Local Events

upcoming Local Events 

Old Forge always has something exciting going on for you and the whole family here are a few :

August 2020

Fridays in August Old Forge Farmers Market - 1pm - 5pm behind the Old Forge Hardware.

Tues Aug 4 Music in the Gazebo Series: TBA - 4pm at the Old Forge Library. Please bring your own blanket or folding chair, and enjoy live music and family-friendly entertainment at a safe distance from your friends and neighbors.

Thurs Aug 6 Concert in the Courtyard Series: Monk Rowe & John Hutson - 5-6:30 p.m. at View. Live performance of Jazz, Blues, and Rock & Roll. This will be outside under a tent with safe distancing and masks. View is located at 3273 SR 28 in Old Forge. For more information call View at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201 or visit ViewArts.org.

Thurs Aug 6 Outdoor Reading Series - 7pm at the Old Forge Library. Please bring your own blanket or folding chair, and enjoy live music and family-friendly entertainment at a safe distance from your friends and neighbors. Reader: Marianne Christy reading her family favorites from Dr Seuss.

Tues Aug 11 Music in the Gazebo Series: Soldier’s Joy - 4pm at the Old Forge Library. Please bring your own blanket or folding chair, and enjoy live music and family-friendly entertainment at a safe distance from your friends and neighbors.

Thurs Aug 13 Concert in the Courtyard Series: Deeplex - 5-6:30 p.m. at View. Live performance of Reggae music by Jerry Dis. This will be outside under a tent with safe distancing and masks. View is located at 3273 SR 28 in Old Forge. For more information call View at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201 or visit ViewArts.org.

Thurs Aug 13 Outdoor Reading Series - 7pm at the Old Forge Library. Please bring your own blanket or folding chair, and enjoy live music and family-friendly entertainment at a safe distance from your friends and neighbors. Reader: TBA

Tues Aug 18 Music in the Gazebo Series: Mary Brophy-Moore and Joe Bolton - 4pm at the Old Forge Library. Please bring your own blanket or folding chair, and enjoy live music and family-friendly entertainment at a safe distance from your friends and neighbors.

Thurs Aug 20 Concert in the Courtyard Series: Nook & Crannie - 5-6:30 p.m. at View. Matty and Ann, the acoustic duo known as Nook and Crannie, will have a live performance of the rocking sounds of Bonnie Raitt, Springsteen, Fleetwood Mac and Torch Singers like Patti Page and Rosemary Clooney and classic Country music. This will be outside under a tent with safe distancing and masks. View is located at 3273 SR 28 in Old Forge. For more information call View at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201 or visit ViewArts.org.

Thurs Aug 20 Outdoor Reading Series - 7pm at the Old Forge Library. Please bring your own blanket or folding chair, and enjoy live music and family-friendly entertainment at a safe distance from your friends and neighbors. Reader: TBA

Tues Aug 25 Music in the Gazebo Series: TBA - 4pm at the Old Forge Library. Please bring your own blanket or folding chair, and enjoy live music and family-friendly entertainment at a safe distance from your friends and neighbors.

Thurs Aug 27 Concert in the Courtyard Series: Jon Liebing - 5-6:30 p.m. at View. For over 25 years Liebing has been writing, performing and producing his own style of acoustic music. Jon’s voice is rich and uniquely soulful and his contemporary songwriting clearly pays homage to standout folk-rock-pop artists. This will be outside under a tent with safe distancing and masks. View is located at 3273 SR 28 in Old Forge. For more information call View at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201 or visit ViewArts.org.

Thurs Aug 27 Outdoor Reading Series - 7pm at the Old Forge Library. Please bring your own blanket or folding chair, and enjoy live music and family-friendly entertainment at a safe distance from your friends and neighbors. Reader: TBA

September 2020

Fridays in September Old Forge Farmers Market - 1pm - 5pm behind the Old Forge Hardware.

Tues Sept 1 Music in the Gazebo Series: Bernie Hurlbutt - Illustrator- 4pm at the Old Forge Library. Please bring your own blanket or folding chair, and enjoy live music and family-friendly entertainment at a safe distance from your friends and neighbors.

Thurs Sept 3 Concert in the Courtyard Series: Joe Bolton - 5-6:30 p.m. at View. Live performance from this local singer and guitarist that will play tunes from country to rock to folk. He does it all. This will be outside under a tent with safe distancing and masks. View is located at 3273 SR 28 in Old Forge. For more information call View at (315) 369-6411 ext. 201 or visit ViewArts.org.

