Want to make the most of Veterans Day Weekend? Plan a trip to the Adirondack Park! A variety of free events, live music shows, and more will take place around the region. Take a look at the weekend’s highlights below!
Discover Free Veterans Day Weekend Events
In recognition of Veterans Day, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation will allow free access to the Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Parkway in Lake George. Visitors are welcome to drive up Prospect Mountain on Sunday and see the spectacular views from the summit.
Feel like fishing this weekend? Sunday is a Free Fishing Day in NY State, which means you don’t need a license to fish the region’s fresh waters.
As part of their annual Community Free Day, The Wild Center in Tupper Lake will offer free admission for visitors. This is a rare opportunity to explore the Adirondack museum for free and check out all the exciting exhibits. There will also be hands-on maker activities in celebration of International Science Center and Science Museum Day.
Experience Arts & Music in the ADK
Make your way to the Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake and enjoy a frighteningly good theatrical performance of Henry James’ classic ghost story, The Turn of the Screw. Admission is $22 for adults and $10 for anyone under 19 years of age.
Visit the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Friday for the opening reception of artist Seth Butler’s new exhibition. His landscape paintings and still lifes are on display at the Widlund Gallery from November 1 through November 28.
Join the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Friday from 5:00pm-7:00pm for the opening reception of their latest exhibition. The Great Adirondack Evergreen Show is an ode to evergreen trees, and the gallery will display it through Saturday, December 22.
This Sunday, Beartracks will return to the Whallsonburg Grange in Essex for a fantastic bluegrass concert! Beartracks features harmony vocals from siblings Tom Venne and Julie Venne-Hogan who draw on their family’s many years of performing traditional music.
Don’t miss Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters performing live at the Strand Center Theatre in Plattsburgh. Over the years, Ronnie Earl has played alongside Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers Band, B.B. King, Carlos Santana, and other great musicians. The concert will run from 7:30pm-10:30pm.