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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 any of the surprises that life may bring. Certified NYS Navigators are available to help you enroll through the NY State of Health Marketplace. The last Thursday of each month at the Town of Webb Board Room.
Ongoing until Dec 7 Quilts Unlimited - The 28th Annual Quilts Unlimited Exhibition will open on October 11, 2014. Quilts Unlimited is an annual favorite that transforms the galleries into a pleasing array of patchwork. Quilts from across the country will be hung gallery style in a competitive exhibition and will feature traditional and eclectic quilts as well as wall hangings.
Ongoing until Dec 31, 2014 John Briant Paintings Sale - John Briant, author of the popular Adirondack Detective Series was an avid Library supporter up until his death in 2013. His family continues his legacy by sharing John’s paintings with the Library. They are available for sale and currently on display in the Gallery/Quilt room of the OFL until December 31. A portion of each sale will be donated to the Library. For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org
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Wed Nov 19 Coffeehouse Open Mic Night - At the Old Forge Library at 7:00 p.m., writers, aspiring writers and members of the public are invited to share and read from their own work or to come and enjoy readings by others. Featured Reader and Emcee will be Jeanne Whyte. If you plan on participating on Open Mic Night the Library would appreciate your call at 369-6008 so they may plan accordingly, but walk-ins are welcome. These readings are held to inspire writers and create opportunities for regional writers to meet. For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org
Fri-Sun Nov 28-30 An Adirondack Christmas on Main Street - Why fight the crowds at the malls when you can shop the unique shops in the Central Adirondack mountains? Santa & Mrs. Claus will be visiting, a Light Parade and tree-lighting ceremony and much more. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association. For more information and a complete schedule of events, please visit http://www.adkchristmasonmain.com/.
Fri Dec 5 Warren Miller’s No Turning Back - 7 p.m. Introducing Warren Miller Entertainment’s highly anticipated 65th film, No Turning Back. We're celebrating a legacy that dates back to before skis had edges, and we're taking it to every end of the winter world. From the top of Greece's Mount Olympus, to Japan and the Swiss Alps, we’ll leave fresh tracks on faces that have never seen skiing and snowboarding quite like this before. $10 General Admission. 315-369-6411 x201. www.Viewarts.org, info@ViewArts.org
Sat Dec 6 Nutcracker Ballet - Old Forge Ballet Co. presents
Nutcracker Ballet at
7 pm at the
Strand Theatre. Tickets at the door:
$5 Children under 12.
Call 315.369.8721 for information
Sun Dec 7 The Sound of Music - 2 p.m. This classic musical will be performed live by Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts. Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens are just a few of Maria's favorite things, and we know that Sound of Music is one of yours! Please join them, and a cast of local actors for this beloved classic, The Sound of Music. A timeless story that we're sure will please the whole family! $20/$15 Member, $5 Children 12 & under. 315-369-6411 x201. www.Viewarts.org, info@ViewArts.org
Sun Dec 7 Let it Snow 5k - Run/Walk the most holiday spirited 5k race in the beautifully decorated Old Forge and Thendara. Participants can show their spirit as well with holiday costumes. It's going to be great family fun, in what we hope to be the beginning of a winter wonderland. Sponsored by MAC's Safe Ride.
Mon Dec 8 Towns of Webb & Inlet Snowmobile Trail's Open for the Season - Weather and conditions permitting.
Fri-Sun Dec 12-14 Snodeo - Kickoff the snowmobile season. All four manufacturers will have the 2015 models on display. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association.
Sat Dec 13 It’s A Wonderful Life: The Radio Play - 2 p.m. This beloved American holiday classic, performed by Pendragon Theatre, comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. $20/$18 Members $5 for children 12 and under. 315-369-6411 x201. www.Viewarts.org, info@ViewArts.org
Sun Dec 14 A Tapestry Christmas - 3 p.m. A celebration of Advent and Christmas around three themes: prophecy, the angels and shepherds, and the nativity. The repertoire includes music from six centuries, including works by Tye, Palestrina, Sweelinck, Monteverdi, J. C. F. Bach (one of J. S. Bach's sons), Brahms, Distler, and Lauridsen. The choir is directed by G. Roberts Kolb, D.M.A., Professor of Music at Hamilton College and will feature veteran singers with classical choral experience. If you saw their production last spring in their amazing concert at View with songs of the Adirondacks and beyond, you will love hearing them for the holidays. $10 General Admission or $5 for students. 315-369-6411 x201. www.Viewarts.org, info@ViewArts.org
Fri Dec 19 Christmas at the Old Forge Library -
The Library will host a Family Christmas Party on Friday December 19 at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served and prizes awarded to those who come in their jammies! You will also be treated to a Christmas play or movie and the annual book reading of The Night Before Christmas!
