Labor Day weekend is a popular time of year to visit Lake George, and if you’re planning a trip, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do! Attend the ADK Independence Music Festival, head up to the Art & Craft Festival in Bolton, or just explore the village. Below, we’ve highlighted some upcoming events and local news to know about.
Find Out What’s Happening in Early September
Here’s what’s going on throughout Labor Day weekend and next week in the Lake George area:
- Carillon Boat Cruise: Multiple Dates
- The Lake George Dinner Theatre Presents: Buyer & Cellar: Multiple Dates
- Adirondack Independence Music Festival: September 3 – 5
- Fridays at the Lake: Big Sky Country: September 3
- Bolton Art & Craft Festival: September 4 – 5
- Annual Lake George Triathlon Festival: September 4 – 5
- Grumbellies Presents Concert in the Park Series – Freddy and the Freeloaders: September 6
- Books on Carts in the Park: September 8
- Warrensburg Summer Series: Erin Powers: September 8
- Adirondack Nationals Car Show: September 9 – 12
4 Newsy Updates From Around the Lake George Region
Nettle Meadow Wins Gold and Silver at the New York International Cheese Competition
Nettle Meadow Farm has received four more awards for their spectacular cheeses at the New York International Cheese Competition! The local favorite placed gold for “Best Sheep Milk Cheese Creamery of the Year” and also received three silvers for their individual cheeses (Kunik, Simply Sheep, and Adiron-Jack). Congrats to Nettle Meadow!
Lake George Village Announces New Boating Regulations
There are new boating regulations in Lake George Village, specifically with fines for violations. There have been several complaints this summer about boaters abusing the public docks, keeping vessels docked for even weeks at a time.
Overtime parking fines at Village public docks have increased to $50 and overnight parking to $100. Additionally, the Village reserves the right to ban certain boats from using the dock, or face a $500 fine.
Did You Know? A Vermont Resident Swam the Length of Lake George Last Year
We can add a new name to the roster of athletes who have swam the entire length of Lake George. Charlotte Brynn swam from Ticonderoga to Lake George just over a year ago on August 19, 2020, according to a recent spotlight article by Adirondack Explorer. Brynn is Executive Director of The Swimming Hole in Stowe, Vermont, and she is recognized as the oldest and fastest to swim the 32 miles.
You can see the full list of those who have made the tough trek here: https://lakegeorgeswim.com/marathon/crossings/
Virtual Informational Event on Gypsy Moth Infestations Coming Up
Wondering if we’ll be dealing with the gypsy moth infestation again next year? Warren County and Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District are hosting a virtual Gypsy Moth Info Session on September 23. The public has a chance to ask questions, and are asked to submit any ahead of time to streamline the process.
- Adirondack Explorer: Marathon swimmer dives into a rich Lake George tradition