Halloween is coming up soon, but before some of the spookiest events of the season arrive, you’ll still find a variety of autumn activities and festivals happening throughout the Adirondacks. This weekend, take a trip to the Adirondack Park for family-friendly events, outdoor fun, and much more!
Get Festive in the Adirondacks
Visit Lake Clear Lodge & Restaurant in Lake Clear for their Adirondack Alps Festival Weekend! This event is a celebration of the Old World and the Adirondacks, and activities and classes will include a Schnitzel Bar, an Ancient Roots of Beer Workshop, a 3-Course Tasting Dinner, and more. Participants can sign up for the day or the whole weekend.
All families are invited to attend the fall festival at Lakeside School in Essex this Saturday. During the festival, children and their parents will be able to enjoy a scavenger hunt, cider pressing, music and singing, and other fun activities.
Enjoy Live Music
Country music star Lucas Hoge will perform live at the Strand Center For the Arts in Plattsburgh on Friday night from 7:00pm-9:30pm. Hoge is an accomplished musician who engages listeners with his warm, evocative vocals and emotional authenticity. Tickets range from $15-$25.
Head to Lake George this Saturday and enjoy live bands and delicious food at the 9th Annual Soup R’ Bands at Roaring Brook Ranch. Fantastic local restaurants will be donating soup for the competition, and there will be a huge raffle, a silent auction, and more. The cost to attend is $25 at the door.
Attend Fun Fundraisers
This Friday, the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host a family-friendly Mini-Golf Fundraiser that will include glow-golf, trivia, complimentary snacks, and more. A cash bar will be available for adults 21 and older. Tickets are $15 per person (ages 13 and up) and $10 per student/child (up to age 12).
Join Adirondack Folk School in Lake Luzerne for their “bring-your-own garage sale” called Tailgate Treasures! Once you’ve registered, you can pack your car with goods and park at the school during the sale from 10:00am-3:00pm on Saturday. Each spot in Adirondack Folk School’s parking lot costs $10.
Stay Active This Weekend
Feel like taking a scenic run along the Great Sacandaga Lake? Register for the 19th Annual Great Sacandaga 10K Run on Saturday at Sport Island Pub in Northville. The race will kick off at 10:30am, and all runners will get to enjoy a post-race buffet.
Head north to Big Tupper Brewery in Tupper Lake for their first ever Triad Challenge on Saturday. Participants will run, walk, or crawl up three local mountains as fast as they can. The $30 entry fee includes a race t-shirt, lunch, and a pint of beer following the race.