• Events Calendar/ Adirondack Activities

    Lake George Events: July 2014

    What’s happening around the Lake George and Adirondack Region? View this Lake George Events Calendar & Adirondack Activities section for informative, accurate and detailed “things-to do” in the area. Find a variety of 2014 events that everyone will enjoy – including performances, games, parades, rummage sales, book sales, fundraising events, lectures, various kids activities & enjoyments, film nights, workshops, festivals, tours, church dinners, holiday gatherings, special events, and so much more! Scroll down to find a listing of regional Calendar Events & Activities. Before you do, also check out these pages…

    Annual, Special & Holiday Events

    Antique & Art Events: Crafts Shows, Garage Sales & More

    Art Exhibits

    Farmers’ Markets

    Bingo

    Ongoing Events

    Tours in the Region

    Past Events



    July 2014



    July 22-27, 2014      173rd Saratoga County Fair

    One of the country’s oldest fairs returns for another year. Fun for the whole family including live music, tractor pulls, cow shows, and entertainers of all kinds/ 9am. Saratoga County Fairgrounds – 162 Prospect St., Ballston Spa. (518) 885-9701. saratogacountyfair.org


    July 23, 2014      Lake Talk Series: Meet the Raptors of Northern New York

    Join local resident and wildlife rehabilitator Nancy Kimball and a few of her feathered friends, and learn all about the raptors that live locally, and their behavior and characteristics. Free, with no RSVP necessary/ 5:30pm. Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) Macionis Family Center for Conservation – 4905 Lake Shore Dr., Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


    July 23-25, 2014      Lake George Youtheatre Presents: Snoopy! The Musical

    Come see the local theater group perform this musical based on the beloved comic strip, Peanuts. Ticket info is at online site/ Wed. 1pm & Thurs.-Fri. 9:30am. Lake George HS Auditorium – 381 Canada St. Lake George. (518) 793-3521. lgyoutheatre.com


    July 24      “Being a Rockafeller, Becoming Myself”

    Eileen Rockafeller presents a slideshow and personal narrative about finding herself apart from her famous family name/ 7pm. Northshire Bookstore – 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. (518) 682-4200. northshire.com


    July 24      Fireworks Over Lake George

    Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Lake/ 9:30pm. View from Shepard Park on Canada Street or Beach Road, Lake George Village. (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgechamber.com


    July 24-27      Heroes Week at The Great Escape

    A seven-day event that offers free admission to all those who work to serve their communities. Those who qualify include military, teachers, police and corrections officers, firefighters, doctors, nurses, and EMS personnel, upon presenting occupational I.D. All heroes’ guests receive admission at the child’s rate/ Six Flags at the Great Escape – 89 Six Flags Dr., Queensbury. (518) 792-3500. sixflags.com


    July 24-25      Lake George Youtheatre presents “Snoopy! The Musical”

    Come see the local theater group of youngsters perform this musical based on the beloved comic strip, Peanuts. Ticket info is at online site/ Wed. 1pm & Thurs.-Fri. 9:30am. Lake George High School Auditorium – 381 Canada St., Lake George. (518) 793-3521. lgyoutheatre.com


    July 24      Fireworks Over Lake George

    Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Lake/ 9:30pm. View from Shepard Park on Canada Street or Beach Road, Lake George Village. (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgechamber.com


    July 24 – Oct. 11      Lake George Dinner Theatre presents “Lake Effect”

    Come help the Lake George Dinner Theatre celebrate their 47th season by watching “Lake Effect,” a funny and thoughtful story of a family snowed in during the Blizzard of ’77. Dinner shows every Wed. through Sat. Lunch shows Tues. through Thurs. Call for tickets. Lake George Dinner Theatre at the Holiday Inn Resort – 2223 Canada St., Lake George. (518) 668-5762. lakegeorgedinnertheatre.com


    July 24      Lake Luzer­­ne Concert in the Park: “Elvis”

    Spend the evening being entertained by a local Elvis tribute artist. Free raffle and prizes, free admission/ 7pm. Pavilion Park – Lake Ave., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org


    July 24      Music of the Belle Époque: Paris 1871-1914

    Enjoy music performed by pianist Carol Minor, clarinetist Christopher Bush, and vocalist Sahoko Sato/ 7pm. Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508. summerlandmusicsociety.com


    July 24      Music on Main Street performed by “Stony Creek Band”

    Enjoy live music and a beautiful atmosphere/ 5:30pm-8pm. Lawn of Chester Municipal Center – Route 9, Chestertown. northwarren.com


    July 24      Science or Magic?

