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Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks
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The Wall Street Journal called it 'glorious' and the New York Times said it was 'stunning' . This new kind of museum, spread over 31 acres, is an Adirondack 'must see' according to USA Today. Designed by the firm that created Washington DC's Air and Space Museum, the Center features live exhibits, including splashing river otters, a wide screen theater and tons of hands on exhibits.


APRIL 2014

Fri, 04/25/2014
Daffest Begins, Saranac Lake , NY

Friday April 25th
4PM Blue Moon Kick off Daffest and welcome party!
5:30PM Daffest Try Mine Pastry Contest Sponsored by King Arthur Flour
5-7PM Saranac Lake Discount Liquor Wine Tasting

Saturday April 26th
11 AM Daffest Derby LaPan Hwy
9:30 to 4PM Festival of the Blooms Riverside Park:
Featuring Fair Food, Blue Line Brewery Root Beer Floats, BBQ Pork
10AM Paul Smith College with 30' of fresh baked goods for sale and Baking Demos
10Am THRU 3pm PSC Draft Horses horse drawn wagon rides along the shores of Lake Flower (small fee)
11AM -3:30 LIVE MUSIC
3PM DJ's Rustic Restaurant Pie Eating Contest!
4:30PM Awards Ceremony

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JULY 2014

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Fri, 07/04/2014
NorthWind Fine Arts Featured Artist Exhibit Location: NorthWind Fine Arts , Saranac Lake , NY Hours: 5:00pm NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery will be featuring the work of member artist Heidi Gutersloh for the month of July with an opening reception, July 4, 5-7pm. Refreshments provided.Come enjoy the newest gallery in Saranac Lake!


Fri, 07/04/2014
4th of July Fireworks Location: Lake Flower Boatlaunch , Saranac Lake , NY Hours: dusk

Mon, 07/07/2014
Runabout Rendezvous Location: Spencer Boatworks , Saranac Lake , NY Hours: 10:00 am
Donít miss Runabout Rendezvous, Saranac Lakeís wooden boat show! Runabout Rendezvous is an exhibition of wooden boats in Saranac Lake, NY. and is a NON-judged event. When: July 7, 2014, from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. The Rendezvous is open to the viewing public and is FREE! We encourage anyone with an interest in wooden boats to attend.

Sat, 07/12/2014
Saranac Lake Village Wide Garage Sale Location: Saranac Lake Village Wide Garage Sale , Saranac Lake , NY Hours: 7AM oin our map of the Village Wide Garage Sales or buy a spot downtown in Riverside Park for $20. Vendors are also welcome on a first come basis for $30. You can request a registration form via email or US mail: WCC PO Box 761 Saranac Lake NY 12983-0761 or check it out on Facebook under "Saranac Lake Village Wide Garage Sale". All proceeds for the registration fees to benefit our community!

07/16/2014 -
5k VIC Fun Run Wed, ( 5:30 ) $5

07/17/2014
Former Trudeau Sanitorium Tour Thu, 07/17/2014 ( 10:30 am ) $5.00 AMA Tour (former Trudeau San) -- Meet inside the Park Avenue gates, where street parking is available. This tour is offered the third Thursday of each month, June through Columbus day. Tour begins at 10:30AM. $5 per person, members and children free of charge.

07/18/2014
Outdoor Movies: The Iron Giant Fri, 07/18/2014 Location: The Berkeley Green , Saranac Lake , NY Hours: 8:30 pm

Sat, 07/19/2014
Adirondack Carousel's Summer Gala
( 5:30 pm ) $60.00 per person Good old fashioned fun is what you will find at the Adirondack Carousel Gala. Join us in a relaxed festive atmosphere where you will enjoy a catered barbeque, beer and wine, music, old time square dancing, entertainment, and of course carousel rides. Bid on a variety of auction items with something for everyone, including a two night stay at the Mirror Lake Inn, Cape Air tickets, a Hacker Craft tour of Lake Placid for up to 10 people compliments of Lake Placid Lodge, a boat tour of Upper Saranac Lake, many restaurant gift certificates, passes to regional attractions, golf packages, jewelry and much more. Adirondack Carousel, 2 Depot St. Saranac Lake. A unique attraction celebrating old fashioned fun through entertainment, art, and education for all ages since 2012. Tickets are $60 per person, RSVP by July 10. Please make checks payable to the Adirondack Carousel. For more information please call 518-891-9521 or email operations@adirondackcarousel.org


