Editor’s N0te (11/10/2017): Due to inclement weather, the DEC has decided to close the Prospect Mountain Veteran’s Memorial Highway for the weekend of November 11-12, so the event has been removed from this weekend’s roundup of events.
Veterans Day is this weekend, and throughout the Lake George Region, many local businesses and organizations will be hosting memorial services or events for veterans. Planning to be in the area? If so, then here are some of the biggest events and activities that you should check out in and around Lake George.
Find Veterans Day Weekend Services & Dinners
From now through Monday, November 13, Fort William Henry Museum will host the 4th Annual Field of Flags. During this event, around 6,000 flags will grace the west lawn of the museum. A musket salute will be held on Saturday, November 11, at 11:00am.
On Saturday at 11:00am, there will be a memorial service at Veterans Park in Hague. All are welcome to attend.
All veterans and their guests are invited to the American Legion Post 374 in Lake George for a Veterans Day Dinner on Saturday. There will be a pork roast dinner and cocktail hour starting at 3:00pm. Dinner will be free for veterans and $7 for guests.
Join the Glens Falls American Legion Post 233 at their headquarters on Cooper Street in Glens Falls for a special dinner on Saturday. The dinner will be free for veterans (fee for guests).
Enjoy Fun Activities & Entertainment
Swing by Adirondack Winery in Lake George Village for their 2017 Military Appreciation Weekend! From Friday through Sunday, they will be offering active military personnel and veterans a free wine tasting session and special discounts on wine purchases.
To commemorate Veterans Day, Lake George Lanes and Games will be hosting a Veterans Day Party on Saturday night. Customers will receive 2 hours of unlimited bowling for only $10 per person from 5:00pm-9:00pm.
The Lake George Community Band will present a Veterans Day Concert at Glens Falls High School at 3:00pm on Sunday afternoon. They will play a variety of patriotic tunes to celebrate those who have served in the military. Tickets will be $10 for adults and free for veterans/active duty/students/children.
Attend A Local Festival & Show
On Saturday and Sunday, Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls will host a gun show featuring area vendors and shops. The ticket price will be $10 to attend both days of the show.
Stop by Walker’s Farm, Home & Tack in Fort Ann for a day of Breyer fun on Saturday! Browse the latest Breyer models, enjoy in-store specials, paint your own Breyer horse model, and get your photo taken with the Breyer horse mascot.