Adirondack Challenge Festival Week Long Lake NY

Long Lake/Raquette Lake Adirondack Challenge Events – July 12 – 21st, 2013

Adirondack Challenge Festival Week July 12 -21st, 2013

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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 New York State Draft Beer specials for the Adirondack Challenge available all week. The Adirondack Hotel is a classic turn-of-the century hotel steeped in history and Adirondack lore.
1245 Main Street, Long Lake, NY 12847 518.624.4700

Five Adirondack Challenge Luncheon Cruises aboard the W.W. Durant cruising on Raquette Lake Fri July 12, Sat July 13, Tues July 16, Thurs July 18, Fri July 19, Raquette Lake Navigation, 254 Antlers Road, Raquette Lake, NY 13436. Board 10:30, Sail 11-1:00 www.raquettelakenavigation.com/lunch-menu
Enjoy a delicious buffet luncheon prepared by Culinary Institute of America graduate Chef Jim Pohl while cruising on the Adirondacks’ largest natural lake. Captain Dean Pohl’s historic commentary brings to life the Gilded Age period in American history when Raquette Lake was the playground of the rich and famous such as the Vanderbilts, JP Morgan and the Carnegies. Cost $37 pp inclusive (2 hr cruise, buffet-style meal, tax & gratuity) Reservations required. 315-354-5532.

Three Adirondack Challenge Intimate Dining Experience Cruises with Raquette Lake Navigation
Sun July 14 Wed July 17 Sun July 21 Boarding 5:30. Sail 6-9 pm www.raquettelakenavigation.com
Reservations limited to guarantee your own private table. Same delicious food and scenery. Quieter. More time to enjoy the outer decks. $75 pp inclusive. Reservations required. 315-354-5532

Adirondack Challenge Boat Flotilla
July 12th
Long Lake Town Beach, 5pm – 7pm
Calling all boats, no-octane, guideboats, canoes, Antique Classic and Wooden Boats, Runabouts, and Party Barges. Long Lake celebrates Adirondack Challenge week with a Boat Parade like no other. Live Music by the Garrison-LeBlanc Trio. Prizes for Best Decorated, Most Original, and the best representation of the 1st Adirondack Challenge and more. Line up at the Long Lake Town Dock 4:30pm for the extraordinary kick off to an entire week of waterway related fun. www.mylonglake.com

Adirondack Challenge Entrée Specials
July 12th – July 21st, 2013
The Cellar Restaurant and Pub, 3 Kickerville Lane, Long Lake, NY. 518-624-5539. The Cellar Restaurant and Pub will be featuring “Adirondack Challenge Entree Specials for breakfast and dinner, along with desserts featuring New York State apples and Adirondack Maple Syrup ” from July 12-July 21, 2013. Stop in for breakfast (Thursday-Sunday 630a-1130a) or dinner (Daily 430p-9p) to try one of our chefs selections. Like us on Facebook (Cellar Restaurant and Pub) or check out our website@ www.thecellarlonglake.com for details.

Three Adirondack Challenge Traditional Dinner Cruises aboard the W.W. Durant cruising on Raquette Lake Sat July 13, Tues July 16, Thurs July 18. Board 4:30-5:30 Sail 5:30 8:30 www.raquettelakenavigation.com/dinner-menu Enjoy a delicious 4 course meal consisting of a homemade soup, salad, your choice of 5 different entrees and your choice of 2 different desserts. Cost: $60 or $65 pp inclusive, depending on your entree choice. Reservations required. 315.354.5532

Adirondack Challenge: Read the Adirondack Kids Books
CV Whitney Long Lake Public Library
1195 Main Street, Long Lake, NY
Saturday, July 13, 2013, 1-3pm, Authors & illustrator, Gary, Justin, & Carol VanRiper will be discussing and signing their newest book, “The Blackfly Bad Guy.” This event is part of the library “Adirondack Challenge: Read the Adirondack Kids Books,” book discussion program for young readers. Call the library, 518-624-3825, for more details.

Adirondack Challenge Moonlight Cruise with Raquette Lake Navigation
July 13th, 10pm – 11:30pm. $7 pp. www.raquettelakenavigation.com 315-354-5532 Live Music with Johnny and the Triumphs.

Great Camp Sagamore Featured Tours
July 13-15, 10am & 1:30pm Tours, Raquette Lake, www.greatcampsagamore.org,
Tour Great Camp Sagamore and learn about the craft of repairing chairs and weaving cane and splint seats with Chris Hubbard, Chair/Seat Caner. Tours are $16 for adults and $8 for school-aged children. Seniors received a $2 discount. Tours are always free for Sagamore members and for active military personnel. info@greatcampsagamore.org or call, 315-354-5311.

