Events, commentary, reports about Long Lake NY. Real Adirondack Experience

SUMMER

    • Adirondack Quilt Camp:

      6th Annual – Adirondack Quilt Camp
      Coming June 25th – June 28th, 2017.

      Talented artisans, hobbyists, beginners, and teachers are invited to participate in this exciting event in the Town of Long Lake, NY. This year features 20 classes, 11 award winning instructors, kids classes, vending on site, evening programs. Beautiful location, charming, relaxing and a great way to start the summer.

      Vending open to the public featuring Log Cabin Fabrics, Selkirk, NY

      Registration materials now available

      June 25- June 28th | For More Info: 518.624.3077 | Visit Our Website: adirondackquiltcamp.com

    • 4th of July Games:

      Everyone’s most favorite event. What don’t we do on 4th of July? Kids Games, Prizes for everyone and ice cream cones too. Egg Toss, Hula Hoop, Sack Races, Scavenger Hunt. It’s tradition and small town. Quaint and charming. The games begin at 10am still at the Long Lake ball field. Bed Races at 2pm. Live Music on the LL Town Beach at 6:30pm. Fireworks at dusk.

      Get your game on!

      Located at the Long Lake Town Ball Field, 10am, July 4th, 2016
    • US Waterski Team Show and Exhibition:

      Saturday, July 15, 2017 – Long Lake Town Beach 3pm. Rain or Shine!

      If you’re looking for something completely different, you just found it. Welcome to the exciting world of Show Skiing.

      We’re the U.S. Water Ski Show Team−an all-volunteer, non-profit, family oriented organization. Our goal is to leverage the diverse talents of our membership to produce and perform the highest caliber water ski shows available anywhere in the Northeast.

      The team has delighted tens of thousands of spectators over it’s proud 40 year history: but we’re not resting on past achievements, we’re focused squarely on the future. Training and development programs, learn-to-ski sessions and community involvement are all core to our team values.

      So if you’re just looking for a great way to spend an enjoyable evening with family and friends, or you’d like to be part of the action, you’ve come to the right place. Just take a minute to explore the site and by all means “enjoy the show!”

      July 15, 2017 |  For More Info: 518.624.3077

    • Long Lake Paddling Olympics:

      Friday, July 21st, 2017. It’s fun, it’s cool and kooky! Boat races for all ages. Try your hand at wild, wet, fun aquatic navigational competition. Registration is free. Look for zany races including Bang and Go Back, Standing Paddling, Hand Paddling, Dress up Relay, Kayak Races, The Dipper, Back Paddling, Hurry Scurry and many more! Boats and Lifejackets provided. The Long Lake Lions Club sells a great BBQ and the lifeguards are on duty if you want to swim. Sponsored by the LL Association. Free registration 10:30am. Races start at 11am.

    • Cardboard Box Races:

      Saturday, July 15, 2017, 11am – 1pm (before the Waterski Show)

      Long Lake Town Beach. 5pm. Cardboard Box Float Races. Make your boat out of cardboard and duct tape provided by the Town of Long Lake. Bring a picnic, order food from a local restaurant, eat take out on the beach! Bring your chairs and your blankets. Games & prizes for kids. All ages welcome. Come by boat, plane, feet or car.

      Located at the Long Lake Town Beach
    • Bob Milne in Concert:

      The world reknowned Ragtime Boogie Woogie Pianist always makes sure he stops in Long Lake and this year he’s playing Raquette Lake too! Bob Milne has wowed Presidents, diplomats, school children, international audiences and he’s been declared a National Treasure by the US LIbrary of Congress. This is a do-not-miss performance by the best Ragtime Piano player in the world!

      Long Lake Town Hall, Friday, August 25th, 2017 7:30pm $12
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      Durant Days:

      August 4th – 6th, 2017

      W.W.Durant crafted a narrative of the Adirondacks that remains relevant to this day. Celebrate the birth of Great Camps Architecture in Raquette Lake and remind a day gone by when waterways were the highways.

