We have a Valentine’s Day suggestion or two, the latest on some frosty fun happening at the Great Escape Lodge, and there are a slew of winter events going on in the Lake George region you’ll want to check out.
Got Valentine’s Day Plans? Now You Do!
Love Is in the Air – And So Is the Aroma of Wine, Cheese & Chocolate
Adirondack Winery always does holidays right, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Take advantage of the fact that the most romantic holiday falls on a weekend this year, and check out Love is in the Air, their romantic wine tasting event.
The Sweetheart Tasting Plate includes a milk chocolate maple truffle, maple chevre (soft cheese), key lime cookies, maple crackers, apple pie-infused wine jelly, and a complimentary dessert wine taste. And, 10% off specialty food items! Hurry and book while spaces are still available, and scroll down to see more events happening.
Need more sweet ideas for Valentine’s Day? View the Romance Guide >>
Check Out Snowed Inn at the Great Escape Lodge
The Great Escape Lodge is running a Snowed Inn series each weekend in February for guests at the lodge, with socially-distanced entertainers, scavenger hunts, and visits from a snow queen to tell bedtime stories to little ones. Get the details here. This could be a great excuse to plan a staycation!
Enjoy Lake George Area Events From Winter Fun to Virtual Happenings
Hague Polar Bear Plunge
The annual Freezin’ for a Reason polar plunge at the Trout House Village Resort dock is this Sunday, February 14. Proceeds benefit the Vermont Children’s Hospital. Now there’s a sweet way to spend Valentine’s Day!
Happening in conjunction with Lake George Area Winterfest, EpicFest LG is set at Wild West Ranch and the Barn at French Mountain in Lake George. Each Saturday this month they have a lineup of food and craft vendors, activities from nonprofits, and more.
New York State’s Free Fishing Weekend
Now’s the time to give ice fishing a try! It’s Free Fishing Weekend this weekend.
ATF’s Painting in a Box
It’s live theater and a paint-n-sip at the same time with ATF’s at-home Paint for One! The show runs February 9 to 13, and 16 to 20.
Lake George Area Winterfest
Lake George Area Winterfest is still going on and includes discounts at hotels and restaurants, along with horse-drawn carriage rides and access to hot chocolate stations. There’s also a public ice rink at Shepard Park (no rentals), ice sculptures are up at The Hyde, and fireworks have been announced for the remaining Saturdays!
(Quick tip: Great Escape Lodge, mentioned above, is one of the participating hotels in Winterfest.)
Looking Ahead: Double H Ranch’s Not-So-Trivial Virtual Trivia Night
Double H Ranch of Lake Luzerne will host a virtual trivia night on February 25. You register as a team, and all proceeds go towards the nonprofit.