Adirondack Family Time Calendar of Events for Memorial Weekend (May 26-29) 2017

Adirondack Family Activities™ guidebook series: Adirondack Family Time™ High Peaks/Tri-Lakes: Your Four-Season Guide to over 300 activities, $17.95 available online and bookstore . With over 33 easy hikes to walk, cross-country (XC) ski or snowshoe in winter, 21 historic sites, 19 swimming holes, farmers markets, playgrounds, seasonal activities, maps, pictures and GPS coordinates for the towns of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Keene, Keene Valley, Jay, Upper Jay and Wilmington. 



Happy Memorial Weekend! 

The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for May 26-29, 2017.  Highlights: FREE viewing of the Rhythmic Gymnastic Championships! Adirondack Carousel FREE Rides for Veterans All Weekend!, Great Adirondack Garage sales from Long Lake to Old Forge, an Ice Cream Social at Nettle Meadow, Carry the Load Remembrance Rally, Memorial Day Parades, Fireworks and more! 


Have a great weekend from the Adirondack Park! There are a variety of activities and events happening around the Adirondack region this weekend that are great family fun!  


Calendar of Events May 26-29, 2017 
Adirondack High Peaks/Tri-Lakes (Lake Placid/Saranac Lake/Tupper Lake) and Beyond - What to do with kids, family in Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Malone, Paul Smiths, Bloomingdale, Gabriels, Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley New York (NY)
Central Adirondack Family Time – including What to do with kids, family in Cranberry Lake, Newcomb, Thendara , Raquette Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Old Forge, Northville, Caroga Lake, Star Lake, Croghan, Indian Lake and Inlet New York (NY)
Southern Adirondack Family Time – What to do with kids, family in Schroon Lake, North Creek, Indian Lake, Whitehall and Lake George, Caroga Lake, Mayfield, Lake Luzerne, Bolton Landing, Gloversville, Thurman, Warrensburg, Hague New York (NY)
Champlain Valley, Adirondack Lakes Family Time – What to do with kids, family in Ausable Forks, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Westport, Port Henry, Elizabethtown and Keeseville, Wadams, Essex and Plattsburgh New York (NY)



High Peaks/Tri-Lakes (Lake Placid/Saranac Lake/Tupper Lake) Region and Beyond 
Friday - 5/26/2017 For Art Events around the Saranac Lake 

8:30 a m - 8:15 am FREE Rhythmic Gymnastics Open Championships, Jack Shea Olympic Area, Lake Placid
8:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway  (Friday-Monday)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator) is open. (Wednesday-Sunday)
 am - 5 pm Paul Smith's VIC Building Open (free mini-museum) (Wednesday - Sunday.) Call 327-6241. 
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open daily for the spring season. Summer hrs start July 1.
10 am - 10 pm Pirates Cove Mini Golf
10 am - 4 pm Historical Saranac Lake Laboratory Museum (Tuesday-Friday. After Memorial Day also Sat. 10 am - 4pm ) $5
10 am – 5 pm The Wild Center is open every day to Columbus Day weekend
10:15 am Lake Placid Public Library FREE Story Time
10 am - 10 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: mini-golf, bungee jumping, ropes course, gem mining
10 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum 
noon - 11 pm Romano's Saranac Lanes: bowling
3-6 pm Bowlwinkles Bouncehouse, Lake Placid. Bowlwinkles has a bounce house open to kids ages 3 to 13 in Lake Placid, New York. You get 15 minutes of bounce for $5 or unlimited bounce time plus $3 in arcade tokens for only $10.
7:30 pm Pendragon Theatre and The Community Theatre Players presents "She Loves Me" in Saranac Lake


Saturday - 5/27/2017  
8:30 am - 9:40 am FREE Rhythmic Gymnastics Open Championships, Jack Shea Olympic Area, Lake Placid
8:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway  (Friday-Monday)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator) is open. (Wednesday-Sunday)
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open daily for the spring season. Summer hrs start July 1.
9 am - 5 pm Paul Smith's VIC Building Open (free mini-museum) (Wednesday - Sunday.) Call 327-6241. 
10 am - 10 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: mini-golf, bungee jumping, ropes course, gem mining10 am – 5 pm The Wild Center is open every day to Columbus Day weekend
10 am - 5 pm Bowlwinkles Bouncehouse, Lake Placid. Bowlwinkles has a bounce house open to kids ages 3 to 13 in Lake Placid, New York. You get 15 minutes of bounce for $5 or unlimited bounce time plus $3 in arcade tokens for only $10.
10 am - 10 pm Pirates Cove Mini Golf
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum 
11 am - midnight: Bowlwinkles Bowling and Arcade
11 am - 3 pm Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride (free rides for Veterans Memorial Day weekend.) 
noon - 3 am Romano's Saranac Lanes: bowling
1-4 pm FREE Citizen Scientist Training: Paul Smith's VIC
3-5 pm The Bookstore Plus presents Kate McCahill: autographs and Meet the Author
6:30 pm FREE GAME NIGHT: Saranac Village Will Rogers. Scrabble, card games, traditional board games, pool, table tennis and more. (Second and Fourth Saturdays of each month) 
7:30 pm Pendragon Theatre and The Community Theatre Players presents "She Loves Me" in Saranac Lake


