Gore Mountain Region Chamber of Commerce

Gore Mountain Region Chamber
Calendar of Events

Friday, May 1 -
Friday, May 29
Garnet Hill Lodge "Friends and Family Fridays" in May!
Two for Twenty Entrees with Advance Reservations
The Loghouse Restaurant at Garnet Hill Lodge offers a "Friends & Family Fridays" special during the month of May! Enjoy 2 for $20 Entrees. Advance Reservations Required. Please call 518-251-2444. Dining Friday and Saturday 5-9pm April 17 to Memorial Day Weekend. Call us to host your Graduation and Retirement Parties, and Baby Showers! Now Booking "Adventure Birthday Parties" for spring/summer 2015!
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Monday, May 4 -
Sunday, May 31
Out of the Wax - Batik Paintings by Carol Law Conklin
Carol Law Conklin has been a batik artist for over thirty-five years. She graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art, studied printmaking at the Museum School of Fine Art in Boston, and spent a summer studying her art in Rome, Italy. With her husband she ran a Jersey cow dairy farm in Hartford, NY named Amity (Friendship) Farm. Batik is an ancient method of painting on fabric with wax and dyes. Carol’s work has been exhibited in Rockport and Provincetown galleries, the Leverett Art and Craft Center in MA, as well as the Ghent Gallery in Norfolk, VA. She won a special award at the Berkshire Craft Fair. Her favorite subjects are nature, the seasons, mythological subjects, and images of farm animals and farmscapes in Washington County, New York. On Saturday, May 23, from 5 to 7 pm, there will be a reception for the artist in the main lobby of Tannery Pond Community Center. Refreshments will be served. Conklin will be offering for sale original batik paintings on fabric, prints of the originals on high quality paper, as well as small items like trivets and note cards. To learn more about Carol Law Conklin visit her website at www.amityfarmbatik.com. TPCC is located at 228 Main Street in North Creek. Gallery hours are 10 am – 4 pm, weekdays, and 12:30 - 3:30 pm on weekends or when the “
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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, May 30
Tannery Pond Community Center Presents: Loren and Mark with special guest Allison Carr
Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb share a unique musical chemistry and stage presence seldom found among musicians. Their diverse repertoire of original and arranged music consists of stunning guitar instrumentals as will as vocal duets, giving them wide appeal and strong audience connection. Influenced by Americana, Jazz, Country Western and Classical music, Loren and Mark’s unique style of guitar playing is largely built upon the thumb-picking techniques pioneered by guitar greats Merle Travis and Chet Atkins, and their songs feature Loren’s superb vocals with some beautiful harmonies from Mark. Guitar playing like you’ve never heard before! Allison Carr just completed her freshman year in the Bandier Music Industry Program. She sings and plays guitar and has performed her own songs and cover tunes at many benefits and open mics in the Hudson Valley and in Syracuse. Allison will be doing several internships at cultural organizations over the summer. She is the grandniece of North Creek residents and dedicated Tannery Pond volunteers Larry and Pat Carr.
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Tuesday, June 2
Merchant Services Update
Business owners that accept credit cards--learn how upcoming changes in legislation will affect your businesses. Sponsored by the Gore Mtn. Region Chamber and the Plattsburg Small Business Development Center.
Saturday, June 6
Martin's Lumber Woods Walk:
Understanding Sustainability
Thurman neighbors will join together at Martin's Lumber to welcome guests, each illustrating some facet of man's relationship to and dependence on nature, and his need to sustain the resources that sustain us. Presentations are very informal and interactive, suitable for all ages. Activities: Intermittent guided woods walks to identify trees and learn about medicinal plants, wise wood lot management practices and selective cutting. Hands on activities: plant a tree to take home, make a fire starter, dowsing, paper beads and origami boxes. Demonstrations: band-saw mill, do it yourself fire logs, & displays of old tools traditionally used by Adirondack woodsmen. Also on hand: Oven Mountain Farm with their wooden items for fiber arts, local author, Perky Granger, Adirondack Rustic Miniatures, artists, craftsmen of wood from our tree farm and home made soaps and lotions. See map and photos at: http://www.persisgranger.com/Adk_Martin_WoodWalk.htm Questions: 518-623-9595
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Thursday, June 18 -
Thursday, October 1
North Creek Farmers Market
North Creek Farmers Market at TriCounty Nursing and Rehab Center
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Saturday, June 20
Nettle Meadow Cheese and Spirits Pairing
Regional food & beverages in an historic barn lof
Enjoy sampling (and purchasing to take home) regional wines, ciders, beers and ales, paired with to-die-for Nettle Meadow delicacies created with their award-winning cheeses. Also offering samples and sales of local chocolate, breads, olive oil products and maple goods. Live acoustic guitar music by Ellen Kenney. The tasting is hold in the loft of its 100-year-old barn, at 484 S. Johnsburg Rd., Thurman
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Saturday, July 4
Fourth of July Celebration
Town of Johnsburg's 4th of July Celebration at Ski Bowl Park...Music, Food and Fireworks at Dusk
Sunday, July 12
Kelly Miller Circus
Kelly Miller Circus sponsored by the North Creek Rotary Club
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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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Friday, July 24
Library Sale Preview Party
Preview Party for the Town of Johnsburg Library popular annual used book sale at Tannery Pond Community Center. Get a jump on book and media bargins and raffle items. Live music, wine and cheese...
