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May 2015 | June 2015 | July 2015

August 2015 | September 2015 | October 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 October 11   Can Drive to Support Believe 271 - Created by local Firefighters to financially support local brother and firefighters battle life threatening illneses. Sponsored by the Old Forge and Otter Lake Fire Departments. Drop off locations at the Old Forge and Otter Lake Fire Halls. Call 315-369-5031 or 315-534-9340 for pick-up.

Ongoing until May 16  "Mountains and Roots" Poetry and Illustration Exhibit - For additional information please call 315-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

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May 2015

 

Fri & Sat  May 22 & 23   Memorial Day Sale at the Goodsell Museum - Gently used items for sale to benefit the Goodsell Museum Fuel Fund. 9am - 3pm. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Fri-Sun May 22-24 Memorial Day Weekend Celebration - Memorial Day weekend in Old Forge is full of activities with the Red, White and Blue Spring Into Summer Family Festival. In addition to the annual community-wide garage sales, Old Forge will feature Sidewalk Sales, discounts on lodging and food, family-fun activities at Hiltebrant Recreation Center, a Family Fishing Derby, concerts, fireworks, Utica ZooMobile, theme train trips, and... could there be more? YES! Everything to keep families active and laughing from Friday eve through Sunday, even in the event of an occasional spring shower. Monday is reserved for the observance of Memorial Day, to remember and honor our fallen military heroes. For more details, contact the Old Forge Visitors Information Center at 315-369-6983 or www.MemorialDayOldForge.com

Fri-Sun May 22 - 24  Annual Great Adirondack Garage Sale - Over 70 miles of Garage Sales stretching from Old Forge, Inlet, Indian Lake to Long Lake. Sales along Route 28 and many side roads between Old Forge, Inlet, and Long Lake. Find some great deals!

Sat May 23 15th Annual Kiwanis Free Car Wash - 10:00am- 3pm at Calypso's Cove Parking Lot. This annual fund raising event provides funds for the administration and operations of all the many Kiwanis children's activities that take place during the year.

Sat May 23  Old Forge Library Book Sale  - 11:00am - 3:00pm. In conjunction with the Town-wide garage sales, the Friends will hold a Book Sale. There will be a large selection of used children’s books and adult paperbacks for sale at reasonable prices. For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Sat May 23  Ventriloquist, Comedian, Singer & Sylvia Markson-Fletcher - 7PM at View. Presented by MAC's Safe Ride and View. World renowned professional Ventriloquist, Comedian, Singer, Sylvia Markson-Fletcher will dazzle you with her amazing talent, lively unforgettable characters, inanimate objects, and voice illusions that will lure audiences into her magic world. Fun for the whole family! Tickets $10. Click here for ticket information or call 315-369-6411..

Sun May 24 Fulton Chain Gang on the Old Forge Lakefront - 5pm. The Fulton Chain Gang blends modern country with some classics and southern rock for a show that's enjoyable for all ages. From the top notch entertainers to the high quality sound and lights this band has it covered.

Mon May 25  Memorial Day Parade & Wreath Laying Ceremony - Parade down Main Street at 10am with ceremonies at school, fire hall & cemetery. Refreshments after at Old Forge Fire Hall.

Tues May 26 - Fri June 30  "Rome Art Association" Art Exhibit - The Library will host the “Rome Art Association” Art Exhibit. It will be on display at the Library from May 26 – June 30. The Exhibit Opening Reception will be held on Friday June 5 from 5:00 -7:00 p.m. It will provide a great opportunity to meet and talk with the artists and visit with other community members. Light refreshments will be served. The Rome Art Association was founded in 1958. Its mission is to promote and encourage the talents and abilities of its members, to stimulate public interest in and appreciation of the fine arts and to encourage the development of facilities in Rome and the surrounding areas for these purposes. For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Fri & Sat May 29 & 30 Thunder in Old Forge - The best little biker rendevous in the Adirondacks! 

