Thursday, May 31, 2012

Adirondack Family Time Calendar of Events: June 1-3, 2012

Adirondack Family Activities™ guidebook series: 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 for the towns of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Keene, Keene Valley, Jay, Upper Jay and Wilmington. 





The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for June 1-3, 2012.  Highlights:  Enjoy!  June 2nd is National Trails Day (weekend) so go out there and visit your favorite trail! 


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!  


Calendar of Events June 1-3, 2012 
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 
Friday - 6/1/12 For Art Events around the Saranac Lake  Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial Cottage and Museum is now open by appointment only until July 1.


6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. The Great Adirondack Birding Celebration, Paul Smith's VIC (fee ranges per seminar and hike) Call 518-327-6241
8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator) is open. 
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Paul Smith's VIC trails are open. Call 327-6241. 
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open for the season.
10:00 a.m. - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake is walking and mountain biking
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 will be closed for renovations
2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Paul Smith's College Farmers' Market
6:30 p.m. Movie Night at St Luke's Episcopal Church, Saranac Lake Jesus Christ Superstar (bring blankets and gather at the Parish Hall)


Saturday - 6/2/12  

6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. The Great Adirondack Birding Celebration, Paul Smith's VIC (fee ranges per seminar and hike) Call 518-327-6241
8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) 
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Saranac Lake Farmers' Market, Riverside Park
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator) is open. 
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open for the season.
0:00 a.m. - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake is walking and mountain biking
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Paul Smith's VIC trails are open. Call 327-6241. 
10:a.m. - noon the Paul Smith's VIC presents Little Bobcat program for children ages 3-5, $2/members, $5/general
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 will be closed for renovations
11:00 a.m. Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
11:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Adirondack Carousel, Saranac Lake is open Rides: $2/person with discounts for multiple tickets 
7:30 p.m. Join the Rustic Riders will perform at Will Rogers, Saranac Village $5 donation
8:00 p.m. Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) presents "A Night with Elisa McIntosh" at Heart Lake, Lake Placid (Free)


Sunday - 6/3/12  
6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Great Adirondack Birding Celebration, Paul Smith's VIC (fee ranges per seminar and hike) Call 518-327-6241
8:00 a.m. Whiteface Mountain Uphill Foot Race
8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway 
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Cruisin' Around the Mountain Car Show at the Saranac Lake Civic Center
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Paul Smith's VIC trails are open. Call 327-6241. (fee)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator) is open. 
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open for the season.
0:00 a.m. - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake is walking and mountain biking
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. Lake Placid Olympic Museum will be closed for renovations
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount


Central Adirondack Family Time
Adirondack Museum Opening Day is May 25, 2012
Thendara Golf Club is open for the season


Friday - 6/1/12
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Adirondack Museum is open 7 days a week through Oct 14. Admission: $18/Adults, $16/Seniors (62+), $12/Students (with ID)/Teens(13-17), $6/Children(6-12), Free/Active Military/Children(under 5) Don't forget to print out Coupon for $2 adult admission under "Special Offers." 
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek will open June 25 - Labor Day. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gallery open at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day. 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum presents "Medicine in the North Country"
10:00 a.m. Every Friday bring pre-schoolers to the Johnsburg Library for craft and story time (FREE)
noon - 7:00 p.m. Thunder in Old Forge Rally (to benefit Wounded Warriors) $5/both days
3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. The School of the Old Forge Ballet Company is offering free lessons for Ballet, Tap and Jazz, Ballroom, Beginning Piano, and Latin & Modern for the communities of the Adirondack Park held at the North Woods Community Center located at 110 Crosby Boulevard in Old Forge.  For additional information and schedules, please phone Sue Ann Lorenz-Wallace at 315-369-8721 or email oldforgeballet@roadrunner.com.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. First Friday Art Walk in Old Forge


