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Coming Attractions 09/11/2013

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - Updated: 8:55 PM

ANTIQUES

ANTIQUES AND RUSTICS

INDIAN LAKE--Come to the heart of the Adirondacks to find amazing rustic and camp furniture, hunting and fishing antiques, boats, taxidermy, antlers and more when the Town of Indian Lake holds its Adirondack Mountains Antiques Show Sept. 18-22. This great offering of diverse 'Adirondack' antiques takes place during Mother Nature's flamboyant fall foliage display. See the Adirondack Mountains in all their majestic, vibrant colors.

Fifty-two vendors are already signed up. Vendor rental spaces are available all over town. Write to Adirondack Mountains Antiques Show, POB 2, Indian Lake NY 12842; or email to gadwayrealty@yahoo.com, adkcamp1@frontier.com, chpaschal@frontiernet.net or indianlakeea@frontiernet.net.

CLASSES

HUNTER SAFETY COURSES

INDIAN LAKE--A Hunting and Safety Course will be held Friday, Sept. 13, from 5-10 p.m. and continuing Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Byron Park and the shooting range. To register for the course contact John Rathbun at 648-5306.

A second course will be held in Long Lake Sept. 26 and 28. Call (518) 624-3077 to register.

WILDERNESS FIRST AID

WOODGATE--The New York State Outdoor Guides Association will sponsor a Wilderness First Aid course Saturday, Sept. 28, at the White Otter Fish & Game Club, 10914 Woodgate Road here. It will start at 8 a.m. and last until approximately 6 p.m., including lunch and two breaks.

The Emergency Care and Safety Institute Education Center developed the class. It is accredited by the Wilderness Medical Society, Emergency Care and Safety Institute and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. It costs $110 each.

Anyone interested in signing up should contact instructors Sheila and Sonny Young at (518) 359-8194 or adkfoothill@yahoo.com before Sept. 14.

EVENTS

HOP ON BOARD

NORTH CREEK--The Saratoga & North Creek Railway welcomes Teddy Roosevelt portrayer Joe Wiegand Sept. 13-15 for a series of events commemorating Roosevelt's Sept. 14, 1901 race in the dark from the Tahawus Club to the train depot here, where he learned he would become America's 26th president.

Railfest activities include historic crafts and trade demonstrations, "First Person" talks by "Roosevelt," Rough Rider pony rides, a barbecue, a barbershop quartet and teddy bear tea and storytime for children.

The Leviathan No. 63 steam engine will make its first visit to the Northeast for this event. It will make one round-trip daily from Saratoga to North Creek, and will be used to demonstrate how the 90-foot turntable at the North Creek Depot works. Check out the over 300 square foot HO model railroad exhibit. For more call (518) 251-5842.

RUSTIC FURNITURE FAIR

BLUE MT. LAKE--The Adirondack Museum on Rt. 30 here will hold its 26th Annual Rustic Furniture Fair Sept. 14-15, featuring more than 50 rustic makers, artisans and artists. This is an exceptional festival of rustic arts featuring handcrafted furniture, furnishings and Adirondack paintings.

Looking for the perfect piece of furniture for home or camp? Look no further. Renowned craftsman from all over the United States will showcase and sell their one-of-a-kind creations. Exhibitors will be on hand to answer questions about their work or discuss custom made pieces.

An early buying opportunity is available Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8-10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased for $25 online through the Museum Store website.

INLET FALL FESTIVAL

INLET--Inlet's Fall Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fern Park on S. Shore Road. Free admission, free parking at Arrowhead Park and The Woods Inn, free shuttle and free entertainment.

Over 70 vendors will sell food, novelties, crafts, rustic furniture, clothing, raffle tickets and much more. There will be children's activities (head for the Kid Zone), entertainment, live music and food. Go to www.InletFallFestival.com or call the Inlet Information Office at (315) 357-5501.

LONG BOAT REGATTA

LONG LAKE--The Long Boat Regatta here will be Saturday, Sept. 21, and Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Town Beach. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the racing starts at 11 a.m. with the North American War Canoe and C-4 Championships and the Adirondack Kayak Championships. Other shorter events for both youth and adults are scheduled. Go to www.MacsCanoe.com.

IT'S AN APPLE FEST

SPECULATOR--Apple Fest here will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Speculator Pavilion at the ball field on Rt. 30. The event will be packed with family fun including children's games, food and craft vendors, pumpkin painting and face painting. A barbecue begins at 4 p.m. For more call (518) 548-4478.

DON'T MISS THE MOOSE

INDIAN LAKE--The Fourth Annual Great Adirondack Moose Festival here will be Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-29, with daily family fun.

The festival will include wilderness guided hikes to Sawyer Mountain and Castle Rock, a self-driving tour of the Moose River Plains, Tour de Moose Mountain Bike guided tour, fly-fishing casting demonstrations, Moose Calling Contest, Indian Lake Museum Open House, Adirondack Quilt Show, Blue Mountain Lake Historic Cruise, crafters and vendors in the Big Moose Tent, Turkey Shoot, ADK Wildlife Refuge and Rehab Center and white water rafting.