Sat May 30 Swamp Drivers at Point Park - 3pm.  Swamp Drivers are four professional musicians with Redneck ingenuity that make high energy music with unique instruments like no other band in the USA.

 

June 2015

Fri - Sun June 5 - 7 Adirondack Camp and Leisure Show - The Adirondack Camp and Leisure Show 2015 is a showcase of services and products offered by vendors inside the Adirondack Park.   It has a little bit of everything for the camp owner or potential camp owner.  Our vendors are experienced with doing business in Adirondack Park and know what it takes to provide goods and services in our beloved Adirondacks! For additional information please visit www.adkcampandleisure.com or call 315-369-3233

Fri June 5 - Oct 2 First Friday Artwalk - First Friday Artwalk is a town-wide celebration of the arts. Shops, restaurants, and other local venues host a sampling of arts and music. Stop by all of them for your chance to win a prize each month. This event occurs on the first Friday of each month from June through October. The dates will be June 5th, 5-8 pm, July 3rd, 5-8 pm, August 7th, 5-8 pm, September 4th, 5-8 pm, and October 2nd, 3-5 pm.

Sat June 6 Camp Mark 7 1k Fun Walk & Run/5k Walk & Run/10k Run Race - The event starts and finishes on Lakeview Avenue, which is on the First Lake in Old Forge. The USATF Certified 5K course runs on a flat road with mild grades, and the USATF Certified 10K course overlaps the 5K route. The race route is Lakefront Park to Thendara and back. 10k adds a loop on the Upper Joy Tract to Moose River Trail. Proceeds will benefit deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing Kids of Deaf Adults campers (KODAs). For additional information visit http://campmark7.org/5k-walk-10k-run-2015/

Sat June 6 Bug Lake Hike - 10am. Meet at the corner of Uncas Road in Eagle Bay. Led by Naturalist Gary Lee. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Sat June 6 SHARP Retro Day - 1-4pm at the Old Forge Fire Hall. Community Fundraiser. Games for kids of all ages. Raffles, prizes and snacks also available. Dance contest starts at 2pm. Come dressed in 50's style & win a prize.

Sat June 6 Polar Bear Tent Sale - 8am - 5pm at the lot across from George's Liquors. Donations can be dropped off after Thursday, June 4th. Early bird preview and sales will begin on Friday, June 5th at 4pm. To schedule a pickup or for more information, call Laurie Barkauskas at 315-369-8107.

Sun June 7 Annual Neighbor Day Open House & Chicken BBQ - 12pm-4pm at View. Enjoy family activities, demos, performances, food and more. Special guests include Bing the donkey and Liam the goat, Anne Phinney's pals from Moose River Farm. Also meet River, Vicky Brazell's miniature horse. Free admission. Fee applies for BBQ. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Fri June 12 Ferd's Bog Hike - 7am. Meet at the corner of Uncas Road & Route 28 in Eagle Bay. Led by Naturalist Gary Lee. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Fri June 19  Amy Gallatin and Stillwaters - 7:30pm at View. The powerhouse duo of Amy Gallatin and renowned resophonic guitarist Roger Williams perform a large repertory of country standards served up in a bluegrass acoustic tradition. Admission $15. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

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. Click here for 2015 application.

Sun June 21 Remsen Bog Hike - Carpool from View at 9am or at the OK Corral in Remsen at 10:00am. Led by Naturalist Gary Lee. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Sun  June 21  Annual Father’s Day Frog Jumping Contest  - On the lakefront at Noon. 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. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association. Phone 315-369-6983 for additional information.

