Sunday, November 15, 2015

Adirondack Events and Activities for November 20-22, 2015


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

November 23-29, 2015:  
HAPPY ADIRONDACK THANKSGIVING WEEK! 

Highlights: S\North Pole Yuletide Family Weekends, public indoor skating, Old Forge and Inlet Main Street Christmas, Indian Lake North  Country Christmas Tour, Ticonderoga North Country Christmas, Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, North Country Ballet Ensemble's The Nutcracker, Hudson River Music Hall's Black Friday Music Fest, Turkey Trots, Small Business Saturday, 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 Thanksgiving Holiday Week of Events, November 23-29, 2015


Enjoy a Thanksgiving tradition:
The Nutcracker will be performed in Plattsburgh
November 27-29, 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)

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



Friday - November 20, 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 - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to Dusk: Paul Smith's VIC trails are free except during ski season. Call 327-6241The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator only)
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room (Open Tues - Fri)
10 am– 5 pm The Wild Center is open weekends with these exceptions: Open Dec. 26-31 (10 am - 5 pm), President's week (3rd week in February and Martin Luther King Day, Closed:Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and the month of April
noon - 3 am Bowling at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
noon - 3 pm Public Skating at the Tupper Lake Civic Center
3 pm - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers public bowling
4-8 pm Bowlwinkles Indoor Bounce House Open
Sunset:The Adirondack Public Oberservatory, Tupper Lake: FREE observing the first and third Friday on each month through Memorial Day. Next day: December 4
Tupper Lake on Friday, November 20 at 7 pm
Saranac Lake on Saturday, November 21 at 3 and 7 pm
6 pm  The Wead Library, Malone presents Movie Night: The Great Bear
7 pm Tupper Lake Middle School presents Cole All-Star Circus, $10/advance, $15/door, FREE/children with an adult)
8 pm The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "No BS! Brass Band New Orleans"$10

Saturday - November 21, 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 - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to Dusk: Paul Smith's VIC trails are free except during ski season. Call 327-6241The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
9-11 am Dewey Mountain XC Country and Snowshoe Ski Swap, Saranac Lake
9 am - 5 pm ADK Kids Consignment at St. Agnes Church, Lake Placid
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator only)
10 am - 3:30 pm North Pole Yuletide Family Weekends (Saturday and Sunday though December 23)
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 am FREE ADK hike: Mt Van Hoevenberg, 10 am - 8 pm  Bowlwinkles Indoor Bounce House Open
10 am– 5 pm The Wild Center is open weekends with these exceptions: Open Dec. 26-31 (10 am - 5 pm), President's week (3rd week in February and Martin Luther King Day, Closed:Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and the month of April
10 am - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade and public bowling 
noon - 3 am Bowling at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
12:30 pm  Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "Metropolitan Opera Live in HD" Lulu, adult/$18, student/$12
3 pm Billy Martin Cole All-Star Circus at the Saranac Lake High School Gym, $10/advance, $15/door (students 12 and younger free with an adult)
6:30 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "Warren Miller Ski Film: Chasing Shadows, adult/$20
6:30 pm Eastbranch Friends of the Arts presents SomaBeats and Wulaba at Keene Art Center, $10, students FREE
7-8 pm Saranac Village at Will ROgers presents Louise Dionne Piano Concert $5 donation
7 pm Saranac Lake Middle School presents Billy Martin Cole All-Star Circus, $10/advance, $15/door, FREE/children with an adult)

Victor Wainwright and the Wildroots at BluSeed Studios
Sunday - November 22, 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 - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn to Dusk: Paul Smith's VIC trails are free except during ski season. Call 327-6241The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator only)
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 am - 3:30 pm North Pole Yuletide Family Weekends (Saturday and Sunday though December 23) Village of Lights December 6, 13, 20, 22,23 from 4:30 - 8 pm)
10 am– 5 pm The Wild Center is open weekends with these exceptions: Open Dec. 26-31 (10 am - 5 pm), President's week (3rd week in February and Martin Luther King Day, Closed:Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and the month of April
Hill and Hollow presents "Concert of Piano Quartets"
noon - 9 pm Bowling at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
noon- midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers public bowling 
noon - 8 pm Bowlwinkles Indoor Bounce House Open
2 pm Victor Wainwright and the Wildroots at BluSeed Studios, Saranac Lake  $18/general, $15/members
2 pm Public Skating Saranac Lake Civic Center
3 pm Hil and Hollow presents Concert of Piano Quartets, Saranac $15/adults, $12/students/seniors, $free/children (12 and under)


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

Friday - November 20, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "The Martian"
7:45 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents  "Mockingjay Part II"

Saturday - November 21, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
9 am - 3 pm Annual Newcomb Holiday Craft Fair, newcomb Fire Hall, Rt 28N, Newcomb FREE
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "The Martian"
7 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents  "Mockingjay Part II"

Sunday - November 22, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
2pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents  "Mockingjay Part II"
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "The Martian"
7 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents  "Mockingjay Part II"


Westport/Essex/Ticonderoga/Plattsburgh 
(Lake Champlain Events)

