New Years Weekend is Here!

It’s snowing, it’s snowing! Winter has arrived!

Long Lake and Raquette Lake boasting over 70 miles of snowmobile trails. Conditions are good in Raquette Lake. Long Lake has opened and reports fair conditions. All trails have been cleared of debris, but use caution, wind and blowing snow tend to invite hidden hazards in the trail. Call 624.3077 if you see any!

Snowmobiliers on Uncas Road in Raquette Lake

Snowmobiliers on Uncas Road in Raquette Lake

For updated trail conditions check out this link.

For Long Lake Raquette Lake Trail Conditions Bookmark this page. It is updated as trail conditions change. Long Lake Raquette Lake Snowmobile Trail Conditions

Other goings on in Long Lake and Raquette Lake for December 30th – Jan 2nd.

Long Lake Geiger Ice Skating Rink is open daily from 1pm – 5pm, 6pm – 10pm. Offers free ice skating and sledding hill and warm up shack. 6 Pavilion Way, Long Lake, NY 12847 518.624.3031


Celebrate New Years Eve in Long Lake NY!

Celebrate New Years Eve in Long Lake NY!

Adirondack Hotel & Long Lake Diner both offering delicious meal options.

Long Lake Diner New Years Eve Menu

Long Lake Diner New Years Eve Menu

Adirondack Hotel New Years Eve Menu

Adirondack Hotel New Years Eve Menu

Look for Nelson Rock to be performing at the Adirondack Hotel! It’s a footstomping good time. Danceable, classic and fun!

Long Lake Little Bus is Running. Program your phone 518.323.5001. Free Transportation within the Town of Long Lake

Ice Fishing is on! Hoss’s Country Corner has LIVE BAIT!

Searching for a unique weekend destination by snowmobile or car? Check out Raquette Lake Navigation Winter Boat – now open!

X-C Ski fanatic? Check out rentals at the Adk Trading Post.

Looking from some craft brew? Stop in at the Adirondack Growl & Grub located behind Hoss’s. Offering great subs, salads and a fine selection of brew and cider. Growlers to go too!

Looking for Gas? There’s one game in town Stewart’s Shops intersection of Route 30 & 28N.

Lodging Available at the
Adirondack Hotel 518.624.4700
Shamrock Motel & Cottages 518.624.3861

Winter Birding Weekend Announced in Long Lake, NY

Winter Birding Weekend in Long Lake!
Saturday & Sunday, January 28-29, 2017

Enjoy a weekend of birding events in the Central Adirondacks this winter! Events will include field trips, a presentation, and social dinner. Participants will look for winter “irruptive” species such as Common and Hoary Redpolls and Pine Siskins, along with year-round boreal residents such as Black-backed Woodpeckers, Gray Jays, and Boreal Chickadees.

Winter Birding event in Long Lake, NY January 28th - 29th, 2017

Winter Birding event in Long Lake, NY January 28th – 29th, 2017

Joan Collins will lead field trips on both days. The main field trip will take place on Sunday, January 29, 2017 beginning at 8 a.m. There will be an optional field trip on Saturday, January 28, 2017 for those who arrive early. This trip will also begin at 8 a.m. (In the event of inclement weather on Sunday, the Saturday trip will become the main field trip.) The meeting location for both field trips is the Geiger Arena parking area (across from the Long Lake Post Office). Participants can car-pool to reduce the number of cars in our train!

Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m., Joan Collins will present “Winter Bird Visitors of Northern New York” at the Long Lake Town Hall. Each year, avian visitors from the far north move south to spend the winter in our northern New York region. Some of the species, like Bohemian Waxwing and Snow Bunting, can be found every winter. Other species, such as Pine Grosbeak, irregularly “irrupt” into our area only in certain winters, while some species irrupt on a fairly regular schedule, such as the Common Redpoll, which tends to visit every other winter. Why the birds move to our region, and where you can find them, will be discussed. The presentation will feature nineteen species that visit northern New York in winter using photographs, audio, and video.

A social dinner at the Adirondack Hotel will follow the Saturday afternoon presentation. Participants will gather at the Adirondack Hotel after the talk and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Registration is required to attend the field trips. Call the Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department at 518-624-3077 to register. There is a maximum of 25 participants for each field trip. The presentation and dinner at the Adirondack Hotel are open to the public. If you plan to attend dinner at the Adirondack Hotel after the presentation, please call the Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department to register by January 25th. It will be an ala carte meal, but reservations requested for head count.