Tues June 23 Adirondack Outlaws - Old Forge Library. 7:00 pm. Author Niki Kourofsky will take listeners on a rip-roaring ride through Adirondack History. She’ll introduce you to a cast of infamous scofflaws from her book “Adirondack Outlaws.” These characters lend a new meaning to “Forever Wild!” For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Wed June 24 Brubeck Brothers Quartet - 7:30pm at View. The Brubeck Brothers Quartet features two members of one of America's most accomplished musical families, Dan Brubeck (drums) and Chris Brubeck (bass & trombone). Guitarist Mike DeMicco and pianist Chuck Lamb complete this dynamic quartet. They are veteran performers at the Newport, Detroit, Ravina, Las Vegas, Sedona, Spokane & Monterey Jazz Festivals. Admission $35. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Fri June 26 - Mon Oct 12   McCauley Mountain Scenic Chairlift Opens - Closed Tuesdays. Enjoy the incredibly beautiful view of the historic Fulton Chain of Lakes as it stretches to the east with the line of High Peaks rising beyond. On a clear day, Whiteface Mountain and Mount Marcy are visible on the horizon. Gray Lake lies to the north between McCauley Mountain and the village of Old Forge. Riding the chair lift allows you and your family to view the mountain scenery, magnificent foliage and gorgeous views without the strenuous hike. During the fall you can witness nature’s amazing show as the colors of the Adirondacks change. Pack a lunch for a picnic at the top and watch the deer as they wander in and out of the trees. Enjoy the tranquil beauty that is distinctly found in the center of the Adirondack Mountains.

Fri June 26 Meet Me at the Gazebo - Old Forge Library. 5:00pm The public is invited to enjoy live music in the Gazebo from 5-6 p.m. Bring your own blanket or chair. Nick Piccininni will perform. A master of the five-string banjo, Nick will sing many of his original songs while accompanying himself on the acoustic guitar, and it’s very possible he might also do some pickin’ on the banjo during his performance. For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Fri June 26 - Oct 9 Old Forge Farmer's Market - Our 8th Market Season will start on June 26, 2015 and run 16 weeks through October 9 . The market will be open again this year from 1:00 – 5:00 pm at the market location behind Old Forge Hardware. CAP-21 and the Farmer’s Market will be continuing to feature traditional Adirondack artists and traditional crafts. Come share in our traditional arts. The Old Forge Farmers Market is the Central Adirondack’s Friday place to be. Be sure to stop and say hello to our wonderful market managers Reed & Barbara Proper. For more information call 315-369-3353 or visit http://cap-21.org/

Sat June 27 New York SUPfest (Stand Up Paddleboard) - Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company is pleased to present the New York SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Festival! This day-long event features activities for everyone in the family, no matter their level of experience on a SUP. There are family-friendly aces, clinics, demos, food, fun and more! Dealer representatives and Mountainman staff will be on hand to answer your questions about the fastest growing paddle sport in the country. Paddling a SUP is easy and fun, for everyone from kids to seniors! So mark your calendar and come join us for a day of fun SUPing in Old Forge. For additional information visit http://www.mountainmanoutdoors.com/supfest.html

Sat June 27 Kiwanis Old Forge Paddle Classic- Registration starts 7:30AM - 8:45AM at the Hemmer Cottage. Race starts at 9am. Cost is $25/Adult $10/Children 10 & under. Two Races: 6 Mile to Treasure Island on First Lake back. 12 Mile to Alger Island on 4th Lake and back.  Barbeque and awards following race. Contact: Sheila Brady thorshannon@frontiernet.net or 315-369-6043.

Sun June 28 - Sept 6 Summer Concert Series - Free concerts every Sunday at 7pm thru Sept. 6, 2015 at the Old Forge Lakefront. Bring a chair or blank  Sponsored by the Town of Webb.

Tues June 30 “Seeing the “49” in a Cessna 172” - Old Forge Library. 7:00 pm. Local businessman Mike Mitchell will give a talk on his travels to Alaska for work and pleasure over the last 20 years. For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

 

 

July 2015

Thurs July 2 - July 30  "Every Hero has a Story" Summer Reading Program - Old Forge Library. Every Thursday from 12:00pm-1:00pm. Get ready for an exciting summer reading program as the Old Forge Library sponsors “Every Hero has a Story.” Don’t miss this timely way to encourage your child to continue reading throughout the summer! On each Thursday in July from Noon-1:00 p.m. there will be a variety of activities for children pre-K and up (K & younger must be accompanied with a parent). Kick off and registration will be held on July 2. For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Fri July 3 - Aug 1 Art & Soul Watercolor Group Art Exhibit - Old Forge Library. Opening reception on Friday, July 3rd from 5-7pm. On display during library hours. For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

