Three Area Benefits

In addition to the wonderful Fall foliage & outdoor autumn activities happening in the Lake George Region, there are three amazing benefit events you won’t want to miss this October Weekend… Soup ‘r’ Bands (for autism awareness), Walk the Dog (for breast cancer cure), and Ben Osborn Memorial Fund Fall Fundraiser & Chicken Wing Show Down (for kids in need)!

Saturday Oct. 22 – Soup ‘r’ Bands (Autism Awareness Benefit):

Enjoy tasting delicious soups from top North Country restaurants, listening to live band performances (including the Stony Creek Band, Day in the Life, The Dirt Cheap Band, and Audio Stars), as well as dancing. There will also be a silent auction! All proceeds from this 3rd annual event benefits the Upstate New York Autism Awareness Organization and the Autism Task Forces of Lake Luzerne & Greenwich. Tickets are $25 at the door ($20 per ticket in advance – available at Roaring Brook or Judds Tavern in Lake George). Soup ‘r’ Bands begins at 6PM at the Roaring Brook Ranch on Route 9N South in Lake George. For more information, call (518) 744-8952 or (518) 668-5767.

Sunday, Oct. 23 – Walk The Dog (For Breast Cancer Cure):

Partake in a beautiful autumn walk at the southern basin of Lake George with your dog – and support the cure for breast cancer. Take this easy & short (6/10 of a mile) Westbrook loop walk – starting at Westbrook Circle and Beach Road in Lake George Village. Swimming is available for dogs at the Dog Beach (located to the right of Lake George Steamboat Co. on Beach Road); and a reception will immediately follow the walk at the Dog Cabin (14 Beach Road) with people snacks, dog treats, give-a-ways, and a raffle for a log dog bed. Walk The Dog For Breast Cancer Cure takes place from 9-11AM. For more information, contact The Dog Cabin in Lake George Village: (518) 668-3251.  You will find the perfect dog essentials at the Dog Cabin – including toys, beds, treats & books!

Sunday, Oct. 23 – Ben Osborn Memorial Fund Fall Fundraiser (Kids in Need Benefit):

The 2nd Annual Ben Osborn Memorial Fund Fall Fundraiser will be taking place this Sunday at the Georgian Resort. This fully-packed afternoon will include over 140 live and silent auction items (with auctioneer Cyndie Wade Wood), cash bar, music (provided by Party Effects DJ Service), dancing, light fare, and the 1st annual Chicken Wing Show Down competition featuring area restaurants competing for the “Best Wings Around” title – event guests will be the judges! The fund helps “Kids in Need” (ranging from ages 5 to 18) within five school districts in the Lake George Region. Various necessary items are provided for children in need including school supplies, eye glasses, tutoring services, winter clothes, sports equipment/gear, and much more! This event takes place at the Georgian Resort on Canada Street in Lake George Village from 2-6PM. Admission is only $10 per person. For more information, call Cyndie Wade-Wood at (518) 744-2416, email at [email protected] or visit