Raquette Lake’s Busiest Day- Always the 2nd Saturday in August!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017

RAQUETTE LAKE BUSIEST DAY!!!!!

10AM – UNTIL THE AUCTION IS OVER! 

Juried Arts & Crafts Festival

The Raquette Lake Parents Teachers and Friends will sponsor the 27th annual Arts and Crafts Fair at the Raquette Lake School on Rt. 28 on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This is a juried show with all items being displayed for sale the work of the exhibitor on site, the majority of whom reside in the Adirondack Park.

Adirondack artists exhibiting include Fawn Ridge Pottery of Chestertown and South Bay Jewelry of Raquette Lake. Lis Barsuglia-Madsen is back with her hand woven clothing, rugs and accessories. Other exhibitors include Bob Montesano photography and David “R.C.” Oster’s pen and ink drawings of historic buildings and Adirondack scenes. Toni Rudd will be selling her delicious homemade jams and jellies and Carol Milliman-Estes will be selling the famous Milliman homemade fudge. Kent Menges will be displaying his wrought iron work ‘Adironstix’. New to this year’s show is Nancy Pulling Best with her children’s books and Ken Stanton with rustic Adirondack furniture.

Other items for sale this year include stained glass, alcohol inks on tiles, vases and yupo.

There will be a Chinese raffle with items donated by the exhibitors and the drawings will take place at 3:30 that afternoon. You need not be present to win.

All proceeds of the raffle will be donated to North Country Life Flight, a free, not-for-profit critical care air rescue service serving the Adirondacks.

The show is held inside the school and will go on rain or shine!!

Raquette Lake Volunteer Fire Department Auction:

6pm:  On the Village Green in Raquette Lake, in 2017, two auctioneers steer the bidding on items from antiques, boats, furniture, art, rustic accessories and so much more.  No pets please.  

Raquette Lake Library Book Sale:

10am at the iconic Raquette Lake Library located on the Village Green.  This full service library is part of the Southern Adirondack Library System.  Terrific, friendly, warm staff will help you get what you need!  This fund-raiser has been going on for years. Stock up your camp with terrific reads!  Raquette Lake Library is open all year long!   

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