Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Diane Chase's Adirondack Family Calendar of Events for December 12-14, 2014

DON'T FORGET TO SCROLL DOWN FOR THE EVENTS IN YOUR REGION OF CHOICE!
By Diane Chase, author of the Adirondack Family Activities™ guidebook series, Adirondack Family Time™


The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for December 12-14, 2014.  

Best Bet! Lake Placid Holiday Stroll, Christmas in Essex, Old Tyme Christmas in Schroon Lake, Taylor Haskins Quartet at Dogwood Bakery, Snodeo in Old Forge, Carol Sing at the 1812 House (Poko-Mac) Willsboro

EVENT CALENDAR
Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake/ 
High Peaks Region and Beyond 
What to do with kids, family fun in Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Malone, Paul Smiths, Bloomingdale, Gabriels, Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley New York (NY)

Friday - 12/12/14
FREE - three-day youth hockey tournament at the Lake Placid Holiday Center
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake is walking and mountain biking. Be cautious around New Lodge construction
8 am - 4 pm Whiteface Mountain is open 
9 am - 4 pm FIBT World Cup bobsled and skeleton at the Olympic Sports Complex, $16/adults, $10/jr/Sr
9 am - 4 pm High Falls Gorge reopens for the season 
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Sports Complex (self-guided)tour at the bobsled, luge track $
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (site access only) Chairlift/elevator will resume in late Dec. 
9 am - 3:30 pm Paul Smith's VIC trails are open. ($) Call 327-6241. 
Adirondack Family Time guidebook for Lake Placid
Saranac Lake and the High Peaks
Over 300 four-season activities
including 33 easy hikes, 19 swimming holes
snowshoe/XC ski trails, trivia, maps
and more. 
Best Bet 9 am - 4:30 pm XC/snowshoe at Mt Van Hoevenberg Center, Lake Placid (weather dependent) Call 518-523-2811 for conditions)
9 am - 5 pm Cascade Cross-Country Ski Center is open for season. 
9 am - 6 pm The Climbery at High Peaks Cyclery is open
10 am FIL Luge World Cup 2014 doubles and men's singles $16/adults, $10/Jr and Sr
10 am Lake Placid Olympic History Tour at the Olympic Center, Lake Placid, $10/one hour
10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Wild Center is open
10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open
10 am - 3 pm Historic Saranac Lake Laboratory Museum is open
10:30 am Historic Saranac Lake tour of former Trudeau Sanitorium, meet at AMA Park Ave. gates
noon  Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake

11:30 am Lake Placid Olympic History Tour at the Olympic Center, Lake Placid, $10/one hour
  noon - 5 pm BluSeed Studios presents "Off the Wall Art for $100 or less"
 1-3 pm Public skating at the Olympic Oval (weather dependent and depending on Jewtraw event) Call 518-523-2445
1 pm Lake Placid Olympic History Tour at the Olympic Center, Lake Placid, $10/one hour
1:30 - 6:30 pm Charles Jewtraw All-Around Speedskating Championships ($ TBD) at the Olympic Oval
3 pm - 2 am Bowlwinkles Bowling, arcade and laser tag, Lake Placid
5 pm Santa at Harrietstown Town Hall Saranac Lake - part of Saranac Lake Home for the Holidays
6:30 - 8:30 pm FREE Skating party at the 1932 Olympic Area - part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
7-9 pm Public Skating at the Lake Placid Olympic Oval (weather dependent) Call 518-523-2445
8 pm The Northern Lights Choir Holiday Concert at St. Bernard's Church, Saranac Lake $12/suggested donation

Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake/ High Peaks Region and Beyond 
What to do with kids, family fun in Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Malone, Paul Smiths, Bloomingdale, Gabriels, Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley New York (NY)

