Today is Free Fishing Day, but that’s not the only thing happening in the Adirondacks. Check out a Veterans Day dinner, another fundraiser dinner for a popular annual event, a cannabis update for Lake Placid, and more.
Free Fishing Day, Veterans Day & More Events Happening
Here’s what’s going on:
- Haskell Brothers Veterans Day Dinner: November 13
- Cans for Kids in Plattsburgh: November 13
- Out of the Blue Grass at Tannery Pond Community Center: November 13
- Mt. Van Hoevenberg Open House & Job Fair: November 13
- Christmas Open House at Sugar & Spice: November 13 & 14
- Blackbird Reading at Pendragon Theatre: November 17
Today, November 11, in addition to being Veterans Day is the last Free Fishing Day of the year in New York State. The next Free Fishing Day hasn’t been announced yet by the DEC, but will likely be in February.
Looking Ahead to Thanksgiving
Restaurants are starting to announce Thanksgiving specials, including order-ahead pies and desserts!
Also, registration is open for the annual Adirondack Health 5K Turkey Trot, happening Thanksgiving morning in Lake Placid.
Quick News Tidbits Around the Park: A Fundraiser Dinner, A Novel & A Cannabis Update
Plan for a Delicious Chicken BBQ Dinner on December 2
When turkey day is done, get ready for chicken, because the Best 4th in the North Committee has announced their annual December Chicken BBQ for December 2 to help raise funds for the Best 4th in the North come July 4. Takeout is available, and the cost is $14 per dinner. Call to reserve yours today!
A New Novel Takes Place in the Adirondacks
Back Dirt: A Murder on Skis Mystery takes place in the Adirondacks and involves the killing of an archaeologist. This book came out last month and is written by author Phil Bayly, former news anchor in Albany and avid skier. Find it where books are sold or at murderonskis.com.
Public Cannabis Hearings Set in Lake Placid
Lake Placid News reports that the Lake Placid Village Board will host public hearings for two laws, one to opt out of issuing licenses for retail sites, and one to opt out of on-site consumption of cannabis. The hearings will be held at the beginning of the regularly scheduled November 15 board meeting at 5pm at North Elba Town Hall (and streamed online).