Sunday, December 20, 2015

Adirondack Events and Activities for December 24-January 1, 2015 for Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Old Forge, Inlet, Lake George, Plattsburgh


Fun Adirondack (ADK) Christmas and New Year's Eve family activities and events for everyone: kid-friendly, parents, families, pet-owners singletons, handicap-accessible or retired.


December 24-January 1, 2015 

Highlights: 
Pendragon's Holiday play, Public skating schedule, Skate into the New Year, First Night Saranac Lake, Mid's Park Lake Placid activities, Titus Mt Opening $10 ticket, First Night Saratoga, New Year's Eve fireworks: Saranac Lake, Lake George, Malone, Saratoga Springs, Speculator Polar Plunge 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!

Adirondack Calendar of Events and  Activities for December 24-January 3, 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
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Thursday  - December 24, 2015 
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
8:30 am - 4 pm Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort is open for the season 
10 am - 5 pm Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for snowshoeing and XC skiing
Skate with Santa at the Saranac Lake Civic Center
11 am - 12:30 pm Skate with Santa at the Saranac Lake Civic Center
11 am - 2 pm Skiing with Santa at Titus Mountain, Malone
noon - 3 pm Public Skating at the Tupper Lake Civic Center (Mon-Fri, closed Christmas)
noon - 5 pm Bowling at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
noon - 7 pm Lake Placid Sleigh Rides (weather dependent), Wilmington Rd, Lake Placid: 45 min through High Peaks Golf Course w/ views of High Peaks. private, group rides available through March
1-3 pm Public ice skating at the 1932 Olympic Rink, Lake Placid
3-8 pm  Check for for Mt Pisgah opening day
4-6 pm public ice skating at the 1932 Olympic Rink, Lake Placid

Lake Placid Theatre will be
open Christmas Evening
Friday - December 25, 2015  (Merry Christmas) FULL MOON
Dawn - Dusk: Hike, mountain bike or XC ski the XC trails at Pisgah Mountain, Saranac Lake (free)
Dawn to Dusk:Paul Smith's VIC trails are (free until the snow flies) Call 327-6241The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
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 (free until the snow flies) Call 327-6241. The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
8:30 am - 4 pm Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort is open for the season 
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator only)
10 am - 5 pm Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for snowshoeing and XC skiing
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 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
3-8 pm  Check for for Mt Pisgah opening day
6:30 pm Christmas Full Moon Ski (weather dependent) at the Tupper Lake XC Ski Center, 141 Country Club Rd: FREE ski by moonlight to Cranberry Pond to a bonfire and holiday cheer
7-9 pm Public ice skating at the 1932 Olympic Rink, Lake Placid

Saturday -December 26, 2015 

Dawn - Dusk: Hike, mountain bike or XC ski the XC 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 until the snow flies) Call 327-6241The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
8:30 am - 4 pm Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort is open 
9 am - 5 pm Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for snowshoeing and XC skiing
Titus Mountain Opens Saturday
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator only) is open
9 am – 4 pm High Falls Gorge  Winter = $14, Children (4-12) $10, Try the Mining activity - January  2 -March 30:  Fri-Sun 9 am - 4 pm
9:30 am - 10 pm Titus Mountain Ski Resort, Malone NY TENTATIVE OPENING! $10 all day ticket
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 - 4 pm m  Check for for Mt Pisgah opening day
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 am - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade and public bowling
10 am - 8 pm Bowlwinkles Indoor Bounce House : Saturday Special Bounce and Bowling (ages 4-12) $8/child
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) 
noon - 7 pm Lake Placid Sleigh Rides (weather dependent), Wilmington Rd, Lake Placid: 45 min through High Peaks Golf Course w/ views of High Peaks. private, group rides available through March
noon - 11 pm Bowling at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
3-5 pm Lake Placid Mid's Park events: Boxer short relay races, Music, Ice carving demonstrations, Photo booth, snowball slingshot, hot chocolate & s'mores (subject to change)
5-8 pm Lantern Lit Wagon/Sleigh Rides  at Lake Clear Lodge, (Dec 26,27,30,31, Jan 1,9,16,17,22,23,29,30, Feb 5,6,12,14,15,17,19,20,24,26,27, March 4,5,12) subject to change. 
7 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "Twas the Night Before Christmas" Adult/$15, Children (Under 12)/$8, Student/Senior/$10 - additional shows: Dec 26 at 7 pm and Dec 27 at 2 pm

