Events and Activities for Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga: September 15-17, 2017 Champlain Valley Calendar of Events

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)

Check the apple symbol for U-Pick
Apple Picking
Hours for Applejacks, Bankers,
and Rulf's Orchards
Highlights for Labor Day Weekend: September 15-17, 2017 include: Farm to Fest Hike with CATS, Essex Adirondack Harvest Festival, Ausable River Paddle Clean up,  APPLE PICKING at Bankers Orchard, AppleJacks Orchard, Rulf's Orchards, and Gunnison's Orchard, Fort Ticonderoga Heroic Corn Maze, Country Dream Farms Corn Maze and Petting Zoo, Champlain Film Society, 

Check out events for Lake George
Friday - September 15, 2017
6 am - 7 pm APPLE PICKINGRulf's Orchard, Peru: open Sunday-Saturday (Corn Maze opens September 9)
8 am APPLE PICKING: Bankers Orchard, Plattsburgh: petting zoo, inflatables, bakery, apple picking (in season) 
9 am - 1 pm Elizabethtown Farmers' Market at the Adirondack History Museum through October 6
9 am - 5 pm AuSable Chasm: Rafting, trails, adventure trail, walking/hike trails (hours through Sept 4) Fall Hours: September 5 - November 19: 9 am -  4 pm 
9 am - 10:15 am Children's Artist touch workshop at the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum
9 am - 10 pm Champy's Fun Zone: Small Indoor Water Park, mini golf, arcade, laser tag, 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- 5 pm Applejacks Orchard: U-pick apples (4 varieties currently available) pumpkin farm (not yet) with petting zoo, hay maze (Sept 9) , gift shop and hay rides (Sept 9).
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 (May-December)Adults/$3; $2/Seniors (62 and over), $1/Students, FREE/ children (under 5) 
10 am - 5 pm APPLE PICKING Gunnison Orchard and Bakery, Crown Point. 
10 am – 4 pm Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday  
10 am - 5 pm Country Dream Farms Corn Maze, petting zoo and farm tours
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack History Museum, Elizabethtown
10 am - 6 pm  Star Trek Original Set TourTiconderoga: guided tours (Tuesday - Sunday through October 22
11 am - 9 pm Iceburgh Creamery Tom Miller Dr, Plattsburgh
11 am - 4 pm Visit the Underground Railroad Museum, AuSable Chasm (through Labor Day) After Labor Day: Thursday to Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm (closed Monday to Wednesday); open Columbus Day, 11 am to 4 pm
noon Miner Museum Guided Tours, Chazy, NY (May-December, Tuesday - Saturday )Adults/$3; $2/Seniors (62 and over), $1/Students, FREE/ children (under 5) 
1 pm Sail Aboard the Carillon, Ticonderoga (Tuesday - Sunday through October 9) admission includes site admission and mount defiance: members/$27, Adults (13 and older) $40, children (5-12) $25, children (4 years and under) free
2 pm Miner Museum Guided Tours, Chazy, NY (May-December, Tuesday - Saturday)Adults/$3; $2/Seniors (62 and over), $1/Students, FREE/ children (under 5) 
3:30 pm Sail Aboard the Carillon, Ticonderoga (Tuesday - Sunday through October 9) admission includes site admission and mount defiance: members/$27, Adults (13 and older) $40, children (5-12) $25, children (4 years and under) free
Saturday - September 16, 2017 

