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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.

Ongoing until August 27 Free Adult Golf Clinics - Saturdays at 2pm at the Thendara Golf Club. Contact Rick Chapman for details. (315) 369-3136

 

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June 2016

Mon June 27 Locals Day at McCauley Mountain - Want to rise abouve it all? Locals will have two opportunities to ride the McCauley Mountain Scenic Chairlift for free on Thursday, June 23rd & Monday, June 27th. The chairlift will be open from 9:30am until 4pm.

Mon June 27 Bingo - Old Forge Firehall. Every Monday, excluding July 4th, Doors open at 6:30pm Games begin at 7:30pm.

Tues June 28 Author Phil Brown Presents "12 Short Hikes Near Old Forge" - 7pm at the Old Forge Library. For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org.

Wed June 29 Their Blackest Sins: Shakespeare's Villians - 7pm at VIEW. Spend an hour of diabolical fun with the characters we all love to hate presented by Adirondack Shakespeare Company. Join Shylock, Iago, Richard the Third, and a host of other evil-doers for an exploration of what makes theater’s most delicious characters tick. Appropriate for all ages, fun and educational for the whole family! Adirondack Shakespeare Company is dedicated to producing world-class quality theatre that is unburdened by spectacle and technology, but rather focuses on what matters most: the play. Online $10 member/$15 non-member. At door $12 member/$17 non-member. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or purchase tickets online at www.ViewArts.org

July 2016

Mondays in July (excluding 7/4) Bingo - Old Forge Firehall. Every Monday, excluding July 4th, Doors open at 6:30pm Games begin at 7:30pm.

Fridays in July Old Forge Farmers Market - 1-5pm Featuring local and regional produce and meat, flowers and Adirondack food items.  Located adjacent to the Old Forge Hardware on Park Avenue on Fridays until October 7th from 1-5pm.  For additional information, please email oldforgemarket@yahoo.com or phone 315-369-2313.

Sundays in July Summer Concert Series on the Old Forge Lakefront  - Every Sunday night at 7pm on the Old Forge Lakefront. Bring a blanket or chair. Click here for the July concert schedule

Fri July 1   First Friday Art Walk - On the first friday of every month from 5pm to 8pm, the First Friday Art Walks offer a selection of artists, events, art work, refreshments, music and hands-on experience to engage everyone.

Sat July 2 Chicken BBQ - St Bartholomews Church. 4pm to 6pm or until sold out. Eat-in or take out. Meal includes 1/2 chicken, salt potatoes, roll, cole slaw, beverage and dessert. $10.

Sat July 2  Bingo - Old Forge Firehall. Doors open at 6:30pm. Games begin at 7:30pm.

Mon July 4  44th Annual Forge Festival of the Arts & Crafts – 9AM to 6PM. Held in the Adirondack Bank parking lot on State Route 28. Enjoy fine arts and crafts from over 55 vendors in an outdoor venue.  $3 admission. Sponsored by Adirondack Bank. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Mon July 4  Fourth of July Celebration - Music at the Lakefront and fireworks over Old Forge Pond. Phone 315-369-6983 for additional information.

Wed July 6 Moss Lake Walking Tour -. The group will leave the Moss Lake Trailhead on the Big Moose Road rain or shine and circle the entire lake with a tour guide. The tour should last about 2 ½ hours. Call 315-369-3838 for directions and to reserve your spot. The walk is free of charge, donations are appreciated.

Fri July 8 Adirondack Swing - 7pm at VIEW. Join us the second Friday of every month for an evening of swing dancing! The first hour of each event, from 7:00pm - 8:00pm will be a workshop in the basics of swing dancing from professional instructor Jason Fenton followed immediately by 3 hours of free dancing!  Come in a group, come in pairs, or come alone! You never know who you'll end up dancing with! Join in for the fun and freedom of swing dancing at View. Online Ticket Price: $10.00 Member / $15.00 Non Member At the Door: $12.00 Member / $17.00 Non Member. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat  July 9   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.

