Local Events

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Where: Fort Ticonderoga

Cost: $35 per person

From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the twilight of the North Country summer, experience the stories of some of Fort Ticonderoga's most famous cannons. Hear the roar of muskets and cannons as their explosive muzzle flashes and lights up the night sky. Advanced reservations required. Site opens at 7:30 pm and the tour will promptly begin at 8:00 pm.

Fireworks at Shepards Park

When: Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | 9:30 PM

WhereShepards Park, Canada Street, Lake George, NY

Who doesn't love a great fireworks display? Lake George has fireworks at dusk every Thursday during the summer months of July and August. So head to Lake George Village at about 9:30 each week to watch the sparks fly.

2014 Ballston Spa Film Festival

When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 until Sat, Aug 2, 2014

Where: Ballston Spa High School Auditorium and Old Iron Spring Park

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Whether you're film-maker or just a film-lover, mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Ballston Spa Film Festival (BSFF) taking place August 1 & 2, 2014

Bolton Landing Farmers Market

When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

WhereGoodman Ave at the Catholic Church

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Open-air, rain or shine featuring local products, crafts and more. EBT cards and tokens accepted. Pets (on leashes), strollers, and wheelchair friendly. TROLLEY to the market! SPECIAL EVENTS: WELLNESS DAY, Acupuncture-Dr. Wong, Chair Yoga-Jane Welch, Chiropractic-Dr. Chad MacNaughton, Reiki-Penelope Jewell, Hypnosis and Relaxation- Herman Johnson, Master Gardener: Cornell Extension, Music: Realin

Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider

When: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

WhereSaratoga Pavilion

Cost: $20 admission

A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet! Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample numerous craft beers produced exclusively by New York State breweries. As many as a dozen breweries from New York State will be featured throughout the meet. The tasting will be held each Friday from noon to 4p.m. in the Saratoga Pavilion, located inside the entrance to the Reserved Seats Box Office on Union Avenue. Admission is $20 and includes 20 sampling tickets.

Keep The Queen Clean

When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 7:00 AM

Where: Lake George Watershed

Cost: Free

The fourth annual Keep the Queen Clean Lake George Cleanup Day will be held on Saturday August 2nd, 2014. All residents, visitors, businesses and organizations are welcome to participate.

22nd Annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show

When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 until Sun, Aug 3, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: Ticonderoga's Bicentennial Park

Cost: Pre-Registration: $15, At the gate: $20

Shine 'em up and bring 'em out! Have a classic car or a cool ride? Show it off at the 22nd Annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show on Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Ticonderoga’s Bicentennial Park.

Big Truck Day

When: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Where: Maple Avenue Middle School (515 Maple Ave, Saratoga, NY 12866)

Cost: $5 per child, $1 per adult

Big Truck Day is one of The Children's Museum at Saratoga's primary fundraisers, which allows the museum to offer quality programs and learning opportunities to families throughout the capital region and beyond! This fun event will feature trucks of all shapes and sizes for children to tour.

Ticonderoga Kiwanis 2nd Annual Duck Race

When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | 11:00 AM

Where: Bicentennial Park

Cost: $5 per duck, $25 for 6 ducks

Don't miss the excitement of ducks racing over the falls in Bicentennial Park and a chance to win $300! The Second Annual Duck Race sponsored by the Ticonderoga Kiwanis is set for Sunday, Aug. 5 at Bicentennial Park. The duck race will take place at 11 a.m. during the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce's car show.

Schoolapalooza

When: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Where: Crandall Park

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

A Back to School Extravaganza Bring the whole family to this back to school community event. Get FREE back to school necessities for all grade levels! Get a Free Backpack and School Supplies Free Hair Cuts for school kids Free Kids Clothing Closet Sports Equipment Exchange Book Exchange (Bring in your used books & sporting equipment to trade for what you need.) Join in the fun: BBQ & Drinks available from the Open Door Mission Music & Dance Bounce Houses Face Painting Free Popcorn, Snow Cones & Cotton Candy!