07/22/2014
Bloomingdale Bog Birding eXpedition Tue, 07/22/2014 ( 7:30 am ) $5 members, $8 non members Join a Wild Center naturalist and explore the unique natural history of Adirondack bogs. This large bog wetland, complete with sedge marsh and coniferous woods, provides ample opportunity to see some great boreal birds. Past walks have brought us Gray Jay, Lincoln's Sparrow, Black-backed Woodpecker, Palm and other warbler species, moose tracks, toads, and more! Learn the basics of birding while increasing your identification, ecology, and natural history skills.


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AUGUST 2014

Fri, 08/01/2014
CAN-AM International Rugby Tournament Location: Can Am Rugby Tournament , Saranac Lake , NY
AUG 1-3, 2014 41st Annual Event: Over 100+ teams converging on the Adirondacks.

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Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8-24-14
Adirondack Plein Air Festival Location: Adirondack Artists' Guild , Saranac Lake , NY Hours: 10 am
Approximately 50-70 "plein air" painters from all over the country will gather in Saranac Lake to paint the scenic Adirondacks and the historic village for three days. On the 4th day there will be Show & Sale in the Harrietstown Town Hall, with prizes awarded to works of merit, as selected by a Juror of Awards. Thursday August 21 is "Paint the Town" day, with all of the artists set up and painting within the village between 10-4. Small 5x7 paintings are donated for a Silent Auction that will be set up in the Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery. There is also a 3rd Thursday ArtWalk that evening from 5 - 7:30 with lots of artist demonstrations and live music. Free.


Sun, 08/31/2014
Sixth Annual Hobofest Location: Hobofest , Saranac Lake , NY Hours: noon
Hobofest presents a mix of regional and imported performers celebrating American roots culture and the independent Hobo-spirit. Happening on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, on the grounds of the Union Depot, with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad as a backdrop. This year's program features; Woody Pines (Nashville, TN); Back Porch Society (Keene, NY); Resonant Rogues (Asheville, NC); Crackin' Foxy (Saranac Lake); Stone Fleet (Beacon, NY); Jeremiah Weed's Wildflowers (Upper Jay, NY): Lew Dite (Montreal); open jam, and more. Children's activities, food vendors, tent covered, rain or shine.


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CALENDAR OF EVENTS HERKIMER COUNTY

Old Forge, Inlet New York

JULY 2014

Tues July 1 Loggers Among Us by Dr. Steve Bick - 7pm at Big Moose Community Chapel. A working landscape is hiding in plain sight here in the Adirondacks. Loggers supply the forest products industry with wood even as tourists and seasonal residents enjoy all the wonderful amenities the forest has to offer. Learn more about these innovative logging businesses and how they work to meet society’s demands. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit our Goodsell Museum Facebook page or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Fri July 4 Forge Festival of the Arts & 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 ext. 201, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Fri 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 9 Moss Lake Walking Tour with Geof Longstaff - 9:30am. The group will leave the Moss Lake Trailhead on the Big Moose Road at 9:30am rain or shine and circle the entire lake with tour guide Geof Longstaff, who is the son of George Longstaff, former owner of the Moss Lake Camp for Girls. Mr. Longstaff will give the locations of former Moss Lake Camp buildings and relate the history of the camp. The tour is limited to 30 individuals and 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. A repeat of this walking tour will be held August 6.

Thur July 10 Postmark Cancellation - Old Forge Lake Cruise Boat Dock. 1pm. In commemoration of the 125th anniversary of President Benjamin Harrison's inauguration and the Harrison exhibit at the Goodsell Museum, the Old Forge Post Office will issue a special postmark cancellation even. President Harrison had a summer retreat here on the Fulton Chain and was instrumental in establishing the mail boat service. Postal personnel will set up a temporary post office at the Old Forge Lake Cruise boat dock at 1pm. A postal clerk will apply the postmark to any item bearing first-class postage. The Town of Webb Historical Association will offer a special envelop with a depiction of President Harrison and the hand cancellation for $5. If you cannot attend but would like an envelope you can contact the Historical Association at (315)-369-3838 or email towebbhistorical@gmail.com . .

