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Ongoing Mission Boutique - Gently used clothing and housewares at the former Thrift Shop at Niccolls Memorial Church in Old Forge. Open Fridays 10am - 12 Noon & 7 - 8:30pm, and Saturdays 10am - 12 Noon.
Ongoing Health Insurance Sign-up Need Health Insurance? Have the comfort of knowing you have protection against the surprises that life may bring. Certified NYS Navigators are available to help you enroll through the NY State Health Marketplace the last Thursday of each month in the Town of Webb Board Room at the Visitor Information Center in Old Forge.
Ongoing until Mon Oct 12 McCauley Mountain Scenic Chairlift - Enjoy the incredibly beautiful view of the historic Fulton Chain of Lakes as it stretches to the northeast with the line of High Peaks rising beyond. On a clear day, Whiteface Mountain and Mount Marcy are visible on the horizon. Gray Lake lies to the north between McCauley Mountain and the village of Old Forge. Riding the chair lift allows you and your family to view the mountain scenery, magnificent foliage and gorgeous views without the strenuous hike. Take as much time as you please. Venture out on well-marked hiking and mountain bike trails up on the mountain. During the fall, witness nature’s amazing show as the colors of the Adirondacks change. Pack a lunch for a picnic at the top and watch the deer as they wander in and out of the trees. Enjoy the tranquil beauty that is distinctly found in the center of the Adirondack Mountains. Closed Tuesdays.
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Sat Oct 17 Running Colors - Check in 9am-10:45pm. Race starts at 11am. Running colors starts at the waterfront in Old Forge. Get ready for the most colorful fun-filled day of the fall! Running Colors is a unique 3.1 mile fun run and walk that is focused less on speed and more on crazy color fun with friends and family. Color runners come from all different ages, shapes, sizes and speedsl so whether you are a casual morning walker or an all-star athlete, it is a great time. While you run or walk the three-mile course you'll get blasted with color as you go! Runners will be blitzed with food-safe, environmentally friendly powdered collor. At the finish of the event there will be a color throwing party. Fee $30 online/$35 day of race. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.
Sat Oct 17 BrewFest - 12pm. North Street Pavilion. Old Forge on Tap will showcase over 100 releases from some of America's best craft breweries. Attendees will receive three hours of sampling along with their souvenir sampling glass! Plus hang out in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious foor available for purchase and great vendors. Admission $40. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.
Fri Oct 23 Camp Mark Seven Sip & Paint! Fundraiser- $50 includes complimentary drink. 6:30 - 9:30pm, with an optional Lasagna Dinner for an additional $15 starting at 5pm. Show up and get ready to pariticpate in an exciting night out. A local artisit will walk you step by step through an original piece of artwork while you are sipping on your favorite cocktail. At the end of the night, you'll go home with a one-of-a-kind painting, laughs, memories and a newfound talent. Stay the night at Camp Mark 7 for $10. All proceeds go to the Camp. Contact Jacki at MJF795@gmail.com
Sat & Sun Oct 24 & 25 Adirondack Railroad Pumpkin Train - Travel north to our Carter Station for a visit to Wally’s pumpkin patch. Each child can pick one complimentary pumpkin from the patch. Come in costume and enjoy the fun!
Fri Oct 30 Annual Halloween Costume Party and Contest - Old Forge Library. 2:30 to 4:30pm. Prizes will be awarded for best costume in Babies through Seniors categories. Come and enjoy the treats, crafts and fun!
Tue Nov 3
Recycled Book Flower Bouquet Workshop - Old Forge Library, 6-8pm, local artisan Patti Delano will teach you how to create a beautiful fall bouquet to grace your table for upcoming holiday dinners using recycled book pages, paper, pompoms, and sticks. In this class you will make 6-8 beautiful blooms. Please bring your own twigs (bring a good sized bunch of 1/4”-1/2” diameter, as some may not be usable) and a small/medium sized vase to put
your flowers in. All other supplies provided. Call the Library at 369-6008 to register.
