Friday, September 11, 2015

Adirondack Events and Activities for September 11-13, 2015

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Fun Adirondack (ADK) Events for everyone: kids, parents, families, singletons, handicap-accessible or retired. 
  
Highlights for September 11-13, 2015: 90-Miler The Adirondack Canoe Classic (Old Forge to Saranac Lake) Rustic Furniture Fair at theAdirondack Museum, Battle of Plattsburgh, Teddy Roosevelt Weekend in Newcomb, Patagonia Repair Wagon at Essex Farm, Otis Mountain Letdown in Etown, Whallonsburg Grange Centennial Block Party, 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 11-13, 2015
Adirondack High Peaks/Lake Placid/Saranac Lake Events What 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)

This guide has over 300 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

Friday - September 11, 2015

Lake Placid to Saranac Lake:  Fall Foliage on the  Adirondack Scenic Railroad through 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 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 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway  daily until Oct. 12
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 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 Gorge is open for the seasonOpen daily through last Sunday in October. 
10 am - 4 pm Wilder Homestead, Boyhood Home of Almanzo Wilder, Burke, NY (Laura Ingall Wilder's book Farmer Boy)
10 am - 11 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: Mini-golf, eurobungy, gemstone mining, mini-golf, ropes adventure course
Check out the Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "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 Bowlwinkles in 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 Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Iron Sunday
11:00 a.m. 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 Adirondack Film Society presents "Blues by the Beach" at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts
7-8:30 pm Join Ed Kanze for a Tree Identification Seminar at the Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club, Bloomingdale Rd, Saranac lake 




Saturday - September 12, 2015 
Lake Placid to Saranac Lake:  Fall Foliage on the  Adirondack Scenic Railroad through 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 except during ski season. Call 327-6241
8 am 38th annual Whiteface Mountain Uphill Root Race, Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway
8 am Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K: Course starts at the Lake Placid Olympic Oval through town, by the Olympic Jumps and onto River Rd
8:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway  daily until Oct. 12
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Saranac Lake Farmers' Market, Riverside Park
9 am - 4 pm Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain. Late Season Hours through October 11 (Fri-Sun)
99 am - 4 pm Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) Late season: Sept 11-Oct 11 (Fri-Sun)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator and chairlift) is open until Oct 18.
9 am – 4:30 pm High Falls Gorge is open for the seasonOpen daily through last Sunday in October. 
10 am FREE ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) hike: Flume Trails, Wilmington through the Flume trail network and to the Flume Knob (4-miles RT)
10 am - 4 pm Wilder Homestead, Boyhood Home of Almanzo Wilder, Burke, NY (Laura Ingall Wilder's book Farmer Boy)
10 am The Bookstore Plus presents Second Saturday Storytime, Main St, Lake Placid
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 Museum presents "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 Center is 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 Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, bounce houses, bowling and more 
10 am - 5 pm Wilmington Historical Society presents "Wilmington Farming" as part of Flaming Leaves Festival 
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Iron Sunday
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in 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)
6:30 Tupper Lake presents Joe Ransey: Elvis Impersonator) at the Holy Ghost Academy, Marion Ave ($20/door)
7 pm Adirondack Film Society presents "Blues by the Beach" at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts
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
8 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "Seagull " 


Sunday - September 13, 2015  
The Adirondack Canoe Classic 90-Miler from Old Forge
to Saranac Lake (a stop in Long Lake)
Lake Placid to Saranac Lake:  Fall Foliage on the  Adirondack Scenic Railroad through 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 except during ski season. Call 327-6241
8 am 90-Miler Adirondack Canoe Classic (STARTS AT FISH CREEK CAMPGROUND)  from Old Forge to Saranac Lake: 90-miles of flat water paddling race
9 am - 4 pm Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) Late season: Sept 11-Oct 11 (Fri-Sun)
8:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway  daily 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 Gorge is open for the seasonOpen 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 Center is open until Labor Day. (Labor Day - Columbus Day 10am-5pm)
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington
10 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, bounce houses, bowling and more 
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Iron Sunday
11 am - 6 pm Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount
11 a.m. Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
noon - 4 pm Wilder Homestead, Boyhood Home of Almanzo Wilder, Burke, NY (Laura Ingall Wilder's book Farmer Boy)
1 pm - dusk The Great Adirondack Corn Maze, Gabriels ($10/adults ($8/Children 13 and under) Free/children under four)
2 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "Seagull " 
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
Thendara Golf Club is open for the season 