Sunday - December 27, 2015
Dawn - Dusk: Hike, mountain bike or XC ski the XC 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 (free until the snow flies) Call 327-6241The building is open 9 am - 5 pm Tues-Sun.
33 easy hikes 19 swimming holes, 4-season
acitivities, ski trails, trivia and maps!
8:30 am - 4 pm  Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort is open (Don't miss "Why Not Wednesday" - bring a Coca-Cola product to the Whiteface ticket window and get a $48 lift ticket)
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator only)
9 am – 4 pm High Falls Gorge  Winter = $14, Children (4-12) $10, Try the Mining activity - January  2 -March 30:  Fri-Sun 9 am - 4 pm
10 am - 4:30pm Titus Mountain Ski Resort, Malone NY
10 am - 4 pm m  Check for for Mt Pisgah opening day
10 am - 4 pm Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for snowshoeing and XC skiing
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 - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
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) 
noon - 7 pm Lake Placid Sleigh Rides (weather dependent), Wilmington Rd, Lake Placid: 45 min through High Peaks Golf Course w/ views of High Peaks. private, group rides available through March
noon - 11 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
12:45-1:45 pm Skate at the Saranac Lake Civic Center
2 pm Pendragon Theatre presents "Twas the Night Before Christmas" Adult/$15, Children (Under 12)/$8, Student/Senior/$10 
3-5 pm Lake Placid Mid's Park events: Live Concert with Boondoggle, Segway demos, Cornhole Biathlon, Snowball Slingshot, photo booth, hot chocolate & s'mores (subject to change)
3:30-4:30 pm Saranac Lake Civic Center Public Skating 
5-8 pm Lantern Lit Wagon/Sleigh Rides  at Lake Clear Lodge, (Dec 26,27,30,31, Jan 1,9,16,17,22,23,29,30, Feb 5,6,12,14,15,17,19,20,24,26,27, March 4,5,12) subject to change. 

Monday - December 28, 2015
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
8:30 am - 4 pm  Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort is open (Don't miss "Why Not Wednesday" - bring a Coca-Cola product to the Whiteface ticket window and get a $48 lift ticket)
9 am – 4 pm High Falls Gorge  Winter = $14, Children (4-12) $10, Try the Mining activity - January  2 -March 30:  Fri-Sun 9 am - 4 pm
9:30 am - 4:30pm Titus Mountain Ski Resort, Malone NY
10 am - 5 pm Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for snowshoeing and XC skiing
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife RefugeWilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
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 - 7 pm Lake Placid Sleigh Rides (weather dependent), Wilmington Rd, Lake Placid: 45 min through High Peaks Golf Course w/ views of High Peaks. private, group rides available through March
noon - 3 pm Public Skating at the Tupper Lake Civic Center (Mon-Fri, closed Christmas)
3-5 pm Lake Placid Mid's Park events: Sip/Slip/Rip triathlon race (drink hot chocolate while sledding, then run around the park), Segway demos, Ski Jump into pads, music, hot chocolate & s'mores (subject to change)
3 - 8 pm  Check for for Mt Pisgah opening day
4-6 pm Bowling at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers public bowling
4-6 pm 10- midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers public bowling

