• Events Calendar/ Adirondack Activities

    Lake George Events: April 2014, May 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…


    Earth Week

    Annual, Special & Holiday Events

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

    Art Exhibits

    Farmers’ Markets


    Ongoing Events

    Tours in the Region

    Past Events

    April 2014

    April 1, 2014      Trout Season Begins

    Enjoy fishing for trout in Warren County  April 1-October 15, 2014. Please verify regulations before fishing/ (518) 897-1200. Visit Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for more info.

    April 1, 2014      12 Years A Slave

    Award winning film based on the true story of Soloman Northup, a free black man kidnapped and sold into slavery; Free/ 2:30PM and 6:30PM. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x3. www.crandalllibrary.org

    April 5, 2014      Glens Falls Brewfest

    Fundraising event for Adirondack Theatre Festival and Feeder Canal Alliance. Regional and local craft brewers showcase their beer. Food and entertainment also/ 4PM-8PM. Queensbury Hotel – 88 Ridge Street, Glens Falls. www.glensfallsbrewfest.org 

    April 4-6, 2014      The Great Upstate Boat Show

    Browse a selection of boat and boat accessories; also enjoy seminars, presentations and more/ Fri. 11AM-8PM Sat. 9AM-7PM Sun. 10AM-5PM. Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome) – Sherman Ave., Queensbury.  www.thegreatupstateboatshow.com

    April 6, 2014      Eggstravaganza, 7th Annual Benefit for the Double H Ranch

    A memorable day at the Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Water Park!  Start the day with breakfast and children’s activities centered around a spring theme.  Then change into your bathing suit and enjoy the water park for the rest of the day!  A great way to spend time as a family while raising money for a great cause.  9:30AM-11:00AM Breakfast and activities, 1:00AM-close-complimentary admission to the water park. Great Escape Lodge – 89 Six Flags Drive Queensbury. (518) 696-5676. www.doublehranch.org  

    April 8, 2014      Much Ado About Nothing

    Classic Shakespeare film with a contemporary feel; Free/ 2:30PM and 6:30PM. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x3. www.crandalllibrary.org

    April 11, 2014      Rachel Ray Spring Benefit Cooking Show

    Rachel returns to Lake George yearly for a fundraiser for the student scholarship; watch her cook and speak live! Tickets on sale March 22 at the Lake George High School 9AM to 12PM. Limit 6 tickets per person. Sponsored by the Lake George Alumni Association/ Lake George Central High School – 381 Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 696-7184.

    April 12, 2014      Adirondack Winery’s 6th Anniversary Celebration

    Debuting new wines and great food in honor of their 6th year!  Offering many fun wine games and excellent raffles prizes as well as new souvenir wine glasses.  Enjoy wine tastings, games, prizes and a live DJ/ 5:30PM-8:30PM. The Georgian Lakeside Resort – 384 Canada Street, Lake George. www.adirondackwinery.com

    April 12, 2014      Rotary 5K Race

    Benefitting High Peaks Hospice and Literacy Volunteers Glens Falls Chapter. 8AM Registration, 10AM Race. Starts and ends at SUNY Adirondack – 640 Bay Road, Queensbury. www.glensfallsrotary.org

    April 12, 2014      3rd Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium  “New Garden Visions”

    Learn easy-to-implement gardening strategies from 4 featured speakers in an informal setting that encourages interaction between speakers and attendees.  Informative for both experienced and novice gardeners. Lunch available/ 9AM-3:30PM. Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center, 30 Fort Ti Road, Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga. (518) 585-2821 Must pre-register. www.fortticonderoga.org/

    April 12, 2014      Pond Skimming Contest

    Springtime ski & snowboard contest. Strap on your downhill mode of choice and splash across Bullfrog Bog. One splash each and then the judges award for style and distance. All ages welcome, most importantly, dress up/ 9AM registration 11AM contest begins. Gore Mountain, North Creek. (518) 251-2411 www.goremountain.com

