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July 2017 | August 2017 | September 2017

Ongoing until Sept 2 FREE Adult Golf Clinics - Saturdays at the Thendara Golf Course. Contact the Pro Shop at 315-369-3136 to sign up.

Ongoing until Oct 6   First Friday Art Walks - On the first friday of every month from 5pm to 8pm, the First Friday Art Walks offer a selection of artists, events, art work, refreshments, music and hands-on experience to engage everyone. For additional information please call 315-369-6411

Ongoing  Swim Lesson Sign ups - FREE. Swim lessons begin July 10th. Stop by the beach or call 315-369-2039 to register or any questions. Click here for times and additional info.

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 Morning Yoga - Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday. 8:30am - 10:00am at VIEW. Yoga has been shown to increase the strength of muscles, maintain the integrity of bones, and help to improve balance, coordination, and mobility.  The gentle, therapeutic classes are open to any body and any age. No registration needed.  Fee Per Class $10/$7 member   $75/$50 member Monthly Rate for Unlimited Classes. Instructors: Kristin Helmer, Nanette Shovea, Kathy Queen, Pamela Rosenthal, Jeanne Selander Miller 

 

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July 2017

Fridays in July Old Forge Farmers Market - 1pm - 5pm behind the Old Forge Hardware. The market is made up of an average of 15 vendors, including local artisans and craftspeople, offering a range of products and locally grown items.

Sundays in August Sunday Night Concert Series - 7pm at the Old Forge Lakefront. Each Sunday Night enjoy a FREE concert on the Old Forge Lakefront. Bring a chair or blanket. Click Here for July Schedule

Tues July 25 "Commemorating our WWI Veterans" Presentation - 7pm at the Big Moose Community Chapel. Presentation given by Peg Masters. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Tues July 25 "Mountain Voices" Storytelling Performance - 7:30pm at the Old Forge Library.

Fri July 28 Ice Cream Bowl Social - 11am - 3pm at Point Park. Come enjoy your favorite Mercer's Dairy ice cream in a handmade bowl at Point Park, in the center of Old Forge across from the Old Forge Hardware Store. Local potters make these one-of-a-kind ceramic bowls in the Meyda Tiffany & Lighting Creative Arts Wing at View. Be sure to arrive early! There are many bowls and other ceramic pieces to choose from and plenty of ice cream and toppings at the ready. The pottery will have a range of prices depending upon the choice, from $10 to $25, which includes ice cream. If you choose not to purchase pottery, you may make a donation of $5 and receive an ice cream sundae. This annual event benefits the Rintrona Ceramics Studio and has become a favorite destination for an afternoon ice cream treat with friends and family. Should it rain, the event will be moved to the Old Forge Fire Hall located next to Point Park. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org

Fri July 28 Meet Me at the Library Gazebo - 5pm at the Old Forge Library. Nick Piccininni with perform. Live music will be held at the Gazebo on the 4th Friday of every month during the months of May - August. For additional information please call 315-369-6008

Sat July 29 Great Adirondack BBQ - Can you smell that? Get closer, it’s the good stuff, and we’re smokin it. If you like good BBQ then make sure to join us for the Adirondack BBQ Festival. We have great cooks from all over coming to participate in one of the smokiest events ever in the Adirondacks. To truly experience it you need to be here smelling it, tasting it and having fun with like mined people in Old Forge, NY. It’s a great event for the whole family with activities for all to participate in. OVER $15,000+ IN PRIZES! For additional information please visit http://adirondackbbqfestival.com/

Sat - Sun July 29 - 30 Old Forge Home Show - No matter how big or small your project is, the 2017 Old Forge Show is sure to help you find the answers you need. Whether you want to tackle tiling your bathroom, building a tree house, enhancing your turf or creating your own personal Adirondack camp, the Old Forge Home Show is the place to find the most qualified experts in the field of home building, remodeling and improving. For additional information please visit www.OldForgeHomeShow.com or call 315-527-5957

Sat July 29 Nick Ziobro - 7:30pm at VIEW. BOOM!- Nick Ziobro returns to View for the 4th consecutive year, bringing an ALL NEW, high energy show featuring music that shaped the Baby Boomers generation. $32 non-members. $28 members. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org

Mon July 31 - Fri Aug 4 FREE Junior Golf Camp - Thendara Golf Course. Contact the Pro Shop at 315-369-3136 to sign up.

