Friday, June 10, 2011

Adirondack Calendar of Events: What to do June 10-12, 2011

Another Adirondack weekend packed full of events. Lake Placid has its marathon and a Fiber Fest while Inlet and Indian Lake host the Black Fly Mountain Bike Challenge. In the Southern Adirondack look forward to the Great Adirondack Birding Festival and Warrensburg Bike Week (and the beginning of Americade.)

 The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for June 10-12, 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)


Family Calendar of Events June 10-12, 2011

High Peaks/Tri-Lakes Region and Beyond Adirondack Family Time

Friday - 6/10/11
Whiteface Memorial Highway is open
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge opens for the season daily
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Wild Center is open
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum open
3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Horse Shoe Tournament and BBQ at Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid, $5/pp and $10/team
6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. Tupper Lake Relay for Life on the LP Quinn Elementary Track 7:30 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents “G-Sale” Tickets are $6, 518-523-2512
7:00 p.m. Evolution of the Adirondacks"By Lionel Arlan. Free. Sponsored by the Wilmington Historical Society. Held at the Wilmington Community Center, Springfield Rd
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Twilight Golf Tournament at the Whiteface Club and Resort

Saturday - 6/11/11
8:00 a.m. Fiber Fest at Adirondack Yarns, 2241 Saranac Ave, Lake Placid, 518-523-9230
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Saranac Lake Farmer’s Market opens at Riverside Park
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents its annual Green Elephant Sale
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge opens for the season open daily
10:00 a.m. The Bookstore Plus hosts its Second Saturday Story Time in Lake Placid
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum open
10:30 a.m. Saranac Lake Free Library offers story time
11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake

Sunday - 6/12/11
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lake Placid Marathon
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Wild Center special program “Tweets and Treats” birding and coffee
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents its annual Green Elephant Sale
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge open for the season
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Wild Center is open
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum open
8:00 p.m. Open Mic Night at the Guide House in Lake Placid

Central Adirondack Family Time
Friday - 6/10/11
Adirondack Museum is open
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”
10:00 a.m. – 4:00p .m. Old Forge Art Center 7th Annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition until June 26
11:00 a.m. Old Forge Library Story Time
noon – 8:00 p.m. Adirondack Camp and Home Show in Old Forge
7:30 p.m. Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents Nunsense in Long Lake

Saturday – 6/11/11
Old Forge Lake Cruises Open
7:00 a.m. Ferd’s Bog Birding Walk in Raquette Lake
8:00 a.m. 11th annual Camp Mark Seven 5k Walk/Run & 10K Run to bebfit deaf, hear of hearing campers
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Adirondack Camp and Home Show in Old Forge
10:00 a.m. – 4:00p .m. Old Forge Art Center 7th Annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition until June 26
10:30 a.m. Black Fly Challenge mountain bike race in Inlet/ Indian Lake
2:00 p.m. Forked Lake Birding Walk in Long Lake

Sunday - 6/12/11
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Adirondack Camp and Home Show in Old Forge
10:00 a.m. – 4:00p .m. Old Forge Art Center 7th Annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition until June 26
noon – 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum Open House with music and refreshments

Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time
Friday - 6/10/11
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Adirondack Farmers’ Market behind the Adirondack Historical Museum in Elizabethtown
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum , River Road in Peru
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 2nd-annual Iron City Auto and Vintage Sled Show held at the Adirondack Central School. Registration, $10. Live entertainment featuring the Angry Neighbors, children's activities, food, silent auction, crafts, 50/50 raffle. Admission: $3 per person, 16 and under free. Lyon Mountain
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Warrensburg Farmers' Market across from Curtis Lumber

Saturday - 6/11/11
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fire Department Auxillary’s 17th annual townwide garage sale in Mooers
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Plattsburgh Farmers’ and Crafters’ market (Starting on June 29 there will be a Wednesday Farmer’s Market as well)
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Crown Point State Historic Site is open for the season (Thursday – Monday 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. FREE to tour the ruins and $4/adults, $3/Fr and Students, FREE children 12-under)
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. fort Ticonderoga is open
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.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
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Story time at the Chazy Public Library
11:00 a.m. 6th annual Memorial Butterfly Release for Hospice of the North Country held at Melissa Penfield Park
Boynton Avenue in Plattsburgh (sponsors 120 butterflies , $17/butterfly) to celebrate the life of a loved one, 518-561-8465
11:00 a.m. Memorial ceremony honoring the 42nd Highland Regiment at the Scottish Cairn on the Carillon Battlefield at Fort Ticonderoga
11:00 a.m. Story Time at Chester Public Library
2:00 p.m. Adirondack Experience "Camp-Up There"
At Otis Mountain, New Russia, visit a 1905 Great Camp, 10-minute hike or a four-wheel drive shuffle to the top of the mountain, (donation of $20 appreciated) to meet Democratic candidates

Sunday - 6/12/11
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum , River Road in Peru

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

Friday - 6/10/11
All Day 7th Annual Adirondack Birding Festival in Lake Pleasant
8.a.m. - 6 p.m. (all week) Warrensburg Bike Week motorcyclists and spectators can buy, sell, or just peruse the diverse motorcycles and motorcycle gear .
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Make an Adirondack puzzle at the Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne,
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring day trips to Ridin-Hy Ranch, $30 includes lunch, horseback ride and all activities

Saturday – 6/11/11
All Day 7th Annual Adirondack Birding Festival in Lake Pleasant
8.a.m. - 6 p.m. (all week) Warrensburg Bike Week motorcyclists and spectators can buy, sell, or just peruse the diverse motorcycles and motorcycle gear .
All Day (each Saturday in June) Downhill Mountain Bike Races and Rides at West Mountain, Queensbury For More Information Call: (518) 793-6606
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring day trips to Ridin-Hy Ranch, $30 includes lunch, horseback ride and all activities
11:15 a.m. noon Silt” A Dirty Word at the Old Forge Library for grades 2-4
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. “The Penny Readers” as part of Our Theatre Group in Essex will be performing at Chester Town Hall FREE (though donations are accepted)
7:30 p.m. Adirondack Boreal Birds with John Thaxton at the Indian Lake Theatre

Sunday - 6/12/11
All Day 7th Annual Adirondack Birding Festival in Lake Pleasant
8.m. - 6 p.m. (all week) Warrensburg Bike Week motorcyclists and spectators can buy, sell, or just peruse the diverse motorcycles and motorcycle gear .
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring day trips to Ridin-Hy Ranch, $30 includes lunch, horseback ride and all activities
7:30 p.m. Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents Nunsense at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek

photos and content ©Diane Chase, used with permission of Adirondack Family Time

Diane Chase is the author of Adirondack Family Time High Peaks/Tri-Lakes: Your Four-Season Guide to over 300 activities, $17.95 available online and bookstore July 2011

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