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  |   July 22, 2013   |   Posted by admin   |   Leave a comment
Bluegrass, Americana, Folk. It’s the ultimate way to feel “Long Lakey” Join the Town of Long Lake and three great bands for an afternoon of great Folk, Bluegrass, Americana sound on Saturday, July 27th at 2pm – 9pm at Mt. Sabattis Pavilion, located across from the LL Post Office/Route 30. The Blind Owl Band 2-4 Blind Owl Band video Link Chasing Blue 4:30 – 6 Video: Chasing Blue, Two Broken Wings Rosco Bandana 6:30 – 9 Rosco Bandana, Time to Begin Video This collection of bands represents the Adirondacks, Massachusetts and Gulfport Mississippi. Kids under 18 are free. Adults $10. This event is how it goes. We get you a shuttle bus from your home or lodging to get you to the show. The shuttle drives all over town all day long from the beach to the Pavilion, so if you start to get hot, you can take it to the beach, go swimming and COME BACK. I know, it’s that easy. You can drive if you want, but you don’t have to. Parking is free. Wait, how do I get there? Well in Long Lake, we’re what you call, kind of off the radar, so for GPS maps or goog ... Read more
  |   July 16, 2013   |   Posted by admin   |   Leave a comment
The US Waterski Show Team is coming to Long Lake NY at the Long Lake Town Beach on Saturday, July 20th with demos starting at 10am and an exhibition at 3pm. Look for the 3pm showcase along the waterfront in front of the Helms Aeroplane Base and the Long Lake Town Beach. Spectators are invited to enjoy a dazzling array of synchronized jumps and quadruple-decker pyramids and glittery costumes. Demo’s kick off at 10am. There will be food and concessions available on the beach during the event including North Country Kettle Corn, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and more. The US Waterski Show Team is a water-ski club based out of Scotia NY where they can be seen weekly on Tuesday nights in front of Jumpin’ Jacks Drive In along the Mohawk River. The non-for-profit club was founded in 1968 and is the only one in New York State. Members of the waterski club include schoolteachers, engineers, contractors and college students. There will be no boat or seaplane traffic during the duration of the show from 3pm – 4pm. This showcase is being highlighted in conjunction with the I Love NY Adirondack Challenge Festiv ... Read more
  |   July 9, 2013   |   Posted by admin   |   Leave a comment
Long Lake/Raquette Lake Adirondack Challenge Events – July 12 – 21st, 2013 Adirondack Challenge Festival Week July 12 -21st, 2013 #NYadkchallenge Adirondack Ice-Cream Challenge July 12th – July 21st Hoss’s Country CONER. 1142 Main St, Long Lake NY Try to get through 20 scoops of ice-cream covered in twigs (pretzels) and stones (chocolate covered “rocks”) $5.99. Prizes awarded daily on completion of said challenge. One person-one challenge. Please check us out on www.hossscountrycorner.com. My name is Jules if you need me. 800-952-4677. Bring it on! Adirondack Challenge Scavenger Hunt July 12th – July 21st Hoss’s Country Corner, 1142 Main Street, Long Lake, NY will have a daily scavenger hunt, come in and get your cards to play. Prizes will be handed out daily for winners. Join us for daily hunts. It’s free to play! Please check us out on www.hossscountrycorner.com. My name is Jules if you need me. 800-952-4677. Bring it on! Adirondack Challenge – 3 NYS Draft Beer Specials July 12th – July 21st The Adirondack Hotel in Long Lake, NY offers 3 selections of Ne ... Read more
  |   June 25, 2013   |   Posted by admin   |   Leave a comment
The Long Lake Antiques & Vintage Sale enters its 28th year in 2013. This year’s vendors feature the return of many long time favorites, including IO Books, The Granary, John J Ryan Antiques, Buyers Paradise, and Casey’s Antiques. Browse unique items including postcards, dinnerware, paintings, furniture, jewelry, and porcelain. Don’t miss Friday’s Preview and Reception at 5pm – 7pm featuring light refreshments and live acoustic music by Alex Smith. Alex Smith grew up in Long Lake, NY, in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. The son of a boatbuilder/writer/banjo player and a historian, Smith was immersed in folk tradition from a very young age. Around the house, Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan were constantly present on the airwaves. Smith began writing and playing traditional folk songs at the age of 12 or 13, and has not stopped since. The community Smith grew up in is steeped in tradition, and also offers plenty of material for contemporary songs. The work of Adirondack folk legends Dan Berggren, Chris Shaw, and Peggy Lynn were extremely influential, as was Canadian artist Stan Rogers. ... Read more
  |   June 22, 2013   |   Posted by admin   |   Leave a comment
This year, Long Lake is offering a new opportunity to hike with Certified Guide Spencer Morrissey. Morrissey is a Long Lake native and has extensively hiked the Adirondacks. This is a unique opportunity to not only hike amazing locations, but also learn more about the area while doing so. July 15th Castle Rock Loop. July 29th, Owl’s Head Mountain. August 5th, Mount Adams August 12th Indian Pass. All trips are free and will leave from the Long Lake Town Offices at 1130 Deerland Rd. at 8am. Tips are not required, but they are appreciated. Pre-registration and waiver is required. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. The Town of Long Lake will provide the transportation to the trail heads and back at the end of the day. Overview: Sargent Ponds are located in the approximately 45,000 acre Sargent Ponds Wild Forest and is open to all kind of outdoor activities from mountain biking, hiking, backpacking, fishing, trail running, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and hunting. The Sargent Ponds Loop makes for an excellent outing for the entire family. One of the nice th ... Read more
  |   June 10, 2013   |   Posted by admin   |   Leave a comment
Overview: This trail, while quite short is an excellent destination for photographers and bird watchers. You will first need to pinpoint the metal gate which marks the start of the trail. This is not too difficult, just be sure to look for it just west of the entrance to the NYS Golden Beach Campground. There is parking for 2-3 cars. Passing by the gate you will be on an old access road that brings you through a grass field with an attractive wetland to your left. As you continue by the wetland there are a few small areas that you can approach the shore, but don’t get too close the edges are a bit unstable in parts. This opens up great opportunities for birding and wildlife photography. As you continue through you will notice a split in the trail. Right will lead you around to above the falls – the area above the falls is not recommended for young children. The left fork will lead to the base of the falls. At this point you should be able to hear the water pouring to the rocks below. You will have a small stream crossing to where you will be able to see the falls to the right. Death Falls is a wide fan ... Read more