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Small Business Saturday in the Adirondack High Peaks

Holiday shopping can be stressful, but I like to look at it as more like a treasure hunt. I want to find the ideal present. Around the Adirondacks many local merchants will be offering discounts and sales throughout Thanksgiving weekend. The wonderful thing is that these local businesses have handpicked each store item.  Here are a few things on my “To Do List.” Gift baskets are popular items for my extended family. I fill the baskets with local cheeses, Adirondack-made condiments, candles and maple products from Nori's Village Market and Green Goddess Natural Foods . I add packets of original notecards from artists at various galleries or Adirondack  made chocolates such as Barkeater Chocolate in North Creek, Adirondack Chocolates in Wilmington or Lake Placid Chocolatiers .    One family member enjoys complex puzzles and card games. A stop at Goody Goody’s or Imagination Station allows me the opportunity to talk with a person that has actually played the games and can a

FREE Museum Day September 29

Once again Smithsonian magazine is offering a FREE museum pass for participating museums. In the Adirondack Park that includes the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake and the 1932/1980 Olympic Museum in Lake Placid and Adirondack History Center , Elizabethtown. This pass is good for two people. Enjoy!

Adirondack Discount: Free ticket to Whiteface Ski Resort?

All you have to do is wander around Plattsburgh on August 28th with your winter ski gear on and hope that the Whiteface Road Warriors will see you. Don't fret. They have given us all some hints on where to look such as SUNY Plattsburgh, Target, Walmart, and the Naked Turtle! All you have to do is show up! If you see them and you are wearing a helmet, goggles, skis or ski boots you automatically get a FREE lift ticket. Don't have the gear, don't worry—there will be different opportunities for free lift tickets and other Whiteface freebies.

Adirondack Discounts: Adirondack Museum

Children under 13 are free until September 7th at the Adirondack Museum . Adults wishing to get the same experience can go online for a $2.00 off coupon. (On the front page, lower right corner of the website is a blue box titled "Special Offer." Keep in mind that all admissions are valid for a second visit within a one-week period. For those year-round residents of the Adirondack Park the museum is open free of charge during the months of May, June and October. Proof of residency, such as a driver's license, is required.