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January 2014  | February 2014 | March 2014 | April 2014 | May 2014

June 2014 | July 2014 | August 2014 | September 2014

 

Ongoing   Lego Club - This newly formed club, led by Jennifer Hartsig-Bick, will meet at the Old Forge Library on the first and third Tuesdays of January, February and March from 2:15-4:00 pm. In April, they will meet every Tuesday. If school is not in session on a club day, kids will meet from 1-3 pm. For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org.

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 until Apr 27, 2014  Winter Air - Art exhibition at View.  In winter our very breath becomes visible, an exhilarating frosty grip permeates the bone, and the very atmosphere becomes charged with an intangible energy as the snow blankets the earth. These ideas are manifest in this juried exhibition of 118 works by 58 national and international artists. Here you will find works in graphite, oils, acrylic, watercolor, fiber, photography and mixed media that range in form from vignettes and compositions of the winter landscape to purely abstract interpretations that take the viewer into the cold heart of a winter’s day.  Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website ViewArts.org.

 

Ongoing until Aug 1, 2014  Community Read - Join your friends and neighbors in reading the book "Northern Light" by Jennifer Donnelly.  Pick up a copy at the Old Forge Library.  Watch the thermometer rise as the community reads! There will be a book discussion with the author in August.  For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org.

Ongoing until Oct 31, 2014  Webb: Wired to Wireless - The Town of Webb Historical Association's feature exhibit for 2014 is "Webb: Wired to Wireless - Technology Comes to Town”.  The Goodsell Museum is located across the street from the Old Forge Post Office and houses the history of the Town of Webb.  Changing exhibits tell the story of early pioneers, the way of life, events, buildings, businesses, recreation, transportation and people.  The museum is open year round, Tuesday through Saturday, 10am – 3pm with no admission charge. For additional information, please phone 315-369-3838 or visit on the web at webbhistory.org.

 

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May 2014

Wed May 7 Community Pride Day - Area residents volunteers to clean up our communities and receive a free t-shirt and lunch. Sponsored by the CAA

Thur May 8 April Verch Band – 7:30 p.m. View, Old Forge, NY. High-energy band with crack fiddling, electric step-dancing, and sweet singing in the old time Appalachian traditions with celtic, bluegrass, folk, and roots. Tickets $20/$18 Members. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org.

 

Fri - Mon May 16 - 19  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.

 

Sat May 17 3rd Annual Adirondack Paddlers 2014 Photo Contest Winner Announcement - 6 p.m., View, Old Forge, NY. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org.

Sat May 17 Reel Paddling Film Festival - sponsored by Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m., View, Old Forge, NY An international film tour presenting the world’s best whitewater, sea-kayaking, canoeing, SUP and kayak fishing action and paddling lifestyle films of the year. $8/$6 students, or members. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org.

 

Fri & Sat May 30 & 31   Thunder in Old Forge - The best little biker rendevous in the Adirondacks!  Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association.  Click here for additional information.

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June 2014

Thu June 5  1st Spring Concert Event - Matthew Thomas Productions proudly presents 1st Spring Concert event at The Strand Theatre with the debut LIVE Acoustic performances of Rose Red & very special guest, new rising artist, Cass Dillon & also an appearance by Gwen Tracy. Proceeds after event cost will be donated to Town of Webb students Performing Arts Music & Chorus departments. Doors open at 6PM. Show starts at 7PM. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Click here for more information.

Fri June 6 “Tastefully Raunchy”: An Evening with Sandy & Richard Riccardi - 8:30 p.m. View, Old Forge, NY. A comedy cabaret act from San Francisco. Sandy & Richard Riccardi will make you scream with laughter at their all-original, all-comedy musical show, describing their cracked and bush-whacked road to marital bliss, social consciousness, and menopause. Tickets $20/$15 for Members. Not suitable for children. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat  June 14   17th Annual Father's Day Weekend Car Show - Cash prizes to two Best of Show winners, dash plaques, trophies, auto-related vendors & swap meet, food & beverages. Held from 9am to 3pm at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center Field.  Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association.  Phone 315-369-6983 for additional information.

June 28 - Aug 3  Northeast National Pastel Exhibition -  View will present it's 10th annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition. It has fast become a highlight of our annual exhibition calendar with thousands of visitors a year enjoying this varied and colorful display. The Northeast National Pastel Exhibition has succeeded in educating and thrilling exhibit goers with works from some of the nation’s foremost pastel artists.  Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website ViewArts.org.

 

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July 2014

Fri  July 4   Forge Festival of Arts & Crafts - To be held in the  Adirondack Bank Parking Lot from 9am until 6pm.  Over 60 skilled venders will be featuring an extensive assortment of hand crafted items. Food, and beverages are available. Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website ViewArts.org.

Sat  July 12   Town of Webb Historical Asssociation Benefit Auction - Preview at 10am and bidding starts at 11am. June DeLair of Constableville Auction House will be the auctioneer. Something for everyone.

Sun  July 20   Adirondack Storytelling Fesitval - For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org.

Sat  July 26   Model Airplane Show - The Mountain R/C Modelers of Old Forge New York (AMA Charter 3688) presents the 13th Annual Fly-In and Fun-Fly from 9am to 4pm.  The event is held at the airfield at the end of North Street with an air show at 1pm.  AMA membership required to fly.  All are welcome, admission is free.  Food and soda available. For additional information, please contact Contest Director Walt Throne at phone 315-559-8826.

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August 2014

Mon Aug 4   Kinderwood Golf Tournament - Held at the Thendara Golf Club.  Cost is $85 for golf & dinner or $35 for dinner only. For additional information, please contact Sharon Finkle-Kleps at phone (315) 369-3105 or email skleps@roadrunner.com.  

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September 2014

Fri- Sun Sept 5-7   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.

Fri & Sat Sept 12 & 13   Firefighters Drill School -  Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department.

Sat Sept 13   One Square Mile of Hope 2014 - The  Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks and One Square Mile of Hope will partner for this 2014 Guinness World Record Event for the “Largest Raft of canoes and kayaks”.  The goal of the event is the retaking of the record while again raising funds to help with breast cancer research and awareness. For registration and additional information, visit the website OneSquareMileOfHope.org .

Sat & Sun Sept 13 & 14   Rustic Furniture Fair -  Held at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake.  Click here for additional information.

Sun Sept 14   Big Bucks Drawing -  Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department.

Sun - Tues Sept 14 - 16   Antique & Classic Boat Society Boat Show - Old Forge and the Central Adirondack region will host some pre-events for the annual meeting of the Antique & Classic Boat Society.  These local events will preceed a national show in Skaneateles for the participants to experience the Adirondacks.  On Monday the boats will cruise on Big Moose Lake and on Tuesday they will launch on the Fulton Chain of Lakes.  Other events are planned for the participants, but this will also be a chance for spectators to see these wonderful classic boats on the water.  For additional information, please visit the website ACBS.org.

Sat & Sun Sept 20 &21   Antiques Show & Sale -  Held at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake.  Click here for additional information.

 

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