Beyond Therapy a comedy by Christopher Durang: (R) for
adult content and language
Friday - November 20, 2015
Dawn to DuskChamplain Area Trails (CATS)
9 am- 4 pm Visit Ausable Chasm518-834-7454: Fall times and rates through November 30
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
5-7 pm Willsboro United Methodist Church Holiday Craft Sale
5 pm - midnight Open Bowling at Willsborough Bowling in Willsboro
8 pm Christopher Durang's adult comedy "Beyond Therapy" at the Plattsburgh City Hall Auditorium: $10/general to benefit the Elmre SPCA
8:30 am - 1 am North Bowl Lanes, Plattsburgh. Call for Opening Bowling 518-561-1690

Saturday - November 21, 2015
Dawn to DuskChamplain Area Trails (CATS)
8:30 am - 1 am North Bowl Lanes, Plattsburgh. Call for Opening Bowling 518-561-1690
9 am 4th annual Fly Like an Eagle Fun Run: 5 K Westport NY: $10/adults, $5/students, $25/family
9 am - 1 pm Build Trails with Champlain Area Trails; Bridge at Wildway Passage in Westport
9 am- 4 pm Visit Ausable Chasm518-834-7454: Fall times and rates through November 30
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
10 am - 3 pm Willsboro (NY) Farmers Market and Artisan Fair, Willsboro High School FREE
10 am - 3 pm Willsboro United Methodist Church Holiday Craft Sale
noon - 5 pm Amazing Grace Winery, Chazy Local wine tasting and tapas
6 pm - midnight Open Bowling at Willsborough Bowling in
Willsboro
6:30 pm FREE moonlight hike to a bonfire on Blueberry Hill, Elizabethtown - Champlain Area Trails
7:30 pm Champlain Valley Film Society presents "Far From the Madding Crowd" at Whallonsburg Grange$6/adults, $3/chhildren
7:30 pm Scarlett Grand James Review at The Strand Center for the Arts, Plattsburgh
 8 pm Christopher Durang's adult comedy "Beyond Therapy" at the Plattsburgh City Hall Auditorium: $10/general to benefit the Elmre SPCA

Sunday - November 22, 2015
Dawn to DuskChamplain Area Trails (CATS)
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
9am - 11 pm North Bowl Lanes, Plattsburgh. Call for Opening Bowling 518-561-1690
noon Amazing Grace Winery, Chazy Holiday Wine and Food Pairing (Reservations required)
2 pm Amazing Grace Winery, Chazy Holiday Wine and Food Pairing (Reservations required)
4 pm The Strand Theatre presents "46er film" $10
4 pm Amazing Grace Winery, Chazy Holiday Wine and Food Pairing (Reservations required)


Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events
Friday - November 20, 2015
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School

8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)
5:30 pm Polar Express Train Ride Saratoga Springs through December 27
7 pm Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents "The Happy Elf" $$15
7 pm Hudson River Music Hall presents "Moving Heaven and Earth"
7:30 pm Polar Express Train Ride Saratoga Springs through December 27
8 pm Skidmore College Main Stage presents "MacBeth" $12/general, $8/students

Saturday - November 21, 2015
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School

8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)
9 am - 1 pm Saratoga Farmers' Market, Saratoga Spa State Park, 65 South Broadway, Saratoga sp[rings: FREE year-round market with kids activities and live music
10-11:30 am Chapman Historial MuseumGlens Falls presents Festive Foliage and Feathers: family ground stories crafts and games. Registration is encouraged. 518-793-2826 $5/child
2-3:30 pm Tang Teaching Museum Family Saturday Saratoga Springs (for children 5 and older) Turkey out of a Potato Festival Create a fun centerpiece.  FREE Reservations are required 518-580-8080
5:30 pm Polar Express Train Ride Saratoga Springs
7 pm Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents "The Happy Elf" $$15
7 pm Hudson River Music Hall presents "BeeGee Tribute"
7-9 pm Sip and Paint at Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio, Glenville "Swirly Tree" $35
7:30 pm Polar Express Train Ride Saratoga Springs through December 27
8 pm Skidmore College Main Stage presents "MacBeth" $12/general, $8/students

Sunday - November 22, 2015
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School

8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)
1-3 pm 36th Annual Post-Star Holiday Parade, Glens Falls: Winter Wonderland: from Rt 0 at Carriage Traders and Kingpin's Alley Family Fun Center through South Glens Falls. Over 110 entries including marching bands, characters and floats. meet Santa! Bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate for Toys For Tots"
2 pm Skidmore College Main Stage presents "MacBeth" $12/general, $8/students
5:30 pm Polar Express Train Ride Saratoga Springs through December 27
7:30 pm Polar Express Train Ride Saratoga Springs through December 27

© Diane Chase is the author of the Adirondack Family Time™ guidebook series. Adirondack Family Time™guidebooks have easy, short Adirondack family hikes for ADK kids, parents, retired, seniors, dog-owners, Adirondack swimming holes, Lake Placid Olympic activities, Adirondack trivia, Adirondack horseback rides, Adirondack snowshoe family trails and more. Look for the Adirondack family guidebooks online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the next Adirondack Family Activities™ guide.

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