Adirondack Calendar of Events: What to do April 22-14, 2011

The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for April 22-24, 2011.

Well, it will be Easter for some but Earth Day for all! However you celebrate keep in mind there is plenty to do to keep active in nature.

Remember that hiking/snowshoeing or skiing in the backcountry gets a bit tricky now. It may be time to do a few in-town walks or other activities while in the Adirondacks.


Dates to keep keep track of in the High Peaks: Whiteface Gondola Rides, Disc Golf, Downhill Mountain Biking and Nature Treks open at Whiteface June 17, At the Olympic Sports Complex: The Bobsled experience opens June 4, Be A Biathlete, June 23, Cross-country Mountain Biking: May 28, while at the Olympic Jumping Complex the elevator and jumping complex opens May 20th.

Family Calendar of Events April 22-24, 2011
Adirondack High Peaks/Tri-Lakes and Beyond - What to do with kids, family in Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Malone, Paul Smiths, Bloomingdale, Gabriels, Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley New York (NY)

Central Adirondack Family Time – including What to do with kids, family in Cranberry Lake, Newcomb, Thendara , Raquette Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Old Forge, Northville, Caroga Lake, Star Lake, Croghan and Inlet New York (NY)

Southern Adirondack Family Time – What to do with kids, family in Schroon Lake, North Creek, Indian Lake, Whitehall and Lake George, Caroga Lake, Mayfield, Lake Luzerne, Bolton Landing, Gloversville, Thurman, Warrensburg, Hague New York (NY)

Champlain Valley, Adirondack Lakes Family Time – What to do with kids, family in Ausable Forks, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Westport, Port Henry, Elizabethtown and Keeseville, Wadams, Essex and Plattsburgh New York (NY)


High Peaks/Tri-Lakes Region and Beyond Adirondack Family Time
All Olympic Venues have an entrance or activity fee
Whiteface has extended the ski season through April 17th
* For anyone interested in Whiteface season passes for 2011/2011 are on sale

Friday - 4/22/11
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge opens for the season (closed Weds and Thurs until May 6 then open daily)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum open
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Public skating at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid
8:00 p.m. BluSeed Studios presents Bee’s Kneez in Saranac Lake

Saturday - 4/23/11
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge opens for the season (closed Weds and Thurs until May 6 then open daily)
10:00 a.m. – noon North Country Community College presents its 2nd annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Sparks Athletic Soccer Field and Saranac Lake FREE
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Electronic Recycle Day at the Adirondack Daily Enterprise parking lot
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum open
11:00 a.m. Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Recreational Swim at Paul Smith’s College ($7/pp or $18/family) 327-6389
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Public skating at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. FREE Adventure Movie at the High Peaks Cyclery Guide House in Lake Placid,

Sunday - 4/24/11
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge opens for the season (closed Weds and Thurs until May 6 then open daily)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum open
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Recreational Swim at Paul Smith’s College ($7/pp or $18/family) 327-6389
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Public skating at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid
8:00 p.m. Open Mic Night at the Guide House in Lake Placid

Central Adirondack Family Time

Friday - 4/22/11
10:00 a.m. – 4:00p .m. Old Forge Art Center open Themed Exhibition is H2O
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum in Old Forge presents “Floating Letters: Webb’s Mail Boats”
11:00 a.m. Old Forge Library Story Time

Saturday – 4/23/11
10:00 a.m. – 4:00p .m. Old Forge Art Center open Themed Exhibition is H2O

Sunday - 4/24/11
Goodsell Museum in Old Forge presents “Floating Letters: Webb’s Mail Boats”
10:00 a.m. – 4:00p .m. Old Forge Art Center open Themed Exhibition is H2O


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

Friday - 4/22/11
10:00 a.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum Opens, River Road in Peru
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open

Saturday - 4/23/11
9:45 a.m. Weekly Spring Fun run for families with youth at the Terry Gordon Memorial Bike Path in Plattsburgh
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open
10:00 a.m. Lowe’s Build and Grow in Plattsburgh and Ticonderoga
10:00 .a.m. CVPH Medical Center Annual Easter Egg Hunt on the front lawn at 75 Beekman Street Plattsburgh (Separate hunting ground for ages 3 and under)
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Story time at the Chazy Public Library
11:00 a.m. Story Time at Chester Public Library
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Knitting Circle at the Westport Library
6:00 p.m. Lumber Jills (Plattsburgh’s Roller Derby Team) scrimmages at Plattsburgh City Gym (FREE)
7:30 p.m. Northern Lights Square Dance at the Northeastern Clinton Central High School in Champlain

Sunday - 4/24/11
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free arts and crafts at Checkerhill Farm in Plattsburgh, 561-4589


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

Friday - 4/22/11
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring day trips to Ridin-Hy Ranch, $30 includes lunch, horseback ride and all activities
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glen’s Falls presents “From the Adirondacks to the Middle of the World at the Crandall Public Library
11:00 a.m. Come celebrate Earth Day at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls with a special art project and your own plant. For ages 6 and up. Please call 792-6508X4 to register.

Saturday - 4/23/11
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glen’s Falls presents “From the Adirondacks to the Middle of the World at the Crandall Public Library
8:00 a.m. Lake George Half Marathon- 5K fun Run at Fort William Henry Resort
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Adirondack Folk School presents Intro to Carving with Walt LeClair ($75 + materials)
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. FREE Farmers’ Market at Christ Church, United Methodist, 54 Bay Street Glens Falls
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring day trips to Ridin-Hy Ranch, $30 includes lunch, horseback ride and all activities
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Walker Famers 5565 State Route 3, Fort Ann presents Easter crafts and egg decorating for kids FREE
2:00 p.m. North East Sno X and Cross Country Series Grand Finale at West Mountain $10 (kids under 10 $5)

Sunday - 4/24/11
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring day trips to Ridin-Hy Ranch, $30 includes lunch, horseback ride and all activities
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt at YMCA Camp Chingachgook on Lake George
1:00 p.m.. – 5:00 p.m. World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glen’s Falls presents “From the Adirondacks to the Middle of the World at the Crandall Public Library

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