Sat July 12 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 12 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 12 Duo Sonidos and Friends - Duo Sonidos brings together the talents of violinist, William Knuth (from Inlet, NY) and guitarist, Adam Levin. The duo is at the vanguard of the guitar chamber music world, forging relationships with contemporary composers with the mission of expanding the duo repertoire. Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website ViewArts.org.

Mon July 14 "Red" by John Logan - 7:30PM at View. A Pendragon Theater presentation. A play by American Writer John Logan about artist Mark Rothko who has just landed the biggest commission in the history of modern art, a series of murals for New York's famed Four Seasons Restaurant. In the two fascinating years that follow, Rothko works feverishly with his young assistant, Ken, in his studio on the Bowery. But when Ken gains the confidence to challenge him, Rothko faces the agonizing possibility that his crowning achievement could also become his undoing. Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website ViewArts.org.

Tues July 15 Lecture on the Lawn: The 1928 Diary of Lottie Tuttle - Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm. Peg Masters, Town of Webb Historian, with Therese Capone, will present a unique slideshow program that illustrates life in Old Forge in 1928 from the perspective of Lottie E. Tuttle, Bay View Hotel proprietor artist, and first licensed female guide in New York State. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Wed July 16 Occupation: Adirondack Hermit with Roy Rehill - Lecture. Big Moose Community Chapel 7pm. A funny and inspiring peak into the world of the eccentric Adirondack hermits of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Employing the common traits of ingenuity, woodcraft, marksmanship, fishing skills and good humor, French Louie, Noah John Rondeau, and Old Lobb of Piseco Lake combated the hardships of living alone in the Adirondack wilderness. Hilarious stories and vintage photographs make this a talk not to be missed! For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Thur July 17 Lecture on the Lawn: Preserving Adirondack History – One Story at a Time. Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm William “Jay” O’Hern and Nancy Best will tell how their writing began with a childhood spirit of adventure, a love for Adirondack History, and an interest in writing. Jay O’Hern has written over 15 books of Adirondack stories. As a young author he interviewed residents, researched journals, diaries and letters from Adirondack natives, and uncovered the key to his writing style. Nancy Best’s family was one of the first to settle in Old Forge. Inspired by childhood memories, she has authored two cook books and one original children’s book. Copies of their books will be available for purchase. The presenters will speak on the side lawn of the Goodsell Museum. Bring a chair or blanket, inclement weather we will move into the carriage barn. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at wwww.webbhistory.org .

Thur July 17 Mini Golf Tournament - Nutty Putty Golf. Sponsored by the Town of Webb Historical Association. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at wwww.webbhistory.org .

Fri July 18 Annual View Gala Benefit: Garden View - Celebrate and support the arts by attending one of the biggest Adirondack fundraising parties of the year! Come enjoy cocktail hour, silent and live auctions, dinner, and dancing. Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website ViewArts.org.

Sat July 19 Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Festival - This day-long event features activitites for everyone in the family, no matter their level of experience on a SUP. There are races, clinics, demos, food, fun and more! Sponsored by Mountain Outdoor Supply Company. Click here for additional information.

Sun July 20 Adirondack Storytelling Festival - For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org.

Mon July 21 John McCutcheon - 7:30PM at View. An American folk music singer and multi-instrumentalist who has produced 34 albums since the 1970s. He is regarded as a master of the hammered dulcimer, guitar, banjo, autoharp, mountain dulcimer, fiddle, and jawharp. Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website ViewArts.org.

Tues July 22 Big Moose a Century Ago by Peg Masters, Town of Webb Historian - Lecture. Big Moose Community Chapel, 7pm. A slideshow of vintage photographs and clippings from historic newspapers will take you on a nostalgic look of the Big Moose Lake region in 1914. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Wed July 23 Walking Tour, Historic Hotels on Main Street - Goodsell Museum. 10am. Sue Kiesel will take us on a stroll down Main Street, looking at historic hotel sites. The Adirondack Inn, Forest House, and the Moosehead Hotel, are examples of tourist accommodations’ in the era when hotels were abundant in the village of Old Forge. Meet at the Museum at 10am. Tour space is limited so please call the Museum at 315-369-3838 for your reservation or for more information. There is no fee. Donations are welcome!