Wed Nov 18
Coffeehouse Open Mic Night - Old Forge Library. 7:00 pm. Writers, aspiring writers and members of the public are invited to share and read from their own work or to come and enjoy readings by others. Featured Reader and Emcee will be Nancy Best. If you plan on participating on Open Mic Night the Library would appreciate you call 369-6008 so they may plan accordingly but walk-ins are welcome. These readings are held to inspire writers and create opportunities for regional writers to meet.
Fri - Sun Nov 27 - 29 An Adirondack Christmas on Main Street - Why fight the crowds at the malls when you can shop the unique shops in the Central Adirondack mountains? Santa & Mrs. Claus will be visiting, a Light Parade and tree-lighting ceremony and much more. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association.
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Sat Nov 29 Reindeer Run - Kids of all ages will run down Main Street from the Goodsell Museum in Old Forge to Point Park. Antlers will be provided to all racers and participants will receive a half-price matinee ticket and free small popcorn to the movie playing at the Strand.
Tue Dec 1
Recycled Book Page Wreath Workshop - Old Forge Library 6-8 pm. Local artisan Patti Delano will teach
you how to make a small double layered holiday wreath using pages from either a book or a hymnal. Just in time to hang during the Holiday Season! A variety of small Christmas picks and decorations will be available, but please feel free to bring any favorite ornaments or items in specific colors you would like to use (items will be attached to wreath and not be removable). All supplies will be provided. Call the Library at 369-6008 to register.
Mon Dec 7 Snowmobile Trails Open for the Season - The Towns of Webb & Inlet snowmobile trails open for the 2015-2016 Winter Season (conditions permitting). Click here to purchase your permit for the 2015-2016 season.
Fri Dec 11 AmSnow NY Snowmobile Shoot Out – This event will be held at the track behind the Ole Barn in Inlet NY. The gates will open at 8am and the Shootout will begin at 10am, kicking off the 39th Annual Snodeo Weekend in Old Forge. The Shootout will be your first chance to compare the 2016 stock sleds, whether there is snow or not! Times and speeds will be recorded for all sleds using a timing light system. Several top aftermarket companies will be testing and racing their Trail Mod and Lake Racer mod sleds on the acceleration strip. Sponsored by American Snowmobiler magazine.
Fri - Sun Dec 11 - 13 Snodeo - Kickoff the snowmobile season. All four manufacturers will have the 2016 models on display. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association. For additional information visit the website Snodeo.com
Fri Dec 18 Christmas at the Old Forge Library - 6:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. You will also be treated to The Christmas Star, a movie, and the annual book reading of The Night Before Christmas!
Fri & Sat Jan 22 & 23 Snowmobile Poker Run -
Come join us for our 16th Annual Poker Run. Get your buddies and go for it! Purse is $700 and there are over 70 door prizes, and last year’s 50/50 raffle winnings was $460. Pick up your playing card at any one of the 22 sponsors. Get your card stamped from as many sponsors as possible. Go to Daiker’s Inn at 5:15 PM. No new poker hand will be dealt after 7:30 PM. Your one card can purchase up to 10 hands for $10 per hand (no need for 2 cards, only one card will be accepted per player). Winner must be present to win. You are dealt as many cards as you have stamps on your card. You need at least five different stamps as the poker game is five-card stud. Please note there will be some changes this year. Come join the fun and ride safe!
Fri - Sun Jan 29 - 31 Adirondack Ice Bowl - A weekend of ice hockey tournaments on Fourth Lake with music and activities.
Fri - Sun Feb 5 -7 McCauley Mountain Winter Carnival - Enjoy a parade down Main Street in Old Forge, the corination of the King and Queen, music, torchlight skiing, daredevil jumpers, fireworks and more! For more information please call 315-369-3225
Fri - Sat Feb 19 - 20 12th Annual NY Snow Run - The Snow Run is a two day event open to both men and women, including a welcome party, snowmobile ride(s), awards banquet and more. Pink Ribbon Riders© (PRR) provides financial assistance to both men and women diagnosed with breast cancer. Click here for additional information.
Fri - Sat Mar 11 & 12 Snofest - Preview the 2016 snowmobiles. Held at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street in Old Forge. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association
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