Sat Jan 17 Canal Street String Band - 7:30 p.m. With three voices, fifty-five strings and a pair of cow bones, The Canal Street String Band puts a brand-new shine on some seriously fun old American music. Fiddle tunes, sea shanties, cowboy songs, canal ditties, mountain music, western swing, and originals too, with banjo, fiddle, twin mandolins, string bass, dobro, guitar, octave mandolin, assorted "pocket" instruments, and three-part harmonies. Tickets are $20/$15 Members, $10 Students. 315-369-6411 x201. www.Viewarts.org, info@ViewArts.org
Fri & Sat Jan 30 & 31 Snowmobile Poker Run - The Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club sponsors this event and will include dealers located at business sponsors from Thendara, Old Forge, Stillwater, Beaver River, Eagle Bay, Inlet and Raquette Lake. Players may pick up a card up at any sponsor. You need only one card to play. Please have each sponsor stamp the back of the card. Go to as many sponsors as possible. Bring your stamped card to Daikers between 5:30pm and 7pm on Saturday evening.
Fri-Sun Feb 13-15 McCauley Mountain Winter Carnival - Activities and fireworks. McCauley Mountain Ski Area. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association and the Town of Webb
Fri & Sat Feb 20 & 21 Pink Ribbon Riders
11th Annual NY Snow Run -A snowmobile ride for the awareness of breast cancer in men and women sponsored by the Pink Ribbon Riders. The weekend includes a welcoming party, event ride, lunch, dinner party, music & giveaways. For additional information, visit http://www.pinkribbonriders.com/wp/snow-run-tour-usa/ny-snow-run/
Fri March 13 St Patrick's Day Parade - 5pm down Main Street in Old Forge. This is a "don't miss" event! This is the best (and only) Irish Parade in the Adirondacks. Creativity is always the main theme of this parade. Along with the usual participants, many groups are secretly making costumes and floats that will be a surprise for this year’s parade. Individuals now try to outdo their prior year’s costumes or floats. Parade favorites return year after year. Local pickups with snowplows will entertain while in formation, under the name Synchronized Snowplows. The Old Forge Redheads group will be there, as will the Old Forge Irish Setters Club (which still has many dogs, but no Irish Setters). The Precision Shopping Carts will again be weaving their formations up Main Street, in spite of the poor physical conditioning of the pushers! After the parade, everyone is welcome at The Old Forge Fire Hall to sample Irish Stews that are made by local chefs, and are judged for Best Irish Stew by the public. Soda bread and green beverages are also offered to everyone free of charge.
Fri & Sat March 13 & 14 Snofest - Preview the 2016 snowmobiles. Held at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street in Old Forge. Sponsored by the Central Adirondack Association
Fri - Sun May 15 - 17 Paddlefest - The largest on-water canoe and kayak sale in the country and features over 75 of the leading manufacturers of canoes, kayaks, and accessories. Over 1,000 canoes and kayaks will be on sale all weekend at special show prices. There will also be big savings on paddling accessories and outdoor gear. Sponsored by Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company. Click here for additional information.
Fri & Sat June 12 & 13 18th Annual Father's Day Weekend Parade & Car Show - Friday evening at 7pm, the parade will be escorted down 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.
Sat July 4 Fourth of July Celebration - Music at the Lakefront and fireworks over Old Forge Pond. Phone 315-369-6983 for additional information.
Sat July 11 Antique Wooden Boat Show and Fulton Chain Rendezvous - Awards for best historic, antique and classic categories. Sponsored by the Adirondack Chapter of The Antique & Classic Boat Society and the Central Adirondack Association. Click here for additional information.
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