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August 2018 | September 2018
October 2018 | November 2018 | December 2018

 

Recreation Programs:

    

   

     Ongoing Adult Men's Basketball - Tuesdays & Thursdays 7pm-9pm at the Town of Webb School Gym.

                                                          18yr of age & older

    

     Ongoing Coed Volleyball - Wednesdays 6:30 - 8pm at the TOW School Gym or Park Ave.

     Ongoing Adult Co-ed Pickleball -  Every Monday & Thursday starting at 6:15pm at the Park Ave Gym.

    

     Beginning in April Basketball Skills & Drills - Every Monday from 5pm - 7pm & Wednesday from 5pm -                                                        6pm for grades 3rd - 6th at the TOW School Gym. Led by Tom Greco.

    

     Beginning in April Basketball Skills & Drills - Every Tuesday & Thursday from 5pm - 7pm for

                                                            grades 7th - 11th at the TOW School Gym. Led by Tom Greco.

 


 

Ongoing until Sept 30 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors - The Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors features aqua media works on paper from many of the best living painters in North America.  It has been ranked one of the ten best competitive watercolor exhibitions in the country by The Artist’s Magazine and has received many endorsements and accolades. Come and revel in the breathtaking work that has been selected for this highly competitive watercolor exhibition.  For additional information please call 315-369-6411, or visit

 

Ongoing   Mission Boutique - Gently used clothing and housewares at the former Thrift Shop at Niccolls Memorial Church in Old Forge.  Open Fridays 10 am - 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 - Yoga is now offered as a 10 session punch card.  You can go to whichever 10 sessions you choose to attend.  You can now also go online and sign up.  Yoga has been shown to increase muscle strength, maintain bone integrity, and improve balance, coordination, and mobility.  These gentle, therapeutic classes are open to anybody and any age.  No Restriction needed. Yoga classes are held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8:30 am, and evening classes are offered on Monday and Wednesday starting at 5:30 pm.  Cost for 10 sessions is $100/$70 members.  For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org

Ongoing  Town of Webb Beach - Beach will be open every day 9am - 6pm, weather permitting. Swim classes will be available July 9 - August 7. For additional information please call 315-399-0748. 
Click for:: Swim Class Registration Form          Class Information

Ongoing until Sept 7 First Friday Art Walk - 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. 

Ongoing  until October 5 Old Forge Farmers Market - Every Friday  from 1 pm - 5 pm on Park Ave. (Behind Old Forge Hardware)

 

August 2018

Sundays in August Summer Concert Series on the Old Forge Lakefront - 7pm - 9pm. Enjoy Live Music on the Old Forge Lakefront.
           August 5- Double Barrel Blues Band
           August 12 - Kids Again
           August 19 - Gwen Tracy Band
           August 26 - Axton Landing
           Sept 2 - Paul Case, Car Raffle and Fireworks
          

Mondays in August BINGO at the Old Forge Fire Station - Every Monday in July & August. Doors open at 6pm. All games start at 7pm.

 

Fridays in August Old Forge Farmers Market - 1pm - 5pm Every Friday (through Oct. 5). On Park Avenue, Behind Old Forge Hardware.

Mon Aug 6  Seussical: The Musical - 7pm at VIEW. Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. Admission: $15 Adult/$8 Children/ Free under 5 with Adult Ticket. Members recieve a 10% discount. . For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Tues Aug 7   Bruce Steltzer: William Covey and the Memorial Bridge - 7pm at the Big Moose Chapel. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Tues Aug 7 Presentation by Photographer Diane Bowes- 7:30pm at the Old Forge Library. Exploring Cambodia and Vietnam: Ancient Civilizations to Modern Struggles.

Thurs Aug 9   Moss Lake Walking Tour - 9am. Meet at the Moss Lake Trailhead on Big Moose Rd. Call to reserve your spot. 315-369-3838.

Thurs Aug 9 Secret Garden Tour - The tour provides an opportunity to visit local pristine gardens at private residences in a ten-mile radius.Michele DeCamp and Kate Russell, who has organized the Secret Garden Tour for several years, has been busy choosing this year's gardens of choice. "The Secret Garden Tour allows the public to take in the beauty of some fantastic but hidden flower and vegetable gardens in our area," said deCamp. Tickets available to purchase May 2018.For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Fri Aug 10 "The Meg" An Upstate Premiere - 7:30pm at the Strand. Calling all shark movie lovers. The spirit of Jaws is alive. Celebrate the opening night of Warner Bros' "The Meg" at the historic Strand Theater. Mike Spreter & Keaton Ventura will introduce the movie and do a reading about shark movies. Special trailers on old-fashioned 35mm film will be shown, in keeping with the vintage spirit of the Strand. After party at Slicker's Restaurant. Cake, prizes and much more.