 

August 2017

Fridays in August Old Forge Farmers Market - 1pm - 5pm behind the Old Forge Hardware. The market is made up of an average of 15 vendors, including local artisans and craftspeople, offering a range of products and locally grown items.

Sundays in August Sunday Night Concert Series - 7pm at the Old Forge Lakefront. Each Sunday Night enjoy a FREE concert on the Old Forge Lakefront. Bring a chair or blanket.

Tues Aug 1 "History of Dart's Lake and Camp Gorham" Presentation - 7pm at the Big Moose Community Chapel. Presentation given by Steve Braun. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Wed Aug 2 "History of the Rap-Shaw Club" Presentation - 7pm at the Thendara Town Hall. Presentation given by Ed Pitts. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Sat Aug 5 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors Walkabout Lecture and Brunch -

10am - 12pm at View. This year Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors Judge, Ken Call, AWS, NWS, TWSA will be discussing a selection of the paintings featured in this years exhibition. The cost for the Brunch and Lecture is $15 for non members/ $10 for View members and exhibiting artists. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org

Sat & Sun Aug 5 & 6 Gun Show & Adirondack Expo - The Gun Show is held at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center and hosted by NEACA inc of New York. All Federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed. Hours are Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 9am - 3pm. Admission $7 Adults. Children 14 & Under Free.Seniors $6.

Mon Aug 7- Fri Aug 11 FREE Junior Golf Camp - Thendara Golf Course. Contact the Pro Shop at 315-369-3136 to sign up.

Tues Aug 8 "Boreal Birds and Warblers" Presentation - 7pm at the Big Moose Community Chapel. Presentation given by Gary Lee. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Wed Aug 9 Moss Lake Walking Tour - 9AM at Moss Lake Trail Head. Tour led by Geof Lonstaff. reservations required. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Wed Aug 9 " The Longstaff Legacy" Presentation - 7pm at the Thendara Town Hall. Presentation given by Geof Longstaff. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Thurs Aug 10 Broadway Meets Opera - 7:30pm at VIEW. Starring David and Katie Pershall accompanied by Arthur McManus on piano. Featured as one of opera’s 25 Rising Stars in Opera News, American Baritone David Pershall has been seen at some of the world’s foremost theaters including the Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and Washington National Opera. Tickets $35 Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Aug 12 House Tour by Boat - Twenty four party barges will depart at 10 a.m. from the Old Forge Lakefront on Saturday, Aug. 12, to take passengers on a first class  tour of some of the most fabulous camps on the Fulton Chain. The annual House Tour by Boat provides an inside look into the camps that boaters can only observe from the water. Registration and check in begins at 8:30 am. The tour has limited availability in order to have or ample time to visit  each camp. Advanced registration is required to participate. The cost is $70 or $60 for members of View. Proceeds benefit View, the arts center in Old Forge. This event is a "rain or shine" and will proceed if the weather is permitting. In the case of severe weather meaning lightning and thunderstorms, the event organisers will determine if it is safe to proceed. In an extreme case, the event will be cancelled with no rain date.  As this is a major fundraiser for View we will be unable to offer refunds. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org

Sun Aug 13   Old Forge Triathlon - 1000 meter swim, 22 mile bike ride and 4 mile run. Race begins at 7:50 am, last wave leaves at 8 am  To register or for more information visit http://atcendurance.com/?page_id=19.

Tues Aug 15 "The Earl Covey Story - His Life, His Buildings, His Faith" Presentation - 7pm at the Big Moose Community Chapel. Presentation given by Dick Williams. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Wed Aug 16 "Verplank Colvin - Father of the Adirondack Park" Presentation - 7pm at the Thendara Town Hall. Presentation given by Bill Killon. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Wed Aug 19 The Mammals - 7:30 at VIEW. Mike + Ruthy, touring American folk act and founders of The Mammals are bringing back the band name that energized crowds in the 00's and gave them their start. The Mammals originated as a partnership between Ruthy Ungar, Mike Merenda and Tao Rodriguez-Seeger (Pete's grandson) and later grew to include other players. The 2017 lineup includes some former Mammal members including Jacob Silver and Ken Maiuri when they are not touring with Lee Fields and the B-52's respectively. Ticket prices are $25 non-members, $20 members. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org

