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 email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ON THE GOOLEY CLUB
INDIAN LAKE--Abanakee Studios on Rt. 28 here will host Arnold DeMarsh, author of "Indian Lake, Images of America," Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. His newest book, "Sportsman's Camp: Chain Lakes Place, the Gooley Club" is a limited edition that will be available for purchase that day. Come out and meet and support this local author.
Abanakee Studios will remain open weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Columbus Day.
HUNTER SAFETY COURSE
LONG LAKE--A Hunter Safety Course will be held here 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 email@example.com before Sept. 14.
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 will be Saturday, Sept. 21, and Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Town Beach here. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the racing starts at 10 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.
Paddlers from all over the Northeast converge on this fun, yet competitive, event. Spectators are encouraged. Go to www.MacsCanoe.com.
PAMPERED LADIES PARTY
LONG LAKE--The Long Lake Ladies Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a Pampered Ladies Party Saturday, Sept. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at the Long Lake Town Hall. The evening includes hors d'oeuvres, vendors and demonstrations, raffles and baskets and entertainment.
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.
TRY FURRY FRIDAYS
BLUE MT. LAKE - Dogs are invited to enjoy the Adirondack Museum's grounds Oct. 4. Bring a furry friend and explore the grounds, take a ride in a vintage rowboat, complete a scavenger hunt and let your dog try out the rustic agility course. A "Going to the Dogs" benefit will be held each Furry Friday to benefit local shelters.
Dogs must be kept on a four-foot leash; owners must clean up after their pets; dogs are allowed on the grounds, in Mark W. Potter Education Center and in Auditorium but not in exhibit buildings or Lake View Café; Doggy Day Care will be available at no charge with the understanding that dogs cannot be left for more than two hours; and poorly behaved or aggressive dogs will be asked to leave.
TAKE A CROP WALK
SPECULATOR--Join fellow community members at the Crop Walk to Stop Hunger Sunday, Oct. 6, at the gazebo at the village ball field on Rt. 30 here. Registration starts at 1:30 p.m.; the walk begins at 2 p.m.
THREE NEW EXHIBITS
BLUE MT. LAKE--The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts on Rt. 28 here has three new exhibits scheduled for Oct. 3 through Nov. 9: drawings by Alain Martin and paintings by Liza Houston and Rachel Trusty. Winter hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. A Gallery Reception will be held Nov. 9, from 5:30-7 p.m.
Martin's drawings are based on the Weegee photograph of the beach at Coney Island and inspired by a cryptic line from a novel by Don DeLillo. Houston, of Glens Falls, is displaying her body of work called "Currents." She uses rivers and movement of water over and around rocks as a visual starting point, then oscillates between representation and abstraction.
Trusty's small experimental paintings, "Loud White Space," explore the power of white, negative space around isolated figures. Call (518) 352-7715.
GARDEN CLUB CELEBRATES
INDIAN LAKE--Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Indian Lake Garden Club with a reception and screening of "Wings of Life" at Indian Lake Theater on Main Street here Thursday, Sept. 26. The reception starts at 6 p.m. with a photo slideshow of local gardens. "Wings of Life" will begin at 7 p.m. This film by Disneynature, narrated by Meryl Streep, presents a stunning celebration of life, showcasing the unsung heroes of the planet, the great pollinators: butterflies, hummingbirds, bees and bats. Admission is $5 adults, children admitted free.
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.
HARVEST HAM DINNER
BLEECKER--The Bleecker Community Church will hold its 54th annual Harvest Ham Dinner Saturday, Sept. 21, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Church Hall on County Highway 112 here. The dinner will feature a variety of vegetables and pie for dessert, including elderberry. Adults $10; children ages 6-12 $5; ages 5 and under eat free.
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.
LAKE PLEASANT--Come browse two floors of constantly changing arrays of antiques and slightly used furniture, household goods, toys, linens and more at Twigs Treasure House on Page Street, near the intersection with State Route 8. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays during September; Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5; and Columbus Day Weekend Oct. 11-13 and Oct. 14 to noon.
To donate items call Letty Rudes at 548-7077) Lore Frisk at 548-4668 or Susan Thielking at 548-6318.
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 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.
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.
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