      Durant Days is a celebration of the rich history of Architecture and it’s place in the historical landscape of the Adirondacks. Don’t miss out on tours of Camp Pine Knot, and St. Williams Church and Great Camp Sagamore. W. W. Durant had a hand in its development from the start, but especially after 1879, when tourism to the area exploded.

      Saturday: Concert by Wide Variety at 2pm, RL School
      Boat Parade and Fireworks at Dusk
      Sunday: 1/2 Price tours Great Camp Sagamore and Vespers at St. Huberts Isle. Boat Taxi 2pm – 2:45pm provided free by Burke’s Marina from town dock.

      Located in Raquette Lake, NY | Call 518-624-3077 for more Info

      • Craft Fair:

        Sunday, August 6th. All American handcrafted items sold by over 50 crafters. $1.00 Admission. Penelope the Clown. Crafts ranging from T-shirts, homemade fudge, spices, handmade sweaters, pottery, photography, wind chimes, and gifts for the whole family. Get your holiday shopping done in Long Lake.

        VENDORS
        To be considered for participation:
        MAIL PHOTO OF CRAFT BEING CREATED BY YOU AND PROOF OF N.YS. SALES TAX ID TO:
        Long Lake Parks & Recreation
        ATTN: Craft Fair
        Box 496, Long Lake, NY 12847
        FOR INFORMATION:
        518-624-3682 email: longlakeevents@gmail.com

        Located at the Mt Sabattis Pavilion, Always the first Sunday in August!

        Rt 28N/30 Long Lake, NY 12847 | Call 518-624-3077 for more info
    • Author’s Night:

      Always the second Tuesday in August at Hoss’s Country Corner. Adirondack Author’s converge under the big red tent to sign autography, showcase their work. Enjoy live music and treats. A truly important event in Long Lake celebrating our authors. Come one come all.

      August 8, 2017 |  Hoss’s Country Corner “Look for the tent”!
    • Friends of the Library Book Sale:

      Friends of the Library Book Sale:

      Long Lake Central School. Thursday, August 10th, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. The Friends Annual Book Sale opens with an Early Bird Evening. This is your opportunity to get your pick of the lot! Browse and buy while you are entertained by local music. No limit to the number of books purchased. $5 admissions fee – tonight only. The book sale continues Friday, August 11, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday, August 12, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Proceeds go to support the CVW Long Lake Public Library. Sponsored by the Friends.)

      Long Lake Central School
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      Bass Fishing Derby:

      The Long Lake Fish and Game Club hosts the Summer Bass Fishing Derby for substantial cash prizes. Register early to secure your place as contestants are limited. Winners for total weight of five fish. 1 lb. penalty for each dead fish. Deduction of 1lb per minute/penalty for late return. Prize money, lunker pool and live well inspection.

      THERE IS NO RAQUETTE LAKE BASS DERBY IN 2017

      Long Lake Derby, July 8, 2017 Date subject to change without notice $110 per boat.

    • Long Lake Music on the Trail – Concert Series:

      Tuesday, July 4th – Grit N Grace – ON LL Town Beach 6:30pm – 9:30pm
      Friday, July 7th – Alex Smith 6pm – 8pm, LL Town Beach
      Saturday, August 12th – Steam Donkey’s, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. LL Town Hall
      Saturday, August 20, 2016. Bad Chaperones – Long Lake Town Beach – Rain Location
      Mt. Sabattis Pavilion 6:30pm – 9:30pm

      Music on the Trail in Long Lake, NY highlights an ecletic mix local and regional bands. From Country to Americana to Folk to Danceable Modern Rock. Call 518-624-3077

      Grit and Grace – Classic Country Rock. Playing music selection and covers include: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, AC/DC, Little Big Town, Cheap Trick, Sara Evans, The Cars, Allman Brothers, Gretchen Wilson, The Who, Carrie Underwood, Dixie Chicks, Dierks Bentley, Johnny Cash, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Trick Pony, The Band Perry, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan, Big & Rich, Lady Antebellum, Allison Alison Krauss, Martina McBride, Florida-Georgia Line, The Henningsens, Alan Jackson, Taylor Swift, No Doubt, Chris Young, Jason Aldean, Patsy Cline, Vince Gill, The Doors, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Stevie Nicks, Pistol Annies, ZZ Top, and more