Places to stay: Shamrock Motel and Cottages (http://www.shamrockmotellonglake.com/ ) and the Adirondack Hotel (http://www.adirondackhotel.com/ ). The Long Lake Diner opens for breakfast at 6:30 a.m. Stewarts offers quick breakfast items. On Saturday, participants can pre-order lunch from the ADK Trading Post for pick-up along our birding route. Menus will be sent to participants. Sunday’s lunch plans will be decided as the winter progresses and our birding route is planned for that day.

The Winter Birding Weekend is sponsored by the Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department.

For more information see the Long Lake website at mylonglake.com or visit the facebook.com/mylonglake page.


Joan Collins is President of the New York State Ornithological Association and Editor of New York Birders. She is also Vice-President of Northern New York Audubon, past President of High Peaks Audubon Society, and past member of the Board of Directors for the Audubon Council of New York State.

Joan, President of Adirondack Avian Expeditions & Workshops, LLC, leads birding field trips year-round, is a New York State licensed guide, an Adirondack 46er, and has climbed all the Adirondack fire tower peaks. She is a frequent guest speaker and teaches classes on ornithology topics. Joan has published several journal, magazine, and newspaper articles on wildlife and conservation topics in various publications including New York Birders, Conservationist, and The Kingbird. She authored several warbler species accounts, in addition to serving as a peer reviewer for The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State. Mountain Lake PBS, Adirondack Explorer, and Adirondack Life magazine have featured pieces on Joan, and her regular birding segments with Todd Moe can be heard on North Country Public Radio.

Follow Joan on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/AdirondackAvian
Her website can be found at: http://www.adirondackavianexpeditions.com/

Big Band Slated Veterans Day Weekend in Long Lake NY

The Joey Thomas Big Band hits the Long Lake Town Hall stage on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 7:30pm to honor our Veterans. The Long Lake Town Hall is located at 1204 Main Street in Long Lake, NY, doors open at 7p.m. Enjoy Big Band Treasures and a Veterans Salute to say thank you to our Veterans for their service. The Great American Songbook and Big Band Swing are core to America’s musical heritage. In addition to tributes to the Dorsey brothers, Glenn Miller and Duke Ellington, in the air will be the sounds of Cab Calloway, Harry James and Frank Sinatra.

The Joey Thomas Big Band is an award winning seventeen piece Orchestra founded by Joey Thomas in 1992. Joey Thomas entered the U.S. Navy in June 1961. Assigned to a Navy Band, he served on five aircraft carrier cruises, including two on the U.S.S. Intrepid, which now serves as the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City.

Joey Thomas Big Band in Long Lake, NY November 12th

Joey Thomas Big Band in Long Lake, NY November 12th

As a member of Unit Band 146 out of Norfolk, VA, Joey served as an American Ambassador of Good Will performing concerts across Europe and the eastern United States. After his military service, Joey continued performing on the road with many Top 40 bands, one of which performed shows with Dick Clark’s Cavalcade of Stars in the late 60’s. After a decade on the road, Joey settled in New York’s Capital Region satisfying his love of music and maintaining his chops by playing with a number of Top 40 and party bands including The Kings Four and Morgan BLVD.

A part of the New York’s Capital Region professional music scene since 1972, Bob plays the three tier theater organ, piano, and trumpet. For many years he accompanied himself using keyboards, midi pedals, a drum machine and sound system. He is thrilled to be the featured male vocalist with The Joey Thomas Big Band .

Bob’ Father’s introduction to Joey Thomas was through his son George, then a member of The Joey Thomas Big Band trombone section. In 2000, Joey needed a vocalist to fill in for a gig, and thus their musical collaboration began. Bob has performed with The Joey Thomas Big Band throughout New York State in a variety of venues and for special events in New England, Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and at Sealand in Florida.

Growing up in a musical family, Bob’s music life began at home. This exposed him to the great singers and songs of earlier generations and pop music of the day while fostering his love of music. He spent many of his early years playing the organ and directing his church choir. Bob’s first professional gig was at the age of 14 at Dante’s Steak House in East Greenbush.