Tuesday - December 29, 2015
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
8:30 am - 4 pm  Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort is open (Don't miss "Why Not Wednesday" - bring a Coca-Cola product to the Whiteface ticket window and get a $48 lift ticket)
9:30 am - 4:30pm Titus Mountain Ski Resort, Malone NY
9 am – 4 pm High Falls Gorge  Winter = $14, Children (4-12) $10, Try the Mining activity - January  2 -March 30:  Fri-Sun 9 am - 4 pm
10 am - 5 pm Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for snowshoeing and XC skiing
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
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 - 7 pm Lake Placid Sleigh Rides (weather dependent), Wilmington Rd, Lake Placid: 45 min through High Peaks Golf Course w/ views of High Peaks. private, group rides available through March
noon - 3 pm Public Skating at the Tupper Lake Civic Center (Mon-Fri, closed Christmas)
noon - 11 pm Bowling at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
3-5 pm Lake Placid Mid's Park events: Ski Jump into pads, kids sledding, Segway demos, photo booth, hot chocolate & s'mores  (subject to change)
3 - 8 pm  Check for for Mt Pisgah opening day

Wednesday - December 30, 2015
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
8:30 am - 4 pm  Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort is open (Don't miss "Why Not Wednesday" - bring a Coca-Cola product to the Whiteface ticket window and get a $48 lift ticket)
9 am – 4 pm High Falls Gorge  Winter = $14, Children (4-12) $10, Try the Mining activity - January  2 -March 30:  Fri-Sun 9 am - 4 pm
9:30 am - 4:30pm Titus Mountain Ski Resort, Malone NY
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
10 am - 5 pm Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for snowshoeing and XC skiing
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 - 11 pm Bowling at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
noon - 3 pm Public Skating at the Tupper Lake Civic Center (Mon-Fri, closed Christmas)
3 - 8 pm  Check for for Mt Pisgah opening day
3:30- 6 pm Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers public bowling
9:30 pm - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers public bowling
noon - 7 pm Lake Placid Sleigh Rides (weather dependent), Wilmington Rd, Lake Placid: 45 min through High Peaks Golf Course w/ views of High Peaks. private, group rides available through March
3 -5 pm Lake Placid Mid's Park events: Live Concert in the Park with Annie in the Water, Kids sledding, cornhole biathlon, snowball slingshot, hot chocolate & s'mores (subject to change)
5-8 pm Lantern Lit Wagon/Sleigh Rides  at Lake Clear Lodge, (Dec 26,27,30,31, Jan 1,9,16,17,22,23,29,30, Feb 5,6,12,14,15,17,19,20,24,26,27, March 4,5,12) subject to change. 
7:30 pm  Ekaterina Gordeeva "From the Heart" with fellow Olympic gold medal winning skaters Scott Hamilton, Kristi Yamaguchi, Meryl Davis & Charlie White, Ilia Kulik, and David Pelletier, as well as Olympic silver medalist Paul Wylie, and World Champion Yuka Sato at the Olympic Center, Lake Placid Tickets" $25-$250

Thursday - December 31, 2015
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
8:30 am - 4 pm  Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort is open (Don't miss "Why Not Wednesday" - bring a Coca-Cola product to the Whiteface ticket window and get a $48 lift ticket)
9:30 am - 10 pm Titus Mountain Ski Resort, Malone NY
9 am - 12:30 am 1st Tracks New Years Eve Bash at Titus Mountain, Malone
9 am – 4 pm High Falls Gorge  Winter = $14, Children (4-12) $10, Try the Mining activity - January  2 -March 30:  Fri-Sun 9 am - 4 pm