      For concerts on the LL Beach – Lawn Chairs, blankets are welcome! Coolers ok, but NO GLASS BOTTLES

      Locations Subject to Change without notice, due to weather. Long Lake Town Beach & Long Lake Town Hall

    • Youth Programming:

      In 2017 look for the Hamilton County Trailblazer Trips, Monday Movie Nights and much much more. Kids enjoy the Youth Center open Tuesday – Thursday evenings at 7pm at the Mt. Sabattis Recreation Area. Open to kids ages 9 – 16. Wii is available, basketball courts, tennis, games. Plenty of tennis rackets, basketballs, a foosball table, arts and crafts. Sign in is required. A safe place for the kids to go monitored by Parks and Recreation staff. Volunteers welcome to donate time to sponsor a fun program including pick up basketball games, charades, music night, arts and crafts.

      Tues – Thur, Mt. Sabattis Geiger Arena, starting July, 2017
    • Friends of Music Summer Concert Series:

      All Concerts at the United Methodist Church, Thursday’s at 7:30pm

      July 6: Catherine Caton, harpist. Sponsored by the Long Lake Friends of Music. Methodist Church, Long Lake, NY. 7:30 p.m. (518) 624-2056 http://www.mylonglake.com

      July 20: Rubio Duo, Doug & Jill Rubio, Classical Flute & guitar Sponsored by the Long Lake Friends of Music. Methodist Church, Long Lake, NY. 7:30 p.m. (518) 624-2056 http://www.mylonglake.com

      July 27: Classical Trio piano violin, cell with Claire Black, Letitia Quante & John Dunlop.
      Sponsored by the Long Lake Friends of Music. Methodist Church, Long Lake, NY. 7:30 p.m. (518) 624-2056 http://www.mylonglake.com

      August 10,
      North Country Artists, The Garrison LeBlanc Duo. Judy Garrison & Babette LaBlanc with keyboard, guiar, drums & vocals. Sponsored by the Long Lake Friends of Music. Methodist Church, Long Lake, NY. 7:30 p.m. (518) 624-2056 http://www.mylonglake.com

      August 24,
      Frank Jacobson, harpsichord and organ and Lynn Waickman, recorder, playing early music. Sponsored by the Long Lake Friends of Music. Methodist Church, Long Lake, NY. 7:30 p.m. (518) 624-2056 http://www.mylonglake.com

      This concert series is made possible with the funds from the Decentralization program, a regrant program of the NYS Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

      Call 518.624.2056 for more information

    • Art & Photo Show:

      10:00am-8:00pm .

      2017 Dates July 7th – 9th.

      The show features regional artists in different mediums including water color, acrylic, and oil paintings, photography, glass works, fiber arts and wood sculptures. Show hours are 1pm – 7pm daily All sales benefit a scholarship fund for a Long Lake Central School student with affinity for the arts. Artists’ entries are welcome, with registration closing June 15. For more information about this year’s show and to find out about entering, call 518.624.5162

      Featuring artists from throughout the Adirondacks who display their work.

    • US Waterski Team Show and Exhibition:

      Saturday, July 15, 2017 – Long Lake Town Beach 3pm. Rain or Shine!

      If you’re looking for something completely different, you just found it. Welcome to the exciting world of Show Skiing.

      We’re the U.S. Water Ski Show Team−an all-volunteer, non-profit, family oriented organization. Our goal is to leverage the diverse talents of our membership to produce and perform the highest caliber water ski shows available anywhere in the Northeast.

      The team has delighted tens of thousands of spectators over it’s proud 40 year history: but we’re not resting on past achievements, we’re focused squarely on the future. Training and development programs, learn-to-ski sessions and community involvement are all core to our team values.

      So if you’re just looking for a great way to spend an enjoyable evening with family and friends, or you’d like to be part of the action, you’ve come to the right place. Just take a minute to explore the site and by all means “enjoy the show!”

      July 15, 2017 |  For More Info: 518.624.3077