Adirondack Challenge of the Bands
Sunday, July 14th, 1pm – 5pm
Adirondack Hotel, 1245 Main Street, Long Lake, NY 518-624-4700.
Live Music and Great Adirondack BBQ Eats. $10 per person for music and food. Cash bar. Homemade BBQ features NYS locally produced ag and market items from Shaheens, Kilocyne Farms, and Oscars Smokehouse and three Adirondack draft beer specials running 7/12 – 7/21. Regular lunch and dinner menu will be served in the main dining room. The Adirondack Hotel is a classic turn-of-the century hotel steeped in history and Adirondack lore.

Adirondack Challenge Sunday Luncheon cruise aboard the W.W. Durant cruising on Raquette Lake
July 14. Board 12:00 noon. Sail 12:30-2:30. www.raquettelakenavigation.com Delicious buffet luncheon prepared by Culinary Institute of America graduate Chef Jim Pohl while cruising on the Adirondacks’ largest natural lake. Cruise by more Great Camps than any place else in the Adirondacks. Cost $37 pp inclusive Reservations required. 315-354-5532

Adirondack Challenge – Castle Rock Hiking Trip with Certified Guide Spencer Morrissey
July 15, 8am, Long Lake Town Offices, pre-registration & waiver required.
Take in outstanding views of Blue Mountain and Blue Mountain Lake from the rocky summit of Castle Rock and enjoy a peaceful hike past the secluded Chub Pond. Ages 10 and up (under 16 must be accompanied by an adult). Call 518-624-3077. www.mylonglake.com

Raquette Lake Navigation Adirondack Challenge Cruises
July 13th, 15th, 16th, 18th, Scenic Excursion 2pm – 3:30pm. ($15/10) 315 354-5532 www.raquettelakenavigation.com

Raquette Lake Navigation Adirondack Challenge Cruises
July 15th
Buffet Dinner cruise featuring certified angus prime rib of beef 5:30pm – 7:30pm. ($40/$20) 315 354-5532 www.raquettelakenavigation.com

Adirondack Challenge Claim Your Territory at Incapahco Artisans Shop
July 16th – 20th, 1150 Main Street, Long Lake
Claim your territory TOPO necklace or key fob. Stop in anytime between 10am- 5pm. Pick your favorite Adirondack Spot on the map and wear it with pride. Add charms that represent you. Make it yourself or buy one ready to wear. $25-$30. Contact Louisa Woodworth 518.955.2577

Adirondack Challenge. Mountain Bike Stunt Program with Chris Clark
July 16, 3pm, Long Lake Ball Field, www.mylonglake.com
Chris Clark, professional mountain biker, will present a 30 minute show of breathtaking balance and agility as he maneuvers his bike and body over custom built ramps and obstacles. 518-624-3077 for more info.

Adirondack Challenge New York Finest Wine and Cheese Tasting
July 16, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Ali Baba’s Liquor and Wine and The Adk Trading Post
1601 Tupper Road, Long Lake, NY
New York’s finest wines and cheeses are paired together for the Adirondack Challenge 2013. Sample cheese from Oscar’s Smokehouse in Warrensburg, Lowville Producers, Lowville, Nettle Meadow Farms, Warrensburgh and Murray’s Cheese Shop, New York City. Featured New York State Wines from Long Island includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc.

Adirondack Challenge Pizza Cruise on Raquette Lake
Wed July 17 11:30am – 1pm. ($25/$15/$10) Minnie & Mickey Mouse on hand to meet and greet during boarding. www.raquettelakenavigation.com 315-354-5532

Adirondack Challenge Kids Art Class with Cindy Black
July 17, 1:00-3:30pm, Mt. Sabattis Pavilion
Cindy Black will teach the fun of tempura paints! Make sure to bring a smock or big t-shirt. Children ages 5-10; must be accompanied by an adult. Call 518-624-3077 for more information.

Adirondack Challenge Decoupage Craft Class
July 17, 7pm, Raquette Lake Library, www.mylonglake.com
Make a decoupage box or journal to take home! Great for kids and adults of all ages. All welcome, free class. Call 518-624-3077 for more information.

Edible Book Fair, Long Lake
July 17
4:30pm – 6:30pm Long Lake Town Hall
The CV Whitney Long Lake Library presents a celebration of food and edible books. Devour your favorite book at the Edible Book Fair! A must-see and taste events for food and book lovers. Feed your soul with edible are inspired by classic tales, children’s stories, mysteries and more.