Bob honed his skills working in many Capital Region clubs and has performed at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Proctor’s Theatre, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, the Egg in Albany, as well as the Spa Little Theatre and Saratoga Music Hall. In addition to performing with JTBB, Bob is also the featured singer with the local wedding and party band High Definition. He has also has sung with the Bud Bryer Big Band and the Yankee Doodle Band.

Bob is a graduate of Albany High School and Bryant & Stratton College in Albany, NY.

Under the leadership of Joey Thomas, the members of the Joey Thomas are dedicated to the perpetuation of these American treasures through performances of the classic arrangements used by the original hit makers to new works written specifically for the Band.

Tickets are $15 General Admission at the door, $10 for Veterans and Active Duty Military and children under 18. Cash or check only. Tickets are available in advance at the Long Lake Town Offices, 1130 Deerland Road, Long Lake, NY 12847. Call 518-624-3077 to make your reservations. Concert starts at 7:30pm, doors open at 7:00p.m located at the Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main Street. For more information www.mylonglake.com

This project is made possible, in part, with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondacks Lakes Center for the Arts.

Fall Foliage is Peaking! Center of the Adirondacks Upstate NY Long Lake

Fall foliage report

Long Lake/Raquette Lake Central Adirondacks

Long Lake and Raquette Lake area leaves are currently at peak just in time for Columbus Day Weekend.

Vibrant color lines the highway corridors with exuberant reds, yellows and bright oranges mixed with the darker greens. Color will continue past the weekend contingent on weather and wind.

Best bets for weekend.

Fall foliage is peaking in and around Long Lake and Raquette Lake, NY in the Adirondacks

Fall foliage is peaking in and around Long Lake and Raquette Lake, NY in the Adirondacks

Long Lake Harvest Craft Fair 10a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 8th at the Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main Street, NYS Route 30. Over 20 vendors, bounce house and pumpkin painting for the kids. Free Admission.

Looking for lunch and dinner options? Check out the Adirondack Growl & Grub, located behind Hoss’s Country Corner, Long Lake Diner/Owls Head Pub 1161 Main Street, Adirondack Hotel, 1245 Main Street or the ADK Trading Post, 2301 Tupper Road. The Cellar Restaurant and Pub, located at 3 Kickerville Lane, will be open Friday and Saturday night at 4:30 p.m. All offering homemade food at reasonable prices. Make sure to ride over to Raquette Lake and have a bite at the Raquette Lake Tap Room.

Adirondack Growl and Grub offers craft beers .  Get a growler to go and full service deli.

Adirondack Growl and Grub offers craft beers . Get a growler to go and full service deli.

ADK Trading Post serves up warm panini's and home-made soup.  Pick up a bottle of your favorite wine at Ali Baba's Liquors

ADK Trading Post serves up warm panini’s and home-made soup. Pick up a bottle of your favorite wine at Ali Baba’s Liquors

Enjoy dinner at The Cellar!  Will be open on Sat. October 8th for dining at 4:30

Enjoy dinner at The Cellar! Will be open on Sat. October 8th for dining at 4:30

Long Lake Diner with deck overlooking the pond.

Long Lake Diner with deck overlooking the pond.

Warm cozy, and friendly. All our dining options offer a variety of soups, sandwiches, burgers, specials, and traditional fare for all! Find your favorite and let us know about it!

Get shopping in with gifts galore at Wide River Antiques, Hoss’s Country Corner, Northern Borne, the gift shop located at the Adirondack Hotel. Don’t miss Helms Village Store on NYS Route 30 with a great selection of furnishings, accessories and gifts. Continue north towards Lake Eaton and stop at 2301 Tupper Road. Grab a nice bottle of New York State wine for the weekend at Ali Baba’s Liquor Store and a gift at the Adk Trading Post.

Paddle along the water ways to capture unique sites

Paddle along the water ways to capture unique sites

Wide River Antiques on NYS Route 30 next to the LL Marina and Northern Borne Store

Wide River Antiques on NYS Route 30 next to the LL Marina and Northern Borne Store

Great gifts at iconic Hoss's Country Corner.

Great gifts at iconic Hoss’s Country Corner.

