Summer Calendar


Best time of the year. Its the time that we wait for.  The time that we pine for.  The time that makes everything majestic.  Blue skies, lush greenery, warm lakes and rivers.  Activities galore.  Summer is simply a magical time to experience Long Lake & Raquette Lake.    It is a time for tradition. Like our 4th of July festivities celebrating our freedom. Summer is also a time to revel in the calming nature of the forest and trees.  Want more action? Events galore pack our schedule.  Recreation, hiking, biking, climbing, birding, swimming, boating.  Make Long Lake & Raquette Lake your family’s summer camp!


Calendar of Events

4th of July 2022:

Long Lake Activities

10am. The Annual 4th of July Games will begin on the Town Ball Field, Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake. Games for all ages! Classic favorites include small children scavenger hunt, balloon race, sack races, the venerable egg toss, and three-legged race. Children enjoy collecting their winnings from our exclusive prize booth.

Mid-Afternoon. Time to be announced! Long Lake Fire Department BBQ RETURNS in 2022. Location at the Long Lake Town Beach. Benefit for the Long Lake Fire Department.  Serving sausage and peppers, burgers, dogs, sodas and more! 

6:30 p.m. the Annual 4th of July Celebration will begin at the Town Beach. Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake. Live music by Grit and Grace  will be performed at the Town Beach. 

Fireworks at dusk (kick off between 9:30/9:45)  seen from the beach, boat or Mt. Sabattis. For more information, call 518-624-3077 or visit . 

In the event of rain, join us at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion for Live Music


In Raquette Lake visitors, families, guests are invited to the shores or from your boat to enjoy a spectacular fireworks show from “The Barge.”  Find your favorite spot and enjoy the show and the magic that is Raquette Lake! 



Music by the Lake:

A concert series on the shores of Long Lake, NY sponsored by the Town of Long Lake. For more details visit our Music by the Lake webpage

All concerts are Friday’s at 6pm unless otherwise noted. All concerts are Free with the exception of the Bob Milne Concert. 

Friday, July 8 – Leah Woods

Friday, July 15 – Knotty Paddy Irish, Celtic Rock

Friday, July 22rd – Altered Tones. Local Rock band, covers and originals.

Friday, July 29th – Miller and the Other Sinners – Southern Soul Band from Buffalo, NY

Friday, August 5th – NCPR Beat Authority & High & Mighty Brass Band on the Beach 

Friday, August 12th. -West End Blend – Funk and Soul Band. **This project is made possible with the funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

Friday, August 19th – 7:30pm Bob Milne Ragtime Pianist, Long Lake Town Hall, $15. Cash only please. Reservations 518-624-3077



Fundraiser Event in Raquette Lake

Raquette Lake Mudsliders Softball Team Fundraiser
Saturday, July 9, 2022

More details to be announced. This information subject to change. 

Join the Raquette Lake Mudsliders Softball Team at 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., at the Raquette Lake Village Green for a fundraiser with live music with Matt Grainger. Vendors will be on site including: Mary Blanchard’s South Bay Jewelry, RC (David) Oster Painting, Pampered Chef, Life in the ADK, Pat Deyle’s Hand Carving, Local Artisan’s and the Knitting Ladies!  All vendors to change without notice** This is a partial list of previous years vendors.

In addition to the live music, enjoy baked goods, a Raffle and a 50/50 to support the Raquette Lake Mudsliders Softball Team. More to be announced. 

July 9, 2022 | 2 p.m. | Free | Raquette Lake Village Green

Kids Art Classes

Kids Art Classes with Cindy Black | Wednesday’s | 1pm – 3pm
Kids draw iconic Adirondack Wildlife.  All levels welcome to participate.  $5 per class.  All art materials are provided.  Walk in’s are welcome. 

Masks and social distancing required for unvaccinated students unable to socially distance.

Mt. Sabattis Pavilion

Classes Every Wednesday


Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market | Every Thursday | 10am – 2pm

A wide variety of local vendors gather at the base of Mt. Sabattis Recreation Area and South Hill Road for the weekly Farmer’s Market. Fresh fruits and veggies, wine, gifts, jewelry, wooden bowls, ice cream treats and more! 


