Thursday, September 17, 2015

Adirondack (ADK) Events and Activities September 18-20, 2015




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Fun Adirondack (ADK) Events for everyone: kids, parents, families, singletons, handicap-accessible or retired.

Highlights for September 18-20, 2015: Lake Placid Teddy Bear Picnic, Wilmington's Festival of Colors, Old Forge Firefighters' Drill School, Tupper Lake Zombie Fest, Inlet's Fall Festival,Chesterton'sRum Runners Weekend, Plattsburgh RockeaterRace, Lake George Jazz at the Lake, Adirondack Balloon Festival, Lake George in-water Boat Show, Hague Oktoberfest, Pick-Your-Own Apples! Enjoy!

Previous Events

Have a great weekend from the Adirondack (ADK) Park! There are a variety of activities and events happening around the Adirondack (ADK) region this weekend that are great family fun, not just for kids!

Calendar of Weekend Events, September 18-20, 2015


Adirondack High Peaks/Lake Placid/Saranac Lake EventsWhat to do in Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Malone, Paul Smiths, Bloomingdale, Gabriels, Vermontville, Town of Saranac, Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley, Malone, New York (NY)

Old Forge/Inlet/Long Lake (Central Adirondack Events) Hamilton County, NY– including What to do with kids, family in Cranberry Lake, Newcomb, Thendara, Raquette Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Old Forge, Northville,North Creek, Caroga Lake, Star Lake, Speculator, Croghan, Indian Lake and Inlet New York (NY)

Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events– What to do in Schroon 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)

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

Friday - September 18, 2015
*Lake Placid to Saranac Lake: Fall Foliage on the Adirondack Scenic Railroadthrough Oct 12 (Halloween Train on Oct 24-25) Everyday but Mondays and Tuesdays)
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 trailsare free except during ski season. Call 327-6241.
9 am - 4 pm Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) Late season: Sept 11-Oct 11 (Fri-Sun)
8:45 am - 5:30 pm Whiteface Memorial Highwaydaily until Oct. 12
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center(Elevator and chairlift)is open until Oct 18
9 am - 4 pm Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain. Late Season Hours through October 11 (Fri-Sun)
9 am – 4:30 pm High Falls Gorgeis open for the season.Open daily through last Sunday in October.
10 am - 4 pm Wilder Homestead, Boyhood Home of Almanzo Wilder, Burke, NY (Laura Ingall Wilder's bookFarmer Boy)
10 am - 11 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: Mini-golf, eurobungy, gemstone mining, mini-golf, ropes adventure course

10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museumpresents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room through Oct 15 (Open Tues - Sat and Thurs 10 am - 7 pm)
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington
10 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinklesin Lake Placid offers an arcade,bounce houses, bowling and more
10 am - 5 pm Adventure Zone at Whiteface Mountain: rock climbing wall, slack line, bounce house, bungee trampoline,airbag jump. Late Season Hours through Oct 11 (Fri-Sun)
10 am - 4 pm Summer Bobsled Experience(Fri-Sun through Oct 11)
10 am– 6 pm The Wild Center is open until Labor Day. (Labor Day - Columbus Day 10am-5pm)
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museumis open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Iron Sunday
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
1 pm - dusk The Great Adirondack Corn Maze, Gabriels ($10/adults ($8/Children 13 and under) Free/children under four)
7 pm North Franklin Theatre Group presents "Funny Little Thing Called Love" 30 Robinson Circle, Malone
7 pm BluSeed Studios, Saranac Lake presents "Roy Book Binder" music playing bluegrass,storytelling and folk. $18/general, $15/members
7 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "Wiley's Flies Fall Fly Fishing Festival:featuring Drake Film Fly Film Tour, prizes and raffles


