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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.
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Wed May 3 Community Pride Day - Members of the community and schools join together to clean up the streets and get ready for summer. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association.
Fri - Sun May 19 - 21 Paddlefest - The largest on-water canoe and kayak sale in the country and features over 75 of the leading manufacturers of canoes, kayaks, and accessories. Over 1,000 canoes and kayaks will be on sale all weekend at special show prices. There will also be big savings on paddling accessories and outdoor gear. Sponsored by Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company. Click here for additional information.
Fri-Sun May 26 - 28 Annual Great Adirondack Garage Sale - Over 70 miles of Garage Sales stretching from Old Forge, Inlet, Indian Lake to Long Lake. Sales along Route 28 and many side roads between Old Forge, Inlet, and Long Lake. Find some great deals!
Fri & Sat May 26 & 27 Memorial Day Sale at the Goodsell Museum - Gently used items for sale to benefit the Goodsell Museum Fuel Fund. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.
Sat May 27 Old Forge Library Used Book Sale . 11am-3pm. There will be a large selection of used children’s books and adult paperbacks for sale at reasonable prices. Also available will be a selection of books from Anne LaBastille’s personal collection. For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org.
Sat May 27 Annual Kiwanis Free Car Wash - 10:00am- 3pm at Calypso's Cove Parking Lot.. This annual fund raising event provides funds for the administration and operations of all the many Kiwanis children's activities that take place during the year.
Sat May 27 Memorial Day Garage Sale - VIEW. 10am - 4pm. More information to follow. For additional information call 315-369-6411
Mon May 29 Memorial Day Parade & Wreath Laying Ceremony - Parade down Main Street at 10am with ceremonies at school, fire hall & cemetery. Refreshments after at Old Forge Fire Hall.
Fri & Sat June 2 & 3 Bikes & Brews in the ADK - Sponsored by local bar and restaurant owners to coordinate a fun motorcycle weekend full of Live Entertainment and Events. The event has expanded to include area businesses in Eagle Bay, Big Moose, Inlet & Raquette Lake. Find a list of participating businesses and events onthe event Facebook page: Bikes & Brews Thunder in Old Forge/Inlet
Fri & Sat June 16 & 17 20th Annual Father's Day Weekend Parade & Car Show - Friday evening at 7pm, the parade will be escorted down Main Street in Old Forge. On Saturday, the judged show starts at 9am with cars required on the field at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street by Noon. Trophies and prizes will be awarded at 3pm. Cash prizes for Best of Show - Antique and Best of Show - Modified. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association.
Sat June 17 Afternoon at the Albedor - 2PM - 6PM. Join VIEW for an afternoon of food, wine, and music at the Albedor on Fourth Lake. $60/$50 Member. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org
Sun June 18 Annual Father’s Day Frog Jumping Contest - On the lakefront at Noon. Children can bring their champion frog to win prizes and fathers should wear their most outrageous tie! Largest, smallest, and longest jumper. Great family fun! Don’t worry, all frogs are released unharmed. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association. Phone 315-369-6983 for additional information.
Sun July 2 45th Annual Festival of Arts & Crafts - Adirondack Bank Parking Lot. 9AM - 6PM. Hosts more than 40 skilled vendors and features an extensive assortment of food and hand crafted items. This year’s event is sponsored by Adirondack Bank. The festival will be located at Adirondack Bank’s parking lot at 108 Codling Street, which is right across from the Old Forge Public Beach. Craft vendors include local jeweler, Mary Blanchard, and popular potters, Greg Rudd and Dean White, in addition to many others. There will also be a variety of food vendors offering more than 20 varieties of homemade fudge as well as fresh roasted nuts, squeezed lemonade and barbeque prepared on site. Admission to the event is $3. Proceeds will benefit View. Free parking is available near by. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org
Tues July 4 Fourth of July Celebration - Music at the Lakefront and fireworks over Old Forge Pond. Phone 315-369-6983 for additional information.
Sat July 8 Town of Webb Historical Association Benefit Auction - Preview at 10am and bidding starts at 11am. June DeLair of Constableville Auction House will be the auctioneer. Something for everyone. For additional information please call 315-369-3838.
Sat July 15 Antique Wooden Boat Show and Fulton Chain Rendezvous - Awards for best historic, antique and classic categories. Sponsored by the Adirondack Chapter of The Antique & Classic Boat Society and the Central Adirondack Association
Thurs July 20 Secret Garden Tour - The tour provides an opportunity to visit local pristine gardens at private residences in a ten-mile radius. Michele DeCamp, who has organized the Secret Garden Tour for several years, has been busy choosing this year's gardens of choice. Admission: $25/$20 for members. For reservations please call 315 369 6411 x 211 Meet at VIEW 9am leave at 9:30 this tour should be done by noon. We have leaders to follow, you can carpool or drive your own car we will drive about 10 miles one way stopping to see gardens along the way. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org
Thurs July 20 Mini Golf Tournament - Nutty Putty Golf. Sponsored by the Town of Webb Historical Association. For more information please call 315-369-3838.
Sat July 22 & Sun July 23 43rd Annual Vintage and Antique Show & Sale - Held at Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street. This year's show will feature over 50 dealers with an array including antique and vintage furniture, camp decor, oriental rugs, jewelry, hotel china, books, fine art, sporting goods, and taxidermy. Show Hours: Saturday, July 22, 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, July 23, 9 am - 4 pm. Admission: $6.00 good for the entire weekend. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org
Fri July 28 Ice Cream Bowl Social - 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
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 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information call 315-369-6411 or visit www.viewarts.org
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.