Wed July 23 "Tarzan, The Musical" - 7:30PM at View. Based on Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes and the smash-hit 1999 Disney animated film, Tarzan tells the story of an infant boy orphaned on the shores of West Africa. Taken in and raised by a tribe of gorillas, the young boy strives for acceptance by his ape father while grappling with his uniqueness. When a human expedition enters their territory, Tarzan - now a man - encounters strangers like himself for the first time. Tarzan features music and lyrics by pop icon Phil Collins, including the Grammy and Oscar winning song, You'll Be in My Heart. Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website ViewArts.org.

Thur July 24 Lecture on the Lawn: Railroads, Robber Barons & Great Camps - Chuck and Meg Higgerson. Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm. In the late 19th century the wealthiest families in the world enjoyed the Adirondacks as a destination for their private retreats. This illustrated talk will highlight their background; how/why they came here and show a handful of the earliest, most spectacular rustic amps still in existence. The presentation will be held in the Goodsell Museum carriage barn. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Thur July 24 Secret Garden Tour - 9:30 AM View, Old Forge, Ny Reservations Required, $25/$20 Members Tour rarely-viewed gardens in Old Forge and the surrounding areas. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat July 26 Model Airplane Show - The Mountain R/C Modelers of Old Forge New York (AMA Charter 3688) presents the 13th Annual Fly-In and Fun-Fly from 9am to 4pm. The event is held at the airfield at the end of North Street with an air show at 1pm. AMA membership required to fly. All are welcome, admission is free. Food and soda available. For additional information, please contact Contest Director Walt Throne at phone 315-559-8826.

Sat July 26 Nick Ziobro A Lot Of Livin’ To Do - 7: 30 p.m. A dynamic new voice in the world of classic American standards, 17 year-old Nick Ziobro, who recently performed at the famous Birdland, was the winner of the 2012 Great American Songbook Vocal Competition. The native of upstate (Manlius/Old Forge) New York made his New York City debut at Loews Regency onstage with Michael Feinstein and Marilyn Maye. The New York Times compared him to Michael Bublé. Ziobro’s other performances include the Pasadena Pops with Marvin Hamlisch. He has performed alongside Barry Manilow, Andrea McArdle, and Clay Aiken. Pricing and information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, www.viewarts.org, info@viewarts.org

Sat & Sun July 26 & 27 40th Annual Old Forge Antiques and Vintage Show & Sale - Early buy hours between 8 and 10 a.m. Admission $20 (coupon does not apply). Regular show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission $6 (one admission is good for both days.) Featuring 60+ dealers, food and beverages available. To benefit View. Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website ViewArts.org.

Tues July 29 Lecture on the Lawn: When Men and Mountains Meet: Stories of Hope and Despair in the Adirondack Wilderness after the American Revolution - Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm. Presenter Glen Pearsall will tell the story of the “forgotten history” of the Adirondacks, stories of enterprise that began with great optimism only to end in despondency and human tragedy. He will cover such personalities as John Brown and son-in-law Charles Hereshoff, as well as those of Napoleon Bonaparte and his brother Joseph. . The presentation will be on the side lawn of the Goodsell Museum. Bring a chair or blanket, inclement weather we will move into the carriage barn. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Wed July 30 As You Like It - 7 p.m. View, Old Forge, NY. Shakespeare in the Adirondack Park. Free. Bring a chair for the courtyard. Sponsored by The Town of Webb. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org.

Thur July 31 Wide Variety – 7 p.m. View, Old Forge, NY. Wide Variety is New Jersey’s premiere a cappella (pure vocals, no instruments) group who love to entertain together. It is evident that their long friendship has enhanced their rich sounds and stage chemistry. They take the best of R&B, rock & roll, and popular standards and add their own blend of vocal harmonies (and slightly dysfunctional personalities) to deliver a truly unique entertainment experience. Donations Welcome. Sponsored by Central Adirondack Association and Community Bank. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org.

