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Ongoing Adult Men's Basketball - Tuesdays & Thursdays 7pm-9pm at the Town of Webb School Gym.
18yr of age & older
Ongoing until March 26 Adult Co-ed Pickleball - Every Monday starting at 6:15pm at the Park Ave Gym.
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 December 22 Morning Yoga - Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday. 8:30am - 10:00am at VIEW. Yoga has been shown to increase the strength of muscles, maintain the integrity of bones, and help to improve balance, coordination, and mobility. The gentle, therapeutic classes are open to any body and any age. No registration needed. Fee Per Class $10/$7 member $75/$50 member Monthly Rate for Unlimited Classes. Instructors: Kristin Helmer, Nanette Shovea, Kathy Queen, Pamela Rosenthal, Jeanne Selander Miller
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Mon Dec 4 Snowmobile Trails Open for Season - Conditions permiting.
Fri Dec 8 Old Forge Library Christmas Party - 6pm at the Old Forge Library. Join us for a reading of "The Night Before Christmas: and a short Christmas Movie: Frosty's Winter Wonderland. Cookies and Hot Cocoa too! Wear your pjs and win a prize!
Sat Dec 9 & Sat Jan 6 Winter Preparation for Hiking in the Adirondack High Peaks - 11am -2pm both days at Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company, 2 session class. $60 fee which includes 20% off all purchases day of classes. Complete a winter climb with confidence! Learn about the specific tips and tricks necessary to help you safely and comfortably tackle the breath-taking Adirondack High Peaks this winter. You'll learn about what clothing and equipment to use or purchase, how to pack it all efficiently and strategically, and the planning behind the adventure. Experience the extreme sport of winter hiking while being smart and safe. Any questions: Call Wendy Sanders at 315-292-3632 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri - Sun Dec 8 - 10 The 41st Annual Snodeo - SNODEO will kick-off snowmobile season at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center Pavilion in Old Forge. Friday 3-6PM, Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-2PM. Arctic Cat, Polaris, SkiDoo and Yamaha will have the 2018 snowmobile models on display. During the weekend, you will find there's so much to do for the entire family. Vendors will be on-hand for everything snowmobile: equipment, accessories clothing, and more. Win a new snowmobile: Your choice of one from the Big Four maufacturers. There is also raffle for a 120cc from Polaris, for that next generation snowmobiler. Kids are on the oval track at noon on Saturday. Hourly door prize drawings. SNODEO is the biggest launch party of the season, regardless of the snow coverage. For more information please call (315) 369-6983 or visit www.Snodeo.com
Sat Dec 9 AmSnow Dynotech Research New York Shootout - Chip & Cindy Sauer's Track, behind the Ole Barn Restaurant in Inlet. 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. 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 visit http://www.adirondackexperience.com/inlet/new-york-shootout
Fri Dec 15 Toddler & Me - Visit VIEW any time between 10:00am and 12:00pm and bring your child to View and create a painted ceramic plate. The plate can be a perfect holiday gift for grandparents or parents. The plates will be painted with a ceramic glaze, fired in our kiln, and then ready for pickup by Wednesday December 20th. Each toddler will get one plate to paint. Additional plates can be purchased for $10 each. The cost for the class is $20/$15 Members. For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org
Sat Dec 16 Kiwanis Free Christmas Movie - Strand Theatre.
Kiwanis will be offering a wonderful FREE movie, Ferdinand, along with popcorn and soft drink, for children. Doors open at 10am. Rumor has it that a certain Jolly Fellow will be there to take pictures with the kids. Parents must accompany their children.
Jan 3 - Feb 23 Morning Yoga - Yoga is now offered in 8 week packages, with unlimited visit. You can now go online and sign up for each session. This class is a perfect gift for the holiday season and the entire year! Come and join our great, experienced instructors to start your year of healthy living! 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 / walk-ins welcome. This 8-week session allows you unlimited visits to the 8:30 am and 5:30 pm classes. The first session starts January 3, 2018 and ends on February 23rd, and continue throughout the year in the 8 week cycles. 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 the session is $200/$180 members. Walk-ins are welcome, at a daily fee of $12/$10 members. For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org
Thurs Jan 4 - Feb 22 ZUMBA at View - 5:30pm at VIEW. Start your new year’s resolution and get in shape by taking this Zumba class. Zumba is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness-cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility. Zumba takes the work out of workout, by using Latin and World rhythms, mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Deb Daiker is a resident of Old Forge and teaches school in Inlet. She has been a certified Zumba instructor for over 6 years. She has several different certifications including Zumba Toning, Gold, Aqua, and Kids. She loves to dance and share her passion with others. The Zumba class is an 8-week session meeting in Gould Hall, Thursdays starting January 4 and ending February 22nd. Class will start at 5:30 pm and end at 6:30 pm. Cost of the 8-week session is $100/$80 members. For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org
Wed Jan 10 Learn How to Make Sushi Rolls & Sushi Bowls - 6pm at VIEW. Ryan Prichard, from the Pickle Boat Restaruant, will demonstrate how to create your own version of sushi rolls and sushi bowls. Ryan will provide a variety of condiments that can accompany the seasoned rice. He will also discuss which wines and beers would pair well with sushi. Cost of the class includes instruction, food, and tools to create sushi at home. The tools include a sushi matt, chop sticks, and a small bowl. Pre-Registration by January 5, 2018 $85/$80 Members. For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org
Sat Jan 13 Youth Snowmobile Safety Course - Inlet Fire Hall. Space is limited and youths must be registered to attend. Walk-ins will not be accepted. Registration will open on Monday, January 1st. Pre-registration is required and calls will not be accepted before the specified date for the course. Register by calling instructor Ernie Gilbert at 315-369-3695.