Saturday - 12/13/14  
FREE - three-day youth hockey tournament at the Lake Placid Holiday Center
All Day - Holiday Tea at St Eustace Episcopal Church, Lake Placid with children's activities
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake is walking and mountain biking. Be cautious around New Lodge construction 
8 am - 4 pm Whiteface Mountain is open on weekends
Best Bet! 8:30 am Lake Placid Jingle Bell Run/Walk Benefit for Adirondack Fit for Life
8:30 - 10:30 am Breakfast with Santa - part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
9 am - 4 pm FIBT World Cup bobsled and skeleton at the Olympic Sports Complex, $16/adults, $10/jr/Sr
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Sports Complex (self-guided)tour at the bobsled, luge track $
9 am - 4:30 pm XC/snowshoe at Mt Van Hoevenberg Center, Lake Placid (weather dependent) Call 518-523-2811 for conditions)
9 am - 4 pm High Falls Gorge reopens for the season 
9 am - 5 pm Cascade Cross-Country Ski Center shop is open for season. Look for 36th annual Thanksgiving Ski/Snowshoe Sale) starting November 28 - December 7
9:30 am Lake Placid Olympic History Tour at the Olympic Center, Lake Placid, $10/one hour
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (site access only) Chairlift/elevator will resume in late Dec. 
9 am - 6 pm The Climbery at High Peaks Cyclery is open
9 am - 3:30 pm Paul Smith's VIC trails are open ($) Call 327-6241. 
10-11 am Ornament making inspired by Olympic Medals at the Olympic Museum part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
10 am - 4 pm Lake Placid Bobsled Experience at the Olympic Sports Complex ($$$)
10 am - 3:30 pm Santa's Workshop, North Pole, NY open for Winter Weekends (Get your ticket stamped for free next day re-entry)
10 am FREE Second Saturday Storytime at The Bookstore Plus: Celebrate snowmen with a story and craft
10 am Harvest Farmers' Market at Harriettown Town Hall, Saranac Lake
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open
11-11:30 am FREE story time at Mirror Lake Inn - part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
11 am - 4 pm  Adirondack Carousel, Saranac Lake is open Rides: $2.50/person with discounts for multiple tickets 
noon - 1 pm Santa arrives at Mid's Park (FREE hot chocolate and music) part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
-noon - 5 pm BluSeed Studios presents "Off the Wall Art for $100 or less"
noon Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
1-2:30 pm FREE Children's crafts at the High Peaks Resort - part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
Best Bet! 1 - 2:30 pm Adirondack Family Time book signing: Come meet with us, make knot bracelets and more children's crafts at The Bookstore Plus, part of the Holiday Stroll
1-3 pm Public skating at the Olympic Oval (weather dependent and depending on Jewtraw event) Call 518-523-2445
1 pm Santa at the Bloomingdale Firehouse with crafts and photo op
2 pm FREE Joy of Giving Party Paul Smiths College: kids' crafts, horse and wagon rides, storytelling. Please bring a new or used gift the help children learn about ______
2:30 - 6:30 pm Charles Jewtraw All-Around Speedskating Championships ($ TBD) at the Olympic Oval
2:30  - 3:30 pm FREE gift wrapping and wine tasting at The Pines - part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
3-4 pm FREE holiday movie at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts - part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
3 pm - 2 am Bowlwinkles Bowling, arcade and laser tag, Lake Placid
4:30 pm FREE Yule Log Hunt - Start at Saranac Ave/Main St junction. Lighting of Yule Log at Mid's Park  immediately following the search part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
5 pm Tree lighting and caroling at Mid's Park -part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
 5:30 - 7:30 pm FREE cookie decorating at The Whiteface Lodge (for kids) -part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
5:30 - 7:30 pm Adult Cocktail Mixology Lesson at The Whiteface Lodge - part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
7pm Chateaugay Town Hall Theatre presents The Fault in Our Stars"
7-9 pm Public Skating at the Lake Placid Olympic Oval (weather dependent) Call 518-523-2445
7:30 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "It's a Wonderful Life" $7/pp 
8 pm Upper Jay Recover Lounge presents Jillette Johnson, $10 donation

Sunday - 12/14/14  
FREE - three-day youth hockey tournament at the Lake Placid Holiday Center
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake is walking and mountain biking. Be cautious around New Lodge construction
Best Bet! 8 am - 4 pm Whiteface Mountain is open. 
8:30 am Breakfast with Santa - part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
9 am - 4:30 pm XC/snowshoe at Mt Van Hoevenberg Center, Lake Placid (weather dependent) Call 518-523-2811 for conditions)
9 am - 4 pm NYSEF Nordic Opener at Mt Van Hoevenberg (FREE, TBD)
9 am - 4 pm High Falls Gorge reopens for the season 
9 am - 5 pm Cascade Cross-Country Ski Center is open for season. 
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Sports Complex (self-guided)tour at the bobsled, luge track $
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (site access only) Chairlift/elevator will resume in late Dec. 
9 am - 3:30 p.m. Paul Smith's VIC trails are open. $ Call 327-6241. (fee)
10 am - 2 pm Lake Placid Bobsled Experience at the Olympic Sports Complex ($$$)
Best Bet! 10 am - 3:30 pm Santa's Workshop, North Pole, NY Village of Lights opens today 
10 am - 1 pm Candy House Making at Generations (with the purchase of breakfast) part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
10 am - 5 pm The Climbery at High Peaks Cyclery is open
10 am - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, laser tag, bowling and more 
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open
11 am FREE showing of "The Polar Express" at the Lake Placid Palace Theatre - part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
11 am - 4 pm  Adirondack Carousel, Saranac Lake is open Rides: $2.50/person with discounts for multiple tickets 
1 pm Chateaugay Town Hall Theatre presents "Elf" PG, FREE includes visits with Santa
1-3 pm Public skating at the Olympic Oval (weather dependent) Call 518-523-2445
3 pm FREE performance of Handel’s 1742 Christmas “The Messiah” at the Adirondack Community Church (donations will be accepted to benefit the Lake Placid Sinfonietta's Education Fund)
5 pm Holiday Skating Show at the Olympic Center - part of the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll
Best Bet! 7 pm Pendragon Theater presents "It's A Wonderful Life: Live Radio Play" $10
7-9 pm Public Skating at the Lake Placid Olympic Oval (weather dependent) Call 518-523-2445
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Central Adirondack Family Time What to do with kids, family fun in Cranberry Lake, Newcomb, Thendara , Raquette Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Old Forge, North Creek, Star Lake, Croghan, Woodgate, Minnehaha, Indian Lake and Inlet New York (NY)

