Thursday, July 5, 2012

Diane Chase's Adirondack Family Activities™ Calendar of Events July 6-8, 2012


By Diane Chase, author of the Adirondack Family Activities™ guidebook series, Adirondack Family Time™


The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for July 6-8, 2012.  Highlights: Fireworks continue in Westport, Lake George, and Piseco. Enjoy the First Friday Art Walk in Old Forge. 


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 July 6-8, 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 - 7/6/12
Adirondack Arts and Heritage Festival  June 29-July 8
Take the Adirondack Scenic Railroad between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. I Love New York Horse Show, $2/weekdays, $5/weekends, Children under 12 are free
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. - 3:30 p.m. Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain ($5/9 holes, $2/disc rental)
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 is open
11:00 a.m. Pendragon Theatre presents "Pinocchio", 518-891-1854
11:30 a.m. I Love New York Horse Show guided tour, $1
noon - 9:00 p.m. I Love BBQ Festival at the Olympic Oval, Lake Placid $6/person/day. Children under 10 are Free
2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Paul Smith's College Farmers' Market

8:00 p.m. Pendragon Theatre presents "And A Nightingale Sang", 518-891-1854



Saturday - 7/7/12  
Adirondack Arts and Heritage Festival  June 29-July 8
Take the Adirondack Scenic Railroad between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. I Love New York Horse Show, $2/weekdays, $5/weekends, Children under 12 are free
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. - 3:30 p.m. Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain ($5/9 holes, $2/disc rental)
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.
Dawn - 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. 
9:30 a.m. - noon Stevenson Memorial Cottage and Museum in Saranac Lake 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 is open
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Krebashia Kingdom Medieval Fair
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 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Robert Louis Stevenson Cottage and Museum is open
8:00 p.m. Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) presents Live From Madagascar with Naturalist Sophi Veltrop at Heart Lake, Lake Placid (Free)


8:00 p.m. Pendragon Theatre presents "The Last 5 Years", 518-891-1854


Sunday - 7/8/12  
Take the Adirondack Scenic Railroad between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. I Love New York Horse Show, $2/weekdays, $5/weekends, Children under 12 are free
8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) 
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain ($5/9 holes, $2/disc rental)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway 
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.
9:30 a.m. - noon Stevenson Memorial Cottage and Museum in Saranac Lake is open
Dawn - 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 is open
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Robert Louis Stevenson Cottage and Museum is open

Central Adirondack Family Time
Thendara Golf Club is open for the season


Friday - 7/6/12
9:30 a.m. - close Water Safari Park is open for the season, Old Forge
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Ski Area Scenic Chairlift is open 
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. - 5:00 p.m... 61st Central Adirondack Art Show, The View, Old Forge
10:00 a.m. Every Friday bring pre-schoolers to the Johnsburg Library for craft and story time (FREE)
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Old Forge Farmers' Market on Park Avenue
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thendara Golf Club free golf clinic for men (Thursdays for women, Saturdays for Families), 315-369-3136
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. First Friday Art Walk in Old Forge
6:30 p.m. A Bright View annual Gala to benefit Old Forge View


Saturday – 7/7/12
9:30 a.m. - close Water Safari Park is open for the season, Old Forge
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Ski Area Scenic Chairlift is open 
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek is 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."  (Familypalooza)
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. - 5:00 p.m... 61st Central Adirondack Art Show, The View, Old Forge
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum presents "Medicine in the North Country"
noon - 4:00 p.m. North Creek Depot Museum is open. (weekends only until July 1)
2:00 p.m. The Goodsell Museum presents Antique Auction
 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thendara Golf Club free golf clinic for families (Thursdays for women, Fridays for men), 315-369-3136

7:00 p.m. Inlet presents "Sunsets by the Lake" at Arrowhead Park
7:00 p.m. The Church of the Lakes presents Ron Owens "Magic is Funny"
7:00 p.m. Fireworks and Parade in Indian Lake
7:30 p.m. The View, Old Forge presents "Above Standards" singers, $12/general, $10/members


Sunday - 7/8/12 
9:30 a.m. - close Water Safari Park is open for the season, Old Forge
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Ski Area Scenic Chairlift is open 
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek is open June 25 - Labor Day. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
Pavilion10:00 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)
noon. - 4:00 p.m... 61st  Central Adirondack Art Show, The View, Old Forge
2:00 p.m. The View presents Robert Marshal Auler Piano Concert, $18/ $15/members
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Sunday Summer Concert Series on the Old Forge Lakefront
7:30 p.m. The View in Old Forge presents Above Standards, $12/$10members

Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time
Friday - 7/6/12 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454
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 - 7/7/12
9:00 a.m. Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454
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 is open
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
2:00 p.m. Depot Theatre presents Careless Love, a down-home musical" in Westport

5:00 p.m. Westport celebrates Independence Day with magic show, food and vendor, fireworks
7:00 p.m. Vaudeville Show at the Whallonsburg Grange Halle, $10/adults, $5/children
8:00 p.m. Depot Theatre presents Careless Love, a down-home musical" in Westport
9:30 p.m. Fireworks in Westport

Sunday - 7/8/12  
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454
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. - 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

5:00 p.m.  Depot Theatre presents Careless Love, a down-home musical" in Westport


Southern Adirondack Family Time
Friday - 7/6/12
All weekend Speculator 4th of July Celebration
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School 
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. West Mountain Scenic Chairlift
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Disc Golf at Gore Mountain, $5/person for 9 holes
9:00  a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Bolton Landing Farmers' Market, Goodman Ave,
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. - 5:00 p.m.  Tubby's Tubing
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Railroads on Parade Museum is open. Print a $1 off coupon
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Warrensburg Farmers' Market
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
7:30 p.m. Adirondack Theatre Festival presents Next To Normal at the Charles Wood Theater
9:30 p.m. Fireworks over Sandy Cove in Pisceco


Saturday – 7/7/12
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
All weekend Speculator 4th of July Celebration
8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. West Mountain Scenic Chairlift
9:00 a.m. - noon Fishing Derby at Loon Lake Beach, North Warren
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Disc Golf at Gore Mountain, $5/person for 9 holes
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Natural Stone Bridge, Pottersville 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain Gondola Rides 
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Strawberry Festival at the Community Church Chestertown
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Tubby's Tubing
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. - 5:00 p.m. Railroads on Parade Museum is open. Print a $1 off coupon
noon - 10:00 p.m. Chestertown SummerFest: face painting, games and fireworks at dusk
1:00 p.m. North Creek Grand Opening of New Businesses
4:00 p.m. Hudson River Music Hall, 10 Maple Street, Hudson Falls

7:00 p.m. Speculator Parade and Fireworks to celebrate July 4th
7:30 p.m. Adirondack Theatre Festival presents Next To Normal  at the Charles Wood Theater
8:00 p.m. Seagle Colony presents Kiss Me Kate

Sunday - 7/8/12 
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
All weekend Speculator 4th of July Celebration
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. West Mountain Scenic Chairlift
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. - 3:30 p.m. Disc Golf at Gore Mountain, $5/person for 9 holes
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Natural Stone Bridge, Pottersville 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain Gondola Rides open
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Tubby's Tubing
noon - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
noon - 5:00 p.m. Railroads on Parade Museum is open. Print a $1 off coupon
1:00 p.m. North Creek celebrates July 4th at the Gore Ski Bowl with fireworks, live music, and kids activities
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls 
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Luzerne Chamber Music Festival, $25/$20/$5/ Free for children under 12
8:00 p.m. Seagle Colony presents Kiss Me Kate



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's second guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities™ will be available July 2012 covering the Adirondack Champlain Valley.

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