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 4  Forge Festival of Arts and Crafts - 9AM to 6PM. View, Old Forge, NY. Held in the Adirondack Bank parking lot on State Route 28. Enjoy fine arts and crafts from over 55 vendors in an outdoor venue.  Sponsored by Adirondack Bank. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Mon July 6 Tintypes Presented by Pendragon Theatre - 7:30pm at View. This Tony nominee for Best Musical revolves around 5 characters from the turn of the 20th century, including Teddy Roosevelt, Charlie Chaplin, Emma Goldman, and Anna Held. To a pastiche of familiar tunes, such as "Yankee Doodle Dandy", "Meet Me in St Louis", "The Wabash Cannonball", "Wait for the Wagon" and "America", the show takes a whirl through moments of history as diverse as the invention of the light bulb, the Spanish-American War, the building of the Panama Canal and the glory days of vaudeville. Admission $20 non-members, $18 members. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Tues July 7 Lecture: Moss Lake Camp for Girls with Geof Longstaff - 7pm at Big Moose Community Chapel. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Tues July 7 "North Country Stories" - 7:30pm. Old Forge Library. By Adirondack Storyteller/Balladeer Bill Smith. For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Wed July 8 Walking Tour of Moss Lake - 9:00am. The group will leave the Moss Lake trail head on the Big Moose Road rain or shine and circle the entire lake with a tour guide There is no fee. Donations are welcome! For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Fri July 10 View's Annual Benefit Gala - 5pm-11pm at View. Join us for our annual Gala. This year's theme is "Go Greek". Dinner will be catered by Michael's Restaurant in Watermill. After dinner enjoy Port & cigars in The Keir Weimer Team of Select Sotheby's International Realty Tent. Music & dancing with DJ Cory Cobane. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat  July 11   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 .For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

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.

Sat & Sun July 11 & 12 Old Forge Home Show - Held at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center. Destined to attract home decor, contractor and design businesses throughout the Adirondack region in New York, The Old Forge Home Show is honored to announce that the fabulous Beekman Boys, renowned celebrities of cooking and home decor television, will attend the event. The show will run from 10 am-5 pm on Saturday, July 11th, and 10 am -3 pm on Sunday July 12th. The Beekman Boys will speak to the audience Saturday morning. For additional information please call 315-527-5957 or visit the website www.oldforgehomeshow.com

Sun July 12 An Evening with Suzanne Farrell - 5:00pm at View. Suzanne Farrell us former Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet and one of Balanchine's most celebrated muses, she is the founder of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and will present an evening of discussion and dance. Admission $20 non-members, $15 members. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Tues July 14  Lecture: History of Eagle Bay by Richard Williams - 7pm. Big Moose Community Chapel. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Tues July 14 "Adirondack: Life and Wildlife in the Wild Wild East " - 7:30pm. Old Forge Library. A memoir with Author Edward Kanze.. For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Thurs July 16 Mini Golf Tournament - Nutty Putty Golf. Sponsored by the Town of Webb Historical Association. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Thurs July 16 Lecture: "A Little Moose Lake Love Story" - 2:30pm at the Goodsell Museum. Lecture by Peg Masters. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Fri July 17 Orchid Hike - 10am. Meet at the Inlet Firehall to carpool. Two-mile hike. Bring a lunch. Led by Naturalist Gary Lee. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Sat July 18 Nick Ziobro - 7:30pm at View. After his appearance at View last summer, it was imperative to bring this young Upstate New Yorker back for this season. He was the winner of the 2012 Great American Songbook High School Vocal Academy and Competition, and then spent a year serving as the Youth Ambassador of the Great American Songbook. When he made his New York debut at Feinstein's at Loews Regency onstage with Michael Feinstein and Marilyn Maye earlier this season, the New York Times praised him for "an easy swinging confidence and charm that suggested he could evolve into another Michael Bublé". Admission $30. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Sun July 19  Motorcycle Ride For Kids 2015 - 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.

