Adirondack Family Time Events and Activities for Father Day's June 16-18, 2017

Adirondack SUP Festival June 16-18, 2017
The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for June 16-18, 2017.   Father's Day Highlights:  Enjoy! 

Fishing Derby/Competitions in Saranac Lake, Raquette Lake, Tupper Lake, Ticonderoga, Plattsburgh, free Kids Fishing Derby, Kite Festival, Adirondack SUP Festival, Lake George Steamboat Company Bicentennial (Father Day free for Dads), Strawberry Festival, Amazing Grace Winery Concert Series, Old Forge Father's Day Frog Jumping,  Pendragon Theatre FICTION, More Than Honey Movie! Great Escape Father's Day Sale, Tour Great Camp Sagamore

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!  
High Peaks and Tri-Lakes (Lake
Placid/Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake)
guide with over 300 activities
easy hikes, swimming holes,
and four-seasons of fun! 

Calendar of Events June 16-18, 2017 (Happy Father's Day) 
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 Family Time – What to do with kids, family in Ausable Forks, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Westport, Port Henry, Elizabethtown and Keeseville, Wadams, Essex and Plattsburgh, Lake Champlain, New York (NY)
Girl Fishing

High Peaks (Wilmington, Jay/Upper Jay, Keene/Keene Valley)/Tri-Lakes Region (Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake),  and Beyond 

Sunday - 6/18/2017 - Happy Father's Day
All weekend: Saranac Lake Tandem Rally 

8 am - noon Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club FREE fishing derby: Lake Colby. all children under 16, gifts, raffles, and prizes for top two in each category.  Free hotdogs for lunch. 
 8:45 am - 5:30 pm Whiteface Memorial Highway  (Friday-Monday)
9 am - 5 pm Paul Smith's VIC Building Open (free mini-museum, touch table and playground) (Wednesday - Sunday.) Call 327-6241. Native Butterfly House will open weekends starting June 17 until July. (Currently too cold) Summer hours: every day)
9 am - 4 pm Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator) is open. (Wednesday-Sunday)
9 am – 4:30 pm High Falls Gorge is open daily for the spring seasonSummer hrs start July 1.
* 9:30-11 am Adirondack SUP Festival Guided SUP Tour, Lake Colby $30
9:30 am -5 pm Whiteface Gondola Rides to the summit of Little Whiteface (Sat-Sun until June25)
9:30 am - 5 pm Whiteface Disc Golf: 
9:30 am - 5 pm Whiteface Adventure Zonebounce houses, Eurobungy, slackline park, climbing wall, trampoline, (Sat-Sun only until June 25)
10 am – 6 pm The Wild Center is open every day to Columbus Day weekend
10 am - 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 am – 5 pm Lake Placid Olympic Museum 
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Wildlife Refuge: Wildlife encounters with the Adirondack Rehabilitation Center: wolves, owls and other birds of prey. FREE (Thursday - Monday)
10 am - 3 pm East Branch Friends of the Arts 10th Annual Kite Fest, Marcy Field, Keene Valley: FREE
11 am - 4 pm Paul Smith's VIC Butterfly Housewill open weekends starting June 17 until July then every day July-August)
11 am - 3 pm Adirondack Carousel is open, $2/ride multiple tickets available for discount
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
1-4 pm Paul Smith's VIC presents Survival Skills and Orienteering Workshop: $40
2 pm Pendragon Theatre presents Steven Dietz's FICTION (Recommended Audience: adult, older teen) 
6 pm ADK Action presents a free showing of the movie More Than Honey at Pendragon Theatre - free

Adirondack Family Time Champlain Valley
Over 300 four-season activities including easy hikes
and swimming holes,
Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time 

Sunday - 6/18/2017  Happy Father's Day

8 am Bankers Orchard, Plattsburgh: petting zoo, inflatables, bakery, apple picking (in season) 
9 am - 10 pm Champy's Fun Zone: Small Indoor Water Park, mini golf, arcade and bowling inside the Comfort Inn, Plattsburgh
9 am - 4 pm AuSable Chasm: Rafting, trails, adventure trail, walking/hike trails 
9:30 am - 5 pm Drive up or Hike up Mt Defiance, Ticonderoga
FREE on Sunday for Adirondack Coast
Museum Days!
9:30 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga is open daily Admission: $17/50/adults, $14/Seniors (62+), $8/children (5-12), Free/Children(under 5)
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Coast FREE Museum DaysOver 17 museums offering free admission
* 10 am - 3 pm SPECIAL Clinton County Historical Museum (open on Sunday for Adirondack Coast FREE Museum Days
*  10 am - 4 pm Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Sat - Sunday May, June, Oct,: Thurs-Sunday July-August) Adirondack Coast FREE Museum Days:
10 am - 3 pm Wadhams! Strawberry Festival Wadhams Church Hall
*  11 am - 4 pm Visit the Underground Railroad Museum, AuSable Chasm Adirondack Coast FREE Museum Days:
2 pm Strand Theatre, Plattsburgh presents The Hal Mcintyre Orchestra
3pm Piano By NatureElizabethtown Hand House presents Jazz pianist Joel Martin  $15/adult, $5/children (15 and under)

Lake George Steamboat Company
Southern Adirondack Family Time (Lake George) 

Sunday - 6/18/2017 Happy Father's Day
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8:45 am - 10 am Kid's Time at the Wells Wesleyan Church in Speculator every Sunday.  Snacks, lessons and fun activities.
noon - 4 pm GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
10 am - 9:30 pm Lake George Steamboat Company Bicentennial Cruises (Fathers are free on Father's Day)
10 am - 5 pm West Mountain Scenic Chair Rides Opens July 1
10:30 am - 7 pm Great Escape, Lake George FATHER'S DAY SALE
11 am - 9 pm Adventure Family Fun Center, Lake George: mini-golf, laser tag, 
10 am - 3 pm Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls 
1-2 pm FREE docent tours at the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls

Water Safari Opening Day June 14
Central Adirondack Family Time (Old Forge, Inlet, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake) 
Thendara Golf Club is open for the season 

Father's Day Jumping Contest in Old Forge
Sunday - 6/18/2017 Happy Father's Day
10 am -  5pm Adirondack Experience (Adirondack Museum): Year-round residents have free admission 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month) $2-off coupon on website open 7 days a week through Oct 14. 
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 Tour Great Camp Sagamore: open daily through Sept 3 (closed Labor Day)
10 am - 4 pm Water Safari, Old Forge is open for the season. Click here for discounts
11 am - 5 pm Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek will open June 25 - Labor Day. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
noon - 4 pm North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season. (weekends only until July 1)
noon Father's Day Frog Jumping Contest and Ugly Tie contest, Old Forge Waterfront
1 :30 pm Tour Great Camp Sagamore: open daily through Oct 9 (closed Labor Day) 

 © 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.