Friday - 12/12/14
Water Safari Park is closed for the season, Old Forge and will reopen June12, 2015
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Ski Area Scenic Chairlift is closed until ski season
10 am - 4 pm Gallery open at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
Best Bet!  10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Museum Shop is open for holiday shopping
10 am - 4 pm the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day. 
10 am- 3 pm Goodsell Museum in Old Forge presents "100,00 Acres of Paradise: The Early History of the ADK League Club"
10 am Every Friday bring pre-schoolers to the Johnsburg Library for craft and story time (FREE)
Best Bet!  3-7 pm Snodeo Snowmobile vendor, races and vintage show FREE to watch
4:30 - 5 pm Old Forge Ballet Company offers classes for children 3-5 at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts $10/class
7 pm See a film at the Indian Lake Theatre: (Join in on Art House Thursdays)
7 pm Old Forge Ballet Company offers classes for children 6-13 at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts $10/class
7 pm See a movie at The Strand in Old Forge
7:45 pm Lowville Town Hall Theatre, Lowville, showing "Penguins of Madacascar"

Saturday – 12/13/14 
Water Safari Park is closed for the season, Old Forge and will reopen June12, 2015
9 am - 5 pm Snodeo Snowmobile vendor, races and vintage show FREE to watch
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Ski Area Scenic Chairlift is closed until ski season 
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Museum Shop is open for holiday shopping
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 in Old Forge
noon Lunch with Santa at Long Lake town Hall (pizza $)
1-5 pm Moms and Kids Day at Incapahco Art Song Studio, Long Lake: Make a Angel Necklace and earrings ($22)
1:30 pm See a movie at The Strand in Old Forge
2 pm Indian Lake Theatre matinee
BEST BET: 2 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "It's A Wonderful Life: Live Radio Play" at VIEW, Old Forge, $20/general, $18/members, $5/children (12 and under)
2 pm Lowville Town Hall Theatre, Lowville, showing "MockingJay Part 1
5 pm Santa goes around Long Lake on the back of the fire truck spreading candy canes and holiday cheer
BEST BET: 5:15 pm FREE fireworks at Hiltebrant Rec Center, Old Forge (part of 38th annual Snodeo)
7 pm Old Forge Ballet presents "Nutcracker Ballet" at The Strand Theatre, Old Forge $15/adults, $10/seniors/teens, $5/children under 12
7 pm See a movie at The Strand in Old Forge
7 pm See a film at the Indian Lake Theatre: (Join in on Art House Thursdays)
7 pm Lowville Town Hall Theatre, Lowville, showing "Penguins of Madagascar"

Sunday - 12/14/14 
Water Safari Park is closed for the season, Old Forge and will reopen June12, 2015
9 am Old Forge Let it Snow 5K Run/Walk
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Ski Area Scenic Chairlift is closed until ski season 
10 am - 2 pm Snodeo Snowmobile vendor, races and vintage show FREE to watch
10 am - 4 pm the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.
1:30 pm See a movie at The Strand in Old Forge
BEST BET: 2-4 pm Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Indian Lake Theatre, each child receives an ornament, FREE cookies and hot chocolate
2 pm Lowville Town Hall Theatre, Lowville, showing "Penguins of Madagascar"
3-4 pm Cookie Swap Inlet Town Hall, Bring 3 doz Christmas cookies (bring recipe to share) and take home 3 doz assortments) Coffee and hot chocolate to be served
3 pm a Tapestry Christmas at VIEW, Old Forge, $10/general , $5/students
4 pm Our Town Theatre Group's FREE Holiday Cabaret at the Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek
7 pm See a movie at The Strand in Old Forge
7 pm Lowville Town Hall Theatre, Lowville, showing "Penguins of Madagascar"
7 pm The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents the Sound of Music at VIEW, Old Forge, $20/general, $5/students