ADK Challenge Challenges Middle Sister Wines to a Tasting Duel! –
Wed July 17, 2-4 pm, Raquette Lake Navigation, www.raquettelakenavigation.com
Did you know that birth order is commonly believed to have a profound and lasting effect on psychological development? The Sisterhood did. Cost: $25 pp for sassy wines, cocktails and appetizers 315-354-5532

ADK Challenge Italian Homemade Dinner Night
Wed, July 17, 5:30-8pm
Cybercreek Café, located behind Hoss’s Country Corner at the intersection of NYS routes 28N/30. The Cybercreek Cafe offers delicious Homemade Italian dinners to celebrate the Adirondack Challenge. Enjoy a home-style Italian meal featuring fresh ingredients locally grown in New York State. Outside dining available. 518-624-6466.

Adirondack Challenge Open Mic Wednesday, July 17th
Hoss’s Country CONER, 1142 Main Street, Long Lake, NY
Hoss’s live open mic night on Wednesday July 17th. 7-10pm. Free to participants. Located at the corner of RTE 28 & 30 in Long Lake, NY. Prizes given out to those brave enough to join us! Please check us out on www.hossscountrycorner.com. My name is Jules if you need me. 800-952-4677. Bring it on!

St. Williams on Long Point, Concert w/String Bee
July 18th, 7 pm, St. Williams on Long Point, Raquette Lake, www.stwilliamsonlongpoint.org
String Bee, a stylistically diverse acoustic trio, blends the diverse musical origins of the group with a mix of traditional and original songs. This lively, upbeat concert will have you bouncing in your seat! The program is free & open to the public. Call 354-4265 for reservations (Site is boat access only).

Shrek, The Musical
July 18th, 8pm, Long Lake Central School, Arts Center Production, www.adirondackarts.org
Based on the Oscar® winning DreamWorks film, Shrek the Musical brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to dazzling new life on stage. Full of all-new songs, great dancing and breathtaking scenery, fun for everyone! Call for more information and tickets, 518-352-7715.

Adirondack Challenge Elco Electric Launch
Friday, July 19 Elco Electric Luxury Launch Adirondack Challenge Cruise up the Marion River. Cruise up the Marion River aboard a luxurious 30′ Elco Electric Luxury Launch, The Avery Mae. Quiet. Green. Serene. Like Riding on a Magic Carpet! Light refreshments served. Board 1:30 Sail 2:00-4:00. Limited to 8 people. $25 pp for cruise and light refreshments. Reservations required. Celebrating Governor Cuomo’s Adirondack Challenge Festival Week in Hamilton County.www.raquettelakenavigation.com/events

Adirondack Challenge Float Night featuring Cardboard Box Boat Face-Off
July 19, 5-7pm, Long Lake Town Beach, www.mylonglake.com
DJs Andrew and Pat spin the tunes as kids of all ages get creative and build a boat using only cardboard and duct tape. Last boat floating wins the title! Prizes awarded. Lifeguards on duty. 518-624-3077 for info.

Adirondack Challenge – US Water Ski Show Team Exhibition
July 20, 3pm, Long Lake Town Beach, www.mylonglake.com
The highest caliber water ski show in the Northeast by the 2011 Eastern Regional Water Ski Champions! Pyramids, jumps, stunts and barefoot waterskiing! Call 518-624-3077 for information. Demonstrations at the beach start at 10am. Come down for the day and get your spot early!

Art & Photo Show, Long Lake Town Hall
July 20th thru July 27th, 1pm – 7pm. The Long Lake Artisans Cooperative showcase local artisans art and photography. Proceeds benefit scholarship fund for a student at LLCS with strong interest in art or music.

Adirondack Challenge Concert with the Jay Walken Band
July 20th, 6-10pm. Mt. Sabattis Pavilion, 6 Pavilion Way. Free concert with “The Jay Walken Band.” Local guy returns to his hometown to do a free concert featuring contemporary country, blues, rock and roll. Sponsored by local businesses including the Adk Trading Post, Hoss’s Country Corner, The Long Lake Diner and the Adirondack Hotel. www.mylonglake.com

Adirondack Challenge Moonlight Cruise with Raquette Lake Navigation
July 20th, 10pm – 11:30pm. With Mitch Frasier entertaining $7 pp. www.raquettelakenavigation.com 315-354-5532

An Adirondack Challenge National Historic Landmark and Historic Place Packaged with a luncheon cruise aboard the W.W. Durant cruising on Raquette Lake
Sun July 21. A 9:30 am to 2:00 pm time commitment. www.raquettelakenavigation.com/events

Guided tour of Pine Knot (NH Landmark & first Great Camp built), & a visit to St. Williams (NH Place) built in 1890 by Durant . Both architectural treasures are boat access only. The W.W. Durant, will provide water taxi service as well as a luncheon. Cost $54 pp. Reservations required. 315-354-5532