Saturday -September 19, 2015
*Lake Placid to Saranac Lake: Fall Foliage on the Adirondack Scenic Railroadthrough Oct 12 (Halloween Train on Oct 24-25) Everyday but Mondays and Tuesdays)
*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 exceptduring ski season. Call 327-6241.
8:45 am - 5:30 pm Whiteface Memorial Highwaydaily until Oct. 12
9 am - 2 pm Saranac Lake Farmers' Market, Riverside Park
9 am - 4 pm Disc Golfat Whiteface Mountain. Late Season Hours through October 11 (Fri-Sun)
9 am - 4 pm Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting)Late season: Sept 11-Oct 11 (Fri-Sun)
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center(Elevator and chairlift) is open until Oct 18.
9 am – 4:30 pm High Falls Gorgeis open for the season. Open daily through last Sunday in October.
10 am - 5 pm 12th Annual Festival of the Colors,Festival Field, Springfield Rd, Wilmington (NY): music, food, pony rides, chili contest, Santa's Workshop performance
10 am - 4 pm Wilder Homestead, Boyhood Home of Almanzo Wilder, Burke, NY (Laura Ingall Wilder's bookFarmer Boy)
10 am - 11 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: Mini-golf, eurobungy, gemstone mining, mini-golf, ropes adventure course
10 am - 4 pm Summer Bobsled Experience(Fri-Sun through Oct 11)
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museumpresents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room through Oct 15 (Open Tues - Sat and Thurs 10 am - 7 pm)
10 am– 6 pm The Wild Centeris open until Labor Day. (Labor Day - Columbus Day 10am-5pm)
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington
10 am - 5 pm Adventure Zone at Whiteface Mountain:rock climbing wall, slack line, bounce house, bungee trampoline,airbag jump.Late Season Hours through Oct 11 (Fri-Sun)
10 am - midnight Bowlwinklesin Lake Placid offers an arcade,bounce houses, bowling and more
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museumis open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Iron Sunday
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanesin Saranac Lake
11 am - 8 pm Adirondack Carousel, Saranac Lake is open Rides: $2/person with discounts for multiple tickets
1 pm - dusk The Great Adirondack Corn Maze, Gabriels ($10/adults ($8/Children 13 and under) Free/children under four)
Dusk - 10 pm The Great Adirondack Corn Maze, Gabriels ($10/adults ($8/Children 13 and under) Free/children under four) Flashlight Nights - No one enters to maze after 9 pm
6 pm Zombiefest Tupper Lake, Park St to Municipal Park for the Zombie Maze: collecting food items :food, music, contests, parade and band
7 pm North Franklin Theatre Grouppresents "Funny Little Thing Called Love" 30 Robinson Circle, Malone
8 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "Magmanus Circus in Attached" A circus show about holding and letting go.

Sunday -September 20, 2015
*Lake Placid to Saranac Lake: Fall Foliage on the Adirondack Scenic Railroadthrough Oct 12 (Halloween Train on Oct 24-25) Everyday but Mondays and Tuesdays)
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 DuskPaul Smith's VIC trailsare free except during ski season. Call 327-6241.
9 am - 4 pm Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting)Late season: Sept 11-Oct 11 (Fri-Sun)
8:45 am- 5:30 pm Whiteface Memorial Highwaydaily until Oct. 12
9 am - 4 pm Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain. Late Season Hours through October 11 (Fri-Sun)
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center(Elevator and chairlift)is open until Oct 18
9 am – 4:30 pm High Falls Gorgeis open for the season.Open daily through last Sunday in October.
10 am - 5 pm Adventure Zone at Whiteface Mountain:rock climbing wall, slack line, bounce house, bungee trampoline, airbag jump. Late Season Hours through Oct 11 (Fri-Sun)
10 am - 11 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: Mini-golf, eurobungy, gemstone mining, mini-golf, ropes adventure course
10 am - 4 pm Summer Bobsled Experience(Fri-Sun through Oct 11)
10 am– 6 pm The Wild Centeris open until Labor Day. (Labor Day - Columbus Day 10am-5pm)
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington
10 am- midnight Bowlwinklesin Lake Placid offers an arcade,bounce houses, bowling and more
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museumis open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Iron Sunday
11 am Lake Placid Kiwanis Teddy Bear Picnic, Hillcrest Pk: Theme: "Follow the Leader"All children 7 and younger can participate in ateddy bear and costume parade, free games, bear bucks and food. 11 am - 6 pm Adirondack Carouselis open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount
11 am Bowling opens atRomano’s Saranac Lanesin Saranac Lake
noon - 4 pm Wilder Homestead, Boyhood Home of Almanzo Wilder, Burke, NY (Laura Ingall Wilder's bookFarmer Boy)
1 pm - dusk The Great Adirondack Corn Maze, Gabriels ($10/adults ($8/Children 13 and under) Free/children under four)
2 pm North Franklin Theatre Grouppresents "Funny Little Thing Called Love" 30 Robinson Circle, Malone
Dusk - 10 pm The Great Adirondack Corn Maze, Gabriels ($10/adults ($8/Children 13 and under) Free/children under four) Flashlight Nights - No one enters to maze after 9 pm