Thur July 31 Lecture on the Lawn: President Harrison’s Guideboat - Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm Ted Comstock, Adirondack historian, former curator, and current “small” boat appraiser at the Adirondack Museum, will speak about President Benjamin Harrison’s church boat the “Resaca” and his guideboat the “Elsa”. The presentation will be on the side lawn of the Goodsell Museum. Bring a chair or blanket, inclement weather we will move into the carriage barn. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

AUGUST 2014

Fri Aug 1 Ice Cream Social - Held in the center of Old Forge at Point Park (Rain Location at the fire hall).

Enjoy an ice cream sundae and keep the handmade bowl. One of a kind bowls for the event are created by area potters in the pottery studio at View. Please call 315-369-6411 for additional information or visit the website ViewArts.org.

Mon Aug 4 Kinderwood Golf Tournament - Held at the Thendara Golf Club. Cost is $85 for golf & dinner or $35 for dinner only. For additional information, please contact Sharon Finkle-Kleps at phone (315) 369-3105 or email skleps@roadrunner.com.

Tues August 5 Lecture on the Lawn: The Forge House 1870-1924 - Under the BIG pine tree on the point adjacent to the Forge Motel. 2:30pm The story of The Forge House from the beginning to the fire that destroyed it, presented by Charlie Herr, whose ambition it is to uncover local and regional Fulton Chain history prior to 1930 and little covered histories of the region which he hopes to compile into a book someday. Bring a chair or blanket. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Tues August 5 The War of 1812 - Lecture. Big Moose Community Chapel. 7pm. More military action occurred during the War of 1812 in New York State than in any other war. Historian Richard Williams will present the chronology of the war in and around New York State. This includes the major land battles, activity on Lakes Erie and Ontario, military leaders and problems with coordination and supply. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Tues Aug 5 Man of La Mancha - 7:30 p.m. View, Old Forge, NY. A Pendragon Theatre musical with book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. Inspired by Cervantes’ masterpiece Don Quixote, it tells the story of the “mad” knight, Don Quixote, as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition. The original 1965 Broadway production won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The principal song, “The Impossible Dream”, has become a standard. Tickets $20/$18 with Family Pricing. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Wed Aug 6 Moss Lake Walking Tour with Geof Longstaff - 9:30am. The group will leave the Moss Lake Trailhead on the Big Moose Road at 9:30am rain or shine and circle the entire lake with tour guide Geof Longstaff, who is the son of George Longstaff, former owner of the Moss Lake Camp for Girls. Mr. Longstaff will give the locations of former Moss Lake Camp buildings and relate the history of the camp. The tour is limited to 30 individuals and 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.

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. For additional information please call 315-369-6411, or visit www.ViewArts.org, Info@ViewArts.org

Sat Aug 9 to Sun Aug 17 View’s Annual Tennis Classic - View, Old Forge, Ny A tennis tournament played at various private tennis courts throughout the area. $65 for singles/$95 for doubles. Played over the course of two weekends. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Mon Aug 11 An American Tragedy Glimmerglass Bus Trip. Show at 1:30 p.m. Motor Coach bus departs 9:15 a.m. to Glimmerglass in Cooperstown. Includes lunch from Mountainside Grill and a level II ticket. Tickets $135, limited quantity. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org.

Tues Aug 12 Lecture on the Lawn: Moss Lake Camp for Girls - Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm. Geoffrey Longstaff will present a photographic tour of Moss Lake Camp for Girls. Geof grew up at Moss Lake and takes us on a sentimental journey of camp life. Get the walking tour without the walk! The presentation will be on the side lawn of the Goodsell Museum. Bring a chair or blanket, inclement weather we will move into the carriage barn. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Wed Aug 13 The Little Prince - 11 a.m. View, Old Forge, NY. A Pendragon Theater play. Family fun series. Stuck, thirsty and alone, a pilot stranded in the Sahara Desert meets an enigmatic, charismatic young prince fallen from the sky who regales him with tales of life among the stars: tales with earthly importance. Pricing and information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, www.viewarts.org, info@viewarts.org

