Showing posts from February 3, 2013

Gore Family Festival at North Creek February 10

Sunday February 10 at Gore! Festival For Kids & Family Race North Creek • FREE One-Day Lift Tickets for everyone ages 12 & under when accompanied by a full paying parent.   • Hot Cocoa Sampling & Macaroni Necklace Making from Price Chopper! • Live Family Entertainment and Games from Chip Chevalier 1-3pm! • Mini Cupcakes at the Food Court- three for just $1.25! Family Fun Race presented by Beaver Brook Outfitters-  8:30-10am:  Registration in the Base Lodge  10:30am:   Parent/Child teams race for great prizes on our carve course on the Arena! Mother/Daughter, Mother/Son, Father/Daughter, and Father/Son divisions- no age categories. $5 per team, with great prizes!  FREE tubing for kids 12 and under when accompanied by a full-paying parent starting at 5pm! © Diane Chase is the author of the Adirondack Family Activities™ guidebook series, Adirondack Family Time™, which is available online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the

Types of Snowflakes

With all the different types of temperatures happening around the Adirondacks, various types of ice are forming as well.  Did you know?   • A s now crystal is a single crystal of ice. • A snowflake can be an individual crystal, a few snow crystals stuck together or a huge mass of crystals • A snowflake is not frozen rain. Frozen rain is called sleet! Take a magnifying glass outside and a black piece of paper and look at the different types of crystals forming. Have fun!

Raquette Lake Winter Carnival Schedule

Raquette Lake is celebrating its own Winter Carnival with everything from a Ladies Frying Pan Toss to a Tug of War. Join in the fun  and click on the schedule below! Saturday and Sunday, February 16 - 17  Raquette Lake Winter Carnival  Saturday, 10am  Join us in Raquette Lake for a day of fun Winter events.  10am Kids Games,  10am Adult Envelope Making Class at RLUFS,  Noon: Ladies Frying Pan Toss,