Have you been to the Adirondack Park yet this summer? The region is a hotspot for all kinds of spectacular events, from arts & crafts fairs to the Ironman Lake Placid. Check out what’s coming up this weekend, and make plans for fun!
Experience Exciting Festivals & Fairs
At Northville Rotary’s 10th Annual Woodworking and Fine Arts Weekend, over 65 accomplished artists from around the region will be displaying and selling their work. Attendees can enjoy demonstrations, raffles, a silent auction, and great food.
The Clinton County Fair begins on Tuesday of this weekend and runs through Sunday. Bring the whole family to the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Plattsburgh for food, games, livestock, rides, live music, and activities.
Want to take home a piece of the Adirondacks? Visit the Adirondack Experience in Blue Mountain Lake on Saturday for their annual Made in the Adirondacks Fair. This event will feature locally produced arts, home goods, crafts, and more.
Stop by Schroon Lake’s town park on Saturday for the community’s 49th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair from 10:00am-4:00pm. About 100 exhibitors will be in attendance, and there will be food sold by the Schroon Lake Lions Club and other vendors.
On Saturday and Sunday, visit Inlet’s Arrowhead Park for “Arts in the Park!” Over 60 vendors will be displaying their handmade products, ranging from paintings to pottery, jewelry, clothing, candles, and more.
Try These Fun Outdoor Activities
The Town of Long Lake will host their Cardboard Box Boat Face-Off on Saturday starting at 11:00am. Box building will run from 11:00am-1:00pm, and the float-off will be held at the Long Lake Town Beach at 1:00pm.
Sponsored by the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce, the annual Indian Lake Poker Paddle will challenge participants to paddle and collect cards from noon to 4:00pm. This activity is open to all ages and skill levels, and cash prizes will be handed out for the best poker hands.
Cheer on the Athletes & Competitors
Witness pyramids, jumps, stunts, and more during the 7th Annual US Waterski Show Team Exhibition in Long Lake on Saturday. Demonstrations will kick off at 10:00am, and the show will start at 2:00pm.
Don’t miss the 33rd Annual Piseco Triathlon on Saturday beginning at 7:30am! The triathlon will feature a 1.5-mile swim, a 11.5-mile bike ride, and a 3-mile run. Medals will be awarded for the winners in each division.
The annual Ironman Lake Placid is a three-part challenge with a unique course in the Lake Placid area. This thrilling event includes a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run. There are multiple places where you can see all the action!