Gore Mountain Region Chamber of Commerce

Gore Mountain Region Chamber
Calendar of Events

Saturday, April 18
A Migration Celebration
Join local experts to learn firsthand out our region's migrating birds!
Celebrate the arrival of Spring and welcome back the region's migrating birds with the help of local bird experts! The day will begin at 8am with a bird walk along the AIC's trails led by Joan Collins, a NYS licensed bird guide and owner of Adirondack Avian Expeditions. We will listen and search for the sounds and sights of our local feathered flyers. Then following a brunch break complete with snacks and drinks, Wendy Hall of Adirondack Wildlife Refuge will lead a live birds of prey demonstration. Participants will have the chance to get an up-close encounter with Adirondack owls and hawks! This is a free event sponsored by a Northern New York Audubon Cullman grant obtained by the Adirondack Park Institute, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting educational programming at the AIC. Held at the Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 518-582-2000, aic@esf.edu
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Sunday, April 19
Abanaki in the ADKs
The Abanaki in the Adirondacks:Diverse Experiences from the 18th Century to the 21st Century" Adk. Museum Auditorium in Blue Mountain Lake
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Monday, April 20 -
Tuesday, April 21
ADK Buyer Days
ANCA's 29th annual Adirondack Buyer Days wholesale show features the best artisan products from across NYS and New England. Open to wholesale buyers....Held at Saratoga Springs' City Center.
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Wednesday, April 22 -
Thursday, April 23
Speak for the Trees!
A Lorax-Themed Earth Day celebration for Homeschool Students
Homeschool students and their families are invited to an Earth Day celebration at the AIC! Join us as we delve into the world of Dr. Suess as we read, discuss and reflect on the story of The Lorax. All grade levels are welcome! This is a 2-day overnight program that will explore topics including forest ecology, conservation and environmental ethics. Meals and overnight lodging are provided onsite. The program, as well as room and board are provided free of charge. Pre-registration required, limited space available. Call 518.582.2000 or email aic@esf.edu to register. Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb, NY 12852 aic@esf.edu; 518-582-2000
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Friday, April 24
Cabin Fever Dinner Train
SNCRR's “Cabin Fever Express” Dinner Train out of North Creek...enjoy a great 4 course dinner for one low price of $59 per person. All tax, tip and non-alcoholic beverages included. There is a full bar on board, with beer, wine & spirits available for purchase.
Saturday, April 25
Earth Day Family Activities
Family friendly activities to celebrate Earth Day...Kids 3-10 should pick up a passport at the Tannery Pond and get stamped at demo booths around town as they participate in Earth Day activities...Sponsored by the Johnsburg Youth Commission
Friday, May 1 -
Sunday, May 3
Girls in Nature
An Adirondack Weekend for Girl Scouts
Girl scouts of all levels are welcome to join us for a weekend in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Hosted at SUNY-ESF’s Newcomb Campus, this is a wonderful opportunity for girls and their troops to enjoy the return of Spring and spend time outdoors while learning about the natural world around them. The weekend will include hands-on, nature-based programming that satisfies requirements for badges at all levels. Lodging and meals provided onsite. Pre-registration required. For more information or to register, contact Katrina Cornish at kmcornis@syr.edu or 207-319-8973. Held at SUNY-ESF's Newcomb Campus 6312 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY
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Saturday, May 2 -
Sunday, May 3
58th Annual White Water Derby
58th Annual Hudson River Whitewater Derby in North River, North Creek and Riparius...Novice & Giant Slamlom in North River on Saturday and Downriver race North Creek to Riparius on Sunday...Not-so-Wild Downriver Race on Saturday from North River to North Creek...
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Saturday, May 2
Northern NY Audubon Bird Walk
A guided walk listening and searching for the region's feathered residents
A beautiful 3 mile walk in the privately owned Huntington Wildlife Forest. We will be walking along a level dirt road that parallels a lovely marsh at the west end of Rich Lake. The walk continues to a small pond and includes both conifer and hardwood habitats. We will meet at the Adirondack Interpretive Center at 8:00 a.m. and enjoy a cup of coffee and a pastry while we check out the feeder birds. Then, at 8:30 a.m. we will hit the trail. Please call 518.582.2000 or email aic@esf.edu to register. Adirondack Interpretive Center 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb NY 12852 aic@esf.edu; 518-582-2000
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Saturday, May 9
Adirondack Fly Fishing Workshop
An introductory fly fishing workshop at the Adirondack Interpretive Center
Join licensed Adirondack guide Rick Kovacs for this introductory workshop, where you will be introduced to the art and science of fly fishing. Instruction will focus on the basics of fly casting, fly fishing insects, gear and technique. If you "get the bug" after this workshop, you can sign up at a reduced rate for our Fly Fishing Weekend Retreat on September 18-20 where further instruction takes place directly on the water. No prior knowledge of fly fishing is necessary, nor is gear, which will be available for use. $25 workshop fee. Pre-registration required - call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu to register.
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Saturday, May 16
"A Sip of Murder" Dinner Theater
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
Happy hour has turned into happy horrors now that Froggie Fermente is dead. Someone made a withdrawal from the slush fund, another was left broken hearted. Would the local lothario kill if it was revealed what he knew about one of the ‘unusual suspects’? So many reasons to kill Froggie, but only one corpse and one killer. This is the plot of Gem*Boy Productions: "A Sip of Murder." The murder mystery is set to take stage on May 16, 2015, 7:07 pm. The audience will be in charge of solving the crime, since all the characters are suspects. Interactive Dinner Theater The Inn on Gore Mountain, $34.pp Call for Reservations 251-2111
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Saturday, May 30
Wetland Detectives Training workshop
Become an Adirondack Wetlands citizen scientist!
Join the Wetland Detective Monitoring Corps! This is your opportunity to learn about the natural world and help protect it as well. Climate change may drastically alter Adirondack wetlands. Become a citizen scientist and collect information on plants, birds and amphibians to help preserve these vital ecosystems. To register, call 518-582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu. Held at the Adirondack Interpretive Center in Newcomb. Note: these workshops will also be held at the Paul Smiths Visitors Interpretive Center on the same dates, from 2pm to 5pm.
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Saturday, July 18
Made in the ADKs Expo
2nd Annual "Made in the Adirondacks" artisan expo at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake
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