Lake George Community Appreciation Day

When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Where: Glens Falls National Bank, 2252 State Route 9, Lake George

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

The Lake George Office of Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company will host a "Fun in the Sun"-themed Community Appreciation Day. It will include a bake sale to benefit the Lake George Music Festival. Representatives from the group will also be on-site with information and specialty items for sale.

Take a Bite

When: Wednesday August 6th from 5 – 7 PM


Where: Downtown Glens Falls


Downtown restaurants will offer low-cost food samples, and retailers will be open for late shopping during the event, which also features street entertainment & live music! For more information, call 761-3864

Lake George Arts Project Free Concert Series: Marcia Ball

When: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 | 7:30 PM

Where: Shepard Park, Lake George, NY

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Don't miss your chance to see Marcia Ball at Shepard Park! Enjoy great music and outdoor family-friendly fun!

Ballston Spa Union Fire Co. Band and Ice Cream Social

When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa

Cost: Free

Please join us for a delightful evening in Wiswall Park as the BSBPA hosts our annual Ice Cream Social, Thursday, August 7th, from 6-8 pm. Enjoy tasty cake, ice cream, coffee and bottled water. Music for the evening is provided by the The Union Fire Company #2 Marching Band, Ballston Spa, made up of volunteers in the fire company, family and friends.

Fireworks at Shepards Park

When: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 | 9:30 PM

Where: Shepards Park, Canada Street, Lake George

Who doesn't love a great fireworks display? Lake George has fireworks at dusk every Thursday during the summer months of July and August. So head to Lake George Village at about 9:30 each week to watch the sparks fly.

Bolton Landing Farmers Market

When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Where: Goodman Ave at the Catholic Church

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Open-air, rain or shine featuring local products, crafts and more. EBT cards and tokens accepted. Pets (on leashes), strollers, and wheelchair friendly. TROLLEY to the market! SPECIAL EVENTS: BLUEBERRY MUFFIN FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER, Balloon Gal Jenny, JoJo Fabulous Faces with Bebhinn, Master Gardener: Cornell Extension, Music: Hot Pursuit

Salem Community Appreciation Day

When: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Where: Glens Falls National Bank's Salem Office, 212 Main Street, Salem

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Stop by Glens Falls National Bank's Salem Office for a Community Appreciation Day featuring hot dogs and refreshments for lunch, and a silent auction of sports memorabilia to benefit the Salem Area Van Endeavor (SAVE).

Paint Out - Glens Falls!

When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Where: Throughout Glens Falls

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Participate in, or just enjoy, the 1st annual, city-wide Paint Out! Professional, intermediary or beginning artists will be throughout the city painting in a "plein aire" fashion. Where and what they paint depends on them!

Ride 4 JJ Mattison 2014

When: Saturday August 9th

Where: Boars Nest in Ft. Ann, NY

Cost: $15 per rider or $25 for couples - $20 per car

This is a benefit for Joshua, who was in a tragic accident that is requiring him now to have amputation of his limbs. He will be undergoing multiple surgeries and he will need a prosthetic foot. Funds go to help the Mattison family with medical expenses. There will be food, music, and raffles following the ride from 3 – 7 at the Boars Nest. 

Midsummer Gala

When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883

Come celebrate Fort Ticonderoga's historic legacy at this gala dinner! Set within the majestic walls of the Fort; enjoy music, fabulous food, friends and a silent auction all in an elegant setting. Formal attire is encouraged. All proceeds support Fort Ticonderoga. Reservations are required and for more information contact Martha Strum.

Craft & Flea Market

When: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: American Legion

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

This event features many artisans exhibiting handmade items as well as quality gift items. There's something for everyone in the family. Come meet our exhibitors, enjoy the good food and make a day of it!