Adirondack Hotel serves lunch, dinner and offers a gift shop

Adirondack Hotel serves lunch, dinner and offers a gift shop

Harvest Craft Fair in Long Lake October 8

There is still time to get your leaf peeping in for 2016. Make Long Lake, NY your stop on your tour of the Adirondacks. Destination, the Long Lake Annual Harvest Craft Fair on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Long Lake Town Hall located at 1204 Main Street Long Lake, NY from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

St. Lawrence Duck Decoys

St. Lawrence Duck Decoys

Vendors will be selling their handmade crafts featuring: soaps, hiking sticks, keychains, etched tree fungus, wooden bowls, rolling pins and cheese boards. Herbal spice mixes, homemade chip and dip bowls, bread and soup mixes, soy candles, with Adirondack and home scents, rustic furniture, frames and décor, wooden decoys. Balsam cloth and wood filled crafts, children’s books and related board games, polished stone jewelry, books, rustic signage and woodcrafts, body butter, lip balms, bath salt, face and body scrub, hand sewn home décor, and knitted items.


Vendors return year after year and it’s a great kick off to holiday shopping, adding rustic Adirondack touches your home decor. The small show packs a big punch with a variety of quality vendors, there is something for everyone. Vendors: Moose River Candle Company, Fauna on Flora, Chipman Woodworks, Santa’s Attic and Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen, Rustic Creations, St. Lawrence River Decoys, Bunny’s Craftique Cottage, Thornapple Creek Books, Jenter Designs, Nancy Did It, Birch Pond Designs, Stream Valley Essentials, Adirondack Inspirations, Beagle Boy Beads and the Long Lake Ladies Auxiliary


Kids activities will be available including a bounce house, pumpkin painting and games outside of the Town Hall.

There will be a raffle to benefit the Long Lake Ladies Auxiliary.

Admission is free.

Fall Foliage quickly heading towards peak.  Another weekend awaits for you to catch a glimpse of her beauty.  Long Lake, NY

Fall Foliage quickly heading towards peak. Another weekend awaits for you to catch a glimpse of her beauty. Long Lake, NY

Make a weekend out of your adventure. Lots of activities going on in the region. Leaves are at their mid-point and rapidly heading toward peak, so do not miss your opportunity to see mother natures finest work!

Best Best for October 5th – October 8th.

Wednesday October 5th:

Raquette Lake Navigation – Bus Lunch Buffet Cruise @ 12:30 – 2:30
For RL Navigation Reservations call 315-354-5532
Trivia at The Cellar Restaurant and Pub in Long Lake NY, 7pm

Thursday October 6th:
Raquette Lake Navigation – Bus Lunch Buffet Cruise @ 12:30 – 2:30pm
Bus Dinner Buffet Cruise @ 4 – 6pm

Friday October 7th:
Great Camp Sagamore, Raquette Lake, NY – Mountain Music Weekend @ (4pm – Oct. 10 10am)

Saturday October 8th:


Harvest Craft Fair, Long Lake Town Hall. 1204 Main Street. Free Admission 10am – 4pm. Over 20 vendors. Bounce House and pumpking painting for the kids.

Adirondack Museum: Hamilton County Bicentennial Bash 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Included with general museum admission. Reception at 4 p.m. featuring Live music with Alex Smith & Ryan Leddick.

Discover the people and places of Hamilton County from 1816 to 2016. Hear from regional historians, enjoy local talent, play old-fashioned games, and explore museum grounds and exhibits with a Hamilton County history hunt.

Raquette Lake Navigation – Lunch Bus Buffet Cruise @ 12:30 – 2:30pm
Saturday Fall Scenic Cruise @ 2:00 – 3:30pm

The Wild Center – Born to Be Wild. Open 10a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet the newest animal members of the Wild Center Family. The Wild Center welcomes new residents, including a porcupine, otter and turtles! There will be a few opportunities during the day to meet them and then make some baby animal crafts.

Sunday October 9th:
Raquette Lake Navigation – Fall Sunday Champagne Brunch @ 12:30 – 3pm
Sip N Sail N Paint @ 4pm
Monday October 10th:
Raquette Lake Navigation – Columbus Day $5 Cruise @ 11:30 – 1pm

For more information www.mylonglake.com or 518-624-3077

OctoBEAR-Fest Cancer Benefit at Hoss’s on October 1st!

