Lake George Events: April 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…
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
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. nysparks.com/parks/saratogaspa/
April 20, 2014 Happy Easter
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
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
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.”