Local Events

upcoming Local Events 

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

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.

CANCELLED Sun Sept 6 Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Music, Automobile Raffle & Fireworks over the Old Forge Pond. Please call 315-369-6983 for additional information. Car Raffle will be streamed live online. Check back later for time and how to watch.

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/

CANCELLED - 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

October 2020

    Octo-BEAR-Fest Long Lake
    (First Saturday in October) Hoss's Country Corner Benefit
    Vendors & live music

    Adirondack Kids Day – Inlet
    (First Saturday in October) Join the creators of The Adirondack Kids (TM) and their friends for a fun-filled day for the whole family.
    Featuring 20 children's authors and illustrators, free family workshops and seminars including paddling, knot-tying, writing, hiking and fishing derby.
    Sponsored by Kiwanis of the Central Adirondacks. For more information contact 1-866-GO-INLET.

    Annual Northeast Quilts Unlimited Quilt Show – Old Forge
    (Early Oct.-Early Nov.) View, the arts center in Old Forge.

    Preseason Sale Webb & Inlet Snowmobile Trail Permits
    (Early Oct.-Nov. 15th)
    Purchase your permit early and take advantage of preseason rates.

    OldForgeNY.com InletNY.com

    Harvest Festival – Long Lake
    (2nd Saturday Oct.) American made items by talented craftspeople.
    Pumpkin drop, fun for kids. MyLongLakeNY.com

    New York State Muzzleloaders Association Primitive Rendezvous – Inlet
    (Columbus Day Weekend in October) The rendezvous is 100% primitive, and only people dressed in period clothing and using period tents will be allowed in.
    If you don’t camp primitive, you can come visit us on the first Sunday of the event.
    The visitation day will involve shooting demonstrations and other promotional activities. InletNY.com

    Traditional Hunter’s Dinners – Raquette Lake
    (2nd Weekend of Hunting Season)
    Raquette Lake Fire Hall RaquetteLake.com

    Halloween Happenings – Throughout the region
    (Early Oct.) Blue Mountain Lake: Oktober-Pet-Fest Bring your pet and compete for prizes in a zany Pet Show.
    Enjoy tasty German food and a beer and root beer tasting! At the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

    (Friday before Halloween)
    Inlet: Children parade through town and then meet at the IVES Building, where judging begins,
    prizes are awarded and refreshments are served.
    All ages welcome.
    Sponsored by the Inlet Youth Commission. InletNY.com

    (Late Oct.)
    Old Forge: Parade & party with costume judging and refreshments.
    Old Forge Fire Department. OldForgeNY.com

    Old Forge: Pumpkin Festival with haunted hay rides, pumpkin carving, face painting,
    bake off, pet costume contest & more! Sponsored by the CAA. OldForgeNY.com

    Indian Lake: Halloween Festival with pony rides,
    pumpkin decorating, “live” pumpkin patch, pie baking contest & more!
    Parade & party on Halloween.


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Adirondack Lodge Old Forge

2752 State Route 28,

Old Forge, NY 13420

Phone. (315) 369-6836

Email. info@adirondacklodgeoldforge.com