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Biathlon StadiumMt Van Hoevenberg Modernization Draws International Attention 

Lake Placid, NY – The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces that it has been awarded the International Biathlon Union (IBU) Cup for 2026. The new IBU Executive Board met in Salzburg this past week, and the full calendar for the IBU Cup was confirmed for the seasons 2024/2025 and 2025/2026 based on recommendations by the IBU’s Technical Committee. FIS Inspector John Aalberg and IBU officials visited and inspected the Mt Van Hoevenberg facilities this past summer. The dates of February 24-March 1, and March 3-8 were confirmed for Lake Placid (USA). …

Glens Falls Collaborative logoHometown Holidays, Adirondack Christkindlmarkt and Letters to Santa return to Glens Falls this holiday season!

Glens Falls, NY — Glens Falls transforms into a magical holiday destination again this year, kicking off with the Hometown Holidays event throughout Downtown Glens Falls on Friday, December 2, 2022, alongside Adirondack Christkindlmarkt in City Park from December 2 to 4. Admission is free.

ROOST - Adirondacks USALake Placid, NY (November 15, 2022) -  The Lake Placid Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism will host a Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games information session on Monday, November 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lake Placid Conference Center, second floor. Area residents and business owners are encouraged to attend.

ORDA logoIBSF World Cup in North America for the first time since 2019 

Team USA athletes to begin the next Olympic cycle in North America  

Lake Placid, NY – The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces that Mt Van Hoevenberg will host athletes from around the world at four major International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) competitions in November and December 2022. The IBSF World Cup in Bobsled and Skeleton is returning to North America for the first time since 2019, allowing Team USA athletes to begin the next Olympic cycle with several competitions with home-field advantage.

A Day Longer in the Field Nov 12Celebrate King George II’s Birthday with a bang!

Ticonderoga, N.Y. -- Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting one-day living history event Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 10 am – 4pm. In honor of Veterans Day, this event is free to active and retired military personnel. Admission is free for Fort Ticonderoga members and Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass Holders. For the full visitor schedule and other details, visit www.fortticonderoga.org.

Highlighted programming and demonstrations throughout the day feature the different muskets, fusils, and fowling pieces used by soldiers in 1759. Meet American Provincial soldiers who were eager to pack up and begin their march for home after a long campaign season.

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Glens Falls, NY – Celebrating its eighty-sixth year, the 2022 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region (AMHR) exhibition, titled Split and Becloud and hosted by The Hyde Collection, highlights the work of the best visual artists in the region. This juried exhibition is organized jointly by The Hyde Collection, the Albany Institute of History & Art, the University Art Museum, and University at Albany. The opportunity to be featured in this exhibition is open to all visual artists residing within a 100-mile radius of the Capital District and Glens Falls. This year’s AMHR call for art received over 900 artwork submissions from 324 artists. Awards have been presented and the exhibition runs through December 31.

Gouverneur Middle School participantsNational History Day Workshops are in partnership with Warren County Historical Society & Clinton County Historical Association

Ticonderoga, N.Y. -- Fort Ticonderoga will partner with the Warren County Historical Society to host a free workshop for middle and high school teachers on Thursday, November 10, 2022, from 4-5pm and the Clinton County Historical Association on Thursday, November 17, 2022, from 4:00-5:00pm. The workshop will introduce teachers to the National History Day program and the process for preparing students to participate. These workshops are open to all educators, whether or not they have prior experience with National History Day.

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