Sunday - 5/28/2017  
8:30 a m - 9:25 am FREE Rhythmic Gymnastics Open Championships, Jack Shea Olympic Area, Lake Placid
8:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway  (Friday-Monday)
9 am - 5 pm Paul Smith's VIC Building Open (free mini-museum) (Wednesday - Sunday.) Call 327-6241. 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator) is open. (Wednesday-Sunday)
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open daily for the spring season. Summer hrs start July 1.
Carry The Load Memorial Remembrance Rally, Lake Placid
10 am – 5 pm The Wild Center is open every day to Columbus Day weekend
10:00 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, bowling and more 
10 am - 9 pm Pirates Cove Mini Golf
10 am - 8 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: mini-golf, bungee jumping, ropes course, gem mining
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum 
11 am Carry The Load Memorial Day Remembrance Rally (FREE) Walk around Mirror Lake and cheer on those that do to honor those for all heroes
11 am - 3 pm Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride (free rides for Veterans Memorial Day weekend.)  
11 am - 2 pm The Snowy Grocery, Sugarhouse Creamery, Upper Jay Farmers Market (Visit the cows while you are there!) 
noon- midnight: Bowlwinkles Bowling and Arcade
noon - 5 pm Bowlwinkles Bouncehouse, Lake Placid. Bowlwinkles has a bounce house open to kids ages 3 to 13 in Lake Placid, New York. You get 15 minutes of bounce for $5 or unlimited bounce time plus $3 in arcade tokens for only $10.
noon - 3 am Romano's Saranac Lanes: bowling
2:00 p.m. Pendragon Theatre and The Community Theatre Players presents "She Loves Me" in Saranac Lake
3 pm FREE concert at Mid's Park, Lake Placid after the completion of Carry the Load Remembrance Rally


Miniature Golf at Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid
Monday - 5/29/2017
8:30 a m - 8:15 am FREE Rhythmic Gymnastics Open Championships, Jack Shea Olympic Area, Lake Placid
8:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Whiteface Memorial Highway  (Friday-Monday)
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge is open daily for the spring season. Summer hrs start July 1.
10 am - 9 pm Pirates Cove Mini Golf
10 am – 5 pm The Wild Center is open every day to Columbus Day weekend
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum 
11 am - 3 pm Adirondack Carousel (Veterans are free Memorial Day weekend) 
10 am - 7 pm Boots and Birdies, Lake Placid: mini-golf, bungee jumping, ropes course, gem mining
10:00 a..m. Keene Memorial Service at Veterans'' site
10:45 am Saranac Lake Memorial Parade from Broadway Veterans Club to Band Shell Park
11:00 a.m. Lake Placid Memorial Day parade from High Peaks Resort to American Legion Post. Events ends with Flag Lowering Ceremony.  
11 am Tupper Lake Memorial Observance at the Veterans' Memorial Park St, next to State Theatre
noon - 9 pmRomano's Saranac Lanes: bowling

Central Adirondack Family Time
Water Safari, Old Forge open June 4 for the 2017 season

Friday - 5/26/2017
All Day Great Adirondack Garage Sale throughout Long lake, Raquette Lake, Indian Lake and Old Forge
Check out the Art Center in Blue Mountain Lake 
10 am -  5pm Adirondack Experience (Adirondack Museum) Opening Day is May 26, 2017: Year-round residents have free admission 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month) $2-off coupon on website
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum presents "Into The Forest"
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gallery open at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
10:00 a.m. Every Friday bring pre-schoolers to the Johnsburg Library for craft and story time (FREE)

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day. 

6 pm FREE concert Old Forge Lakefront (Red/White and Blue Old Forge Memorial Day weekend)
9 pm Fireworks over Old Forge (Red/White and Blue Old Forge Memorial Day weekend)
  
Saturday – 5/26/12
All Day Great Adirondack Garage Sale throughout Long lake, Raquette Lake, Indian Lake and Old Forge
Check out the Art Center in Blue Mountain Lake 
10 am -  5pm Adirondack Experience (Adirondack Museum) Opening Day is May 26, 2017: Year-round residents have free admission 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month) $2-off coupon on website
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gallery open at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.  Loon Race Fundraising as well as other hands on activities
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum presents "Into The Forest"
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free car wash at the Water Safari parking lot
11 am - 10 pm Calypso's Cove, Old Forge (go karts, zip line, arcade) rides open at noon(Red/White and Blue Old Forge Memorial Day weekend)


Sunday - 5/28/2017 
All Day Great Adirondack Garage Sale throughout Long lake, Raquette Lake, Indian Lake and Old Forge
Check out the Art Center in Blue Mountain Lake 
 10 am -  5pmAdirondack Experience (Adirondack Museum) Opening Day is May 26, 2017: Year-round residents have free admission 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month) $2-off coupon on website
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.
11 am - 10 pm Calypso's Cove, Old Forge (go karts, zip line, arcade) rides open at noon(Red/White and Blue Old Forge Memorial Day weekend)

10 am - 1 pm FREE fishing derby (Red/White and Blue Old Forge Memorial Day weekend)
7:30 p.m. Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts presents John and Jen at the Long Lake Town Hall, $10 Tribute to soldiers overseas. 

