Friday, November 4, 2011

Adirondack Calendar of Events: What to do November 4-6, 2011

By Diane Chase, author of the Adirondack Family Activities™ guidebook series. her first book Adirondack Family Time High Peaks/Tri-Lakes: Your Four-Season Guide to over 300 activities, $17.95 available online and bookstore . With over 33 easy hikes to walk, cross-country (XC) ski or snowshoe in winter, 21 historic sites, 19 swimming holes, farmers markets, playgrounds, seasonal activities, maps, pictures and GPS coordinates. 


The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for November4-6, 2011.  


Have a great weekend from the Adirondack Park! There are a variety of activities and events happening around the Adirondack region this weekend that are great family fun! Look for Ski Swaps in Lake Placid, Old Forge and Queensbury.  


Come visit me at The Chronicle's Book Fair at the Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls on Sunday. We will also be doing a knot tying activity! Hope to see you there! 


Calendar of Events November 4-6, 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, Indian Lake 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


Friday - 11/4/11
For Art Events around the Saranac Lake 
Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial Cottage and Museum is now open by appointment only until July 1.
Whiteface Memorial Highway is open for the season
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open!
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
5:00 p.m. Harvest Dinner at the American Legion Post, Mail Street, Lake Placid. Don't feel like cooking? $1/adults, $6/children 12 and under
5:00 p.m. Join Adirondack Museum's Director Emeria Caroline Welsh for a discussion of the latest exhibit of artist A.F Tait. If you missed this at the Adirondack Museum this summer, now is your chance to see this presentation at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts
7:00 p.m. Tupper Lake High School Theatre Group presents "Of Moss and Men" at the High School Auditorium.
7:00 p.m. Pianist Adrian Carr will perform at the First Congregational Church in Malone, $12

Saturday - 11/5/11
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open!
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Ski Club/NYSEF Ski Swap at St Agnes in Lake Placid
10:00 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, laser tag, bowling and more 
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open!
10:00 a.m. Next Stop Tupper Lake will host all sorts of family events to restore service between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid. Come see the Scenic Railroad as it makes its way back to Utica
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
noon Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents The MET Live "Siegfried." $18/$16/$12
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. FREE Adventure Movie at the High Peaks Cyclery Guide House in Lake Placid, 
7:00 p.m. Tupper Lake High School Theatre Group presents "Of Moss and Men" at the High School Auditorium.

Sunday - 11/6/11
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open!
10:00 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, laser tag, bowling and more 
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
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Indoor Adirondack Farmers' Market at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts Annex (until December 17)
8:00 p.m. Open Mic Night at the Guide House in Lake Placid


Central Adirondack Family Time


Friday - 11/4/11
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Scenic Chairlift is closed until June! Get ready for Ski Season!
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Adirondack Museum is closed for the season. Check for special openings throughout the holidays.
11:00 a.m. Old Forge Library Story Time
6:30 p.m. "Tricky Tray" at Long Lake Town Hall. Buy tickets to win gift certificates and prizes.


Saturday – 11/5/11
9:00 a.m. - noon Polar Bear Ski Club Ski Swap at McCauley Mountain in Old Forge
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Scenic Chairlift is closed until June! Get ready for Ski Season!
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Adirondack Museum is closed for the season

Sunday - 11/6/11
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Scenic Chairlift is closed until June! Get ready for Ski Season!
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Adirondack Museum is closed for the season

Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time
In Redford there is a new Genealogical Society in Redford for all those looking and searching for interesting family and local history for the Saranac Valley. 


Friday - 11/4/11 
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is closed for the season until Fort Fever Series begins January 22
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday
 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Public skating at the Rouses Point Civic Center
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday Night Magic at the Champlain Centre Mall Courtyard
6:00 p.m. - 9:00p p.m. Parents' Night Out at the Church of the Nazarene for children infant - 6th grand for a free night of pizza, crafts and games. 561-1960 to register
7:00 p.m. Lecture: Arctic Canada with Amy Sotherden at the Old Clinton County Courthouse in Plattsburgh
7:30 p.m. Plattsburgh State presents "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
8:00 p.m. Disney's High School Musical performed at the Francis Moore Auditorium, Champlain $7, 298-8638


Saturday - 11/5/11
9:00 a.m. Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
9:00 a.m. - noon Youth EquiDay at Miner Institute, Chazy 
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 closed for the season until Fort Fever Series begins January 22
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Annual Autumn Fet at the United Methodist Church, Crown Point, books, refreshments and baked goods!
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday
10:30 a.m. Story Time at the Chazy Public Library, 9633 State Route 9 for ages 3-8
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Kids' Night Out at Plattsburgh State, hosted by the women's basketball team, children 5-11 can play sports, do crafts, watch movies, $10/child Call Cheryl Cole, 564-4147

7:30 p.m. Plattsburgh State presents "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
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Sunday - 11/6/11
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is closed for the season until Fort Fever Series begins January 22
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free kids arts and crafts at Checkerhill Farms, Plattsburgh Call Barb at 561-4589


Southern Adirondack Family Time
Circle B Ranch in Chestertown is open on holidays and weekends in the fall, winter and spring, 518-494-4888  (click on the link for a coupon) 


Friday - 11/4/11
Check out the Saratoga and North Creek Railway 
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School 
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Public skating at the Lake George Forum (mon-fri) $5/adults,$3/children)
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ridin-Hy Ranch, $30 includes lunch, horseback ride and all activities
11:00 a.m. Interactive program Tic-Talk Spanish for children 3-5 at the Crandall Public Library
3:30 p.m. Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week
7:30 p.m. Adirondack Stampede Charity Rodeo in Glens Falls Civic Center, $15/18/30
8:00 p.m. The Glens Fall Community Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone at the Charles R Wood Theater, Glens Falls


Saturday – 11/5/11
Check out the Saratoga and North Creek Railway 
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8:30 a.m. Adirondack Extreme Adventure Park open weekends through November 28, reservations recommended
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. LARAC Fall Festival at The Dome (Adirondack Sports Complex) View over 0 fine art exhibitors, $4/adults, free/children under 12
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. West Mountain Ski Swap in Queensbury
10 - 4:00 p.m. Admission to the Hyde Museum in Glens Falls with art activities, $5
7:30 p.m. Hyperion String Quartet at the Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek
8:00 p.m. The Glens Fall Community Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone at the Charles R Wood Theater, Glens Falls

Sunday - 11/6/11
Check out the Saratoga and North Creek Railway 
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8:30 a.m. Adirondack Extreme Adventure Park open weekends through November 28, reservations recommended
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. West Mountain Ski Swap in Queensbury
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Day trips to Ridin-Hy Ranch, $30 includes lunch, horseback ride and all activities
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Chronicle Book Fair at the Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls FREE. Come see Adirondack Family Time under the tent!
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls cartoon workshop FREE
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Do a knot tying exercise with Adirondack Family Time and Adirondack Outdoor Expeditions, LLC during The Chronicle's Book Fair at the Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls FREE

2:00 p.m. The Glens Fall Community Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone at the Charles R Wood Theater, Glens Falls
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra Concert at the Glens Falls High School, $25/adults, $10/student
photos and content © Diane Chase,

used with permission of the
Adirondack Family Activities Guidebook Series
Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes  & High Peaks – July 2011
Adirondack Family Time: Adirondack Coast - Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga – July 2012
Adirondack Family Time: Central Adirondack – July 2013
Adirondack Family Time: Southern Adirondacks – Lake George July 2013


© Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities) available online or bookstores/museums July 2011. Diane is currently working on the second guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities..

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