Saturday, July 25
Library Used Book Sale
Town of Johnsburg's popular library book sale at Tannery Pond Community Center...Bake sale and raffle items also...by the bag discounts at the end of the sale...
Saturday, August 1
Race the Train
Popular annual running event where racers take the Saratoga and North Creek Railroad to Riparius, then race the train 8.4 miles back to North Creek via River Rd. Application available at http://assets.ngin.com/attachments/document/0071/7658/2015_Race_the_Train_application.pdf
Saturday, August 1
Waynestock
Waynestock VIII benefit concert for the North Country Hardship Fund...noon to 11 pm, Ski Bowl Park, North Creek... 10 bands, food and raffles..
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Saturday, August 1
41st Annual Flea Market
Tri-County Nursing and Rehab Center's 41st annual flea market, bake sale and more...Rt. 28, North Creek
Saturday, August 1 -
Sunday, August 2
Gore Mountain Shopping Fair
Live Music, Festival Food & Fun
Don't miss our summer Shopping Fair featuring free admission, live entertainment, and a beautiful array of Adirondack artisans. Guests can browse the talents of woodworkers, photographers, and jewelers, while exploring fine foods, fabrics, and SO much more! Before or after shopping, take a scenic gondola skyride, enjoy a round of disc or mini golf, or have fun with base area attractions including hiking trails, climbing wall, bounce inflatables, and bungee trampoline! Enjoy live music each day! Treat yourself to lunch, snacks, or a relaxing beverage from our Open Pit Grille on the sundeck.
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Sunday, August 9
10th Annual Ididaride
Ididaride bike race on either a 75 mile loop or a 20 mile loop with shuttle...both leave from from North Creek Ski Bowl..pre-register by July 26
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Saturday, September 12
Adirondack Pack Basket Workshop
Includes Instruction, Materials, and Lunch!
Weave your own full sized Adirondack Pack Basket complete with solid pine interior base and skids, and a custom cotton harness and matching sewn-in handle. This all-day class is suitable for adults and includes materials, tools, instruction, and lunch. Participants should bring a work shirt. Space is limited to a maximum class size of 8 people, contact Barbara to reserve today!
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Sunday, September 13
North Creek Farmers Market Brunch
Support local foods and enjoy a beautiful fall meal!
Gore Mountain welcomes you to the 6th Annual Farmers Market Brunch, a unique display of healthy, local foods from Gore Region Restaurants. This brunch gets rave reviews and everyone dining enjoys samples from the restaurants below! All proceeds go directly to providing locally grown foods to our region.
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Saturday, September 19
Carl Heilman II Photography Camp
Includes Instruction, Lunch, and Gondola Ride
Gore's fifth annual photography camp with Carl Heilman. Learn how to shoot various nature photography from the best in the business, with Gore as the backdrop. Explore fall foliage techniques, landscapes, wildflower photos, moving water, and more. Includes lunch, scenic gondola ride, and instruction. Our comprehensive one day Gore Mountain Photo Camp for beginner to intermediate photographers features instruction on many facets of photography including - camera basics, photography principles, digital camera features and menus, lenses, RAW files, exposure, HDR, depth of field, motion, composition, lighting, various creative photo techniques, and a short section on post processing. MAXIMUM 20 PEOPLE - Please contact Carl to reserve your spot, this class will sell out!
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Saturday, October 3
Gore Mountain Leaf Cruncher
5K Trail Run/Walk - All ages welcome, includes a scenic gondola ride!
The Leaf Cruncher is back! Check out this fun and family-oriented 5K which includes a scenic ride aboard the Northwoods Gondola to every runner. The course will be a combination of our rolling cross-country trails and flat base area, with a few steeper spots within the wooded areas. Treasure hunt for prizes on-course, as well as be "in the running" for great raffles following. Easy parking and great value in this fall 5K! All ages welcome, walkers should join us too! Bring-a-friend deal- Runners in the 2015 5K who bring a friend that did not race in 2014 register FREE! Please check our website for registration details.
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Saturday, October 10 -
Sunday, October 11
Gore Mountain Harvest Fest
Free family fun in a beautiful autumn atmosphere!
Don’t miss this fantastic annual event featuring local artisans & vendors, kid’s entertainment, hearty fall food & drink menu, and live entertainment all weekend! Enjoy fun, family-friendly activities including gondola rides, hiking, disc & mini golf, bungee trampoline, climbing wall, inflatables, and more. Please check our website for complete schedule.
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