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10 Long Weekend Events Nearby & Worth The Drive: January 13-16

Have an extra day off this weekend because of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day? Looking for something to do to entertain yourself or your kids? Check out these 10 events! Some are happening nearby, while others are worth the drive.

Adirondack Winery is hosting a Winter Wine Tasting Weekend

In & Near Lake George

Winter Wine Tasting Weekend

Friday, January 13 – Monday, January 16

Adirondack Winery wants to help you beat those winter blues this weekend! Stop by their Tasting Room for a wine tasting, spiced wine samples, and fun winter upgrades all weekend long.

Adirondack Thunder vs. Manchester Monarchs

Friday, January 13 & Monday, January 16

The Adirondack Thunder has two more home tune-up games against the Manchester Monarchs before the All-Star Classic on Wednesday!

MLK Holiday Camp

Saturday, January 14 & Sunday, January 15

Keep your kids entertained this weekend by signing them up for Gore Mountain’s MLK Weekend Holiday Camp! They’ll enjoy two days of skiing and riding, and will make some great friends along the way.

Backyard Birds at Up Yonda Farm

Saturday, January 14

Visit Up Yonda Farm in Bolton Landing this weekend to do some feeder watching and learn to identify the most common backyard birds. There’s no charge for members and Bolton residents!

Torchlight Parade & Fireworks Spectacular

Sunday, January 15

Head to Gore Mountain at dusk on Sunday for an amazing fireworks display and torch run in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend! There will also be live music before and after the show.

Worth The Drive

Lake Placid Freestyle Cup: FIS Freestyle World Cup Tour

Friday, January 13 & Saturday, January 14

Don’t miss the 2017 edition of the FIS Freestyle Cup this weekend! Mogul events will take place on Friday at Whiteface Mountain and aerial events are slated for Saturday at the Olympic Jumping Complex.

38th Annual Northwood Invitational & Pond Hockey Tournament

Friday, January 13 – Monday, January 16

Hockey fans will love the annual Northwood Invitational and Pond Hockey Tournament in Lake Placid! One of the finest prep-school hockey tournaments in the country, the Northwood Invitational features games on both the 1980 and 1932 Rinks, as well as a pond hockey tournament at Mirror Lake.

21st Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival

Friday, January 13 – Monday, January 16

The Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival in Keene Valley features instructional clinics, demo gear, and opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to mingle! Pre-registration is required for the clinics, but slideshow presentations are open to the public.

Winter Weekend at Camp Santanoni

Saturday, January 14 – Monday, January 16

The first of three Winter Weekends at Camp Santanoni is scheduled for this weekend! Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will have access to the historic camp properties and can also traverse the half-mile trail from Camp Santanoni to the nearby Adirondack Interpretive Center.

Long Lake’s Annual Winter Carnival

Saturday, January 14

Head to Long Lake on Saturday for the annual Winter Carnival! Highlights include a snowmobile parade, wackiest hat competition, cardboard sled races, snow kayaking, frying pan toss, a fireworks display, and more.

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Find more winter fun in our Winter Guide >>