Sat July 9 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 July 9 Nick Abounader in Concert - 7:30pm at VIEW. Professional touring actor and international performer Nick Abounader, now View Arts own Director of Performing Arts, will take the stage for the first time since accepting his position here. The evening will feature selections from Broadway past and present that will leave you walking away humming a tune or two that you knew and maybe one you didn't. Come out for an evening of laughs and tears, but hopefully mostly laughs. $17 members/$22 non-members. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sun July 10 An Evening with Susan Farrall - 2pm at View. Welcoming back Susan Farrell for another demonstration from the students of her summer training session. Suzanne Farrell is one of George Balanchine's most celebrated muses and remains a legendary figure in the ballet world. In addition to serving as Artistic Director of her own company, she is also a répétiteur for The George Balanchine Trust, the independent organization founded after the choreographer's death by the heirs to his ballets to oversee their worldwide licensing and production. She was born in Cincinnati, and she received her early training at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.

Tickets for this performance are $17 for members and $22 for non members at the door, or are discounted online at $15 for members and $20 for non members, and will benefit View, the arts center in Old Forge. To learn more about View and this event visit ViewArts.org. To see the upcoming schedule of events, visit www.ViewArts.org, email info@viewarts.org, or call View at (315) 369-6411 x201

Fri July 15 View's Annual Benefit Gala - 5pm-11pm at VIEW. This year's theme is "Greek View". The Gala is the largest fundraiser of the year for VIEW. Everyone is invited and welcome to attend on this special night. There will be both a live and silent auction and a whole lot of fun. Come see everything View has to offer. For questions and info contact JConnerty@ViewArts.org or call 315-369-6411 x211.

Sun July 17 Motorcycle Ride For Kids 2016 - Ride travels through scenic countryside, with police escort, to quaint mountain village of Old Forge for the CELEBRATION OF LIFE, individual and chapter/club awards presentation and festivities. Event benefits the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.  Click here for more information.

July 19 - July 23 Free Junior Golf Camps - Any ages. Contact Rick Chapman for details. (315) 369-3136

Wed July 20 Dave Ruch - 7pm at VIEW.  Dave is a special musician who sings and plays music for adults and children on an intriguing assortment of instruments including banjo, guitar, jaw harp, bones, spoons and more. This concert will focus on family-friendly songs to sing along with, move to, act out, laugh about...and even learn something from! A professional musician and educator based in Buffalo NY, Dave Ruch gives hundreds of concerts and workshops each year for schools, libraries, music festivals, historical societies, museums and community events both at home and abroad. Online $10 member/$15 non-member. At door $12 member/$17 non-member. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or purchase tickets online at www.ViewArts.org

Thur July 21 Secret Garden Tour - 9am- 2pm. View, Old Forge, NY. Reservations Required, The tour provides an opportunity to visit local pristine gardens at private residences in a ten-mile radius. $25/$20 Members Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or purchase tickets online at www.ViewArts.org

Thurs July 21 Mini Golf Tournament - Nutty Putty Golf. Sponsored by the Town of Webb Historical Association. For more information please call 315-369-3838.

Fri July 22 Meet Me at the Gazebo - Old Forge Library. 5pm. Live music with Nick Piccininni. For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org.

Fri July 22 Moose Comedy Night at VIEW - 7:30pm. Looking for an evening of laughing? Come on down to View for our monthly Moose Comedy Night during the summer of 2016. Comedy is very much alive and well, and happening in Old Forge this summer at View! Comedy Central NY is your comedy destination. They are the areas premier provider of the very best professional stand-up comedy, with performers ranging from local talent to national touring televised comedians! Sponsored by Moose Radio and produced by Comedy Central NY, each comedy night will feature at least three separate experienced comedians who are sure to have you rolling on the floor through their sets! Online price $15 members/ $20 non-members. At door $17 members/$22 non-members. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat - Sun July 23 - 24 42nd Annual Old Forge Antiques & Vintage Show & Sale- Hiltebrant Recreation Center. Over 60 dealers. Saturday 10am - 5pm. Sunday 10am - 4pm. Admission $6 (One admission is good for both days.) 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. Proceeds benefit View. For more information or to participate in the the event, Contact: Helene McAleese, Antique Show Chairman 800-365-5217, mcaleeseh@aol.com. Click here for additional information.

