Autumn is a spectacular time of year to be in the Lake George Region! You can go leaf peeping, pumpkin picking, or attend some of the area’s top seasonal events. If you’re planning a visit this weekend, then here are the events and activities that’ll want to add to your to-do list.
Enjoy Amazing Fundraisers
Drink Pink! Wine Glass Painting Party – Friday, October 20
Stop by Adirondack Winery in Lake George Village this Friday for a fantastic Drink Pink! Wine Glass Painting Party. This fun and crafty night out will include wine, chocolate, and friends! $5 from each ticket sale will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of the Adirondacks.
The Great Gatsby Gala – Friday, October 20
This Friday, Courtyard Marriott Lake George will host the Great Gatsby Gala from 6:00pm-11:00pm to support the Lake George Women in Need. The gala will include a five-hour premium open bar, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, live music, dancing, and more.
9th Annual Soup R’ Bands – Saturday, October 21
Don’t miss the 9th Annual Soup R’ Bands at Roaring Brook Ranch in Lake George this Saturday! Many local restaurants will be donating delicious soup for the event, and there will be live entertainment, a huge raffle, a silent auction, and more to enjoy. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Brooks’ House of BBQ Fundraiser – Sunday, October 22
Brooks’ BBQ will be at St. Michael’s the Archangel in South Glens Falls serving up complete chicken dinners this Sunday from 11:00am-2:00pm. Get your tickets in advance, and then stop by for your dinners.
Have Fun in Nearby Glens Falls
2nd Adirondack Film Festival – Thursday, October 19 – Saturday, October 21
Enjoy a weekend of feature films, short films, documentaries, and more at the 2nd Adirondack Film Festival in downtown Glens Falls. A ticket will give you admission to a variety of film screenings, panel discussions, Q&As, and more at multiple venues in the region.
Adirondack Thunder vs. Manchester Monarchs – Friday, October 20
Ready to watch some hockey? Bring the family to Cool Insuring Area in Glens Falls on Friday as the hometown Adirondack Thunder take on the Manchester Monarchs. This evening game has been named Capital Region Hockey Night! Get a $15 ticket by wearing a jersey from any professional team in the Capital Region’s history.
1900 Suffrage Convention Reenactment – Saturday, October 21
Dress in your best Victorian-style outfit and join the Glens Falls community for a 1900 Suffrage Convention Reenactment at the First Baptist Church on Saturday. This reenactment will celebrate the centennial of women’s suffrage here in New York State.
Get Ready For Halloween
Ghost Tours at Fort William Henry – Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21
Join Fort William Henry Museum for a spooky Ghost Tour on Friday and Saturday. Hear the stories that have told over the years, as well as the personal experiences of those leading the tour. Reservations are required ahead of time.
Fright Fest – Friday, October 20 – Sunday, October 22
Prepare for thrills by day and fright by night at The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom’s Fright Fest this weekend. There will be nail-biting haunted houses, ghouls walking around the park, activities, and more.
13th Annual Little Theater on the Farm Haunted Barn – Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21
Take a trip to the Little Theater on the Farm this Friday and Saturday and experience their Haunted Barn. This year’s theme is Very Grim Fairy Tales, and admission is $8 for adults, $5 for kids ages 4-12, and free for kids under 4.
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