FOOD TRUCK SHOWCASE OF UPSTATE NEW YORK

When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Where: SARATOGA EAGLES CLUB

Cost: FREE

FOOD TRUCKS, LIVE MUSIC, BEER & WINE, FAMILY FUN!! LARGE PAVILION AND PLENTY OF FREE PARKING!

41st Annual Firemen's Family Festival

When: Tue, Aug 12, 2014 until Sun, Aug 17, 2014 | 7:00 PM

Where: Shepards Park, Canada Street, Lake George, NY

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Don't miss the 40th Annual "Firemen’s Family Festival" in Shepard's Park. The festival will include family fun including fire trucks, bounce houses, auctions, games, music, great food and a craft show featuring over 100 artisans and craftsman from across the United States displaying and offering for sale thousands of hand-made items! For more information, visit lgfdcraftshow.org. 

Take a Bite

When: Wednesday August 13th from 5 – 7 PM


Where: Downtown Glens Falls


Downtown restaurants will offer low-cost food samples, and retailers will be open for late shopping during the event, which also features street entertainment & live music! For more information, call 761-3864

Lake George Arts Project Free Concert Series: Big Fez and the Surfmatics

When: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | 7:30 PM

Where: Shepard Park, Lake George, NY

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Don't miss your chance to see Big Fez and the Surfmatics! Enjoy great music and outdoor family-friendly fun!

Take a Bite

When: Wednesday August 20th from 5 – 7 PM


Where: Downtown Glens Falls


Downtown restaurants will offer low-cost food samples, and retailers will be open for late shopping during the event, which also features street entertainment & live music! For more information, call 761-3864

Lake George Music Festival

When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 until Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | 7:00 PM

Where: Public Venues, Lake George Village

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Each August the Lake George Music Festival, a tight knit community of world class musicians and rising young stars, presents a full week of open rehearsals, live concerts, interactive workshops, and outreach events to the Lake George community free of charge.

Fireworks at Shepards Park

When: Thu, Aug 14, 2014 | 9:30 PM

Where: Shepards Park, Canada Street, Lake George, NY

Who doesn't love a great fireworks display? Lake George has fireworks at dusk every Thursday during the summer months of July and August. So head to Lake George Village at about 9:30 each week to watch the sparks fly.

Fabulous Fillies Day at the Saratoga Race Course

When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Where: Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY

Join in the "pink" atmosphere as we celebrate women and the glamour they bring to Saratoga Race Course during Fabulous Fillies Day.

Bolton Landing Farmers Market

When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Where: Goodman Ave at the Catholic Church

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Open-air, rain or shine featuring local products, crafts and more. EBT cards and tokens accepted. Pets (on leashes), strollers, and wheelchair friendly. TROLLEY to the market! SPECIAL EVENTS: BEN & JERRY'S SCOOPS FOR CHARITY, Music: Bluebilly's

Fort Ticonderoga's Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure

When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Where: Fort Ticonderoga Fort Road Ticonderoga NY 12883

pens today, August 15th! Can you conquer our corn maze? Share time with family and friends while exploring our unique corn maze designed in the shape of the Fort. Getting lost in this life-size puzzle is part of the fun as you look for history clues among towering stalks of corn! Winding paths will confuse and delight young and old alike.

Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider

When: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Where: Saratoga Pavilion

Cost: $20 admission

A new weekly attraction for the 2014 meet! Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider will allow track patrons the opportunity to sample numerous craft beers produced exclusively by New York State breweries. As many as a dozen breweries from New York State will be featured throughout the meet. The tasting will be held each Friday from noon to 4p.m. in the Saratoga Pavilion, located inside the entrance to the Reserved Seats Box Office on Union Avenue. Admission is $20 and includes 20 sampling tickets.

2014 NAGA NEW YORK GRAPPLING CHAMPIONSHIP

When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 | 8:00 AM

Where: Glens Falls Civic Center

Cost: 1 Division $80; 2 Divisions $100. Spectator passes are $10.