Mon July 20 All About Bluebirds and More - 7:00pm at View. Presented by John Rogers. Powerpoint slide presentation. Led by Naturalist Gary Lee. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Tues July 21 Lecture: Big Moose Landing - 7pm. Big Moose Community Chapel. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Tues July 21 The Great American Songbook: Jazz Standards and Jazzy Bles Originals " - 7:30pm. Old Forge Library. Performance by "Too Human" duo of Ellen Schwartz & Roger Bruno. For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Wed July 22 "Circus on a String" Robert Rogers Puppet Company - 1pm at View. Step right up and see incredible feats of skill performed by acrobats, clowns and animals with one very important and unique feature ...they're all puppets! String puppets or marionettes to be exact. It's all action, music and thrills. There's no sawdust, but lots of fun and suitable for all ages., performed Circus Style in the round. Admission $8, For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Thurs July 23 Secret Garden Tour - 9am-2pm. Starts at View. The tour provides an opportunity to visit local pristine gardens at private residences in a ten-mile radius. Michele deCamp who has organized the Secret Garden Tour for several years, has been busy choosing this year's gardens of choice. "The Secret Garden Tour allows the public to take in the beauty of some fantastic but hidden flower and vegetable gardens in our area," said deCamp.  For my information visit viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411

Fri July 24 Meet Me at the Gazebo - Old Forge Library. 5:00pm The public is invited to enjoy live music in the Gazebo from 5-6 p.m. Bring your own blanket or chair. Cincinnati Creek with perform down home songs with upbeat sounds and rhythms of bluegrass. For additional information, please call 31-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Sat & Sun July 25 & 26 41st 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.) 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 26 Adirondack Stories and Music Fest - Forge Motel Knoll. Noon until 2pm. Bring your own blanket of chair. The Old Forge Library will host this event under a tent on the Forge Knoll. It will include performers Peggy Lynn, Bill Smith and Joe & Jesse Cruchac. For additional information, please call 315-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Mon July 27 Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - 7:30pm at View. Presented by Pendragon Theatre. The 2013 Tony Award winner for best play, this comedy by Christopher Durang mixes Chekhovian sensibilities with a modern cringe-worthy off-kilter summer romp that critics have hailed "a sublime state of hilarity" and "a zany joy!". It is a humorous adaption of timeless themes and doesn't require familiarity with Chekhov. Admission $20 non-members, $18 members. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Tues July 28 Authors Fair -  Authors  will sell and sign their books under the tent on the Forge Knoll from 1pm to 4pm.  Sponsored by the Old Forge Library. For additional information, please call 315-369-6008 or visit www.oldforgelibrary.org

Tues July 28 Lecture: There's More to Adirondack Architecture than Great Camps by Steven Engelhart - 7pm. Big Moose Community Chapel. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Wed July 29 Songs of the Iroquois - 1pm at View. Presented by the Adirondack Shakespeare Company. An entrancing children's theatre presentation based on traditions, myths and legends from the Native American's of the Adirondack Mountains. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Wed July 29 Romeo and Juliet - 7:30pm at View. Presented by the Adirondack Shakespeare Company. Don't miss a moment of this classic tale of star-crossed lovers as Adirondack Shakespeare Company proudly presents every magnificent, lyrical word. One of Shakespeare's early tragedies, this play explores the ideals and the dangers of passion, duty, and civil strife. This audience favorite endures as perhaps our culture's most poignant and human depiction of these themes, witnessed through the eyes of young, violent, passionate love. No admission fee. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Thurs July 30 Lecture: "Adirondack Outlaws: Bad Boys & Lawless Ladies" - 2:30pm at the Goodsell Museum. Lecture by Niki Kourofsky. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Fri July 31 Butterfly Hike - 10am. Meet at View. Led by Naturalist Gary Lee. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Fri - Sun July 31st - Aug 2 Gun Show & Adirondack Expo - The NEACA Old Forge Gun Show will be held on Friday July 31st through August 2nd. 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. Seniors $6. For more information visit: http://neaca.com/docs/Old-Forge-Gun-Show-Flyer-August-2015.pdf