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Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time
What to do with kids, family fun in Ausable Forks, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Westport, Port Henry, Elizabethtown, Keeseville, Wadams, Essex and Plattsburgh New York (NY)

Friday - 12/12/14 
Daily - Use the hiking trails at the New Land Trust, Saranac FREE
Daily - Hike Champlain Area Trails Systems, (CATS) FREE
6 am - 6 pm Rulf's Orchard (bakery)
9 am - 9 pm Ticonderoga North Country Christmas Local Shopping with raffles, music
9 am - 4 pm Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454. Try the cliff rappelling tour (Discounts for residents of Clinton, Essex and Clinton counties)
9:30 am Storytime at the Paine Memorial Library, Hillsboro
10 am - 3 pm Pike's Cantonment Day at the War of 1812 Museum, re-enactments and presentations
10 am - 4 pm Imaginarium Children's Museum, Plattsburgh
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
 6-10 pm Willsboro's climbing wall, the Crux is open
Best Bet! 7:30 pm Pleasant Valley Chorale presents "let it snow" at the Essex Community Church, FREE with goodwill donation -part of Christmas in Essex


Saturday - 12/13/14 
CHRISTMAS IN ESSEX
Daily - Use the hiking trails at the New Land Trust, Saranac FREE
Daily - Hike Champlain Area Trails Systems, (CATS) FREE
6 am - 6 pm Rulf's Orchard ( bakery) 
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. Try the cliff rappelling tour (Discounts for residents of Clinton, Essex and Clinton counties)
9:30  am - 3 - Vendors around Essex with local crafts, homemade gifts and fine arts -, Adirondack Art Show, Photo Booth part of Christmas in Essex
9:30 am Santa and Mrs Claus comes  on the Essex Ferry - part of Christmas in Essex
9:45 FREE pancake breakfast at the Essex Fire Dept with the Clauses part of Christmas in Essex
9:45 am Scavenger Hunt through Essexpart of Christmas in Essex
Best Bet! 10 am Holiday in Hague with tree decorating contest, parade, tree lighting and holiday party with snacks and crafts
 with 10 am - 1 pm Plattsburgh Farmers' Market at the City Recreation Center through the fall and alternating Saturday from January - May
10 am - 4 pm Imaginarium Children's Museum, Plattsburgh
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum, Elizabethtown s closed for the season but the Brewster Library is open by appointment for historical research
10 am – 4:00 pm 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 am - 1 pm Ticonderoga Community Building will host free music, crafts and Santa photo session 
noon - 12:30 pm Reindeer Fun Run for Kids around Beggs Point (Start and Finish at Lake Champlain Yoga and Wellness)part of Christmas in Essex
12:45 - 2 pm Photos with Santa and Mrs Claus at Essex Ice Cream Cafe part of Christmas in Essex
2 pm Lighting of the Essex Town Tree - part of Christmas in Essex
2:30 pm Steven Kellogg will read from his popular book "Pinkerton, Behave" at Belden Noble Library, hard copies can be purchases for $20 and inscribed with an original drawing, autograph with each purchase part of Christmas in Essex
3 pm Kids Club at The Crux, $8/child under 12, $10/adult
7 pm The Whallonsburg Grange presents "Anne Hills and Michael Smith" $12/adults, $6/under 18. part of Christmas in Essex

Sunday - 12/14/14  
Daily - Use the hiking trails at the New Land Trust, Saranac FREE
 6 am - 6 pm Rulf's Orchard (bakery)
 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454. Try the cliff rappelling tour (Discounts for residents of Clinton, Essex and Clinton counties)
10 am - 4 pm Imaginarium Children's Museum, Plattsburgh
Adirondack History Center Museum, Elizabethtown is closed for the season but the Brewster Library is open by appointment for historical research
1-4 pm Holiday Secret House tour in Plattsburgh 
3 pm Pleasant Valley Chorale presents "let it snow" at the UCC Church in Elizabethtown, FREE with goodwill donation 
Best Bet! 6 pm 1812 Carol Sing at te 1812 House (Poko-Mac) Willsboro, Santa, treats and wagon rides FREE
Best Bet!7 pm (6:30 doors open) Taylor Haskins Quartet and Dogwood Bakery, Westport $12 included light fare
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Southern Adirondack Family Time Area Events
What to do with kids, family fun in Schroon Lake, Whitehall and Lake George, Caroga Lake, Mayfield, Lake Luzerne, Piseco, Northville, Bolton Landing, Gloversville, Thurman, Warrensburg, Hague and Speculator New York (NY) 