Trivia Nights | Wednesday | July 13th & August 10th | 7pm

Match your wits against the Trivia Tsar.  Gather your team. Are you a history buff, entertainment aficionado or are you able to retain sports stats like no other?  Gather your eclectic group of hive minds to join in the fun.  Winners receive… a Home-made baked item and bragging rights, which is totally a thing here in Long Lake!

Bring your own snacks, brains and coolers! 

Mt. Sabattis Pavilion


Friends of Music Summer Concert Series
at the United Calvary Methodist Church, Long Lake NY

Series opener featuring music by Vaughan Williams, Nathaniel Dett, Bernstein, and Copeland
Calvary United Methodist Church, Rt. 30, Long Lake, 12847

Thursday, July 7, 7:30pm
Free, donations accepted
Varied program of vocal and instrumental music including Serenade to Music (Vaughn Williams), Adagio Cantabile from Cinnamon Grove (Nathaniel Dett), The Promise of Living (Copeland), Make our Garden Grow (Berstein), Andante Cantabile from the String Quartet in A Minor (Florence Price), and Adagio for String (Barber).
Contact info: Danan Tsan,
Mozart Concert
Calvary United Methodist Church, Rt. 30, Long Lake, 12847
Thursday, July 14, 7:30pm
Free, donations accepted
Exultate Jubilate with Kearstin Piper Brown as Soprano Soloist, Bassoon Concerto with Joshua Butcher as our Bassoon Soloist, Adagio K540 with Aaron Bobis as Guitar Soloist.
Contact info: Danan Tsan,
Hohnfels Trombone Quartet
Thursday, July 21, 7:30pm
Free, donations accepted
Heather Buchman, Lisa Albrecht, Ben David Aronson, and Chase Gasko, playing classical, light classical, and some pop music!
Contact info: Danan Tsan,
Founded in 2011, the Hohenfels Trombone Quartet is based in Rochester, NY and has performed extensively throughout the Northeastern US.  In 2014 they toured Germany and Austria as cultural ambassadors to Würzburg, featuring collaborations with organists and composers at the St. Kilian Cathedrals of Würzburg and Schweinfurt. They recently concluded a concert tour in New York State with guest performances in churches across the Adirondack Region. They are featured prominently on Sound & Resound (2020), an album produced by Lisa Albrecht and Amanda R. Mole, showcasing solo and ensemble works for trombone and organ. HTQ also presents recitals and master classes at colleges and public schools, enriching young performers with their versatile presentations.


Claire Black
Thursday, July 28, 7:30pm
“Poetic Unity”
This concert will include piano music by Clara and Robert Schumann and Beethoven.

These programs are made possible, in part, with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

Summer Concerts and Events at Saint Williams Long Point | Raquette Lake, NY

2022 Concert Series, Plus One

Thursday, July 14th            Loren and LJ Barringer. Father & son fingerstyle guitar Virtuosos. INSIDE the Church.

Thursday, July 21st            60’s Shades of Gray. Music from the 60’s. Bob Faulkner
& other friends from the area are in the band.
ON the water at St William’s Long Point – in your boat.

Thursday, July 28th            Betty and the Baby Boomers. Folk music, Americana roots and contemporary music styles from Pete Seeger & Woody Guthrie to Bruce Springsteen. INSIDE the Church.

Thursday, August 4th         Shady Rill: Tom and Patti. Adirondack & Irish folk music. ON the water at St William’s Long Point – in your boat.

Saturday, August 6th                   Wide Variety. A Cappella Choir at the Village Green for
Series Plus One!                      Durant Days. Note different concert time: 2 pm. Bring a chair.

Thursday, August 11th       Max and Ruth. With influences of folk, bluegrass and country, they play acoustic Americana that is all their own.
INSIDE the Church.

Thursday, August 18th       Jamcrackers: Dan Berggren, Dan Duggan & Peggy Lynne. Adirondack folk music. INSIDE the Church

These programs are made possible, in part, with funds from the Statewide Community Regrant Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with support of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.


·      For inside concerts, adults must be vaccinated or wear a mask based on NY covid guidelines.

