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  |   February 24, 2016   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Would the Beatles Tweet?
Hey Jude The Tribute Performs March 5th at the Long Lake Town Hall, 7:30pm
I would wager The Beatles would have a publicist on board the team tweeting, snapchatting, and instagramming away, Paul McCartney seems active on social media. Ask them yourself (well at least ask the fellows who look and sound a lot like them) “Hey Jude, The Tribute” take their characters seriously and will answer any and all questions as if they are the real John, Paul, Ringo and George. These guys look and sound just like the fab four and emulate them live. This is your chance to enjoy a live version of a Beatles Concert, up close and personal in Long Lake, NY Adirondacks, USA. The Town of Long Lake announces Hey Jude The Tribute in concert on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 7:30pm at the Long Lake Town Hall located at 1204 Main Street, NYS Route 30 in Long Lake, NY. Hey Jude the will perform a live concert that is a virtual musical history tour through the entire ten year career of The Beatles. Hey Jude The Tribute Performs March 5th at the Long Lake Town Hall, 7:30pm The band performs the songs down to the note, with authentic costumes and instruments and fan favorite songs. Advance Tickets ... Read more
  |   February 9, 2016   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on President Weekend Events in Raquette and Long
Liz Forsell shows off her catch Mike Norris Fishing Derby in Raquette Lake.  Fish for Trout and Landlocked Salmon on Lake Eaton Feb 13th
Liz Forsell shows off her catch Mike Norris Fishing Derby in Raquette Lake. Fish for Trout and Landlocked Salmon on Lake Eaton Feb 13th The Long Lake Fish and Game Club will be hosting the Lake Eaton Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, February 13th. Registration and Rules. Raquette Lake is gearing up for a Winter Carnival Weekend Feb 12th through 13th. The difference for this central Adirondack location is the lack of snow. But what we lack in snow turns out to be unusual ice conditions for these communitites. (just so you know we are keeping fingers crossed for more snow on Thursday) For a FULL overview of all the latest happenings in both Long Lake and Raquette Lake, please check out our on-line calendar. The Northern NY Vintage Snosled Racing Circuit will be on tap to host vintage snowmobile races Saturday, Feb 13th on Jennings Park Pond in Long Lake from Noon until 4pm. The race organizers had to come to Long Lake as we already have a pre-built, plowed track and racing was canceled in New Hampshire. The Long Lake Lions Club will charge admissions and the door split will help off-set the cost of insu ... Read more
  |      |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Winter Update on Long and Raquette Lake
Long Lake as seen on Monday, Feb 8th with a light coating of snow.
On Tuesday Feb 9, 2016, the New York Times published an article titled “In Unfrozen Northern New York, Winter Isn’t the Same” . This winter season has brought forth a variety of fluctuating conditions to the Adirondacks resulting in inconsistent ice conditions and challenges for winter recreation. Long Lake as seen on Monday, Feb 8th with a light coating of snow. Skating on the lake is not recommended which is why the Town of Long Lake boasts the Geiger Arena Rink located off Deerland Road at 6 Pavilion Way (across the street from the Post Office) The Geiger Rink is manned by fan favorite Bobby Helms, an avid ice fisherman and hockey player. He’s built the ice surface two or three times this winter and he anticiaptes old-man winter is finally here for good. Look for Adult Ice Hockey coming up on Thursdays. Call for conditions and hours 518.624-3031. Bobby will be open daily during President’s Week. If you are seeking ice skating fun in Raquette Lake, look no further. Michael Bartow will be teaching ice skating at the Raquette Lake Winter Carnival starting at noon on F ... Read more
  |   February 6, 2016   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Lake Eaton Ice Fishing Derby
Ice Fishing Derby on Lake Eaton for Land-locked Salmon or trout
Update on Conditions: Event Organizers on Friday, Feb 12th say LAKE EATON DERBY is STILL ON. After mild conditions, winter weather has finally arrived. Weather temps will be -10F during day with -22 to – 30 wind chill. Hamilton County is under a wind chill warning. A wind chill warning means the combo of cold air and winds will create dangerously low wind chill values. This could result in frost bite, hypothermia if precautions not taken. Bundle up, layer and be prepared. The Long Lake Warming Hut/Weigh in station will be available for contestants to warm up. 4-wheelers and snowmobiles will be allowed on lake, but no trucks. The Long Lake Fish and Game Club will be sponsoring an Ice Fishing Derby on Lake Eaton on Saturday, February 13th, 2016 from 7am until 3pm. Registration will open at 6am to 7am at the Mt. Sabattis Geiger Arena and Rink located at 6 Pavilion Way, entrance located across from the Long Lake Post Office on Deerland Road, NYS Route 30/28N in Long Lake, NY. The derby will take place via the Lake Eaton Campsite located at 1671 Tupper Road, NYS Route 30, Long Lake, NY 12847. I ... Read more
  |   February 2, 2016   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Bring Your Own Chainsaw to Raquette!
I Love NY just featured Raquette Lake Winter Carnival in their Twitter Feed.
Punxsutawney Phil did NOT see his shadow at Gobbler’s Knob today, Feb. 2, 2016, Groundhog Day, and so Spring is just around the corner, but in Long Lake and Raquette Lake, we like to disagree. While Mother Nature has been sparing with her precipitation this year, we make sure to plan plenty of activities to help pass the time of the long winter months. Things to do in February, fan favorites are the Raquette Lake Winter Carnival, recently featured by I Love NY’s Twitter Feed! I Love NY just featured Raquette Lake Winter Carnival in their Twitter Feed. It’s an old fashioned small town tradition. Events range from Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, followed up by fun family activities on Saturday from sledding, skating, golf, frying pan toss, kids events, fireworks on Saturday Night. Sunday doesn’t disappoint with it’s pancake breakfast, and the infamous cross-cut and chainsaw competition. These events can happen no matter mother nature’s mood! Friday Feb 12th Spaghetti dinner 5pm till gone $10 to benefit the Raquette Lake Ladies Aux all you can eat, Fire Hall Saturday Feb 13 ... Read more
  |   January 20, 2016   |   Posted by admin   |   Comments Off on Long Lake Winter Carnival Winners
King and Queen of the Long Lake Winter Carnival 2016 Steve & Shelley Gilbert
The offical results from the Long Lake Winter Carnival are in. Happening on Saturday, January 16th, the light rain didn’t dissuade folks from coming out to see the crowning of the royalty. Steve and Shelley Gilbert have owned property in Long Lake for many years, cherishing their family vacation home in all seasons. Avid snowmobiliers, Steve and Shelley have been members of the Moonlighter’s Snowmobile Club for years. When asked how they felt to be crowned the royalty, “We were delighted to be asked. What an honor, to be part of Long Lake History. We couldn’t be happier” When asked why they missed the town – wide photo, “we’re royalty now, we had to go home and take a nap,” said Shelley, but when pushed she admited, she and Steve stopped in at a local pub to greet their adoring fans. “We had a ball! Thank you so much Long Lake!” Royalty 2016 King and Queen-Steve and Shelley Gilbert, of Hicksville and Long Lake, NY King and Queen of the Long Lake Winter Carnival 2016 Steve & Shelley Gilbert Adirondack Cardboard Sled Racing Circu ... Read more
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