Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Adirondack Events Calendar July 1-5, 2015

By Diane Chase, Adirondack Family Activities™ guidebook series: Adirondack Family Time


The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for July 1-5, 2015.  Highlights: Fireworks and Festivals around the Adirondacks!  July 2 brings a Full Moon! Enjoy!  


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 1-5, 2015
This guide has over 330 activities:
 33 easy hikes,
19 swimming holes, maps, trivia and
four-season of fun for Lake Placid,
Saranac Lake and the High Peaks. 
Adirondack High Peaks/Lake Placid/Saranac Lake Events What to do in Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Malone, Paul Smiths, Bloomingdale, Gabriels, Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley New York (NY)

Old Forge/Inlet/Long Lake (Central Adirondack Events)– 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)

Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events – What to do 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 Events – What to do in Ausable Forks, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Westport, Port Henry, Elizabethtown and Keeseville, Wadams, Essex and Plattsburgh New York (NY)

Lake Placid/Saranac Lake/High Peaks (Tri-Lakes) Events

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for walking and mountain biking (free) 
Dawn - Dusk: Hike or mountain bike the trails at Pisgah Mountain, Saranac Lake (free)
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to Dusk: Paul Smith's VIC trails are free expect during ski season. Call 327-6241. 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. I Love New York Horse Show, $2/weekdays, $5/weekends, Children under 12 are free
9 am - 2 pm Green Market Wednesday/Lake Placid Farmers' Market at St. Agnes Elementary School parking lot
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator and chairlift) is open.
9 am - 5:30 pm Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain
9 am - 5:30 pm Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting
10 am - 4 pm Paul Smith's VIC Native Butterfly House is open. FREE
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room
10 am - 6 pm Adventure Zone at Whiteface Mountain: rock climbing wall, slack line, bounce house, bungee trampoline, airbag jump
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Wild Center is open
10 am Tour Historic Great Camp White Pine, Paul Smiths ($12/adults, $6/children)
10:00 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, bounce houses, bowling and more 
10:30 am Lake Placid Center for the Arts Young and Fun Series: FREE summer concert
10: 30 am Historic Saranac Lake Wednesday tours
11:00 a.m. Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
1:30 pm  Tour Historic Great Camp White Pine, Paul Smiths ($12/adults, $6/children)
3 pm Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
3 - 5pm Meet author Jenny Milchman at The Bookstore Plus, Lake Placid.
4 pm  Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
5 pm  Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
7 pm Music on the Green, free concert at Berkley Green, Saranac Lake 

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - FULL MOON
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for walking and mountain biking (free) 
Dawn - Dusk: Hike or mountain bike the trails at Pisgah Mountain, Saranac Lake (free)
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to Dusk: Paul Smith's VIC trails are free expect during ski season. Call 327-6241. 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. I Love New York Horse Show, $2/weekdays, $5/weekends, Children under 12 are free
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator and chairlift) is open.
9 am - 5:30 pm Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting
9 am - 5:30 pm Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain
10:00 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, bounce houses, bowling and more 
10 am - 4 pm Summer Bobsled Experience (Thurs-Mon June 25-Sept 7)
10 am - 7 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room
10 am - 6 pm Adventure Zone at Whiteface Mountain: rock climbing wall, slack line, bounce house, bungee trampoline, airbag jump
10 am - 4 pm Paul Smith's VIC Native Butterfly House is open. FREE
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Wild Center is open
10:30 am From Lake Placid: Penelope the Clown on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad
11:00 a.m. Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
11 am Farmers Market at The Wild Center, Tupper Lake
2:30 pm  From Lake Placid: Penelope the Clown on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad
3 pm Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
4 pm  Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
5 pm  Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
6-8 pm The Lake Placid Institute annual fundraiser at the Whiteface Club and Resort
  7 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents National Theatre Live Encore: The Audience
8 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "TinTypes" through July 18