·      Rain location is the Raquette Lake School.

·      For more information call 315-354-4265 or visit 

·      Don’t forget to Like/Follow us at

These programs are made possible, in part, with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

Please note: locations will vary this summer!  Some will be on the water, like last year, where you bring your own boat.  Some will be inside the church.  One will be at the school.   Concerts will last one hour, starting at 6:30pm. For inside concerts adults must be vaccinated or wear a mask.  Check our website or Facebook for the latest info.                      

A not-for-profit lakeside retreat and cultural center
accessible by boat on Raquette Lake, New York
(315) 354 – 4265


Check out the website at or call 315-354-4265. 


Road Rally driving competition.

Road Rally, Mt. Sabattis Geiger Arena
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 7pm | $5 per car

Teams and cars drive around Long Lake following a special set of cryptic instructions.  Whichever teams returns to homebase the closest to the official time without going over… wins!  Cash prizes.  

Past events have included – Singing to a stuffed bear, singing in Hoss’s, playing leapfrog on the Long Lake Town Beach and discovering mysterious secrets of Long Lake.   


Long Lake Art & Photo Show:

Art & Photo Show
July 15-17, 2022

Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main St. A stunning collection of art and photography featuring local and regional artists. 

Friday, July 15 opening night reception 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and July 16 and 17 Sat, Sun from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m.  The Art Show is a collaboration with the Friends of the Long Lake Library and the Long Lake Association. 

Paddling Olympics
July 22, 2022 10:30am

Sponsored by The Long Lake Association and the Town of Long Lake. Try your hand at wild, wet, fun aquatic navigational competition. Registration is free and starts at 10:30am.  Look for zany races including Bang and Go Back, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Hand Paddling, Dress up Relay, Kayak Races, The Dipper, Back Paddling, Hurry Scurry and many more!  All ages are welcome to participate!  The Lions Club serves up a BBQ lunch. Call 518-624-3077 or for more information.

Outdoor Movie Night Featuring
July 25, 2022

Back to the Future 

7:30pm | Mt. Sabattis Pavilion | 46 Pavilion Lane | Free



Zoomobile  Long Lake July 27th Noon & Raquette Lake August 2nd 12pm
Mt. Sabattis Pavilion, 46 Pavilion Rd, Long Lake, NY 12847 (July 27 Noon) 
Raquette Lake Library (August 2nd Noon)

The Utica Zoomobile and all its furry and slithering friends make a stop  in Long Lake at the Mt. Sabattis pavilion at noon for educational programs and the chance to pet exotic reptiles and animals! Great free family event. Call 518-624-3077 for more information or check out



A Walk on the Wild Side with Mary Ann Keller & 
Mystery of the Buttercup
July 30, 2022

Presenting: Two short plays

Written and directed by Gail Huntley

A night of historical entertainment including two performances based on the original settlers of Long Lake, NY in the 1800s with musical entertainment by local musicians. A Walk on the Wild Side explores the dangers surrounding our first pioneers. Mystery of the Buttercup (abridged) is based on the riveting true story of the steamship that sits outside the town office buildings in Long Lake. Both are reenactments by local actors of real people portrayed with all the excitement, and fervor found in Huntley’s books.


Historical Showcase

July 30, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Enjoy displays of the rich history of Long Lake

Speak with a member of the historical society

7:00pm | Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main Street | Free



Twelfth Night

Shakespeare in the Park/Twelfth Night
Sunday, July 31st | 7:00pm | Mt. Sabattis Pavilion | FREE

Fun for the whole family!

Midsummer’s Night Dream

Enjoy a unique rendition of this Shakespeare classic as performed by the stellar cast as they bring this story to life!

46 Pavilion Lane, Long Lake, NY


Annual Swim Races | Wed August 3, 2022
10am Long Lake Town Beach. 