Friday - 12/12/14  
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School 
9:30 am - 9 pm Lake George Bowl and Games
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga for elementary aged children and younger (Busy Bee programs is every Friday free with admission)
Natural Stone Bridge, Pottersville will reopen in mid December
10 am - 5 pm Visit the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls
10 am - 1:30 pm Little Steps Indoor Open Play, 35 Bath St, Ballston Spa
10:00 - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
1-3 pm Parks-Bentley Place, South Glens Falls: Explore Christmas across 5 continents through Dec 14
3-4 pm Hudson River Hall, Hudson Falls 
3:30 p.m. Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week
4-9 pm Holiday Fair at Oak Mountain, dog sled rides/$10
5:30 pm Saratoga to North Creek Polar Express Train
7 pm Once Upon A Mattress presented by  The Glove Theatre, Gloversville
7:30 pm Saratoga to North Creek Polar Express Train
7:30 pm Home Made Theatre, Saratoga presents "The Jungle Book" $18/adults, $12/children (12 and under)

Saturday – 12/13/14 
OLDE TYME CHRISTMAS IN SCHROON LAKE
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School

9:30 am - 9 pm Lake George Bowl and Games
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga for elementary aged children and younger
 Natural Stone Bridge, Pottersville will reopen in mid December
10 am - 2 pm Community Church Bazaar - part of Olde Tyme Christmas Schroon Lake 
10 am - 1:30 pm Little steps Indoor Open Play, 35 Bath St, Ballston Spa
10 am - 3 pm Parks-Bentley Place, South Glens Falls: Explore Christmas across 5 continents through Dec 14
10 am - 5 pm Visit the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls
10 am - 4 pm GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program) 
11 am - 3 pm Santa comes to The Glove: crafts, refreshments and visits with Santa
1 pm Home Made Theatre, Saratoga presents "The Jungle Book" $18/adults, $12/children (12 and under)
2:30 pm The Nutcracker Ballet, presented by the Adirondack Ballet Theatre at the Wood Theatre, Glens Falls
2-3 pm FREE Family Saturdays at the Tang Museum at Skidmore College
5:30 pm Christmas Tree Lighting and Caroling Fountain Park part of Olde Tyme Christmas Schroon Lake 
5:30 pm Saratoga to North Creek Polar Express Train
5:30 pm Tree Lighting and Living Nativity Procession - part of Olde Tyme Christmas Schroon Lake 
6 pm  Santa Arrives at The Strand Theatre - part of Olde Tyme Christmas Schroon Lake 
6-8 pm Cookies at the Senior Center, Wagons rides at Town Hall, Children's craft at The Town Store, Decorate a Cupcake at Mr P - part of Olde Tyme Christmas Schroon Lake 
 7 pm The Nutcracker Ballet, presented by the Adirondack Ballet Theatre at the Wood Theatre, Glens Falls
7 pm Once Upon A Mattress presented by  The Glove Theatre, Gloversville
7 pm Laser Tag at the Adventure Family Fun Center, Queensbury
7:05 pm Out Town Theatre Group presents "Dead and Breakfast" dinner theatre at Sweet Basil in Queensbury $38 includes dinner
7:30 pm Saratoga to North Creek Polar Express Train
8 pm  Hudson River Hall, Hudson Falls 

Sunday - 12/14/14 
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8:45 - 10 a.m. Kid's Time at the Wells Wesleyan Church in Speculator every Sunday.  Snacks, lessons and fun activities.
Natural Stone Bridge, Pottersville will open in mid December
BEST BET! 10 am - 4 pm Upstate Model Railroaders Annual Train Show, Glens Falls Civic Center
10 am - 6 pm 9:30 am - 9 pm Lake George Bowl and Games
noon - 4:30 pm 9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga for elementary aged children and younger
noon - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
1 pm Home Made Theatre, Saratoga presents "The Jungle Book" $18/adults, $12/children (12 and under)
1-3 pm Parks-Bentley Place, South Glens Falls: Explore Christmas across 5 continents through Dec 14
2-5 pm 4th annual Latke Fest at Temple Beth El, Glens Falls
2 pm Once Upon A Mattress presented by  The Glove Theatre, Gloversville
2:30 pm The Nutcracker Ballet, presented by the Adirondack Ballet Theatre at the Wood Theatre, Glens Falls
5:30 pm Saratoga to North Creek Polar Express Train


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