Old Forge to Long Lake Events and Activities: September 15-17, 2017 Central Adirondacks Old Forge to Long Lake Family Time Calendar of Events

Central Adirondack Family Time– including What to do with kids, family, retired, single, dog/pet owners 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)

Central Adirondack Family Time 
Calendar of Events for September 15-17, 2017
Highlights include: Inlet Fall Festival, Old Forge Firefighters Drill School, Raymond Erickson at VIEW, Newcomb's Teddy Roosevelt Weekend: free Color Run, Log Rolling and Blacksmith Demos, Great Camp Santanoni Tours, 


Check out events for Lake George
Check out events in Champlain Valley ADKs (Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga) 

Friday  – September 15, 2017 
All Day: Old Forge Fire Department Drill School: Spectators welcome to watch drills
9 am - 5 pm Visit THE VIEW, Old Forge (National Exhibition of American Watercolors on display through Oct 8) 
9 am -5 pm Adirondack Adventure CoursePaintball, zipline, ropes course: Adirondack River Outfitters, Old Forge
9:30 am - 4 pm Mccauley Mountain Scenic Chairlift, Old Forge (Open Monday through Sunday (closed Tuesday) through Labor Day then weekends through Columbus Day weekend)
9:30 am - 5 pm Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek will open June 25 - Labor Day. (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack Horse Trail Rides, Eagle Bay
10 am Tour Great Camp Sagamore: open daily through Sept 3 (closed Labor Day)
10 am -  5 pm "Life in the Adirondack" exhibiAdirondack 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.  
Teddy Roosevelt Weekend in Newcomb
10 am - 4 pm Adirondack Lakes Center for the ArtsBlue Mountain Lake 
10 am - 4 pm Gallery open at the Art Center in Blue Mountain Lake 
10 am - 4 pm the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day.  
12:15 - 4 pm North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season through Columbus Day from Friday - Monday (FREE) 
1-7 pm Teddy Roosevelt Weekend in Newcomb: Friday's theme: Women's Suffrage Movement in NYS.
 7 pm Family Fun Night at Word of Life 
8 pm Word of Life Rodeo (free)


Saturday – September 16, 2017 
All Day: Old Forge Fire Department Drill School: Spectators welcome to watch drills
8 - 10 am Teddy Roosevelt Days: Pancake Breakfast 
8-1o am Teddy Roosevelt Days: Cloudsplitters Paddle 
9 am - 5 pm VIEW Arts open daily: Adirondack National Exhibition of Watercolors on display through October
9 am Teddy Roosevelt Days: FREE Wagon Rides to Great Camp Santanoni (full/waiting list available) Biking and walking available 
9 - 11 am 9 am Teddy Roosevelt Days: FREE Kids Fishing Derby
9 am -5 pm Adirondack Adventure CoursePaintball, zipline, ropes course: Adirondack River Outfitters, Old Forge
9:30 -10:30 Teddy Roosevelt Days: FREE Running Colors Run
9:30 -10:30 amTeddy Roosevelt Days: FREE Blacksmith Demos
9:30 am - 4 pm Mccauley Mountain Scenic Chairlift, Old Forge (Open Monday through Sunday (closed Tuesday) through Labor Day then weekends through Columbus Day weekend)
9:30 am - 5 pm Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek open Saturday and Sunday through October 8.   (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
10 am - 3 pm  Teddy Roosevelt Days: Float Plane Rides ($)
10 am - 5 pm Inlet Fall Festival: food, activities, raffles, vendors, bluegrass band, Stephen Gratto, Victor the Clown
10 am Tour Great Camp Sagamore: open daily through Sept 3 (closed Labor Day)
10 am - 5 pm  exhibiAdirondack 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 Adirondack Lakes Center for the ArtsBlue Mountain Lake 
10 am - 5 pm Adirondack Horse Trail Rides, Eagle Bay
10 am - 3 pm Goodnow Mountain Interpretation hosted by Mike Gooden, ESF Forrester. A family-friendly hike with spectacular views.
10 am - 4 pm Gallery open at the Art Center in Blue Mountain Lake 
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 - 2 pm Indian Lake Community Farmers Market on the Indian Lake Central School lawn, Route 28 (through Sept. 23)
12:15 - 4 pm North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season through Columbus Day from Friday - Monday (FREE) 
1-2 pm  Teddy Roosevelt Days: FREE Log Rolling Demo, Lake Harris Beach
1-4 pm Teddy Roosevelt Days: Mining in the Mountains –  The Tahawus Story “ Exhibit at the Newcomb Historical Museum.
1 pm Old Forge Fire Department Drill School parade in Old Forge
1 :30 pm Tour Great Camp Sagamore: open daily through Oct 9 (closed Labor Day) 
DUSK: Fireworks over Newcomb Overlook
Sunday - September 16, 2017 
All Day: Old Forge Fire Department Drill School: Spectators welcome to watch drills
9 am Ty Yandon 5K Race. Meet at the Newcomb Health Center, 4 Santanoni Drive (across from the Newcomb Overlook). Call Kevin Bolan, 518-582-2991, for info.
9 am - 5 pm Adirondack Adventure CoursePaintball, zipline, ropes course: Adirondack River Outfitters, Old Forge
9 am - 5 pm VIEW Arts open daily: Adirondack National Exhibition of Watercolors on display through October
9:30 am - 4 pm Mccauley Mountain Scenic Chairlift, Old Forge (Open weekends through Columbus Day weekend)
10 -11 am Teddy Roosevelt Days: Huntington Lodge Tour
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. 
9 am Teddy Roosevelt Days: FREE Wagon Rides to Great Camp Santanoni (full/waiting list available) Biking and walking available 
10 am - 5 pm Inlet Fall Festival: food, activities, raffles, vendors, bluegrass band, Stephen Gratto, Victor the Clown
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 - 5 pm Adirondack Horse Trail Rides, Eagle Bay
11 am - 5 pm  Garnet Mine Tours, North Creek open Saturday and Sunday through October 8.   (Don't forget special $3 coupon on website.
Raymond Erickson at VIEW
12:15 - 4 pm North Creek Depot Museum is open for the season through Columbus Day from Friday - Monday (FREE) 
1-4 pm Teddy Roosevelt Days: Tahawus/Blue Ridge Road – join Paul Hai and President Theodore Roosevelt for tours of the McIntyre Blast Furnace and McNaughton House, at the site of the former Village of Adirondac, and a tour of the newly renovated Masten House. Look for signs.
1:30 pm Tour Great Camp Sagamore: open daily through Oct 9 (closed Labor Day) 
3 pm Adirondack Interpretive Center, OSC ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Riverside Interpretive Trail
3-5 pm VIEW, Old Forge presents Raymond Erickson $15/general $10/member
Check Out Other Fun Activities
• Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Kids Experience
• Thendara Golf Club is open for the season 
• Mini Golf iOld Forge or Inlet


© 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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