Editor’s Note (3/11/2022 3PM): Please be aware that the Chestertown St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been postponed from March 12 to March 19 due to possible stormy weather.
Who’s ready for wagon rides, sugarhouse tours, and pancake breakfasts? It’s maple time in Lake George – and, St. Patrick’s Day. See what’s going on this weekend below, and get a fun cheese-related update.
The Last of Winterfest, St. Patrick’s Day & Maple Fun
Here’s what’s going on:
- Lake George Winterfest: through March 11
- Chestertown St. Patrick’s Day Parade: (POSTPONED to March 19)
- Maple Festival at Up Yonda Farm: March 12
- Lake George Library Book Sale: March 12
- Thurman Maple Days – Weekend 1: March 12 & 13
- Lake George High School Job Fair: March 16
- St. Patrick’s Day at Adirondack Winery: March 17 – 20
Quick News Around Lake George With Restaurants & More
Nettle Meadow Farm Wins Again – This Time, Globally
The 2022 World’s Top Cheeses have been revealed, and one of them is Kunik from Nettle Meadow. Kunik is described on their website as a “unique and voluptuous triple crème cheese.” Just two months ago the creamery was recognized by Food & Wine Magazine as one of the top 50 cheesemakers in the country.
You can see the full list here: https://worldchampioncheese.org/worlds-top-20-cheeses-revealed/
Lake George Restaurants Rally Behind Ukraine
Last weekend, 10 McGillis Public House raised around $1,700 for Central World Kitchen, an organization that feeds Ukrainian refugees and citizens at cities and border crossings. Pizza Jerks, The Lagoon, and Gaslight have all joined in the effort with donation buckets inside their eateries. If you’re going out to eat this weekend, consider one of those restaurants and donate what you can!
Register Today for the Lake George Hike-A-Thon
According to the Lake George Land Conservancy, spots are already filling up for the Lake George Hike-A-Thon, scheduled for July 5th. This will be the 10th anniversary of the event that aims to showcase LGLC’s parks and preserves. This is a hybrid event with hikes and paddles taking place at various locations. The event is free, although donations are happily accepted. Register at lakegeorgehikeathon.org.