Adirondack Calendar of Events: What to do November 11-13, 2011

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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 November 11-13, 2011.  

Special thank you to all Veterans! 

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!  (It is also National Pet Adoption Week!)  Calendar of Events November 11-13, 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 - 11/11/11 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 closed to drivers for the season. There is snow on top of Whiteface!
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge  is closed until November 25!
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator only) is open. The Ski Lift will open on December 17.
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
7:00 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "The Hobbit. $8/adults, $6/children

Saturday - 11/12/11
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator only) is open. The Ski Lift will open on December 17.
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge is closed until November 25!
10:00 a.m. Second Story Saturday at The Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid
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
2:00 p.m. Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "The Hobbit. $8/adults, $6/children
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. FREE Adventure Movie at the High Peaks Cyclery Guide House in Lake Placid,  7:30 p.m. Trivia Night at Will Rogers Saranac Village to benefit Pendragon Theatre in Saranac lake, Table of 8/$25 8:00 p.m. Cascade Ski Center, Lake Placid hosts musical benefit for NYSEF, $12/adults 946-7001 Sunday - 11/13/11 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator only) is open. The Ski Lift will open on December 17. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. High Falls Gorge is closed until November 25!
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 - 11/11/11
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
1:00 p.m. Decoupage Craft Class at Geiger Area in Long Lake, $2/pp 

Saturday – 11/12/11
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
2:00 p.m. History of Turkeys at the Newcomb VIC
7:00 p.m. Eagle Bay Fire Department will host Turkey Party with raffls, refreshments and door prizes

Sunday - 11/13/11
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
noon - 4:00 p.m. Holiday Bazaar at The View in Old Forge, face painting, crafts, cake walk and photo with Santa, 315-369-6411
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Stamping workshop at Long Lake Town Hall, 518-624-2125 for more information
2:00 p.m. Goodnight Irene Benefit at the Indian Lake Theatre, $20/pp or $25 at door

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 - 11/11/11 
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. - 9:00 p.m. Underground Railroad with Pok-O-MacCready Outdoor Recreational Center Willsboro $5

Saturday - 11/12/11
9:00 a.m. Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
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
10:00 a.m. Lowes' Build and Grow Clinic: Make a FREE wooden toy
10:30 a.m. Story Time at the Chazy Public Library, 9633 State Route 9 for ages 3-8
11:00 a.m. - noon Make an ornament at Michael's Craft Store, Plattsburgh
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Northern Light Square Dance at Champlain Middle School
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Gingerbread House making demo at Michael's Craft Store, Plattsburgh
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Christmas Craft Bingo at Lyon Mountain American Legion Home, 50/50, food and raffles
8:00 p.m. Champlain Valley Film Society presents "Small Farm Rising" at the Willsboro Central School, $5/adults, $2/under 18

Sunday - 11/13/11
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 - 11/11/11 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
8:00 p.m. The Glens Fall Community Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone at the Charles R Wood Theater, Glens Falls

Saturday – 11/12/11 Check out the Saratoga and North Creek Railway  Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8:00 a.m. - noon Winter Farmers' Market at South St Pavilion Glens Falls
8:30 a.m. Adirondack Extreme Adventure Park open weekends through November 28, reservations recommended
10 - 4:00 p.m. Admission to the Hyde Museum in Glens Falls with art activities, $5
7:00 p.m. Second Saturday Dance at the Temple Beth-El, Glens Falls 
8:00 p.m. The Glens Fall Community Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone at the Charles R Wood Theater, Glens Falls

Sunday - 11/13/11 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. – 4:00 p.m. Day trips to Ridin-Hy Ranch, $30 includes lunch, horseback ride and all activities
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls cartoon workshop FREE
2:00 p.m. The Glens Fall Community Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone at the Charles R Wood Theater, Glens Falls
2:00 p.m.  Lake George Orchestra Concert at the Hyde Collection, FREE

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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