Monday - 5/29/2017
Check out the Art Center in Blue Mountain Lake 
8:30 a.m. Long Lake Memorial Day services with parade, wreath day at the Long Lake Bridge
10 am -  5pm Adirondack Experience (Adirondack Museum) Opening Day is May 26, 2017: Year-round residents have free admission 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month) $2-off coupon on website
10:00 a.m. Old Forge Memorial Day Parade
2pm Inlet Memorial Day Parade and Wreath Ceremony at Inlet Town Hall

Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time
Learn to Sail: The North Cheever Sailing Club: Sail for free on Wednesdays 
Friday - 5/26/2017
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Plattsburgh Farmers' and Crafters' Market
9:30 - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga open daily for tours, walks and historical reenactments. Special Memorial Day schedule here: 
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday  
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday Night Magic at the Champlain Centre Mall Courtyard
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Transportation Museum and Kids Station. 

Saturday - 5/27/2017
 7 am Memorial Day Fun Run Ironville to Crown Point 
9 am - 2 pm Plattsburgh Farmers Market 
9:00 a.m. Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
9:30 - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga open daily for tours, walks and historical reenactments. Special Memorial Day schedule here: 
9:30 a.m. North Star Underground Railroad Museum Ausable Chasm Opening Day
10 am - 2 pm Visit Asgaard Farm, AuSable Forks.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Sat - Sunday May, June, Oct,: Thurs-Sunday July-August)
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Transportation Museum and Kids Station. 
10:30 a.m. Story Time at the Chazy Public Library, 9633 State Route 9 for ages 3-8
noon - 9 pm Crown Point Memorial Celebration: rides, food, vendors, 
dusk Fireworks: Crown Point Memorial Day Weekend Celebration 


Sunday - 5/28/2017  
Crown Point Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

9:30 - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga open daily for tours, walks and historical reenactments.Special Memorial Day schedule here: 
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Sat - Sunday May, June, Oct,: Thurs-Sunday July-August)
1-5 pm Penelope the Clown, Crown Point Memorial Day Weekend Celebration 
1 pm Crown Point Park Rides Open (Crown Point Memorial Day Weekend Celebration) 

Monday - 5/28/12
Crown Point Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

9:30 - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga open daily for tours, walks and historical reenactments.
1-5 pm Penelope the Clown, Crown Point Memorial Day Weekend Celebration 
1 pm Crown Point Park Rides Open (Crown Point Memorial Day Weekend Celebration) 
2 pm Crown Point Memorial Day Parade Crown Point Memorial Day Weekend Celebration 



Southern Adirondack Family Time
Friday - 5/26/2017
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School 
10:00 - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
noon - 6 pm Great Escape/Six Flags Indoor Water Park
3:30 p.m. Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week
3-6 pm Warrenburg Farmer's Market, Warrensburgh Mills Historic District, River Street 
6:00 p.m. Greenwich NY Memorial Day Parade
6:00 p.m. South Glens Falls Memorial Day parade

Saturday – 5/27/2017
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
9:00 a.m. Ballston Spa Memorial Day Parade
10:00 - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hague Memorial Celebration in Hague Town park
10:30 am - 7 pm Great Escape, Lake George
11 am - 9 pm Adventure Family Fun Center, Lake George: mini-golf, laser tag, 
11:30 a.m. Lake George Memorial Day Parade
noon - 6 pm Great Escape/Six Flags Indoor Water Park
2:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Schroon Lake Opening Weekend
7 pm Memorial Day Concert at Shepard's Park, Lake George

Sunday - 5/28/2017
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Kid's Time at the Wells Wesleyan Church in Speculator every Sunday.  Snacks, lessons and fun activities.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain Gondola Rides open July 29
10:30 am - 7 pm Great Escape, Lake George
11 am - 5 pm Adventure Family Fun Center, Lake George: mini-golf, laser tag, 
noon - 6 pm Great Escape/Six Flags Indoor Water Park
noon - 3 pm Ice Cream Social at Nettle Meadow Farm, Warrensburgh
noon - 5 p.m. 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 

Monday - 5/29/2017
9:00 a.m. Warrensburg Memorial Day Parade
9:00 a.m. Hudson Falls and Kingsbury Memorial Day Parade
10:00 a.m. Bolton Landing Memorial Day parade
10:00 a.m. North Creek Memorial Day Parade
10:30 am - 7 pm Great Escape, Lake George
1noon - 6 pm Great Escape/Six Flags Indoor Water Park
5:00 p.m. Lake Luzerne Memorial Day Parade


photos and content © Diane Chase, used with permission of the Adirondack Family Activities™ Guidebook Series Adirondack Family Time™: Tri-Lakes  & High Peaks – July 2011 Adirondack Family Time: Adirondack Coast - Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga – July 2012 Adirondack Family Time: Central Adirondack – July 2013 Adirondack Family Time: Southern Adirondacks – Lake George July 2013 © 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 July 2011. Diane is currently working on the second guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities.

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