10 am - 5 pm Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for snowshoeing and XC skiing
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife RefugeWilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
noon - 3 pm Public Skating at the Tupper Lake Civic Center (Mon-Fri, closed Christmas)
\noon - 11 pm Bowling at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake (join the party with a DJ, hats and celebration) 
3:30- 6 pm Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers public bowling
9:30 pm - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers public bowling
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
Saranac Lake First Night Schedule of Events
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 - 7 pm Lake Placid Sleigh Rides (weather dependent), Wilmington Rd, Lake Placid: 45 min through High Peaks Golf Course w/ views of High Peaks. private, group rides available through March
3-5 pm Lake Placid Mid's Park events:5 K "Last Race of the Year" foot race around Mirror Lake (walkers welcome), Music, snowball slingshot, kids sledding, hot chocolate & s'mores  (subject to change)
3 - 8 pm  Check for for Mt Pisgah opening day
5-8 pm Lantern Lit Wagon/Sleigh Rides  at Lake Clear Lodge, (Dec 26,27,30,31, Jan 1,9,16,17,22,23,29,30, Feb 5,6,12,14,15,17,19,20,24,26,27, March 4,5,12) subject to change. 
6 pm - midnight: Saranac Lake First Night Buttons are $15 ($12 in advance) 
10:30 pm - 12:30 am SKATE INTO THE NEW YEAR! Lake Placid Olympic Oval: $5/adults, All proceeds benefit local food pantry
midnight Fireworks Saranac Lake First Night and 1st Tracks New Year Eve Titus Mountain 

Friday - January 1, 2016 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Dawn - dusk: Henry's Woods, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
Dawn - Dusk: Heaven Hill Orchard Loop, Lake Placid hiking/running trails (free)
8:30 am - 4 pm  Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort is open (Don't miss "Why Not Wednesday" - bring a Coca-Cola product to the Whiteface ticket window and get a $48 lift ticket)
9 am – 4 pm High Falls Gorge  Winter = $14, Children (4-12) $10, Try the Mining activity - January  2 -March 30:  Fri-Sun 9 am - 4 pm
9:30 am - 10 pm Titus Mountain Ski Resort, Malone NY
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife RefugeWilmington (Thursdays - Mondays)
10 am - 5 pm Dewey Mountain Recreation Center, Saranac Lake trails for snowshoeing and XC skiing
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum is open daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Ironman Sunday
noon - 7 pm Lake Placid Sleigh Rides (weather dependent), Wilmington Rd, Lake Placid: 45 min through High Peaks Golf Course w/ views of High Peaks. private, group rides available through March
noon - 3 pm Public Skating at the Tupper Lake Civic Center (Mon-Fri, closed Christmas)
noon - 11 pm Bowling at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
3 - 8 pm  Check for for Mt Pisgah opening day
3 pm - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers public bowling
3-5 pm Lake Placid Mid's Park events:5 K "First Race of the Year" foot race around Mirror Lake (walkers welcome), LIVE Concert in the Park with RAISINHEAD, kids sledding, Segway demos, snowball slingshot, hot chocolate & s'mores  (subject to change)
5-8 pm Lantern Lit Wagon/Sleigh Rides  at Lake Clear Lodge, (Dec 26,27,30,31, Jan 1,9,16,17,22,23,29,30, Feb 5,6,12,14,15,17,19,20,24,26,27, March 4,5,12) subject to change. 


Old Forge/Inlet/Long Lake/North Creek (Back to Top)
Thursday  - December 24, 2015 
8:30 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain is open 
9 am - 4:15 pm McCauley Mountain, Old Forge (check for snow status) closed Tuesday except holiday weeks
dawn to dusk: Garnet Hill Trail Network, North River: trail passes, snowshoe pass, multi-pass discounts

Friday - December 25, 2015  (Merry Christmas)
Dawn to Dusk: Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
8:30 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain is open 
9 am - 4:15 pm McCauley Mountain, Old Forge (check for snow status) closed Tuesday except holiday weeks
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 "Extraordinary Things: 100 years of history" New Exhibit 
10 am Every Friday bring pre-schoolers to the Johnsburg Library, Newcomb for craft and story time (FREE)
5 pm Long Lake Kids New Year's Eve: Mt Sabbaths with pizza, sodas, skating, sledding movie, Wii games and more
7:45 pm  Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Star Wars:The Force Awakens"

