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November, 2019

Winter Farmers Markets in the Adirondack Region


With the fresh snow on the ground, perhaps making sure you get your servings of local vegetables, meat, and dairy isn’t at the top of your list. But there are ways to enjoy that farm fresh flavor at various locations around the Adirondacks, while still enjoying the new snow – winter farmers markets. Adirondack shops like Lake Placid’s Green Goddess Natural Market, Saranac Lake’s Nori’s Village Market, or Keeseville Farmacy provide wonderful year-round local produce. You can also stop by the farms and buy directly from our local farmers. The region’s indoor farmers markets offer a variety of vendors, one-stop >>More


November, 2019

Holiday Balsam Bee with Hallie Bond on Nov. 23


The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts is set to welcome local instructor, historian, and artisan Hallie Bond to teach participants how to make balsam wreaths, garland, and pillows on Saturday, November 23rd from 10 am to 4 pm. Each participant is asked to bring a wire hanger and garden scissors or snippers to the class. In addition, feel free to bring ribbon or adornments to add a festive and personal touch to your wreath or garland. This year includes a potluck lunch, bring a dish to pass. The workshop fee is $45 for Arts Center members and $55 for >>More


November, 2019

Made in the Adirondacks: 22nd Country Christmas Tour


The 22nd Annual Indian Lake Country Christmas Tour (CCT) has been set for Friday, November 29th, and Saturday, November 30th. This year’s theme “Made in the Adirondacks” invites visitors and shoppers to an inside view of the lives and work of many local and regional artisans and crafters. This town-wide holiday activity is designed to promote community pride and holiday spirit. This annual event is a self-guided tour to visit with local artisans and crafters who offer a variety of holiday gift items for sale in their homes, Indian Lake Central School Gym and at various locations throughout » Continue >>More


November, 2019

Transgender Day of Remembrance Service Planned


Transgender Day of Remembrance occurs annually on November 20th, is a day to memorialize those who have been killed or murdered as the result of transphobia, (hatred or fear of transgender and gender non-conforming people). This day serves to bring attention to the continued violence and non-acceptance endured by the transgender community. Transgender Day of Remembrance observance will be held on Sunday, November 17th from 1 to 2 pm. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 136 Main St, Saranac Lake. This non-denominational event is co-hosted by Adirondack Unitarian Universalist Community, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Saranac Lake, Adirondack North Country Gender >>More


November, 2019

Lake Placid’s 10th Holiday Village Stroll Planned


The village of Lake Placid is set to host their 10th Holiday Village Stroll, complete with holiday shopping, family fun, arts and entertainment from Friday, December 13th through Sunday, December 15, 2019. The Holiday Village Stroll weekend is packed with activities for kids and families including a skating party, opportunities to visit with Santa, holiday movie screenings at the Palace Theatre, a tree-lighting ceremony, holiday crafts, story time and free sleigh rides around Mirror Lake. Adults can enjoy strolling Lake Placid’s Main Street adorned with ice sculptures, holiday shopping deals, specialty drinks, local beer tastings, and live music throughout the >>More


November, 2019

Take A Veteran Fishing On Veterans Day


Each year the New York State (NYS) Department of Environmental Conservation offers four opportunities to fish Adirondack waters without a fishing license. The free opportunities throughout the calendar year provide a sampling of fishing experiences. The days are meant to allow people to test new waters or introduce someone to a new sport. Since 1991 these reoccurring events have allowed visitors and residents alike the opportunity to get outside and cast a line. My husband grew up fishing and shares that love with both our children. My son likes the competition while my daughter is more interested in scaring the >>More


November, 2019

Carl Heilman, Neal Burdick ‘Trails of the Adirondacks’ Talk


Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY) is set to host a talk and book signing with Carl Heilman and Neal Burdick for their book, The Trails of the Adirondacks: Hiking America’s Original Wilderness with photography by Carl Heilman, foreword by Bill McKibben, and text by Neal Burdick, on Saturday, November 9th, from 1 to 3 pm. This event will include a presentation and book signing by Carl Heilman and Neal Burdick, followed by a reception with light refreshments. Published by Rizzoli International with ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club), this book celebrates America’s original <a href="https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/tag/hiking" » Continue Reading. View original >>More


November, 2019

Growing Berries in the North Country


There are several types of cultivated berries grown in Northern New York. Among the most popular are strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries, although several other minor fruits (e.g. currants, gooseberries) are grown, as well. Starter plants are relatively inexpensive and, once established, the plantings are reasonably easy to maintain. They last for years and the fruit is incredibly flavorful when picked fresh. What’s more, you can make some pretty good money growing berries. In fact, berries can return the highest dollar value per square foot » Continue Reading. View original post.


November, 2019

Adirondack Museum Antique Show Ending After 25 Years


The Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX, formerly the Adirondack Museum) has announced that 2019 will be the last year of its annual Antique Show and Sale. ADKX said the event will be replaced by the Adirondack Artisan Festival, premiering in September 2020. The Antique Show and Sale first began in 1995, drawing as many as 100 vendors in its early years. Cars lined both sides of Route 30 as thousands flocked to the show to snap up treasures that complemented the popular Adirondack style of homes and camps. More recently, the number of participating dealers and >>More


November, 2019

Adk History Museum Seeks Benefit Online Auction Items


The Adirondack History Museum has announced their upcoming online auction fundraiser, set to run November 29th through December 8th. The Museum is seeking donated items from the public which they can put up for bid to help support the museum and at the same time, promote local brands and products to a target audience of nearly 2,000 active, local museum supporters. Starting in November, the Museum is set to begin promoting the online auction. Donators will be featured on the auction home page (for items valued at $450 or more), in weekly e-mail alerts, and » Continue Reading. View original >>More




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