Old Forge/Inlet/Long Lake/North Creek (Central Adirondack) Events
Friday -September 18, 2015
ALL DAY through Sept 20: VIEW Old Forge Adirondack Music, Art and Food Festival: workshops, musicalperformances, art and food: buy an all inclusive ticket or pay per event.
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
8:30 am - 8 pm Old Forge Firefighters' Drill School: Watch firemen in action with survival drills,vehicle extraction, mayday calls, fire drills and more. Vendors located at the Fire Hall are open to the public daily. Live music at 8 at the Fire House is open to the public.
9:30 am - 4:30 pm McCauley Mountain Ski AreaScenic Chairlift is open is open until Columbus Day
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack Museumis open7 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 - 4 pm Gallery open at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
10 am- 4 pm the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday.
10 am- 3 pm Goodsell Museum presents"Early History of theAdirondack League Club"
10 am Every Friday bring pre-schoolers to the Johnsburg Library for craft and story time (FREE)
1-5 pm Old Forge Farmers' Market on Park Avenue
1:30 pm Great Camp Sagamoretour through Oct 12 (Columbus Day)
2-5 pm Northville Farmers' Market

Saturday –September 19, 2015
ALL DAY through Sept 20: VIEW Old Forge Adirondack Music, Art and Food Festival: workshops, musicalperformances, art and food: buy an all inclusive ticket or pay per event.
Dawn to Dusk:Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
8:30 am - 8 pm Old Forge Firefighters' Drill School: Watch firemen in action with survival drills,vehicle extraction, mayday calls, fire drills and more. Vendors located at the Fire Hall are open to the public daily. Live music at 8 at the Fire House is open to the public.
9:30 am - 4:30 pm McCauley Mountain Ski AreaScenic Chairlift is open until Columbus Day
9:30 am - 5 pm Garnet Mine Tours,North Creek is open through October 11. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
10 am - 5 pm ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALEAdirondack Museumis open7 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 - 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 through Sept 26
10 am - 5 pm Inlet's 22nd annual Fall Festival, Fern Park: kids zone,geminating pumpkin painting, vendors, live music, jugglers, food
10 am - 3 pm Goodsell Museum presents "Early History of theAdirondack League Club"
1- 4 pm Indian Lake Museum open through Oct 15 (Sat and Sun only)
1:30 pm Great Camp Sagamoretour through Oct 12 (Columbus Day)

7:30 pm Seagle Coluny's Great American Songbook, Vol 2at Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek $15/adults, FREE/students


Sunday -September 20, 2015

Dawn to Dusk:Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
ALL DAY through Sept 20: VIEW Old Forge Adirondack Music, Art and Food Festival: workshops, musicalperformances, art and food: buy an all inclusive ticket or pay per event.
8:30 am - noon Old Forge Firefighters' Drill School: Watch firemen in action with survival drills,vehicle extraction, mayday calls, fire drills and more. Vendors located at the Fire Hall are open to the public daily.
9 am Paddle For The Cure: 11th annual tobenefit the Carol M Baldwingreat Cancer Fund: collect $100 in pledges and paddle free or $25/pre-register, $35/event day, $5/passenger
9:30 am - 4:30 pm McCauley Mountain Ski AreaScenic Chairlift is open until Columbus Day
11 am - 5 pm Garnet Mine Tours,North Creek is open until October 11 on weekends only. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
10 am - 5 pm ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALEAdirondack Museumis open7 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 - 4 pm Inlet's 22nd annual Fall Festival, Fern Park: kids zone,geminating pumpkin painting, vendors, live music, jugglers, food, free face painting
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 - 4 pm Oak Mountain Ski Resort, Speculator, NY Scenic Lift Rides
1- 4 pm Indian Lake Museum open through Oct 15 (Sat and Sun only)
1:30 pm Great Camp Sagamoretour through Oct 12 (Columbus Day)

