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Five Adirondack Corn Mazes: Daytime Twist and Turns or Flashlight and Fright Nights

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A different view from the Great Adirondack Corn Maze This weekend seems to be the Adirondack kick-off for all things spooky. For my household of scaredy-cats, I look for a range of events that my Adirondack family can enjoy a thrilling adventure without the need to co-sleep. One activity that seems to hold the attention of every age is a trip to the corn maze. Getting lost through those corn stalk twists and turns provides hours of fun. Day or night, an Adirondack corn maze can provide hours or fun for all ages. Now with Halloween around the corner these various locations are upping the thrills with evening scares and flashlight nights. Here are a few of my family’s favorite spots.   In the Adirondack High Peaks is the Great Adirondack Corn Maze in Gabriels. It's open from Thursday to Sunday from noon to dusk through the end of October. Special flashlight nights on Friday and Saturday have the corn maze open for evening hours.  Dont miss the Tucker Farm's Frig

Arts Trails in Sacandaga Valley August 8-9, 2015

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The Sacandaga Valley Arts Network (SVAN) Arts Trails takes place August 8-9, 2015 The Great Sacandaga Lake in Fulton and Saratoga Counties For the second year the S acandaga Valley Arts Network  (SVAN) is hosting a driving tour of Artists' studios and galleries around the Sacandaga watershed region of New York. The tour of over 30 artists is being conducted between 10 am - 5 pm on August 8-9 (Saturday and Sunday) throughout the towns of Northville, Edinburg, Vail Mills, Gloversville, Porters Corners, Benson, Bleecker and Caroga Lake (Town of Johnstown). According to Art Trails Organizer Constance Dodge this weekend artist tour is just a portion of what SVAN provides for the Sacandaga Valley. Since 1997 SVAN has provided craft and fine art workshops, performing arts programs, musical events and visual arts programing to the surrounding region. "I think a lot of people aren't aware of the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network," says Dodge. "Back in 1997, I wa

Three Adirondack Owl Prowl Events

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For those of us not fortunate to have wildlife come to us, we need to go to the experts. This winter Adirondack raptor experts are offering opportunities to come across such majestic creatures as the snowy owl, or at the very least learn how to sight them on your own.

Thurman Maple Days Schedule of Events

Celebrate the spring season with everything maple  in Thurman, NY! March 22 - 23 and March 29 - 30 Pancakes served at 190 Valley Road, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. High school kids serve hot dogs and more, 151 Chas. Olds Rd.,  11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Check out the schedule above!

Lake George Land Conservancy Winter Warm-Up

The last scheduled winter event of the season with the Lake George Land Conservancy will take place this Saturday, March 23 at the Lake George Recreation Center/Berry Pond Preserve.  Saturday, March 23; 9 am – 1 pm This FREE event is in its third year. Join in all the family-fun while enjoying the trail system at the Berry Pond Preserve. There will be live raptor demonstrations, educational touch-tables, soups, hot chocolate and kids crafts.  

ADIRONDACK SHAKESPEARE THEATRE PRESENTS SCHEDULE AND FREE PERFORMANCES

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Adirondack Shakespeare Theatre will celebrate its second season with four productions and a full schedule of events with performances of the comedy "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). A full season pass can be purchased for only $30, which includes all performances to "A Mid Summer's Night Dream and Merchant of Venice as the well as Adirondack Shakespeare's original productions by  Sean Adams,   Theseus and the Minotaur , which features an adapted version of   A Midsummer Night’s Dream .   The season will open July 3  with FREE performances at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m at Shepard's Park in Lake George. Also check back for a FREE children's performance at Lake Placid's Mid Park July 23 and August 3.  Adirondack Shakespeare Theatre Schedule of Events

Lake George for Kids : Fun Facts:Lake George's Prospect Mountain

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Prospect Mt trail follows the path of an old funicular Hike Prospect Mountain in Lake George , NY • Elevation= 2,041’ • Ascent= 1,600’

Freezin For a Reason: Lake George takes a Plunge for Special Olympics

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By Diane Chase Swimming in the heat of the summer can be a chilly affair in the Adirondacks. For the next few months, people across New York State will be cooling off by taking an icy plunge in support of Special Olympic athletes. “Last weekend our first Polar Plunge in Plattsburgh was met with great success.” says New York Special Olympics Associate Director Kaila Horton. “ Between 200-220 people plunged raising over $22,600 dollars in support of the athletes. The Polar Plunge is one of our big fundraisers of the year for Special Olympics.” Read More