Now that spring has arrived in the Adirondacks, there are plenty of exciting events and activities to look forward to throughout the season. Ready to have some fun? Take a trip to the Adirondacks this weekend for all kinds of spring entertainment!
Photo Credit: Gore Mountain
Find Outdoor Activities
Interested in trying pond skimming? Register for Gore Mountain’s popular Pond Skim event on April 2! Each participant gets one pond skim, and there will be judges for Splash, Skim Distance, and Overall Performance. The cost is $5 per person.
Over in Croghan, NY, the Ardison/Farney 1m, 5K, 10K & Fun Runs will take place this Saturday at the Croghan Memorial Church. Registration for the races begins at 8:00am, and the first event starts at 9:15am.
Music, Arts & More
The Unicorn Rodeo Round-Up is a benefit for the Southern Adirondack Musicians Fund at Stony Creek Ranch Resort. The two-day event will include a wide variety of bands and live performances. A minimum $15 donation at the show is suggested to support the fund.
Head over to Lisa G’s in Lake Placid this Friday for the Howl Story Slam! Howl is all about story sharing in an intimate setting, and each participant will have 5 minutes on stage. The story event will begin at 8:00pm.
Check out the Widlund Gallery at the Tannery Pond Community Center this Friday for the Opening Reception of “Cross-Pollination,” an art exhibit featuring natural landscapes. The reception will run from 5:00pm-7:00pm.
Learn Something New
Learn some valuable cooking skills at the Adirondack Mountain Club’s Backcountry Cooking 101 class on Saturday. The class will take place at the Heart Lake Program Center, and the cost to attend is $50.
Minerva’s 4th annual Spring Garden Workshop is scheduled for this Saturday at the Minerva Town Hall. The workshop will feature speakers on trendy gardening topics, vendor tables, a buffet lunch, and more. The cost is $15 per adult and $12 per senior.
The Adirondack Folk School is hosting a special Shaker Cat Head Basket class with Barbara Boughton this Sunday from 9:00am-4:00pm. Some weaving experience is helpful but not required. General tuition is $105, and materials cost $30.
Spring has sprung! Plan your next spring adventure today >>