Showing posts from June 12, 2011

Adirondack Family Fun: Wilmington/Whiteface Bike Fest

There are many opportunities for mountain biking in the Adirondacks but Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington will be the place to be for a range of events and activities for all level of mountain biker. The Bike Fest Village will open on Saturday and Sunday at 7:00 a.m. and is free to all. Clinics, demo days, children activities and live entertainment will be just a portion of what will be happening around Whiteface Mountain Bike Park on Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington. Check out the new Hardy Road Trails, Dirt Bike Jump Park and much, much more! Schedule of events

Adirondack Family Fun: Adirondack Folk School FREE Blacksmithing Demo!

By Diane Chase The Adirondack Folk School   in Lake Luzerne will be showcasing its new pavilion and blacksmith forge this weekend with free blacksmithing demonstrations on June 18th.   The school is located at the former Town of Lake Luzerne town hall building.  Classes in traditional Adirondack arts such as basketry and twig/rustic furniture building are available as well as other folk art traditions such as weaving, ceramics, quilting and fly tying.   all photos: Adirondack Folk School blacksmithing class photo credit: Jim Mandle,  Adirondack Folk School The Adirondack Folk School is located on Main Street in Lake Luzerne. Offering over a hundred classes in traditional Adirondack folk art, there is bound to be something for everyone. Make sure to check their schedule of events for  free summer events  such as Saturday Evening Campfire-Sing-Along and July 2nd Anniversary Party.  Read more