Sun July 24 Chopin with Alyssa Filardo - 2pm at View. The featured pianist from last years cabin in the woods, will be returning to Old Forge to lend up her virtuosic performing once again. This year in Gould Hall on our beautiful Steinway, Alyssa will thrill audiences with her renditions of a variety of Chopin piano selections. Tickets for this performance are $14 for members and $17 for non members at the door, or are discounted online at $12 for members and $15 for non members, and will benefit View, the arts center in Old Forge. To learn more about View and this event visit ViewArts.org. To see the upcoming schedule of events, visit www.ViewArts.org, email info@viewarts.org, or call View at (315) 369-6411 x201

Wed July 27 The Comedy of Errors - 7pm at VIEW. Presented by Adirondack Shakespeare Company, The Comedy of Errors tells the story of two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth. Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, arrive in Ephesus, which turns out to be the home of their twin brothers, Antipholus of Ephesus and his servant, Dromio of Ephesus. When the Syracusans encounter the friends and families of their twins, a series of wild mishaps based on mistaken identities lead to wrongful beatings, a near-seduction, the arrest of Antipholus of Epesus, and false accusations of identity, theft, madness, and demonic possession. Online $10 member/$15 non-member. At door $12 member/$17 non-member. To learn more about View and this event visit ViewArts.org. To see the upcoming schedule of events, visit www.ViewArts.org, email info@viewarts.org, or call View at (315) 369-6411 x201

Fri July 29 Ice Cream Bowl Social - 1pm - 4pm at Point Park. 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. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Fri July 29 An Evening with the Symphony - Held under the tent in Arrowhead Park featuring the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. This exceptional orchestra has close ties to the Eastman School of Music. Sponsored in part by the Central Adirondack Association and the Fulton Chain of Lakes Performing Arts Council.

Sat July 30 Cahal Dunne - Cahal Dunne, “Ireland’s Happy Man” is a composer, classically trained concert pianist, story teller, comedian and television personality. His style is rich and deep, reflecting the many strands in his distinguished career. He has performed with Bob Hope, Al Martino, Tony Orlando and has performed for several American Presidents. So with his Irish to Broadway to Country repertoire, a great show is guaranteed!

Online Ticket Price: $28.00 Member / $33.00 Non Member. At the Door: $30.00 Member / $35.00 Non Member.

Sponsored by Souvenir Village. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat July 30 Great Adirondack BBQ Festival - 10am - 5pm. Held during the Old Forge Home Show. Great cooks from all over are 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. For additional information or for registration information please visit http://adirondackbbqfestival.com/

Sat - Sun July 30 - 31 Old Forge Home Show - No matter how big or small your project is, the 2016 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. Click here for regstration and sponsorship forms.

 


August 2016

Mondays in August Bingo - Old Forge Firehall. Every Monday. Doors open at 6:30pm Games begin at 7:30pm.

Fridays in August Old Forge Farmers Market - 1-5pm Featuring local and regional produce and meat, flowers and Adirondack food items.  Located adjacent to the Old Forge Hardware on Park Avenue on Fridays until October 7th from 1-5pm.  For additional information, please email oldforgemarket@yahoo.com or phone 315-369-2313.

Sundays in August Summer Concert Series on the Old Forge Lakefront  - Every Sunday night at 7pm on the Old Forge Lakefront. Bring a blanket or chair. Click here for the August concert schedule

Aug 1 - Aug 5 Free Junior Golf Camp - Any ages. Contact Rick Chapman for details. (315) 369-3136

Mon Aug 1 Kinderwood Golf Tournament - Registration starts at noon. Tee time 1pm. $90 for golf and dinner. $35 dinner only. Contact Sharon Finkle-Kleps at skleps@roadrunner.com or (315) 369-8919.