Hoss’s Country Corner announces the Second Annual OctoBEARfest at 1142 Main Street, Long Lake, NY, Saturday October 1st, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This benefit festival will be raising funds for Randy’s Patient Assistance Fund through the C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital. This fund helps cancer patients with out-of-pocket expenses including gas cards, co-pays, lodging assistance, pre-paid cell phone minutes and prescription co-payments. Randy’s Patient Assistance Fund was set-up in memory of Randall Favreau who was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2011.


Vendors will be on site selling hand-crafted wares, jewelry, original art, Adirondackania, ice cream, wine and more. Interested parties willing to donate silent auction items are asked to mail items to Hoss’s Country Corner, c/o Octo-BEAR-Fest, PO Box 247, Long Lake, NY 12847. Interested vendors are charged a $25 fee to directly benefit Randy’s Patient Assistance Fund. Vendors are invited to contact Steph Hample for information about space at

longlakeevents@gmail.com or by calling 518-624-3077.


The festival atmosphere will offer plenty for the kids including activities, games and an up close view of a Long Lake Fire Truck. Slated to be on site include a beer tasting garden featuring local brews from High Peaks Brewery and local food vendors including the Fat River Foods Truck featuring sausage and peppers, steak sandwiches, quesadillas and more .

Solo artists and groups will perform throughout the day. Musicians include Bob Gibson performing Irish Folk Songs, country and more, Babbie LeBlanc of Reflections, Buffalo Icon, Yod Crewsy of the Splat Cats, Jacklords and Dark Marbles, Phil Mosher playing classic rock hits, the Adirondack Gypsies, a minstrel group from Newcomb, NY and Alex Smith, currently on tour promoting his new album, Close to Home and The Jones Boys from Tupper Lake, NY.

Event happens rain or shine.

Fun things to do for the event: Dress in your traditional Oktoberfest Garb and enjoy the beer and wine garden! It’s for a good cause!


Vendors are invited to RSVP to Steph Hample at longlakeevents@gmail.com 518-624-3077 or to Jules at hossscountrycorner@gmail.com or 800-952-4677.

Labor Day BBQ, Concert and Fireworks!

The 7th Annual Long Lake Fire Department Labor Day Chicken Barbeque, Concert and Fireworks will be held September 3rd, 4 p.m. at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion in Long Lake located at 46 Pavilion Way. Proceeds from the Chicken Barbeque will benefit the Long Lake Fire Department. Chicken dinners prepared by the Fire Department are $15 and include coleslaw, salt potato, corn and roll.

Fulton Chain Gang

Fulton Chain Gang

The Fulton Chain Gang hits the stage at 6pm blending modern Nashville hits with classic country and southern rock. The Fulton Chain Gang has shared the stage with national acts, including: Billy Currington, Easton Corbin, Mark Chestnut, Lynyrd Skynyrd, David Lee Murphy, Molly Hatchet, Justin Moore, Joe Diffie, Tracy Lawrence, Montgomery Gentry, and Blackberry Smoke.

The Fulton Chain Gang routinely packs venues from the Turning Stone Showroom, the Tin Rooster, Alexandria Bay’s Bonnie Castle Resort, the Saranac Brewery Thursday Night Concert Series, numerous county fairs, and the New York State Fair and this will be their 7th appearance at the Long Lake Labor Day BBQ.

The Long Lake Fire Department will be raffling off a four-wheeler at 8:30pm. Tickets will be available at the BBQ with sales ending promptly at 8pm. Raffle winner will be announced at 8:30pm

Fireworks are set for 8:45pm and can be seen from the Long Lake Town Beach or from Mt. Sabattis Pavilion.


1. Get to Pavilion Early and get a table … this just into the newsroom – there will be additional seating this year!
2. Bring lawn chairs and sit outside where the sound doesn’t seem so harsh on the ears under the tin can roof.
3. Bring cash because they don’t take credit cards!
4. Bring additional cash to get a raffle ticket for the 4-Wheeler before they sell out.
5. The Band will play one more set after the fireworks so the Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary get to dance (this is actually one of the best parts of the night -so you may want to plan to stay for that)
6. It still happens if it rains! This event happens rain or shine so if it’s raining, come on up and grab a seat. They still want to see you.
7. There will be Kids Meals including Hot Dogs available at the event.
8. There is no separate admission charge for the band so if you don’t want to eat, make sure you buy a raffle ticket at least.. but you can dance all night long for free.

