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Celebrate Festival Season And Enjoy Summer Events This Weekend In Lake George: August 18-20

Although we’ve passed the midpoint of summer, the season is showing no signs of slowing down, especially in the Lake George Region. Whether you like cruises and concerts or festivals and fairs, there is an event for you going on this weekend. Check them out!

Craft Festivals & The Arts

Annual Firemen’s Family Summer Festival & Craft Show – Friday, August 18 – Sunday, August 20

In the heart of Lake George Village in Shepard Park, the Lake George Volunteer Fire Department will present their annual Summer Festival & Craft Show on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The fair will be open from 10:00am-8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, and then on Sunday, it will be open from 10:00am-4:00pm.

Adirondack Folk School Summer Craft Festival – Saturday, August 20

In the nearby Town of Lake Luzerne, the Adirondack Folk School will host their annual Summer Craft Festival this Saturday from 10:00am-4:00pm. Admission is free, and dozens of local craft and food vendors will be attending and featuring their goods. Stop by and listen to some live music as you browse the different vendors.

BBQ & Craft Fair – Saturday, August 19

Take a trip from Lake George to the nearby Crandall Park on Saturday afternoon from 12:00pm-5:00pm for a BBQ & Craft Fair. Multiple vendors will be featured at the fair, and there will also be musical entertainment, a chicken BBQ, pony rides, a bounce house, a Chinese raffle, and more. Support the Lending Hearts & Hands bottle drive and bring your empty bottles to the event!

Wax ’n’ Wix Candle Making Workshop – Saturday, August 19

As part of their summer activities, Gore Mountain will host a Wax ’n’ Wix Candle Making Workshop this Saturday from 10:00am-3:00pm. Learn how to make your own candle at Gore’s base lodge and take home your own beautiful, handcrafted candle. The event’s special pricing includes a scenic gondola ride at Gore too!

Spend Time Outdoors

Clam and Lobster Bake Dinner Cruise – Friday, August 18

If you love seafood, then reserve your spot on board the Lake George Steamboat Company’s Clam and Lobster Bake Dinner Cruise this Friday at 6:30pm. Enjoy a dozen clams and a lobster with a variety of sides. Reservations are highly recommended for this special dinner cruise.

Bountiful Harvest Festival at the Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers’ Market – Friday, August 18

Check out the Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers’ Market this Friday from 3:00pm-6:00pm for their 6th annual Bountiful Harvest Festival! Sample some delicious produce and products, pick up new recipes, and shop for all the fresh and local goods you need.

Over the Top 5k Trail Run and 10k Mountain Bike Duathlon – Saturday, August 19

Join West Mountain this Saturday for their annual Over the Top 5k Trail Run and 10k Mountain Bike Duathlon! Individual and two-person teams are accepted, and this year, the courses will feature beautiful views of the Hudson River and the Adirondacks.

Entertaining Concerts & Performances

Lake George Music Festival – Today Through Thursday, August 24

From now through August 24, the Lake George Music Festival will be happening all throughout the Lake George Region. Featuring orchestral music, chamber music, and more, find out where you can check out a concert this weekend.

Broadway Upstate’s “The Little Mermaid” – Thursday, August 17 – Sunday, August 20

Your kids will love seeing Broadway Upstate’s production of “The Little Mermaid” at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls this weekend. This upbeat and colorful musical is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved tale and Disney’s The Little Mermaid.

Super Sundays: Zucchini Brothers – Sunday, August 20

Don’t miss the Zucchini Brothers as they take the stage in Shepard Park in Lake George Village this Sunday at 7:00pm. Their family-friendly concerts combine humor and music that everyone can enjoy.

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