Friday - September 11, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
8 am 90-Miler Canoe Classic from Old Forge to Saranac Lake: 90-miles of flat water paddling race
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Ski Area Scenic Chairlift is open is open until Columbus Day
10 am - 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 - 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 the Adirondack 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 Sagamore tour through Oct 12 (Columbus Day)
2-5 pm Northville Farmers' Market
5 pm Teddy Roosevelt Weekend (Gourmet Mac and Cheese at NCS with The Adirondack Gypsies), Game Night (Newcomb Central School)

Event Schedule for Teddy Roosevelt Weekend, Newcomb, NY
Saturday – September 12, 2015  
8 am Mountain bike Tour to Chain Lakes: Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
8 am 90-Miler Adirondack Canoe Classic (START FROM LONG LAKE) from Old Forge to Saranac Lake: 90-miles of flat water paddling race 
8:30 am Old Forge Half Marathon and 5K: course is through bike trails in the northeast portion of Old Forge (north of Water Safari and Big Moose Lake)
9-11 am Fishing Derby for pre-k to 3rd grade: Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Ski Area Scenic Chairlift is open until Columbus Day 
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek is open through October 11. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
10 am - 3 pm Goodnow Mt Firetower will be manned by former Ranger Mike Gooden: Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
10 am - 5 pm RUSTIC FURNITURE FAIR 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 - 4 pm the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.  
10 am - 3pm Float Plane Rides with Tom Helms at the Newcomb Public Beach: Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
10 am - 2 pm Indian Lake Farmers' Market at the Market Parking Lot through Sept 26
10 am - 3 pm Goodsell Museum presents "Early History of the Adirondack League Club"
noon - 3 pm Tahawus Upper Works Tour: Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
1- 4 pm Indian Lake Museum open through Oct 15 (Sat and Sun only)
10 am - 4 pm AARCH historic tour: Camp Santanoni, Newcomb ($20 donation) $25 horse/wagon ride Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
1-2 pm Magic Show at the Newcomb Central School Gym: Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
1:30 pm  Great Camp Sagamore tour through Oct 12 (Columbus Day)
2:30 FREE making fairy houses workshop for elementary school children: Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
3-10 pm Inlet BBQ and Clam Bake at the Inlet Volunteer Emergency Services Limekiln Rd, Inlet (live entertainment, food, beverages- must be 21)
7:30 pm Seagle Coluny's Great American Songbook, Vol 2 at Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek $15/adults, FREE/students
DUSK: Fireworks in Newcomb: Teddy Roosevelt Weekend

Map of Teddy Roosevelt Weekend in Newcomb (NY)
Sunday - September 13, 2015  
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
9 am Ty Yandon Memorial 5K:Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. McCauley Mountain Ski Area Scenic 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 RUSTIC FURNITURE FAIR 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 - 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 pm Ribbon Cutting and tour at the renovated Masten House: Park at Adams trailhead: Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
1:30 pm  Great Camp Sagamore tour through Oct 12 (Columbus Day)
2-3 pm guided tour of former Tahawus Mine: meet at mine gate: Teddy Roosevelt Weekend
2 pm Cabin in the Woods (VIEW, Old Forge) presents pianist Alyssa Filardo
 2 pm: 5th Annual Walk Through John Dillon Park, 2150 Tupper Rd, Long Lake $10:includes a progressive dinner through this accessible trails network) Electric pontoon rides on Grampus Lake available (weather dependent)

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 Peir and NYS Boat launch to race. Some experience helpful, but not required. 