    April 13, 2014      An Eggs-tra Special Victorian Easter

    Easter egg hunt and Easter egg roll with craft projects and refreshments. Fun for the whole family/ 2-4PM. Chapman Historical Museum – 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518) 793-2826. www.chapmanmuseum.org

    April 13, 2014      YMCA Camp Chingachgook Open House

    Looking for the perfect summer camp for your child?  Come check out Camp Chingachgook and see for yourself what makes this the most popular sleep away camp on Lake George! Talk to camp staff, see the beautiful views and hike nearby trails/ 2PM-4PM. YMCA Camp Chingachgook -1872 Pilot Knob Road, Kattskill Bay, on Lake George. (518) 656-9462. www.cdymca.org

    Planet EarthEarth Week

    April 14 – 26, 2014
    Enjoy an assortment of Earth Week
    outdoor events & activities throughout the week.
    Fun for the family during Spring Break Vacation!

    April 17, 2014      Family Nature Scavenger Hunt

    Great for school age kids-look for items in nature while on an easy pace hike with the family. 1 1/2 mile hike round trip, Free, Registration Required/10AM-1PM Shumann Preserve, Pilot Knob Road, Fort Ann. (518) 644-9673. www.lglc.org

    April 18, 2014      Geocaching Easter Egg Hunt

    In celebration of Earth Week & Easter, kids will absolutely love this unique east egg hunt; learn about geocaching – using a GPS to search for hidden Easter egg items/ 10AM. Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Spring. (518) 584-2000, ext. 150. www.nysparks.com/parks/saratogaspa/

    April 19, 2014      Easter Egg-Stravaganza Egg Hunt

    Kids ages 2 years to 5th grade will enjoy hunting Easter eggs; a donation of a canned food item or $1 per person is appreciated to benefit the Open Door Mission in Glens Falls; pre-registration required/ 1:15PM. Crandall Park, Glens Falls. www.vantagepointechurch.com/easter-egg-hunt

    happy easter eggHappy Easter

    April 20, 2014  

    Have a wonderful Easter! Check out our Earth Week – Earth Day page and Springtime page for more events & activities happening during Spring Break and Easter Time!

    April 22, 2014      Medora

    A story of a varsity basketball team in mid-western America; Free/ 2:30PM and 6:30PM. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518)792-6085 x3.  www.crandalllibrary.org

    EarthHappy Earth Day!

    April 22, 2014
    Find out what’s happening around the region for Earth Day!

    April 24-27, 2014      ADK Fiber Experience Getaway Weekend

    Adirondack Folk School is excited to announce lots of fiber art classes during the day Friday and Saturday and fun evening events Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and then two free tours on Sunday in conjunction with the Washington County Fiber tour. Come for the whole weekend and stay at the Fort William Henry, or come for the day classes and meet interesting artists from around our region. For more info call (518) 696-2400. www.adirondackfolkschool.org

    April 27, 2014      Cooper’s Cave Coin Club Spring Show

    A great collection of stamps and coins. Much to see, everything from the new collector to the experienced; Free/ 10AM-4PM. VFW Post #6196 – Luzerne Road, Queensbury. (518) 623-2178.

    April 27, 2014      Lake George Half Marathon-5K Fun Run

    Into running? Register to race either a half marathon (13.3 miles) or a 5K (about 3.2 miles) in Lake George Village; Or volunteer and cheer on the runners! 8AM half marathon start time. Start and finish is in the back of the Fort William Henry Conference Center – 48 Canada Street, Lake George. Click here for more info.

    April 27, 2014      “Wedding of your Dreams” Bridal Show

    See top bridal vendors, including bridal gowns, DJ’s, bakeries, limos, event decor etc. and let them help you plan your big day! Get all you ideas under one roof for free/ 12PM-3PM. Holiday Inn Turf in Lake George – 2223 Canada St Route 9, Lake George. (518) 668-5781.