Moosterpiece Games and Count the moose "scat" contest are among the activities planned for children including Bruce the Moose and Smokey Bear souvenir photos.

The Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce sponsors the festival. For more information call (518) 648-5112 or visit indian-lake.com.

FOOD

CHICKEN AND BISCUITS

WELLS--The Wells United Methodist Church is holding a Back to School Dinner Saturday, Sept. 14, from 4-6:30 p.m. The menu consists of chicken in gravy on biscuits, mashed potatoes, green beans and carrots, beverage and homemade pies, cakes and cookies. The cost is $8.50 for adults, $4 for ages 6-12 and free for under age 6. Take-outs and gluten-free options are available. The church is near the center of Wells on Route 30.

ANNUAL BAKE SALE

INDIAN LAKE - The Indian Lake Country Christmas Tour "Taste of the Adirondacks" Annual Bake Sale will be held during the Adirondack Mountains Antique Show Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Mary's Church on Rt. 28 here.

Stop by, sit a spell, relax and enjoy delicious homemade goods along with a cold or hot beverage. Visitors will enjoy satisfying their sweet tooth with a large selection of freshly baked items, including pies and cakes that may be purchased whole or in slices, brownies, cookies and bread. In addition, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and water will be sold.

Proceeds from the bake sale will cover expenses for 2013 Country Christmas Tour activities. For further information call Annelies Taylor at (518) 352-1962.

EAT ITALIAN

LAKE PLEASANT--The Lake Pleasant United Methodist Church on Rt. 8 here will hold a Spaghetti / Ziti Dinner Saturday, Sept. 21, starting at 5 p.m. The meal includes salad, bread and homemade dessert. Come and partake in some good food and fellowship with some really nice folks.

GARAGE/YARD SALES

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE

SPECULATOR--The annual Community-Wide Garage Sale of Speculator, Lake Pleasant, Piseco and Morehouse will be Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Set up at home or rent space at the Speculator Pavilion for $10 (Saturday only). Garage sale sites will be marked with balloons. For more call the Adirondacks Speculator Region Chamber of Commerce at (518) 548-4521.

HISTORY

HIDDEN HISTORY TOURS

BLUE MT. LAKE--The Adirondack Museum here will hold Hidden History Tours Friday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its off-site Collections Storage and Study Center (last tour departs at 3:30 p.m.), featuring special curator-led tours of the boat and rustic furniture collection. The Collection Storage and Study Center is on Rt. 30 here. There is a $10 charge._Please note the museum will close early Sept. 13 to prepare for its Rustic Furniture Fair.

FLYING THE BUSH

PISECO--Local pilot Don Leadley will give a talk on "Adirondack Bush Flying Memories" Saturday, Sept. 14, starting at 2 p.m. in the Piseco school gym. He hopes people will want to learn about Adirondack bush flying.

LECTURES/TALKS

SMALL TELESCOPES, BIG SCIENCE

TUPPER LAKE--Noel Richardson, a Centre de Recherche en Astrophysique du Québec Fellow at the Université de Montréal, is a professional astronomer who studies massive stars. He recently has started to research stellar systems using the Canadian microsatellites MOST and BRITE. An enjoyable aspect of his work is the ability to collaborate with amateur astronomers around the world who are making real discoveries every day using professional techniques.

Hear his talk, "Small Telescopes, Big Science," about how amateur astronomers are shaping the research of professionals Friday, Sept. 13, at The Wild Center at 45 Museum Drive here. Call (518) 359-3253.

PERFORMING ARTS

LOOKING FOR LOVE

BLUE MT. LAKE--"Beyond Therapy: Staged Reading" by Christopher Durang will be performed at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts on Rt. 28 here Sept. 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 / $10 members. Call (518) 352-7715.

The actors bring hilarious characters to life in this insane and fast-paced romantic comedy. It is about a bizarre dinner date between Bruce and Prudence; their lunatic therapists; Bruce's jealous, gun-wielding homosexual lover Stuart; Stuart's over-protective mother, and a whole group of odd New York characters. Will Bruce and Prudence find love amid all the craziness?

PHOTOGRAPHY

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW SET

BLUE MT. LAKE--The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts here is holding its Diversity: Through Many Lenses Fourth Annual National Juried Photography Show through Sept. 28. Come see a fantastic variety of photographs from around the nation.

Gallery hours are Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A Gallery Reception will be held Sept. 28 from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information call the AC at (518) 352-7715 or visit the website at www.adirondackarts.org.

WORKSHOPS

MAKE A SUN CATCHER

BLUE MT. LAKE--The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts here will host an afternoon of glass making with Peggy Wadecki Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make your very own glass sun catcher. The fee is $65 / $60 members. Call the AC at (518) 352-7715

The deadline for Coming Attractions is two weeks before the event. Announcements may not exceed 130 words. E-mail them to editor@hamiltoncountyexpress.com

     

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