Thur Aug 14 Lecture on the Lawn: Haunted Old Forge & Wicked Adirondacks - Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm. Dennis Webster will chat about the ghost investigation at the Goodsell Museum. Is Goodsell haunted? He will also tell stories from his book Wicked Adirondacks. From Nat Foster to Robert Garrow, we will explore the wicked deeds and sinister characters hidden among the Adirondacks’ peaks. Signed copies of his book will be available to purchase. The presentation will be held in the Goodsell Museum carriage barn. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Sat Aug 16 House Tour By Boat - 10AM Rain or Shine, View, Old Forge, Ny $65/$50 members. Non-members may purchase tickets after July 5. Embark from the Old Forge Pond. Viewers tour waterfront homes along the Fulton Chain. Homes range from historic sites to spectacular new designs. Individuals will be shuttled among the specially selected homes in the comfort of party barges. Get your tickets early, this event sells out every year! Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sat Aug 16 Tennis Classic Cocktail Party - 5PM View, Old Forge, Ny In View’s Courtyard, Pricing TBD. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sun Aug 17 Old Forge Triathlon - 1000 meter swim, 22 mile bike ride and 4 mile run. To register or for more information visit www.atcendurance.com.

Mon Aug 18 Harvey - 7:30 p.m. View, Old Forge, NY. This three-act comedy follows the frustrated attempts of society matron Veta Louise Simmons to keep the eccentricities of her brother, Elwood P. Dowd, from public view. Maybe Elwood is only one who can see the six-foot-one-and-a-half-inch-tall rabbit named Harvey. Tickets $20/$18 Members with Family Pricing. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org.

Tues August 19 Lecture on the Lawn: The Search for Station 77 - Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm. Peter Nelson will tell the tale of one of Verplank Colvin’s stolen survey markers. Found in the dirt in western New Jersey, the narrative follows the disks incredible journey. In April Pete acquired the disk from a collector so that it could be returned to its rightful owner: the state of New York. The history of that disk and the role it played in the shaping of the Adirondacks makes for a yarn that is part detective story, part biography and part mystery! The presentation will be on the side lawn of the Goodsell Museum. Bring a chair or blanket, inclement weather we will move into the carriage barn. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Thur August 21 Lecture on the Lawn: Mysterious Corpse at Eagle Creek - Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm. Peg Masters, Town of Webb Historian, re-examines forensic evidence found alongside the partial remains of an unidentified body discovered in 1879 along Eagle Creek by the intrepid guide and hotel proprietor – Fred Hess. The presentation will be on the side lawn of the Goodsell Museum. Bring a chair or blanket, inclement weather we will move into the carriage barn. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Thu Aug 21 Broadway Meets Opera @ View - 7:30 View, Old Forge, NY. Starring international opera star Marianne Cornetti, recognized internationally as one of the leading Verdi mezzo-sopranos in the world. She has appeared as Amneris in Aida, Azucena in Il Trovatore, and Eboli in Don Carlos at theatres including the Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, and many others. Pianist Joan Krueger was named Classical Singer magazine’s "Coach of the Year." She has accompanied such artists as Cecilia Bartoli, Sumi Jo, Paul Plishka, and Vinson Cole through her association with New York's Mostly Mozart Festival, and appeared with soprano Carol Vaness on A&E’s Breakfast with the Arts. Tickets $35 Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org.

Tues August 26 Lecture on the Lawn: 'What’s So Special About an Adirondack Pack Basket?' - Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm. Barb Green of Adirondack Green House Basketry will talk about the evolution of the pack basket as essential gear for the Adirondack Guide. While discussing the finer points she will be weaving a basket. The presentation will be held in the Goodsell Museum carriage barn. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Tues Aug 26 - 30 Annual Library Book and Bake Sale - This popular event will be held during Library Hours. Hardcovers are $1.00 each (5 for $4) and Paperbacks are .50 each (5 for $2) Saturday, August 31 is bag day ($3). For additional information, please phone 315-369-6008 or visit the website OldForgeLibrary.org.

Thur August 28 Lecture on the Lawn: From City to Camp: A RR ride form Utica to Beaver River - Goodsell Museum. 2:30pm. During the course of “our ride” we will view the reasons why people rode the train to the Adirondacks: camping, canoeing, skiing, hiking, and fishing. As well take a glimpse into the villages along the tracks! John Taibi is the author of over 14 books on central New York railroads, using his own collection of historical and contemporary photographs, John draws on his wealth of knowledge to paint a picture of early life on the Mohawk & Malone and NY Central lines. The presentation will be held in the Goodsell Museum carriage barn. For more information please call the Museum at 315-369-3838, visit us our Goodsell Museum Facebook page, or on the web at www.webbhistory.org .