Friday - July 3, 2015
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for walking and mountain biking (free) 
Dawn - Dusk: Hike or mountain bike the trails at Pisgah Mountain, Saranac Lake (free)
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to Dusk: Paul Smith's VIC trails are free expect during ski season. Call 327-6241. 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. I Love New York Horse Show, $2/weekdays, $5/weekends, Children under 12 are free
ALL DAY: The Great American Garage Sale, Community wide Tupper Lake 
9 am - 5:30 pm Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) 
8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator and chairlift) is open. 
9 am - 5:30 pm Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open for the season.
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room
10 am - 4 pm Paul Smith's VIC Native Butterfly House is open. FREE
10:00 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, bounce houses, bowling and more 
10 am - 6 pm Adventure Zone at Whiteface Mountain: rock climbing wall, slack line, bounce house, bungee trampoline, airbag jump
10:30 am From Lake Placid: Magic Train on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad
10 am - 4 pm Summer Bobsled Experience (Thurs-Mon June 25-Sept 7)
10:00 a.m. - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake is walking and mountain biking
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 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. Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
11:30 a.m. I Love NY Horse Show guided tour, $1
noon - 9:00 p.m. I Love BBQ and Music Festival at the Olympic Oval, Lake Placid $5/person/day. Children under 10 are Free
2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Paul Smith's College Farmers' Market
2:30 pm  From Lake Placid: Magic Train on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad
3 pm Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
3 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents Magmanus (FREE) circus duo downtown Lake Placid
4 pm  Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
4:30 pm Freaky Friday FREE Ice Skating Show at the 1932 Olympic Arena, Lake Placid
5 pm  Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
6:30 pm Mace Chasm food truck at Upper Jay Recovery Lounge
8 pm The Space We Make at the Upper Jay Recovery Lounge, Upper Jay
8 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "TinTypes" through July 18
Dusk: Fireworks Tupper Lake Municipal Park

Saturday - 7/4/2015 Happy Independence Day!   
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for walking and mountain biking (free) 
Dawn - Dusk: Hike or mountain bike the trails at Pisgah Mountain, Saranac Lake (free)
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to Dusk: Paul Smith's VIC trails are free expect during ski season. Call 327-6241. 
ALL DAY: The Great American Garage Sale, Community wide Tupper 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) 
8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway 
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Saranac Lake Farmers' Market, Riverside Park
9 am - 5:30 pm Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator and chairlift) is open.
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open for the season.
9:45 am Saranac Lake July 4th Kiddie Parade: Theme: Circus, Starts at St. Bernards Church and ends at Riverside Park
10 am - 4 pm Paul Smith's VIC Native Butterfly House is open. FREE
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room
10 am - 9 pm I Love BBQ and Music Festival at the Olympic Oval, Lake Placid $5/person/day. Children under 10 are Free
10 am Tour Historic Great Camp White Pine, Paul Smiths ($12/adults, $6/children)
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Wild Center  is open
10 am - 6 pm Adventure Zone at Whiteface Mountain: rock climbing wall, slack line, bounce house, bungee trampoline, airbag jump
10:00 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, bounce houses, bowling and more 
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open
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 pm Summer Jumping Series at the Olympic Jumping Complex, Lake Placid (Wed/Sat until Aug 29)
1:30 pm  Tour Historic Great Camp White Pine, Paul Smiths ($12/adults, $6/children)
2 pm  Pendragon Theatre presents "TinTypes" through July 18
3 pm Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
4 pm  Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
5 pm July 4th Parade, Lake Placid
5:30 FREE Lake Placid Sinfonietta concert at Mid's Park, Lake Placid
5 pm  Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Wed-Sat)
8 p.m. Pendragon Theatre presents TinTypes, 518-891-1854
9 pm Fireworks: Lake Placid
Dusk: Fireworks: Saranac Lake

