FLEA MARKET & LUNCH
PISECO--Piseco Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its annual Flea Market and Luncheon Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Piseco Community Hall on Old Piseco Road.
Clean out the garage, basement or attic, rent an eight-foot table (or two) for $5 each and make some money selling unwanted items. Sell crafts and introduce hobbies. Twenty-one inside spaces and 43 outside spaces are available. Call Susan Casey at (518) 339-4791 to reserve one.
The Cafe opens at 11:30 a.m. with homemade soup and chili, egg salad sandwiches, hot dogs and more. Luscious desserts will be available, and don't forget the Bake Sale, which opens at 10 a.m. All proceeds benefit Piseco Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance. For more information call Casey or email Sue Swift at email@example.com.
HARVEST FESTIVAL CRAFT FAIR
LONG LAKE--Long Lake's Harvest Festival Craft Fair will be Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Town Hall.
This long-standing craft fair accepts only hand-made, American-made items. The craft marketplace showcases the brightest talents in contemporary craft and design and highlights an eclectic array of both experienced and emergent designers producing one-of-a-kind and limited edition goods in a wide variety of media with a special focus on Adirondack crafted treasures.
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.
BIKE AGAINST CANCER
INLET--Pedals and Petals will join Trek dealers across the nation to host the 6th Annual Trek Womens Breast Cancer Awareness Ride Saturday, Oct. 12. Everyone is welcome to participate in either a family friendly group ride offering an 11.6-mile loop or a 20.8-mile loop. The bicyclists will leave from Pedals & Petals at 10 a.m. and ride down scenic South Shore Road. There will be raffles, giveaways, food and beverages.
Online registration at the Black Fly Challenge website closes Friday, Oct. 11, at noon. Onsite registration is available the day of the event from 8-9:45 a.m. at Pedals and Petals,_176 State Route 28 here.
HARVEST FEST CRAFT FAIR
LONG LAKE--The Long Lake Harvest Festival Craft Fair will be Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Town Hall. It features top-notch vendors, a live chainsaw carving demonstration by Mike Earle, a barbecue by the Smokin' Horseshoes of Tupper Lake and a bounce house for children.
Shop early for Christmas gifts and enjoy the festive event. Look for a Pumpkin Drop at 2 p.m. This event is subject to change without notice; call (518) 624-3077 to verify.
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.
COME ONE, COME ALL
WELLS--Wells Historical Society invites everyone to its annual potluck dinner Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Community Hall at 5 p.m. Along with appetites bring a dish to pass, either a main dish or dessert. Beverages and eating utensils will be provided.
This year's entertainment will be provided by Arrows of the Word, a local musical group that is well known in this area. And as if that weren't enough, WHS will also hold the drawing for the painting by local artist John Collado and have a 50/50 raffle. Come out for a fun-filled evening with friends.
CHICKEN & BISCUITS
WELLS--Wells United Methodist Church is holding a Columbus Day Dinner Saturday, Oct. 12, 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.
Meals are $ 8.50 each for adults, $4 for ages 6-12 and free for those under age 6. Take-outs and gluten-free options are available. The church is located near the center of Wells, on Route 30.
LAKE PLEASANT--Twigs Treasure House here will be open just six more days before closing for the winter. Come browse two floors of antiques and slightly used furniture, household goods, toys, linens and more.
Twigs Treasure House is on Page Street near the intersection with State Route 8. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5; and Columbus Day Weekend Oct. 11-13 and Oct. 14 to noon.
COME TO THE RENDEZVOUS
INLET--The 22nd Annual Moose River Rendezvous in the Moose River Plains Wild Forest here will be Oct. 5-12. This is a 100 percent primitive experience held in the Moose River Plains just outside the Town of Inlet and seven miles off the blacktop.
Visitors' Day will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. See hawk and knife throwing, open fire cooking, hear tall tales and enjoy living history at its best.
The New York State Muzzle-Loaders Association's Primitive Rendezvous & Hunt is a mountainmen encampment featuring 1760-1840 era fur trade re-enactors. It's good family fun and, as usual, visitors are admitted free. For more info contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (845) 721-3184.
SUNDAYS AT TANNERY POND
NORTH CREEK--A new generation of great songwriters will entertain during the next Sundays at Tannery Pond Community Center Oct. 6, starting at 5 p.m.
Jen Chapin in trio with bassist Stephan Crump and guitarist Jamie Fox and A.J. Croce and a guest bassist are scheduled. TPCC is at 228 Main Street. Admission is $15 adults and $8 students. Those under age 12 are admitted free. Call (518) 251-2505 or email to email@example.com for more information.
AND ALL THAT JAZZ
LONG LAKE--Long Lake Town Hall will host a Tony Jenkins Jazz Trip Trio concert Saturday, Oct. 12, starting at 7 p.m. Celebrate Columbus Day Weekend in a cabaret-style setting and revel in the dulcet jazz of this talented group. There is no cover charge.
ERIC PETER PLAYS
BLUE MT. LAKE--The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts on Rt. 28 here will host Eric Peter in Concert Oct. 12 starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 / $10 members. Adirondack native Peter will sing both covers and his own originals.
COUNTRY AND BLUEGRASS
OLD FORGE--View will present country bluegrass performers Amy Gallatin and The Stillwaters Friday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. The four-person band will perform two hours of classic country and bluegrass music at the arts center here.
Their mix of folk, western swing, bluegrass and country is appropriate for all ages. Listen to a toe-tapping blend of heartfelt vocals, soaring harmonies and red-hot picking, traditional yet modern and distinct. Wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages will be sold.
View is a multi-arts center located at 3273 State Route 28. Tickets at $15 / $12 members can be purchased online at www.ViewArts.org or by calling View at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201. The Box Office is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sundays 12-4 p.m.
BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON
SYRACUSE--The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mt. Lake will host an Oct. 19 excursion to The Redhouse here to see "Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson" with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, based on the book by Alex Timbers. Tickets are $25 each. Call (518) 352-7715. Depart at 10 a.m. for the 2 p.m. rock and roll musical that tells the story of America's first political maverick. A.J. kicked British butt, shafted the Indians and smacked down the Spaniards, all in the name of these United States; who cares if he didn't have permission?
HIKES ARE PLANNED
LONG LAKE--Hike to Low's Ridge, the beautiful Hitchins Pond and the Upper Dam on the Bog River with Certified Guide Joan Collins Saturday, Oct. 5. This is a flat but long trip in a very isolated area. Bagged lunches may be ordered from Adirondack Trading Post. Meet at 8 a.m. at the Long Lake Town Offices.
Certified Guide Spencer Morrissey will lead a hike to Indian Pass Saturday, Oct. 12. It is a 10.4-mile one-way through hike from Tahawus to Lake Placid. This outstanding hike offers easy to very difficult terrain, but along the way the views and vistas are well worth the effort. Meet at the Long Lake Town Offices at 9 a.m.
Pre-registration is required for both hikes; call the Long Lake Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department at (518) 624-3077.
CANVASING A CONOE
LONG LAKE--A Canoe Re-Canvasing Demonstration will be held Sunday, Oct. 6, from 12-5 p.m. at Mt. Sabattis Pavilion here. See a 25-foot Old Town war canoe as it is re-canvased.
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