Wed Aug 3 Pirate School - 7pm at View. During Pirate School! the bumbling pirate professor Billy Bones, played by David Engel, teaches youngsters 4 and up the finer points of light-hearted mischief. The audience partakes in riotous, joyful competitions that rattle the rafters and zany lessons on how to stand, talk, sing and laugh like jaunty Buccaneers. Featuring an original cartoon-like sound effect and musical score, eye-popping puppetry, eccentric props, adept magic, slapstick swordplay antics, a misbehaving cannon, a talking skull and the world’s only wearable pirate ship, Pirate School! is truly a treasure to discover! Tickets for this performance are $15 for members and $20 for non members at the door, or are discounted online at $13 for members and $18 for non members, and will benefit View, the arts center in Old Forge. To learn more about View and this event visit ViewArts.org. To see the upcoming schedule of events, visit www.ViewArts.org, email info@viewarts.org, or call View at (315) 369-6411 x201

Fri Aug 5   First Friday Art Walk - On the first friday of every month from 5pm to 8pm, the First Friday Art Walks offer a selection of artists, events, art work, refreshments, music and hands-on experience to engage everyone.

Fri Aug 5 For Everything that's Good: The Music of Travis Knapp - 7:30pm at VIEW. Travis Knapp - born, raised, and living in rural Central New York State - creates music that is optimistic, uplifting to the soul, and rooted in a spiritual and earthly vision. With a diverse stylistic palette of folk, soul, jazz, pop, classical, blues, and gospel traditions, his organic accompaniment on piano, banjo, kalimba, and guitar supports a strong expressive voice. His latest and most representative album "For Everything That's Good" was released in October 2014. It was written while bicycle touring around the country, and features banjo and abundant vocal harmonies. Online Ticket Price: $28.00 Member / $33.00 Non Member. At the Door: $30.00 Member / $35.00 Non Member. For more information please visit: http://travisknapp.yolasite.com or (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Fri - Sun Aug 5 - 7 Gun Show & Adirondack Expo - The Gun Show is held at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center and hosted by NEACA inc of New York. All Federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed. Special preview for members only on Friday, July 31st from 4pm-8pm. Regular hours are Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 9am - 3pm. Admission $7 Adults. Children 14 & Under Free.

Fri Aug 5 Opening Reception: Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolor - 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.at VIEW. Join us at View for an opening reception of the 2016 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, Carl Rubino, Ruth Clegg and the Central New York Watercolor Society Signature Show. The reception is free and open to the public.

Sat Aug 6 - Oct 9 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors Exhibit- View. The crowning jewel of View's yearly exhibition series, the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors draws some of the biggest names working in water media from throughout North America.

Wed Aug 10 Moss Lake Walking Tour -. The group will leave the Moss Lake Trailhead on the Big Moose Road rain or shine and circle the entire lake with a tour guide. The tour should last about 2 ½ hours. Call 315-369-3838 for directions and to reserve your spot. The walk is free of charge, donations are appreciated.

Wed Aug 10 Hiawatha - 7pm at VIEW. An original play for children by Patrick Siler. Adirondack Shakespeare Company returns with a fun-filled, hour-long program for families featuring our hero, Octavius (from Hercules and David & Goliath), adventuring through time to the wilderness of North America. Meet an incredible cast of characters from our local history and culture: Hiawatha, the Peacemaker, Atotarho, and more! Online $10 member/$15 non-member. At door $12 member/$17 non-member. To learn more about View and this event visit ViewArts.org. To see the upcoming schedule of events, visit www.ViewArts.org, email info@viewarts.org, or call View at (315) 369-6411 x201

