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August 2019 | September 2019 | October 2019
November 2019 | December 2019

 

Recreation Programs:

 

     Ongoing Co-ed Adult Basketball - Tuesdays & Thursdays 7pm-9pm at the Town of Webb School Gym.

                                                          18yr of age & older

    

     Ongoing Coed Volleyball - Grades 9 - 12 and Adult. Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30pm at the TOW School Gym..

    

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

    

     Ongoing Co-ed Adult Badminton - 6:15pm on May 8, Aug 14, Sept 11, Oct 9, Nov 3 & Dec 11 at Park Ave Gym

   

     Basketball Skills & Drills - Contact Tom Greco

    

 

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 through Sept 1 CAA Car Raffle Fundraiser - Only 999 tickets sold. Chance to win a 2019 Chevrolet Camaro or one of ten cash prizes. For additional information or to purhcase tickets online please visit www.visitmyadirondacks.com or Click here to download the form to mail it in.


August 2019

Sundays through Sept 1 Summer Concert Series -Free concert at the Old Forge lakefront at 7pm, every Sunday thru Sept. 1. Bring a chair or blanket. Rain location Hiltebrant Pavilion on North Street. Check back for complete listing of performers. Sponsored by the Town of Webb.

Mondays through Aug 26 Bingo! - Every Monday at the Old Forge Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:45pm. Games begins 6:30pm.

Tuesdays through Aug 27 Lecture Series - 7pm at the Big Moose Chapel. Speakers TBA. For additional information please call the Town of Webb Historical Association at 315-369-3838.

Fridays through Oct 4 Old Forge Farmer's Market - 1pm - 5pm on Park Ave., behind Old Forge Hardware. Held every Friday through October 4th. Vendors from surrounding areas bring produce, baked goods, cheese, wine, craft beer, meats and herbal products. Some of the returning vendors are the 1000 Islands Winery, Wild Mountain Apiaries, Grassy Cow Dairy, MAWS Farm, Shaw's Maple, Cozy Haven Farm, Fulton Chain Brewery, Matteson's Market, Mapleview Farm, Tug Hill Artisan Roasters, Slate Creek Farm, Exeter Park Produce, Jones Family Farm, Utica Soap, Mama Rella's Originals, Arcadian Acre Farm, Montezuma Winery, Heidelberg Bread, Aurora's Donuts, Martin's Pretzels, Awesome Country, Cheese Filled Co., Fairhaven Farm, Della Terra Farm, plus various artisans with handcrafted jewelry, clothing, artwork, wood carved products, pottery, knitted items, candles, etc. On market days you can also enjoy some local musicians. No matter where you are in town, you can walk down to the market to purchase your farm fresh produce and baked goods.

 

Wed Aug 14 Moss Lake Walking Tour - 9am at the Moss Lake trail head.

Thurs Aug 15 Broadway Meets Opera - 7:30pm at VIEW. $35 Reserved Seating This 9th Annual event stars Baritone David Pershall and Tenor Matthew White accompanied by Arthur McManus. The first half of the show will introduce the audience to wonderful arias from famous Operas while the second half will be hit broadway songs. This performance is in cooperation with Vero Beach Opera. Sponsored by Robert and Nell Kleinschmidt. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Aug 17 Trio Kisosen - 7:30pm at VIEW. $25/$20 members. Journey through a summer evening full of virtuosity, passion, romance, and sassy wit as Trio Kisosen performs works of Mendelssohn and Smetana, and the jazzy "Cafe Music" of Schoenfeld. Trio Kisosen is a comprised violinist Matheus Souza, cellist An-Lin Bardin, and pianist Naomi Niskala. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Mon Aug 19 A Doll’s House, Part 2 - 7:30pm at VIEW. $25/$20 members. In this modern addition to a seminal classic, Nora returns to the house she abandoned and the domestic life she thought she had given up forever. But will her family hear her story? It is a funny, probing, and bold new play from Pendragon Theatre. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

 