    A free program for children with magician Jim Snack/ 3pm-4:30pm. Chester Library, Route 9, Chestertown. (518) 494-5384. northwarren.com


    July 24      Solar Energy Program

    This program will feature solar activities with make and take projects that are fun and informative. Projects include solar ovens, solar bracelets, and how to change sunlight into electricity. These are simple and fun projects that demonstrate the importance of solar energy. This program is great for ages 5 to the curious adult. Bring the family/ 10am-11am. Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center – 5239 Lake Shore Dr., Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9767. upyondafarm.com


    July 24-27      WWII B-17 Bomber Tours & Flights

    View and tour “Sentimental Journey”, one of the few remaining B-17 Bombers from WWII. Ground viewing and photos opportunities, cockpit tours, and even flights available/ 9am-5pm each day. Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport – Warren County. (607) 448-9415. visit.cityofglensfalls.com


    July 24 – Aug. 2     Adirondack Theatre Festival Presents: “Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash”

    Watch a talented group of musicians led by David Lutken, as they pay tribute to one of the most famous singer/songwriters of his time. Call for ticket information/ 7:30pm. (July 30 at 2pm & 7:30pm) Charles R. Wood Theater – 207 Glen St., Glens Falls. (518) 874-0800. woodtheater.org atfestival.org


    July 25      Floating Classroom on Lake George

    Learn about Lake George from a scientific perspective/ 10am-12pm. Roger’s Park – Bolton Landing. (518) 668-3558. lakegeorgeassociation.org


    July 25      Fridays at the Lake

    Enjoy a live, outdoor performance by “Rev Tor”/ 7pm. Shepard Park – Canada Street, Lake George. fridaysatthelake.com


    July 25-27      Gigantic Book Sale

    A huge 3-day sale with tons of books of all kinds. Free admission/ Fri. & Sat. 9am-8pm & Sun. 9am-3pm. Bolton Free Library – 4922 Lake Shore Dr., Bolton Landing. (518) 644-2233. boltonchamber.com


    July 25     Hadley Music Concert Series

    Music performed by “Vintage Country”/ 7pm-9:30pm. Senior Center/ Community Center (next to Sam Smead Memorial Park), Hadley. (518) 696-4797. townofhadley.org


    July 25      Mister Twisty’s Family Reading Show

    Children of all ages will enjoy Mr. Twisty’s jokes, fun magic and more/ 10:30am-11:15am.  Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x4. crandalllibrary.org


    July 25      Plant Walk and Talk

    Join guest naturalist Linda White from the Saratoga Battlefield Park for a special presentation and learn about local plants. Take a walk around the Up Yonda property to identify many common plants, wildflowers and maybe even sample some wild edibles/ 1pm-2pm.  Up Yonda Farm Environmental Education Center – 5239 Lake Shore Dr., Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9767. upyondafarm.com


    July 25      Lionel Richie

    Enjoy Lionel Richie in concert with special guest Ceelo Green/ 7:30pm. SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center), Saratoga Springs. (518) 584-9330. spac.org


    July 25      Whitehall Music in the Park Series with “Don P and Celebration”

    Musical performance by this Polka Band/ 7pm-9pm Riverside Veterans Memorial Park, Whitehall. (518) 499-0871. whitehall-chamber.org


    July 25-26      Smoke Eaters’ Jamboree

    The annual benefit for the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Co. featuring carnival rides, food, fireworks, auctions, and music by the “Audio Stars”/ Fri. 6pm & Sat. 5pm. Warrensburg Recreational Field – Library Ave., Warrensburg. (518) 623-9766. warrensburgchamber.com


    July 26      Adventure Days

    Rent a Nature Adventure Pack ‘NAPS’ and explore Up Yonda Farm at your pace. Self guided adventure/ All Day. Up Yonda Farm – 5239 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9767. upyondafarm.com


    July 26      Annual Fife and Drum Corps Muster

    Learn about the history and practical purpose of fifes and drums. Enjoy the rhythms and tunes of classic marches and camp songs. A special evening Twilight Fife & Drum Corps Concert will be played at 7pm on the Fort parade ground/ All day.  Fort Ticonderoga – 30 Fort Ti Rd., Ticonderoga. (518) 585-2821. fortticonderoga.org


    July 26      Annual Science Symposium

    Features researchers from the preserve, and also research by their ecology interns and high school summer program students. Free admission/ 1pm-3pm. Eldridge Research Station – 284 Pond Hill Rd., Rensselaerville. (518) 797-3440.