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Westport/Essex/Ticonderoga (Lake Champlain Events)

Wednesdays:
6- 7:30 pm The North Cheever Sailing Club races J/24s from June to September off Port Henry Pier and NYS Boat launch to race. Some experience helpful, but not required.



Friday -September 18, 2015


6 am - 6 pm Rulf's Orchard, Peru: apples, pumpkin picking, fresh bakery
7 am - 7 pm Bankers Orchard, Plattsburgh: petting zoo, apple picking, bakery, store: Call for apple picking hours: 518-561-5234

8 am - 6 pm Gunnison Orchards, Crown Point

9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museumat Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
9 am - 1 pm Elizabethtown Farmers' Market
9 am - 2 pm Plattsburgh Farmers' and Crafters' Market
9:30 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderogais open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5)
9:30 am King's Garden is open for the season (Fort Ti)
9:30 am - 5 pm Drive up Mount Defiance (or walk) Tickets purchased at Fort Ticonderoga through Oct 18

10 am - 5 pm Applejacks Orchard, Peru (everyday) Pick apples: Macintosh, Sansa, Zest, Ginger-gold and Paula-red)
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum,Elizabethtown, $5/adults, $4/seniors, $2/students, free/children under seven.Open through mid-October
10 am - 4 pm Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
10 am – 4 pm Hancock Housein Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturdayyear-round
10 am - 3 pm Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
3 pm Rouses Point Farmers' Market
5:30 - 7:30 pm Music atVesco Ridge Vineyards, Chazy through Sept 26
PLAN AHEAD: 7 pm Essex Community Concerts at the Essex Community Church presents:The Russian Duo onSeptember 25


Saturday -September 19, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails
Dawn to Dusk: Saranac River Trail, Plattsburgh
6 am - 6 pm Rulf's Orchard, Peru: apples, pumpkin picking, fresh bakery
7 am - 7 pm Bankers Orchard, Plattsburgh: petting zoo, apple picking, bakery, store: Call for apple picking hours: 518-561-5234

8 am - 6 pm Gunnison Orchards, Crown Point

9 am Plattsburgh Rockeater AdventureRace Crete Civic Center, Plattsburgh: teams and individuals dress-up and participate in an obstacle course running race
9 am Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
PLAN AHEAD: Harvest Canning Party atthe Community Kitchen at TheWhallonsburg GrangeOct 3
9 am - 2 pm Plattsburgh Farmers' Market, Durkee Street
9:30 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderogais open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5)
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museumat Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week

10 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga Historic Corn Maze: Kidde Maze, Engineer a Maze Quest. Sat-Sun through Oct 18
9:30 am - 5 pm Drive up Mount Defiance (or walk) Tickets purchased at Fort Ticonderoga through Oct 18 10 am AuSable Forks Free Library Story time
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.Open through mid-October
10 am - 5 pm Applejacks Orchard, Peru (everyday) Pick apples: Macintosh, Sansa, Zest, Ginger-gold and Paula-red)
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Valley TransportationMuseum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh
10 am - 3 pm Visit theClinton County Historical Museum,Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
10 am Nature Trek along the Saranac River: meet at Saranac St Bridge and Pine Street
10 am - 4 pm Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
10 am – 4 pm Hancock Housein Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday,year-round
10:30 am Story Time at the Chazy Public Library, 9633 St
1 - 8 pm Champlain ValleyBrewfest at the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, Plattsburgh
7 pm PLAN AHEAD: Ticonderoga Festival Guild presents Murder Mystery Theatre onSept 29-30

