Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Adirondack Events and Activities for September 25-27, 2015


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

Highlights for September 25-27, 2015: FREE Smithsonian magazine day!, Museum Indian Lake Great Adirondack Moose Festival, Long Lake Long Boat Regatta,  Lake George American Music Festival, Pick-Your-Own Apples, Almanzo Wilder Harvest Fest, Mud and Mucker Obstacle Challenge at Titus Mt, Corn Mazes, Thurman Fall Farm Tour, Adirondack Fiber Festival, Ragnar Relay Race from Saratoga to Lake Placid 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!

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Calendar of Weekend Events, September 25-27, 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)

33 easy hikes 19 swimming holes, 4-season
acitivities, ski trails, trivia and maps!
Lake Placid/Saranac Lake/High Peaks (Tri-Lakes) Events

Friday - September 25, 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 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 Highway daily 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 Gorge is 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 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 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 Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Iron Sunday
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
11 am - 4 pm Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount. Open Weds-Sunday until November 1. Nov 2- June 24, open Sat-Sun 11 am - 3 pm
1 pm - dusk The Great Adirondack Corn Maze, Gabriels ($10/adults ($8/Children 13 and under) Free/children under four)
7 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "Manhattan Shorts Film Festival"
The Wilder Homestead, Burke NY


Saturday -September 26, 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 Highway daily 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 Gorge is open for the season. Open daily through last Sunday in October.
10 am - 4 pm HARVEST FAIR AND CIVIL WAY RE-ENACTMENT 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 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 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)
View art in over 16 artists' studios
10 am - 4 pm Last Saturday Artist Studio Tour, Saranac Lake 
10 am - midnight Bowlwinklesin Lake Placid offers an arcade,bounce houses, bowling and more
10 am – 5 pm FREE ADMISSION with a Smithsonian magazine Free Museum Day pass: Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Iron Sunday
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanesin Saranac Lake
11 am - 4 pm Adirondack Carousel, Saranac Lake is open Rides: $2/person with discounts for multiple tickets. Open Weds-Sunday until November 1. Nov 2- June 24, open Sat-Sun 11 am - 3 pm
Mud and Mucker Challenge at Titus Mountain
11 am - 5:30 pm OKTupperFest, Big Tupper Ski Resort, Tupper Lake: pumpkin paintball, live music, scavenger hunt, helicopter rides ($), chairlift rides, Watermelon eating contest, food and more: $5/person, $20/vehicle
noon - 11:30 pm Titus Mountain Mud and Mucker Challenge, Malone NY: Obstacle Course 5K $70 ($80 on race day) Mini Mucker (children 6-12) $20 ($30 race day) live music, food, face-painting, 
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
8 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "Dar Williams"
8 pm East Branch Friends of the Arts, Keene Valley Congregational Church presents "Charles Fisk, Concert Pianist $1-/adults, Free/sutdents

Sunday -September 27, 2015
• ALL DAY: Three day Ragnar Relay Race from Saratoga Springs to Lake Placid: Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs through Lake George region, run north on Rt 9 along the Champlain Coast and finish in Lake Placid Horse Show Grounds.

*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 9th Annual Flaming Leaves Car Rally, Marcy Field, RT 73, Keene: FREE, classic and antique cars, raffle, music, food. (Takes place at the same time as Farmers Market)
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 - 4 pm Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount. Open Weds-Sunday until November 1. Nov 2- June 24, open Sat-Sun 11 am - 3 pm
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanesin Saranac Lake
10 am - 4 pm CIVIL WAY RE-ENACTMENWilder 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)
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
GEM Boy Productions presents Long Lake Murder Mystery
Weekend
Friday -September 25, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
9:30 am - 4:30 pm McCauley Mountain Ski Area Scenic 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
7:30 pm Long Lake Murder Mystery Weekend at the Adirondack Hotel: mystery theatre with local history and crazy characters. 

Indian Lake Great Adirondack Moose Festival
Saturday –September 26, 2015
Dawn to Dusk:Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
9 am - 7 pm Great Adirondack Moose Festival: kids activities, guided hikes, moose calling, vendors, music Schedule Here
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 Adirondack Museum is 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 LAST DAY Indian Lake Farmers' Market at the Market Parking Lot through Sept 26
10 am - 3 pm Goodsell Museum presents "Early History of theAdirondack League Club"
11 am Long Lake Long Boat Regatta at Town Beach: War canoes, C4 boats paddle to the south end and back towards Round Island for a $5,000 purse. Spectators encouraged!
noon - 3 pm North Creek Depot Museum open weekends until Columbus Day
1- 4 pm Indian Lake Museum open through Oct 15 (Sat and Sun only)
1:30 pm Great Camp Sagamore tour through Oct 12 (Columbus Day)
7 pm The Adirondack Lake Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake presents "Atkinson Family Bluegrass $20/general, $15/members, $6/Children (under 12)
7:30 pm Long Lake Murder Mystery Weekend at the Adirondack Hotel: mystery theatre with local history and crazy characters. 