 

August 2015

Sat Aug 1 Nicki Parrott with Rossano Sportiello - 7:30pm at View. Les Paul exclaims, "Nicki Parrott has that special gift you cannot buy in a music store". View welcomes the highly anticipated return of this popular Australian singer/bassist performing top Broadway and cabaret standards coupled with the enthusiastic swing of Rossano Sportiello's piano. Admission $35 non-members, $30 members. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Mon Aug 3 The Snow Queen - 1pm at View. Presented by Pendragon Theatre. The Snow Queen is a tribute to the same Hans Christian Andersen short story that inspired the recent Disney hit "Frozen". This version of the classic fairy tale is sure to enthrall audiences of all ages. Admission $8. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Wed Aug 5 Walking Tour of Moss Lake - 9:00am. The group will leave the Moss Lake trail head on the Big Moose Road rain or shine and circle the entire lake with a tour guide There is no fee. Donations are welcome! For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Thurs August 6 Lecture: "Early Camps and Hotels of Fourth Lake" - 2:30pm at the Goodsell Museum. Lecture by Bruce Bonfield. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Fri Aug 7 Ice Cream Bowl Social - 1pm-4pm at Point Park (rain location Old Forge Firehall). Come enjoy your favorite Mercer's Dairy ice cream in a handmade bowl at Point Park. Local potters in the Meyda Lighting Ceramics Studio at View make these one-of-a-kind ceramic bowls. There are many bowls and other ceramic pieces to choose from and plenty of ice cream and toppings at the ready. Ice cream bowls can be purchased for $10-$20 depending on choice. The event benefits the Rintrona Ceramics Studio and has become a favorite destination for an afternoon ice cream treat with friends and family. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Sat Aug 8 Karen Oberlin in Secret Love: A Tribute to Doris Day - 7:30pm at View. Karen Oberlin is an acclaimed singer of the Great American Songbook and has frequently performed at the Algonquin, Cafe Carlyle, Feinstein's, and 54 Below. This year she brings us the popular songs performed by Doris Day. Admission $35. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Aug 8 - Oct 5  Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors - The Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors features aqua media works on paper from many of the best living painters in North America.  It has been ranked one of the ten best competitive watercolor exhibitions in the country by The Artist’s Magazine and has received many endorsements and accolades. Come and revel in the breathtaking work that has been selected for this highly competitive watercolor exhibition.  Opening Reception August 7th. For additional information please call 315-369-6411, or visit www.ViewArts.org, Info@ViewArts.org

Tues August 11 Lecture: "The Trip to Blue Mountain Lake" - 7pm at the Big Moose Community Chapel. Lecture by Frank Carey. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Sat Aug 15 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 15 Ghost Walk - TBD. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Sun Aug 16 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.

Tues August 18 Lecture: "Remembering Rev Dr Samuel J Niccolls" - 7pm at the Big Moose Community Chapel. Lecture by Peg Masters. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Thurs Aug 20 Broadway Meets Opera... -7:30pm at View. Baritone David Pershall and Mezzo-Soprano Krysty Swann will be accompanied by Arthur McManus in a memorable evening of great opera and Broadway hits. Admission $35.

Sun Aug 23 - Sat Aug 29 Cycle Adirondacks - Cycle Adirondacks is an annual road-bike tour through the Adirondack Park. It debuts August 23-29, 2015 with 3-day, 4-day and full week route options. For more information and to registration visit www.cycleadirondacks.com

Thurs August 27 Lecture: "Around the Park During the 1950's " - 2pm at the Goodsell Museum. Lecture by John Taibi. For more information please call 315-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com.

