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Lows Ridge as seen in the Fall

Leaf Peeping Guided Hike 2019


Low’s Ridge – Upper Dam Trail
Leaf Peeping and Birding!
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Bus Departure at 7am, Long Lake Geiger Arena, Mt. Sabattis, 6 Pavilion Way

Join Joan Collins for a walk into beautiful Hitchins Pond and the Upper Dam on the Bog River. Common Loons nest on Hitchins Pond each year. Bald Eagles and Great Blue Herons are also a common sight. The route is an old dirt road that passes through many lovely and varied habitat areas including a boreal bog, marsh, mixed forest, and ponds/lakes. After the 2.5 mile walk on level terrain to Hitchins Pond, there will be a food break at a scenic picnic area. Participants may order lunch from the ADK Trading Post. Lunch menus will be provided before departure.

Order and enjoy a warm Panini delivered picnic side via guide boat! There will be an optional 2 mile round trip hike up Low’s Ridge featuring spectacular views of the Bog River Valley and High Peaks. The round trip distance is 5 miles, or 7 miles if the hike up Low’s Ridge is added. Bring food (lunch can be ordered at departure), water, a jacket, appropriate attire/hiking shoes, binoculars, hat, sunscreen, and insect spray. Meet at the Geiger Arena parking area in Long Lake at 7 a.m. for transportation to the trailhead on Long Lake’s “Little Bus”! There is an outhouse at Hitchins Pond and a restroom at the Geiger Arena meeting location.

 

Register by calling the Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department at 518-624-3077. This field trip is jointly sponsored by Northern New York Audubon and the Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department. There is a maximum of 15 participants.

15 Events, 2 Towns, 5 Days in 1 Week

There is a lot of action in Long Lake, NY and Raquette Lake, NY this week and here is your primer for the week so you don’t miss out on anything.
 
Monday, August 5th
6pm, Monday Night Soccer on the Ball Field. Ages 7th grade students and up.  Free! With Coach Jim Piraino.  Part of Long Lake’s Parks & Recreation Youth Programming.
 
Wednesday, August 7th
10am Zoomobile Raquette Lake at the Library and
Noon at Mt. Sabattis Pavilion at 6 Pavilion Way in Long Lake NY.

 
1pm at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion, Kids Art Class, $5 per child
 
7pm 10th Mountain Division Brass Ensemble.  Mt. Sabattis Pavilion. Free.

The 10th Mountain Division Band Brass Ensemble is a 9 member band which performs a variety of music. As the Army has transformed to meet the complexities of modern warfare, so too Army Music has evolved and adopted to meet their musical mission.

Picnic table seating available. Guests welcome to bring lawn chairs. Please bring flashlights as it gets dark earlier and there is no ambient lighting in the parking area. 
 
Thursday, August 8th
10a.m.-2p.m. The Long Lake Farmers Market is every Thursday located at the Mt. Sabattis Lower Parking Lot on South Hill Road across from the Post Office. Look for fresh veggies, pies, ice cream, Otter Creek Wines, rustic furniture, jewelry and more!
 
 
7:00 pm The Tailor Made Band. Raquette Lake Village Green. Free!


Opening for industry legends such as Charlie Daniels, Lady Antebellum, Kellie Pickler and Josh Thompson to name a few, this high energy band is also the official band of radio station show, “The Wake Up Q” with Chris Allinger.
 
This concert is sponsored by Saint Williams Long Point. Donation Admission Appreciated.
 
7:30pm. Denise and Moe Helms in Concert.  United Methodist Church, Long Lake, NY. Free.

Denise and Moe are both accomplished musicians with experience ranging from quartets up to full band ensemble’s and musical productions. While each can play multiple instruments they specialize in French Horn (Denise), and Piano (Moe). Hailing from Long Lake originally, they both reside in Vestal, NY now. Following the performance, a reception will be held to meet the artists. Donations are appreciated at each event to help defray the cost of this series.
 
Friday, August 9
6pm Bad Chaperones on the Long Lake Town Beach, Music by the Lake. Free.


It’s always a fun night on the beach with classic songs, danceable riffs, and something for everyone with the Bad Chaperones! Join us for a fun night at the beach. Free concert, extended beach hours for the kids and food too! When asked who their inspiration and greatest influences are…. “cow bell, post-it notes, clip boards”  This concert is free and part of the Town of Long Lake, Parks, Recreation & Tourism Music by the Lake Series.


 
Saturday, August 10th
 
9am-1pm  Book Sale Long Lake Central School Gym

9am Town Wide Garage Sale, Long Lake, NY. Pick up maps at the Long Lake Town Offices (back door) 1130 Deerland Road or at area businesses.  Please, no early birds!

Saturday, August 10th Continued… 
Raquette Lake’s Busiest Day!
10am Juried Craft Fair– Raquette Lake School

The Raquette Lake Parents Teachers and Friends will sponsor the 29th annual Arts and Crafts Fair at the Raquette Lake School on Rt. 28 on Saturday, August 10th, 2019 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 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’.  Nancy Pulling Best with her children’s books photographer Joe Wild of “Wild Ways Photography” will be exhibiting this year.


10am Raquette Lake Library Book Sale


11:30am Scavenger Hunt, Meet at Raquette Lake Supply. Cash Prizes!


5pm The AUCTION!  By the Raquette Lake Fire Department.  Please note earlier time, 5pm!
 


 

Raquette Lake Winter Carnival

The Raquette Lake Winter Carnival will kick on Saturday, February 16th with youth activities start at 11am . Games will include a sack race, sledding, tire obstacle, balloon chase, and tug-of-war.  At noon there will be a Ladies Frying Pan Toss with cash prizes of $75, $50, $25. The Team Ice Golf Competition will be held throughout the day for teams with cash prizes of $75, $50, $25.
 
Registration for events will take place at the Raquette Lake Library.  Round out the day by warming up at the bonfire and the annual tug-o-war.
 
At 2p.m. Magicians Chris and Pete of Chris and Pete Amusements will perform in the Raquette Lake Library. The show is free.
 
Fireworks are slated for 7pm. Showcase will be weather dependent.  Check www.facebook.com/raquettelakefor schedule updates.
 
On Sunday, February 17th, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the Raquette Lake Ladies Auxiliary sponsor a $10 all you can eat Pancake Breakfast at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall.  
 
At Noon on Sunday the Cross-Cut / Chainsaw competition will be held on the Raquette Lake Village Green. In 2019 the Chainsaw Competition will be sponsored by the Moonlighter’s Snowmobile Club. This long-standing tradition is a not to be missed event featuring timed men’s, women’s and mixed divisions.  Competitors must bring their own chainsaw!
 
Cookie donations are requested for Saturday, February 16th.  Please drop off at the Raquette Lake Library.  As in years past the Raquette Lake Library will be open for hot chocolate, cookies and warmth all day on Saturday.  Raquette Lake Events Coordinator Kat Forsell will be coordinating the events of the weekend.
 
For more information www.myraquettelake.com
 

Pete and Chris Magicians at 2pm on Saturday, February 16th at the Raquette Lake Library and it’s free!

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