Fri Aug 12 - Sat Aug 13 Peak to Brew Relay Race - Are you looking for a challenge beyond the typical road race and an event that will build lasting Team camaraderie then you are ready for Peak to Brew. The Peak to Brew Relay race presented by Bark Eater Events, LLC is the Northeast’s longest most scenic overnight Team supported relay race at 230+ miles. Teams of 6-12 Runners and 1-2 Support Vans will traverse the course over 48 unique legs. The Peak to Brew Relay Race provides a wide range of leg distances for elite and novice runners to enjoy. The course will take Teams through the heart of the Adirondack Park, around the Maple Ridge Windmill Farm, and through some of the most beautiful areas in the Northeast. From an epic Start at the summit of Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway to an unforgettable finish and celebration at the historic Saranac Brewery, the Peak to Brew Relay is one of the most unique and challenging events in the Northeast. In addition to the Full Relay Race, the 2016 Peak to Brew Relay will also host a Half Relay Race.  The Half Relay Race will start at McCauley Mt Ski Center and the 110+ mile course will traverse Teams through the same second half of the Full Relay Course.  Runners will exit the Adirondack Park, ascend the Maple Ridge Windmill Farm, and experience some of the most beautiful trails and landscapes in the Northeast.  The Half Relay will finish with a celebration at the historic Saranac Brewery in the same location as the Full Relay. The 2016 Peak to Brew Relay will be the second anniversary of the longest most scenic Northeast overnight Team Relay Event. The inaugural 2015 Race was an epic success and the 2016 Race is planned to top the 2015 Race.  Teams and Runners will experence an amazing course and venues at each Major Exchange.  At the finish Teams will be rewarded with a post-race party hosted by Saranac Brewery. For additional information please visit http://p2brelay.com.

Fri Aug 12 Adirondack Swing - 7pm at VIEW. Join us the second Friday of every month for an evening of swing dancing! The first hour of each event, from 7:00pm - 8:00pm will be a workshop in the basics of swing dancing from professional instructor Jason Fenton followed immediately by 3 hours of free dancing!  Come in a group, come in pairs, or come alone! You never know who you'll end up dancing with! Join in for the fun and freedom of swing dancing at View. Online Ticket Price: $10.00 Member / $15.00 Non Member At the Door: $12.00 Member / $17.00 Non Member

Sat Aug 13 House Tour by Boat - Twenty party barges will depart at 10 a.m. from the Old Forge Lakefront on Saturday, Aug. 15, 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. The tour will take place rain or shine, and there is limited availability in order to have or ample time to visit  each camp. Advanced registration is required to participate. The cost is $60 or $50 for members of View. Proceeds benefit View, the arts center in Old Forge. For my information visit viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411

Sat Aug 13 Nick Ziobro - 7:30pm at VIEW. View is welcoming back a local favorite, Nick Ziobro! a dynamic new voice in the world of classic American standards – was the winner of the 2012 Great American Songbook High School Vocal Academy and Competition. The 19 year old native of upstate New  York spent a year serving as the Youth Ambassador of the Great American Songbook. He was featured in Season 10 of America's Got Talent as part of the singing duo "Nick & Eddie". He is currently pursuing a BFA at Rider University. Tickets for this performance are $30 for members and $35 for non members at the door, or are discounted online at $28 for members and $33 for non members, and will benefit View, the arts center in Old Forge. To learn more about View and this event visit ViewArts.org. To see the upcoming schedule of events, visit www.ViewArts.org, email info@viewarts.org, or call View at (315) 369-6411 x201

Sun Aug 14 Old Forge Triathlon - Competitive event for swimming, biking and running through Adirondack mountains and lakes. Start and finish on the lakefront at Old Forge Pond. Sponsored by the Enchanted Forest/Water Safari.  For additional information visit the website ATCEndurance.com.

