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August 2015 | September 2015

October 2015 | November 2015 | December 2015

 

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 August 31 Bingo - Every Monday at the Old Forge Fire Hall. Doors open at 6:30pm and games start at 7:30pm.

Onging until Sept 6 Summer Concert Series - Free concerts every Sunday at 7pm thru Sept. 6, 2015 at the Old Forge Lakefront. Bring a chair or blank  Sponsored by the Town of Webb. Click here for full concert schedule

Ongoing until September 6  CAA Car Raffle Tickets on Sale - Drawing on Labor Day, Sunday, September 6, 2015.  2015 Ford Mustang Coupe plus 10 cash prizes. 2nd Prize - $10,000 Cash, 3rd Prize - $3,000 Cash, 4th through 8th Prizes - $1,000, 9th through 11th Prizes - $500. Only 999 tickets sold at $100 each. All applicable taxes are the responsibility of the prize winners.  Supplied by Steet-Ponte Ford Lincoln. Click here to purchase tickets online or click here to download the form to mail it in with payment

Ongoing until Oct 2 First Friday Artwalk - First Friday Artwalk is a town-wide celebration of the arts. Shops, restaurants, and other local venues host a sampling of arts and music. Stop by all of them for your chance to win a prize each month. This event occurs on the first Friday of each month from June through October. The dates will be June 5th, 5-8 pm, July 3rd, 5-8 pm, August 7th, 5-8 pm, September 4th, 5-8 pm, and October 2nd, 3-5 pm.

Onging until Oct 5  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 www.ViewArts.org, Info@ViewArts.org

Ongoing until Oct 9 Old Forge Farmer's Market - Our 8th Market Season will start on June 26, 2015 and run 16 weeks through October 9 . The market will be open again this year from 1:00 – 5:00 pm at the market location behind Old Forge Hardware. CAP-21 and the Farmer’s Market will be continuing to feature traditional Adirondack artists and traditional crafts. Come share in our traditional arts. The Old Forge Farmers Market is the Central Adirondack’s Friday place to be. Be sure to stop and say hello to our wonderful market managers Reed & Barbara Proper. For more information call 315-369-3353 or visit http://cap-21.org/

Ongoing until October 11   Can Drive to Support Believe 271 - Created by local Firefighters to financially support local brother and firefighters battle life threatening illneses. Sponsored by the Old Forge and Otter Lake Fire Departments. Drop off locations at the Old Forge and Otter Lake Fire Halls. Call 315-369-5031 or 315-534-9340 for pick-up.

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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August 2015

 

Sun Aug 23 - Sat Aug 29 Cycle Adirondacks - Cycle Adirondacks is the first annual bicycle tour through the Adirondack Park. It debuts August 23-29, 2015 with 3-day, 4-day and full week tour options. Hundreds of riders on tour, with two days/nights in Old Forge (Wed-Thu Aug 26-27). Free concerts and bike stunt shows at North Street Recreation Park. For more information and to registration visit www.cycleadirondacks.com

Mon Aug 24 Arcadia - 7:30pm at View. Presented by Pendragon Theatre. Many critics have praised the Tony Award winning Arcadia as the finest play from acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard. Set in Sidley Park, an English country house, Arcadia juxtaposes the people and events of the early 19th century with the current occupants of the house resulting in hilarious and touching comedy. Admission $20 non-members, $18 members. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Thurs August 27 Lecture: "Around the Park During the 1950's " - 2pm at the Goodsell Museum. Lecture by John Taibi. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

September 2015

Fri Sept 4 Plein Art Auction - 5:30pm at View. Join View for an 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 Terry Rozycki at drummy@frontiernet.net. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Sat Sept 5 Falling Leaves Craft Fair - Park Ave Building. 10am-4pm. $2 donation entry fee. Fundraising to benefit the Niccolls Mission Boutique. For more information or to help please call 315-369-6395.

Sat Sept 5 Bingo - Old Forge Fire Hall. Doors open at 6:30pm and games start at 7:30pm.

Sun Sept 6  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. Click here for the list of great prizes from local sponsors. Sponsored by CAP-21. Please cal l315-369-3353 or visit http://cap-21.org/ or visit www.cap-21.org for additional information.

Sun Sept 6  David Kim Benefit Concert - 2pm VIEW. David Kim, a Gould Hall veteran, returns for this classical piano concert to benefit the view performing arts department. 100% of the proceeds from this event will go directly back into the performing arts budget, helping us to continue to provide quality entertainment and performances for the following year. Come and enjoy the skillful fingers of Kim as he demonstrates the true meaning of piano virtuosity. Admission: $15.00 General / $12.00 Members. Click here for additional information

Sun Sept 6 Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Music, Automobile Raffle & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.

Fri- Sun Sept 11-13   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. For more information call 518-891-2744.

Sat Sept 12 Old Forge Half Marathon and 5k Event - Half Marathon starts at 8:30am. 5k event starts at 8:45am. Both the Half Marathon & 5K runs will take place on established bike trails that run between the northeast portion of Old Forge, just north of the Water Safari, and Big Moose Lake. The trail course is mostly gravel and dirt roads. A true Adirondack experience. Fall foliage is estimated to be around 30% peak. A portion of the Race proceeds will benefit MAC's Safe Ride. Click here for additional information.

Sat & Sun Sept 12 & 13   Rustic Furniture Fair -  Held at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake. 10am to 5pm. Visit the museum during this festival weekend and you'll see unique interpretations of classic and contemporary rustic art presented in handcrafted furniture, furnishings, and Adirondack paintings. Renowned artisans from all over the United States will showcase and sell their one-of-a-kind creations during the event, discuss custom-made pieces, and answer your questions about their work. As you stroll the grounds amidst the spectacular fall foliage, you can watch demonstrations by artists at work, enjoy live musical performances, and explore all the museum galleries, including Bull Cottage, home to some of the museum's renowned collection of rustic furniture and furnishings. Click here for tickets and additional information.

Sun Sept 13 Cabin in the Woods Featuring Pianist Alyssa Filardo - 2pm at View. Alyssa Filardo, a senior honors student and award winning pianist at the Crane School of Music at Potsdam, is this year's performer. A festive reception follows the concert. This concert benefits the Henry M Kashiwa Eco Gallery at View. Event ticket price $100 non-members, $50 members. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Tues Sept 15 Calypso's Cove Charity Go Kart Races -. This exciting event brings local businesses together to vie for the coveted trophy and to work together as a community for worthy causes. Door prizes, 50/50 Raffle and more. Gates open at 5:00pm and races start at 5:30pm. Click here for additional information.

Fri & Sat Sept 18 & 19   Firefighters Drill School -  Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department, Phone 315-369-3424 or e-mail oldforgefd@frontiernet.net with any questions.

Fri - Sun Sept 18 - 20 ADK MusicFest A Celebration of American Music - Music in the mountains, View arts Center has created a weekend of music that you will not want to miss. This celebration of American music begins Friday night at 7pm with a performance by Dave Bennett & The Memphis Speed Kings. Danny Sinoff and his Jazz Trio, Sat 7 pm, Sunday Gospel service 8am followed by a Sunday Jazz Jam Brunch with live music. For my information visit viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411

Sat Sept 19 Paddle for the Cure - 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. Pre-registration $25, Day-of-Event $30. For additional information, visit http://www.mountainmanoutdoors.com/paddle-for-the-cure.html

Sun Sept 20   Big Bucks Drawing -  Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department.

October 2015

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.

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!

 

November 2015

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

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.

December 2015

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 White Otter Fish & Game Club in Woodgate, The gates will open at 8am and the Shootout will begin at 10am, kicking off the 38th 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

 

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