Sunday, July 5, 2015

Adirondack Events: July 6-12, 2015

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


The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for July 6-12, 2015.  Highlights: Enjoy!  
Tupper Lake's Woodsman's Days, 

July 1-5, 2015 events

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 6-12, 2015
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)

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

Where's Waldo" In Lake Placid until July 31st
Monday, July 6, 2015 Back to top
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 except during ski season. Call 327-6241. 
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Wild Center is open
10 am The Bookstore Plus, Lake Placid weekly story time and activity 

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Back to top
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 except during ski season. Call 327-6241. 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Opening of the Adirondack Horse Show, $2/weekdays, $5/weekends, Children under 12 are free
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Wild Center is open
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room
11 am Pendragon Theatre presents "The Snow Queen"
7 pm Songs at Mirror Lake Series: Rusted Root
8 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "Tintypes" in Saranac Lake 

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Back to top
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 except during ski season. Call 327-6241. 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Adirondack 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
10:00 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 am Tour Historic Great Camp White Pine, Paul Smiths ($12/adults, $6/children)
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room
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 Tim Dumas Magic
10: 30 am Historic Saranac Lake presents Wednesday tours
11:00 a.m. Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
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)
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 
8 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "Tintypes" in Saranac Lake 

Thursday, July 9, 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 except during ski season. Call 327-6241. 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Adirondack 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 am - 7 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room
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 - 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 am The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "Frozen Sing-ALong" $2
10:15 am Story time at the Lake Placid Public Library
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)
5:30 pm Saranac Lake Fun Run (free) Riverside Park 
8 pm Glengarry Glen Ross at the Upper Jay Recovery Lounge, Upper Jay $18, 946-8315
8 pm The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents National Theatre Live: The Beautiful Forevers
8 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "TinTypes" through July 18

Friday - July 10, 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 except during ski season. Call 327-6241. 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Adirondack Horse Show, $2/weekdays, $5/weekends, Children under 12 are free
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 am - 6 pm  Krebashia Kingdom Renaissance Festival at the Malone Rec Park
10 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. Adirondack 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)
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)
7 pm  Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents A Grand Night for Singing at The Wild Center
8 pm Glengarry Glen Ross at the Upper Jay Recovery Lounge, Upper Jay $18, 946-8315
8 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "TinTypes" through July 18

Saturday - 7/11/2015 
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 am Saranac Lake Town-wide Garage Sale
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closing of the Adirondack 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.
10 am - 6 pm  Krebashia Kingdom Renaissance Festival at the Malone Rec Park
10 am - 8 pm Tupper Lake Woodsman Days - click here for special children's events
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 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
10 am Second Saturday Storytime at The Bookstore Plus, Lake Placid
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)
3-5 pm the Bookstore Plus presents author Patricia O'Gorman to sign her latest book "Girly Thoughts."
4-6 pm Adirondack Kids authors at The Bookstore Plus, Adirondack Kids 15: Myster Under the Midnight Moon
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  Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents A Grand Night for Singing at LPCA
8 pm Glengarry Glen Ross at the Upper Jay Recovery Lounge, Upper Jay $50 (benefit performance), 946-8315

Sunday - 7/12/2015  
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. 
8:30 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 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 am - 4 pm Krebashia Kingdom Renaissance Festival at the Malone Rec Park
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Wild Center is open
10 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, bounce houses, bowling and more 
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open
11 am - 3 pm Tupper Lake Woodsman Days click here for special children's events
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
2 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "Walton Sinfonietta" 
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
8 pm Glengarry Glen Ross at the Upper Jay Recovery Lounge, Upper Jay $18, 946-8315


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

Thendara Golf Club is open for the season 

Monday, July 6, 2015
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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
7:30 pm Adirondack Museum Lecture Series. free/members, $5/non-members.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Back to top
10 am - noon Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents Pop-Ups and Fold-Ups for Kids ($15/$10members)
10 am  Great Camp Sagamore tour
1:30 pm  Great Camp Sagamore tour
4-6 pm Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents Creating Carousel books $45/$40members
7 pm Old Forge Library presents "North Country Stories" lecture

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Back to top
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
9 am FREE walking tour of Moss Lake Big Moose Rd, Eagle Bay/Old Forge
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.
10:00 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." 
10 am  Great Camp Sagamore tour
1:30 pm  Great Camp Sagamore tour
4-6 pm Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents Creating Carousel books $45/$40members
7 pm  Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents A Grand Night for Singing @The Arts Center
7 pm Raquette Lake Library presents "Sylvia and the Magic Trunk Show

Thursday, July 9, 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.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum presents "Early History of the Adirondack League Club"
10 am - noon Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents Pop-Ups and Fold-Ups for Kids ($15/$10members)
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 am  Great Camp Sagamore tour
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
4-6 pm Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents Creating Carousel books $45/$40members
5:30 - 8:30 pm St Williams on Long Point, Raquette Lake Thursday Night Series. Reservations are required for the free water taxi. 
7 pm  Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents A Grand Night for Singing at Tannery Pond
7:30 pm Long Lake Summer Concert Series at the Methodist Church