Wed Aug 17 Bubblemania - 7:00 p.m. at View, Old Forge NY. An extremely unique program combining high energy entertainment with artistic achievement, BubbleMania is loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, big band swing music and the untamed, often unbelievable qualities and beauty of spherical liquids. Casey's creations grow from intricate and imaginative bubble artforms to "trapping" people inside bubbles! Tickets for this performance are $12 for members and $17 for non members at the door, or are discounted online at $10 for members and $15 for non members, and will benefit View, the arts center in Old Forge. To learn more about View and this event visit ViewArts.org. To see the upcoming schedule of events, visit www.ViewArts.org, email info@viewarts.org, or call View at (315) 369-6411 x201

Wed Augt 24 Cinderella of the Wild West - 7:00 p.m. at View, Old Forge NY. A Robert Rogers Puppet Company production, Cinderella of the Wild West is a updated, American version in which cowgirl Cindy Lou competes in a rodeo. Each year, the Robert Rogers Puppet Company travels across the United States and around the world presenting a delightfully wide ranging repertoire of plays for children and adults. Tickets for this performance are $12 for members and $14 for non members at the door, or are discounted online at $10 for members and $12 for non members, and will benefit View, the arts center in Old Forge. To learn more about View and this event visit ViewArts.org. To see the upcoming schedule of events, visit www.ViewArts.org, email info@viewarts.org, or call View at (315) 369-6411 x201

Fri Aug 26 Meet Me at the Gazebo - Old Forge Library. 5pm. Live music with Dan Vellone. For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org.

Fri Aug 26 Moose Comedy Night at VIEW - 7:30pm. Looking for an evening of laughing? Come on down to View for our monthly Moose Comedy Night during the summer of 2016. Comedy is very much alive and well, and happening in Old Forge this summer at View! Comedy Central NY is your comedy destination. They are the areas premier provider of the very best professional stand-up comedy, with performers ranging from local talent to national touring televised comedians! Sponsored by Moose Radio and produced by Comedy Central NY, each comedy night will feature at least three separate experienced comedians who are sure to have you rolling on the floor through their sets! Online price $15 members/ $20 non-members. At door $17 members/$22 non-members. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

September 2016

Fridays in September Old Forge Farmers Market - 1-5pm Featuring local and regional produce and meat, flowers and Adirondack food items.  Located adjacent to the Old Forge Hardware on Park Avenue on Fridays until October 7th from 1-5pm.  For additional information, please email oldforgemarket@yahoo.com or phone 315-369-2313.

Sundays in August Sunday Night Concert Series - Every Sunday night at 7pm on the Old Forge Lakefront. Bring a blanket or chair. Click here for the August concert schedule

Fri Sept 2   First Friday Art Walk - On the first friday of every month from 5pm to 8pm, the First Friday Art Walks offer a selection of artists, events, art work, refreshments, music and hands-on experience to engage everyone.

Sat Sept 3 Falling Leaves Craft Fair - 10am - 4pm at Park Ave Building. This show features hand-crafted items only.  Come meet the talented artists!  There is delicious food available.  Admission of $2 to benefit non-profit charities. Anyone interested in renting a booth space can call Pat Wuest at 315-794-4850.

Sat Sept 3 Old Forge Plein Air Paint Out Art Auction - 5:30pm at VIEW. Join VIEW 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 Terry Rozycki: drummy@frontiernet.net. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Sept 3 Bingo - Old Forge Firehall. Doors open at 6:30pm. Games begin at 7:30pm.

Sun Sept 4 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 315-369-3353 or visit http://cap-21.org/ or visit www.cap-21.org for additional information.

Sun Sept 4 Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Music, Automobile Raffle & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.

Fri Sept 9 Adirondack Swing - 7pm at VIEW. Join us the second Friday of every month for an evening of swing dancing! The first hour of each event, from 7:00pm - 8:00pm will be a workshop in the basics of swing dancing from professional instructor Jason Fenton followed immediately by 3 hours of free dancing!  Come in a group, come in pairs, or come alone! You never know who you'll end up dancing with! Join in for the fun and freedom of swing dancing at View. Online Ticket Price: $10.00 Member / $15.00 Non Member At the Door: $12.00 Member / $17.00 Non Member Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Fri- Sun Sept 9-11   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 20. Entry fee is $150 per paddler ($125 for AWA members.) call 518-891-2744.

