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Fort Ticonderoga Corn MazeFeaturing a new design for 2020, making it the perfect annual family activity 

Ticonderoga, N.Y. – Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure begins Saturday, August 8th. Share time with family and friends while exploring this unique six-acre corn maze located on the shores of Lake Champlain at Fort Ticonderoga.

Getting lost in this life-size puzzle is part of the fun as you look for history clues among towering stalks of corn! Find clues connected to our story as you make your way through the maze!…

Hamilton County - COVID 19 Signage ProjectHamilton County, N.Y. –Hamilton County Public Health and Nursing Services, Blue Mountain Center and the Town of Long Lake collaborated to help create information signage to be distributed throughout Hamilton County.

Hamilton County continues to see the lowest Covid-19 infection rate in New York State and the North Country region. The signage collaboration was created as an educational campaign for residents and visitors. Hamilton County communities are committed to the safety of everyone while strategically re-opening local businesses. The signs encourage guests to practice physical distancing and mask wearing to help businesses stay open.

Hyde Collection LogoGlens Falls, NYGlens Falls, NY — After being closed for several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls will be open to visitors with appointments beginning on August 1.

Hour-long appointments can be made on hydecollection.org, with 26 time slots available per day, Thursday-Sunday. The Hyde will be reserved for seniors and high-risk individuals from 10am-noon, then will close for an hour for cleaning, and open back up from 1-5pm for the general public. Guests will be asked to arrive at The Hyde five minutes before their scheduled time, and will wait outside the museum until the lobby is clear of visitors.

Great Adirondack Garage Sale logoADIRONDACKS, USA – The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism and local leaders are encouraging residents to register for the 10th annual Great Adirondack Garage Sale. Traditionally held each Memorial Day Weekend, the sale this year will take place on Aug. 7, 8, and 9.

The garage sale stretches over 150 miles through the Adirondacks, and includes residents in the towns of Old Forge, Inlet, Raquette Lake, Indian Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Tupper Lake, Cranberry Lake, Piercefield, Newcomb, and Speculator. An interactive website showcases sale locations and allows unlimited photos of the items for sale to be uploaded.

TupperLakeTriad-1Tupper Lake, NY - The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) is happy to announce the launch of the Tupper Lake Triad paddling challenge.

While hiking challenges have continuously grown in popularity throughout the Adirondacks, so has the Triad in Tupper Lake. Since 2014, more than 5,000 people have completed the Tupper Lake Triad hiking challenge. To build off of the success of the hiking challenge, a committee including ROOST, community leaders, and business owners have worked to establish the Tupper Lake Paddling Triad. 

Beginning Friday, July 3, paddlers are invited to complete what is believed to be the first water-based challenge within the Adirondack Blue Line. By completing three paddles near Tupper Lake, adventurers can earn a sticker, patch, and inclusion on the finisher roster.

Fort Ticonderoga logoOffering a unique virtual experience with programming, lecture series, social media events, and other activities

Ticonderoga, N.Y. – Fort Ticonderoga continues its 2020 Digital Campaign - an exciting virtual experience featuring interactive programming, engaging lectures series, and creative at-home educational activities and resources. This virtual experience is in addition to onsite visitation that was just announced. Fort Ticonderoga will be open to the public Tuesday-Sunday 9:30am-5pm until October 31, 2020.

Kelly Carey – TACC Office Administrator & Farmers Market Manager and June Curtis – Farmers Market Advisor.Ticonderoga, NY (July 1, 2020) The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is excited to announce that the 2020 season for the Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market will start on Saturday July 11th and run through September 26th. The market will operate on Saturdays from 10AM to 1PM at Wicker Wood (1114 Wicker Street) near the Walmart entrance and across from Christopher Chevrolet Buick. Parking is available in the back of property after entering.

Adirondack Experience logoBlue Mountain Lake, N.Y. (July 1, 2020) – Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX), announces new live programs starting this Monday, July 6 at 7:30 pm.
Beginning on July 6, 2020, the Adirondack Experience will be offering programs at 7:30 pm on most Mondays. The museum is reformatting its traditional summer Monday Evening Xplorations speaker series for a virtual platform. These engaging programs will feature experts in Adirondack history and culture in conversation with staff from the museum along with Q&A with the virtual attendees. These programs will livestream monthly on the 1st and 3rd Mondays.

Mirror Lake Inn Resort & SpaWith new safety measures in place, Mirror Lake Inn welcomes guests and staff after three-month closure

Lake Placid, N.Y. – Cleanliness and friendliness, the hallmarks of the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid for over 40 years, are back on display once again as the iconic lodging property welcomed guests for full-time service on June 26. The Inn had soft openings over the weekends of June 12-14 and June 19-21.

Adirondack Experience logoProgram Developed by the Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, in Partnership with Adirondack Diversity Initiative and Adirondack North Country Association

Blue Mountain Lake, NY – June 26, 2020 - The Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, announced today that it will launch a new online discussion series exploring the realities of racism in the Adirondack region as well as the work of local organizations to address these challenges. The program is being developed in partnership with The Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI) and The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA), and is part of ADI’s wider antiracism education and mobilization initiative. Titled The Black Experience in the Adirondacks, the series will kick-off on Thursday, July 2 at 6:00 pm, with a conversation on the mission and work of ADI. Later discussions will explore the particular dangers of driving in the area as a Black person. The talks will take place live over Zoom, with public registration available at www.theADKX.orgA fuller detailing of the currently confirmed July discussions follows below, and additional events will be announced in the coming weeks.