Editor’s note 02/08/22: Please note, the Winter Raptor Fest has been postponed indefinitely.
Summer is just about one month away, but there’s no need to wait until then to visit the Lake George Region. There’s always something going on for people of all interests, and this weekend, you can enjoy the annual Winter Raptor Fest, a Pet Fest, and much more!
Attend Fun Festivals
Experience the wonder of flight and meet a variety of raptors and endangered species at the Friends of IBA’s 8th Annual Winter Raptor Fest this weekend. Held at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich, this fun-filled event will introduce visitors to owls, hawks, falcons, and more.
Looking for something to do with your furry friend on Saturday? Stop by Glens Falls City Park for Pet Fest from 11:00am-3:00pm. This free festival will feature blessing of the paws, K-9 unit demos, pet-related organizations and services, and much more.
Explore Awesome Events in the Community
Swing over to the nearby community of Thurman for their annual Townwide Sale this weekend! Browse a variety of garage sales around the area; just follow the pink signs through Thurman.
Pick up some high-quality plants at the Lake George Community Garden Club’s Perennial Plant Sale, located at the St. James Episcopal Church in Lake George Village. All of the plants will be reasonably priced to fit everyone’s budget, and the event will run from 9:00am-2:00pm.
The hometown Adirondack Thunder are taking on the Florida Everblades in a best of seven series as part of Round 3 of the Kelly Cup Playoffs. Catch all of the exciting hockey action at the Cool Insuring Arena in downtown Glens Falls.
Have Fun & Support Great Causes
A charity concert featuring the Paradox Saints will be held at the Lake George Brew House in Queensbury this Saturday. Enjoy live music, great beer, and raffle prizes as you support Musicians on Call, a nonprofit organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities.
Support the LGEA Scholarship Fund and the Class of 2021 by participating in the 17th Annual Randy’s 5K Run and the 5th Annual Murphy’s Mile, both in Lake George. The 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will begin at 9:00am, and the 5K road race will follow at 10:00am.
Don’t miss the Glens Falls Civic Center Foundation’s inaugural Pucks & Pedals Cycling Tour this Saturday. This fundraiser bike ride will feature two routes for participants to choose from – a 20-mile ride or a 40-mile ride.
Take part in a challenging climb up Prospect Mountain as part of Hike for Hope – Cody’s Climb! This outdoor event raises money, brings awareness, and reduces stigma in the fight against suicide.