Sunday - 7/5/2015  
Dawn - Dusk Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for walking and mountain biking (free) 
Dawn - Dusk: Hike or mountain bike the trails at Pisgah Mountain, Saranac Lake (free)
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to Dusk: Paul Smith's VIC trails are free expect during ski season. Call 327-6241. 
ALL DAY: The Great American Garage Sale, Community wide Tupper Lake 
8 a.m. - 5 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 am - 5:30 pm Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain
8:45 a.m. - 5 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway 
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator and chairlift) is open. 
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open for the season.
10 am - 6 pm Adventure Zone at Whiteface Mountain: rock climbing wall, slack line, bounce house, bungee trampoline, airbag jump
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Wild Center is open
10 am - 4 pm Paul Smith's VIC Native Butterfly House is open. FREE
10 am - 4 pm Summer Bobsled Experience (Thurs-Mon June 25-Sept 7)
10 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, bounce houses, bowling and more 
I Love BBQ and Music Festival at the Olympic Oval, Lake Placid $5/person/day. Children under 10 are Free
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open
11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount
11 a.m. Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
1 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "Snow Queen" through August 29
2 pm Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Sun)
3 pm Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Ski Jumps, Lake Placid (Sun)
7:30 pm The Lake Placid Sinfonietta Symphony Series at The Lake Placid Center for the Arts


Old Forge/Inlet/Long Lake (Central Adirondack)Events

Thendara Golf Club is open for the season


Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
9:30 a.m. - 7 pm  Water Safari Park is open for the season, Old Forge
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek is open through Labor Day. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
10 am Great Camp Sagamore tour
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum presents "Early History of the Adirondack League Club"
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." 
1:30 pm Great Camp Sagamore tour
7 pm Tie Dye Workshop at the Raquette Lake Library, $5/shirts, but anything else FREE

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - FULL MOON
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
9:30 a.m. - 7 pm  Water Safari Park is open for the season, Old Forge
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek is open through Labor Day. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
10 am Great Camp Sagamore tour
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum presents "Early History of the Adirondack League Club"
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." 
noon - 1 pm Old Forge Library  Thursday summer reading program 
noon - 3:30 pm North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season. (Thuds-Sunday)
1:30 pm  Great Camp Sagamore tour
5:30 - 8:30 pm St Williams on Long Point, Raquette Lake Thursday Night Series. Reservations are required for the free water taxi. 

Friday - July 3, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek is open through Labor Day. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
9:30 a.m. - 7 pm  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 every day but Tuesday.
10 am Great Camp Sagamore tour
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. 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. 
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 - 3:30 pm North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season. (Thuds-Sunday)
1-5 pm . Old Forge Farmers' Market on Park Avenue
1:30 pm  Great Camp Sagamore tour
6-9 pm First Friday Art Walk in Old Forge
 
Saturday – 7/4/15 - Independence Day
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
8 am Indian Lake Fishing Derby, Bryon Park
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 through Labor Day. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
9 am - 6 pm Forge Festival of Arts and Crafts at the Adirondack Bank parking lot
10 am Great Camp Sagamore tour
10 am - 5 pm 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 am - 2 pm Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents annual auction at The Arts Center
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 Long Lake Kids Games at the Ball Park: sack race, egg toss, three-legged races
10 am - 3 pm Goodsell Museum presents "Early History of the Adirondack League Club"
noon - 3:30 pm North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season. (Thurs-Sunday)
1-1:30 pm Pingpong Ball Drop in Inlet
1:30 pm  Great Camp Sagamore tour
2 pm Bed Races in Long Lake
5 pm Long Lake BBQ with face painting with Penelope the Clown
6:30 pm Live Music with Fade to Blues at the Mt Sabattis Pavilion
7 pm Indian Lake Independence Day Paraade
7:30 pm Jamie Notarthomas will play at Arrowhead Lakefront in Inlet (Free Summer Concert series)
Dusk: Long Lake Fireworks
Dusk: Raquette Lake Fireworks from the Barge
Dusk: Fireworks Inlet
Dusk: Fireworks Old Forge
Dusk: Indian Lake Fireworks

Sunday - 7/5/15
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
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. - 4:00 p.m. Forge Festival of Arts and Crafts at the Adirondack Bank parking lot
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.
10 am Great Camp Sagamore tour
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 - 3:30 pm North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season. (Thurs-Sunday)
1:30 pm  Great Camp Sagamore tour
7 pm- 9 pm Sunday Summer Concert Series on the Old Forge Lakefront

Monday - 7/6/15
7:30 pm Pendragon Theatre presents 'Tintypes" at The View, Old Forge
10 am Great Camp Sagamore tour
1:30 pm  Great Camp Sagamore tour

