Gore Mountain Region Chamber of Commerce

Gore Mountain Region Chamber
Calendar of Events

Thursday, March 5
Yoga
Yoga at Tannery Pond Community Center
Friday, March 6 -
Sunday, March 29
2015 Spring Break Deals at Garnet Hill Nordic Ski Center!
With College ID...
Students, staff, & faculty get an extra break during Spring Break at Garnet Hill. Present your college I.D. for a $15.00 trailpass or $30.00 for pass & rental. Discounts available on overnight accommodation in our Lodge for all those 18 and over.
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Friday, March 6
Full Moon Poker Ski/Snowshoe
Garnet Hill's Full Moon Poker by Ski or Snowshoe -6:30pm-9pm This is our Third Year of this Event...More Fun Every Time! We'll provide the Map with Trail Locations to find your 5 Cards, then turn in your Poker Hand for Refreshments, prizes & drawings! Drawings for Prizes are at 9pm.
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Saturday, March 7 -
Sunday, March 8
Glades & Glory - Skiing and Snowboarding Clinics
Explore the trees with confidence!
Welcoming advanced skiers and riders, ages 18+. Whether you've been in the trees and want to get better or you're new to tree skiing, these clinics are a great way to discover our 27 glades! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, March 7 -
Sunday, March 8
Intro to Telemark Skiing Clinic
Discover all the fun of free-heelin' at Gore!
Welcoming beginner telemark skiers, ages 18+. Discover all the fun of free-heelin' at Gore- our varied terrain makes for a great telemark learning environment! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, March 7 -
Sunday, March 8
Trees & Steeps - Telemark Clinic
Learn to tackle any type of terrain!
Welcoming intermediate and advanced telemark skiers, ages 18+. Learn new techniques to tackle the trees and steeps, and make tele skiing more fun and exciting! All of our adult clinics include lift tickets, video analysis, feedback on your personal skiing/riding, indoor equipment discussions, light breakfast & lunch, lots of time on the snow with our certified instructors, and a complimentary wine & cheese party Saturday afternoon! Reservations are recommended, please call (518) 251-2411. Walk-ups are also welcome and should plan to arrive early to register.
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Saturday, March 7
BIG AIR AT LITTLE GORE
A classic big air contest at the North Creek Ski Bowl! Great music and amazing prizes! Age Groups: 15 & Under, 16-22. All skiers and riders ages 22 & under are welcome. HELMETS REQUIRED. Registration Opens at 3:30pm. Mandatory Safety Meeting at top of course at 4:45pm. Competition Starts at 5:00pm. $20 includes entry fee and lift ticket valid through 9pm, $10 entry fee for season passholders. This event will be judged by our Terrain Park Crew.
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Saturday, March 7
Spring Seed Exchange
Spring's just around the corner - are you and your garden ready?
Join Master Gardener Lorraine Miga for a seed exchange. Have too many carrot seeds but not enough beans or peas? Want to try something new? Come join interested gardeners and share gardening tips, ideas and seeds for this coming season. Include some information on your seeds: height, special needs or any noteworthy facts.
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Saturday, March 7
A Late-Winter Walk with Peter O'Shea
A guided snowshoe hike at the Adirondack Interpetive Center in Newcomb!
Come snowshoe the trails with favorite guest naturalist Peter O’Shea, exploring the tracks, traces and sounds of our winter residents. Snowshoes are available. Call 518-582-2000 or email to register.
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Saturday, March 7
Day Retreat for Caregivers
Susanne Murtha of Creative Healing Connections (CHC), will present a “Retreat for Caregivers”
at the Adirondack Community Outreach Center (2718 State Rt. 28, North Creek, NY). Participants will learn techniques to reduce stress, identify and bolster their strengths, enjoy an art activity, and share a hot buffet lunch. The retreat includes over 5 hours of experiential programs, a hot buffet lunch and program supplies for only $75.
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Monday, March 9
Local Knowledge Workshop
Great South Woods Project
Local knowledge workshop to glean community member knowledge of local recreation destinations, trails and infrastructure that connect the greater Gore Mountain Region state lands with lodging and other local businesses. For more information on the project, take a look at the Great South Woods project (www.esf.edu/aec/greatsouthwoods) Please attend and give the project leaders a thorough understanding of the greater Gore Mountain Region and what is needed to strengthen our local tourist economy. Information from this project will be used by State agencies to make infrastructure investments in the ADKs.
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Saturday, March 14
Cabin Fever Dance Party
Cabin Fever Dance Party at the Copperfield Inn in North Creek...Dance the night away to DJ AfterEffects in the Inn's Ballroom...
Saturday, March 14
Grillin' N Chillin' at Garnet Hill Nordic Ski Center
Grillin' N Chillin' at the Nordic Center Saturday, March 14 12noon—3 p.m. Hamburgers, Hot Dogs & Libations!
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Saturday, March 21 -
Friday, March 27
Take Your Kids to Gore Week #2
Sons and daughters ages 19 and under ski and ride free with full-paying parent all week- no coupons or discount promotions accepted in combination. Season passholders, four-pack holders, and Empire Cardholders are also defined as full-paying for this particular promotion and are welcome to participate.
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Saturday, March 21
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, March 21 -
Sunday, March 22
Barefoot In The Park
Our Town Theatre Group presents Neil Simon's "Barefoot In The Park." Newlyweds Paul and Corrie Bratter struggle settling in to married life and the antics of their family and neighbors in this comedy about love and life. $12, $8 students. Call (518) 406-8840 to reserve tickets. Performances at the Lyle Dye Auditorium in Tannery Pond Community Center.
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Sunday, April 5
Easter Sunrise Service
Join our nondenominational service, then enjoy Easter brunch in the base lodge!
Join the Gore Region community for this annual tradition, a non-denominational service at the summit of Bear Mountain with singing, instrumentals, and community participation. The gondola begins loading at approximately 6:30am for this 7am mountaintop service. Please board no later than 6:45am. Be sure to dress warm and wear appropriate footwear for the mountain. Guests who need them may bring folding chairs on the gondola. Following the service, you may choose to either ski or snowboard down, or take the gondola down. Then enjoy a fabulous Easter Brunch Buffet in our slopeside Tannery Pub & Restaurant! This service is FREE to public. For those without season passes, we will provide a one-ride gondola ticket to you that morning.
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Saturday, April 11
Pond Skimming Contest
Get goofy, get wet, and have fun!
Each participant gets one splash. There will be a Costume Judge- the most important of all! DRESS UP! There will also be a judge for Splash, a judge for Skim Distance, and a judge for Overall Performance. Costume scores will break any ties, followed by Overall Performance, Splash, & then Skim Distance. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED. 9:00 - 10:30am Registration in the Base Lodge 11:00am Pond Skimming Begins Award ceremony to follow one hour after final splash on the sundeck. Categories: Pond Kings & Queens (ages 20+) Pond Princes & Princesses (ages 13-19) Pond Frogs & Frogettes (ages 12 & Under)
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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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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 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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