Although leaf peeping season is coming to a close, that doesn’t mean there aren’t things to do in the Lake George Region! Stop by the area this weekend for free admission on Prospect Mountain Highway, LARAC’s Fall Arts Festival, and much more.
Photo Credit: Rebecca Hanley
Early Veterans Day Weekend Events
In celebration of Veterans Day 2017 (November 11), Prospect Mountain Highway will feature free admission on two weekends. On Saturday and Sunday of this weekend, drive up to the summit for a fantastic view of Lake George.
This Friday marks the beginning of Fort William Henry’s Field of Flags in honor of their Veterans Appreciation Week. During this event, a field of over 5,000 flags will grace the lawn near the fort.
Festive Events & Sales
Visit the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury for LARAC’s Fall Arts Festival! This is a juried arts and craft show that will feature over 75 exhibitors and local artists selling handmade products, including pottery, culinary items, photography, and more. Admission is $5 (12 and under free).
On Saturday from 9:00am-2:00pm, St. George’s Antiochian Christian Orthodox Church in South Glens Falls will host their Ethnic Food and Bake Sale. Enjoy great food, such as Greek, Syrian, and Romanian delicacies, and a variety of amazing deals.
The Lake George Chamber of Commerce & CVB will celebrate 65 years of promoting the region during a sapphire-themed night at The Sagamore Resort. The gala will feature cocktails, food, live music, and more.
Thrilling Activities & Entertainment
Join Adirondack Pub & Brewery in Lake George for their annual Pumpkin Chunkin event on Saturday afternoon. Bring your pumpkins and launch them with giant slingshots and catapults at multiple crazy targets.
Get ready for one more rodeo this season! Bring the family over to Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls for the 27th Annual Adirondack Stampede Charity Rodeo on Friday and Saturday. The Stampede typically showcases 200 competitors in seven standard rodeo events.
Volunteer This Weekend
YMCA Camp Chingachgook will host their Fall Volunteer Work Weekend on Saturday and Sunday. This is a wonderful opportunity for members of the community to spend the weekend in the Adirondacks with family and friends while participating in volunteer projects.
During Moreau Community Center’s Day of Caring, teams of volunteers will assist seniors or disabled community members in cleaning up their yards before winter arrives. After the work is done, volunteers can return to the community center for a fun lunch from their sponsors.