If you love Lake George and all it has to offer, then this coming weekend is the time to visit! Not only can you show your love for the beautiful region by helping to clean up the parks, but there will be plenty of entertainment for you to enjoy in and around the area.
Show Your Love For Lake George
Show how much you care about the natural beauty of Lake George and volunteer during I Love My Park Day on May 6. The special event will take place at Million Dollar Beach and Lake George Battlefield Park, and it will include removing litter, cleaning, planting, mulching around the statues, and more.
In support of the Shepard Park Bandstand Fund, local homeowners and merchants will be selling goods as part of a two-day community garage sale in Lake George. Maps are available starting May 5 at the Village Office. Stop by, check out the sales, and help raise money for upgrades at the Shepard Park Amphitheater.
Enjoy Wine & Beer Tastings
It’s Teacher Appreciation Week at Adirondack Winery in Lake George Village. From now through Friday, May 5, teachers and school district employees are welcome to visit the Tasting Room and enjoy a complimentary wine tasting session and cocktail. Just bring your school ID!
Join the Lake George Beer Hub for a fun Beer and Browse event this Saturday from 1:00pm-4:00pm. During this event, multiple local vendors will display their products, many of which would make great Mother’s Day gifts. Enjoy a beer as you browse and pick out some unique items.
Stay Entertained In The Lake George Region
Head over to North Creek for one of the most exciting events of the season – the 60th Annual Hudson River Whitewater Derby. On the schedule this year is a not-so-whitewater race, slalom races, and the Whitewater Derby Downriver Race.
Get ready for the return of Flip-N-Mickeys at King Neptune’s Pub this Saturday night! They will be playing all of your favorite hits as well as contemporary Irish music.
Talented singer-songwriter Mike Thomas is performing live at Lake George Beach Club this Sunday at 2:00pm. He fuses elements of jazz, country, folk, R&B, rock, and more.
The Northeastern District Barbershop Harmony Society is bringing its 2017 Western Region Spring Convention & Contests to Lake George High School this weekend. Look forward to performances by top barbershop quartets and choral groups.
Local Shows, Exhibitions & More
The Hyde Collection will host the 26th Annual Juried High School Show from May 7 through May 28, and you won’t want to miss it. Artworks by some of the brightest talent from area high schools will be on display.
Are you interested in building your own log or timber frame home? Want to learn more about rustic lodge style decor? Visit the Lake George Forum this weekend for the Log Home & Timber Frame Show. Admission is $12 per person, and ages 18 and under get in for free. Tickets are good for all three days of the show.
Head over to the Lake George Arts Project in Lake George Village for the opening reception of artist Rachel Kohn’s new solo exhibition. Kohn’s imagery focuses on real and imagined landscapes inspired by cycles of growth and decay.
Get Inspired For Your Wedding
Interested in having a Lake George wedding? Lake George Shoreline is hosting an Open House where you can get a feel for what a wedding on Lake George would be like. There will be tours, local vendors, and more.
Tie the Knot with Lake George Shoreline isn’t the only bridal event going on this weekend. If you take a trip south to Saratoga Springs, you can attend the Saratoga Bridal Expo at the Saratoga City Center. Over 50 wedding professionals will be featured, and admission is $5 per person.
Events For A Great Cause
In benefit of the March of Dimes, the 5th annual Ladies Day Out will take place at the Ramada Inn in Queensbury. For a $5 donation, you can enjoy raffles, pampering in a fun environment, and tons of vendors.
Hosted by the American Cancer Society, the Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to end cancer. Get involved in this important cause and participate in Warren County’s Relay For Life at SUNY Adirondack this Saturday. The American Cancer Society wouldn’t be able to act out its mission without the help of people like you.