Calendar of Events August 11-13, 2017 Champlain Valley (Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga)

Champlain Valley
Adirondack Family Time Calendar 
Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga– What to do in Ausable Forks, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Westport, Port Henry, Elizabethtown and Keeseville, Wadams, Essex and Plattsburgh, Lake Champlain, New York (NY)
Westport Free August Concert Series

Highlights for August 11-13, 2017 include: 
Plattsburgh Yoga Fair, Murder Mystery Theatre, French and Indian War Encampment, Ticonderoga Summer A' Fair, Depot Theatre's The Taffetas, Search for the Perseid Meteor Showers
Check out events for Lake George
Friday - August 11, 2017
8 am Bankers Orchard, Plattsburgh: petting zoo, inflatables, bakery, apple picking (in season) 
9 am - 1 pm Elizabethtown Farmers' Market at the Adirondack History Museum
9 am - 5 pm AuSable Chasm: Rafting, trails, adventure trail, walking/hike trails (summer hours)
9 am - 10:15 am Children's Artist touch workshop at the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum
9 am - 2 pm Plattsburgh Farmers' and Crafters' Market
9 am - 10 pm Champy's Fun Zone: Small Indoor Water Park, mini golf, arcade and bowling inside the Comfort Inn, Plattsburgh
9:30 am - 5 pm Drive up or Hike up Mt Defiance, Ticonderoga
9:30 - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga open daily for tours, walks and historical reenactments. 
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Transportation Museum and Kids Station. 
10 am - 8 pm Five Nations Mini Golf, Ticonderoga
10 am - 3 pm Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
10 am Miner Museum Guided Tours, Chazy, NY
10 am - 2 pm Lyon Mountain Railroad and Mining Museum (Wednesday - Sunday)
10 am – 4 pm Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday  
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack History Museum, Elizabethtown
10 am - 6 pm  Star Trek Original Set TourTiconderoga: guided tours (Tuesday - Sunday)
11 am - 9 pm Iceburgh Creamery Tom Miller Dr, Plattsburgh
11 am - 4 pm Visit the Underground Railroad Museum, AuSable Chasm (through Labor Day)
noon Miner Museum Guided Tours, Chazy, NY
2 pm Miner Museum Guided Tours, Chazy, NY
7 pm Essex Community Concerts at the Essex Community Church: $10
8 pm Depot Theatre presents: The Taffetas (Aug 11- 27)  Preview $20
Saturday - August 12, 2017 
8 am Bankers Orchard, Plattsburgh: petting zoo, inflatables, bakery, apple picking (in season) 
 am Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
9 am - 5 pm AuSable Chasm: Rafting, trails, adventure trail, walking/hike trails (summer hours)
9 am - 2 pm  The Strand Theatre, Plattsburgh presents Downtown Rising: food/music/art event series  www.plattsburgharts.org  
9 am - 10 pm Champy's Fun Zone: Small Indoor Water Park, mini golf, arcade and bowling inside the Comfort Inn, Plattsburgh
9 am - 2 pm Plattsburgh Durkee Street Crafters and Farmers Market, Downtown Plattsburgh (Look for Adirondack Family Time Champlain Valley at the Parker Family Maple Booth)
9:30 am - 5 pm Drive up or Hike up Mt Defiance, Ticonderoga
9:30 am - 11:30 am Tour Undergound Railroad Sites in Peru and Keeseville, $10/person. Registration required 518-834-5180
9:30 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga open daily for tours, walks and historical reenactments. 
10 am- 1 pm Ticonderoga Farmers Market, Wicker St
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack History Museum, Elizabethtown
10 am - 6 pm Star Trek Original Set TourTiconderoga: guided tours
10 am – 4 pm Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday  
10 am - 8 pm Five Nations Mini Golf, Ticonderoga
110 am - 3 pm Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
10 am - 2 pm Champlain Transportation Museum and Kids Station. 
10 am - 4 pm.Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Sat - Sunday May, June, Oct,: Thurs-Sunday July-August)
10 am - 2 pm Lyon Mountain Railroad and Mining Museum (Wednesday - Sunday) 
10 am  Miner Museum Guided Tours, Chazy, NY 
10:30 am Story Time at the Chazy Public Library, 9633 State Route 9 for ages 3-8 
11 am - 9 pm Iceburgh Creamery Tom Miller Dr, Plattsburgh
11 am - 4 pm Visit the Underground Railroad Museum, AuSable Chasm (through Labor Day)
noon Miner Museum Guided Tours, Chazy, NY 
1 pm Sail Aboard the Carillon, Ticonderoga
3:30 pm Sail Aboard the CarillonTiconderoga
5 pm Airborne Speedway Go-Karts ($5/ride, but only available to ticketed customers)  
8 pm Depot Theatre presents: The Taffetas (Aug 11- 27)  Preview $20
9 pm Great Adirondack Ghost Tour


Sunday - August 13, 2017  
 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 - 5 pm AuSable Chasm: Rafting, trails, adventure trail, walking/hike trails (summer hours)
9:30 am - 5 pm Drive up or Hike up Mt Defiance, Ticonderoga
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 - 1 pm Town of Saranac Farmers Market
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack History Museum, Elizabethtown
10 am - 6 pm Star Trek Original Set TourTiconderoga: guided tours
10 am - 8 pm Five Nations Mini Golf, Ticonderoga
10 am - 2 pm Lyon Mountain Railroad and Mining Museum (Wednesday - Sunday) 
10 am - 4 pm Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Sat - Sunday May, June, Oct,: Thurs-Sunday July-August)  
10 am - 4 pm Visit the Underground Railroad Museum, AuSable Chasm (through Labor Day)
11 am - 9 pm Iceburgh Creamery Tom Miller Dr, Plattsburgh
1-3 pm Bluff Island Lighthouse Tour- Valcour Island 
3 pm Depot Theatre presents: The Taffetas (Aug 11- 27)
6:30 pm Amazing Grace Summer Concert Series: All without the Bass (free)
8 pm Depot Theatre presents: The Taffetas (Aug 11- 27)
Other FUN Champlain Valley Activities: 
Concerts on the Bluff, Clinton College
Regal Cinemas Summer Movie Features: 10 am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays = $1 movies all summer
Cumberland Cinema 12 10 am, Wednesday =$5 First Run Films
Lois McClure Legacy Tours
Join the North Cheever Sailing Club's Wednesday Night races in Port Henry and learn to sail (free)
Clinton College Concerts on the Bluff: Free Wednesday outdoor music in Plattsburgh

Adirondack Family Time Champlain Valley
Over 300 four-season activities including easy hikes
and swimming holes,
Moriah Challenge: Hike Belfry Mountain trail Big Hollow/Coot Hill trail, Cheney Mountain trail, and Crowfoot Pond trail for a patch. 

© 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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