    July 26      County Fair and Antiques Auction

    Located at the Old Fort House Museum, there are arts and crafts, various vendors, antiques, collectibles, books, and garage sale as well as an antiques auction/ 9am-4pm. Old Fort House Museum – 29 Broadway, Fort Edward. (518) 747-9600. oldforthousemuseum.com


    July 26      Local History Day

    A re-enactment of Lake Luzerne’s history from the Civil War through the early 1920s. Presentations are given throughout the day by local re-enactors in period clothing. Free admission/ 9am-4pm. Main St., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-6122. lakeluzernechamber.com


    July 26      Million Dollar Duck Race

    Come check out the 24th Annual Million Dollar Duck Race. Buy a little rubber duck and race, or just come and cheer them on! Lots of fun for the whole family including pony rides, music, face painting, and a bunch of other activities, with prize drawings throughout. $5 per duck/ 11am-2pm. Feeder Canal at Haviland’s Cove, Glens Falls. (518) 745-1000.


    July 26      Music by the River: The Lazy Suns

    Enjoy a free summer concert on the banks of the beautiful Hudson River/ 6pm-9pm. Riverfront Park – Railroad Place, North Creek.


    July 26      Outdoor Camp Cooking

    Try your hand at cooking over a campfire and solar oven. Great for ages 8 and up, Pre-registration required/ 10am-1pm. Garnet Hill Lodge – 39 Garnet Hill Road, North River. (518) 251-2150. garnet-hill.com


    July 26     Storytelling with Joseph Bruchac

    Join master storyteller Joseph Bruchac as he tells stories of his Native American heritage and traditions. Free admission; donations welcome/ 7pm-8:30pm. Adirondack Folk School – 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2400. adirondackfolkschool.org


    July 26      StreetFest 2014

    The 6th Annual Ticonderoga StreetFest returns with many local businesses offering specials, promotions, and food, as well as sidewalk sales, live music, kid’s activities, face painting, and much more! Free admission/ 10am-3pm. Downtown Ticonderoga. ticonderogany.com


    July 26     Water Carnival

    Outdoor water fun, activities and a boat parade around Loon Lake. Great for families/ 9am-12pm. Loon Lake Public Beach – Route 9, Chestertown. (518) 494-3581. northwarren.com


    July 26      Wilderness Elegance: An Evening Made in the Adirondacks

    The Annual Adirondack Museum Gala is not to be missed! A beautiful Adirondack setting with wonderful food and many auctions, silent and live. Support this true Adirondack Gem while enjoying a lovely evening in the mountains/ 6pm-9pm. Adirondack Museum – 9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake. (518) 352-7311. adkmuseum.org


    July 26-27      Softball Tournament

    Enjoy a lively 16 and under girls fast pitch softball tournament/ All day. Adirondack Sports Complex “The Dome” – 326 Sherman Ave., Queensbury. (518) 743-1086. adirondacksportscomplex.com


    July 27      Salome Chamber Orchestra  and viola soloist David Aaron Carpenter

    An evening to benefit the Luzerne Music Center’s Scholarship Fund. Enjoy a special gala concert, gourmet, champagne toast and silent auction/ 4:30pm. 203 Lake Tour Road, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-2771. luzernemusic.org


    July 27      Season Pass VIP Day at the Great Escape

    Season pass holders enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet in the Northwoods Picnic Grove/ All day. Six Flags Great Escape – 89 Six Flags Dr., Queensbury. (518) 792-3500 x3269 sixflags.com/greatescape


