Gore Mountain Region Chamber of Commerce

Gore Mountain Region Chamber
Calendar of Events

Friday, September 9 -
Saturday, October 29
"Colors of Fall" Exhibition
North Country Arts
North Country Arts’ NCA at the Shirt Factory (71 Lawrence St., #114, Glens Falls) is pleased to present their first Exhibition of the autumn season on Friday, September 9. The exhibition will run until Saturday, October 29. The public is invited to an opening reception on Friday, September 9 from 6-8 p.m. Come view works in all media by local and regional artists and artisans that celebrate the autumn season! Regular gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday 1-5 p.m. For more information, visit our website at www.northcountryartscenter.org or email info@northcountryarts.org
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Thursday, September 29
North Creek Farmers Market
North Creek Farmers Market
Friday, September 30 -
Sunday, October 2
Worlds Largest Garage Sale
Worlds Largest Garage Sale in Warrensburg Fri-Sun Sept 30 to Oct 2
Friday, September 30 -
Saturday, November 5
"Mountain Artistry" Exhibition
North Country Arts
North Country Arts’ Art in Chestertown Gallery (6378 Route 9, Chestertown, NY) is pleased to present its second exhibition of the autumn season. “Mountain Artistry” will display the work of local/regional artists and artisans. The exhibition runs from Friday, September 30 through Saturday, November 5. The public is invited to attend the opening reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, September 30. Regular gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit our website at www.northcountryartscenter.org or email info@northcountryarts.org
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Friday, September 30 -
Saturday, November 5
"Mountain Artistry" Exhibition
North Country Arts
North Country Arts’ Art in Chestertown Gallery (6378 Route 9, Chestertown, NY)is pleased to present its second exhibition of the autumn season. “Mountain Artistry” will display the work of local/regional artists and artisans. The exhibition runs from Friday, September 30 through Saturday, November 5. The public is invited to attend the opening reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, September 30. Regular gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit our website at www.northcountryartscenter.org or email info@northcountryarts.org
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Saturday, October 1
Gore Mountain Leaf Cruncher 5K
5K Trail Run/Walk includes Scenic Gondola Ride!
Check out this fun and family-oriented 5K which includes a scenic ride aboard the Northwoods Gondola to every runner. Open to runners of all ages, walkers are welcome to join us too! 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. Awesome awards for registered runners who place in numerous categories. All participants can 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! Register by 9/16/16 and save $10! Simply visit GoreMountain.com for our printable Leaf Cruncher registration form- kids, have your parents sign! Day-of registration is $30 and bib pick up is open 8-9:30am, and the race starts at 10am. Parking is ample and located in easy proximity to the course start and registration.
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Saturday, October 1
Shopper's Tote Basket Weaving Workshop
Weave your own shopper's tote basket! This tote is large enough to take to the market, and attractive enough to carry to work with all your necessities for the day. The basket is made with natural reed and a choice of cotton canvas handle colors. This basket weaving workshop includes instruction, materials, lunch, and a scenic gondola ride. The workshop will run 10am to approximately 3pm with a lunch break, then finish your day at Gore with a scenic skyride aboard the Northwoods Gondola! Space is limited to a maximum class size of 10 people, contact Barbara to reserve today!
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Saturday, October 8 -
Sunday, October 9
Gore Mountain Harvest Fest
Free family fun in a beautiful autumn atmosphere!
Don't miss this fantastic event- FREE Admission, Live Music, Hearty Fall Menu, Scenic Gondola Skyrides & Downhill Mountain Biking,Climbing Wall & Bungee Trampoline, Disc & Min Golf, Children's Entertainers, Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, Awesome Inflatables, 16/17 Lift Ticket Exclusives & Deals, and SO much more!