58 easy hikes, 33 swimming holes,
trivia, maps and four-season fun
for Westport, Ticonderoga
Plattsburgh and the Champlain Valley
Friday - September 11, 2015 
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails
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 Visit Ausable Chasm, 518-834-7454: Fall times and rates through November 30
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week 
9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Elizabethtown Farmers' Market 
9 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Plattsburgh Farmers' and Crafters' Market
9:30 am - 5 pm Brown's Raid: Re-enactment Adventure 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)
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
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
Patagonia Gear Worn Wear Repair Wagon at
Essex Farm
10 am – 4 pm Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday  year-round
10 am - 3 pm Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
11 am Crab Island Memorial Service: Battle of Plattsburgh
1 pm Battle of Plattsburgh Parade
3- 7 pm Patagonia Worn Wear Repair Wagon at Essex Farm, Essex: Farm Tour, Music 
3 pm Rouses Point Farmers' Market
3:30 - 2 am Otis Mountain Getdown, Elizabethtown: Various musical acts throughout the weekend
4-11 pm Israel Green Travern: Battle of Plattsburgh 
5:30 - 7:30 pm Music at Vesco Ridge Vineyards, Chazy through Sept 26
PLAN AHEAD: 7 pm Essex Community Concerts at the Essex Community Church presents: The Russian Duo on September 25
8 pm Lake Champlain International Fil Festival: Three FREE screenings at the Champlain Wine Co, 30 City Hall Place
9:30 pm FIREWORKS Battle of Plattsburgh

Battle of Plattsburgh September 11-13, 2015
Saturday - September 12, 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 - 10:30 pm Battle of Plattsburgh events
8 am - 6 pm Gunnison Orchards, Crown Point
9 am Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
PLAN AHEAD: Harvest Canning Party at  the Community Kitchen at The Whallonsburg Grange  Oct 3
9 am - 2 pm Plattsburgh Farmers' Market, Durkee Street
9 am- 4 pm Visit Ausable Chasm518-834-7454: Fall times and rates through November 30
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Brown's Raid: Re-enactment Adventure  Fort Ticonderoga is 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 Museum at 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 Penfield Museum CATS Pond Trail: with local historian Morris Glenn
10 am - 1 pm Ticonderoga Farmers' Market Wicker Street
10 am Five Forts of the Lake Champlain Narrows: Crown Point Historic Site $20/adults, Free/children 15-under
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 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 am Nature Trek along the Saranac River: meet at Saranac St Bridge and Pine Street
10 am - 4 pm KIDS FESTIVAL Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
10 am – 4 pm Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturdayyear-round
10:30 a.m. Story Time at the Chazy Public Library, 9633 St
noon - 2 am Otis Mountain GetDown, Elizabethtown: Various musical acts throughout the weekend $50
7 pm Ticonderoga Festival Guild presents Murder Mystery Theatre on Sept 29-30 

Sunday - September 13, 2015    
HAPPY NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY!
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails CATS
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 Visit Ausable Chasm518-834-7454: Fall times and rates through November 30
9 am - 4 pm Battle of Plattsburgh events
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is 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 Transportation Museum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh 
10 am - 4 pm KIDS FESTIVAL Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday)
1-5 pm Whallonsburg Grange Centennial Block Party: kids games, food, music
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Bluff Point Lighthouse at Valcour Island is open. Transportation is not provided


Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events


Friday - September 11, 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 
7 am - 10 pm 27th annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show at Fort William Henry Hotel, Lake George
 8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. West Mountain is closed for the ski season
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
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 train departs 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 the World 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 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
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 Charles Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents Seagle Music Colony's Great American Songbook, Vol 2
8 pm Art in the Public Eye: Outdoor Cinema: Glens Falls City Park, "Wizard of Oz"



Saturday – September 12, 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
7 am - 10 pm 27th annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show at Fort William Henry Hotel, Lake George
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
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) summer hours through Sept 7
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 Museum at Saratoga
10 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain Gondola Rides through 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 train departs 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 
9:30 am- 5 pm GO to the World 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 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
1:30 pm PLAN AHEAD: Tang Teaching Museum Family Saturday programs (starts up again Oct 17-Dec 19), Saratoga Springs (for children 5 and older) 
2:45 pm The North End Local Scenic Trail departs 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 pm The Adirondack Folk School Fireside Chats
8 pm Charles Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents "Struck" with PMT Dance
10 pm 27th annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show FIREWORKS over Lake George

Check Out The Great Escape Fall Schedule
Sunday - September 13, 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 (Fireside Chats start July 11 at 7)
8 am - noon 27th annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show at Fort William Henry Hotel, Lake George
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 - 5:30 pm Fort William Henry Museum, Lake George is open through Oct 31
10 a - 4 pm Gore Mountain Gondola Rides open through 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 train departs 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

11:35 am The North End Local Scenic Trail departs North Creek
noon - 5:00 pm FREE in celebration of Grandparents Day! 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 pm Charles Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents  the movie "Frozen"
2:45 pm The North End Local Scenic Trail departs North Creek


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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