    July 27      Sunday Brunch on the Bay

    Enjoy the region’s #1 Sunday Brunch (Post Star Best of the Region 2014) with a gorgeous view of Lake George/ 9am-1pm. The View Restaurant at Dunham’s Bay Resort – 2999 State Route 9L, Lake George. (518) 656-9242. dunhamsbay.com


    July 27      Tannery Pond Community Center: “Get Cool; See Great Films”

    Enjoy a horror film (17 & up) and air conditioning. Free admission, donations accepted/ 7pm. Tannery Pond Community Center – 228 Main Street, North Creek. (518) 251-2505. tpcca.org


    July 28    Adirondack Archeology

    Co-hosted by the Darrin Freshwater Institute and the Historical Society of Bolton, attend a summer lecture series about the cultural and natural history of the Adirondacks and Lake George. The topic is local archeology, with various researchers from the NYS Museum/ Darrin Freshwater Institute – 5060 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3541.  rpi.edu/dept/DFWI/


    July 28      Electrifying Science with CMOST

    Hands on, fun experiments with the Children’s Museum of Science & Technology/ 1pm. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x4. crandalllibrary.org


    July 28      Glens Falls City Jazz Band Concert

    Enjoy a local jazz band concert in the park, bring a blanket or chair/ 7pm-9pm. City Park – Corner of Ridge & Maple Streets. Glens Falls. (518) 761-3864. cityofglensfalls.com


    July 28      Musical Magical Monday

    Live music with Richie Ortiz & Jimmy Brown, as well as bounce houses, jugglers, clowns, magicians and children’s entertainment/ 7pm. Shepard Park – Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 668-5771. lakegeorgevillage.com lakegeorgechamber.com


    July 28-30      Birds of Prey

    Learn about Adirondack birds of prey such as owls, raptors & hawks, and what makes them special/ 1pm-2pm. Up Yonda Farm – 5239 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9767. upyondafarm.com


    July 28-29      People Watching With Noah Zachary

    Enjoy Adirondack Theatre Festival’s Cabaret Night with performer Noah Zachary as he performs his version of Broadway and pop songs. Call for ticket information/ 7:30pm. Charles R. Wood Theater – 207 Glen St., Glens Falls. (518) 874-0800. woodtheater.org atfestival.org


    July 29      Family Wildlife Hour

    Join Wildlife Rehabilitator and educator Kelly Martin and learn all about different animals each week, accompanied by a short walk around the Huyck Research Station. Fun for families and children of all ages! Free admission/ 10:30am. Eldridge Research Station – 284 Pond Hill Rd., Rensselaerville. (518) 797-3440.


    July 29      Food Truck Showcase of Upstate NY

    A large venue featuring many different food trucks and live music. Fun for the whole family! Free admission/ 5-9pm. Saratoga Eagles Club – 373 Crescent Ave., Saratoga Springs. (518) 583-4654.


    July 29      Helping in the Himalayas

    Meet Nancy Corliss and hear about her work with Tibetan refugee children. Learn about the children’s plight and her personal story/ 7pm. Hadley Luzerne Public Library – 19 Main Street, Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3423. hadluzblog.sals.edu


    July 29      Salem Witch Trials

    M.E. Kemp is an author of historical mysteries, one of which is set in Salem in 1692 and includes actual testimony from the trials. Come learn and examine the victims, causes, and villains of this infamous event in American history; The Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Wiawaka Center for Women – 3778 State Route 9L, Lake George. (518) 668-9690. wiawaka.org


    July 29      Tang Museum presents: Balance This!

    For Children ages 6 and up, create sculptures with a  variety of materials and explore the ideas of gravity and balance through art/ 2pm-3pm. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x4. crandalllibrary.org


    July 29      Tribute Tuesdays: “Across the Pond”

    A Beatles tribute band plays well-loved Beatles classics live by the lake/ 7:30pm. Shepard Park – Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 668-5771. (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgevillage.com lakegeorgechamber.com


    July 29 – Aug. 1     Shadow Puppet Theater with Johnna Maiorella

    A class for ages 7-12 that teaches all about puppets, from technique to set design. Registration required, limited space/ 10am-2pm. The Hyde Collection – 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. (518) 792-1761. hydecollection.org


    July 30      Bolton Free Movies in the Park

    ”Fly Away Home”; Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a family friendly movie. Rain location: Town Hall/ 8:30pm. Rogers Memorial Park – Route 9N, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