    April 29, 2014      All is Lost

    Award winning film about survival at sea starring Robert Redford; Free/ 2:30PM and 6:30PM. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. (518)792-6085 x3.  www.crandalllibrary.org

     May 2014

    May 2, 2014      Chris Young in Concert

    Enjoy a night of country music; special guests Courtney Cole & Jarrod Niemann/ 8PM. Glens Falls Civic Center – 1 Civic Center Plaza, Glens Falls. 1-885-432-2849. glensfallscc.com

    May 2-4, 2014      Arsenic & Old Lace – Glens Falls Community Theatre

    Enjoy a classic comedy presented by a local theatre company/ Fri-Sat, 8PM; Sun 2PM. Charles R. Wood Theatre – 207 Glen St, Glens Falls. (518) 874-0800.

    May 2-4, 2014      Boat Ride & Steak Roast Weekend

    Dinner cruise on Lake George followed by live music and dancing at the American Legion Post 374. Roast on Saturday, Breakfast Sunday Morning/ Fri. 6PM; Sat. 12PM; Roast 3PM/ American Legion Post 374 – American Legion Rd, Rte 9L, Lake George. (518) 668-2045. nylegionpost374.org

    May 2-4, 2014      Para History Con 2

    This paranormal convention includes vendors, merchandise, lectures and a celebrity hosted ghost hunt/ Fri. 7PM. Fort William Henry – 48 Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 668-5471. para-historycon.com  fwhmuseum.com

    May 3, 2014      57th Annual Hudson River White Water Derby

    Whitewater slalom races for experienced and beginner kayak and canoeists. Fun to participate or fun to watch/ 9AM Registration 11AM Start time. Route 28, North Creek. (518) 251-2612. whitewaterderby.com

    May 3, 2014      Chris O’Connor Charity Golf Tournament

    Organized by members of Psi Phi Delta, SUNY Potsdam to honor the life of Chris O’Connor. Four person scramble/ 9AM shotgun start. Cronin’s Golf Resort – 40 Golf Course Rd. Warrensburg. oconnorcharitygolf.com

    May 3, 2014      Kid’s Exchange Consignment

    Gently used kids items at great prices. Lots to choose from/ 9AM-3PM. Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome) – 326 Sherman Ave, Queensbury. (518) 729-6389. exchange-foundation.org

    May 3, 2014      Lake George Community Garage Sale

    Browse many discounted items in a community wide garage sale/ 7AM-4PM. Lake George Village. (518) 668-5771.

    May 3, 2014      Lake George Music Festival Spring Dinner

    Benefit for the Lake George Music Festival. Live music, dancing, dinner, silent auction. Sure to be a fun night/ Dunham’s Bay Resort – 2999 State Route 9L, Lake George. (518) 791-5089. lakegeorgemusicfestival.com

    May 3, 2014      Spring Open House at Shirt Factory

    Open House, many beautiful handmade items to browse. Meet artists and see demonstrations/ 10AM-5PM. Shirt Factory – 71 Lawrence St, Glens Falls. (518) 907-4478. shirtfactorygf.com

    May 4, 2014      Film at the Priory

    Watch a movie and have a group discussion/ 1-4PM. The Priory Retreat House – 135 Priory Rd. Chestertown. (518) 494-3733. prioryretreathouse.org

    May 6, 2014      Spring Film & Video Festival – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    Enjoy a science fiction adventure movie/ 2:30PM and 6:30PM. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen St, Glens Falls. (518) 792-6508 x3. crandalllibrary.org

    May 9-10, 2014      Spirits of History Ghost Tours

    Walking tour of the Fort William Henry; learn about local legends of spirits that continue to make themselves known. Ages 12 and up; reservations required/ 8:30PM. Fort William Henry – 48 Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 668-5471. fwhmuseum.com

    May 10, 2014      Cheer’s to Mom! Mother’s Day Wine Tasting

    If mom loves wine, she might like this better than brunch/ 11AM-6PM. Adirondack Winery – 285 Canada St, Lake George. (518) 668-WINE. adirondackwinery.com