Saturday –December 26, 2015 
Dawn to Dusk:Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
8:30 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain is open 
9 am - 4:15 pm McCauley Mountain, Old Forge (check for snow status) closed Tuesday except holiday weeks
10 am- 3 pm Goodsell Museum presents"Extraordinary Things: 100 years of history"
10 am - 4 pm the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.
2 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Star Wars:The Force Awakens"
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "The Peanuts Movie"
7 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Star Wars:The Force Awakens"

Sunday - December 27, 2015
Dawn to Dusk:Adirondack Interpretive trails, Newcomb are open FREE
8:30 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain is open 
9 am - 4:15 pm McCauley Mountain, Old Forge (check for snow status) closed Tuesday except holiday weeks
10 am - 4 pm the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.
2 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "The Peanuts Movie"
2 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Star Wars:The Force Awakens"
7 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Star Wars:The Force Awakens"

Monday - December 28, 2015
8:30 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain is open 
9 am - 4:15 pm McCauley Mountain, Old Forge (check for snow status) closed Tuesday except holiday weeks
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "The Peanuts Movie"

Tuesday - December 29, 2015
8:30 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain is open 
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "The Peanuts Movie"
7 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Star Wars:The Force Awakens"

Wednesday - December 30, 2015
8:30 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain is open  (Why Not Wednesday: Bring an unopened Coca-Cola product and receive a $48 lift ticket)
9 am - 4:15 pm McCauley Mountain, Old Forge (check for snow status) closed Tuesday except holiday weeks
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "The Martian"
7 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Star Wars:The Force Awakens"

Thursday - December 31, 2015
8:30 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain is open 
9 am - 4:15 pm McCauley Mountain, Old Forge (check for snow status) closed Tuesday except holiday weeks
7 pm Lowville Hometown Theatre presents "Star Wars:The Force Awakens"

Friday - January 1, 2016 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!
8:30 am - 4 pm Gore Mountain is open 
9 am - 4:15 pm McCauley Mountain, Old Forge (check for snow status) closed Tuesday except holiday weeks
3pm New Year's Day Tubing party at the Ski Bowl, Gore Mountain, North Creek: Half price tubing tickets
7 pm Indian Lake Theatre presents "Mocking Jay"


Westport/Essex/Ticonderoga/Plattsburgh 
(Lake Champlain Events)
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Thursday  - December 24, 2015 
Dawn to Dusk: New Land Trust trails (free) Saranac
Dawn to DuskChamplain Area Trails (CATS)
Dawn to Dusk: Saranac River Trail, Plattsburgh
10 am - 7 pm Giggles Indoor Playground, Plattsburgh 

Friday - December 25, 2015  (Merry Christmas)
58 easy hikes, 33 swimming holes,
trivia, maps and four-season fun
for Westport, Ticonderoga
Plattsburgh and the Champlain Valley
Dawn to DuskNew Land Trust trails (free) Saranac
Dawn to DuskChamplain Area Trails (CATS)
Dawn to Dusk: Saranac River Trail, Plattsburgh
4-10 pm Champy's Fun Zone: mini bowling, glow-in-dark mini golf, arcade, indoor splash park at Comfort Inn, Plattsburgh

Saturday -December 26, 2015
• Check out the newly renovated Strand Theatre, Plattsburgh for workshops and events
Come Color at the Plattsburgh Public Library for fun and relaxation during the holiday. Coloring stations set up for all age groups. 
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails (CATS)
Dawn to DuskNew Land Trust trails (free) Saranac
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
10 am AuSable Forks Free Library Story time
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 
11 am - 2 pm Giggles Indoor Playground, Plattsburgh 
5 pm - midnight Open Bowling at Willsborough Bowling

Sunday - December 26, 2015
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
11 am - 2 pm Giggles Indoor Playground, Plattsburgh 

