SNOWMOBILE SAFETY CLASS
LAKE PLEASANT--The Pleasant Riders Snowmobile Club will hold a Snowmobile Safety Course for children age 10 (on or before the date of the class) and up Saturday, Nov. 2, at Lake Pleasant Fire Hall on South Shore Road here. Anyone interested in attending should call Dick Eliezer at 548-3194 or Betsy Bain at 548-5719 to reserve a spot. Class begins at 7:45 a.m. and concludes at 4 p.m.
CRAFTS & FLEAS
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.
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.
FIREMEN IN ACTION
INDIAN LAKE--Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department will host a Fire Prevention Display at Byron Park off Rt. 28 here Saturday, Oct. 12, from 12-4 p.m. as part of Fire Prevention Month. See fire engines in action; enjoy hands-on activities; and learn about fire extinguisher use, smoke detectors, carbon dioxide detectors, rescue tools and home safety. There will be giveaways for the kids. If it is raining the event will be held at the firehouse.
A 'WILD' HALLOWEEN
TUPPER LAKE--Celebrate Halloween Wild Center style Oct. 26 and 27 at the museum at 45 Museum Drive here. Wear a costume and begin trick-or-treating early.
Meet a live raven and explore the mythology behind this classic Halloween bird in "The Lore of the Raven" Saturday at 1 p.m. Sunday, meet live nocturnal animals and learn why they won't be scared of the dark this Halloween in "Creatures of the Night" at 1 p.m.
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.
BRING A DISH
BLUE MT. LAKE--Join the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts for a celebration of fall and friends Friday, Oct. 25, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Bring a dish to pass and enjoy company as the kids paint pumpkins and everyone sings songs around the piano. Bring a non-perishable item for the food pantry and help those that need a hand this holiday season. Call (518) 352-7715 to sign up for a dish. The event is free.
TURKEY DINNER SLATED
MOREHOUSE--This year's Morehouse Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Dinner will be Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Morehouse Recreation Center off Rt. 8 (on the hill behind the firehouse) from 4:30 p.m. until the food runs out.
Eagerly anticipated each year, the menu is turkey with stuffing and gravy, mashed potatoes, squash and other veggies, cabbage salad, cranberry sauce, rolls, dessert and beverages. The prices are the same as last year: $11 adults and $6 children age 10 and under. For more call (315) 826-7509 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAKE PLEASANT--Twigs Treasure House here will be open just four 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. Columbus Day Weekend, Oct. 11-13, and Oct. 14 to noon.
AND ALL THAT JAZZ
LONG LAKE--Long Lake Town Hall will host a free 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.
The Tony Jenkins Jazz Trip has played the Adirondack jazz circuit extensively; fans have seen them play in Glens Falls, Lake George and North Creek. The group last played Long Lake in 2009.
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?
HIKE TO INDIAN PASS
LONG LAKE--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; call the Long Lake Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department at (518) 624-3077.
HIKE AT THE AIC
NEWCOMB--Northern New York Audubon will sponsor a hike at the Adirondack Interpretive Center here Saturday, Oct. 12, starting at 9 a.m. The AIC is at 5922 State Route 28N. Adirondack Interpretive Center staff will lead the hike. To register call (518) 582-2000 or email to email@example.com. Wear appropriate layers of apparel and sturdy footwear and bring water.
COME TO CABBIE-FEST
INDIAN LAKE--The Cabin Fever Players is planning a special Columbus Day Weekend event: Cabbie-Fest Sunday, Oct. 13, at Indian Lake Theater. Favorite characters from previous shows will perform songs, silent and live auctions will feature costumes and memorabilia and a tag sale will have clothing old and new as well as prop and set pieces.
The auction and live performances begin at 2 p.m. The finale is the screening of CFP's presentation of "South Pacific" from 2009 at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 and include snacks. Cabbie-Fest will raise funds for the troupe's next project.
The Cabin Fever Players was established in 1996 and has presented nine musicals with 214 people from the area participating both in front of and behind the scenes. Director Mary Leach and Producer Vonnie Liddle have been the production team for all nine shows.
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