Tues Aug 20 Music in the Gazebo with Dan Vellone- 4pm at the Old Forge Library Gazebo. Performances will be held every 2 weeks throughout the summer. Bring a blanket or folding chair. In the event of inclement weather, we will move indoors. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Tues Aug 20 Free Draw Night - 6-8pm at the Old Forge Library. Join Adam Stone and Eileen Townsend for an evening of drawing. The evening will have a fun theme with a specific prompt. Dinner and basic drawing supplies will be provided. Feel free to bring any drawing materials you may prefer. Please sign up ahead to reserve your dinner! For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Wed Aug 21 Bubblemania! - 2pm at VIEW. $15 adults/$13.50 student/$8 child/child 5 and under free with adult ticket. Part of the family fun series, this show is loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, big band swing music and the untamed, often unbelievable qualities and beauty of spherical liquids. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Thurs Aug 22 Create a Book: Introduction to Bookmaking - 2 pm at the Old Forge Library. Workshop led by Anastasia Osolin This workshop will cover some of the basics of bookbinding, including an introduction to the structure and mechanics of a book, various types of binding, and the tools & materials involved in bookmaking. Participants will create a simple hand-sewn blank book. All material will be provided. Anastasia is a book conservator, serving the antiquarian book trade, libraries and collectors. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Thurs Aug 22 - Sat Aug 24 Friends’ Annual Library Used Book Mart - This popular event will be held during regular library hours. Used books for every age and every interest will be available for a donation. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Fri Aug 23 Meditation with Trees Workshop -10am-noon at the Old Forge Library. Led by Doug Davis, participants will learn about the wonderful healing benefits of quietly being and connecting with trees and mother earth. Doug relocated to the area from Ohio in 2017. He always knew he’d eventually live in the Adirondacks and was drawn here, in part, because of the abundance of nature (and trees)! For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Fri Aug 23 Hanna and the Blue Hearts - 5pm at VIEW. Dance with Hanna and the Blue Hearts as they channel a wide variety of the blues, from pre-war styles to 50’s & 60’s Chicago blues, to boogie woogie. Fueled by a love of jazz, this band also really swings! Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Tue Aug 27 The Fulton Chain: Raquette Lake Railway - 6pm at the Old Forge Library. Author & historian Charles Herr will give a presentation highlighting the chapter on the Raquette Lake Railway from his book, “The Fulton Chain: Early Settlement, Steamboats, Railroads and Hotels”. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Tues Aug 27 Raymond Erickson - 7:30pm at VIEW. $25/$20 members. "Remembering Mirnie Kashiwa: A Piano Recital by Raymond Erickson." Included will be impressionist works by Debussy and Ravel, a set of children's pieces by Vladimir Rebikov, and piano transcriptions of music of Bach. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Wed Aug 28 George Deveny and Blueprints - 5 pm at the Old Forge Library. Join us for an end-of-summer performance. Blueprints plays American styles, including blues, rock, swing, boogie, R&B and folk. The band’s playlist features strong original material, along with classics. Alongside renowned slide guitarist, George Deveny, Blueprints features pianist Dave Liddy and drummer Oscar Crandall. For additional information please call the Library at 315-369-6008 or visit www.OldForgeLibrary.org

Sat Aug 31 10th Annual Plein Air Paint Out Art Auction - 5:30pm at VIEW. Admission is free. 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. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

September 2019

Sun Sept 1 Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Music, Car Raffle, & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.


Sun Sept 1 CAP-PY Duck Derby - 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 & Sat Sept 6 & 7 Old Forge Marathon/Half-Marathon/10K/5K - As one of the western gateway communities of the Adirondack Park, Old Forge is the perfect destination venue for an Adirondack trail running event. The full marathon, half marathon, 10K 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. New in 2019, a 10K race event has been added on Friday, the evening before the big event. Do the 10K as a solo event or BE THE LOON- run the 10K Friday and then the half or full marathon on Saturday for the 2-Day Loon Challenge for a great sense of accomplishment and of course some extra LOONY SWAG! A portion of the race proceeds will benefit Old Forge HS Key Club and other local area benefactors. Visit their facebook page for additional information https://www.facebook.com/OldForgeMarathon.

Fri - Sun Sept 6 - 8   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.

Sun Sept 8 Hot: The Music of Cole Porter - 3pm at VIEW. $25/$20 members. Presented by the Seagle Music Colony. HOT! The Music of Cole Porte. This musical revue feature songs like “Too Darn Hot”, “So In Love”, “You’re the Top!”, “Night and Day”, and many more! Come hum along to these amazing songs that are the heart of the American songbook! Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Fri & Sat Sept 13 & 14 Firefighters Drill School - Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department.

