Adirondack Calendar of Events: What to do January 29-30, 2011

E-lumination in Long Lake 
By Diane Chase

What to do with your family and kids around the Adirondacks this weekend? Go see a biathlon or participate in one, a chocolate festival or see live music. Of course, a favorite ski or shoeshoe to learn about birds or read a favorite book. It's all here and all about the Adirondacks. Enjoy your weekend!


Adirondack High Peaks, Central Adirondacks, Adirondack Lakes, Southern Adirondack
Family Calendar of Events January 29-30, 2011


Adirondack High Peaks Region and Beyond - including Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Malone, Paul Smiths, Bloomingdale, Gabriels, Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley


Central 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, Adirondack Lakes Family Time – including Ausable Forks, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Westport, Port Henry, Elizabethtown and Keeseville, Wadams, Essex and Plattsburgh
High Peaks Region and Beyond Adirondack Family Time
All Olympic Venues have an entrance or activity fee

Friday - 1/28/11
Sleigh Rides at the Lake Placid Club Golf Course – Ausable Equine Center
Mt Pisgah Ski Center Open
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Whiteface Mountain will be open
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Wild Center in Tupper Lake
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sleigh Rides at Hohmeyer’s Lake Clear Lodge
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Ice Skating/Shared with Speedskating at the Olympic Oval in Lake Placid


Saturday - 1/29/11
Big Tupper Is Open
Mt Pisgah Ski Center Open
Sleigh Rides at the Lake Placid Club Golf Course – Ausable Equine Center

8:00 a.m. Bloomingdale Bog Snowshoe with Northern New York Audubon Society
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Whiteface Mountain will be open
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Big Tupper Chair Two and Mighty Mite is open
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 2011 NorAm Biathlon at Mt VanHoevenberg
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. snowshoe or ski at the (new) Paul Smith’s College VIC with chili made by the culinary students.
noon registration for Adirondack Paintball Biathlon Series Race #3
12:30 start for Adirondack Paintball Biathlon at Mt VanHoevenberg
Open to ages 8 - 13 - $5.00 entry fee
4:00 p.m. Adirondack Wind ensemble Concert at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sleigh Rides at Hohmeyer’s Lake Clear Lodge 
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. FREE Adventure Movie at the High Peaks Cyclery Guide House in Lake Placid,
7:30 p.m. –Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents The Met Live in HD Don Carlo
8:00 p.m. FREE The High Peaks Information Center (HPIC) at Heart Lake Lecture Series presents Alpine Adventures  518-523-3480 Ext. 20 Dr. Howard Glass will discuss cold-weather emergencies, frostbite, and hypothermia.
8:00 p.m. Brian Dewan at the Recovery Lounge in Upper Jay

Sunday - 1/30/11
Mt Pisgah Ski Center Open
Sleigh Rides at the Lake Placid Club Golf Course – Ausable Equine Center
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Whiteface Mountain will be open
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Big Tupper Chair Two and Mighty Mite is open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Wild Center in Tupper Lake
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 2011 NorAm Biathlon at Mt VanHoevenberg 1:00 p.m. Art and Nature at the Wild Center – children can do a free carft (with paid admission)
2:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. The Recovery Lounge in Upper Jay hosts January Jams in Upper Jay
7:30 p.m. Banff Mountain Film Festival at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts

Central Adirondack Family Time

Friday - 1/28/11
All day (January – April) 
$12 Lift Tickets at McCauley Mountain
(Crazy Fridays excludes holiday weeks)
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum in Old Forge presents “Floating Letters: Webb’s Mil Boats”
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Long Lake Ice Skating Rink (free skate rentals)
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Long Lake Ice Skating Rink (free skate rentals)

Saturday – 1/29/11
7:30 a.m. – midnight Adirondack Ice Bowl – come watch competitive pond hockey on Fourth Lake in Inlet
8:00 a.m. Ice Fishing Derby pre-register at The Tap Room, Raquette Lake
10:00 a.m. – Zippy’s Crusade For Kids in Inlet to meet professional snowmobilers, autograph sessions and rides
10:00 a.m. Darts Lake Dash Showshoe Races to support Camp Gorham’s youth scholarships
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum in Old Forge presents “Floating Letters: Webb’s Mil Boats”
6:30 p.m – 9:30 p.m. Chocolate Fest at the Long Lake Library

Sunday - 1/30/11
7:30 a.m. – midnight Adirondack Ice Bowl – come watch competitive pond hockey on Fourth Lake in Inlet
10:00 a.m. Darts Lake Dash Showshoe Races to support Camp Gorham’s youth scholarships
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum in Old Forge presents “Floating Letters: Webb’s Mil Boats”
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Long Lake Ice Skating Rink (free skate rentals)
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Long Lake Ice Skating Rink (free skate rentals)

Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time
Crete Civic Center in Plattsburgh, 4 Beach Road, 518-563-4431

Friday - 1/28/11
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open
Noon – 2:00 p.m. Public Skating at Rouses Point Civic Center
7:30 p.m. Champlain Valley Film Society www.cvfilms.org presents The Social Network at the Willsboro School

Saturday - 1/29/11
Oak Mountain in Speculator extends night skiing until 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open
7:00 p.m. The Gibson Brothers will be playing at the Chazy Central Rural School, 609 Miner Farm Rd for Family Promise of Clinton County, a community response to homelessness. 562-0710
Sunday - 1/30/11
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Arts & Crafts at Checkerhill Farms, 2 Veterans Lane
Plattsburgh - Call Barb at 518-561-4589
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Public Skating at the Lake city Stars Arena, 90 Sharron St, Plattsburgh, 58-561-7672
5:00 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. Open Skating at the Scotts' Memorial Rink in Chazy

Southern Adirondack Family Time
Circle B Ranch in Chestertown is open on holidays and weekends, 518-494-4888 -

Friday - 1/28/11
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain is open
10:00 a.m. Grand Opening of the Hudson Chair at Gore
7:00 p.m. The Woods Theatre in Glens Falls presents People’s Pixal Project: Festival of Short Videos, $10
Saturday - 1/29/11
Up Yonda Farm will be closed this weekend
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain is open
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. FREE Farmers’ Market at Christ Church, United Methodist, 54 Bay Street Glens Falls

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Lapland Lake Nordic Center is open
Sunday - 1/30/11
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain is open

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