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August 2016 | September 2016

October 2016 | November 2016 | December 2016

 

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.

 

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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

 

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 & Sat Sept 2 & 3  Mission Boutique Sidewalk Sale - Located at Niccolls Church next to the Old Forge Library. Friday 10am - 3pm & 7pm - 8:30pm. Saturday 10am - 12pm. Featuring items too large to display in the boutique including furniture items, baby items, household and outdoor goods. Rain or shine. All items available by free-will donation. All proceeds to benefit local missions.

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 Sept 13 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. This year's event to benefit the Kommunity Youth Activity Center (KYAC) and Home Aide Service of the Central Adirondacks (HASCA). Door prizes, 50/50 Raffle and more. Gates open at 5:00pm and races start at 5:30pm. Spectators $10. Under 12 $5. 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

October 2016

Sat Oct 1 15th Annual Howlin' Spooktacular Family Fun Run for Kids - Proceeds from the 5k/10k will benefit Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing Kids of Deaf Adult campers (KODAs) at Camp Mark 7. The event starts at 9:00am and finishes on Lakeview Avenue at the First Lake in Old Forge.

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.

December 2016

Fri Dec 9 American Snowmobiler/DynoTech Research Shootout - Chip & Cindy Sauer’s Track behind The Ole Barn, Inlet Gates open at 8:00 a.m. Shootout starts at 11:00 a.m. Come see the 2017 snowmobiles! Performance shop modified runs, Food & Raffles  Vendors & Swaps. Spectator Fee $10 Trail Riders can run 660’ $10. For Tech Info: Jim at DynoTech 585-993-2777 or Kirsch 315-730-7893. www.inletny.com

Fri - Sun Dec 9-12 40th Annual Snodeo - 2017 model sleds on display by all four major manufacturers, plus specialty clothing, accessories, exhibits & vendors. For more information please call (315) 369-6983

 

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