Looking for something fun to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered! Our roundup has outdoor events, festivals, workshops, and more for you to choose from.
Ride for the River, photo provided
Fairs & Festivals
These six events feature vendors, music, activities for the kids, and lots to see and do!
Durant Days in Raquette Lake features a wide variety of activities celebrating William West Durant, the inventor of the Great Camps style of architecture!
This festival at the Adirondack Folk School celebrates the culture and tradition of the region, and includes artisan vendors, craft demonstrations, live music, locally-made food, and more!
Enjoy more than 8 hours of live music, live and silent auctions, activities for children, and great food at The North Country Hardship Fund’s largest annual fundraiser!
This festival celebrates both local and national breweries, cideries, and wineries! It will feature more than 30 vendors and great live music throughout the day.
Do you love classic and cool cars? What about live music and vendors? You can find all that and more in Ticonderoga’s Bicentennial Park on Sunday!
This annual craft fair with nearly 40 vendors will take place at Mt. Sabattis Pavilion in Long Lake. You can browse through and purchase hand-crafted goods, art, jewelry, clothing, pottery, and more!
Nature & Outdoors
Breathe in the fresh air and experience true beauty at these outdoor events!
Naturalist Gary Lee will lead participants on a short hike to view local butterflies! This trip is appropriate for hikers of all ages.
This annual 8.4 race challenges runners to beat the train from Riparius to the North Creek Depot!
This community bike ride through the Ausable River watershed is a celebration of the river and vibrant communities within the watershed.
This day will celebrate The Wild Center’s new Wild Walk with opportunities to climb trees, stomp through the woods, build shelters, meet a live wolf, and more!
Join members of ADK and friends of Jane Neale for this annual fundraiser that will summit St. Regis Mountain. Proceeds will support the Jane Neale Fund to support participation by youth in the annual trails crew week.
DIY Crafts & Workshops
Learn a new skill at these educational events!
Make your own traditional cherry paddle in this day-long workshop at the Adirondack Museum. Participants will use hand tools and be led by craftsman Caleb Davis.
Learn two quilt-as-you-go methods to make a large quilt on your home sewing machine more manageable. Your simple blocks will blossom as your quilt comes to life!
This intermediate/advanced photography workshop at View is designed for those who are already comfortable with camera basics.
This course is for people who have an interest in learning how to turn, and the emphasis will be on using the lathe and tools safely and correctly.
Have a great weekend, Happy August, and remember to share photos of your fun with us on Facebook!