The Annual Swimming Races return in 2022 and will be held at the Long Lake Town Beach. Swimmers of all ages (tots to adults) compete for free tickets to Enchanted Forest Water Safari! Free to enter. Call 518-624-3077 for more information or check out  

Water Safari- Group Discount Day | Thurday, August 4, 2022
Rain or Shine
The Long Lake Little
 bus leaves for the Group trip to Enchanted Forest, Water Safari in Old Forge. Bus travels from Long Lake to Old Forge and back. Take advantage of the Group Discount at Enchanted Forest Water Safari. Bus leaves from the Geiger Arena, 6 Pavilion Way. Call 518-624-3077 to sign up. 

Must meet in parking lot and go in with entire group to meet eligibility for group rate. 

Durant Days **
August 5-7, 2022
Celebrating the Birth of Great Camps Architecture in Raquette Lake, NY

This is a weekend of activities in celebration of William West Durant, the inventor of the Great Camps Style Architecture, which was started right here in Raquette Lake.  

Saturday, August 6

2pm Concert by Wide Variety at 2pm at St. Williams on the Village Green

Great Camp Sagamore offering 1/2 price tours at 10am and 1:30pm on both Saturday and Sunday. The tours begin at 10:00 am and 1:30 pm.  Reservations are required and can be booked at  Visitors may also call us at 315-354-5311 ext. 1029.


Raquette Lake Boat Parade and Fireworks Weekend
August 6, 2022

Boat Parade sign up at the Village Dock at 6pm.

Fireworks at Dusk. 

Cash Prizes!

Biennial Quilt Show

August 5 – 7, 2022

Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main Street

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Northern Needles Quilt and Needlework Group is holding its quilt and fiber arts show at the Long Lake Town Hall, Friday through Sunday, August 5th through 7th. On display are a wide range of needlework and fiber-based art work, including bed and lap quilts and quilted bags, clothes and wall hangings, crewel work, fiber arts pieces as well as knitted items. All items created by Northern Needles members

Annual Author’s Night
Tuesday, August 9th 7pm
Hoss’s Country Corner. Adirondack authors, performers, musicians, and storytellers gather under the big red tent. Come get your books signed by your favorite Adirondack authors or pick up some new reads! Contact 518-624-2481 for more information or visit

Heart of the Park Craft Fair
Sunday, August 7th, 2022

Always the 1st Sunday of August. All American handcrafted items sold by over 50 crafters. $1.00 Admission. Penelope the Clown. Crafts ranging from T-shirts, homemade fudge, spices, handmade sweaters, pottery, photography, wind chimes, and gifts for the whole family. Get your holiday shopping done in Long Lake.


Located at the Mt Sabattis Pavilion, Always the first Sunday in August! 

Rt 28N/30 Long Lake, NY 12847 | Call 518-624-3077 for more info

Raquette Annual Auction

Raquette Lake’s Busiest Day 2022:
RL Book Sale & RL Fire Dept Auction 
Always the 2nd Saturday in August


10am Annual Book Sale | Raquette Lake Library

10am Juried Craft Fair | Raquette Lake School | Contact Mary Blanchard for more information:  Click here for contact email


6pm  Annual Raquette Lake Fire Department and Ambulance Squad Auction on the Raquette Lake Village Green

Long Lake Town Wide Garage Sale:

Always the second Saturday in August in Long Lake, NY.  Traditionally buyers can find gently used 2nd hand furniture, boats, clothing, toys and so much more.  Explore the side roads and uncover your treasure.  Maps available at 1130 Deerland Road or at area businesses and at the sales too!  

August 13, 2022 |  Throughout Long Lake, NY

Long Lake Library Book Sale & Yard Sale:

Saturday, August 13th | 9am 
Long Lake Town Hall

Books galore.  Get your favorite beach reads, history books, kids books, Adirondack books, self help, and so much more!  

 All proceeds to benefit the CVW Long Lake Public Library

To donate or more information 518-624-3825

Bob Milne In Concert

7:30pm. Ragtime and boogie-woogie pianist Bob Milne will be performing at the Long Lake Town Hall, sponsored by the Town of Long Lake. Bob Milne is considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world. He was filmed and documented for future generations in 2004 during three days of interviews at the Library of Congress, and was declared a “National Treasure” at the conclusion.

To reserve your tickets for this concert call the Town of Long Lake at 518-624-3077. Tickets are $15 and space is limited.

1204 Main Street, Long Lake, NY

Long Lake