The Mt. Sabattis Pavilion entrance can be found at the intersection of South Hill Road and Deerland Road at 46 Pavilion Way, Long Lake, NY.

Food served until they run out. To-go’s available.

For more information contact 518-624.3077 or mylonglake.com

Photo provided by www.fultonchaingang.com

Bob Milne Ragtime Genius in Concert, Thurs August 25th, 2016

In 2016 internationally renowned boogie-woogie pianist, Bob Milne, will perform a concert at the Long Lake Town Hall located at 1204 Main Street, Long Lake, NY on August 25th at 7:30pm. Admission is $12 per person

Milne has had a long career as a concert pianist and is officially recognized as a “National Treasure” for his diverse body of musical work archived by the Library of Congress. He has traveled the globe, garnering honorary citizenship of Japan, performing globally in Africa, Massailand, Mexico, Scotland and Switzerland. Mr. Milne has traveled extensively across North America and has at time performed over 200 concerts a year.

As a recording artist, Bob Milne has produced ten collections of solo piano rags, blues, boogies, folk and traditional tunes. He is recognized as one of the most accomplished boogie-woogie and ragtimes pianists alive. Milne’s musical works range from opera, musical theater, orchestral, solo piano to vocal.

Milne is the author of “The Journeyman Piano Player,” a collection of humorous anecdotes taken from his early years as a working musician. Mr. Milne is also an accomplished poet and published author, having written five works of fiction and non-fiction. His book “Turtle Lake” is now being made into a full-length film.

As a traveling Ragtimist, Bob Milne and wife/booking-agent/bookkeeper/navigator Linda are on the road around the USA and abroad about 90 percent of the year. Lapeer, Michigan is their stationary home, to which they retreat and refresh as often as possible. But the van is their home on the road. Outfitted with every necessity, this van has seen many, many miles of our great nation. Look for it out in the Long Lake parking lot.

Bob returns to Long Lake year after year. He enjoys the lakes and mountains of the Adirondacks and is so generous to perform concerts in Long Lake every summer. Look for his concert to be an informal classroom of music travels. Bob interacts with the audience and steers the showcase with his music and stories from concerts gone by. He’s performed over much of the globe and he has an uncanny ability to entertain the audience with his music as well has his stories. Audience members of all ages will enjoy the show.

Admission is $12. For ticket information, call (518) 624-3077 or visit mylonglake.com


RondeauFest 2016 Line Up


The Town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department announces a great music line-up for the 5th annual RondeauFest on August 20th at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion starting at 5pm and until 10pm. This year’s musical talent includes local favorite Eric Peter with Sons of Octomom, Sammich, a groovy funk/rock band from Burlington, VT, Uncle Jimmy also hailing from Vermont, Grit N Grace, a country-rock band featuring Dave Brown and Jackie Pop.

Food will be sold by Fat River Foods, a brand new food truck trailer operation featuring the talents of former Blarneystone Chefs, Dustin Traynor and Chris Hample. Sausage and Peppers, Steak Sandwiches and Quesadillas will be served. There will be no alcohol served on site. If you carry it in, carry it out.

    • Did someone say Funk and Jam Band?  We found one!  Sammich hails from tje Vermont music scene.

      Did someone say Funk and Jam Band? We found one! Sammich hails from the Vermont music scene.

      5pm: Sammich is a 5-piece funk/jam outfit bringing you all the chunky grooves your heart didn’t even know it desired. This band is a staple of the Nectar’s music scene in Burlington Vermont. Sam Luke – lead vocals, guitar, Dylan (Mich) Berno – lead guitar, Gyasi Garcia – keys, vocals, Shakir Stephen – bass, Dalton Muzzy – drums.