    July 30     Lake Talk Series: Make Room for Wildlife-Staying Connected

    Learn from Zoe Smith, director of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Adirondack Program, about the connections that the Adirondacks and Vermont share in relation to wildlife and a range of different species, and the balance between conservation and local economics. Free, with no RSVP necessary/ 5:30pm. Lake George Land Conservancy – Macionis Family Center for Conservation – 4905 Lake Shore Dr., Bolton Landing. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org


    July 30       Summer Concerts in Shepard Park

    Featuring Blues night with “Albert Cummings”; a Lake George Arts Projects summer concert series that takes place every Wednesday evening in July and August/ 7:30pm. Shepard Park, Lake George. (518) 668-2616. lakegeorgearts.org


    July 30      “Take A Bite” In Downtown Glens Falls

    Stroll downtown Glens Falls and try various samples from local restaurants/ 5pm-7pm. Downtown Glens Falls – Glens Falls. (518) 798-1761. visitcityofglensfalls.com


    July 30 – Aug. 1      Lake George Youtheatre presents “All Shook Up!”

    Come see the Lake George Youtheatre perform this musical comedy based on the music of Elvis Presley. Ticket info is at online site/ 1pm Wed. & 9:30am Thurs.-Fri. Lake George High School Auditorium – 381 Canada St., Lake George. (518) 793-3521. lgyoutheatre.com


    July 31      Chapman Museum’s 26th Annual Golf Tournament

    Fundraiser for Chapman Museum, 4 person scramble/ 12pm-6pm. Hiland Country Club. Queensbury. (518) 793-2826. chapmanmuseum.org


    July 31      Concert in the Park: “Elizabeth Pitcairn”

    Spend the evening listening to the music of local “Elizabeth Pitcairn.” Free raffle and prizes, free admission/ 7pm. Lake Luzerne Pavilion – Lake Ave., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org


    July 31      Fireworks Over Lake George

    Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Lake/ 9:30pm. View from Shepard Park on Canada Street or Beach Road, Lake George Village. (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgechamber.com


    July 31      High Peaks Juggler

    Entertain the children with special guests Allison and Jerry/ 3pm. Chester Municipal Center – Route 9, Chestertown. (518) 494-3357. northwarren.com


    July 31      Lake George Community Band

    65+ musicians performing classic marches, patriotic numbers, orchestral works and popular music. Bring a chair or blanket and listen to some great music in Lake George’s scenic amphitheater/ 8pm. Shepard Park – Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 222-1302. lgcb.org


    July 31      Sweetapalooza at the Great Escape

    Sponsored by the Great Escape and Juicy Fruit, enjoy a day of sweet giveaways, games and more. Select rides will be kept open after the park closes for guests with a valid event wristband/ All day. Six Flags Great Escape – 89 Six Flags Dr., Queensbury. (518) 792-3500 x3269 sixflags.com/greatescape


    July 31      WMHT Kitchen Science: Elephant’s Toothpaste

    Great for ages 7-12 accompanied by an adult. Create a giant eruption of foam that is reminiscent of a giant tube of toothpaste in the Children’s Activity Room A & B. Limited space, please pre-register/ 2:30pm-4:00pm. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x4. crandalllibrary.org


    August 1      Cheech & Chong

    Spend a hilariously fun evening with the iconic comedy duo/ 8pm. The Egg Center for the Performing Arts – Empire State Plaza, Albany. (518) 473-1845. theegg.org


    August 1     Hadley Music Concert Series

    The Spirit: Tribute to Cash, Ford & Lucy. Concession stand will be open/ 7pm-9:30pm. Sam Smead Memorial Park, Hadley. (518) 696-4797. townofhadley.org


    August 1      Meet Author and Illustrator Violet Lemay

    Great for kids ages 6 and up. Ms. Lemay will talk about what it is like to be an artist. Kids will enjoy a tea party and create shoe designs based on “Isabella’s Shoes Studio” in the Children’s Activity Room A & B. Limited space, please pre-register/ 10am-11am. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x4. crandalllibrary.org