Sat Sept 10 Old Forge Half Marathon - Both the Half Marathon & 5K runs 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 Big Moose Lake. The trail course is mostly gravel and dirt roads. A true Adirondack experience. Fall foliage is estimated to be around 30% peak. A portion (30%) of the Race proceeds will benefit MAC's Safe Ride, a non-profit organization dedicated to getting bar patrons home safely after a night out and keeping drinkers out of the drivers seat in Old Forge and surrounding areas. For more information please visit http://www.willowhwc.com/#!old-forge-half-marathon--5k/cxlm

Tue Calypso's Cove Charity Go-Cart Races - This exciting event brings local businesses together to vie for the coveted trophy and to work together as a community for worthy causes. Door prizes, 50/50 Raffle and more. Gates open at 5:00pm and races start at 5:30pm. Click here for additional information

Fri Sept 16 Sultans of Strings - 7:30pm at VIEW. A Lebanese style dinner with music to match, The award-winning Sultans of String create “Energetic and exciting music from a band with talent to burn!” according to Maverick Magazine. Thrilling their audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban and South Asian rhythms, the group celebrates musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity. Fiery violin dances with rumba-flamenco guitar, while bass and percussion lay down unstoppable grooves. Acoustic strings meet with electronic wizardry to create layers and depth of sound, while world rhythms excite audiences to their feet with the irresistible need to dance. This performance is sponsored by St. Louis Gonzaga Church. Tickets for this performance are $27 for members and $32 for non members at the door, or are discounted online at $25 for members and $30 for non members, and will benefit View, the arts center in Old Forge. To learn more about View and this event visit ViewArts.org. To see the upcoming schedule of events, visit www.ViewArts.org, email info@viewarts.org, or call View at (315) 369-6411 x201

Fri - Sun Sept 16-18 Fire School - Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department, 315-369-3424.

Sun Sept 18 Big Bucks Giveaway- Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department, 315-369-3424

Fri Sept 23 Dave Bennett and the Memphis Speed Kings -7:30PM at VIEW. Kicking off our second annual Adirondack Music Festival, Dave Bennet and the Memphis Speed Kings will return for a second year to bring us more toe tapping, leg shaking Rockabilly hits! Watch the band play instruments as you have never seen them played before, dancing along with their audience to their own catchy and heart pumping tunes. The Memphis Speed Kings play classics by Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Chuck Berry, Hank Williams, Mickey Gilley and more. They have outstanding Rockabilly credentials from their work with groups such as the Paladins, Hot Rod Lincoln, the Hayriders, Cash Kings, GuanaBatz and the Lone Gunmen. An open dance floor will be available throughout the event. Online Ticket Price: $30.00 Member / $35.00 Non Member At the Door: $33.00 Member / $38.00 Non Member V.I.P. Passes are available at a discounted rate for those interested in attending all three of the weekends events: $100 Member / $125 Non Member Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Sept 24 Dinner and Cocktails with the Danny Sinoff Quintet - 6:30PM at VIEW. Part of the Adirondack Music Festival. Start your night with a cocktail as you view our nationally renowned watercolor exhibit, then shift over to Gould hall for dinner and a show, where Danny and the band, back again for our second annual Adirondack Music Festival, will take you back with a performance of smooth standards from Sinatra and beyond. Danny's been a musician since the age of two. An open dance floor will be available throughout the event. Online Ticket Price: $65.00 Member / $75.00 Non Member At the Door: $70.00 Member / $80.00 Non Member V.I.P. Passes are available at a discounted rate for those interested in attending all three of the weekends events: $100 Member / $125 Non Member. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sun Sept 25 Non Denominational Gospel Service With Reverend Lawrence Bartell - 8:30am at View. To begin the final day of this years annual Adirondack Music Festival we will be holding a FREE non denominational service to be held in Gould Hall featuring a live gospel choir and instrumentalists from throughout the weekend. This event will be hosted by Reverend Lawrence Bartell of Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian Church and is open to all members of the public and of all faiths. Immediately following the service there will be refreshments available in the galleries as we set up for the following event, the Jazz Brunch Featuring Dave Bennett and the Danny Sinoff Quintet. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sun Sept 25 Jazz Brunch Featuring Dave Bennett and the Danny Sinoff Quintet  - 11:00 AM at View. To close off our second annual Adirondack Music Festival weekend we will be presenting a feast for all of the senses! An all you can eat buffet brunch, drinks included, with entertainment provided by a combination of the headliners from the weekends events! Performances will be presented by Dave Bennett and the members of the Danny Sinoff Quintet, making this the second time in history that this group has ever performed on stage together, the first time being at last years jazz brunch where they presented an impeccable show. Online Ticket Price: $20.00 Member / $27.00 Non Member At the Door: $23.00 Member / $30.00 Non Member V.I.P. Passes are available at a discounted rate for those interested in attending all three of the weekends events 100 Member / $125 Non Member Seating for this event is limited. Advanced sale tickets are recommended. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Fri Sept 30 Moose Comedy Night at VIEW - Looking for an evening of laughing? Come on down to View for our monthly Moose Comedy Night during the summer of 2016. Comedy is very much alive and well, and happening in Old Forge this summer at View! Comedy Central NY is your comedy destination. They are the areas premier provider of the very best professional stand-up comedy, with performers ranging from local talent to national touring televised comedians! Sponsored by Moose Radio and produced by Comedy Central NY, each comedy night will feature at least three separate experienced comedians who are sure to have you rolling on the floor through their sets! Online price $15 members/ $20 non-members. At door $17 members/$22 non-members. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