 

Sat Aug 11 Will Knuth: European Holiday - 7:30pm at VIEW. Violinist and a member of Duo Sonidos with Adam Levin, Mr. Knuth, has traveled and performed all over the globe, including Madrid Royal Conservatory of Music and the Berliner Ensemble in Berlin. Recent concerts in the US have included performances in New York’s Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center Alice Tully Hall, Columbia University’s Miller Theater, and Boston Symphony Hall. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Admission: $25 Members receive a 10% discount. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411.

Sun Aug 12 Friends of the Library Bash - 3pm - 5 pm at the Old Forge Library. Fundraiser featuring wine tastings, door prizes, hors d'oeuvres and raffles. For more information, call (315) 369-6008

Tues Aug 14 Geof Longstaff: Longstaff Legacy- 7pm at the Big Moose Chapel. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Thurs Aug 16 Broadway Meets Opera- 7:30pm at VIEW. Starring America Tenor Matthew Maness and Soprano Anush Avetisyan accompanied by Arthur McManus. Admission: $35. More information will be posted as it becomes available. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411.

Sat Aug 18 Thendara’s Haunted History Evening Excursion - 8:30pm at the Thendara Train Station. They say the train comes “alive” in a whole different way, on this 2 hour round trip departing from Thendara Station headed to Carter Station. Hear the tales of murder and crimes that left their ghostly imprints in our history. Disembark the train and follow our guides on a walking trail into the forest for a thrill tour like no other. The stories are derived from the book, Haunted Old Forge, where spirits linger on the pine-covered slopes of the Adirondack Mountains that surround Old Forge. The Drive-Thru Theatre group will help us take you on a chilling journey into the paranormal history of the Adirondacks. Please be advised that this trip is not wheelchair accessible. For additional information or to purchase tickets please visit http://www.adirondackrr.com/adkrr/haunted-history-evening-excursion-thendara/

Thurs - Sat Aug 23 - 25 Friends Annual Book Sale - Old Forge Library during library hours.

Fri Aug 24 Sweetback Sisters - 7:30pm at VIEW. A fresh take on the golden age of country music featuring vibrant vocal harmonies in a six-piece rockin' country band. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Admission: $25. Members receive a 10% discount. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411.

Tues Aug 28 Dan Josephson: The Adirondack Fishery Research Program - 7pm at the Big Moose Chapel. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.

Tues Aug 28 Atkinson Family Band- 7:30 at the Old Forge Library. The Atkinsons are a well established family band, rooted in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the small town of Harrisville NY.

Thurs - Sat Aug 30 - Sept 1 Plein Air Paint Out 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 Donna Stoner, dstoner62@gmail.com. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

September 2018

 

Sat Sept 1 Thendara’s Haunted History Evening Excursion - 8:30pm at the Thendara Train Station. They say the train comes “alive” in a whole different way, on this 2 hour round trip departing from Thendara Station headed to Carter Station. Hear the tales of murder and crimes that left their ghostly imprints in our history. Disembark the train and follow our guides on a walking trail into the forest for a thrill tour like no other. The stories are derived from the book, Haunted Old Forge, where spirits linger on the pine-covered slopes of the Adirondack Mountains that surround Old Forge. The Drive-Thru Theatre group will help us take you on a chilling journey into the paranormal history of the Adirondacks. Please be advised that this trip is not wheelchair accessible. For additional information or to purchase tickets please visit http://www.adirondackrr.com/adkrr/haunted-history-evening-excursion-thendara/


Sun Sept 2 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.

Sun Sept 2 Labor Day Labor Day Weekend Celebration- Music, Automobile Raffle & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.

Fri - Sun Sept 7 -9 Adirondack Canoe Classic “The 90 Miler” - A three-day paddling event following the original "highways of the Adirondacks" the inter-connected lakes, rivers ponds and carries from Old Forge to Saranac Lake. Preregistration is required. There are solo, tandem, 4-person and Voyageur canoes, solo and tandem kayaks and Adirondack guide boats. There is a 275 boat limit. There are both competitive and "Open Touring" classes. Start Time: 8:00 AM Entry Fee: $200pp for solo boats, $175pp for tandem boats and C-4 paddlers, $150pp for Voyageur Canoe paddlers (AWA members get $25 discount) Contact: Brian McDonnell, macscanoe@gmail.com 518-891-2744

Sat Sept 8 Old Forge Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k - The full marathon, half marathon and 5K all take place on established bike trails (snowmobile in the winter) that run between the northeast portion of Old Forge, just north of Water Safari, and work their way towards Eagle Bay. The trail course is mostly gravel and dirt roads. A true Adirondack experience. Fall foliage is estimated to be about 15%-25% peak. A portion of the Race proceeds will benefit MAC's Safe Ride, Old Forge Little League, Old Forge HS Key Club and other local area benefactors. For additional information, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/OldForge/OldForgeHalfMarathon5K