Monday - December 28, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails (CATS)
Dawn to DuskNew Land Trust trails (free) Saranac
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- 3 pm Visit Ausable Chasm518-834-7454:Winter times and rates through March

10 am - 7 pm Giggles Indoor Playground, Plattsburgh 
10 am - 4 pm Champlain Valley Transportation Museum (Imaginarium) Kids' Station  Museum, Plattsburgh $5/person (ages 1 and over)
Tuesday - December 29, 2015
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

10 am - 7 pm Giggles Indoor Playground, Plattsburgh 

Wednesday - December 30, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails (CATS)
Dawn to DuskNew Land Trust trails (free) Saranac
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
10 am - 3 pm Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
10 am - 7 pm Giggles Indoor Playground, Plattsburgh 
10 am - 4 pm Champlain Valley Transportation Museum (Imaginarium)Kids' Station  Museum, Plattsburgh $5/person (ages 1 and over)

Thursday - December 31, 2015
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails (CATS)
Dawn to DuskNew Land Trust trails (free) Saranac
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
Kids' Station, Plattsburgh New Year Celebration!
10 am - 3 pm Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)

10 am - 7 pm Giggles Indoor Playground, Plattsburgh 

Friday - January 1, 2016 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Dawn to Dusk: Champlain Area Trails (CATS)
Dawn to DuskNew Land Trust trails (free) Saranac
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
10 am - 3 pm Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
5 pm - midnight Open Bowling at Willsborough Bowling in Hillsboro
10 am - 7 pm Giggles Indoor Playground, Plattsburgh 
10 am - 2 pm Kids' Station New Year's Eve Party, Plattsburgh


Lake George/ Southern Adirondack Events
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Thursday  - December 24, 2015 
Albany Capital Holiday Light Show
 Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
• Call for a horse and sleigh/carriage at Circle B Ranch, Chestertown (NY)

8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)  Parking $4
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
6-9 pm Albany Capital Holiday Lights, Washington Park $15/vehicle of max 9, $25/vans (capacity 12-18), $50/vans/apacity(19-28

Friday - December 25, 2015  (Merry Christmas)
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
• Call for a horse and sleigh/carriage at Circle B Ranch, Chestertown (NY)
8:30 am - 9 pm West Mountain is closed for the ski season
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)
3:30 pm Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week
5:30 pm Polar Express Train Ride Saratoga Springs through December 27
6-10 pm Albany Capital Holiday Lights, Washington Park $15/vehicle of max 9, $25/vans (capacity 12-18), $50/vans/apacity(19-28
7-9 pm The Fun SpotQueensbury: laser tag, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground (hours thru 11/21)
7:30 pm Polar Express Train Ride Saratoga Springs through December 27

Saturday –December 26, 2015 
PLAN AHEAD Homemade Theatre, Saratoga Springs presents"Cat on A Hot Tin Roof" play Feb 12-28)

*Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
• Call for a horse and sleigh/carriage at Circle B Ranch, Chestertown (NY)
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 - 1 pm Saratoga Farmers Market (year-round) at Saratoga State Park, Saratoga Springs
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 - 4 pm National Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs Winter Hours (Sat/Sun)
11 am - 9 pm The Fun SpotQueensbury: laser tag, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground (hours thru 11/21)
noon - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
1-2 pm Oak Mountain presents Fun Kids Races 
5:30 pm Polar Express Train Ride Saratoga Springs through December 27
6-10 pm Albany Capital Holiday Lights, Washington Park $15/vehicle of max 9, $25/vans (capacity 12-18), $50/vans/apacity(19-28
 7:30 pm Polar Express Train Ride Saratoga Springs through December 27