Tues Aug 22 "Adirondack Logging" Presentation - 7pm at the Big Moose Community Chapel. Presentation given by William "Jay" O'Hern. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Sat Aug 26 Cahal Dunne - 7:30pm at VIEW. Dunne is a composer, classically trained concert pianist, storyteller, comedian and television personality. He has performed with Bob Hope, Al Martino, Tony Orlando and has performed for several American Presidents. So with his Irish to Broadway to Country repertoire, a great show is guaranteed! Ticket prices are $15 non-members, $10 members. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org

Wed Aug 30 "At Home in the Adirondacks - A History of the Iroquoian & Algonquian Peoples" Presentation - 7pm at the Thendara Town Hall. Presentation given by Dr. Melissa Otis. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

 

September 2017

Fridays in September Old Forge Farmers Market - 1pm - 5pm behind the Old Forge Hardware. The market is made up of an average of 15 vendors, including local artisans and craftspeople, offering a range of products and locally grown items.

Sat Sept 2  Plein Air Art Auction - Join us during this exciting evening for the chance to own an original work of Adirondack art, created for and graciously donated to View by some of the region's most highly regarded plein air painters. The event includes the live auction, with more artwork in the lobby by participating artists, consignments, a raffle and more. The event is free and open to the public and all proceeds will go to underwrite programming at View. If you are an artist interested in participating, please contact View Curator, Cory E. Card, at ccard@viewarts.org.   For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org

Sat Sept 2 Falling Leaves Craft Fair - 10am - 4pm at the Park Ave Building. This show features hand-crafted items only. Come meet the talented artists! There is delicious food available. Admission of $2 to benefit non-profit charities. Anyone interested in renting a booth space can call Pat Wuest at 315-794-4850!

Sun Sept 3 Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Music, Automobile Raffle & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.

Sun Sept 3  CAP-PY Duck Derby - Join in on what is becoming an Adirondack family event. Watch as 3,000 rubber ducks sail down the Moose River. Many great prizes from local sponsors. Sponsored by CAP-21. Please call 315-369-3553 or visit cap-21.org for additional information.

Fri - Sun Sept 8-10   Adirondack 90 Miler Canoe Race This three-day, 90-mile flat water race follows the original highways of the Adirondacks from Old Forge to Saranac Lake. The course offers a mix of lake and river flat water paddling with several carries. Participants receive a T-shirt, mileage pins, awards, camping, snacks, boat shuttles and a post race meal. Entry forms for this race go out via U.S. Mail in June ( email or call before June 1 to be added to the mailing list ). The 90 - Miler is limited to 275 boats. Entry deadline is July 25. Entry fee is $150 per paddler ($125 for AWA members.) call 518-891-2744

Sat Sept 9 Old Forge Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K - The full marathon, half marathon and 5K will take place on established bike (snowmobile in the winter) trails that run between the northeast portion of Old Forge, just north of the Water Safari, and work their way towards Eagle Bay. The trail course is mostly gravel and dirt roads. A true Adirondack experience.

Sat Sept 9 Brewfest - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. BrewFest Craft Beer Festival will take place at the North Street Pavilion in Old Forge, New York. Old Forge on Tap will showcase over 60 releases from some of America's best craft breweries. Attendees will receive three hours of sampling along with a souvenir sampling glass. If you like hanging out in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food and great beer, then this is the event for you!Admission is $30 for View members or $40 for non-members.  For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit ViewArts.org/events or call 315-369-6411 extension 201.

Sun Sept 10 George Orwell’s 1984 - 3pm at VIEW. Performed by Pendragon Theatre adapted for the stage by Michael Gene Sullivan, Directed by Mason Wagner. A ferocious and provocative adaptation of Orwell's iconic novel. Ticket prices are $22 non-members, $18 members. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org

Sun Sept 17 Raymond Erickson – 3pm at VIEW. Raymond Erickson, a summer resident for over thirty years, recently returned from a 3-week lecture and performance tour of China and Taiwan, that culminated in a sold-out , all-Bach harpsichord recital in Beijing's celebrated Forbidden City Concert Hall.   Ticket prices are $15 non-members, $10 members. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org

Fri - Sun Sept 22 - 24 Adirondack Music, Art & Food Festival - View. The 3rd Annual Adirondack Music, Art and Food Festival here at View! A weekend full of everything we have to offer! For complete information on performances, please viist https://www.viewarts.org/events/upcoming-events/adirondack-music-art-and-food-festival/ or call VIEW at 315-369-6411

 

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