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December 2014 | January 2015 | February 2015

March 2015 | April 2015 | May 2015 | June 2015 | July 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 Dec 31, 2014  John Briant Paintings Sale - John Briant, author of the popular Adirondack Detective Series, was an avid library supporter up until his death in 2013. His family continues his legacy by sharing John’s paintings with the Old Forge Library. The paintings are available for sale and are currently on display in the Gallery/Quilt room of the Old Forge Library until December 31. A portion of each sale will be donated to the Library. For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org

 

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December 2014

Fri Dec 19  Christmas at the Old Forge Library - The Library will host a Family Christmas Party on Friday December 19 at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served and prizes awarded to those who come in their jammies! You will also be treated to a Christmas play or movie and the annual book reading of The Night Before Christmas!

 

January 2015

Sat Jan 17 Canal Street String Band - 7:30 p.m.  With three voices, fifty-five strings and a pair of cow bones, The Canal Street String Band puts a brand-new shine on some seriously fun old American music. Fiddle tunes, sea shanties, cowboy songs, canal ditties, mountain music, western swing, and originals too, with banjo, fiddle, twin mandolins, string bass, dobro, guitar, octave mandolin, assorted "pocket" instruments, and three-part harmonies. Tickets are $20/$15 Members, $10 Students. 315-369-6411 x201. www.Viewarts.org, info@ViewArts.org

Fri & Sat Jan 30 & 31   Snowmobile Poker Run - The Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club sponsors this event and will include dealers located at business sponsors from Thendara, Old Forge, Stillwater, Beaver River, Eagle Bay, Inlet and Raquette Lake. Players may pick up a card up at any sponsor. You need only one card to play. Please have each sponsor stamp the back of the card. Go to as many sponsors as possible. Bring your stamped card to Daikers between 5:30pm and 7pm on Saturday evening.

 

February 2015

Fri-Sun Feb 13-15 McCauley Mountain Winter Carnival - Activities and fireworks. McCauley Mountain Ski Area. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association and the Town of Webb

Sat Feb 14 - Kiwanis Winter Challenge Snowshoe Race. Prizes - 1st male and female $500 cash and $500 gift certificate to Mountainman, 2nd prize $250 cash and $250 gift certificate to Mountainman, 3rd prize $125 cash and $125 gift certificate to Mountainman.

Fri & Sat Feb 20 & 21 Pink Ribbon Riders 11th Annual NY Snow Run -A snowmobile ride for the awareness of breast cancer in men and women sponsored by the Pink Ribbon Riders. The weekend includes a welcoming party, event ride, lunch, dinner party, music & giveaways. For additional information, visit http://www.pinkribbonriders.com/wp/snow-run-tour-usa/ny-snow-run/

 

March 2015

Fri March 13 St Patrick's Day Parade - 5pm down Main Street in Old Forge. This is a "don't miss" event! This is the best (and only) Irish Parade in the Adirondacks. Creativity is always the main theme of this parade. Along with the usual participants, many groups are secretly making costumes and floats that will be a surprise for this year’s parade. Individuals now try to outdo their prior year’s costumes or floats. Parade favorites return year after year. Local pickups with snowplows will entertain while in formation, under the name Synchronized Snowplows. The Old Forge Redheads group will be there, as will the Old Forge Irish Setters Club (which still has many dogs, but no Irish Setters). The Precision Shopping Carts will again be weaving their formations up Main Street, in spite of the poor physical conditioning of the pushers! After the parade, everyone is welcome at The Old Forge Fire Hall to sample Irish Stews that are made by local chefs, and are judged for Best Irish Stew by the public. Soda bread and green beverages are also offered to everyone free of charge.

Fri & Sat March 13 & 14  Snofest - Preview the 2016 snowmobiles. Held at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street in Old Forge. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association

 

May 2015

Fri - Sun May 15 - 17  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.

June 2015

Fri & Sat June 19 & 20   18th Annual Father's Day Weekend Antique & Car Show - Friday evening parade at 7pm, on 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.

July 2015

Sat 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 11   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. Click here for additional information.

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