Sunday - December 27, 2015
• Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne
•Call for a horse and sleigh/carriage at Circle B Ranch, Chestertown (NY)
noon- 4 pm National Museum of DanceSaratoga Springs Winter Hours (Sat/Sun)
11 am - 5 pm The Fun Spot, Queensbury: laser tag, Roller Skating, Indoor Playground (hours thru 11/21)
noon - 5:00 pm GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
noon - 4 pm "More Christmas Through Their Eyes" 130 nativity scenes at Park-Bentley Place, South Glens Falls LAST CHANGE
1-3 pm Warrensburg Historical Museum of Local History
1 pm - 3 pm Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls
2 pm  Woods Theatre, Glens Falls presents Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $5
4 pm  The Glens Falls Civic Center presents Kids Stunt Show $12
5:30 pm The Glens Falls Civic Center presents Kids Stunt Show $12
6-9 pm Albany Capital Holiday Lights, Washington Park $15/vehicle of max 9, $25/vans (capacity 12-18), $50/vans/apacity(19-28

Monday - December 28, 2015
• Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne
•Call for a horse and sleigh/carriage at Circle B Ranch, Chestertown (NY)
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)  Parking $4
9 am - 4 pm Oak Mountain Ski Resort, Speculator (Tentative Opening)
10 am Serendipity Arts Studio, 26 Congress St, Saratoga Springs: Sculpey Clay Animals $15
6-9 pm Albany Capital Holiday Lights, Washington Park $15/vehicle of max 9, $25/vans (capacity 12-18), $50/vans/apacity(19-28

Tuesday - December 29, 2015
• Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne
•Call for a horse and sleigh/carriage at Circle B Ranch, Chestertown (NY)
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)  Parking $4
9 am - 4 pm Oak Mountain Ski Resort, Speculator 
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
6-9 pm Albany Capital Holiday Lights, Washington Park $15/vehicle of max 9, $25/vans (capacity 12-18), $50/vans/apacity(19-28

Wednesday - December 30, 2015
• Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne
•Call for a horse and sleigh/carriage at Circle B Ranch, Chestertown (NY)
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)  Parking $4
9 am - 4 pm Oak Mountain Ski Resort, Speculator 
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
11 am The Puppet People present "A Christmas Carol" at the Saratoga Springs Public Library
noon - 2 pm 10 am Serendipity Arts Studio, 26 Congress St, Saratoga Springs: Kids New years $30
noon -4 pm Warrensburg Historical Museum of Local History (special event: Children's Activities)
6-9 pm Albany Capital Holiday Lights, Washington Park $15/vehicle of max 9, $25/vans (capacity 12-18), $50/vans/apacity(19-28
First Night Saratoga

Thursday - December 31, 2015
• Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School, Lake Luzerne
•Call for a horse and sleigh/carriage at Circle B Ranch, Chestertown (NY)
8 am - 4 pm Up Yonda Farm,Bolton Landing (Mon-Sat)  Parking $4
9 am - 4 pm Oak Mountain Ski Resort, Speculator 
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum  at Saratoga
1-3 pm The Children's Museum  at Saratoga presents Community New Year's Eve Dance party!
5:30 pm First Night Saratoga Fun Run 5K 
6 pm - midnight First Night Saratoga
6- midnight Woods Theatre and the Hudson River Music Hall presents "Rockn' New Year's Eve" $35 
6-9 pm Albany Capital Holiday Lights, Washington Park $15/vehicle of max 9, $25/vans (capacity 12-18), $50/vans/apacity(19-28
8- 12:30 am Oak Mountain New Year's Eve PartySpeculator 
9-11:45 pm New Year's Eve Dance Party Glens Falls Civic Center (free)
midnight Fireworks over Lake George

Friday - January 1, 2016 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!
9 am - 4 pm Oak Mountain Ski Resort, Speculator 
9:30 am - 4:30 pm The Children's Museum at Saratoga
noon Speculator Polar Plunge, Speculator Ball Field, Rt 30
1 pm Lake George Polar Plunge, Shepard's Park, Lake George
6-10 pm Albany Capital Holiday Lights, Washington Park $15/vehicle of max 9, $25/vans (capacity 12-18), $50/vans/apacity(19-28

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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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