Sunday -September 27, 2015
Dawn to Dusk:Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
9 am - 7 pm Great Adirondack Moose Festival: kids activities, guided hikes, moose calling, vendors, music Schedule Here
9:30 am - 4:30 pm 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 Adirondack Museum is 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 - 4 pm Oak Mountain Ski Resort, Speculator, NY Scenic Lift Rides
noon - 3 pm North Creek Depot Museum open weekends until Columbus Day
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)


Westport/Essex/Ticonderoga (Lake Champlain Events)

Ticonderoga Adirondack Harvest Plein Air Festival
Friday -September 25, 2015
* ALL DAY: Adirondack Harvest Plein Air Festival Ticonderoga
Dawn to DuskChamplain Area Trails

6 am - 6 pm Rulf's Orchard, Peru: apples, pumpkin picking, fresh bakery, tractor rides, corn maze
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 (apples)

58 easy hikes, 33 swimming holes,
trivia, maps and four-season fun
for Westport, Ticonderoga
Plattsburgh and the Champlain Valley
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 Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5) through Oct 18
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 through Sept and Fri-Sun through Mid-Oct)
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 pm OPENING: Mountain Lake Mandala Corner of Bridge St and Durkee St FREE Part of the Tibetan Festival Plattsburgh State Art Museum (through Oct 27)
5:30 - 7:30 pm Music atVesco Ridge Vineyards, Chazy through Sept 26
7 pm Essex Community Concerts at the Essex Community Church presents:The Russian Duo on 

Last Saturday of the Month Artist Studio Tour
Saturday -September 26, 2015
* ALL DAY: Adirondack Harvest Plein Air Festival Ticonderoga
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 Ausable Chasm 5k Run, Ruck or Walk to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project $25
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 atthe Community Kitchen at TheWhallonsburg Grange Oct 3
9 am - 2 pm Plattsburgh Farmers' Market, Durkee Street
9 am Annual Out of the Attic Antique Appraisal Museum Fundraiser at the City Rec, Oval, Plattsburgh (Ted Comstock will give verbal appraisals $5 an time
9 am- 4 pm Visit Ausable Chasm518-834-7454: Fall times and rates through November 30
9:30 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $19.50/adults, $17/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5) through Oct 18
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 - 4 pm Last Saturday of the Month Artist Studio Tour: Maps located at the Westport (NY) Heritage House
10 am AuSable Forks Free Library Story time
African Dance and Drumming at the Lakeside School
at Black Kettle Farm, Essex at 5:30 pm
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 through Sept and Fri-Sun through Mid-Oct)
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
noon - 4 pm (daily except national holiday) Thangka Painting and Wood carving demonstrations at the Plattsburgh State Art Museum (free) Part of the Tibetan Festival 
The Champlain Valley Film Society
presents "Whiplash" at 7:30 pm
5:30 - 8:30 pm Africa Dance and Drumming "Fall Barn Dance" at the Lakeside School at Black Kettle Farm, Essex $10 donation
7 pm Rattlesnake Entertainment Group presents Nashville singer/songwriter Jamie Lee Thurston at the Saranac American Legion, Town of Saranac general/$15
7 pm PLAN AHEAD: Ticonderoga Festival Guild presents Murder Mystery Theatre on Sept 29-30
7:30 pm The Champlain Valley Film Society presents "Whiplash" at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall, $6/adults, $3/children (under 18) 

Sunday -September 27, 2015
* ALL DAY: Adirondack Harvest Plein Air Festival Ticonderoga
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 (apples, working bee hive)
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museumat Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
9:30 am - 5 pm 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 through Oct 18
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), petting zoo, hay maze, gift shop
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 Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Thursday - Sunday through Sept and Fri-Sun through Mid-Oct)
11 am Champlain Area Trails Opening of the Art Farm Trail, Westport FREE
11 am - 4 pm Country Dream Farms, Plattsburgh Corn Maze, pumpkin picking, horse/wagon ride, playground, petting zoo, 
1 pm - 3 pm Bluff Point Lighthouse at Valcour Island is open. Transportation is not provided
1 pm Guided Tour Across Lake Champlain Bridge: $6/adults, FREE/children (under 15)

Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events

Ragnar Relay Adirondacks
Friday -September 25, 2015
• ALL DAY: Three day Ragnar Relay Race from Saratoga Springs to Lake Placid: Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs through Lake George region, run north on Rt 9 along the Champlain Coast and finish in Lake Placid
Take the Saratoga/North Creek Railway (57 mile ride) with stops along the way (through Oct 12)
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 - 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
3-6 pm Warrensburg Farmers' Market
3:30 pm Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week
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)

Saturday –September 26, 2015
*Take the Saratoga/North Creek Railway(57 mile ride) with stops along the way (through Oct 12)
*Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing
8:30 am - 8 pm West Mountain is closed for the ski season
Thurman Fall Farm Tour
9 am Schroon Lake Full and Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Run
9 am - 4 pm Thurman Fall Farm Tour: wagon rides, pancake breakfast, local foods, scarecrow building contest, kids' activities
9:30 am - 5:30 pm FREE ADMISSION with Smithsonian Museum Day pass Fort William Henry Museum, Lake George is open through Oct 31
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
9:30 am- 5 pm GO to theWorld Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
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 - 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)
noon - 6 pm The Great Escape(Six Flags): Sat and Sun only. Open through November 1
Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival
10 am - 5 pm Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival, Greenwich, NY - Click here for $1 off admission
10 am - 11 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Go-Karts, Mini-Golf, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground
11 am - 4 pm Lake George Historical Museum, 290 Canada Street
noon FREE tours at Nettle Meadow Far, 484 South Johnsburg Rd, Thurman
noon - 8:30 pm American Music Festival Charles Wood Festival Park, Lake George: Kids Zone, Eco Vendor Park, Food Truck, Musical Acts. Tickets for purchase here
noon - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
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)
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)

American Music Festival, Lake George: Kids Zone, Vendors
Food Trucks, Craft Beer and more
Sunday -September 27, 2015
• Take the Saratoga/North Creek Railway (57 mile ride) with stops along the way (through Oct 12)
• Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School (Fireside Chats start July 11 at 7)
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 Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival, Greenwich, NY - Click here for $1 off admission
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)
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
noon - 5:00 pm GO to theWorld Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
noon - 8:30 pm American Music Festival Charles Wood Festival Park, Lake George: Kids Zone, Eco Vendor Park, Food Truck, Musical Acts. Tickets for purchase here
1 pm - 3 pm Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls


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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