    May 10, 2014      Rogers Rock Hike

    Enjoy to the top of the legendary Rogers Rock; pre-registration required/ 9:30AM-12PM. Lake George Land Conservancy at Roger’s Rock Campground – 9894 Rte. 9N, Hague. (518) 644-9673. lglc.org

    May 15, 2014      Minerals With Lynn Delczeg

    Learn about Minerals/ 3:15PM. Town of Chester Public Library – 6307 Main Street, Chestertown. (518) 494-5384. chesterlibrary.org

    May 16, 2014      Sixth Annual Colonial America Conference for Educators

    A day long conference with presentations by teachers, museum educators and archivists focusing on the time period 1609-1783/ 9AM-3:30PM. Fort Ticonderoga – 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga. (518) 585-2821. fortticonderoga.org

    May 16-17, 2014      Spirits of History Ghost Tours

    Learn about area ghosts and their history/ 8:30PM. The Fort William Henry – 48 Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 668-5471. fwhmuseum.com

    May 16-18, 2014      Lake George Performance Weekend

    Enjoy a performance boat race and sailboat race on Lake George; over 30 boats taking part. Custom cars and motorcycles will also be on display/ Beach Road & Lake George Village. (518) 644-3080. perfmar.com/lake-george-performance-weekend

    May 16-18, 2014      Nineteenth Annual War College of the Seven Year’s War

    Seminar on French & Indian War. Pre-registration required/ Fort Ticonderoga – 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga. (518) 585-6370. fortticonderoga.org

    May 17, 2014      Barney Barnhart Fishing Derby for Kids

    Have fun taking the kids to catch some fish/ 8:00AM. Mill Pond – State Rte 8, Brant Lake. (518) 494-2722. northwarren.com

    May 17, 2014      Friendship & Flowers

    Exclusive pre-season look at the King’s Garden for garden lovers/ 9:30AM-12PM. Fort Ticonderoga – 100 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga. (518) 585-2821. fortticonderoga.org

    May 17-18, 2014      Italian Festival

    Local restaurants serving Italian dishes & drinks, beer & wine tastings, pizza tasting, arts & craft vendors, children’s games, live entertainment, fireworks and more/ Sat. 10AM-9PM & Sun. 10AM-Dusk. Shepard Park – Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 668-5771. lgcraftshows.vpweb.com

    May 17-18, 2014      Soldier Training Weekend

    Musket and artillery demonstrations, soldier drills, and cooking/trade demonstrations from the 18th century/ 9AM-5PM. Fort William Henry Museum – 48 Canada Street, Lake George. (518) 668-5471. fwhmuseum.com

    May 22, 2014      Heather Dale Concert

    Celtic Folk performer/ 7PM. Crandall Public Library – 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls. crandalllibrary.org

    Memorial Day Weekend

    View a list of 2014 Memorial Day Parades, ceremonies and services throughout the Lake George region.

    May 28 – June 1, 2014       Elvis Festival

    Elvis tribute artists from all over the world perform to honor his life and music/ Various locations throughout Lake George Village. lakegeorgeelvisfest.com

    May 30, 2014      Black & White Party Hyde Gala Celebration

    Dinner, dancing and auction/ 6PM-10PM. A fundraiser for The Hyde at The Inn at Erlowest – 3178 Lake Shore Drive, Lake George. (518) 792-1761. hydecollection.org

    May 30, 2014      Invasive Plant Trade-In Event

    Trade in invasive plants for native plants on your property/ 3PM-7PM. Lake George Association Office – 2392 State Rt. 9N South, Lake George. (518) 668-4702. lakegeorgeassociation.org

    May 30 – June 1, 2014      ESTRA Tow Show

    The Empire State Towing and Recovery Association convention/ Fort William Henry – 48 Canada Street, Lake George. 1-888-853-7872. estranys.com

    For highlighted Spring 2014 activities, visit the Springtime page!

    This page is updated on a regular basis. Please check back for additional and more upcoming 2014 events, or visit the following sites for scheduled lists:

    * You can also visit our many other events pages listed below under “Related Pages.”

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