    August 2      “Keep the Queen Clean” Event

    Volunteer to assist on beaches and land bagging trash or snorkel in shallow water looking for trash lakewide.  This event is sponsored by the FUND for Lake George and the Lake George Waterkeeper.  Register and receive a T-shirt/ all day. fundforlakegeorge.com


    August 2      Wilderness Survival

    Informational program for ages 8 and up. Learn about surviving in the wilderness. Registration required/ 10am-12pm. Garnet Hill Lodge – 39 Garnet Hill Road, North River. (518) 251-2444. garnet-hill.com


    August 2-3      Beach Volleyball Tournament

    Take part in a fundraiser for the Prospect Child and Family Center and play 4 on 4 beach volleyball!  Many levels of play and a great opportunity to have fun for a great cause.  Pre-registration required/ 8am Sat. & Sun. Million Dollar State Beach – Beach Road, Lake George. (518) 798-0170. lakegeorgechamber.com


    August 3      Rascal Flatts

    A night of music with Rascal Flatts with special guests Sheryl Crow and Gloriana/ 7:00pm. SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center), Saratoga Springs. (518) 584-9330. spac.org


    August 3      Sunday Brunch on the Bay

    Enjoy the region’s #1 Sunday Brunch (Post Star Best of the Region 2014) with a gorgeous view of Lake George/ 9am-1pm. The View Restaurant at Dunham’s Bay Resort – 2999 State Route 9L, Lake George. (518) 656-9242. dunhamsbay.com


    August 4      Floating Classroom on Lake George

    Learn about Lake George from a scientific perspective/ 1pm-3pm. Mossy Point – Ticonderoga. (518) 668-3558. lakegeorgeassociation.org


    August 4      Glens Falls City Jazz Band Concert

    Enjoy a local jazz band concert in the park, bring a blanket or chair/ 7pm-9pm. City Park – Corner of Ridge & Maple Streets. Glens Falls. (518) 761-3864. cityofglensfalls.com


    August 4      Musical Magical Monday

    Live music with Richie Ortiz & Jimmy Brown, as well as bounce houses, jugglers, clowns, magicians and children’s entertainment/ 7pm. Shepard Park – Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 668-5771. lakegeorgevillage.com lakegeorgechamber.com


    August 4      Moody Blues

    A special Pavilion only performance from the 70′s progressive rock group/ 7:30pm. SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center), Saratoga Springs. (518) 584-9330. spac.org


    August 4      Shoreline Architecture: Stories of Boats and Buildings from turn of the Century

    Co-hosted by the Darrin Freshwater Institute and the Historical Society of Bolton, attend a summer lecture series about the cultural and natural history of the Adirondacks and Lake George. Speaker Ruben Caldwell, Co-Founder, Studio Tack/ 7pm. Darrin Freshwater Institute – 5060 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3541.


    August 4      “Wild Things” with Up Yonda Farms

    Great for kids ages 5 and up. Come meet reptile and amphibian “wild things”! Limited space, please pre-register/ 11am-12pm. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x4. crandalllibrary.org


    August 5      Artsapalooza

    For families and kids ages 5 and up. Wear clothes that can get messy and enjoy some fun outdoor art projects like watercolors, chalk drawing and more. If it rains, program will be cancelled. No registration necessary/ 2pm-3:30pm. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x4. crandalllibrary.org


    August 5      Birds of Prey

    Learn about Adirondack birds of prey such as owls, raptors & hawks, and what makes them special from Nancy Kimball and Wenday Hall of North Country Wild Care/ 12pm. Hillview Free Library – 3717 Lake Shore Drive, Diamond Point. (518) 668-3012. hillviewfreelibrary.org


    August 5      Family Wildlife Hour

    Join Wildlife Rehabilitator and educator Kelly Martin and learn all about different animals each week, accompanied by a short walk around the Huyck Research Station. Fun for families and children of all ages! Free admission/ 10:30am. Eldridge Research Station – 284 Pond Hill Rd., Rensselaerville. (518) 797-3440.