Sunday -September 20, 2015
Dawn to Dusk:Champlain Area TrailsCATS
6 am - 5 pm Rulf's Orchard, Peru: apples, pumpkin picking, fresh bakery
7 am - 7 pm Bankers Orchard, Plattsburgh: petting zoo, apple picking, bakery, store: Call for apple picking hours: 518-561-5234
8 am - 6 pm  Gunnison Orchards, Crown Point
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museumat Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
9:30 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderogais open daily to Oct 18. Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5) Oct 18- Nov 1 10 am - 4 pm
9:30 am - 5 pm Drive up Mount Defiance (or walk) Tickets purchased at Fort Ticonderoga through Oct 18

10 am - 5 pm Applejacks Orchard, Peru (everyday) Pick apples: Macintosh, Sansa, Zest, Ginger-gold and Paula-red)
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack History Center Museum,Elizabethtown, $5/adults, $4/seniors, $2/students, free/children under seven.Open through mid-October

10 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga Historic Corn Maze: Kidde Maze, Engineer a Maze Quest. Sat-Sun through Oct 18
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Valley TransportationMuseum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh
10 am - 4 pm Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum(Open Thursday - Sunday)
1 pm - 3 pm Bluff Point Lighthouse at Valcour Island is open. Transportation is not provided

Adirondack Balloon Festival
Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events


Friday -September 18, 2015
ALL DAYthrough Sept 20 Lake George Gold Cup at Bolton Landing: a recreation of the 1935 Gold Cupclassic powerboat race.
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
8:30 am - 9 pm West Mountain is closed for the ski season
9 am - 1 pm Bolton Landing Farmers' Market, Goodman Ave,
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museumat Saratoga
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Fort William Henry Museum, Lake George is open through Oct 31
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 traindeparts Thurman
10 am - 5 pm Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Pottersville (bouldering wall, disc golf, gem mining, dino dig, trails, playground, picnic)summer hours through Oct 12
9:30 am- 5 pm GO to theWorld Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
11 am - 4 pm Lake George Historical Museum,290 Canada Street
11:35 am TheNorth End Local Scenic Traildeparts North Creek
1:30 pm TheNorth End Local Scenic Traildeparts Thurman
2:45 pm TheNorth End Local Scenic Traildeparts North Creek

3 pm ADIRONDACK BALLOON FESTIVALGates open at Floyd Bennet Memorial Airport, Queensbury
3-6 pm Warrensburg Farmers' Market
3:30 pm Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week
5 pm ADIRONDACK BALLOON FESTIVAL: 80balloons launch including special shapes
6-11 pm Town of Hague Oktoberfest weekend: live music, festival food under the tent
6:30 pm Dinner and Show at The Lake Dinner Theatre, Lake George (performance 8 pm) "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare(Abridged)Wed-Sat, matinees: Tues, Wed, Thurs: 11 am seating, curtain at 1 pm (select Sat matinees: July 25, Aug 8,22, Sept 19, Oct 10)
7 - 10 pm Rum Runners Weekend:Chestertown Warehouse Casino Night: celebrating the Bootleggers Trail andbringing back the Roaring 20s
7:30 pm Charles Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents An Evening of Spirit Communication with Pauline O'Connell
8 pm Art in the Public Eye: Outdoor Cinema: Glens Falls City Park, "Wizard of Oz"

