stroll: The Nutcracker at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts
7:30 p.m. Home for the Holidays: Holiday concert at Will Rogers Saranac Lake
6:00 p.m. High Peaks Guide House in Lake Placid will host a FREE movie showing of “Deeper (Snowboarding) at 2739 Main Street

Sunday - 12/12/10
All day: Super Sunday at Whiteface Mountain: Lift tickets are $35/adults/$30/teens and $25/juniors
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Breakfast with Santa at the Mirror Lake Inn
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. FREE gingerbread house making at Generations restaurant, Lake Placid
11:00 a.m. FREE matinee of “The Polar Express” at The Palace Theatre, Lake Placid
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Home for the Holidays: Bowling and Breakfast with Santa at Romano’s Saranac Lanes
1:00 p.m. Lake Placid Holiday Stroll: The Nutcracker at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts


Western Adirondack Family Time

Friday - 12/10/10
3:00 p.m. Snodeo, Old Forge: Snodeo is the “kick-off” weekend for the 2010/2011 snowmobile season
7:00 p.m. Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts performs “Annie” at the Long Lake Town Hall. 518-352-7311 for tickets

Saturday – 12/11/10
McCauley Mountain opens for the season
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Snodeo in Old Forge: Snodeo is the “kick-off” weekend for the 2010/2011 snowmobile season
Old Forge
10:00 a.m. – noon Youth snowmobile races
11:00 a.m. FREE holiday movie at the Strand in Old Forge: Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks, in cooperation with Bob Card and Helen Zyma of the Strand Theater, will sponsor their annual free Bob Thayer Memorial Holiday Movie for Kids. The film will be “YOGI BEAR”
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Santa at the Hiltebrant Rec Center on North Street: snodeo
7:00 p.m. Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents Annie at the Strand in Old Forge

Sunday - 12/12/10
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Snodeo in Old Forge: Snodeo is the “kick-off” weekend for the 2010/2011 snowmobile season
2:00 p.m. Cookie Swap at the Inlet Town Hall


Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time

Friday - 12/10/10
9:00 a.m. Holiday Sale at the Willsboro Paine Library
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Public skating at Rouses Point Civic Center
7:30 p.m. Adirondack Brass Holiday Concert at the Peru Community Church Coffeehouse, $8/adults, $5/senior/students
7:30 p.m. Pleasant Valley Chorale at the Essex Community Church

Saturday - 12/11/10
All day: Annual Schroon Lake Christmas celebration
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Annual Toy Drive at the West Chazy Fire Department
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Kissing Ball workshop at the Alice Miner Museum Call 846-7336 to register. $2 for each kissing ball.
10:00 a.m. Lowe’s Build and Grow: Make a free wooden toy
10:00 a.m. – noon Michael’s Craft Store presents” Make a Gift Card Holder or bag
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Festival of Trees at the Hancock House, Ticonderoga
2:00 p.m. FREE showing of “The Muppet Christmas Movie” at Plattsburgh Public Library
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Elizabethtown Christmas Party at the Cobble Hill Gold Course Club House FREE
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Public skating at Rouses Point Civic Center
5:00 p.m. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts (NCCCA), 23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh presents crafts and refreshments
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cadyville Tree Lighting with Santa and refreshments to share
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Kids Night Out at Plattsburgh State, $10, movies, crafts and games
7:00 p.m. Tree Lighting at the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, Plattsburgh
7:00 p.m. Second Saturday Cinema presents FREE movie “Spirited Away” Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4 Palmer St., Plattsburgh

Sunday - 12/12/10
BRR: all day Third-annual Pike's Cantonment Encampment at the Battle of Plattsburgh Museum
Noon – 3:00 p.m. Christmas Party for children infant – 11 at the American Legion Post 20
Quarry Road, Plattsburgh
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Secret Holiday House Tour meet at the Kent-Delord House Museum 17 Cumberland Ave. Plattsburgh $15
5:30 p.m. Community Party at the Dannemora United Methodist Church for cookie decoration and pageant
6:00 p.m. Carol Sing at the 1812 Homestead in Willsboro: FREE event wth Santa, hayride and tours of the house,

Southern Adirondack Family Time
Going to ski at Gore between now and December 17? Save $10 by bringing a nonperishable food item
Up Yonda Farm will reopen on January 8th with shoeshoe trails

Friday - 12/10/10
7:00 p.m. Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents Annie at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek

Saturday - 12/11/10
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Breakfast with Santa at the Caldwel Presbyterian Church in Lake George: games, face painting and photo with Santa
9:00 a.m. – noon Winter Farmers’ market at Christ Church United Methodist in Glens Falls
9:30 a.m. Create a gingerbread house at the Town of Chester Public Library (materials fee)
11:00 a.m. Create a gingerbread house at the Town of Chester Public Library (materials fee)
2:00 p.m. Adirondack Ballet performance of the Nutcracker at Wood Theatre
7:00 p.m. Adirondack Ballet performance of the Nutcracker at Wood Theatre

Sunday - 12/12/10
10:a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Upstate Model Railroaders at the glens Falls Civic Center
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Breakfast with Santa at the Black Mountain Restaurant, North Creek: Free photo with Santa, face painting and more
2:30 p.m. Adirondack Ballet performance of the Nutcracker at Wood Theatre

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