    August 5      The Hyde Collection

    Art Fun in the Summertime: Family Tours and Art Studio. Enjoy a tour of the museum and exhibits with creative time in the art studio. Family friendly. All ages, no registration necessary/ 1:30pm-4pm. The Hyde Collection – 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. (518) 792-1761. hydecollection.org


    August 5-8      The Hyde Collection

    Shadow Puppet Theater with Johnna Maiorella – A class for ages 7-12 that teaches all about puppets, from technique to set design. Registration required, limited space/ 10am-2pm. The Hyde Collection – 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. (518) 792-1761. hydecollection.org


    August 5      Kiss

    A night of rock and roll with 70′s supergroup Kiss with special guests Def Leopard/ 7:30pm. SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center), Saratoga Springs. (518) 584-9330. spac.org


    August 5      Stream Monitoring with Queensbury Parks & Recreation

    In conjunction with the Lake George Association, kids in grades 3-5 can learn and assist with stream monitoring/ 1pm-3pm. Hudson Pointe Nature Preserve – Queensbury. (518) 668-3558. Lake George Association lakegeorgeassociation.org


    August 5      Summer Concert in the Park

    Bring a chair or blanket and sit back and enjoy live music by “Bobby Dick & Suzie Q”/ 7:15pm-9:30pm. Rogers Memorial Park – Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com


    August 5      Tribute Tuesdays: “Across the Pond”

    A Beatles tribute band plays well-loved Beatles classics live by the lake/ 7:30pm. Shepard Park – Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 668-5771. (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgevillage.com lakegeorgechamber.com


    August 6      Clowning Around

    Meet a professional clown from the Scotia-Glenville Children’s Museum. Learn about, and try juggling and clown face design. For kids in grade 1-5. Limited space, please pre-register. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x4. crandalllibrary.org


    August 6      Slurpee Day at the Great Escape

    Sponsored by the Great Escape and Slurpee, purchase a slurpee brand drink inside the park on this date and you’ll receive a VIP wristband to attend an exclusive ride event that night. Select rides will be kept open after the park closes for guests with a valid event wristband/ All day. Six Flags Great Escape – 89 Six Flags Dr., Queensbury. (518) 792-3500 x3269 sixflags.com/greatescape


    August 6      “Take A Bite” In Downtown Glens Falls

    Stroll downtown Glens Falls and try various samples from local restaurants/ 5pm-7pm. Downtown Glens Falls – Glens Falls. (518) 798-1761. visitcityofglensfalls.com


    August 7      Concert in the Park: “The Bluebillie’s”

    Spend the evening with the sounds of “The Bluebillie’s” featuring Mel and Mark Guarino, and John and Orion Kribs. Free raffle and prizes, free admission/ 7pm. Pavilion Park – Lake Ave., Lake Luzerne. (518) 696-3500. lakeluzernechamber.org


    August 7      Fireworks Over Lake George

    Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Lake/ 9:30pm. View from Shepard Park on Canada Street or Beach Road, Lake George Village. (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgechamber.com


    August 7     French & Indian War Society

    Enjoy a lecture based on local history by a nationally known speaker. Free admission and open to the public/ 7pm.  Fort William Henry Conference Center – 50 Canada St., Lake George. (518) 668-5471. frenchandindianwarsociety.org


    August 7      Lake George Community Band Concert

    Traditional American Band Music, classical, jazz, blues & patriotic music for all to enjoy/ 8pm. Shepard Park – Canada St., Lake George Village. (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgechamber.com


    August 7      Museum Trip to Middlebury College Museum of Art and Shelburne Museum

    An all day trip that visits each museum and includes transportation, tours, admission, and lunch. Reservations required. The Hyde Collection – 161 Warren St., Glens Falls. (518) 792-1761. hydecollection.org


    August 7      Stream Monitoring with Queensbury Parks & Recreation

    In conjunction with the Lake George Association, kids in grades 3-5 can learn and assist with stream monitoring/ 1pm-3pm. Hudson Pointe Nature Preserve – Queensbury. (518) 668-3558. Lake George Association lakegeorgeassociation.org


    August 7      WMHT Kitchen Science: Bubble Mania

    Great for ages 7-12 accompanied by an adult. Learn about bubbles and blow a bubble snake/ 2:30pm-4pm. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x4. crandalllibrary.org


    August 7-17      Statewide Hydrilla Hunt

    Assist with surveying for invasive species on Lake George. Learn more on LGA website/ All week. Lake George Association – 2392 State Route 9N, Lake George. (518) 668-3558. lakegeorgeassociation.org


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