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The Solitude of Snow

As the logging trucks rumble by, the plows upon plows continue to battle the storm, one takes a moment to appreciate the strangeness of change.  One moment tufts of grass peak up under the frost, the next moment, the  car is stuck in the driveway.

Events for the weekend are all abustle.  Snowball tomorrow night in Tupper Lake, which is great to celebrate the massive snowfall, powder looks amazing.  Community chorus performs in Newcomb at 7:30pm tomorrow and at the Long Lake Town Hall at 8pm on Saturday night. 

If machines and new snowmobile gear tickles your fancy, check out Snodeo, sponsored by the Central Adirondacks Association in Old Forge at the Pavilion.  New models, trail maps, gift bags, kitty cat races, fun for all.  Then hop in the car for some exploration and settle in for the night at one of Long Lake’s fine lodging.  

Enough of the sales pitch.  Keep the commerce going, the mail delivery keeps trucking, UPS continues to drop off pacakages in prep for the holiday season…

But the most imp0rtant thing.. dress up this town, we need the lights on.  Please cheer our little place up, participate in the Holiday decorating contest… judging is 0n Thursday!  If you know someone that perhaps owns a place… nudge them a little, come on, tell them how much it is appreciated. 

    Until we snow again!

Holiday Decorating Contest

Compete for Cash Prizes in Long Lake

Game on in Long Lake.  The Town of Long Lake invites residents & businesses to participate in a decorating contest.  Judging for cash prizes will be on December 17th at darkness, but you must call 624-3077 to sign up for consideration.  There is also a contest in Raquette Lake, no sign up necessary. 

Also Bill Elick has a rockin’ display up on his house on Cemetery Rd.  Weeknights 6pm – 9:30 and weekends 6 – 10 (check #)  The website has info about the radio frequency to hear the coordinated music to the show.  The public is invited to see the spectacle.

The Annual Creche Lighting is on Sunday, December 6th at 11:30am at the Town Hall.  Town only has three figurines for the set, so anyone looking to upgrade the look of our manger cene is welcome to help us out.  The price for each new figure starts around $200 a pop and they are hard to find.  We need the wisemen, the animals.

December is happening in LL.  Snowball in Tupper Lake on Friday,  Dec 11th featuring local Long Lake musicians, Mr. B, Yod Crewsy,  Steve Signell & Vickie Sanidford.  The group will be performing at the Tupper Train Station at the ARISE benefit to re-open Big Tupper.  Anyone interested in signing up for the Little Bus must call 624-3077.  It is a $50 donation ticket for beer, wine, apps and live music.  16 slots on the bus, 8 are filled, come on, it will be fun, you know you want to…

Black Friday in the Adirondacks

What to do, the day after turkey?

No matinees nearbys, but bowling and ice skating are offered in Tupper Lake.

Head south on route 28 to Inlet and Route 30 to Indian Lake. Make a short trek to either Hamilton County town for fun, activities and shopping, but make sure you come back to Long Lake for dinner and rest.

An Adirondack Christmas on Main Street
November 27, 28 & 29 in Old Forge & Inlet. Lots of events, activities, free shuttle bus between Inlet and Old Forge. Fun activities for families and shopping.

Indian Lake is host to their own Country Christmas Tour featuring loads of opportunities to fill a shopping cart with treasure and the cultural highlight, check out ‘An Adirondack Christmas Carol” Produced by the Indian Lake Theatre in conjunction with the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts (also now known as the AC)

If staying local in Long Lake is your choice, don’t miss Black Friday sale at Hoss’s Country Corner. Participate in draw your own discount, free gift wrapping, daily door prizes, free coffee and cookies.

If staying cozy is what you want, check out the Adirondack Museum Store. A great variety of gifts, jewelry, ornaments, books, mugs, posters, calendars, furniture.. too many fun itmes to list and shop from the comfort of your home.

Christmas Lights Go Green in Long Lake

In an effort to brighten the town, we are adding additional lights, and certainly encourage the members of the community to brighten up their homes and facades with holiday cheer, and to consider incorporation of energy conservative LED lights in holiday lighting plans. LED lights use less energy and in these times of budget crunching and awareness of our carbon footprint the Town of Long Lake has invested in LED white lights to compliment our traditional holiday decorating extravaganza planned for the town ball field. With great hope we anticipate lighting up the field and to broaden our area of cheer throughout the community. If anyone is interested in volunteering to help implement our decorations and to incorporate a theme, please contact Parks and Rec at 624-3077.

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