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Ice Castles OdysseyLake George, N.Y. -- Please join representatives of Warren County, the town and village of Lake George and the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce and CVB for the Official Ice Castles Kick-off press event at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at Festival Commons. The event will include a description of this exciting new winter event coming to the Lake George Area and will be followed by remarks by local tourism officials and Ice Castles CEO Kyle Standfird and Events VP Jared Henningsen.

Heritage, Harvest, & Horse FestivalHead to Upstate New York’s most exciting historic destination on October 2 for a Saturday filled with fall-themed family fun 

Ticonderoga, NY — Join Fort Ticonderoga on October 2 for a full day of autumn fun at the annual Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival. Set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees with a backdrop of majestic mountains and Lake Champlain, guests will experience the beautiful fall foliage while enjoying local food and drink at the farmer’s market, plus a family favorite: animal meet and greets. …

Mirror Lake Inn Resort and SpaFour Diamond Lake Placid property finishes first among waterfront properties in Northeast and New England and second in the nation

Lake Placid, N.Y. – Thanks to its many fans, friends and followers, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid landed on the podium twice in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice polling for best waterfront properties in the country.

In a lineup featuring the 20 best waterfront hotels in the United States as submitted by a panel of travel industry experts, the iconic resort property in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, scored a gold medal as the top lakefront resort in the Northeast and New England and a silver medal as the number two waterfront resort in the nation. The month-long voting process ended August 16. This is not the first time the Inn has enjoyed recognition by USA Today, having earned 10Best silver medal and two bronze medals in previous polls.

family programs 2021Ticonderoga, NY - Fort Ticonderoga will host Homeschool Day for homeschool students and their parents on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 9:30 am-5:00 pm. Visitors will participate in interactive and immersive programs, visit museum exhibitions, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the Heroic Corn Maze. Other special opportunities will also be available during the hands-on student scavenger hunt, bateau row on Lake Champlain, and aboard the Carillon tour boat.

Hopscotch at The Wild CenterOne-of-a-kind piece created on-site by sculpture artist Patrick Dougherty

Tupper Lake, N.Y. – Over the weekend, The Wild Center unveiled the completed Stickwork sculpture by Patrick Dougherty as its newest outdoor exhibit. After a three-week process, the final structure is now open to the public, with guests invited to immerse themselves in the art, walking around and through the elaborate sculpture

Since the beginning of August, internationally acclaimed stick sculpture artist Patrick Dougherty has been working on The Wild Center’s campus with a crew of volunteers to create the masterpiece.

Bloomingdale Block Party - Face PaintingBloomingdale, NY –  On Saturday, September 4, 2021, the St. Armand Youth Task Force is introducing the first annual Bloomingdale Block Party. This carnival-like event is being held as a fun get-together for community members and to raise money for local non-profit organizations.

From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. join the festivities, with live music, carnival games, face painting, food, and more. Activities will be held at the Youth Field (15 Roosevelt Street), behind the Bloomingdale Fire Department.

The Park Theater Foundation - Upcoming 202122 SeasonGlens Falls, N.Y. -- The Park Theater Foundation is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for its highly anticipated 2021/22 season. 

The Park Presents Series (2021/22):

Beginning in September 2021, The Park Theater Foundation will present its flagship series “The Park Presents” featuring an incredible lineup of national and international touring musicians from genres including folk, americana, zydeco, jazz, classical and more. Experience some of the best in music at their intimate, state-of-the-art theater! Their past performers included Loudon Wainwright III, Terence Simien & the Zydeco Experience, and The Sweet Remains. This season will feature The Gibson Brothers, the Villalobos Brothers, The Small Glories, Ariel Posen, The Jason Anick Acoustic Trio, and more!…

Adirondack Balloon FestivalQueensbury, NY — The nationally-known event, the Adirondack Balloon Festival, is back this September for its 48th year, with a brand-new format, expanding to include a new event at East Field in Glens Falls, multiple launch sites throughout Warren and Washington counties, a drive-through moonglow, and more.

“This will not be the same-old, same-old Adirondack Balloon Festival you know from years past,” says Mark Donahue, President of the organization’s Board of Directors. “Due to COVID, we had to totally reinvent the festival this year. We are excited to bring back the joy and wonder of the mass ascensions, while keeping safe and still having fun. Our group of volunteer organizers has been working around the clock to make this happen, as we know how much it means to the community.”…

David Michael MillerLong Lake, N.Y. -- Long Lake’s final Music by the Lake concert will be held on Friday, August 13th on the Long Lake Town Beach from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. featuring the Buffalo based act Miller & The Other Sinners. In the event of rain the show will be at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion. This event is free.

Miller and The Other Sinners is a nationally touring Southern Soul band from Buffalo, NY, bringing a blend of gut bucket delta grit, Memphis soul, gospel spirit and funky rhythm and blues.  Since August of 2015, they have performed over 700 shows across 21 states and Canada from house parties to festivals. …

Point Au Roche cemetery photoPlattsburgh, N.Y. -- The Clinton County Historical Association is pleased to sponsor a tour of two cemeteries on August 14th in recognition of the Town of Beekmantown Bicentennial Plus One Commemoration.

The tours will be hosted by Carl Gonya and will begin at 9:30 am at the Point Au Roche Cemetery in Beekmantown and conclude at the Ingraham Cemetery in Chazy.