58 easy hikes, 33 swimming holes,
trivia, maps and four-season fun
for Westport, Ticonderoga
Plattsburgh and the Champlain Valley

Westport/Essex/Ticonderoga (Lake Champlain Events)

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454
9 am - 5 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm is open
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5)
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum, Elizabethtown, $5/adults, $4/seniors, $2/students, free/children under seven
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Valley Transportation Museum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh
10 am Regal Summer Movies, Champlain Stadium 8 Cinemas, Plattsburgh $1 movie "Nut Job" or "Annie" - every Tues/Wed
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
4-10 pm Ticonderoga's The Best Fourth of the North celebration 
7-9 pm TiCoustics at The Burleigh House the first and third Wed each month
7:30 pm Meadowmount concerts: $10/adults, $5/students/seniors

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - FULL MOON
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454
9 am - 5 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm is open
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5)
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Valley Transportation Museum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh 
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum, Elizabethtown, $5/adults, $4/seniors, $2/students, free/children under seven
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
4-10 pm Ticonderoga's The Best Fourth of the North celebration 
7:30 pm Soundwaves summer concert series at Ballard Park, Westport

Friday - July 3, 2015 
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454
9 am - 5 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm is open
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. - 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/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 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum, Elizabethtown, $5/adults, $4/seniors, $2/students, free/children under seven
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)
3 pm Rouses Point Farmers' Market
3-10 pm Westport NY Bicentennial at the Essex County Fairgrounds
4 pm - midnight Rouses Point July 4th celebration
4-10:30 pm Ticonderoga's The Best Fourth of the North celebration 
7:30 pm Meadowmount concerts: $10/adults, $5/students/seniors
Dusk: Willsboro, NY Fireworks at Paine Soccer Field, Point Rd, 

Saturday - 7/4/15 - Independence Day
7 am - 9:30 pm Westport NY Bicentennial at the Essex County Fairground
8 am - midnight Rouses Point July 4th celebration
9 am Essex NY Sidewalk Sale Red, White and Blue
9:00 a.m. Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5)
9 am - 5 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm is open
10 am - 1 pm Ticonderoga Farmers' Market Wicker Street
10 am - 9:30 pm Ticonderoga's The Best Fourth of the North celebration 
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Valley Transportation Museum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum, Elizabethtown, $5/adults, $4/seniors, $2/students, free/children under seven
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 am Willsboro, NY Independence Day Parade and Activities. Sunset Boat Parade at Willsboro Bay
2pm First Weekend Plattsburgh presents the July 4th parade and Red, White and Blue Color Relay
4 pm Westport NY July 4th parade
7 pm Live Music MacDonough Band Shell in Plattsburgh
9:30 pm Plattsburgh fireworks
9:30 pm Westport NY Fireworks
9:45 pm Ticonderoga NY Fireworks

Sunday - 7/5/15  
9 am - 2 pm Westport NY Bicentennial at the Essex County Fairground
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454
9 am - 5 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm is open
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5)
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Valley Transportation Museum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh 
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum, Elizabethtown, $5/adults, $4/seniors, $2/students, free/children under seven
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
6 pm Rouses Point Independence Day parade
7:30 pm Meadowmount concerts: $10/adults, $5/students/seniors
9 pm Fireworks over Lake Champlain at Rouses Point




Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events


Wednesday, July 1, 2015
 8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
8 am Adirondack Extreme - High Ropes Course, Bolton Landing (Reservations Required)
9 am - 6 pm Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Pottersville (bouldering wall, disc golf, gem mining, dino dig, trails, playground, picnic)
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Tubby's Tubing, Lake Luzerne
10 am - 7 pm The Great Escape (Six Flags): The Water Park opens from 11 am - 6 pm)
10 am - 11 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground
10 am - noon Lake George Association Floating Classroom 
2 pm Adirondack Theatre Festival at the Charles R. Wood Theatre, Glens Falls
5-8 pm "Falstaff" at Seagle Colony, Schroon Lake
7-9 pm Warrensburg Summer Band Concert Series
7:30 pm Lake George Free Concert Series at Shepard Park
7:30 pm Hague Music in the Park (every Wednesday in July and August)

