Adirondack Events and Activities November 13-15, 2015

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

November 13-15, 2015:  Highlights: Saranac Lake's Mt Pisgah Ski and Skate Swap, LPCA Salute to Orson Welles, Tupper Lake Middle/High School Fall Play, Laramie Project Relived, Polar Plunge in Plattsburgh and Lake George for Special Olympics, 46er Film in Old Forge, Lake Champlain International Film Festival in Plattsburgh, FREE Mark Rust Concert in Champlain, 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, November 13-15, 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 13, 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 327-6241. The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator only)
9 am – 4 pm High Falls Gorge is closed until after Thanksgiving. Reopens after Thanksgiving - Dec 24 (Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun), Dec 26-Jan 26 open daily) d
10 am - 4 pm Historic Saranac Lake Museum presents "Medical Marvels" in the John Black room (Open Tues - Sat)
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade,bounce houses, bowling and more
10 am– 6 pm The Wild Center is open weekends with these exceptions: Dec. 26-31 (10 am - 5 pm), President's weekend and Martin Luther King Day, Closed. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and April
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
noon - 3 pm Public Skating at the Tupper Lake Civic Center
Sunset:The Adirondack Public Oberservatory, Tupper Lake: FREE observing the first and third Friday on each month through Memorial Day. 
7 pm Tupper Lake Middle/High School presents "We'll Be Right back After This Murder" $4/students/seniors, $7/adults
7 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "A Celebration of Orson Wells" $7

Saturday -November 14, 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) is open
9 am – 4 pm High Falls Gorge is closed until after Thanksgiving. Reopens after Thanksgiving - Dec 24 (Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun), Dec 26-Jan 26 open daily) 
10 am Second Saturday Storytime at The Bookstore Plus, Lake Placid: Celebrate Squirrels with stories and a craft
10 am– 5 pm The Wild Center is open weekends only through Memorial Day weekend with these exceptions: Dec. 26-31 (10 am - 5 pm), President's weekend and Martin Luther King Day, Closed. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and April
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 am - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade,bounce houses, bowling and more
10 am - 2 pm Indoor Farmers Market Harrietstown Hall Saranac Lake (through December 19)
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
11 am - 3 pm Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount. (Nov 2- June 24) 
6 pm BluSeed Studio, Saranac Lake presents Harvest Swing (fundraiser) $65/friend, $85/supporter, $100/patron: Music with Crackin' Foxy, caterering by Lakeview Deli, raffles, silent auction an a handcrafted ceramic bowl
5-7 pm Public Skating at the Tupper Lake Civic Center
7 pm Tupper Lake Middle/High School presents "We'll Be Right back After This Murder" $4/students/seniors, $7/adults
7 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "A Celebration of Orson Wells" $7
7:30 -9:30 pm Towne Meeting will perform at Will Rogers Saranac Village, Saranac Lake (by donation) 

33 easy hikes 19 swimming holes, 4-season
acitivities, ski trails, trivia and maps!
Sunday - November 15, 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 DuskPaul 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)
9 am – 4 pm High Falls Gorge is closed until after Thanksgiving. Reopens after Thanksgiving - Dec 24 (Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun), Dec 26-Jan 26 open daily) 
10 am– 6 pm The Wild Center is open weekends with these exceptions: Dec. 26-31 (10 am - 5 pm), President's weekend and Martin Luther King Day, Closed. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and April
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 am- midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, indoor bounce houses, bowling and more
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
11 am - 3 pm Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride, multiple tickets available for discount. (Nov 2- June 24) 
11 am Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
2 pm The Wells Memorial Library, Upper Jay presents "The Belle of Amherst" a one-women play about poet Emily Dickinson (donations accepted)
6-7:30 pm Public Skating at the Tupper Lake Civic Center
7 pm Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents "Bolshoi Ballet Live in HD: Jewels $16/general, $10/students
7:30  pm Autumn Owl Walk at the Paul Smith's College VIC, $10/pp, $5/Friends of VIC (preregistration is required by calling 518-327-6241

Old Forge/Inlet/Long Lake/North Creek (Central Adirondack) Events
Friday -November 13, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
10 am - 4pm PLAN AHEAD: Adirondack Museum Visitor's Center will be open Wednesday - Sunday from November 27 - December 20) 
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" New Exhibit opens Nov 27
10 am Every Friday bring pre-schoolers to the Johnsburg Library, Newcomb for craft and story time (FREE)
5:45 pm Our Town Theatre Group presents "Death of Drama" at Basil and Wicks" North Creek at various venues around town
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "Everest"
7:45 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents " The Peanuts Movie"

Saturday –November 14, 2015
Dawn to Dusk:Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
46ers movie playing at The Strand, Old Forge
10 am- 3 pm Goodsell Museum presents"Early History of theAdirondack League Club" New Exhibit opens Nov 27
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 - 4pm PLAN AHEAD: Adirondack Museum Visitor's Center will be open Wednesday - Sunday from November 27 - December 20) 
10 am - noon Johnsburg Library, North Creek presents
4 pm Strand Theatre, Old Forge presents "The 46ers" A Film by Blake Cortright. $10
5-7 pm WWII Veteran Stories at Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek, presented by the Johnsburg Historical Society: refreshments, band, newsreels, stories, 40s music, dancing. FREE
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "Everest"
7-10 pm Vaudeville Night at The Grange, Whallonsburg to benefit Planned parenthood
7 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents " The Peanuts Movie"