Saturday –September 19, 2015
*ALL DAY through Sept 20 Lake George Gold Cup at Bolton Landing: a recreation of the 1935 Gold Cup classic powerboat race.
*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
5 am - 8 pm ADIRONDACK BALLOON FESTIVAL breakfast, vendors, craft fair, 100balloons, music, carnival,moonglowballoons at end
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing
8:30 am - 8 pm West Mountainis closed for the ski season
10 am - 5 pm Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Pottersville (bouldering wall, disc golf, gem mining, dino dig, trails, playground, picnic)summer hours through Oct 12
10 am - midnight:Rum Runners Weekend:Chestertownscavenger hunt, photo booth, bootlegged trail and race, carnival, music, food and more: celebrating the Bootleggers Trail andbringing back the Roaring 20s
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Fort William Henry Museum, Lake George is open through Oct 31
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 Museumat Saratoga
10 am - 5 pm The Lake George in-Water Boat Show, Lake George Village, Beach Rd
10 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain Gondola Ridesthrough Oct 11 (Sat and Sun only)
10 am - 4 pm Disc Golf at Gore Mountain, $5/person for 9 holes, Adventure Village (inflatable, climbing wall, bungee trampoline), miniature golf through Oct 11 (Sat and Sun only)
10 am The North End Local Scenic traindeparts Thurman
noon - 7 pm Town of Hague Oktoberfest weekend:live music, festival food under the tent, kids activities, Oktoberfest relay
noon - 6 pm The Great Escape(Six Flags):Sat and Sun only. Open through November 1
10 am - 11 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground
9:30 am- 5 pm GO to theWorld Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
11 am - 4 pm Lake George Historical Museum,290 Canada Street
11:35 am TheNorth End Local Scenic Traildeparts North Creek
noon FREE tours at Nettle Meadow Far, 484 South Johnsburg Rd, Thurman
noon - 4:30 pm The Children's Museumat Saratoga

1 pm JAZZ at the LAKE, Shepard Park, Lake George: Free concerts!
1:30 pm TheNorth End Local Scenic Trail departs Thurman
1:30 pm PLAN AHEAD:Tang Teaching Museum Family Saturdayprograms (starts up again Oct 17-Dec 19), Saratoga Springs (for children 5 and older)
2:45 pm TheNorth End Local Scenic Traildeparts North Creek
6:30 pm Dinner and Show at The Lake Dinner Theatre, Lake George (performance 8 pm) "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare(Abridged)Wed-Sat, matinees: Tues, Wed, Thurs: 11 am seating, curtain at 1 pm (select Sat matinees: July 25, Aug 8,22, Sept 19, Oct 10)
7:30 pm Flashlight 5K at the Lake George Volunteer Firehouse, costumes, headlamp, flashlights and fun for the nighttime fun run!

Sunday -September 20, 2015
5 am - 8 pm ADIRONDACK BALLOON FESTIVAL breakfast, vendors, craft fair, 100balloons, music, carnival,moonglowballoons at end
• ALL DAY through Sept 20 Lake George Gold Cup at Bolton Landing: a recreation of the 1935 Gold Cup classic powerboat race.
• 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)
9 am Town of Hague Oktoberfest weekend:Sunrise Service in the park, nondenominational muscat service
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Fort William Henry Museum, Lake George is open through Oct 31
10 am - 5 pm Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, Pottersville (bouldering wall, disc golf, gem mining, dino dig, trails, playground, picnic)summer hours through Oct 12
10 am - 5 pm The Lake George in-Water Boat Show, Lake George Village, Beach Rd
10 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain Gondola Rides openthrough Oct 11 (Sat and Sun only)
10 am - 4 pm Disc Golf at Gore Mountain, $5/person for 9 holes, Adventure Village (inflatable, climbing wall, bungee trampoline), miniature golf through Oct 11 (Sat and Sun only)
10 am The North End Local Scenic traindeparts Thurman
noon - 6 pm The Great Escape(Six Flags): Sat and Sun only. Open through November 1
10 am - 11 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground
11 am - 1 pm Rum Runners Weekend:Chestertown Brunch at the Bullhouse: celebrating the Bootleggers Trail andbringing back the Roaring 20s
11:35 am TheNorth End Local Scenic Traildeparts North Creek
noon - 5:00 pm GO to theWorld Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
1-4:30 pm JAZZ at the LAKE, Shepard Park, Lake George: Free concerts
1 pm - 3 pm Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls
1:30 pm The North End Local Scenic Traildeparts Thurman
2 pm Charles Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents the movie "Monsters Inc."
2:45 pm The North End Local Scenic Traildeparts North Creek


photos and content © Diane Chase,used with permission of theAdirondack Family Activities™ Guidebook SeriesAdirondack 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 ofAdirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities)availableonlineor bookstores/museums now.

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