6 am - 7 pm APPLE PICKINGRulf's Orchard, Peru: open Sunday-Saturday (Corn Maze opens September 9)
8 am APPLE PICKING: Bankers Orchard, Plattsburgh: petting zoo, inflatables, bakery, apple picking (in season) 
 am Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
9 am Champlain Area Trails Farm to Fest Hike:  The Farm-to-Fest Hike will cover 4 miles from D'Arcy Farm to Essex County Fairgrounds
9 am - 4 pm AuSable Chasm: Rafting, trails, adventure trail, walking/hike trails (Fall Hours: September 5 - November 19)
9 am - 10 pm Champy's Fun Zone: Small Indoor Water Park, mini golf, arcade and bowling inside the Comfort Inn, Plattsburgh
Ticonderoga Farmers Market
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 - 5 pm Lake City Books, 164 Boynton Ave, Plattsburgh
10 am Ausable River Paddle Clean- up: Meet at Kayak Shack Bagg's Landing, Pery
10 am - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga's Heroic Corn Maze: September 2- October 15, 2017
(Last entry 4:30 pm) Saturdays & Sundays only and is included with general admission through Oct 15)
10 am- 1 pm Ticonderoga Farmers Market, Wicker St open through October 14, 2017
10 am - 5 pm Country Dream Farms Corn Maze, petting zoo and farm tours
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack History Museum, Elizabethtown The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday-Saturdays and 12-4 p.m. on Sundays late May through mid-October. We are also open on Monday holidays including Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Columbus Day. The Brewster Library is open all year by appointment only.
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- 5 pm APPLE PICKING: Applejacks Orchard: U-pick apples (4 varieties currently available) pumpkin farm (not yet) with petting zoo, hay maze (Sept 9) , gift shop and hay rides (Sept 9).
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 - 2 pm Champlain Transportation Museum and Kids Station. 
11 am - 4 pm Penfield Homestead Museum, Ironville open Sat and Sun until October 18
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 and Saturday) 
10 am  Miner Museum Guided Tours, Chazy, NY (May-December)Adults/$3; $2/Seniors (62 and over), $1/Students, FREE/ children (under 5)   
10 am - 5 pm APPLE PICKING Gunnison Orchard and Bakery, Crown Point. 
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 Adirondack Harvest Festival: Essex Fairgrounds, Westport Cider pressing demos, food trucks, breweries, music, farmers market and more. 
11 am - 4 pm Visit the Underground Railroad Museum, AuSable Chasm (through Labor Day) After Labor Day: Thursday to Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm (closed Monday to Wednesday); open Columbus Day, 11 am to 4 pm
Peru Apple Fest
11 am - 6 pm St Augustine's Annual Apple Fest, Peru, NY: ferris wheel, kids' rides, vendors, live music, food and more
noon Miner Museum Guided Tours, Chazy, NY (May-December)Adults/$3; $2/Seniors (62 and over), $1/Students, FREE/ children (under 5)  
1 pm Sail Aboard the Carillon, Ticonderoga
2 pm Miner Museum Guided Tours, Chazy, NY (May-December)Adults/$3; $2/Seniors (62 and over), $1/Students, FREE/ children (under 5)  
 3:30 pm Sail Aboard the CarillonTiconderoga
5 pm Airborne Speedway Go-Karts ($5/ride, but only available to ticketed customers)  
7 pm Great Adirondack Ghost Tour
7:30 pm Champlain Film Society presents FRANZE at Whallonsburg Grange
9 pm Great Adirondack Ghost Tour
Sunday - September 17, 2017  
 6 am - 7 pm APPLE PICKINGRulf's Orchard, Peru: open Sunday-Saturday (Corn Maze opens September 9)
8 am APPLE PICKING: 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 (Fall Hours: September 5 - November 19)
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 - 5 pm Fort Ticonderoga's Heroic Corn Maze: September 2- October 15, 2017
(Last entry 4:30 pm) Saturdays & Sundays only and is included with general admission through Oct 15)
10 am - 1 pm Town of Saranac Farmers Market open through September 24
10 am- 5 pm APPLE PICKING: Applejacks Orchard: U-pick apples (4 varieties currently available) pumpkin farm (not yet) with petting zoo, hay maze (Sept 9) , gift shop and hay rides (Sept 9).
10 am - 5 pm Country Dream Farms Corn Maze, petting zoo and farm tours
10 am - 6 pm Star Trek Original Set TourTiconderoga: guided tours
11 am - 4 pm Penfield Homestead Museum, Ironville open Sat and Sun until October 18
10 am - 8 pm Five Nations Mini Golf, Ticonderoga
10 am - 5 pm APPLE PICKING Gunnison Orchard and Bakery, Crown Point. 
10 am - 4 pm.Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum (Open Sat - Sunday May, June, Oct,: Thurs-Sunday July-August) 
11 am - 4 pm Visit the Underground Railroad Museum, AuSable Chasm (through Labor Day) After Labor Day: Thursday to Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm (closed Monday to Wednesday); open Columbus Day, 11 am to 4 pm
11 am - 9 pm Iceburgh Creamery Tom Miller Dr, Plattsburgh
11 am - 6 pm St Augustine's Annual Apple Fest, Peru, NY: ferris wheel, kids' rides, vendors, live music, food and more
noon - 4 pm Adirondack History Museum, Elizabethtown The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday-Saturdays and 12-4 p.m. on Sundays late May through mid-October. We are also open on Monday holidays including Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Columbus Day. The Brewster Library is open all year by appointment only.

Adirondack Family Time Champlain Valley
Over 300 four-season activities including easy hikes
and swimming holes,
Other FUN Champlain Valley Activities: 

Moriah Challenge: Hike Belfry Mountain trail Big Hollow/Coot Hill trail, Cheney Mountain trail, and Crowfoot Pond trail for a patch. 

Adirondack Farmers Markets

Cumberland Cinema 12 10 am, Wednesday =$5 First Run Films

Lois McClure Legacy Tours

© 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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