Sun Sept 15   Big Bucks Drawing -  Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department

Fri & Sat Sept 20 - 21 Old Forge Camping Resort Halloween Autumn Adventure - Join us for our Halloween Autumn Adventure! It's the ultimate Halloween adventure for the whole family, including your dog! This is our most popular event! Face painting, tie-dye, hayrides, pumpkin carving contest, trick-or-treating costume parade & contest, site decorating contests & more! For additional information please visiit https://www.oldforgecamping.com/old-forge-events/special-events/halloween-autumn-adventure

Fri & Sat Sept 27 - 28 Old Forge Camping Resort Halloween Autumn Adventure - Join us for our Halloween Autumn Adventure! It's the ultimate Halloween adventure for the whole family, including your dog! This is our most popular event! Face painting, tie-dye, hayrides, pumpkin carving contest, trick-or-treating costume parade & contest, site decorating contests & more! For additional information please visiit https://www.oldforgecamping.com/old-forge-events/special-events/halloween-autumn-adventure


October 2019

Fri & Sat Oct 4 - 5 Old Forge Camping Resort Halloween Autumn Adventure - Join us for our Halloween Autumn Adventure! It's the ultimate Halloween adventure for the whole family, including your dog! This is our most popular event! Face painting, tie-dye, hayrides, pumpkin carving contest, trick-or-treating costume parade & contest, site decorating contests & more! For additional information please visiit https://www.oldforgecamping.com/old-forge-events/special-events/halloween-autumn-adventure

 

Fri Oct 11 Town of Webb School Columbus Day Parade - Starts at the Town of Webb School and concludes at Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street.

 

Sat - Sun Oct 12 - 13 Annual Columbus Day Soccer Tournament - Games begin at 1pm both days.

 

Fri & Sat Oct 18 - 19 Old Forge Camping Resort Halloween Autumn Adventure - Join us for our Halloween Autumn Adventure! It's the ultimate Halloween adventure for the whole family, including your dog! This is our most popular event! Face painting, tie-dye, hayrides, pumpkin carving contest, trick-or-treating costume parade & contest, site decorating contests & more! For additional information please visiit https://www.oldforgecamping.com/old-forge-events/special-events/halloween-autumn-adventure

 

Sat Oct 19 Adirondack Railroad Pumpkin Train - Rides at 12pm and 2pm. Travel north to Carter Station on this one and a half hour round trip for a visit to Wally’s pumpkin patch. Children in costume will receive one free pumpkin. On the train, visit the Adirondack Cafe for snacks and refreshments to enjoy while you ride along the rails. Start a new Halloween family tradition aboard the Adirondack Scenic Railroad! Come and enjoy the fun! The train is climate controlled and comfortable, however it is advised to dress warmly depending on the weather conditions. For addtional information or to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.adirondackrr.com/thendara/pumpkin-train/

 

 

November 2019

Fri Nov 15 Preseason Snowmobile Permit Sales End - Last day to purchase your 2019 - 2020 snowmobile trail permits at the preseason sale price of $65. Must be postmarked by November 15th. For additional information or to purchase your permits online, please visit www.SnowmobileOldForgeNY.com

 

Fri - Sun Nov 29 - Dec 1 Adirondack Christmas on Main Street - Area clubs, civic group 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.

 

 

December 2019

 

Mon Dec 9 Town of Webb & Inlet Snowmobile Trails Open for the Season - Weather permitting. For more information on snowmobiling in the area or to purchase your permit please visit www.SnowmobileOldForgeNY.com.

 

Fri - Sun Dec 13 - 15 Snodeo - The Annual SNODEO is the “kick-off” weekend for the 2019/2020 snowmobile season. With all four major manufacturers present with new models on display, a Vintage Snowmobile Show and Swap, Youth Snowmobile Races and an awesome Snowmobile Raffle, there is something for everyone!

 

Sat Dec 14 AmSnow Dynotech Research New York Shootout - 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. Starting at 10 a.m. spectators can watch the weighing of the OEM sleds and have a chance to check out the sleds up close. 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. This is one wild snowmobile party you don't want to miss! For additional information please visit http://www.inletny.com/inlet/new-york-shootout

 

Sat Dec 14 Youth Snowmobile Safety Course - Inlet NY. Registration will open on Monday, November 25th. Pre-registration is required and calls will not be accepted before the specified dates for each course. Register by calling instructor Ernie Gilbert at 315-369-3695.

 

 


 

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