Fri & Sat Feb 2 &3 19th Annual Poker Run - Get your buddies and go for it! Purse is $700 and there is over 70 door prizes and last year’s 50/50 was $250. Pick up your playing card at any one of the 25 sponsors (more sponsors this year than we’ve had for years). One sponsor will be open a short time with free appetizers. Get your card stamped from as many sponsors as possible. Go to Daikers Restaurant at 5:15 pm on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Your one card can purchase up to 10 hands for $10 per hand (no need for 2 cards, only one card will be accepted per player). Winner must be present to win. You are dealt as many cards as you have stamps on your card. You need at least 5 different stamps as the poker game is 5 card stud. Come join the fun and ride safe! For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org
Sat Feb 3 Ice Bar Party - 1pm at VIEW. Head to View’s courtyard to enjoy drinks with friends in a winter wonderland. View will be hosting an outside ice bar welcoming all 21 and older attendees. Drinks will be available for purchase while you enjoy snow furniture, hot and cold drinks with winter themed games. Admission is free.
Fri - Sun Feb 9 - 11 McCauley Mountain Winter Carnival - Enjoy a parade down Main Street in Old Forge, followed by an ice skating party. The coronation of the King and Queen will be held at McCauley Mountain, followed by torchlight skiing, dare-devil jumpers & fireworks. After the fireworks, the community is invited to a dance in the chalet.
Wed Feb 14 Valentine's Day Night Out - 7pm at VIEW. Come to View to dance the night away to a high-energized band. Member couples can purchase an advance couple ticket for $40 and non-member couples for $45. Each ticket purchased includes admission for two, non-alcoholic drinks, late night dessert cravings, a picture together, keepsake and a night of fun! Alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase. For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org
Sat Feb 17 Chili Bowl Luncheon with Trivia - 11:30am at VIEW. Escape winter and warm up at View with homemade meat and vegetarian chili served in handmade bowls created by local and regional potters while trying your hand at trivia. Admission is $18 to $25 for a handmade bowls and these one of a kind bowls are yours to keep! Chili may also be purchased without the bowl for $10 for adults and $5 for children. For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org
Fri & Sat March 9 & 10 Snofest - By mid-March many snowmobilers start putting away their sleds and start thinking about summer. Not in Old Forge, New York! The four major dealers: Ski Doo, Yamaha, Polaris, and Arctic Cat will premier their 2018 models. Demos rides, conditions permitting. Please contact Old Forge’s local dealerships for exact days & times of demos; Big Moose Arctic Cat & Yamaha at (315) 357-2998, Don’s Polaris at (315) 369-3255 and Smith Marine at (315) 369-9911. Thousands of snowmobile enthusiasts take advantage of this opportunity to be the first to preview next year’s line of sleds and gear.
Fri March 16 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!
Fri May 18 Choir Concert, University of Mount Union of Alliance, OH - 7pm at Niccolls Church.
Fri - Sun May 18 - 20 Adirondack Paddlefest & Outdoor Expo - America's largest on-water canoe, kayak & SUP Sale. Please check back later for more information.
Fri June 15 Annual Father's Day Car Show Parade - 7pm down Main Street in Old Forge
Sat June 16 Annual Father’s Day Weekend Car Show - 9am -3pm.at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center in Old Forge. Cash prizes to the two best of show winners, dash plaques, trophies, auto related vendors and swap meet, food and beverages. (315) 369-6983.
Sun June 17 Annual Father’s Day Frog Jumping and Ugly Tie Contest - Noon on the Old Forge lakefront. 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.
Wed July 4 46th Annual Forge Festival of Arts & Crafts - 9am - 6pm at the Adirondack Bank Parking lot.
Craft vendors include local jeweler, Mary Blanchard, and popular potter Greg Rudd, 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. “The festival gives people a unique shopping and dining opportunity to enjoy while they are experiencing Old Forge on the 4th of July,” says Deborah Ritz. “This location is perfect for anyone who want to stop and shop for snacks to bring on their boats or bring to a party--or for shoppers looking for unique hand-crafted items.” Admission to the event is $3. Proceeds will benefit View. Free parking is available near by. For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org
Wed July 4 4th of July Celebration- Music at the Lakefront and fireworks over Old Forge Pond. Phone 315-369-6983 for additional information.
Sat July 14 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.
Sat & Sun July 28 & 29 44th Annual Old Forge Antiques & Vintage Show & Sale - 10am - 5pm at the George Hiltebrant Recreation Center.
The Old Forge Antiques and Vintage Show and Sale returns to the George T. 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. $6 admission for the whole weekend. For additional information, please visit www.viewarts.org
Fri Aug 3 10th Annual Ice Cream Bowl Social -11am at Point Park. Come enjoy your favorite 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, please visit www.viewarts.org