Sat Sept 8 Sip Fest - 12pm. Get ready to sample the art of craft beer, wine, ciders and liquors while enjoying live music with good friends presented by View and Fulton Chain Craft Brewery! You may just discover your new favorite drink! All attendees will be given a souvenir sampling glass. General Admission $35 and Members $30. Designated driver $10. All attendees including designated driver must be 21 years or older. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Mon Sept 10 Pride & Prejudice from Pendragon Theatre - 7:30pm at VIEW. Kate Hamill weaves the social intrigue and classism of Regency Era England with humor and true feminine strength to make Jane Austen’s classic novel leap off the pages and onto the stage. Hamill, who also wrote an adaption of “Sense and Sensibility,” incorporates high energy, jokes, and emotional depth to bring Elizabeth, Darcy & company to life. Pendragon’s dynamic ensembles will have theatregoers leaving as bonafide Austenites. Admission: $22 Members receive a 10% discount. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411

Fri & Sat Sept 14 & 15 Firefighters Drill School - Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department.

Sat Sept 15 Paddle for the Cure - Mountain Man Outdoor Supply Company. Enjoy a leisurely 2-mile paddle on the Moose River beginning at Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company in Old Forge, NY. Either canoe or kayak - bring your own or rent one there. Proceeds benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY and support grants awarded to Upstate Medical University for breast cancer research. Collect $100 in pledges and paddle FREE! For additional information please visit http://www.upstate.edu/specialevents/paddle-for-the-cure.php

 

Sat Sept 15 Old Forge Drill School 5K Run/Walk - 10:30AM at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center. 1st Annual Old Forge Drill School 5K run/walk. This event is to help raise money for the Believe 271 Foundation. This foundation was founded in February 2014 to raise money for an Oneida County Fire Coordinator Car 271, Brian McQueen who was fighting a battle with cancer. He graciously turned down this money in hopes that it would start and grow a foundation to help other firefighters who also have taken ill. This foundation has helped to date 50 men and women that have become ill. The Old Forge Fire Company is taking all proceeds from this event and donating them to the Believe 271 Foundation to help them help other firefighters and ladies auxiliary members that have become ill. This 5k run/walk is an out and back race on the snowmobile trails in Old Forge. It will start and end at the George hildebrandt Recreational Building on North Street in Old Forge. This is a timed race. Timing will be done by the Clarks Sports Center. There will be a water station at the turn around point. There will also be water and snacks available at the end of the race. Early registration will guarantee you a t-shirt. Early registration will end August 30, 2018. You can register online at oldforgedrillschool5k.itsyourrace.com There you can also print out registration forms and waivers and mail them to: Christy DeKing PO Box 167 Bridgewater, NY 13313 There will also be registration and packet pick up the day of the run, from 8:30 am to 10:00 am.

Sun Sept 16 Big Bucks Drawing - Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department.

Fri & Sat Sept 21 & 22 Halloween Autumn Adventure - Old Forge Camping Resort. Face painting, tie-dye, hayrides, pumpkin carving contest, trick-or-treating costume parade & contest, site decorating contests & more! Copy of 2017 Schedule

 

Sat Sept 22 Thendara’s Haunted History Evening Excursion - 7pm at the Thendara Train Station. They say the train comes “alive” in a whole different way, on this 2 hour round trip departing from Thendara Station headed to Carter Station. Hear the tales of murder and crimes that left their ghostly imprints in our history. Disembark the train and follow our guides on a walking trail into the forest for a thrill tour like no other. The stories are derived from the book, Haunted Old Forge, where spirits linger on the pine-covered slopes of the Adirondack Mountains that surround Old Forge. The Drive-Thru Theatre group will help us take you on a chilling journey into the paranormal history of the Adirondacks. Please be advised that this trip is not wheelchair accessible. For additional information or to purchase tickets please visit http://www.adirondackrr.com/adkrr/haunted-history-evening-excursion-thendara/

 

Sun Sept 23 The Falling and the Rising From Seagle Music Colony - 3pm at VIEW. Dedicated to Staff Sergeant Ben Hilgert. A new opera by Zach Redler, Composer and Jerre Dye, Librettist. Co-Commissioned by Seattle Opera, San Diego Opera, Arizona Opera, Opera Memphis, Texas Christian University, Seagle Music Colony and US Army Field Band and Soldier's Chorus. This operatic soldier’s odyssey was created in hopes of capturing the indomitable spirit of our U.S. military veterans and to shed light on the inspirational power of their often overlooked stories. The Falling and the Rising is a story of family, service, and sacrifice inside a period of great uncertainty. Admission: $35 Members receive a 10% discount. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org  or call 315-369-6411.