Sunday - November 15, 2015
Dawn to Dusk:Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
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 - 4pm PLAN AHEAD: Adirondack Museum Visitor's Center will be open Wednesday - Sunday from November 27 - December 20) 
2 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "He Named Me Malala"
2 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents " The Peanuts Movie"


Westport/Essex/Ticonderoga (Lake Champlain Events)

Lake Champlain International Film Festival November 13-15, 2015
Friday -November 13, 2015
Dawn to DuskChamplain Area Trails (CATS)

9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
10 am- noon Inside Farmers Market: Plattsburgh Winter Market at the City Recreation Center, US Oval (Jan 23-April 30 on alternating Saturdays)
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Valley Transportation Museum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh
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)
4-10 pm Champy's Fun Zone: mini bowling, glow-in-dark mini golf, arcade, indoor splash park at Comfort Inn, Plattsburgh
7-9 pm FREE Lake Champlain International Film Festival: Selections from Art in Exile: at the Plattsburgh Strand Theatre

Join Broadway veteran Mark Rust in Champlain for a
FREE performance 
Saturday -November 14, 2015 
• Check out the newly renovated Strand Theatre, Plattsburgh for workshops and events
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails (CATS)
Dawn to Dusk: Saranac River Trail, Plattsburgh
9 am - 10 pm Champy's Fun Zone: mini bowling, glow-in-dark mini golf, arcade, indoor splash park at Comfort Inn, Plattsburgh
9 am Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museumat Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
10am - 5 pm SUNY Plattsburgh Annual Plattsburgh Arts and Craft Fair, Field House, Plattsburgh: $3/admission, free/children 12 and under, SUNY Plattsburgh students/free
10:30 -11:30 am FREE Family-Friendly Lake Champlain International Film Festival:
10 am AuSable Forks Free Library Story time
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Valley Transportation Museum/Imaginarium Museum, Plattsburgh
10 am - 4 pm Polar Plunge: Freezin For A Reason
10 am - 3 pm Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
10 am – 4 pm Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday,year-round
10:30 am Story Time at the Chazy Public Library, 9633 St
noon - 1:45 pm Lake Champlain International Film Festival: Agricultural Block
2 pm FREE performance from Mark Rust (Broadway star) at Time After Time Reception Hall, Champlain
2-4 pm Lake Champlain International Film Festival: : Agricultural Block II
4-6 pm Lake Champlain International Film Festival: It's Complicated

Sunday - November 15, 2015
58 easy hikes, 33 swimming holes,
trivia, maps and four-season fun
for Westport, Ticonderoga
Plattsburgh and the Champlain Valley
Dawn to DuskChamplain Area Trails CATS
9 am - 9 pm Champy's Fun Zone: mini bowling, glow-in-dark mini golf, arcade, indoor splash park  at Comfort Inn, Plattsburgh
9 am - 4 pm North Star Underground Railroad Museumat Ausable Chasm Open 7 days/week
10am - 5 pm SUNY Plattsburgh Annual Plattsburgh Arts and Craft Fair, Field House, Plattsburgh: $3/admission, free/children 12 and under, SUNY Plattsburgh students/free
10:30 am -12:30 pm Lake Champlain International Film Festival: Short Film Showcase II
12:45 - 2:40 pm Lake Champlain International Film Festival: Prison Block1
2:40-5 pm Lake Champlain International Film Festival: Prison Block II
5:10-7 pm Lake Champlain International Film Festival: New Visions 
7:15-9:30 pm Lake Champlain International Film Festival: Closing Awards



Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events
Friday November 13, 2015
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)
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 Museum at Saratoga
9:30 am - 5:30 pm Fort William Henry Museum, Lake George is open through Oct 31
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
3:30 pm Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week
7-9 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground (hours thru 11/21)
8 pm Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

Saturday –November 14, 2015 
*Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm, Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)
8:30 am - 8 pm West Mountain is closed for the ski season
9 am - noon Freezin' For A Reason Polar Plunge, Shepard Park Beach, Lake George
9:30 am - 5:30 pmFort William Henry Museum, Lake George is open through Oct 31
9:30 -11am Join the Lake George Land Conservancy at Wetland Walk, Amy's Park, Padanarum Rd, Bolton Landing
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)
11 am - 9 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground (hours thru 11/21)
11 am - 4 pm Lake George Historical Museum, 290 Canada Street
noon - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
noon - 1:30 pm Tang Teaching Museum Family Saturday programs Oct 17-Dec 19 Saratoga Springs (for children 5 and older)
5 pm The Laramie Project: College Theatre SUNY Adirondack
7 pm The Adirondack Folk School Fireside Chats
7-9 pm Hudson River Music Hall presents "Roy Orbison Tribute" $10
8 pm The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later, College Theatre, SUNY Adirondack
8 pm  Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"


Sunday - November 15, 2015
• Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School (Fireside Chats start July 11 at 7)
11 am - 5 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground (hours thru 11/21)
noon - 5:00 pm GO to theWorld Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
1 pm - 3 pm Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls
2 pm Wood Theatre, Glens Falls presents "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

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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