October 2016

Fri Oct 7 Old Forge Farmers Market - 1-5pm Featuring local and regional produce and meat, flowers and Adirondack food items.  Located adjacent to the Old Forge Hardware on Park Avenue on Fridays until October 7th from 1-5pm.  For additional information, please email oldforgemarket@yahoo.com or phone 315-369-2313.

Sat Oct 15 Running Colors -  Check In 9AM – 10:45 Running Colors Race Starts 11AM .  Get ready for the most colorful fun-filled day of the fall! Running Colors is a unique 3.1 mile fun run and walk that is focused less on speed and more on crazy color fun with friends and family. Color runners come from all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds; so whether you are a casual morning walker or an all star athlete, you'll have a great time. While you run or walk the 3 mile course where you'll get blasted with color as you go! Runners will be blitzed with food-safe, environmentally friendly powdered color. At the finish of the event there will be a color throwing party. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Oct 15  Brewfest - 12pm - 5pm at the North Street Pavilion in Old Forge. Old Forge on Tap, will showcase over 60 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Attendees will receive 3 hours of sampling along with their souvenir sampling glass! Plus hang out in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase and great vendors. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Oct 15 Quilts Unlimited Lecture and Luncheon - 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. An annual lecture and luncheon, gathering quilters from all over the area to celebrate the opening of the Quilts Unlimited Exhibition. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Oct 15 - Nov 12 Quilts Unlimited Exhibit - 9 a.m. – 5 p.m at View An annual survey of the depth and breadth that can be achieved through quilting. This year marks the third year the exhibition is juried for both selection and awards and will feature quilts a range in approaches from traditional to unorthodox. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

 

November 2016

Fri - Sun Nov 25-27 Adirondack Christmas on Main Street - Why fight the crowds at the malls when you can shop the unique shops in the Central Adirondack mountains? Area clubs, civic groups 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, face painting, caroling, tree lightings, a light parade, Zoo Mobile, Moose River farm animals and book signing, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus and more! Additional venues are also available for your enjoyment including the Santa Express Train and holiday arts and crafts at View.  Click here for additional information.

Sun Nov 25 Reindeer Run - A fun run for kids of all ages, takes you from the Goodsell Museum (Historical Association) to the busy corner. Keep your antlers on, 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. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association.


 

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