Saturday – 6/2/12
9:00 a.m. National Trails Day with Mitch Lee at Arrowhead Park, Inlet
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thunder in Old Forge motorcycle get-together
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek will open June 25 - Labor Day. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Adirondack Museum is open 7 days a week through Oct 14. Admission: $18/Adults, $16/Seniors (62+), $12/Students (with ID)/Teens(13-17), $6/Children(6-12), Free/Active Military/Children(under 5) Don't forget to print out Coupon for $2 adult admission under "Special Offers." 
10:00 a.m. Long Lake "Run From the Flies" 5K, 518-624-3077
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gallery open at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.  Loon Race Fundraising as well as other hands on activities
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum presents "Medicine in the North Country"
11:00 a.m. Indian Lake Historic Walking Tour 
noon - 4:00 p.m. North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season. (weekends only until July 1)
6:00 p.m. The Spirit of Johnny Cash Live On the Indian lake Theatre Stage, $15/advance, $18/door
7:00 p.m. The VIEW, Old Forge presents "Amelia Earhart A Woman with a Vision, $15/$12/members


Sunday - 6/3/12 
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek will open June 25 - Labor Day. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Adirondack Museum is open 7 days a week through Oct 14. Admission: $18/Adults, $16/Seniors (62+), $12/Students (with ID)/Teens(13-17), $6/Children(6-12), Free/Active Military/Children(under 5) Don't forget to print out Coupon for $2 adult admission under "Special Offers." 
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.
noon - 4:00 p.m. North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season. (weekends only until July 1)


Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time
Friday - 6/1/12 
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Elizabethtown Farmers' Market 
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Plattsburgh Farmers' and Crafters' Market
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Tour Undergound Railroad Sites in Peru and Keeseville, $10/person. Registration required 518-834-5180
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $17/50/adults, $14/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5)
9:30 a.m. King's Garden is open for the season (Fort Ti)
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday  
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday Night Magic at the Champlain Centre Mall Courtyard


Saturday - 6/2/12
9:00 a.m. Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. South Plattsburgh Fire Department safe boating course, $30, 
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Tour Undergound Railroad Sites in Peru and Keeseville, $10/person. Registration required 518-834-5180
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $17/50/adults, $14/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5)
9:30 a.m. North Star Underground Railroad Museum Ausable Chasm Opening Day
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
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
11:00 a.m. Butterfly release for Hospice at melissa Penfield Park. Watch over 120 butterflies being released in memory of someone lost
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Champlain Area Trails celebrates National Trails Day with Brian Mann at Block House Farm, Essex


Sunday - 6/3/12  
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $17/50/adults, $14/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5)
10:00 a.m. Lyon Mountain Mining and Railroad Museum Opening weekend
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Bluff Point Lighthouse at Valcour Island is open. Transportation is not provided

Southern Adirondack Family Time
Friday - 6/1/12
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School 
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. West Mountain is closed for the ski season
10:00 - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Elvis Fest First Round Competition at the Lake George Forum
3:30 p.m. Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week
Dusk: Friday at the Lake George Shepard Park Concert Series starts June 15
7:00 p.m. Adirondack Ballet Theater presents Stepping Out in Style: at the Charles Wood Theatre Glens Falls
8:00 p.m. Lake George Elvis Fest Opening Night at the Lake George Forum, Prices vary


Saturday – 6/2/12
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lake George Vintage boat regatta
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 3rd annual Burgher 5K Dash at the Warrensburg Elementary School to fund the playground
8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. West Mountain is closed for the ski season
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gloversville Community Block Party
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Gull Bay Preserve, Putnam Volunteer Trail Work Day
9:00 a.m. Lake George Elvis Fest Classic Car Parade
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain Gondola Rides 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Queensbury Feeder Canal Annual Canoe/Kayak Race, $20/solo, $25/tandem
10:00 - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Elvis Fest Second Round at the Lake George Forum
noon - 5:00 p.m. North Creek Beer Fest on the Hudson, $40/person (Designated Driver/$10)
4:00 p.m. Grand Opening of the Hudson River Music Hall, 10 Maple Street, Hudson Falls
7:00 p.m. Adirondack Ballet Theater presents Stepping Out in Style: at the Charles Wood Theatre Glens Falls

Sunday - 6/3/12 
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. West Mountain is closed for the ski season
8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Kid's Time at the Wells Wesleyan Church in Speculator every Sunday.  Snacks, lessons and fun activities.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain Gondola Rides open
noon - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls 
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lake George Elvis Fest Finals at the Lake George Forum
2:30 p.m. Adirondack Ballet Theater presents Stepping Out in Style: at the Charles Wood Theatre Glens Falls

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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