      6pm: The Sons of Octomom feature Eric Peter on lead guitar will boast their 3rd year at RondeauFest. Eric Peter is the talented and irreverent lead singer and guitarist for Sons of Octomom. He started singing at the age of three, and by 13 was playing guitar and harmonica. Early musical influences included Credence Clearwater Revival, The Beatles, Isaac Hayes, Janis Joplin, Marty Robbins, Johnny Horton, and Neil Young. After making the local rounds of garage bands, dances and talent shows during his teenage years in Schodack, NY, Eric was discovered at age 17 by a talent agent working with Nashville recording artist Mirinda (now known as Mirinda James). For three years, Eric performed with Mirinda and The American Country Band, and in 1987 was nominated for male vocalist of the year by the Northeast Country Music Association.

      Sons of Octomom return to RondeauFest for the 3rd year.  Slated for 6pm

      Sons of Octomom return to RondeauFest for the 3rd year. Slated for 6pm

      Most recently, Eric has been performing throughout upstate New York as a solo artist, and playing together with the talents of Rocky and the Mooseknuckles, the Dark Marbles, and of course Sons of Octomom.

      7pm: Uncle Jimmy loves to play Outlaw Country mixed with good old Rock N’ Roll!

      Scott Evans, Sean Greenwood, and Matt Vachon, have been playing live music in the Burlington, Vermont area for over 20 years. If you like high-quality, high-energy, and a whole bunch of rowdy in your music, then Uncle Jimmy is the band for you!Their blend of country rock, 90’s hits and danceable classics will have the crowd rocking all night long. Worth the price of admission, a set with Uncle Jimmy will get you rocking with the best of them.

      8:30pm Grit and Grace – Classic Country Rock. Playing music selection and covers include:

      Uncle Jimmy will be Rocking Out with Danceable Tunes galore

      Uncle Jimmy will be Rocking Out with Danceable Tunes galore

      Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, AC/DC, Little Big Town, Cheap Trick, Sara Evans,The Cars, Allman Brothers, Gretchen Wilson, The Who, Carrie Underwood, Dixie Chicks, Dierks Bentley, Johnny Cash, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Trick Pony, The Band Perry, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan,

      Big & Rich, Lady Antebellum, Allison Alison Krauss, Martina McBride, Florida-Georgia Line, The Henningsens, Alan Jackson, Taylor Swift, No Doubt, Chris Young, Jason Aldean, Patsy Cline, Vince Gill, The Doors, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Stevie Nicks, Pistol Annies, ZZ Top, and more.

      Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and set up for an evening of great music. RondeauFest is located at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion. Bring rain gear, warm clothing, acoustic instruments, drums, bug spray, sunscreen, face paint, friends, lawn chairs and your appetites for Long Lake’s newest food trailer, Fat River Foods. Tickets are $10 and kids 18 and under are free. All ticket sales are cash, sorry no credit cards. No glass bottles are permitted on site. This event will happen rain or shine.

      RondeauFest claims its name from Noah John Rondeau, a notorious Adirondack hermit, who

      Grit N Grace headline the show starting at 8:30pm.  Country Rock, Modern Classics and more!

      Grit N Grace headline the show starting at 8:30pm. Country Rock, Modern Classics and more!

      dwelled at Cold River Flow in the woods north of Long Lake off and on for over eighteen years from 1929 until 1950. Noah John Rondeau wrote in code, distanced himself from civilization and lived off the land through harsh winters.

      Mt. Sabattis Pavilion entrance located at intersection of South Hill Road and Deerland Road/NYS Route 30/28N

      Mt. Sabattis Pavilion entrance located at intersection of South Hill Road and Deerland Road/NYS Route 30/28N

  • Long Lake Town Wide Garage Sale August 13th

    On Saturday, August 13th the Long Lake Town Wide Garage Sale will get underway. There are 17 stops along the route including a stop at the Fat River Foods Food Truck stop number 14 on the map. Look for the Pie Sale at the Long Lake Town Hall Garage and just a heads up, those pies sell fast. They are available starting at 9am until they sell out! Get there early.

    The Town Wide Garage goes on rain or shine, but it is up to the individual owners to stay open in inclement weather. There may be other pop up sales around town as you travel around looking for treasure, so keep your eyes peeled!

    Town Wide Garage Sale August 13th in Long Lake, NY

    Town Wide Garage Sale August 13th in Long Lake, NY

    2016 Garage Sale Map August 13, 2016 Long Lake, NY

    2016 Garage Sale Map August 13, 2016 Long Lake, NY

    Long Lake