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Saturday, October 8
Thurman Fall Farm Tour
Thurman Fall Farm Tour, October 8, 2016, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. (some sites start earlier and/or end later) ~ Minutes from Lake George Village Pack up the family to enjoy this self-guided drive to 7 sites along Adirondack country roads. Hosts offer free tours, talks, demonstrations and, often have product samples. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Valley Road Maple Farm will serve breakfast or brunch of fluffy pancakes, drizzled with pure maple syrup, a beverage and Oscars’ sausages to energize you for activities and tours at other sites. Valley Road Maple remains open until 4 for talks, tours and shopping. When that gnawing mid-day hunger hits, check out Nettle Meadow Farm’s fabulous barn loft luncheon buffet (menu posted at ThurmanFallFarmTour.com), offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The site will be open from 10 to 4 with tours, animal encounters, cheese shopping, cider pressing, kids’ activity tent, live music by The Bluebillies (12:30 – 3) and more. Hidden Hollow Maple Farm will offer tastes and sales of pure maple goods, and Sanguine Forge’s Tim Griffin will create and sell decorative and useful forged items. See this year’s entries in the Scarecrow Contest, and vote for your favorite. Nearby Martin’s Lumber will feature woods walks and talks, wooden signs and rustic baskets, along with the wooden chairs, stools boxes, bowls, cutting boards and spoons of craftsman John Los. Jewelry-making will be demonstrated by “Lucyann” and Caleb Martin, and Sanguine Forge’s Felicia Baker will show forging. Adirondack Suds and Scents will show and discuss all-natural soaps, and, weather permitting, Bruce Irwin of Parasearch will introduce you to the age-old art of water dowsing and Dawn’s Delights will have baked goods for regular and diabetic diets. A key attraction at Martin’s will be the traditional Dutch design barn being constructed, and the invitation to all guests to autograph and nail up a siding board. Ernie Smith will show off an antique farm machine with “one lung” engine. While you are at Martin’s, be sure to vote for your favorite item in the Fall Farm Tour Flip contest. Whitefield’s Farm will offer tours of their vintage stone barn, which once served as the stable at the mid-1900’s Sun Canyon Ranch. Whitefields will feature their all-natural vegetables, eggs, turkeys and local honey. H’Arts for the Home will sell their gluten-free baked goods, and check out their hot soup if the day is chilly. Check out the pumpkins, and perhaps paint one. Speaking of pumpkins, don’t miss the punkin chunkin’ trebuchet at Toad Hill Maple Farm, and while you are there take a wagon ride and meet the livestock. See the maple evaporator running, taste a variety of maple treats and buy some to take home. At nearby Peru Llama Farm you’ll meet Critter and Lima Llama and come to understand the quirks of the llama psyche. Kids and adults love role-playing a llama-in-training, learning what motivates the animals. Kids will enjoy crawling around the hay bales in the barn while Irv West talks to their parents about his book, and extolls the virtues of llama fertilizer. Thurman town hall hosts the Thurman Quilt Club’s annual show, and visitors are invited to vote for their favorite quilt. The quilters will sell some of their smaller quilted runners, placemats, wall hangings and pillowcases. Find Thurman minutes from Adirondack Northway exit 23 (Warrensburg) and navigate to sites using arrow signs at all significant corners and the maps distributed at each site, also downloadable at www.ThurmanFallFarmTour.com.
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Thursday, October 20
Spaghetti Dinner
Minerva Central School Class of 2018 Spaghetti Dinner. Also, school open house from 5-7 pm
Saturday, October 22
WORKSHOP-MORE FUN WITH COLOR-JO ANN JOHNSON
Students will create numerous color studies using Gouache and watercolors provided by the instructor. Participants will explore and utilize color relationship principles to discover new color combinations that have personal meaning to them. This class continues the Fun of Color Class we gave in the Spring but it is all new material. Anyone can take this class. No drawing or painting experience is necessary … just bring your imagination! Tuition is $55 for North Country Arts members and $65 for non-members. Non-members can join NCA at registration for as little as $20. For more information and to download a registration form, visit http://www.northcountryarts.org and click on the programs menu, then workshops & classes. Address 21 Cooper St. Suite 204 Glens Falls, NY 12801 (Shirt Factory Arts & Healing Ctr.)
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Wednesday, October 26
WORKSHOP-CREATIVE COOKIE DECORATING WITH TAMBERLYN DICKINSON
Learn the art of cookie decorating! Students will be taught a variety of decorating and presentation techniques. The best part is students will be able to take home their delicious and beautiful cookie decorations! Tuition is $55 for North Country Arts members and $65 for non-members. Non-members can join NCA at registration for as little as $20. For more information and to download a registration form, visit http://www.northcountryarts.org and click on the programs menu, then workshops & classes. Address: Shirt Factory Arts & Healing Center, 71 Lawrence St., Lower Level (Dickinson's Delight's Kitchen)
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Saturday, November 26
Shop Local
Shop Local celebration in the Gore Mountain Region. Free tote bags and other goodies for shoppers