 

Fri & Sat Sept 28 & 29 Halloween Autumn Adventure - Old Forge Camping Resort. Face painting, tie-dye, hayrides, pumpkin carving contest, trick-or-treating costume parade & contest, site decorating contests & more! Copy of 2017 Schedule

 

October 2018

 

Fri Oct 5 - Sat Nov 10 Quilts Unlimted - View Art Center. Each year View holds the Quilts Unlimited exhibition, which is open to all artists working in the fiber based quilting medium. All submissions must be made through OnlineJuriedShows.com

 

Fri & Sat Oct 12 & 13 Halloween Autumn Adventure - Old Forge Camping Resort. Face painting, tie-dye, hayrides, pumpkin carving contest, trick-or-treating costume parade & contest, site decorating contests & more! Copy of 2017 Schedule

 

Sat Oct 13 Thendara’s Haunted History Evening Excursion - 7pm at the Thendara Train Station. They say the train comes “alive” in a whole different way, on this 2 hour round trip departing from Thendara Station headed to Carter Station. Hear the tales of murder and crimes that left their ghostly imprints in our history. Disembark the train and follow our guides on a walking trail into the forest for a thrill tour like no other. The stories are derived from the book, Haunted Old Forge, where spirits linger on the pine-covered slopes of the Adirondack Mountains that surround Old Forge. The Drive-Thru Theatre group will help us take you on a chilling journey into the paranormal history of the Adirondacks. Please be advised that this trip is not wheelchair accessible. For additional information or to purchase tickets please visit http://www.adirondackrr.com/adkrr/haunted-history-evening-excursion-thendara/

 

Fri & Sat Oct 19 & 20 Halloween Autumn Adventure - Old Forge Camping Resort. Face painting, tie-dye, hayrides, pumpkin carving contest, trick-or-treating costume parade & contest, site decorating contests & more! Copy of 2017 Schedule

Sun Oct 21 Adirondack Railroad Pumpkin Train - 12:30pm & 3pm at the Adirondack Scenic Railroad.Travel north to 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! For additional information please visit http://www.adirondackrr.com/adkrr/thendara/

November 2018

 

Thurs Nov 15 Snowmobile Preseason Permit Sale Ends - Last day to purchase snowmobile permits at the discounted price of $65 per snowmobile. You will need your snowmobile's Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs). If you are waiting for a new sled, type the words "WILL CALL" and then once you phone with the VIN, the permit will be mailed to you. Permits can be purchased online by visiting SnowmobileOldForgeNY.com, in person or by mail (must be postmarked by November 15th).

 

Fri - Sun Nov 23 - 25 Adirondack Christmas on Main Street - Area clubs, civic groups and businesses have planned an unforgettable family experience. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in town and families will be treated to old fashioned horse-drawn wagon rides, tree lighting, a light parade, face painting, Zoo Mobile, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Candy Cane Hunt, Reindeer Fun Run and more! All free of charge! Additional venues are also available for your enjoyment. Including the Santa Express Train, holiday arts and crafts at View and Ace Hardware. Keep your antlers on from the Reindeer Run, the fun doesn't stop there -- wear your antlers into the special holiday 2pm matinee at the Strand Theater and receive a free small popcorn and 1/2 price matinee. For additional information please visit http://www.adkchristmasonmain.com/

 

December 2018

 

Fri - Sun Dec 7th - 9th Snodeo - Snodeo has become a permanent fixture in Old Forge. Generating the consistent local following with the influx of snowmobilers and winter travelers alike. During the weekend, you will find there's so much to do for the entire family. From the vintage snowmobile show to the Kitty-Cat/120cc races and a special appearance by Santa & Mrs. Claus on Saturday afternoon. There's plenrty to see and do so stop by during your stay in the Old Forge area. Don't forget the Snodeo Raffle is back. For more information and event listing of activities, visit the events section of their website. For any questions, please contact the Old Forge Visitor Information Center at (315) 369-6983 or visit Snodeo.com

 

Sat Dec 8th AmSnow Dynotech Research New York Shootout - Chip and Cindy Sauer's Track, behind The Ole Barn Inlet NY. Gates open at 8 a.m. The shootout starts at 11 a.m. - snow or no snow! The spectator fee is $10. Trail riders can run 660 feet for $10. This event will host the four snowmobile manufacturers: Arctic Cat, Ski-Doo, Yamaha, and Polaris, as well as shop-modified runs. We put the newest stock snowmobiles on the radar gun for the first time to see which one can claim bragging rights as the 2017-18 snowmobile season gets underway. But that's not all! You'll also witness some of North America's top performance shops showcasing their products down Chip & Cindy Sauer's quarter-mile track behind The Ole Barn restaurant. Plenty of food, beverages, and fun to be had. For additional information please visit http://www.inletny.com/inlet/new-york-shootout


 

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