Sat Aug 30 Old Forge Plein Air Paint Out Art Auction - 5:30PM to 7:30 PM View, Old Forge, Ny 80+original art works of the surrounding area, painted on site. Lite Fare & Libations will be offered. Find more information at (315) 369-6411 ext. 0, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

Sun Aug 31 Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Music, Automobile Raffle & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.

Sun Aug 31 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 315-369-3553 or visit cap-21.org for additional information.



Hamilton County
(Blue Mt. Lake, Long Lk, Speculator, Inlet )

JUNE 2014

From: 06.13.2014 To 06.15.2014
Adirondack Birding Festival 10th Annual Boreal Birding Festival
Location: County Wide 102 County View Drive Lake Pleasant 12108 (518) 548-3076 http://www.adirondackbirds.com This 3 day event features birding hikes, canoe trips, walks, safaris, outings and seminars throughout the county. All outdoor field trips are free, but registration is required for each outdoor event.


06.15.2014
Running from the Flies! Annual Race at John Dillon Park
Location: John Dillon Park Route 30 Long Lake 12847 (518) 624-3077 http://www.mylonglake.com A gentle 5K race though the woodlands surrounding John Dillon Park. The race starts at 10am, and the $15 dollar pre-registration fee guarantees you a spot at the starting line and a race day T-Shirt at the end. The gates to the park open at 8am where racers can catch the shuttle bus to the race start. Registration on the day of the race will cost $20. Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake and Paul Smith's College. There will not be any on site parking.

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JULY 2014

07.04.2014
Bed Races & Fireworks Location: Route 30 Route 30 Between the town beach and the bridge Long Lake 12847 (518) 624-3077 http://www.mylonglake.com Watch as the competition heats up while numerous teams race their beds from the bridge to the town beach for the coveted trophy! Teams must pre-register by calling 518-624-3077, and the race will take place in heats. Competition starts at 5:00pm. Fireworks to follow at dusk at the town beach.

July 5th 2014
Independence Day Celebration Parade & Fireworks Main Street - Byron Park 07.05.2014 Location: Hamlet of Indian Lake Route 28 Indian Lake 12842 (518) 648-5828 http://www.indian-lake.com The parade will feature civic organizations, floats, old cars, tractors plus much more. At Byron Park music will be provided by Adirondack Acoustic. Strawberry Shortcake will also be available for purchase. Bring a chair! Parade - Main Street 7:00 PM, Fireworks at dusk at 9:30 PM.

07.26.2014
Raquette Lake Bass Tournament 14th Annual Fishing Contest Location: Raquette Lake County Route 2 Raquette Lake Fire House Raquette Lake 13456 (518) 624-3077 http://www.mylonglake.com Fish the waters of Raquette Lake for the biggest Bass for prizes and purse. Meet at the Raquette Lake fire hall for a buffet breakfast @ 4:45am to be followed by a meeting and registration. Fishing starts afterwards and the weigh-in starts at 1:00pm. the cost is $110/boat and there are a limited number of contestants allowed. For more information call 315-354-4581.


AUGUST 2014

08.01.2014 To 08.03.2014
Durant Days 16 Annual Celebration of the life of William West Durant From: Location: @ Raquette Lake Town Wide Raquette Lake 13456 (315) 354-5532 http://raquettelakenavigation.com/schedule-events/durant-days/ Celebrate the life and history of William West Durant and the birth of the "Great Camps" style architecture during this weekend long series of historic events. Enjoy of variety of activities including guided tours of historic Great Camp Sagamore, St. Williams church, and Pine Knot Camp. Jump on the boat for the vespers service at St. Huberts church. Water taxis are available to all of these facilities and events. Tour Raquette Lake on a luncheon or dinner cruise aboard the W.W. Durant Cruise ship. Fireworks take place Saturday night. See the website for a complete and detailed schedule of events.


From: 08.15.2014 To 08.16.2014
American Mountain Men Encampment The fur trade comes to life Location: Adirondack Museum Route 28N and 30 Blue Mountain Lake 12812 (518) 352-7311 http://www.adkmuseum.org/ Join an encampment of early American mountain men showing various survival and living skills in period garb.

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