Mon Aug 24 Arcadia - 7:30pm at View. Presented by Pendragon Theatre. Many critics have praised the Tony Award winning Arcadia as the finest play from acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard. Set in Sidley Park, an English country house, Arcadia juxtaposes the people and events of the early 19th century with the current occupants of the house resulting in hilarious and touching comedy. Admission $20 non-members, $18 members. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Sat Aug 29 Fulton Chain Parade of Boats...Be Seen for View! - 9am. To benefit View. Decorate your boat and crew and join the parade down the Fulton Chain. This new event starts in Inlet and ends at the waterfront in Old Forge. A celebration and awads ceremony will follow with music, food, and beverages. Registration is $200 per boat and crew (max 8ppl) and includes the food & beverage after the parade. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

 

September 2015

Fri Sept 4 Plein Art Auction - 5:30pm at View. Join View for an 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 at drummy@frontiernet.net. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Sun Sept 6  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 cal l315-369-3353 or visit http://cap-21.org/ or visit www.cap-21.org for additional information.

Sun Sept 6 Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Music, Automobile Raffle & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.

Fri- Sun Sept 11-13   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. For more information call 518-891-2744.

Sat & Sun Sept 12 & 13   Rustic Furniture Fair -  Held at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake. 10am to 5pm. Visit the museum during this festival weekend and you'll see unique interpretations of classic and contemporary rustic art presented in handcrafted furniture, furnishings, and Adirondack paintings. Renowned artisans from all over the United States will showcase and sell their one-of-a-kind creations during the event, discuss custom-made pieces, and answer your questions about their work. As you stroll the grounds amidst the spectacular fall foliage, you can watch demonstrations by artists at work, enjoy live musical performances, and explore all the museum galleries, including Bull Cottage, home to some of the museum's renowned collection of rustic furniture and furnishings. Click here for tickets and additional information.

Sun Sept 13 Cabin in the Woods Featuring Pianist Alyssa Filardo - 2pm at View. Alyssa Filardo, a senior honors student and award winning pianist at the Crane School of Music at Potsdam, is this year's performer. A festive reception follows the concert. This concert benefits the Henry M Kashiwa Eco Gallery at View. Event ticket price $100 non-members, $50 members. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Fri & Sat Sept 18 & 19   Firefighters Drill School -  Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department, Phone 315-369-3424 or e-mail oldforgefd@frontiernet.net with any questions.

Sat Sept 19 Paddle for the Cure - Enjoy a leisurely 2-mile paddle on the Moose River beginning at Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company in Old Forge, NY. Either canoe or kayak - bring your own or rent one there. Proceeds benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY and support grants awarded to Upstate Medical University for breast cancer research. Pre-registration $25, Day-of-Event $30. For additional information, visit http://www.mountainmanoutdoors.com/paddle-for-the-cure.html

Sun Sept 20   Big Bucks Drawing -  Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department.

Fri - Sun Sept 18 - 20 ADK MusicFest A Celebration of American Music - Music in the mountains, View arts Center has created a weekend of music that you will not want to miss. This celebration of American music begins Friday night at 7pm with a performance by Dave Bennett & The Memphis Speed Kings. Danny Sinoff and his Jazz Trio, Sat 7 pm, Sunday Gospel service 8am followed by a Sunday Jazz Jam Brunch with live music. For my information visit viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411

October 2015

Sat Oct 17 Running Colors - Check in 9am-10:45pm. Race starts at 11am. Running colors starts at the waterfront in Old Forge. 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 speedsl so whether you are a casual morning walker or an all-star athlete, it is a great time. While you run or walk the three-mile course you'll get blasted with color as you go! Runners will be blitzed with food-safe, environmentally friendly powdered collor. At the finish of the event there will be a color throwing party. Fee $30 online/$35 day of race. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

Sat Oct 17 BrewFest - 12pm. North Street Pavilion. Old Forge on Tap will showcase over 100 releases from some of America's best craft breweries. Attendees will receive three hours of sampling along with their souvenir sampling glass! Plus hang out in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious foor available for purchase and great vendors. Admission $40. For additional information please visit www.viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

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