Sun Sept 6 CAP-PY Duck Derby - Join in on what is becoming an Adirondack family event. Watch as 3,000 rubber ducks sail down the Moose River. Many great prizes from local sponsors. Sponsored by CAP-21. Please call 315-369-3353 or visit http://cap-21.org/ or visit www.cap-21.org for additional information.


Sun Sept 6 Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Music, Automobile Raffle & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information.

CANCELLED Fri- Sun Sept 11-13 Adirondack 90 Miler Canoe Race - Entry Fee: $200pp for solo boats, $175pp for tandem boats and C-4 paddlers, $150pp for Voyageur Canoe paddlers (AWA members get $25 discount). A three-day paddling event following the original "highways of the Adirondacks" the inter-connected lakes, rivers ponds and carries from Old Forge to Saranac Lake. Preregistration is required. There are solo, tandem, 4-person and Voyageur canoes, solo and tandem kayaks and Adirondack guide boats. There is a 250 boat limit. There are both competitive and "Open Touring" classes. For more information please see the Frequently asked Questions page. For an entry form please contact us before June 1st.
Contact: Brian McDonnell 518-891–2744 adirondack90miler@gmail.com

Fri & Sat Sept 11 & 12 Old Forge Ky-Tri - A Kayak, Run, Bike event unique in many ways. Each event is it's own stand alone event, combined they make up the Old Forge Ky-Tri. Choose one, two or all three events for a weekend of fitness and fun. The Ky-Tri will be part of the Old Forge Marathon weekend with over 1000 athletes from all over the USA in attendance. Be sure to read the full descriptions of each event to get a better feel for what the weekend is all about. The 3.3 Mile Kayak event will be held on Friday Sept 11 starting at 3:00 PM. The Kayak event will start/finish at the Old Forge Public Beach located on Lakeview Ave in Old Forge (near the Visitor Center). For additional information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1307234472798005/

Fri & Sat Sept 11 & 12 2020 Old Forge Marathon (26.2,13.1,10k, 5K) - The full marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K all take place on established bike trails (snowmobile in the winter) that run between the northeast portion of Old Forge, just north of Water Safari, and work their way towards Eagle Bay. The trail course is mostly gravel and dirt roads. A true Adirondack experience. Fall foliage is estimated to be about 15%-25% peak. For the second year a 10K race will take place on Friday, the day before the big event. Do the 10K as a solo event or BE THE LOON- run the 10K on Friday and the half or full marathon on Saturday for the 2 Day Loon Challenge experience and of course earn some extra LOONY SWAG!A portion of the race proceeds will benefit Old Forge HS Key Club and other local area benefactors. For additional information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/583218149129490/

Sat Sept 12 The Forge 26.2 Gravel Grinder - 11am - 2pm. Come experience epic riding terrain in the Town of Webb on their well groomed high speed trail system. 26.2 is the theme of the day but make no mistake, it will be a barn burner. Hop up on your gravel, cx, 29er hardtail or fatbike. Fast is always fun. The surface is smooth pavé,(pa-vey, you know, like how your Belgian bike friends describe dirt road) the trail system is wide and you're invited to ride as competitively or as comfortably as you like. Recommended low gearing minimum 34/30 for a supported 1 loop grinder from Thendera to Big Moose and back. The Forge is destine to be an instant classic. The Gravel Grinder will be a timed event with overall winners (Male/Female/Masters Male/Female). Race start will be a Trail entrance at Rt 28/Herreshoff Rd. just past the Railroad Bridge. Race will end at the George T. Hiltebrandt Rec Center @ 201 North St., Old Forge, NY https://www.facebook.com/events/609711599790277/

Sat & Sun Sept 13 & 14 Forge Festival of the Arts & Crafts – 9AM to 6PM. Held at VIEW. Enjoy fine arts and crafts from over 55 vendors in an outdoor venue. Find more information at (315) 369-6411, info@viewarts.org, or www.viewarts.org

CANCELLED Fri - Sun Sept 18-20 Fire School - Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department, 315-369-3424.


Sun Sept 20 Big Bucks Giveaway- Sponsored by the Old Forge Fire Department, 315-369-3424


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2752 State Route 28,

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