Friday - July 10, 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.
10:00 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)
10 am  Great Camp Sagamore tour
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
7pm Friday Author Series at the Long Lake Library

Saturday – 7/11/15 
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 
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 - 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 Old Forge Antique Classic Boat Rendezvous, Old Forge Dock ($25 to participate) 
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 - 2 pm Indian Lake Farmers' Market at the Market Parking Lot
10 am - 3 pm Goodsell Museum presents "Early History of the Adirondack League Club"
10 am  Great Camp Sagamore tour
11 am - 6 pm Adirondack Renaissance Fair at Fern Park, Inlet
noon - 3:30 pm North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season. (Thurs-Sunday)
1:30 pm  Great Camp Sagamore tour
6-10 pm Indian Lake "The Fulton Chain" Block Party 7:30 pm Arrowhead Lakefront in Inlet (Free Summer Concert series)

Sunday - 7/12/15
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.
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.
10 am  Great Camp Sagamore tour
11 am - 6 pm Adirondack Renaissance Fair at Fern Park, Inlet
noon - 3:30 pm North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season. (Thurs-Sunday)
1:30 pm Great Camp Sagamore tour
2 pm  Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents A Grand Night for Singing at The VIEW
7 pm- 9 pm Sunday Summer Concert Series on the Old Forge Lakefront

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Westport/Essex/Ticonderoga (Lake Champlain Events)

Monday, July 6, 2015
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Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum, Elizabethtown, $5/adults, $4/seniors, $2/students, free/children under seven

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Back to top
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum, Elizabethtown, $5/adults, $4/seniors, $2/students, free/children under seven
6:30 pm Elizabethtown Cora Putnam Hale Memorial Concert Series at the Etown Social Center FREE

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Back to top
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails
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  - every Tues/Wed
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
10:15 Ticonderoga Festival Guild Art Treks, Knights of Columbus Pavilion
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 9, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails
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 am - 1 pm Willsboro, NY Farmers 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)
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 
10:00 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)
1-9 pm Plattsburgh Mayor's Cup 
5:30 - 7 pm Jumping' in July Concert Series, The Strand Center Front Lawn, Plattsburgh
7:30 pm Soundwaves summer concert series at Ballard Park, Westport (Ray Vega and Tales from the Boogie Down)
9 pm Mayor's Cup Boat Parade of Lights

Friday - July 10, 2015 
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails
9 am Ticonderoga Heritage Museum presents children's programs "Artist Touch Workshop"
9 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 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Elizabethtown Farmers' Market 
9 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 am - 9 pm Plattsburgh Mayor's Cup 
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
3-6 pm Kids Zone at the Mayor's Cup, Plattsburgh
6 pm Plattsburgh Mayor's Cup  5K
7:30 pm Essex Theatre Company presents "Love Letters" at the Masonic Lodge, Essex NY $12
7:30 pm Meadowmount concerts: $10/adults, $5/students/seniors
8 pm The Depot Theatre, Westport, NY presents "The Bikinis"
9- 11 pm Movie Night at the Plattsburgh Newman Center, Plattsburgh Mayor's Cup 

Saturday - 7/11/15 
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails
8 am Willsboro NY Boquet Battle Race: Gilliland Ln start and Noblewood Pk finish
9-11 am Champlain Area Trails presents Mindful Walking at the Field and Forest trail, $10 donation
9 a.m. Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
9 am - 2 pm Plattsburgh Farmers' Market, Durkee Street
9 a.m. - 5  p.m. Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454
9:30 a.m. - 5 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 - 4 pm Plattsburgh Mayor's Cup  regatta 38th annual
10 am - 1 pm Ticonderoga Farmers' Market Wicker Street
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 
10:00 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)
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday
10 am - 2 pm Essex Farm tour, $25 includes a potluck lunch. (Last date: August 15)
10:30 a.m. Story Time at the Chazy Public Library, 9633 State Route 9 for ages 3-8
11 am - 4 pm Plattsburgh Mayor's Cup  Kids Zone
3 pm The Depot Theatre, Westport, NY presents "The Bikinis"
6:30 pm Amazing Grace Winery Summer Concert Series
7:30 pm Essex Theatre Company presents "Love Letters" at the Masonic Lodge, Essex NY $12
8 pm The Depot Theatre, Westport, NY presents "The Bikinis"
8- 9 pm Gibson Brothers concert at the McDonough Monument Bandshell (Mayor's Cup)
9:45 pm Plattsburgh Mayor's Cup  Fireworks

Sunday - 7/12/15  
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails
8 am Plattsburgh Mayor's Cup  Bike Ride
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 
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
11 am Crown Point Car Show and Strawberry Festival, Methodist Church
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Bluff Point Lighthouse at Valcour Island is open. Transportation is not provided
2 pm  Essex Theatre Company presents "Love Letters" at the Masonic Lodge, Essex NY $12
5 pm The Depot Theatre, Westport, NY presents "The Bikinis"
7:30 pm Meadowmount concerts: $10/adults, $5/students/seniors
7:30 pm Adirondack Shakespeare Theatre presents Their Blackest Sins: Shakespeare's Villains at Bicentennial Park, Ticonderoga


Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events


Monday, July 6, 2015
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 Take the Saratoga/North Creek Railway (57 mile ride) with stops along the way
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)
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
6 pm Ice Cream Social  and Book Connection for Young Readers at Thurman Veterans' Memorial Park: make home books with parents/caregiver for summer reading
7-9 pm Cosmic Doodling Mandala Art Workshop (Mother/Daughter) at the Wiawaka Center for Women, $13/workshop fee
7-9 pm Thurman's FREE Monday Night concert series at Veterans' Memorial Field, Anthol Rd

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Back to top
 Take the Saratoga/North Creek Railway (57 mile ride) with stops along the way
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
10:30 am Storytime at Johnstown Public Library (ages 5 and under)
7-9 pm Bolton Landing FREE concerts at Rogers Park

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Back to top
 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 
10:30 - 11 am Storytime at Johnstown Public Library (ages 5 and under)
12:30 - 2:30 pm Lake George Association Floating Classroom 
1:30 pm The Sembrich presents "The songs recitals of Madame Sembrich" Bolton Landing, $20
1:30 pm Cosmic Doodling Mandala Art Workshop (Mother/Daughter) at the Wiawaka Center for Women, $13/workshop fee
2 pm Adirondack Theatre Festival at the Charles R. Wood Theatre, Glens Falls
7-9 pm Warrensburg Summer Band Concert Series
7:30 pm Lake George Free Concert Series at Shepard Park: Marcia Ball
7:30 pm Hague Music in the Park (every Wednesday in July and August)
8:30 pm FREE movie at Rogers Memorial Park, Bolton Landing (rain location: Town Hall)

Thursday, July 9, 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 - 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
10:30 am Adirondack Shakespeare Theatre presents Songs of the Iroquois; Turtle Island at The Strand Theater, Schroon Lake
noon Adirondack Shakespeare Theatre presents Arts and Crafts Songs of the Iroquois at the Schroon Lake Public Library
11 am FREE live owl program, Veteran's Park, Bolton Landing
4-9 pm Adirondack Greek Festival at St George Church, South Glens Falls
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 George
9:45 pm Fireworks over Lake George

Friday - July 10, 2015
Take the Saratoga/North Creek Railway (57 mile ride) with stops along the way
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 The North End Local Scenic train departs Thurman
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
11:35 am The North End Local Scenic Trail departs North Creek
1:30 pm The North End Local Scenic Trail departs Thurman
2:45 pm The North End Local Scenic Trail departs North Creek
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
4-6 pm Friday at the Lake George Shepard Park Concert Series Solo act kicks off the event
6-8 pm Friday at the Lake George Shepard Park Concert Series Full bank finishes the event

Saturday – 7/11/15 
Take the Saratoga/North Creek Railway (57 mile ride) with stops along the way
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
 8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
8 am First Saturday Birding Hike with Lake George Land Conservancy
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. - 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain Gondola Rides
9:30 am - noon Paddle Northwest Bay with the Lake George Land Conservancy 
9:30 am - 1:30 pm North End Local, Thurman: weekly craft and local ware show at the Thurman train station
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
10 am  Seagle Colony, Schroon Lake presents "the Ugle Duckling" at the Boathouse
10 am The North End Local Scenic train departs Thurman
10 am - 10 pm The Great Escape (Six Flags): The Water Park opens from 11 am - 6 pm) GE Kids FREE days (every Sunday in July children 12 and under get a free ticket with paying adult)
10 am - 11 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground 
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Tubby's Tubing, Lake Luzerne
10:00 - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
11 am Seagle Colony, Schroon Lake presents "the Ugle Duckling" at the Boathouse
11:35 am The North End Local Scenic Trail departs North Creek
noon FREE tours at Nettle Meadow Far, 484 South Johnsburg Rd, Thurman
noon - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
1:30 pm The North End Local Scenic Trail departs Thurman
2 pm Chestertown Summeriest and Fireworks, Chester Municipal Cneter
2:45 pm The North End Local Scenic Trail departs North Creek
3 pm Adirondack Shakespeare Theatre presents "The Merry Wives of Windsor" at Scaroon Manor Amphitheater
4-9 pm Adirondack Greek Festival at St George's Church, South Glens Falls
7 pm The Adirondack Folk School Fireside Chats: Birds of Prey with Richelle Ford
Dusk: Chestertown Fireworks

Sunday - 7/12/15 
Take the Saratoga/North Creek Railway (57 mile ride) with stops along the way
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School (Fireside Chats start July 11 at 7)
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. - 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain Gondola Rides open
10 am The North End Local Scenic train departs Thurman
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
10:30 am Adirondack Shakespeare Theatre presents Songs of the Iroquois; Turtle Island at Fort William Henry, Lake George
11:35 am The North End Local Scenic Trail departs North Creek
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 
1:30 pm The North End Local Scenic Trail departs Thurman
2:45 pm The North End Local Scenic Trail departs North Creek
5 pm Seagle Colony, Schroon Lake presents Vespers Concert
7:30 pm The Sembrich presents "On Wings of Song" $25
7:30 pm Adirondack Theatre Festival: Cabaret 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 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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