NAGA brings the New York Grappling Championship to the Lake George region of New York. Those looking to compete in grappling, then have a fun vacation, this tournament is for you. The event will take place at the beautiful Glens Falls Civic Center, just 10 minutes from Lake George.

BULLY BUSTER Movie Night

When: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Where: 196 Glen Street, Glens Falls NY

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Join us at the Glens Falls Karate Academy on Saturday, August 16th from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm when we host a special Bully Buster screening of The Karate Kid! The event is FREE for the community

Travers 1864 Restaurant Week

When: Sun, Aug 17, 2014 until Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Where: Participating Restaurants in the Capital Region

Celebrate the Travers 1864 Restaurant Week! The Travers 1864 Restaurant Week offers three-course meals at a great price, in honor of the year of the first Travers.

Washington County Fair

When: Monday August 18th – Sunday August 24th

Where: Washington County Fairgrounds on Rt. 29 outside of Greenwich

Cost: $10, Free for children ages 13 & under. Seniors $5 on Wednesday. Free for active military with ID.

Traditional agricultural fair with rides, livestock, motorsports, live entertainment, food and much more! For more information, visit washingtoncountyfair.com

Lake George Music Festival Family Fun Day

When: Mon, Aug 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM

Where: Shepard Park Amphitheater, Canada Street, Lake George, NY

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Introduce your child to classical music in a family friendly and fun setting. Enjoy live music and various instruments, petting zoos, other exhibits, and more! Featuring Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” narrated by actress Lindsey Gates. Rain location: Lake George High School. The music festival runs August 14-21, check out www.lakegeorge.com/music-festival to view the full schedule.

Matt Nathanson

Matt Nathanson will be performing at Upstate Concert Hall on Friday August 22nd

 

For more information, visit upstateconcerthall.com 

26th Adk. Nationals Car Show

When: Sept 4th – 7th

Where: Lake George Village

Rusted Root

Rusted Root will be performing at Kings Neptune’s in Lake George on Saturday October 11th

 

For more information, visit kingneptunespub.com

Kayaking 4 Meso

When: Sat. Sept 6th at 9 AM

Where: Stillwater, NY – Halfmoon, NY

The 4th Annual Kayaking 4 Meso is back again! Register now to join us in the 8 mile paddle on the Hudson River. We will be raising money for Mesothelioma. Please register for this great event by August 15th! For more information, or to register, visit kayaking4meso.org 

Wine Event

When: September 6th at 7:30 PM

Where: The Saratoga Winery

Cost: $20 or $15 with a donation

There will be refreshments, basket raffles, 50/50, entertainment, and more! Proceeds go to Operation Adopt-A-Soldier

Camp Challenge

Where: Sat, September 6th

Where: Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne, NY

You can register as a team with friends, family, or co-workers. There will be lunch, music and a celebration for all! For more information, or to register, visit doubleranch.org

Lake George Arts Project Free Concert Series: Jazz At The Lake

When: Sat, Sept 13th & Sun, Sept 14th 2014

Where: Shepard Park, Lake George, NY

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Bus Trip To The Sands Casino Bus Trip in Penn.

When: Sun. September 28th

Where: Leaving Wilton Mall

Cost: $35/person

Price includes Ride To and From, a $30 free play and food voucher, Bingo, and prizes on the way down. The bus will be leaving Wilton Mall at 6:30 AM sharp! Proceeds go to Operation Adopt-A-Soldier. For more information, call Cliff at 260-9922. 

2nd Annual Knight from the Heart

When: Sunday October 5th from 1 – 5 PM

Where: ELKS lodge #81 on Cronin Rd. in Queensbury

The Adirondack Broadcasting Radio Group is pleased to announce the date for the 2nd annual ‘Knight from the Heart’ fundraiser to benefit The American Heart Association in honor of Rick Knight. Rick passed away from a massive heart attack in 2012. All proceeds will be donated to the Saratoga Heart Walk held October 18th at the Saratoga Racecourse. There will be food, fun, prizes, and more! For more information, call Kate at 615-1009.

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