Upcoming events include activities like mountain biking, fishing, and hiking; there’s a unique, year-long art project in the works; and there’s more to know this week in the Adirondacks!
Find Upcoming Events & Mark Your Calendar
Attend This Farmers Market Rhubarb Festival Tomorrow
Here’s a great excuse to duck out of work early on Friday – the annual Rhubarb Festival at the Warrensurgh Riverfront Farmers Market starts at 3pm. Buy local rhubarb stalks and/or plants, seek advice from Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardeners, get samples to go, enter recipe giveaways, and check out more farmers market fun.
Here’s what else is coming up:
- Tour of Wilmington Whiteface: Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race: June 4
- Tour of Wilmington Whiteface: Wilmington Whiteface MTB: June 4 & 5
- Brook Trout Conservation Field Day in Raquette Lake: June 4 & 5
- Plattsburgh Rotary Fishing Tournament: June 4 – 6
- National Trails Day in the Lake George Region: June 5
- Youth Fishing Contest in Long Lake: June 5
- Letterboxing Trail Kickoff in Lake Luzerne: June 5
- Summer Slam Demolition at Franklin County Fairgrounds: June 5
- Franklin County Agricultural Society Car Show: June 5 & 6
- Ride On! Weekend in Warren County: June 5 & 6
- BBAIII, ebird & Silver Lake Forest Hike: June 6
- Carillon Boat Cruise at fort Ticonderoga: June 8 (and other dates)
News Tidbits From Around the ADK: Outdoor Events, An Epic Art Project & More
DEC Announces Annual Outdoors Day Celebrations
National Get Outdoors Day is Saturday, June 12. With more and more New Yorkers enjoying the great outdoors, the DEC is hosting family-friendly events throughout the state, throughout the entire month of June.
Events will include catch-and-release fishing clinics for all ages, birdwatching, and tons of educational events on paddling, archery, outdoor safety, and more. You can check out more info here.
A Year-Long, Lake Champlain Arts Project Kicks Off Soon
BluSeed Studios in Saranac Lake will launch a public program on June 26 that aims to creatively address issues facing the Lake Champlain Basin. Artists participating in the Multi-Cultural Interpretations on How Pollution Affects the Lake Champlain Watershed Project will design pieces that highlight the effect our daily lives have on Lake Champlain and its tributaries. The project is funded by a Lake Champlain Basin program grant.
The artists have one year to complete the project, and there will be a final exhibition in June 2022. The upcoming June 26 event will introduce the artists and provide scientific data and guidance for them to go off of. A reception will follow for The Spirit of the Adirondacks: People, Places & Things; this is an open photography exception highlighting works by regional photographers.
Hit the Trails – With Your Bike! – at McCauley Mountain
McCauley Mountain is open for mountain biking, and the weather will be in the 80s this weekend! Check out 20 mountain biking trails adequate for all levels of biking enthusiasts.
Ticonderoga Golf Course Gets $5 Million Clubhouse
A kitchen fire devastated the Ticonderoga Golf Course’s clubhouse in 2018, but now, there’s a new bigger-and-better clubhouse. The $5 million, 12,720-square-foot, two-story clubhouse consists of a restaurant, upper- and lower-level bars, a space for private events, a patio, and a super-adequate fire sprinkler and suppression system.
- Albany Business Review: Ticonderoga Golf Course opens $5 clubhouse three years after fire