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - FULL MOON
 8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
8 am Adirondack Extreme - High Ropes Course, Bolton Landing (Reservations Required)
9 am - 6 pm Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Pottersville (bouldering wall, disc golf, gem mining, dino dig, trails, playground, picnic)
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Tubby's Tubing, Lake Luzerne
10 am - 11 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground
10 am - 7 pm The Great Escape (Six Flags): The Water Park opens from 11 am - 6 pm
5-8 pm "Falstaff" at Seagle Colony, Schroon Lake
7:30 pm Adirondack Theatre Festival at the Charles R. Wood Theatre, Glens Falls
8 pm Lake George Community Band Concert at Shepard Park, Lake Geoge

Friday - July 3, 2015
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School 
 8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
8 am Adirondack Extreme - High Ropes Course, Bolton Landing (Reservations Required)
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. West Mountain is closed for the ski season
9 am - 6 pm Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Pottersville (bouldering wall, disc golf, gem mining, dino dig, trails, playground, picnic)
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,
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
10 am - 11 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground
10 am - 10 pm The Great Escape (Six Flags): The Water Park opens from 11 am - 6 pm
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, Lake Luzerne
1 pm Northville's 4th of July Parade
2 pm  "Falstaff" at Seagle Colony, Schroon Lake
3-6 pm. Warrensburg Farmers' Market
3:30 p.m. Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week
4 pm Friday at the Lake George Shepard Park Concert Series starts July 10
6 pm Hague Independence Day Celebration with Calamity Rock
9 pm Hauge Fireworks
Dusk: The Great Escape Fireworks
Dusk: Fireworks overlooking the Great Sacandaga (Lanzi's on the Lake, Mayfield)

Saturday – 7/4/15 - Independence Day
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8 am Adirondack Extreme - High Ropes Course, Bolton Landing (Reservations Required)
7:30 a.m. Hague Beach North Country Triathlon
8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. West Mountain is closed for the ski season
9 am - 6 pm Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Pottersville (bouldering wall, disc golf, gem mining, dino dig, trails, playground, picnic)
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
10 am - 10 pm The Great Escape (Six Flags): The Water Park opens from 11 am - 6 pm)
10 am - 11 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground 
10 am Schroon Lake Independence Day Celebration 
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Tubby's Tubing, Lake Luzerne
10 am - 4 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
7-9 pm Bolton Landing 4th of July Celebration: DJ, face paitning, magician, family fun
7 pm Speculator parade, carnival and celebration 
Dusk: Speculator Fireworks
dusk: North Creek Ski Bowl Fireworks
9:30 pm Lake George Fireworks
Dusk: The Great Escape Fireworks
Dusk: Bolton Landing Fireworks

Sunday - 7/5/15 
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School (Fireside Chats start July 11 at 7)
 8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
8 am - 8 pm Minerva Day with fishing derby, vendors, live museum and parade
8 am Adirondack Extreme - High Ropes Course, Bolton Landing (Reservations Required)
9 am - 6 pm Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Pottersville (bouldering wall, disc golf, gem mining, dino dig, trails, playground, picnic)
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
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
10 am - 4 pm Oak Mountain Ski Resort, Speculator, NY Scenic Lift Rides
10 am - 10 pm The Great Escape (Six Flags): The Water Park opens from 11 am - 6 pm)
10 am - 11 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground
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)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls 
4 pm The Sembrich, Bolton Landing presents "On Wings of Song", $20
Lake George Hike-A-Thon registration is closed for this annual event
7:30 pm Summer Concert Series at The Revival, Main St, Wells ($10 donation)
Dusk: Minerva Fireworks from The Point
Dusk: The Great Escape Fireworks
Dusk: Fireworks overlooking the Great Sacandaga Lake, (Sports Island Pub, Northville)


photos and content © Diane Chase, used with permission of the Adirondack Family Activities™ Guidebook Series Adirondack Family Time™: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks –Adirondack Family Time: Adirondack Coast - Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga –  Adirondack Family Time: Central Adirondack –  Adirondack Family Time: Southern Adirondacks – Lake George  © 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 now.

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